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Catching Him

(How to Catch an Alpha #1)

4.37  ·  Rating details ·  172 ratings  ·  134 reviews
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Aurora Rose Reynolds comes the first novel in the fun, sexy, and thrilling How to Catch an Alpha series.

Leah Emerson isn’t looking for a man—she’s looking for the right man. But her mother’s idea of a great catch leaves her cold, and she’s pretty sure her cocky, arrogant, and way too good-looking new neighbor isn’t the o
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Expected publication: August 27th 2019 by Montlake Romance
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    Mindy Lou's Book Review
    This was filled with so much sugary goodness. It's low angst, funny with a protective alpha and a sweet heroine that you can't help but love. This is my favorite type of a light read. It's stress free but still delivers what I want in a book.

    Tyler is a take charge alpha who knows what he wants and he wants Leah. Leah is a total sweetheart. She's the type of heroine that everyone just loves to be around. She has had some bad luck with past boyfriends and now she is taking her grandma's advice. N
    Jul 26, 2019 rated it liked it
    Shelves: arc, romance
    This was super cute. The two main characters actually talked to each other instead of assuming what the other is thinking - which is always a plus in my eyes. Adding the fact that they are super into each other and cutely so, a focus on family, and two really brilliant pets, this was really lovely. I wasn't as much into the B-plot of them being victims of arson and burglary but it didn't overshadow the main storyline.

    Content warning: Arson, Burglary, Attempted Sexual Assault (but the guy gets pu
    Tianna✸loves books✸
    Everything was going great. The H is the h’s new neighbor. It was cute first meet. And when her dinner burns while she goes off after her cat, the H takes her to eat out. I was excited for their dinner but all the scoop we get about the dinner is while the h is thinking about it the next day. No live details.

    And then the next day she has a date with a guy who was her ex, which she don’t want to go but it was pre planned mostly by her mother so she has to go. We get the live details of that date
    Nicolette (FallingOverBooks)
    ARC received thanks to publisher & Netgalley.

    pretty cute but it felt like something the author has already written.
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Aurora Rose Reynolds has done it again! She continues to deliver feel good romances that leave you swooning and drooling over her sexy alpha men. My favorite series by her has been and will always be The Until series and Catching Him has the elements I love from The Until Series making it an ultimate home run in my opinion. A Must Read for her fans!
    Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: beta, favorites
    I just finished reading one of the funniest, sweetest and just overly perfect love stories I ever had the pleasure to read, Catching Him, from the amazingly talented Aurora Rose Reynolds. When I heard that she was writing another series for Montlake Romance, I was on the edge of my seat waiting to get my hands on it. And let me tell you that it was worth the wait! Aurora nailed this book in every sense of the word and proved once again, why she is the queen of happily ever alpha romance! I wonde ...more
    Vanessa (nessreads)
    Aug 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
    4.5 Stars

    This was my first time reading anything by Aurora Rose Reynolds. The reason I came across this author was when one of my Instagram followers mentioned this book and how much they liked it. So, I went and read the blurb and it automatically intrigued me. And I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy and I was so glad. I enjoyed this book and most of all, the characters.

    Leah and Tyler’s first meeting is not traditional to say the least, but it had me chuckling so much. And because of tha
    Kayla Brunson
    Aug 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: arc, romance, read-in-2019
    As usual, I enjoyed this one. ARR is one of my go to romance authors. I always know that I’ll get an alpha romance and low angst. Two of my favorite things in a romance novel.

    I did enjoy Leah and Tyler’s romance. It was sweet and really made me smile. I love that Tyler made sure that Leah got to know him before he made his move. Leah wanted someone that showed her that they were interested and wasn’t playing games. Well, that’s exactly what she got from Tyler. The lack of games and back and for
    Heather andrews
    Jul 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Tyler's possessiveness isn't really subtle, “Whatever. As long as you’re not seeing him again, I don’t give a eff what your reasons are.” I loved this book, I fell in love witj Tyler he was just all about his girl.
    Jul 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Review to come
    Paula White
    Jul 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Sigh. It has been a long time since I read a book with an Alpha in it and Tyler was all Alpha! Loved the way he wormed his way in and would not take no for an answer, Leah was great too - she had been burnt before and was set that the next time that the man would do the chasing and chase Tyler did. They were great together and the family and friends were all great characters. This book was swoony romantic, with great humour and a little mystery thrown in. I will certainly be reading the next boo ...more
    Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: beta, favorites
    Catching Him is the highly anticipated first installment in the new rom com series called How to Catch an Alpha by the queen of insta love stories and OTT Alpha heroes - Aurora Rose Reynolds. This amazing book was the perfect mix of sexy, funny and entertaining. I loved everything about it - from the well-paced and engaging plot to the playful humor and the charming and intriguing characters. Aurora truly outdid herself here and delivered a story about a kind-hearted, sweet single woman in her e ...more
    Izzy | semi-hiatus due to school :(

    "Leah, if things ever come to an end between us, baby, you'll know, because before it happens, I'll fight for us, fight for you"

    Aaaah!!! Too cute!! Sometimes I thought that the characters and the way everything worked out was too perfect, but everyone needs a light read every now and then :)

    I loved Leah- she's someone with a lot of love to give and isn't afraid to show it, which I admire a lot. She was also super relatable!! I don't usually highlight lines in my books, but I found myself do
    Maggie Whitworth
    Jul 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Tyler and Leah are so perfect together.
    Sweet , heartbreakingly romantic and steamy too .
    I read this book sighing throughout, smiling and a little tearful in places .

    I’ll be looking for more from this author, I really enjoyed every page, the plot was great , the characters wonderful.

    I think I’ve said it all .
    I loved it

    I received an Arc copy of this book and chose to post this review
    ARC provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

    cute, but nothing new. i will check other titles from this author though.
    This book feels like home! I was in desperate need of a story that I could just chill with, assured I’d get all the alpha goodness I love as well a tiny touch of drama and all the swoony-ness I desire. I found it here.


    The meeting between Tyler and Leah was hilarious, fun, cute and a bit sexy considering what Leah was not wearing. I love when a cute meet leads to a bit of embarrassment on the heroine’s part and that’s exactly what happens. But Tyler is that true alpha hero who knows what he wants
    Kari Davis
    Catching Him is the first book in a new series How to Catch A Alpha by Aurora Rose Reynolds. This has the feel of her Until Series but yet it doesn’t. Catching Him is a sweet, cute and funny story. I found myself easily sucked into the plot as it was engaging and entertaining.

    Leah is an independent woman who lives alone except for super sassy cat that could care less about her. Just like all the men in her life. See she has been unlucky in love so she’s decided that she’s done chasing men. If t
    Steffi De Ceuster  ♥
    ARC received by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review!

    I'm so thankful for this ARC because I love Aurora Rose Reynolds her Until, Until him, Until her series. So I was hoping this would be just as magical! How could I question that? I love her boom, because it isn’t entirely insta at all. Okay there is a bit of attraction, but it isn’t like they get together in chapter 1. Which I so appreciate.

    The meeting between Leah and Tyler is just hilarious! I had so much fun reading their meeting! But
    K's Secret Books
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    OMIGOSH!! What an incredible start to this new series. ARR remains the QUEEN of ALPHA men. Catching Him is sooo freaking fun. I loved everything about it. Tyler is the new guy in town. He appears to be the typical alpha he's the hot construction worker with the big dog and big truck. He's not typical though he's the right amount of alpha and that big dog of his is a big softie. Leah is the cute, sassy hometown hairdresser with a trouble maker cat. From their first meeting, these two had me crack ...more
    Jul 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Thank you Netgalley and Montlake Romance for the advanced copy. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

    This is a sweet, sexy, melt-your-knees kind of story that any romance-sucker could get into. Since this is by Aurora Rose Reynolds, I wasn't surprised by how quickly I got sucked into the story.

    Tyler is a gem: sexy, kind, protective and love kids. I mean, can he get any more perfect?

    Tyler and Leah make sense. They both love animals. Leah's parents want
    Jul 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: arc
    Great start to a new series!

    I really enjoyed this sweet, heartfelt book that made me smile so big! Leah was so bright and cheerful, i couldn’t help but adore her (and her best friend Cassie). And Tyler…Sigh…He was delicious and simply perfect and just made for Leah. Their chemistry was undeniable and the steam was through the roof.

    "You look amazing. You’re always beautiful and always have a way of stopping my breath and giving it back to me, but right now…" I shake my head. "Jesus, baby, you st
    Natasha Mahadeo
    Aurora Rose Reynolds Wow just Wow. You know when you read any of this Authors books you in for an amazing treat....From the moment I started this book I knew I was in for the most beautifully written book this year.

    At the First chapter you fall in love with Leah. She is smart and Sassy. She is independent and has the Kindest heart. She sticks to her guns and rightfully so. She is never afraid to apologise when she is wrong and she loves pets. She loves her family something Fierce....
    Aurora port
    Thank you NetGalley and Montlake Romance for granting my request for an ARC of this book. The review below is entirely my own opinion.

    I loved this book! It’s one of my favorites that I’ve read this year bec it has all the elements that I love in a good romance book.

    The heroine is spunky, sweet, knows what she wants, is hardworking and is close to her family. The hero is alpha yummy with a very confident attitude but is still quite the gentleman. Their pets are cute and endearing. The secondary
    Jul 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
    I really liked this one and a big part of that was due to the couple, Leah and Tyler. There wasn't any drama between them. Tyler basically met Leah (and what a way to met!) decided he liked her and went about being around her. I thought it funny that they were basically dating before Tyler finally announced his intentions of wanting more. Thinking they were just friends let Leah get to know Tyler without any pressure, so when he stated he wanted to date her things zoomed ahead for them. With eac ...more
    Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Catching Him was a really cute and sweet story of a budding romance between neighbors Leah and Tyler. Leah is a hair dresser, not willing to settle in her romantic relationships, but hoping the right one is out there. Tyler is an alpha contractor who instantly knows what he wants when he meets Leah, and does everything he needs to in order to make her his.

    I really liked both Leah and Tyler as the main characters. Leah is strong and independent and also caring and compassionate. I also really en
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    I received an arc copy of this book from NetGalley for my honest review. Leah has a crazy cat that just doesn’t want to stay inside. As she chases him into the house next door she shocked to find her new neighbor. Neither Leah nor her neighbor Tyler were looking for love but her crazy cat and his adorable dog seem to have other ideas. While she initially wasn’t impressed with Tyler’s attitude she can’t help falling her him. While his is an alpha male he truly is the ideal boyfriend all women wan ...more
    Megan Hitchcock
    Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    5 STAR READ!!!

    I love a good book where there is little drama and a hot sexy alpha male. Leah and Tyler are amazing as a couple. No games are played when those two get together and I LOVE that!

    Tyler and Leah come together in an odd way. Let’s just say their pets, Bruce and Mouse, definitely have a role in how their owners meet and inevitably fall in love <3.

    Of course, there is a little suspense in the story, which I like. It brings out the alpha in Tyler and makes you swoon so hard for him.

    Jul 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    Catching Him by Aurora Rose Reynolds has me all kinds of excited for this new series of hers!

    Told in a duel Pov, Leah and Tyler are neighbors who have an addictive, hilarious, passionate, amazing journey to their HEA.

    They are easy to love individually and together. Leah is the heroine who you would love to be or have as your best friend. Tyler is the alpha who you love to love-considerate, strong, hot and all man.

    There are no games or miscommunications to make you want to throw your device over.
    Megan Hitchcock
    Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    5 STAR READ!!!

    I love a good book where there is little drama and a hot sexy alpha male. Leah and Tyler are amazing as a couple. No games are played when those two get together and I LOVE that!

    Tyler and Leah come together in an odd way. Let’s just say their pets, Bruce and Mouse, definitely have a role in how their owners meet and inevitably fall in love <3

    Of course, there is a little suspense in the story, which I like. It brings out the alpha in Tyler and makes you swoon so hard for him.

    Jul 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Any time ARR comes out with a book I have to have it... and when she announces a book I literally have ants in my pants until it comes out lol.

    I was really looking forward to the start of this series and I’m happy to report that I was not disappointed. Leah and Tyler are awesome together!

    Leah was pretty funny and I love how flippin’ tough she is... totally a bada$$ ;)

    And Tyler... swoon... Tyler was everything! I loved how he low-key alpha’d (yeah I made that up but Tyler is worth making up new
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    Aurora Rose Reynolds is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author whose wildly popular series include Until, Until Him, Until Her, Underground Kings and Shooting Stars.

    Her writing career started in an attempt to get the outrageously alpha men who resided in her head to leave her alone and has blossomed into an opportunity to share her stories with readers all over the