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Nothing But Wild

(Malibu University #2)

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  1,413 ratings  ·  230 reviews
Dallas Van Zant…
Water polo god.
Shameless flirt.
Beautiful disaster in the most literal sense of that label.

Trust me, it’s not hyperbole. He’s in big trouble with the law.

What does this have to do with me, you ask? Unfortunately, a lot. For some reason, which I still can’t quite wrap my brain around, I’ve been talked into driving him around as part of his plea deal.

Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 245 pages
Published December 15th 2019
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Dallas makes an awesome book boyfriend!

I had some real issues at the beginning of this book, but after about 20% it was much better and I really ended up enjoying the story and the characters. This story was about a sweet girl named Dora Ramos who has a lot of insecurities but is crushing on the hottest guy at her college. His name is Dallas Van Zant and he is the best player on the water polo team and quite a player with the ladies as well.

My main problem with the beginning of this book is th
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OMG I was waiting for Dora and Dallas' book and once I got it I couldn't put it down!I devour it, I fall in love with everything!The characters were well developed and the story amazing!Paola Dangeligo delivers a heartwarming,sweet and fun read!


Let's start with the romance , it was so good, I loved how everything starts with these two and I liked how they first started as friends and then to something more!Dallas intrigued me a lot and he isn't at all
Dec 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Nothing But Wild is a wonderful and heartfelt friends to lovers romance. D & D aka Dora and Dallas made me smile from ear to ear. At first sight these two seemed incompatible but turned out to be highly compatible. Both struggled with finding themselves and together they ended up finding solace, a beautiful friendship and a strong love in one another.

Their first meeting is a memorable one for both of them. A drunken kiss.
Dora is an insecure and inexperienced woman but outspoken and honest when n
4 Stars

For most of her life, Dora Ramos has done her best to blend into the woodwork. Now a junior in college and suddenly sharing a dorm suite with 3 outgoing roommates, Dora finds herself wanting more than to just be the quiet girl in the corner. Her fascination with Dallas Van Zant, water polo god and collector of one night stands, isn’t helping things. She can’t help but feel like a bumbling fangirl every time she’s around him. Still, when she gets her chance at a kiss with a drunk Dallas, s
Dec 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, romance, new-adult
Dora and Dallas couldn't have been more different if they tried. Dora Ramos is a quiet volunteer at an animal shelter. She comes from a very supportive family of two fathers who taught her unconditional love. Dallas Van Zant is a madly attractive, rich as croesus, wild, wild water polo god whose parents went through a bitter divorce and taught him that love has to be earned. And yet, it is Dallas Dora has a long term crush on, and it is Dallas Dora kisses at a sorority party. What? Kisses? A sor ...more
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
5 Stars!
(ARC provided by Social Butterfly PR)

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Dora Ramos is almost 21, and a college student in California who attends Malibu University. She’s always been the good girl, rule follower, and focused on her academics. She’s tired of disappearing into the background, and wants to be noticed. She feels like she’s missing out, and is done waiting on the sidelines for life to happen. It’s a new year, and she wants to be a new Dora. She’s promised herself she’ll make an effort this year to put herse
Brittany from Can’t Quit Books
I have been waiting for Dallas’s book for awhile, and all I can say is HE IS MINE!

From past books, we have seen Dallas be goofy, a playboy, and lack emotions about living on the wild side. It’s not that he thinks consequences don’t apply to him, it’s just that he doesn’t care. He is just living his life going through the motions and hiding his true self.

From the first page of this book, you will realize his personality is his cover. Deep down he is smart, thoughtful, and wanting someone to see
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***4 "Kitten!!!" stars***

And it came the time for D&D's story to be delivered!!!
And what a wonderful and heartwelming story it was!!!
It's not a secret that I'm enjoying very much P.Dangelico's stories, and there is no exception...
After Nothing but trouble, i was wishing for Dallas and Dora's story! And here, it is!!!
Of course, now i can not wait for Broke and Zoe or Cole's story, but hey, I'm a human with wicknesses!!! LOL!!!

Well, if you had picked up in the previous book that something was
Apr 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Here is the trailer;

And here is the Playlist;

I love you Dallas..I wish I loved this book more...

Bookgasms Book Blog
Dec 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shelly
Every once in a while I run across a book that has that special sort of magic.

You know the type, right? When the story snakes its way into your heart and gives it a good squeeze. When find yourself reading with breath baited, belly dissolving into butterflies, and a physical ache in your heart that feels just a little bit like you are actually falling in love.

Yep. That. All of that. That's how I felt reading Nothing But Wild.

Holy Hannah, but I loved Dallas and Dora.

By now I've read enough book
Beneath The Covers Blog
Dec 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019-reads, arcs, kelly
I literally could not wait for this book!!!

After falling in love with book one in the Malibu University series, I just KNEW Nothing But Wild was going to be even better. But it wasn’t just better….it was bloody fantastic! This book exceeded any expectations I had. We first meet Dallas and Dora in book one. But this time, they take center stage is this funny, yet emotional, friends-to-lovers romance.

Dallas is the typical, reckless playboy jock who acts like he just doesn’t give a damn. His “do w
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“He’s a wild one for sure. And he’s also the best man I know. A beautiful boy I had a crush on who’s turned into the man I love.”

I know it’s just January 9th but I can already tell you that this right here is one of my favorite books of the year.

This book was really cute. I loved the characters. I liked these two in ‘Nothing But Trouble’ But I fell in love with them in this book.

Dora is one of cutest female characters I’ve read. She was so sweet and I just couldn’t help but love her. Da

While I haven't read it yet, well I totally get it and this will be was my visual while I read.

You're welcome!

Dallas seems to have the perfect life. He is the heir to a billion dollar brewing fortune, a top athlete, model gorgeous and of course has his pick of coeds. Dora is a whip smart red headed beauty who is barreling into her dream of being a vet. She sees her flaws as being a little too curvy and of course her slight stutter. Dora has always admired (and stared at) Dallas from afar
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I really enjoyed Dora and Dallas's story. I've been wanting more of Dallas since I read the first book in this series. He is a wild guy that just loves life well girls drink and other things that aren't good for you. So ye Dallas is wild but that life isn't really working for him anymore, it just seem blah. Dallas is a very deep character and has a lot to give and is really intelligent. But no one sees this they just the fun time guy it's a bit of a womanizer. But he isn't that gu
Jan 12, 2020 rated it really liked it

I'm going to start by saying that I absolutely loved Dora and Dallas. I enjoyed their book so much and maybe I'm kinda biased because if I were only focusing on the written part I would give this book only 3 stars.

So... let me explain. I absolutely loved these two and how they teased each other and finally gave in their attraction for each other. I loved how they first started out as friends and we got little hints of how the feeling were growing between the two of them. Dora was so cute and I
Naadira  Moodley (BookedMercy)
Nothing But Wild made me feel nothing but love and acceptance. This slow burn romance lit up my mood, my heart and my day! Not many people do slow burn right like Mariana Zapata and Paola. They are The Slow Burn Queens!!!

Dallas Van Zant is an unattainable beautiful disaster to Dora Ramos. She feels he is way out of his league and has no problem admiring him from a far and staying on the background until she doesn't. One tiny slip up puts her on Dallas's radar and he slowly becomes fixated on her

***5 ‘Dallas & Dora’ Stars***
Started it.

Couldn’t put it down.

So, basically I devoured this baby in one sitting. I shouldn’t have since I was supposed to be doing that #workthing (or at least putting all of my focus into it and not the book, but *shrugs*) but once I got sucked into the world of Dora and Dallas all was lost and I NEEDED to see how everything played out between them and I wasn’t disappointed. (Well, I was because there were no more words to read ~ but I know that I can’t do muc
Dallas and Dora's story starts with a drunken kiss. It's a kiss she'll never forget but she's pretty sure he was too drunk to remember. Little does she know, he remembers the kiss, he just doesn't know who kissed him...

Ahhhh Dallas, he was the perfect least it always looks that way from the outside. He has the glossy exterior but internally, he's struggling and about to break apart. Unfortunately, no one is noticing that since he doesn't ask for help. One day he hits rock bottom and so
Dec 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Nothing But Wild is the second book in P. Dangelico’s Malibu University series, and like the first I devoured this one in a single sitting. After finishing Nothing But Trouble, I was desperate for more of the group I had fallen for. I often find authors make us wait for the favourite characters to get their stories, but such was not the case with this series. Although I am desperate to see how all the stories play out, I was most interested in seeing on Dora and Dallas played out.

I will be hones
Thuy Taylor
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Book 2 in the Malibu U series follows a group of water polo players. This one in particular I've been dying for. Dallas Van Zant and a quiet, stuttering, shy Dora have such a connection, but on the outside you would never think these two would go together as much as they do. I loved these two. One drunken kiss together set the waves of them becoming friends and growing deep feelings for each other. Dallas has this personality who shows to the world, but there is way more to him than he shows, an ...more
Zilpha Owens
Dec 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, read-2019
Am I allowed to start off by saying this cover is a perfect portrayal of Dallas Van Zant and it is seriously hot? I am! Good because it is seriously perfect.

I could tell from the opening pages that Dallas Van Zant was hurting, but that tough and funny playboy exterior comes back quickly. He hides well. Because underneath all that joking and bravado is a man with a huge heart. He’s smart and witty and thoughtful and a little bit lost. I loved Dora Ramos the moment her thoughts hit the page. She’
Dec 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
First of all, I want to say that I finished this book in less than a day and that’s my biggest achievement of the month because I’ve been reading soooo slow lately.⁣
This was so fun and adorable, the story follows Dora and Dallas, if you read the first book you probably knew them there, I didn’t read it and I don’t find it necessary to read this one, but you probably should to understand the characters better.⁣
Since the first interaction with them, I was laughing so hard, both characters are rela
Erin Lewis
Dec 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 star Review Nothing But Wild (Malibu University #1) by P Dangelico

P Dangelico is a new author to me and why that is I have absolutely no idea. From start to finish she drew me in and captivated me with this story about Dallas Van Zant and Dora.

The writing was strong and this book was well written with characters that were easy to relate to and ones you couldn’t help but fall for. This is a friends to lovers story that was entertaining to read.

Dallas has gotten himself into trouble and Dora is
TJ ☾
oh my god


I must've looked like I was having a seizure for how much I was cringing through this. I like the shy, awkward girl tames the charismatic, womanizer player trope if it's done the right way, but in this story, Dora was so painfully naive that it literally felt like Dallas was her caretaker. I don't want to read a caretaker fucking the naive child he cares for. NOPE. Not for me. Moving on but not before I clorox my whole brain.

Just give me Blake and Cole's book bc that funeral scene was
✨ Lucy ✨
Mar 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
✨✨✨✨it was a very pleasant read , I really enjoyed it. Dallas is the perfect kind of surfer boy born to be in romance books. His attitude, but also all the feelings he keeps really well hidden makes him even more perfect. And obviously Dora is the perfect mach, the exact opposite , what he really needs . Their chemistry showed since their first meet , you could feel it almost coming through the pages.
I don't know how to explain it any better, so you should see for yourself and absolutely read it
Heather andrews
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Pretty sure Dallas's tact is non-existent, "when he reaches me, he plants a hand on the wall next to my head. “Screw it, let’s do it.” The man is a complete smart***, “that would be like asking me to be a little less good -looking,” he answers in a completely straight face. “Try to be a little reasonable.” The man tends to have valid points at times, "...does a man need a reason to kiss his woman?” I loved this book, I adored Dallas ...more
Dec 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loveeee this book, it's a fun college romance read with plenty emotional moments, a hottie water polo athlete and a cutie nerd, I love it when the hero and heroheroine are so different yet so perfect for each other. Love when Dallas doing his best to get under Dora's skin, although sometimes I want to punch him for crossing the lines and acting a total a-hole, his sweetness redeemed himself in the end, and I totally adore Dora, I can see a bit of me in her, so I can't not love this girl, there ...more
Sheena ☆ Oh, the Sheenanigans!

P. Dangelico works can be a hit or miss, and no matter how much I tried to make an attempted to like one of her works, it's either the writing style or characters that ruin my overall reading experience. With that being said, this fell under both categories believe it or not

Let's start off with the storyline: it fell flat. I was near the halfway mark and there wasn't anything gravitating me to what was happening, who was doing who, why the heroine kiss our drunk hero, why he kept
Yolanda McGee~Veronica's Reading Vault
It felt SO good being back in the Malibu University world and Ms. Dangelico has delivered another five star book in this series. Nothing But Wild (Malibu University, #2) was wonderful, funny, sexy and highly entertaining. I devoured this sweet, well written, slow burn romance and loved every moment.

Dallas and Dora were somewhat frenemies who were polar opposites yet there was an undeniable attraction between them. Dallas was a member of the water polo team and a wild man with a tender heart, ch
Ilaria reads too much :)
Dec 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Dallas I love you leave her ❤️Dora don’t be pissed I give you in change my nice nerdy hubby blond and blue eyed deal???😂😂 Age gap not a limit dude hubby is 42🤣😂🤣
Silliness apart the book is beautiful and full of love desire angst a right dose of grovelling I loved it.
Dallas and Dora story is a beautifully written sport college love story between a jock player and a nerdy super shy girl.
This nice list of cliches can get to cook a disaster book or a nice treasure like this book
Paola Dangelico is g
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