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This Is Crazy

(This is #1)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  4,383 ratings  ·  552 reviews
From the best selling series, Something So comes the spin-off series This is...

Zara Stone

All my life, I’ve said I will never date a hockey player. I know better because I’ve seen and lived it all. My father is a hockey god, my brother is the captain of the most successful NHL team in the world, and my brother-in-law also plays in the league. Their lives are complicated
Kindle Edition, 265 pages
Published June 2nd 2019
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Jul 01, 2021 rated it liked it
This had me laughing out loud from the beginning til the end.

I mean, it was such a fun, light hearted and sweet story... I’m in love with Zara and Evan. Evan was such a cute character, so sweet and so sure of himself and what he wanted, that he just made me want it for him too. And Zara unsure but slowly giving in... and the big family dynamics, you can’t beat that in a good story.

There wasn’t a real problem, or bad situation they had to overcome, apart from the “evil” sister, but their dialog
Stacey is Sassy
That don't impress me much...

This is Crazy was OK, but there were too many times I was rolling my eyes to really enjoy it. I liked the family commitment, support and love shown between the characters and additional characters. The hero and heroine were able to communicate effectively so that any issues were resolved quickly.


I did not need the brand names, excessive wealth and fame shoved down my throat at EVERY opportunity to understand that these characters had money. In the middle of a
beachbum bookworm
Jul 18, 2020 rated it really liked it

steamy rating: 5 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
book rating: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟

This is Crazy is the first book in the “This is” series by Natasha Madison. It is Evan and Zara’s story. Zara thinks her longtime boyfriend is going to propose...instead he breaks off their relationship and is seen soon after on social media with another woman. Zara who has family connections to the NHL contacts her ex’s idol pro hockey star Evan for a date….to crash her ex’s upcoming wedding. Yep. He not only is dating someone...he is getting married. I
Naadira  Moodley (BookedMercy)
I was really hoping to like this book because it had such an good plot and the blurb sucked me in but reading This Is Crazy left me feeling meh.... and a little bit irritated.

Zara who was expecting an engagement from her boyfriend, gets dumped and later finds out via Instagram that her ex has a new woman and has proposed to her so what does this crazy chick do... she tweets her ex’s hockey idol, Evan Richards, asking him to crash her ex’s wedding with him. I found that concept hilarious in the b
Dora Koutsoukou
Jun 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 💘💘💘💘 sweet 🌟🌟🌟🌟s❣️

What a beautiful and sweet story! The characters were attractive and lovable and the storyline was fast paced, romantic and funny. I really enjoyed it!
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 Sweet Dreams Stars

These MC’s had mad chemistry! I swooned for Evan and his sweet yet, alpha ways! Zara had spunk and style, and I enjoy reading about an H like her! Together these two lit up the pages with their sparks! This ended up being a feel good story, that really gave me the warm and fuzzies at times!

We got to meet Zoe, Zara’s twin sister...loved her too! I got a few good chuckles from these two twinsies! This whole gang are my kind of characters, their humor, how they love hard; th
Jul 25, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Spoilers ahead,

This is a spin-off of the Something So series featuring The daughter if Cooper Stone.
Zara's boyfriend broke u with her and while she had been heartbroken he moved on and months later she sees his engagement photo on social media. This causes Zara to ask her ex's favorite hockey player to crash the wedding with her. To her surprise he answers the message.

Evan, NHL professional player didn't Know that responding to Zara's invite would change his life but when he meets her he's inst
Tianna✸loves books✸
Jun 04, 2019 marked it as no-thanks
I don’t trust this author anymore.

So not going to read this.
Just my personal opinion.
Cindy M. Green
Jun 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Natasha gives us a sweet, sexy, funny, swoony hockey beast, Evan, that is impossible not to love. Her heroine, Zara, is feisty, sassy, smart and a force to be reckoned with. This combination works ❤️

The initial meeting between Zara and Evan is nothing short of hilarious. I loved the way they both took an over the top gesture and ran with it. Sometimes the craziest things in life turn out to be our best decisions. Sometimes you have to throw caution to the wind and just take a chance. Zara and Ev
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Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It's been a while I've laughed and swooned at the same time and I have Zara and Evan to thank for! Oh and let me not forget about her family members that were just as hilarious.

It all started with a tweet date/dare and as they say, the rest is history. Right from the start there was some intense chemistry between these two and it just kept intensifying. Zara's attempt to find any flaw on why she and Evan would not be a good fit was just not going her way. Evan was spot on wooing Zara and showin
Jun 03, 2019 marked it as did-not-finish
DNF. Nothing crazy just not the right timing I suppose. There are all these characters thrown at me from the other series and I haven't read it so it was just too many stories I felt lost with. And then a personal turn-off-- we finally get a non-virgin h but OF COURSE she's never orgasmed w/ a guy and has barely had sex.

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⭐️ 5 "Sweet Zara" Stars ⭐️
The Something So Series is one of my absolutely favorite sports romance series. When I read the news about the spinoff This Is Series, I was overjoyed. Natasha Madison once again put together the perfect blend of sweet, sexy and funny with This Is Crazy! I just couldn’t stop smiling and laughing all read long.

"I'll remember this kiss forever. It's a kiss I've dream about."

Zara and Evan are just so perfect together. I appreciated the unique and original w
Apr 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 ‘falling for the good guy’ stars!

I love this book! A sweet, fun and funny romance with very little angst and drama, and a fantastic cast of characters. It’s the first in the This Is series, a spin-off from the Something So series, and a wonderful re-entry into a world of sport romance that I absolutely love!

If you’ve read the Something So series, then you will know Zara Stone. She’s the daughter of Cooper and Parker from Something So Right, and the younger sister of Matthew and Allison who als
Mar 03, 2021 rated it really liked it
This was a great start to a series and am eager to read the other books in the series and get to know the couples in those. A very sweet and romantic book that almost went to sweet but I enjoyed it anywho!
Francesca Alford
This is my third Natasha Madison read and unfortunately I think I have to accept defeat and admit that this will be my last.

I adore sports romances and the blurb read so well for this, bringing in the element of twitter as an exciting meet cute but honestly this went downhill at about 25%.

There is a fine line between creating an alpha and glamourising inappropriate controlling behaviour and in all of Maddison’s books I feel she does the latter. These strong, feisty female characters are reduce
Anne OK
Jul 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-reads
Thoroughly enjoyed this sports-related romance -- two very strong and determined characters with a family back-up plan that was fun to fall into -- dogs and all! A delightful romance between a clothes crazed fashion queen and a warrior on ice. Hockey is the game, but love is the goal always and forever.
Catherine Cowles
This was the absolutely perfect weekend read! Natasha Madison sucked me into this sweet and sexy story and didn't let me go until the very last words, and even then I was begging for the next book in the series. I can't wait for the rest of the world to meet Evan, but just remember, I called dibs! ...more
Denise - Shh Mom's Reading®
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
I adored This Is Crazy by Natasha Madison; this book was pure romance mixed with epic banter, set in a world that will feel like home to lovers of Natasha Madison books!No worries if you have never read a book by this author, this one is 100% stand alone!
Ok so the story.... very modern.... Zara Stone upset by her ex tweets NHL superstar Evan Richards and what ensues from there will keep you glue to this story.
I wish I could just say read story and you would but I know I have to say more
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 stars

This Is Crazy by Natasha Madison is a sweet, fun and enjoyable read.

I found the storyline well written, well paced and the characters were fun getting to know.
Zara and Evan are likable, relatable characters that made me smile and swoon watching them come together.


Overall, This Is Crazy is a very enjoyable, entertaining read and a great start to the This Is series by Natasha Madison and I highly recommend it.

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Izzie d
Sep 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sports
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Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
-Jenna, ☆☆☆☆☆

This is the first in a spin off of the Something series. I haven't read the Something series but you'll be perfectly fine reading this story.

I absolutely adored this story!! The way this story between Zara and Evan starts is just adorable. The whole story line is fantastic and I loved all the characters. My favorite part though was the chemistry and the banter between our main characters. They were just in their own world together, so in love.

Can't wait for more!!
“𝗜 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀. 𝗜 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝘄𝗶𝗽𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆.”

Light, fun, swoony, and so damn romantic, 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐈𝐬 𝐂𝐫𝐚𝐳𝐲 by Natasha Madison was the perfect read to satisfy my happily ever after craving! Evan Richards is just THE BEST! Charming, SWOONY, and deliciously ALPHA…there is nothing quite like a Natasha Madison hero. And the absolute perfect woman to handle all that charm…Zara Stone! These two were just magical. I loved every freaking second of their journey!
Apr 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Jun 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Loved was such a sweet, funny, romantic story !! Zoe was hilarious...can't wait for her book!!! ...more
Aug 06, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2020, fiction, romance, sport
The heroine in this story is awful. I have no idea why the hero is interested in her at all.
Jul 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Nov 19, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
YIKES. What an awful book. I, as a black female, read lots of books featuring white characters but boy. If this isn’t the whitest thing I’ve ever read in my life I don’t know what was. One of the characters actually used the phrase “bye Felicia” in an honest to God conversation. My head was spinning. Besides the fact that she’s a personal shopper at Nordstrom Rack (which had me rolling my eyes) the language was really weird sometimes. Like when they kept saying “...of life”. Never in my life hav ...more
May 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
“It’s a dangerous place.” “What is?” “Your eyes” ” I can get lost in your eyes.”

“I look into her eyes, and I swear it’s more dangerous than swimming in shark infested waters.”

“The house could fall down around us, the dogs could eat the couch, and the world could come to an end, but the only thing I’ll be doing is kissing you.”

Who would have thought a simple text message that started off as a joke, would turn both Zara and Evan’s world upside down???

This is Crazy is a spin off of the Something So
May 14, 2019 marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: Natasha Madison Fans, Romance
They say Rules are made to be Broken...
I Never, Ever Thought I would Break Mine...
Which ones you ask...

Well, how about Never Getting Involved with a Hockey Player...
I made sure I was far away from those Hunks...

Instead, I went for the Scholar...
The one who should have been safe...
I would be cared for...
I would be honored...

Hahahahahahaha, I should have known better...

Because instead of a marriage proposal, he dumped me...
And to add insult to injury...
The Slimeball had an Engagement Picture/St
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“I love her with everything I have. I love her like I have loved no other.
That moment you see the person who owns your heart, who can destroy you. Knowing that without her, you are going to be half the man you should be. Knowing that only with her, your heart beats normal; knowing that only with her, everything is going to be okay.”
“I’m not going to hide that you’re mine,” he says, looking straight at me.
“First thing, I’m my own person,” I tell him. “Second, we aren’t hiding anything. We are being private.” I grab another chip and dip it, waiting for him.
“You kissed me,” he states. “You kissed me. You made yourself mine when you did it.”
“Oh, for the love of everything,” I say out loud, looking up at the ceiling. “What is it with hockey men?”
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