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Rachel Westbrook has it all: looks, money, prestige. What she doesn't have is a good reputation.

She's tired of being the rebound girl.

When her friend Vicky proposes a blind-ish date with Adam Marshall, Rachel thinks she might actually have a chance to turn things around. Then she sees Adam checking out his ex-girlfriend Heather. She knows how to play this game. She’s play
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Published December 2019 (first published 2019)
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Kiki
Dec 09, 2019 marked it as avoid
Preciously ONE review, 5 star, from author.

I’ll pass.
Jenny Bynum Black Words-White Pages
What an amazing story of love, loss and basketball. The title for this story really fits it very well.

The characters in this story were remarkable. I loved falling in love with Rachel and Adam's story. Awe, mi amor, my heart....Just so very romantic.

The story-line was amazing. Though I have to admit that I wish that the story was a bit more about basketball like the first book was about baseball, but I still loved reading about Rachel and her family. This was a good wholesome read that pulled at
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Al
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was ok
After being set up on a blind date, Rachel and Adam come to an agreement to scratch each other's backs. The agreement: they pretend to be in a relationship in a bid for Rachel to rid her bad reputation and Adam to get over his ex-girfriend, Heather. Sounds straight forward enough. However, when feelings start to complicate their relationship, it soon starts to become difficult to distinguish between what's genuine and what's just part of the game.

Rachel is known for being the rebound girl and is
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Angel
May 27, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020, completed-arcs
I had really high hopes for this one, but it didn't quite meet my expectations. It was still good, but it definitely wasn't a favorite. Books with the concept of fake dating has always fascinated me, so I was really excited for this book. I love seeing the characters in the fake relationship slowly starting to fall for each other, so I loved that aspect.

My main issue with the book was the characters. Rachel was extremely obnoxious in the beginning. Her self-obsessed attitude was a bit frustratin
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Hafsa
May 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
amazing truly amazing,
i had lots of fun reading this story even though for me it was a slow start and i almost gave up but it then suddenly started getting amazing and the next thing i know i'm hooked.
i would've been netter if she had talked more about basketball since i'm a fan of that sport but overall this book was amazing.
i fell in love with the characters so fast especially Rachel and Adam.
truly recommend it.
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2kasmom
Jan 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is book #2, in the Girls Of Summer series. This book can be read as a standalone novel. To avoid spoilers, and to completely understand the series, I recommend reading these in order.

Rachel is ok with being set up on a blind date. She is used to coming in second. She is used to being the backup. When she explains this to Adam, however, he proposes something different that she knows will end up the same.

Adam is ready for a change. Or is he? His ex is always near and he needs to really be don
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Anie
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary, romance
Rachel Westbrook has it all, money, designer clothes huge house. The bad thing, she is known a the rebound girl. If you break up, or get dumped and want to make a girl jealous, you date Rachel.

Rachel doesn't date for real. She has a good reason to be careful with guys.


When she goes on a date with Adam, she takes it as a chance to change her reputation. He gets a rebound and she loses the title of rebound girl. So they have to make it look very real. The more real they make it, the more feeling
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Ree
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

In the beginning, we meet a seemingly self-absorbed, indifferent Rachel who seems to care more about appearances than anything else. As the book continues, however, we see that Rachel has issues stemming from a lack of parental attention. She's not a typical rich girl, yet in some ways, she is a typical rich girl, as she tends to use her money and influence to move things along, even when it makes others uncomfortable. Rachel hasn't made many serious efforts to make friends, as she's af
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Jenny Hobson
May 20, 2020 rated it it was ok
Rachel is fed up with being known as a rebound girl and only having guys stick around untill they have move onto something better. Adam wants to get over his ex Heather but isn't sure how. Together they come up with a plan to help both of them out of the ruts they are in. They decide to fake date untill Adam is over Heather and this is turn will bring Rachels status up from just being known as a rebound girl. This book is all about love, loss and drama.
I love a good fake dating story but this f
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HANNAH (Books, Films, and Tea)
2.5 stars
The Rebound by Lynn Stevens was a fake relationship, unrequited love YA romance. Rachel and Adam agree to pretend they're in a relationship so that Rachel can stop being seen as the rebound to guys and Adam can show his ex Heather that he's over her. Rachel spent the majority of the novel arguing with herself about actually falling for Adam and having real feelings for him. This book just jumped right into them fake dating, and it was so sudden it felt like I was missing part of the sto
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chelle reads
Feb 29, 2020 rated it it was ok
The plot was quite slow sometimes. I felt like the author was forcely pushing the drama between Rachel and Alex.
It was, after all, a cute romance with drawbacks to it. So, I guess I shouldn't have been that judgey towards it. I mean, it's not everyday you see a sport-related romance theme going on.
It was quite interesting to be honest.
It just had some small flaws.
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Becky Price
Feb 02, 2020 rated it liked it
*This book was sent to me in exchange for an honest review*

While the ending did have me in a pretty emotional state, I feel like the rest of the book was less than. I did not relate to our main character and didn't have any feelings towards her other than pity. I felt like the pacing of the romantic relationship was pretty good until it turned insta-love at the end. We literally know nothing about Adam even by the end. I also felt like Rachel really wanted to be a better person, but her sudden p
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Lynn Stevens
Nov 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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