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Playing the Shortstop

(FanGirl #3)

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4.52  ·  Rating details ·  83 ratings  ·  17 reviews
Losing two roommates within a year isn’t exactly what Lexi Murray had in mind. While her friends are finding their happily ever afters, she feels stuck watching on the side lines. Not being able to afford a condo alone in Baltimore on a teacher’s salary, Lexi is on the hunt for her next roommate. Little did she expect for the vacancy to be filled by the Shortstop for the B ...more
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Published March 28th 2019 by Trish Williford
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Ally.Always.Reads
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
First, what a perfect ending to this series!
Second, I’m not okay with the fact that this series is now over!!

Jace and Lexi... I love them!
They’re hot. They’re sweet. They’re perfect together!
I loved this single dad baseball player who falls for the foul mouthed school teacher... where can I find my own?!

I loved this book like Lexi loves Paco’s Tacos...
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
-Jenna, 4 stars

This story follows Lexi, from the previous two books in the series, and newcomer Jace. Jace is a single dad who needs a roommate. He is super swoony and really sexy. And Lexi, well she's quite the firecracker but in this story, we get another side to her that makes me love her even more. The story line is sweet, funny, and romantic with a couple little surprises thrown in. And the epilogue... totally wraps the whole series up so nicely. I totally recommend this series
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Coco.V
Oct 24, 2019 marked it as to-read
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Read.Review.Repeat Blog
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"I am a little bit sad writing this review as after reading the epilogue I am quite certain that this is the last book in this series.
I have loved all three books, and really I was happy that if it does have to end, at least it ended with Lexi's book.
She is one of those rare characters that are written so well, you actually do wish that they existed and were part of your own life in some way.
Then there is Jace. He was the calm to Lexi's storm. I couldn't have asked for a more p
...more
Jennifer Pierson
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lexi Murray has lost two roommates in the past year, which has frustrated her to no end, even though they're her best friends, who have found their person, so she's also happy for them as well. However, that doesn't change the fact that she can't afford the rent on the condo with her teacher's salary, but at the wedding of one of her besties, she & Jace Jackson, the shortstop for the Baltimore Blue Birds, come to an agreement of him becoming her new roommate, since he needs a place for half ...more
Nicole Strycharz
I’m now a hot mess of tears.
My heart is breaking with anguish knowing that his INCREDIBLE series has come to a close.

These books have carried me through my year and I silently dreaded reading this last one. However, this last book was like a perfect end to a perfect story.

The chemistry between Lexi and Jace is so believable and so intense that it broke and mended my heart at least a thousand times.

The story tackled some real life hard situations and made these characters relatable and a
...more
MJ's Book Blog and Reviews
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Review by: Jennifer
(5 stars)

This is the third book in the Fangirl series, the book I have been waiting for and it was sooo worth the wait! We have seen Lexi in the two first books and got a little bit of her story. It all started with a bet, Lexi wasn't going to cave and let Jace win, no matter how bad she wanted to. When Lexi ends up forgoing the bet and giving them both what they really want, it's with the agreement that this is just a sex thing, no feelings. The more time th
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Taz
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Lexi and Jace agree to be roommates and make a bargain at the same time. He will pay all the rent if she holds out longer, thus if he caves first to their attraction. If she caves first, she will do his laundry as he already proved he is dangerous in the laundry room. A battle of wills and one upmanship ensues until one caves to the attraction.

Jace is a single dad who has put his love life on hold until his daughter goes to college. Lexi is a third grade teacher, crazy taco loving lady who call
...more
Kylee
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This last book in the Fangirl series ends this on a championship win. Playing The Shortstop is what I feel is the most heartfelt and emotional of them all. It made me laugh, cry and at times frustrated me. Jace and Lexi are characters that have an instant attraction and chemistry that you can feel. Two people who are caught between a rock and a hard place who try to keep their relationship at a level with no feelings involved. As these two navigate between old wounds and family commitments it mi ...more
A.BookNerd.Bookseller&Bibliophile.Blog
Lexi and Jace agree to be roommates and make a bargain at the same time. He will pay all the rent if she holds out longer, thus if he caves first to their attraction. If she caves first, she will do his laundry as he already proved he is dangerous in the laundry room. A battle of wills and one upmanship ensues until one caves to the attraction.

Jace is a single dad who has put his love life on hold until his daughter goes to college. Lexi is a third grade teacher, crazy taco loving lady who call
...more
Sharon Jones
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am a little bit sad writing this review as after reading the epilogue I am quite certain that this is the last book in this series.
I have loved all three books, and really I was happy that if it does have to end, at least it ended with Lexi's book.
She is one of those rare characters that are written so well, you actually do wish that they existed and were part of your own life in some way.
Then there is Jace. He was the calm to Lexi's storm. I couldn't have asked for a more pe
...more
Tasha Raines
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh. My. Gosh

Grand Slam for this book and this series. I knew I'd love Lexi but I never ever thought Jace would take my heart from Carson.
These two were perfect together. I loved seeing the other characters from the series come into this book. Everything about the way everyone is inner connected is fantastic. Melody and Lexi's friendship is beautiful and shows what a true friend is. Jace shows what a true father should be for his child and puts Addy first.
That freakin epilogue though.....P
...more
Within The Pages Book Blog
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A sweet and sporty romance that swings for the fences. Jace is a professional baseball player looking for a place to live during the season and Lexi happens to have a spare room. Neither are looking for more so what happens next is beyond their expectations. I loved how the characters share an emotional depth while providing entertainment with their banter and behavior. It is a perfect series to read just in time for the start of baseball season. A must for those who love romance, baseball and c ...more
Jaime Reynolds
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An addictive sports romance to start off a new season of baseball. Lexi and Jace are two characters that make you laugh, wanna cry and swoon all at the same time. The story is great and once you start reading is hard to put down. Definitely one you want to read...especially if you love great characters and sports.
Amanda
Mar 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
We finally get Lexi’s book! Man, did she deserve a love story! I love Jace. And then two together was perfect. I love the way she fell in love with Addy too! I absolutely love epilogues, and this one was so good, and perfect. 💗
Deborah
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book!!! This series!!! Best all year!!! Epic epilogue and a book filled with outstanding characters and an excellent story to tell. Loved it!
Ankita
Apr 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved all three books of this series ❤ ...more
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Trish Williford was raised in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. She spends her days as a wife, mother and Human Resources novice. At night, she loves to drink wine and write stories of love. You can connect with her at www.facebook.com/AuthorTrishWilliford and at Authortrishwilliford@gmail.com.

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