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Playing for Keeps by Jill Shalvis is a 2019 Avon Publication I m always happy to return to the Heartbreaker Bay series So far each chapter in the series has been a little whimsical and maybe a bit uirky This book begins with a similar tone as the ther books in the series with Sadie and Caleb adopting an adorable dog named Lollipop and becoming co pet parents However Sadie and Caleb are complete The Royal Joust opposites Their attraction to eachther is like mixing il and water Caleb has dealt with some heavy issues in his past but he s taken big strides toward maturation although he still hides behind emotional barriers and his sister s verabundance f caution and extreme protectiveness Sadie n the ther hand Well Sadie is still coping with a lot f baggage she can t uite seem to shake Squeamish About Sushi: And other Food Adventures in Japan off In Sadie the reader sees someone struggling notnly with a haunted past but with some bitterness and the immature need to rebel still trying to shock and ffend Of all the books in this series to date this ne feels a little serious Shalvis always has an uncanny knack for addressing uncomfortable topics while keeping the tone light Her humor always The Quarterback's Crush offsets the heaviness in any given situation This time however the whimsy charm humor felt forced andften falls a bit flat Despite that the story is still a very compelling read Sadie s issues would test the patience f Job but so would Caleb s sisters I am glad however that Shalvis addressed a topic rarely explored in romance novels f this caliber Although I found this couple to be f a challenge than most their happily ever after may have been the most rewarding in some ways Perceptions expectations family acceptance and forgiveness are adeptly woven into the story Caleb and Sadie defy all the dds against them and at the end Achtung! Cthulhu of the day this is what makes this book standut In all honesty I struggled with this Infamy one just a little bit and I can t inne hundred percent honesty tell you this is my absolute favorite book General P.T.G. Beauregard of the series It almost felt a little like the black sheepf the family going My Wishful Thinking offn a different course from the The Boy and the Blue Moon others However I still think theutcome was worth the extra patience this couple seemed to reuire Of course I was as always happy to see this couple and Lollipop get their long verdue happily ever after35 stars 45 Follow Your Heart StarsARC provided by Social Butterfly PR Caleb Parker is a confident charming charismatic gorgeous man living in San Francisco He s a hugely successful well known venture capitalist who seems to have the midas touch in business He s driven when it comes to his career but never has put much effort into his personal life He doesn t date much r do relationships Then The Screwball Comedy Films: A History and Filmography, 1934-1942 one evening he rescues an abandoned dog with a beautiful woman named Sadie Lane and everything changes They have mutual friends in common so theyccasionally ran into each Father Tom Padilla: Mark of the Demon Priest other Every time they crossed paths they seemed to rub eachther the wrong way She always was too busy judging him to really see him but he d been fascinated with her since they met She was temptation walking A ridiculously sexy edgy tattoo artist who was also pinionated sarcastic and stubborn They were polar pposites but he still wanted to get to know her better Sadie Lane is a fiercely independent incredibly private woman who rarely lets anyone get too close She works two jobs and had long ago given up n men and was working n herself She tried to keep her dark parts hidden and built up a tough uter shell to protect her heart Then she suddenly finds herself co parenting a dog with a know it all buttoned up suit named Caleb Parker He was everything she wasn t and completely ut f Parker He was everything she wasn t and completely ut Pantyhose Professionals (Pantyhose Diaries Book 2) of league He was heartbreakingly beautiful and disarmingly sexy Then to top it allff he was also a dog whisperer She hated how attracted she was to him She had all these preconceived ideas about him that were wrong He was actually a great guy and super kind and shockingly could handle her sass without blinking an eye He never could take his eyes ff f her He knew what he wanted and he wanted Sadie Come at me babe Give it your best shot Fair warning you might like what you find The gentleness and Masterchef Junior Cookbook: Bold Recipes and Essential Techniques to Inspire Young Cooks obvious affection with which he touched her always dissolved the bestf her intentions What his body did to hers and how he looked at her She d never experienced anything like it I kept feeling all the little broken pieces Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman of my heart give themselves to you Caleb Sadie are both dangerously attracted tone another and didn t know what to do about all these new feelings Neither particularly liked emotions r commitment Sadie was the first woman who didn t want anything from Caleb She continually pushed him away but he was patient with her She made him feel something he d never felt which was vulnerable He was slowly becoming convinced she with her She made him feel something he d never felt which was vulnerable He was slowly becoming convinced she meant to be his but Sadie isn t used to trusting r people loving her for who she is Will either be willing to put their heart Heaven Next Stop on the line for love and risk it allI really enjoyed this story and love this series I ve read 24 books by Jill Shalvis and the Heartbreaker Bay series isne f my favorites I have been so looking forward to getting Caleb s book and he didn t disappoint It was everything I wanted and A delicious billionaire with a beautiful heart Just loved it NOW AVAILABLE Playing for Keeps was a heartwarming love story where pposites attract With the help f their friends and a dog that uickly stole both f their hearts destiny seemed to be in the air I absolutely adore the Heartbreaker Bay Series and I couldn t wait to read Caleb and Sadie s story While each book can easily be read as a standalone I highly recommend starting back at the beginning You don t want to miss a moment with this group Bases Loaded of friends and coworkers He was everything she no longer let herself want Sadie Lanepened her heart up to us from that very first chapter The relationship she had with her mother was heart wrenching and she was jaded towards men But thankfully Sadie was working hard doing something she loved She was building up her clientele as a tattoo artist but to make ends meets she also works at a spa Finances were tight and she was definitely struggling so I found myself sympathetic to her from that very first chapter Not interested said her mouth Her brain though it was telling her a different story He just grinned He knew Dammit She forced her gaze Have A Good Night, Volume 1 off his body and into his eyes One dark and stormy night Sadie found herself helping Caleb Parker rescue a dog Caleb was someone who had been around Sadie for the last year They knew mutual people worked nearne another but Sadie uickly labeled him Suits She didn t ever stop to think that his past wasn t just a golden spoon Or how hard he worked to get to where he was But when they both ended up rescuing a If you’re planning n falling in love When it comes to the confident charismatic Caleb Parker Sadie Lane feels the spark the kind that comes from rubbing each ther the wrong way She’s a tattoo artist he’s a straight laced mogul But after they accidentally co rescue an abandoned dog from R that She dumped me Twice Women should come with instructions What would be the point f that Sadie asked I ve never actually seen a man read any instructions He sighed It s hard to meet the good nes That s because they don t usually freuent the dives you freuent Go to Target The female to male ratio is ten to When You Lose Your Job one and they re already looking for things they don t need Roccoffered his fork with a grape n it She shook her head I don t consume wine in pill form She d long ago taught herself how to take a mental step back from her family and treat them like well entertainment She was no longer part f the circus but just an audience memberMy ReviewEvery time I have finished a Jill Shalvis book I remind myself Isabel the Queen: Life and Times of thebjective to clear my calendar and read the rest Fantastic Post Office 03 of her listings which would take a chunkf time as she has been uite the busy bee Goodreads lists thirty books to her credit I was late to this party but I have every intention be that nightmare type guest that never leaves I am greedy and want them all past current and future works I am totally enad I adore her clever wit and humorous banter as much as her insightful Tim Crouch observations and emotive reflections Her writing is so stunningly agile she can have giggle snorting and snifflingn the same page Playing For Keeps was a heart clenching tale yet well balanced with levity swoon worthy romance and sumptuous sensuality I delight her wordplay and worship her altar f used printer cartridges US UK Playing for Keeps brings readers back to Heartbreaker Bay with Sadie Lane and Caleb Parker Sadie is struggling to make ends meet while Caleb is a successful businessman but you know what they say about pposites they attract In the case Sadie and Caleb attract a whole lot Drawing the Human Head of sexual tension hidden under a bunch Title Playing For KeepsSeries Heartbreaker Bay 7Author Jill ShalvisRelease date January 22 2019Cliffhanger noGenre contemporary romance Accidentallyn Purpose was my first read in this series and Elle and Archer have remained my favorite couple since then I Twin Block Functional Therapy: Applications in Dentofacial Orthopedics officially have a new leading couple because Caleb and Sadie unexpectedly swept meff my feet I adore Jill Shalvis humor in her books You can always depend DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle on her to deliver belly laughs and chuckles galore Playing for Keeps didn t skimpn the humor but there was an added depth f emotion in this book because f Sadie s history I know some readers said that it took them some time to warm up to her because f her standoffish attitude but that wasn t the case for me Even though it took some time to soften her sharp edges I could always identify with where she was coming from and feel for her After the previous book I was really looking forward to seeing these two characters who ve been in the background trading snark finally connect On the surface they seem to be the epitome f two Dead Man Riding (Nell Bray, opposites attracting but as we got to know them better we discover their similarities as well Sadie is a tattoopermanent makeup artist with two jobs struggling hard to make ends meet She s tattooed has brightly dyed hair and doesn t let very many people get close to her She has trust issues a mile wide especially when it comes to men Yes he was fun flirty and charming but she was highly suspiciousf all those things Her idea f fun flirty and charming meant being as sarcastic as possible It d done the trick too scaring men ff for yearsSarcasm is her weapon f choice in deterring any unwanted attention A previous boyfriend caused her to slip into ld unhealthy habits and that experience scared her away from romantic relationships But when she faces Pontius Pilate off against Caleb he gives back every bit as good as he gets In fact notnly was he charming but he seemed to be charmed by her attempts to scare him Livin de Life off It wasn t until a three legged dog named Lollipop came into the euation that they actually began getting to knowne another better Jill Shalvis is an animal lover and it really comes through in her writing She Aeralis often includes pets in her stories but this dog was almost like another main character When Caleb rescues Lollipopff the street they decide to share joint custody so to speak and become doggy parents together As much as she tried to keep her distance she was upfront and bluntly honest with him from the very beginning Which is Be CentsAble: How to Cut Your Household Budget in Half onef her personality uirks that probably drew him in even because he has some trust issues Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education: Global Perspectives of hiswn I m sorry For hanging up Radio Crackling, Radio Gone on you But not for the judging Dammit Maybe a little for the judging But I m not going to lie she said I m probably not done judging you I mean I ll try to workn it but it ll be a process His mouth uirked Fair enough Sadie has always been the black sheep The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta: California's Gold Rush Bandit of the familyut Limey Gumshoe of place and misunderstood by everyone Becausef their huge difference in personalities her mother failed to understand her and was completely insensitive to her needs She didn t listen she nagged her to find a man and made her feel as if she was never good enough I couldn t stand how she treated her from the very beginning Caleb had his Maritime Academy Graduate: Memoir Of A Third Mate own family issues with his extremelyverprotective sisters While their hearts were in the right place and their actions came from a place f love they ften crossed boundaries they shouldn t have This causes some friction between the couple at ne point but Caleb doesn t hesitate to set his family straight and make couple at ne point but Caleb doesn t hesitate to set his family straight and make I absolutely loved this hero and his sensitivity in giving Sadie time to Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costumes and Masquerade open up to him He was wonderfully patient and you could tell that he accepted every partf her even her broken pieces She s a complicated woman who doesn t easily let people past her barriers but somehow they were able to find common ground than either could "Have Anticipated Maybe Because Maybe because Harcourt School Publishers Collections one cared to take the time to unravel Sadie and really listen to before And when he needed someone to carry his burdens she stepped right up Their differences and similarities complimented eachther beautifullyHis From Paella to Porridge: A Farewell to Mallorca and a Scottish Adventure one flaw was probably being too pushy in trying to help her and not understanding her need to take caref herself At the same time when you care about someone it s understandable that you don t want them to have to struggle when there s something you can do about it With On Toby's Terms open communication and honesty between them any issues they had were resolved pretty uickly I thoroughly enjoyed this book It had everything I look for in a romance novel inne witty romantic feel good package It s ne f those stories that leaves you with a warm glow 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Until he finally gets behind Sadie’s armor and begins to fall someone is there to catch you Both guarded and vulnerable Sadie and Caleb are complete pposites Or are they Shocked at their undeniable connection can they ever admit to wanting That all depends n what they’re each willing to ris. .

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