(Free) Someone Like You By Jennifer Gracen
Coach Pierce Harrison Pierce used to play soccer professionally in London and after a scandal involving a woman took a turn for the worse he s headed home to the states to escape Pierce is also not Connecting in College looking for a relationship but the two are unable to resist one another and the sparks begin to flyThe plotline was a bit basic for myiking it was just too typical and made it almost unbelievable I did really Feminism and the Women's Movement Dynamics of Change in Social Movement Ideology and Activism Perspectives on Gender like the characters though and there were several times that I caught myselfaughing out BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) loud I will be keeping my eyes peeled for the next book in the series I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Slick s review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book ReviewsI somehow missed the first book in this series but plan to go back and read it immediately because Someone Like You has me very intrigued about the Harrison family Entertaining and sexy yet packing an emotional punch I enjoyed this book very muchAfter a scandal ends his professional football soccer career in London Pierce Harrison returns home to Long Island toick his wounds and regroup While home should be a safe place to return Pierce s family is far from the norm and if it wasn t for his sister Tess he wouldn t be there The The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports last thing he expects is to be attracted to 2nd grade teacher and volunteer soccer coach Abby McCordThis was truly a case of opposites attract and it was uite fascinating watching the attraction between them become Pierce comes from aife of privilege and money but his family The Arcav Princes Captive (Arcav Alien Invasion, life was a complete mess and while Abby s family was blue collar their house was filled withove and the family continues to be close While Pierce denounces his family s wealth the fact remains that he s never had to worry about money and as a pro athlete he s enjoyed a very exciting and excessive Southern Women at the Seven Sister Colleges Feminist Values and Social Activism 1875 1915 life Abby was always a planner and a good girl and after a disastrous relationship that ended badly she s become even uptight and tries to control everything she can in herife It is hard for her to teachers Manual African American Literature let go and she hasn t dated in a year Pierce sets out to break down her walls and in doing so he must share his own shortcomings and his past mistakes in order for her to trust him I reallyoved Pierce and while he made some mistakes as he wooed and dated Abby it was understandable given his history and the fact that he d never been with a woman for any Agricultural Innovation in the Early Islamic World length of time While I understood Abby s trust issues I found myself shouting to her get over it already and move the hell onThings I reallyoved about this book was Pierce s siblings coming to his rescue and the way their relationship began to heal watching Pierce begin to see how his old DYA (1933-1939) (Libros sobre el Opus Dei) life wasn t good for him and that he wanted Abby realizing she was willing to trust again and her fierce defending of Pierce to his father and the fact that despite some big differences two people were willing to apologize when they knew they were wrong My biggest issue with this book it was a bit repetitive at timesFull out sexy fun yet extremely heartwarming as well Someone Like You was thoroughly enjoyableReview copy provided for an honest review 35 starsI ve read enough of Jennifer Gracen s books to know that when I pick one up Il be greeted with a Big Book of AA All 12 Steps Understand and Complete One Step At A Time in Recovery with Alcoholics Anonymous 12 of 12 Books likeable couple with a great chemistry and who generate some heat And Abby and Pierce were all of the aboveThink David Beckham and you re not far off the mark with Pierce Tattooed sexy football soccer player in the English Premiership and black sheep of the Harrison family he s returned to Long Island following a scandal that has seen him turn his back on his career He s aittle New Writing, New Approaches (African Literature Today, Vol. 12) lost until he s asked to assist coach theocal kids football team and meets sweet teacher Abby who having suffered a humiliating break up is simply not interested in someone with a reputation as a player off the field as well as on it Both Abby and Pierce do have immature tendencies and vulnerabilities but this does bring touching moments to the story and I Culture and Development in Africa (Comparative Studies in African/Caribbean Literature Series) loved how misunderstood Pierce was and how hard he fell Abby took aittle The Alien Huntress Series Alien Huntress longer to warm to and she was asikeable as she was frustrating however I thought she pushed it in how hard she forces Pierce to grovel considering she knows how dysfunctional a family he comes from But their journey is one full of flirt understanding and passion I want to unravel you I haven t read the first book in this series but I shall certainly be checking it out and with Pierce s brother Charles III s story on the horizon I m ooking forward to seeing what his s brother Charles III s story on the horizon I m ooking forward to seeing what his brings Copy received courtesy of the publisher via NetGalley for an honest and unbiased opinion I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review This in no way
Impacts My Thoughts Onmy thoughts on bookI read this book as a standalone without reading the first book I wasn t that much confused with the characters though I would have Agriculture at a Glance Revised Edition loved to know Pierce s family dynamics from the previous book So I don t have anything to compare his family s actions Inspite of that I reallyoved the way his siblings supported him in this book They really have complicated relationships and it forms a part of the tale Another dynamic which I A Love No Less Two Centuries of African American Love Letters liked was Abby s closeness with her family Both their family situations are polar opposites Though the book sounds as a sports romance it is much than that It explores sports and romance and family relationships The story pulled me in easily with the introduction of Abby and Pierce And my attention stayed on them till the end because the hot and cold touch between them Abby s self doubt though valid because of her past had me grimacing at times This is one book where the heroine didn t do much for me At the same time Pierce felt solid to me He was a total misunderstood type of guy inspite of his reputation Ioved Pierce s personality The author s writing style was easy and the pace was certainly at the right Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century (Historical Studies of Urban America) level I did enjoy spending the weekend gettingost in a sports romance The romance was believable and satisfactory at all The Arcav Kings Mate (Arcav Alien Invasion levels including being off the charts hot at times After reading this I am ready to check out Dane s stor. E championship and a wholeot about how to et a man into her once broken heart Pierce definitely knows how to make the moves but will Abby trust that the bachelor the world has condemned as a scoundrel can settle down with the one woman who has taken hold of his hea.
Free read Someone Like You45 Stars After a heart break Abby Mc Cord has moved back to her parents house on Long Island She is a first grade teacher and during her free time she also coaches the kids soccer team of her townWhen Pierce Harrison sees the team playing and osing he comes to the conclusion that Abby could do with some pro tips and volunteers to help with the coaching This famous wealthy bad boy s ife is not what it seems After a miserable childhood he has decided to get away from the billion dollar egacy of his family and has been playing professional football abroad for than a decade But after a scandal has forced him to retire he has recently moved back home He is at a crossroads and needs to decide how he will make a Alien life for himselfHe finds Abby s normalcy and spirit very appealing He is fascinated by the warm way her family interacts caring about one another Neither Abby nor Pierce can deny they are attracted to each other but can Abbyet her guard down to 10 Essential Survivor Secrets to Liberate Yourself from Narcissistic Abuse live in the moment and give a relationship a chanceIoved both characters they were complex generous and genuine Both crave for something in ife and that still needs to be defined This story had depth was romantic emotional and sweet It is part of a series about the wealthy Harrison family but can be read as a standaloneI will definitely follow this author in the futureI received a copy of this book courtesy of publisher Kensington Books in exchange for my honest review 25 StarsThis one fell oddly short for me I iked the premise I thought it had a Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused lot of potential The writing was solid there were a few places where the dialog seemed aittle off but nothing that pulled me completely out of the storyUnfortunately I just never completely believed that Abby and Pierce The Nonlinear Workbook: Chaos, Fractals, Celluar Automata, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Gene Expression Programming, Support Vector Machine, Wavelets, Hidden Markov M liked one another Attracted sure They came across to meike a couple who would meet in a grocery store or wherever and have enough spark to go out on a date And halfway through appetizers on the date they would realize there just wasn t enough between them to get them to go on another dateI am still giving this an OK rating as I think part of the issue was that I really didn t Coming Out of Communism like Abby so I was not able to figure out what he saw in hermaybe if I were fond of her I would have been fond of this one overallARC Provided by the Publisher and NetGalley This was a cuteittle read and the first book I have read by this author What really stood out for me was the plot and the characters jobs We meet Abby who is pretty much the nicest dependable person in Long Island After a failed relationship sends her back to Ways of Knowing About Birth live with her parents at 28 she noonger trusts herself with men After being HeroAca lied to over and over again she takes a break until the sext football star Pierce works hard to show her that she should trust himPierce returns to Long Island for his own reasons After rumors of sleeping with his boss s wife surface he is forced to retire early While out he notices a soccer game and sees theovely Abby who happens to be the coach Her teams needs a Reading Africa into American Literature little help and he s just the man for the job From the beginning I reallyiked these two and was hoping they would get together sooner rather than BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) later Iiked that Abby was conflicted in wanting him and yet didn t know if she could trust him She was a honest to "god good girl that the bad boy wanted I oved how Pierce might "good girl that the bad boy wanted I oved how Pierce might She was a honest to god good girl that the bad boy wanted I The Progressive Guide to Alternative Media and Activism Project Censored Open Media Pamphlet Series 8 loved how Pierce might have rich but still wanted to change from his bad boy ways He didn t come off as a entitled asshole but confident and yet he had this uncertainty about himself They were just great for one another Since I didn t read the first book I definitely thought I would beost in this "one butI m glad it could be read as a standalone "butI m glad it could be read as a standalone author hardly ever repeated events but wrote them so it could be read without reading the first book This family is completely complicated but that made me enjoy the story I m actually In My Shoes looking forward to reading about the other siblings and hope they have their HEA Well that s the truth That s what kind of scumbag manwhore I was I told you I wouldn tie to you So I figure if you re going to judge me as you obviously are you should at BWWM (An African American Romance) (BWWM Paranormal Scifi Romance) least have the factsPierce Harrison is the youngest of the very rich Harrisons and the black sheep of the family Heeft home at age 18 to play soccer in England Now age 31 and back in NY after a scandal that drove him from the Premier League he s at Loosening the Grip loose endsAbby is a 28 year old 1st grade teacher who has moved back in with her parents and her older sister Fiona She is saving up to buy a condo and helping Fiona raise her son Dylan since Fiona s piece of shit ex husband isn t aroundShe coaches Dylan s soccer coach even though she s far from suited to being a soccer coach and one day on the field and extremely talented and goodlooking soccer player shows up to a gameTHE GOOD1 Abby moved back home with her parents to help her sister raise Dylan and to save money Iiked this I Graph Drawing: Algorithms for the Visualization of Graphs liked how selfless and good with kids she was how close she was with her sister and how moving back home for financial reasons wasn t portrayed in a negativeight2 Gracen is good at making both her MCs flawed peopleBecause of her horrible past with men Abby has a hard time trusting Pierce She s suspicious paranoid and very second guessing of both herself and him It s annoyingPierce also has problems When Abby accuses him of never really talking to her only flirting with her Pierce realizes that this is his default setting for interacting with women does some soul searching and fixes it I don t know I ike how Gracen always has two flawed characters who actually work to become better people through the course of the book3 Pierce was considerate sometimes For instance he doesn t take her on a date on his yacht because he doesn t want her to feel isolated with him or trapped4 I really didn t know how Gracen was going to do the final fight You know the fight or misunderstanding the characters were going to have at the end before the big make up HEA And I thought she was going to do something really stupid but actually the way she did it was well done and realistic even if I think. 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Abby overreacted a tiny bit I have to give Gracen points hereTHE BAD1 They move too fast They meet and are sleeping together within a week The way Abby s been burned and her past with men made me skeptical she d do this and I didn t Igniting the Internet like the way Pierce pressured her into having sex with him I mean it wasn t obvious or blatant but when he thinks she s breaking their date in which they are planning to have sex for the first time he gets really pissy and rude about it and I wasike Dude Be patient and calm I hate this ugh I have zero tolerance for that shit I would have dumped him right there And Gracen is telling us that he s not having this Breaking and Entering The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called Alien little meltdown because of the sex but he TOTALLY IS I am intoong dating and the slow burn and also really getting to know people before you go to bed with them especially if Boku no Hero Academia dj - ハッピーハッピーバーストデー [Happy Happy Birthday] like Abby you have reasons to be cautious So he was angering me2 The message in the book is if you don t get married and have kids you have a sad and wastedifeFiona comes home from a Save Me, Im Yours long day at work and Abby is done from aong day of teaching and coaching and they sit down to watch a film and eat ice cream Cute right It is until Fiona starts riding Abby about going out into the dating world againAbby has taken a year off from dating and she s just now starting to feel healed after view spoilershe was dating a married man who Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change lied to her and told her he was divorced She was falling inove with him and planning to marry him when she found out he had a wife hide spoiler Series The Harrisons 2Rating 5 stars Womens Energetics loved itThis was such a wonderful read I was pleasantly surprised by More Than You Know and then even thrilled with this one Iove the Harrison family and how much they support each other Pierce was such a complex character and he wonderfully written flaws and all Pierce has felt Wake Up Based on a true story of abuse and betrayal like an outsider with everyone in his family except his sister Tess But in this one we see Dane reaching out and trying to rebuild their relationship and even Charles proves that heoves and cares for his brother Pierce himself is a fantastic and complex hero Pierce had some deep seated self hatred stemming from growing up with his acidic father who constantly put him down Watching his father verbally attack Pierce and try to tear him apart was so sad and poignantA note to other authors out there this is how you write a reformed playboy that your readers will actually Mated To The Alien Beast (Fated Mates of Adonia, love Jennifer Gracen really showed us that Pierce wanted to change and was working hard to make it happen He knew his past was wild and crazy but he wanted to be judged on who he was now We re told about Pierce s promiscuous past but it s never thrown back in his face by Abby Can I say how much I appreciated this I hate when heroines have to constantly bring up the man whore ways in order shame the hero for his past actions it s just not attractive Abby might have been uncomfortable and she certainly struggled with some of Pierce s past but she understood why he actedike he did and she truly saw him for who he was trying to be instead of who he used to beI felt so much for Pierce in this book but I also enjoyed Abby She s a ittle stuffy and uptight but I can personally relate to that She didn t want to make another mistake by trusting the wrong man but she also couldn t hold out against Pierce That being said she had no problem calling Pierce on his crap It was so sweet to see the way she support and tried to built up Pierce s self image Even when they have their big fight she recognizes that Pierce is trying to push her away to protect himself from rejection She s still angry and pissed that he s doing it but she continues to see through himI oved that Pierce genuinely wanted to date Abby He said he was changed that he wanted than just flings and one night stands and he proves that by explicitly stating his desire to exclusively date Abby He doesn t just keeping sleeping with her without defining what s going on Pierce Harrison made his own way in Not to People Like Us Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages life in the Premier English Football Leagueeaving his family and old money behind He did well until his inability to control bad press caught up with him and he has found himself at home trying to figure out the next step in his ife Abby McCord has has found himself at home trying to figure out the next step in his ife Abby McCord has ed
A Well Ordered Lifewell ordered ife now that she is back home to help her family the pieces are not completely in place but they all fit She is an amazing teacher but a terrible soccer coach but determined to figure out one great play she has How To Draw My Hero Academia laid out on her clipboard Pierce has done every by the seat of his pants while Abby is completely by the books this should be a great time for both When Pierce steps up to help out with the soccer program it is a match made in athletic history Abby has the patience but no background while Pierce has too much background and needs some solid path to follow Pierce is drawn to Abby the minute he meets her and cannot figure out why she is nothingike the women he has chased his entire Climate Change Mitigation and Agriculture life and while they are both willing to take this relationship for a ride could it be something than just a moment in theirives Pierce is trying to get along with his family which is always a struggle and working on getting to a place where Abby can trust him and Pierce is not sure after the way he sometimes still behaves if that is possiblePierce
And Abby Go FromAbby go from to one hundred with their relationship and every moment they are together validates that destiny brought them to this place and if Pierce can stop himself from allowing his back baggage to interfere all will be right in romance Contra Academicos land 35 StarsThis is the first book in the series that I ve read and I found that it was an okay read There are definitely some hot smutty scenes but I found that it was difficult to get into in the beginning it does become a bit fast paced about of the way in Abby McCord has moved back in with her parents to help them and her sister take care of her nephew She s also just recently gotten out of a bad relationship and has written off men for a while That is until she begins coaching her nephew s soccer team and meets her co. E grateful Instead she's fending off some seriously smoldering advances from the scandal ridden athlete Good thing bad boys are so not her type Abby is definitely notacking in passion but the sweet faced beauty needs to BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 70 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 70: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) learn a thing or two about taking a team to th.