Thursday 1 September 2022

πŸ’œ BITTER SWEET HEART πŸ”₯ H. Hunting πŸ”₯ Lies, Hearts & Truths #2 πŸ’œ

 ⭐ Bianca & Janeane ⭐

• 1 September 2022
• standalone
• #2 in the Lies, Hearts & Truths series
•  angsty new adult

• #PUCKED & #ALL IN spin-off
(2nd generation!)

4.75 Stars

From the outside looking in, I live a charmed life: hockey legend for a father, my own promising future in the league, a great family, awesome friends. It’s not untrue, but it’s not quite that simple either.

My dad’s advice has always been to make hockey my number-one priority
at least until I make it to the pros. So, going into my senior year of college, I have a plan. Ill put in the effort required to pass my classes, play hockey like my life depends on it, and avoid relationships. All I have to do is stay focused on the end game, and I’ll walk away with a degree and into a career in the NHL.

It should be easy.

But when a woman literally floats into my dock, just before summer ends and my senior year begins, I can’t resist one last hookup. What harm could a one-night stand do? It’s not like we even exchanged numbers.

Everything is fine until I run into her on campus.

It’s a big school. I should be able to avoid her.

Except she happens to be in my class.

And she’s not a student.

She’s my professor.

Clover + Maverick

We're back in the world of the Pucked and All In series.
College in Chicago. Most of the second generation kids/cousins/besties go there.

Maverick is about to start his final year and then he's off to the the NHL.
Time for some last one-night summer fling ... with a hot lady from the lake.

Clover is finally back in Chicago after filing for divorce from her psycho not-yet-completely-ex husband. He won't stop messaging her to want to get back together - never in a million years - thank you very much!
She's all excited for her new single life and the new job at the university.

And of course her one night dream guy is sitting in her class this year!
As if her life wasn't compicated enough!

 What will happen with Clover + Maverick?
Will we get a HEA?


If you're book-weird like I am ... I suggest you read LITTLE LIES first - there's a lot of Maverick in there and there's a lot of the other people in here!

This was your typical sexy college student-prof romance. But it was so much more too!

We get those adorable and fun college moments, but also those slightly hearbreaking moments when they talk about the past in Maverick's family and what they all went through and all the guilt everybody still feels.
And then we get the sexy age-gappy moments with the professor and her hot hockey guy. Of course we don't do anything illegal - they wait until the semester is over!
But there's also Clover's horrible ex - who is not giving up easily!
And poor Maverick is not sure about his future.
Lots of problems to overcome for our darlings - but we'll get there - hopefully.... 

I just loved reading this book. This whole world of people is just amazing - I want so many more stories!

Tiny thing that bothered me a lottle - and it feels a bit un-feminist of me to say it - but the way Mav always asks for permission for every tiny little thing is so unsexy to me. He asks if he can touch her arm. If he can walk past her to go to her bathroom to get the first aid kit. Is it okay if I kiss you on your cheek? Jeez. I get that he's a huuge guy and a traumatized person might get scared, but that's not really the case here and it was just way too much for me. The sexy scenes were soo unsexy at times! But maybe that's just me - maybe that's the new sexy now in these modern times? But ... Nope.
Also... why didn't his parents sent Mav to therapy back when everything happened? That would've saved everyone so much angst and guilt and whatnot.
And the relationship with Clover's bestie? There's not much friendship happening. They're doing therapy talk 99% of the time. I wanted them to do a bit more girly friends things. It was a bit weird.
And then the guy on the cover? So not Maverick. He looks like a little boy at an all-boys rich people school. Ew. 

But pfft - I still loved reading this so much!

BITTER SWEET HEART was a beautiful + emotional + sexy reverse age-gap student/prof Love Story! I just loved it! Run to your nearest amazon for your own Mav - he'll be sold out in no time - and this one is MINE!


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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of PUCKED, Helena Hunting lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her incredibly tolerant family and two moderately intolerant cats. She writes contemporary romance ranging from new adult angst to romantic sports comedy.