Monday, 5 June 2017

Release Day Blitz & Review...Roommates With Benefits by Nicole Williams


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Soren Decker. He’s the epitome of the “bad boy, good man” persona. The best of both worlds. The worst of them too. He’s the type of guy most girls would not mind sharing a confined space with, except my new roommate isn’t all swagger and chiseled abs.

He’s bossy. Messy. Cocky. Infuriating. Doesn’t believe in personal space. Has no qualms about roaming the apartment with a loincloth-sized towel cinched around his waist. Seems under the delusion he’s my personal protector (refer back to infuriating). He plays college baseball and holds down a part-time job—I don’t know where he finds the time to get on my nerves.

We’re got nothing in common . . . except for one thing. Our attraction to one another. And in six hundred square feet of shared space, the tension only has so much room to grow before one of us gives in to temptation. But really, what chance do a couple of young kids chasing their dreams in the big city have of making it?

Since Soren claims I know squat about sports (he might have a semi-point), here’s a stat for him—one in a million. That’s our odds.

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Nicole Williams is the New York Times and USATODAY bestselling author of contemporary and young adult romance, including the Crash and Lost & Found series. Her books have been published by HarperTeen and Simon & Schuster in both domestic and foreign markets, while she continues to self-publish additional titles. She is working on a new YA series with Crown Books (a division of Random House) as well. She loves romance, from the sweet to the steamy, and writes stories about characters in search of their happily even after. She grew up surrounded by books and plans on writing until the day she dies, even if it’s just for her own personal enjoyment. She still buys paperbacks because she’s all nostalgic like that, but her kindle never goes neglected for too long. When not writing, she spends her time with her husband and daughter, and whatever time’s left over she’s forced to fit too many hobbies into too little time.
Nicole is represented by Jane Dystel, of Dystel and Goderich Literary Agency.


★★★★ Four Stars
The first thing that drew me to this book was the cover. I'm one of those that if a cover catches my eye, then I'm going to want to read it. Then I read the blurb and knew it was my kind of book. 

Hayden has moved to New York to further her modelling career. Moving into her new apartment, she's not expecting her new roommate to be the hot, sexy MAN that opens the door. 

Student and baseball player Soren is a sweetheart. There is nothing about this guy that I don't love. He had me swooning so much. He's hot, sweet, he listens, he's attentive. Caring, funny, sexy, ambitious, the list goes on and on. He really is the full package. 

Hayden is so naive it's frustrating. She's only nineteen and a typical small town girl, she can't see what's right in front of her face and it made me want to shake her (although I kind of expected that with her been quite sheltered). Not expecting her career to take off like it has, she's out of her depth but staying afloat. She's never met anyone like Soren before so naturally she's a bit clueless. I did spend most of this book feeling frustrated with her but as we found out her reasons for reacting how she does in this book, I found myself liking her a bit more. 

This is a really good, sweet romance that kept me entertained throughout. The friendship between the two characters is fantastic, they support each other from the start and truly want the other to succeed. Soren was definitely the star of the book, for me. I loved everything about him and his brothers are fantastic. Another great book from Nicole Williams.