Blog Tour + ARC Review & Giveaway: Remy by Katy Evans

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Welcome to today’s stop on the blog tour for Remy by Katy Evans!

Remy by Katy Evans

Remy by Katy Evans
Series: Real #3 (full reading order below)
Publication Date: November 25th 2013
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Underground fighter Remington Tate is a mystery, even to himself. His mind is dark and light, complex and enlightening. At times his actions and moods are carefully measured, and at others, they spin out of control.

Through it all, there’s been one constant: wanting, needing, loving, and protecting Brooke Dumas. This is his story; from the first moment he laid eyes on her and knew, without a doubt, she would be the realest thing he’s ever had to fight for.

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*There will be SPOILERS for books 1 & 2!*

AH! Do you know how much I love Remy? Because I adore him. I fell in love with him in REAL, and even more so in MINE. And now we have a book in his own POV, and it is the perfect conclusion to Remy and Brooke’s wonderful love story.

REMY begins right after the end of book 2, and Brooke and Remy are getting married! It’s a beautiful time for them, and Remy is reminiscing about the time when he first meets Brooke. He has flashbacks of all the memories he made with Brooke from the first time he saw her at the ring and chased after her, up until she gave birth to their beautiful baby boy.

I’ve fought all my life to stay sane. To keep focused, driven, and centered. But tonight, I fight to show one woman my worth.

I loved being inside Remy’s head. We see upfront the amount of love he has for his girl. His love is strong, passionate, and beautiful, just like he is. He’s also dealing with his bipolar disorder, and my heart went out to him. Because the previous books were in Brooke’s POV, we never truly get to see how Remy himself deals with his disorder. In REMY, it’s heartbreaking to read, but in the end, you know Remy will be alright, because he has the love of his Brooke and their son to keep him going.

Life can throw the curveballs at me, but not at her. I’ll catch them for her and I’ll throw them back. She’ll be untouchable to everything and everyone but me.

I don’t know how many times I swooned, but just know that it was a lot. Remy is raw and primal and so very sexy, and now he’s a father too, so that just adds to the sexiness. I loved going back to the beginning of Brooke and Remy’s story, and feeling again all the emotions I felt the first time I read REAL. Remy’s POV was perfect. Katy Evans does a fantastic job and her writing is as impeccable as ever.

“Every day you make me the luckiest man alive.”

If you’ve read REAL and MINE, you don’t want to miss Remy. It’s not just a recap of the first two books only in Remy’s POV, but also the continuation and ending of Brooke and Remy’s story. I highly recommend this series to any romance lover. It’s got fantastic writing, heartfelt emotions, and a sexy, alpha book boyfriend! Love this series so much, and I can’t wait for the next two books!

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Reading Order: Real series

Real by Katy Evans Mine by Katy Evans Remy by Katy Evans
Rogue by Katy Evans Ripped by Katy Evans Legend by Katy Evans

#1 ~ Real: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#2 ~ Mine: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#3 ~ Remy: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#4 ~ Rogue: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#5 ~ Ripped: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#6 ~ Legend: My Review • EbookPaperback • AudibleGoodreads

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Katy EvansHey! I’m Katy Evans and I love family, books, life, and love. I’m married with two children and three dogs and spend my time baking, walking, writing, reading, and taking care of my family. Thank you for spending your time with me and picking up my story. I hope you had an amazing time with it, like I did. If you’d like to know more about books in progress, look me up on the Internet, I’d love to hear from you!

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Blog Tour + ARC Review & Giveaway: Mine by Katy Evans

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Mine by Katy Evans

Mine by Katy Evans
Series: Real #2 (full reading order below)
Publication Date: November 5th 2013
Source: I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review
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“I will do anything to make her MINE.” —Remington Tate 

In the international bestseller REAL, the unstoppable bad boy of the Underground fighting circuit finally met his match. Hired to keep him in prime condition, Brooke Dumas unleashed a primal desire in Remington “Remy” Tate as vital as the air he breathes . . . and now he can’t live without her.

Brooke never imagined she would end up with the man who is every woman’s dream, but not all dreams end happily ever after, and just when they need each other the most, Brooke is torn away from the ringside. Now with distance and darkness between them, the only thing left is to fight for the love of the man she calls MINE.

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Oh. My. GOODNESS. REMY!!! ❤

I honestly have no words to describe how much I enjoyed this book. I loved it! I loved every single part of Mine, from the writing to the characters and everything the book made me feel. And oh god, the feels. There is just so much happening in Mine that my heart was all over the place. I was smiling and so happy for the characters, and then my heart would be breaking and crying for them. Mine takes you on a roller coaster of emotions, and I loved every second of it!

“You,” he says, his voice terse and commanding as he drags his wet thumb across my lips, “are going to love me until I die. I’m going to make you love me even if it hurts, and when it hurts, I’m going to make it better, Brooke.” He eases his thumb into my mouth and rubs it purposely against the tip of my tongue, the movie quietly demanding that I lick it. When I do, my breasts ache and I watch him extract his thumb to brush the wet pad across my bottom lip. “You’re going to fucking love me if it kills us.”

Mine starts off where Real left off. It’s been a while since Brooke came back to Remy, and this time, she’s with him for good. You can just feel the amount of love Brooke has for Remy, and I never had doubts about her. She is a fantastic heroine and an incredible narrator. I felt for Brooke and I just adore her. She’s a unique character. And the most important thing to her is Remy. She’ll do everything and anything to ensure he’s happy and that he will win the championship. She loves all of Remy, his blue-eyed side and his black-eyed side. You’d get that kind of devotion from the hero, but Brooke just exudes this protectiveness of Remy, and I absolutely admired her for it.

“I promise. I promise, you have my heart, and you have me. You will always have me.”

Remy. Is. Back! I was in love with him in Real, and he stole my heart again in Mine. I think I loved him even more in Mine too. He can be hot and sexy, he can be funny and cute, and he can be sweet and adorable. But most of all, Remy is primal. He’s like an animal, and Brooke even refers to him as her lion. “Mine” is Remy’s favorite word, and I swear, I swooned every time he said it! There’s just something about an intensely possessive, protective man that gets to me. *sighs* Remy is back in the Underground to fight and win the championship. And during all of his fights and training, you can feel the love this beautiful man has for Brooke. It’s different than in Real, because now nothing can get in the way of Brooke and Remy and their fierce romance. But… then something does happen, and unforeseen circumstances cause Remy and Brooke to separate. They are not broken up, mind you, but they can’t physically be together. And the physical aspect of their relationship is just as important as the mental and emotional ones. And let me tell you, Remy and Brooke are steaming hot in Mine!

“You’re everything I never knew I wanted.” He tucks back another tendril of hair behind my ear, his eyes a little too brilliant as he draws back. “And all mine, remember that tidbit.”

Even though Remy and Brooke aren’t physically together, their hearts are still one. Their love is the kind that is always burning and never wavering. These two are it for each other, and I can’t imagine anyone else who is perfect for them. And since we’re reading from Brooke’s POV, when they’re apart, we don’t get much Remy time, but he’s always present one way or another. He’s in Brooke’s heart, her thoughts, her dreams, and her desires. And I never to got tired of it. Brooke and Remy are meant to be.

“I want you, I love you like nothing in my fucking life, nothing.”

Their love is fierce, raw, and so full of passion. I was pretty much getting high off reading their story. For much of the book though, Remy is insecure about Brooke’s love. She left him once, and he’s terrified she’ll do it again. It’s heartbreaking how Remy never had love in his life before Brooke, but it’s so beautiful that this man who has never had an ounce of love from his parents can find it in himself to give his whole heart to the woman who means everything to him. And Remy isn’t the only one giving his all. Brooke is determined to prove to Remy that she truly loves him and won’t leave him again.

I honestly love the writing. It’s fresh and unique and I bow down to Katy Evans for her skill. It’s part of why I love Brooke and her narration so much. She’s such a likable and relatable character because of the way she talks and thinks and narrates.

Mine is a fantastic sequel to the equally stunning Real. You get more of Remy’s intensity, Brooke and Remy’s heartwarming romance, more sexy times, and more songs! I love the song Iris, all thanks to Katy Evans! I’m SO excited for the next book, Remy, now!!

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Reading Order: Real series

Real by Katy Evans Mine by Katy Evans Remy by Katy Evans
Rogue by Katy Evans Ripped by Katy Evans Legend by Katy Evans

#1 ~ Real: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#2 ~ Mine: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#3 ~ Remy: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#4 ~ Rogue: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#5 ~ Ripped: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#6 ~ Legend: My Review • EbookPaperback • AudibleGoodreads

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Katy EvansHey! I’m Katy Evans and I love family, books, life, and love. I’m married with two children and three dogs and spend my time baking, walking, writing, reading, and taking care of my family. Thank you for spending your time with me and picking up my story. I hope you had an amazing time with it, like I did. If you’d like to know more about books in progress, look me up on the Internet, I’d love to hear from you!

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Book News, Weekly Recap & Upcoming Releases! {9}

Cover Reveals!!

★ The third and final book of the Something Strange and Deadly series by Susan Dennard, Strange and Ever After, has a cover!

Strange and Ever After by Susan Dennard

In the conclusion to the trilogy that Publishers Weekly called “a roaring—and addictive—gothic world,” Eleanor Fitt must control her growing power, face her feelings for Daniel, and confront the evil necromancer Marcus…all before it’s too late.

He took her brother, he took her mother, and now, Marcus has taken her good friend Jie. With more determination than ever to bring this sinister man to justice, Eleanor heads to the hot desert streets of nineteenth-century Egypt in hopes of ending this nightmare. But in addition to her increasingly tense relationships with Daniel, Joseph, and her demon, Oliver, Eleanor must also deal with her former friend, Allison, who has curiously entangled herself in Eleanor’s mission.

With the rising dead chomping at her every move and Jie’s life hanging in the balance, Eleanor is convinced that her black magic will see her through to the bitter end. But there will be a price. Though she and the Spirit Hunters have weathered every battle thus far, there will be consequences to suffer this time—the effects of which will be irreversible. And when it’s over, only some will be able to live a strange and ever after.

Susan Dennard will leave readers breathless and forever changed in the concluding pages of this riveting ride.

★ It’s the cover for The Destiny of Violet and Luke by Jessica Sorensen! This is the third book in The Coincidence series.

The Destiny of Violet and Luke by Jessica Sorensen

Luke Price’s life has always been about order, control, and acting tough on the outside. He uses meaningless relationships as a distraction and a way to tune out the twisted memories of his childhood. He secretly wishes that one day he could find that one perfect person, but deep down he doesn’t believe that perfection really exists.

Violet Hayes has had a rough life, surrounded by drugs, neglect, and irresponsible parents. She thought she could escape that kind of life when she went to college, but her past catches up with her. To protect herself from getting hurt, she acts tough and keeps her distance from everyone. But then she meets Luke. The two of them clash, yet they can’t seem to stay away from each other. The more they get to know one another, the more they realize just how similar their lives are, and that maybe the perfection they’ve always been looking for lies in each other.

★ Amy Plum (author of Die for Me) is has a new book coming out May 6th 2014 called After the End! You can read about what she says about her new book here.

After the End by Amy Plum

“She’s searching for answers to her past. They’re hunting her to save their future.”

World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They’ve survived for the last thirty years by living off the land, being one with nature, and hiding from whoever else might still be out there.

At least, this is what Juneau has been told her entire life.

When Juneau returns from a hunting trip to discover that everyone in her clan has vanished, she sets off to find them. Leaving the boundaries of their land for the very first time, she learns something horrifying: There never was a war. Cities were never destroyed. The world is intact. Everything was a lie.

Now Juneau is adrift in a modern-day world she never knew existed. But while she’s trying to find a way to rescue her friends and family, someone else is looking for her. Someone who knows the extraordinary truth about the secrets of her past.

★ Here’s the back cover of The Iron Traitor (The Iron Fey: Call of the Forgotten #2) by Julie Kagawa! This is another great book from Julie, and you can read my review of it here.

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In the Fields by Willow Aster has a new cover!

In the Fields by Willow Aster

1971 — In the tiny, backward town of Tulma, Tennessee, optimistic, bookish Caroline Carson unwittingly finds herself in the middle of a forbidden romance. Severely neglected by her family and forced to flee Tulma to protect her secrets, Caroline’s young life comes crashing down around her. She finds refuge in a new town, but the past always has a way of stretching around time and stirring up trouble.

When a new love comes into her life, she has to decide if she can give her heart to someone else, or if she will always be tied to someone she can’t have.

Snippets!!

★ It’s a Wild Child (The Wild Ones #1.5) snippet from M. Leighton!

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★ A Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels #7) snippet from Ilona Andrews’ blog:

“A vampire!” Derek shouted.The window above us and to the left broke. Shards of glass and wood cascaded to the floor.  A vampire fell into the room, its mind a hot spark in front of me.  It landed on all fours, old, gaunt, and inhuman.  A sharp bone crest protruded from its back.  Another one.

The vamp shot forward and stopped.

“I’m still… a Master of the Dead,” Ghastek said from a blanket on the floor.  “Kill it before I lose consciousness.”

★ Abbi Glines put up a teaser for Take A Chance, which is Harlow and Grant’s book! You can read it here. I’m SO excited to read it, because I think they’ll be the best couple yet in the Rosemary Beach series 🙂

★ Another Trust in Me (Wait for You #1.5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout teaser from her blog:

I let go as she shook her head and was in the process of heading upstairs to wake up Jase’s lazy ass when Teresa came in the front door.

“Cam!” She let out a high-pitched squeal when she saw me in the foyer and dropped her book bag. The pint-sized terror took one step and launched herself at me.

Laughing, I caught her before she knocked me down. “Well, hello to you.”

“When did you get here?” she asked once I sat her down.

“This morning.”

She smacked my arm. “You should’ve texted me! I would’ve skipped my afternoon classes and come home early.”

“I heard that!” yelled Mom from the kitchen.

Teresa rolled her eyes, and I laughed. Somewhere in the last two years or so, she’d grown up from a gangly child into a stunning young woman. And every time I saw her, I wanted to pull a paper sack over her head. Everywhere she went, guys looked, and they really looked.

She had inherited the dark hair and blue eyes from Dad, but she had Mom’s delicate features. Her beauty and small frame were really misleading, because she had also developed mom’s snappy, quick wit. When she and Mom got going, no one was safe.

“I’m going to skip dance tonight,” she said, tugging the tie from her hair. It seemed to have grown overnight, falling well past her shoulders.

“You don’t have to do that,” I told her. “I’ll be here all weekend.”

“Yeah, but I never get to see you!” She pouted, giving me the look that probably got her a lot of things. “You’re too busy and too cool to hang out with your sister anymore.”

“Exactly,” I said, grinning.

She smacked my arm hard. “Jerk.”

Facing the stairs, I saw Jase come down before Teresa did. He was as quiet as a freaking ninja and he came to a stop at the bottom, his hair damp and clothing unwrinkled. He hadn’t made a sound, but Teresa stiffened in front of me. Her eyes, so like mine, widened a fraction of an inch.

My gaze narrowed on her.

Teresa whipped around with the elegance of a dancer, and I cringed when she shrieked, “Jase!”

The pensive look that had been on Jase’s face from the moment I picked him up vanished like a bad nightmare. He came down on the landing a second before my sister threw herself at the guy, greeting him in the same way she’d done with me. His eyes were only on her, and while I completely trusted Jase, even he wasn’t immune to her.

I also didn’t like it when he wrapped his arms around her, keeping them both from tumbling backward.

“Cam didn’t tell me you were here!” she cried, clinging to him like a little monkey. “You’re staying here the whole weekend, too?”

Jase smiled down at the top of Teresa’s head—the head that was currently plastered against his chest. “Yeah, I’m here until Cam heads back.”

I knew in that exact moment, Teresa would be bowing out on dance not only tonight, but also the rest of the weekend. I sighed.

Teresa said something that only Jase could hear and his smile spread in a way that had me taking deep, even breaths. Then he looked up, his gaze meeting mine. He shot me a helpless look, and I rolled my eyes, strolling forward.

“Okay.” I grabbed her arms, physically lifting her away from Jase. “I think you can let him go now. He probably wants to breathe at some point.”

Jase laughed as Teresa shot me a look that promised death and dismemberment and yanked her arms free. I stepped back, just in case she was going to try to hit me again. My sister had muscles.

★ REAL by Katy Evans fans! Are you excited for the release of MINE? You can read some excerpts of it here and here!

★ Samantha Towle has a teaser on her blog of her upcoming new adult book, Trouble!

“Men you knew, Mia,” he says. “Not me. And surprisingly, I can compromise. Not all the time, so don’t go getting used to it.” He grins. “But I just don’t want to spend the next however long disagreeing with you over this when I know I’m gonna end up giving into you anyway.”

“Because?”

Taking a step back, his arms fold over his broad chest. “Because you’re a hard girl to say no to.”

Oh. Okay then.

I suddenly feel lightheaded.

And light-hearted.

“So are you going to take this win and get back in the car?” He sweeps a hand in the direction of the Mustang. “Or are you going to stand here all day chewing over it?”

I bite the smile that’s forcing its way onto my lips. “Well, I’m not one to gloat.” I throw him a smug grin as I walk past him, destination Mustang.

He’s quiet behind me. I only know he’s following from the crunch of the gravel under his feet.

“Did you know you swing your ass when you walk?”

What?

I stop, shocked that he’s just said that about my ass. And also a little turned on hearing him talk about my ass.

Turned on. Again.

Jesus.

I didn’t actually know that I swing my ass when I walk, but that’s beside the point. I scowl at him over my shoulder. “And your point is?”

“No point. Just an observation.” He holds his hands up in surrender, and his eyes crinkle from the smile on his face. “It’s kinda cute is all.”

“Cute?” I frown, ignoring the pull I feel for him in my lower half. “I’m not cute.”

“I never said you were cute. I said your ass-swinging was cute.”

★ Plus, a teaser from Jessica Sorensen for The Temptation of Lila and Ethan (The Secret #3).

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Other News!!

Finding Cinderella (Hopeless #2.5) by Colleen Hoover is FREE and LIVE NOW! Read my review of it here. It’s absolutely beautiful, and if you haven’t read it yet, YOU SHOULD RIGHT NOW!

★ CALLING ALL COLLEEN HOOVER FANS! If you HAVE read Finding Cinderella, do you wish there could be more Daniel and Six? Well, Colleen said she MIGHT write more, but only if Atria Indie Authors can get 15,000 likes by Monday. So go and like!!

From Colleen’s Facebook:

WANT MORE????
I can honestly say I’ve never been this flooded with requests for more story as I have been for Daniel and Six. And honestly, it was so much fun writing them. So…I have a deal I’d like to make with you.
Because I love Atria so much and they were so awesome to publish FINDING CINDERELLA for free, I’d like to show them the support they deserve. If we can get their page to 15,000 likes before this tour kicks off on Monday, I’ll give you more Daniel and Six later in 2014. Can’t say how much I’ll promise, because until I get to them again I don’t really know if their story will call for a few free chapters or another novella or a whole book. So if you want more Daniel and Six (With some Sky and Holder) in whatever form I can get it to you, go here and like Atria Indie Authors. Then tell your friends to like it. And your enemies. And share this status.

Here’s the post she wrote, and you can like Atria Indie Authors here!

★ So Katy Evans (author of Real) was working on writing the sequel Raw, but had to change the series order, and here’s what she said:

Dear Readers,

Melanie’s hero, in RAW, turned out a very jealous alpha who did not appreciate the love triangle I had set up for his and Melanie’s book – at all. He wants a redo. Therefore, while I have no choice but to succumb to his wishes (he’s a handful, alright), Gallery Books and I have switched the dates so that RIPPED releases after REMY, and I have time to work on RAW – which will close the series in the Underground, with a sexy as hell financier who makes all the fights happen, and Melanie – who’s a little more than he bargained for when she goes visit Brooke and Remy. I can’t wait to share both RIPPED and RAW with you!!! I am as in love with both of these stories as I am with all 3 of THE Brooke and Remy ones. I love sharing this series with you!

Love,

Katy

Castle Hill (On Dublin Street #2.5) by Samantha Young has a blurb!

Castle Hill by Samantha Young

Braden Carmichael never imagined he’d fall as hard and as fast as he did for Jocelyn Butler. He also could not have anticipated how difficult it would be to convince her to give in to love. But now that he has her, he’s never letting go. He’s got it all planned—the passionate proposal, the dream wedding, the sexy Hawaiian honeymoon—even the perfect family they’ll start.

After trying to flee from her painful past, Joss is finally allowing herself to embrace the future. But when things start moving faster than she anticipated, she finds herself panicking over something Braden can’t understand. After everything they’ve been through, Joss is sure that their love can survive even her worst fears. But, this time, she may push Braden too far—and risk losing everything all over again…

★ Jessica Sorensen is writing a new book! It’s called Forget Me Not and comes out in 2014.

Forget Me Not by Jessica Sorensen

***Official blurb coming soon***
***Coming in 2014, a dark thriller***

My name is London Asherford. I know what I look like. I know what I’m supposed to do everyday. Just like I know where I live and who my family is. What I don’t know is who I am. I lost my memories and my identity five years ago and I can’t remember anything before that.
Sometimes I wish I could. Remember who I used to be. What I liked. What I didn’t like.

But sometimes I’m glad I can’t remember. Especially late at night when I’m lost in my dreams because it feels like I might have done something terrible. Like hurt somebody.

Or maybe even taken a life.

★ Nalini Singh fans! She has a new story up on her blog called Christmas in the Kitchen, and you can read it here! It’s an adorable short story about the DarkRiver leopards, and takes place before Bonds of Justice.

Weekly Recap

Reviewed on the blog this week:

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Don’t forget to check out the giveaways listed on the blog on the right!

Cover Reveals on the blog:

Upcoming New Releases:

Allegiant by Veronica Roth The Temptation of Lila and Ethan by Jessica Sorensen Trust in Me by J. Lynn Wild Child by M. Leighton Making Faces by Amy Harmon Off Chance by Sawyer Bennett Theirs to Keep by Maya Banks Running in Place by L.B. Simmons Black and Blue by Gena Showalter

Review: Real by Katy Evans

Real by Katy Evans

Real by Katy Evans
Series: Real #1 (full reading order below)
Publication Date: April 8th 2013
Links: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads

A fallen boxer.
A woman with a broken dream.
A competition…

He even makes me forget my name. One night was all it took, and I forgot everything and anything except the sexy fighter in the ring who sets my mind ablaze and my body on fire with wanting…

Remington Tate is the strongest, most confusing man I’ve ever met in my life.

He’s the star of the dangerous underground fighting circuit, and I’m drawn to him as I’ve never been drawn to anything in my life. I forget who I am, what I want, with just one look from him. When he’s near, I need to remind myself that I am strong–but he is stronger. And now it’s my job to keep his body working like a perfect machine, his taut muscles primed and ready to break the bones of his next opponents . . .

But the one he’s most threatening to, now, is me.

I want him. I want him without fear. Without reservations.

If only I knew for sure what it is that he wants from me?

I was a bit wary going into Real, because I wasn’t sure I’d like it very much, despite the outrageous amount of love for it. But oh my goodness, I did! I really enjoyed it! It was better than I’d expected, and I wish I’d read it sooner. A fighter romance, with an intense book boyfriend I totally fell in love with, Real was one emotional roller coaster to read.

Brooke was honestly a great heroine. I never had a problem with her, and to be honest, if I were in her shoes, I would have NO idea how to deal with Remington Tate and his advances. I’d probably just melt into a puddle of goo, or just faint dead. In any case, she was an interesting change in heroines. She was a former track runner, but her dreams were ruined when she got seriously injured. Now she helps athletes with their bodies.

The moment Brooke and Remy meet, it’s instant lust at first sight. They connect on a powerfully physical way, and the emotional part slowly becomes a part of them. Besides the incredible lust Brooke and Remy have for each other, I loved that the book wasn’t predictable. I had no idea what would happen one moment, and I’d be wonderfully surprised. There are quite a few plot twists as well, and they’re so incredibly well done! So filled with angst (my favorite thing ever to read!), my heart was hurting so much, and I was desperately wishing for Remy and Brooke’s HEA.

This book was scorching. Remy is intensely raw and masculine and… *phew* oh man. I’m not even sure I can do justice to describing the way he comes off the pages. He’s built for power and strength as a fighter, so don’t even get me started on the delicious body this man has. Lickable abs indeed. (And I just love the model on the cover–I think it’s a pretty perfect image of Remy!). The tension–sexual tension–is completely off the charts! Remy is an intensely physical man, and when he sets his sights on Brooke… wow. It did get to be a bit much at times, but I totally loved Remy, so who cares? He’s insanely possessive and protective of Brooke, and he’s got such a way with words, I was swooning so hard!

“You’ll leave me the second it gets too steep, and you’ll leave me with nothing–when I want you like I’ve never wanted anything in life. You’re all I think about, dream about. I get high and low and it’s all about you now, it’s not even about me anymore. I can’t sleep, can’t think, can’t concentrate worth shit anymore and it’s all because I want to be the fucking ‘one’ for you and as soon as you realize what I am, all I’ll be is a fucking mistake!”

Remington Tate has got some things haunting him though. It was something I never expected, and so different from anything I’ve ever read, so even his secrets were an even more refreshing change than Remy already was.

And because of this book, I’ve fallen madly in love with the song Iris. *swoon*

“I don’t want to be yours. I want to be your fucking REAL.”

4 hearts! Maybe a 4.5 at some parts, but overall, I’d definitely recommend this book. It was a perfect romance!

4 hearts
lacey


Reading Order: Real series

Real by Katy Evans Mine by Katy Evans Remy by Katy Evans
Rogue by Katy Evans Ripped by Katy Evans Legend by Katy Evans

#1 ~ Real: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#2 ~ Mine: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#3 ~ Remy: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#4 ~ Rogue: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#5 ~ Ripped: My Review • Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#6 ~ Legend: My Review • EbookPaperback • AudibleGoodreads


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