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Unlikely to Fit by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Amber Lange

Unlikely to Fit (Parker Lake Book 2)Unlikely to Fit by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Unlikely To Fit by Ashlie Knapp is book two in the Parker Lane series. It is a romantic comedy type book. I did not read book one but did not feel lost or confused in this book. This is my first book by this author and I do like her writing style. I found the book to be a little slow moving at first but it picked up for me around 30%. I really liked Breckin. She is nerdy and adorable and I bet her and I would be great friends if she was real. Griffin really was a gentle giant so to speak but I think the death of his first love just really was hard for him to get over. I think they definitely belong together. They both had heartache and both needed each other to be happy again. I really thought Griffs grandma was a hoot. Anyway overall I liked the story and would rate 4 stars.

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Unlikely to Stay (Parker Lake Book 3) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Unlikely to Stay (Parker Lake Book 3)Unlikely to Stay by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unlikely to Stay (Parker Lake Book 3) by Ashlie Knapp is a romantic comedy and another amazing book in this wonderful series. Ashlie writes from the heart and her tales hook in to you and you won’t want to stop reading even when the book is finished. The wonderful and crazy and heartwarming characters Ashlie writes about make you laugh out loud, smile and cry right along with them. They have become like family that you actually want to spend time with. Ashlie’s word building makes you picture each and every scene bringing to life amazing friends and family an the town in which they live. This book and the series is well written and flowed effortlessly and you will find yourself still thinking about it long after you have finished reading it.

Settle in and get comfy and enjoy the journey. I know I did.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Unlikely to Stay (Parker Lake, Book 3) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Shannon Fowler

Unlikely to Stay (Parker Lake Book 3)Unlikely to Stay by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is not my first book by Knapp and it will not be my last. If you like stories with sweet hometown characters, stories with simple yet heart felt problems, then you need to read the Parker Lake Series. Unlikely to Stay is book 3 in the series and it is the story of CC and Brant. CC is the hometown Beauty Salon owner while Brant is the newest most eligible bachelor in town. However, Brant is only in town to serve a 3-year internship. This is another cute sweet story that will makes Ashliee Knapp a certifiable one-click author! If you have not read any of her books you could very easily pick this one to start with. There is some back story told about CC’s friends which are books 1 and 2 in this series but each book is about a new couple. The other stories are a must read as well. I don’t think there is any one thing that I love about this book, it is just an over all good story. I can definitely recommend this story to readers young and old alike.

Review by @shannonlovesbooks

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Unlikely to Fit (Parker Lake, Book 2) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Shannon Fowler

Unlikely to Fit (Parker Lake Book 2)Unlikely to Fit by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love Ashlie Knapp’s writing style, characters, covers, and stories! You can try to avoid love and be just like the main characters of this story, Breckin and Griff, but I bet just like them, you will be surprised!

Knapp’s books are easy to read, with stories that are sweet, sexy and safe enough for your own 90 year old “Mema” to read!

Since this is not my first book by Knapp, I was hoping that Unlikely to Fit would leave me smiling and my heart warm and full, just like her other books. In the craziness of real life, it is good to have a go to author to make you feel good! Ashlie Knapp is my go to goodness!

Breckin and Griff have had their hearts broken by their previous loves. Neither one is looking to start over. Their adventure is a fun one to read. Griff’s grandmother steals the show most of the time which causes Griff and Breckin to come together.

This is the second book in the series but it could be read as a stand alone. However, I suggest reading book one first as there are some references to the main characters, Annie and Wyatt. The main characters from book one are the best friends of Breckin and Griff. (Plus Knapp writes a great story!)

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Unlikely to Fit (Parker Lake Book 2) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Unlikely to Fit (Parker Lake Book 2)Unlikely to Fit by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unlikely to Fit the second book in the Parker Lake Series by Ashlie Knapp is a second  chance romance story and I absolutely loved it. Ashlie has the ability to weave a tale so  real, you feel like you know and love the characters. There is sadness, love and  laughter as we watch our main characters work through the toughest times in their  lives. Add in the best of friends and one extremely cray cray but totally lovable  grandmother and you have the perfect recipe for a good story.    Brecken has been betrayed by the one person who promised her forever. Griff is still  mourning and doesn’t know how to move forward. Will they be able to let go and learn  to love again?     This story with have you laughing out loud, loving and hating and crying. Who doesn’t  want a second chance at love with a hot and oh so sexy man. If you have never read  anything by Ashlie you need to get your hands on her works, they are just fantastic.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Unlikely In Love (A Parker Lake Novel Book 1) by Ashlie Knapp – Review By Heidi Eich Woodring

Unlikely in Love (A Parker Lake Novel Book 1)Unlikely in Love by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unlikely in Love is the first book in the Parker Lake series by Ashlie Knapp. From the very first page until the last this book grabbed me and I was able to jump right in. I adore the small town books where love is blooming. I love that I can laugh out loud and I love a story that can make me smile, this book hit it all for me and highly recommend this author and this series. This is the first book i have read by this author and I can not wait to read more from her and also see where this series will go. I simply adored this five star read and the connection the main characters had.

Annabella is back home and needing help run the family farm. Her high school crush is home from his time in the military and asks for a job. When he takes the job, he quickly is able to see that the only girl who kept his interest in high school still can. I loved that these two could banter with each other, but still have moments where they can be serious. Two strong character who learn no matter what the odds, they can still come together and be love, happy, and content. Truly an amazing read!

Review by @Heidi Eich Woodring

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Unlikely in Love (A Parker Lake Novel Book 1) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Unlikely in Love (A Parker Lake Novel Book 1)Unlikely in Love by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unlikely in Love is the first book in the series A Parker Lake Novel by Ashlie Knapp. This is the fifth book I have read by Ashlie and she never disappoints. I absolutely love Ashlie’s writing style, it is a beautiful and easy read that you will love from the first word to the last. The chemistry between the characters was wonderful and honest and I found myself laughing out loud at their easy and sweet banter and when times were tough I found myself tearing up. Ashlie has the knack to keep you engaged from the start and you will find yourself at the end before you are willing to let go.

Annabelle Cleaver is dealing with the loss of the one person who loved her, when her high school crush walks into her life. With her besties by her side Annabelle is sure to never go under. Wyatt Holloway has come home a broken man who is trying to find himself again after serving three tours with the army. When he sees the beautiful girl from his past she may just be the one thing he needs.

The friendship between Annabelle and her besties had me laughing out loud and found it totally relatable. I truly can’t wait to read the next book in the series. Ashlie is one author you need to add to your reading list.

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Playing for Keeps (Playing Series Book 3) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Playing for Keeps (Playing Series Book 3)Playing for Keeps by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Aria Cook was raised by her father and is definitely not a girly girl. She works for her father in his bar A shot of Whiskey, where you give as good as you get and flirt for a bigger tip. She is one hell of a straight shootin, sassy young woman. She has all she needs, friends and family. She has her two best friends in the world, Cassie and Callie, her father who she loved fiercely, her job in the bar and her job dancing for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team. But she has know heartache, that heartache found her leaving behind her dreams, more than one dream. One dream she can live without, the second is keeping her from fully living her life. Know one knows the second one, it is something she has kept hidden from all who love her, one that she fights to keep hidden every day, one that will stop her from finding love.

Trevin Anderson loves women. If it has two legs and wears a skirt he’s your man, a man who is a love them and leave them kind of man, a man who doesn’t get attached, doesn’t do relationships. Women know what he’s like and what he wants so it’s a win win. He is also famous he is an NBA athlete, he plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team a job he absolutely loves. He has all he needs and loves in his life, his family and his best friends, he adhores his baby sister and love his mum. But when he meets a certain red headed Thunder dancer he starts to think that maybe, just maybe there is space in his life for more. Slowly but slowly he is trying to break down her walls, walking away is not an option, he will make her see he is boyfriend material.

Will Aria let Trevin in? Will she finally share her secret from the past? Will her past catch up to her? Will Trevin finally give up because it is too hard to fight for?

This is the third book in the series and is just as good as the other two. Ashlie weaves a story that pulls you in and you feel like you are right there with these wonderful loving and funny characters. This is one series you do not want to miss.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Playing for Love (Playing Series, Book 2) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Playing for Love (Playing Series, Book 2)Playing for Love by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

All Cassie Randall has ever wanted to do is help kids, kids with secrets the same as she is hiding. Secrets she has that have haunted her every day of her life. Secrets that ensures she will never trust a man, never have a relationship, never have a family. Cassie finally left her home in Alaska and her secret behind her when she moved to Oklahoma. In Oklahoma she has found a life she has fought hard to build and she has the most amazing best friends, Callie and Aria who are her family now. Cassie is studying hard to be a teacher, in fact she is nearly finished her study and is getting class time which she is loving. Teaching is her calling and her students adore her. Cassie is always studying but her best friends have decided she needs to put the books down for a while and learn to start living life, have a little fun, find a boy. Cassie does not need a distraction, does not need a man, does not need a complication but she is finding that someone or something is getting under her skin.

Jamal Jenkins had to grow up fast as a teenager, much sooner than someone that age should have to do. He is the point guard for the Thunder basketball team and is good at it. He is in the lime light and is portrayed as a player, a ladies man, a womaniser but if only they knew. Jamal would like nothing more than to live a quiet life with his family, his friends, with the people he loves. Jamal finds himself thinking of more than his next game, more than his responsibilities, he is distracted in a way he never thought was possible for him, something or someone is getting under his skin.

Can Jamal convince Cassie believe that he is a good guy? Can he convince her that he can be trusted? Will Cassie finally give in to her heart and finally trust the man before her? Will Cassie finally find love? Will Cassie’s secret finally catch up to her?

Ashlie Knapp has written another good story. The characters make you feel with them, laugh with them, cry with them. You feel a connection with each one of them and drawn into the story with them. Well worth the read.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Playing to Win (Playing Series, book 1) by Ashlie Knapp – Review by Jenni Bishop

Playing to Win (Playing Series, book 1)Playing to Win by Ashlie Knapp
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Callie Thompson has spent her life around basketball. Sports is her life, it is in her blood and that is why she is studying journalism at the University of Oklahoma. All she wants to do when she graduates from Uni is be a broadcaster of sports it has always been her life’s dream. To help pay her way she is a dancer for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Callie may love the sport but after being burned and had her heart broken she lives by her rule and that rule is to never ever date an athlete. But with her Dad and best friends by her side she has all she needs, or does she?

Kyle Kelly is only twenty six but he is the best at what he does and that is play for the Oklahoma Thunder. He is currently the man and everybody loves the sexy charismatic man and pure gentleman. All he has ever wanted to do is play basketball and he knows he is damn lucky to be where he is but winning an NBA championship would be the icing on the cake. But is he unknowingly missing something?

Will Callie’s dream come true? Will she break the one rule she has lived by? Will Callie find herself back in the same situation with her heart shattered? Can Callie learn to trust again? Will Callie find love? Will Kyle win the heart of the spunky and sassy girl? Will he earn her trust? Will he lose the things he loves most in life? Will he remember what is important in life or will it be too late?

Enjoyed the characters in this story You are immediately drawn into the story by the characters that were fun, sassy, spunky and witty. I found myself laughing out loud at their antics. It was a great read from start to end. It was light hearted, funny and all round entertaining. Ashlie is a good writer and I can not wait to read more of her outstanding work. For those of you who like a good romance with a little sports thrown in then look no further.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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