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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Alex Mohrenne

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this story but felt like it was too rushed. The story could have been more explored. There was no build-up in the expense, no will they or won’t they, no we shouldn’t but yes we want to. The story as a whole was good and I enjoyed the characters but I would have liked to see it them more depth, I also think there could be some story spin-offs.

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Karyn Taylor

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the 2nd book in a series of standalone contemporary romance novels. I had not read the first book and didn’t feel that I was missing any necessary information. It was also my first time reading this author’s work and I was pleasantly surprised by how my I enjoyed this book.
I do love the ‘brother’s best friend’ trope and this book is a great example of this. Kendall has always had a massive crush on her brother’s best friend Pete. When Kendall has to visit their city for work, she stays at Pete’s house as her brother is away that week. So while the cats away the mice certainly do play. The chemistry is off the charts hot and when they get together it’s hot and steamy.
I loved both Pete and Kendall. I also really liked Kendall’s brother Ryan too. This author has a knack for writing really great characters that are relatable and that you get invested in.
Like many romances set in the sports world, there is a great camaraderie among the players, and this is something I really enjoy reading. Again, this author does a great job here. I loved reading the banter and the ribbing that they give each other, yet they always have each other’s backs.
This is a really great romance novel that I would recommend to other readers.

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Jennifer Gordon

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

An enjoyable and engaging sports romance which was a real page turner. Kendall has been in love with her brother’s friend forever, but he’s always seen her as his friends annoying sister. However, things change when professional baseball player, Pete Saunders, agrees to let Kendall stay with him while she’s in town. Although Pete is known as a bit of a player, he’s never broken the ‘bro-code’ before, “Rule number 1- don’t touch your friend/teammate’s sister. Rule number 2- see rule number 1”, but Kendall is way to tempting for him. Kendall and Pete start a relationship behind her brothers back, but Pete only does casual and he doesn’t believe in true love, so have they even got a future. I liked Kendall and Pete as they were likeable and relatable characters, and their chemistry really sizzled off the page. I also enjoyed how their relationship developed throughout the story. The storyline was fairly fast paced and the out-of-bounds relationship theme kept me happily turning the pages.

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Beverly Finnie

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’m a sucker for these types of books. Everything to Me definitely fit the bill. The author pulls you in with the untouchable storyline that develops into so much more.
Pete, a kid from the wrong side of the tracks, is now a professional baseball player. He has everything he ever dreamed of. Well almost everything. When his best friend’s little sister shows up at his door on a business trip, he’s reminded of just that. One problem is that she’s off limits. Her brother Ryan would never approve of some like him to date her.
Kendall thought she could have a fling with her childhood crush to get him out of her system. That was her plan when she called Pete for a place to stay. Unfortunately it takes some convincing due to his close relationship with her brother. Never did she imagine she would struggle to stick to the terms. Or to fall even harder for him.
The author weaves a tension induced web around them that is about to go up in flames.
How does Pete feel about all this?
Will Kendall and Pete move forward?
The biggest elephant throughout, does Ryan find out?
It’s a sweet story I was sucked right into, and I think you will be too!

@placexba

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Everything to Me (Playing For Keeps #2) by Lauren Fraser-Review by Amanda Kimble

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5/5 Stars

Everything to Me: A Best Friend’s Sister Sports Romance (Playing for Keeps #2) By Lauren Fraser

This is the first book I’ve read by the author. Everything to Me is the second book in the Playing for Keeps Series. Everything to Me is a fantastic read.

Kendall is in town for a week and will be staying with her crush. She was hoping the crush would be over with, but then he opens the door. That changes everything. The quote I chose for Kendall is: “Oh my god, did you seriously just say that?” Kendall scoffed. “Take advantage of me, because the poor little lady couldn’t possibly know her own mind. Believe me, Pete. I know my own mind and if I f*** a guy, it’s because I want to f*** him. Not because I’m so naïve he’s tricked me into it.”

Peter has always thought Kendall was pretty. He didn’t realize how good looking she would get as she grew up. He was thinking of the teenager Kendall. The quote I chose for Peter is: “Torrey Pines, it’s not a hard hike at all, but I think you’ll like it. The path walks along the bluffs and overlooks the water. With the breeze off the ocean, and the birds, it’s always really nice, peaceful, even when it’s busy, which it shouldn’t be too bad today.”

Highly recommended for Sports Romance lovers.

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Everything to Me ( Playing for Keeps Book 2 ) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Carla Clemmons

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this romantic read and didn’t realize it was book 2 so it can be read as a stand alone! I love Kendall’s confidence and energy. The conversations flow so easy between her and Pete. This is one of those stories that flows really well and you don’t want it to end. I’ll definitely be reading more by this author because I really enjoyed their writing style. I’m a sucker for a sweet romance and this was a great one to read!

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Dr. Anya Schultz

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Everything to Me is a book about Kendall, a successful marketing associate who is in love with her brother’s best-friend, Pete, a professional baseball player. Kendall had a crush on Pete since she was a teenager, but he has never seen her that way. She tries to push her luck though when invited to stay with him while she is on a work trip in his hometown. Very quickly the two of them have chemistry, but Pete is nervous about this chemistry because he knows his best friend would kill him for sleeping with his sister. However, how can anyone resist a beautiful, intelligent, and cunning woman like Kendall – she basically persuades him a secret fling is a good idea. Is a secret fling ever a good idea, especially when feelings were already there? Will he have those same feelings for her? If he does, will his past allow him to enjoy those feelings? Is she worth losing his best-friend over?

I just loved this book for so many reasons. One, this is one of my favorite tropes – brother’s best-friend, plus it was a quick read. Two, the characters are so loveable. The banter and playfulness between them is authentic. Also, I am not a girl who really enjoys a slow-burn – well, this was far from it. Within the first chapter, shit is laid out on the table and we are moving!!! The chemistry between Kendall and Pete is amazing! I would love to read more of this author’s work!!

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Dawn Mitchell

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is book 2 of the series but can be read as a standalone. The characters Pete an Kendell were so fun, witty an provided steamy details in the bedroom! All the while hiding it from her brother Ryan. That always makes it that much more fun but dangerous. What happens when he finds out? Must read to find out…

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Everything to Me ( Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Jules Herbert

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This fantastic author presents us with wonderful, strong heartfelt characters, a fun storyline and enough steam at the right moments to keep you completely hooked from start to finish. What a great book! I loved the characters Pete and Kendall and going along with them every step of the way through this fun and at times emotional story. Their chemistry was absolutely off the charts! I am definitely going back and reading book one while I excitedly anticipate more from this awesome series.

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Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2) by Lauren Fraser – Review by Lyndsey Fairley

Everything to Me (Playing for Keeps Book 2)Everything to Me by Lauren Fraser
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

One of my guilty pleasure tropes is best friends siblings, and add in sports and I will read with no breaks and be a happy bookworm.
I loved these two, they just meshed. And I liked their friends too! Kept me hooked from start to finish.

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