Monday, October 30, 2017

a book in review! | Squeeze Play by Aven Ellis

Full of enthusiasm, recent graduate Hayley Carter is thrilled to be working for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Having spent a lot of her life in the background due to family circumstances, Hayley is eager to step up and be heard—and bring much needed change to her new organization. With romance on the shelf, it’s time to focus on herself and new career. Armed with a workbook to help her improve on a personal and professional level, Hayley is ready to become a better version of who she already is.

But will a baseball player for the Washington Soaring Eagles challenge her thoughts on not only dating, but the person she thinks she needs to be?

Brody Jensen is the new catcher for the professional team in DC. Baseball is everything to Brody and has been his salvation while growing up. Brody wants to make the most of his full-time shot behind the plate. Which means no serious relationships.

However, when a chance encounter leads him to Hayley, Brody finds himself wanting to know all about the beautiful blonde who has engaged him from the moment he spotted her. Together, they find themselves questioning the ideals they had set for not only relationships, but themselves, too.

When the cherry blossoms bloom in the nation's capital, Cupid puts a squeeze play on Hayley and Brody. Will they be brave enough to love themselves and each other? Will love be called out? Or will their relationship be safe at home?


I received this book in exchange for an honest review. Let's start with this, you do not have to like baseball or even watch baseball to enjoy Squeeze Play! Aven out does her self with her game scene writing in this one, you can tell that she isn't just winging it. Her writing style isn't only descriptive, it's clear it's researched and that she wants to write the most believable book that she can! From the a sweet meet cute to yummy ball park eats, Squeeze Play has it all! Hayley is a girl you are rooting for from the beginning, she has this infectious outlook. And Brody is h-o-t and has a vulnerable side which makes me even hotter! Even the supporting cast will have you talking and hoping they all get their own books, including the sweet couple across the hall. Squeeze Play proves that Aven is an all around romcom genius and is here to stay-in hockey and baseball! I recommend this 5 star home run read to anyone who needs a cherry blossom romance to warm up your fall nights, xo!

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About the Author
I live in the Dallas area with my family. I enjoy clipping out recipes I will never get around to trying, working out, and chatting with friends on social media. I’m a hockey nut (Go Stars!) and watch as much as humanly possible. I also love shopping and fashion and admit to being obsessed with whatever the Duchess of Cambridge is wearing. In addition to be obsessed with the Duchess, I’m equally obsessed with any show or cookbook featuring Gordon Ramsay.

Tour Dates
Polished & Bubbly - 30/10/2017
Simona's Corner of Dreams  - 30/10/2017
Smutty Book Friends - 31/10/2017
Rachel's Random Reads - 31/10/2017
M's Bookshelf- 01/11/2017
Always Books - 02/11/2017
Compelling reads - 02/11/2017
Comet Babes books - 03/11/2017