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Possible xception of Lily and I came to the nd of the book with a feeling of great satisfaction that verybody who deserved one found their happy ndingI m happy to award Game Changer five stars and I d be delighted to read of Charissa Stastny s work in the future I received an advance copy of this book to read and review I loved it The author did a great job Before reading it I admit to being conflicted what if I didn t like it what would I write Whew Not to have worried All is wellThe one aspect I struggled with "Was How Such A Great Guy Could For One Minute "how such a great guy could for one minute "Lily Let Alone For So "let alone for so in the story He seemed smarter than that and better than that What a gosh awful girlThere were times I barked out a laugh while reading and I am not the laugh out loud while I am reading kind of readerI hope this isn t considered a spoiler but I loved the campaign to find Mare Cute cuteGreat job Charissa Note to self I really wanted to like this book and at times it seemed like there was real potential but I think the characters were too juvenile for my liking or something idk Oh well on to the next one Dual POV Prologue Parker is xplaining how orange chicken changed his life Meridee had a crush on a customer at work this customer turns out to be Parker aka Sticky Fingers who later accidentally tackles her and she gets her orange chicken and rice all over herselfthe floor Parker is interested in Lily a popular cheerleader Parker is hard to like in the first few chapters We see glimpses of a good guy but he wants to be popular and have his dream girl Lily and because of this he is a douche to his real friend and lets Lily pick on Meridee Parkers friend Riley nds up asking Meridee out on a date and she says yes she doesn t know he s his friend Riley asks Parker if he will go on a double date with them Meridee doesn t know this and Parker didn t know Riley s date was her Parker nds up asking Meridee out for Riley s double date he s mad at lily and doesn t think its her thing Parker doesn t believe Meridee when she says she has a date with her fiancee so she gets her brother to come in and pretend to be him Parker nds up bring Lily on the date Lily bullies Meridee some He flirts with Meridee but denies doing so when Lily confronts him about it They become friends Meridee dating Riley and Parker dating Lily Parker convinces Meridee to host his mom while she visits and goes to one of his games the two couples break up Parker starts pursuing Meridee They officially date for
One Day Meridee Catches Lily day Meridee catches Lily Parkers place so she moves out uits her job and goes into hiding Parker puts up wanted posters because she won t talk to him Meridee starts wearing wigs and glasses She s sitting at a table in the cafeteria and Parker sits near by She over hears him talking to Lily and finds out he wasn t lying he didn t cheat on her They get marriedThings I liked When Parker finally dumps Lily and finds out Riley was dumped by Meridee he starts to try and win Meridee back But as than friends Idk how to word that but the car washing bit was cute And he switches from calling her cute to beautiful Parkers texts very minute when Meridee is trying to ignore him I h8 when u ignore me Things I didn t like Parker is he dumb Naive Or what AS IF he s actually falling for Lily s BS First he believed her when she called Meridee s freckles ugly saying she was just giving her beauty tips and then he falls for her little tantrum when he asked her if she cheated on him and her saying that she hates him and he puts her. T pushed his team into the national spotlight Sticky Fingers is his media moniker now and the cheerleaders who used to ignore him when he sat the bench have become his most devoted fans But when he accidentally crashes into a uiet coed and covers her in orange chicken it throws off his offensive game and makes him uestion why he is drawn to a princess when he already has the ueen As fate ice cream and orange chicken throw the opposites together they will discover that skin deep magnificence can't compare. FREE on today 722018 This was a great book It had plenty of heat without all the graphic stuff you don t need I love how the characters interacted with A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, each other and how they both learned and grew into better people The romance also wasn t contrivedven the misunderstandings were totally possible Thank you thank you for giving us a totally real reaction from Meridee Sometimes the Heroine is so uick to forgive the Hero when the misunderstandings happen but here we got a truly real reaction who was "that and that untrusting of guys in general would do verything "hurt and that untrusting of guys in general would do verything their power to avoid the other I liked itIt is nice to have a story with such real characters that you feel like you could actually be friends with that you can cheer for or slap There were definitely times when I wanted to slap Parker It was a good story and I highly recommend it to readers who want clean romance with some chemistry and heat I received an ARC and have given this review by my choice It represents my true opinion Game Changer is a charming clean New Adult romance about an unlikely couple who would probably
never have foundhave found other and fallen in love were it not for an unexpected twist of fateCharissa Stastny has created a delightful heroine in Meridee a girl next door type who works night shift at the hospital and thirty hours a week at the college ice cream parlor all while somehow maintaining a straight A average on her undergraduate degree Meridee has a secret however plain face and boring life aside she harbors an Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies enormous unreuited crush on Parker Harrington star of the football team and all around nice guy Problem is of course literallyvery other girl on campus has it bad for Parker too including Lily the stunning cheerleader Parker can t tear his yes off uite content to silently admire him from afar and fully aware he d never ven notice her Meridee and Parker s worlds suddenly collide literally and once he really looks at Meridee Parker starts wondering if The Power Of A Choice everything that s falling into his lap is what he actually wants after allBoth Parker and Meridee feel incredibly real I thought Parker seemed a little too perfect to be true at first until he demonstrated one or two juvenile ualities that had me snickering behind my hand at the realization that guys that age really do think with the head that isn t located atop their shoulders I was puzzled by his relationship with Lily remaining chaste until a startling reveal about Parker s past later on in the book suddenly madeverything make sense I won t spoil it for you but it s a really good one and it just makes Parker and Meridee who has a couple of skeletons in her own closet that much perfect for ach otherMeridee was a delight throughout the story sticking to her principles and always demonstrating an integrity that would make any guy thank his lucky stars to have her Her complete ignorance of football was rather cute from a girl who has no interest in it ither and was the one thing that made Parker sure she wasn t just after him for his fame and the position in the spotlight he could offer herParker s mother was a lovely side character who was clearly in Meridee s corner from the beginning as was Parker s best friend Riley Lily was a rather stereotypical mean girl and I d have liked to see Meridee s friends drawn in a little clearly as supportive female characters but overall I njoyed the book immenselyThe story is well written without typos and in clear asily understandable language All the characters felt very realistic with the. Orange chicken was a game changer Meridee Mansford wants nothing to do with the popular crowd She’s comfortable being invisible But that doesn’t stop her from dreaming about the hunky football player who visits the campus ice cream shop where she works Still she’s smart The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right enough to know he’d never notice a girl like her and she’d never want himven if he did Too much unwelcome attention Parker Harrington basks in the glory that’s been his since the game changing passes he caught pre season tha.
REVIEW Game Changer (Ruled Out Romances #1)Second to his studies Brody Find out she was married at 44% but had no clue who Brody was before that when she mentioned the namehe was abusive Parker asks Meridee to be his girl then drops her off at work She asks to leave work arly to surprise him with ice cream When she arrives at his apartment she sees him and Lily together and assumes she was just a rebound and they re back together Meridee moves out LOL HAHAA She moved out the MORNING after she caught Parker with Lily AND SHE UIT The job she couldn t bare to uit to work full time at the hospital HAHAHA How overly dramatic I blame falling in love on orange chicken no joke The balance of "a human life is so precarious that a "human life is so precarious that a Chinese dish can throw it all out of whack At least that s what happened to me These instinctual choices have the potential to change lives just as dramatically as a simple pivot or tuck to the right on the field to dodge a defender can become a game changerMeridee Mansford works on campus at Ferdinand s Washington State University s ice cream shop for the last three years The football team often comes in to get ice cream and Meridee always notices a certain player Parker Harrington is the nice guy The one who seems better than his friends Lily Meyers is a groupie Haha She s actually a Cheerleader but she is attached to the team members and really tries to seduce ach one She begins to play favorites with Parker and they start a relationship Lilly is high maintenance demanding and mean She totally a mean girl As Meridee watches Parker he begins to see her It isn t until he runs into her at the Chinese restaurant and knocks all her food all over her that he begins to notice herreally notice her The story is told from Monsieur Pain each character s perspective interchanged I liked how the author chose to do this The reader gets first person narrative fromach character I liked how the story developed It felt believable up until the nd The nding became very unlikely and somewhat fantastical It was fun though There were a few inconsistencies in the book One of them was how it was that Parker doesn t come from a rich family and he works for what he has but then the book talks about him going out and getting ticketst
Game Changer tells the story of university football star and uiet hard working Meridee One s in theChanger tells the story of university football star and uiet hard working Meridee One s in the the other wants to be anything but Although re both attracted to ach other vents and life s circumstances keep them apart Carrying on with the traditional will theywon t they style of romance novels the reader will njoy getting to know these two college students Both have depth than they first appear to and both are wrestling with personal demons The writing is sharp and the scenes fluid Though not my typical genre Game Changer added some sweetness to my normally dark salty fare A little lightness is always welcome Review based on an ARC I received from the author This was a super sweet college romanceIt was definitely G rated but it hadreally good character developmentI liked both Meridee and Parker andI liked the HEA that they got Opposites attract when the overlooked sweet girl lands herself the popular football star in this uasi Cinderella story It s the perfect read to keep you up way past your bedtime and leave a smile on your face when your head finally hits the pillowParker Harrington uite literally runs into Meridee Mansford creat Ice cream football and orange I njoyed this sweet story Two college students A football players and a bunch of yummy I ve cream What do you need. To true beauty deep within a soul Will Parker continue keeping company with women he knows are only using him for his fame or will he change up the game and risk his heart on a genuine girl who despises the attention he craves In this new set of stand alone stories the Ruled Out Romances star crossed lovers meet but rule Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. each other out as dating options But life with its uirky twists and tangled turns bringsach of the unlikely duos back together again until they discover their uniue happily ver after. .