Blog Tour | ARC Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: FOOL ME ONCE

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Title: Fool Me Once
Series: Foolproof Love #2
Author: Katee Robert
Publisher: Entagled Brazen
Release date: August 1st, 2016

They say opposites attract, but this is just ridiculous. 

Aubry Kaiser doesn’t like people—actually, that’s not right. She loathes people. With her crippling anxiety, there’s no way she can demo her favorite video game at a convention with five thousand other people. Maybe if she brings someone to act as a shield… 

But the only person available is the sexy cowboy she can’t stand. 

Quinn Baldwyn is in a mess of his own. He’s been dodging his wealthy family’s matchmaking attempts—and life advice—for years, but with his sister’s wedding on the horizon, he needs of a shield of his own. 

He and Aubry can barely hold down a civil conversation, but in bed…fireworks. And the closer they get to Quinn’s sister’s wedding, the more he realizes that he might actually like Aubry. 

Now it’s up to him to convince her she might actually like him, too.

Fool Me Once has fake dating, hate to love trope, two fiery and proud characters, lots of sexy moments, a gaming Con and a wedding. 

I'll probably read them all because these books are so entertaining. They're short and fun. If you want to have a good time, you better get on this series. In Fool Me Once, we got Aubry and Quinn, two very different people but yet the same in other ways. It reminded me a bit of Pride and Prejudice because of them being definitely attracted to each other and respecting each other, but not being able to say it in words.

I'm also a big fan of cute petnames and if there are any inside a book, I fall in love more. But I do have to say there were some things that I felt lacking in this story: I couldn't care a lot about the characters, I felt like they were missing something that made me go all "yessss I love ya" We don't get a lot of Quinn, so you can't understand him to the max. We get details about his life, but don't explore them so they are left unatended. 

I did love that Aubry was a gamer and we need more books with MC gamers because they are. So. Much. Fun!! I'm very excited to read the next in the series because it looks like it's going to be wild and intense.

She pinched the bridge of her nose. “If I say you’re right, am I ever going to live it down?” 

He didn’t answer, and she opened her eyes. Their reflection was slightly distorted in the passenger window, but even she could see he had a seriously tense look on his face. She belatedly realized that they were pressed together, her back to his front, and that he was… 

Oh my God. She couldn’t resist leaning back into him, just a little. Yep, that’s not a micro penis. A shiver worked its way through her, leaving goose bumps in its wake, and her nipples perked right up, showing through the thin fabric of her T-shirt. There was no way he didn’t feel her reaction, not with his arm creating a band across her ribs, his forearm against the underside of her breasts.

Even as she noticed, he started to release her, his hand sliding over her stomach, but he stopped when he hit her hip, his pinkie finger dipping below the waistband of her shorts, just a little. It wasn’t anywhere near anything vital, but that little intrusion made her moan all the same. 

“Fuck.” The word was barely audible, but she felt it in the way his body tensed behind her. 

She shivered again, torn between telling him to back off and getting the top button of her jeans all undone for him. If she didn’t make a decision—and fast—he was going to back off again. It was written all over the tension she could feel emanating from his body. 

Aubry started to reach for his hand, still undecided on whether she wanted to encourage or threaten him, but he moved, bending down to brace one hand on the truck in front of them, the other still on her hip. The move brought his mouth against her ear, and his harsh exhale made her shake. 

She arched against him. She couldn’t help it. Her body took over, a primal part of her knowing he could give her all the pleasure she could handle, and was only too happy to extend an invitation by rubbing her ass against his hard length. 

His grip on her hip tightened, but he didn’t try to stop her. “You’re playing a dangerous game.” 

She knew. They had to stop for so many reasons, the least of which was that they were on the side of a freaking highway and it was only a matter of time before a car drove past. 

But she didn’t want to stop.

New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Katee Robert learned to tell her stories at her grandpa’s knee. She found romance novels at age twelve and it changed her life. When not writing sexy contemporary and speculative fiction romance novels, she spends her time playing imaginary games with her wee ones, driving her husband batty with what-if questions, and planning for the inevitable zombie apocalypse.

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