Sarina Bowen is ALWAYS a 1-click preorder for me! This book reinforced why. It was a great book with such awesome characters. Heidi Jo “Hot” Pepper and Jason Castro have a mutual attraction that they haven’t acted upon yet. She’s off limits and he’s not entirely sure why at first. He’s noticed her and since then he’s not been unable to notice her. He’s used to keeping liaisons light and simple because even though his body runs hot, his heart runs cold. Behind his “life of the party” exterior lies a past with grief and guilt he’s still coming to terms with. Heidi is the true hero of this book - she is competent, resourceful and independent, she’s constantly surprising everyone with her grit and determination, her grace and poise, and humour. She knows almost as much about hockey and the life of a hockey player as he does. What starts out as friends develops into a whole lot more. But for a guy known to keep relationships light and simple, he’ll have to go to a lot of effort to convince her that she’s a lot more than just a one night stand to him...
I love love love the Brooklyn Bruisers series, and I was absolutely certain that no on could come close to my love for Nate, though I will now say that Jason Castro gave him a bit of a run for his money in the race for my affections.
Heidi and Jason's love story is just delicious. It is smart, it is sexy and it is emotional.
Our lovelies have been circling each other, but he's that guy who doesn't do the relationship thing, and she's the girl who is (or at least should be) off limits.
Yet that just makes them all the more attractive to each other.
Gah, I just can't with how much I adored this book.
I am a huge hockey fan, so the more books I get get set in the hockey world, the better I say.
I think that Ms Bowen needs to keep this series going forever and ever - I mean, there are always trades, retirements and players getting called up from the farm teams, right?
I wish I could read Overnight Sensation again for the first time!
This was my first book in this series, but not my first book by Sarina. Heidi and Jason are great main characters, and I really liked how Heidi was a strong female lead. She may be from a rich family, but when her Dad causes problems for her, she rises to the opportunity and shows how strong and resourceful she truly is.
Jason truly cares for her and wants to prove that she's not just a one night stand. I love the way they click together and how well Heidi fits into the team. Everything rolls really nicely in this book which is always refreshing.
This was a really great read, and a wonderful way to start off 2019. Would recommend.
Well it’s no secret if Sarina Bowen writes it I will read it so obviously I had to read overnight sensation. And obviously I loved it. But when it comes to reviewing them I almost feel like I should be able to write Sarina Bowen wrote it, Enough said!!! Apparently it’s not so here goes.
This book is another one of the Brooklyn Bruisers series and it definitely lived up to the high expectations of the series, that said if you’re crazy and haven’t devoured the rest of the books as they were released it can be read as a standalone.
I went into this one expecting a lot more drama from reading the blurb and I was so happy to discover it was fairly light on the drama. There was still so much emotion and in true Sarina Bowen style I felt every ounce of it. I cried at moments, thankfully not huge ugly tears but then I was smiling again soon after.
Heidi was sweet and I loved that she wanted to stand on her own two feet without being set on being ragingly independent. She accepted help where it was offered and she enjoyed being looked after and pampered and it just made her feel more authentic. Yeah it’s nice to know your own strength and be respected for it but who doesn’t like being treated like a princess occasionally?
Jason wasn’t as closed off as I was expecting and I like that with the way this was written it almost felt a little bit like insta love, even though we know Jason has been dancing around Heidi for months. Everything he had gone through was so huge in making him who he was, but in the end he didn’t let it define him and his future. And even though he stumbled and made a few mistakes he owned them and fixed them quickly, which just made me love him even more.
The secondary characters who we already know and love if we have read the story were as awesome as always and I love love love that they play a large part in the story but are still background characters. But damn does it make me antsy to get some of the new stories.
So I guess in closing yes this book was awesome, yes you should read it now.
I really enjoyed this book! Heidi is feisty and smart, Castro is brooding and hot. I also love the supporting cast of characters. This book had the right amount of romance, drama and humour, I say give this a go!