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REVIEW: Playing by Heart by JB Salsbury

Genre: New Adult

Publication Date: November 27th, 2018

As far as Rock Star books goes this one definitely follows the formula of what one would expect in this trope. And what’s that saying if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. It features your typical Bad Boy Rock Star who is absolutely as the blurb says the worst. Jesse Lee has become that stereotypical rock star and indulged in the cliche life style. Sex, drugs and rock and roll and now it’s petty much about to cost him his career. I live for the bad boy rock stars and those good girls that turn it around for them. To say these two clash is an understatement. He’s crass, he’s inappropriate and he’s pretty much met his match in Bethany cause she’s not buying what he’s selling. This story deals with some past that’s a bit sad and heart breaking. It shows that things aren’t always what they seem on the outside. It features characters that are engaging and entertaining. A romance that has you invested and you will take the emotional journey that the Jesse and Bethany go through. It’s not a fairytale romance but one that has some bumps but it’s endearing and worth it. I loved this read, this story, this romance and fingers crossed that there will be more. Especially since there are other characters in this story that I would also love to see a book from.

Jesse Lee is the worst!

He’s a multi-millionaire, triple-platinum-selling, Grammy-Award-winning man-slut—a worldly, self-indulgent heathen. I wouldn’t sleep with him if he were our last chance to ensure survival of the human race. The only reason I put up with him is because he’s my boss’s brother.

Whatsherface is one of those holier-than-thou types.

She’s bossy, has a horrific singing voice, and she’s so ordinary, she practically blends in with the eggshell-colored walls—the complete opposite of anyone I’d bang. The only reason I put up with her is because my career is on the line.

Playing by Heart is an enemies-to-lovers romance where opposites not only attract, they ignite.

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JB Salsbury, New York Times Bestselling author, lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her husband and two kids. She spends the majority of her day lost in a world of battling alphas, budding romance, and impossible obstacles as stories claw away at her subconscious, begging to be released to the page. Her love of good storytelling led her to earn a degree in Media Communications. With her journalistic background, writing has always been at the forefront, and her love of romance prompted her to write her first novel. Since 2013 she has published six bestselling novels in The Fighting Series and won a RONE Award.


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