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REVIEW: The End Zone by L.J. Shen

REVIEW: The End Zone by L.J. Shen

The End Zone is a steamy and sweet treat. A friends to lovers story that has ups and downs with some seriously hot moments. Gabe is some kind of hot. He’s a bit of an womanizer and Jolie’s his childhood friend and who doesn’t love a romance that has a history. These two have been through so much together and the fact that their best friend makes this that much sweeter. Even though this is a quick read it packs a punch without feeling rushed. There’s just the right amount of angst to make your heart stop. I found myself immediately getting engaged in this storyline and it’s characters. Whether it’s a full length or a Novella, LJ Shen has a knack for getting you engrossed in her worlds. And if your a fan of LJ Shen and have read her other books trust me you will want to pick this Novella up because she leaves you with a special sinful treat that had me squealing with excitement.

Jolie Louis is a smart girl. She knows that her best friend, Sage Poirier, is a bad idea. He’s a walking, talking cliché. The Adonis quarterback with the bulging biceps and harem of fangirls trailing behind him on campus like a stench you can’t get rid of. Sadly, that’s also the reason she can’t stay away from him. Well, that and the fact that they’re roommates. Jolie is already straddling the line between friendship and more when Sage comes to her with an offer she cannot refuse: be his fake girlfriend and live for free for the rest of the semester. She tells herself that she can handle it. He’s just the boy she saved ten years ago, right? Wrong. So very wrong. He is a man now, and she is his captive Heart, body, and soul…

The End Zone is a novella, originally published as part of the Team Player anthology. The End Zone now includes an extended epilogue, and a bonus, ORIGINAL epilogue for the book Vicious (Sinners of Saint #1), for your enjoyment.

L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets peoples’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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