Home Run by Heidi McLaughlin



Title: Home Run
Series: The Boys of Summer #2
Author: Heidi McLaughlin
Release Date: Jan 17, 2017
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I’ve given up everything for the chance to play major league baseball. Everything. Now I’m so close I can practically hear the crowd chanting my name. There’s nothing that could take my dream away from me . . .

Unless I lose focus. And Ainsley Burke is the most beautiful, distracting woman I’ve ever met. When I’m with her, I can’t think of anything else.

But no matter how much I want Ainsley, there’s no room for love in my game plan. I can give her a quick tour of the bases, but that’s it. Then I have to let her go. If she wants to think I’m a love ’em and leave ’em player, fine.

All dreams require sacrifice. I just wish this one didn’t mean tearing out my own heart.

Into You by Ariana Grande
Don’t Let Me Down- The Chainsmokers & Daya
Animals- Maroon 5
Treasure- Bruno Mars
This Summer’s Gonna Hurt Like A Motherfucker- Maroon 5
Want To Want Me – jason derulo
Where Are You Now – Skrillex & Justin Bieber
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Dancing On My Own – Calum Scott
Treat You Better – Shawn Mendes
Let Me Love You – Ariana Grande, Lil Wayne
Constant Crush – Verite
Something to Believe In – young the giant
Can’t Stop The Feeling Justin Timberlake
Boyfriend – Tegan & Sara
The One – Kodaline
House Party – Sam Hunt
Sippin on Fire – Florida Georgia Line
Smoke – A Thousand Horses
Wild Child – Kenny Chesney
Girl Crush – Little Big Town
Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
Break Up in a Small Town – Sam Hunt
I Met A Girl – William Michael Morgan
Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
Record Year – Eric Church

Heidi is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.

Originally from Portland, Oregon and raised in the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell, Buttercup and a Highland Westie/Mini Schnauzer, JiLL and her brother, Racicot.

When she isn’t writing one of the many stories planned for release, you’ll find her sitting courtside during either daughter’s basketball games.

Heidi’s first novel, Forever My Girl, is currently in production for a major motion picture.

Home Run
Heidi McLaughlin

Home run by Heidi McLaughlin is a sports romance with a hot rookie and the girl that catches his eye. Cooper Bailey had put baseball on hold, but now he is ready to give it his all. He is dedicated and nothing and no one will stand in his way. Until her.

I loved Cooper. He was just so patient and a nice guy. Even when the one thing Cooper has no time for is a woman, no matter how beautiful she is and how much he wants her. Cooper needs to keep his head in his game. Even if it means losing his heart.

Ainsley works and takes care of her mother. She does not need anyone distracting her from what matters to her the most. Much less a man who is only around for a short period of time. Been there and done that. She is determined to keep Cooper at arm’s length. But his charms was hard to ignore.

It was hard not to like Cooper. He was just a man who loved baseball and wanted the girl. But now he is finding himself having to prove himself to the team and the girl. The pressure to do well is coming from all directions. On the other hand, Ainsley is struggling emotionally and has a lot on her plate. She pushes Cooper away repeatedly, but as we read, we learn more about her and why she makes the choices she does.

This was a great sport romance that was sweet and funny. Cooper and Ainsley had such great chemistry. It was a slow build at the start, but it kept me reading and wanting to find out what would happen next. And I loved the interactions with the team, it will keep you laughing.


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