Thursday, 3 May 2018

BLOG TOUR & REVIEW: I Dare You by Ilsa Madden-Mills

Title: I Dare You
Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 29, 2018

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills brings you a brand-new heartfelt, sexy contemporary romance with I DARE YOU.

Bad Ass Athlete: I dare you to…
Delaney Shaw: Who is this?

The late night text is random, but "Bad Ass Athlete" sure seems to know who she is…

Delaney Shaw. 
Good girl.
Lover of fluffy kitties and Star Wars. 

His dare? Spend one night in his bed—a night he promises will be unforgettable—and she can solve the mystery of who he is. 

She knows she shouldn't, but what else is she going to do with her boring Valentine's Day?

One sexy hook-up later, her mind is blown and the secret's out.

Maverick Monroe.
Bad boy.
The most talented football player in the country.
Just ask him.

Too bad for him Delaney's sworn off dating athletes forever after her last heartbreak.

But Maverick wants more than one night and refuses to give up on winning Delaney’s heart. She isn’t one to be fazed by a set of broad shoulders. 

After the semester ends, will the bad boy land the nerd girl or will the secrets they keep from each other separate them forever?

Caroline's Review

Adored this college romance! 

"He's perfection. He's air. Which I desperately need right now, because I can't breathe."

Delaney met Maverick in her freshman year. There's attraction. There's chemistry. He makes an impression on her for a few reasons. However, they have no real interaction until a couple of years later. Even though she's not in a good place, there's no denying the attraction she has to him.

"Maybe I've been waiting two years for you to be free so I could ask you out."

Maverick was hugely taken with Delaney when he first met her, however, he messed up his chance to get to know her. When she's available again, he's determined not to let her get away. Unfortunately, he's got his work cut out for him, as she's sworn off football players.

"It's going to take a million hook-ups to get you out of my head.."

This story had everything I love in a college romance: great characters, sparkling banter, sizzling chemistry, a touch of angst, and a happy resolution. 

Emerson is sooooo cocky! I loved his confidence and how it masked the pain and issues he carried with him. Delaney is adorable! I loved her interests and quirks. I loved how, in spite of her nerdy personality, she couldn't resist a dare. It really showed how gutsy and brave she was under her good girl exterior. I loved the banter between them. They were funny and witty, flirtatious, and so sexy! They had fabulous chemistry and I desperately wanted them to get it on! 

Such a deliciously fun and sexy read. Thoroughly recommend!

Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap. She's best known for her angsty, heartfelt new adult college romances. 

A former high school English teacher, she adores all things Pride and Prejudice; Mr. Darcy is her ultimate hero. 

She's also addicted to frothy coffee beverages, Vampire Dairies, and any kind of book featuring unicorns and sword-wielding females.

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