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29 March 2016

❤❤ Hardball by CD Reiss Release Day + review + Giveaway ❤❤

Title: Hardball
Author: CD Reiss
Genre: Contemporary/Sports Romance
 Release Date: March 29, 2016


Perfect ass.
Perfect arms.
Perfect swagger.

They call Dash Wallace the Diamond King.
He’s the hottest commodity in baseball and in the bedroom.
When he runs the bases, every woman’s eyes are glued to his stunning body and a smile that puts the night lights to shame.
I’m no queen. I’m a regular girl with a regular job. I just watch him on TV and from the bleachers, season after season.

Girls like me grab a guy like that one in a million times.
My number just came up, and he is as spectacular in bed as he is on the field.
But there’s not a woman in the world who can distract Dash Wallace from the game. Not for a moment. Not even me.
Until the night I do. And everything changes.

Hardball is a SMOKING HOT, SEXY romance with a touch of angst and a ton of heart from CD Reiss. It's a fun, witty, full-length standalone meant for the over-eighteen crowd.

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I really liked certain things about this book, and there was something I loved about it. I loved that our ball player, mr cocky, wasn't 100% wholely perfect. I love the "imperfections" CD gave them. And I put that in quotes because I don't think they really were, but in the eyes of society they probably are. . but I digress on that. It still was a huge part of what made me love him. I also really really loved how she incorporates in the superstitions that ball players feel the need to follow and how greatly it really can affect their headspace before a game.

I also liked how she pushed him for more not only for herself , but also for himself and what he deserves. I did find I got nervous with the games and travel. I can't handle cheating so I was really scared of where CD was gonna go with that.

But I did also love the Jewish father and his random terms Incorporated in. It was always the perfect taste of humor at just the right moment.

The only thing I will say is that I found some internal rants hard to understand. It may be because this wasn't fully edited yet, so what appeared as a really long unedited run on sentence really isn't. But it happened more than once and I would have to stop and try to break down what the paragraph was really saying. I'm sorry that takes my head out of the game and I hate that. It was the only reason I had to knock my rating down.

And it really shouldn't surprise you when I say this was hot hot hot. I mean this is CD Reiss were talking about here . she could master hot with her eyes closed.

Praise for Hardball

“Dash Wallace is a dirty talking, sexy professional baseball player who falls hard for the girl next door, but beware... your heart will take a beating as you watch him struggle with sticking to all he's ever known at the risk of losing the best thing that ever happened to him. Hardball is one of those books that will suck you in and won't let you go until you devour every last, juicy bite.”
- Sawyer Bennett, NY Times Bestselling Author

“Fiery hot and enticingly realistic, CD Reiss's captivating writing, complex characters and explosive love scenes make Hard Ball an irresistible modern day romance.”
- Katy Evans, NY Times Bestselling Author

“Delightful, sexy, emotional, exciting, exhilarating. I loved every single second of it! A sports romance with a DASH of doesn't get any better than that!”
- Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads

“Unexpectedly emotional, beautifully written, and decadently naughty, CD Reiss once again owned me heart and soul. Hardball was an enthralling romance from start to finish!! And I never wanted it to end.”
- Angie and Jessica's Dreamy Reads

Author Bio

CD Reiss is a USA Today bestseller. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn't pick up she's at the well hauling buckets.

Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master's degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that went nowhere but it did give her a big enough ego to write novels.

She's frequently referred to as the Shakespeare of Smut which is flattering but hasn't ever gotten her out of chopping that cord of wood.

If you meet her in person, you should call her Christine.

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