Rock Bottom by Emily Goodwin

5 STARS!

Release Date: June 17, 2020

SYNOPSIS: Rory’s life is a mess. After getting dumped by her boyfriend, let go from her job, and losing her apartment, she takes a chance on a new job in a new town. Things can’t get any worse, right? Wrong.

When the foundation of Dean Dawson’s life crumbles to pieces at his feet, he swears off relationships of any kind and goes back to a life of bachelorhood, loving and leaving different women every night.

After dodging what could possibly be the world’s worst blind date, Rory finds herself face to face with Dean—a temptation she knows she should avoid. It’s just one night, and there’s no harm in having a little fun. Wrong again.

They say when you hit rock bottom the only way to go is up, but nothing is ever that simple.

REVIEW

Okay, Emily Goodwin satisfied a lot of readers by giving us Dean Dawson’s story! The Dawson Family series has been a lot of fun, but I really needed to know more about Dean and Kara’s relationship since Kara was so unlikable throughout the other books. Luckily, Emily gave us Rock Bottom and we finally got answers about the doomed relationship.

This book was so fun! The Dawson’s never disappoint. There are laughs and emotion and everything you could possibly want. Of course, Dean doesn’t want another relationship after everything he’s dealt with from his ex-wife. And of course, Rory decides to throw caution to the wind and try for a one-night stand. What happens after these two meeting is hilarious. I loved their journey and I absolutely love that Dean got his HEA!!! I recommend you go read this entire series ASAP!

Thank you to Social Butterfly PR for the eARC in exchange for an honest review!

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Book 1 & 2 are a duet!

See my review for Book 3: Side Hustle, Book 4: Cheap Trick and Book 5: Fight Dirty

Fight Dirty by Emily Goodwin

5 STARS!

Release Date: June 27, 2019

SYNOPSIS

Owen Dawson is one of Eastwood’s most eligible bachelors. He could have any woman he wants, but when it comes to settling down, he only has eyes for Charlie Williams, and he blew his chance with her years ago. While Owen is busy trying to convince everyone—and himself—that the playboy life is for him, Charlie is trying to put her life back together.

After discovering her fiancé was cheating on her, Charlie packs her bags, leaves her fancy New York job, and goes back to the one place she never thought she’d return to: home. Determined to start over and stay far, far away from men, the last thing Charlie needs in her life is her first love, Owen…and the old feelings that come rushing back the moment she lays eyes on him.

While Charlie swears to avoid romance of any kind, Owen is willing to do whatever it takes to prove he’s a changed man and win Charlie back…even if it means fighting dirty.

REVIEW

If you’ve seen my previous reviews for this series, then you know I’m completely invested in the Dawson family. And once again the Dawson Family unit is a character in and of itself that brings so much to the story. Their gatherings are full of chaos in the best way, I’d love to be apart of the mess. Readers get to see the charming and ridiculous antics of Owen in the first four books, and I was so looking forward to seeing him change his manwhore ways. The chemistry between Owen and Charlie is as hot as ever, and it made for one fun ride. His single-minded pursuit is just so appealing to me as a romance reader, but I also love how his confidence slips at times making him more realistic. I was just so happy at the end of this book, and I’d definitely recommend it!

Now my fellow Dawson family readers, have we started a petition for Dean’s divorce and new love story yet?! Why yes, that sounds like a horrible sentiment, but his wife has just kind of sucked in every book, and I just feel like Dean, being a Dawson, deserves so much more. Only time will tell if Emily Goodwin will give us all what we’re hoping for!

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Reviews for the previous books in the series:

Book 3: Side Hustle

Book 4: Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick by Emily Goodwin

5 STARS!

Release Date: May 16, 2019

SYNOPSIS: Danielle Cross has spent her whole life running from breakups and troubles. She’s never stayed in the same place for long…until now.

The moment she walks through the doors of Logan Dawson’s bar, there’s an attraction between them neither can deny.

And when Danielle needs a date to her sister’s wedding, Logan is the man for the job. A cheap trick to fool her family is a small price to pay for a weekend in paradise.

Playing pretend is easy. The hard part? Trying to convince yourself the feelings are only fake.

REVIEW: Okay, this was my first foray into Emily Goodwin romance books, and I’m so happy I finally read her work. I could not put this one down! I kind of love how Danielle feels so lost, and is really fighting to live an authentic life despite her family. The male lead is a super sexy twin with a damn heart of gold. I really LOVE when the guy just knows the woman is the one for him. BUT they’re just friends. So if you love a good friends to lovers romance read, you’re going to need to read this one. There is a ton of “COME ON ALREADY” mixed with “AWWWW” but be sure to be ready for the STEAMY scenes, because they are HOT!

If you’ve read my reviews before, you also know I’m a sucker for series that are stand-alones about family members. Well Logan is just one of the Dawson siblings, so of course I jumped right into the previous books! I finished Cheat Codes, and am halfway through End Game which is a duet about the only female Dawson. Let’s just say I’m loving these ones just as much! They’re all on kindle unlimited too!

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