Review: Anything But Minor by Kate Stewart
Anything But Minor
(Balls in Play #1)
Author: Kate Stewart
Publisher: Kate Stewart
Published: July 15, 2016
Genre: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary
“She’s a nerd.”
“Okay, she’s a flight instructor.”
“He’s a ballplayer.”
“The best that ever was.”
“Technically, you aren’t according to MLB stats.”
“See? Total nerd. She also has no filter.”
“He’s no southern gentlemen.”
“I had one last season to prove my worth.”
“I’d never seen a game.”
“He told me he was a player.”
“She told me she was a lesbian.”
“But you fell in love with me anyway.”
“Yeah, baby, I totally did.”
Many people will not read this book because of the cover lol. But I’m telling you guys, this book is so worth it! I enjoyed Anything but Minor and not just because it’s a pretty guilty-pleasure book, but because it’s just one of those stories that have the ability to steal my heart away.
The story was told from each of the main characters’ POV, pilot instructor Alice Boyd and Swampgator baseball pitcher Rafe Hembrey. Alice left her hometown and went to Charleston to “stay away” from her strict mom and basically live her life to the fullest. There, she met the sexy playboy baseball star Rafe who made it a point right after their first meeting that he was attracted to her and he wanted them to hook-up. Alice resisted him at first, but because Rafe was just too difficult to avoid, and because she promised a woman named Dutch to watch every Swampgator game, she soon fell for him.
Their love story was so plain and simple and I still loved it. There’s just something about Rafe and Alice’s chemistry that is so addictive. I loved their push and pull relationship, the way they handled the obstacles around them, and how they became better persons even if their family was not perfect.
Anything But Minor is a light-hearted, sexy New Adult sports romance that didn’t fail to capture my heart from start to finish. Rafe was not a perfect male lead. At times he was being an asshole, but he was a redeemable character. Alice, on the other hand, was such a quirky character and she’s the kind of person that I would really love to be friends with. NA fans, you don’t want to miss this book!
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