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THESE BASEBALL ROMANCES ARE A MUST READ THIS SUMMER!

Do you love sports romances? Check out these five books that are guaranteed to heat up your summer!

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THE DAYS ARE LONGER, you’re firing up the grill each weekend, and if you’re lucky, you’ve had a dip in the local pond or pool. There’s no denying it—summer is here. And with the warmer weather comes a sport that is synonymous with the season: Baseball.

There’s magic in going to a ballpark. The beer is cold, the hot dogs are hot, and there’s always a surprise at the bottom of the Cracker Jack bag. There’s one thing you’re guaranteed to encounter though that’s better than any stadium snack: The players.

Sweaty, muscular men take the field showcasing their athleticism. And let’s be real; those tight uniforms don’t leave much to the imagination.

How you doin’, Kris Bryant?

If you’re looking for a man who knows how to handle his stick, look no further than a baseball-themed romance. Whether you’re lounging in your backyard, on the beach, or waiting out a rain delay, these books are a home run:

Moonshot by Alessandra Torre

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Moonshot is a stand-alone sports romance.

Ty Rollins has spent her entire life in the Yankees organization. First, the daughter of the team’s legendary closer, then as a bat-girl. She didn’t think anything could surpass her love of the game until she meets the new “bad boy” of the team, Chase Stern.

Their love is forbidden. The emotions are explosive. The mystery within adds even more depth to this multifaceted story.

Ms. Torre skillfully blends lust, love, suspense, and action throughout. You’ll be on the edge of your seat the entire time!


"First loves were supposed to be flimsy and temperamental. They were supposed to burn bright and fade fast. They weren't supposed to stick. They weren't supposed to eat away at a man's heart, his capacity for life."

The Player by K. Bromberg

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The Player is book one of the Player Duet. It ends with a big cliffhanger but don’t worry—book two, The Catch was released on June 29th!

Easton Wylder is a baseball legend stuck on the disabled list. Scout Dalton is his physical therapist trying to prove that she can hold her own in the clubhouse.

When Easton sets his eyes on Scout, the sexual tension between them is palpable. Scout is determined to deny their attraction because there’s too much at risk—falling for a ballplayer would be one of the worst mistakes she could make. Unfortunately for her, her job requires a hands-on approach. And the more her hands are on his body, the harder he is to resist.

The Player is passionate, sexy, heartwarming, angst-filled— you name it. In typical K. Bromberg fashion, this story will give you all the feels!

"I think I got to you. I think when you close your eyes, you think about me. I think you don't want to, but you do, because God knows I think about you, Scout."

Grand Slam by Heidi McLaughlin

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Grand Slam is the third installment of The Boys of Summer series, but each one can be read as a standalone.

Travis Kidd is a superstar left fielder for the Boston Renegades. Saylor Blackwell is his publicist, which means a relationship between the two is off limits—the one night they spent together must stay hidden in the past.

Saylor has been doing an excellent job over the past two years keeping things professional until a career-ending accusation is thrown Travis’s way. She has the power to dismiss all charges against him but in doing so, she would be risking everything that matters to her: her five-year-old daughter, Lucy.

Grand Slam will run you through a plethora of emotions. Since it takes place during the off-season, there’s less field action than the first two, but don’t let that detour you. Travis and Saylor’s story has plenty of romance and drama making it a page-turner from beginning to end.

“Memories of that night we shared come rushing back, showing me how perfect and amazing we were together, taunting me, reminding me that I can’t have her, that she feels like I’m not worth the risk. But I am, and I want to show her that I’d be everything she needs in a man and more.”

The Shortstop by A.M. Madden

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The Shortstop is a stand-alone sports romance. If you're in the mood for something sexy that will make you ugly cry, this needs to be your book of choice.

At the age of five, Quint Lawson knew that Annie Weber was the one. As children, they were best friends. As they grew older, their love blossomed into something seemingly unbreakable. Their future was bright, made even brighter when Quint was offered a position with the Yankees. Everything seemed to be going just as they planned. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is when the ball drops.

A.M. Madden will make you swoon, rip your heart out, and stitch it back together again in a way that only she knows how to do. She certainly knocked it out of the ballpark with this one!

“The only two people on earth who had the power to crush me have chosen to exercise that power.”

Caught Looking by Meghan Quinn

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Caught Looking is the first book in the Hot-Lanta series. Each installment should be read in order.

Jane Bradley had written off dating when her ex-fiancé cheated on her two years ago. Brady Matthews, a first baseman for the Atlanta Braves, is determined to show her that true gentlemen really do exist. The two meet through a common friend, but Jane is cautious due to his rumored playboy lifestyle, despite the incendiary sparks between them.

Caught Looking follows Jane, Brady, and their group of friends. It’s written from several point-of-views, giving us an opportunity to know each character on a deeper level. Meghan Quinn does a fantastic job taking us on their journey without making the multiple POV’s confusing. Be forewarned: The ending will have you immediately one-clicking the second installment!

"You are by far the greatest thing in my life past, present, and future."

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