She sed to obsess over #When The Two Were TeenagersCole #the two were teenagersCole a playboy who manages to get involved with the wrong women at the wrong time and get caught by paparazzi while doing so With his Nationals contract and future on the line Frank Cole s agent suggests Cole to settle down with Liza being the perfect woman Too bad she is no longer a teenagers but a smart beautiful woman that he cannot help but find himself attachedWhen his first attempt fails Frank steps into the mix by offering Liza five hundred thousand dollars towards her charity if she goes out with Cole "UNTIL THE END OF THE SEASON "the end of the season she would only get the money if she doesn t fall in love with Cole by the end of their agreementThe Practice Proposal was a wonder story I loved the plot and I thoroughly enjoyed the characters who were perfect in their own ways even with their own flaws Cole the playboy who wasn t sure that he could settle down with anyone Sweet Valentine until he reignited the passion with a girl from his past and Liza who had already last once a man she fell in love with They were addictive not to fall in love with both of them and it was easy to root for both Cole and Liza till the very end Cole was wonderful to Liza and the lengths he went to win her heart and sweep her off her feet was as sweet as it was swoon worthyI liked the attraction and the history between Cole and Liza I also enjoyed the bit of mystery of what had happened between Cole and Liza s parents Growingp poor Cole ended The Rancher and the City Girl up in Liza s dad s camp fortunate enough to get funding from a anonymous donor He was suppose to be drafted by Liza s dad s team when the Nationals drafted him first Cole relationship with Frank was also a bit shocking but I am glad for his happy endingBoth of them made deals that could cost them their hearts and you cannot help but wonder how it would all come out The ending was a bit sad joyful and completely rewarding I didn t need to know or enjoy baseball in order to enjoy this little gem Review posted on Way Too Hot Books The Practice Proposal by Tracy March is perfect novel for all of you who like good romance involving good girl and womanizing sports player Bad boy will see everything wrong in his previous relationships and good girl will find her inner bad girl A little bit predictable but that is not a bad thing when it comes to this type of novels that is exactly why we read them and what we want If you are fan of Jaci Burton and her Play by Play series like me you will love The Practice Proposal Only difference is the cover Burton s novels have those let me lick your body everywhere covers The Practice Proposal is tamer comparing to them but story is even better so please hurry and pickp your copy of t I love me some sports romance books but this one just did not hit the mark for meLiza and Cole know each other from the past Back when Cole was at baseball training camp trying to make a name for himself and Liza was the awkward teen who swooned over him fast forward years later and Cole is now a MLB player with a rep and Liza is trying to figure out how to move on after losing her fiance Enter a charity event date and a bribeAll good relationships start with bribes obviously I just it all seemed so forced The charity date Cole s manager bribing Liza to date Cole Cole s relationship with Liza s parents soooo much drama And on top of that I never felt the sparks between Cole and Liza Cole went from being a playboy who doesn t want to settle down to wanting a life with Liza within the same chapter It doesn t happen that wayI guess I just wanted depth to these characters and I just didn t get that There was nothing swoony about it and I just felt cheated by the end Oh my goodnessI loved this book I ll start by saying that I am an absolute sucker for baseball players so this book was right p my alley The Practice Proposal was so sweet and exactly what I look for in a short read Despite the length I got a full story I absolutely loved these characters I almost always love the male characters than the females but in this one I loved Liza too She is such a solid character She s likable smart and is cautious about getting involved with Cole Now Liza has known Cole from the time they were teens They met while Cole was training in her father s baseball camp Liza had a huge crush on Cole who was just starting his career Of course Cole didn t reciprocate those feelings at the time but nowhe wants Liza When Liza s mom get her a date with Cole through a charity function it s set a plan in motion Frank Cole s a Three Starsuick impromptu read Can t resist a hot baseball player Cute predictable but it was far from a home ru. He’s gorgeous and smart and he’s instantly hooked When Frank makes Liza a deal she can’t refuse a bet she will fall in love with Cole or a cool half mil goes to charity the game is on But neither bet on the real feelings that surface Could a fake fling turn into an official forev. L into place We don t get to read a lot of books "About Easy Going Relationships "easy going relationships it was refreshing There were no overly dramatic elements that you would roll your eyes at and I loved that about Cole and LizaThe rivalry between Cole playing for the Nationals and Liza cheering for the Orioles was a big part of the book and so much fun If you are a baseball fan you will really enjoy that about this book I enjoyed the secondary characters in the story especially Liza s friend Paige I hope there is a book in the future about her because she is a little spitfire and definitely entertainsThe Practice Proposal is a a little spitfire and definitely entertainsThe Practice Proposal is a romantic read Tracy is an author that I will be checking out again in the future for sure I highly recommend The Practice Proposal to anyone looking for a fun flirty heartwarming read about family friends and love Copy received from Publisher Slick s review posted on Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews45 StarsThis is one of those books that I saw the publisher s blurb on Facebook and I raced to buy it I m a sucker for any book with a baseball theme I can t help it I know there are readers out there that are huge football hockey and basketball followers but for me it s always been baseball This is a new to me author so I wasn t sure what to expect but after reading The Practice Proposal I know for a fact I ll be checking out the other offerings of Tracy March because this book is a homerun on a stick swirled in chocolateLiza Sutherland has endured what most people never want to face her fianc was gunned down in the line of duty and she hasn t dated since She s fine with her life but her mother thinks otherwise and buys her a charity auction date with her teenage crush and now staring player for the Washington Nationals Cole Collins Cole has his own set of problems his bad boy player reputation has caught p with him and he s in danger of not being picked Some Like It Hotter up for next season His agent sees the charity date as a chance for Cole to cleanp his act but Cole has his own reasons for not wanting to rekindle a friendship or anything else with Liza Too bad fate jumps in and hands them both something they don t think they are ready for or wantFrom start to finish this book had me enthralled and yes while there was some baseball involved including a pennant race and World Series baseball was not really the main focus These characters just jumped off the page and into my heart They both have dealt with some pretty big blows in their lifetime and despite that they are pretty normal well adjusted people That s not to say they don t have their insecurities or hang More Than a Convenient Bride (Texas Cattlemans Club: After the Storm ups but they really work towards not letting them get in their own way I love how from their first date they hop right back to the closeness they shared as teenagers Liza has a way of keeping Cole s ego in check and calling him out and it was cute and fun to watch I like that she sees him just as a guy not the superstar athlete he is I like her even for the way she gets him to openp and share his past and the way she accepts all of him When Cole realizes something is holding Liza back he confronts her and then sets out to help her deal with her grief I love that he doesn t pressure her and that he Marrying Well understands she needs to sort out her conflicting feelings While he has some stellar and very romantic moments in this book there is one scene that left me crying my eyes out and convinced me that he is one hell of a guyWhile this is a romance there is a lot of other things going on that make this book completely intriguing There is past deceit secret deals returning bad influences not to mention a pennant race between two rival teams with the hero and heroine on opposite sides However I can t deny that watching these two work their way through everything wasn t beyond satisfying If ever two people deserved happiness it is Cole and Liza I also enjoyed all the supporting characters and their role in helping them find their happily ever afterI highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good romance regardless if you like baseball or not The Practice Proposal is one of those books that will have you laughing crying and cheering sometimes all in the same scene It will most definitely touch your heartstrings and give you the same feeling you get when your team heads to the World Series two years in a rowyes it s really is that amazing I have to say even thought I am not a fan of baseball nor do I watch it I still very much enjoyed The Practice Proposal and it s sweet plotAfter winning a charity auction date she didn t even bid on Liza Sutherland endsp on a date with her families rival teams baseman Cole Collins a boy who. Is Cole Collins is p for contract renegotiation but after too many late night parties he’ll need some positive publicity before he can make the roster His agent Frank pitches Liza as the perfect proponly Cole didn’t account for Liza no longer being just a teenager with a crush ,
25 REALLY Slow Moving StarsHmmm wellat least it didn "t take long to read I don t believe I ve ever started a review off ite like that "take long to read I don t believe I ve ever started a review off ite like that be honest It was also an entirely painless read void of any drama whatsoever Unfortunately there en lies the problemI suppose a little back story s needed here Liza s had a rough couple of years Her fianc was killed in the line of duty and she s resigned herself to never finding love again Cole s an all star first baseman who s become famous for his exploits off the field than for his solid play on the field In his early years Cole attended baseball
*camps put on *put on Liza s father and the two became friends albeit with Liza developing a good sized crush on Cole When a date with Cole is offered at a silent charity auction Liza s mother takes the opportunity to bid on behalf of Liza with If you are in the mood for a light hearted feel good romance look no further I really enjoyed it I am also a sports fan so the fact the main character is a hottie baseball player was a bonus This was also my first Tracy March read and was impressed with her writing style and how ickly she drew me into the storyline and kept my interest throughout ite the fast paced little gem Liza Sutherland wins a night out with Cole Collins an All Star first baseman She is freaked out because she didn t even enter the silent auction and has no desire to date ever again Turns out it was her mother who entered her name in the drawing For good reason Liza s mother desperately desires for her to get back out there and start dating again The reason adds a lot to the storyline IMHO so no spoilers hereCole is a player both on and off the field He is the black sheep of his baseball team and is always in the news concerning his bad boy behavior due to all the partying with his long list of women particularly the Victoria Secret model variety It has been years since he laid eyes on Liza the gangly all knees and elbows teenage girl wearing braces no less who would go all gaga over him when she would come and watch him play at the summer camps her father held every year for promising young players Cole knows he needs to be seen out and about with this well respected virtuous woman to shake off his playboy image He hopes she sticks around long enough after their first auction date to revive his career and get him through contract negotiations At least for his sake Liza looks nothing like the mousy girl of yesteryear A definite second chance romance Glad I was given the opportunity to read itI received this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Spring arrived and I was ready for some baseball or preferably a good baseball romance And along came a new to me author inviting me out to the ballgame It was a winner even though it included a few strikeouts and some foul balls Cole and Liza met as youngsters She crushed on him but he didn t see her as anything than a camp friend Over the years they lost touch Now he s a hot shot baseball player with some major image problems She s grown into a beauty with a perfect image His agent thinks she s the answer to his problems And wham we re at the ballpark with all the bases loaded Of course there s some heat thrown as well as several real zingers to keep fans on their feet Will Cole and Liza get their homerun All in all I had a fun day at the ballpark The Practice Proposal is such a fun story I had a tough time pulling myself away from it and am now ready for baseball season to start Tracy s writing is smooth the plot moved along at a good pace and her descriptions of people and places makes you feel like you are right there in the story with the charactersIn The Practice Proposal we meet Cole Collins a major league baseball player for the Washington Nationals and Liza Sutherland the daughter of the owners of the Balti Orioles Cole and Liza had met when they were teens and Liza had ite a crush on Cole at that time Now they are grown p and it has been years since they have talked Because of Cole s agent Frank Price the two are thrown together for a romance that neither Cole or Liza really expects to happenTracy sure had me on the emotional roller coaster in this book Both Cole and Liza have some past issues they need to deal with and it seems they are the only ones that can help each other out I found my heart breaking and even shed a couple of tears for both of them at times Cole and Liza also had fun and entertaining times together in which I found myself laughing out loud with them When they forgot about the reason they were in this relationship Cole and Liza were focused on each other and the relationship was easy and fel. Liza Sutherland isn’t looking for love Not from a charity auction date she didn’t even bid on and especially not with Nationals first baseman Cole Collins the guy she obsessed over as an awkward teenager She won’t get involved with a notorious player no matter how attractive Cole.