ALL LINED UP Synopsis:
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack follows up her trio of hits—Losing It, Faking It, and Finding It—with this thrilling first novel in an explosive series bursting with the Texas flavor, edge, and steamy romance of Friday Night Lights.
In Texas, two things are cherished above all else—football and gossip. My life has always been ruled by both.
Dallas Cole loathes football. That's what happens when you spend your whole childhood coming in second to a sport. College is her time to step out of the bleachers, and put the playing field (and the players) in her past.
But life doesn't always go as planned. As if going to the same college as her football star ex wasn’t bad enough, her father, a Texas high school coaching phenom, has decided to make the jump to college ball… as the new head coach at Rusk University. Dallas finds herself in the shadows of her father and football all over again.
Carson McClain is determined to go from second-string quarterback to the starting line-up. He needs the scholarship and the future that football provides. But when a beautiful redhead literally falls into his life, his focus is more than tested. It's obliterated.
Dallas doesn't know Carson is on the team. Carson doesn't know that Dallas is his new coach's daughter.
And neither of them know how to walk away from the attraction they feel.
I really enjoyed this book! I always love it when books have different POVs. I just feel like you get more of the story that way, so I was excited to read Dallas' and Carson's POV. I loved reading and watching the story unfold in the voice of the main chararcters. Just as all of Cora's other books this was well written, funny and witty!
I am a native Texan and still live here (my husband is a former college football star) so I LOVED reading about football. Its the holy grail here! So that aspect of the book I absolutetly loved. I could relate and follow it. But if you aren't a football fan it is not a deal breaker. The story of her and her strict father and the love story is enough to keep you reading. This is a great story about redemption and coming of age. I remember college and finding your true self and I think that this book hits the nail on the head and intertwines a beautiful love story. Great read and 5 stars!
Cora Carmack Bio:
Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She's done a multitude of things in her life-- boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. Her first book, LOSING IT, is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.