Review: Only Work, No Play by Cora Reilly

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After two years of taking care of her heartbroken father, Evie needs a new start. Leaving the States and following her sister to Australia to work as the personal assistant of rugby star Xavier – The Beast – Stevens seems like the right kind of distraction.Tall, muscled and devilishly handsome, Xavier is the lov’ em and leav’ em kind of guy. He never forgets a girl’s name because he never bothers to remember it in the first place.
Evie soon realizes that being Xavier’s assistant is a 24/7 job; the man seems unwilling to even set an alarm for himself.
As she watches him move from one woman to the next, Evie is glad that her heart is safe from his attention. After all, she’s a far cry from the size zero models he usually takes to his bed.
But soon being around Xavier doesn’t feel like a job, and seeing him walk around his apartment half naked all the time isn’t helping either. Evie knows that giving in to her attraction will lead to heartbreak, but when Xavier starts treating her as more than just his assistant, resisting his charms seems like an impossible task.  (Goodreads)

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I’ve been reading a lot of romance lately and let me tell you, I feel like every protagonist is a 5’2 size 4, and as someone who is neither of those things, I really enjoyed reading about a normal sized person.  What I didn’t like was a lot of concentration on food in this book.  I get it Xavier is an athlete, so is basically everyone in the book aside from Evie, but it was overdone.  I also absolutely hated Evie’s sister.  She was such a bitch, and I wanted to punch her in the face several times. 

You know who I did adore though, Evie!  She was such a refreshing protagonist, and though she wasn’t as confident as I would have liked, I can’t really blame her given the circumstances.  Xavier was not as bad as I thought, and by the end of it, I was pretty in love with him too!  

Overall: 4

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I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

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