Risking It All { read online } by Christi Barth

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Who doesn’t love Naked Men In Christi Barth’s irresistible series a group of close knit friends talk out their problems with naked honesty on a popular blog Bonded by a high school tragedy they’re moving on from the past and fighting for the future with strong and sassy women Griffin Montgomery helps people As a teenager he kept his best friends alive after their soccer team’s bus cr. ARC kindly provided by the publisher Random House Publishing Group Loveswept via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This was the first book I read by this author and I m torn a little bit It was definitely a like but I didn t really love it It dragged a little I m not a big fan of insta love and I didn t really like Griff He IS a hero but doesn t want to be called one but at other stages in the story he kind of brags about it I also didn t like how he behaved towards Chloe and his mother Liking the male character is important to me than liking the female one and unfortunately I didn t like Griffin What I did like are Chloe and her profession a professional letter writer I also liked the website the 5 friends blogged on Naked Men Even though I didn t love this book I would love to read about the others of this tight group of friends

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Professional letter writer she gets enough excitement out of expressing other people’s emotions So when the hottest man she’s ever seen invades her coffee shop Chloe surprises herself with how much she wants to be with him Routines make her feel safe Griff makes her deliciously unsafe in so many ways But falling for him is one risk she might just have to take whether she’s ready or not. A group of high school boys on their way through the Alps crashes and only survived by their wit and acumen forming an unbreakable bond Through college and continuing into life circumstances this group of now men have continued keeping in contact and airing their feelings on a blog called Naked Men Griffin Montgomery was a leader who helped bring his teammates to rescue this started a pattern in Griffin s life he is always looking for someone to rescue and never leaning on anyoneGriffin must re evaluated his life when he is grounded by his commander at the Coast Guard search and rescue He spends sometime in the local coffee house where he meets a special barista Chloe Chloe draws Griffin in like a moth to a flame He d like to get to know her Chloe has some baggage and scarring but who doesn t Her friend wants her to think outside the box and take some risks but Chloe likes the safety she finds in that box When Chloe meets Griffin she considers the thought of what it could be like to break out but must decide if Griffin and the life he leads is a risk worth takingThis story has a light hearted and refreshing it had a way to just hit the right spot in my reading I enjoyed the characters interactions and was intrigued with what the future might bring Bottom line The Naked Men are sexy smart and have lots of issues that I look forward to the opportunity to explore I received this ARC copy of Risking It All from Random House Publishing Group Loveswept in exchange for a honest review This book is set for publication March 8 2016My Rating 4 starsWritten by Christi BarthPublisher Loveswept Publication Date March 8 2016Sold by Random House LLCASIN B00ZNE45BSGenre Contemporary Romance Noble

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Ashed in the Alps Now as a Coast Guard search and rescue pilot he saves lives with reckless abandon until he goes too far and earns a lengthy suspension Working on the Naked Men projects keeps his mind busy but Griff’s itching to get back in the action That’s when he finds his latest rescue mission a pretty wallflower who’s stuck in her comfort zone Chloe Wid doesn’t take risks As a. A cute sweet and sexy romance with Naked Men Griffin Montgomery has hero tattooed in his DNA His natural instinct is to help others and by that virtue he not only helped his high school friends out of a dire situation now he dedicates himself to put his life on the line everyday as a search and rescue Coast Guard pilot Until the day he pushed the limits too far and got his wings clipped Landing him at a caf where he meets the lovely yet solitary and in need of a push to her own limits Chloe Wid Chloe Wid is the opposite of wild She s had one too many traumas in her life and now preferes to live vicariously through the lives and emotions of the people she writes letters for Therefore being the focus of sexy hero of the hour is surprising but not as surprising as her strong reaction to him Can she risk falling for him The Naked men series follows the lives a five men who went through a high school misfortune but together survived it and came out of it as brothers and now share a blog with the same moniker The Naked Men where they talk about everything male in an open and honest way Risking it All spotlights their leader Griffin Montgomery who s initial impression wasn t the greatest especially after Chloe very bravely and honestly reveals so much of herself to him He does however make up for it in the later part of the book but not enough to win me over completely Chloe though is a uirky strong and brave attributes I admire and respect He just knew that Chloe lit him up Made him feel like a damn firefly Made him feel things he d never felt before He wanted to be with her all the time Wanted to show her the world share it with her Make her happy Even though he d been thinking long term love hadn t been on his radar But it was now It fit I liked Griff and Chloe s back and forth and especially liked their need to learn to face their fears but wasn t fully on board with their insta love connection This series has a very interesting premise which I hope will only get better with each installment Risking it all is the kick off book in the Naked Men series by author Christi Barth This is a standalone full length novel told from alternating point of view between the main characters With a happy ending s Pinterest Board I was given an ARC of this book courtesy of the authors via NetGalley The excerpts are from that copy More reviews Stalk us on FaceBook As well as Twitter Pinterest Board for Book Teasers


10 thoughts on “Risking It All

  1. says:

    Taking a risk produced the rewardFrom the very beginning of Risking It All it’s pretty obvious that Griffin Montgomery likes saving people Others call it a hero complex but in reality it’s about his need to make sure that people are safe H

  2. says:

    2 'Risks and Fears' Stars ARC provided via Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis will be short I reuested this book on Netgalley because the publisher send me an email telling me I would enjoy this story if I was a fan of Lauren Layne Well most of you know I adore Lauren's writing and her characters but unfortunately this was not the case Risking It All is the first installment in Christi Barth's Naked Men series and it tells the

  3. says:

    ARC kindly provided by the publisher Random House Publishing Group Loveswept via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This was the first book I read by this author and I’m torn a little bit It was definitely a like but I didn’t really love it It dragged a little I’m not a big fan of insta love and I didn’t really like Griff He IS a hero but doesn’t want to be called one but at other stages in the story

  4. says:

    1 The Truths always the way to go StarDNF 33%Great prologue and opening chapters I was thinking along the lines of one of my favourite films with Griffin’s profession as a Coast Guard and the uirky blog Naked men that he co writes with his four closest friends added to the uniue edge the author had going onNot like you to give up so easi

  5. says:

    A cute sweet and sexy romance with Naked Men? Griffin Montgomery has “hero” tattooed in his DNA His natural instinct is to help o

  6. says:

    ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review When I first read the blurb of Risking It All by Christi Barth I was intrig

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    A group of high school boys on their way through the Alps crashes and only survived by their wit and acumen forming an unbreakable bond Through college and continuing into life circumstances this group of now men have continued keeping in contact and airing their feelings on a blog called Naked Men Griffin Montgomery was a leader who helped bring his teammates to rescue this started a pattern in Griffin’s life he is always looki

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    DNF at 52%Nope I'm sorry but I just can't do this any Time is too precious to subject myself with a story that I can't get into The characters are immature and juvenile and for the life of me I cannot connect with them They're playing games acting like teenagers instead of people in their late twenties The friends are even encouraging all o

  9. says:

    Copy provided courtesy of NetGalleyThis romance which I believe is going to kick off a series introduces a twist that almost doesn't come off but I think Barth pulled it together in a way that avoided chapters of humiliation and angst I am not a fan of lots of angst and humiliation is a real turn offThe book opens with a bang Griffin and his close high school friends traveling to Europe for a soccer tournament A crash

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    Slick's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book ReviewsSo I'm going to admit that I was intrigued by this book one because it was written by Christi Barth whose work I have enjoyed immensely in the past and two because of the series title A Naked Men Novel and while I found that the series title meant something entirely different I was not disappointed in this book at all This book was complex; both the hero and the heroine had survived in