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The Nanny Rules

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I had mixed emotions about this book. Some moments were really cute while others were predictable and not very enjoyable. We have Brody Evans, NFL quarterback and single father to the cutest 4 year old on the planet named Lily. Brody travels a lot with work so his sister Julia hires a nanny to help take care of Lily. Amelia Renshaw is the perfect fit for this family. Brody's wife Stella died in a car crash and there's a lot to her story that I won't share but this family has been through quite a lot. Lily is heartbroken that her mother is gone and Amelia is helping ease the loss by being there for her. Brody's heart is closed off from love but yet he's super attracted to his new nanny. The thing with Brody is he came off quite fickle. One minute he was all in and in the next he was guarded. I understand all that he's been through but it became quite frustrating to constantly have this back and forth. 

One thing I will say is that Brody is an excellent father. Seeing him bonding with Lily was the absolute cutest thing ever. My heart would flutter every time he called her Lily pad or read her stories. 

This story was quite fast paced. More so than I would've liked if I'm being honest. Brody and Amelia meet and there's instant attraction/lust. From there it's a lot of back and forth on Brody's end that I mentioned previously. Poor Amelia has whiplash from it all and I don't blame her. Although I will say, Amelia seemed to want a commitment way too early on. She's has a masters in child psychology so you'd think she would understand all that this family has been through. Moving on won't come easy or quickly.

While parts of this story were predictable, I still really enjoyed it overall.
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This was a DNF for me. I made it to 71% and I just had to put it down. The beginning of the book started out like there should have been at least a chapter before that to introduce you to what was going on. Then Amelia and Brody are ready to jump each  other from their first meeting. Fast forward a little, and there is drama all through this story. Brody doesn't want to love again, his wife cheated on him before she died, and he's a jerk to Amelia half the time. She's supposed to be smart, but she lets Brody treat her like crap and decides she'll "take whatever she can get" from him. Uh no. My point of no return is when her brother shows up, and instead of being honest about what was going on, she lies, and let's Brody believe it was an ex-boyfriend. What?! She pushes him to be honest with her, but she's going to lie about her own brother? This one is a no for me, but I would be willing to give this author another read. 
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced readers copy of this book.
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The Nanny Rules

**received an ARC for an honest review**

4 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 

A cute story about a nanny and a NFL dad. While you can predict the end, there is a good story throughout and you find yourself hooked, rooting for Amelia and Brody, and falling for Brody’s daughter, Lily.
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I love the couple I love the storyline I love the romance it was nice and swoony and I just overall loved this book!
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This was a light and enjoyable story by, new to me, author Melynda Price. The story flowed well, and I liked the author’s writing style. The characters were well developed, and it was easy to become invested in them and want everything to work out for them.
The story itself was a bit light on, and it was a bit fluffy. Not necessarily a bad thing, sometimes you just want fluffy with minimal angst. This is what this story was, a feel-good, light and happy romp that left you smiling at the end.
Looking at reviews for other works by this author, this book’s lightness in regards to the storyline is a bit of an anomaly, so I will certainly be looking into some of her other works to get a better feel of her as a storyteller.
I enjoyed The Nanny Rules; it was a nice light break between more serious books. If you are looking for a well written and light romance with a few funny moments, and a genuinely warm characters, I’d recommend you give The Nanny Rules a chance.
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The Nanny Rules by Melynda Price was an easy and overall enjoyable read. I would recommend it to people who just want some brain candy and not have to think much.
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The story was a bit predictable and for that,  I rated it as just OK. 

The story features a hero who lost his wife and in so doing, has an urgent need to provide for his young daughter. In comes a down on her luck nanny with whom, he ultimately, falls in love. 

The story was nothing new and while, it just light, it was still just so predictable. I didn't hate it but i didn't love it either
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This was a really great book! I loved Mia from the beginning, and Brody was really swoony. The story kept me interested and the side characters were awesome too! Can't wait to read more from this author!
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A cute romance!

I liked Brody, Amelia, and Lily (Brody's daughter)--they're likable characters whom it's easy to root for. Brody and Amelia have great chemistry, and it was entertaining to see them grow closer as they watched Survivor together. ;)

Amelia's reaction when her past discovers her new life was more than a little baffling, though--earlier misunderstandings made a lot more sense (talking about deceased spouses is awkward at the best of times, add in a guy who doesn't like to discuss his personal life and of course your conversations are going to have giant gaps) these omissions started to feel more manufactured than organic. Still, the grand gesture and resolution were beyond adorable, leaving me with a happy smile on my face.

So, all's well that ends well. Plus, the smexy scenes are hot--win-win!

Rating: 4 stars / B+

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book
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I received a copy of THE NANNY RULES from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. Thank you to the author and publisher.

FIVE STARS and here’s why:

This book really made me LOL! I enjoyed Melynda Price’s humorous writing immensely. The falling for my widowed boss is a trope I so enjoy and Ms. Price delivers in spades. If you like sexy sport stories with hella hot, single daddy athletes, savvy girls who have the brains to know what they want, and sweet little girls that will melt your heart, then this story is for you. Highly recommend!
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This was a fun read. The book is pure fantasy...I did not take any of it seriously or look into why the main character would sleep with her boss, etc. Thank you to NetGalley, the publisher and author for this ARC.
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I only begun to read it before it expired but from what I read I liked the context of the book. I wish I could have finished it so I could give it a better review but I know I would have loved it.
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The Nanny Rules is a good light, sexy read.  The premise is strong and the story plays out well. I loved the hero, he was a three dimensional, relate-able character.  I appreciated that the daughter wasnt over the top precocious.  The heroine was difficult to warm up to, I am so happy that Melynda Price wrote her with growth. It's rare that I end up rooting for a character I started out disliking.  I would read more from Melynda Price. 
I received my copy through NetGalley under no obligation.
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Brody lost his wife in a very heartbreaking way, now his only focus is his daughter and his career. When he was away, his sister hired a nanny, Amelia. Amelia has a degree in psychology, but is down on her luck and broke, so she takes the job.

She expects a child with some difficulties after losing her mom, but what she didn't expect was the way he looked and how he made her feel.

Brody is not too pleased with the new nanny, but the attraction is undeniable. But with a myriad of obstacles in their way, including themselves, the road to happiness is very long.

Lovely book, one of those that you have to read in one sitting. :) Perfect for vacation. :)
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This was a pretty simple story.  It was mostly predictable, but that's okay sometimes because a good story doesn't always have to be really unique and different, sometimes it is nice to read what you're comfortable with.  It had its steamy moments between Brody and Amelia, and its sweet moments with little Lily as well.  It had all the drama of back stories that made their reasons for fighting the relationship make sense.  Now, I feel like some of the back stories could have been given more details earlier on in the story, without knowing some of the details it made it irritating at first when they would push each other away for what seemed like no good reason.  In the end it all tied up into a nice HEA, and I loved the little family the three of them created together.
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This is a sports romance between NFL player brody and his daughter nanny Amelia. Ther is a lot of things that bothered me trough book and was not smooth executed. Brody, I didn't like much I wouldn't be with someone like him, and Amelia was also not my favorite person. The story was predictable and I rolled my eyes a few times while reading it. Not the best-written story.
I volunteered to review an ARC of this book for NetGalley
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I have tried and tried again but this book and I was really looking forward to it, but I just can't get into it. The biggest problems are the two main characters. 

The guy was a major dick. I understand that he has lost his wife, but to act like a dick towards someone who has taken care of his daughter for some time? His thoughts were just horrible towards her. Though confusingly, he also wanted to have sex with her and he kept stealing looks at her....
The girl was just bland, and I wonder who the hell would wander around in the house of their employer wearing barely anything. You know he could be home at any time, at least look professional, even your sleep attire should be professional. 
Plus, no matter what the guy did she kept going on and on how he was hurting and how he couldn't help it. No. Just no.

So I am sadly going to have to drop this one. I wish I could have liked this one more, because I love these kinds of books (sports/romance).
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I love sports romance so I grabbed this one up when it popped up on Netgalley.  Brody is a newly single father and his sister hires him a nanny to help relieve some pressure on her and give Brody piece of mind.  He is not happy about this but soon realizes that he needs the help and his daughter just loves Amelia. 

The story is a sweet read with just the typical angst of "I shouldn't mess with my nanny". Loved the little girl.  The football that was shown seemed to be spot on although it was mostly outside of the actual story.  Nothing earth shattering about the story but a nice fluff read for a summer day.
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This is a good story.  It may be predictable to a certain extent, you will still be entertained.  Amelia has a masters in child Psychology but right now she needs a place to decompress.  A college friend hires her to be the nanny for her brother. Brody lost his wife in a tragic accident.  The story was scandalous and Brody has closed off his heart. When he finds Amelia have dressed in his kitchen, he is less than enthusiastic to find out she is his new nanny. He wants her out.  His daughter Lily is already attached and eventually so is Brody.  Nice story with some angst and a cute HEA.
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I wasn't really able to connect with this title.  I wanted to, but I didn't totally believe in the chemistry or their attraction.

As always, I appreciate the opportunity to read and review this title.
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