Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Teaser Tuesday #102 ~ Foreplay (The Ivy Chronicles #1) by Sophie Jordan

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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My Tease for this week comes from:

(The Ivy Chronicles #1)

Sophie Jordan

First - The Blurb:

Before she goes after the life she’s always wanted, she’s about to find the one she needs. 

Pepper has been hopelessly in love with her best friend’s brother, Hunter, for like ever. He’s the key to everything she’s always craved: security, stability, family. But she needs Hunter to notice her as more than just a friend. Even though she’s kissed exactly one guy, she has just the plan to go from novice to rock star in the bedroom—take a few pointers from someone who knows what he’s doing.

Her college roommates have the perfect teacher in mind. But bartender Reece is nothing like the player Pepper expects. Yes, he’s beyond gorgeous, but he’s also dangerous, deep—with a troubled past. Soon what started as lessons in attraction are turning both their worlds around, and showing just what can happen when you go past foreplay and get to what’s real…

Second - The Tease:

His face was so close. I felt his square jaw, reveling in the scratch and bristle. He held himself still and I let myself continue to explore his face, tracing the arch of his eyebrows, down over the bridge of his nose, the well-carved lips.

They moved against my fingers as he spoke. "As long as you look at him like that he'll be yours."

I pulled my hand back slightly. "How am I looking at you?"

He settled himself deeper between my thighs. One hand slipped between my back and the mattress. With one flick, he unhooked my bra and tugged it free. "Like you want to eat me."

And a few quotes from Reese:

“I wouldn't have waited this long for you. I would have already showed up at your dorm the minute I decided I wanted you. I wouldn't leave until I convinced you that you were mine”

“You can’t even see it. I’m the safest thing you’ll ever find.”

Pepper is cute, a little shy, and very, very innocent. Infatuated with her best friends brother since she was barely a teenager but having absolutely no clue as to how to attract his attention, she heads off to a bar with her collage friends in the hope of acquiring some experience. Enter Reese.

Reese, the bar tender and supposed bad-boy, is sweet, sensitive and steamy hot. And like any hot blooded male, he is more than willing to teach Pepper all she needs to know in the art of seduction.

Of course, things don't go quite the way Pepper had planned. Or Reese either for that matter.

I really enjoyed reading Foreplay. It's beautifully written, easy to follow and ends on a note of happiness.

My Rating: 5 out of 5

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Okay, so what do you think?

If you liked my Tease, please leave a comment below!


  1. Excellent tease, Marilyn! I'm so glad you enjoyed Foreplay! I LOVED it. Pepper and Reese are so great together. *sigh* Reese...

  2. I loved this book! And that tease made me want to re-read it!!! :D

  3. I have not read this series- but your teaser has me looking this book up. Reese sounds HOTT hot!

    My Teaser

  4. Oh wow... Great teasers there Marilyn! I need to get this book now!!

    Thanx for visiting my TT
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  5. I love Reese! So awesomesauce. A little weird that my nickname is also a real persons name but hey he was ubber sexy and I loved Foreplay! Sophie Jordan is honestly awesome. Great pick!