Face Offs & Cheap Shots – Eden Finley, Saxon James

Reviews by Yael Waknin



For the last three years, I’ve lived and breathed hockey with one goal: team captain.

There’s only one thing standing in my way. TJ Beckett.

Beck is irresponsible and immature, and I’ve hated him since the moment we met freshman year.

Yet, the coaches see something in him I obviously can’t, and they refuse to choose between us. The captain spot is going to a team vote, and the team thinks that what we need are a bunch of challenges to prove our worth. Challenges that have nothing to do with hockey. Challenges that are throwing me and Beck together.

And he’s still as infuriating as ever.



I have no idea why Christopher Jacobs hates me, and I can’t say I care. I like pushing his buttons, but the guy needs to loosen up. I’m going to win these stupid challenges easily and spend my senior year as hockey king on this campus.

Tormenting Jacobs at the same time will just be a bonus.

Even if I’m getting confusing feelings toward him, I won’t let it hold me back.

When it comes to competing, I’m all in, and nothing will get between me and the W.

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My review

The second book in the college CU Hockey series.

This book is about Jacobs & Beck, and this book made my heart explode with LOVE!

I loved Foster and Zach in the first book, and now I can’t get enough of Jacobs and Beck’s relationship!

This book has EVERYTHING I wanted in a MM book!

It was full of emotions, friendship, self-discovery, steaminess, hardship, and such great and amazing love that took my breath away!

I couldn’t put this book down!

I couldn’t stop thinking about the characters!

I didn’t want it to end but didn’t want to stop reading!

I’m feeling overwhelmed with how much Jacobs and Beck entered my heart.

I loved every single word, and now I’m moving on to the next book with Jacobs & Beck still in my heart…

If you love MM books, and even if you haven’t tried it yet – this series is a MUST in your TBR!

Book 1 – Power Plays & Straight A’s

Book 2 – Face Offs & Cheap Shots

Book 3 – Goal Lines & First Times

Book 4 – Line Mates & Study Dates

Book 5 – Puck Drills & Quick Thrills

Click here for an interview with the author – Saxon James

Click here for an interview with the author – Eden Finley

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