Review: Beauty and the Beefcake (Thrusters Hockey #3) by Pippa Grant

Beauty and the Beefcake

Beauty and the Beefcake

(Thrusters Hockey #3)

by Pippa Grant

She’s my sun and moon.

My stars, my air, my sunshine.

She’s every heartbeat.

There are two kinds of women in the world – those I can bang, and those I can’t.

My teammate’s sister?

She’s a can’t.

I moved in with her to protect her from a nasty ex, not to be the next guy in line.

She’s the brains.

I’m the brawn.

She’s the fruit.

I’m the sausage.

She talks too much.

I don’t talk at all, if I don’t have to.

Should be easy to resist her.

But every minute I spend with Felicity is another minute she gets under my skin. She makes me feel like something more than a dumb puckhead with a big Zamboni pony. And it’s getting harder to remember why I need to keep my hands to myself.

Beauty and the Beefcake is a vegan-friendly standalone romantic comedy featuring a hockey player whose vocabulary is the only thing smaller than a hockey puck, a book smart but aimless ventriloquist with too many voices in her head, a dilapidated old house that may or may not be haunted, and no cheating or cliffhangers.


5 Gentle Giant Stars

Beauty and the Beefcake is the third book in the Thrusters Hockey series by Pippa Grant. I’m not going to lie I’ve been dying to read this one. Ares has been in so many of the previous books that I was really looking forward to his story.

He’s the quiet type that doesn’t say much and a moving mountain with no brains. Those people who think this couldn’t be more wrong. He says what he needs to say and that’s it.  Ares is my new favourite hero and there is so much that I love about him.

“I exist,” I tell Felicity. That’s why Mars is big. Because I still exist. Even when I think I’m nothing.

Felicity is a walking disaster. Every man she goes out with turns into a stacker when they break up. She gets hit on left and right and doesn’t seem to know why. She has such a high IQ but yet after 4 degrees she still doesn’t know what she wants to be when she grows up!

She’s the piece I didn’t know I was missing. The words to my melody. The ice beneath my skates.

Felicity’s brother asks Ares to move in with her and look out for her. Murphy also asks his sister to let Ares move in so she can help him recover from a foot injury thing get interesting.

The right three words have more impact than ten thousand wrong words,

Along with a secondary characters that are delightful and Nanos’ ghost she what more could you want. I can’t tell you how glad I am that I discovered Pippa Grant’s books. Highly recommend this book.


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