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The Bombshell Effect

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  595 Ratings  ·  139 Reviews
Allie Sutton just got a new job.

Not one she wants, and definitely not one she's prepared for. She hadn't seen her dad in years, so the last thing she expects upon his sudden death is to inherit the thing he loved more than anything (or anyone) ... the professional football team he owned for the last twenty years.

Luke Pierson does not want a new boss.

What he wants is to be
Published June 14th 2018
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4,5-5 STARS

I loved it so much.What a nice surprise, this is my first book by this author and I need more!The Bombshell Effect has everything I wanted and even more Karla Sorensen delivers a sweet,sexy,lighthearted story.With my favorite trope, a singe dad and a fantastic romance, with angst,humor and steamy moments!


The characters were well developed and the romance between Allie and Luke is steamy!These two is like an explosion whenever they are at the same place!They have a great chemistry an
Alex ♈
Jun 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: safe, strong-heroine
3.75 – 4 stars

It was my 1st book by this author.
Liked it a lot, or better said liked the heroine a lot.

She had such a beautiful name – Alexandra. Love it!
You’ll never guess why *lol*
I was happy to share my name with her.

Allie (fortunately no one calls me that) was very smart, loyal and strong woman. At the beginning I was a bit skeptical, but when she stood up for herself the 1st time she met the ‘rude’ hero, I was on her side.

Playboy Barbie – are you kidding me? When a woman looks beautiful i
Dri ✰
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018
★ 2 stars!! ★

Bem, bem, bem... o que dizer sobre esse livro?

Um dos elementos que mais me atraiu na sinopse, foi o fato de que Luke era pai, que ele queria ser um bom pai para a sua filha. Minha escolha de leitura foi decidida aí, adoro histórias onde há crianças.
Mesmo que a maioria dessas leituras não superou as minhas expectativas nesse quesito, eu continuo arriscando e tentando encontrar uma que me satisfaça.
O que infelizmente não ocorreu aqui...

Não vi o relacionamento entre pai e filha tan
4.5 stars

This was my very first book by Karla Sorensen, and boy was I glad that I picked it up. As many of you know, book funks happen to me with quite the frequency lately. And getting out of it is no small feat. The Bombshell Effect managed that by being a fresh take on two favorite tropes - sports romance and enemies to lovers.

Within a few pages I was immediately drawn into the book. 

Allie Sutton and Luke Pierson met under certain circumstances that put them on opposite sides of the fence so
Kandi Steiner
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I'm literally dead. DEAD, I tell you. Shooketh from the amazingness that is The Bombshell Effect and Karla Sorensen's killer writing. Holy WOW. I absolutely devoured this book, from the very first word to the very last, and then proceeded to lick every juicy drop from my fingers as I sat there wishing the story wasn't over, wishing I could stay within this world -- with these characters -- just a little longer. And that is the BEST feeling.

The Bombshell Effect is proof that Karla Sorensen can wr
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Jun 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 "OMG. LOVE" Stars!

I love a good sports romance, especially a football romance. And The Bombshell Effect was everything I wanted to read when I picked it up. It was a sexy, fun, surprisingly heartfelt, on the edge of your seat romance that I could not put down. Luke and Allie, our main characters, have the best back-and-forth, the sassiest, funniest come backs, and the most decadent tension that burns between them. This was my first time reading Karla Sorenson, and I have to say I was so impr
Melanie (mells_view)
A sweet football romance!

I actually didn’t read the synopsis for this one. I just figured it’d be a fun sports romance from the cover, and it was essentially that, but both characters were interesting and had good back stories. I liked that Luke is a single dad, and that his daughter has a connection with the heroine without it feeling forced. Allie faces the things thrown at her head on, and I loved that. These characters have their ups and downs, but thankfully the ups win.

All in all a good Am
Staci Hart
Jun 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Bombshell Effect left me standing up in my seat wth fists in the air like my home team just won the Lombardi. Pure elation. Between the laughs and the lust, the love and luscious writing, I could not put this five-star read down.
Amy Daws
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is was like my own, personal catnip. It has sports, it has tension, it has sexy bits that are amazing! The perfect blend of hot and heart-warming. You need this book in your life!!!!!
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Luke Pierson doesn't do media and he definitely doesn't go for the female fans that throw themselves at him, especially not the new blonde neighbor. Except, she really is attractive and her smart mouth has been feature in one too many fantasies. Allie Sutton doesn't do jerks and she doesn't do football, at least she didn't until her father left his beloved team to her. There's got to be a purpose to it, so she takes it on hoping to find her way i
Kathy West
Jun 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
What a sweet love story!!!

If you know me, you know I usually go towards darker reads, but Karla is an author that I love and I will read whatever she write.

Luke and Allie have such a sweet, fun, heart-breaking, heart-touching love story.

Luke is the starting quarterback for the Washington Wolves. When the owner of his company dies, he has no idea who is going to be taking over. All Luke knows is that he needs to continue to be a leader for his team and the best dad he can be for his daughter.
Mary at USAT's HEA
Jun 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
After reading and loving The Bombshell Effect by new-to-me-author Karla Sorensen, I’m now a dedicated fangirl. This contemporary sports romance is swoony entertainment from beginning to end and checks every box on my must-read list. Luke is a mega-star quarterback and dedicated single dad to an adorable daughter, and he tries to deny his attraction to his new boss and neighbor, Allie. But the more he gets to know her, there is absolutely no way he can resist their insane chemistry, even though g ...more
This was my very first Karla Sorensen book and I must say, I don’t know why I’ve waited this long to devour her words. I got so into Luke and Allie’s tale that I couldn’t, for the love of all things holy, peel my eyes away from it once I dove in. From cover to cover, this book was just absolutely captivating and enthralling as hell. The Bombshell Effect definitely left me on a massive heart-thumping Washington Wolves cloud nine.

Maybe she’d be my downfall. Maybe this would blow up in our faces.
Anne OK
Jun 15, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads
I love a sports-related romance especially when said sport equals football. And I'm really happy when I find a new-to-me-author that writes it well. Luke Pierson, a single dad with a six year old daughter named Faith wasn't lookin' for love. One might even say that he blocked it from his life. Until he met his new neighbor that his daughter dubbed "Barbie." And when he finds out she's his new boss and the owner of the team, well he knows he's going down. Yeah, the story is cute and sizzles a bit ...more
Karla Sorensen is a new-to-me author. So I had no idea what to expect. But I'm so glad I took a chance because reading her book was such an unexpected surprise! I really, really liked it.

The MC's are fantastic. The 2ndary characters are also cool and make me hope they get their own books too (Paige in particular). The story is engaging and full of feels --- with enough football scenes to make the sports fan in me happy. It's also low on the angst, which I very much appreciated.

So if you're like
Sarah  (sarahandherbookshelves)
*ARC received for review from author*

Wow I have read another new author this year and Karla's newest book The Bombshell Effect was a definite winner for me! I already have added mulitple other books by her to my TBR and literally can't wait to see were she takes this series next!

The Bombshell Effect is Luke and Allie's story. Luke is a single father of a litter girl named Faith and Allie is the new boss and owner of the football team Luke plays for. I really loved Luke and Allie, and Faith was a
Britt Red Hatter Book Blog
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I keep falling more and more in love with Karla Sorensen’s writing every time I read a book by her. She has this way of making characters I’m on the fence about become so true to life that I end up LOVING them. Usually one to cheer for the underdog nerdy girl a bombshell (and Allie is exactly that) is not the typical character I’m drawn to, but wouldn’t you know? I adored Allie.
She’s so much more than her gorgeous exterior. A sweet woman who’s a bit lost but determined to prove herself and lear
Becky Rendon
Jun 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Some books give you a smile.
Some books give you a happy glow.
Some books give you both.

The Bombshell Effect is a "both" book. A smile inducing, happy glow radiating book. With its initial meeting of the main characters and then subsequent meeting, there is no way to avoid the smirks and side eyes. Even if you know nothing more than one and ten...this football story will make you a Washington Wolves fan. If only I could get a jersey...

The Bombshell Effect has everything you need.

Single hot, footba
Reading with 2 book lovers
Jun 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
this is the first book I've read by this author and I have to say I have a soft spot for sports books so this one I highly enjoyed.
allie and Luke made me fall in love with there characters right from the start, I do wish they weren't so slow in realizing they wanted each other but it was still a great read.
"I felt like she was the one in the room who knew exactly what I was feeling"
I loved Luke's daughter faith she just made this story what it was.
Rhonda Ziglar
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 PHENOMENAL STARS!! This story is perfection with feels, humor, sexiness and fantastic characters. Allie and Luke's story is addicting, you can't put it down. The author puts the right ingredients for a delicious story that you will devour it in one sitting. I can't wait to read more in this series. Do yourself a favor and 1-click this book.
Anne Milne
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book it was just what I needed it had everything I love in a book, a sassy woman a hot guy and a cute kid.

Allie was such a great character finally a female lead that knows who she is and isn't afraid to show it. She's beautiful strong determined and not to be underestimated. Luke is a single dad and my ovaries went boom I love his relationship with his daughter it's adorable there is nothing better than a man loving his kid.

There are some brilliant scenes in this book that made me
Just Lily
3.75 stars

What I liked:

- Hero was celibate for a very long time before meeting the heroine

- He was a wonderful father

- His daughter was adorable, I would’ve liked more scenes with her

- There was a significant character development for both of them. In the beginning I didn’t particularly liked any of them. She seemed too young, little bit shallow and somehow lived without any purpose. He was very judgmental and rude for no apparent reason and too stubborn for his own good. Thankfully, as the stor
Andrea Britton
Jun 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Five big SWOONY Stars!!

Nothing is better to me than a single dad story with a dad that is 100% into his kid. And let me just say that Luke Pierson is that dad and that man.

Luke Pierson Quarterback for the Washington Wolves, is a single Dad to an adorable 6 yr old little lady named Faith. Being in the spotlight isn’t something Luke likes. He’s a simple man who keeps his personal and family life quiet.

Alexandra Sutton’s whole life changes once her father passes away. Not only d
Diary Of Book Fiend
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This just landed in my Kindle earlier this afternoon and I have already devoured it. OMG it was so good.

Allie and Luke are two incredible characters whom I adored!! And Faith, who is Luke's daughter, she just absolutely stole my heart.

This book had it's serious moments but it definitely had it's funny moments too.

Like the pink cupcakes that Luke wore. Fantastic!!

And can I say that Dayvon, who isn't even the main character, but a secondary character was one of my most favorite people in this boo
Taylor Freeman
Jun 17, 2018 rated it it was ok
I was so excited when I saw the blurb for this book. I love sports romances and add a single dad to it and sounds like a winner! However I was halfway through the book and wasn’t feeling any connection to the characters. I felt that they hadn’t really developed and the romance part for me was a little “bleh”. I was highly surprised to feel this way considering all of the amazing reviews I’d seen, but it just wasn’t doing it for me. I did not finish.
M.E. Carter
Karla Sorensen
May 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
The Bombshell Effect is coming JUNE 14 to Kindle Unlimited!
Jun 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am not sure why I never read Karla Sorensen before, but let me tell you, I am going to rectify that soon! I absolutely loved The Bombshell Effect. It was such a great story that had a bit of it all! It was a single dad, enemies-to-lovers, work and sports romance that I devoured in one sitting!

Luke Pierson knows what matters to him. His daughter and his job as the quarterback for the Washington Wolves. End of story. He has valued his time with the team and the owner has treated him well. But w
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Bombshell Effect by Karla Sorensen
“Total domination, 5 stars”

Okay, lets get real for a minute. I have been a Sorensen fan since she first started writing. She’s always given us awesome stories that give us all the feels, but with The Bombshell Effect she gave us more. She took one of my favorite tropes and Totally dominated it, she killed it. Sorensen is a football junkie who took her passion for a sport and inserted it into a story. The Bombshell Effect is her gaming winning touchdown.
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