Tuesday, August 20, 2013

ATOMR Presents The Philadelphia Box Set by Taryn Plendl Blog Tour Stop

Title: Philadelphia Series Box Set:
In My Arms, A Part of Me, Out of My Element
Author: Taryn Plendl
Release date: August 8, 2013
Age Group: Adult
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Book Description:
Philadelphia Series Box Set
In My Arms- Book 1

Book Description:

He's deliciously handsome and completely arrogant. Exactly the last thing Ava needs on

her first night out following her bad breakup.

New to the Philadelphia area, Trevor is instantly taken with Ava's beauty and witty attitude. After

sharing an unexpected but amazing kiss, Trevor manages to stick his foot in his mouth and watches as

Ava walks out of his life before he has a chance to explain.

When the two unexpectedly cross paths again, they struggle with the undeniable chemistry between

them. Ava fights to keep it platonic, afraid to get hurt again, as Trevor sets out to change her mind.

With a little bit of humor, a lot of drama, sexual frustration, dancing and plenty of alcohol, Ava

realizes that Trevor just might actually be perfect for her.


My Review

5 of 5 In My Arms

Trevor...... Trevor....... Trevor..... What a luscious swoon worthy bad boy!

Trevor is handsome, funny, and arrogant all the ingredients for a bad boy. Then Trevor meets Ava and he is smitten. They share an amazing and toe curling kiss together the night going good until Trevor inserts his foot into his mouth and says something that Ava does not like. See Ava has been burned and she is closed off to relationships because she does not want her heart to be broken again. So Ava walks away from Trevor and he is pissed with himself.

Time passes and Trevor and Ava cross paths again and everything that was there the first night they kissed is there but magnified by tens. As Ava struggles with her feelings for Trevor he makes it clear that he was an idiot that night and he wants Ava and he will stop at nothing to have her. The more she fights the more she loses with the internal battle until she can't fight it anymore and gives in to Trevor. But can Trevor keep Ava? Is Trevor a changed man?

This is a fast funny story about two people who clearly like each other and want to be with each other but have inner demons they need to face. Can Ava get over her heart break and can Trevor be the man he knows he can be for Ava?

A Part of Me- Book 2

Book Description:

You don't always need a chance at a new beginning. Sometimes you just need a chance at

a different ending.

Tom and Talia aren't strangers. They've been walking a tight rope of attraction since the day they met,

but after an accident rocks Tom's world to the core and changes it forever, he spirals into a free fall of

emotions. No longer the laid-back, happy guy, he now worries that he will never be enough for Talia.

After all, who could possibly love such a broken man?

Talia is a tenacious ER nurse by day and a fun-loving loyal friend and party girl by night. Her

developing feelings for Tom are put to the test after his accident as she fights to break through his

walls and show him how much she cares, even as he continues to build them back up, determined to

keep her out.

As Talia tries to take care of Tom, stronger feelings emerge for both, and neither of them will come

out untouched. Everything they thought they knew about themselves and each other will be put to

the test as they finally realize it isn't important how many times you fall down, but only how many

times you get back up.

My Review

5 of 5 A Part Of Me

Tom....... Tom....... Tom....... what a foolish man you are!

A Part Of Me is the story of Tom and Talia and oh what a quick fun and frustrating story it was to read. Tom is a happy go lucky doing what he loves to do. He is a teacher by day and coach by night. Then one day he is in a car accident that takes part of his leg. It is at this point Tom wants to curl up in the corner and die. He thinks his life is over because part of his leg is gone. This is when we get to meet Talia who is an ER nurse and a friend. As she brings Tom home and tries to help him she realizes right off the bat that Tom is trying to push her away.

Talia is a strong women who will not allow Tom to push her away so she stays day after day taking care of him. Soon stronger feelings develop and Talia is willing to do anything to be with him and make him happy. Tom on the other hand thinks how could Talia love him because he is a broken man so he continues to try and push her away and when she won't leave Tom realizes this is the real deal and let's Talia in.

This is a great short emotional read that had me on the edge of my seat wondering what was going to happen next because Tom kept pushing and I thought he was going to push Talia right out the door!

Out of My Element- Book 3

"We are playing an entirely different game, Nick. While other girls might wait patiently

until you breakup with your many girlfriends, I can't. You see, I have been waiting all my life for

something real. And if this isn't real, no way am I spending another hour on waiting."

Nick has never allowed himself to get attached to a woman. While his friends were settling down, he

was having the time of his life, a womanizer with a heart of gold. Right up until Chelsea came into his

life. He was drawn to Chelsea from the first time he saw her ... well, actually it might have been the

second time, but it didn't take Nick long to realize he might be over his head and completely out of his


Chelsea wrote Nick off after their first encounter, but soon she realizes she has found a good friend in

him. Falling for Nick was never Chelsea's intention, but sometimes even the best intentions prove to

be out of your control.

The closer Chelsea and Nick get, the more they push seem to make a mess of things. Can Nick figure

out how to have a healthy relationship before he loses Chelsea forever?


My Review

5 of 5 Out Of My Element

Nick....... Nick....... Nick....... player, party-er, best friend and lover! 

Nick has it all. He loves to play soccer, he loves to party, and he loves to tag and bag woman. Yes Nick is the ultimate player but he has kept his heart protected from being hurt and he has no intentions of ever changing that. Then one day his friend Chelsea's house burns down and she is left homeless and she comes over to his house to ask for help but finds him with company. When Chelsea sees that Nick has company she leaves abut Nick goes after her and tells her to stay with him until things get sorted out for her.

Chelsea agrees to stay with Nick and the closer these two get to one another the harder it is to keep apart. They both have feelings for one another but Chelsea won't let her heart go to Nick because he is the ultimate player. While all his friends are settling down Nick is still tagging and bagging girls so Chelsea keeps her locked down until Nick can show her he means what he is saying and can leave the play boy life alone and commit to her and only her. 

I loved watching the changes that happened to Nick. As he slowly started to let Chelsea's love in and let her into his heart and soul! This series is a must read that will leave you laughing crying and everything in between as you get to see broken guys open up and allow whole woman love them!

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About the Author:

I discovered my love for books at an early age, spending many hours lost in someone else’s story.

It wasn’t until well into adult hood that I discovered, late at night while the house was quiet, that I had just as many stories inside me just waiting to be let out. Writing has been a way for me to step away from reality and live a bit through my fun and sometimes damaged characters. You will almost always find a Happy Ever After at the end of my stories. I can’t help it, it’s an addiction.

I’m a Southwestern girl living a Mid-Atlantic life with my husband of seventeen years and two incredible daughters who inspire me daily. I am proud to be an advocate for my child with autism, and feel incredibly blessed to be able to see the world through her eyes. She teaches me more than I could ever teach her.

I enjoy reading, writing and spending time with my family, but cherish those quiet nights after everyone is asleep when I can curl up on the couch with my fifteen year old dog (Shh, don’t tell…He’s not supposed to be on the couch.)
Keep an eye out for more from me!

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Tour Giveaway: 
5 eBook copies of the Philadelphia Box Set – Gifted from Amazon - International
$10 Amazon Gift Card - International

To see other stops on the tour for reviews, guest posts, and excerpt click here


  1. I have never heard of this author or series before and am always looking for new authors and books. Thanks for introducing me to this series. Sounds interesting. I will definitely look into this.

  2. Thank you so much for participating in my book tour! <3