Nobody’s Baby but Mine (Chicago Stars #3): Review


Genius physics professor Dr. Jane Darlington desperately wants a baby. But finding a father won’t be easy. Jane’s super-intelligence made her feel like a freak when she was growing up, and she’s determined to spare her own child that suffering. Which means she must find someone very special to father her child. Someone who’s more comfortable working out his muscles than exercising his brain.

Cal Bonner, the Chicago Stars’ legendary quarterback, seems like the perfect choice. But his champion good looks and down-home ways are deceiving. Dr. Jane is about to learn a little too late that this good ol’ boy is a lot smarter than he lets on—and he’s not about to be used and abandoned by a brainy, baby-mad schemer. (Goodreads)

Don’t mess with me, Calvin. You’ll only get hurt.

Review: Susan Elizabeth Phillips is one of my go-to romance authors. Her characters as well as story-lines are always so passionate and sexy. I’ve been known to take smoke breaks in between chapters…Yeah, it can get that hot. Though this book did have its swoon-worthy moments, I can’t say that I was a total fan. Let me explain…

Nobody’s Baby but Mine doesn’t follow that usual romance formula. Jane and Cal don’t fall in love at first sight. In fact, they come to actually loathe each other. And for everyone wondering… I am TEAM CAL.

 Jane is suppose to be smart, like The Big Bang Theory smart; she’s a physicist. Yet, this woman is probably the stupidest broad I’ve had the displeasure of reading about. She premeditates not one but TWO sexual encounters with Cal. Why, you ask. To steal the man’s sperm. Why, you ask again. Because god forbid Jane’s child is smart like her. Come on Jane! Smart people tend to rule the world…But what if the roles were reversed? Would it be okay for some dude to tamper with condoms to get some girl pregnant? FUCK NO. Someone tell me there’s a law on this.

Then Cal marries the girl. Why? At this point what’s the use in explaining?

Only Britney can illustrate my confusion. 

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Needless to say, when I read the description I didn’t realize that Jane was a psycho…

There is some good to this book, but the bad is…well really bad.

He wanted to shake her until every one of her chattering teeth hit the ground. “What the hell are you trying to say? Why did she choose me?”
Jodie eyed him warily. “Because she thinks you’re stupid

Happy Reading!


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