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Noah
     

Noah

4.1 85
by Elizabeth Reyes, Coleen Marlo (Narrated by)
 

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Veronica Cruz has been through hell and back. After disconnecting with the world two years ago to be at the side of her dying mother, she's left alone, unemployed, overweight, and feeling a decade older than her twenty-eight years. When her best friend coaxes her into joining the local gym to ditch her depression and rejuvenate her life, she meets Noah. Assigned

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Veronica Cruz has been through hell and back. After disconnecting with the world two years ago to be at the side of her dying mother, she's left alone, unemployed, overweight, and feeling a decade older than her twenty-eight years. When her best friend coaxes her into joining the local gym to ditch her depression and rejuvenate her life, she meets Noah. Assigned to help Veronica lose weight, Noah is everything she expected a young trainer to be—perfectly chiseled, supportive and motivating. Add to that, he's incredibly sexy. He's everything she's ever looked for in a man. What she least expected was for him to fall for her, but he has. There's just one glaring problem: Noah is eight years younger.

Noah Quintanilla has his eye on a boxing title—someday. Down for a few months with an injury, his maintenance boy pay at 5th Street Gym won't cut it. He's finally given the opportunity to train. The catch? His trainee is an out-of-shape woman with a free week pass. Taking on the challenge, Noah stumbles into one of the closest friendships he's ever known, and before he knows it, he's in love. But Veronica's not having it—the age difference is too much. Their platonic relationship means having to watch her date other men—something that would make him crazy. Believing he's the man for her, Noah sets out to prove that age is but an illusion and that there's more to him than just a number.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452643656
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
06/03/2013
Series:
5th Street Series , #1
Edition description:
Unabridged Library Edition
Sales rank:
1,052,407
Product dimensions:
16.00(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Reyes is the author of numerous romance novels, including the Moreno Brothers series, the 5th Street series, and the Fate books.

AudioFile Earphones Award winner Coleen Marlo has earned numerous Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards and won an Audie Award for her narration of Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga.

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Noah 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 85 reviews.
JodyFL More than 1 year ago
Noah is the beginning of a new romantic series from Elizabeth Reyes centered on a small rustic gym called 5th Street. When Veronica is dragged into the 5th St. Gym by her best friend Nellie, she is at least 40 lbs overweight and depressed from her mother's long sickness and subsequent death. Having hid in her house and let herself go, Roni is anything but confident and certainly not who Noah wanted to train. Noah, a 20 year old trainer/boxer, finally gets his shot at training through the gym and his first clients are Roni and Nellie. Even though Noah feels he is taking it easy on Roni, she fully intends to never come back. However, Nellie makes Roni promise to follow through with her training and pull herself out of her depression. What Roni doesn't count on is the close friendship and attraction that develops between her and Noah. Roni refuses to entertain anything but a friendship with Noah because she is 8 years his senior. She feels as a 20 year old he is not ready for a relationship and needs to enjoy sowing his wild oats. Noah is an orphan who has had to grow up fast and mature through his experiences in the foster care system. What develops is a toe tingling anticipation of a building relationship forged through friendship. Nobody writes Alpha Males quite like Elizabeth Reyes. Noah develops the same posessive stare that declares Roni off the market to his fellow Gym members. Soon, Noah moves into Roni's house as a roommate which quickly ups the intimacy between him and Roni. One of the sexiest things in a romance is when a male character is in love and will stop at nothing to get his girl. Noah decides Roni is his girl and is determined to make her see that age is an illusion. I can't wait for Gio's book, the next in this series. Reyes has developed a loveable and sexy cast of characters that I can't wait to see in future books. If you love Noah, definitely check out the Moreno series!!! There is something about those Moreno men.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It just goes on and on with silly repetitness. Not much story to it. Got #2 of the series free, so ordered#1 to read first. A waste of $3. The characteres are not strong and the main female is so wishy washy
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Could have used a little more action instead of waiting until almost the end of the book. But I still really enjoyed reading it. So far there has not been one book by Elizabeth Reyes that I have not thoroughly enjoyed. She creates real characters with flaws. They are not perfect, they have issues like the rest of us. It helps me to be able to connect with the characters better. Of coarse what's not to like about Noah. Not only physically but he is rather sweet to Roni and it just makes him that much more likable. We get to see Roni and Noah's relationship grow throughout the entire book. Also each character developed throughout the book. Instead of just one needing to grow up or get over their own issues they both do. Noah with the realizing he is ready for a committed relationship and Roni with her appearance and her ready to get out and live life again. Once I started the book I couldn't stop. I am looking forward to reading more about the 5th street boys. Even though there wasn't much action/steaminess Elizabeth Reyes has yet to disappoint me with her novels
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a bit juvenile for me. The heroin was irresponsible hosting underage drinking parties. Although I love fantasy, This was off. Unbelievable no cops showed up.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Free on amazon
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have to finish a book once I start reading it but this book is a snore. Occassionally I found myself smiling or laughing but I never connected to Roni or Noah. I just didn't feel their connection. I might add it was written very childishly. They didn't act their ages at all. No excitement either. Somehow everyone knew what the other person was thinking or feeling. Very unrealistic. I had to read it because it's rated so well but I don't understand how it is. Very hard to finish but I did and thank goodness, I can move onto a better book now...hopefully.
edcsdc More than 1 year ago
OH. MY. YUMMM! After anxiously awaiting this newest series by Eliabeth I was not disappointed. The characters are very appealing and the story line is fabulous. It is well worth every penny. Beware that you you wont be able to step away once you start reading. Encore! Encore! Encore! Adult read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read, but a little to lengthy saying the same over and over. I found I was skipping a lot of paragraghs.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Noah!! I loved every bit of this book!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome! Loved the storyline.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You people should just read this novel yourselves and write your own review on this novel. I really enjoyed reading this novel very much. ShelleyMA
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed it
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Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not a bad read just not a great read. I was entertained but was expecting a little more. Noah for me acted like his age although he "tried" to prove his maturity. But, it is what it is. If youre on the fence give it a shot, I wont be buying anymore of the series but enjoyed this enough to say it was good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Smiled all the way through! So warm and cuddley.
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Slim_Cat1 More than 1 year ago
After checking out from everything and everyone, Veronica Cruz is finally getting herself back together. Her mother died two years ago with Veronica by her side. Now she is overweight, unemployed, and only one friend left by her side. Her best friend coaxes her to a gym where Noah is assigned to train them. Noah Quintanilla has his eye on the boxing title...until an injury has him working at the gym till he is healed enough to get back in the ring. For now he is training this overweight woman and falls into one of the closest friendships he's every had. Then he falls and falls hard for Veronica. This was cute, sweet, and just down right awwwww~! Noah and Veronica go from strangers to friends to lovers and its so dang cute! This isn't your typical hot and steamy friends to lovers book. It's more of a cute, slow progression of Noah trying to prove his worth to Veronica. The 5th street series is promising, here's to hoping for more awesomeness from Elizabeth Reyes!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed it. Roni was a bit immature but it was still a likeable story.