Really Really Short Review: The Mistake by Elle Kennedy


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Really Really Short Review: The Mistake by Elle KennedyThe Mistake (Off-Campus, #2) by Elle Kennedy
Series: Off-Campus #2
Published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform on May 6th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Pages: 296

He’s a player in more ways than one…
College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.
Now he’s going to need to up his game…
After a less than stellar freshman year, Grace is back at Briar University, older, wiser, and so over the arrogant hockey player she nearly handed her V-card to. She’s not a charity case, and she’s not the quiet butterfly she was when they first hooked up. If Logan expects her to roll over and beg like all his other puck bunnies, he can think again. He wants her back? He’ll have to work for it. This time around, she’ll be the one in the driver’s seat…and she plans on driving him wild.


A nice addition to the Off-Campus series, and while not as hilarious as The Deal, this was still an enjoyable read with playboy Logan and sweet Grace.

The first half was a lot of angst and hurt feelings that made the story a bit draggy for me. But the second half was hilarious with Logan doing a list to prove his affections and get back into Grace’s good grace (she said it), which included finding a red velvet chaise lounge and some photography, ha.

I drop trou, kick my jeans away, and dive onto the plush chair wearing nothing but my black boxer briefs. “Quick take a picture.” […]

“Wait.” I pause in thought. “What do you think? Double guns, or double thumbs up?”

When Logan really turns on the charm, it’s hard to resist.

“I need you. I can’t stand the thought of being without you.” He releases a shaky breath. “You’re the last person I think about before I go to sleep, and the first person I think about when I open my eyes in the morning. You’re it for me, baby.”

And it’s always a good day when there’s more Garrett!

“Go away, G. I’m wooing.”

And I truly love, love the hockey boys bromances.

“Go away. I’m watching the Red Wings game tonight.”

“Aw, come on, you don’t even like Detroit. And it’s half-price ticket night at the theater–I’ve been waiting like a week to see this Statham movie just so we could go tonight.”

Now I’m gaping at him, because is he for real? “Hey, asshole, you’re filthy rich. If anyone should be paying full price for movie tickets it’s you.”

“I was being nice, asshole. Waiting for the cheap day so you’d be able to afford it.” Then he flashes his trademark grin, the one that makes chicks drop their panties and dive onto his dick.

“Don’t give me your sex grin. It’s creeping me out.”


“Seriously, dude, put on a shirt.”

“Hey, you know what they say,” Dean drawls. “If you’ve got it, flaunt it.”

“No, I’m pretty sure they say put on a shirt when you go for a run, you cocky narcissist.”

His jaw drops. “Narcissist? More like realist. Look at these abs, Wellsy. Actually, touch them. Seriously. It will change your life.”


Lorris ? As in Logan and Morris ? They fucking Brangelina’d themselves?”


Author: Cyn

noun. a bum OT, procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

7 Replies to “Really Really Short Review: The Mistake by Elle Kennedy”

  1. This was definitely not as funny as The Deal and I wanted to throttle Logan in the first half, but boy did he redeem himself with all that groveling. I loved that he chased Grace so much. 🙂
    And omg the bromances are my favorite in this series! The banter, the teasing! Gah!!
    Great review, Cyn! 🙂

    1. I know what you mean, I’m glad Logan worked it out! I love that list, haha. And yes, the bromances are so hilarious and adorable!
      Thanks, Nick!

  2. I need to give this series a go. I really enjoy her other ones just haven’t had time for this one yet. Sounds fun!

    1. Yes, definitely check them out! I don’t usually love New Adult that much, but the first book (The Deal) was seriously hilarious and awesome, aha.

  3. Awwww, this sounds like you really enjoyed it Cyn especially the latter half of the book! Wonderful review!

    1. The second half definitely picked up the fun 😉 Thanks, Jeann!

  4. Olivia-Savannah says: Reply

    I still need to start this series but it is one that I want to read just because the amount of people who loved The Deal caught my attention. It sounds like this was a really good continuation but not quite up to par with book one.

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