First Crush

Third grade teacher Maddie McCormick was thrilled when the greenhouse classroom actually came to fruition but she hadn t counted on angering the local street thugs, or their threats.Police officer Ben Belliston hadn t planned on fatherhood ever but gaining custody of his orphaned niece had him rearranging all of his priorities She and Maddie, her new teacher, bonded rightThird grade teacher Maddie McCormick was thrilled when the greenhouse classroom actually came to fruition but she hadn t counted on angering the local street thugs, or their threats.Police officer Ben Belliston hadn t planned on fatherhood ever but gaining custody of his orphaned niece had him rearranging all of his priorities She and Maddie, her new teacher, bonded right away, so he was happy to provide a little off duty security in the greenhouse it was than a fair exchange for the way Maddie helped his niece from her shell He hadn t expected to begin seeing his best friend s little sister in a new light, or the way it would make him question all of his future plans.
First Crush Third grade teacher Maddie McCormick was thrilled when the greenhouse classroom actually came to fruition but she hadn t counted on angering the local street thugs or their threats Police officer Ben

  • Title: First Crush
  • Author: Heather Tullis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “First Crush”

    1. More family drama than romance to me. Enjoyed the story but felt there was lack of chemistry and relationship development between the main characters and the ending wrapped up way too quickly. That said it really is a good story.Content: CleanSource: Ebook Review copy

    2. Maddie McCormick and her friends have been working on getting the greenhouse up and running not only for her students but for the community as well. When the local gang wants to take back what they think was their's, Maddie has no choice but to turn to her long time crush, Officer Ben Belliston, for help. She has been beyond frustrated with him because he can't seem to see her as anyone other than his best friend's little sister. Ben Belliston did not have a great childhood. His father was an ab [...]

    3. This was pretty good. I do wish there would have been more bantering and we could hear them getting to know each other

    4. Maddie McCormick is a teacher and she has a vision that will bring the community together, will help the local food bank, and give her students the knowledge of growing their own food. She’s creating a garden complete with plots for people to buy and garden for themselves. With the help of her best friends they put together the green house and the plots, and as a extra side perk she gets to work alongside her long time crush: Officer Ben Belliston, her brother’s best friend. When tragedy fal [...]

    5. Maddie McCormick is a teacher and she has a vision that will bring the community together, will help the local food bank, and give her students the knowledge of growing their own food. She’s creating a garden complete with plots for people to buy and garden for themselves. With the help of her best friends they put together the green house and the plots, and as a extra side perk she gets to work alongside her long time crush: Officer Ben Belliston, her brother’s best friend. When tragedy fal [...]

    6. I'm a sucker for life-long friends that finally see their relationship can be more. Probably because I was friends with my own husband for ten years before we were old enough to get married. :)Anyway, Maddie is a sweetie. Kind, considerate, gentle. She's exactly what Felicia needs after her abusive mom overdoses and leaves her alone. Ben doesn't realize it, but Maddie and Felicia together are what he needs to heal the wounds of his own troubled past.Tullis does a great job creating believable ch [...]

    7. I was able to Beta read this book and I loved every minute of it!Maddie is such a cute character. I loved the way she worked so hard for the kids in her class. She wanted the greenhouse project to be something they were able to do, so even when things were hard, she worked to make it happen. She's had a huge crush on Ben forever, but he's never seen her as any more than his best friend's younger sister. I loved the way she supported Ben too, she was constantly going out of her way to help him, s [...]

    8. I loved this book. It was just as good as the first 2 in this series and I love it when an author carries the characters you loved in other books on to the next one. Maddie and Ben have such a great history and a great story and it was fun to read it! Sometimes our lives don't always turn out they way we thought they would and we become someone we never thought we would be. It's funny how it works that way! Loved this book can't wait for the next one! Great job Heather!Note: I was given this boo [...]

    9. I loved this book. I loved Ben he was so great to Felicia and so patient with her as he took her into his home. Ben had such good instincts on caring from her from the get go.Maddie is a fun girl who's been pinning for Ben for way too long. When Felicia joins her class she is so sweet to her and Ben. I loved learning more about the green house project. She has some spunk for sure I loved when she finally told Bed don't you ever wonder great writing!I loved this story overall. I was so impatient [...]

    10. I loved this book. It was just as good as the first 2 in this series and I love it when an author carries the characters you loved in other books on to the next one. Maddie and Ben have such a great history and a great story and it was fun to read it! Sometimes our lives don't always turn out they way we thought they would and we become someone we never thought we would be. It's funny how it works that way! Loved this book can't wait for the next one! Great job Heather!Note: I was given this boo [...]

    11. I loved this story! There were so many great characters dealing with everyday life issues that people can relate to. I loved the main couple in the story and how their relationship changed and progressed through major challenges they had. I would LOVE to see a continuation of this story. It was awesome!

    12. 3.5/5.0The second book in the “In The Garden” series, “First Crush” is a "girl crushes on older brother’s best friend, best friend finally realizes little sister is a woman" type story. Read full review in the 2016 October issue of InD'tale Magazine.

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