Review of ‘Jake Understood (Jake #2)’ by Penelope Ward!

From the New York Times bestselling author of Jake Undone, comes a full-length standalone companion novel and sequel.

A different side to the story: Jake’s side.

“We’re getting a new roommate,” they said.

I thought nothing of it…until she walked in the door. Her hand trembled in mine as she looked at me with fearful eyes. My entire world spun on its axis.


It was a mismatch made in heaven: innocent girl from the boonies moves in with tattooed, pierced, badboy engineer.

I came up with a bet, a plan to tutor her in math and coach her through her phobias. What I wasn’t betting on was becoming addicted to her.

But I was living a double life on weekends, and once she found out about it, she’d be gone.

I had to protect myself and that meant one thing: I couldn’t fall in love.


DaisyGal’s Review:

This can supposedly be read as a standalone and is Jake’s version of the story with some ‘extras.’ I honestly do not usually enjoy follow ups with the ‘other side’ of the story, since they usually drag on and on about what I already know. However, I absolutely loved ‘Jake Undone’ and definitely enjoyed Ward’s writing, so my interest was peaked about this follow up. I’m so glad that my curiosity won out!

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