Discover Student Best Sellers

Find the Best Student stories through a handpicked selection of sample chapters and reviews! Each story is available exclusively on Galatea, an immersive reading platform available on iOS and Android.

The Goal

She’s good at achieving her goals…College senior Sabrina James has her whole future planned out: graduate from college, kick butt in law school, and land a high-paying job at a cutthroat firm. Her path to escaping her shameful past certainly doesn’t include a gorgeous hockey player who believes in love at first sight. One night of sizzling heat and surprising tenderness is all she’s willing to give John Tucker, but sometimes, one night is all it takes for your entire life to change.

But the game just got a whole lot more complicated. Tucker believes being a team player is as important as being the star. On the ice, he’s fine staying out of the spotlight, but when it comes to becoming a daddy at the age of twenty-two, he refuses to be a bench warmer. It doesn’t hurt that the soon-to-be mother of his child is beautiful, whip-smart, and keeps him on his toes. The problem is, Sabrina’s heart is locked up tight, and the fiery brunette is too stubborn to accept his help. If he wants a life with the woman of his dreams, he’ll have to convince her that some goals can only be made with an assist.

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The Score

He knows how to score, on and off the ice. Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands. It’ll take more than flashy moves to win her over.

Dean always gets what he wants. Girls, grades, girls, recognition, girls…he’s a ladies man, all right, and he’s yet to meet a woman who’s immune to his charms. Until Allie. For one night, the feisty blonde rocked his entire world—and now she wants to be friends? Nope. It’s not over until he says it’s over. Dean is in full-on pursuit, but when life-rocking changes strike, he starts to wonder if maybe it’s time to stop focusing on scoring…and shoot for love.

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The Mistake

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.

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Forbidden Touches

Evelyn Webber was a girl who studied hard, kept her head down, and lived an easy life. Everything changes on her twenty-second birthday when her friends take her clubbing and she meets the elusive Aiden Sawyer. Sparks fly and by the end of the night, Aiden claims her as his. But things get complicated when Evelyn learns that he’s her new chemistry professor…

Age Rating: 18+

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Risking it All: Jason’s Story

Kara and Jason have had a tumultuous relationship, to say the least. High school drama, a big breakup, and finally their problematic reunion later in life. It’s been pretty easy to see everything from Kara’s point of view, but what about Jason? He’s not as cut and dry as you’d expect!

Age Rating: 18+

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Chance of Fate

Chance Montgomery is a normal seventeen-year-old girl—if you count having visions as normal. But when the visions show her a young boy who is being abused, Chance knows she has to find him. With the help of her best friend and the mysterious new boy at school, she begins to realize that her visions aren’t the only thing that needs to be explained.

Age Rating: 13+

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Casanova at Law

Connor Matthews has it all: good looks, money, charm… Not to mention an incredibly lucrative career as an attorney. The public and the press both adore him—so much so that the tabloids have dubbed him Casanova At Law. Karina Monroe is a law student working three jobs to support herself and her sick mother; she doesn’t have time for nonsense or fun. The two of them should never get along, let alone like each other, but Connor doesn’t take no for an answer, and he’s set his sights on Karina.

Age Rating: 18+

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Rock My World

Fresh out of college, journalist Athena wants nothing more than to start her life and career the right way: by landing that perfect job and making a name for herself. The last thing she expected was to be going on tour with the world’s hottest—and I mean HOTTEST—rock star, Axel Anderson. Now Athena has to reevaluate her plans and decide if she’s willing to throw it all away for a chance to have her world rocked.

Age Rating: 18+ (Content Warning: Sexual Assault)

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Private Lessons

Riley Adams is what high schoolers would call a nerd: booksmart and shy, with zero fashion sense. Tristan Harris is the exact opposite: captain of the football team, and the hottest guy in school by far. To say they don’t get along is putting it mildly… But then Riley starts offering private lessons to make some quick cash. Sure, they might despise each other, but it’s a thin line between love and hate.

Age Rating: 18+

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Cut to the Core

Gita’s childhood frenemy Lucas was a brash asshat who constantly made her feel fat and awkward… Now, on the first day of her hospital internship, not only is he there, but he’s her boss! He’s a dominating control freak, but also one of the hottest men Gita has ever seen. Little does she know, he’s always had a major thing for her—and he aims to take it to the next level.

Age Rating: 18+

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