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Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890-1990 (Social History of Africa Series) dEr putowns He profiles any man that might be interested in Chloe There was even a time he criticized a guy for crying like a baby when he took a baseball to the shin in tenth gradeDude have you ever been hit by a baseball to the shins It HURTS Don t knock it cause it could happen to you I The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton don t care how old you are Happened to me The guy who hit the ball was so mortified like ZOMG I am so sorry D I wanted to give him a hug even when I felt like I needed a hug And he was at least a foot taller than meThe word respectoesn t even enter his thinking for uite some time though there are tiny thread thin glimpses where we re supposed to see that he upset Chloe He thinks even as a coming to terms towards the end of the novel he has to have her like she s a possession There s a point where he realizes that she Dry deserves to have her work recognized but even then there are implications in that scene that he reallyoesn t learn anything about what it means to respect And the message is mostly lost because there s no real Engaging Tradition, Making It New depth to his coming to terms anyway ArghAnd if that isn t enough to consider there are certain turns of phrases that make it obvious that its referring to Twilight Chucklingarkly anyone Yes that s in Beautiful Bastard too If you Voices from the Block don t believe me about its link to Twilight check out charlieissocoollike s reading of Twilight on Youtube heoes chuckling Scalawag darkly pretty well Or how about Ben not knowing whether he feels angry or not Really How can you NOT KNOW when you re angry about something or not knowing a certain emotion I can understand certain works like a girl being born without a fear gene or a robot who starts to become human but howoes this relate to a Acting on Faith domineering executive Sense thisoes not makeChloe is eually frustrating because she on one hand knocks Alien Beast down a lot of the things that Benoes but is also shown to reverse course and find him sexy after some really sketchy termsI really couldn t get a good handle on Edward s Ben s family They felt so generic in their The Mom From Hell drawing and the whole scenario with them being there was mostly about Chloe being a part of the picture so theyidn t have any flesh to pinch fromOh and where is this story supposed to be taking place As in what country what setting how long of a time span in certain places Sometimes it was The Treasure Huntress Archaeological Action Adventure Series drawn other times it was a bit shaky except for the immediate place It s hard to tell because youon t get any of those shaping O Fantástico Mundo Dos Elementos A Tabela Periódica Personificada details in this story It isn t enough that we hear these vagueetails about a report or a presentation that needs to be Aliens Savage Claim (Fated Mates of Apara Book 2) done and that there s no substance to the actual work environment these two are supposed to be working in or home environment or even the places where they talk or engage in sexy times Settingenvironment is just as important toraw as any other part of a story characters plot thematic etc The problem is like pretty much all the major points of what compos Ahhhhh I have been waiting for this book for so long I am so excitedMy official blurb for this bookThe perfect blend of sex sass and heart Beautiful Bastard is a steamy battle of wills that will get your blood pumping SC Stephens bestselling author of Thoughtless ARC courtesy by Gallery Books via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest reviewoh yeah i m starting this baby right nowthis is me before starting thisthis is me while reading thisOMG I DON T EVEN KNOW HOW TO START THISI honestly KEY WEST SLAM did not expect this Really I mean REALLYok let me just say something in the beginning This book is UNRATABLEHonestly in the beginning i wanted to give it 5 stars only because i can t remember when was the last time I actually cried from all the laughing while reading a book And 5 starsoes mean amazing and by that it was amazing But for the love of God After some time of reading such a ridiculous Booze and the Private Eye: Alcohol in the Hard-Boiled Novel dialogue between main characters or should I say lack of normal conversation i honestly wanted to go to the nearest store and buy myself a gun and a bullet with my name on itThe sad part is actually it is also very funny that this book is not written to be funny This book is written to arouse and get you horny and crazy for the main male character ladies OMG REALLY HAHAHA OK THEN The only thing that happens in this book is sex Either theyid it or they were thinking about Boku No Hero Academia Artbook doing itDon t get me wrong I am all for sex part but this was simply ridiculous I was crying from all the laughing while reading their linesuring the sex And Cowboys Aliens don t let me just start with the lack of chemistry and connection between them All they evero is hump each other I mean come on GIVE ME SOME PLOT AT LEAST A TINY BITThe story is about this BOSS AND HIS INTERNi think i said it all with only thatIn the end I really could not wait to finish this only so i could stop reading it and get over with itI know lots of you ladies can t wait to read this book hell even I was anticipating it but seriously i am simply at loss of wordsI m not sorry I read it because i will repeat myself I was laughing all the time Adult review for erotic contentHoo boy This is going to be one rambling review Prepare yourselves because we re going in 15 stars Do I lead off with the fan fiction talk Okay sure Let s go back to the beginning I think that I might have had this book confused with something else when I reuested it Anyway it turns out that Beautiful Bastard is fan fiction Twilight FF no lessyet I Masterplots II d heard this was actually one of the early ones pre FSOG I think This story was originally titled The Office Yes a lot of people have made comments about the tv show I prefer the US versionon t hate me Let s get real thoughI think I would have rather read a sexy fan fiction about the show COME ON you know this could have been goldAlas there was no sexy time with Dwight Jim or Pam So what are my thoughts about fan fiction I understand why some people feel like no one should profit off of taking another person s characters or world and embellishing upon them It oesn t really bother world and embellishing upon them It oesn t really bother personally as long as it s made known who the original author is But again I understand why some people find it to be morally wrong even if this Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials: Great Aliens from Science Fiction Literature doesn t really set me off I tend to see red so when I feel like a book has blatantly ripped off another book and it s NOT labeled as fan fiction because then the original author is NOT getting credit for creating the world But anyway back to this book Instead of sexy tv fan fiction we get repetitive boring office sex with this book s version of Edward and Bellaoing the how many pairs of underwear can we ruin Fundamentals of Music Processing dance He kept all of her underwear in arawer Am I the only one who is now picturing serious funk smell in that office Oh also I felt her up in an elevator and was hoarding her shredded panties in a Kink Alchemy drawer Creeper Bennett recognizing the problem is the first step CongratulationsIt s good to know that I ll never fail to run out of love is arug references in cheesy romanceerotica Ever If I African American Romance (New Adult and College United Sates Thug Drug Interracial Romance) (United State Urban Adults Alpha Male Contemporary Billionaire Short Stories Book 0) d known that I still be No Billionaire Left Behind doing this a year later I would have kept a list because it s now at the point where I laugh myself silly any time it comes up But I also knew I couldn t stop I had turned into a junkie living for my next fixIt satiated the hunger I felt at that moment but like a junkie I found myself consumed by the need for as soon as it endedI craved her like arug and this feeling consumed my every waking thought The Alchemy of the Mortar Pestle (The Culinary Library drama was pointless He stalk her she La crise des abeilles d get angry or slap him in the face and they have makeup sex Rinse repeat For about 25 times THIS is not a story THIS is not a story THIS is NOT a story Hey I m than okay with PWP porn without plot erotica but if we re gonna go that route either the story needs to be about half the length a uickie just to get you going or it has to be written by an author who writes the best Labyrinth Aliens damn sex you ve ever read to the point where you forget to look for a story Unfortunately the sex wasn t THAT good Sure it was hot but a lot of the scenes were very similar Btwripping buttons off shirts is such a throw everything off theesk type of "80 S Plot Device I Was Already Bored After About " s plot The Vintage Book of African American Poetry device I was already bored after about second panty rip but they re ripping buttons too Woo hoo Am I supposed to be excited by this I rather just see the guy slam the chick into the wall if he needs to have her that bad Ruining clothes is only hot the first time it happens Then it s just like some cheesy frat guy crushing a beer can on his head because he canGood to know that Bennett has his own inner goddess He had a small voice inside of his head telling him that he might never get enough of Chloe I wonder if his inner goddess also You Can Thrive After Narcissistic Abuse does backflipsHe also smirked a lot Where have I seen this before Oh right this came before FSOG Even still3 smirks per book max So why the extra half star I loooooooved theirty talk near the end If there was one shining moment about this book it was that the Passed on: African American Mourning Stories: A Memorial (A John Hope Franklin Center Book) dirty talk was seriously hoturing the last couple of sexual encountersEh you win some and you lose some Thankfully this was a fast read I IELTS Academic Writing don t need to waste too much thought on wishing for my lost time back This book provided from the publisher through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Thoughts before reading this book I wonder what this book is aboutThoughts while reading this book Holy hell BatmanThoughts after reading this book JIOFAIFJDSLK%U This review was not paid for nor endorsed by the authors In fact they probably rather it not exist at all OK Where IELTS Writing Section - How To Achieve A Target 8 Score do I start with this oneFirst I won t be rating this book I simplyon t know how to o it It s totally and utterly ridiculous but I still laughed like crazy through most of it The sad part is those scenes weren t funny I on t know what s worse the writing or the story Well since the story is non existent I guess the writing wins The ialogues between them Oh Lord I cried actual tears by how much I was laughing XD I m kind of sorry this was an ARC and I m not allowed to post any uotes but BOY I m tempted Some were brilliantly stupidThe main guy Is THE BOSS He Does THE BOSS he oes like the boss he s a total bastard and they hate each other The heroine is an intern They fight a lot The rest of the time they just fck like rabbitsBack to the story I guess the story is to show how many times a couple can fck in a book without them actually having a conversation Chemistry is non existent Absolutely In the first scene between them they somehow manage to fck and it goes on and on and on His obsession with her pantiesThe ending was overly sentimental and sweet and I just wanted to get it over withSo even though I found this absolutely ridiculous I still had a great time laughing at almost everything in the book It The Literature of Africa and African Continuum didn t kill meead it made my evening And the uestion is how to rate something stupid that you enjoyed readingYou on t At least I won t So I ll just leave a review thank you very much DOh all through the book it was constantly reminded that he s her boss and there were a lot of scenes in the company and I just couldn t get this song out of my head It works great with the hero mwahahahahahahahahahahahahSong V Thanks for this gem DARC courtesy by Gallery Books via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest revie. 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Beautiful BastardI have come to a very important conclusion that has been a while in the making It may be a controversial opinion amongst some but I stand by it It is impossible for a writer to take their fan fiction and make it original You Mindful Eating with Delicious Raw Vegan Recipes d think this would be a relatively sensible conclusion to come to and yet we are now in an age where pulled to publish fan fiction mainly that of the Twilight brand has become the new normal Of course we ve got Fifty Shades of Grey to blame for this but it s not the sole culprit From Gabriel s Inferno to about 80% of Omnific and TWCS s output these works are filling up the best seller lists and leaving the traditional publishers scrambling for the profits What is interesting about Beautiful Bastard is that it was purchased by the publisher in its original form Itidn t go through an indie publisher it wasn t self published it idn t go through any of the alterations EL James put Master of the Universe through before publication The publisher saw a fan fiction paid for it and put the writers to work fixing it up a bit I ve skimmed through a PDF of the original fan fiction and can confirm that the work has gone through some editing certainly than the search and replace hack job 50 Shades went through However once again I find myself isappointed with the state of publishing The truth is that the work just isn t good enough and that is partly because of its previous fan fiction state If you re a romance reader or even if you re just a casual fan of the occasional rom com you ll recognise this plot and set up pretty well You could join the Signs and Symbols: African Images in African-American Quilts dots from a mile away snarky but hard working assistant begins an affair with the beautiful butickish boss that starts out as letting off steam and turns to undying love There s nothing wrong with a Person in the Memory derivative plot line if it s executed well The big problem here is that it selivered in a manner as pedestrian as the story itself The big problem most P2P work suffers from is the inability to fix the pacing Fan fiction is serial in manner intended to be read on a chapter by chapter basis While the authors of Beautiful Bastard have at least offered the reader the courtesy of some reworking of the original material the pacing issues remain unresolved While the book is readable enough in terms of pacing it s weirdly erratic The book starts uickly and rushed things happen uickly without much explanation and the time scale is a little confusing Whether this is Stealing the Gila: The Pima Agricultural Economy and Water Deprivation, 1848-1921 down to the editing job or just the general uality of the writing Ion t know While the sex scenes are mostly uite good although I wasn t a fan of all the underwear ripping particularly given how much La Perla pants cost certainly a lot better than anything else in P2P right now the relationship between our Bella and Edward stand ins Chloe and Bennett suffers from fan fic syndrome There is very little characterisation of both characters and their relationship moves uickly and predictably Once again fan fic syndrome strikes Here s one of the main reasons I just cannot get on board with P2P particularly on a creative level When you write fan fiction you take characters that already exist and you use them as you please Your story may be close to the original material or it may be completely AU in every way imaginable but you have been provided with the foundations You Literature and Dictatorship in Africa and Latin America 1958-1987 didn t write those characters someone elseid Even if they only bear the smallest of similarities to the original source material when compared with each other your audience come with the previous knowledge of those characters and fill in your gaps themselves Here the gaps to make it original haven t been filled in The pair may not be Bella and Edward but they re stock romance characters in every other wayThe one thing that Academic Advising Approaches did make me smile was the appearance of a background character called Ed whose colleagues were called Daniel and Sam which officially makes me Britain sullest woman And if you can figure out why that made me smile you can join me in WHOS WHO IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE VOL.1 dull geek landThere are a few good lines and I m relieved that the story avoids most of the irritating clich s expected of the genre no blushing virginal heroine noomestic abuse masuerading as kink no soap opera style back story there s just nothing here that rises above stock category romance and I like stock category romance However I Agricultural Science for CSEC Examinations don t know many romance authors in that genre who got a 6 figure for something I can essentially find on Ellora s Cave for a couple of pounds if that If you re in the mood for a category romance I suggest you read an original one If you re intrigued by this story get the original fan fiction PDF from Google Honestly this really isn t worth the time and money that s been spent on it 25I received my ARC from Edelweiss Iid not receive any payment or compensation to write this review I am not paid for my reviews and I Alphas Abused Mate do not set out toestroy lives
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careers with my If I had that level of power I wouldn t be living at home and writing book reviews in my pyjamas at midnight 1 StarI can t be a person who oesn t tell the truth about a book about my experience reading a particular story I just can t be that person If I love a book you know it I on t hesitate to get effusive with my praise and love and sickening adoration If I Climate Smart Agriculture (Natural Resource Management and Policy Book 52) don t like a book I try my best to not be a total raving witch about it and I hope that comes across when people read my reviews This review is going to sound harsh butI reallyon t know any other way to say what I feel needs to be said I ve written and rewritten this review multiple times and I m sorry but this is what I ve gotI went into this with the very best of intentions and expectations even after some less than stellar reviews on Goodreads I thought you know it s a matter of taste and preference This sounds like my kind of story so I m gonna go for it One of my favorite authors loved this story in its original form and well that was good enough for me I was so excited to receive this and start reading I tried Truly I Academic Body did So when all is said andone what Saint Germain On Alchemy do I think I honestly cannot comprehend what originallyrew so many people to this story online that a major publishing house felt compelled to pull it pretty it up a bit and spend the money to have it published There is absolutely no snark or nastiness intended by that comment Truthfully I m completely and totally baffled I understand sex is a Chasing the Red Queen draw It attracts people inroves I get it I ve been one of those people on than one occasion The opportunity to read Beautiful Bastard is case in point But I have read FAR better far sexier far sensual for that matter far filthy sex scenes than what is offered up here There was nothing original in that regard In fact I knew I was in trouble with this story when by 4% in Kindle page 17 without knowing ANYTHING about either character without having even the most minimal physical Haylee description of the two with barely any conversation passing between the two up to this point THEY HAD SEX FOR THE FIRST OF UMPTEEN TIMES For God s sake it was like a bad porno Is that what soing it for people now Is that the big The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945 (The Columbia Guides to Literature Since 1945) draw here So then I thought what elseraws me to a story You can tell at this point I was still trying Hijacking the Brain desperately to find some reason any reason this story originally attracted so many people that it had to be published So I considered what other characteristics I ve enjoyed about the stories I ve read and loved or even just tolerated Chemistry emotion character growth greatialog humorI love all of these things NOT ONE OF THEM WAS ANYWHERE TO BE FOUND IN THIS STORY Not an ounce Not one iota Nothing Nada Zip Zilch Lord help me but there was absolutely NOTHING but the most boring sex interrupted by bouts of incredibly childish annoying and tedious bickering between the two uite literally that is all there wasI am 僕のヒーローアカデミア 3-4 disappointed in the extreme Frankly Ion t know that I ve ever felt this The Path to Gay Rights disappointed in a book on several levels Someays I have to wonder about the state of the publishing industry I guess this is just one of those Karen vs Alien days This review is obviously only my opinion which I am entitled to As I said when I began Io not enjoy being harsh and overly critical I loathe feeling the need to give a review like this But I m also committed to giving my full and honest opinion In this case my honest opinion is that there was nothing here that Gendered Citizenships deserved to be published and if there was it certainly could have benefited from a good editor and the investment of even a little bit of timeARC courtesy of Gallery Books via NetGalley Well I feel like I m an unpopular opinion on this one It seems everyone felt strongly about this story whether they loved or hated it and I was somewhere in the middle The first chapter was exciting and bold but then things felt repetitive and stale until the 50% mark Finally the story picks up and I read the second half in a single sitting While I ended up enjoying the story I think my main issue was that I had trouble connecting with Bennett and Chloe weon t get any characterization until so far into the story that I had to uestion multiple times whether I cared I am however really excited to continue on with the series once I found out that Beautiful Stranger features Chloe s co worker Sara as I connected with her Middle of the road for me but I can see why so many people love this Buddy Read with Sam Clues and Reviews Well what to say The beginning was amazing we just jumped into the story right away Really great But in the middle of the book it started to be a bit boring still the same without any change Anyway it was still a plea Initial reaction In a word No Just no This a plea Initial reaction In a word No Just no This going to be the second of two long reviews I pen this year that explain the myriad of problems that plague a work on a number of levels Beautiful Bastard had many and I on t know how it left the cutting room floor without anyone seeing them or for some readers not to be angry or upset I was very much the latter at some of the content this book has There s much to cover so I ll let my full review expound upon it furtherFull reviewWhen I started penning this particular review I thought about going on an extended tangent about why being a P2P or pulled to publish fanfic can actually underscore a book s impact in terms of the actual writing process Since fanfiction is based on already created characters settings worldbuilding and the like if you try to just substitute the names and on t build the work from the ground up and I mean the ENTIRE work provided you Singing the Law didn t alreadyo it as you were going along it s going to underscore the story you re trying to offer because people aren t going to know what you re Alchemic discussing or have a foot to step onto the platform of your work It s a template not the full packageThat long expansion explaining the ins and outs of fanfiction my thoughts about it my role in writing it personally the rise of P2P fanfics in publishing and its problematic trending among other things is still saved in one of the versions of this review I penned in Microsoft Word I thought about it and at one point I wanted to pull it but Iecided no people should hear it so. Ambiziosa efficiente una gran lavoratrice Chloe Mills ha un solo problema Bennett Ryan il suo capo Esigente prepotente senza riguardi e irresistibile. I m going to post that alongside my review on Beautiful Bastard Hope you guys will bear with me as I kind of go through the motions on that and then expound with my thoughts on this work bowsOh as far as the song that came to mind as I was penning this review I Didn t Mean to Turn You On Robert Palmer s version Cherelle We Sell Drugs did the originalI may take a number of tangents that explain the personal investments that I have in the topics I m covering surrounding Beautiful Bastard Io it only to better illustrate from where my perspective of the work comes and why I have many of the sentiments that I Problem Solving in Data Structures Algorithms Using C++ do when it comes to the content and the overarching work in itself So with that in mind I hope this review still gives you guys a clear cut viewpoint of the novel and why I may have some of the particular perspectives Io of the workLet s start this review with an open conversation about fanfiction Some readers that might go through my reviews may not know anything about what fanfic entails And particularly they may not see the objections to what appears to be a new work coming out that was once formerly Twilight fanfiction I ve seen people comment about Beautiful Bastard in that they say Why are people comparing this to Twilight This has nothing to Literature of Africa do with Twilight Ion t understand why people are making the comparison I m going to try to explain it on a base level and hope I m clear cut about it Fanfiction in general is a measure of collective writings that people Women and Sustainable Agriculture: Interviews With 14 Agents of Change do for a number of reasons based on an already released artistic work in the wider community They re stories that the writers in the fandom if you will pen about the characters in what if scenarios that serve as jumping points from the original stories or set of stories they wereerived from You have people who write fanfiction about Star Wars Stargate or a number of ifferent movies You may have people writing fanfiction about games like in the Final Fantasy franchise or the Mass Effect series You may have people who write fanfiction about animated series like those in the Disney or Nickelodeon franchises or popular TV shows like Supernatural or Glee You can even see fanfics where people have written what if scenarios about works of fiction like classics such as Austen s Pride and Prejudice or Bronte s Jane Eyre Believe it or not there are actually fanfics that are written about actual historical figures or popular figures in media but that s a whole other conversation to be had When these fics are penned people often choose to share them in online communities for the other members of the fandom to partakeThe way I view fanfiction personally is that it s an exercise in creativity and those in the respective communities partake in it just as a measure of fun For a number of years personally I wasn t always aware of what fanfiction entailed particularly after reading a number of fics that were thinly isguised examples of Mary Sue writing But I Rebuilding d actually written fanfiction for a number of years without even realizing it the way I termed it was thinking If I were a writer of a certain TV series or movie or novel I enjoyed whatirections would I take that particular story or those characters What could I Intro to Alien Invasion do with that It was a way of prompting my freewriting measures Once Iid Therapy of Love discover of the ins and outs of fanfiction writing and the various fandoms I think that opened up measures where I explored the communities even partook in it myself So when I say that I embrace the fanfiction community readers and writers alike I reallyo I ve written and am writing in it even now in considerations though considerably speaking I Democratic Phoenix: Reinventing Political Activism don t write in some of the larger fanbases and I write for a general audience mostly kidsteens or those who are young at heart and like nostalgiaBut there s a slippery slope to be had about fanfic writing in general some of these rules are explicit others aren t There are some writersartistsmedia partakers thato not allow people to write fanfic about their work in any public spectrum for various reasons For another there s the knowledge that whatever story one pens in a spectrum for various reasons For another there s the knowledge that whatever story one pens in a fandom community if allowed regardless if the story is original in that it came from the writer s mind s eye it s based on a work where the characters locales existing story and other copyrighted measures that already exist with respect to that work belong to its original creators Fanfic writers Museum Activism do not write for the sake of commercial gain based on the copyrighted work or to take profits away from the people who originally created the work Most who are in the community are respectful of that This is one of the reasons why when penning and sharing a fanfic not in the publicomain people in the community put a isclaimer in front of their work saying something akin to The characters locales and other respective copyrights of belong to the original owners and creators And a fanfic copyrights of belong to the original owners and creators And a fanfic may go on to say what aspects of the individual work belong to them ie the actual storyplot original characters made up locales etcI could go on about the ins and outs of fanfic writing and fandom but that would take a book or two in itself It makes me wish there were someone with the guts to write a good non fiction book about the comprehensive history of fanfiction writing examine with a close eye what makes the fandoms uniue and takes an eye to the positive as well as negative imensions You might be wondering Okay Rose why are you telling me all of this and what Falling For A Kingpin does this have too with Beautiful Bastard Beautiful Bastard was originally a Twilight fanfic meaning the work created by Stephenie Meyer called The Office penned by two writers and shared on the web It initially gained its respective popularity that way and got picked up by the publisher who wanted the authors to rework it The original character names used in this story were Bella and Edward and the Cullen family was featured in this mature reimage of two office workers who freuently butt heads and engage in sexy times together One could say that Beautiful Bastard is one in a long line of up and coming stories that were once fanfiction but altered and marketed as original fiction when really they were what many of us term as pulled to publish or P2P fanfiction Now I could technically go into the moral boundaries that this work crosses as a P2P fanfic work with respect to publishing and profit but I m actually not going to Violence and Trauma in Selected African Literature do that in the spectrum of this review That s a whole other ballgame What I williscuss is why this story in itself a P2P fanfic can t stand on its own legs as a strong work considered on its own measure let alone some of the offenses this book makes as a romantic read The long and short of what I want to say is that just because you can write a fanfic The Social Rebellion doesn t mean you can sustain a book byoing the whole substituting names and trying to rework Best African American Essays 2010 details because that s not going too the story justiceI hate saying this because I know that each writer has their own uniue style and coloring with respect to the writing that they Navigating The Seven Seas do but there s no nice way of me saying that the writing in this isnot good It never should ve left the editing floor without significantevelopmental and structural changes in addition to editing What makes it even worse for consideration is that this comes from two writers who worked on this thing TWOChloe is a masters The Big Book and a Study Guide of the 12 Steps of AA degree candidate working her way up the corporate ladder under a veryemanding boss Many people consider her boss Bennett Ryan a beautiful bastard William Wells Brown: An African American Life demanding perfectionist possessive misogynistic I wouldn t argue that at all among other terms The twoon t hit it off very well when it comes to their working relationship but they have an unexplainable need to possess each other and freuently engage in sexy times while also putting each other The Alien Surrogate down Ultimately they have a coming of terms where they realize they can teny the attraction they have for each other and that the relationship is built on need so they go through a number of ups and The Changing Face of African Literature / Les nouveaux visages de la litterature africaine. (Cross/Cultures) downs until reaching the point where they recognize it The story s told between the perspectives of Chloe and Ben and they aren t exactly the most amicable coupleI caneal with unlikable characters I can De lautre côté de la machine. Voyage dune scientifique au pays des algorithmes deal with sexual tension power struggles and bold putowns I can even Salt and the Alchemical Soul deal with the rough play by play that comes with someescriptions and Sams Teach Yourself Data Structures and Algorithms in 24 Hours depictions of sex Those are elements that can potentially be worked into a good story But the key to making those elements work is that you have to DEVELOP them You can t skimp them to cede to other elements in this case the sex Otherwise it s not going to workI m not going too comparisons right off the bat just what this book managed to convey on my first read of it First thing was that I had a hard time remembering the characters Not just their names but actually who they were You could substitute any name for Chloe and Ben and you would still get the very cookie cutter characters that were in this book Even with the several mentions of Chloe trying to work her way up with being in the business and having a masters egree I couldn t Relate To Her And to her And certainly couldn t relate to or find any attraction to Ben More on that laterThe sexual tension in this novel was very manufactured it just wasn t one well Usually when you have two characters that have sexual tension there s a palpable power struggle with a level that goes beyond just the surface reasons higher position versus lower position in terms of working environment And usually the sexual tension really comes out naturally from two characters who have a much greater Strong at the Broken Places Overcoming the Trauma of Childhood Abuse depth than the two protagonists of Beautiful BastardThere weren t very many if any palpable stakes to be had in this story The side characters were forgettable The sex scenes to me werery and repetitive Lots of panty ripping lots of casual throws of bastard and bitch and whore Lots of male blaming female for turning him on Lots of female not wanting but still wanting to be turned on After a while you get South African Young Adult Literature in English, 2000-2014 desensitized to the whole thing it s just not sexy Iidn t feel for these characters I Baby Peter LEGACY OF ABUSE didn t think they were mature or sexy I thought they were stupid That brand of stupid and theescriptions this book gave me than enough reasons for my blood to boilSeriously if you start a chapter talking about how one character left the other character looking like he was molested in a romance novel right after a sex scene there s a problem there I m going to leave that for you to consider as food for thought I was going to take the time to address it but seriously this was one of the scenarios that nearly made me consider DNFing this among many And this review would be twice as long if I Shards of Glass - A Little Girls Journey Back into Her World of Physical, Mental and Sexual Abuse didIf you have a male love interest puttingown the female character for turning him on and wearing a certain Buying Power: A History of Consumer Activism in America dress when the implications are referring to the woman s virginity and basically putting herown in ever other way possible there s a problemI justhow on the ever loving earth is Ben even considered a sexy hero He s not just a jerk there s no Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms dimensions to him other than thinking sex sex sex then bitch tease whore and a stream of oth. 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