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Tampa
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
Celeste Price is an eighth-grade English teacher in suburban Tampa. She's undeniably attractive. She drives a red Corvette with tinted windows. Her husband, Ford, is rich, square-jawed, and devoted to her. But Celeste's devotion lies elsewhere. She has a singular sexual obsession—fourteen-year-old boys. Celeste pursues her craving with sociopathic meticulousness and forethought; her sole purpose in becoming a teacher is to fulfill her passion and provide her access to her compulsion. As the novel opens, fall semester at Jefferson Jr. High is beginning.In mere weeks, Celeste has chosen and lured the lusciously naive Jack Patrick into her web. Jack is enthralled and in awe of his teacher, and, most important, willing to accept Celeste's terms for a secret relationship—car rides after school; rendezvous at Jack's house while his single father works late; body-slamming encounters in Celeste's empty classroom between periods. Ever mindful of the danger—the perpetual risk of exposure, Jack's father's own attraction to her, and the ticking clock as Jack leaves innocent boyhood behind—the hyperbolically insatiable Celeste bypasses each hurdle with swift thinking and shameless determination, even when the solutions involve greater misdeeds than the affair itself. In slaking her sexual thirst, Celeste Price is remorseless and deviously free of hesitation, a monstress driven by pure motivation. She deceives everyone, and cares nothing for anyone or anything but her own pleasure.With crackling, rampantly unadulterated prose, Tampa is a grand, uncompromising, seriocomic examination of want and a scorching literary debut.
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Stephuhhnieee
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
Mehso-so

So I couldn‘t put it down...and the whole time my face was in permanent cringe mode. It was like clicking on a disturbing article and not being able to stop reading because you had to see how far it went; hoping the sociopathic main character gets caught and justice served. And not only did I hate her because she was doing terrible things, she was in general a terrible person with an ugly personality. If dark and twisted is your thing, pick.

Stephuhhnieee I give it a so-so because I thought the writing could‘ve been improved. There were just a lot of weird details thrown in that I didn‘t think were necessary. And again, I‘m battling with my mentality on it. Is it okay to say you liked the book when the subject matter is incredibly messed up? How do you explain why you liked the book... (edited) 1w
sprainedbrain I liked it too... couldn‘t put it down, but it was so gross. I get the conflict! 1w
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Stephuhhnieee
Tampa | Alissa Nutting

Reading has been nearly halted this last month due to life. My excuse, always, huh? Lol

In attempt to read something other than Percy Jackson this summer, I picked up this disturbing book....

I‘m 14 pages in and am already thoroughly shook. I could not imagine the mindset Nutting had to get into to create this.

This will be a mentally challenging one to get through...

Reviewsbylola I want to give this another try. I tried it as an ebook and didn‘t like it. I bailed. But I suck at fiction in digital form for some reason. I‘ve heard such great things about this one. Not sure if you‘ve read this book, but it‘s similar as far as the plot and absolutely amazing! 1w
Stephuhhnieee While I usually don‘t care what people think of me or my choice of reading, I‘m thankful this one is on my kindle. I don‘t want someone to see the cover, be startled by the unmistakable vagina, look up the book/plot, and then decide what they want about why I‘m reading it lol. It‘s a touchy subject. Thanks for the book rec! If I can make it through this one I‘ll look into that one 😊 (edited) 1w
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Clwojick
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Also, let‘s pretend that I remembered to post this on #TuesdayTBR, and not 4 days later 😂but here is my stack of #BannedBooks for this week. Some are also from the library, and I‘m sure I won‘t get through them all before the week is up, but hopefully before I have to return them.

See any favourites on here? Any must reads? Any you‘ve been dying to read? Any you didn‘t enjoy?

#maymadness @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid

teaa41 Persepolis is great ! 1mo
Mindyrecycles Loved Tampa! It‘s sick and twisted but I loved it. Beloved is a masterpiece and True Diary is good. Scarlet Letter and This One Summer are just okay. 1mo
Henrik_Madsen Loved Persepolis, especially the first half, and Beloved is such at strong book. Lots of good reading there. 1mo
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Megabooks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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In the Star Trek: TNG episode #Liaisons, three ambassadors are sent to the Enterprise to experience three of the seven deadly sins: wrath, gluttony, and lust/love that they don‘t have in their society. It‘s not, erh, one of the best episodes. Pictured is gluttony ambassador.

Tampa is the only book I‘ve read that incorporates all three, and probably all seven. Oh Celeste, you‘re crazy! I use this in every photo challenge! 😂😳 #StarTrekSummerMay

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Clwojick
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Stopped off at the thrift store today, and picked up a few books for #MayMadness. 2 are for #BannedBooks week, 2 for #NewtoYouAuthor week, and 1 just because. 😉

Leftcoastzen Love finding thrift store reads 2mo
Clwojick @Eggs I picked up these yesterday. I think I have another book of hers on my shelf too! I‘ll have to check later and give you the title, so you can tell me which one is better! 😉 2mo
Eggs Perfect Stranger was my first MM! You got a great haul here. I‘ve read the Sherman Alexi and Jandy Nelson 2mo
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Clwojick @Eggs I just checked. I also have All the Missing Girls. 2mo
Eggs Ooooo loved that too 2mo
Clwojick Yay! Thanks for the input! ♥️ @Eggs 2mo
Eggs I think you‘ll like Come Find Me too 2mo
Samplergal So good. 2mo
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Megabooks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Celeste is anything but an #easylover in this book. I could not imagine doing anything like this, but I find Nutting‘s plot enthralling! #anglophileapril

I was tempted to post David Sedaris in Holidays on Ice pointing out Phil Collins to people in Macy‘s Santaland, but I‘ll leave that to someone else. 😉🤫🤩

VanChocStrawberry This cover kills me every time I see it. 3mo
Cinfhen I‘m another fan of both the cover & the novel... I couldn‘t put the book down, despite the UNEASE I felt! 3mo
Megabooks @VanChocStrawberry It‘s a very sexualized button hole! 3mo
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Megabooks @Cinfhen Right! It‘s definitely her best book! 3mo
Mdargusch This cover still makes me uncomfortable. 🙈 3mo
emilyhaldi Still dying to read this one!! 3mo
Reviewsbylola 🤣🤣🤣 good call on Santaland Diaries. 3mo
Megabooks @Mdargusch yikes!! 3mo
Megabooks @emilyhaldi I think it‘s a great book, but it‘s definitely hard to read at times! 3mo
Megabooks @Reviewsbylola Lolololol 😱🤣🤣🤣 3mo
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britt_brooke
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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#MrsRobinson | LOVE the cover, but unfortunately did not care for the book.

#marchintothe70s

Cinfhen Great choice!! I loved this book ~ #PleaseDontJudgeMe 😜 3mo
britt_brooke @Cinfhen 🤐😆 3mo
Mdargusch So interesting you didn‘t like this but @Cinfhen did. 🤔 it almost makes me want to read it, but that cover is off putting to me. 3mo
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britt_brooke @Mdargusch It‘s very disturbing. 3mo
Reviewsbylola This book was not for me. I bailed. And I can 100% ASSURE you it‘s NOT for you either @Mdargusch You would not make it past the first chapter. Do not even attempt it, just trust me! 3mo
Cinfhen Hahahahaha @Reviewsbylola @Mdargusch I really surprised myself by “liking” this book 😳🙈it was SO OVER THE TOP and so disturbing but I was hooked & impressed with the balls the author had. Like I said #PleaseDontJudgeMe 3mo
Reviewsbylola I am actually surprised I didn‘t like it, so no judgement here. 😆 For me, it was like the author was trying so hard to be outrageous that the actual plot felt convoluted. But I have considered trying again because I started as an ebook and I rarely connect with fiction in that format for some reason. 3mo
Reviewsbylola Regardless of if I loved it though, I know my mom would hate it. 😆 @Cinfhen 3mo
Mdargusch Good to know @Reviewsbylola - I trust you! 3mo
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TheSpineView
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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#literaryluck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88
#AwkwardReads

The cover of this book might get you a few questioning stares. I would read this one in public only on a Kindle or other electronic device.

KatieDid927 Why? It‘s just an innocent button hole. 😉 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🤣🤣🤣 3mo
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rretzler I had to look twice!😜 3mo
Wannabe_Quijote I‘d read it in public just to get the stares! 3mo
vkois88 I've always felt that way about this cover lol 3mo
TheSpineView @Wannabe_Quijote You are a brave soul! 3mo
BooknerdsLife @TheSpineView LOL I have to admit I did have to look twice at the cover too 😂😂🙈 3mo
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TheFunkyBookworm
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Sooo #MyTown is the beautiful Tampa, Fl... I chose this book for obvious reasons however Im not necessarily recommending it to anyone lol
Difficult subject matter and a really disturbing read. The book is based on Debra Lafave- who the author went to high school with. Interestingly enough, I also taught at that same middle school about 10 years after the “incident” occurred... not the best publicity for the school lol
#anewchapter

Samplergal It‘s such a good book though. 5mo
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kweenk
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Starting on this Ebook today.

Excited to be reading a little something out of my comfort zone

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 📖💙 5mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!! 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Welcome to Litsy!! 5mo
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rather_be_reading
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I literally covered up the cover so i wouldnt get weird stares on the train to work and frm coworkers 😧

Jee_HookedOnBookz 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣Such a great idea!! 5mo
RachelO 🤣😂🤣 Brilliant! 5mo
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Bklover 😂😂 5mo
Sungirl79 😂😂 5mo
CouronneDhiver Ha! Good call 😆 5mo
scowler1 Hilarious! That's what e-readers are for silly! 5mo
visz 😐 5mo
Megabooks Lolololol!! 5mo
rather_be_reading @scowler1 lmao! so true! 5mo
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rather_be_reading
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Hmmmm. what a weird book. Very hard subject matter. Not sure what to say. Was a quick read and did keep my attention, but i cant tell you how grossed out i was. I guess all the buzz about this book was because of the "outrageous" subject matter.

Jee_HookedOnBookz I, for one, don't really like the cover... 😅 5mo
Literary_Siren They put a button in the hole when it was released in some countries. 😂 5mo
Cinfhen I wasn‘t sure what to expect about this book, but I must say, it held my attention and I thought there was a hidden message about society, beauty, vanity & sexism. While the subject matter was intentionally uncomfortable & VERY overplayed I found the read “enjoyable” & somewhat “clever” 5mo
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Cinfhen And I actually thought the cover was brilliant marketing and totally captured the tone the author wanted to set forth. 5mo
Texreader Yikes!! With my son nearing that age I don‘t think I could handle this one! 5mo
rather_be_reading @Cinfhen it sure did! 5mo
rather_be_reading @Texreader lol ya it was really hard at times! 5mo
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rather_be_reading
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Book 4 of 2019

Godpants It took me forever to finish this one because it‘s such an uncomfortable read. 6mo
Red.Reads This is on my list for 2019. The subject matter seems... interesting 😬 6mo
visz 🙁 5mo
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phantomx It took me a third of the 2017 winter season to read this. 5mo
rather_be_reading @Godpants it sure was 😨 5mo
rather_be_reading @Red.Reads its a must read bt man it was difficult 5mo
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Djspens
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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About 1/3 in, this book is entertaining. Not for the easily offended or serious readers... 😂 #tampa #funread #buttonholeorvagina?

CouronneDhiver That cover is too much... lol 6mo
Djspens @CouronneDhiver ikr. 😜😂 6mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego This cover is one of my all time favourites. So clever. It's so suggestive, yet so benign at the same time. 6mo
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Djspens
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Well this should be an entertaining read !

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Kappadeemom
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Just finished this super icky book. However, I am probably one of the few that liked it. If you followed the Debra LaFavre story, you will remember that she was a teacher in Tampa that was super pretty but she had sec with one of her middle schoolers. I‘m sure this book is based on her. The thing I remember most about that time is that the media kept talking about how pretty she is and that “of course boys would want to have sec with her” 👇

Kappadeemom As you read this book though, you see how much of a pedophile she really is because we are allowed inside her brain. This is where the magic happens in this book for me. We are so conditioned to think that a woman having sex with a young man is much different than a man having sex with a young boy or girl. This book shows us that it‘s all wrong and the kids are nothing but victims. 6mo
gradcat I remember that like it was yesterday...pretty lurid, right? 6mo
Kappadeemom @gradcat yes! And her “doe-eyed” innocence when she was in the court. I wonder what ever happened to her? 6mo
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zsuzsanna_reads Sounds intriguing! Have you read 6mo
Kappadeemom @zsuzsanna_reads no, but I don‘t think I can read anything similar for a long time. I feel like I need a shower {shudder} 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @Kappadeemom that one was more psychologically complex than icky. It didn't condone the teacher's actions, but it didn't make me feel grossed out. Also, the main focus was the relationship between a psychologically controlling friend/ colleague and the offending teacher. 6mo
gradcat @Kappadeemom @zsuzsanna_reads Plus, isn‘t “Notes on a Scandal” fiction? It was such a great movie, too, with Judi Dench & Cate Blanchett! I don‘t know what happened with that real-life teacher, except her husband did finally divorce her...he hung in for a bit, though...I remember being quite surprised by that. (edited) 6mo
Kappadeemom @gradcat TAMPA is also fiction but it sounds very familiar with the real life story being very similar. 6mo
gradcat @Kappadeemom Oh, really? I just assumed it was a book about the real thing...oops, my bad! It sounds very familiar to me, too.... 6mo
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Kappadeemom
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Anyone else read this book and picture Debbie LaFave the entire time you are reading it??

Soubhiville I couldn‘t read it... got about 15% in and bailed. Too much for me. 6mo
Kappadeemom @Soubhiville I‘m going to press through but I feel icky 6mo
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Kappadeemom
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Headed to Tampa this morning so I can run in a 15k in the morning. Decided to read this and hubby says, “Really? Now you match what you read with where we are going? That‘s ridiculous” 😂😂😂

LauraJ Bah! That‘s brilliant. 6mo
Amiable They just don't get us, do they? 😀 6mo
Velvetfur It's not ridiculous, it's genius! 😁 6mo
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JacqMac I agree. It‘s brilliant! 6mo
Ruthiella Totally normal!!! 6mo
CoverToCoverGirl 🤣🤣🤣🤣😊 6mo
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Kempii
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Yikes! This disturbing, yet riveting book ejaculates on societal boundaries with total disregard. There are few books I've read that are this original or written with such abandon, and for that I give it much credit. I‘ll remember this one for a long time.

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britt_brooke
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Panpan

⭐️⭐️ I didn‘t exactly want this cringeworthy story to be longer, but I would have preferred a more in-depth character study and less shocking, gratuitous sex. This could‘ve been really intriguing but instead it‘s borderline fetish porn. There‘s no real backstory which I‘m sure is intentional, but something‘s lacking. I can‘t quite put my finger on it, but I‘m sure Mrs. Price could ... if it was attached to a 14 year old boy.

Skeebies05 I wanted to be able to finish this book and I just could not. I‘ve tried twice. The sex was waaaaay too much. 🙈🙈 7mo
britt_brooke @Skeebies05 It could‘ve been so much better if it wasn‘t so focused on shock value. 7mo
MayJasper Doesn't sound like my choice 7mo
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Reviewsbylola I bailed. I wanted to love it but it was just gross. I was hoping for something similar to this, which I loved. 7mo
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola It was way too focused on shock value which is so annoying. I may give the one you tagged a try at some point - thanks! 7mo
britt_brooke @MayJasper Skipping is a good call. 7mo
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britt_brooke
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Am I the only person who didn‘t know this was a thing? 🤔 I had to google it. 🤨😆

Booknerd222 Wait this is a actually thing???? 😱 7mo
Rcoco Interesting 7mo
AlaMich 🤣🤣 I‘m assuming these can be found on the same website as crotchless panties? 7mo
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britt_brooke @AlaMich 😆😆😆 7mo
CouronneDhiver 😂😂 I fail to see the point, but I was aware of these products. So strange 7mo
britt_brooke @CouronneDhiver 😆 I know, I mean part of the bra‘s job is to hide the nips. 🙈 7mo
britt_brooke @Booknerd222 Exactly my thought! 🙈 7mo
sammisho I don't think that is the kind of bra you expect to wear for long... 7mo
Booknerd222 There‘s a kink for everything 🤷‍♀️ 7mo
WeeziesBooks I had to google this and it looks like someone‘s toddler cut the cup out the bra 😂😂 what a waste of money 7mo
TheFunkyBookworm @sammisho 😂😂😂 7mo
britt_brooke @sammisho 😆 Agree! 7mo
kellyreads 😂😂 7mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I had to google it and I think @sammisho nailed it. 🤣🤣🤣 I always thought the whole point of bras was to keep nipples in. 7mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick See also: the Frederick's of Hollywood catalog. I'm pretty sure this is the story of thing you put on with the intention of someone else taking it off. 7mo
Texreader Made me think of nursing bras. Ugh. 7mo
Ostaff1 @Texreader same! 😂 7mo
britt_brooke @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Oh yes (except this sociopathic teacher is wearing one to school underneath her clothes 🙈). Hadn‘t thought about Frederick‘s since the one in my hometown mall closed several years ago. Always felt naughty just walking past it. 😆 7mo
britt_brooke @Ashley_Nicoletto Exactly! 😆 Boost ‘em up and conceal the nips. 7mo
batsy I had no idea! Now I'm having an existential crisis about the point of bras 😂 7mo
Flaneurette Ugh if I googled that a huge ad featuring these things would be on our computer the next time my husband used it and he would think there would be extra spicy Xmas gifts coming his way 😂 7mo
britt_brooke @Flaneurette 😆😆😆 7mo
BookwormM You have obviously never walked past an Ann Summers shop 🤣🤣🤣 7mo
britt_brooke @BookwormM Nope! Had to google that, too. 😆 7mo
GripLitGrl 😂🤣😂🤣 7mo
minkyb See what happens when I don‘t check Litsy on a regular basis? Open nipple bra? Is that an oxymoron? Google, here I come! 6mo
britt_brooke @minkyb 😆😆😆 6mo
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Sweettartlaura
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Panpan

I knew what I was in for - I looked forward to it. A female sexual predator who targets teen boys? Sounds complicated, intriguing, discomfiting.
Nope - just boring. I gave it 25%, and got nothing for it.
I don‘t hate Celeste - I don‘t feel any sympathy - I‘m not interested in why she‘s obsessed with 14 year olds - and I don‘t care if she gets one.
So I‘m out.
@Jenn1 good news - I found a book worse than Maestra 😜

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swishandflick
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Pickpick

I'm speechless. Genuinely flummoxed and not at all sure how to review this controversial book without sounding like a crazy person. Believe me, I can understand why someone would read this and be completely repulsed and horrified. It's a detailed, sexually graphic look inside the mind of a sociopathic pedophile and her proclivity for teenage boys after all. And yet, though I was disturbed, I also thought it was kind of fantastic. Don't judge me 🙈

sprainedbrain Great review... I felt the exact same way. Loved this f*cked up book, so no judgement here. 7mo
AWahle It's sound like you read with an open mind and a desire for understanding. It can be hard to push yourself to read the uncomfortable. 7mo
Daisey Really like this review! I don't know whether I'll ever try this book, but reviews like this make me consider it. (edited) 7mo
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JenReadsAlot Great review - but going to lie it sounds interesting. 7mo
TheLudicReader Tackled similar themes...difficult, controversial but compelling nonetheless 7mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I‘m curios about this one! I‘ll have to pick it up. 7mo
Cinfhen Agreed!!! I‘m sorry but I REALLY couldn‘t put this book down. It was so good and dare I say entertaining 🤓 7mo
MicheleinPhilly I have had this book for years but have always been ambivalent about reading it because of the ick factor. I really do need to just bite the bullet. 7mo
swishandflick @TheLudicReader Thanks for the rec! 7mo
Kempii I read this book after seeing your review and felt the same way about it. Yikes! What a book. I did enjoy it, and that feels weird. Thanks for posting your review. 7mo
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Megabooks
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Pickpick

It‘s an extremely talented author that can make you feel anything but revulsion towards a sociopathic pedophile.

Celeste is woman that can‘t get enough 14-year-old boy. Really. She brings a new meaning to Hot for Teacher. This book has way more graphic sex than 50 Shades.

But it is such an interesting character study. Celeste is single-minded in her desires but still a complex character. 5⭐️

PS The audiobook is even better! #MonthofRereads

Samplergal I loved this book! So well written. So ick. 7mo
Megabooks @Samplergal Exactly! Totally agree. 7mo
britt_brooke I‘m not so sure about this story, but I usually love a good character study .... so I‘m taking your word for it and stacking. 😉 I just borrowed it from the library and will hopefully start it in a few days. 7mo
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DivineDiana Not sure if I could handle this! 😬 7mo
Megabooks @britt_brooke Good luck! I won‘t judge if you bail. 👍🏻 7mo
Megabooks @DivineDiana It‘s definitely not for everyone! 7mo
Ruthiella Oof. Thanks for the heads up. I really dislike graphic scenes in books. 7mo
rather_be_reading WAY MORE GRAFFIC! 5mo
Megabooks @rather_be_reading 🤭🤭🤭 5mo
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Megabooks
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So y‘all, I‘m alone on thanksgiving, so what better thing to do than listen to a dirty audiobook at the dinner table! 🤣🤣

Pictured is my meal. The gluten free chicken nuggets are because I had a lot of trouble with the turkey when we celebrated Tuesday. I feel like I‘m 3 years old!

Ericalambbrown Outstanding! Some of my fave holidays were spent on my own. I kinda love it. Enjoy the book! 😉 7mo
Bookcation74 Happy Thanksgiving! 7mo
Megabooks @Ericalambbrown Thanks! I actually am enjoying it - the holiday and the book! 😁😁 7mo
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Kaye Nothing wrong with some peace and quiet. 7mo
Megabooks @Bookcation74 Happy Thanksgiving to you as well! I hope you‘re doing okay 😊🦃! 7mo
Megabooks @Kaye Definitely not! Unfortunately nobody told Henry, my dog, that quiet was good. He barked at cats roaming the yard all day! 🤣🐩 7mo
Kaye I haven‘t had a pet since I was a kid but if I were single, I‘d get one for sure. I bet they‘re such good company. I‘d need somebody around with EARS to talk to. 7mo
Megabooks @Kaye I briefly had a parakeet as a kid, but my whole adult life, I‘ve had a dog. And if you talk to them, they get really smart! That‘s the best part of having a canine as your main buddy. And the snuggles 🤗🐩 7mo
Kaye I‘d have to have someone give me instructions about how to teach them things. I‘ve never owned a dog. I don‘t know how to potty train them , how often or what to feed them, what they like to drink ( do dogs like milk or just water ), how to train them to stay on a string when you walk them so they don‘t get in the road and get hurt, how to teach them to catch a stick and roll over and shake hands . I‘d want to teach a dog all those things. 🐕 7mo
Megabooks @Kaye Well, I‘m a veterinarian, and I‘d be glad to give you advice if you decide to get a dog. My email is booksandcooks.litsy@gmail.com They can be a handful at times, but all my dogs have brought joy to my life! 🤗💕🤗 7mo
Tamra Ahhhhh peace and nobody to clean up after but yourself! 👌🏾😁 7mo
Kaye Well isn‘t that a strange coincidence ? We are senior citizens. Family all gone , moved away, and my husband works 12 hour days. We‘ve talked a lot lately about getting either a cat or dog. There seem to be advantages to both. I don‘t think we could take on a pup or kitten, so would probably need one that‘s a bit older ( like us). We can‘t decide which would be best for us. 7mo
Megabooks @Tamra Yes, that‘s been wonderful! So much easier 😊 7mo
Megabooks @Kaye Cats are generally physically less demanding in that they don‘t have to be walked. But they also are generally more likely to want to snuggle on their schedule 😉 and may or may not play. With dogs, they need 3-4 walks a day, but with an older dog they don‘t necessarily have to be long. With an adult dog, make sure the dog is already housebroken. Dogs are more likely to play than cats, and more likely to snuggle on your schedule. 7mo
Megabooks @Kaye It is easier to take care of a cat if you travel frequently because of the litter box. A friend can come and put out fresh food and water and stay for a bit every day or every other even. Dogs would need to go to a kennel or have someone come multiple times a day. That can get expensive! 7mo
CouronneDhiver Try to enjoy it... peace and quiet is underrated 7mo
Megabooks @CouronneDhiver Oh, isn‘t that the truth! 7mo
Judybskt 🍁🧡🥧🦃💛 7mo
Megabooks @Judybskt I hope you had a great thanksgiving! ❤️❤️ 7mo
QuietlyLaura Your meal looks great! I'd take chicken nuggets over turkey every time! 7mo
Megabooks @QuietlyLaura Thanks! It was great. I love those chicken nuggets - they‘re was better than restaurant ones. 7mo
Dragon 🧡 7mo
Kaye Thank you for the information. Several people on our street have dogs and they do seem like lots of extra time. They seem like they‘d be more entertaining , but lots more effort. I‘m leaning more towards a cat. I do take walks daily but not multiple times a day. A cat might be the best fit for us. I‘ll think about it. I know it takes lots of commitment so want to make sure we want one and would give him the care deserved. Thanks for your help. 7mo
Megabooks @Dragon Thank you 💜 7mo
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Megabooks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Oh how I love this wild book! And the #audiobook is great. Celeste is definitely a #psychopath, and Nutting definitely knows how to drive the reader to the edge of her/his comfort zone. I can see how this teacher/student “romance” book isn‘t for everyone. #NoFemmeber

Cinfhen I LOVED this book too!!! And I‘m not ashamed to admit that (ok, maybe just a tad 😂) I could not put this book down 7mo
Megabooks @Cinfhen Book buddies! 👯‍♀️ There were two books I was deciding between, and in the other, I felt David was more of a sociopath. It‘s great, too! 7mo
Cinfhen Haven‘t read that one yet!! Will need to check it out xx thanks for the recommendation 🧡 7mo
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Sweettartlaura I have this on deck for next month - so excited to get to it finally! 7mo
Billypar Sounds like a crazy ride! 😀 7mo
Megabooks @Sweettartlaura I hope you enjoy it!! 7mo
Megabooks @Billypar That it is! 🤪 7mo
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teainthelibrary
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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I normally don‘t listen to audiobooks all that often, but randomly came across this on my TBR, so I decided to give it a try... I feel totally blindsided!! What have I got myself into?! 😱

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Well-ReadNeck
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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#Recommendsday

This novel was so twisted and uncomfortable and completely awesome. Also, that cover! 😂

https://wellreadneck.wordpress.com/2018/11/09/tampa-alissa-nutting/

Wellreadhead Definitely a wild ride of a book! 7mo
Cinfhen I couldn‘t stop reading this book 7mo
Emilymdxn I read this when it first came out and it‘s stuck with me more than almost every other novel I‘ve read! So memorable, in a skeezy way, but also a good way 7mo
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Kimberlone Good juxtaposition with the Georgia O‘Keefe painting! 7mo
catiewithac I loved this book so much! Some of the best writing ✍️ 7mo
nomadreader One of my all-time favorites! 7mo
erzascarletbookgasm Great graphic! 7mo
LeeRHarry This was a full on read but I couldn‘t put it down. 7mo
ReadingRover Great book and great choice of background! 7mo
rather_be_reading i agree with ur review 100%! 5mo
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LDuffN
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

This book was very disturbing. But like a bad car crash, I couldn't tear myself away.

collegecatlady I loved this one!! 7mo
LDuffN @collegecatlady I liked it too, but it was still disturbing. 7mo
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scowler1
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Nutting really understands teenage boys and the emotions of the prepubescent mind. Making me feel sympathy for a pedophile, and then an ending so bizarre yet satisfying? Perhaps the most sexually explicit book I've ever read, but it's an essential part of getting inside the head of the young female protagonist. I'll be thinking about this book for a while.

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Cinfhen
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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#OctoberXFiles Celeste Price is not your typical #evilwoman she‘s young, beautiful, smart, a teacher but she‘s living with a dirty secret...she fantasizes about prepubescent boys. And it doesn‘t take long before she‘s bedding her student. While the subject matter is ICKY, this is not so much a novel about child abuse as one about male perception of female sexuality. It‘s written as satire but I‘m sure it‘s not for everyone. Pick for me🙈

TrishB Always amazed by the difference in covers!! 8mo
LeahBergen That US cover cracks me up every time I see it. 😂 8mo
arlenefinnigan Oh come on, publishers, we can handle a vagina allusion. 😂 8mo
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Moray_Reads The UK cover is terrible! 8mo
Cinfhen I know @TrishB @LeahBergen @arlenefinnigan @Moray_Reads The US cover is SOOOOO much better!!! It‘s brilliant ❣️ 8mo
Cathythoughts They could not be more different .. !! 8mo
Kalalalatja Wow that‘s a BIG difference! 😳 8mo
ephemeralwaltz Faber and Faber always spot on with their covers 👏👏👏👏 8mo
Cinfhen I was initially drawn to this book because of the US cover, I probably would have skipped book if I only saw UK cover @ephemeralwaltz @Kalalalatja @Cathythoughts 8mo
CouronneDhiver That US cover seems dirty to me... I can‘t imagine trying to read it in public. 😱 8mo
Cinfhen It‘s definitely a little provocative @CouronneDhiver but if u look closely it‘s a button hole 😜 8mo
CouronneDhiver Oh, I know... it‘s just one of those implications I can‘t seem to “unsee” 😆 Thank you, Internet. Lol 8mo
emilyhaldi I didn‘t realize this was satire. I need to get to this!!!! 8mo
Reviewsbylola I bailed. She just grossed me out too much. It was a bit over the top. 8mo
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scowler1
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Wow, this book is disturbing. Incredibly brave I think, to try and get inside the mind of a female sex predator lusting after teenage boys. Insanely graphic descriptions of sex, you have been warned.

Cinfhen I feel kind of icky admitting I enjoyed this book, but I did.... the MC was so despicable but there was this underlying pull to keep reading on.... 8mo
scowler1 Makes you think about what you thought you thunk doesn't it? Even though you don't want to think about it. 8mo
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m.galehuxley
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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I picked this up at a bookshop I asked my husband to stop by directly after leaving the Decatur Book Festival. 😂 I don‘t know if you can tell by the little white hairs that have attached to the cover, but the dust jacket has an interesting texture.

I‘m not sure if reading this book is a good idea since I recently finished My Absolute Darling, but we‘ll see.

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thebluestocking
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Mehso-so

This was a tough read. Celeste, a pedophile and sex addict, positions herself as a school teacher, so she can access fourteen-year-old boys. The writing was excellent, as was the exploration of such a character, but the subject matter was pretty unpleasant and explicit.

jdiehr Yuck 10mo
Samplergal I loved it. Horrible topic but wow... 10mo
thebluestocking @jdiehr Yes but also interesting. 10mo
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thebluestocking @Samplergal It was totally fascinating. And I thought the writing was great. 10mo
Samplergal @thebluestocking It totally was! How brave to tackle this topic. Can‘t wait to see what else she writes. 10mo
Jenny What the freak is up with that cover? It‘s not even subtle! 😂 10mo
thebluestocking @Jenny Right? I didn‘t update my progress on Goodreads while I was reading, because the cover is embarrassing. 10mo
Jenny @thebluestocking it‘s only really disturbing if you read what it‘s about. 10mo
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Cinfhen
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

It took a huge set of balls to write this novel and an even bigger set to publish it!!! WHOA!!! I‘m not sure how to review this book, I was equal parts shocked, entertained & disturbed. For such a dark subject matter this book had a comic undertone which “lightened” the brutality. I feel weird admitting that I “enjoyed” this book, but I did!! It‘s NOT for everyone and I would say proceed with caution ~ #morningview

emilyhaldi I can't decide whether or not to make a move on this one... I DO know it's a #borrownotbuy 10mo
Cinfhen I bought it for $1.99 on my Kindle @emilyhaldi and I don‘t regret that decision 10mo
emilyhaldi Well!!! That's a curveball, now I need to rethink my whole strategy here 😆😜 10mo
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Kalalalatja I‘m becoming more and more interested in this! And that view 😍😍 10mo
Reggie I‘m shocked. 10mo
Cathythoughts I‘m very interested to read this now .... 10mo
Insightsintobooks I'm still debating this one.... 10mo
TrishB So many other books I probably won‘t! 10mo
Velvetfur Do you think it's like a modern day Lolita? Or more graphic than that? I'm intrigued.... 10mo
ephemeralwaltz I have this on my Kindle and I'm very intrigued to read it! 10mo
callielafleur It's a crazy, crazy ride. If an (extremely) off-putting MC doesn't bother you, and you don't find the subject matter triggering, then I would maybe recommend it? 10mo
Cinfhen It‘s 💯MORE GRAPHIC than Lolita!!! @velvetfur see the comment by @callielafleur she‘s right!! The MC is the most vile female character in a very long time @ephemeralwaltz but I think you‘d be ok to read it if the subject matter won‘t affect you. You should read this @Kalalalatja and YOU should SKIP @TrishB 😘😘 10mo
Cinfhen You can still do a #borrowNotbuy @emilyhaldi I‘m not sure where‘d you fall @Cathythoughts it‘s VERY DISTURBING but I was engaged throughout @Reggie 10mo
Velvetfur @Cinfhen Hmmm, now I'm not sure, as I *am* curious but it sounds like I might be disgusted by it.... I'll have to give it thought, thanks for your info and thanks to @callielafleur too 👍 10mo
TrishB Thanks friend 😘 my thoughts really... 10mo
Reviewsbylola I bailed on this. It felt too disconnected to me. I just couldn‘t understand the protagonist. 10mo
Cinfhen It was a VERY UNCONVENTIONAL book @Reviewsbylola but it kept me hooked ~ I needed to know how this train wreck would play out. Definitely disturbing and a very unlikeable MC 10mo
rather_be_reading i agree! 5mo
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Cinfhen
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Today seemed like the right day to start this book. OMG, it‘s certainly over the top, somewhat gutsy and totally uncomfortable but so far I‘m intrigued.

Cinfhen @Reggie I get what u meant about the beginning being tongue & cheek! I mean it‘s soooooo exaggerated, all those metaphors & sexual innuendos 😜 but I can see where this book might start to feel icky!!!! 10mo
kezzlou85 I have the same case on my kindle 😊 10mo
Cinfhen That case makes me happy @kezzlou85 😁💜 10mo
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kezzlou85 @Cinfhen me too. I love mine. 10mo
Reggie The part where she compared a certain appendage to a redwood that she would gladly have fall on her, crushing her while in the car while she‘s stalking his street. Lol. Get ready cause it takes a turn. Hope you‘re loving Crete!!!! 10mo
Cathythoughts OMG 😮 are you in Crete ?!! My favorite holiday destination... how wonderful! Have a great trip 💙💙💙 10mo
Cathythoughts And it was a surprise... hang on to that man ❤️ 10mo
Cinfhen Thanks @Cathythoughts my first time in Greece and I‘m already smitten 💗 10mo
AmyG Enjoy!!!! 10mo
Mdargusch Another beautiful reading spot! Have the best time! 10mo
RebelReader I‘m envious of your location and the books you‘re reading there! 🤣 10mo
Bklover Looks beautiful!! Have fun!❤️ 10mo
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TheKidUpstairs
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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While I've heard this one is very well written, I just don't think I could ever stomach it. Who's taken the plunge?

In searching for a cover photo, I found it very interesting to see the difference between the US and UK covers. The US is far more sexually suggestive.

#WhenIKissedtheTeacher #AbbainAugust
@Cinfhen @Mdargusch @Meredith3 @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola

Reggie The beginning to me was funny because of the over the top sexual hyperbole. However halfway through, when what happens between the boy and her happens, it becomes nothing close to funny or entertaining. By the end, I felt like I had read a story told by the devil. It was good, but it won‘t be for everyone. I‘ve read the other book by the author and I think she has a lot to say about parents. 11mo
Cinfhen I just bought this one today on kindle for $1.99 but I must say the more reviews I read the more nervous I become. Your comment has me a little freaked out @Reggie 11mo
Reggie It gets rough @Cinfhen. It is very graphic and there are definite consequences to the victim. 11mo
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Hestapleton Yeah I agree with @Reggie. I did get SUPER uncomfortable and feel a little sick reading it, but I can really appreciate it when a book evokes THAT strong of a reaction. Nutting is a good writer but this is an intense book. 11mo
HighLadyoftheStacks It‘s an amazing book but is not for everyone. I don‘t have children and I think that made a difference in how I handled the graphic nature of the story. Nutting has a lot to say about sexual assault and how it‘s treated, especially when the victim is a young boy, and her commentary on the reactions people have is scathing. 11mo
BrittanyReads I live in Tampa and have picked this up since it has caught my eye a few times. I read the book description and put it back on the shelf and walked away. Noooo thanks hahaha 11mo
Cinfhen I‘m gonna hold off reading it for awhile @Reggie @HighLadyoftheStacks @BBL4nkensh1p @Hehaney I‘m feeling a little fragile at the moment and probably shouldn‘t read this right now😬 11mo
emilyhaldi Yikes!! @Reggie you‘re comments have me rethinking this too 😳 ps. The difference in UK and US covers is hilarious!😂 11mo
Reviewsbylola I didn‘t care for this one at all. I actually bailed. 11mo
Meredith3 I much prefer the boldness of the US cover! I def wanna read it! 11mo
TheKidUpstairs @Meredith3 i prefer the US one too! @emilyhaldi the UK one seems oddly censored, eh? 11mo
TheKidUpstairs @Reggie which is her other book? I've heard her writing is great, I just don't think I could take the subject matter in this one. Maybe I'll have to check out her other. 11mo
TheKidUpstairs @HighLadyoftheStacks I definitely think having kids (and they're both young boys) makes me less likely to read this one. I think I would have appreciated it more pre-kids, but right now anything involving kids and violence, sexual violence, or sexual manipulation is just something I can not handle. 11mo
TheKidUpstairs @Hehaney I can definitely appreciate a book that evokes such a strong emotional response for the reader. And I'm sure that the author was aiming to make readers uncomfortable, I just don't think I can handle that discomfort right now! 11mo
TheKidUpstairs @Cinfhen that's a good deal, but it sounds like this is one to save for later. I think anyone would have to be in their strongest emotional state going in, or they'll never make it out the other side! 11mo
Cinfhen Thanks, Meg!! Knew you‘d understand 💕💕 11mo
emilyhaldi Quite prudish!! 11mo
Mindyrecycles It's basically a character study of a sociopath. Disturbing but great. 11mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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I have not read the book but have read mixed reviews on this one. Beautiful, wealthy, and married, the 26-year-old protagonist who teaches at a school in Florida seduces her 14-year-old student. The book has sparked a furore, for the story has her engaging disturbing sexual activity with the student. 😧
#ABBAinAugust #whenikissedtheteacher

Cinfhen I‘m curious about this controversial book and provocative cover design 😉 11mo
Insightsintobooks I'm not sure if I would read this or not, but it is 1.99 on kindle at the moment. 11mo
LeeRHarry I‘ve read this one, I felt incredibly icky throughout but I couldn‘t look away 😳 11mo
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Cinfhen Ooh, thanks for that heads up @Insightsintobooks I‘m gonna check that out #KindleDeals 11mo
Mdargusch That cover has always had me 🤦🏼‍♀️ 11mo
Meredith3 The cover cracks me up! Who knew how suggestive that could be 😹 I‘m gonna have to read this one! 11mo
Reviewsbylola I bailed on this one. I just couldn‘t take the writing style. And it felt like the author was doing her best to shock the reader instead of telling the story. 11mo
emilyhaldi I've been hesitant to pick this up due to the reviews but that cover 😂🙌🏻 11mo
Wife The subject matter makes me squeamish, but Roxane Gay says it‘s a favorite of hers, so I‘m intrigued. 🤔 11mo
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brokenpoet
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Mehso-so

Although the idea behind the book is kind of creepy, I started to actually enjoy it, then started to feel a bit weird for liking it. Not sure if I‘d read it again, and if I did, I wouldn‘t tell anyone...

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SauerPatch
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
Bailedbailed

I. Can‘t. Do. It.

This book has plenty of good reviews, but I can‘t for the life of me imagine how. Use a spoiler tag if necessary, but can someone please tell me HOW the heck this book redeems itself from its absolutely deplorable premise?!

Cinfhen The cover alone 🙈 13mo
SauerPatch @Cinfhen Right?! 😐😐 luckily there seem to be covers/editions that aren‘t as suggestive. (edited) 13mo
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Samplergal
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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1.👆2. Beach mystery. The Perfect Couple ( ARC) 3. Contemporary Fiction. Tampa 4. 80 and humid. Probably thunderstorms later. 5. Home after camping. Maybe the beach. #humpdaypost

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elisebarker
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

I had to read a few other reviews on Litsy before I made my decision 😆 I read this because I thought I‘d read the opposite of Lolita. I thought it was an interesting move that the author didn‘t talk about Celeste‘s family of origin at all. I wouldn‘t be surprised if she had been molested. Overall, a bit sickening, but also interesting perspective. I continued listening because I really enjoyed the author‘s writing style-outside the sex scenes 😉

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collegecatlady
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

First one down for the #4in48readathon
It took balls to write this book and I loved it.

Andrew65 👏👏👏 14mo
Alfoster Yes! So bizarre and so many balls!😍😍😂😂😂 14mo
catiewithac I loved this book! 14mo
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ninjypants loved it! 14mo
Samplergal I loved it. As sick as it is. 14mo
SauerPatch After reading descriptions and reviews I feel dirty for even stacking this... 🙈 14mo
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hardbackhoe
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Another book about teachers and students fucking. Guess it's a trend in my life. 💁🏼👩🏼‍🏫 Tampa is well written and DARK. Like, you'll feel kinda like a pervert just for reading it. A young teacher preys on her pre-pubescent male students, twisting a web of lies until the very end. Makes you wonder if its author is a sociopath (I love you, Alissa, sociopath or not). ••
#bookreview #bookrecommendation #writercrushwednesday #tampa #hardbackhoe

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TheLibrarian
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Although this was a little too pornographic and the topic made my skin crawl, I still found myself enjoying this book.

Bklover I don‘t think I could read that one. It looks like it‘s getting good reviews though! 1y
LibrarianRyan I always do a double take when I first look at the cover. Who ever designed it did a really good job. 1y
TheLibrarian @Bklover Yeah it‘s hard to stomach and I can‘t even imagine how I‘d feel if I had kids. 1y
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TheLibrarian @LibrarianRyan Agree. My fiancé had to point out to me it was a button hole ? 1y
RedbagReadbooks @TheLibrarian I enjoyed this book even though it felt so wrong to enjoy it. There were many cringe worthy parts. I still need to read her new books. Have you read yet? 1y
britt_brooke This cover makes me cringe. I know it‘s just a buttonhole, but still. 🙈 1y
TheLibrarian @Aluciddreamer I read Made for Love which was just strange but good! 1y
TheLibrarian @britt_brooke Awww! For some reason it makes me laugh now that I know what it actually is. 1y
britt_brooke @TheLibrarian 😆 It‘s clever for sure. 1y
sammisho Oh no...i just read the blurb. No way could I stomach this one! 1y
Reggie I thought the first half of this was hilarious because of the sexual hyperbole, but then what happens to the boy and father....was just horrible. I say this all the time when I post comments but I felt the narrator was the Devil. This author can definitely write. The new book Made for Love was great but she definitely has some societal commentary going on. 1y
BarbaraBB Subtle, that buttonhole 😂 1y
TheLibrarian @Reggie The narrator was definitely the Devil or worse. Made for Love was so strange. It makes me wonder sometimes what goes on in the mind of the author! 1y
2BR02B I've been meaning to read this for years. I need to finally get around to it. 1y
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HighLadyoftheStacks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

#Tampa is a great example of something gross and taboo being written about for really important reasons. My hat is of to Nutting, there were some really icky moments but I also wanted to keep reading despite saying out loud “That‘s gross.” There‘s a lot being said about how we treat the sexuality of men and teenage boys, and it‘s a discussion we need to have more as a society.

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HighLadyoftheStacks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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#readingfavorites
1. I love print books! I used to have a Kindle and while I miss the convince of having an entire library at my disposal, I love cover art and the weight of a mass market paperback.
2. My bed
3. Tea!
4. I usually only do one at a time, but I will read multiple of one is drier or harder to get through. Sometimes that leads to one book being forgotten...
5. All the time.

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HighLadyoftheStacks
Tampa | Alissa Nutting

I‘ve been at #ECCC18 all weekend so not a lot of reading has been done, but what I have read of Tampa is gross but also amazing. I was lucky enough to snag signatures from #tamorapierce and #patrickrothfuss too! It‘s been a great weekend filled with fan art, books, cosplay, and meeting up with friends. The best moment so far was when Patrick compared me to a missionary since I give away all of my copies of #thenameofthewind.

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Samplergal
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Pickpick

Omg. This isn‘t for everyone, but it was excellent for being such a horrible subject. There is no likable character within five miles of this book, but the story was over the top good. I‘d give it 11 🌟out of 5🌟. So glad I decided to try this one out.

LisaJo That book cover says a lot right there. 🙈 1y
Samplergal 😜😜😜no kidding! 1y
Reggie Yeah, I thought this book was hilarious until what happens to the boy and his father happens, and from there on out, I felt I was reading a story told by the devil. She was one of the most evil women I‘ve ever read about. Have you read her other one? Made for Love. I feel she has a lot to say about parents. 1y
Samplergal One sick chick for certain. No I haven‘t read her other one. But I will if it‘s half as good as this one. Still thinking about those characters. 1y
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Samplergal
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
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Wow! As in disturbing, but equally mesmerizing. If you haven‘t, I‘d really recommend this one.

Moray_Reads I think that cover is brilliant. Haven't read the book though... 1y
Samplergal @Moray_Reads Agreed! I saw it last year at bookstore and had no idea what the book was about. Thought? Buttonhole?? Passed it on by. It‘s so good. Icky. Disgusting. 1y
ReadingRover So fantastically cringeworthy right? She writes such weird awesome stuff. (edited) 1y
Samplergal @ReadingRover it‘s stay up to 3 am good. But I didn‘t. Made significant progress until my benedryl kicked in. 😜 1y
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