Adrian Lessons by L.A. RoseeBook, English, 172 pages
Debut: August 24, 2014
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotica, New Adult
Read First: October 10-11, 2014 | Snuck from: Author -- I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
If there’s one thing Cleo Reynolds knows, it’s that she’s not into Adrian King. The son of a model with the looks to prove it, the experienced author of her school newspaper’s sex advice column, the cocky playboy with a hint of darkness.
That Adrian King.
Nope. Nuh-uh. No way.
The problem is, he’s very into her. After accidentally flashing him, and slightly-less-accidentally-but-still-totally-unintentionally making out with him in front of the whole class, she expects to be called crazy. Instead, he asks her out. Cleo’s determined not to end up as another notch on his bedpost. Except she hasn’t done… you know…it in a while. (Read: ever.) And as a girl who pays her tuition by writing all the sex scenes in her roommate’s bestselling romance series, the lack of inspiration has served up a fat slice of writer’s block.
Until her roommate proposes that Cleo and Adrian act out all the steamy scenes in her book. Just research. No feelings involved.
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I expected this to be a read where I would laugh my ass off, and it was. I burst out laughing more then once, from both Cleo's and Adrian's PoV. Sadly, as fun as thoughts and dialogue were most of the time, it was hard to take the whole story serious. Even more so since Adrian was all shades of Christian Grey's money-careless, horny, and a few other things, but without any of the jaded parts -- too good to be true, even for a fictional story. I would've liked just a little of that darkness from his past, to make him actually human and not like some fairy tale prince. Cleo was okay for the most part, but then there came the point where she revealed she was even more naive than a five-year-old, and had no fight at all. I'm not saying superficial or spineless, but... a princess. So they actually made the perfect couple, it was positively all pink fluffy hearts.
You can't expect much from the plot, either. Even for a story that short, it was just once too often the same sexual up and down, and it just grew more absurd each time. Without plot, it just gets boring after a while, you know? This wasn't properly balanced at all. BUT it was fun, lots of wit and fun. At least.
Area Scan: Flow: 5/5 -- Vocab: 3/5 -- Plot: 2/5 -- Heroes: 2/5 -- Sidekicks: 2/5 -- Romance: 3/5 -- Drama: 3/5 -- Action: 2/5 -- Suspense: 2/5 -- Idea: 2/5
Discovered: 2+ Hoods
Thank you for approvel of an ARC goes to:
author L.A. Rose