Very Bad Things
Born into a life of privilege and secrets, Nora Blakely has everything any nineteen-year-old girl could desire. She's an accomplished pianist, a Texas beauty queen, and on her way to Princeton after high school. She's perfect.Leaving behind her million-dollar mansion and Jimmy Choos, she becomes... show more
Born into a life of privilege and secrets, Nora Blakely has everything any nineteen-year-old girl could desire. She's an accomplished pianist, a Texas beauty queen, and on her way to Princeton after high school. She's perfect.Leaving behind her million-dollar mansion and Jimmy Choos, she becomes a girl hell-bent on pushing the limits with alcohol, drugs, and meaningless sex. Then she meets her soulmate. But he doesn't want her.When it comes to girls, twenty-five-year-old Leo Tate has one rule: never fall in love. His gym and his brother are all he cares about...until he meets Nora. He resists the pull of their attraction, hung up on their six year age difference.As they struggle to stay away from each other, secrets will be revealed, tempers will flare, and hearts will be broken.Welcome to Briarcrest Academy...where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Bad Things.*Recommended for mature audiences 18+ due to strong language and sexual content.*
Publish date: September 9th 2013
Publisher: Little Dove Publishing
Pages no: 389
Edition language: English
Series: Briarcrest Academy (#1)
Items ticked off: 21I won't go that far into describing this one's plot. It's another story about a rich white girl with huge issues who meets hot guy who has big issues on his own. You know, the guy from the wrong side of town. It's the perfect girl who is forced to be perfect by domineering parent...
No se salva del machismo típico del New Adult: toooodas las minas se visten como "putas" y se caminan cual zombies atrás de los pasos de los hombres, y alguna que otra cosa más del estilo.Sin embargo, le pongo tres (o 2.5, no me decido todavía) porque fue muuuuy entretenido y logró una magnífica ten...
I received a copy through netgalley. Very bad things is a really interesting book. Nora is a girl who is tired of being perfect and hiding some pretty big secrets. Leo is a man who lost his parents and refuses to let anyone in to hurt him like that again. Put them together and it can cause very bad ...
It would have been perfect if not for the feeling that I was reading a young adult novel with high school drama. I guess it was because of the heroine's age. Otherwise the book was great, I liked Nora and Leo (even though their romance was a bit dragged out).
I love the way Iisa Madden Mills writes. She eloquent and witty. That's the chief reason I gave this five stars. I just drank up her words and before I knew it I had finished the book. There's a bounty of quotes and highlights left of what was such a beautiful narrative in my memory (ahem, comput...