If you’re looking for a heartwarming story about a girl who falls deeply in love with a troubled boy who changes her life–a sob story with pretty metaphors and a million ways that’ll tell you how “broken” she is, STOP. Don’t read another word of this.
I’m not that type of girl.
My name is Emerald Anderson and I’m not going to bullshit you: I flunked out of college after my sophomore year, I’ve been fired from every job I’ve ever taken, and I’ve never had a fully functioning relationship in my life.
I wish I could say that I had a cheerleader in my corner, someone who says, “No, Emerald–You’re great and you are good at something!” but I don’t. My grandparents are completely oblivious to my life, and my mother’s dying words to me were “You’re going to end up just like me one day. A beautiful nothing.”
She was right.
As I decide to start my life over and take two jobs that will forever change me–one from the inside, and one from the outside, I keep my mother’s words close to my heart so I can keep the sexy and mysterious Carter Black away.
He’s the first man who’s ever pursued me, the first man who seems bent on finding out why I am the way I am, but he’s wasting his time.
I’m not broken. I don’t need to be fixed. I’m perfectly fine being a beautiful failure…
Basically Emerald has led a pretty shitty life.
Well she thought it was pretty cool until she gets old enough to realise that the things her Mum taught her weren’t what everyone else’s taught them.
Instead of how to braid your hair, to cook, homework etc.
Emerald was learning about drinking and drugs and sex.
Men only cared about what you looked like and men were what made the world turn.
There was some pretty steamy scenes in here, but also some cliche type moments.
I became frustrated several times as by 50% we’d only seen the heroine a total of maybe 4 times?
It started off pretty good, then slowed in the middle for a little while then picked up again.
I wanted to smack the heroine silly for being a douche at times.
I need to connect to the heroine and I just didn’t.
Carter though? I like them ^_^
I want to try and keep as much of it a secret as possible but I will say that it has a FREAKING CLIFFHANGER!
I had no idea there was going to be one!
So will I be reading the second book. Yes yes I think I will. After all I do need to know what is ging to happen. (Although I have a pretty good idea)
* Author Website: http://unapologeticmc.blogspot.com/
* Author GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7319309.Mariah_Cole
* GoodReads Page for Book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18625288-beautiful-failure