After Years Of Diligently Working On Her Degree In Creative Writing, Delona Raes Was Finally Ready To Take The World By Storm Or So Her Family Decided That She Was They Convinced Her To Pack Her Bags And Journey To The Opposite Side Of The Country To Work As Senior Editor For Her Brother S Budding Publishing Company That Lapse In Judgment Came Back To Bite Them None Of Them Could Have Guessed How Unprepared The Young Woman Was For The Culture Change That Was Until Koen Smith Stepped In As The New Public Relations Representative There S Just One Problem Although He S What She Needs, In Ways Than One, Delona Doesn T Want Him Around Koen, However, Has A Different Take On The Situation He Can T Seem To Be Around Her Enough. I tried I really tried.I don t know where or how to begin with why this story just sent up huge red flags 1 Perhaps it was the swimming blue eyes a male character possessed 2 Or the fact that it s Angelenos not Los Angelins Anyone who s lived here or pays attention to the media knows that 3 It could ve been the Latina roommate who stereotypically listened to salsa and merengue rather than being a huge Morrissey fan or even an old school RB fan which in fact many are 4 Or since we re stereotyping Latinos here, the phrase spicy Latino heritage in regards to a character being angry 5 And the kicker heroine gets talked into a makeover by hunky metrosexual hero which not only includes a Brazilian wax, but this Right Here Heroine So what are we going to do after this pretty lady finishes having her way with me Hero We are going to get your mane tamed When s the last time you had it relaxed Pardon me but What The Fuckity Fuck Bear in mind this is a White man talking to a Black woman who wears her hair in an afro and whose brother wears his locs in a short fro about her HAIR A Black woman he doesn t even know that well Telling her to put chemi
I loved the heroine, Delona She was smart and funny and reminds of so many women in my own life They don t have over the top personalities but still manage to get the love of a their lives A nice sweet read. This was a funny story with a full figured lady in it It did make me laugh out in places It was sweet but did not rock my world.
- 154 pages
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- 08 March 2019 Deneice Tarbox