Review: Ecstasy by Bella Andre

Posted September 6, 2011 by Annie in Reviews / 4 Comments

I received this book for free from Purchased in exchange for an honest review.
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Review: Ecstasy by Bella Andre

5 Stars


Ecstasy
Author: Bella Andre
Published by Bella Andre
Released: August 1, 2011
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance
Pages: 158
Source: Purchased

 

Candace is a Young Adult author who has been seduced by sensual words. Now, she wants to be make the jump from YA fiction into erotica. Nervous about this career change, Candace goes to a convention to affiliate with other erotica authors. There she meets Charlie Gibson, a well-known and loved author of erotica. In their first meeting, Candace makes such an impression that Charlie offers to be her mentor, teaching her the trade.

This is the first book I’ve read by Bella Andre and she gets an A+ from me! I loved the idea of two erotica writers getting together to “research”! It was so unique and really set up the story great. This is a novella, so while short it still packs a lot of heat! There were a few parts that I felt where a little underdeveloped but I think that was moreso due to the length of the book than lack of detail.

But regardless of the length, this book was hot! I enjoyed the little snippets of Charlie and Candy’s work in progress throughout the book. It added more sexiness to an already smutty read.

And yes, I loved Charlie! He is a damn good teacher and I wouldn’t mind him teaching me a thing or two!

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About Bella Andre

New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author of "The Sullivans" series.

Having sold more than 2.5 million books, Bella Andre’s novels have appeared on Top 5 lists at Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. After signing a groundbreaking 7-figure print-only deal with Harlequin MIRA, Bella’s Sullivan series is being released in paperback in the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia throughout 2013 and 2014.

Known for “sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance” (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine ”Red Hot Reads” twice, have been translated into nine languages, and her Sullivan books are already Top 20 bestsellers in Brazil. Winner of the Award of Excellence, The Washington Post has called her “One of the top digital writers in America” and she has been featured by NPR, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and most recently in TIME Magazine. She has given keynote speeches at publishing conferences from Copenhagen to Berlin to San Francisco, including a standing-room-only keynote at Book Expo America.

If not behind her computer, you can find her reading her favorite authors, hiking, swimming or laughing. Married with two children, Bella splits her time between the Northern California wine country and a 100 year old log cabin in the Adirondacks.

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I’m a 26 year old obsessive makeup junkie and a compulsive reader. I like to call Under the Covers Book Blog my stomping ground, but when I’m not talking about books with my girls, I’m also a reviewer for FreshFiction.com. Over there, I’m also a columnist. I have a column called Into the Night that discusses the latest and greatest news in the Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy genre. I also work as a virtual assistant for authors.

When it comes to books I’m pretty adventurous. I read everything from Paranormal Romance to Urban Fantasy, to New Adult, BDSM, LGBT fiction and even YA. If it’s got the littlest trace of romance in it, I’ll probably read it. That being said, my all-time favorite authors are J.R. Ward and Karen Marie Moning.

When I’m not submerged in a good book, you can find me musing about makeup and fashion or dreaming about boys and beaches. My love for all things David Gandy is well documented on the Internet and we’ll be getting married shortly. I’ll be sure to send you an invite to the wedding! ;P Until then, check out my reviews and let’s talk books!
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4 responses to “Review: Ecstasy by Bella Andre

  1. I so love the blurbs and excerpts I’ve read on this book, and that why I’ve put it on my wish list.
    I love the idea of 2 authors discovering each other through something so private as erotica…..hmm very interesting indeed…LOL
    Thanks for the great blurb & review…*S*

    Darcy
    pommawolf @hotmail.com

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