Review: Delicious by Shayla Black

Posted July 27, 2011 by Annie in Reviews / 8 Comments

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Review: Delicious by Shayla Black
Delicious
by Shayla Black

5 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: March 2, 2010
Series: Wicked Lovers #3
Published by Berkley Trade
Pages: 368
 

Delicious was such a treat to read! I’m not usually into the whole baby mama drama, but I think this series is an exception because I’ve come to love all the characters in their own special way.

Alyssa is by far my favourite heroine in this entire series! I loved the fact that she understood her feelings for Luc from the very beginning and knew exactly what she wanted to do. She had ambitions, brains and an inner strength that I really admired. Her past is a haunting one but she still is able to remain strong and run two businesses with ease. I admired her courage to stand up against her fears and her strength to hang on when things got tough for her. She’s got all the makings for being the perfect heroine!

Luc was also one of my favourite characters in Decadent! There were some moments when I was frustrated by his choices, but that’s all part of the experience because we readers know things that both of them didn’t. There are a lot of misunderstandings in this one and I just kept wishing that they would TALK TO EACH OTHER FOR ONCE! I was cheering for them since the beginning and while their story was a rollercoaster ride, it was a great one!

I’m sensing a trend here in this series. Not only is there wicked hot sex, but there’s also a lot of crazy people who like to stalk women! In this book alone, there are three stalkers! But in all honestly, I’ll admit I really, really enjoyed finding out who the stalkers were. It fits with the storyline and definitely makes it more fast-paced and end-of-your-seat good!

And then there’s Tyler, whom I just adored! I am so happy he’s going to be getting his own book and I cannot wait to see what Black has in store for him!

I love love LOVE this series!!!

This picture reminds me of Luc and Alyssa, though he’s got longer hair and Alyssa is blonde. But the kitchen setting is perfect! MMm mmm, DELISH!

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About Shayla Black

Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty novels. For over fifteen years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional, independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold well over a million copies and been published in a dozen languages.

Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past seven years.

Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her teenage daughter, and a very spoiled cat. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.

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I’m an 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 write New Adult Dystopian and Contemporary Romance under the pen name Ana Jolene (http://www.anajolene.com). I also work as a virtual assistant for authors. You also can find me as a reviewer and columnist for FreshFiction.com.

When it comes to books I’m pretty adventurous. I read everything from Paranormal Romance to Urban Fantasy, New Adult, BDSM, LGBT fiction, Cozy Mysteries and even YA. If it’s got the littlest trace of romance in it, then 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 planners or dreaming about Kpop boys and beaches. Until then, check out my reviews and let’s talk books!
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Sounds like another great read!! Adding it to my TBR list!!! 🙂

Book Savvy Babe
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I have this one on my TBR bookshelf, I think I’m gonna have to move it up the list. Thanks for the review!
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I’m really looking forward to this book especially, but all her books look fantastic.

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Yes, this was very good. I agree with you. I kept getting aggravated and wanted to shake Luc – talk already.

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Definitely one to add to the wishlist.

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I haven’t read this yet and I really, really want to! I’m sure it’s as great as the others. Another wonderful review, Annie 🙂

June M.
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June M.

I will definitely be checking into this series. Thank you for the wonderful reviews of these books.

Carol L.
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Carol L.

I’m already sold when it comes to Shayla but I appreciate your review and it makes me add it that much quicker to my “I must buy” list. lol
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