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The Sweetest Taboo

4.34 of 5 stars 4.34  ·  rating details  ·  190 ratings  ·  20 reviews
The sweetest taboo–if you want it, come get it. . . .

Yuri and Drae are keeping secrets–each caught up in her own whirlwind of scandal and passion. They swore as children that they would never conceal anything from each other, but now, as adults, they realize that not everything is meant to be told. Yuri is married to Jeff, a man she never really loved yet settled for. Duri
Paperback, 338 pages
Published December 26th 2007 by One World/Ballantine
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This book kept me interested every minute i was reading it. I didn't even want to put the book down at times.The most thing i like about this book is that two cousins world is both have huge turnovers but each one thinks that the other is not having as much difficulty as the other.The author sets up the book by each cousin having their own chapter one after the other.For example their names is Drea and Luri, the first chapter was titled Luri then the second chapter would be Drea and so on and s ...more
Bunnita (Worth Reading It?)
Good book. It read fairly well. The story interested me and the last few chapters of the book were quite good.
Nardsbaby Reader
Just Convenient

Two cousins, Yuri and Drae, both are married, with nice homes, yet, the men that they've married don't seem to be the chosen ones. This, at times, leaves both deliberating the question `Where is the love?'

For Yuri, she believes that the love of her life is Britt, her best friend. While she's willing to do almost any and every thing to be a part of his world again, leaving Jeff, her husband, is simply not an option. Sure Jeff cheated, but he wanted her when no one else did. Doesn
I Won't Tell If You Won't

Risque offers an enticing plot with "The Sweetest Taboo," a story of two cousins.

Yuri has loved her longtime friend Britt for as long as she can remember. When an opportunity presents itself to act on that, will she let a little something like her husband get in the way?

From the outside looking in, Drae is living large with her husband Hassan, a big time producer. What Drae failed to tell everyone is that Hassan produces alright, but his movies are of a very adult natu
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3.5 stars actually. There was a steady flow through this novel which was the tale of 2 cousins Yuri & Drae along with their bff Nae-Nae. I appreciated the interactions and comedic timing of the story but had to deduct .5 star for that over the top storyline with Squeak & Freeda. I have to admit being highly entertained by them in iHOP but otherwise felt they were just unnecessary fillers.

I can't see how Drae didn't see what Hassan had really created but appreciated that Naz wasn't hung u
Nicole Miller
My absolute favorite book in the urban fiction genre. Gripping page turner.
This book was so good and had me so intrigued I actually read it all in one day! I loved the characters and the plot it was dramatic and funny at times. I identified with the charactor yuri it was refreshing to read a love story with a plus size diva as a main charactor I enjoyed this book emincely! The plot was good and it centered on real life issue's that alot of us men and women have been thru or dealt with. This is a must read! Great Job Risque!
Aug 16, 2008 Kellee rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!!
Shelves: a-favorite
OMG!! This book was so amazing. It was so good that I actually was waiting for it to end bad, but I was happy with the ending. I couldn't put the book down and although I couldn't wait to see what happened next, I didn't want it to end. I have absolutely no complaints about this book.
One of my all time favorites! Excellent book from beginning to end kept me captivated and tuned in. Great author 
This was a hot book! I couldn't put it down. I can't wait to read more by this author.
May 15, 2013 N0iR added it
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couldn't get enough of this.britt was wrong 10/10 times.but he made up for 10/10 times ;)
An all time fav! Risque always brings the heat and I enjoy her writing.
Tamika Moore
Great Read!!!! FULL OF DRAMA!!!!
this book was amazing enough said
This book was hilarious.
off the chain!
Sep 06, 2009 Sachea added it
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