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"Who gives a damn about their reputation? Oh, that would be me! Especially since mine had gone straight to hell in the span of thirty minutes".

Maysie Ardin is soaking up the summer before her junior year of college, shopping, hanging by the pool and shopping some more. But when her black belt in spending lands her in trouble with her parents, she is forced to take a seco...more
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Published December 21st 2012
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Alexis *RealityBites! Let's Get Lost!*
SPOILER FREE REVIEW
4 STARS out of 5
Genre: New Adult/College

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"His voice was like liquid caramel. And I knew exactly what I wanted to do with him. I wanted no holds barred, throw-me-against-a-wall-and-pound-me-within-an-inch-of-my-life-SEX.
~internal monologue of Maysie

And she gets it too. That and then some. **Fans self**

Honestly I don't know where to begin... Here we go!

Maysie Ardin has just been slapped in the face by life when a bill for $3,500.00 comes sending her parents in to a tail spin...more
Jenny Levine


THIS BOOK PISSED THE LIVING SHIT OUT OF ME!!!!

OMG. It took me some time to write a review because Idk where to start because while it annoyed me so much, I actually do love it as well...

Now, am I making any sense? No?
Okay then, I'll just start with my review...
[May contain spoilers]

Bad Rep is about sorority girl Maysie who hasn't been doing the best choices lately (Read: 3,500$ credit card bill!!!) Not wanting her parents to save her ass AGAIN and be disappointed at her AGAIN , she dec...more
Lucia
My Maysie and Jordan:

"I wanted to tell you that I couldn't stop thinking about your face. That you had burrowed your way so deep into my veins that I would fucking bleed you. That if I died tomorrow, I could go a happy man for having felt your lips on my skin."

I hate when this happens to me. Interesting story, good writing but NO connection with characters. They were annoying, immature, cheating, mean... Some parts of this book were boring, some were really frustrating, I was really angry with...more
Jennifer Kyle

What if the timing and circumstances were off when you meet your soul mate?

What if he was everything you ever wanted and the attraction was overwhelming?

What if he had a girlfriend for three years and they were considered your college’s ‘it’ couple?

What if his girlfriend was your sorority’s president and your social standing would suffer?

What if he was crazy about you and you acted on it before he closed the door on his prior relationship?

What if your reputation got destroyed?

Would he be worth...more
Lise *friends don't flag*
New Adult at its best!
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Maisey is an insecure college girl away from her controlling parents with a Father that makes her think she is not good enough. She joins a sorority to help her fit it and feel part of something. She and her roommate Riley, get a job at a local bar, Barton’s for the summer. This is where Maysie meets and falls for bad boy drummer, songwriter, Ducati riding, bartending hottie fully equipped with tats and piercings. His name is Jordan and he happens to be fraternity presiden...more
Airah ♔
"One day, I’ll get you a ring on your finger. You just wait and see."



Aww. Seriously. One of the best New Adult novels I’ve read recently!

With all the sorority drama going on in this book, Bad Rep clearly has more issues than the movie Mean Girls.

Everything started with the $3500 credit card statement from a weekend trip to Virginia Beach:

My Visa was supposed to be used “in emergencies only.” My parents had given me a 5,000 dollar limit, stressing that I was NEVER to even think about using it
...more
Kim Person
First I must thank A. Meredith Walters for allowing me to read an advanced copy of Bad Rep! Anyone, that knows me knows I have serious obssession with Rock Stars so as always when I got the book I just.....




This is seriously a wonderful read. The book is told from Maysie's POV and I think it had to be in order to understand that how much at one time other's opinions mattered more to her than what she thought of herself. Maysie is a Junior in College and part of a sorority. Well, due to her hog wi...more
Jenny
***SPOILERS***








I'm honestly at a bit of a loss as to where to start with this screaming hot mess. Maysie is one of the more unlikable characters I've come across in awhile. She's vain. We are repeatedly told how she knows she is hot. She's also an insecure whiney baby and a bit of a jerk. Jordan is whatever the scene calls for him to be with zero consistency. One minute he is a "poet" the next a cheating bad boy then a possessive alpha-male then a charming stand-up guy. All over the place. Honest...more
A. Walters
Nov 27, 2012 A. Walters rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
BAD REP WILL BE RELEASED DECEMBER 21, 2012!!! Mark your calendars! :-)
Kellie is a bookwhoreasaurus
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I LOVED THIS!


**I do need to say that although this book is essentially about cheating. I kinda condoned it. In real life cheating is not cool! Fiction sometimes it is.. like with this.. and Kellan Kyle**

THE STORY

Maysie Arden has always wanted to be popular.
Wants everyone to like her.
As she has always striven for her parents approval but has never got it.

When she moves away to College that happens.
She gets a hippie/vegan straight shooter best friend Riley.
Joins the...more
AJ
LOVE THIS BOOK! SERIOUSLY, LOVE IT!

Maysie is a junior at College. She is 20 years old, lives with her best friend, Riley, is in a sorority which she loves, and is sort-of dating a slacker stoner who doesn’t really do a lot for her, but she is happy to go along with it for now. Most importantly, she is doing what she wants, and enjoying life away from the constant disapproval of her parents. She does seem a bit selfish and immature at times, but I kept reminding myself that she is only 20. I was...more
Lucinda
3.5stars

Up until 80% this book was a 3stars read but the last 20% the book got better and I really enjoyed it!!!

Jordon, is one holy badboy batman with tatoos, piercings and his in a band!!! Oh and freaking good in bed :)

Maysie was irretating me 80% of the book but she got a lot better the last 20%, there were times when I just wanted to bash her head with a basball bat!! Why does she care what other people think of her or the sorority girls, yes she is 20 and still young but geeeze was I t...more
Fathima
4.5 stars !!!

Okay , its official ... I'm in love with A.Meredith Walters !!!!

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HOLY SMOKIN HOTNESS ! THIS WAS GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD !


Full review to follow ...

Smitten's Book Blog




So let's start with the most important part. I, Smitten, am totally in love with Jordan Levitt!



5 stars for Jordan and Maysie!





Awwww, this book is so good. Firstly, you have to know, I have a hell of a lot going on in my life at the moment, so finding a book that can hold my attention is difficult. I'm only getting short periods of time to read and I'm finding things just aren't holding my interest so well... and then I picked up Bad Rep.



Well, the first day I started it, I was terribly late for w...more
Paula - Romantic Book Affairs

"Who gives a damn about their reputation? Oh, that would be me! Especially since mine had gone straight to hell in the span of thirty minutes"

Sorority girl Maysie Ardin has made some bad choices lately. She's not doing so well in school, she's dating a loser and, instead of using the credit card her parents gave her for emergency use only, she bought expensive clothing. And now she has racked up a $3500 bill. Her parents are not happy. It's time for Maysie to get her priorities straight. First...more
Fiction And Fashion Book Blog
Ultimately 3.5 Stars...But definitely a 4 Star at times!

"At what point did parties go from 'hey lets hang out' to 'I'm gonna drink shots from between your boobs?'"

I really didn't know what to expect when I bought Bad Rep, but boy was I pleasantly surprised! The character's were awesome, the dialog was entertaining, and the romance was hot! I absolutely love books that take place in college. It's like reliving my keg stand glory days (not like I still do keg stands anymore or anything...), but si...more
Christy
“No more running.”“I’m all run out, baby. You caught me fair and square.”

Maysie is a college student who has to get a second summer job to pay her parents back some money she owes them for overspending on her ‘emergency only’ credit card- I mean new shoes are sort of an emergency, right? She and her best friend, Riley decide to apply at a restaurant/bar called Barton’s. They both get hired on right away and meet the bartender Jordan. Holy bad boy Batman! I fell in love with this story (and Jor...more
Jill
****$ .99 on Amazon! 12/26****
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Is self-worth really found in the opinions of others?

Twenty-year-old Maysie Ardin finally has independence from her very conservative parents. She’s about to start her junior year of college and is a proud member of Chi Delta sorority. A shopping spree with her sorority sisters lands her $3,500 in debt…with her parent’s credit card. In order to pay off her debt, Maysie is forced to take on a second job. She finds a waitressing job at a local...more
Anne OK
What do you get when you mix all the following?

A $3,500 credit card bill for a pair of Manolo Blahnik sandals and a “Vitamin A” bikini screams the demand for a second job for college junior Maysie Aldin.

A roommate and best friend with some common sense, who offers up a solution to Maysie’s money problems and many many more as time goes by.

A waitressing job at the local college hangout, Barton’s Pub.

A flirty and sexy bartender named, Jordan Levitt, who is a mixture of tatted-up bad boy and gorgeo...more
Lili
I love the feeling of content when you finish a book you loved and that is exactly how I feel right now.
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This book came highly recommended by a GR friend. I was really excited about it but afraid I'd hyped it up in my head too much. Sooo happy that wasn't the case. This book had angst, sweet romance, and hot sex! I have a new book boyfriend and his name is Jordan. A. Meredith Walters has made a fan out of me. If you haven't read this book- read it :)
Mitchii
So here’s the gist. She splurged and needs the money to pay back so she decided to find a job. She found a job…and a guy. She and the guy has this undeniable attraction, she didn’t mind the flirting. She thought it was harmless or so she thought because luck runs out when she found out he has girlfriend and she’s the president of the sorority she belong to. Damn luck, right?

But the worst has yet to come, although they tried (they weren’t really trying hard to ignore their attraction) they eventu...more
Vikki ~ *squee* lite ~
I'm afraid this is shaping up to be the year of "everyone liked it but me" and it sucks.

I wanted to love this book. I adored the other book I read by this author - Find you in the Dark so I was really looking forward to this one.

I liked the last 7%, but that wasn't enough to make up for all that came before for me.

I'm always a harsh judge of cheating in a plot line - so I know that was part of my problem. I had a hard time liking Jordan after the crap he pulled in the beginning. I just still...more
Michele Realitybitesblog
4.5 Stars!

Check out more reviews at: http://realitybites-letsgetlost.blogs...

I absolutely adored the characters in this book. The author did a wonderful, fantastic job in the character development of this book. She was so descriptive and punched me in the face with the character connection I felt.



Maysie is a dynamic character. We are put through so much with her. My favorite thing aobut her was her confidence and seeing that confidence crumble--crushed me. She is such a relatable character. Ever...more
Tanya
Must, Must, MUST read! My review is going to be short and sweet, just enough to whet your appetite, because you really have to read this book for yourself.
Bad Rep is a fantastic, funny, heart-wrenching, heart-warming story of love. Maysie & Jordan are so real and easy to relate to. Oh, and Jordan with his tattoo and piercings is quite delicious. ;)
The supporting characters are great and I keep coming back to the word real to describe them, we all either are or know a Riley or should.
The so...more
Amanda
Dec 30, 2012 Amanda rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2012
Here's the thing, this could have been an absolutely amazing book. It could have, had the main character been nothing like what was written.

Maysie was an absolute terrible character. She was whiny, insecure, stubborn, and just a really terrible character. Anytime anything went wrong, she ran and hid. Seriously, she freaking hid under her blankets.

Now, don't get me wrong, sometimes life sucks and you get some shitty stuff thrown your way. Especially if you make the decision to follow through on...more
Sara
This book had me up until 5am. I couldn't put it down without knowing how it ended. The first 40% I was wanting to pull out my hair. Guy has girlfriend, likes other girl. Flirting back and forth. I though, oh great, another love triangle with an indecisive person. But the thing is, Jordan was never at odds with what he felt for Maysie. The connection was instant for him and Maysie too. She just fought it harder. She was very emotional when it came to what others thought of her, and it makes sens...more
Samantha Rue
I somehow made it to chapter 5 of this thing, which is kind of miraculous since I spent most of it rolling my eyes, complaining, and laughing (at you, not with you).

Most of the problem was that it's just not my cuppa tea, but there's no denying that the characters are just... not good.

The main character is a blatant Mary Sue. The love interest, Jordan, is 'perfect', and a bad boy (because he's got like piercings and tattoos and stuff! Sooo bad!) even though he's actually a frat boy, and every g...more
Brittni
Apr 20, 2013 Brittni added it
Shelves: dnf
DNF

I'm going to put this book down and come back to it later. I'm just so bored with it right now.
Megan
"Bad Rep" by A. Meredith Walters 4.5/5 Stars

“Dear lord, the flash of his gleaming white teeth was like a hot button to my nether regions. Down vagina! Down, girl.”

There are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments in 'Bad Rep', but those are not the only reason to fall in love with the story (and Jordan).

The story is told from the point of view of Maysie, a twenty year old college junior who falls head-over-heels for her sexy, off-limits coworker Jordan. Jordan also falls for Maysie, and their relations...more
Becky RealityBites! Let's Get Lost!
**ARC provided by author for an honest review**

Holy hell!! This book was FANFREAKINTASTIC!! I loved Maysie and Jordan. I was able to establish an immediate connection with them both and it just continued to grow the more I read. And I do believe Jordan is my new book boyfriend! YUM!!!!

Maysie is in her junior year of college. She is living in an off campus apartment with her best friend, Riley and is a member of the Chi Delta sorority. And she is currently enjoying the um..talents of her current...more
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A. Meredith spent ten years as a counselor for at risk teens and children. First working at a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault program and then...more
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“I wanted to tell you that I couldn't stop thinking about your face. That you had burrowed your way so deep into my veins that I would fucking bleed you. That if I died tomorrow, I could go a happy man for having felt your lips on my skin.” 107 likes
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