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Here's the deal... I learned a long time ago that sometimes you have to use what you've got to make things happen. What I happen to have is a pretty smile, long legs and the ability to make men believe anything I say. Before you get on your high horse and start judging me, can you honestly say you've never batted your lashes at some guy for a free drink at the bar? That's...more
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Published March 3rd 2013 by Elizabeth Lee
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Taryn at My Secret Romance
This review is posted at My Secret Romance

I have never switched teams when it comes to my love of jerks. N.E.V.E.R.

Until now.

Good-bye, dickhead.



I can't even deal...I feel like I betrayed my own self!



I know. TOTALLY SHOCKING.

To he who shall not be named. I was rooting for you, jerk! I love you, but I hate you...



Lila Rae and Nick are both con artists who met when they were young. They both grew up poor and wanted for everything. They connected on a level that most don't so young and stuck togeth...more
Lucia
4.5 STARS for this original and interesting new-adult story. It was full of twists and hot guys, highly recommended!

My Lila and Nick:
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Lila is a con artist. All she ever wanted was to have wealthy life without much effort. The only thing she wants more is Nick, her best friend and fellow con artist, with whom she has been in love with for years. But as long as they both live fake lives, there is no chance for serious relationship between them. Now, Lila wants to end her criminal life...more
Christy
***3.5 Stars!***

Meet Lila Garrison...

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Trickster, bamboozler, grifter. There were lots of names for what I did, but only one that everyone seemed to know- con artist.

Lila is a college student now, trying to live the straight and narrow. The last five years or so, she has been conning with her best friend Nick, but recently, she has been trying to turn over a new leaf. Nick is in some trouble and needs help, she can’t turn him down.

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We were somewhere between best friends and a whole lot more.

Nick...more
Jennifer Kyle
4 ~ 4 1/2 Stars
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Give Me Something sure delivered! This book was fast paced and definitely full surprises! I really enjoyed the story line of Lila Garrison, our main character who left her loving family five years prior because they couldn’t afford coach purses and designer labels.

Lila's partner in crime Nick sets up her marks, which are usually rich horrible men to fleece. Lila and Nick are still thick as thieves and Lila has been in love with him from the start and the two have a p...more
Farah *Professor Dean's Beauty*


4.5 stars

"People who say that money can't buy happiness, had obviously never had it"



Lila and Nick have been best friends forever...

Lila...


Nick..



They were somewhere between best friends and a whole lot more..
Well atleast to Laila is was always a whole lot more...

Lila is in love with him forever.
Nick is the type of guy that will get Lila to do anything for him..

Lila and Nick are Tricksters, bamboozler or grifter.. Aka con artists.

I learned a long time ago that sometimes you have to use what you'...more
 ✿Alyssa✿
Mar 18, 2013 ✿Alyssa✿ rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!
Shelves: favorites, 5-star
This review was posted at My Secret Romance

To sum it up: Here's the deal... I learned a long time ago that sometimes you have to use what you've got to make things happen. What I happen to have is a pretty smile, long legs and the ability to make men believe anything I say. Before you get on your high horse and start judging me, can you honestly say you've never batted your lashes at some guy for a free drink at the bar? That's what I thought.

Keep that in mind as I tell you my story of how I to...more
Airah ♔
Since I've been in a perpetual con artist high lately, I decided to make a short review of this New Adult book.

3.5 stars

Trickster, bamboozler, grifter. There were lots of names for what I did, but only one that everyone seemed to know -- con artist. That was me and I was good at it.

That was Lila talking, btw. She's currently a sophomore at a private college which she didn't pay for. And guess how that happened?

a. She slept with an admin
b. She blackmailed the dean



Ding, ding ding.

Time's up guys.
...more
Elizabeth Lee
Feb 12, 2014 Elizabeth Lee added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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My Tucker & Lila...
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I think this pic does them a little more justice...

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J *I did it all for the nookie.The book nookie*
4 Presh Stars!

I really enjoyed this story...it was different, it was addicting, it was funny, it was sweet.

Give Me Something is the story of con-artist's Lila and Nick. Lila grew up poor and has always believed that money = happiness. She leaves home when she is 16 for a better life and meets Nick. For the next several years they lead a life of crime, swindling numerous men out of cash.

Lila loves Nick. With the loss of her family, he was often times her only friend. After Nick cons their way...more
Caisey Quinn
"This is what's going to happen: you two are going to get over this One Tree Hill bullshit and figure out a way to get along." -Lila

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From that point on, Nick was Lucas and Tucker was Nathan in my head!

I enjoyed this wild ride so much! Lila is a touch chick, a con artist who has been in love with her partner in crime (and I do mean actual crime) for as long as she can remember...until she starts to have feelings for their latest mark.

Ms. Lee keeps you guessing all the way up to the e...more
Stephanie
"I wanted to check the labels on your clothes"~Tucker "Hmm?"~Lila "You know...to see if you were made in heaven"~Tucker

BEST PICK UP LINE IN THE BOOK!
Erica
Give me something...Give me some more Tucker Kline!

"I'm sorry for being an ass and for loving you in a way that doesn't make sense."

That one quote pretty much sums up everything Nick. The story starts with Nick and Lila finishing up a con. That's what they do. They both left home at a young age and now Nick finds the mark and Lila works the con. Problem is, Lila has fallen for Nick and she's ready to leave the game. Nick persuades Lila to work one more con for him by telling her a bunch of lie...more
Angela Mclaurin
Review to come closer to release!!! I am fortunate that Elizabeth is a dear friend of mine and that I was asked to beta read this book. You are going to LOVE it!!! Seriously, the best mature YA of the year for me!!!! Mark it "to read" now!!!!!!
Autumn Review
After I read Shattered, I was anxious to see what Elizabeth Lee was going to come up with next. Well, I'm happy to say that not only did I love Give Me Something, but I absolutely fell in LOVE with Tucker. I mean...I LURRRVE him a lot.

I usually attach myself to male characters in my books. Not surprising, I know. However, I really like Lila. She left home when she was a teen, because she just didn't agree with her family's lifestyle and ideals. At the time, she didn't feel like they even cared a...more
Anne OK
5-On Entertainment-Alone-Worthiness-Stars

In the scheme, are the players being played? What I most liked about this gripping and edge-of-the-seat read is that you’re never quite sure – until near the end when it’s all revealed. For me, this is what makes a really great reading experience. I fell for it hook, line, and sinker.

Recycled storylines are becoming a regular occurrence. This time around I found something more. “Give Me Something” offered up a unique and refreshing change. Filled with a...more
Ava ~ BiblioBelles
I gave this book 4.5 Stars.

*I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review*

I should have heeded the warning in the synopsis about feeling worked over. There were times during this book, I felt exactly that!

I was attracted to this story because it was about a female con artist and it sounded different to what I had been reading lately. My automatic assumption was that I would hate Lila- a manipulative pretty girl who uses people. I was so far wrong. From the moment we meet Lila I...more
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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Erin
*******4.5 Stars*********
What happens when the con artist wants to leave it all behind? Well, that's all Lila wants for her future...well, that and her best friend, Nick, who happens to be her partner in crime. But when Nick decides they need to pull off one last con to keep him out of trouble, it seems like that's being postponed for a bit. From the start, it was clear there was something personal about this mark, despite Nick's insisting Tucker was just the typical rich boy who had plenty to s...more
Steph Bennett
Wow, please tell me that this book was written by a dyslexic horse? Because if not, Elizabeth Lee should be charged and arrested for assaulting my eyes with this shit. This book should have been called the fucking doormat with legs.

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Let's just talk about our protagonist here because if I wrote a review about every little thing that was wrong with this shit on paper I may as well write a full scale book entitled 'Why I Hate The Doormat with Legs By Elizabeth Lee'.

Any girl who pines after a guy for...more
Kim
Trickster, bamboozler, grifter. There were lots of names for what I did, but only one that everyone seemed to know -- con artist. That was me and I was good at it.

Lila Rae and Nick are like family. They have been friends since their teen years and have spent their young lives running cons and making money off of people who they did not feel deserved it. But Lila is ready to start over and have a real life and would love for that to be with Nick. But Nick has just one more job for her to help him...more
Tammy  (Reviews by Tammy & Kim)
3.5 Stars

Give Me Something was a quick fun read for me. I loved the concept of a female con artist and a male "mark.”

"Trickster, bamboozler, grifter. There were lots of names for what I did, but only one that everyone seemed to know -- con artist. That was me and I was good at it. So good, that I'd managed to live a pretty charmed life."

Lila was so much fun to read about! I loved how our heroine was not your typical bad girl and made no excuses for the things she did in life. Rae didn't want to...more
Georgia Cruz
"I wanted to check the labels on your clothes...
Hmm?
You know.. To see if you were made in heaven."


Best pick-up line ever!

Oh wow! This book is amazing. I love the changes from Lila since she met Tucker. Even though life seems rough , people change. And sometimes this change is what defines you for who you really are and what lies beneath that wall you built. I was torn between Nick and Tucker at first but as the story progresses, I knew deep inside Tucker would be the one for Lila. I knew from...more
Amanda (Hootie) Clark
Lila Garrison grew up in a humble home with average parents who didn't make a lot of money but they were happy. Only Lila wasn't as happy with hand me down rags and her parents mediocre wages and wanted more out of life. She ends up leaving her parents behind in order to follow her long time friend and the guy she has been in love with for years, Nick Dammery to scheme anything she can off unsuspecting marks. With Nicks help she cons several men out of thousands, and has never been tempted by a...more
Natalee Grimaldi
★★★★

Holy moley, I have a serious case of whiplash!! I have never been so indecisive in which leading guy I want. This book was a fun, feel good book that I never wanted to end!!

So this book's told in the first person POV of Lila Rae, a con artist, who is in love with her best friend BUT then starts falling for her mark too!! Talk about awkward.

Lila was cool. She was a super fun character to read. I thought she was witty and funny, but also pretty down to earth(even though she's a total fashion...more
Ilze
Disappointment. I did not like it at all. I wouldn't mind reading about a girl who takes money from asshole rich guys to survive... But this story is about a girl, who wants to take as much money as possible from a really good guy, who just lost his dad, to pay her friends gambling problem. Am I the only one who thinks that there is something seriously wrong with the story? The heroine is shallow, naive and unbelievable as a con artist. Her friend is completely manipulating her, and she just bel...more
Deena Bright
Now, everyone knows that I love a smexy LOVE TRIANGLE, but what about a smexy SQUARE????? That's what this book is offering up. I don't want to reveal too much (or anything at all for that matter). I'm all for the guessing game, and "a-guessing you will do!" You'll be cheering for the characters, but which ones, I'll never tell! (I sounded like Gossip Girl, right there!) Anyway, do yourself a sexy little favor and grab this book up, it'll really "give you something" to enjoy. (Did you catch that...more
Kelster
It took me a minute to get past the premise, not my favorite, but when I did I was all in. I loved the H, he was sweet, kind and generous and somewhat jealous and I loved the inside jokes that he shared with the h. I loved that he was so into her and never shied away from allowing her to see it. The story kept me engaged and I was never certain what was going to happen so that kept me reading. 3.5 stars.
Jennifer★Pher★
This was a great book. This book led me down pathways that I knew where they were going but they never went there, how refreshing. Everything I thought would happen didn't. What I wanted to happen didn't. Hence the four star. Regardless of my wants, this was a great book that kept me guessing THE ENTIRE TIME.
Annie Brewer
Hmmmmm Give Me Something....well give me this book-I'm intrigued!!!! Could it be Hap and Jan's book??? Could it be more Jesse and Lyss?? Ahhh i want I want!!! *beats on nook*



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