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Their is also major events that happen in regards to her Best Friend Brina, that is Drastically different in the movie. The way she treats her family in the book is completely different. The intimacy between her husband and herself is different. Even the number of sex partners she had is different. The way her husband acts is even different. In the book, he has some issues his self that has to be addressed.
The way the "crap" hit the fan at the end of the movie was MILD compared to the book. Basically, Get the book and read it. If you even slightly like the movie, you will love the book. (less)
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I decided to read this novel in preparation for the upcoming movie. I thought I would hate the book, but I had no idea it would be this horrible. o.O Let's take it step-by-step, shall we?
Zane is trying to get me to believe that Zoe, the protagonist, is a sex addict. SHE IS NOT A SEX ADDICT.
Her husband, Jason, the only man she's ever had sex with, does no ...more
What I loved most about this book is the way it’s written. I greatly appreciate “real talk”, meaning characters who talk like your average person, slang a ...more
De verdad que aún no encuentro la razón por la cuál el libro me gustó tanto,pero lo cierto es que no podía despegarme de él y llevo meses que eso no me sucede.
El libro está publicado desde el 2001,por lo tanto aunque es erótico, las escenas no son tan porno como los libros actuales del género.
Desde el prólogo leemos que su protagonista femenina, Zoe,es una mujer casada, con un esposo amoroso y padres de tres niños. Ahí también nos enteramos de que Zoe no sólo es infiel,si no que también es ...more
This is not a typical romance novel. It is a story told by a woman named Zoe. She is telling a psychiatrist how she fell in love and married Jason and then later began having extramarital affairs. I prefer stories with mystery, excitement and romantic buildup. Although this was fiction, it felt like nonfiction. It was not fun to read. I was uncomfortable with the language, too much vulgarity and swearing. I also did not enjoy ...more
The plot starts with Zoe’s childhood. You see how she met her husband and how they fe ...more
Addicted is told the perspective of Zoe Reynard, a thirty-something-year-old African-American woman who has the perfect life: married to her chi ...more
Although she manages to marry Jason, the love of her life and they experience financial stability in spite of becoming teen parents, Zoe leads a double life. By day she is mother, ...more
i think what bothered me most about this book was it's potential and it's incredible favor. I've heard of sexual addiction and Zane's plot was a fantastic one and the events that happened were very real and original. Espec ...more
Hated the writing, to many slang words and foul language. The characters were all annoying and their personalities just didn't do it for me. The drama was definitely over the top, to much unnecessary drama, so many twists and turns that took away from the main characters real problem. The book did surprised me at the end and I realized everyone was just plain crazy with tons of emotional problems and mental issues. Alas I did decide to read this book because of the upcoming movie and even thoug...more
I don't Tyler Perry vibes.
What I mean is that when the woman is cheating, THEEEE most crazy scenarios occur. Some of the events border on extremely unrealistic. It was a nice way to pass time but this book needed a little more UMPH.
I have heard great things about Zane and have been wanting to get to some of her books but just haven't been able to. This time though I made time and I have to say that I am glad that I did.
For me it was a bit of a slow start, I was interested in what was to come so I kept reading. I know we had to get back-story on the characters and I am grateful for that because all too many times we get nothing as far as back ...more