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My Sweetest Escape (My Favorite Mistake #2)

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The past will always find you.

Jos Archer was the girl with the perfect life; until the night it all came crashing down around her. Now, nine months later, she still hasn't begun to pick up the pieces. Even transferring to a new college and living under the watchful eye of her older sister, Renee, isn't enough to help her feel normal again.

And then she meets Dusty Sharp. Fo
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Paperback, 363 pages
Published January 28th 2014 by Harlequin HQN
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Christy
4 Stars!

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A fresh start was irrelevant when the dark things in your past were always following you.

Jos has changed. She was the perfect student, perfect daughter, perfect sister. But now, everything has different. No one knows why, but Jos does. She’s lost someone important to her and she can’t help but blame herself. Her mother sends her to live with her sister Renee to try to straighten her out. She needs a fresh start, a new beginning. There, she meets the gang. Jos is closed off. She meets
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Rachel Reads Ravenously
DNF at 16% This female MC is literally too unbearable to read. And I'm usually pretty good about overlooking that sort of thing.

ARC kindly provided by publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review
Harriet
Jan 28, 2014 Harriet rated it liked it
Shelves: angsty, buddy-read
3 STARS!!

Ohhh, I absolutely adored My Favourite Mistake and have reread it so many times. So when I heard a second book was coming out with new characters but the old ones was making an appearance I was so excited. Unfortunately for me this book didn't work very well and left me disappointed...I found there wasn't really much of a story.

In the first book we met Jos's Sister Renee and I really liked her BUT in this book she was acting more like a strict mother towards Jos then a sister! She was
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Laura's Book Addiction
Really did it need a 2nd book???
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
2 stars




Dusty and Jos both have secrets. But will their secrets bring them closer together or tear them apart?

Things that irritated me: Renee and her over controlling behaviour was suffocating. Jos acted like a moody teenager and I didnt feel any growth in her character. I found all the side characters all sickenly happy, considering you have 3 couples all living together.

For a 3 star Im trying to think of something I like but....nope, nothing. This book was a slow burner and I felt like nothing
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Monica
Mar 27, 2013 Monica marked it as to-read
What! Omg!


I'm excited, I can't wait, I hate the wait!
Michelle
Jul 19, 2014 Michelle rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

Jos Archer used to be the perfect girl, perfect grades, bright future; it was all mapped out for her until it wasn't. When an event has her spiraling out of control her sister, Renee steps in. Now, for those that don’t remember Renee from My Favorite Mistake, she was Taylor’s friend and Roommate.

Being forced to leave her college in New Hampshire to move in with Renee and the gang (Yep, they are all there – Taylor, Hunter, Paul, Mace, Renee and Darah) in Maine and transfer schools. This
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
3 or a little more ***
This is book 2 in Chelsea Cameron's My Favorite Mistakes series and I will admit I really liked book one, but I was not completely blown away by this one.

Jos Archer suffers loss and changes her very being. A one-time straight A classy gal is now skipping class and "living on the edge." Enter very annoying and overbearing sister who brings her to Bangor Maine to live and attend a new school. Nothing is getting through to this sad and quite bitchy gal. Well, nothing that is
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Auhmanduh
Dec 30, 2013 Auhmanduh rated it really liked it
3.5-4 stars

Setting: College
HEA: Yes
Love Triangle: No

Similar to the first book you are introduced to a the main character Jos who has a dark secret and isn't willing to share it. And that is where the mystery lay for the entire book; you keep reading thinking What happened?! For the Love of GOD tell me! But she doesn't and you don't figure it out for quite a while. Talk about frustrating.

What I loved about Jos is that similar to book 1 she was feisty, takes no sh!t and could definitely hold her o
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Lina Lovegood
Jun 24, 2016 Lina Lovegood rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Süße Geschichte, aber irgendwie hat mir auch hier wieder etwas gefehlt. Ein wenig Tiefgang in das Geheimnis der beiden vielleicht. Da wurde erst ein Riesen Spektakel drum gemacht und dann heißt es auf einmal ach Scheiss drauf. Hm.
❤️ Diana ❤️
Jan 25, 2013 ❤️ Diana ❤️ marked it as to-read
Hope it better than the first........but I'll give it a whirl
Courtney
Excuse me while I die of happiness.
Alissa Evanson- A is for Alpha B is for Books
was so hoping it was going to follow Hunter and Taylor and everyone after they moved into the house. I loved those characters. My Favorite Mistake is one of my favorite college romance books...so I guess I was just hoping for more.
I just finished FOR REAL by this same author and thought it was just ok...didn't like it nearly as much as MY FAVORITE MISTAKE...so I'm not sure what I'll think about this next book.
Lexxie (un)Conventional Bookviews
*I received a free ARC of My Sweetest Escape from Harlequin HQN via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review*

Sadly, My Sweetest Escape did not live up to its predecessor for me. I didn't connect with the characters, and thought Jos was very mellow.

This and all my other reviews are originally posted on my blog (un)Conventional Bookviews
Tina ♥ Bookaholic
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Meine Gedanken:
Wieder ein Buch, auf das ich mich gefreut habe, aber meinen Erwartungen leider nicht gerecht werden konnte. Vielleicht habe ich auch schon zu viele gute Bücher in diesem Genre gelesen? Ich weiß es nicht. :(
Erzählt wird die Geschichte über Taylor, die gemeinsam mit zwei Freundinnen im Studentenwohnheim einzieht und da es eine 4-er Wohnung ist, warten sie auf ein Mädchen, das ihnen die Studentenverwaltung zuteilt. Doch als Taylor die Tür öffne
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Jessica
Jul 09, 2013 Jessica marked it as to-read
Shelves: january-2014
I wanted it to follow hunter and Taylor. And them all moving into a house together.... Sooooo disappointed!!!
Selly - Leggere Romanticamente
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Vi siete innamorate di Hunter nel primo libro di questa romantica serie new adult? Allora vi farà piacere sapere che anche in questo secondo romanzo vedremo sia lui che altri personaggi già conosciuti in precedenza. Questo perchè la protagonista femminile Jos, verrà presa "in custodia" dalla sorella maggiore Renee, decisa a tutto, perfino a diventare odiosa e iperprotettiva, per rimettere in carreggiata la sorellina 19enne.
Jos,
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Angigames
2 stelle e mezzo
Ok, ok comincio subito col dire che il romanzo in realtà non è male. È scorrevole, è adatto alla lettura d’evasione, è a tratti simpatico e sicuramente sa intrattenere a suo modo il lettore, inoltre non c’è l’insta-love e anzi, la storia si prende(giustamente) il suo tempo per decollare… MA…
MA penso di non aver mai disprezzato due protagonisti come Jos & Dusty! Mi sono rimasti indigesti proprio tanto! Ed è strano, perché solitamente se uno dei due fa cilecca, l’altro almeno m
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Andrea
Apr 07, 2014 Andrea rated it it was ok
** 2.5 stars **


I looked forward to reading My Sweetest Escape, but unfortunately, it didn't really work for me. I didn't hate it by any stretch, but I found the heroine to be extremely hard to get behind and the plot to be too slow-paced for my liking.

This book had lots and lots of snark. Jos's voice is very similar to Taylor's from My Favorite Mistake. So if you like Taylor you'll likely enjoy Jos. If you wished Taylor would cut the shit, you'll probably wish the same of Jos. Though her lif
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Mateja
Oct 14, 2014 Mateja rated it really liked it
Joscelyn has been shipped off by her mother to live with her sister Renee and her friends in Maine. Since starting college Jos has gone from being laser-focused on school and her future to partying with her friends. Nobody is more concerned by that than her sister Renee who now feels like she no longer knows the one sibling she is closest to. Living with her sister and her friends puts Jos under close scrutiny by all her housemates and a boy named Dusty keeps showing up at the house and around c ...more
✝✝ Ⓓaisy ❣ Hearts Cole, Lucas, Jesse  & James ✝✝

Annoying heroine - had to stop at 25%. Might give it a go when my mind is ready.

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Antonella Senese
Mar 31, 2015 Antonella Senese rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Mi dispiace dare una sola stella ma a dire la verità, ho fatto una fatica immensa a finirlo.
La prima metà del libro è stata di una noia incredibile e stavo davvero per metterlo giù, poi ho voluto dargli un'altra possibilità, ma ahimè non è andata meglio.
La trama non mi ha presa per niente, i personaggi mi sono rimasti sconosciuti, non sono riuscita a entrare nel vivo della loro storia e a dirla tutta, non mi hanno lasciato nulla. Li ho trovati appena accennati, non debitamente sviluppati e since
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Gwen (The Gwendolyn Reading Method)
hmm, not bad, but I could never quite connect with her as a character unf. : /
Glass
DNF at 20%

I couldn't get into this story.
Nancy The book junkie
Rating: 3.75/5

Review coming soon!
Krissy P (Kris)
Feb 15, 2014 Krissy P (Kris) rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: people who enjoy bitchy heroines with asshole sisters and lots and lots of angst
2.5 stars

Well, I liked he H, I can't say I was a fan of the heroine. In fact, she was a bit of an annoying bitch if I'm being honest. The book was okay. The only saving grace was the H, Dusty. If it were not for him, I would have given up and tossed it. He was very sweet, adorable and fun and for the life of me, I could not figure out what he saw in Little Miss Angsty Bitch. She was unnecessarily nasty to him for about 3/4 of the book before she started to let herself like him. She finds out tha
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Fanny
Dec 10, 2014 Fanny rated it really liked it



My Sweetest Escape es el segundo libro de la serie My Favorite Mistake, escrita por Chelsea M. Cameron.
Hace mas de un año que lei el primer libro de esta saga, My Favorite Mistake, que narra la historia de Hunter y Taylor, cuando me entere de que habia un segundo libro, pense que seria la historia de uno de los amigos de Taylor o de Hunter, pero los protagonistas son Jos (hermana de Renee, una de las amigas de Taylor ) y Dusty, un amigo de Hunter.
La lectura me gusto mucho, mas de lo que esperaba
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Kim Smiley
Oct 01, 2015 Kim Smiley rated it really liked it
Another good story from Ms. Cameron. I loved the first book in this series and I was hoping for the second book to be more about Taylor and Hunter, but this one was prominently about Renee's little sister Joscelyn. No one in her family could figure her out. She was always the straight A student, the perfect one. Now she's out of control and her grades are slipping and her mother had pulled her out of school to transfer to Renee's college and she's off to live in Taylor and Hunter's house with th ...more
Jacqueline
Feb 09, 2015 Jacqueline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Klappentext:

Die Vergangenheit wird dich immer einholen. Noch vor wenigen Monaten führte Joscelyn Archer das perfekte Teenagerleben. Dann kam dieser Abend, an dem ihre Welt zerbrach. Seitdem ist ihr alles egal. Niemals wird sie wieder das Mädchen werden, das sie einst war. Doch Campus-Bad-Boy Dusty scheint aus irgendeinem Grund entschlossen, sie aus ihrem Schneckenhaus herauszulocken. Und wenn sie nicht aufpasst, wecken seine grünen Augen und sein schelmisches Lächeln Gefühle in ihr, die sie nich
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Neiss
Aug 24, 2016 Neiss rated it liked it
Shelves: 2016
2,75 Bastante más flojo que el primero.
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Chelsea M. Cameron is a New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. She's a red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world's worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car, tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by Neil Gaiman) and playing fetch with her cat, Sassenach. She has a degree in journa ...more
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