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In Between Men

3.54  ·  Rating Details ·  91 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
What else could go wrong for 29-year-old ESL teacher and single mom Isa Avellan after she's been voted the un-sexiest woman alive by the entire student body?

Well . . .

She could be knocked unconscious by a well-kicked soccer ball and wind up saddled with a guardian angel who looks and sounds a lot like Joan Collins.

She could have to endure the on-air ravings of her flojo ex
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 21st 2006 by William Morrow Paperbacks
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Aug 03, 2007 Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is the spin-off of Hot Tamara. Hope you like it!
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Reviewed by: Bela M.
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Review: This book was a little bit better than Ms. Castillo's first novel, Hot Tamara First of all, the whole "working, single mother" routine is a very common scenario among women, and I felt that it was well-portrayed with genuine sincerity. Isa Avellan is one of those single moms, who is struggling to get over a bad divorce and raise a son the best way she could. She has also been recently voted as the unsexiest teacher in school. How humil
May 18, 2008 Brooke rated it it was ok
The book was ehhh. I finsihed it since I was at the beach. I didn't care for the characters that much or care what happened. I found the writing to be confusing.
Apr 19, 2008 Jo rated it did not like it
Female needs makeover to get a boyfriend/significant other. And when she does, too many details are included. And she totally has no sense of responsibility. Icky.
Sep 21, 2008 Isabel rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Lisa
Fun story, took me back to my roots. Lots of phrases i had not heard in quite a while. Great story teller.
Jul 22, 2008 Heather rated it liked it
wanted a light read in between memoirs and i got it... fun chic lit
Apr 01, 2009 Angelica rated it it was amazing
What a surprise to feel so connected to Isa.
Not as good as Hot Tamara
Mar 30, 2009 Carelyn rated it liked it
Shelves: latino-fiction
Cute, Latin, contemporary
Feb 24, 2008 Cheryl rated it it was ok
nothing special, boring read
Dec 22, 2009 Sandra rated it liked it
Funny. Enjoyable. Fast Read. Could not get into the whole single, sexy mother bid because I'm not a mom.
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Mary Castillo's novels have turned romance and mystery readers into dedicated fans. She is the author of The Dori O. Paranormal Mysteries starting with Lost in the Light and Girl in the Mist. Her romantic comedies include Switchcraft, In Between Men and Hot Tamara and novellas featured in the anthologies, Orange County Noir, Names I Call My Sister and Friday Night Chicas.
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