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My Best Friend and My Man

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  88 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
The things women will do–to men and to each other–in search of love

Veron Darcey is a twentysomething African American woman who wants it all: a successful career, an upwardly mobile life, and a loving, attentive man. But the last few men Veron has been with have either added her to their five-woman rotation or relegated her to the dreaded “just friends” zone.

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Paperback, 328 pages
Published June 3rd 2008 by Broadway Books (first published January 1st 2008)
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Eva Leger
Jul 26, 2008 Eva Leger rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Keyona
Recommended to Eva by: myself
Shelves: b-urban-fiction
I liked this enough to read Cydney Rax's other books that I've heard about but there were a few problems I had with it. I loved the characters so much- Demetria made me so angry so much of the time but I felt sorry for her also. Veron and Seaphes just seemed so confused and it was fun watching them find themselves throughout the story. I loved Mike's character also, he was a nice addition to the story I thought. I didn't like how a lot of the conversations and situations seemed to far fetched. A ...more
Jun 29, 2010 Angie rated it it was ok
Uugh. The ONLY way this book earned a second star from me was the fact that I felt strongly enough about one of the characters having such a...well...terrible character. Other than that, the writing was juvenile, the scenes were disjointed and the characters were not true to their nature even or the length of a chapter. They fluctuated so much even within a single conversation that I couldn't tell if the same character being described, or if a new one joined the scene.

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Jun 28, 2010 Tracy rated it it was ok
This book is frustating. Does Vernon have to be so dumb??? I'm hoping she gets a clue soon; otherwise Demetria should have Seaphes...UGH!!!!
Catrice Gilbert
Mar 05, 2012 Catrice Gilbert rated it it was amazing
I love when I am reading a book and my emotions tie into the book like I'm a character. I must've said Aw Heyall Nah about a thousand times! Loved it!
This book started off slow and was really hard for me to get into. It finally got interesting around the middle but it just hit a plateau and never became GREAT. I was disappointed to say the least. I can't believe Vernon ridiculously thought Demetria was her REAL friend. Vernon is far from stupid so I take it she is a glutton for punishment. I wouldn't recommend anyone spend their money on this like I foolishly did.
MavLit Publishing
Dec 14, 2008 MavLit Publishing rated it really liked it
One has to be a true writer at heart to understand and appreciate Ms. Rax's style. I'm aware that some did not find this work exciting or compelling, but she connects with readers who have ordinary lives and not searching for something that's not realistic.
Different kind of story...I liked it.It had a little strange way that the characters all fit together, but I did enjoy the audio version.
I saw all the iffy reviews, but I'm glad that I stuck with it.
Jul 19, 2008 Kellee rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one
Shelves: not-all-that
I'm not sure if this book was boring or if I was just preoccupied while reading this, but it was so annoying, boring and I just couldn't get into it. It never was a page turner!! I wasted 2 weeks...Yes that's how long it took me to read this!!
Lezlie (Nancy)
Aug 20, 2010 Lezlie (Nancy) rated it did not like it
Okay so I tried to read this book, but for some strange reason I could not get into it so I did not finish this book, sorry. Just could not get into this one at all.
Tammy Thomas
Dec 04, 2012 Tammy Thomas rated it did not like it
Shelves: audible
Horrible with a capital H!!!
Oct 09, 2008 Damika rated it it was ok
It was okay.
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Loved it!!!!
Love this authors style!
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Hot and imaginative!
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Basically I became interested in becoming a writer after reading Terry McMillan’s novel Disappearing Acts. In 2004 my author dreams were realized via the release of my controversial debut novel My Daughter’s Boyfriend, the story of a 34-year old single mother that becomes attracted to her teenage daughter’s boyfriend.

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