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Careful of the Company You Keep

4.11  ·  Rating Details  ·  195 Ratings  ·  33 Reviews
From the acclaimed author of "Trouble Loves Company" comes a smart, sexy, heartfelt new novel about friendship, love, lust--and a whole lot of trouble in between.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Dafina
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Kim
I have to say the book was pretty entertaining. It is about four friends, but really focuses on two Renee and Danielle. I just really could not believe grown women with teenage children could behave the way these woman carried on. A lot of their behavior was extremely childish, and just plain stupid at times. Now if these characters were 18-24 then maybe I could see it, but women in their late thirties to mid forties I just don't buy it. As I was reading some of the scenes I just really couldn't ...more
Pearl
Apr 23, 2011 Pearl rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: friends
Recommended to Pearl by: found it while search for another book
Readers this was an amazing story full of DRAMA, challenges, courage and lots of sex scenes. This book is about the struggles that these four friends share Kayla, Renee, Danielle, Nadine. Renee and Danielle are thick as thieves and will do anything and I do mean anything for each other. It's drama right from the beginning to the end. I was laughing out loud reading some of the scenes and at the end you will be crying. I was really hurt at the end by what happen to Renee some may think she deserv ...more
Stanjay Daniels
Apr 14, 2015 Stanjay Daniels rated it really liked it
Originally, I wanted to give this book 3 stars but the end of the book made me change that to 4 stars. This is my rationale: In the 300 pages prior to the last 80 pages, all of the adult characters really pissed me off. Everyone was being so childish and uber selfish! They acted like they cared about their children but all of their actions showed that it was all about themselves and not about the children. I felt bad for those children because none of their parents were good role models at all. ...more
Tiffany Bryant
Apr 29, 2014 Tiffany Bryant rated it it was amazing
This book was good from the first page. I couldn't put it down. This book was unpredictable and it keep me on the edge if my seat.
Lisa
May 01, 2014 Lisa rated it it was amazing
This is such a good book. so many twist
and turns! I laughed and cried!

A must read.
Yushekia Mason
Jun 13, 2011 Yushekia Mason rated it really liked it
Careful of the Company You Keep was full of "girlfriend" jaw dropping drama! I hate to read predictable books and this novel was nowhere near predictable. I enjoyed every minute of it. I was a little disappointed by the ending but it didn't take away from the story. Loved it!
Melanee
Aug 12, 2011 Melanee rated it it was ok
So ashamed to admit I read this and if I didn't have a book goal to finish before the end of the year this would be one of the ones I would quickly take back to the library LOL!! The writing was poor and I became tired of reading the word "damn" before a male character would say anything, ie "Damn, you're sexy. Damn, you look good, Damn, can I get at you... She did capture me with the cliffhangers at the end of every chapter. The only thing that kept me reading was I wanted to see what the male ...more
Chivon
Nov 07, 2011 Chivon rated it it was ok
I was not feeling this book at all. It seemed like from the first page she was trying to go for shock value rather than tell a story or prove a point. I did finish reading the book, why, I don't know. but I did. I can't say that I enjoyed it. It was just a series of having sex with men and getting together with their girlfriends. The back of the book suggests it is going to be about the rift between Renee and Danielle coming in between Kayla's wedding. It was not about that at all, it also sugge ...more
Shawntell
May 19, 2011 Shawntell rated it really liked it
Shelves:
I Think that this book is great. It had a lot of action in it. The two main characters Renee and Danielle have a lot in common and a lot of conflict. They both have trouble with their love and sex life. Renee is a player, she doesn't trust anyone. and she has sex with everyone. This results in her and her friend getting into a big fight and not talking. Danielle is stuck on stupid and grow up and find a real man that will always be there for her. instead of looking for the best she goes for youn ...more
Tiffinee Brown
Jun 02, 2014 Tiffinee Brown rated it it was amazing
OMG!! This is a must read. This story is one that every woman that is currently dating needs to read. The ending will shock you. They are right you should be careful of the company that you keep all the time. Sometimes we tend to forget this but this book will remind you of why it is so important to be careful of the company you keep.


Crys
Aug 19, 2012 Crys rated it it was amazing
This is my first time writing a review, so I really don't want to write much. However; I will write, this is a very good book. I was anxious to know what would happen next. With every sentence read, I was curious to know what would happen next. Although I guessed what may happen next sometimes, it didn't ruin the read. This book made me laugh out loud, sit up as if I were watching a movie and feel sadness for some of the characters at times. It also allowed me to remember certain feelings and em ...more
Chelle Ramsey
Sep 13, 2012 Chelle Ramsey rated it liked it
Drama, drama, drama from page one. This book was definitely interesting and gave our book club something to talk about. The women's lives were filled with drama and a lot of issues that come along with life in general. Yet, these women could only focus on sex. They appeared to think of nothing else, and the characters' conflict centered around whether or not to engage in sex with a variety of men. The unfortunate part is that they seldom used protection, which lead to dramatic problems for the c ...more
Tasha Brock
Couldn't put it down

I highly recommend this book. It's fast moving, several good stories that tie together. Reminds the read about true friendship.
Angie Riddick
Apr 20, 2016 Angie Riddick rated it really liked it
good book. each lady had issues they were dealing with. was surprised at the ending. lots of sexual overtones surprise that two of the ladies did not practice safe sex. lots of drama
Stacey Price
Sep 09, 2015 Stacey Price rated it liked it
This book was a nice read it just seems like things didn't get juicy until almost the end of the book.
Netta
Apr 09, 2015 Netta added it
Good Read. Discussed at DDBC Meeting.
Classydiva
Apr 06, 2014 Classydiva rated it it was amazing
Drama, drama, drama but oh so good!!
Ta
Sep 22, 2011 Ta rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book. For some reason I read Book #2 first: Trouble Loves Company. It was so good I read it on a Sunday the whole thing. Then went online to see if there was a sequel only to learn I was reading it. In the Company of My Sistah's, Trouble Loves Company and Careful of the Company You Keep. I read them all and you should too.
Mikeia
Aug 05, 2013 Mikeia rated it it was amazing
This book was crazy good I could not believe the things that was going on my cover was different but I would love to read more of her books so yes yes yes this book was almost as good as Carl weber book I loved it
Lab
Oct 30, 2011 Lab rated it really liked it
All I will say is read the 12st paragraph of the book, read it and then get back to me...Worth the time, and you'll enjoy it from cover to cover, and Beware of the company you keep!
ConSonia
Mar 21, 2012 ConSonia rated it it was amazing
All I can say is Wow.. One friend got HIV from former lover he gave it to her purposely.. One friend got married and the other was shoot do to mistaken identity
Sandra Menefee
Mar 10, 2011 Sandra Menefee rated it really liked it
I have not read a book quite this graphic in a whole. It was needed to illustrate the importance of the company you keep.
Eliza
Aug 07, 2009 Eliza rated it really liked it
This was good... I like non fiction books but this non fiction book is a total eye opener...
Yalonda
Sep 11, 2014 Yalonda added it
Shelves: great-read
LOVEEEEE THIS SERIES! IT'S A MUST READ!!! Renee is a mess!
Marshae
Dec 19, 2010 Marshae rated it it was amazing
I HAVE ALL THE SERIES OF THE COMPANY!! A GREAT READ!!
Trikkessa
Dec 04, 2008 Trikkessa rated it really liked it
A page-turner book with a lot of girlfriend drama.
Yvette
Jun 03, 2011 Yvette rated it really liked it
Very good book, entertaining, DRAMA, and funny!
Debra
Jul 10, 2012 Debra added it
Kind of racy....not a recommended read for all
Eleanor
Apr 04, 2010 Eleanor rated it it was amazing
good read...could not put it down...
Angbee25
Feb 21, 2012 Angbee25 rated it it was amazing
Surprising ending. Great read.
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Angie Daniels grew up on the South side of Chicago, Illinois. At a very early age, she spent nights creating soap operas with her younger sister until the two drifted off to sleep. Never did she realize that her longtime dream to become a published author would someday become a reality.

In 1999 Angie decided it was finally time to return to her love of writing. She took a year off to write her fir
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