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You'll Never Make Love in This Town Again

3.21 of 5 stars 3.21  ·  rating details  ·  187 ratings  ·  39 reviews
Wild, graphic, sometimes funny, ultimately sad -- this is the book that had Hollywood hiding behind closed doors and "no comment." Four beautiful young women tell the stories of the famous, the sexy, the rich, and the sadistic.
Paperback, 251 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Phoenix Books (first published March 1996)
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Bunny
Ugh, this book could turn me into one of those people.

I would never, ever, ever say that the way someone dresses, or a situation they purposefully put themselves into makes them "deserve" whatever treatment they get. That's an asshole belief of the highest accord.

But goddamit, this book made me one of those people.

These women are so far from sympathetic that if I were to meet one of them in real life, I would punch each of them in the face. ESPECIALLY Liza.

This book was written many many moons
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Ann Moody
I read this book 15 years ago when it came out and I give it 5 stars now, because I remember so much of it, and the celebrity names mentioned. Rarely does a book make such an impression. The other reviewers are spot on with the murkiness of the cautionary tale as told from the authors' viewpoints. They seem damaged souls, but conflicted even as they tell the stories. In some ways they enjoyed some of their experiences. On the other hand, it marked the end of all my celebrity crushes, once and fo ...more
Michelle
So funny, a lot of us have the same comments in our reviews.

No this is not a well-written book.
No this is not a book that should be read by many.
However, if I'm still talking about it (as I did after concurring with a friend about not loving Shades of Gray 2 but then saying "BUT did you ever read this book, You'll Never Make Love in This Town Again?") And I thought it was amazingly shocking and spellbinding then, and still remember it now several years later.

I too read this a long time ago (Pre
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Mia
I found this book at a thrift store and was intrigued and since I only paid 25 cents for it I didn't have a lot of expectations for it. That being said, the book was still kind of a stinker. The stories being told are sold as a cautionary tale to young women in Hollywood who let the men call the shots, and how these 4 women allowed that power to lead them into a life of drugs and prostitution.

However, the stories were full of bragging and glamour and never reached the right balance of "it was al
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David Peters
If you read this book you will never be able to look at a lot of celebrities the same way again. A lot of movies will be ruined for you.

It is supposed to be a cautionary tale, and I think it accomplishes that task quite well. It definitely removes all the gloss and lightheartedness that Pretty Woman tries to sell you.

And Sylvester Stallone, that is messed up man.
Lupine
Best trashy book ever. Easy. True or not it made for a fun, no brainer read. Worth reading for the Xanadu quote while referreing to Olivia Newton John's husband and I still call Gary Busey, "Scary Abusey." I did not, however, want to be caught reading it in public so I only would read it at home.
grundoon
2.5 Somewhat interesting (or disgusting, or infuriating, depending on view) content is presented with agenda. Ostensibly, to help prevent other women from making the choices they did, and to even up the score a bit on the provider/consumer imbalance of prosecution. Mostly, however, you'll find a handful of women - top-dollar Hollywood call girls - portraying themselves as victims. Of men. Of drugs. Of men. Of alcohol. Of men. Of their handlers. Of pretty much everything except their own free wil ...more
Medusagoddess
Juicy, trashy read and perfect for the tub or beach.
Sarah
SLEAZE: Someone talked about this book one night at the bar. Intrigued, I texted my librarian gf asking her to pick it up. I hope she was not embarassed getting it from her colleagues.

It pretends to be a warning against the evils of prostitution and guys who do not respect women. But it's much more like a boasting about how hot the women are (constantly they talk about their bodies, and how no one could keep their eyes off them). I don't know that much about celebrities and it was written in 19
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Jennifer
I believe some of these stories and have serious doubts about others.

Primarily I felt this was a book written out of spite and bitterness by a bunch of washed-up whores who can't really make a living by banging celebrities anymore so they've decided to air their sexual deviancies out of desperation.

I also get the distinct impression that some of them were in love with some of these famous men and feel the need to put them on blast since they did not requite the feelings and fulfill their ridic
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Tanisha
This book was perfect for my purposes- light fare for a camping trip. The stories are presented in vignettes, so easy to set down at any point. I'm not sure that I would pay for this book, but it was entertaining.
Annamarie
To be honest I think that it is comical that these women are looking for sympathy from the books readers. I would never feel bad for any of them, they all dug their graves and now they can lay in them. Also I thought it was funny that they kept saying that they wrote this book; when in reality they sat with a ghost writer and told her the stories and she took the time and wrote them all down. Another thing I could have done without their little sections of advice to ""young beautiful girls"" it ...more
Mark Desrosiers
Two of this book's authors, Robin and Liza Greer, were stars of the classic Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode, Angels Revenge . Liza -- who dishes the nastiest dish here -- plays the fresh-faced pigtailed teenager in that movie. As Amy noted, the anecdote about George Harrison and his ukelele is priceless.
Shmorty
This book was awful. Could four prostitutes be more in love with themselves? I don't think so. Apparently every man in Hollywood thinks these ladies are the most beautiful women in the world because that is all they talked about. I'm glad I got it from the library because I would have felt like I wasted my money on top of wasting my time.
Tamara
It's billed as 'very shocking' which, after living and working in LA, it's not. But there are some gossipy fun stories and one woman calling Warren Beatty old and fat did give me the giggles, but the sad advice at the end of each woman's story, making this a cautionary tale was very pathetic. I am a cynical old crone.
Kelly hayden
If you love gossip you will love this! I read this book while living in Jackson Hole. I was a waitress at the time and sylvester stallone came into the place where I was working. I was already really nervous to meet him and even more so after reading the chaper all about him......
Charlotte Ann
OMFG!!! This was so trashy and voyeuristic...only like the best combo ever. Reading this type of book is like doing Suduko or word-circle puzzles. Nothing brilliant comes of it, but it is enjoyable, whittles the time away and you are letting your brain fire.
Simone
I have a really great photograph I took of Mary reclining by the pool in a bikini at our hotel in Las Vegas, this book in one hand, a bloody mary in a plastic cup in the other. I think that pretty much tells you all you need to know about this fine piece of literature.
Jane Brokaw
Mar 14, 2008 Jane Brokaw rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People who LOVE trash
In light of the current scandal, this book seems appropriate for a little light reading. This book, and its sequel are both fab tales from Call Girls who drop names. I would bet that by the 3rd edition there will be some Spitzer tales.
Emma
... in which a group of whores bang on about how gorgeous and sexy they are and all the big names they've fucked (only one of which I'd actually heard of, from memory).

Avoid, because this WILL rot your brain.
Trip
Read as one of those "everybody uses everybody" books. Go to Hollywood with the highest of expectations, get too caught up in who you're meeting, and end up not accomplishing much of anything.
Susanna Dudra
Probably the sadest and pathetic book I've ever read! Not for the faint of heart.Depressing and agrivating to read.I will never look at Hollywood the same way again.I am truely disqusted!
Jennifer
you'll read this trashy and addictively voyeuristic book in about two (joy-filled) hours and be talking about it for about two years. nicholson likes to pee on people, etc.
Donna
I came up with a really nice drink to help sail through this book:

Ice
2 oz. Gin
Another oz. of gin.
Stir.

She looses her head. He waives his penis.
We're off!


Heather Poole
This is a book I'd never buy for myself. I found this one on the plane and I think I may have read it in less than 24 hours! All I can say is, wow!
Tori
The namedropping gets very annoying and seems unnecessary if their purpose is supposedly to help save young girls from falling into the traps they did.
Melissa
SHOCKING book. I could not believe some of the stuff I read. It makes me sad for anyone who ever sold their body for money!
Lois Gutierrez-Calma
oh, the things the celebrities do in their bedrooms. After reading this I can never look at Jack Nicholson the same again!
Rosey
One word....juicy.....

A friend gave this to me when I moved down to LA in 2001....I read it in one day.
Dev
A name dropping tell-all from high class call girls and the famous guys they serviced.
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