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The Bikini Diaries

3.81  ·  Rating Details  ·  608 Ratings  ·  66 Reviews
While on business on Florida's gorgeous Emerald Coast, Wendy Carnes spots a woman who unknowingly changes her life. "White Bikini Babe" is the personification of sex, clearly ready for action. Watching her makes Wendy wonder whether, by putting on a sexy bikini and getting a new attitude, she could land a hot beach guy of her own.

Armed with a daring bikini and a new atti
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Paperback, 306 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by NAL (first published January 21st 2009)
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Auntee
Feb 14, 2009 Auntee rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of erotic romance
There's no question that The Bikini Diaries is a scorcher of a book--probably the hottest book in terms of sexual activity that I've read in a long, long time. But at times I felt that it was maybe too much of a good thing--there were moments when I thought "Okay, what haven't these two done yet?"--that I started to get a tad bored--it was a little sexual overload for my tastes. But boy oh boy, the scenes were explicit, graphic, some might say a little crude, and this is definitely one book wher ...more
Elena R a.k.a. Lunies R
Hmmm... What do I think?

This book was steamy mentally and physical. I thought all the steamy sex was never gonna end. Thank Goodness it did, because it was a lot to handle.

The couple in this book Wendy & Brandon are very daring. Wendy wants to let loose and prove to herself she can be just like many pretty woman who flaunt themselves and love the thought of men/women who eye them & make them feel sexy. So Wendy wanting to try something new for a change gets curious for a week while away
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Miss Kim
Nov 30, 2009 Miss Kim rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Those looking for quick steamy reads with an HEA
Recommended to Miss Kim by: Stephanie S
Shelves: 2009, erotic
I really loved the 'love story' in this one, even though it is classified as erotic vs. romantic. There is a whole lot a lovin' and experimentation between the sheets (and multiple other locations), that's for sure. I just loved the HEA.
Stephanie
Feb 19, 2009 Stephanie rated it really liked it
If I could give this book 4.5 stars, I would. I thought at first the character development was a little shallow, but I was wrong. The author gives you a very indepth view of Wendy. I think she feels what most women feel. We perceive ourselves in a certain way and that is how the world sees us.
Wendy is somewhat of a wallflower who feels that if she can transform herself into a wanton sex goddess she will be happy. In the end she just really needed someone to bring out what was already inside her
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Kathleen
Oct 07, 2009 Kathleen rated it it was amazing
I Loved this book. It was a quick easy read that had me interested all the way through. Let me tell you it was SCORCHING HOT!!!! The hero was so darn YUMMY! The story was really cute and nicely done. There was some really kinky sex, just a small hint, cucumber, lol!. The ending made me sigh and I closed the book with a smile on my face.
Joy
I don't know where to start. All I know is the novel would soak the girls' panties and tent guys' shorts. Extremely hot, carnal, everything one could expect - you name it, they did it. Don't forget, it's hedonistic like all her other novels.

I'm constantly amazed how each novel, while having the same formula (short-time romance, 90% scorching hot sex, insecure heroine, hot guy, self-exploration, heroine gets to lose her inhibitions, conflict, the make-up, happily ever after), Ms Alexander manages
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Kristen
Nov 25, 2012 Kristen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hot-n-steamy
5 Stars!!!I LOVED this super hot and steamy erotic book.
Dirty- check...check...double check your tolerance. m/f>f/m/m>f/f>f/m/f/m>>>m/f=HEA :-)
Setting- fantasy beach resort. Enough said there.
Characters- Super Hot...Brandon is yummy. Loved him.
Story- Surprisingly AWESOME as it progresses. Straight up dirty develops into a love story...keep reading if you can handle the spice factor.
This book was supposed to be a mindless erotic story about one girls sexual awakening and self d
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♥ Beth
Oct 04, 2010 ♥ Beth rated it really liked it
Lacey Alexander always delivers when you're in the mood for some seriously down and dirty erotica! Whew! The sex in this one is classic LA... it is H O T! But my favorite of hers is still Seven Nights of Sin. This one is very similar and if I'd read it first I may have given it 5 stars, but to me it's just not quite as good.
Karla
Mar 26, 2011 Karla rated it really liked it
Recommended to Karla by: Kathleen
Shelves: scorching-hot
Holy Crap!...yep, that's my review. I can't type, because my fingers were singed on the pages of the book, eyes are still smoldering, so I can barely see, and my brain is about to explode from sex over load!
Sassafrass
full review to come later (no pun intended)...

but, I LOVED IT, LOVED IT, LOVED IT. it was HOT, HOT, HOT!!!!!

Reread 7/18/12


THE BIKINI DIARIES is an erotic journey into one woman’s sexual self-discovery that tempts, titillates, and teases you, all while delivering on it’s sensual and romantic promises.

Wendy has no idea when she sees the “White Bikini Babe” that her life will change forever. She’s supposed to be working at a resort in Florida, she sees the bikini clad goddess and wishes she could b
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ൠSinful
Erotica. But an easy one if you aren't too into the genre. Wonderful love story with HEA. one F/f scene (with dates as voyers). one M/f/m scene. A couple of anal scenes.

There is a lot of sex, clearly. That beind said it is way more of a character story. Wendy is sent to evaluate a resort as an investment property. On her first day she sees a woman strut the beach in a white bikini. Guys swoon. Girls swoon....Wendy swoons. She wonders what it would be like to be this woman, so she seizes the opp
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Emiko Rei
Hands up if you ever have makeover before a summer holiday to an exotic place? oh, there's a lot of you there :D

the great thing about this story is that you could relate to the main character some way or the other, and the hero is not bad in the eyes either, what more could the girl ask for?

heroine is send by her company to review a resort they would possibly sponsoring. While there, she have a little inspiration from the beach which make her to a more vamped character.

Little does she know what
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Tiffany
Lacey Alexander is my favorite guilty pleasure author. For me, there is no one who writes a hotter romance, and this book did not disappoint. While on a work trip to a fancy beach resort, Wendy decides to let go and lose all the inhibitions that have held her back. She meets Brandon, and they strike up a white-hot love affair, which gets more and more complicated as their lives are suddenly entwined in ways they couldn't imagine and as they find themselves falling deeper for each other.

Lots of
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Bekah
Nov 18, 2010 Bekah rated it liked it
This was probably a 3.5 star read for me. I really read it rather quickly, and unlike other books in this genre I found it had a lot more depth to it. I liked the entries into her diary where she was questioning who she was and what her actions were doing to her. I found that really realistic. It was a very very hot book, however, as I read more and more in erotica I find that I want my erotica without a menage. I have a hard time equating that action with romance. I'm a woman in love and I don' ...more
Dana (aNovelAllure)
Ok, I'll admit it. I delayed reading this book for ages. Judging from the title alone, I assumed this would be another fluff piece -- all cheesy summer vacation kind of sex (not that there is anything wrong with that) and no plot with substance (which I prefer). However, I was pleasantly surprised. Wendy's boss sends her to do some research at a beach resort in which the company is considering investing. While she is on the beach, Wendy spots a woman who is seemingly everything that Wendy desire ...more
Jessica Alcazar
FANTASTIC! I haven't read what I categorize as 'cute' smut in a while and this was IT! I loved them BOTH and I'm almost positive that not a single sexual experience stone was left unturned! HIGHLY recommend it ... HIGHLY! :)

PS ...... DAMN, but I want a getaway like THAT! lolol
Mai w
Jan 04, 2014 Mai w rated it it was amazing
I LOVED IT!!!!

I am a fairly new fan to this genre, but I can already see that a lot of these stories are fairly similar and in some cases over the top. I do not have a big issue with that, the stories are fiction after all. This book however was like a breath of fresh air. The heroine Wendy and the storyline was believable. She is a woman in her mid 30’s looking to add some adventure to her sex life. She also deals with some “real woman” issues when it comes to her body image and self-confidence
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Holly
Apr 29, 2010 Holly rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book, a great story of a woman on a mission of self discovery with ALOT of sex!! Very steamy, but overall a good love story!
Camie
Jun 10, 2014 Camie rated it did not like it
Spoiler Alert *** Take a plain nice girl( Wendy) , who decides to see if she can make herself over as an irresistible bad girl while on a business trip, throw in some steamy ( or vulgar ) sex scenes , with a very handsome mysterious man (Brandon) , who just happens to turn out to be the CEO of the tropical Florida resort she is scouting out as an investment property for her employer , and you get The Bikini Diaries. A mix of a sugary sweet storyline , which includes poor Brandon being heartbroke ...more
Julie
Apr 10, 2013 Julie rated it really liked it
Beach read! Dirty so hide from kids...
Cindi
Feb 13, 2010 Cindi rated it really liked it
I bought this book because Lacey Alexander writes such cool HOT books, but this one also taught me a lesson.

On her first day visiting a luxury beach resort to determine if it would be a good investment for her boss, dowdy Wendy (one-piece Wendy, I called her)sees White Bikini Babe strolling in the sand, collecting her due idolation for her perfect body and perfect hair and perfect beauty and perfect confidence. Wendy journals to herself, wondering what it would be like to BE WBB? Could she beco
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I ♥ Bookie Nookie (bookienookiereviews.blogspot.com)
Holy cow! I thought I had read an erotic novel before, but boy was I wrong! This was hot! hot! hot!

The story begins with a woman named Wendy who is on a business trip-sitting at the pool doing her paperwork when she spots this hot babe sporting a teeny weeny white string bikini and she feels a stab of jealously at the imagined life this woman must have. As a results she decides that she has nothing to lose by reinventing herself--even if only temporarily, because what happens at the resort, stay
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Shannel
Jul 10, 2012 Shannel rated it it was amazing
Shelves: smut-monday-esqe
So, I’m fairly certain that Lacey Alexander is my new favorite smut author.

Holy smut on a stick.

Wendy is on assignment in Florida to evaluate a set of resort buildings for her boss. While laying out on the resort’s beach, she’s taken aback by this woman in a white bikini. She finds this woman completely confident, epitomizing sexy and lust and just like that…she wants to be her.

Deciding she wants to be the White Bikini Woman, she buys some new, sexy clothes and hits the club.

Enter Branden. The g
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Sheena
Sep 06, 2012 Sheena rated it really liked it
Plot: 4stars
Steam factor: 5 stars ( Hot as hell!)
story length: 4 stars


Another perfect book by Lacey Alexander. This book was a wow for me. What i love about this book was that the scenes was not only at the bedroom but everywhere else.


After coming to the vacation resort for a job. Wendy realised just how much she neglected her sexual life. Soon, she embarked on a mission in trying to fulfill all het fantasies. This story is basically about her wanting fulfill her desires and become bolder and m
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Victoria Pond
May 04, 2011 Victoria Pond rated it it was ok
Shelves: erotica
The best part of this novel was the cover. Now, don't take that to mean that the book was awful. It was okay, with a great hook that felt sloppily executed to me...largely because I couldn't wrap my brain around the protagonist's characterization; she was almost like me, but then completely incomprehensible.

That's all irrelevant.

I want to talk about the cover, designed by Peter Kang, because it is brilliant!

The cover art shows some palm trees and some moody, travel-lighting with the title writte
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Anita
Oct 06, 2009 Anita rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica
This book is erotica, so if that's not your thing, stop reading.

Lacey Alexander does a great job of writing kinky romantica - I'd put her right after Emma Holly on my favorites list for this kind of book. There's always a happily-ever-after, the character development is believable, and the sex scenes are very hot.

In this book, our heroine Wendy is sent by her investor boss to evaluate a Florida resort community. While there, Wendy decides she wants to be as sexually confident as the "Bikini Bab
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Kimberly / Love Notes Book Blog
3.25 stars. This was the story of a woman trying to find her sexual freedom and becoming her true self. It was smutty, but there was a romance between her and Brandon. It was a wild ride, but also a pretty good story too.
Jess
Jan 18, 2010 Jess rated it liked it
Shelves: romantica, 2010
There's no doubt that this was a hot book. I definitely was fanning my face throughout, but I had a little trouble with the storyline. There was almost TOO much sex in comparison to the story. Now don't get me wrong, I like reading erotic romances, but I also like a little bit of something besides sex from one scene to the next. So while I enjoyed this book, I think it would have been even better if there had been a stronger plot line than what there was.

If you are just looking for a really hot
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Cindi
Jun 03, 2010 Cindi rated it really liked it
Lacey Alexander is my guilty pleasure. I really liked this book though it went beyond crude at times. While it actually seemed to have a real story, I agree with some of the other reviewers who state that it had too much of a good thing. And here is my real issue with the book: There's Wendy who is doing an experiment. Repressed and basically unsexual Wendy. Suddenly she is willing to try and do anything and anyone without really a second thought. Oh she has momentary thoughts and then gets over ...more
Teresa
Aug 28, 2014 Teresa rated it it was amazing
Oh. My. Word. It was DELICIOUS! Finished it in less than a day. Could NOT put it down! Mommy porn at its best!
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