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Taming the Beast by Emily Maguire
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Mar 27, 11

bookshelves: owned, emily-maguire, 2011
Recommended to Kwesi 章英狮 by: Rollie
Read from January 26 to 27, 2011

Before reading my passionate and lusty review of this book, I want to warn everyone that I'm not an erotic genre lover or sex addict or both. It was an accident that I liked this book because of its deeper meaning besides having sex with a teacher and with a restless book. I rated it higher than what I expected when I started reading it, every letters of every words of this book delivers a very strong emotion of a girl who needed someone to comfort her.

Sometimes, I ask myself, why do prostitutes sell there sexy body and big tits for money even though they knew that there are still jobs available for them. Of course, there are at least thousands of reasons behind this mysterious question of my curious mind, and this book reminds me of one out of thousand reasons that we can formulate.

I lived nearby McArthur Highway, the one with uncountable number of bars trying to seduce singles, foreigners or maybe married men wanting to have a dirty night or simply they want to enjoy there sex life. Every time I pass over McArthur Highway I always see poster of nude women in there windows or even on there name board at the top of there stalls.

One time, a local television show, Imbestigador investigated one of the bar in McArthur Highway and they found out that there are sex live happened in the bar. I mean the guy and the girl are both having sex in front of the customers and I was like, OMG, what on Earth have they done to themselves! Same comment I gave to this book, in fact this book is better than watching that news.

This book is hotter than any books I've read in my entire life, I may be hypocrite but I want to accept the fact that the book was ok. Some said it was shallow, and I opposed to the fact that I find it meaningful. Some said he likes the book because he liked a girl like Sarah, I opposed to the fact that I find Sarah a bitch and not a typical woman for longer relationship. (Well, it depends to the person.) Taming the Beast is a story of a girl who enjoyed sex in a very young age, she was raped, busted, and played.

Sarah Jane Clarke, a smart, intelligent, literature freak and a 22 year old lady who enjoyed having sex with all the men she met every night. Reader always asked this question every time they read it that what really happened to her that she became a sex addict or a nymphomaniac? It was well explained on the first part of the book, unfortunately there is a specific event in her life that changed her entire life and it was stated in the near end part of the book. When she was 14 years old, she had a crush on her English teacher and tutor, Daniel Carr, who teaches her to ejaculate, anal sex and many more that makes her bitchy in the entire story.

One thing that really stroke my mind is that, a teacher should be someone to protect his or her student but Mr. Carr is a person who become influential in a negative way. He have sex with a minor and slaved her, she rented prostitutes and etc, that he don't deserves the criteria of becoming a teacher. In the positive way, this makes the story better, or let me say tackled deeply the life of Sarah in the later part of the novel and the story of minors who become victim of sex. For me there are only three roads for those girls or guys, they become sex addict, trauma or moving on. Unfortunately Sarah takes the road of a nymphomaniac.

Hypersexuality, or excessive sexual drive, are medical terms for a desire to engage in sexual activities at a level that is considered abnormally high in relation to normal development or culture and at a level that causes distress or serious problems for the person affected or to persons associated with them. It is considered to be a psychological disorder characterized by a hyperactive sex desire and an obsession with sex, and lowered sexual inhibitions. Hypersexuality in women has historically been known as nymphomania or furor uterinus, while in men, the disorder has been known as satyriasis. - Wikipedia


After months of having a relationship with Mr. Carr, the only person who knows her secret was her best friend, Jamie Wilkes. He had this sensitive feelings to Sarah, he likes her but at the same time hate her. When Mr. Carr leave the school, Sarah become desperate to look for another guy to have sex, and she search and search. Until she find someone to have sex and it was his best friend and his best friend's friend, Mike. Both are married and having a wonderful time with Sarah. Not a typical book for Filipinos and I'm sure some understands me.

What really makes me feel down, is that Sarah is desperate to have an affair to Carr although Carr leaved her and came back without a single sign. She become a sex toy! Never mind that scene, I can't get my mind out of that chapter. Reading this books was like reading sex-sex-sex-kiss-sex-kiss-sex and end up Sarah's crying and everyone is leaving her. That makes the author forced to end the story short!


This picture makes me laugh! No further comment, I can't help but to laugh all night. Guys why not try this with your partner, LOL!

Rating - Taming the Beast by Emily Maguire, 2 Sweets and two (2) sleepless nights. (I'm sure some saw I rated this book 4 but I decided I gave this one 2. Why? I don't know my instinct shouted number 2 while writing this review. Kidding. Well, there are parts that I find it too nasty for me to accept and I'm a conservative type even though I wrote like Sarah.)

Challenges:
Book #17 for 2011

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message 1: by jzhunagev (new)

jzhunagev Picking this book is really good to kick start you maturity Kweski! Nyahahaha!
May you tame your "beast". *nasty grin*


Kwesi 章英狮 Haha, shut up Jzhun! Iyah recommended the book so I bought it. Hikhik.


Iyah heyyy don't put the blame on me!!!


Kwesi 章英狮 Haha, wala naman Iyah!


message 5: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Whoah! Oohhhhbook!


Kwesi 章英狮 Rollie, have you tried having sex with the book? Haha.


Iyah Kwesi Ian Jay wrote: "Rollie, have you tried having sex with the book? Haha."

hahaha read the book Kwesi and you'll see there's a part there na nakikipag sex si Sarah sa book. :D hahaha


message 8: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie God Kwesi, are you that desperate to have sex with the book? haha

Wow Iyah, you really remember well all the details in this book. :DD


Kwesi 章英狮 Lol, no! I remembered somebody who likes to have sex with books, sana mabasa niya to. Haha!


message 10: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Natawa ako sa no, mo. may exclamation point pa talaga. buti nalang di NOOOOO! kagaya ni Iyah. Grabe naman yang kilala mo. haha


Kwesi 章英狮 Lol, ok sana ma meet mo na siya. haha!


message 12: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie lol! sino?


Kwesi 章英狮 Secret haha!


message 14: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie baliw. :D


Joyzi Kwesi sex pala ang gusto mo sa book? Grabe ka hindi ganyan ang pagkakakilala ko sa'yo joke. Gusto mo bigyan kita book recommendations


message 16: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie yan na. Mag0-usap kayo. mga sex addict. joke!


Joyzi naku nagsalita ang magaling :), if I know ikaw ang no. 1


message 18: by Kwesi 章英狮 (last edited Jan 26, 2011 02:28AM) (new) - rated it 2 stars

Kwesi 章英狮 Haha, gusto ko din i try si Anne Rize and her Sleeping Beauty. Meron din akong book same dun pero di siya ang author ang title ng book is Briar Rose. Haha! I agree with Joyzi, No. 1 yan!

Rollie, Nagsalita ang leader!


Joyzi Yung Briar Rose tungkol san?


message 20: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie LOL! di nga ma-continue ang book kasi parang walang lesson. no thrill, katapos ako ang no. 1? come on! haha


Joyzi Oo ikaw ang no.1, eto ba yung di mo macontinue?


Kwesi 章英狮 Rollie, Weh? Walang lesosn meron yun, tapusin mo. Haha!

Joyzi, Same lang din sa Sleeping Beauty. haha alam mo na yun wag na nating iexplain clearly!


message 23: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie uu nga. Tapusin ko to siguro pag matapos ako sa binabasa ko ngayon. haha
UU Joyzi, doi ko macontinue. hehe
Si kwesi oh maraming nakukuhang aral sa book na to. Keep up the good work dude! haha


message 24: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie asan na ang rating chong???? alam kong 5-star rating to para sa'yo. hahah
Magreview ka rin sa book na to. haha


Joyzi Ganun ba? sige on to my to-read list


Kwesi 章英狮 Lol mga addict mag hintay hintay naman kayu! Haha!


message 27: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie ah. kaya pala, relate na relate mo ang book na to. :)
Great review!!!!


Kwesi 章英狮 Haha relate na relate ka diyan, di naman masyado parang feel ko nga katabi ko lang yung prosti! Kidding!


message 29: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Anong parang? Huwag ka nang mahiya, alam kong madalas mo silang tabihan. :DDDD


Kwesi 章英狮 Haha, Oo sa jeep or sa bus pero di ko naman sila kinahihiya o ano man. Basta. Haha!


Joyzi Grabe nakakadisappoint naman yung 2 stars na rating, babasahin ko pa naman to ^^


message 32: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie lol! Ba't mo naman sila ikahihiya?


Joyzi Parang masaya yung The Swastika, matry nga


message 34: by Rollie (last edited Jan 27, 2011 07:50PM) (new) - added it

Rollie Ano Joyzi yung The Swastika?


Joyzi Yung sa may picture na Kama Sutra of Reading


Kwesi 章英狮 Rollie, Kinahihiya? Hindi ha! Kaw lang nagsabi nun. Tignan mo yung pic makikita mo ang Swastika!

Joyzi, lol nahirapan nga ako maghanap ng picture na yan kasi baka akala ng kapatid ko naghahanap ako ng porn pic. Haha!


message 37: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie LOL!!!!!!!!
ang sagwa!


message 38: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Joyzi, bakit nga pala Unofficial Goodreads Mascot ang nasa name mo?


Joyzi ang cool nga e


Joyzi @Kwesi yung kapatid mo older o younger sa'yo?


message 41: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Kwesi, bakit 2-star lang? Alam kong deep inside 5-star rating ang gusto mong ibigay dito. :DDD


Joyzi Oo nga Kwesi parang na-fefeel ko sa review mo na 5 star dapat ang rating^^


Kwesi 章英狮 Rollie, Hehe, 4 stars lang wag naman dagdagan! Di ko alam parang na disappoint ako sa ending parang pinilit lang ng author. O baka gusto ko pa ng sex scenes? Kidding. Haha!

Joyzi, Ako ang pinakamatanda pero mukhang bata! Haha Swear! Ok, wala lang. Haha.


Joyzi @Rollie yan ang bago kong job, maging mascot


Kwesi 章英狮 Joyzi, Kasi di ka na tao ngayun haha!


message 46: by Rollie (new) - added it

Rollie Di ko alam, pero pag book na to ang usapan, di maiwasan ang word na "sex". :DD Nahiya ka pa Kwesi. Kahit nga si Joyzi agree na gusto mo tong bigyan ng 5-star. :DDD


Joyzi, may sweldo? haha


message 47: by Joyzi (last edited Jan 27, 2011 08:05PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Joyzi Ganun ba ah okay okay, so nakakadisappoint lang yung ending kaya 2 stars.

Yun mas bata pala sa'yo ^^ tama dapat di mo pinapakitang addict ka mag search ng porn sa internet lol, guy ba o girl yung kapatid mo?


Joyzi Grabe talaga 'to si Rollie kaw lang naman yung pag book e sex agad ang nasa isip joke hahahahaha

Lols Rollie alangan walang sweldo no, adik ka


message 49: by Rollie (last edited Jan 27, 2011 08:10PM) (new) - added it

Rollie LOL!!! Kaw Joyzi ha. Di kaya anko nagsabi ng sex. haha

LOL! kahit di mo na lagyan ng mascot name mo Joyzi, obvious naman na mascot ka. joke!

Porno addict si Kwesi!


Joyzi Grabe ka naman, parang first time nga ata ni Kwesi makapagbasa ng ganito e, since di niya pa nababasa yung Graceling


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