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THE SECRET DESIRES OF THE MARCH SISTERS

Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy are coming of age, and stirring temptations await them around every corner. The handsome young neighbor, attentive doctor and mysterious foreigner introduce the little women to the passion-filled world of the feminine arts. Will these steamy encounters fulfill their deepest yearnings? Have they found true love or
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Paperback, 528 pages
Published June 3rd 2014 by Ulysses Press (first published May 19th 2014)
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Sammy Loves Books
Not the Erotic fanfic of Little Women I was hoping for.

This was a retelling of the original Little Women, but with a little adultery and premarital sex added in. I was hoping it would be an erotic version of the original but was sadly disappointed. The sex was not stimulating enough to make this long book worth my time.

Additionally, I didn't care for Laurie making out with Joe for years, just to end up marrying her little sister after she rejected his love.
Katie(babs)
May 08, 2014 rated it did not like it
Erotic retelling of a children's book??? That's disturbing.

Pass.
Cathy
Feb 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
First, this book is PG-13, not XXX. Given the original was as G-rated as you could get, this could be too big of a jump for some people. But network soap operas are more risque than this book.

Margaret Pearl made the March sisters older in her book than in the original. It wouldn't work otherwise. It makes sense that teenaged girls would think about about sex even in the 1860s. Ms. Pearl has her characters be much more open about it than Ms. Alcott ever could.

But the core of the story remains th
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Donna
Jun 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lusty Little Women places the original story with sexy scenes that will delight the reader. It is done with good taste as Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth become more aware of their bodies and the young men around them. Will they find true love or will they be blinded by their lust?

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and it was hard to put down at times. I have always loved Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Margaret Pearl has done a very good job with this version of the book.

I won this book through the Good
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Evelyn
May 02, 2017 rated it it was ok
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Toria
Oct 03, 2020 rated it it was ok
Didn't find it entertaining, Just feelt weird. Don't know why I picked this book up. Don't really wanna think of little women as sexy
Linda
(In compliance with FTC Guidelines, I disclose that I received a copy of this book for free through Goodreads First Reads program).


With a 21st century sensibility, Margaret Pearl fills in the gaps for the American classic "Little Women".

I feel that Margaret Pearl has been consistent and true to Louisa May Alcott's literary style and intent. Potential readers should neither be put off or lured by the book's title "Lusty Little Women". My guess is that someone other than the author actually titled
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Gerri Sutter-Lauzon
Oct 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading Lusty Little Women. This book is basically a re-write of the original Little Women but updated. It follows the original pretty closely. Young women, discovering their sexuality. Their mother, separated from her husband by war, doing what she needs to do to keep her family fed and herself satisfied. Nothing hard core, just a lot of experimenting, longing, urges. It was a refreshing updated version of the original. I received this book free for an honest review.
Billie James
Jun 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
I won this book from good reads, I totally loved it! I could not put it down and wont go into it much as everyone else will, but its a great book, I really enjoyed it!
Anna
Jun 05, 2014 rated it it was ok
Couldn't finish it....blah.
Leslie Montoya
Jun 10, 2014 rated it it was ok
Did not finish this book, not my desired reading material.
Shay Leszinske
Jun 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: first-reads
A timeless classic with an added spicy punch. Watch the march sisters grow up and learn about the men around them. A wonderful turn on a classic novel. I have recieved this book through goodreads
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Margaret Pearl is an avid reader of classics and a hopeless romantic who loves nothing more than traveling the world in search of scrumptious wines and cheeses. She studied writing at New York University and lives in New York City with her husband and their two cats, a skinny tabby and a fat black and white. Lusty Little Women is her first novel.

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