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The Infamous Ellen James

(Infamous #1)

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  3,101 ratings  ·  348 reviews
Meet twenty-eight year old Ellen James. A sarcastic, feisty, foul-mouthed ER Nurse. She is snarky, sassy, and sometimes crudely inappropriate. After a terrible breakup with her fiancé, Ellen has promised herself that she will never make the mistake of falling for another man again… and physicians, well she’s more than written them off.

Once she meets sexy Trauma Surgeon, Dr
Kindle Edition, 289 pages
Published December 1st 2013 (first published February 18th 2013)
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♡Karlyn P♡

3.5 stars. Great humor, likeable characters, but waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too many references to the 'vagina' and all the other variations of that word.

Don't get me wrong, this book was down right funny at times. But the same joke told over and over got OLD. Nearly **all** of the humor and dialogue hinged on references to body parts, most particularly the ‘vagina’ and its many other names. No matter what Elle was doing (working, drinking, golfing, fucking…etc.) the endless bombardment of crude body pa
Tessa Teevan
Oct 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
11/18- Five Big-Bold-Hysterical-Triple-Plow-PLEASE-Trent-Hamilton-Loving Stars!

After doing nothing but reading this book for a day, all I can honestly say right now is WOW. I have a fever and the only cure is Trent Hamilton. The Hamiltonian Effect is in full swing over here.



My full review will come after the blog tour, but I have to say this: The Infamous Ellen James is one of the best books I've read in 2013. The prologue sucked me in fast, the entire story was engaging, and the epilogue had me
Alex is The Romance Fox
Okay, this is not a book that will win any Pulitzer Prize….but hell, it wins hands on for being such a funny read!!!
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I had a smile on my face whilst reading about snarky, sassy and foul-mouth Ellen James’s life as a nurse and her problems with love!!!
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Great characters, awesome and “dirty” dialogue....
"Can we finish this conversation tomorrow? I have to get ready for work."
"Sure. I can't wait to rehash how some guy refused to make boom-boom with my so-called 'drunken vagina,'" Amy rolls her eyes
Farah *Professor Dean's Beauty*

4 funtastic stars!

Now I'm not going to lie and say this is the best story I've ever read because I'd be lying!

I will say it was one if the most entertaining and I was cracking up so much and reading with a smile on my face.

If you liked Greys anatomy then you'd like this. I don't know but I got that vibe while reading.

Why I think that:
Firstly Trent is a Dr, a trauma surgeon so many hours in the OR
Ellen is a nurse but also in same medical field
Ellen's best friend is Amy another fellow nurse and
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
3.5--Too Much Vagina Talk and Not Enough Action--Stars!!!

Hi my name is Ellen James and

I love to talk about my vagina. I love to see how many variations of names I can come up with for my vagina. I love to use my vagina.

Let me break it down for you....this book was centered around two things....the

and drinking.

Copious amounts of drinking. We're talking full on hammered, doing stupid shit drinking. And not just a night or almost every single night Ellen and her BFF Amy are drinking.

Mo Mabie of Fifty5Cents Book Blog
Total: 43 Cents

I just want to clear the air before I get on with my review. First, this review is most likely bias. It is unavoidable. I have known about this book from the very beginning. I have read chapters when N.A. was wigging out, I have had conversations and brainstorming sessions about these characters. So to me they exist. Quiet realistically, if I may add. Ellen, Trent, Amy and every other character in this debut novel have swum around in my head for months. I know them. I get them. Th
2.5 stupidly silly STARS

Genre: Hospital romance.
Cover: Doesn't match with what's inside 4/10
Writing style: 5/10
Heroine: 5/10
Hero: 8/10
Amount of humor: Though it didn't all make me laugh, it's full of it 10/10

I think I felt the same as most of the other readers; we wanted a dual POV. It starts with Trent's POV, and I kept on waiting for him to talk again :(

The setting was great, kind of 'Scrubs' style, the main characters are hospital workers. I liked Ellen's and Trent's characters. What really l
Dec 07, 2013 rated it did not like it
I really wanted to like this one, but the potty-mouthed childish humor did me in. I have read other books where I didn't mind this aspect, but maybe because these people are professional, nurses and doctors, it made me think less of them. I had a hard time with Ellen, her life was one big joke after another, with her at the butt end, this started to bother me. In the end this one just wasn't for me.
4.5 dirty-minded stars

"My name is Ellen James. Elle for short. I'm ornery and sarcastic, and my favorite word has four letters, starts with an F, and ends with U, C, and K. I'm loud, obnoxious, and inappropriately honest. I have a girl crush on my yoga instructor and take pride in the fact that I can double plow. I promise it's a yoga position!"

What the actual fu*k just happened? I can honestly say I have never read a book like this-and I mean that in a good way. I've read book after book that h
New author, first bk and you can bet I’ll be back for the next one.

Ellie: “And let me tell you, Trent is hands down the best sex I’ve ever had. He puts new meaning to the phrase, “Take me to Pound Town.”

I LOVE Trent Hamilton – Great trauma surgeon with a fun sense of humor, he’s witty, sexy, gorgeous with a hot bod and amazing blue eyes that have a bead on Ellen/Ellie/Elle. Everything the guy says and does it perfect, IMO. He thinks everything about his "Ellie girl" is perfect (sigh). Definitel
Lady Heather
It took awhile to adjust to the crude and sometimes over the top things that the main character (Ellen) and her best friend (Amy) would say to one another in most of their dialogue, but once I did I really enjoyed this story.
Ellen is an ER nurse at one of Charlotte's busiest hospitals.
She's sassy, smart, compassionate, and has a 'no bullshit' way of saying things.
In order to deal with the incredible stress and things she sees everyday she has a potty mouth, a love a tequila and posting embarrass
Apr 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I am not one to recommend a book…I am always a little worried they may not like it and a LOT worried that if they don’t I just can’t be friends with them anymore…this book, this book right here makes me want to scream from the roof-tops “read this fucking book” and if you don’t like it…lose my number cuz we can’t be friends!

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I loved everything about this story…the humor, the friendship, the heart-ache and the doctor! Humor is my Achilles heal, my list of who I would leav
Nov 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book was f'king great!!!!!..LOVED IT!!!! So hilarious and heartfelt and dreamy and awkward and fun and sexy and....I could go on and on and on...Hate it's over :( but can't wait for Amy and James's story!!
Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing


Teaser 18+ ...

" Nothing can bring out your inner-psycho-bitch like seeing your spouse's cock inside another woman.
The only thing that could have made that situation better is if it would have broadcasted on that show Cheaters. I would have found a decent amount of sick- and- twisted enjoyment out of seeing John, butt-assed naked and begging for my forgiveness while sporting a raging erection with his whore's pussy juice dr
Jul 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I went into this book wanting something funny. Sadly, this book was a little too over the top for me in the humor department. I did laugh a few times (Golfing, lightbulbs, and naked fighting come to mind), but for the most part, for me, it was just too crass.

That said, I did think their relationship was sweet and there were so many cute moments that made my heart pound. When the two friends are there being themselves and the H just smiles and enjoys their personality. The little "stash clicks"
Nov 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing

Wow! Ellie and Trent = ah-mazing together!

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Hilarious friendship between Ellie and Amy and their shenanigans were something else.
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I wish I was better at putting a review together because I know right now I'm not doing it any justice. It was just awesome. I cannot wait to read Amy's book!
Nov 30, 2013 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

This book started off as a 5 star for me, I mean come on… with an intro like this
” Every once in a while, someone will catch your eye. Someone you can’t seem to get out of your head – a once-in-a-lifetime kind of girl. A girl who makes you feel like a complete pussy for even entertaining the idea of love at first sight, and sometimes it takes you off guard so much that you might even have to reach down and make sure your balls are still intact”

I think every husband has felt this way.
Sleepless Readmore
Oct 23, 2014 rated it really liked it

Trent .. TRENT HAMILTON ... & Ellen James ♥ ♥


Don't run from it. Fall with me. Be with me, Ellie. I want to give you every part of myself. I want to be the reason you wake up every day with a smile on your beautiful face.."


Every once in a while, someone will catch your eye.
Someone you can't seem to get out of your head
a once-in-a-lifetime kind of girl.
A girl who makes you feel like a complete p*ssy for even entertaining the idea of love at first sight,
and sometimes it

Through this whole book I was

I freaking loved it! I was in a book funk and couldn't find the right book to save my life. I did the whole request recommendation thing and a friend (Thanks Tessa!!) rec'd this to me. I started it and from page one I was hooked. I laughed so hard I had tears in my eyes! I'm now in love with Trent Hamilton and his superhero cock! Elle and Amy were hilarious and I don't think I've ever so many different names for the vagina! Definitely learned a few things there... ;)
Hands down, this is the funniest book. Ever. Trent Hamilton has to be about the most perfect book boyfriend. Yes, he's surpassing Cam Hamilton (no relation) as the captain of my book boyfriend baseball team. He's hot, funny as hell, sweet, sexy and all around a great guy. And Ellen, well you just want to hang out with her and Amy 24/7. They have to be the funniest ball busting chicks around. I've said this before, but this book is even more funny than Tangled. Can't wait to read the next in the ...more
Mar 01, 2015 marked it as dnf
Shelves: humor, series

The repetition! GAH!

I mean honestly if it was properly edited without the constant reminder of a thing that happened ten pages ago it would have been bearable.

I don't suffer from amnesia.
If I did- I could have read through this.


The first word that comes to mind when I think of Ellen James is,  RECKLESS. She also has a love/hate relationship with tequila. Her and her BFF, Amy, are like two peas in a pod. They have no filter. I can see, Ellen doesn't learn her lesson of doing stupid things when she consumes alcohol. 


It seemed like the author used every word you can think of for the word vagina. Snatch, muf, under carriage, skittles, oysters. I felt like the humor was a bit forced. It felt like she was trying too hard to
Natalee Grimaldi
Oct 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica, hea, series, funny
4.5 stars :)
In N.A. Alcorn’s debut romantic comedy, be ready with an extra pair of undies because you’re most definitely going to pee your pants from excess laughter.

I don’t know where she comes up with some of these things—actually, I do from countless conversations—but I swear you’ll be laughing your ass off from the very first page.

The Infamous Ellen James follows well, Ellen James, an E.R. nurse with a lot of spunk that gets herself in a lot of crazy situations. Bouncing back from heartbreak
Tara  TUG
Mar 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Damn.. This book is freaking hilarious..Between the drunken Harlem Shake which nobody else participated in and the enlarged asshole patient- I was in fucking stitches. I loved Ellen and Amy and their dynamic duo troubles they found themselves in. OMG! Let's not firget. the smacked in the head with a vibrator. This author manages to make you laugh and turn you on at the same time...Moving on to Amy's book..
Elizabeth ☆❀Hot for Alphas❀☆
4 Dr. Hammer Stars

Super Funny!
Juewelz - SMIBookClub
Oct 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: blog-tours
*** 4 1/2 stars ***

If you follow my reviews you know the elements that I enjoy in books .High angst, HOT alpha, feisty heroine and my favorite lots of drama. I tend to shy away from the romantic comedies. They are my favorite movies to watch but in books I just didn’t have the interest to read comedies .

And along came… The Infamous Ellen James. This book showed me I have been depriving myself and I need to add more romantic comedies to my TBR list. So if you have any book suggestions for me let
Jessica's Book Review
I am back and forth for my review of The Infamous Ellen James. First let me say this book is hilarious. I was laughing so hard at some scenes and the book certainly kept me entertained the entire time as I read. With that said; I was also finding myself wishing there was a bit more of the story sometimes than all the jokes.

The Infamous Ellen James started off really strong, as soon as I read the prologue which is written in Trent’s POV I was hooked and couldn’t put down the book. Trent first se
Nathi *Shut it and let me read*
5 OMG-I-CAN'T-wait-to-read-more-from-this-author stars!
Ok, now THIS was a HUGE surprise!!

I wasn't exciting much from it, but I was just stunned after!

What an amazing, FUN, romantic and SEXY book was this!!
I got blown away by this author!! And oh, is a stand-alone! (with secondary characters getting their own books next)
it had the same SUPER/EXTREMALY fun feeling from Wallbanger and Seduction and Snacks that I love to death!

Here we have a great amazingly well written female character in Ellen Ja
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Calling Dr. Beautiful! Is Dr. Thurst Me in the house? Or even his superhero piece of equipment Dr. Hammer? No? Because even if you don’t have a humor induced emergency you’ll want him with you.

You know that when a book has a warning after a blurb like the one attached to this book you need to either brace yourself or just jump ahead to your next book. I’m really glad I jumped in, even when at first the random dry, obnoxious, mocking and embarrassing situations were a bit too arbitrary and incon
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Author of the Infamous Series.
The Infamous Ellen James- Dec 2013
Avoiding Amy Jackson- Feb 2014
Finding Lizzy Montgomery- Summer 2014

Avid reader.

Tequila enthusiast.

Smut addict.

Lover of all things inappropriate and perverted.

Other books in the series

Infamous (2 books)
  • Avoiding Amy Jackson (Infamous, #2)
“Every once in a while, someone will catch your eye. Someone you can't seem to get out of your head—a once-in-a-lifetime kind of girl. A girl who makes you feel like a complete pussy for even entertaining the idea of love at first sight, and sometimes it takes you off guard so much that you might even have to reach down and make sure your balls are still intact.” 9 likes
“I'm falling in love with you too, sweetheart. I know you're scared, and I know the shit that dickless douchebag put you through has you doing everything in your power to never go through something like that again, but I'm not him, baby. Don't run from it. Fall with me. Be with me, Ellie. I want to give you every part of myself. I want to be the reason you wake up every day with a smile on your beautiful face. God, Ellie. You own me. You fucking have me by the balls and I don't even care.” 1 likes
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