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Bitter Candy

3.07  ·  Rating details ·  60 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Kindle Edition, 302 pages
Published September 16th 2014 by Lily Ableman
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Lily Ableman
Jun 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
BITTER CANDY is available on these sites for only $2.99!

BITTER CANDY is also available on Scribd!

Giving my own book five stars before it's even out!

Like a boss

What I hope you'll think of my book:

What I expect you'll think:


What you might think:


Seriously, though, I do lov
Nov 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A review said that this book was a little too out there and that the situations in it were getting ridiculous. And she wasn't wrong. What kind of teens attend parties with mud-wrestling Playboy models and can talk about snorting cocaine in the middle of a high school cafeteria? And do water-powered Audis even exist (note: I Googled this. It looks like one is in development)? Some parts of this book make even fucking Gossip Girl look realistic.

But despite the total lack of realism, I highly enjo
Crystal Jung
Nov 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult, romance
Random notes:

-Not sure if I liked the heroine or not. On one hand, I got frustrated with her for resisting Eric. Come on, girl, it's so obvious he cares about you! On the other hand, I got frustrated with her for giving in to Eric. Come on, girl, he's an asshole! What are you doing? And sometimes, I thought she was pretty smart. Other times, I wanted to groan at some of her stupidity. Ultimately, though, I think I liked her. She reminds me a lot of myself (for better or for worse), and I couldn'
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Bitter Candy was a good, happy story. I thoroughly enjoyed the beginning of the book. The introduction of Eric was filled with humor, the good kind. The plot was interesting. What really got my attention was how in the beginning, Eric made all these promises to take care of Hilarie, but then he ends up hurting her in a way similar to her ex boyfriend. A point that was made here was when Hilarie forgives Eric for what he did, showing that at the end of the day, we are all human beings. We're boun ...more
Jessica Wellington

*possible spoilers, maybe*


Sure, IRL, I would not like Eric, but as a book boyfriend, I fucking love him. Cocky, hot, rich, possessive, domineering...what more could you ask for?

TEAM ERIC ALL THE WAY! Fuck Timothy! You had your chance, Buck, and you fucking blew it. Screw you. ERIC, ERIC, ERIC!!!!

Sorry, I'm fangirling way too much.

So. Many. Feels.

The ending was perfect. Sure, I would have liked a huge ass wedding, but one can't have everyt
Emily Martin
Aug 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book!! I only wish it could have gone on for longer.. :)
Dec 03, 2014 rated it it was ok
This story requires a lot of work. The two main characters Hilarie and Eric met, had their arguments but it was still okay. I mean most love stories these days begin with the two main characters hating each other, well in this case it's only Hilarie and this is something I can deal with.

However as it progressed , the story became more about the lust between the two, rather than true love. They jumped at the chance of having sex every two to three chapters and frankly she should have gotten a re
Trista Priest
Jul 08, 2015 rated it liked it
The story started off really strong and in fact I stayed up till 2am reading it. However, a little more than halfway through I began to get disappointed. You think that Eric is going to be her knight in amour there to turn her life around. Yet, the longer the two know each other the more of a bully he is. This poor girl has lost her parents and friends after a vicious rumor is spread about her. Instead of meeting someone who will help rebuild her self esteem and life at school, which is the dire ...more
Nov 04, 2014 rated it it was ok
I always hate when an author gives me a book and then I don't like it. I feel like they wasted their time giving it to me. However, I don't like this book at all. It was a little too out there and the situations were becoming ridiculous. What teenager lives alone? And what teenagers can talk about doing drugs right out in the open in the middle of the cafeteria? And since when are there waterpowered Audis? I feel bad giving the such a low rating but I just couldn't finish it. a definite D N F fo ...more
Jul 07, 2015 rated it it was ok
For a book that has been popping up in my Recommended feed A LOT, and for a while now, I've finally succumbed and purchased it. It was unrealistic. I think it would have been more plausible IF they were in college/university than in high school. And seriously, it gets to me every time "rich" people would talk about how rich they are. Im pretty sure they don't do that..
Bea Ceniza
Apr 17, 2015 marked it as to-read
Shelves: bing
very nice story
Arina Gorokhovska
Way too controlling and not in a romantic way.
And how many times could she run from him in one book?
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