Seduction and Snacks
Claire is a twenty-something, single mom that grudgingly helps her best friend sell sex toys while she attempts to make enough money to start her own business to give her foul-mouthed, but extremely loveable (when he's asleep) toddler a better life.
When Carter, the one-night-stand from her past that changed her life ...more
This book started out hilarious and I was having a blast reading it until I wasn't. It stopped being funny and started to become annoying. Very annoying, over-the-top, and ridiculous. Just too much! For me, this is one of those books that tries too hard to be funny and ends up failing because of it. And, boy, was it crude! Not a fun combination for me!
I believe whether or not this book works for a reader depends solely on what one considers humorous. For those wondering if this book's humor ...more
The unfiltered hilarity of this book made me laugh and orgasm at the same time. Can you laugh yourself into an orgasm?? Never in my life have I been so damn proud to have a vagina! I normally don't like vagina; it can be very territorial. When vagina...vaginas...vagini? When vagini get around each other, the pussy claws come out and everything becomes one big competition. It's like the f**king whoo-ha olympics; every twat for themselves. But deep down inside ...more
No book has EVER made me laugh this hard. I giggled, squeed, snorted, and cried with laughter to the point where Id have to stop reading in order to catch my breath!! PURE FUN!
But the best part was that it wasnt just a funny story it had everything! It was oh-so-swoony with some seriously omg-fan-yourself H.O.T and steamy bedroom scenes and an absolutely heart-meltingly sweet and beautiful story about a family ...more
Seduction and Snacks is one of - if not the - funniest book Ive ever read. Its an irreverent look at single parenting, dating, finding true love and well, its a story about so much!
Claire and Carter are a great couple. I loved that there was NOT a bunch of drama loved that Carter took on his role of father without hesitation, and those becoming a parent moments were some of the funniest scenes ever written. Gavin is a precocious, too-smart-for-his-own-good four year old with a potty mouth that ...more
★★★★ 4 memorable and funny-as-hell STARS.
My main reaction while reading this book was pretty much this:
I was either laughing out loud or shocked at something one of the characters said and that made me embarrased in their place for actually saying what they did out loud.
Random thoughts and highlights:
❥ My favorite character of the book was by far Gavin!! He's probably the CUTEST, FUNNIEST four year old ever. Some pf the things he did and said were just too cute and he never
Overall Rating = 2
Book Cover / Book Blurb = 1.5/3 = 2.25
Writers Voice = 2.5
Character Development = 1.5
Story Appreciation = 2
Worth the Chili = 1.5
Reviewed by Hope
This was a disappointing DNF for me. I was almost finished, had about 30 pages to go, but it was just too absurd to keep me any longer and I knew I had lost all patience. I was ready to scrap it about 30 pages in, but then it ...more
I loved loved loved it soooooo much. I don't think that I have ever laughed so hard while reading a book.
What's not to love?
Sex talk( lots of talk)✔
Laughing( lots of laughing)✔
Seduction & Snacks is definitely my favorite of the year so far!!
In the first few pages all I could see was "I'm never having children"...then...babies, babies, babies, ranting, ranting, ranting,
disgusting, disgusting, disgusting, ranting, ranting, ranting....yeah we get it...the heroine has an extreeeeeeme aversion to children, and all things related to them (including childbirth) and then of course she had to go and have a baby of her own in a super romantic manner ...more
Imagine holding on to your virginity for 20 years only to loose it in a drunken, one-night-stand to a hot, but nameless guy at a fraternity party. Yes, lots of things suck about that previous statement, but then top it off with the biggest suck factor of all Mr. Nameless apparently had some super-sperm that somehow escaped confines of the condom. Yes, ...more
At one point, I had tears streaming down my face from laughing so hard!!
5 AMAZING STARS!!!!!!!!
Short Summary: Claire is a college student who decides to lose her virginity at a frat party, but consequently ends up getting knocked up by Carter aka the one night stand. The crazy thing is Claire and Carter never exchanged names after Claire sneaks out the next morning. They never see each other again until 5 years later when Carter ...more
I like how Claire describes her desire to never have ...more
I was a little skeptical about reading this book because I don't typically like books that involve surprise pregnancies or kiddos in general. I prefer my fiction escapes not to mirror my real life as a mom.
Anywho in this story, a drunken one night stand leads to a loss of virginity, a surprise pregnancy, and absolutely no idea as to the identity of the man with the ...more
I am in love. Yes, I have a total girl crush on Tara Sivec. Move over Christian Grey, Im switching teams. I am ready to move near Tara and stalk her so I can be her best friend (and maybe lick her face a little. I love her that much). Or maybe its the characters she wrote I want to hang with. Or are they one in the same?
Seduction and Snacks by Tara Sivec is hands down my new favorite book. I laughed so much during this book scary ...more
I don't care that this was written originally as a Twilight fanfic and that people are pissed that the author pulled her stories from the free domain to publish them (seriously, all of you that gave the author one star for doing that NEED TO GROW UP!!! Why don't y'all just go lay that shit on the doorstep of EL James, considering that Fifty Shades was also originally written as a Twilight fanfic?!), people ...more
My inner goddess tried explaining this to me, since she is currently bored because I dont have a dysfunctional abuser in my life that can defeat me with his enormous&skilled penis.just a really sweet and ordinary fiancé. Poor little me. Erm.her.us! Whatever.
Din, this book is funny because it has such a humongous amount of funny scenes! she told me brightly.
Ah, well then. Ok.
Wait! Sorry! Its not ok! Thats not funny! Thats ...more
3.5 stars. In summary, Claire and Carter met five-years earlier and had a drunken one-night stand that left her pregnant and neither of them knowing how to find the other. Five years later, a chance meeting brings these two together again.
This was a funny romance story, and I get why people are recommending it left and right, but it had way too much snarky, naughty, over-the-top 'bumper sticker' type humor for me. It was just toooo ...more
DNF for now.
I have to be in the right mood for this humor.
Just a little random example:
"I was going to stand next to every single woman in labor and every time a nurse or a doctor or hell, even the woman's husband said something stupid like, 'Just breathe through the pain,' it would be my job to squeeze the living fuck out of their reproductive organs until they were curled up in the fetal position asking for their mommies and I'd say, "Just breathe through the ...more
This book was a huge, HUGE let down. Let me say that I have been saving this book for a rainy day, a day when I needed a funny book to lift me up and put a smile on my face. When I started this book I was very hopeful. However, I soon discovered that this book was not for my taste.
First of all, you know in comedies how there is a funny person and a straight man? This book had no straight man. Both characters were just off the wall and so similar that if it wasn't for the "he" or ...more
Book starts with Claire who never wants kids. Ever. She meets the nameless sperm donor (Carter) whom she looses her virginity to at a frat party. They both search for each other after the fact to no avail. Five years later fate(or his job) brings Carter to Claire's home town....
Claire is probably the funniest ...more
Oh. My. God! Im not quite sure I know what to say
This book was amazing! I dont recall a time that I laughed so much while reading a book! I know there have been times, I just cant think of any.
When I first saw this book around GR, I dismissed it due to its (slightly) cheesy cover. Then a friend sent me the link to the book and told me to check it out (thanks Alyssa!), so I did. I was excited to read it. I love stories where couples were separated and find each other again. Then I saw the mixed ...more
Seduction and Snacks was flipping hilarious and sexy as hell!
Have you ever had an instant connection and attraction to someone? You get each other jokes, have the same taste in movies and music, and are enthralled by their stories? Well thats what Claire and Carter have when they meet five years ago at a college frat party. Claire decides from this connection that Carter would be the perfect guy to take her V-card and then she can move on and immerse herself in college again. Yes, Carter is ...more
Warning: You'll laugh until you cry!!!
To say my weekend was bad, is an understatement. Problems at work and by Saturday afternoon I was slightly depressed... And then I picked this book!! Thank GOD and thank you Tara Sivec!
Hilarious and witty, addictive and funny, this book grabs you and smacks you down. It's offensive and opinionated, you can't help but agree at some points and at others...
The first chapter is the ...more
F**k me gently with a chainsaw ~ Heathers (1988)
This book was such a surprise hit for me. Dont you love it when you browse GR and somehow a book catches your interest and thenBOOM! It turns out to be a great read? Well this story was one of those types of books. Im so happy to have come across it.
Its a pretty simple story. Claire is a 19 year old virgin when she first meets Carter at a fraternity party. They instantly hit it off without actually exchanging names. After all the ...more
"Money can't buy happiness
but it can buy chocolate,
which is kind of the same thing."
Claire and Carter meet at a college party. They feel a strong attraction to each other and ended up night drunk and in bed. Too drunk to know even their names. Next day terrified Claire run away and everything could end up on one ...more
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