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Imperfections

(Imperfections #1)

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3.87  ·  Rating details ·  366 ratings  ·  76 reviews
Who knew falling in love with my best friend had the potential to single-handedly destroy my entire family?

For as long as I could remember, I'd been in love with sexy, lawyer extraordinaire Nicholas Alexander. We’d always had a certain chemistry growing up, especially after we shared one passionate, forbidden, perfect kiss as teenagers. For years, I’d hoped he could look
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Kindle Edition, 536 pages
Published March 1st 2015 (first published February 1st 2015)
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Three Chicks
Review by Nicole Lorenzo

Cat has loved Nick for as long as she can remember. But him being her older brothers best friend made being with him near impossible. For years she wished and waited while she watched him move through women like candy. Other than an amazing kiss when she was 13 he has never showed any interest in her other than being one of her best friends. He made sure he kept any prospective guys away from her as well. After being away at college for four years Cat decides it’s time to
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Gemma Weir
May 01, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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WARNING!!!! This review is nasty mean and contains loads of spoilers,

read at your peril.

Imperfections is the first book in this series and the first book I have read by this author, I was gifted a copy of the book to read for Gemma reads too much.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Yep that was me screaming!!!!

I’m sorry to say that this is possibly going to more of a rant than a review. But I have to get this out so it doesn’t fester and taint the
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Coco.V
Aug 04, 2020 marked it as to-read
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**** 4 Cranky Stars ****



Catherine (Cat) Reed has loved one man her entire life. All she wanted was for her brothers best friend Nick to see her and want her as much as she wants him. They shared one kiss as teenagers but Nicks friendship with her brother Chris kept more from happening.



Cat leaves New York and her heart for college. When she returns 4 years later she's ready to claim Nick as hers. What she didn't expect was to find out that he's engaged to her now pregnant sister.



Lies and betrayal
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melanie
May 14, 2017 rated it did not like it
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Cocktails and Books
3.5 Cocktails

Nick flirted between being perfect and an outright a-hole, but still I kept reading because I wanted to know if Cat was going to toss him to the curb. And now i'm stuck waiting until the Fall in order to get (hopefully) the final answer.

Full review to come.
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Judy Lewis
Oct 14, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
CAPTIVATING, SEDUCTIVE AND DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINING !!!
Title: Imperfections
Series: Imperfections
Designation: Book One, NOT A STANDALONE, CLIFFHANGER AHEAD
Author: Shaniel Watson
Reading Platform: Kindle Edition
My Rating: Four Delightfully Entertaining Stars****
Wow! Stunning Debut novel from Shaniel Watson! Since this is Shaniel Watson's debut novel, this is obviously my first time reading her work but I can assure you, it won't be my last. As a matter of fact, as soon as I finished reading this b
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wendy Shelton(obsessedbybooks)
* * ARC given on behalf of obsessed by books for an honest review * *

I don't know where to start, cause I don't want give to much away. I never expected it to end the way it did.
This is Shaniel Watson debut novel and what an awesome job.
Cat is finally coming home from college for good, she's not been home in a year, so she's more than ready to see her family and what everyone has been into. When she gets home she so excited and then her best friend comes by and those feelings she's always had
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Toniann
Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book on behalf of obsessive pimpettes. I give this 5 stars
This got me from the first chapter. Cat comes home from behind away to her family. That first night her best friend nick comes to see her and immediately they are attracted to each other but that same night he announces with her sister they are getting married. Cat is devastated. They can't hold their feelings back so as things heat up people get hurt. Things are said that they can't take back. Family is hurt, friendships
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DawnMarie  Carpintero
Apr 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Phenomenal

5 stars

This is the first book in the series and the characters were so relatable I wanted to jump into the book once I started the book I could not put it down I was up till all hours of the Wii morning.
There's just nothing else to say that other than that the book was simply phenomenal.

Happy sexy rating
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DawnMarie  Carpintero
5 stars

This is the first book in the series and the characters were so relatable I wanted to jump into the book once I started the book I could not put it down I was up till all hours of the Wii morning.
There's just nothing else to say that other than that the book was simply phenomenal.

Happy sexy rating
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Kathleen R.
Sep 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Overall Stars: 5 STARS

Family Drama
Childhood


Just because Cat has loved Nick since her teens doesn't mean she gets to keep him on her return from Canada

For as long as I could remember, I'd been in love with sexy, lawyer extraordinaire Nicholas Alexander. We’d always had a certain chemistry growing up, especially after we shared one passionate, forbidden, perfect kiss as teenagers. For years, I’d hoped he could look past my overprotective brothers and our age difference so we could be more than fr
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Jennifer Pierson
WOW JUST WOW! Catherine Reed has been in love with Nicolas her whole life, and she knows they have strong chemistry from the one forbidden kiss they shared when she was a teenager. She kept hoping he would ignore her overprotective brothers, and age difference, but he never did, so she left for New York with a broken heart. Four years later, she's moved back home, and this time she's determined to get her man. However, she's greeted with the news that her sister is engaged to the love of her lif ...more
Reviews from the Heart
For a new author to write this kind of exceptional story is truly inspiring. I have to say I found myself on the edge of my seat throughout most of the book. There were a few times I was hurrying through some of the story, it didn't drag to much. For me I was just ready to see what was going to happen. The way the characters are brought to life are phenomenal. Truly a great piece of writing and I can't wait to see what happens next. Yes it does have a cliffhanger so be warned! I'm not a fan of t ...more
Lorena  Garcia -- Brittany's Book Blog
**Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review**

Bravo to this new author because she did such an outstanding job with this first book in the Imperfections series. I was hooked immediately. I absolutely adored it!

Cat and Nick have been friends since they were really young. Cat used to love hanging out with Nick and her brother Chris. They were four years older than her but she didn't care and neither did they. Cat has had a crush on Nick all her life and Nick started developing feelings for C
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Fiction  Vixens Blog
This was my first time reading anything by Shaniel Watson and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed this touching story. Ms Watson has given us a touching story that will suck you in and keep you there from start to finish ,and then will leave us wanting more from this author. This is Catherine "Cat" Reed's and Nickolas "Nick" Alexander's touching romance story. Cat is coming home after 4 years being away, but she's coming back to claim the man that she loves. And that is the one and only Nick ,b ...more
Theresa Alberts
If you love a story filled with drama, love triangles, paternity tests, overbearing family members and friendship than Imperfections by Shaniel Watson is the story for you...

Catherine Reed returns home with a woman's body and clothes that accentuate her assets in the hopes of gaining the attention of the love of her life, who also happens to be her brothers best friend, when all hell breaks loose. With her sister Kate making the announcement to end all announcements Cat wonders if she was too la
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LLEP  Book Blog
May 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book I've read from this author and it had me hooked pretty much from the first chapter.

Nick has been part of Cat's life since she was a kid, palling around with her older brother. She's loved him as long as she can remember. But things are not always as they appear and sometimes when family is in the mix, things go a little bit sideways. Sparks fly, humor shows up in the most unlikely of places, and we see real people with real emotions dealing with the hand they were dealt.

I
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Robyn Corcoran
May 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cat ( Catherine) is a young woman in her early twenties who has been friends with her big brother's best friend, Nick, for years but also harbouring a secret love for him.
Nick always thought highly of Cat and was very protective of her.
A chance meeting with Cat's older sister, Kate, sets a catastrophe in motion for everyone.
Ava, Nick's cousin, adds a touch of humour and is a fun character.
Nick, at times, frustrated me to no end! The lies by omission and outright lies turn things around, especial
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Wendy Livingstone
Jul 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received and ARC from LLEP in exchange for an honest review.
This is a debut novel from this author, therefore, I was not sure what to expect. I did find this book a tad confusing at times as there were so many different characters involved. Thus the four rating!! However, I did enjoy this book.
Cat and Nick have known each other since they were children, as Nick is her brother’s best friend. The chemistry between them is off the charts. This book is a cliffy, and I look forward to reading the
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Carrie Gubish
Oct 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Good story

This is a good drama romance book for sure. I have not read the second yet. But I hope she goes with Matt. Seriously if Nick can do that at the end of the book well screw him. She deserves someone better. He won't ever be faithful, he's a joke.
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Vanessa Lawford
Jun 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was heart breaking, It was awesome. I absolutely loved the story of Nick and Cat. I couldnt put it down.
Ninnie
Jun 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
You can read my full review here.

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Nelly
Sep 12, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Certainly, the storyline wasn't perfect

A book about two people attempting to rekindle a ‘what if’ romance should be an appealing read. Because it’s a second chance lost love trope. The plot, about two friends, losing contact over the years and after seeing each other again; wants to polish off what they started but they have major obstacles in their way should be a book that rises like a tower.

Unluckily, it didn't live up to the premise. I opine in this book everything and everyone appearances
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Jo Smith
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG! This is friggin' incredible!! Captivating, addictive, emotive, heart-breaking, breath-taking, breath-stopping, refreshing, sizzling panty-hot, frustrating, reader yelling at pages best book ever!!! Even that list isn't OTT for how I felt reading this book!!
This is the best friend to lovers book I have ever read (and I am a book-whore so I have read lots). The intelligent insightful way that Shaniel has written this book is truly in a class all of her own. Each character has been perfected,
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Wit & Wonder Books
ARC PROVIDED BY AUTHOR IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW

After reading the third book in this series and enjoying it so much I decided to go back to the beginning. Shaniel Watson really brings the drama in ‘Imperfections’, it’s a four star read.

I have to admit I was a little unsure about this book when I read the blurb as although I don’t mind the best friend’s sibling, forbidden love stories or ones with cheating I do struggle a bit with the going after the partner of a sister. Maybe it’s because
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Louise
Aug 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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After reading the third book in this series and enjoying it so much I decided to go back to the beginning. Shaniel Watson really brings the drama in ‘Imperfections’, it’s a four star read.

I have to admit I was a little unsure about this book when I read the blurb as although I don’t mind the best friend’s sibling, forbidden love stories or ones with cheating I do struggle a bit with the going after the partner of a sister. Maybe it’s because I grew up with tw
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Eva Mcfarden
Nov 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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5 + STARS



WOW! This book will keep you anticipating what an ALPHA male like Nick Alexander can do, with you, for you and to you! He's sexy, intoxicating and down right lethal in the courtroom and the bedroom.

One bad decision puts this man on a path he does not want to be on and the timing couldn't be worse.

Cat returns home after graduating from college. The first time she's been home and today of all days, her world is shattered. The only man she has e
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Elaine Wilson
Jul 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of epic proportions.

I stayed up til two in the morning to finish this book, only to lay there thinking, WTF? How can you end it like this? But that aside, the story and the writing really were great. I am seriously hoping that we get more of this and that this isn't just the end for Cat and Nick. Because I would be so pi**ed if it was.

Cat decides its time to come home.
Nick, the man she's loved since she was a kid comes to welcome her home.

But then her sister,
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Timothy Hendricks
I thought the book was well written. One thing I did not like about the book is the ending. I thought it was rather abrupt. I thought the characters were fleshed out well. And the book held my interest to the end. However, I did not like it enough to want to read anything more written by this author. As much as it held my interest I didn't really like the subject matter. The two principle characters in the book are Nicholas Alexander and Catherine "Cat" Reed. I can't stand Nicholas Alexander he ...more
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