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Dirty

(Dive Bar #1)

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3.90  ·  Rating details ·  21,296 ratings  ·  2,552 reviews
Love—on the rocks….

The last thing Vaughan Hewson expects to find when he returns to his childhood home is a broken hearted bride in his shower, let alone the drama and chaos that come with her.

Lydia Green doesn't know whether to scream or cry in a corner. Discovering the love of your life is having an affair on your wedding day is bad enough. Finding out it's with his be

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Paperback, 275 pages
Published April 19th 2016 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Haidoulina You don't have to read Stage Dive series to read this one... Although I loved Stage Dive, I highly recommend it... This one is stand alone,it doesn't…moreYou don't have to read Stage Dive series to read this one... Although I loved Stage Dive, I highly recommend it... This one is stand alone,it doesn't end with a cliffhanger... The next book will be with a different couple....(less)

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Candace
This is one of those books that I expected to love, but that ended up falling flat for me. Most of my friends really liked this one and I loved the 'Stage Dive' series by this same author. Maybe I just expected too much, based on how much I loved that series. Whatever the reason, this book was just good and not great for me.

In the beginning, I thought I was surely going to love it. Lydia was hilarious in her heartbreak and I could not stop laughing. It still makes me smile when I think of her sc
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Patrycja
Feb 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Title: Dirty
Series: Dive Bar #1
Author: Kylie Scott
Release Date: 5 April, 2016
Rating: 4.5 stars
Cliffhanger:. No
HEA: (view spoiler)





I am a great fan of Kylie Scott’s books, as they are simply the most entertaining, the cutest and the sexiest of stories; I always have so much fun while reading what she’s written. She really knows how to mix silly humor with some drama and lots of hot between the sheets action. Her stories albeit simple and entertaining feel real to me.

Peop
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Baba
DNF @56%, no rating coz I wanted to review it. Review posted February 22, 2016

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In order to avoid ridiculously stylized controversies, I decided a while ago to not review books anymore that get less than 3 stars from me. Now, in this case, I will forego a rating because I wanted to review Dirty. So let me cut right to the chase of the matter.

Dirty didn't meet my expectations. I tried to excuse the beginning with some kind of situation comedy, but even then I was annoyed with the clueless heroine w
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Wendy'sThoughts
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kylie Scott Fans, RocknRoll, Romance
5 In the Kylie Scott Groove Stars
* * * * * LUCKY YOU, IT'S LIVE!!!!!!
To Do A Full Review, Or Not.... That is the question....With this coming out in April and it being only February....should I hold back the goods to a more appropriate time....


Hell, No!

For this is Vintage Kylie Scott storytelling at its best. This is the Scott writing which drew me in with Lick and then made me actually do a real review with Play https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1.... (view spoiler)
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XxTainaxX
Apr 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I fell in "crazy at first sight" with this book. It's sweet, funny, romantic, and sexy all rolled up into one. Vaughan and Lydia don't meet under the best of circumstances but watching their love blossom was a delightful treat. Lydia is this curvy, sassy chick with a big heart whose had some tough breaks....The latest being a cheating fiancé, which gets outed on their wedding day. Vaughan is trying to find his way after his dream just crumbled. He's resistant to binding ties but he's just to dar ...more
Sabrina
NOW LIVE!!!
*Amazon US*Amazon UK*Barnes & Noble*

I have to say that Dirty wasn't exactly the type of book that I was expecting. I was thinking it would be more like the Stage Dive series, I guess, but even though the storyline wasn't like I thought it would be, the book kicked some ass and I ended up loving it. .



Reading the story was really fun, and the whole book was enjoyable. I loved Vaughn, his personality was playful which was something you don't normally see in these types of books but i
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Olga therebelreader
~ 4.5 'SOMETIMES CRAZY WORKS' stars

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Overall it was an amazing book that I'd recommend to anyone who loves friendship to romance stories. Imagine discovering on your wedding day that the love of your life is cheating on you, only to find out that the person he has been seeking late night dalliances with is not a woman but actually a man. And, this is exactly what happened with our heroine, Lydia. Suddenly, her world is turned upside down. She is shocked, surprised, crushed and crazy angry! Her f
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✦❋Arianna✦❋
Apr 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.75 ‘To bullshit and broken hearts’ Stars

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Kylie Scott delivered an entertaining story filled with humor, sweetness and plenty of sexy times. This was only my second book by this author, but for sure it won’t be my last since I enjoyed this one, so I’m looking forward to read more books by her. 'Dirty' is the first installment in Kylie Scott’s new series entitled 'Dive Bar' and tells the story of Lydia and Vaughn.

"Do you believe in crazy at first sight?"


Lydia, our heroine needs a new life pl
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Alp
Absolutely loved this book!

It’s been a long time since I last read a great NA Romance story. Kylie Scott's officially become one of my favorite authors. This was my second time reading her book and I can tell I had no idea that my socks would be this thoroughly knocked off. I was pleasantly surprised with how very well it worked out for me in almost every way.

The story started off very interesting and it moved along at an excellent pace. It continually got better and better the further I read, a
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Kelly (and the Book Boar)
Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/

3.5 Stars

Dirty ended up on my TBR for reasons that I could not even remember. I figured it was like every other book and a Goodreader had just read it, but Future Jess was only “currently reading” it and had not yet posted a review/update that would have made me request this from the porny librarian. Turns out it was a baseball mom! Not exactly sure how she figured out I'm a filthy smut monger, but I’m so glad she did.

Lydia was all rea
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• Lisa •
Mar 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
FOUR DIVE BAR STARS.

"... Hearts are so stupid."

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It feels like I've been waiting forever to read more from Kylie Scott and at long last I've finally got my hands on her newest release to date. Falling in love with this author has always been easy and when I heard the news that there was plans for something new I couldn't have been more excited. Kylie Scott always delivers romance with plenty of heat and loveable characters. 'Dirty' was exactly all that I was hoping it to be and with a hero as ro
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Kathleen
Feb 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Release Date: April 19th 2016
Story Rating ~ 4 Stars
Hero Rating ~ 5 Stars
Heroine Rating ~ 4 Stars
Romance Rating ~ 4 Stars
Heat Level ~ 3.75 Stars
Ending ~ 5 Stars!
Overall Rating ~ 4 Stars

I have really been wanting to read a Kylie Scott book, I was SO excited when I saw Dirty was offered up on Netgalley and even more so when I got the email letting me know I was approved.

I REALLY enjoyed this read, from page one I was hooked in. I felt so bad for what Lydia had gone through finding out what her fian
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Aileene
I swear Kylie Scott created a monster out of me.
She really messed with my brain.
....mind was thoroughly fucked in the best way possible.

Vaughan, babe, I want you in my bed. NOW.

“Even with no clothing to take cues from, the dude was clearly the epitome of cool. He looked about my age, or maybe a little older. He had longish red-blond hair, dark blue eyes set in an angular face, a lean but muscular torso covered in tattoos, and a rather large cock.”



I would've thought that I would lose interest be
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4,5 DIRTY STARS

I have to admit that I was so excited for this new series! I love Kylie Scott and her Stage Dive series! I have met Vaughan and his character was so interesting that really wanted his character to get it's own book! Dirty is a funny, sweet, hot and emotional story!

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The beginning is really good and so funny, the way these two meet is hilarious! I loved how the story developed!Vaughan is amazing, I'm in love with his personality! He is sweet, protective, funny and super hot! I love
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V. PARENTAL GUIDANCE:  A Court of Wings and Ruin is NEW ADULT/EROTICA but Goodreads editors won't tell you
Still at 1.99! I assume that's the regular price for Americans? Why is this book so overpriced in Australian retailers? Not fair. Now I don't want to read.
*********** UPDATE MARCH 9TH, STILL AT $1.99*******
*****Discount alert ******
March 8th

ONLY 1.99

American friends I haven't read this one but it's for low-angst fans and I have heard great things about this one. Take advantage of the price!!

Aussie friends, don't even look up, not for us.
Dilek VT
I think I love Kylie Scott’s writing. Light, fun and carefree. Her books usually put a big smile on my face. I loved her Stage Dive series, Play, being my favourite and Mal, being the unforgettable hero of the series.

This first book in Dive Bar series has two lovable characters: Lydia and Vaughan. The side characters are also awesome. And, there is a surprise appearance of Mal from Play, yay :)

The first meeting of Lydia and Vaughan was real fun. She discovers that the man she is about to marry i
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S.M. West
4.5 Babe STARS

I became a Kylie Scott fan with my first read, Lick, and for that David and Ev will forever have a special place in my heart. Even with that, I loved her Dive Stage Series and was super excited to read Dirty. Kylie’s books are entertaining, sexy and an all-around good time. I must say that this was just as good as all the others but it’s different. Not different bad but it’s got a whole other vibe and it totally worked for me. I really enjoyed it!

From the first sentence, Kylie had
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Joëlle
*** ARC kindly provided by the publisher St. Martin's Press, via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. ***

I recently read Deep by this author and really loved it. After reading Deep I was really looking forward to reading Vaughan's book and all other books in the Stage Dive series (especially Mal who makes a small appearance in Dirty).

I loved both main characters and the side characters. I did like it but it feels like something is missing... It's a great romance but that's all. I'm als
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Michelle
Vaughan is just so great.



This was just brilliant. I really enjoyed it he story is so good. Vaughan is a great character he is a great guy. He is going through a few issues with his life and coming back to his childhood home doesn't make this easy. His childhood home holds a few bad memories for him but there is also a lot of great ones to. His career is a lil al over the place and he needs time out. But things didnt really go to plan.



Lydia life was goin well until some sent her a message tha
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✰♊ Angie ♊✰
Good... not great.
Liked it... didn't love it.
And, that's just the way it goes.

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I enjoyed the humor, the crazy characters, the cameo from Mal of the Stage Dive series, the sexy times. I just didn't feel the connection between the two MCs. I couldn't get behind them and root for them considering their circumstances. I just didn't buy it.

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Now, I'm super stoked to read about some of the side characters in this story. And I'm hoping, given the fact that we're introduced to their lives fairly well in t
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Amy | Foxy Blogs
FOUR POINT FIVE STARS

"You're thinking I'm bat-shit crazy now, aren't you?"
One thing that's always a guarantee with a Kylie Scott book is you are in for a fun time. Her characters are always the life of the party and the story lines have you both laughing and cheering for them. The situation the characters find themselves in are ones that make for an amusing read. And this book was no exception... here we have a runaway bride who ends up breaking into a stranger's house where he finds her hidin
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✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
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Four months ago Lydia came to Coeur d'Alene to finally find her place to belong.

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And after a whirlwind romance with her real-estate boss Chris, she's getting married....today.
Or not. Because minutes before she was supposed to walk down the aisle, she receives a video on her phone. Of her darling Chris....having sex with his best man Paul.
No time to mourn the loss of her perfect future in the perfect family. They couldn't stand her anyway....She never would've belonged to them, the way she always
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
5 Crazy is a Bit of a Whore Stars!

When reading a Kylie Scott book, it is a guarantee that you will be completely caught up in her tale and entertained like no other. She has a fabulous way of delivering the most unique stories with complex characters, and she does it with both humor and passion. For me, Dirty is by far her best tale to date!

So begins a story of a woman who is about to embark on the biggest journey of her life…marriage. Lydia Green is entering the life of the rich and entitled un
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Lo Bookfrantic
★★★LIVE ALERT★★★
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FULL REVIEW TO FOLLOW

4.5 Crazy at first sight ~ Stars

I laughed so freaking much reading this book and I felt a LOT of ANGST overall my first book by this author was a winner and it will not be my last....FULL review to post soon.



This is a new author for me but when I saw the cover I knew I had to request it however I was scared shitless I wasn't going to get it...to my surprise I did and I feel ill excited and I want to jump of joy or throw up in excitement ok I just
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Sh3lly (grumpybookgrrrl.com)
Apr 22, 2016 rated it liked it
Recommended to Sh3lly (grumpybookgrrrl.com) by: Maya
This was a fun little rocker romance. Lydia is a "runaway" bride (with good reason, actually) and finds herself in Vaughan's house...okay she breaks in to escape the wedding madness. It's a completely ridiculous setup, but it totally worked for me. This started out strong and then kind of dragged in the middle, and ended with a predictable HEA.

However, it was an enjoyable easy read. Both characters were likeable and there was very little drama. The story was told from Lydia's POV, so we got a li
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Christy
Apr 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
4-4.5 stars!!!

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One thing I know to be true when I’m starting a Kylie Scott book is it’s going to be a good time. Her books are always fun and hella entertaining. Dirty made me smile and laugh from the start, but also had a perfect amount of sexy and sweet to go with it!

Lydia’s story starts on her wedding day. She’s looking perfect in her gown and makeup when she gets an incoming text that will rock her world. After seeing what she sees, Lydia knows she cannot marry her fiancé so she makes a run
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Aisling Zena
Apr 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
3-3.5 stars

I'll be honest I was way more invested in finding out what would happen with Pat and Nell. I want epic scale grovel from Pat for Nell! EPIC!! Mini rant ahead.. (view spoiler)

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Denisa
I can't believe everyone was right about this book! It's absolutely amazing!


I loved everything about it, but most of all I absolutely enjoyed the MC's personality. The chick was amazing! Can't help myself, I always enjoy a strong, witty, sarcastic, smart female character.
This is one of the very few romance novels that actually has a really good plot and where interesting stuff happens, I couldn't sleep until I found out what happened (although well, it's still a romance, what do you expect? The
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Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮
Mar 02, 2016 rated it liked it
Recommended to Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮ by: Cathy (cathepsut)
"If you love your girl? Buy her books."


Yes. All the books, please.

This was pretty good, Vaughan was a babe and Lydia was hilarious, but I just couldn't handle all the drama at the end. Looks like my drama-llama allergy is back.

3.5 you're-it-for-me Stars

Thanks for the buddy read you lovely Abtastic Ab Loving Geishas!
☆★Tinja★✮ A Court of Pizza and Laziness
Dnf at 20%. Ehhh. There's nothing wrong with this. I just find it a bit.. boring.
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