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Balancing Act

3.15  ·  Rating details ·  39 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Jonathan Plummer made headlines when New York Times bestselling author Terry McMillan -- whose novel How Stella Got Her Groove Back is based on their romance -- filed for divorce, claiming that Plummer hid his homosexuality in order to marry her for her money and gain U.S. citizenship. Now Plummer delivers a sexy and satisfying novel as deliciously racy as the life he live ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 20th 2008 by Gallery Books (first published September 4th 2007)
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Nakiaa6a { mrz.choic3}6a...lif3 iz crazi
i learned that love is trouble.
Kitani
Oct 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was an alright read. While on a trip to Jamaica, Tasha met Justin and instantly wanted to make him a star. Never being to New York City before and the promise of making it big, Justin decided to take a chance with modeling. I had to give Tasha credit for providing Justin with the opportunity but her selfishness caused things to get out of hand. Justin's interaction with Dorian sparked things up. I was a little surprise with Anne and how she viewed Tasha. One would've never guessed things wo ...more
Bruh
Nov 24, 2008 rated it really liked it
Supposedly a thinly veiled story based on
his relationship/marriage to author Terry
McMillan, its about Justin, from Jamaica,
and how he met Tasha, a powerful woman in
the modeling business. They fall in love,
but after coming back to the States, Justin
begans to question himself, and his
sexuality. A rather fun read, and I was
suprised that it was so. If you take it for
what it is, an entertaining read, and not go
looking for "the dirt" from the real lives of
Jonathan and Terry, you should enjoy this
...more
Tonie
Apr 24, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book because I got it from my book club after not responding to my main selections. It's hard for me not to read a book if I have it. This was not very good...at all. The time line was very disjointed. We go from just arriving in New York to several years later without any segue. We go from a completely heterosexual male with no interest in men to a homosexual male that has no interest in women in a matter of a kiss (and so other stuff). I believe that Mr. Plummer was simply trying t ...more
Linda Boyd
Nothing to get excited about. I don't think Jonathan Plummer has a future as an author. He was smart to capitalize on getting this book out early after the break up with Terri McMillan, there goes his 15 minutes of fame.........
LaJuan
Dec 27, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
total guilty pleasure...no artistic merit whatsoever. Written in tabloid style with subtle references to his own similar true life story. An easy read!
Rhonda
Aug 23, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Kind of all over the place...timelines made no sense at all.
Kanesha
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Nov 21, 2007
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