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Bad Reputation

(Bad Bachelors #2)

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3.86  ·  Rating details ·  311 ratings  ·  109 reviews
Wes Evans, son of Broadway royalty, just wants to achieve something without riding on his family's coattails. Too bad the whole world is talking about his sex life after the notorious Bad Bachelors app dubs him "The Anaconda." But when he sees a talented ballet dancer, he knows she is exactly what he needs to make his show a success.

Remi Drysdale only had one thought when
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Mass Market Paperback, 379 pages
Published August 7th 2018 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Zoe
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sultry, emotive, and intriguing!

Bad Reputation is a humorous, alluring tale that combines the hardworking, handsome, well-hung, Wes with the beautiful, wary, dancer extraordinaire, Remi in a push-pull storyline filled with friendship, gossip, romance, seduction, jealousy, family drama, smoking tension, racy banter, witty dialogue, and sizzling chemistry.

The writing is spicy and fun. The supporting characters are gregarious, amusing, and likable. And the plot is a charming and engaging ride as it
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The second installment of the Bad Bachelor series brings havoc for another NY bachelor and some ethical questions of a dating app gone awry. Wes Evans is behind the eight ball when he needs to cast the main female lead in his off-Broadway dance production and is looking for that diamond in the rough. When he takes his young niece to a barre class he meets instructor Remi Drysdale and is intrigued and wants her for his show when he watches her dance beautifully. Remi knows not to mix business wit
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marieno
Aug 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
It's the second time I read Stefanie London. I read the first book of the series and I liked her ideas, her writing style and the character of Remi.

In her book, Remi is really what's interested me the most. I like to see her deal with her struggles, her relationship with her parents, with her friends (we don't see a lot of Darcy and Annie but there is a lot going on and I like how Remi dealt with her feelings)

The setting is a dance show with ballet and it's not usually my cup of tea but I like t
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Aly
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5

Have you heard of the Bad Bachelor app ? It's the new trend that allow women to rate their dates. But before we talk about it, let me tell you about the characters. Remi Drysdale is a former ballerina who give dance lessons at a studio. The Aussie went to New York to leave behind a broken heart and the ballet industry that squashed her dreams and hopes before it could begin. Wes Evans (love that name!) was a guest judge on Dance Idol, but being dubbed the Anaconda (yeah, it's what you think ;
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Bad Reputation is the second book in the Bad Bachelors series, which revolves around a dating review app a la the former DontDateHimGirl.com. I recommend reading these books in order so you have the backstory on the app, its creator, and the circle of female friends serving as our heroines. Note: This review may contains spoilers for the first book, Bad Bachelor, so proceed at your own risk.

Our hero is Wes Evans, dubbed The Anaconda on the Bad Bachelors app. Unlike our first hero, Reed McMahon,
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Bette Hansen
Aug 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A great read as the Bad Bachelor app wreaks havoc on another unsuspecting bachelor. This time the target seems to be Wes "the anaconda" Evans. Working hard to get his new broadway show off the ground Wes has no time to worry about the silly app. Finding the perfect ballerina for his show is his latest objective. When he sees Remi Drysdale in a kid's ballet class he knows his search is over. Now to convince her to give the show and possibly him a chance. Then those reviews cost him a show backer ...more
Samantha (WLABB)
Aug 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Well, that was really great. Great characters, great story, great chemistry. I just enjoyed every second of it. London is new to me, but I am now going to download the fist book in this series, so I can catch up, and be prepared for Annie's story.
Helen
Aug 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
MS London has such a fabulous voice when it comes to writing stories that connect with readers, she brings her characters to life, makes them friends, you feel their emotions, their pain and their happiness and in this second instalment in the Bad Bachelors series we get to see Remi meet the man that will sweep her off her feet in a story of dance and love, make yourself comfortable for this one.

Remi Drysdale is an Aussie living in New York, she left Australia when her dancing career and life we
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Meli
Apr 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-books
Wie auch im Vorgänger finde ich die App, die wieder eine Rolle spielt, absolut verwerflich, aber das wird auch von den Charakteren thematisiert. So fühlt sich Wes mal wie ein Produkt auf Amazon - und hat damit schon recht!

Aber abgesehen davon hat es mir wieder sehr gut gefallen!
Remi hat schon ein paar unschöne Erfahrungen mit dem Showbusiness gemacht und ihr Selbstbewusstsein als Balletttänzerin ist nicht mehr so groß wie es vorher mal war. Als sie das großartige Angebot von Wes bekommt, ist sie
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nick
4.5/5

Oh man, I just loved this book. Can I simply leave my review at that? Bad Bachelor was such a pleasant surprise for me earlier this year. I thought it would be more of a romantic comedy, but it surprised me by bringing forward not only an entertaining romance but also thought-provoking discussions about the state of social media. Finding out that Bad Reputation was set in the theater/ballet world just about sealed the deal for me and I was giddy with excitement. This book delivered on every
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Crystal
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Ruthie Taylor
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the second book in the series - and I would recommend that you read book 1 first as there are strong links, but it probably isn't essential. Stefanie London has done a good job of catching the reader up on the basics.

Wes has broken away from his family, wanting to be successful in his own right. He keeps coming across hurdles, but a chance meeting with Remi at his niece's ballet class at least gives him a new lea
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Claire
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5***** This book was recommend to me and I'm so glad I read It because it was so enjoyable. Two people struggling with their own demons, their own secrets, can they work through them and do what's right for each of them. This delved into the life of an ex ballet dancer Remi who has been through some tough times and is trying to find out where she is going. Along comes Wes who is trying to prove he can achieve his dream without his families support. Throw in some underhanded tactics from others ...more
Mary
Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: wicked
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

A cute fun read with all the angsty drama of the first book.

Remi came to New York City after sabotaging her ballet career in Melbourne. After a couple of bad auditions, she decides she's not good enough to dance professionally so she becomes a ballet teacher. A chance meeting with Wes Evans, the son of ballet royalty, gives her a chance at something she thought she'd never get: a real chance to dance in an acclaimed ballet
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Isha Coleman
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He's a bad boy full of good ideas. She's a good girl that's had a string of bad luck. In a world where reputation is everything, Wes and Remi are about to make some noise in the most delightful of ways. Bad Reputation is deceiving. London grabs attention with a little naughty in the title, but it's the heart that resides inside that is the star of the show. Despite the odds, Remi and Wes refused to quit dreaming and chose to reach for the stars. Resistance is futile when it comes to matters of t ...more
Jess Lawson
Jul 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Bad Reputation is the second book in the Bad Bachelors series by Stefanie London. The Bad Bachelors app is at it again. It has a way of giving women a car fax on men before dating them. This book has chemistry, Jealousy, and Sinful Lust. You will love this story of an amazing ballerina and the prince of broadway royalty.
Norwyn Schäfer
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4/5 Sterne
Bad Boss
von Stefanie London
Forever by Ullstein
„Ja, Wes ist gut im Bett. Und dank der Bad Bachelors App weiß das ganz New York …
Wes Evans, Sohn eines Broadway-Produzenten, möchte endlich selbst etwas erreichen. Der sexy Millionär ist für seine preisverdächtigen Auftritte auf der Bühne bekannt. Doch seit die Bad Bachelors App erschienen ist, scheint die ganze Welt nur noch über sein Privatleben zu sprechen. Als er durch Zufall eine talentierte Balletttänzerin entdeckt, weiß er, dass sie
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Jen
Mar 24, 2019 rated it liked it
After enjoying Book 1, I really expected to enjoy this book just as much. But unfortunately, this was just an okay read for me. I actually listened to the audiobook for this one and it made the middle of the book seem to drag on even more, so that didn't help, I couldn't exactly skim through parts quickly then.

Remi is a ballerina who is living in the U.S. after some things went down in Australia that ended her career there. She's teaching barre classes now in NY, having given up on her dream to
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Deborah
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! What an intense book to read!! Bad Reputation is the second installment of the Bad Bachelors series by Stefanie London. I loved the first book, Bad Bachelor, and this was just as good! Stefanie gives us a well rounded storyline, very likeable characters, and intriguing dialog. It sucks you right in! As the story unfolds, you are right there watching everything with bated breath! Remi and Wes' story was interesting since it takes place in the ballet world-something I know nothing about. It i ...more
Ayekah
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Book two in this series and wowza! This one just knocked my socks off. I absolutely loved this story.
It's intense, the characters are so well written and you get pulled into the story from the very first page. Romance abounds, the angst is low-medium, the steam is smoking hot and the storyline is so very real you feel like you're in the front row watching this drama unfold. And unfold it does.
The series revolves around a dating app called Bad Bachelors, introduced in Book one. This story happens
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Leah
Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
I loved this second book in Stefanie London’s series Bad Bachelors. This book continues to tell the story of what can go wrong when people review you online using the Bad Bachelors review site. It is an interesting take on the dating scene and the types of reviews women will post. If you haven’t read the first book in the series, don’t worry! You can pick this one up and it does stand on its own. The characters and their backgrounds are so unique in this book.
Wes Evans comes from NYC ballet roy
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Mary Mooney
Aug 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads, so here is my review.
The Bad Bachelors app strikes again but this time it is after Wes Evans. He was known for his family connections in the ballet world but now he is known by the reviews being left on the app. Wes thinks if he forgets about them then they will not matter. After all they are not bad reviews, they just talk about his sex life.
Remi Drysdale left Australia four years ago and after a few bad auditions, she did
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Marsha Spohn
Reviewed at Keeper Bookshelf

The Bad Bachelor app has struck once again, and this time it may cost one good man not only his Broadway show’s backing but the love of his life as well.

I had fun with Wes and Remi’s romance. It’s fun and flirty with some major sass, banter and steam added in for good measure. Wes wasn’t looking for romance as he watched Remi dance at the dance studio, he was looking for that unknown, ready to burst into a star level dancer… he just didn’t expect to discover her in a
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Elley Murray
Rating: 4.5 stars

I adored this book. Fair warning - it does get fairly technical into ballet and dance jargon. I loved every second of it but if you don't like reading about tendus and turnout, well, you've been warned. I love that Stefanie clearly either is/was a dancer, is close with dancers, or REALLY did her research. (Ballet dancer feet are NOT pretty feet...) This book reminded me a lot of the movie Center Stage (in a good way), what with the ballerina with an inner fire being thrust into
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Lynn Brooks
Aug 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Bad Bachelor app strikes again! With the second book in the series, we meet a guy who's getting raving reviews about the size of his ... package! He's finding it hard to conduct business and get any respect in the industry when he's the talk of the town. He meets Remi by happenstance, but the second he sees her dance, he sees the potential of a star and will stop at nothing to get her to agree to do his show. Along the way they start to fall for each other though ... and she doesn't have a g ...more
Steffi
Auf "Bad Boss" war ich sehr gespannt, da mir der Reihenauftakt vor einiger Zeit sehr gut gefallen hat und ich somit sehr gespannt war wie es mit den Bad Bachelors weitergeht.

Die Geschichte sprüht wieder vor Humor und Charme, so dass ich sehr schnell in das Buch reingefühlt habe und mich sofort wieder sehr gut unterhalten gefühlt habe.

Remi und Wes waren super sympathische Charaktere und für mich haben die beiden einfach perfekt zusammengepasst. Die Chemie zwischen den beiden war absolut spürbar u
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Jackie Wright
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I’m really enjoying the Bad Bachelors Series and this book is as good if not better than the first in the series, this time it’s Wes Evans being targeted by the notorious Bad Bachelor App they have dubbed him “The Anoconda” and it’s really messing up with the backing he is trying to get for his new show. Wes is trying a completely different angle to ballet and free dance but he wants to do it on his own and is determined to raise the money needed from backers and not go to his ballet royalty fam ...more
Pelusa Rivera
Jul 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Rcvd an ARC at no cost to author..(netgalley) Yes this book was good! Thanks Stefanie this goes on the list of books I enjoy that you write. This book was the second in the series and even though it is not needed to read this one I always advise my readers that they should read to get more out of the story line. So we have Wes who's reputation is well bad as the title explains he is a bachelor that got the misfortune of being listed as a "Bad Bachelor" on an app that gets to trash bachelors, and ...more
B.
Jun 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in London’s series about a world where there is an app called Bad Bachelors where women can go online and discuss/trash guys they’ve dated. Think of it as a Yelp for dates. The guy whose profile is blowing up now is Wes Evans, son a a famous couple in ballet circles who is trying to make it on his own with an independent off-off-Broadway dance show. So it’s a distraction that women are going online to rave about his, er...anatomy when he’s so focused on his show.

He finds
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Blodeuedd Finland
Omg, this Bad Bachelor app is so evil. If you read book 1 then you know. It ruined someone's life. Here the reviews are positive, but if you are trying to put on a show that might fail, then maybe you do not want the press to discuss the size of your private parts instead of your show.

In book 1 we learned who made the app. In this one I got even madder at that person. I can not forgive that person. Enough is enough.

But yes to the book. Wes has a big *beeeep*. Or so the reviews say. He is a good
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Originally from Melbourne, Australia Stefanie now lives in Toronto, Canada with her wonderful husband. She loves to read, collect lipsticks, watch zombie movies and drink coffee.

Her bestselling book, Pretend It's Love, is a 2016 Romantic Book of the Year finalist with the Romance Writers of Australia.

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