So you love a Bad Boy or Tortured Hero

These lovely men with issues are scarred either physically or emotionally, most are bad boys, very alpha-male and hard to love initially but so worth it in the end.
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Booklover Butterfly I'm going to have to really think about all the books I've read because I know I'll have more to vote on once I remember them.


message 2: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Thats great, the mind goes blank pretty fast doesn't it


Booklover Butterfly Yes, especially for chronic book addicts.


message 4: by Buggy (new)

Buggy True that


message 5: by Antoinette (new)

Antoinette In Karen Marie Moning's newest in her FEVER series---the unforgettable gorgeous, sexy beast JERICHO BARRONS = GROWL !!!!!!!!!!!!!... ( from ME ! )


message 6: by Breanne (new)

Breanne This vote is for the Tiger brothers of the Tiger saga :) Kishan the flirty bad boy, and Ren the sensitive poet.


message 7: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Thanks breanne, just add it to the list using the button at the top


message 8: by Wonderly (new)

Wonderly Added YA new release Arthurian bad boys! My Boyfriend Merlin


message 9: by Laura (new)

Laura Now this is a beautiful list of books! :D Brilliant!


message 10: by Buggy (last edited Dec 16, 2011 07:21PM) (new)

Buggy Yay Laura,

It is a thing of beauty isn't it. I love the tortured/scarred heros they always get to me


message 11: by SeptemberTenth (new)

SeptemberTenth Is it weird that I've read nearly 30 books that are just in the top 100? I think I have a problem.


message 12: by Buggy (new)

Buggy LOL SeptemberTenth, welcome to the club, I've read 37. What does that say about us?


message 13: by SeptemberTenth (new)

SeptemberTenth Buggy wrote: "LOL SeptemberTenth, welcome to the club, I've read 37. What does that say about us?"

I think we're already in too deep so we may as well go the whole way now.
There's no turning back LOL


message 14: by Buggy (new)

Buggy I just learned to embrace my love of tortured men and try to stop questioning the whys of it


message 15: by Charlotte (new)

Charlotte I see I have a new reading list now....


message 16: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Yay Charlotte! :)


message 17: by Renata (new)

Renata Ribeiro Well... I read 34 books of this list and they are in the top 100, AAAND I find some others books here really atracttive... I don't even want to think what that says about me!


message 18: by Buggy (new)

Buggy LOL Renata, This list is "dangerous" for people like us. I want to read them all. I seriously wonder what this says about us?


message 19: by Jen_C (new)

Jen_C Nice category.


message 20: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Interesting theory. I think it is true. Well in my case anyways. I'll have to think about this some more


message 21: by Amy (new)

Amy I have read 72 out of these. I'll have to check the other 28 out


message 22: by Shadalis (new)

Shadalis I absolutely LOVE Charley Davis! The son of satin can have me anytime if he looks like that!


message 23: by Tasmiah (new)

Tasmiah Khan why is shiver here ???sam is not a bad boy !!!!


message 24: by Hillian (new)

Hillian The Twilight Saga??? Edward is a bad boy???? What is the world coming to...


message 25: by Andy (new)

Andy Hillian wrote: "The Twilight Saga??? Edward is a bad boy???? What is the world coming to..."

Right!!!!?


message 26: by Zoaki (new)

Zoaki Is Christian Grey bad boy or tortured???Since when??


message 27: by Jill (new)

Jill Graceling's Po is a bad boy/tortured?


tinypinkfangirlrobots Jill wrote: "Graceling's Po is a bad boy/tortured?" If anything Katsa is the tortured one and Po is the virtues hero trying to save her.


message 29: by Jill (new)

Jill Penny wrote: "Jill wrote: "Graceling's Po is a bad boy/tortured?" If anything Katsa is the tortured one and Po is the virtues hero trying to save her."

Right? That's what I was thinking. It was like those western movies where the man returns from war and just wants a kind person to take care of them. Except Po wasn't the soldier in this case.


message 30: by Jill (new)

Jill There's someone missing... Twitch anyone?


message 31: by Sharoza (new)

Sharoza Heavens! I can't believe I've read 90 of the top 100 books! What am I doing with my time? Would I have it any other way? Hell, no!!


message 32: by Booklovinglady (last edited May 27, 2016 10:48AM) (new)

Booklovinglady I came across Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and was wondering whether Severus Sneep or Sirius Black was meant, as they are both adorable :-) Must be Severus Sneep though, as later on I found both Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as well on this list :-)


message 33: by Phedra (new)

Phedra Lim Graceling. Po, tortured hero or bad boy? What is your definition of 'tortured' or 'bad boy'?? I am either unknowingly sadistic or this is not a carefully thought out list.


message 34: by Phedra (new)

Phedra Lim Booklovinglady wrote: "I came across Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and was wondering whether Severus Sneep or Sirius Black was meant, as they are both adorable :-) Must be Severus Sneep though, ..."

Snape not sneep


message 35: by Booklovinglady (last edited Jun 24, 2019 01:09PM) (new)

Booklovinglady Phedra wrote: "Booklovinglady wrote: "I came across Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and was wondering whether Severus Sneep or Sirius Black was meant, as they are both adorable :-) Must be Severus Sneep though, ..."

Snape not sneep..."


Depends what language you read the books in (I read them in Dutch...)


message 36: by Bea (last edited Jun 24, 2019 11:42AM) (new)

Bea What happened to City of Ashes? When I chose it for my task, I noted that I found it on page 1. I have searched through page 9 and have yet to find it listed. So far I have seen #1, #3, #4, and #5 of the series but not #2.


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