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Swept Away by Sloan Parker
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did not like it
bookshelves: married-established-couple, ocean-sea-beach, hawaii

Almost all of the stories I’ve read so far in Don't Read in the Closet: Volume Four collection are about finding love, or starting a relationship.

I was glad when I read in the blurb that Swept Away is about an established couple and their fifteenth anniversary.

I don’t know what I expected but not this, that’s for sure.

Mike and Eddie's usual way of celebrating their anniversary - (view spoiler) - was really disturbing. No wonder Eddie is sick of it.

The very unromantic way of how they met and fell in love made it even worse: (view spoiler) But they stayed together for fifteen years after that, so I’m trying not to be judgmental – with no success, apparently…

So apart from – or because of – these things they didn’t seem to be a great couple. They weren’t in synch, there was no connection or affection between them. Their relationship was dying.

There was nothing in this story I liked. It wasn’t sweet, romantic or hot. I expected more…
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Reading Progress

January 17, 2015 – Shelved
January 17, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
August 20, 2015 – Started Reading
August 21, 2015 – Shelved as: married-established-couple
August 21, 2015 – Shelved as: ocean-sea-beach
August 21, 2015 – Shelved as: hawaii
August 21, 2015 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Aisling Zena (new)

Aisling Zena That sounds so bad.. I hope your luck turns with the next one Exina! :)


message 2: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Kyle Doesn't sound for me either great honest review xx


message 4: by Patrycja (new)

Patrycja Great, honest review x


message 5: by Mariℓina (new)

Mariℓina Honest review E!! So sorry you didn't enjoy it! <3


*P*u*r*p*l*e* Masochist Hope your next read rocks! Great review!


message 7: by Brandi (new)

Brandi Terrific, honest review, Exina! xx


message 8: by Judith (new)

Judith Sorry it didn't work for you,Sweetie:))


Exina Thanks so much, dear friends!


message 10: by Pam (new)

Pam crap, okay... maybe the next one, lol!


message 11: by Exina (new) - rated it 1 star

Exina Pam wrote: "crap, okay... maybe the next one, lol!"

Yes, hopefully. Thanks, Pam! :)


message 12: by Exina (new) - rated it 1 star

Exina Vilda wrote: "Sorry you didn't like it. :/ Sucks, especially when you think you've found something good judging by the blurb. Great review though and better luck with your next read!"

Yes, exactly. Thanks, Vilda! :)


message 13: by Carissa (new)

Carissa Great honest review, Exina.


message 14: by Exina (new) - rated it 1 star

Exina Carissa wrote: "Great honest review, Exina."

Thanks, Carissa! :)


message 15: by Sammy (new)

Sammy Loves Books Sorry this was a total let down ;o/


message 16: by Exina (new) - rated it 1 star

Exina Sammy wrote: "Sorry this was a total let down ;o/"

Thank you, dear! :)


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