4.5 stars !!!!
For realzzz people ! EDIT : 09/11/2012 “I wouldn’t want you to suffer,” he said with calm deliberation .“Who would ever want that for someone they care about? We can’t choose our fates, though. We can only choose how we respond to them. I would choose to be with you. I want to celebrate your existence,
Joy. Every day that’s available to me, I want it. I’ll cherish it.”
Beth Kery has been on my authors-that-write-hot radar for quite a while now and Exposed to you
is my first 'exposure' to her writing style and story telling technique . Well , after reading this book , all my thoughts direct me to only one absolute truth and that is :
The first chapter alone ..... HOTTEST.BJ SCENE.EVER !!!!
Damn its hot in here !
Let me just talk about the story and stuffs but I promise I'll be back to all the hotness in just a bit ;)
Joy Hightower is an art teacher . Not just that , she's the niece of Hollywood's top class Visual and Special Effect designer plus she's equally talented when it comes to body painting , tattoo making and prosthetic sculpting . While helping her uncle out on the sets of the high budget underwater world movie Maritime , Joy stumbles upon Everett Hughes , actor extradordinaire . The only problem being she doesn't recognize him as he is covered with layers of makeup and body art . The two share a very .... ummmm .... extremely .... bone jerking moment and then end up not meeting each other for fourteen months . You see , Joy has been diagnosed with Cancer and that little some some she shares with Everett , she just blames it on the 'heat of the moment' thing . Fourteen months later , when she's all cured up , she meets Everett again but doesn't recognize him ... Hell , she didn't even know it was him .. * giggles * .. Anyways , so he recognizes her almost instantly and that's just the beginning of their journey together !!!!
Two reasons why I fell in love with this book :
a) The STEAM factor here got me all hot and bothered ! Whenever I read a super sexy sex scenes , which was pretty much all the sex that this book had to offer
, all I could say was , " Damn !!!! Thats fuckin hot ! Phew , I need something to cool down a bit !!! "
The kind of things I've read here ..... HOLY CRAP ! I've also realized that sex therapy is pretty useful when you want to get your thoughts across to people . Just sayin ..
b) EVERETT oh-so-good HUGHES !!! The guy .. what can I say , he's just .... UNFUCKINGBELIEVABLE ! Top notch Hollywood actor who is NOT a playboy . Doesn't sleep around . Is actually looking for a connection with the the girl he falls in love with , loves his family , loves kids and isn't awkward around them ..... Absolutely in love with him right now !!!!!
Not only is he sexy as hell , he's super considerate too ! I loved how he gave Joy her space whenever she needed it , and did not give up on her no matter how many times she pushed him away .
A guy who is good at heart and excellent on bed ... now that's a keeper !!!!
Joy did manage to get on my nerves at times , but then a part of me did understand what she would be going through . If someone finds out that life is just now like grains of sands that will soon flow out of your hands and be done with , then its not only a battle that is fought by that one particular someone but also by those who love and cherish that someone . I could see how she wanted Everett to be happy and not suffer on her behalf .
My most favorite scene in this book has to be the one where Everett tells Joy that he wont go anywhere and that he'll stick to her no matter what happens . Joy just breaks down , she sobs like she hasn't cried for ages . And at that moment , the readers realize that she really was holding up a lot inside her .
If you are looking for a emotional but a uberly sexy read , look no further , Exposed to you is just for you !