Did you feel like it is a story of a sex-hungry woman

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Post by BoyLazy » 19 Nov 2017, 06:57

Brandi Noelle wrote:Far too many sex scenes that did nothing to further the plot, other than make the heroine look trashy. It started to read a bit like a porn film...girl relaxing at home, pizza guy arrives, they have sex. That was how purposeless some of the scenes felt.
It should be present with purpose. You are right. Purposeless sex is not exciting.
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Post by Vickie Noel » 19 Nov 2017, 11:15

I haven't read the book but I'm usually very wary about sexually explicit stories and from the comments, it seems the vote is against the book. I'm of the opinion that self control should be exerted to an extent in such matters, thus a book that promulgates purposeless sexual encounters would certainly be off-putting.
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Post by Christina Rose » 19 Nov 2017, 13:36

BoyLazy wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:Is there any good book with such scenes which are likeable? I need few references for a story that I am writing..
You may want to look into Belle Ami's books. They have been reviewed through this site. I am not familiar with the books myself, but if I remember correctly from the reviews I read, she did a better job with the erotic scenes.

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Miriam Molina wrote:I don't think those explicit scenes were needed at all. I was also fearful that each new character introduced was a potential "playmate." The sex became more frequent than even the meals.
The only scene I feel has any relevance is the first erotic scene with Marty. Don't get me wrong, it could have been left out, but it wasn't as out of place as the numerous other erotic scenes.
Great I'll try to read some books of Belle..
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Post by esthernn » 19 Nov 2017, 14:29

sounds like scenes of sex are too much to handle, won't go for a copy right now.

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Post by Christina Rose » 19 Nov 2017, 14:48

esthernn wrote:sounds like scenes of sex are too much to handle, won't go for a copy right now.
They are definitely in excess, while not driving the plot forward. I would recommend against reading this book if senseless erotic scenes bother you. It’s hard to find enjoyment in the remainder of the novel, since it is so often interrupted with these scenes.

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Post by NandoMatos » 19 Nov 2017, 21:01

:D
Vickie Noel wrote:I haven't read the book but I'm usually very wary about sexually explicit stories and from the comments, it seems the vote is against the book. I'm of the opinion that self control should be exerted to an extent in such matters, thus a book that promulgates purposeless sexual encounters would certainly be off-putting.
-- 19 Nov 2017, 21:08 --
Vickie Noel wrote:I haven't read the book but I'm usually very wary about sexually explicit stories and from the comments, it seems the vote is against the book. I'm of the opinion that self control should be exerted to an extent in such matters, thus a book that promulgates purposeless sexual encounters would certainly be off-putting.
Vickie, that is really important to put the clear voice to the world and not controlling normal stories. Great!

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Post by Emie Cuevas » 19 Nov 2017, 21:26

I thought that the story was just sex. I also thought it very unlikely that everyone within her social circle was swingers, but didn't know that about one another.
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Post by mratdegraff91 » 19 Nov 2017, 21:43

I too felt that the number of sex scenes did take prominence as the story progressed. It almost seemed as if there was a standstill and nothing but her sex life had action until the end.
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Post by BoyLazy » 20 Nov 2017, 11:55

Emie Cuevas wrote:I thought that the story was just sex. I also thought it very unlikely that everyone within her social circle was swingers, but didn't know that about one another.
Ha ha.. good point about her friends ?
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Post by baley » 20 Nov 2017, 18:36

it was not really a good tale.

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Post by Christina Rose » 20 Nov 2017, 19:32

Emie Cuevas wrote:I thought that the story was just sex. I also thought it very unlikely that everyone within her social circle was swingers, but didn't know that about one another.
That’s a good point, especially with as much time as they all spent together.

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Post by baley » 20 Nov 2017, 20:24

Absolutely,but unlikely.

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Post by CaitlynLynch » 20 Nov 2017, 22:28

I think the author has gone overboard. He would have done better to focus more on the plot and less on the protagonist's sex life. This isn't an erotica novel.

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Post by BoyLazy » 21 Nov 2017, 00:04

CaitlynLynch wrote:I think the author has gone overboard. He would have done better to focus more on the plot and less on the protagonist's sex life. This isn't an erotica novel.
Author needed to focus more on sci-fi..
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Post by Sarah Tariq » 21 Nov 2017, 02:31

Though the woman has a different role in the start. Her dauntless attitude makes the character attractive, but the second half is dubbed with her sexual appeals which makes the book disgusting. Through Excessive sex content the author has talk it away from its scientific genre.
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