Review: Love the Way You Lie by Skye Warren
Love the Way You Lie
Book Info

Released: March 12th 2015
Genre: Erotic Romance
Series: Stripped #1
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
Pages: 248
 

“…it’s incredibly well written and it delivered everything I used to love about reading this genre….”
~ Under the Covers

When I was looking for erotic romances to read this year for the Roundabout Challenge, I had to give Skye Warren a try.  I’ve wanted to read her for years and in fact I think I marked two of her books on my original list for the challenge.  This was my first one and I wanted to try one that would lead into a series if I enjoyed it.  In many ways while reading this, I wished I had read this years ago when my love for erotic romance was higher.  Why?  Because it’s incredibly well written and it delivered everything I used to love about reading this genre.

LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE was a little dark and dangerous without going overboard with it.  It’s incredibly sexy and hot as well.  But I think it may have been playing it a little safe?  I thought this was a dark erotic series and while reading it I kept expecting it to go darker but I don’t think it ever did.  That’s the thing about expectations though because if I take that away from my experience then this book was really enjoyable in terms of the storyline.

What I had a harder time with was connecting with the characters.  I liked them ok but I never cared enough about them to be consumed about their final outcome.  I felt bad for Honor but I also found her a little naive and annoying.  And that made me feel bad because I should’ve only felt terrible for the position she was in and for how she was trying to keep her sister safe.

However, all that being said I will continue the series when I need this kind of fix.  I would say so far this is great for fans of Shayla Black’s Wicked Lovers series.

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About Skye Warren

Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dark romance such as Wanderlust and Prisoner. Praised as a “true mistress of dark erotica”, her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, four dogs, and one evil cat.

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4 Comments

  1. When I can’t connect with characters, I don’t usually stick with a series. There are too many out there just waiting for me!

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