Today’s book is Megan Hart’s Dirty.
This is what happened…
I met him at the candy store.
He turned and smiled at me and I was surprised enough to smile back. This was not a children’s candy store, mind you–this was the kind of place you went to buy expensive imported chocolate truffles for your boss’s wife because you felt guilty for having sex with him when you were both at a conference in Milwaukee.
Hypothetically speaking, of course.
I’ve been hit on plenty of times, mostly by men with little finesse who thought what was between their legs made up for what they lacked between their ears.
Sometimes I went home with them anyway, just because it felt good to want and be wanted, even if it was mostly fake.
The problem with wanting is that it’s like pouring water into a vase full of stones. It fills you up before you know it, leaving no room for anything else. I don’t apologize for who I am or what I’ve done in–or out–of bed.
I have my job, my house and my life, and for a long time I haven’t wanted anything else.
Until Dan. Until now.
I love this book. It’s not a secret that Megan and I are BFF and all, but the fact of the matter is that I love her writing. I think she’s amazingly talented and Dirty is right up at the top of my favorites list (Though Broken is up there too). Elle’s tale is told in first person and the intimacy of that is pretty stunning. I loved Dan and Elle together. Loved the way Dan understood her, loved how uncomfortable that made Elle even as she grows to crave it.
SO – wanna win it? I’ll choose one lucky winner from the comments to win their copy directly anywhere Amazon or Book Depository ships – or I can gift it to you for your kindle. The winner will be announced on the next prize announcement day, Monday April 9 and winners are responsible for coming back to check to see if they’ve won. Easy peasy!
April 4th, 2012 at 6:39 am · Link
Sounds great. 🙂
April 4th, 2012 at 7:07 am · Link
OOOhh..goody!…gimme gimme…lol… I need some new reading material
April 4th, 2012 at 7:08 am · Link
I don’t think I’ve read anything of Megan’s.
April 4th, 2012 at 8:25 am · Link
I haven’t read anything by her either but would love to try one of her books. It’s always great to find a new author.
April 4th, 2012 at 8:31 am · Link
Please do not include me in the contest as I already have this
book and most of her other one’s also. You both are two of my favorite authors and I have almost all of your books. I loved DIRTY, it was the second book of Megan’s that I bought. I really enjoy that you see glimpses of her characters through-out
her books. Good luck to the winner and enjoy your prize.
April 4th, 2012 at 8:37 am · Link
I’ve never read her so it would be awesome to win!
April 4th, 2012 at 8:45 am · Link
OOoh, this sounds good! I haven’t read this one…I’d love to win!!
April 4th, 2012 at 9:10 am · Link
I haven’t read her before so I’d be interested in winning Dirty.
April 4th, 2012 at 9:49 am · Link
Some of my best blogger friends are die hard Megan Hart fans so I can’t understand how come I haven’t read any of her books yet. I know Dirty is Susi’s favourite, so I would love to win and finally discover Megan’s writing. Thank you for the chance! 😛
April 4th, 2012 at 10:16 am · Link
Megan Hart is a new author and would love to win to a copy of Dirty. Thanks for the giveaway.
April 4th, 2012 at 11:46 am · Link
I have been wanting to read this for a while now but haven’t had the chance. I would love to win this. I love Megan’s work!!
April 4th, 2012 at 11:48 am · Link
Ok, that little snippet caught me and I want to read it. Thanks for having this contest and sharing this w/ us. I think I’ve found another book/author to read.
April 4th, 2012 at 12:39 pm · Link
One of my favorites by Megan!
April 4th, 2012 at 1:30 pm · Link
Pick me! Pick me! I haven’t read this one.
Thanks for all of the giveaways – very generous.
April 4th, 2012 at 3:49 pm · Link
I would love to win this,it sounds really good.
April 4th, 2012 at 5:19 pm · Link
I would love to read this!
April 4th, 2012 at 5:26 pm · Link
I haven’t read this one yet, so please include me. I love Megan’s work, so I’m sure I’ll love this one too.
April 4th, 2012 at 7:54 pm · Link
Very nice excerpt.
April 4th, 2012 at 7:57 pm · Link
I haven’t read anything by Megan yet and this sounds like a great one to start with *grins*
April 4th, 2012 at 8:09 pm · Link
I love Megan Hart!! This sounds great.
Why did you and Megan stop making video for Bring Me My Hookah? I absolutely loved those…they always made me laugh out loud.
April 4th, 2012 at 10:11 pm · Link
Love the sounds of this read, count me in 🙂
April 5th, 2012 at 2:01 pm · Link
So nice to know that you & Megan are BFFs! Would love to win this book!
April 5th, 2012 at 5:47 pm · Link
I love Megan Hart! Thanks!
April 5th, 2012 at 9:14 pm · Link
Not entering – I’ve got this baby on my “keeper shelf”. Dan is one of my fictional boyfriends.
Excellent choice for Favorite Book Wednesday.
April 6th, 2012 at 7:49 pm · Link
Love Megan Hart’s books! I also love the banter the two of you share on Twitter!