Beyond Shame by Kit Rocha
Rating- 4 our of 5 Stars
Where to begin, where to begin, where to begin…
First, there is a lot of sex in this book. I mean like A LOT. I am not exaggerating. A LOT of menage…m/f/m, m/f/m/f, you get the picture.
One thing about me is that I don’t like “sharing” as in sharing my boyfriend or spouse so a menage in a book does not do anything for me. However, somehow it worked in this book to where I did not think it was inappropriate, but starting thinking it was hot! The story and the writing was good.
Noelle, the main female character, who has lived her entire life “sheltered” behind the walls of Eden, where only the righteous live, one day is thrown out on the street into a society that was destroyed by solar systems decades earlier. There Noelle is found by a gang member, Jasper. Jasper takes her back to the compound where he lives which is also known as Sector 4. In Sector 4 Noelle sees and learns the life of a “society” where passion and freedom is found in submission.
The sex is all consensual and at about 35% or so, I got used to all the “interactions” and got into the story, which I ended up really enjoying. I loved the characters. They were intense, but protective.
This book did pop my erotic book cherry. However, I think once you get over the sex and see that the sex is just the Sector’s way of life, you will enjoy the book.
– Did I skim? I did in beginning through some of the initial sex “scenes.” However, as I understand the sexual relationships, I did not skim. I enjoyed the story and the characters.
– Did I think about the book when I had to walk away? Yes, I wanted to get back to the book as soon as I had the chance to read.
Bottom line, I recommend, but you have to be in the mood. Don’t start reading this book thinking “oh great, another erotica” because that is what it is with a romance.
*An ARC of this book has been provided by Net Galley for a honest review.
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