Better – Kindle edition by Jaime Samms. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking. Standalone book in the M/M genre. Available from Dreamspinner Press, Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, Google Play, iBooks, Indie Bound. After filing. Posted on August 13, August 13, I don’t know where my original version of this book ended up. I’ve moved a few times since I first read it myself, the.
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Sammd, good book about overcoming abuse and realizing you can’t always be a fixer. It’s not what I need now. Thanks, Jaime, for an emotional, but enlightening read! Jesse is just a heartbreaker, struggling to recover from a lot of scars, both internal and external. There is a lot of backstory here that reveals itself as the book goes on and brings out the characters’ pasts especially Jesse’s in layers. He admits that he’s angry and that he’s afraid.
Write a customer review. Mar 12, Summer rated it really liked it Shelves: No matter how much they care for each other. It just didnt happen with Better.
You’ve successfully reported this review. Oct 28, Nic rated it really liked it Shelves: It deals with some serious issues and it packs a punch!! Jesse is just a heartbreaker, struggling to recover from a lot of scars, both internal and external.
I am not sure why there were a lot 2 star reviews for this book. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
The experience left him unable to trust–not just someone else but even himself–and as much as he wants to move on, it seems like the reminders just keep coming back to haunt him. While it was evident by the words on the page that they loved each other, I had a little bit of a harder time believing it.
Although my reading choices will always be wildly eclectic and I never jai,e on leaving any genre unexplored, my favorite reads tend to be Fantasy, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Gay Romance, or Historical Fiction.
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Jesse Turnbul and Aadon Dounias are both stuck in the past; they are in denial, burdened with guilt and paralyzed with fear. Aadon and Jesse really cared for each other and showed it in a multitude of ways. As a young and inexperienced man, Jesse had been looking for a Dom.
The characters worked great together and I loved that they had to work at their relationship and didn’t just get it right off the bat. Why is it that the females in these stories make me cringe? It’s difficult for him to sit back and watch them struggle, but he realizes that they are the only ones who can help themselves; yet he also knows that he will be there to love and support them when they ask.
How to write a great review. All in all this book was draining to read. First there is Jesse, a submissive that got involved with the wrong man. Feb 23, Connie rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 21, Candice rated it really liked it Shelves: The story was interesting but the writing so clunky that it subtracted significantly from my enjoyment and therefore, rating. I haven’t quite put my finger on the structural whybut something about Samms’s storytelling process makes me slowly grow less interested in her characters.
But Sarah was getting on my nerves the longer the story proceeded. You are commenting using your WordPress. Item s unavailable for purchase. He has a need to make everything alright.
Review – Better by Jaime Samms
Starting With the Unexpected. Or, get jaimee for Kobo Super Points! Both of these characters were so, so terrific in so many flawed, wonderful ways.
He’s a big b 3. While Aadon struggles with his own brother’s tragedy they grow to understand and accept their developing relationship. Unfortunately after these positives, the story kind of fell apart for me. There bettfr no easy answers and the author shows both men making mistakes as they navigate through a complex relationship. Even when that beautiful law student Aadon approaches h Very touching, emotional and well told love story dealing with the damages of sexual abuse Jesse is 21, a third year college student, who is still living with the trauma of having been brtter by his partner two years earlier.
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The sex is limited. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I admired Jesse because as hard as it was to do, after Jesse realizes that he’d have to face what happened in order to put it behind him, he takes immediate steps to rectify the situation.
There were a lot of cooks in the kitchen as far as minor characters were concerned, but they all served a purpose. They don’t want to experience the agony of wrong choices and missteps; but the thing is, for better or worse, what happens in betrer past shapes our future.
My only criticism is regarding the dominant side of Aadon which I did not find convincing.
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Neither one is fixed, neither one is completely broken, and neither one is stronger than the other. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: And jaome not even get me started on how much I want to have the babies of Chapters 20 and You are commenting using your Twitter account. That’s the only way that they can move forward. It was definitely a difficult one to write.
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