Title: A Little Too Far (A Little Too Far #1)
Author: Lisa Desrochers
Genre: New Adult
Release date: September 17th 2013 by HarperCollins
Hosted by: Love Between the Sheets
Have you ever gone just a little too far?
Lexie Banks has.
Yep. She just had mind-blowing sex with her stepbrother. In her defense, she was on the rebound, and it’s more of a my-dad-happened-to-marry-a-woman-with-a-super-hot-son situation. But still, he’s been her best friend and confidant for the better part of the last few years … and is so off limits. It’s a good thing she’s leaving in two days for a year abroad in Rome.
But even thousands of miles away, Lexie can’t seem to escape trouble. Raised Catholic, she goes to confession in hopes of alleviating some of her guilt … and maybe not burning in hell. Instead, she stumbles out of the confessional and right into Alessandro Moretti, a young and very easy-on-the-eyes deacon … only eight months away from becoming a priest. Lexie and Alessandro grow closer, and when Alessandro’s signals start changing despite his vow of celibacy, she doesn’t know what to think. She’s torn between falling in love with the man she shouldn’t want and the man she can’t have. And she isn’t sure how she can live with herself either way.
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♦ EXCERPT ♦
Lexie Meets Alessandro
I rocket out of the confessional, and because I’m looking back at the curtain and not watching where I’m going, I don’t see the thing in front of me until I slam into it. All the air leaves my lungs in a whoosh, and it takes me a second to get my breath back. The thing is a person or a horse. I know this because it’s warm, it moves, and it’s bigger than me. That’s all I know for sure until I turn around and see him. “Oh! I’m sorry, Father,” I say with a bow of my head when I see the person I’ve stumbled into is wearing a black button-down cleric’s shirt and a white collar. He’s taller than Trent, so something over six feet, and though he’s slender, I can tell he’s no stranger to the gym. He’s cut and solid—which I know because he barely budged when I ran into him, and yet he left me breathless. He’s got a hint of dark stubble on his cheeks and chin, where there’s a dimple, and I’d guess he’s older than me, but not by a lot. Maybe mid-twenties. His wavy black hair is combed off his face, and, with his high cheekbones and straight, narrow nose, he looks like the half-naked guy in the Abercrombie jeans ads in my Elle magazines. Except he’s not half-naked. He’s in a priest’s collar. And I’m staring at him. With his dark eyes and olive skin, I’m expecting Italian to pour out of his mouth when he opens it, so when his glance flicks to the open confessional door then back to me, and he lifts an eyebrow, and says, “Greater sins have been perpetrated, I’m quite sure,” in a mild Italian accent, my knees go a little weak.
♥ My Review ♥
A Little Too Far…..yeah, I think I was pushed a little too far with this step-brother/step-sister love affair thing. What just happened?!? NO!!!! Damn , it pisses me off when a book doesn’t end the way I wanted. So not the author’s fault that I have the story line all planned out in my head as I read, but still, ticks me off. Yeah, I am a spoiled brat and want things my way J LOL!!
I was intrigued, though. The storyline of the reverend and the step-brother love triangle thing did grab me and say, read me. And I was ok with it for a while, but I must be honest and say, it started to freak me out after a while. Lexie is getting ready to head off to Rome for a year for school, when all of the sudden, sex with her step-brother(Trent) happens. Yeah, this is where I was saying, WTF!?!? My feelings on that were that if they had just met, maybe. But they grew up together and that was a little too weird for this Book Bitch.
But, anyways, she does the deed and then heads off across the world where she meets an amazing guy named Alessandro. He was perfect and totally right for Lexie, BUT….Alessandro’s other name is Reverend Moretti and he will be a priest very soon. Yep, Lexie can’t catch a break!! It’s her step-brother or the reverend. That is not an easy choice. Both are sexy and sweet but still very different.
“I can’t have the hots for an almost-priest, no matter how good-looking he is. It’s just wrong in so many ways.”
Alessandro is a very interesting character. I thoroughly enjoyed reading his and Lexie’s interactions. I laughed out loud many times at some of their conversations. And then, all the talk of art and museums and Rome was great. I didn’t understand half of it, and it all could have been made up for all I know, but it sounded great and looks to me like the author put a lot of work into collecting all the extra information for this story. The flow was smooth and the dialogue perfect! Overall, a great read and I can’t wait to see what you all think 🙂
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~ ABOUT THE AUTHOR ~
Lisa Desrochers lives in central California with her husband and two very busy daughters. There is never a time that she can be found without a book in her hand, and she adores stories that take her to new places, and then take her by surprise.
Look for her New Adult novel, A LITTLE TOO FAR , courtesy of HarperCollins Sept 17, 2013, and companions, A LITTLE TOO MUCH (Nov 12, 2013), and A LITTLE TOO HOT (Jan 21, 2014). Also in stores is her YA PERSONAL DEMONS trilogy (Macmillan).
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