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BLURB----Sometimes all you need is Patience.
been hard for Zeke. Being a punching bag for his alcoholic father has
turned him into stone. Not even the dodgy trailer park he lives in can
scare him. Fighting is his release and sex, drugs, and his guitar bring
him peace, but deep down Zeke isn’t quite as hard as he makes himself
out to be. When he meets Patience, she finds all his broken pieces and
puts him back together, but she’s a ray of light in his shadowed life
and the last thing he wants to do is bring her into his dark world.
Playing careless is easy, playing the bad guy can be fun, but playing
Patience is impossible, especially when she can see right through him.
isn’t the only one who’s broken, and for the first time, in a long
time, Patience feels alive. Her black and white world gets a shot of
color when she meets Zeke. He’s unlike anyone she’s ever met with his
tattoos, piercings, and blunt honesty. She wants nothing more than to
let go and ride the wild side with him, but some wounds never heal and
the broken pieces of Patience aren’t so easy to find.
this book contains graphic language, sex, and violence. Mature readers
only. Not intended for young adult readers.***
Okay, with this book for the first time ever I noticed stuff that
usually makes me hate a book but here I just casually looked the other
way. BUT this gives me a stronger love for it because I love it wholeheartedly despite some flaws.
I seriously loved it, which was weird since I had alarm
bells constantly going off like "Men don't talk like this" and "Stop
with the crap descriptions" and "Oh dear god, PLEASE check your
sentences!!". I don't want to say any of this because I reaalllyyyyy
loved it, so so so much but I just can't not say it. Anyway....will
detail that a bit more later.
Zeke- beat up by his father,
Patience sexually abused by hers meet and we follow their surprisingly
sweet romance given the subject matter. It's so dark and dramatic but
when they are together they behave more like teens albeit dirty slut bag
teens BUT it's nice to see them being normal. I loved when they were
together it was beautiful.
Patience was very sweet as was Zeke,
although the overlap in the chapters was a bit annoying I still enjoyed
reading it. I also like how they would say the same things in their
heads so we saw how similar they were.
I'm always very vague with plot but believe me when I say A LOT happens.
think one of the reasons I loved it was there was no insta-love. Thank
the heavens, I can’t bear insta-love. They take ages to develop into
anything. Full of doubt and self-loathing the pair of them work really
hard at trying to do the right thing by each other.
I read this
in a day, which I just don't do but I needed to know what happened. It
never lulled and I never lost interest, I regret it now! I crave a great
book then when I get one I get greedy and gobble it up super quick then
mourn the loss of it. When will I learn not to rush through?!
It was a good old fashioned romance, but of the dark twisted variety.
I know some of my friends will absolutely hate this book and others will adore and favourite shelf it.
But...I need to detail some of the bad things now. Don't want to but it kind of needs to be said.
POV thing, I'm learning I hate 1st person POV... especially male. I
nearly gave up in the beginning because I just couldn't read a man
coming up with these long winded descriptions for hair and eyes. People
don't talk this way! But then I got used to it and I loved Zeke's voice
by the end. He's such a dude.
The editor....Dear God... If it was a payed editor should never work again. Some examples....
“master piece” is not what you wanted here, "masterpiece" it’s just one word.
“Of course I am” is not an appropriate response to “Feel like some company?”.
“Never talk to each any one” Doesn’t make sense. Neither does “pulled in next his” there’s quite a few more.
Jesus effing Christ.....all I can say is wow, that all happened so
fast. Throughout the book everything we get is heavily detailed emotions
and personal struggles. Then we get to the end and it's like a runaway
wrap-up train with a pretty little bow on top. Did Not Like.
Epilogue was laughable too, I need a bit more detail than I was given
I DIDN'T CARE ONE EENY WEENY TINY BIT!!!! LISTEN TO ME....NOT ONE BIT.
IT IS AMAZING
couldn't care less. I loved Zeke and Patience so much I just glossed
right over all of it... To get all weird on you all now. It made me
realise sometimes a good story is enough, great characters can be an
amazing experience. It's not necessary to deconstruct a book and seek
out flaws. It entertained me, I had a great journey with these people so
I'm not taking away any stars for the faults I found because I never
got bored it pulled so many emotions out of me and I'm so glad I read
Perfect romance read for me.