Monday, December 14, 2015

Review 'Misconduct' by Penelope Douglas
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Fall Away series who never failt to deliver a "powerfully written contemporary love story.. "

Former tennis player Easton Bradbury is trying to be the best teacher she can be, trying to reach her bored students and trying to forget her past. What brought her to this stage in her life isn’t important. She can’t let it be. But now one parent-teacher meeting may be her undoing…

Meeting Tyler Marek for the first time makes it easy for Easton to see why his son is having trouble in school. The man knows how to manage businesses and wealth, not a teenage boy. Or a young teacher, for that matter, though he tries to. And yet…there is something about him that draws Easton in—a hint of vulnerability, a flash of attraction, a spark that might burn.

Wanting him is taboo. Needing him is undeniable. And his long-awaited touch will weaken Easton’s resolve—and reveal what should stay hidden…


Publication Date:    December 1st, 2015 by Piatkus
Series:                     -
Genre:                    Contemporary Romance
Pages:                    365
Formats:                 Paperback, eBook,
Available at:           Amazon US, Amazon UK, KOBO, iTunes.

My Review:

When I received 'Misconduct' by Penelope Douglas a view weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised! I hadn’t known Penelope had a new book coming, but ever since reading two books from her Fall Away series, I loved her writing. So I couldn't wait to start reading this one. The book description sounded really good and I started reading as fast as I could.

As with the other books I read by Penelope Douglas this story immediately grabbed me and I couldn't stop reading! This story began just perfect, on a masked ball. Sigh.. I loved that. Right from the beginning I felt myself connecting with the characters and I loved getting to know them. I was afraid the whole age difference between the two main characters would be a bad thing, but it was fun and didn’t bother me at all.

Easton was a character I just really loved. She was strong, mysterious, ambitious, sexy and kind. Easton didn’t trust people easily.. But she had a lot of good reasons for her trust issues. She was also really funny. Especially when she reacted to something arrogant Tyler said. LOL!! This book really made me laugh.
The other main character was Tyler. He was 12 years older than Easton, but in many ways her equal. Although he was really arrogant at times, and I hate arrogant man, he had something about him that I loved from the beginning.

Not only the romance in this book was amazing and very addicting, I also really loved to read about Easton’s work as a teacher. She was a new teacher and developed a teaching program that fits today’s modern technology. A program that involved mobile phones, Twitter and Facebook. Not only did it sound like a lot of fun, but it also sounded like a perfect solution to keep teenagers attention. I really wonder if this sort of teaching program exists.

I read this book in one day and just couldn’t get enough. I loved the characters and their story and it never got boring. I was honestly sad that I finished reading ‘Misconduct’. I have another favorite book to put on my list!!

My Rating:

About the Author:

Penelope Douglas is a writer living in Las Vegas. Born in Dubuque, Iowa, she is the oldest of five
children. Penelope attended the University of Northern Iowa, earning a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, because her father told her to "just get the damn degree!" She then earned a Masters of Science in Education at Loyola University in New Orleans, because she HATED public administration. One night, she got tipsy and told the bouncer at the bar where she worked that his son was hot, and three years later she was married. To the son, not the bouncer. They have spawn, but just one. A daughter named Aydan. Penelope loves sweets, The Originals, and she shops at Target almost daily.

For more information about Penelope Douglas and her books please visit her website, Facebook, Twitter, Tsu, Goodreads, Pinterest and Amazon.

I received this book from the Little, Brown Book Group in exchange for my honest review.

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