Whore

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 10 Jan 2018

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This book from the beginning had me completely connected with Lilith from the moment I started her story. From page one you just want to know her and her story. It stays that way until the last page.

Lilith is, for every sake of the word, a whore. She was raised by her mother in her families whore house. Her mother sold her virginity and the man she sold it to is unlike any villain you have ever read. Then there is Soti. The man that you just know can save anyone. He is the light to dark in this book and really that is all I can tell you. This is a story where I can just tell you I loved it but I can’t tell you everything because it’s a puzzle that you have to piece together and let the...

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Ok so this book was something I went into having zero idea what to expect! I haven’t read Willow in a long time, butt I was super excited and since I talked to someone who’d already read the story that I trusted I decided I’d give this one a shot…. From the beginning I was super intrigued by the story line. I was captivated by Lilith and her plight in life. She was really dealt a raw hand being born into the life she was. I felt so sorry for her. After the first chapter or two I was completely sucked in by the story. There were all of these congruent plot lines to be threaded throughout the story and Willow did an amazing job keeping you on your toes, not knowing what was going to...

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Not my cup of tea. It just didn’t do it for me. I wanted so badly to love it but just couldn’t finish this book. No review left anywhere. I don't rate/review DNF's.
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YUP. I just gave a book titled “Whore” 5 SOLID stars. Let this be a lesson to you... don’t judge a book by its cover OR its title.

Inspired by the biblical story of Hosea and Gomer, this modern tale of a “first class whore”, named Lilith, who was born into a long line of whores finds her life turned upside down when her previous “love” and mob boss, Nico, pops back in demanding a life with Lilith. When his demands result in her life burning to the ground, she runs into a knight in shining armor, Soti, who vows to protect her with little promise from her in return.

I know what you are thinking.......”this is your average smutty new adult novel with little to no substance and will make...

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I was not impressed with this book,  it drug on I didn't honestly like or feel the characters, I just couldn't get into the story at all. The blurb sounded awesome and I expected alot more out of this story..
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I was drawn to this book based on the title and cover. Those two components drew me in. I was seeing the book all over the place. People were raving about it everywhere I turned. So I decided to dive in.

I get why many are over the moon about this book. However, I didn't follow their train of thought with the characters and the story itself. I just didn't connect with the characters. Lilith and Soti felt under-developed to me. I didn't really jive with either of them. The supporting characters... eh. I just couldn't be all-in.

I love the idea of a woman standing up and forcing her own path instead of letting others dictate it for her. Lilith is one of those characters...

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I was very interested in reading this book. I love books where the heroines have unconventional lives. I did like Lily. You could tell she was pretty much a victim of circumstance. She didn’t want the live she had but it was all she knew and her mother made sure she stayed in her place. I liked Soti too. He just wanted to help Lili but it grew to more. The romance moved a little fast for me but it kind of worked. This was more romantic suspense than contemporary romance and this is where the story lost me. Nico is an ex-client/boyfriend of Lili’s who would stop at nothing to have her back. I just didn’t get his motivations, or her mother’s or any of the other players involved in this. I...

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I was intrigued by this book from the blurb. I loved that this was based on the biblical story of Hosea and Gomer. It's kind of like a modern version of one of my favorite books Redeeming Love. It started off really good. Lilith has been essentially raised by her mother to be a high end prostitute. She has never really been given the option to be anything else.

There are two men in her life. Her ex Nico is in the Mafia and a new man Soti who walks into her life. I won't go into details to avoid any spoilers but this book starts off with a lot of action and a series of events puts Lilith in an environment outside the watchful eye of her mother and where she is not seen as a whore...

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Whore by Willow Aster is a full-length, standalone, darkish romance novel.
Meet Lilith Fontenot. She has it all, beauty, fame, money. But she paid a high price. She´s the highest paid escort in New Orleans. She sees herself as outsider, a waste.
There are two men who care for her. Each one has his own plans for her.
Nico Satelli, a mob boss and Soti Christos a community center owner. Like aforementioned, both have her own agenda and Lilith is trapped in between.
This book is raw, it is gritty and put me through a rollercoaster of emotions.
There is hurt, violence, betrayal, a heart wrenchingly story. The book deals with sensitive subjects and contains explicit sex scenes. I give 4...

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This novel was brilliant and gutting and full of healing all in the same breath. Lilith and Soti's story was beautiful and wonderful.

I love the fact that Willow took a story that could have been purely devastating page after page and let us heal words after word. It was an experience I wont soon forget.

Throw all of that on top of a gripping story that you actually want to finish and it was fantastic. It isn't often that an author can weave a story line this one together and have it flow perfectly and this book was IT. This story was everything that I loved about romance books with a compelling story about healing and finding peace.
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Honest to goodness, I wasn't in love with the cover. I thought it was a huge disappointment ( Sorry!) but behind the cover is one hell of a story. I loved the character development the most. You would not expect to sympathize with someone labelled as a “whore” but once you get to know Lili and the extent of what she has gone through - you do. As much as I loved Lili, I loved Soti too. This man had a heart of gold. I couldn't have wished for anyone better for Lili. I did have my doubts if such an unlikely relationship work considering the life that Lili lead but I shouldn’t have worried because Willow Aster convinced us 100% that these two were meant to be together. They went...

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(3.75-4 stars)
Sometimes titles can be deceiving but this is not one of those cases. Lilith is in fact a prostitute. Early on I got a feeling that the story was going to be bigger than her profession. As the story progressed, I was proven right. I think there are many things the reader can take away from this book but for me what stood out the most was the outpouring of unconditional love. Overall, I enjoyed this book, but I was extremely disappointed in Nico’s motives behind what he did. The build up had me anticipating a huge reveal and when it was all said and done it was rather lame. Watching Lili overcome circumstances that she would’ve never thought could be conquered and prove how...

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“In another life, he looks exactly like someone I’d want to know.”

Whore is a unique story, there is romance but also there is mystery and this makes the story interesting!I loved the writing and I found the story captivating!I decide to go blind with this one and to not read the synopsis and believe me this is the best thing I did!

“Her eyes hold a thousand secrets, threatening to spill over; I want to unlock each and every one.”

Nico and Soti are different but both have something common..Lilith, they both want her!Their story is heartbreaking and emotional!I can't give anything else because I believe that Whore is one of these stories that you have to read it to understand it!
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It had all the ingredients for an amazing book : we had a hot-yet-sweet-and-ill-fated girl , a reformed bad guy, a not so reformed bad guy, a selfish mother and of course ruthless circumstances. IT could have been so good !!

But, I felt so let down after the book. It started out well, with Lilith (God ! I love that name, but she doesn't) our beautiful and distressed damsel wanting an out from family business, which is what the 'Maison D'amour' is. The story starts with her being thrown to Nico (an alleged mafia boss) with whom she was in love once upon a time. But now simply despises him. Note here, that it is her Mother, the current boss of Maison D'amour who is...

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***4 wonderful stars***

I am always impressed with Willow’s writing, her stories are heart wrenching and beautiful as well.  I like that Whore was a step,away from her normal, it’s nice to see an author show a different side of themselves in their writing! 

 THis book drew me in from the first page, the story kept me on the edge of my seat.  I would highly recommend this and any of Willow’s books! 

Go!  Read it now!!!
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3 hours.. that’s how long it took for me to read this amazing book. 3 hours..

I really loved the whole book. I know that sounds so cliche but I really did. I love how Lili and Soti were their own individuals before finding one another. How it’s a slow burn and Soti proved to Lili that she was more than just a whore to him. I loved how the sex scenes were steamy but not graphic. We don’t have many books like that anymore. I love the details in the characters and the scenery. I could see myself looking at Maison D’amour, the community center and the beach houses.

I disliked Nico and I hated that it ended.

I’m so in love with them Soti and Lili it’s crazy. Soti as an individual was...

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I have yet to read a Willow Aster book that didn't completely consume me. (I've read them all) Whore is suspensful. It keeps you wondering what is going to happen next. The entire time reading, I felt like I was on the edge of my seat.

Lilith was raised in a whore house and her mom made her exactly that. She lost her virginity to a man her mom sold her to, Nico. Nico is the villain in the story.--I feel like I can't tell you anything about the plot. I don't want to ruin it. I liked not having a clue what was going to happen.

But who I will tell you about is Soti! Soti is a Greek giant. He has his own past demons, but he is kind and sexy and the ultimate good guy. There...

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This book MADE my year. It is hands down my favourite read of 2017. If you want a book that makes you FEEL something, grab this, now. So so so good!!
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