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Wonderland

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H the twins or Aaron were orced by Steven s kidnapper Those that Alex was doing because Steven s life was threatened I could almost believe Steven orgave him because he overheard what Alex was supposed to do But everything else No I don t care how supposedly deeply in love they are It wouldn t happenThen trying to sound mysterious and tricky with who Steven s kidnapper was just had this entire story going around in circles Knowing about Nathan was really all that was necessary but to have it in between somewhat pivotal chapters No Fail right there You break up the action with than just #One Chapter Even Not To Mention That It Wasn T #chapter even Not to mention that it wasn t right away that the reader was jumping back into Alex s past Personally I think waiting until Nathan s discovered would have been the best point in time to have the lashback Because by the time I learned Nathan was behind it I The Radiant Child forgot all about thoseew Alex s past chapters That may be a good thing or some readers but honestly I orgot because I was bored with the story not because I was wrapped up in any of the drama It was poor drama poorly writtenOne inal thing I ll ocus on is the characterization in any of the drama It was poor drama poorly writtenOne inal thing I ll Tempting Eden focus on is the characterization the main group It was all very cliche and stereotypical The constantlirting touching dirty talk and having sex It was just overwhelming andor annoying That s not how all gay males act And not all gay males want to have threesomes or Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, foursomes The only person we knowor sure who wasn t into the idea of three or Talking to Dragons foursomes was Steven but he was kidnapped so any role he could have played in adding diversity to the group was missed I wanted to consider this a 25 rating and boost it up to 3 since goodreads doesn t do halves but then I realized I just couldn t This book is not really my type of book but I thought I would give it a go After all I love Alice in Wonderland androm the sound of the blurb this author really warped it up And he didIn his version Wonderland is a decadent nightclub Three Times the Love filled with every sort of sin you could imagine and it makes it all okay The problemor Alex our protagonist Alice was that he was in love with Steven owner of the white rabbit and Steven wasn t a The Drowning Man fan of some of its vices Like drugs Since Alex bought some to help him get up the nerve to propose he lost his boyfriend Unfortunately he just might lose him permanentlyI gave itour stars because the author did an incredible job of taking Alice in Wonderland and warping it wonderfully into this avant garde world Was it my type of book No Did I like the characters I loved how the author drew them but the characters themselves No In act at the end I *Had To Actually Agree *to actually agree one of the statements made by the bad guy The gist of his words is you can t say you love someone and then go have sex with everything else that moves I m in agreement with that And uite honestly Alex did not have a lot to recommend him I won t tell you what happened at the end of the book but I will tell you it didn t really happen the way I would have liked I m hoping even though I have no plans to read the next book that a certain someone wakes up and walks away I m just not sure Alex can be saved rom the crazy lifestyle he keeps jumping intoThis is not a romance no matter how much Alex and Steven s relationship is brought up It s a wonky trip through Wonderland Prepare GREAT INVESTMENT, THE for the unexpectedReviewed by a nony mouseor Crystal s Many ReviewersCopy provided or revie. Hile being seduced by a pair of twinks who are tweedlehot and tweedlehotter Things only get weirder when Alex learns that Steven is missing and an anonymous phone call warns him that he’ll never see Steven againunless he eats this drinks that and dives deeper down the rabbit hole of decadence This certainly isn’t just another weekend in Wonderla. Ecially when being bad is as simple as a trip across the dance loor being The Lively Art of Writing fondled by the hip jirating twins then winding up at Caterpillars tableor a taste After Steven inds Alex s stash in his pants pockets he breaks things off Alex retreats back to wonderland and winds up cracked out of his and winds up cracked out of his waking up in the twin s bed the next morning What s worse is when he goes to Steven s house to try and make things right Steven isn t there he is missing The events that take place after Alex s night of debauchery are both mind blowing and anatical In #a race against time to save Steven rom the that has #race against time save Steven rom the psycho that has him and is playing a dangerous game of cat and mouse with Alex and their riends Alex takes a mind blowing trip down the rabbit hole into the secretive depths of Wonderland I loved how Browatzke took the bones of the classic Wonderland story mangling and twisting the plot into his own twisted tale of sex drugs mystery and intrigue From the night club to the bathhouse and everything in between Alex has to dig deep to decipher the clues he is given if he is going to bring Steven back home There were a ew twists and turns that left me dizzy though and a couple times the low rom one aspect of the story to the next was jumpy or broken which put a damper on the overall eel of the story But the almost psychedelic eel of this book really kept me engrossed and entertained throughout If you like me are inexplicably drawn to anything and everything Alice in Wonderland esue then this is a must read The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness for you While I had aew issues with characters and plots within the story overall I am impressed with the Authors ability to spin a tale and intrigued with this world he has created I cannot wait until May when the next book Mirrorball releases I am certain that Alex and Steven are going to learn that happy ever after is not always what it seems Especially in Wonderland I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange The Leadership Gap for an honest review through I m not even sure where to start with this book it was byar one of the strangest book I ve ever read It was hard to keep up with all the characters it was a wacky read with drugs alcohol and sex rampant through out the book Which normally isn t a big deal but Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) for me there wasn t a lot of character development through the book Alex was pretty self absorbed through the whole book which made it hardor me to really like him The summary drew me in and I Serenity Role Playing Game felt it had potential but then it went downhill very uicklyI ve never read a story where I m only a uarter of the way through and I want to skip to the ending because I was that bored with it But I suffered throughIelt as if Alex didn t have any type of growth throughout the whole book He was known Save the Cupcake! for drugs and having sex even if he was cleanor six months while with Steven And look he got to take drugs and have sex thanks to whoever kidnapped Steven Did he Tressed to Kill (Southern Beauty Shop, feel guilty sure But no one actuallyorced his hand I don t believe Tressed to Kill for a second that he would haveollowed through with Steven s kidnapper s demands Or at least not in their entirety And I believe all except one or two times he was not orced to do drugs or have sex At least one of the times Alex hooked up with Aaron was without the influence of drugs or alcohol And then when he ound Steven it was all orgiven No one is that understanding because as I mentioned not all of Alex s times wit. It off and Alex heads out to drown his sorrows in WonderlandThe hottest hippest nightclub in town Wonderland is where every boy’s dreams come true Where the DJ Hatter spins the maddest tracks the Caterpillar sells the trippiest drugs and the ueen of Hearts sends every drag diva off with her head Still Alex can’t stop thinking about Steven even ,

Thank you Netgalley or providing me a ree digital review copy in exchange or an honest reviewFuck Just just uck I was so looking orward to this book Two of my avorite things to read about is club culture and Alice in Wonderland When I saw this book I immediately reuested it and thought it would be a pretty different read AND IT WAS BUT IT WAS PRETTY DISAPPOINTINGTHE BOOK it was but it was pretty disappointingThe book around Alex Alice who s hunting or his boyfriend Steven the White Rabbit who has been kidnapped Sounds interesting right And I m not going to lie it actually was The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School fairly engagingor the irst half of the book I could eel how nervous and scared Alex was The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School for Steven and I genuinelyelt bad The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense for him Unfortunately the second half rolled aroundThis is when Alex lost interest in Steven He spent his time going out and having brunch really these people have brunch like everyday Just have breakfast already with his ex boyfriend and having sexyoursomes I get trying to orget the pain of loosing someone but it s not like he had dropped off the ace of the Earth Alex knew he was in trouble but he illed his times with dancing and drugs instead of actual detective workIn addition to that I elt that a lot of the characters blended together The tweedles Jesse and Colton have literally no personality other then wanting to uck everything that movesIncluding each other I still don t know if they were actually twins or just looked really similar so while I m #not really against incest in this book I have to twin so it was kind of awkward to read personallyHis #really against incest in this book I have to twin so it was kind of awkward to read personallyHis riend Dinah was nothing but a girl to highlight how gay Alex was And it s not just her Everything in this book was nothing but a highlight on how gay everyone was It was either them literally ucking every guy or pointing out how they did nothing but uck In The Cake House fact if there was a reverse Bechdel Test this book wouldail Every character only talked about guys and I got really tired of it really The Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality fastAnd don t even get me started on the mystery aspect When the kidnapper was really revealed I was honestly pissed off The guy had maybe half alashback page dedicated to him and nothing else I literally had no idea who the killer was because I was never given any clues Plus his reasons were The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success flimsy asuck I meanreally dude He holds onto a grudge The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes for like ten toifteen years because he what Repressed Angry I don t even knowEverything in Wonderland was nothing but a gay stereotype All any of the characters did was uck and do drugs They were loose horny and couldn t go then ive minutes without ucking I m pretty sure people are trying to destroy those stereotypes and this book perpetuates them To his credit Browatzke s writing was awesome He created an incredible club atmosphere that I could really loose myself in Plus there were some very intense drug scenes I enjoyed reading about So it get s an extra star or writing alone And that pretty emotional scene with the Walrus which was upsetting and heartbreaking at the same time I also enjoyed the ew scenes with the ueen of Hearts Her identity though Against WTF 355 starsWelcome to Wonderland the hottest night club in town where booze drugs sex and sweaty sexy men are wall to *Wall In Abundance Alex Swore *in abundance Alex swore himself and to his boyfriend Steven that he would stop indulging in all the not so hidden treasures of Wonderland But staying on the straight and narrow isn t as easy as it seems esp. Boy Meets Boy Boy Loses BoyBoy Goes to WonderlandAfter six months of hot and heavy dating Alex is ready to say goodbye to the sex drugs and dance till dawn lifestyle and settle down with the love of his life Steven He even bought an engagement ring But when Steven inds an illicit party avor in Alex’s pocket the powder hits the an Steven breaks.


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