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Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie Brotherhood, #1) Free download ¹ 104 ñ He counts her smiles every day and night at the train station And morning and evening the beautiful commuter acknowledges him—just like she does everyone else on the platform But Blake Hartt is not like the others he’s homeless Memories of a broken He counts her smiles every day and night at the train station And morning and evening the beautiful commuter acknowledges him just like she does everyone else on the platform But Blake Hartt is not like the others he’s homeless Memories of a broken childhood have robbed him of peace and twisted delusions into his soul He stays secluded from the sun sure the world would run from him in the harsh light of dayEach day Livia McHugh smiles politely and acknowledges her fellow commuters as she waits for the train to the city She dismisses this kindness as nothing special just l. There has been a great discussion in the comments about pulled Fanfictions and whether they are morally reprehensible for their past or should be judged based on their uality and degree of separation from their source materialUnfortunately this book fails both tests Yes it is a reworked fanfiction I was willing to maybe put that aside if it was good because I remember the relationship dynamic and characters being very different from the source material and indeed being very different from any book I'd ever readThat part is still true but I'm saved from having a moral dilemma over whether to give this book a high rating or not because this is not a good bookI could rattle off the usual The characters are two dimensional and unconvincing the plot is a haphazard hodgepodge of nonsense and the writing is mediocre The exboyfriend was mustache twirling ridiculous the three brothers lacked a realistic bond or even respectable backstory The main female protagonist was laughably incomplete as a character and still managed to be scarily dependent on her boyfriend despite the fact that he was both homeless and mentally illAll of this would usually still leave you with somewhat of an okay story Readable but nothing spectacular Unfortunately the novel's history caught up with it in the least expected the wayYou see Fanfiction and novels appear on the outside to be similar mediums Both narratives that span similar lengths from novellas to sprawling epics Yet it's in their conception and delivery that makes them markedly differentA novel is written edited and then published for public consumption This hopefully means that the story has been smoothed out and any plotting problems sorted The consumers receive the book whole and can read it in one sitting The author then has the luxury of evenly spacing the story arc and gives the book balanceFanfictions are written and published or updated in the fanfiction world chapter by chapter Sometimes the author has a plot worked out but often not Updating sometimes happens as often as weekly or can stretch out to be several months between updates As such readers follow many stories at once and thus the skills of a successful fanfic deviate heavily from a successful novelFor starters relationships can not take an entire book to develop After some general polling a couple of years ago fanficers reported that they would abandon a story should the main characters not unite within 9 11 chapters considering many fanfics have 30 chapters this is a rather short amount of time Then it's a matter of dragging the story along for awhile until people start to get bored In the last five chapters or so fanfiction authors tend to shit out a resolution wash their hands of it and move onThis is exactly what happens in Poughkeepsie The couples mostly resolve their issues and are happily together There is a visible moment in the story when the author shits herself realizes she needs a tidy way to resolve the plot and then sets about creating a ridiculous endingWhat I had hoped was that this novel when pulled would be seriously and with great consideration edited into a respectable piece In this I was disappointed I can't see anything new or different from the Fanfic I would go through my version to see if the author has done anything than find and replace the names but I can't be botheredThe chance I had been willing to give this novel is now suandered I guess now we'll never be able to know what brilliant argument I would have come up with to justify the morality in its publishing Which is a shame I love arguingThis review can be found on my blog Cuddlebuggery Book Blog

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Ike her She’s the same as a million other girls certainly no one to be cherished But special or not she smiles every day never imagining that someone would rely on the simple gesture as if it were air to breatheWhen the moment comes that Livia must do than smile without hesitation she steps into the fray to defend the homeless man And she's surprised to discover an inexplicable connection with her new friend After danger subsides their smiles become conversation Their words usher in a friendship which awakens something in each of them But it’s not long before their bond. Every time I think I couldn’t love you a bit you stretch my heart again” The first half of this book was wonderful it made me want to give the book 5 stars The story hooked me from the beginning I loved the characters and the writing style was beautiful But I felt the second half of the story was brought down by all the drama There was too much it – it needed editing I'd probably give the second half 3 35 stars I felt that the story kind of exploded it became a little less focused on the characters and I felt myself lose a bit of my connection to the storyBlake Hartt God don’t you just love that name sees Livia McHugh every day at the train station Every day she smiles at him and he counts each of her smiles as though they were a precious gift But Blake is homeless no one sees him except Livia “No one has really seen me in years But when you saw me for the first time you actually saw me You saw me and then you smiled like I was just the same as everyone else on that platform” When some bullies try to pick on Blake one day Livia steps in to defend him leading to their first official meeting Each day they spend a little time together in the mornings and in the evenings inexplicable drawn to each other until finally they can’t deny that what they have is than just friendshipBlake was a beautiful character He was a refreshing change from so many typical male leads He wasn’t dripping in money he was vulnerable and deeply tormented by his past but oh so sweet charming thoughtful and chivalrous beyond all means He was both gentle in so many ways but growing in up in the foster system and being on the streets hardened him making him far from defenseless I loved how he worship Livia – how grateful he was for every moment with her and treasured every aspect of her being “Blakehas a tremendous sense of pride which he will not see compromised He finds no glory in accepting help If he hasn’t earned it he wants no part of it” Livia was a strong female lead She was kind and caring but very tough and not one to hide from a dangerous or difficult situation I loved the way she saw Blake – she saw him for who he was as a man not for for who his situation made him She fell in love with him and didn’t care that they weren’t in the same tax bracket She liked him then she loved him and that was all that mattered to her Blake also has some issues left over from his horrible childhood and I loved that she dealt with them in such a non judgmental completely understanding way “Do you love him”“I feel like I’ve always loved him and now I just got lucky enough to find him” This book is almost eually about the side characters as it is about Blake and Livia Blake’s two foster brothers Beckett and Cole play a huge and wonderful in the story Bound together by the horrors of their foster home they forged a deep bond of family love loyalty and dedication to each other that you couldn’t help but feel your heart I loved Cole – he had a horrific past and got a delightful HEA in this book But Beckett was the one who really stole my heart He’s the big brother of the three and feels responsible for Blake and Cole I LOVED him and I am ridiculously excited that he is getting his own book He is like Kellan and Travis’ long lost brother He’s the one who gets his hands dirty to protect his brothers who are by the way a seriously awesome kick ass trio He is not out of choice but out of necessity a pimp a drug dealer a murderer but with a heart of absolute gold and there is nothing that he wouldn't do or give up for his brothers and his family he made me totally swoon y Did I mention I love him “I hit the streets first So I knew what we were in forTo live in this world without a dime or a pot to piss in you have to sell your soul or your bodyI sold my soul Livia and I sold other people’s bodies But when my brothers stepped out of our foster homeI had respect Respect enough to keep their souls clean I’m going to hellfor all three of us” The writing style really gives a beauty to the story – especially in regards to Blake and Livia’s scenes They almost feel magical “He moved to her earlobe and breathed “First I will blow then I will lick last I will bite” Blake took his time blowing an elaborate pattern on her stomach and Livia was pretty sure he’d spelled the word torture” “You make the rest of the beautiful things in the world cry for even trying at all You make it hard for me to breathe” And its a great contrast to the gritty feel of Beckett and Cole’s scenes The author does a very good job of inserting humor to help lighten up the darker undertones of the storyThere really is a little bit of everything in this book a beautiful love story or two drugs parties a helluva lot of murders kidnapping and hostages creative swearing steamy moments gunfights a jealousscheming ex boyfriend uiet times in the meadow midnight masses at church vengeance spreesThe book is really about finding ways to be together and not allowing the future to be ruled by the hurts of the pastHere's how I see Blake and LiviaFor of my reviews visit Aestas Book BlogAnd come join the Aestas Book Blog Facebook Page

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Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie Brotherhood #1Must prove its strength Entanglements from the past challenge both their love and their livesBlake’s heart beats for Livia’s even if her hands have to keep its rhythm Love is patient Love is kind Love never fails Love never fails rightIn an interwoven tale of unlikely loves and relationships forged by fire Debra Anastasia takes readers into the darkest corners of human existence only to show them the radiant power of pure adoration and true sacrifice Complicated families and confused souls find their way to light in this novel which manages to be racy profane funny and. I originally read this book several months ago and have been struggling with how to write a review that properly conveys just how special this book is And just how much this story and each and every character has come to mean to meBlake has been watching Livia from the shadows of the Poughkeepsie train station for months He loves her from afar and counts each of the smiles she bestows upon him as she makes her way to and from work each day Her smiles are full of kindness and not pity He senses no fear from her even after she realizes he is in fact homeless One morning as Blake is being harassed by a group of thugs Livia steps in to defend him And what follows is in my opinion the most romantic and beautiful love story I have ever had the pleasure of readingThere has been a lot of talk about fan fiction lately With the success of Fifty Shades of Grey some people are taking a second look at something that has been to some myself included a somewhat guilty pleasurable addiction And while Poughkeepsie and Fifty Shades may have started out the same way as Twilight fanfic they are in completely different galaxies as far as story line character development etc Yes i am a fan of the FSOG series but Poughkeepsie is hands down the superior book on every levelDebra Anastasia is a brilliant author Period She managed to take a very simple story and bring it to life in such a way that I truly felt I was in their world I knew these people I knew where they lived who they loved and what their thoughts and feelings were as if I were experiencing them myself With the exception of the physical description of Blake and his tendency to speak in a formal manner Poughkeepsie is nothing at all like Twilight Something you definitely can not say about FSOGAnother thing I absolutely loved about this book was the cast of supporting characters Blake's foster brothers Cole Beckett Livia's sister Kyle And I can't write a review without mentioning my beloved Mouse A huge tough as nails bodyguard who loves his 'family' and knittingThis book made me smile laugh suirm in my seat in a VERY good way Blake is a sexy devil and the chemistry he has with Livia is insane And don't get me started on Beckett Guh and sob my eyes out on than one occasion It has become my 2nd favorite book of all time and if I succeed in getting one person to read this book based on my review I will be a happy girlBottom line if you loved Twilight or if you hated Twilight If you loved Fifty Shades of Grey or hated Fifty Shades of Grey None of that matters If you enjoy losing yourself in a story reading about wonderfully realistic and flawed characters like your romance with a bit of humor and a lot of spiceif you don't mind crying from both happiness and sadness if you want to read a book that will stay in your heart foreverthen read Poughkeepsie You'll thank me later ;My YT Channel blog