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Midori hasn't found a way to take time for herself. To outsiders it appears that Midori has it all. Married to a successful man, Dr. Ray Hunter provides a beautiful home and luxury lifestyle. One with all the trimmings. Midori shops while her husband works. Life is not as it seems, all the clothing, five star restaurants, and luxury vacations can't make up for the fact that Ray is a cheating liar.
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When Midori meets Jaydah B., a best selling author the two strike up a fast friendship and become lovers. With Jaydah, Midori lets her guard down and the two share a steamy sex life that threatens to blow up in their faces Midori decides to try and have both her lover and her cheating husband. She can't let go of the lifestyle that Ray's profession affords.

Jaydah feels slighted, she can't fathom why her woman would return to a cheating dog after promising that she was done with him. She tells Midori that she has needs and that even though Midori is married she had better find a way to keep her happy as well.

Midori questions herself, her options, and her ability to give both her marriage and her lover as much as she can to keep them happy, without going crazy.

Both women have lied believing in their quest for emotional and physical satisfaction that they are in the right. Jaydah gets called out about components in her book on live radio and is unable to wiggle out of the situation with a live microphone and thousands of listeners.

Midori checks herself into a mental institution when the drama becomes too much of a strain. She doesn't stay long and can leave when she is ready since she walked in on her own. After a couple of days she signs out and returns home.

Right after, Jaydah is picked up by the police for jumping on her ex-girlfriend Nevah and beating her up when she discovers Nevah has vandalized her car. Jealous over being replaced by Midori, Nevah cuts her arms to prove how vicious Jaydah is and to strengthen her story for the police to make sure Jaydah is locked up. The two share an on-going beef over who hurt who the most. Jaydah feels like the world is against her.

Not only is Nevah tripping, but the wheels were set in motion for something bad to happen with her and Midori. Ray had taken Midori on a surprise getaway for her her birthday. Jaydah couldn't take being alone, knowing that Midori was with her husband.

In jail it is eat or be eaten, and Jaydah seduces a correctional officer in hopes of using his cell phone. She invites him to sex in her in her cell, it works. To get through his hands on her body she thinks of Midori. She can't figure out why Midori is so confused and emotionally unable to break the chains over wanting Ray for his money even at the expense of losing her good loving.

She reasons that jail is going to be a landing point anyway because she might kill Midori or her cheating husband. It never occurs to her that she and Midori are guilty of the same cheating that she accuses Ray of.

In court Nevah admits to the judge that Jaydah did not stab her and that the cuts came were self-inflicted. Jaydah is released from jail and heads home to complete her manuscript which her agent is waiting for. She needs the book published to recreate her image after being exposed on live radio.

Her condo is wrecked and all contents on her laptop are gone. Midori still cares for Jaydah and can't believe Nevah has put her through all of this because of her insane jealousy.

Midori is finished with being intimate with Jaydah and decides to give her marriage another try. Ray promises not to cheat again. It is a promise he does not keep, and he is soon caught up with new love interest, Monica. Jaydah and Nevah try again to make their dysfuntional relationship work, and end up emotionally bashing each other another round.

Midori has to figure out her future on her own. Jaydah decides that enough is enough. She can't have Midori and she and Nevah may kill each other. She finally moves on deciding to try her luck with women in Atlanta.
Best part of story, including ending: I hated all the backstabbing and lies. Midori was not a bad person she was however, extremely confused and acted on impulse instead of thinking.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when Midori accompanied Jaydah to her home after being released. She was able to see first hand how dangerous Nevah could be.

Opinion about the main character: I disliked Midori for being a hyprocrite, she cheated on Ray with Jaydah. Everyone was wrong.

The review of this Book prepared by C. Imani Williams a Level 13 Blue-Winged Teal scholar

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   black people romance Kind of sex:    -   lesbians Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Taboo sex story?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   lesbians!    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk! Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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