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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Book Blitz! Broken English By Marita A. Hansen



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For me, the name Dante conjured up two images. The first was the epic depictions of Hell from Dante’s Inferno, with people burning for their sins. The second image was a sexual depiction. I don’t know where it came from, but as far back as I can remember, I had always associated the name Dante with a beautiful and sexy man. I'd imagined a dark-haired, dark-eyed, gorgeous lothario, the type who could capture a woman’s heart with just one look. Dante was the Fabio of my generation, the heartthrob that got women’s hearts beating fast, made us want this man to rip our clothes off and to throw us onto the bed.

Little did I know that the Dante that walked into my life was very different from the one I’d imagined. Oh, he was dark-haired, dark-eyed, gorgeous, even a lothario ... just ... he wasn’t a man. He was a fifteen-year-old boy who was going to send me to the Hell his namesake had written about.
And I was his teacher.


Holy shit.  Those are the words I uttered when I finished Broken English. I am without words, and that’s not good since I have this review to type.  I am without words not because I didn’t like Broken English, oh no that isn’t the case.  I loved it.  I am without words because I HAVE TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!  It is taboo, it is a tad dark, it is angsty, it is sexy and it had my jaw dropping open more than once because I couldn’t believe what I just read.  This is a teacher/student romance but it is not your average teacher and 18 year old who is still a student, hence the taboo tag.  Dante is fifteen years old but the way he acts, the life he has lived, the things he has been through make him so much older. The push and pull, the dynamic between Clara and Dante had me totally consumed.  I couldn’t take much more of the sexual tension between these two, it was explosive.  Broken English will have you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen on the next page.  I can’t wait until I get my book whore hands on the next book because I have a feeling the fireworks aren’t over yet!



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SOME FACTS ABOUT ME:
NATIONALITY: I am a New Zealander with Croatian heritage.
SPORTS: As a teenager my favourite sports were karate, badmington, and running. I also did unarmed combat and played in a touch rugby team (my gym teacher made me do the last one!) Now, I stick to coaching soccer and running. I have completed two marathons, numerous half-marathons and one 30K run.
CAREER PATH: I started off as a Graphic Designer, then went to Auckland University, where I got a BA degree in Art History and Italian Studies and a post-graduate Honours degree in Art History. I worked in the Art History field, then became a full-time artist, doing commissions. I eventually lost all of my senses and gave it up to be a writer :)
FAVOURITE FOODS: I'm vegetarian. I love pasta based foods, tofu, chocolate mousse and golden queen peaches.
BAD HABITS: I'm a major procrastinator, I stay up way too late writing, and I get distracted easily unless it's doing something I love.
STATUS: Married to my high school sweetheart (which he hates me calling him). We have two kids.
Apart from her Author Facebook Page, where she talks about her books, she has a blogsite.

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