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Hardwired

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

17 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

4.5 Stars Hardwired by Meredith Wild is a love a story and so mu

4.5 Stars
Hardwired by Meredith Wild is a love a story and so much more. The book is told in first person by Erica Hathaway; she is a fresh graduate from Harvard University, entrepreneur of her own Internet start-up fashion site–the company that she has poured her life ...
4.5 Stars
Hardwired by Meredith Wild is a love a story and so much more. The book is told in first person by Erica Hathaway; she is a fresh graduate from Harvard University, entrepreneur of her own Internet start-up fashion site–the company that she has poured her life into imagining and creating out of nothing. The company is her passion. She is alone in the world except for her mom’s best friend Maria and her two business partners, Allie and Sid.




Enter Blake Landon; he literally bumps into Erica, and the sensual sparks fly. Sexy and devilishly handsome, he is every woman’s fantasy man. The bump is short and sweet, but it leaves Erica with fantasy material, as the girl has no time for a social life. Psst, he is a billionaire control freak but a likeable billionaire control freak. He is going to have problems with ‘all career’ Erica and that is just how it is going to be. Her company is her single-minded focus, and she is a driven individual; she doesn’t have time for a man. So begins the journey of Erica and Blake meeting.




What I like about this book is that the plot was multifaceted. First you had the story line of Erica and her partners trying to get capital to grow their business. Erica and her partners Sid and Allie are having growing pains. They are all newly graduated from Harvard and expected to make their lives in the big bad non-academic world of real life. Each of the partners aren’t just cardboard cut out place holders in for the main romance plot. They are three-dimensional characters who have their own lives. Sid isn’t as fleshed out as Allie, but I expect that to happen as the series progresses.




Then, of course, you have the love story between Blake and Erica. No, this isn’t ‘I fall at your feet and worship you because you are a billionaire time’ for Erica. This is ‘I fight tooth and nail to ignore the pull for the billionaire and stand up for myself time’ for Erica. Hey, the girl is a scotch drinker, and I expected nothing less. If she would have drank one of those fruity drinks, then all bets were off. Now I just need to know her brand to know how committed I will be to Erica. Yes, I’m a Scotch snob. Sue Me.




Then there was a very interesting plot twist in the book revolving around Erica’s past, and guess what? I am not going to spoil it for anyone. But boy, it is a big blow-up-the-book type twist. This was an enjoyable book with characters I can’t wait to read more about, as there is a sequel coming entitled Hardpressed.

posted by Karen_E on September 10, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Do not believe reviews

This was a watered down version of Fifty Shades. I was disappointed by the writing. The story copied elements from Fifty but to me could not capture the feeling of passion. Okay read.

posted by 14084562 on April 12, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2013

    Nook's fault, not the author's

    When I came to page 20, right before the page break, I noticed that the a line continued off the page and apparently a bunch happened that I've missed because after the break, they're discussing the fun night they had. I really wish i could sewer exactly what they were talking about.

    3 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Worst Book Ever

    Someone said this book was kind of like Fifty shades of grey(really)... please tell me what pages or chapters y'all was reading. Worsted Ever!!!! No star's but that one

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2013

    Disapointed

    I'm missing big chunks of the book. Like another reviewer stated, I have several places where a sentence runs off the page and the story is not flowing.....sad for a book that has great potential. I'm extremely disapointed.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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