I was well prepared to love this book Alice is an amateur poker player who someone makes it to the final table of a world poker tournament I love poker The story starts with her being terrified of being in the ocean or any body of water because she saw Jaws as a kid Me tooAlas while I liked some of the characters the plot was too convoluted and there was way too much crying by the heroine And an incredible amount of jumping to conclusions followed by a lot of lying and deflection when someone did try to get to the truth of a matter Just went on and on Odd Fun read This is my 3rd Elle Lothlorien book I ve read in as many months It was fun sweet and romantic with enough excitement and adventure to keep me wanting to read Although I liked The Frog Prince better this was a novel I would recommend to anyone who likes romantic comedians Overall didn t like it Moved extremely slowly But the main turn off was that I am Australian and felt insulted in EVERY chapter A few funny bits but overall a big thumbs down I would rather give this a 25 because all the poker lingo got a bit confusing for meas did the description of Lapin in his white swimming trunks white hair and weird eyes couldn t ite picture him as gorgeous lol Anyway EL is so inventive though My favorite part of the book was the beginning because I can totally relate to the trauma the movie Jaws wreaked on my young mind After that I read on just to see what happened I am looking forward to Rapunzel and still HIGHLY recommend The Frog Prince Alice Faye Dahl is a math teacher from Colorado and one of a set of identical triplets Her triplet sisters are Marlene Dietrich Dahl and Marilyn Monroe Dahl An older sister is Jean Harlow Dahl and older brother is Clark Gable Dahl On her first visit to a beach ever Alice despite her lifelong fear of sharks attacking even is she s in the shallow end of a pool ventures out into the ocean water and is bitten by a shark Except she doesn t at first realize that is what happened She knows she was bumped pretty hard dropping her phone in the water Before she passes out on her beach towel she meets Rabbit a man with gorgeous eyes Rabbit turns Nuestra propuesta inconclusa. Ecuador-Perú up before she s released from the hospital We learn she s in the country for a poker tournament And she s surprised she s made it this far Rabbit offers her a safe place to stayntil the final tournament begins Thus begins a strange and wonderful tale including secrets revealed believing in yourself and others the Japanese Mafia Mouse Rabbit s older sister trust and trusting in others and most important Love An amazing read for me POSSIBLE SPOILERS THROUGHOUT91 Overall I m enjoying this most of the humour seems to work for me but I am feeling a little touchy about all the Australia bashing that s going on I am Australian and I ve been to Surfer s Paradise I have no idea what she was talking about when she said that Australian men don t go to pubs and clubs to meet girls that they go to meet The Volleyball Coaching Bible - Volume II (The Volleyball Coaching Bible, up with their male friends That s rubbish Go to a club tonight and you won t see the guys hanging with each other chatting and ignoring the girls you ll see them doing everything they can to get the girls attention buying them drinks if they think they have a chance and generally making a fool of themselves in the pursuit of going home with herDuring the summer I see shark bite victims on the news at least once a week from somewhere in the country The biggest most vicious animal I ve been bitten by is a small housecat and that hurtite a bit I in no way believe that a person could be bitten by a shark even a small shark and not realise it for some minutes and only then because she passes out due to extreme blood loss rather than the searing pain of hav. Alternate cover edition for B00A1CU4HGWhen high school math teacher Alice Faye Dahl attends a Texas Hold'em home poker tournament she doesn't know a royal flush from a toilet flush Four months and dozens of wins later she's one of the Final Nine the championship table at the International Poker Tour in Surfer's Paradise Australia and way out.
Ing a chunk torn out of her butt No way in hell In fact an Italian boy was bitten by a reef shark in knee deep water on the Great Barrier Reef a few days ago The shark took a chunk out of his calf and the boy was in surgery within an hour of the attack From the sound of it she would ve needed surgery too not just a few stitches and two days in hospital If Lothlorien wanted to create a damsel in distress situation she should have gone with a jelly fish sting which is actually likely than a shark bite still seriously painful and reuiring of treatment although not Diccionario trilingüe Miskitu - Sumu-Mayangna - Español usually a stay in hospitalSome of the lines that had me cackling after midnight last nightPage 9 That s when I notice his freckles They re barely there at all just a smattering sprinkled across his tanned nose and cheeks but I feel the last bit of my conversational brilliance and decorum slip away Freckle juice I blurt outHe looks confused Freckle juice Ho boy Thehthe book I clear my throat The children s book Freckle Juice I thought it was about how to get freckles I shrug Then I read it It doesn t tell you LOLSame page I like your freckles I say I d like to see what they look like when they re dry And spread out over a pillow Oh my God I didn t just say that did I At that point I had to put my Kindle down to hold my stomach while I howled with laughter also because I wasn t sure I could go on knowing the amount of embarrassment she was about to endure But nothing happens Rabbit doesn t mention that outrageous statement and the conversation continuesNow for some editing mistakesPage 11 I pull the reigns back hard on my The Very First Christmas Stocking the Gifts of the 7 Coins urge Wrong spelling should be reinsPage 42 in one way or the other for the last four years The idiom is one way or another it s even a Blondie song from 1979Page 48 your friend s next donkamentI had to look that onep it seems it s a poker term for a game of poker where everyone starts out with the same number of chips and the players play Twisted (LOST, until someone has won them all To be continued101 Page 85 Just an endemic species of poisonous spider that likes to make its home on thenderside of toilet seats Umm only in dirty stinky outhouses or public toilets that aren t regularly maintained Those of s sophisticated enough to have indoor plumbing don t feel the need to check nder every toilet seat we come across because they just don t get inside that often huntsman are worse you re far likely to find them hiding in your gumboots at the back door or Pirate Barbarian under a pile of tools you haven tsed since last summerPage 90 Forget it I can t take it seriously I say He holds A Fearless Heart : Why Compassion is the Key to Greater Wellbeing up a pink and purple rectangular ish paper like item that he s referred to repeatedly and determinedly as an Australian five dollar bill The ones in his other hand are even absurd with the green and auamarine one hundred dollar bill the worst offender of the bunch I can t take any currency seriously that looks like belongs in a psychedelic inspired Special Edition Monopoly box Australian notes may beite colourful but all that colour and their plastic texture make it the hardest currency to counterfeit in the world The colours make them easier to identify when mixed together in your wallet pink for 5 blue for 10 orange for 20 olive green for 50 blue green for 100 and they re very difficult to damage without a pair of scissors like most other plastics they just don t tearPage 116 Souris was right the Graffiti Gallery of Nambucca is pretty great Ohmigod I think I m going to faint that almost sounded like a compliment directed at AustraliaPage 117 We both watch as the efflux of water from the river pushes the inbound ocean water around a sandbar According to Wikipedia efflux refers to any flux of ions molecules or other substances from the. Of her depthWhen a fluke shark attack throws her and sports reporter Lapin Rabbit Montgomery together it seems to challenge the saying “lucky at cards nlucky at love” A veteran of the poker circuit and gorgeous besides Rabbit offers to help her go all the way to win the multi million dollar prize a deal she can't refuseIn this modern
Intracellular space to the extracellular space In cell biology molecular biology and related fields the word extracellular or sometimes extracellular space means outside the cell This space is sually taken to be outside the plasma membranes and occupied by fluid The term is Tewasnya Dewa Iblis Awan Api (Long Hu Men The Next Level 01) used in contrast to intracellular inside the cell See this page for details on intracellular space and this page for details on extracellular space There s way too much information for me to copy it all down here suffice to say thatsing the word efflux to describe the currents of the ocean is like giving the weight of a pinch of salt in lbs or kilograms nobody describes it like that and if th This started out pretty good I was intrigued didn t know where he story was going went along for the ride For me the problem was the gaps of time One situation was LapinRabbit has Alice in a compromising kiss and it seems tat there relationship is going to become intense and then the paragraph ends and the next page says two days later Wait a minute what That s it Yeah that kind of thing happened time and time again Definitely a G rated book Otherwise if you take any romantic hope out of this it was well written and I learned a lot about playing poker than I personally wanted to know The plot sort of drug out to me Had to force myself to finish it because there was no Red Now and Laters urgency between Alice and Lapin I could have gone without reading this in my lifeToo many plot jumps wondering what happened in these holes I have read Elle Lothorien s other 2 books and loved them This book I give a 35 I felt so confused most of the time The story line was good but I kept getting confused if Alice and Rabbit were together or fighting There were constantly fighting or Rabbit was constantly running away because of something This was a good enough book for me to finish reading and I m glad I read it once but I loved her other two books Sleeping Beauty and the Frog Prince I am really looking forward to her next books and am hoping they are better than this one SpoilerSo the premise is Alice Fey comes to Australia to win the big Poker tournament and is deathly afraid of sharks Her first time in the ocean she get a big chunk of her butt bitten off by a shark and had to hobble around with an injury through the whole book Rabbit is the one who saves her from the shark and takes her to the hospital and since he has lots of money that seems to have no end he takes her in and gives her a hotel room and makes his sister Mouse help him look after AliceRabbit seems to be so concerned with how Alice is doing but keeps forget about helping her and always gets mad at his sister for not helping her He forgets about helping Alice a lot than his sister forgets Rabbit asks Alice to go with him and his sister on a road trip to Sydney with the 2 week break between the 2 poker tournaments only to cause MORE drama between everyoneRabbit is nice and brings one of Alice s triplet sisters over and her brother without knowing the reason the other triplet can t come is because she is dying of leukemia and that is why Alice is trying to win this poker tournament Lots of fight happens an annoying ex girlfriend with a horrible name ofeenie baby ruins things and tries to kick Alice out of the tournament because her family owns it and she is in the game and doesn t want to loose to Alice fighting happens and Alice yet again doesn t want to talk to Rabbit but yet again they get back together again In the end Rabbit wins the tournament shocker I know Alice and Rabbit are together after Alice s triplet sister pretends to be her in the tournament and everything works out in the end If you want a better story read her other 2 books because they were amazin. Ay twist on Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice discovers much too late that when it comes to poker and love sometimes you win sometimes you lose and sometimes it's both Australia love card sharks belly aching laughs real sharks poker Wonderland and a touch of intrigue there's just no telling what you'll find down the rabbit hol.
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