The Importance of Being Wild by J.J. Sorel – Book Review

by J.J. Sorel
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Format: Kindle

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Set in New York, The Importance of Being Wild is a steamy love story between Curtis Drake and Bonita Wild. He is a guitarist, and she’s an intelligent, mixed up woman whose ex-husband did something so terrible to her she longer believes in love.

That is… until the sexy hunk, Curtis enters her bar one day.

After she discovers that her violent, controlling husband hid a secret from her, Bonnie has to pick up the pieces of two wasted years in an abusive marriage.

Through insatiable desire, Curtis not only shows Bonnie what passionate love feel likes, he also helps her leave her past behind by winning her heart and body.

Curtis is also burdened by his past. A rash decision made when young, returns to haunt him, and when Bonnie learns that he kept a secret from her, wounds reappear and she runs.

Convinced that Bonnie is his soulmate, Curtis does everything to regain her trust. But first, he has to deal with a drug-addicted ex, who doesn’t care whose life she ruins.

The trouble is Bonnie needs to learn to trust. Having never experienced it, Bonnie doesn’t even know what unconditional love feels like.

Falling into each other’s arms, these two equally complicated beings navigate a new path together while surrendering to smoldering, insatiable passion.


Twin sisters, Bonnie and Bella inherit their father’s bar, Wild Thing. They live in New York. Bella is an escort and Bonnie has just been through a bad marriage to an abusive husband. She no longer believes in love and feels she can’t trust any man. Then she meets Curtis and everything changes. She falls for him quickly and things heat up. Curtis is passionate and loving and gives Bonnie the unconditional love she deserves. But when past secrets are revealed Bonnie takes off, as she is afraid and unable to trust. Will Curtis be able to win Bonnie’s heart back and keep her? After All, they are a match made for each other and their passion is undeniable.

The Importance of Being Wild by J.J. Sorel is aptly titled. It is wild and filled with emotion. The author portrays a crisp clear picture of unconditional love and steamy passion. It has elements of mystery and intrigue and is written to draw the reader in right from the very first chapter. It is fast paced, engaging and undeniably sexy. It is a contemporary romance story full of sensuality and beauty. Hot and sultry, readers will be enthralled with this unique love story.

The characters are well drawn and fully developed. They are very realistic and relatable. I felt a connection with Bonnie and was rooting for her throughout the story. All the characters are great with unique personalities, flaws and strengths. This is a must read novel. I was completely captivated by the romance and the mystery, as well. The problems that the couple goes through are very complicated and relatable.

The Importance of Being Wild by J.J. Sorel is an enjoyable fast and easy read. I couldn’t put it down and turned the pages quickly to find out what would happen next. I read it late into the night. It is very intriguing and tastefully descriptive. With excellent characters and storyline, this story has some real laughs in it. I found myself laughing out loud more than a few times. The dialog between the characters is written well and is very impressive. This is the second book I have read by J.J. Sorel and she never disappoints.

This book is highly recommended. It is a sultry, steamy read with an incredible romantic storyline and plot. Praise for J.J Sorel and The Importance of Being Wild.

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