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Buttons and Hate

By: Penelope Sky
Narrated by: Samantha Cook,Michael Ferraiuolo
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Publisher's Summary

I'm working off my buttons.

But I'm also giving them away.

The more I fall for Crow, the more I want him to do the things that I want. Dinners, dates, and evenings at the beach.

Everything comes at a price, and quickly the hoard of buttons I worked hard to earn are depleted.

Will this go back and forth forever? Or will someone run out of their buttons first?

©2017 Penelope Sky (P)2017 Penelope Sky

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buttons and hate

Where does Buttons and Hate rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

definitely at the top

What was one of the most memorable moments of Buttons and Hate?

when crow realizes hes in love with buttons and doesnt know what to do with his feelings.

What does Samantha Cook and Michael Ferraiuolo bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

the voices bring the book alive. you can feel the fear, susoense, sadness ,anger, and love when listening.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Buttons and hate a true love story

Any additional comments?

love penelope skys books

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What a stupid story!

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

If there was a substance to the story besides repeated pornographic descriptions.

Would you ever listen to anything by Penelope Sky again?

Absolutely not.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Narrators were fine.

Any additional comments?

I bought this book because of the 4.5 star rating. I am not sure how to trust the rating systems anymore. The description said it was a psychological suspense. I thought it was a cheap porn.

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Left me hanging..

I absolutely loved this book and in the end it said "Buttons and Pain is available now".... searched everywhere to find out it's not available until MAY 16th!!! Whatttt?!?! Why the heck would you say it's available when it's not??? I am not a patient person so I'm so sad when I thought I could move on with the Pearl and Crow saga :(

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Buttons in a jar

This is the second book in this series and it was as wonderful as the first. I love Button. She is strong, determined and brilliant. Crow is sexy, disturbing and just as smart. They are equals in every way. I love Penelope Sky's writing. She brings this story to life with beautiful descriptions and imagination. The sex scenes are smoking hot and the violence is well placed throughout the book. I am impatiently waiting on book three and want it now.
The voice actors, Samantha Cook and Michael Ferraiuolo are excellent in these roles. Samantha Cook is Button, she is so well suited to her. Michael Ferraiuolo has one of the sexiest and most expressive, though subtle voices in romance audiobooks today. I am anxious for more from this team or author and actors♥️🖤

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Really great Read

Even though this is a dark love story, it has its moments of beauty. These are twisted up people finding their own way with affection, and while this isn't a sweet feel good type of story, there are moments of sweetness, and there are moments that make you feel good.

The author has bridged the gap with this book, the gap that usually makes you feel pretty sick after the darker story lines with something different. While this type of love isn't for everyone, it is right for the two in the book.

The performers were great. Not one complaint. Both of them read beautifully and with just the right amount of emotion. I'm buying book three now and hoping its as good as this one :)

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Buttons

I love the story line and the insight to Pearl/Button and Crow. Now in this book crow does get to be a little monotonous about his NOT having feeling..

Well worth a credit!

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You're Starting a War Over Pus*y!

First of all IMO this book isn't as good as Buttons and Lace. There's not a much suspense, mystery, and drama. Not that I'm complaining but the first 2.5 hours of Buttons and Hate is detailed sex. This is how it goes....Pearl is falling for Crow so she comes up with the idea to pay Crow buttons to take her to dinner and a movie or to spend the day at the beach, etc. Crow agrees because he's getting buttons back which means Pearl will stay longer. Then Pearl has painful/brutal sex with Crow to get buttons back. This back and forth is all that goes on for the first 2.5 hours.

Then the plot comes into play. Bones meets with Cain and offers 40 million to get Pearl back. When Cain discusses with Crow...Crow says no and leads Cain to believe that he is beating Pearl. In Buttons and Lace Crow and Cain kidnapped Pearl from Bones to beat and kill her in revenge for Bones killing their sister Vanessa. Crow won't let Cain touch Pearl and leads Cain to believe that he is exacting their revenge on her.

Cain breaks into Crows house and ties up the butler, Lars. But Lars was able to send an emergency signal to Crows phone before being tied up. Cain, seeing that Pearl is perfectly fine is furious and beats Pearl nearly-to-death and unrecognizable. Crow shoots Cain in the arm and takes Pearl to the hospital. Crow will not leave Pearl while she's in the hospital and when she's released he stays home and takes care of her. This is the continuation of their story...

The book ends with a to-be-continued. I'm interested to read/listen to what happens next.

Samantha Cook and Michael Ferraiuolo gave an outstanding performance.

Penelope Sky has created an intriguing series.

Worth a credit/$$ Absolutely.


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heart wrenching in a delicious way

waiting for the third installment is torture especially when I am not seeing the audible up with it yet. I read the first 2 then upon release of second I decided to get the audible as well and started over from the beginning to feel everything anew as the narrator's engulfed me in the tale again. highly recommend.
dark, delicious, tender, heart wrenching while keeping you up and turning pages eager to devour more insight into them.

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go boutton

My mind is still reeling. Penelope Sky you reeled me in broke me put me back together and broke me again. why???? I NEED BOOK 3 ASAP!!!

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these just keep getting better and better

I love the relationship between button and crow that really do love each other they both just to stubborn to scarface it! I can't wait to see how it ends love this books!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 01-18-17

Thoughts about this book.

A truly inspirational story. Thoroughly enjoyed listening to this. I hope button and crow finally come together. And I hope bones gets his commupance. Great book I definitely recommend anyone to read.xxx

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  • Emma
  • 03-10-22

so so good

I recommend to everyone this is brilliant found not put the book down and loved the narrators its brilliant

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  • Di D
  • 04-15-19

Buttons and Hate

Some of the story seemed to be a bit far fetched. I know it's fiction, but it seemed to stretch the boundaries of believability to the limit.
I love the fire behind Pearl. She is strong and feisty, Crow is her one weakness. Despite Crow's dismissal at times, she continues to push his limits.
I'm now invested in the storyline and want to see the outcome, so it's onto book 3...

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  • Susan Rogerson
  • 03-01-17

No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Omg just finished book 2 , now I have to wait until May for book 3

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  • Lengy
  • 01-30-17

Buttons and hate

I love this book 👌🏽the story line beautifully written and no exaggerated drama for the sake of the book

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  • 04-17-18

A story of betrayal and hate, revenge and passion

What does Samantha Cook and Michael Ferraiuolo bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Another outstanding performance by both Michael and Samantha. The rich profound dominance in his Michaels tone is sexy as hell and Samantha’s expressive emotions has you wiping your eyes and curling your toes.

Any additional comments?

I love Pearl and Crows story, I love the intrigue of it, the alluring, enticing, addictive push and pull of passion, hate and of course the hot sex scenes.
It’s the characters that lure you in so much to this storyline, Pearl is an incredibly strong and courageous heroine and although she has been through so much trauma she still has a kind and enduring heart will the ability to still not only believe in love but to hope for it.