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Subject: Has anybody read Mario Acevedo?
Date Posted: 6/5/2008 7:06 AM ET
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Can anybody tell me about his stuff:   X Rated Bloodsuckers, The Nymphos of Rocky Flats, and The Undead Kama Sutra?   Got one at Goodwill, and the other 2 at the UBS.   Any good?


Date Posted: 6/5/2008 7:44 AM ET
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I've read the 1st one...Nyphos of Rocky Flats...it was okay.  Showed promise but something was missing.  I have the other 2 and plan to read them as well.  But I'm in no rush. 

Date Posted: 6/5/2008 10:39 AM ET
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I tried but could not get into Nymphos.  Neither the story nor the characters kept my interest.

Date Posted: 6/5/2008 11:13 AM ET
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I read Nymphos. It was ok, but not the greatest.  I still plan to read the next to see if the storyline gets any better.

Date Posted: 6/5/2008 5:32 PM ET
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I read both of the 1st two and really liked them.  I have the 3rd one now, too.

Date Posted: 6/5/2008 6:35 PM ET
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I liked Nymphos.  It's good -- not a romance type, and the plot's definitely different.  No slow spots.  I wouldn't have guessed that was his first book.

OK -- just went back and read my review to help me remember more specifics.  I thought it was zany, wacky, funny in a dark humor sort of way, and fast-paced.  I'd recommend it, anyway!

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Date Posted: 6/7/2008 12:47 AM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2005
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I liked the first two.  I haven't gotten the Kama Sutra one yet

Date Posted: 7/1/2008 9:43 PM ET
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Just finished Nymphos. With the balance of dislike and like, I was leary when I picked it up. However, I read it in two sittings. Refreshing to get away from all the sex and the plot was decent. I don't "like" Felix yet, but I'm hoping he grows on me with book 2.

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 1:28 PM ET
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I read Nymphos last week.  I was glad to see it wasn't just erotica masquerading as paranormal.  I don't mind the sex scenes, but I like more plot than sex and recently I've hit a bunch of more sex than plot.  It's never going to be named one of the hundred best books of all time (or even of the year) but it's okay.

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 3:38 PM ET
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Read Nymphos awhile back and didn't particularly care for it...the Latin was driving me nuts and it was slow moving.  Now I'm reading the Undead Kama Sutra and at least the Latin has disappeared.  It is better paced than book #1 and I have #2 in my TBR pile.  I'm not warm and fuzzy about Felix but it is definitely different from the usual paranormal romance, especially if you don't want much sex in your book. 

Date Posted: 7/19/2008 3:28 PM ET
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I ordered Nymphos a few days ago.  I've got high hopes for it!