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Subject: Mild Rant
Date Posted: 9/16/2013 6:58 PM ET
Member Since: 12/14/2005
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Is it just me, or is anyone else sick of the business owner, friend, engaged in a romance or two blah blah blah, but she can't seem to find her ovaries and tell her mother to butt out, shut up, stop phone stalking me, etc., etc., etc.    Sure, you be kind, but for gosh sakes, stand up for your self.  I am DONE with those books and those characters. 

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 9:31 PM ET
Member Since: 7/29/2006
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Hi Brenda,  are you referring to cozies? ....... titles please.  (BTW, I love your doggie photo)

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 9/18/2013 9:25 AM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2008
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That's just the way the books (cozies( are being written these days.  Don't forget, they seem to have sucessful have businesses but always seem short of money too. :)

Barb S. (okbye) - ,
Date Posted: 9/18/2013 11:34 AM ET
Member Since: 3/14/2011
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I don't have a great tolerance for cozies either, they do get quite formulaic. You need to mix it up, throw some other stuff in the mix. Pick up something more challenging. It's like eating sweet stuff all day, you have to break it up with some meat.