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Subject: What are we reading? 12-15 to 12-21 2013
Date Posted: 12/15/2013 3:51 PM ET
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New week!

Date Posted: 12/15/2013 3:54 PM ET
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I finished up two m/m romances. Double Full by Kindle Alexander, and Frat Boy and Toppy by Anne Tenino. Loved the Tenino book!!! I was thrilled to see that it was the start of a series. I added the rest of them to my Kindle WL.

Now reading Mine by Katy Evans.

Date Posted: 12/15/2013 5:43 PM ET
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I enjoyed Non Friction, something a little different, a romance from a guy's pov. Tried Stephen King's Doctor Sleep, a gift I got for a friend that I was going to gently read first, but couldn't make it past 50 or so pages. Love Stephen King's writing. I'm just not a horror fan. Now I'm back to Nocturnes, and hoping Rax comes out of his depressing drunken stupor soon.


 

Date Posted: 12/15/2013 6:25 PM ET
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I got my brother Doctor Sleep for Christmas and I thought about reading it before I gave it to him. LOL   I can be gentle.   I decided against it only because I want to re-read The Shining before I read it. And to do that, I have to find it first.  surprise

Date Posted: 12/15/2013 9:25 PM ET
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I've been reading Last Hit by Jessica Clare.

Date Posted: 12/15/2013 9:46 PM ET
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Finished Nina Rowan's Twas The Night Before Christmas and it was a sweet little read, just wish that ending could have been drawn out more. I started Stephanie Lauren's And Then She Fell.

Date Posted: 12/16/2013 1:24 PM ET
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I just finished Kresley Cole's The Professional (part 1) and wooooeeeeyyy boy was that a hot little read...loved it!! Can't wait for the next in the series. Also read Elizabeth Hoyt's Maiden Lane Christmas Special...a very sweet free read on her website under her extra section. We also find out who Phoebe is due to be paired with...which I approve!

Date Posted: 12/16/2013 7:29 PM ET
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I finished Last Hit and now I've started Brothers in Arms by Samantha Kane.

Date Posted: 12/17/2013 8:02 AM ET
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I finished Mine. I loved Real, but Mine was a tad too much with the 'oh he's so sexy', 'oh he's a greek god', 'oh look at his eight pack'.  And I cant even count how many times I read the words blues eyes and black spiky hairy. Seemed like it was NONSTOP there for a while.  I'll read Remy one of these days but I hope its not along those same lines.

I'm going to start Fate by Elizabeth Reyes while I wait for my last ebook loaner for the month.  Reyes 5th St series is going downhill, fast, for me, but I've always loved the Moreno brothers series, so hopefully I'll enjoy this one.

Date Posted: 12/17/2013 12:19 PM ET
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I breezed through Lori Armstrong's Merciless - LOVED it!  Then I tried to start Shallow Grave, but can't get into it.  For some reason I love her Mercy Gunderson series, but Julie Collins doesn't do it for me.  Anyone else have the same (or maybe the opposite) problem?

I think Illicit by Opal Carew is next.  Try to get it done before school is out for Christmas, because my daughter has taken to trying to read over my shoulder.  She's only 9, so she definitely doesn't need an eyeful of that!

 

Date Posted: 12/17/2013 12:22 PM ET
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Blazing through some Christmas stories — I finished Gift of Desire by Kate Pearce and Samantha Kane, which were good, short stories from two of my favorite historic erotica authors, and am now reading N.J. Walters' Jessamyn's Christmas Gift. 

Date Posted: 12/17/2013 6:28 PM ET
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Then I tried to start Shallow Grave, but can't get into it.  For some reason I love her Mercy Gunderson series, but Julie Collins doesn't do it for me.  Anyone else have the same (or maybe the opposite) problem?

Definitely OPPOSITE!  I wish she'd write them faster!

 

I can't seem to get interested in anything lately.

Date Posted: 12/17/2013 11:05 PM ET
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Started The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan. I'm having a little trouble feeling the characters.

Date Posted: 12/18/2013 8:45 PM ET
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Melissa, I felt the same way about Mine. I felt it was a little over the top.

im about to start Reaver, even though I feel like I need to go back and read the one before since it's been so long ago I read it.

Date Posted: 12/18/2013 9:16 PM ET
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I got Reaver in the mail yesterday. I was so excited! I had forgotten that I had pre-ordered it.  Unfortunately I have a few others I need to get to first! LOL

Date Posted: 12/18/2013 9:34 PM ET
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Finished Courtney Milan's Countess Conspiracy and really loved it. It was a bit heartwrenching at times. 5 Stars for me. I loved the Mercy Gunderson series and the Julie Collin's series. I am like Sherry, I wish she would write these series quicker. I hope she isn't through with the Julie Collin's series.



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Date Posted: 12/19/2013 7:56 PM ET
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So I ended up enjoying Fate a lot. Right along the lines of Reyes Moreno Brothers series.

I'm going to start When it Rains by Lisa De Jong next.

Date Posted: 12/21/2013 6:30 AM ET
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Omg...I'm a little over halfway through When it Rains and I kinda have a feeling where this is going. I think I might just be bawling.  crying

Date Posted: 12/21/2013 11:17 AM ET
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Finished Gena Showalter's Seduce the Darkness and it was a good read, just didn't blow me away like some of the others in the series. Currently reading Maya Rodale's The Wicked Wallflower.



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Date Posted: 12/21/2013 2:42 PM ET
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I've read a few books since the last time I posted....

SkinWalkers: King by Susan Bliler   Had potential but overall was a little cheesy.  A Tale of Two Dragons by GA Aiken was great.  Mountain Angel by Suzie O'Connell was DNF. 

 

Date Posted: 12/21/2013 4:27 PM ET
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I finished When it Rains, and yep...bawled my eyes out. Now reading the follow up novella, After the Rain.

I also read a m/m novella today, Good Boy by Anne Tenino, and loved it.

Date Posted: 12/22/2013 10:11 AM ET
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Skinwalkers: Conn - exponentially better than the first book but still needs an editor/proofreader badly.