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Subject: The worst prose ever or: the most forgettable lines
Date Posted: 8/17/2011 8:05 AM ET
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Rules? There are none. Have a line you hated? Purple prose that had you rolling on the floor laughing your arse off? Scratching your head at the impossibility of it all? Then here's the place to vent and save your fellow board members from the pain of it all.

Grace, by Deneane Clark a regency romance and kindle freebie (damn good it was free).

The unshed tears that brimmed without shame in Grace Ackerly's enormous eyes turned them from glittering sapphire to a startling, luminous turquoise .

With a strength he did not know he possessed, he dragged his mouth from hers, flinching at her unintentional soft whimper of denial, and stared, sightless, over the top of her head, his mind fighting to command his thundering need.  

Date Posted: 8/17/2011 9:01 AM ET
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Wait, Cathy..one rule.  No Alan Savage.  PLEASE.

Date Posted: 8/17/2011 9:10 AM ET
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devilcheeky

No worries, I'm done with him.

Date Posted: 8/17/2011 10:12 AM ET
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I nabbed that one as a freebie, too.  So if it's a DNF-delete, oh well.  It seems like there's a lot of poor recencies and paranormals offered free/cheap.  I understand that paranormals are the current fad, so there's bound to be a ton of crap.  But regencies?  I don't get that.

Date Posted: 8/17/2011 10:17 AM ET
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Sharla, it is unintentionally funny at times. I notice Harriet gave it four stars wink

Date Posted: 8/18/2011 11:01 AM ET
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Same book as above and I'm finished so these are the last. Lol, the comments generated over at Goodreads on the nipples one.cheeky

"He ran a hand down her silken stomach to the nest of soft curls that hid her secrets." 

"Her nipples rose proudly, blushing pink on small breasts shaped to perfectly fit his cupped hand, begging without shame for his kiss."



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