Monthly Archives: November 2009

Christa Faust, "Money Shot"

Money Shot by Christa Faust (Hard Case Crime 2008). Ex-porn star, Angel Dare is having a really bad day. She arrives at a phony shoot and finds herself beat up, shot at and then left for dead in the trunk … Continue reading

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Vampire Knight Story & Art by Matsuri Hino

Vampire Knight (vol.7,8) with story and artwork by Matsuri Hino (Viz Media 2009) is about aristocratic vampires secretly co-existing with humans in a private school created for the purpose of peace and understanding. Vampire Knight has beautiful vampires romanticized in … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Rainwater by Sandra Brown

Rainwater (2009) by Sandra Brown is a historical fiction novel, set in a tiny town in Texas during the Depression. I realize what today is but this book will have to suffice. It’s the only book I’ve managed to finish … Continue reading

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Senetra's Review of "The Mane Squeeze (Pride Story No.4)" by Shelly Laurenston

I purchased my first Shelly Laurenston book, Pack Challenge in early 2007, after someone on a blog or board mentioned it as a good shifter story. Sadly, I didn’t read it for over a year because I always had another … Continue reading

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Next TBR Challenge, Wednesday, Nov. 18

Folks, just one more month to go after this! Our next challenge is set for Nov. 18. Theme is a book that has a “Thanksgiving theme” but if that doesn’t suit you then, yeah, you know what you need to … Continue reading

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Early Francine Rivers: Yes, She Wrote Romance!

Before Francine Rivers found God, she wrote, believe it or not, romances! I read maybe three or four them and enjoyed them. Not all of them were great but a few were worth sticking on my bookshelf to keep for … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs: How To Fail A Test With Dignity

I was sent this email by my sister. I’m sure it’s making the rounds but this is the first time I’ve seen them. Are they real? And not all of them are tests but the majority of them are. Remember … Continue reading

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Interesting Links (Maybe)

First, let me say that I’ve had a difficult time reading anything of late. My problem is that I can’t seem to focus on anything right now but I am finally reading again thanks in part to Sandra Brown’s newest … Continue reading

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Roman Dirge's Lenore: Noogies

Lenore: Noogies (2009) is written, drawn and colored by Roman Dirge. It is a hardcover graphic novel (also available in paperback), published by Titan, retails for $17.95 list price and has 128 pgs. According to the author’s greeting page, the … Continue reading

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Book Discussion of Judith Ivory's "Black Silk" at RacyRomanceReviews, Dec. 6

Here’s my opportunity (and yours if you like) to actually read Judith Ivory’s Black Silk. Jessica,from RacyRomanceReviews, is hosting the book discussion of “Black Silk” on Dec. 6 7PM EST. So please mark your calenders and join us. Judith Ivory’s … Continue reading

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