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Up to Two Hundred and One (Romances, The Lover’s Dictionary, and Double Shadow by Carl Phillips)

December 5, 2011

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195- The Seductive One by Susan Mallery Dislikes: What the sweet hell is this title. Seriously. It’s a series about sisters and each of them gets to be “The ___ One”– so one is “The Sassy One,” and one is “The Sparkling One.” Despite sounding completely idiotic, does this author not have sisters, and not […]

One Hundred Seventy-Six (The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Medeiros)

October 21, 2011

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176- The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Medeiros Dislikes: Euuurgh, Teresa Medeiros’ sex scenes are so gross. Purple prose GALORE. I don’t have the book with me, but there are so many metaphors about flowers, and “thick nectar,” and the heroine is always referencing HER OWN “young, tender body”, and there was something about a penis being like […]

Posted in: Historical, Romance

One Hundred Seventy-Four (Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn)

October 18, 2011

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174- Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn Likes: The hero and heroine were stuck in a manor together, and no one a) got drunk in the library/drawing room, b) wandered the halls in a flimsy nightrail, c) had an assignation in the garden (though, they kind of did, but there was no kissing, only a sprained ankle […]

Posted in: Historical, Romance

One Hundred and Seventy-Two (Bird Cloud by Annie Proulx; Plus, one I forgot)

October 16, 2011

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171 (unofficially) is A Hopeless Romantic by Harriet Evans …because I read it some time last month and forgot. Likes: Basically a bad romantic comedy, that includes a country manor. Sparkly cover Dislikes: Basically a bad romantic comedy. Silly jacket text. Also– I am not a hopeless romantic, but I feel I need to stick […]

Up to One Hundred and Seventy (Or, My Post of Shame)

October 14, 2011

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This is a post of shame– EPIC shame for having gone over a month without posting. Really, I was guilted into this (in a good way!) by Rachel (an official Favorite Person), who blogged about me yesterday. I was feeling all warm and fuzzy, and then I saw that she mentioned my blog, and how […]