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Zen and Tonic

3.06 of 5 stars 3.06  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Kai meets Liza in Oregon at their law school orientation party and is instantly captivated by her new roommate. Fast friends, the young women soon become lovers as well, and live together during their three years in law school.

Liza is determined to become the first female president of the United States. Ambitious and driven, she is intensely secretive about her relationshi
ebook, 200 pages
Published January 16th 2011 by Smashwords Edition (first published January 9th 2011)
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This was a 5 star story hidden behind 3 star writing. The writing didn't 'flow' so much, as it was delivered like facts in a news story. Almost jumpy and disconnected. Though, either i got used to it, or the author actually grew in her writing style through the course of the book; because by the end i was convinced this was one of the better books i've read this year. The story starts at a midpoint, with kai and liza sneaking around together. Then goes back 20 years and starts the whole thing fr ...more
I would give another half star if I could because I did finish it rather than put it down completely. The book had possibilities, but was very frustrating to read. Parts of the story that needed details were glossed over with one paragraph. Other happenings that really had nothing to do with progressing the story were described in great detail. It reminded me of product placement in TV shows - the camera suddenly zooms in on something that really has nothing do with the scene. Both of the main c ...more
While the idea was intriguing, the writing, pacing, and pretty much everything was disappointing in its quality. Author included a lot of random facts that had no pertinence to the story, dialogue was stilted and she told rather than showed. I'm glad that it exists, as a lesbian focused novel, but parts of me wish that the quality of these books were better already.
This book was amazing! It made me laugh, and it made me cry. It was never predictable, and was very wonderfully put together. I love this artist, and would love to read more of their books! I would definately reccommend it to anyone!
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Kris Howard is a master's-prepared computer programmer. She lives in Southern California with her wife, a dog, and two cats. Kris's passions include photography, friends, water, women, and the Pacific Northwest.
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