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Once upon a Dyke (New Exploits, #1)

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In this first installment of a planned annual series of New Exploits of... novellas, authors put a new twist on the classic fairy tales Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, and Beauty and the Beast. Fish Out of Water (Kallmaker); Nobody believed the curse that the evil warlock put on Ariel until it came true. On her twenty-first birthday she awoke in a strange bed, ...more
Paperback, 307 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Bella Books
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Lacey Louwagie
Jul 31, 2008 Lacey Louwagie rated it liked it
Recommends it for: open minded fairy tale fans
Shelves: retelling, lgbtqi
So, I could get all mathematical and do an average of the 4 stories in this book, some of which were 1-star material, others of which were 4-star material, but I took the easy way and just gave it a simple 3. But I'm going to review the stories independently because it seems most fair. Although, to speak of the book as a whole: I didn't realize until this book arrived that it was classified as erotica. With that said, most of the stories were character-driven enough that the sex didn't steal the ...more
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I needed to update my pr0n stash, so this is the first book that came in from Amazon.

I love faerie tales, especially re-worked erotic ones.

Definitely worth the read, imho.
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I LOVE IT...just love it. YAHH
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The Little Mermaid was a sweet story but i personally didn't find her tattooing herself as a form of amorous expression....she was already loved before her tattoo why feel hurting yourself will get you closer ? I give it 3 stars

Snow White was a really sappy read, i found it silly in many wsays but i did find the erotic side of it entertaining. I give it 2 stars

Beauty and the Beast was just sublime. Erotic and captivating and a wonderful fairy tale read. I give it 4 stars

Fish Out of Water, this a
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Karin Kallmaker has been exclusively devoted to lesbian fiction since the publication of her first novel in 1989. As an author published by the storied Naiad Press, she worked with Barbara Grier and Donna McBride, and has been fortunate to be mentored by a number of editors, including Katherine V. Forrest.
In addition to multiple Lambda Literary Awards, she has been featured as a Stonewall Library
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