Carolyn F. Carolyn F.'s Comments (member since Mar 15, 2010)

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31308 I love it!
Apr 17, 2015 12:28PM

31308 I'm so sad about that, 77 isn't that old anymore.
Dec 15, 2014 12:35PM

31308 Until Forever by Johanna Lindsey just couldn't stand.

Ashes in the Wind by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss which I loved when I was 19, hated when I was in my 40s.
I Need A Buddy (8 new)
Jun 16, 2012 10:14PM

31308 I just re-read it this year! Darn!
I Need A Buddy (8 new)
Jun 16, 2012 01:01AM

31308 Are there any books you're looking at?
May 20, 2012 06:06PM

31308 Sandi *~The Pirate Wench~* wrote: "Misfit wrote: "Sandi, we all have them on occasion. The worst rut for me was a few years ago when I was housebound for three weeks. Books were starting to fly left and right. I finally picked up ol..."

Oh my gosh, I read what Sandi wrote, then responded then went back up to read more and someone wrote the exact same thing! Like minds!
I'll switch genres to something totally different. I'm reading a HR, getting bored, turn to sci-fi, even a short story so you can break it up. Sometimes just reading something you normally wouldn't does the trick.
Apr 30, 2012 08:47PM

31308 Kit★ wrote: "I'm a real book girl all the way. Have yet to try ebooks and really don't think I wanna. I just love the actuality of holding a book in my hand, the size and shape, the smell of the pages. Mmm, not..."

Audios are great for commutes and while working or cleaning (ugh!). Makes the day go by faster and I feel I'm getting "reading" time in still. It does take a little getting used to it but you find a good narrator it makes it a lot easier. I do some of my favorite series as re-reads by audiobook, especially if a new one is coming out soon it kind of refreshes everything for me.
Apr 13, 2012 09:07PM

31308 Congrats Sandi - you're doing a wonderful job so far :)
Apr 13, 2012 04:20PM

31308 I really disliked Until Forever by Johanna Lindsey, hated the heroine.

The Bride and the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2) by Teresa Medeiros, I forced myself to finish that book and ended up skimming it just to finish it.
Nov 10, 2011 05:36PM

31308 I read it and enjoyed it - I hate to bash books across the board. I'll dislike for something that I don't like but to do that in Heros and Heartbreakers is pushing it.
Jul 25, 2011 06:00PM

31308 Sandi wrote: "Oh and yes I forgot..a good Sci-Fic can really take me to another place & get me out of the "rut" tho...not many have "smut" in you know of any? Just making out will do :)"

Kaitlyn O'Connor, smutty sci-fi, with humor.
Jul 25, 2011 12:30PM

31308 I see repetition in the heroine a lot when I read one genre. The sassy 20 year old (if she's Scottish or interested in someone from Scotland) or the kick-ass potty mouth (sci-fi and urban fiction). And the vampire men all start to meld into one man, with slight variations. Or the soldier or ex-soldier that doesn't take no for an answer and tells the heroine this is the way it's going to be no arguments. I know there's only so much difference a writer can make and I would hate to try to write it myself, but sometimes I have a hard time keeping them straight after I read a book.
Pet peeves? (50 new)
Jun 29, 2011 05:32PM

31308 Mary wrote: "I hate it when the people on the cover look nothing like they do in the book.

If the heroine has "raven" colored hair don't show me a blonde. Or vice versa.

And if the hero has long hair, a ..."

The cover so many times doesn't match the book!
Apr 28, 2011 05:36PM

31308 I don't have one of her book! I'll pass this month.
Whitney, My Love (11 new)
Jan 31, 2011 08:02PM

31308 I read this a few months ago and really liked it too. It was a pick-it-for-me in this group.
Dec 30, 2010 01:03PM

31308 I tried to do this one - I suck at both crosswords and sudoku, so I gave up :(
31308 It was a wonderful book and the heroine I loved, which I usually just like. I had to keep reminding myself, she's only 17 and then she's only 19. The only complaint I might have was the scene with her running off with her brother and the trial. I don't know if I hated it more because of what Ian went through or because I thought it didn't have to be such a horribly humiliating scene for Ian or maybe both. That part had me squirming to get beyond it. But other than that, loved it!
Nov 23, 2010 07:42AM

31308 Oh, that's too bad Misfit - I have that book!
Nov 22, 2010 12:22PM

31308 I hope I don't get any hate e-mail, but I would have to say one of the worst for me was Ashes in the Wind. This was a 20+ years re-read and I couldn't figure out why I liked it before.
Nov 18, 2010 12:39PM

31308 I'm into so many right now, historical romance, paranormal romance, urban fiction, mystery, but it seems I read paranormal romance the most at this point.
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