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Love Bomb and the Pink Platoon
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February 28, 2012
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February 28, 2012
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Why we're reading this
Not traditional sci-fi, but human modification sci-fi. In Love Bomb and the Pink Platoon, a military expe…more

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Ryan Gielen
Feb 15, 2012 Ryan Gielen rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: books-i-wrote
I loved it, but then again, I wrote it. If you like the film Dr. Strangelove, or the books Catch-22 and Animal Farm, you'll love my book. It's an adventure story and a satire of the military brass and their fear of gays.

Publishing this book has been years in the making. I've carried my debut novel to the finish line despite more rejections from studios, agents and publishers than there are words in the book. At times I thought I was crazy for giving up mornings, nights, and weekends over years,
The blurb made the book sound interesting in a quirky way. Something that appealed to a wry sense of humor. However it was a dud for me. I tried my best, but ended up just skimming it. The bitter quality of the MC and supporting characters just got to be too much. I skimmed to the end and it didn't seem to have improved so I just called it quits.
Dec 22, 2012 Susan marked it as to-read
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Dec 23, 2012 L-D marked it as to-read-i-own
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Lexi Ander
May 17, 2012 Lexi Ander marked it as m-m-to-read
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Ryan Gielen
Feb 17, 2012 Ryan Gielen rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Mar 03, 2012 David rated it really liked it
May 13, 2012 Kesha marked it as to-read
Shelves: lgbt
Mar 05, 2012 Ninevices marked it as to-read