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Quid Pro Quo (Market Garden, #1)
3.87
10,000 words of pure, unadulterated porn--and some of the hottest of it I've ever read. I read erotica for a living, so it doesn't take much for sex t ...more
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Dec 21, 2012
 
Prey (Infected, #1)
4.02
First, a couple clarifications. This is actually two novellas, Infected and Prey, rather than one long novel. Also, there is no sex in this book (thou ...more
Nov 30, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
Duck! (Avian Shifters, #1)
3.82
Duck! is, hands down, one of the sweetest and most insightful explorations of 24/7 total power exchange that I have ever read. It's also one of the mo ...more
Dec 03, 2010
Nov 09, 2010
 
Scorpion (Memory of Scorpions, #1)
3.97
Full disclosure: I did a beta read on this one. I loved it then and I love it now. The whole concept of the Scorpions is creative and alluring. The ma ...more
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Mar 14, 2011
 
Spoils of War (Spoils of War, #1)
3.61
4.5 stars, rounded up.

This is one of the best M/M books I've read. The beginning is powerful and haunting, the end profoundly satisfying, and the whol
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Nov 08, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
 
Santuario (Santuario, #1)
3.96
One of my favorite novels this year. A deeply claustrophobic, oppressive, immersive reading experience that grabs you by the scruff and doesn't let yo ...more
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Sep 15, 2012
 
A Dish Served Cold
3.70
Disclaimer: I only read 75% of the story. Put it down and never picked it up again. It's not that I don't like the subject matter--in fact, the only r ...more
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Jan 29, 2011
 
Neko
3.07
3.5 stars

It's pretty well written, though the prose is a bit on the pedestrian side. The cruelty got repetitive even for me--and that's saying a lot ;
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Apr 02, 2011
 
The Lion of Kent
3.55
3.5 stars

I'm a bit torn on how I feel about this one. So, bullet points it is :)

First the good:

*William is delicious and I love him. In fact, all the
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Oct 03, 2010
Sep 16, 2010
 
Spoils of War
3.54
This is a beautiful story in terms of mood and feel, an aching tone perfectly conveyed despite the shortness of the piece. The historical details are ...more
Jan 25, 2011
Oct 03, 2010
 
Bran's Story (The Slave Breakers, #1)
3.86
**spoiler alert** This was a reasonably well-written book that pushes a lot of my happy buttons, and the author has some real raw talent that needs a ...more
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (Dirk Gently, #2)
4.04
I know most people love Douglas Adams for his H2G2 series, and certainly I am one of them, but the (tragically short) Dirk gently series is--at least ...more
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Aug 05, 2010
 
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (Sleeping Beauty, #1)
3.28
Beauty is a re-imagining of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale, except with a lot of spanking, dubiously consensual sex (cast in the best light; in the ...more
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Aug 06, 2010
 
Breast Cancer: Taking Control
5.00
For anyone facing the uncertainty of a diagnosis of breast cancer, or who knows and loves someone who is--this book will be your launch pad, your life ...more
not set
Aug 06, 2010
 
Captive
2.78
I think I spent this entire book rolling my eyes. The writing was solid on the sentence level but a train wreck everywhere else. One protagonist was T ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
Blockade Billy
3.33
1.5 stars, rounded up simply because I actually finished the book.

Very meh, and frankly disappointing for such a master of the short story.

This was ac
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Jan 04, 2011
 
Surrender Love
3.65
I'll admit I didn't get very far, but it was just that bad. Nothing about it, in fact, was good but the quality of the prose within each sentence. Yet ...more
Oct 05, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
Dream Come True (Sky People Trilogy, #1)
3.48
I feel like this story held a lot of potential that was almost entirely sacrificed to length. Essentially, this read like an outline. Conceptually int ...more
Jan 22, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
 
Full Dark, No Stars
4.00
4.5 stars, rounded down.

Beautifully written, thought-provoking, and soul-crushingly bleak. Stephen King is a master of the short story form, though no
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Dec 12, 2010
Dec 08, 2010
 
Prisoner of The State
2.63
Haha oh man, I don't even know where to begin with what was wrong with this book. Fortunately, it was bad in a really hilarious way, and also it was v ...more
not set
Jan 05, 2011
 
Dark Heart (Tales of Amaranth, #1)
3.67
Romance? Absolutely not. Erotica? Definitely. BDSM? Also absolutely not; no, this is dubcon at best, abuse, and a slave in an absolutely unvarnished w ...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
 
Bloodlines (Infected, #2)
4.47
**spoiler alert** I must start off first and foremost by saying that this was a brilliant world with supremely well-crafted characters, the best closi ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Nov 30, 2010
 
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1)
3.96
I know most people love Douglas Adams for his H2G2 series, and certainly I am one of them, but the (tragically short) Dirk gently series is--at least ...more
not set
Aug 05, 2010
 
Gold Digger
3.90
An honest-to-god sweet contemporary novel/la in the vein of his and Amy Lane's Country Mouse, I kid you not.

Well okay, maybe not sweet sweet, but som
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Sep 03, 2012
 
Brokeback Mountain
3.92
I didn't realize how short this was when I picked it up, and in the end I found myself wishing it'd been longer. A good 90% of the book, maybe more, f ...more
Dec 05, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
 
Gatekeeper
3.58
I think I need to call this one quits, as I've put it down several times and haven't come back to it for weeks now despite my repeated intentions to f ...more
Nov 24, 2010
Oct 02, 2010
 
Counterpunch (Belonging, #2)
4.05
There are not words for how much I love this book. Full disclosure: I was a beta, and it's also set in my sandbox (this story is written in the same w ...more
not set
May 15, 2011
 
Second Hand (Tucker Springs, #2)
3.90
Very sweet, gently humorous contemporary romance between a gay pawn shop owner and a doesn't-realize-he's-bisexual veterinary secretary in the midst o ...more
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Jul 25, 2012
 
Promises (Coda Books, #1)
4.10
Stunningly beautiful in almost every way, but about 20% longer than it needed to be, mostly at the beginning and toward the end. Still VERY highly rec ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Love, Hypothetically (Theta Alpha Gamma, #2)
3.51
As hilariously adorable and sweet as you'd expect any Anne Tenino story to be. She gets better and better with each piece she writes. If you're lookin ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2012
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