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Forsaking All Others

3.09  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Sylvia Ramirez believes in marriage, two people bound together forever in love. Jules Marvin is a contented polyamorist and has no plans to change. She enjoys her freedom and has no interest in monogamy.

Everything changes when they meet in the summer when marriage equality came to California. As Proposition 8 threatens to take away everything Sylvia’s worked for, she fight
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published August 13th 2013 by Bold Strokes Books (first published August 11th 2013)
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Justina Johnson
Aug 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
There can be something magical about meeting someone you might never have bumped into yet when accidentally thrown together sparks start to fly. In 'Forsaking All Others', since the actual incident stems from a friend’s dog getting skunked, it is amazing that the dog walker and dogsitter ever hooked up. The rest of the story is even more extraordinary and enticingly special with some jalapeño peppers thrown in for added spice!

Jules Marvin is our dog walker. She didn’t plan on such a job, but it
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Marjorie Elwood
Apr 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
While the writing was compelling enough to keep me reading, the premise - that a monogamous woman falls in love with a polyamorous one and vice versa and it all works out in the end...well, I guess it is a romance, so by definition not terribly realistic, but I just couldn't buy it.
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Kathleen Knowles grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has lived in San Francisco for more than thirty years. She finds the city’s combination of history, natural beauty, and multicultural diversity inspiring and endlessly fascinating.

Other than writing, she loves music of all kinds, walking, bicycling, and stamp collecting. LGBT history and politics have commanded her attention for many years
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