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Freya Being Freya

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  35 ratings  ·  24 reviews
Once Upon A Time I walked into the (semi) wild world and came upon a rune stone. From the rune stone emerges, Freya, Viking Goddess of love and sex. Freya is also a modern day Goddess of fun and satire. She can fly, she can cook, she can make everyone laugh and everyone has great sex.
Paperback, 141 pages
Published February 12th 2014 by House of Erotica (first published February 10th 2014)
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Suzanne
Sep 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ibook
My profile on here states that I like to learn from my reading. With this little piece of ‘suitably lovely’ work, that did I! Nordic mythology and more importantly – the lovely, mellifluous Freya, who just happens to be a Goddess of all things good – and then some! Most excitingly, I also learned that it’s good to jump out of that silly comfort zone. I did just that to read a genre that I’ve not experienced before and this was a fun choice for me, as that’s just what I like – fun!

Mr Ullman has t
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Christine Blackthorn
Jul 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cake-challenge
This is one of the most surprising books I have ever read. It is not a standard erotic novel, it is not a standard anything. It is a joyful and unabashedly cheeky romp through ancient mythology and modern life. Unabashedly witty, unashamedly funny, unquestionably passionate - definitely a must to read. I am a little bit in love with Freya and have decided to take her as my role-model ;)
Carolyn Reilly
Jul 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviews
FREYA BEING FREYA is a very unique and well written story with a fresh take on Viking goddess Freya and Norse mythology. I’m not the biggest fan of erotica, but this novel was well worth pushing my reading boundaries. The author managed to capture my attention from page 1 with his witty, sexy and fantastical storytelling.
Bianca
This was unexpectedly delightful. Unique! Fun, but definitely not stupid!

But first, let me just say that Freya Being Freya is not an erotic novel or erotica (not sure if there's a difference)! Just because it has a few sex scenes (nothing over the top), it doesn't make it erotic fiction. Categorising it that way, I feel it devalues it, and that's a shame.

Because Freya being Freya is a wonderfully quirky, deliciously irreverent novel, with wonderful feminist undertones - well, actually the femin
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Kerry Northe
Jun 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished
This story was beautiful. It was written from the male's perspective, which I really loved. Freya was the most wonderful woman and I loved her portrayal and the way Thomas gave her such humanity while maintaining her goddess status. The sex scenes were purposeful and while they were explicit, they weren't gaudy. What I really loved was that the women in this story were powerful, valuable and were treated with utmost respect by the author which is unlike most stories available now.

It could have u
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Candice Burnett
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Seriously unique and unlike anything I've ever read before. The beginning was quite interesting and had a twist I didn't see coming. From page one my eyes were wide, and the excitement just kept coming. This was the first time I've read from a man's perspective on a erotica novel and I have to say it was something I enjoyed. More direct but still with all the delicious details, they were just styled differently. Freya was a fresh, original character that I really enjoyed reading about. She stole ...more
K.K. Allen
Jul 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
As an avid supporter of all things Gods and Goddesses *wink* I accepted a copy of FBF to review by Mr. Ullman. What a treat it was! I turned off the lights, cozied up with my red wine, and couldn't pull myself from this delightful tale. I didn't know what to expect, truly. I'm a YA Author, but stepping out of my comfort zone to divulge in a guilty pleasure is A-okay by me. The opening pages captured my attention and the rest of the novel surprised me in a great way. Loved the narrative and this ...more
Rebecca
Jun 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It is clear this Author is an intelligent writer and knows all about Norse Mythology and the Goddess Freya. What we know about this Goddess is cleverly weaved into the present, leading to a fun, light hearted and sensual story. The narrator takes us on a journey of happiness and lust. I really enjoyed Freya being in the now and how everyone felt the effects of her beauty and charm. The story flows well and is a real pleasure to read. I think this is the cleanest story I've ever read that contai ...more
Alora Kate
Sep 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
If your looking for something different, want to break out of the norm, then this is the book for your. It was definitively different, and very outside of the norm for me anyway ... but overall its a love story. It took me by surprise, on a bit of a journey and opened my eyes to a different world. The world where The Goddess of love exists, or does she?
P.J. Roscoe
Jun 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Freya being Freya review
I didn’t know where this book was going when it first started – it is a profound and eye opening sequence of events that pushes the reader straight into the story – giving you a good idea what to expect. The erotic content leaves nothing to the imagination which for some may be too much, but for me personally I find nothing wrong with a bit of sexual content as long as it doesn’t go overboard into porn.
Thomas’ descriptions of Freya are very clear, allowing me to visualise
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Elusively Ella
Jul 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I will be the first to admit that I was very unsure about reading this book. I didn't think I would like it. I like tangible concepts…things that seem obtainable…and an erotic tale involving a Norse deity was certainly not on my reading list for this decade. I was wrong…plain and simple.

Thomas Ullman has ripped me from the predictable little box that I was reading in and proved that writing talent supersedes my preconceived notions about mixing the fantastical mythological world with modern day
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Alla
Jul 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
This book has been getting very good reviews, so I decided to give it a go.
I had read the synopsis but I wasnt really sure what I was about to read.

Let me tell you, I did not expect that!
It was just fantastic!
This is an adventurous, sometimes humorous, erotic story about this man who meets Freya the goddess of love and the writer takes you on this adventurous ride that includes for example goddesses and gods from Asgard.
The writer puts together this story involving our time and mythology and
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Christina Harding
Sep 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What makes this erotic novelette really stand out is that it has a strong theme of feminism throughout. Erotica could often be criticized for being anti-feminist; however, Thomas has completely turned the tables with Freya Being Freya. Throughout this book Thomas shows how strong, empowered women are sexy. Thomas even manages to present his point without sounding preachy, and actually uses a quirky voice. It initially took me off guard, but ended up winning me over by the end of the story becaus ...more
Wayne Scott
Jun 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A beautifully written story of love, lust and intrigue.

Viking goddess of love Freya is summoned when our narrator visits an ancient rune stone early one morning. What ensues is fantastical, sexy and at times hilarious romp through the joy and peril of hosting a goddess in our mundane, mortal world.

Obsequious fawning, appetition and the odd awkward moment abound as our first person narrator skilfully talks us through the world of demigod meets domesticity.

Thomas Ullman certainly knows how to c
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Verna
Jul 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading Freya Being Freya, I found it very interesting, enjoyable and well written. When I finished reading, I was smiling. Not many books I have read left me with a smile. What made me laugh and smile, was the thought of a goddess drinking black coffee in the modern day world. I could actually picture the scene, which is very well written to me. In short I found it enjoyable, interesting and well written.
Christine
Aug 25, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
This book made me smile. It's a homage (I think that's the right word) to Freya the Norse goddess, and also for the women of this world to be themselves, and by following our true nature, we will make the world a better place. In other words don't let the grey suited, power hungry men grind us down.

I loved the imagery, the humour, the writing - a good read.
Gabrielle Rosenberger
Jul 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
When I received Freya Being Freya yesterday I began reading it. To say the least I couldn't put it down. I stayed up till 1am reading it and I was half way threw it. One of the best books I've read in a long time. Had my attention from the first page. Absolutely loved it.
Jenny Santiago
Jul 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books I've read yet. Very sensual I love it
Suzy Ayers
Jul 09, 2014 rated it liked it
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RATING: 2.50 out of 5.00
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This book was refreshingly different. It is a modern mingling with ancient Norse Gods. I am Swedish after all. ;) It was a mix of descriptive explosion, which is a gift he possesses, and history all rolled together in one. The story brings in words like: “Bifrost”, “Rainbow bridge”, and “”Asgard from movies like Thor, so you as the reader can relate.

The characters are well defined and I never felt overwhelmed with the amount of t
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Janaellena
Aug 25, 2014 rated it liked it
First off I need to say that I received a free copy through Goodreads Firstreads.

Now on to my review.
I like Freya as a the main character. I didnt really like her mal counterpart. Maybe that made the story a bit sour for me. If I liked him more, I would have probably rated the book with more stars.
Storywise itself, it took me quite a while to get in the mood for the total clash of cultures described. The crossover of modernism and mythology was a nice twist, I couldnt find in a lot of stories.
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Sammy Petrova
Nov 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: english

So the book arrived yesterday (or the day before yesterday, I don't remember) and this afternoon I finished it.

I loved it the ironic note in the voice of the narrator (who has no name and this thing upset me at the beginning because I had never read a book whose main character has no name, but I took it as an innovation and I liked it) and want to talk about Freya?!
Freya, the goddess with golden and almost solid tears.. I mean, what an awesome image for a goddess! Divine!!

I also liked the opposi
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Hassaan Tauqeer
Aug 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
To be entirely honest, this isn't the kind of book that I would normally read but I'm glad I did.
The writer's ability to descriptively paint the country-side and the outdoor locations is phenomenal. The words sort of get into your head and arrange themselves into the referenced landscape.
The Swedish scenery coupled with the Norse mythology is a combination which goes hand in hand and is easy to relate to. The book is well versed and divided into exact proportions of the many twists that occur in
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Sam
Jan 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned, favorites
I think this book was well written, very nice... awe, who am I kidding, this book is AMAZING! Thomas was able to capture the essence of Freya in this book, and I would be lucky to be able to write as well as he has. I loved the book, and I often find myself reading it over and over again, not because of the smut (which was a nice plus if I may say so) but because of how well it really is written.
Amanda Fuscone
Jun 01, 2014 marked it as to-read
I want to read the book can you send me a PDF file of it please
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