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Story Trumps Structure: How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking the Rules
4.41
really liked it
I liked this book. I thought it had a lot of good information, well presented, and not overly complicated. The language is clear and plain. It was ver ...more
Aug 23, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
The Kick-Ass Writer: 1001 Ways to Write Great Fiction, Get Published, and Earn Your Audience
4.22
liked it
I'm kind of disappointed in this. Don't get me wrong--I love Chuck. He has a way of cutting right to the meat of things, but it didn't work in this bo ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Oct 03, 2014
 
Anything For You Sir
3.62
really liked it
I really liked the characters, as individuals. The dialogue was well-done too--Marie's in particular was entertaining and I truly enjoyed her. The fir ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
 
Stray
3.67
really liked it
It's a werewolf, BDSM lite story. Oddly enough, for being based around shapeshifters, I found that the shifting didn't come off as the central point-- ...more
not set
Feb 26, 2013
 
Cold Zero: Inside the FBI  Hostage Rescue Team
3.93
it was amazing
I really enjoyed this. Mr. Whitcomb writes well. I'm always a little leery going into autobiographical stories, because the quality of the writing var ...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
 
Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them
3.83
really liked it
It's kind of a 3.75. The book was written in 1991, in a very different cultural environment than we have now.

Pros of the book is that it sets out very
...more
Jun 24, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
 
Too Stupid to Live (Romancelandia, #1)
3.96
it was amazing
I laughed like a loon through pretty much the whole thing. I love the author's attitude, I love the way she characterized the personalities in the sto ...more
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues
3.47
really liked it
I enjoyed this. It wasn't an indepth treatment of the lives of these women, but more of an overview of how they integrated in society and how society ...more
May 20, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
Dirty Kiss (Cole McGinnis, #1)
4.03
really liked it
I like the book, I found it taught and well paced. It was interesting to get a peek inside Korean culture. I liked Cole and his buddy from the force. ...more
May 05, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
 
Deep in the Count
3.87
really liked it
Great characters and lots of nerd humour, which always does it for me. I liked Corey's determination, and how he took matters into his own hands. Bran ...more
Jul 05, 2013
Jul 02, 2013
 
Winter Winds
4.03
it was amazing
I usually avoid vampire fic, but the picture and the prompt caught my attention and then the story kept it. A lovely, fresh take on the vampire mythos ...more
not set
Jun 14, 2013
 
To Steal the Tithe
3.43
it was amazing
I knew it would be good, but I was surprised to find myself giving it 5 stars. I don't normally enjoy stories written in present tense. The language s ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
 
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print
4.21
it was amazing
This book would be a good follow-up when you're in the final stages of polishing a manuscript. It doesn't cover developmental issues, but things that ...more
Sep 17, 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
In the Company of the Courtesan
3.77
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and can certainly recommend it. The narrator, who is a dwarf in a time when that alone was a dangerous thing, has a unique ...more
May 27, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
Police Procedure & Investigation: A Guide for Writers
4.22
it was amazing
This was a great book, with a lot of well-organized and pertinent information. I learned some things from this that, despite a background in emergency ...more
Apr 26, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
 
The Honest Courtesan: Veronica Franco, Citizen and Writer in Sixteenth-Century Venice
3.86
liked it
It was an interesting book, but a bit dry. More of a scholarly tome--which is what it is--than something that is meant to paint a vivid picture of the ...more
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Apr 26, 2013
 
The Dark Tide (The Adrien English Mysteries, #5)
4.43
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, #1)
3.88
liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
The Pedlar and the Bandit King (Scarlet and the White Wolf, #1)
3.77
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
With Love (With or Without, #0.5)
3.72
liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.47
it was amazing
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2)
4.23
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Faith & Fidelity (Faith, Love, & Devotion, #1)
4.03
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Cut & Run (Cut & Run, #1)
4.06
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Among the Living (PsyCop, #1)
4.00
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Camp Hell (PsyCop, #5)
4.36
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
The Battle for Skandia (Ranger's Apprentice, #4)
4.33
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
Sacred Fate (Chronicles of Ylandre #1)
4.01
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)
4.65
liked it
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Dec 24, 2012
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
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Dec 24, 2012
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