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Gigi | 833 comments Hi Everyone! Its that time of the month. Ive had a slow month. I haven't finished anything. Im working on Animal Magnetism (Animal Magnetism, #1) by Jill Shalvis and hope to finish it this month.

Also debating:
Night in Eden by Candice Proctor

Anyway, what were your hits and misses this month?

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Sandra J Weaver (sandraweaver) | 361 comments I really enjoyed Mr. Red Riding Hoode (Poconos Pack, #2 ) by Dana Marie Bell and Dragos Takes a Holiday (Elder Races, #6.5) by Thea Harrison .

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Jenny (jyl22075) | 2336 comments Mr. Red Riding Hoode looks really fun!

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ShoSho  (shoshost) | 12263 comments Jenny wrote: "Mr. Red Riding Hoode looks really fun!"

It does and I like the cover

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ShoSho  (shoshost) | 12263 comments I read 26 books in November , a lot of novellas and short stories.But it wasn't a good month rating wise!!

my only 5 stars

Labyrinth by Lois McMaster Bujold Miles Vorkosigan novella
Crossing the Line (Battered Hearts, #3) by Kele Moon what a great book
The Cop Who Stole Christmas (Tall, Hot & Texan, #2) by Christie Craig short story

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Sandra J Weaver (sandraweaver) | 361 comments Jenny wrote: "Mr. Red Riding Hoode looks really fun!"

It was fun. I always enjoy Dana Marie Bell's shifters.

message 7: by Gea (last edited Nov 29, 2013 01:04AM) (new)

Gea (gea89) | 412 comments This was the busiest month for me this year, so far I've read 34 books and I'll finish Rough Canvas by tomorrow.

Contemporary: One Night with a Hero (The Hero, #2) by Laura Kaye Cop's Passion (Big Girls Lovin' Trilogy, #2) by Angela Verdenius If Only (Masters of the Shadowlands, #8) by Cherise Sinclair Knox's Stand (The Last Riders, #3) by Jamie Begley Morning Comes Softly  by Debbie Macomber
Historical: Texas Destiny (Texas Trilogy, #1) by Lorraine Heath Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas His Wicked Ways by Samantha James In Bed With the Devil (Scoundrels of St. James, #1) by Lorraine Heath Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love By Numbers, #1) by Sarah MacLean
HP: The Heiress Bride (Harlequin Presents, #2283) (Sister Brides, #3) by Lynne Graham The Disobedient Mistress (Sister Brides, #2) by Lynne Graham
Paranormal: Omega Mine (Alpha and Omega Series, #1) by Aline Hunter Forgotten Sins (Sins Brothers, #1) by Rebecca Zanetti
Complete disaster: Welcome to Sugartown (Sugartown, #1) by Carmen Jenner

And I've also had my first dnf book this month: Night Owl (The Night Owl Trilogy, #1) by M. Pierce

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Nichole | 512 comments I read 21 books this month. However most of them were novellas and 3 stars.

My only 5 stars this month were:
The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa - I liked this better than the first book. That's rare! But I have to give credit to Jackal. He gives it some comic relief and I loved him!
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3) by Gail Carriger -Loving this series. I haven't tried these on audio and I really want to.
Ransom (Highlands' Lairds, #2) by Julie Garwood -I have become obsessed with Julie Garwood historicals. She's my new favorite HR author. I LOVE them!

And this was only 4 stars for me but I really enjoyed Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet #1) by Julia Quinn .

message 9: by Valorie (last edited Nov 29, 2013 02:14PM) (new)

Valorie  | 676 comments I've read two 5 star books this month...

Wild Man (Dream Man, #2) by Kristen Ashley and No Nest for the Wicket (Meg Langslow, #7) by Donna Andrews

I loved them both! I Could not put down Wild Man, I'm really loving the books in Kristen Ashley's Dream Man series so far. I truly enjoy reading Donna Andrews Meg Langslow series and Book #7 was absolutely hilarious!

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June (ladyjune) | 315 comments My favorite read of the month would be No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (The Rules of Scoundrels, #3) by Sarah MacLean :D

message 11: by Susan (susayq ~), Moderator (new)

Susan (susayq ~) (susayq) | 6062 comments I had 2 in November that were 5 stars

Texas Splendor (Texas Trilogy, #3) by Lorraine Heath The Way Home by Cindy Gerard

message 12: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (last edited Dec 08, 2013 09:46AM) (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments
Best Audios - Ranked in order.
White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher, by Jim Butcher ★★★★½ PB 11/23 Dresden Files #9. As always, very well narrated by James Marsters.
The Autumn Bride (Chance Sisters, #1) by Anne Gracie, by Anne Gracie ★★★★½ 11/15 Chance Sisters #1. Nicely narrated by by Alison Larkin.
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) by Gail Carriger, by Gail Carriger ★★★★½ 11/20 Finishing School #1. EXCELLENT narration by Moira Quirk.
The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #3) by Julia Quinn, by Julia Quinn ★★★★☆ 11/28 Smythe-Smith Quartet #3. Excellent job by Rosalyn Landor, as always.

★★★★★ - Hmmm… my only 5 star read for November was an ‘old reliable’ – what a mood I’ve been in.
Enticing the Earl by Nicole Byrd, by Nicole Byrd ★★★★★ PB 11/22 “reread for comfort” Applegate Sisters #4

Nice Surprise & free!
Never a Mistress, No Longer a Maid (Kellington, #1) by Maureen Driscoll, by Maureen Driscoll ★★★★☆ Kindle 11/12 Kellington #1

Not Quite Enough (Not Quite, #3) by Catherine Bybee, by Catherine Bybee ★★★★☆ 11/1 Not Quite #3
Cat on the Edge by Shirley Rousseau Murphy, by Shirley Rousseau Murphy ★★★★☆ Library-PB 11/8 Joe Grey Mystery #1
Summer Is for Lovers by Jennifer McQuiston, by Jennifer McQuiston ★★★★☆ Kindle 11/8
The Hostage (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #1) by Susan Wiggs, by Susan Wiggs ★★★★☆Library-PB 11/09 Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #1
The Only Way Out by Susan Mallery, by Susan Mallery ★★★★☆ Library-eBook 11/19
Texas Lawman by Carolyn Davidson, by Carolyn Davidson ★★★★☆ PB 11/24
A Captain's Duty Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips, by Richard Phillips ★★★★☆ Library-HC 11/27

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