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message 1: by Emma, Group Admin (last edited Aug 18, 2015 06:38AM) (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
In joining this group you have agreed TO REVIEW ANY ALLOCATED BOOK within the set 12 week limit.
If you don’t agree to that tell me now so that I can find another member who will do so.
This is the ‘18+’ group. Anyone is free to enter any genre book in this group, but should be aware that they will predominantly be reviewing books with explicit sex and/or violence.
Allocation is entirely random and there will NOT be any rearranging of the listing to accommodate genre preference. The ONLY circumstance in which you may duck out of giving a review is if YOU provide a stand-in reviewer.

Let’s be honest here – we don’t all like the same things but we all want reviews. The only way this group can function is if we trust each other to behave honourably. And it IS perfectly possible to give a fair-minded review of a text that does not coincide with our normal choice of reading matter. If you need a few hints/tips, please see this thread:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Your group moderator will be
Emma Jaye
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Member Links

01 Emma Jaye https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
02 Zeece Lugo https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
03 T L Clark https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
04 Mary Papstavrou https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
05 Helen E Barrow https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
06 Robin Peacock https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
07 Montgomery Mahaffey https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
08 Erik Rivenes https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
09 Mark McKay https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
10 Jacintha Topaz https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Book Links

1.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
2.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
3.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
4.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
5.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
6.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
7.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
8.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
9.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
10.https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Please let me know as you sign up if you have been reviewed by, or have reviewed another author in the group. It is permissible to review an author more than once if a different book is available, but reciprocal reviews within the group are strictly prohibited.


message 2: by Noorilhuda (new)

Noorilhuda | 524 comments Emma, hi, this is a first for me - would like to join this 18+ group!

Catharsis (newly released psychological thriller / mystery)
Noorilhuda

The book is in the said genre - subject matter is child abuse, murder, random sex but it is all written in a subtle (not explicit) manner and deals with adults living through abuse and of course catching the bad guy. But I do feel that the book won't fit in the 'clean' group at all. Hence kindly do include me in this one.

I post reviews of indies as 'anna fantabulous': https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/3...


message 3: by Zeecé (last edited Aug 07, 2015 09:11AM) (new)

Zeecé Lugo (goodreadscomzeecelugo) | 26 comments Please add me to the group.Strongheart's Woman
I have never reviewed or been reviewed by anyone here.


message 4: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Noorilhuda wrote: "Emma, hi, this is a first for me - would like to join this 18+ group!

Catharsis (newly released psychological thriller / mystery)
Noorilhuda

The book is in the sa..."


As I've just signed you up to group 73, I'll wait a little while to give some other people a chance, but I'm very happy to include you in this one as well if this is a slow one to fill up.


message 5: by Erik (new)

Erik Rivenes (erivenes) | 31 comments Hi, Emma! I'd like to be included. My book is "Ill-Fame". https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 6: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Welcome aboard Erik. Can I remind everyone that its really helpful if you let me know if you have reviewed or been reviewed by anyone in the group.


message 7: by Erik (new)

Erik Rivenes (erivenes) | 31 comments Hey Emma - I reviewed your book "Holly Berry" last year.


message 8: by T.L. (new)

T.L. Clark (tlcauthor) | 78 comments True's Love

oooh oohh! Me please!

Given the 18+ category, I think True's Love would be OK.

It starts off very raunchy then relaxes as the character grows.

It's a sexy romance with suspense!


message 9: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Welcome T.L. nice to have you aboard. This particular review round accepts everything, the only criteria is that the reviewing authors are open minded about what they read.


message 10: by Pearson (new)

Pearson Moore I would like to have my epic sci-fi novel Deneb included. At 267,000 words Deneb is EPIC in every sense, with hundreds of named characters, multiple plotlines, and deep backstory rooted in seven distinct cultures spread out over 48,000 years, from Neandertals to future transhumans. Deneb contains descriptions of nudity, violence, sex scenes, murder and battle death, one rape, and frequent adult situations. The novel includes a full conlang, Tasblish, necessary to the understanding of one of the seven cultures, the Tasfit (Neandertals). A glossary of terms is appended. I have reviewed one of Noorilhuda's novels, The Governess. I have not read or reviewed the novel she is submitting to this group.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 11: by Noorilhuda (new)

Noorilhuda | 524 comments @Emma, yup, Pearson Moore reviewed 'The Governess' under Indie Review Initiative Group.

(Btw, fingers-still-crossed-in-hope-for-inclusion!)


message 12: by T.L. (new)

T.L. Clark (tlcauthor) | 78 comments Thank you. That's what I thought. :-)
I'm actually excited about all the lovely books I'll get to read :-)


T.L. wrote: "True's Love

oooh oohh! Me please!

Given the 18+ category, I think True's Love would be OK.

It starts off very raunchy then relaxes as the character grows.

It's a sexy romance ..."



message 13: by Jacintha (new)

Jacintha (JacinthaTopaz) | 15 comments Here's my author page: Jacintha Topaz

This book is new adult.
Bi Girls Do It Solo

I've reviewed TL Clark and Emma Jaye before. I don't mind reviewing either of you again, if the structure of such is allowed.

I actually DO want to know what happened in Call Girls #3, though, especially since I was curious about Lucy's story even from book 1! :-)


message 14: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
A fan! you've made my day Jacintha, with that flattery, of course you're in.
For anyone else that is allocated my book, feel free to pick a different one from my lot if you wish.


message 15: by T.L. (new)

T.L. Clark (tlcauthor) | 78 comments I think you've only reviewed Dark Love, so feel free to review True's Love should you wish, JT. :-)

Jacintha wrote: "Here's my author page: Jacintha Topaz

This book is new adult.
Bi Girls Do It Solo

I've reviewed TL Clark and Emma Jaye before. I don't mind reviewing either of yo..."



message 16: by Mark (new)

Mark McKay | 64 comments Emma, can I jump in this group? I have a new book for review. Nobody so far has reviewed me before, and I've reviewed you once (Hybrid 1, Discovery). Book link is:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Thanks!
Mark


message 17: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
welcome aboard Mark.


message 18: by Mary (new)

Mary Papastavrou Hello Emma,

I'm very very keen to join your group with my new book if there is room for one more.
Here is my link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 19: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Yep, there's still room. Welcome Mary.


message 20: by Montgomery (new)

Montgomery Mahaffey | 53 comments Hi Emma!

I'd love to join with my short novelette Challenge. It's a sexy, stand-alone section of my novel. Mark has already reviewed it (or another of my stories, I can't remember). And you, of course. :) But if I may, I'd love to enter it in the group!

Best,

Montgomery

Challenge (Ella Bandita and the Wanderer Book 3) by Montgomery Mahaffey
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 21: by Robin (new)

Robin Peacock (rubik101) | 145 comments Hi Emma. Please add me if you have space. 18+ and explicit sex.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00H1XZSME


message 22: by Helen (new)

Helen Barrow (helenebarrow) | 18 comments Hi Emma,

I would love to join this group. 18+ and explicit sex.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Helen


message 23: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Montgomery wrote: "Hi Emma!

I'd love to join with my short novelette Challenge. It's a sexy, stand-alone section of my novel. Mark has already reviewed it (or another of my stories, I can't remember). And you, of c..."


Hi Montgomery, yep I think I can fit you in, although Mark will have to review another one of your books in your series. You can review another one of mine, feel free to take your pick.


message 24: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Welcome back Robin, and hello to new member Helen.
We have our 10 members, I'll get the order sorted out ASAP. Any questions, please ask.


message 25: by Emma, Group Admin (last edited Aug 24, 2015 11:26PM) (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Start date: 19th Aug 2015
End date: 11th Nov 2015
R1 end 9th Sept-15
R2 end 30th Sept-15
R3 end 21st Oct-15
R4 end 11-Nov-15


As AUTHORS you send your book file to:

G74-01__ Emma Jaye
Jacintha Topaz for round 1
Mark McKay for round 2
Erik Rivenes for round 3
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 4

G74-02__ Zeece Lugo
Emma Jaye for round 1
Jacintha Topaz for round 2
Mark McKay for round 3
Erik Rivenes for round 4

G74-03__ T L Clark
Zeece Lugo for round 1
Emma Jaye for round 2
Jacintha Topaz for round 3
Mark McKay for round 4

G74-04__ Mary Papastavrou
T L Clark for round 1
Zeece Lugo for round 2
Emma Jaye for round 3
Jacintha Topaz for round 4

G74-05__ Helen E Barrow
Mary Papastavrou for round 1
T L Clark for round 2
Zeece Lugo for round 3
Emma Jaye for round 4

G74-06__ Robin Peacock
Helen E Barrow for round 1
Mary Papastavrou for round 2
T L Clark for round 3
Zeece Lugo for round 4

G74-07__ Montgomery Mahaffey
Robin Peacock for round 1
Helen E Barrow for round 2
Mary Papastavrou for round 3
T L Clark for round 4

G74-08__ Erik Rivenes
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 1
Robin Peacock for round 2
Helen E Barrow for round 3
Mary Papastavrou for round 4

G74-09__ Mark McKay
Erik Rivenes for round 1
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 2
Robin Peacock for round 3
Helen E Barrow for round 4

G74-10__ Jacintha Topaz
Mark McKay for round 1
Erik Rivenes for round 2
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 3
Robin Peacock for round 4

As REVIEWERS you will receive books for review from:

G74-01__ Emma Jaye
Zeece Lugo for round 1
T L Clark for round 2
Mary Papastavrou for round 3
Helen E Barrow for round 4

G74-02__ Zeece Lugo
T L Clark for round 1
Mary Papastavrou for round 2
Helen E Barrow for round 3
Robin Peacock for round 4

G74-03__ T L Clark
Mary Papastavrou for round 1
Helen E Barrow for round 2
Robin Peacock for round 3
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 4

G74-04__ Mary Papastavrou
Helen E Barrow for round 1
Robin Peacock for round 2
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 3
Erik Rivenes for round 4

G74-05__ Helen E Barrow
Robin Peacock for round 1
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 2
Erik Rivenes for round 3
Mark McKay for round 4

G74-06__ Robin Peacock
Montgomery Mahaffey for round 1
Erik Rivenes for round 2
Mark McKay for round 3
Jacintha Topaz for round 4

G74-07__ Montgomery Mahaffey
Erik Rivenes for round 1
Mark McKay for round 2
Jacintha Topaz for round 3
Emma Jaye for round 4

G74-08__ Erik Rivenes
Mark McKay for round 1
Jacintha Topaz for round 2
Emma Jaye for round 3
Zeece Lugo for round 4

G74-09__ Mark McKay
Jacintha Topaz for round 1
Emma Jaye for round 2
Zeece Lugo for round 3
T L Clark for round 4

G74-10__ Jacintha Topaz
Emma Jaye for round 1
Zeece Lugo for round 2
T L Clark for round 3
Mary Papastavrou for round 4




Please remember the commitment you are making to your fellow group members. If you pull out after the start date for any reason it is the other members who will be faced with the problem of finding a replacement, or missing out on reviews, through no fault of their own. Please don’t ask the moderators to chase after replacements as we just don’t have the time.

It is the responsibility of the author to get their book to their reviewer in a format the reviewer can manage. There are no set dates for the start of each round. You can each work at your own pace, within the limits of the round deadlines. All reviews must be posted by 11th Nov 2015

All reviews must be posted to GR, Amazon .com and Amazon.co.uk and links are to be posted on this thread.


message 26: by Helen (new)

Helen Barrow (helenebarrow) | 18 comments Those submitting their books to me (Robin Peacock, Montgomery Mahaffey, Erik Rivenes and Mark McKay). I am an insatiable and voracious glutton when it comes to stories of any kind. I also read fast (a skill developed in order to feed my hunger for books) and only sleep around four hours a night (I don't even drink coffee).
So, I would be more than happy to read all four books over the next couple of weeks as it would only require me to refrain from spending money on other books on Amazon.
I will write each review as soon as I finish the corresponding book and assuming it doesn't contravene any rules (I can't think why it would), I would like to suggest that I PM it to you for approval before I post it to this thread from the two Amazons, GoodReads and anywhere else you would like me to?
I am also a book sniffer, so I would welcome a description of what your manuscript smells like :)

I am eager to read your works. I would prefer epub, then mobi, then docx, then PDF in descending order of preference.

Helen


message 27: by Mary (new)

Mary Papastavrou Helen wrote: "Those submitting their books to me (Robin Peacock, Montgomery Mahaffey, Erik Rivenes and Mark McKay). I am an insatiable and voracious glutton when it comes to stories of any kind. I also read fast..."
Oh Hellen, hello! I similarly look forward to read you and review you for round one!


message 28: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
As usual, send you email addresses via personal message here on goodreads. You are very welcome to read and submit your reviews as fast as you like, as long as all four reviews are completed by the end of round four. Some people race through them, some stick exactly to the cut-off dates. Either is fine.


message 29: by Mary (new)

Mary Papastavrou Mary wrote: "Helen wrote: "Those submitting their books to me (Robin Peacock, Montgomery Mahaffey, Erik Rivenes and Mark McKay). I am an insatiable and voracious glutton when it comes to stories of any kind. I ..."

So sorry Helen I gave you an extra l!


message 30: by PAUL (new)

PAUL OTIENO | 1 comments hi Emma,

I would love to join this group. 18+ and explicit sex.

http://amzn.to/1gUl6MD


message 31: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
This group is now full, Paul keep an eye out for the next 'now forming' group. It will be group 75.


message 32: by Robin (new)

Robin Peacock (rubik101) | 145 comments All of those who are listed to send books to me for review please do so at thaifly99@gmail.com
Those whose books I am due to review, please e-mail me on that address with details of which format you prefer.
Many thanks to all of you.
Robin


message 33: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
As I have a KU account, I will be downloading any of the books I'm due to review from amazon.uk. Look out for downloads!


message 34: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
My first round review for Zeece. Due to the different rating systems, 3 stars on goodreads and four on Amazon.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
http://www.amazon.com/review/R16SZEGC...
https://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R1W45...


message 36: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Thanks Mark


message 38: by T.L. (new)

T.L. Clark (tlcauthor) | 78 comments And a very lovely one it is too! Thanks Mark.

Mark wrote: "My review of 'True's Love' by TL Clark.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
http://www.amazon.com/review/R28XGO0H...
https://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R1ZTY......"



message 42: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Thanks, I've logged all the the reviews that have been posted, well done folks.


message 43: by T.L. (new)

T.L. Clark (tlcauthor) | 78 comments Wow! You guys are quick! I feel like I'm letting the side down a bit. Please 'bear with', as I try and finish round 1. I'm nearly there now! xx


message 44: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Round one doesn't end till the 9th Sept T.L. so don't panic yet. The group lasts for 12 weeks, and as long as all reviews are in by that date its fine.
However (and this is for everyone) if you are going to miss one of the 'round' deadlines, please just drop a message on here so we know you haven't gone AWOL.


message 45: by Helen (new)

Helen Barrow (helenebarrow) | 18 comments My review for Robin Peacock:


GoodReads Review


Amazon UK Review


Amazon Review



message 48: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
Thanks Helen, T.L. and Mark.


message 49: by Robin (new)

Robin Peacock (rubik101) | 145 comments I have not received my allocated book from Montgomery Mahaffey despite three messages! Emma, can you nudge her. It is my round 1 review! Please ask her to send it to me at thaifly99@gmail.com


message 50: by Emma, Group Admin (new)

Emma Jaye | 4058 comments Mod
done.


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