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An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

This is an odd book falling somewhere between historical fiction and romance. It is erotic in detail, and the main character, Tully, works out of a brothel for much of her life. At the same time, there’s a kind of … Continue reading

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Forged in Desire by Brenda Jackson

I was of half a mind not to review this book as I read it. The characters are interesting, the space they’re in is complicated, and I liked the premise of this a new series. So why was I wavering? … Continue reading

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Under Pressure by Lori Foster

I rarely read romantic suspense or thrillers anymore, because they’re all about the sex and lust when what I enjoy the most is the connection. Way to make me eat my words. It’s not that there isn’t sensual and explicit … Continue reading

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Everything Belongs to Us by Yoojin Grace Wuertz

I’ve reviewed books that have uncommon narrative styles before, but this is the first time I found myself lost in cultural differences, not just between my culture and theirs but within their culture and the different social strata. No, this … Continue reading

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Pretty Face by Lucy Parker

I started this book because the blurb intrigued me after a lifetime spent around live theater, but I expected a typical romance with some interesting elements and would have been happy to read it. Instead, I was folded into the … Continue reading

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