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DNFs of 8/23/2022

Just those two alone tapped me out. Between the Alpha Holes and mind games, I just couldn't do it.

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DNFs of 12/31/19

I am a bit of an anomaly in the reading community because I have zero problem DNFing a book. There are multiple reasons I do so, but mainly the bottom line is that I wasn't enjoying them and I have zero time to waste on something I don't enjoy. Because my curiosity usually kills me,… Continue reading DNFs of 12/31/19

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My Top Reads from 2017

Despite not having a lot of free time to devote to reading, I was able to discover some amazing reads this past year.  Even if they weren't published the same year, the following are my top reads of 2017. Nine Minutes Past Midnight by Lena de Savoie = I was actually contacted by the author… Continue reading My Top Reads from 2017

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The Language of Flowers: A Defiant Attraction Guest Post by V.K. Torston

A huge thanks to V.K. Torston for the honor of hosting this fabulous guest post. The flowers were one of my favorite quirks in Defiant Attraction! I hope you find this post as interesting, informative, and hilarious as I did.   V.K. Torston's debut novel, Defiant Attraction is finally available on Amazon! In celebration of the… Continue reading The Language of Flowers: A Defiant Attraction Guest Post by V.K. Torston

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Cloud 9: Romance Novel Turnoffs

I like to think I am a fairly lenient reader. There are genres I prefer but, if the story is well written enough , I can enjoy any story. That being said, there are certain tropes and plot devices that will immediately ruin a story for me. Here are 9 things that turn me off… Continue reading Cloud 9: Romance Novel Turnoffs

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Cloud 9: Guilty Pleasure Books Pt. 1

Cloud 9 is a feature I do here at Rainy Thursdays twice a month. It is my version of those "Top 10" posts you see floating around the blogosphere. Instead of ten items, however there are, of course, nine. Anything by Betty Neels I wish I could give one example but all of Betty Neels’ novels… Continue reading Cloud 9: Guilty Pleasure Books Pt. 1

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Storm in a Teacup: My Real Beef With Historical Romance Novels

I have a love/hate relationship with romance novels. As humans, we strive for acceptance, companionship, but mostly love. Anyone who says otherwise is probably a sociopath. Romance novels have always had a huge impact on the way couples perceive relationships, from sex to interpersonal communication. Seriously, think of how many times people reference romance novels… Continue reading Storm in a Teacup: My Real Beef With Historical Romance Novels