Wildlx tries once more

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Wildlx tries once more

Postby wildlx » 13 Jan 2013, 10:02

1star: utter crap
2stars: not worth reading
3stars: okay but nothing out of the ordinary
3+stars: pretty good; you will probably enjoy it
4stars: really good; I recommend it
4+stars: very good indeed; I'll be reading this one again
5stars: the best I've read in a long time.
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby wildlx » 13 Jan 2013, 10:36

#1.Mallory's Oracle by Carol O'Connell: 3stars
First on a series. A promising main character (Kathleen Mallory), who needs more development, and a plot that kept me interested. Since this was a first book I'll give a try into the next in the series to see if things get better.

Being on a deadline I've only had time for mind-numbing books. So I've tried reading some lesfic books for a change. I confess that for some of them I had to do a lot of skim reading in order to finish the book.

#2. Love waits by Gerri Hill: 3+stars
Within the genre this one is not bad. She manages to create characters with chemistry between each other.

#.3 The Scorpion by Gerri Hill: 1stars
There's nothing good about this book. Hill doesn't know how to write thriller plots and even the romance part is contrived.

#.4 Storms by Gerri Hill: 2stars
Not very convincing main characters.

#.5 No strings by Gerri Hill: 2stars
This one is a kind of not very good version of another Gerri Hill book, Sierra City.

#.6 Desire by starlight by Radclyffe: 2stars
Very poor story with lots of things going nowhere. The usual characters on the verge of orgasm throughout the book which, after having the best sex in their lives, become soul mates.
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby grewgirl » 13 Jan 2013, 18:20

wildlx wrote:The usual characters on the verge of orgasm throughout the book which, after having the best sex in their lives, become soul mates.


Very good description of the 'usual characters' lol
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby Baker » 14 Jan 2013, 06:50

lol That sentence could see a lot of cut-and-paste duty.
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby wildlx » 22 Jan 2013, 08:28

#.7 Heart Block by Melissa Brayden: 3+stars
Much better than the usual lesfic romance.

#.8 Survived by Her Longtime Companion by Chris Paynter: 3+stars
I quite liked this one. There are two storylines and a great character, Eleanor Burnett, the surviving "longtime companion" of 50s Hollywood star Daphne DeMonet. The love story of Daphne DeMonet and Eleanor is a memorable one.

#.9 Come Back to Me by Chris Paynter: 3stars
Readable.

#.10 It Should Be A Crime by Carsen Taite: 3stars
Readable. The main problem I had was the plot which becomes quite implausible.

#.11 Nothing but the truth by Carsen Taite: 3stars
Readable. This time the main problem was one of the characters.

#.12 Harmony by Karis Walsh: 3stars
Readable. It is her first book so she has room for improvement.

#.13 Bareback by D. Jackson Leigh 2stars
Don't bother.

#.14 Snowbound by Cari Hunter 2stars
Don't bother.
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby Baker » 22 Jan 2013, 12:10

Wow. I sense someone is making an early bid to get her numbers up this year.
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby wildlx » 23 Jan 2013, 05:56

lol. How did you guess ;-)? Lesfic books do not take much time to read. Maybe you should try also to improve your performance in the challenge ;-). Perhaps some by Radclyffe :hh:?
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby Nurse Jo » 23 Jan 2013, 06:09

Indeed Baker, most generic lesfic can be read in a couple of hours, and can be pleasant escapism. I second wildlx ;) .
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Re: Wildlx tries once more

Postby Baker » 23 Jan 2013, 07:35

Does this couple of hours include time spent fetching the book from across the room after you've thrown it?
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Postby Nurse Jo » 23 Jan 2013, 07:54

They could be your loo reading pile, the lavatory is generally in a small room and being on the loo usually means you're static for however long it takes.

NOT to be used for anything other than reading I hasten to add.
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