Category Archives: a total failure

The worst of the worst.

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Synopsis (from Goodreads): On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. Sadly, she dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Synopsis: The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an … Continue reading

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Review: Average Joe and Extraordinaries (Average Joe 01) by Belart Wright

Synopsis (from Goodreads): While knocking back illegal drinks with his friends at the hallowed Orangetown Pickers’ college football stadium, average kid Joe Black finds himself desperately trying to save the life of a beautiful dark haired woman after a deadly … Continue reading

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Review: A King Undone by Cooper Davis

Synopsis: A virgin closeted homosexual aged 40 decides that it’s high time to lose his virginity – this time with a man. In order to do so he procures himself a sacral male prostitute. He can afford him, he is … Continue reading

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Lumikko ja yhdeksän muuta (The Rabbit Back Literature Society) by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

Synopsis: A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author ‘She came to realise that under one reality there’s always another. And another one under that.’ Only very special people are chosen by children’s author … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Sharing Hailey (Lovers & Friends 01) by Samantha Ann King

Synopsis: Hailey Anderson’s deep, dark secret? She’s been madly in lust with her overprotective brother’s two best friends for years. Gorgeous woodworking artist Mark Allen and sexy doctor Tony Adamo have no idea they star in her fantasies every night. … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run 06) by Abigail Roux

Synopsis: Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett have managed the impossible: a few months of peace and quiet. After nearly a year of personal and professional turmoil, they’re living together conflict-free, work is going smoothly, and they’re both happy, … Continue reading

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Review: Moonglow (Darkest London 02) by Kristen Callihan

Official synopsis (from Goodreads): Once the seeds of desire are sown . . .Finally free of her suffocating marriage, widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace the pleasures of life that have long been denied her. Yet her new-found … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Synopsis: This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world – and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not … Continue reading

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3 in 1: The Necromancer Chronicles by Amanda Downum

This was originally posted on Love in the Margins. I was swayed to give this fantasy trilogy a try when I learned that one of the books would have a trans woman pov character. The numerous characters of colour, including … Continue reading

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