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April 25, 2010

Short Reviews: Mystery, Erotic Romance and Paranormal Reviews

My apologies for slacking off on reviews the past few weeks.  I’ve been reading a lot, but too busy with life to get here as I should.   Here are a few books worth mention.

Well reading I’ve been lately has been quite a mixed bag – erotic romance, mystery and paranormal.  I’ve also had mixed results, as usual, but a couple worthy entries – one erotic futuristic and one mystery.

  • Title: The Forgotten: Discovery
  • Author:  Kaitlyn O’Connor
  • Type:  Futuristic erotic romance
  • Genre:  Human discovers cyborgs;  cybogs discover themselves and sex
  • Sub-genre:  Science fiction with a touch of ménage
  • My Grade: B  (4.0*)
  • Rating:  NC-17 to XX
  • Length and price:  Full length novel; about 90,000+ words for $7.99
  • Where Available:  ebook available at New Concepts Press
  • FTC Disclosure:  purchased book from publisher’s website (more…)

April 3, 2010

New Urban Fantasy and Epic Fantasy Novels – Short Reviews

If anyone wonders why I grow impatient with badly told paranormal and urban fantasy novellas and novels that substitute sex for story, well here we go – 3 excellent examples of how good it can be when well done.  I do enjoy well done Urban Fantasy books out there with heroines can take care of themselves.   Here are some short reviews of two urban fantasies and one epic fantasy novel by a new writer.

  • Title: Spider’s Bite
  • Author:  Jennifer Estep
  • Type:  Urban Fantasy
  • Genre: Assassin and incorruptible cop team up uncover vicious magical killer and end up fighting a mutual attraction
  • Sub-genre:  Female assassin is setup by client to take the fall for killing a whistle blower, she must solve the mystery to live
  • My Grade: B-  (3.8*)
  • Rating:  PG-13 to NC-17
  • Length and price: Full length novel; about 110,000+ words for $7.99
  • Where Available:  Available where books are sold; Amazon 4-for-3 special
  • FTC Disclosure:  purchased book from online bookseller (more…)

April 1, 2010

Dear Author and Smart Bitches Play April Fool Again

Filed under: Uncategorized — toursbooks @ 1:22 am

Last year the ladies of Smart Bitches blog and Dear Author blog did a very elaborate April Fool joke on their readers.  I just went to each site and was wondering what the hell was going on and I looked at the clock.  Yup, they did it AGAIN!  You got to give them credit, they do funny and very elaborate April Fool jokes.  And this year you can BUY a review.  LOL

Go take a look at Dear Author and have fun.

The website they created is a hoot.

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