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review 2018-10-19 03:42
Stalking Jack the Ripper
Stalking Jack the Ripper - Kerri Maniscalco

This just didn't work for me at all, and I'm so disappointed. The synopsis made it seem like it should be right in my wheelhouse, but it just wasn't.


I think my main issues were with the main characters, Audrey Rose (whose POV we read from) and Thomas, her love interest. I didn't like either of them. He came off as a pompous know-it-all, and she was insufferable and judgemental. She's also supposed to be a feminist character, but it falls a little false when she's judgemental about other women who like the more traditional feminine things of the era. That whole, "I'm not like the other girls" vibe that drives me crazy. She also had several TSTL moments in the book.


The romance fell flat. I felt the pair had zero chemistry.


The identity of "Jack" was obvious extremely early in the book, though the author tried to lay a false trail by dropping anvil sized hints that it was actually someone else.


I didn't hate the writing, and I did like the part where Audrey Rose stood up to her father, and the bonus chapters from Thomas' viewpoint at the end of the book were good, as well. I wish we'd been able to read from his POV sometimes during the novel. Maybe I'd have found him a bit more likeable, but by the time I got to the bonus chapters, it was too little, too late.

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text 2018-10-19 03:19
Reading progress update: I've read 416 out of 416 pages.
Stalking Jack the Ripper - Kerri Maniscalco

Yeah...I may be one of the few, but this one didn't work for me.


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review 2018-10-18 05:41
Play me
The Player Gets Coached (Bachelor #2) - Janet Nissenson

This is book #2 in the Bachelor series.  This can be read as a standalone novel.  For reader understanding and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this series in order.


Finn is disturbed that he is the only one who has not traditionally grown up.  He finds a woman he is interested in, and she is a maneater of the skilled kind.  How does he show her he can be her match?


Delilah is not impressed by first sighting of Finn.  She is not wanting to date a manwhore who can never make up his mind what he wants in a woman.  They clash and it is like the player must learn to be played.


This story was pretty slow.  The beginning has a lot of back story and the characters are rich and colorful.  I enjoyed the banter and the high heat factor.  Was a great addition to the series, and a good read.  I give this a 3/5 Kitty's Paws UP!



***This early copy was given in exchange for an honest review only.

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text 2018-10-18 05:16
Reading progress update: I've read 260 out of 416 pages.
Stalking Jack the Ripper - Kerri Maniscalco

This one is reading faster than the other book, but I can't really say I'm feeling it, either.

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text 2018-10-16 08:03
Adult Hemoglobinopathy Testing Market to Witness Widespread Expansion During by 2025

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As hemoglobinopathy is a hereditary cure, there is no lasting cure it. Nonetheless, to fight that, non-government and government policymakers are consistently taking off propel testing strategies for hemoglobinopathy diagnosis, particularly in underdeveloped and emerging economies more inclined to hemoglobinopathy, making a prospect for molecular testing and prenatal diagnostic testing. Additionally, increasing requirement for quick and exact identification tests is projected to give lucrative prospects to new players in the global market combined with research and development exercises, additionally expanding the implementation of hemoglobinopathy testing methods.

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Region-wise, in value terms, Europe is an expansive local market for adult hemoglobinopathy testing and is required to have remarkable expansion amid the conjecture time frame. The Asia Pacific excluding Japan market for adult hemoglobinopathy testing is anticipated to show remarkable expansion all through the calculated time frame because of expanding commonness of hemoglobinopathy in the region, especially in India and China. Additionally, with rising migration from Asia, North America has seen an expansion in the hemoglobinopathy recognized cases, in this manner, fuelling the hemoglobinopathy testing market all through the calculated time frame. In the lieu of progressively hemoglobinopathy genotypes, policymakers have been executing a few public wellbeing intercessions including screening programs and hereditary counseling and testing, which will additionally drive the worldwide market for adult hemoglobinopathy testing in the approaching years.

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