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url 2018-10-27 22:55
Three May Not Be A Crowd, Four Definitely Is

"People don’t understand this often but this is my personal experience that being the center of someone’s life is not such a good thing. When their entire focus is you, they love you for sure, but you are their whole universe and they’ve nothing else to think about then what do you think happens? Nothing good, I can tell you this, so, you should not want to be someone’s sole reason to live. That will make your life difficult. Trust me on this one, I was someone’s entire universe once and it didn’t end well for either of us. There is so much I regret and wish I could go back in time and change things. Life doesn’t work that way though so now I must contend with the consequences of my choices. Perhaps it’s all an illusion, I certainly like to believe that I had a choice, but that might not be the case. Maybe it all happened exactly how destiny planned it out. Not that I could ever know the answer to that question because what is destiny if not elusive?"

 

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Source: iambookseater.wordpress.com/2018/10/26/three-may-not-be-a-crowd-four-definitely-is
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url 2018-09-21 16:03
Nozomi Entertainment Kickstarter: English Dub of Season 1 of Emma: A Victorian Romance

In case someone other than me is interested in this, Nozomi Entertainment has a Kickstarter up to create an English dub of the first season of Emma: A Victorian Romance (the link goes to legally streaming English subtitled episodes). No, not Jane Austen's Emma. It's the anime version of Kaoru Mori's manga about the romance between William, the eldest son of a wealthy merchant middle class family, and Emma, a maid.

 

I'm hoping that the Kickstarter will not only get fully funded, but that it'll reach the Season 2 stretch goal, so that I can hear the English dub for this guy (Hans, the footman, aka the guy I still kind of wish Emma had ended up with):

 

 

If I had the money for those tiers, I'd love the Emma figure, Emma doll with amazingly detailed period clothing (seriously, the doll comes with instructions explaining how to tie her corset), and even the custom cosplay outfit, although I don't cosplay. Alas, I must settle for a tier that won't make my bank account scream in agony.

 

If you're at all interested in manga and haven't read this series before, I highly recommend it. No Kickstarter necessary for those, they're all already published and available. The series jumps off the rails a bit near the end, with action and melodrama, but Mori's gorgeous artwork helps make up for it. I do remember one cringe-y bit - an Indian prince character, Hakim, who comes across as a giant stereotype at the beginning of the series. Mori adds a bit of depth to him and his family later on, but I could still see the character being a problem for folks.

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url 2018-09-12 23:04
Three's a Crowd by Fizza Younis

Source: medium.com/@fizzayounis/threes-a-crowd-477daa64af43
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review 2018-07-28 17:27
Desperate Woman Gets Housekeeping Job at a Brothel
Room Service - Mindy Wilde

Genre: Erotic Romance

My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Word Count: 17,530 words

 

After getting conned and dumped by a traveling guitar player, Lucy is struggling to make ends meet and things only get worse when she’s laid off from her waitressing job. Her last customer– a sexy, mysterious man wearing clothes that cost five times her annual salary– leaves her a $1,000 tip out of sympathy, but that money will only last so long.

But when she gets offered a job as a housekeeper at a brothel, things are looking up. Cleaning up after sex isn’t her usual line of work, but at least she won’t have to struggle financially anymore. When she literally runs into her heavy tipper at the brothel, however, things might get a little more complicated, especially when just looking at him is enough to fill her fantasies.

 

Source: loversquarrelreviews.com/2018/07/23/desperate-woman-gets-housekeeping-job-at-a-brothel
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url 2018-07-19 18:53
The Fault in Our Stars vs. Turtles All the Way Down | Book Battles

 

Welcome to Book Battles, a feature here at Crazy for YA where I put two books in the battle ring and have them fight it out to see which one is better. See all of my previous bloody, literary battles.


Today's fight is a vicious fight, two masterpieces from the same creator, a cult classic vs. the new book on the scene, The Fault in Our Stars vs. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green.

 

 

In addition to both being written by the same author, TFIOS and TATWD are extremely similar. They both deal with tragedy, death, and philosophical teenagers. Both novels have a female main character who has to deal with these unfavorable circumstances aided by a love interest. Parents play a large role in both stories, unlike his other novels.


Today, I am going to investigate which of John Green's stories is superior.

 

 

Click the link to see which book won and the reasons for my judgement!

 

Plus I would love to hear what you think about both of these books! Which one do you think is better?

Source: 4evercrazyforya.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-fault-in-our-stars-vs-turtles-all.html
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