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review 2018-01-22 14:48
"Thirty-five and ye still believe in goblins?"
The Gentleman and the Rogue - Bonnie Dee,Summer Devon
"You are rather like a child" Alan said, but he didn't sound scornful, and his tight mouth had relaxed. 
" I skipped that part o'life. So I decided to try again when I can". 

Meet two VERY different from each other characters. The stone-cold-and-composed at first sight Sir Alan and the easy-going-I -always -have-something-to-say boy from the streets Jem. 
The meet accidentally and the irresistible charms of our Jem capture Alan's attention immediately. 
The book starts with a very intriguing dialogue between the two of them that got me hooked from page one. 
But I'll be honest- I didn't like Jem much at first. I thought he lacks dignity.I know, I know... However, as the action unfolded and our characters had a very difficult task ahead, he won my respect and trust with the way he cooped with the situation and the risks he took. 

Overall, this is a very good historical novel with lovable characters, who don't get their happy ending easily. 
Oh, and there is a story about a goblin.
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review 2018-01-17 22:05
Two Boys Kissing / David Levithan
Two Boys Kissing - David Levithan

New York Times  bestselling author David Levithan tells the based-on-true-events story of Harry and Craig, two 17-year-olds who are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record—all of which is narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS.

While the two increasingly dehydrated and sleep-deprived boys are locking lips, they become a focal point in the lives of other teen boys dealing with languishing long-term relationships, coming out, navigating gender identity, and falling deeper into the digital rabbit hole of gay hookup sites—all while the kissing former couple tries to figure out their own feelings for each other.

 

A very moving book, one that I would recommend that you buy for any young person in your life, regardless of their sexuality. But I doubly recommend that you buy it for any youth that you know who identifies as gay, lesbian or transgender. And I triply recommend it for any young person who is intolerant of sexual diversity. Remember to let them know that you love them and want the best life for them.

I would also say that if you know a parent, aunt, uncle, cousin, friend, sibling, etc. who is uncomfortable with the sexuality of a child, this would be an excellent way to open their hearts to the reality of the way that people are. We don’t all fit into neatly labelled boxes nor should we have to.

I’m of the generation that remembers when AIDS wasn’t spoken about. Back when governments and society tried to shove it under the rug. The many, many people who died before the disease was taken seriously. How it took the deaths of people like Rock Hudson to get the general population to care. As a result, I loved the “chorus” of those who have passed on, but remain to witness. Very much like a Greek chorus, commenting on what is happening in the book.

A quick but satisfying read.

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review 2018-01-17 10:30
Simple
Tempt Me - Carly Phillips

This is book #3, in the Bodyguard Bad Boys series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  For reader understanding, and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this series in order.

 

Austin was not looking for anything at all.  He had a bad experience with his ex-wife, who still wants to extort him even now.  Having the hots for the nanny seems so cliche', but he cannot seem to keep hands or mouth off the amazing woman who watches his beloved daughter.

 

Mia has something haunting her from the past that is coming after her with a vengeance.  She feels safe with Austin, but to put his child in harms way is not acceptable.  Will love be the ingredient that makes this better?

 

Like all the books in this series, this one has hot hot hot sexy times.  The characters are amazing, and there are conflicts that make the solution feel worthwhile. I loved the pace, banter, and sparks that were a-flyin'!  I give this story a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

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

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review 2018-01-16 14:28
Tempt Me (Bodyguard Bad Boys Book 2) (Ba... Tempt Me (Bodyguard Bad Boys Book 2) (Bachelor Bad Boys) (Volume 2) - Carly Phillips

Austin Rhodes works at Alpha Security.  He is also a single dad to his six year old daughter, Bailey.  After being burned by his ex-wife, Austin has sworn off women in general.  Too bad his daughter's live-in nanny has caught his attention.  Austin knows that on paper, it's hands off of the nanny, too bad his brain keeps having other ideas.

Mia Atwood's life hasn't always been rosy.  She grew up in the foster care system but has never felt like part of a family.  The last employer she worked for was arrested for some shady business that Mia witnessed and then testified against him.  All Mia longs for is to be part of a loving family.

The more time Austin spends with Mia, the more he can't get her out of his mind.  The problem is, is that Mia is starting to feel the same way!  When danger from Mia's past comes back into her life, Austin steps up to protect her.  He also finds that he wants to have her in life in every way possible.

I really enjoyed these two characters.  Austin is just perfectly delicious!  He is an alpha, bad a$$ bodyguard, who is the perfect dad to Bailey.  Mia is a sweet, caring woman who just wants to belong somewhere and together these two are just wonderful.  When the two of them finally do get together, they are just explosive.  After having danced around each other for so long, you knew when they finally did get together that they were just going to ignite!  Overall, this was another great addition to the Bodyguard Bad Boys series.

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text 2018-01-12 15:39
TBR Friday
Tales of Ancient Egypt (Puffin Classics) - Heather Copley,Roger Lancelyn Green
The Birdwatcher - William Shaw
Two Boys Kissing - David Levithan
The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness
In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and the Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build a Perfect Language - Arika Okrent
Walls: Resisting the Third Reich: One Woman's Story - Hiltgunt Zassenhaus

How did I miss that yesterday was Thursday?  Oops!

 

I'm actually almost finished Tales of Ancient Egypt.  And I've also begun reading The Knife of Never Letting Go.  With any luck, I will finish the former this evening and be able to return it to the library tomorrow.

 

Next up, The Birdwatcher.  Because you know that I'm a bird watcher, plus who can resist a murder mystery investigated by a policeman with murder in his background.  I'm thinking this one will go quickly!

 

Then to Two Boys Kissing.  It's for my February book club meeting, which I will be missing.  I should feel bad, I guess, but I'll be bird watching in Taiwan, so not too bad.

 

Two non-fiction offerings as well, In the Land of Invented Languages (because I've always secretly wanted to speak Klingon) and Walls : resisting the Third Reich

 

I must have these finished before January 28th, when I fly to Taipei.  Fingers crossed!

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