Saturday, April 23, 2011

My Ramblings On...
The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series
by J.R. Ward

There might be some spoilers below. If you haven't read all of the books, don't read any further!
You've been warned!

While I've been sick this week, I took the opportunity to finish reading (again!) the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Call me smitten, but they are are still as good the 4th time I read them as the first! Zsadist is still my favorite but really, there isn't a brother I don't like!

I know that it's already been announced that Tohr's book is next, and I think she will have him with No 'One, but I can't help but wonder, HOW? I mean he was devastated when Wellsie was killed. And he was definitely bonded with her. I mean come on, he freaking disappeared for 8 months and was living off of deer blood. And about No 'One. She died, then was given the ok to stay on the other side and help care for the Chosen and is now back on this side, with Payne (& Xhex). Is she alive? Or would that be living? And if the Virgin Scribe can give her human form again so she lives, why couldn't she do that with Doc Jane? I mean Doc Jane is her Daughter-In-Law. Hmmm...

On her Facebook page she mentions 'And now it's time to finish Rhage and Mary's slice of life :D *shares Tootsie Pops*' I'm assuming it's a novella. Could it be that they will soon be adopting a child? I would love to see that happen! I've kind of missed Rhage's beast in the last few books, too. 

In Love Mine, Lash (the bastard) thinks how he has Quinn's brother in deep freeze. Did I cough my way through what became of him? For the life of me, I can't remember! 

I look forward to more of Payne & Manny in the future. And I'm glad that so far Manny isn't having to change. I think it's great that Butch & Manny are half brothers and that they've found each other! Which opens up the possibility of Manny becoming a Vampire, since both he & Butch are descended from Wrath!

I'm still hoping for a Quinn & Blay book. Color me confused, I'm not sure where the WARDen is going with this whole Layla thing. I will  be very disappointed if she has Quinn end up with Layla. I mean he's already thrown off his bonding scent with Blay. I wish I could just tell her: don't follow the NORM with these two. Let Quinn & Blay have their romance, please don't make them follow what society considers 'normal' romance.

Well those are just some of my ramblings about the BDB series. I have more, but I think those will be posted later! Have a fabulous Saturday!


Friday, April 22, 2011


Sorry I haven't posted anything this week. I've been terribly sick, and still am really. This morning I woke up a little bit better so I will try to get back on track next week!


Thursday, April 21, 2011

Altamont Augie
by Richard Barager

With Vietnam looming like a scythe over an entire generation, University of Minnesota sophomore David Noble bolts from an anti-war teach-in his girlfriend coaxes him to and enlists in the marines. Her pride wounded by his rush to war, Jackie Lundquist ignores David's letters from Vietnam, where he serves out his enlistment burrowed into the blood-red clay of Khe Sanh, surviving a brutal siege before returning home to find Jackie immersed in a counterculture world of drugs and militancy.

To Jackie, the faltering war in Vietnam is a failure of national conscience; to David it is a failure of national honor. But neither her rise to fame as the growing anti-war movement's alluring Radical Queen nor David's defiant counter-protest activities in support of the war can extinguist their passion for one another. Both their tumultuous affair and the Age of Aquarius itself cartwheel into the decade's last great rock festival: Altamont, the death rattle of the Sixties, where shame and honor collide, and tragedy awaits redemption.

To me, this book got a little boring at times. It started off a little slow, but gradually hooked me into the love story between two of the characters. I feel that the author goes into too much detail about racial issues in the book and at times uses words that have to be looked up in a dictionary to understand what is being said. The chapters about the Vietnam War were interesting, but I was disappointed in the book as a whole.


Monday, April 18, 2011

Friendly Fire
by Megan Hart

After Agent Kendall Frasier's partner is shot in "friendly fire" during a drug bust, she agrees to take a week's vacation on a tropical island as part of her psychiatric evaluation. Sand, sun, sea—what could be better to help her work through her guilt? Even if the presence of the man responsible for the shooting, Agent Zane Vincent, seems counterproductive to her mental health. As Kendall gets to know Zane, and realizes he feels worse about what happened than she does, it becomes impossible to hate him. And their mutual attraction becomes impossible to deny.
Kendall and Zane soon agree to put the event that brought them together in the past—and spend the present exploring their most erotic desires. Do they have a future in the real world when their week in paradise is over?

my thoughts~ Take a look at that cover! Smoking HOT! This novella (I guess you would call it a novella since it is only about 55 pages long) is not a book that you will find hard to read! Anyone who has read Megan Hart knows that she packs a big punch in these books! I was laughing out loud during the fake "O" scenes! Think When Harry Met Sally, only in reverse! The love scenes were steamy, the conversations believable and the main characters were likable.


Sunday, April 17, 2011

In My Mailbox

Now that the weather has improved, I will not be reading quite as much. 
This week, I didn't not buy, receive or check out any books!
Unbelievable I know! But true all the same! I will continue reading, just at a slower pace!


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