Category Archives: Favorite Lines

A sneak peek excerpt from Under Fyre (Alien Dragon Shifters 1)

He held her, breathing in her fragrance, their mix of scents. “My mate. Forever mine,” he said, as he stroked her hair. “Your mate. Forever yours,” she murmured sleepily. “It doesn’t sound so daunting anymore.” “Daunting? You found the idea … Continue reading

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#FridayFaves: my favorite hair product and Book Market Maven

Friday Faves is a weekly blog feature in which I share two favorite things. One is personal; the other is publishing industry related, but not promotional. Fridays are a no-promo zone on Carabristol.com. You can expect lots of photos, anecdotes & … Continue reading

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Favorite Lines: From Close Liaisons (The Krinar Chronicles)…

Favorite Lines is an intermittent series in which I quote snippets from books that I particularly enjoyed. This segment is from Close Liaisons by Anna Zaire: “It was difficult to believe that just four days ago she was dreading her … Continue reading

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Recommended Reads: Books of the Month for April and May

I’m combining two months of books in to one report because I didn’t do one last month. I’ve been so busy, I haven’t had time to read much. But here is what I have read and recommend: Body of Work … Continue reading

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Favorite Lines: From The Adventures of Polly

Favorite Lines is an intermittent series in which I quote favorite passages from books I’m reading. This selection comes from The Adventures of Polly, by Lucy Appleby, about a young graduate who signs up to work on a cruise ship … Continue reading

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Favorite Lines: on the suspension of disbelief…

Favorite Lines is an intermittent series in which I quote my favorite lines from books I’m reading. The following is from an essay, “Is Fifty Shades Erotica?” by D.L. King in the book, Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey. … Continue reading

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Story lines…snippets from Body Politics, a spanking romance

A feminist takes on a man who spanks in Body Politics, the third Rod and Cane Society novel released by Loose Id two weeks ago. I’ll let the story speak for itself with these lines drawn from the novel: Her … Continue reading

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Favorite Lines: From Lord Midnight by Donna Cummings

What I love about Regency romance is the sublimated sexuality underneath the formality and the restraint. I’m reading a fun one with a perky heroine right now. In Lord Midnight by Donna Cummings, Marissa’s father is forcing her to marry … Continue reading

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Favorite lines: From Fifty Shades of Grey

Favorite lines is an intermittent series in which I quote short passages I like in books I’ve read. This selection is from Fifty Shades of Grey. The conversation is between Anastasia Steele, the heroine, and her friend and roommate Kate. … Continue reading

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Favorite Lines: From Game Plan by Karla Doyle

Favorite Lines is an intermittent series in which I quote my favorite lines from books I’m reading. This selection is from Game Plan, a debut novel by Karla Doyle. It’s a hot and funny cougar romance. Once she was alone … Continue reading

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