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A few short appreciations

I mentioned in an earlier post that I had read seven romance novels last week. That sounds like a lot  it is a lot  but, no suffering was involved just varying levels of pleasure. I already said  how much I enjoyed Long Shot by D Jackson Leigh. Also near the top of my list was […]

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Book Love

Romance, why am I so attracted to it?

“Love, in a world where carpenters can be resurected, anything is possible”   Eleanor of Aquitaine   Years ago I discovered Lesbian romance novels. I had never really enjoyed romance novels I didn’t find them realistic. But, when I discovered the novels of Karin Kallmaker I didn’t really care how realistic they were, I was […]

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Book Love

Reading a lot of romance

Yeah, so I’ve been reading a lot of lesbian romance of late.  I’m going to be writing  reviews for Kissed By Venus  http://kissedbyvenus.ca/a lesbian literary web page as well as some stuff for Amazon. I sometimes wonder what it is I like about lesbian romance novels. I guess the answer is— it’s all about hope. […]

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Book reviews

Some thoughts on a book I am reading

Right now I am reading a book that is very simply entitled Books  it is by Larry McCurthry of Lonesome Dove fame. It terrific a book about a life spent in books. Reading them, writing them and selling them. Larry has long been a book hunter and dealer. He says he started hunting books in […]

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Elements of Butch Style

What is a bookish butch?

What is a bookish butch?                                                                                                                                                                     I don’t know about others, but this one is a softly masculine woman in her forties who can never seem to get her nose out of a book. Let me start by telling you a little bit about me and the aim of this blog. As, previously stated I can never […]