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Seduce Me (Legend Hunters Series #1) Robyn DeHartSeduce Me by Robyn DeHart. $ 1.99

From the Jacket Copy:

Fielding Grey is the second son of the Marquess of Eldon and fortune hunter by night. He’s on a mission for the Legend Hunters–a group of wealthy, titled, and heart-breakingly gorgeous men, each of whom are after the find of the century–he has his eyes set on obtaining the illustrious Pandora’s Box. But before he finds it, he encounters an equally alluring treasure–the woman bold enough to look inside.

Esme Worthington can’t resist taking the tiniest peek inside when fate drops the real Pandora’s Box in her lap. Thus, she unleashes one of Pandora’s irresistible curses: the curse of lust. Now, both Esme and Fielding must deal with this passionate curse–or blessing?–before unknown implications of Pandora’s Box overpower them both.

This review from Collette (a three star review) is convincing me to buy this “I loved the overall storyline of Seduce Me. It just was a refreshing read in historical romance. While I thought it was really stupid of Esme (who should’ve known better) to open the box, it allowed her to make a lot of the moves on Fielding instead of the other way around as it usually is. I also really liked that Esme was smart and was the scholar of the two.”

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The Marrying Kind      by     Ken O'NeillThe Marrying Kind by Ken O’Neill. $ .99

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Adam More, a successful wedding planner, has been having nightmares featuring the Bush family and characters from Gone with the Wind. His partner, Steven Worth, a columnist with The Gay New York Times, is understandably concerned. However, everything comes to a comic point when Adam decides he can no longer promote marriage for heterosexuals until he can legally marry Steven, who, through his column, ignites a marriage boycott among the many gay florists, hairdressers, chefs, waiters, and musicians who keep the wedding industry humming.

Ken O’Neill is a New York–based writer and activist whose blog (themarryingkind.org) is devoted to marriage equality.

Jayne loved this book so you should buy it at 99c. You’ll laugh and fall in love. What more can you ask for at under a $1.00?

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Big Mouth and Ugly Girl      by     Joyce Carol OatesBig Mouth and Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates. $ 1.99

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Big Mouth

No I did not. I did not, I did not. I did not say those things, and I did not plan those things. Won’t It anyone believe me?
Ugly Girl

All right, Ugly Girl made a mistake. I’d told my mom what I’d heard in the cafeteria, and she’d told Dad. Evidently. I’d thought for sure they would want me to speak up for the truth.

This actually sounds pretty good. Guy makes a comment that people in the school take to mean he plans to bomb the school. An outcast hears and understands the context but her parents don’t want her to speak up.

A high school junior leaps to her classmate’s defense when his throwaway joke about blowing up the school makes him a suspected terrorist. “The relationship between the two grows credibly and compellingly, against a convincing high school backdrop,” said PW in a starred review.

One reviewer said that the beginning is slow paced but if you stick with it, you’ll be rewarded.

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The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #7)   Jeff KinneyThe Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney . $ 1.99.

From the Jacket Copy:

Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out.

A dance at Greg’s middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is determined not to be left by the wayside. So he concocts a desperate plan to find someone—anyone!—to go with on the big night.

But Greg’s schemes go hilariously awry, and his only option is to attend the dance with his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, and a female classmate as a “group of friends.” But the night is long, and anything can happen along the way. Who will arrive at the dance triumphantly, and who will end up being the third wheel?

I think Greg, the wimpy kid, is a pisser. He lies, cheats, and is a bad friend. But these books are super popular. And every kid of this generation knows what the cheese touch is.

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

One Comment

  1. Moriah Jovan
    Jun 05, 2013 @ 14:33:14

    If I never hear “cheese-touch” again, it’ll be too soon.

    That said, XX has moved onto HUNGER GAMES. Thank heavens.

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