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Another long time reader who read romance novels in her teens, then took a long break before started back again about 15 years ago. She enjoys historical romance/fiction best, likes contemporaries, action- adventure and mysteries, will read suspense if there's no TSTL characters and is currently reading very few paranormals.

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  1. Jill Myles
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:01:43

    SHADOWFEVER. NOW PLEASE.

    Seriously. This book comes out on the 18th and I am SO. FREAKING. EXCITED.

    I blame Mandi at Smexybooks. ;)

  2. may
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:17:00

    I just finished Archangel’s Kiss (Nalini Singh) as well as the 1st in the Guild Hunter series… I’m so hoping for the series to go in direction I want to follow. I REALLY like the parts I like, frustrated by the parts I don’t if that makes sense. I’ll be counting days until next releases. (same day as an Eloisa James & Elizabeth Hoyt, I believe).

  3. Vi
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:17:14

    I’m very excited for Monica McCarty’s The Hawk (Tues, can’t wait), Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ Call Me Irresistible and Nalini Singh’s Consort.

  4. library addict
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:18:51

    Looking forward to Feehan’s Ruthless Game, In Too Deep by JAK, and Catch Her if You Can, the final installment of Merline Lovelace’s Samantha Spade trilogy.

    Hope that Shadowfever gives folks the ending they want. I have friends reading the series who are worried about Mac getting a HEA at all much less with the hero they want.

  5. Jennifer Estep
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:22:27

    I got The Iron King by Julie Kagawa for Christmas, so I’m looking forward to reading that.

    I’m also interested in Against the Wind by Kat Martin. However, I was going to buy it from the Harlequin site, but it does not appear to be listed there anywhere, although Amazon says the release date is Dec. 28. Weird. This happened before — I was going to buy a new release from the HQ site, and it wasn’t listed on their site yet, even though it was on Amazon and B&N. Anyone else had that problem?

  6. Dominique
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 16:58:20

    Just finished reading all 5 Hathaway novels by Lisa Kleypas. Loved them. Gulped them in 3 days. Literally just finished. Not quite sure what to do with myself . I really loved that family. Isn’t that how all families should be?

  7. Bianca
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:25:00

    A question for anyone. Jo Beverley’s heroines — are all of them of the TSTL variety?

    I just finished her “Forbidden Magic” and the heroine was disappointing. Big Misunderstandings and really childish antics (lying, deceit, withholding vital information, etc.) from the heroine. I recently bought Jo Bev’s entire ebook backlist on impulse, and now I’m worried that all of her heroines are as bad as Meg from “Forbidden Magic.” Hopefully not, though? :/

  8. ms bookjunkie
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:32:10

    Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson #5 will be out in mmpb towards the end of January! Woo hoo!

    The Virgin River series will add three new books, starting with PROMISE CANYON at the end of December.

    A new Courtney Milan book UNVEILED, is almost within my greedy grasp…

    Jayne Ann Krentz’s FIRED UP is coming out in mmpb.

    Aaaahhhhhh! My TBR pile is gonna collapse under its own weight!

  9. ms bookjunkie
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:36:34

    @Bianca: No, not at all. Try EMILY AND THE DARK ANGEL next, it’s sweet and funny and heartwarming. With a very capable heroine!

  10. Ammarylis
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:37:25

    I just got my first ereader-Kindle-for Christmas & I’m extremely excited to have sex with use it. Who wouldn’t love instant gratification with the bonus of being able to carry 3,500 books in your hand? It’s like you’re Book Jesus.

    Anyway, the books I’m excited to read in Jan on it are:

    Archangel’s Consort-Nalini Singh
    Shadowfever-Karen Marie Moning
    Ruthless Game-Christine Feehan
    Bloodshot-Cherie Priest
    Across the Universe-Beth Revis

  11. Liz M
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:38:29

    @Jennifer Estep: It’s listed w/January MIRA books in the e-book store.

  12. ms bookjunkie
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 17:40:15

    @ms bookjunkie: @Bianca: And you’ll have a whole new outlook on pudding! *giggle*

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  14. Bianca
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 18:28:06

    @ms bookjunkie: Glad to hear it; thank you for the rec! I’ll try that one next, definitely! :D

  15. Kaetrin
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 19:11:30

    @ Bianca – you could also try Devilish – Diana is no-one’s fool.

  16. Vi
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 19:13:12

    @Ms Bookjunkie: I can’t believe I forgot Unveiled! After Trial by Desire, Courtney Milan is now and auto-buy author.

  17. Jennifer Estep
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 19:18:03

    @Liz M: Thanks for the tip!

  18. GrowlyCub
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 19:39:06

    @Bianca:

    Forbidden Magic is by far her worst book. It’s the only one of her old ones I do not like. Let us know how you make out with her other books!

  19. John
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 20:19:37

    Currently reading Scandal by Amanda Quick (so perfect) and A Rake by Midnight by Gail Ranstrom (does she always do this thing where she focuses on everyone but the heroine most of the time? I had that problem with Alyssa Day magnified…)

    I just read A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly and oh my goodness it was one of the most astoundingly perfect pieces of book I have ever read.

    Across the Universe is probably the most exciting release. The cover is gorgeous and I’ve heard such amazing things about it.

    In my TBR, I look forward to enjoying The Wolf and the Dove (such purple prose!) and some lovely M/M this month. :)

  20. Has
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 20:59:45

    @ms bookjunkie:

    River Marked is sadly pushed back to the 1st March in the US and 3rd of March in the UK. But I am with you about that!

    I am looking forward to Shadowfever – I held off the sequels so I can glom it all at once.

    Across the Universe by Beth Revis which looks great.
    And Archangel’s Consort I heart this series so much!

  21. Bianca
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 21:16:06

    @GrowlyCub: Really relieved to hear that, thanks. And I will, I’m trying Lady Notorious next — so, hopefully, that will be better. :)

    @Kaetrin: Thanks! I’m just starting the Malloren series, and will look forward to Devilish (I think it’s the last in the series).

  22. Vi
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 21:42:08

    Oooops, I meant Monica McCarty’s The Ranger. The Hawk is book 2.

  23. Darlynne
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 21:47:53

    I just finished Incarceron by Catherine Fisher and am still gasping for air, trying to remember the last time I was so surprised and astonished by a YA book, or any book. The second title, Sapphique, is due out on the 28th. Easily the most inventive story I have read, possibly ever.

  24. Mary G
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 22:42:08

    @Jennifer Estep & Against The Wind:
    My Chapter’s (Canadian book chain) store had it early & I read it yesterday. You know it’s a cowboy story with a familiar trope but it goes to show what a good writer can do. I just loved it & can’t wait for the next two. It was my first Kat Martin book but it won’t be the last.

    Looking forward to:
    True Colors – Joyce Lamb
    Yours For The Taking – Robin Kaye
    Whisper Falls – Toni Blake
    Believe In Me – Laura Moore
    And that’s just January.

  25. Eva_Baby
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 23:34:05

    I just discovered Julie Ann Long. Where has she been all my life? LOL. I’ve just inhaled the first two books in her Pennyroyal Green series and have just settled into the third one, Since the Surrender.

  26. May
    Dec 26, 2010 @ 23:40:51

    Oh julie Ann Long is a new fave of mine too!! Have a few of her backlist on order…

  27. DM
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 01:04:09

    Was Forbidden Magic the Jo Bev with the Felix Ex Machina ending? Supernatural cats save the day? Whichever that one was, it made me cringe. Tough to believe it came from the same unflinching pen as An Arranged Marriage. But when she is good, she is so very, very good.

  28. Suhani
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 02:22:14

    @may
    I had the pleasure of winning the ARC of Archangel’s Consort(not from here), and IMO it is the best book in the series, in terms of the relationship development, the entire world-building. I don’t want to give out spoilers but there are so many issues tackled in the book(estranged family/parents, history of some of the Seven, Elena getting back to what she does etc). I love it :)

  29. ms bookjunkie
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 04:58:49

    @Has: Nooooooooo!

    Well, I’ll just have to console myself with Moira Rogers’ DEADLOCK and Marie Force’s FATAL JUSTICE. (Both come out on January 3rd.)

    And I have to say, I was blown away by the awesome that is Caridad Ferrer’s WHEN THE STARS GO BLUE. Amazing, powerful read! Love!

  30. Jennifer Estep
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 07:37:51

    @Mary G: Oh, I’m a sucker for cowboys/westerns — that’s one of the reasons I was interested in it. Plus, I haven’t read Martin before and wanted to try her books. Glad you liked it.

  31. cead
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 08:22:59

    @DM: Felix Ex Machina! LOL! I love it. Wasn’t that Dangerous Joy? Unless she used that device twice… Forbidden Magic is the only non-early Jo Bev I haven’t read.

    I have one general gripe: I wish authors would quit having their characters eroticise their own bodies during love scenes. It’s one thing when e.g. the hero is thinking of the heroine’s body thus; it’s his POV and it’s in character and it makes sense. But when the author uses the same language applied to a character’s body from that character’s point of view, it just seems narcissistic. It makes me feel a bit sorry for the other party, too – sorry, hero, she’s not really into you, she’s only into herself (or vice versa). Not all authors do this, of course, but many of them do, and it really creeps me out.

  32. Jody W.
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 09:33:36

    I read Karen McQuestion’s “Easily Amused” over the holidays and really enjoyed it. I believe she pubbed it herself on Kindle, and it’s in the 2.99-ish range. I’d call it GOOD old-style chick lit with an optimistically romantic ending.

  33. Barbara
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 10:11:25

    Awful, evil people finally convinced me I have to read the Moning Fever series. The bonus is though that I haven’t started it yet, so by the time I even reach the end of the four books, the fifth will be out and there won’t be any wait for me. Plus there’ll be all sorts of spoilers everywhere, so I can prepare for a “bad” ending, if there is one.

    I have bought some very naughty Cherise Sinclair books with my X-Mas book $$ from my mom (lol), but I balanced it out with some YA UF that’s been on my wishlist for a long time, so I won’t be going to Daughter Reading Hell this year.

    Archangel’s Consort will be ripped out of my mailman’s hands and I’ll be reading it within five minutes of delivery. I’m warped enough that I made sure I didn’t have anything scheduled that day so I’ll be around when it comes. SMH

  34. Cecilia Grant
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 12:27:54

    @John: Isn’t A Northern Light amazing? I don’t know if there’s any book-ending I like better than that image of Mattie, minus her engagement ring, waiting for the train that’s going to take her to Barnard.

    Have you started Revolution? It’s way up there on my TBR list, but I can’t help worrying that it won’t measure up to ANL.

  35. Billie
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 12:48:24

    I would like to know why Lisa Kleypas’
    books were pushed back a whole year.
    Nothing from her in 2011, does anyone
    know why?

  36. GrowlyCub
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 13:20:08

    @Billie:

    To give readers a chance to forget that they were bilked out of HC price for a barely there novella? Or forget the fact that’s she now writing women’s fiction rather than lowly romance?

    No idea, but those things came to mind. :)

  37. Kristen A.
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 15:13:05

    @cead That always weirds me out, too.

    On a happier note, although Prelude to a Scandal is officially being released on January 1, B&N already has it on the shelf and I finished it on Saturday. Delilah Marvelle is one of my favorites. The next in the series, Once Upon a Scandal, has an official release date of February 1, but B&N is showing January 18 so apparently they expect that one to be availble early, also.

    Also looking forward to:
    A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson (January 4)
    The Betrayal of the Blood Lily (paperback) by Lauren Willig (January 4)
    Unveiled by Courtney Milan (January 25)

  38. Julie M.
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 16:18:28

    Billie,

    I “think” Lisa Kleypas took some time off to spend with family. Which is quite awesome even if it means nothing from her for awhile. I thought I read that on her website.

  39. SonomaLass
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 17:29:26

    There are quite a few books coming out in January of which I’ve read ARCs. I highly recommend Archangel’s Consort, which others have noted. If you like that genre, the third book in Carolyn Jewel’s terrific paranormal romance series is out next week, My Immortal Assassin. Loved it! Also the fourth book of Joss Ware’s apocalyptic Envy series, Night Betrayed, is quite good.

    January is a good month for historical romance, too. Courtney Milan’s Unveiled is terrific. I also really liked Carla Kelly’s newest Harlequin Historical, The Admiral’s Penniless Bride, and Laura Lee Guhrke’s Wedding of the Season and Scandal of the Year. (I’m really glad those two are coming out back-to-back, too.)

  40. Mireya
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 17:52:31

    I posted yesterday, and it “dissapeared” in the big black hole *sigh* Let’s try this again. I have quite a few books I am looking forward to, that will release in January.

    When Beauty Tamed the Beast-Eloisa James
    Notorious Pleasures-Elizabeth Hoyt
    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady-Sabrina Jeffries
    Archangel’s Consort-Nalini Singh
    Frostfire-Lynn Viehl
    The Lady Most Likely-Julia Quinn/Eloisa James/Connie Brockway
    Master of Smoke-Angela Knight
    Dragon Warrior-Janet Chapman

    I finished reading Elizabeth Hoyt’s “Wicked Intentions” and LOVED it. I am never sure how am I going to like her stories as a couple of them I found so-so, but this one had me riveted. If I had had the chance, I would have read it in one sitting. Out of curiosity I read a couple of reviews, and it seems this is the sort of historical romance that people that are knowledgeable on historical detail should avoid. I admit I did notice a few things, but when I am liking a story, I tend to be very forgiving, so they didn’t negatively affect my enjoyment of the book.

    I am now reading Emily and the Dark Angel (thanks to Ms Bookjunkie recommendation). Enjoying it quite a bit so I am one happy camper.

  41. John
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 18:18:00

    @Cecilia Grant: I haven’t read Revolution yet. I think I’m saving it for a time that it’s absolutely needed. I do that with a lot of books I get. Needless to say, I have heard from a trusted source it just as amazing in its own way. :)

    Oh, but the ending to a Northern Light was so perfect. It felt truly epic. Mattie could be doing anything, and that’s exactly what I wanted to think when I closed the novel. Donnelly is a master. Her historical accuracy was so impressive.

    I’m actually reading a really, really cute middle grade book due out in January now called Sequins, Secrets, and Silver Linings that I *highly* recommend for kids and non-kids alike. It isn’t dumbed down for the audience, has a nice knowledge of the fashion world, has English-isms, and has great messages (without being preachy) concerning the Invisible Children from Uganda and how intelligence isn’t always something easy to perceive. Exceeded my expectations quite a bit.

  42. jayhjay
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 18:39:14

    @Vi: Isn’t this already out? I have had the paperback from the library on my nightstand for weeks.

  43. jayhjay
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 18:40:47

    @Dominique: I loved this series too. I am obsessed with Cam. Have you read her earlier series (wallflowers)? Takes place in the same world, some recurring characters.

  44. DM
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 19:52:38

    @cead:

    You are right. That was Dangerous Joy. I think I’ve rolled all of JoBev’s weaker outtings into one in my mind:

    Bluestocking heroine searching for the legendary cat-rabbit of Hesse in a ruined abbey meets aristocratic but pagan hero and must surrender her virginity to him or be sacrificed by Satanists. Cue cats.

  45. HelenB
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 06:02:06

    I have just read and enjoyed Indulgence in Death but I would query whether it was just spellchecked as at the beginning Eve enjoys a “mourning” coffee. Only a small point but if the publisher is that careless for Nora, heaven help the rest.
    I enjoy Elizabeth Hoyt’s books but view them as happening in a sort of historical never never land.

  46. cead
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 07:25:57

    @DM: *appreciative applause*

    I read almost all of them back-to-back in order a couple of months ago, and veering between the books in the Dangerous Joy category and those in the An Arranged Marriage category all but gave me whiplash.

  47. joanne
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 07:41:23

    @HelenB: I think it was the rare clunky sentence from Robb. Eve was grieving not having her morning coffee. I re-read it twice before it made sense to me.

    Am I the only one that didn’t read Angels’ Pawn: A Companion Novella to Angels’ Blood? I thought I had all of Nalini’s list but surprise(!) and TG for ebooks because delivery of new releases in mmp are delayed by East Coast weather.

  48. Brian
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 14:34:40

    My list of potential purchases for January includes…

    Mercy Kill by Lori Armstrong
    Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks
    The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
    My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent
    Christmas in Bluebell Cove by Abigail Gordon
    Shadowspell by Jenna Black
    The Admiral’s Penniless Bride by Carla Kelly
    The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg
    The Countess by Lynsay Sands
    Home for a Spell by Madelyn Alt

  49. JoannaV
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 15:03:46

    I’m halfway through The Admiral’s Penniless Bride by Carla Kelly, (grabbed it before Christmas when Borders had it out already) and am loving it. Her characters always seem like real people with strengths and flaws.

    Then I have to catch up on the Nalini Singh’s changeling series – I haven fallen behind by a couple of books.

    I know I read Jo Beverly’s Emily and the Dark Angel quite a while ago after discovering her and looking for older titles – I may have to reread that one too.

  50. Bianca
    Dec 28, 2010 @ 21:24:57

    @HelenB: re: Elizabeth Hoyt’s books. Oh, definitely. Her books are more like historical fantasy than straight historical romance. I like her, but — you know. Some serious suspension of disbelief is required.

    Also, LOL @ Felix ex machina. Amazing. Jo Beverley’s books seem veer wildly in quality, from one book to the next.

  51. Estara
    Dec 29, 2010 @ 13:47:43

    Hidden Treasures found recently – Katherine Eliska Kimbriel’s rerelease in ebook of her Chronicles of Nuala trilogy. This is sf space opera with romantic subtones – originally published in the 80s. If you have liked the Crystal Singer trilogy by Anne McCaffrey or the Liaden Universe, you’ll probably enjoy these.

    The first two books have been released – I’ll be linking to my GoodReads reviews, which do have spoilers.

    Fires of Nuala
    Hidden Fires

  52. Estara
    Dec 29, 2010 @ 14:06:34

    Oh and another one I just discovered this December: Sharon Lee hasn’t just written Carousel Tides set in Maine, but two mysteries – which could have done just as well without the mystery, really – about a young woman finding connections to the neighbourhood after having moved into a small Maine community. Basically it’s beautifully observed slice-of-life….

    well, if you liked the characters and descriptions in the Liaden series, you’ll like this – as long as you have no problems with a Maine accent ^^ – the author and her husband live there.

    The ebooks are available at Fictionwise and are multi-format drm-free. I’m linking to my GoodReads reviews.
    Barnburner
    Gunshy
    Gunshy

  53. Ann
    Dec 29, 2010 @ 15:18:00

    For all of you who are waiting for “Shadowfever”, I am interested in reading your feedback. I was so upset at the ending of book 3 that I have done everything I could to brain-dump the storyline. And while the beginning of book 4 was charming in a weird way (because I couldn’t let book 4 be my last memory of the story), the heroine’s inability to trust and mature began to grate. Too much angst. Resolve it already!

  54. KristieJ
    Dec 29, 2010 @ 21:47:43

    Not a book, but an author I’m real excited about. I’ve read two Westerns by Ellen O’Connell and LOVED both of them. Smart intelligent characters with not even a speck of the TSTL moments. I got them both at Smashwords for a very good price and I can’t recommend then high enough!!

  55. KeriM
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 13:36:47

    2011 is going to be a great reading year.

    Skin Heat – Ava Gray 1/11
    The Perfect Play – Jaci Burton 2/11
    Once Was a Soldier – Julia Spencer Fleming 4/11
    One Night is Never Enough – Anne Mallory 2/11
    Hidden Away – Maya Banks 3/11
    Primal Bounds – Jennifer Ashley 3/11
    The Perfect Scandal – Delilah Marvelle 3/11
    Deadly Lies – Cynthia Eden 3/11
    Shaken – JA Konrath 2/11
    Harvest Moon – Robyn Carr 2/11
    Kiss Me, Kill Me – Allison Brennan 2/11
    On The Hunt – Anthology 2/11
    Deadly Heat – Cynthia Eden 2/11
    Once Upon a Scandal – Delilah Marvelle 2/11
    Wild Man Creek – Robyn Carr 1/11
    Absolutely, Positively – Heather Webber 2/11
    Where Shadows Dance – C. S. Harris 3/11
    Love You More – Lisa Gardner 3/11

  56. Sahara Hoshi
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 21:01:53

    I’ve been on a non-romance reading kick which is rare for me. I just read George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones – Late to the party but it is amazing. I am also looking forward to the return of Scott Lynch in February with the Republic of Thieves. In terms of romance:
    Skin Heat
    Archangel’s Consort
    Dreams of A Dark Warrior
    On the Hunt Anthology
    The Darkest Secret
    Big Bad Beast
    And more.

  57. Silvia
    Dec 30, 2010 @ 21:12:11

    Book I just started and I’m really enjoying: Hemovore by Jordan Castillo Price. I’m only a few chapters in, but so far it seems to have a clever take on vampirism as a disease. The UST build up is good so far. Not a perfect book, but I’m finding it pretty fun. M/M, by the way, for people who care about that (I read everything).

    Ten years ago, the Human Hemovore Virus blazed through the world, and left the few victims who survived unable to eat, allergic to sunlight and craving the taste of blood.

    Mark Hansen used to think V-positives were incredibly sexy with their pale, flawless skin and taut, lean bodies. Not anymore. Not since he's been stuck procuring under-the-counter feline blood for his control-freak boss, Jonathan Varga… But one look at Jonathan's black-as-sin gypsy eyes, and Mark's objections drain away.

    So he endures their strange, endless routine: Jonathan hiding in his studio, painting solid black canvases. Mark hurling insults as he buffs the office to a shine with antiviral wipes…

    Then a blurb in Art in America unleashes a chain of events neither of them saw coming. As secrets of Jonathan's past come to light, it becomes clear all his precautions weren't nearly enough.

  58. ms bookjunkie
    Jan 01, 2011 @ 06:08:58

    @Has: Oops! I didn’t realize that I was thinking/talking about SILVER BORNE, not RIVER MARKED like the west of the world. I try not to get hooked on hardcover-first series, and when I do, I try to ignore the existence of the hc because I really, really don’t want the hc’s cluttering my bookshelves. Not to mention that they cost a lot more…

  59. Nordia
    Jan 02, 2011 @ 21:37:02

    I actually took a break in my romance reading around thanksgiving (currently reading The Emperor of all Maladies- which is exceptional) because I found myself in a downward spiral of absolute drek. Some of it unfairly classified as such, but I feel like for most of the releases last year a lot of the authors weren’t trying very hard, or if they were, their hardest wasn’t their best.

    There are exceptions of course, but all my books started running together in my head, and I just had to stop reading romance for a bit.

    Frustrations for me though, were heroine’s. Normally I have a problem with a hero who’s a douche, liar, alpha-hole (which I just picked up from the Karina Bliss review) or just plain undeserving of the heroine. This past year it was like the script got flipped, and I found it really hard to find a heroine I liked.

    So um…high hopes for this year that the standouts will actually stick, and the drek forgotten. I’m cautiously optimistic.

    I will say that reading through the previous comments are a lot of books I haven’t picked up and will now be perusing.

  60. Estara
    Jan 09, 2011 @ 09:09:14

    Does anyone know why Samhain is suddenly selling their books with DRM? I can’t find the new Meg Benjamin just released in December without DRM anywhere.
    http://inkmesh.com/ebooks/brand-new-me-meg-benjamin-ebook/?qs=Brand+New+Me

    Has anyone bought any other recent Samhain books? What is the reason for this change?

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