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CONVERSATIONAL REVIEW: Indiscreet by Carolyn Jewel

PLEASE NOTE: this conversational review does contain some spoilers. Jennie: I was one of many readers mightily impressed with Carolyn Jewel’s previous historical romance Scandal, which I read in January and graded an A-. Janine: Totally with you on that…. more

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CONVERSATIONAL REVIEW: Clockwork Heart by Dru Pagliassotti

Janine: When Jaili (Maili) and I recently found out we were reading the same little-known book from 2008, Dru Pagliassotti’s Clockwork Heart, we thought it would be fun to discuss it here at Dear Author. But first, a plot synopsis:… more

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CONVERSATIONAL REVIEW: An Affair in Paradise by Matthew Haldeman-Time

DISCLAIMER: So as to avoid the appearance of impropriety in this conversational review by Joan/Sarah F. and Janine., Joan/Sarah F. says: “I acted as a first-reader for MHT on this story. While I wouldn’t say I was a critique partner… more

CONVERSATIONAL REVIEW: The Better to Hold You by Alisa Sheckley

CONVERSATIONAL REVIEW: The Better to Hold You by Alisa Sheckley

Janine and Jennie discuss Alisa Sheckley’s urban fantasy novel, The Better to Hold You: Janine: The Better to Hold You was one of my most anticipated books of 2009. I’m a big fan of Alisa Sheckley’s wry, satirical chick lit… more