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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyThu 2 Apr 2020 - 14:44

Whiskey is top tier alcohol so I for one wouldn't mind seeing more about it on the forum Thumbs Up!
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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptySat 4 Apr 2020 - 14:27

@The Cappuccino Kid wrote:
On topic...all I read is football or whisky books, you'd probably not be interested!

Some of your games tastes suddenly make a lot more sense...
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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyMon 6 Apr 2020 - 11:13

I just finished the Dark Tower series. Phenomenal stuff, I want to read more Stephen King now.

Currently reading a Harry Potter as a nice light palette cleanser, then it's on to a book about the French Revolution.
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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyMon 17 Aug 2020 - 21:12

I just purchased an actual Mills & Boon.

For all of you lucky enough not to know what those are, they're notoriously terrible and formulaic romances/soft erotica aimed primarily at a female market. They follow a pattern of a domineering bad boy male lead and the innocent (often virginal) female who steals his heart/'tames him'. They're the name in crappy romance and I just bought Jordan St. Claire: Dark and Dangerous because it had the best* name of the ones I saw. People in my book club had already taken The Ruthless Billionaire's Virgin and Untouched Until her Ultra-Rich Husband.

If anyone fancies a giggle I'm happy to post some of the best extracts. Otherwise I'll keep this treasure*** all to myself.

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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyMon 17 Aug 2020 - 22:23

Both my Nan and Aunty read those, always thought of them as something aimed at middle-aged housewives.
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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyMon 17 Aug 2020 - 23:01

When I was at school I did work experience at the local library, and having learned the Dewey decimal system I got to the 'romance' section and found that none of the books were filed away properly. I asked the manager about it and he scoffed, saying "it's not worth bothering putting them in order".

Coincidentally, my sister had a paid library assistant job at the time and knew the colour coordination of all the different types of M&B books. I remember brown was "blaze" i.e. particularly saucy stories.
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PostSubject: Re: What are you reading Thread   What are you reading Thread - Page 15 EmptyTue 18 Aug 2020 - 18:41

If only I'd known! Could have picked one with some actual excitement in to go with the terrible writing:

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Jordan St Claire didn’t know it yet, but the immovable object was about to meet the unstoppable force!

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It took every ounce of Stephanie’s usual calm collectedness to keep her expression coolly mocking as she found herself looking not at Jordan St Claire but at the world-famous actor Jordan Simpson!

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@masofdas wrote:
Both my Nan and Aunty read those, always thought of them as something aimed at middle-aged housewives.

And people who don't mind writing that makes you want to gouge your eyes out apparently.
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