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    Quote Originally Posted by Jensha View Post
    Think I'll stay away from it as I'd have to finish it lol!

    I've also stayed away from 50 shades they just sound terrible!
    Surprisingly i am getting through it

    I read 50 shades. Terrible story, poorly written and i can't get that time back. Though once i started i found i couldn't stop 😮

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    Surprisingly i am getting through it

    I read 50 shades. Terrible story, poorly written and i can't get that time back. Though once i started i found i couldn't stop 😮
    Ok let me know if you rec it when your done.

    What turns me off 50 shades is I've heard it's an abusive relationship and very sub/ Dom and the main lady is weak. I like kick butt females in my stories😄

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jensha View Post
    What turns me off 50 shades is I've heard it's an abusive relationship and very sub/ Dom and the main lady is weak. I like kick butt females in my stories
    It is very sub/dom and, yes, I thought the main female character (can't remember her name) is very weak but it's also consensual. So, while I struggled with why someone would choose to put themselves through it, it was her choice. And both the lead male and lead female change throughout the books. She becomes much stronger and he opens himself up emotionally.

    Sounds like I'm "selling" the book(s) but there is something about them that's strangely engaging.

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    I read them too and while I thought they were terribly written I also couldn't put them down!
    They annoyed me though. They still annoy me just thinking about them.
    I didn't like how irritating the female lead got in books 2&3. Smug cow! And that the author gave the male lead's dominance a reason. It was like she had to explain it away instead of "he's just a dominant guy into some hardcore kink" which I think would have been more interesting than "he was abused/suffered trauma/experienced massive grief or whatever" and then found his dominance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jensha View Post

    What turns me off 50 shades is I've heard it's an abusive relationship and very sub/ Dom and the main lady is weak. I like kick butt females in my stories😄
    You could try the Gypsy Brothers novella series. I found I would devour them as they come out, but now they have all been released so you could read in one hit if desired.

    Author is Lili St Germain and thee numbering is backwards so start with Seven Sons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by looloo711 View Post
    You could try the Gypsy Brothers novella series. I found I would devour them as they come out, but now they have all been released so you could read in one hit if desired.

    Author is Lili St Germain and thee numbering is backwards so start with Seven Sons.
    I have read these as well. I didn't mind them

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    1. Die Again - Tess Gerritsen
    2. Jason - Laurell K Hamilton
    3. Broken Dolls - Kitty Thomas
    4. The Husband's Secret - Liane Moriaty

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    I'll be half way through the stand tonight.

    What does everyone feel about long books?

    I enjoy them if they're fast paced and page turners. But usually prefer books I can finish in 2-3 days (400ish pages)

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    Ooh how did I miss this thread I'll enjoy getting ideas from you all about books I could buy next (my DH will hate you all! Haha )

    I'm reading Blonde Bombshell by Tom Holt at the moment. He is my favourite author and it's the only one I haven't read of his yet. Only a chapter to go though! Then I'll have to satisfy myself with re-reading his other books for the millionth time

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    For those they like girly fiction and have Amazon or Kindle check out the books by Rebecca Raisin. She is a lovely lady and i really enjoy her writing. She only writes e-books at this stage. Christmas at the Gingerbread cafe is one of my favourites ☺

    If you go onto Amazon and search her name in the e-books they should come up


 

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