Posts Tagged: romance

That Little Something, Something

That Little Something, Something

My favorite book is not a romance but I love the main character because of a romance that never actually happens. Sounds weird, right? Well, it is and it isn’t. You see my favorite character in fiction is a ruthless, cold-hearted killer named Takeshi Kovacs. He’s not a good guy, he’s not a nice guy, he’s not a romantic guy, and he’s not even a reliable or trustworthy guy. And as far as being a boyfriend goes? Well, he’s not a relationship guy either. You’re probably asking yourself why I’m even talking about him in terms of great fictional relationships, right? Let me explain. 😉 Kovacs stars in a three book series that begins with his “partner” and himself being blown to bits during a police raid. You see, they’re criminals and they got caught. No worries though, this is science fiction so he just gets uploaded into “storage” which… Read more »

October 13, 2012 Uncategorized 0

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Fall from Grace by Christine Zolendz

Fall from Grace by Christine Zolendz

Fall from Grace by Christine Zolendz is anew adult novel that kept me up all night flipping page after page to see what happens.  This is sign of a really good story. I wish every book I picked up had this effect on me. I thoroughly enjoyed Grace and her BFF, Lea.  The story begins with a heartbreaking loss for Grace when her brother, one of only two people who know the secrets she been hiding, dies of cancer.  We do learn fairly early that Grace is no stranger to sadness and loss, although this does not get elaborated on until later. We also meet Gabriel in the first few pages, giving condolences, but who he is, and what he wants, is not explained until later.  His true motivations really don’t come until the very end. Grace has been living at the hospice with her brother for six months, and… Read more »

October 10, 2012 Uncategorized 0

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