And I'm still not in the mood to do reviews. So instead I'll just boast about my recent book purchases that arrived in the mail today.
Dangerous Lover by Lisa Marie Rice
I bought this one because I loved the Midnight series and the storyline of this one sounded very intriguing. And since I bought it online, the savings were much better than in the store.
Rachel Gibson - Tangled Up in You
When Rachel Gibson is good - she is very, very good. I've heard that this is one of her better ones lately and since I haven't not purchased one of her books hoping for the very, very good ones, I had to keep the record going
Bewitching the Highlander
I purchased this one because Jane recommended it. I've never tried Lois Greiman before so I was anxious to giver her a try. I lurve finding new to me authors and there are other books by her in the store.
In Her Bed by Deborah MacGillvary
I needed just a little bit more to qualify for free shipping so this one fit the bill. Good price and interesting cover. I have another one of hers but haven't read it yet.
Reason to Believe by Maureen McKade
I love a good western! I read the first book in the series and adored it. So there was no question I would be getting this one. And Sybil just happens to be having an author day with Maureen McKade so it arrived very timely!
Now I just have to not tell sister Lisa about my newest purchases. She just doesn't get this NEED to be constantly getting new books. She thinks I'm off my rocker and already have way too many books. I shall have to tell her to think of it as a postcard or stamp collection or something. Except that the bonus is some books have some really great stuff on the inside. Thank goodness there are others who are just like me!
And in other book news I have a bit of a back and forth going on in my head. I'm reading a book now that is so far out of my comfort zone. My sisters call me the prude of the family but it really isn't true. I'm more along the lines of naive, not prudish.
But this book - woah mama, is it explicit!!. It's making me blush - and I'm all alone in the house!
That's not the dilemma though. The trouble is I just don't find the writing that good. The heroine just isn't that consistent and I find her annoying. The hero(s) (yep - it's a menage book) aren't bad, but the heroine is the written equivalent of nails on a chalkboard.
So - do I keep reading it - knowing I'm just reading it for titillation? Not that there's anything wrong with a good titill - goodness knows I'm not opposed to that. But it's the writing.
So what do you do when you're just not enjoying an erotic romance? Do you keep reading it anyways for the thrill or do you give up and move on? I have to decide soon because this one is borrowed and I need to return it.