Here’s why I boycott books with graphic sex scenes

I've always just tried to avoid books with graphic sex scenes, or shrugged and zipped past the occasional unexpected one. Now I boycott them; and I am dying to tell you why. There are a few reasons: TMI, annoying, unrealistic, unnecessary, unbelievable, disappointing. And it doesn't help that I read many books and now little aggravations  start to become big ones. … Continue reading Here’s why I boycott books with graphic sex scenes

Fire in the Stars, and a few more books

The book I am loving this week is,  Fire in the Stars: An Amanda Doucette Mystery Barbara Fradkin; an author, and a story location new to me. This book  kept calling me back until it was finished. The main protagonist, Amanda, arrives in Newfoundland Canada, invited to go on a wilderness trip with a friend and colleague who has not been responding … Continue reading Fire in the Stars, and a few more books

Recruits

The book I loved this week is Recruits by Thomas Locke (T. Davis Bunn).  Davis Bunn is a prolific author and has been one of my favorites for decades. I've read every book I could get my hands on and have, fortunately, lived in cities with great libraries that considered him a favorite too and stocked most of his … Continue reading Recruits