Category Archives: further randomness

maybe it’s me, but…

During the past week, I’ve had some seriously big, heh revealing, deja vu moments. A number of book blurbs have rung the ‘hey, I’ve read/watched that story line before’ bell. And I’ve been playing the prediction game with some reviewers, ie what they’ll say and … Continue reading

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oh. my. romance trope.

Holy fucking shit. I just realised why I read romance. Like, right now just now. It’s in my genes.  Seriously. I was bred for it. No joke. For I am the product of a shotgun marriage! BEAT THAT TROPE, BITCHES! … Continue reading

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kris’ confessions: reading taboos

Some time ago… at some blog… somewhere… I did a series of guest posts to do with my bad reading habits. While it is true I have close to a gazillion of these, the three I wrote about – in no particular … Continue reading

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hiding your pron

As we’re on the subject… *waggles eyebrows* When I was doing my firsts series, a couple of funny experiences were retold about people having to hide their yaoi and other m/m print away from prying eyes. Since I live by … Continue reading

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things that make you go O_o

I bet you’re asking yourself if that thing on the cover is what you think it is. It is. I checked. Oh, c’mon. How could I not. 🙂

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maybe it’s me, but…

… I’m pretty sure – no, I’m certain – that I’ve discovered a new sub-genre. I was thinking about my discovery of yesterday and I suddenly remembered other books which had story arcs featuring main characters who made the ‘transition’ … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

… do you ever read some crime sub-genre and at the Big Reveal expect the caretaker to be unmasked (literally) as the villain??

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maybe it’s me, but…

… ever gone through your tbr and realised that you have NOTHING to read. *sigh* Happily, The Book Depository is having a sale. *Yippee!* It includes the yaoi! *happy dance* Gotta love that free delivery to Australia. *Woot!*

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maybe it’s me, but…

… can someone tell me what the hell the difference is between a prelude and a prologue? I’ve read two books recently which both had a prelude and, as these appeared to work the same way as a prologue, I … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me (again), but…

… aren’t the things you take away from books weird sometimes? I interrupted my hibernation on the weekend to brave the masses and go and buy some groceries. As I drove past a house with a whole heap of washcloths … Continue reading

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