Category Archives: Jenre

old dog, new tricks?

Can you believe I’ve had my blog for nearly 4 years?  Maybe I can make a commitment after all. Who knew. Anyways, something I’ve been noticing for a while now, is how the reading habits of the people I’ve come … Continue reading

Posted in books, Jenre, reading, tam, themes | 34 Comments

ratings ok, ratings meh

The other day Jen totally horned in on my ratings series with her post about ‘the dreaded three stars’.  This included a discussion about what 3 stars actually means to readers and authors.Besides the fact that Jen is clearly a stealer, … Continue reading

Posted in Jenre, not a review, pet peeve/fave rant, ratings, reading, reviews, serious randomness, serious shit | 17 Comments

end-of-year bandwagon wrap-ups #1

Tis the season for end-of-year wrap-ups,Fa la la la la, la la la la.Yeah, I’m lazy and can’t think shit up,Fa la la la la, la, la la la.Also, I may have used this tune before.  See lazy comment above. … Continue reading

Posted in best of 2011, best ofs, between the covers, cole, cryselles bookshelf, Jenre, kassa, reading, reviews, reviews-not mine, serious randomness, serious shit | 17 Comments

ratings: the who’s who

And… finally… maybe… 😛 I’m curious to know who your ‘go to’ reviewer/rater is if you happen to be umming and arring about purchasing a book? Is there an individual or site or whatever you always check out whenever you’re … Continue reading

Posted in Jenre, kassa, ratings, reading, reviews, reviews-not mine, serious randomness, serious shit | 32 Comments

m/m graphic novel appreciation series: jenre’s guest post

Jenre, who I believe is one of the top reviewers in the m/m romance genre and also happens to be one of the most gorgeous people you could ever meet, has been waiting patiently while I got my shit back … Continue reading

Posted in guest post, Jenre, m/m graphic novel appreciation series, yaoi | 21 Comments


Sooner or later one of them was bound to get antsy and break their promise so I decided to beat them to it: If any more pictures of me go up though, there will be hell to pay. I kid … Continue reading

Posted in chris, Jenre, me, tam, USing it | 43 Comments

today is…

Jenre‘s birthday. So we left her at Alcatraz: What?!

Posted in Jenre, USing it | 23 Comments

tasting ‘the larton chronicles’

The Larton Chronicles by James Anson The Blurb: Robert March, acerbic writer and ex-policeman, moves to Larton where he meets Michael Faulkner, the hard-riding, hard-drinking ‘squire’ of the village. Robert comes to like Larton, but finds there are drawbacks to … Continue reading

Posted in contemporary, humour, james anson, Jenre, m/m, m/m romance challenge 2010, tasting | 21 Comments

twu wuv: take 2

Some of you who’ve been hanging around here for a while may recall Jenre’s and my Top 25 “You know it’s Twu Wuv whens…” post. Yeah. It was the stuff of epics. Anyway, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about … Continue reading

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firsts series: not a sean michael

Found one! 🙂 At least I can’t recall it being in any of the books by Sean Michael which I’ve read. Curious? I’ll give you a hint. It’s one of Jenre’s favourites too. Well, it is going by her strong … Continue reading

Posted in anne cain, firsts, Jenre, m/m, probably tmi, sean michael | 52 Comments