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Post number two on my new blog…”The Opposite of Bestseller” Warning: Blushing Ahead!

Originally posted on The Opposite of Bestseller:

The second book I’ll honor is from a genre I never understood. The romance genre. Here in this post, it is the historical romance genre. Granted, many people enjoy this type of reading. I tried to, but just couldn’t. Sorry if this selection offends anyone, but this is just my eulogy for a tree that gave its life for the arts.

Today I’m honoring the trees that gave their lives so the world could better know, “His at Night” by Sherry Thomas.  A Bantam Books Mass Market Original. Published in 2010. This is a work of fiction.

Good gracious, I’m blushing already! I think the plot of the story is right here. The biggest clue to a historical romance is the clothing the people are wearing (or losing!) on the front cover of the book.

“Bum pinching”? “Watering of the beer”? “Saintly patience”? “Not altogether right upstairs”? Am I putting the question marks in…

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oh, let's see...distinguished Gen-X'er, frustrated writer, suffocating in the confines of a small town that thinks it's a big deal. A few years ago we were home to the second largest Walmart in our state, don-cha-know. Oh, and I was voted "Most New Wave" in my senior high school year book. Actually, that last sentence alone is really everything you need to know about me.

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  1. There was a used book store in my hometown that sold romance novels by the pound…perhaps that says it all – C Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 03:39:44 +0000 To: cbfarmer825@hotmail.com

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  2. You are too funny. I’m reading 50 shades trilogy and it is sex on steroids.

    Sue Bock

    http://couragetoadventure.com/blog

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  3. I nominated you for yet another Very Inspiring Blogger award. You’re so fun to read. I am still kicking and screaming in suburbia, and it’s nice to know you are there with me.

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