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Kindle Smut July Friends Challenge

Hello Everyone! July is just around the corner. I'm hosting the challenge this month for SheSwitches.

UPDATE: This months bennie {small prize} will go to the FIRST person who completes the whole SheBang!! {all 11}

This month, it's about friendships. I came across a reading challenge in the Paranormal Romance Group by Yz the Whyz. She kindly let me borrow it for us to use this month.

The challenge will be 1 month, starting July 1 and end July 31

The goal is to pick books from your friend's READ bookshelf.


Step 1 - Select the number of friends you want to pick books from. You can only select 1 book from each friend.

You will have 3 options in the number of books.

Option 1 - July is 4 characters - pick from 4 GR friends.

Option 2 - July is the 7th Month - pick from 7 GR friends.

Option 3 - It is July 2011 - pick from 11 GR friends

Step 2 - Find the books

Now that you know which friends you want to pick from, browse through their READ shelf. Using the compare boo…

Beyond Eden Review

Beyond Eden by Kele Moon

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this book greatly!  Many of my book group friends won't be surprised as this style of BDSM is right up my alley.  I do agree with several of the others who indicated Ms. Moon needs to work on her writing technique.  There were many times I became lost because I didn't know who was saying what.  I had to back track and re-read those.  It was enough times that I actually noted which is not a good sign since I'm the least picky about technical writing and grammar when it comes to my pleasure books.  Ms. Moon, if you are reading this, I recommend a strong editor or some classes to work on your writing flow.  Jarring readers out of the storyline can make or break an author, no matter how talented with alluring story lines.

I LOVED this book and will probably end up reading it over and over again - the naughty parts I like.  The S&M here was breathtaking.  Paul is a painslut.  The descriptions of each scene was mind …

BDSM Gangbang Challenge Y11Q2 Tracking


Please pick from my book selections.

I have added all the books I see for everyone into this book tracking. As books are completed, I'll update the third worksheet.  I added a first worksheet with metrics.

Read 20/23 books ~ 3 more to go!

0. ME! - Tender Mercies Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/15/2011
1. Sheri - Comfort Food Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/8/2011
2. Mrs. Kittie - Master of Sun Review ☆☆☆ 5/6/2011
3. BookieNookie - [book:Beyond Eden|9269877]
4. Linda - Mercy Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/5/2011
5. Alma (aka Mrs. Rhaw)- Comfort Object Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/5/2011
6. Comfort - [book:Owned and Owner|3093686]
7. Summer - Sinful Treats Review ☆☆☆ 5/1/2011
8. Patti -  Desert Surrender Review ☆☆☆ 5/6/2011
9. Dee -  The Reluctant Dom Review ☆☆☆☆☆ 5/2/2011
10. Joellen - [book:As She's Told|6396986]
11. Pamela - Tanya Review ☆☆☆ 5/7/2011
12. Sir - Cinderella Unmasked Review ☆☆☆☆ 6/13/2011
13. Mr. Granger - Dominatrix For Hire Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/3/2011
14. MissAsima - Domme by Default Review ☆☆☆☆ 5/3/2011
15. Susa…

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures by Kitty Thomas

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Ms. Thomas, you are a crazy woman and I fear for the people around you.  If you can come up with intense training and crazy ass punishments like in this book, then you are a sadistic if clever bitch.

Now that I've railed at Ms. Thomas, I'll try to put into words how I feel.  This book was intensely overwhelming for me.  I was warned I'd never like massage therapy again.  Fortunately, I go to females only so I won't have this issue.  This book was bad for me in many ways.  I was angry at Vivian at first.  She is such a dumb bitch.  She played the trophy wife.  She could have done so much more. 

Michael, ah, Michael - the loving dumbass husband.  Was I all surprised at the ending?  No, if the ending didn't go as I expected, I probably would have written a nasty email (okay, maybe several) to Ms. Thomas.  (BTW, I guessed the ending after the first chapter but my suspicion was confirmed by the locked door.)  FUC…

Updating Goodreads

I'm on this kick to have everything updated.  I'm removed all duplicates.  YAY!  However, I have may books which have not been reviewed.  I've rated it, but not written a review.  I'm going back to every book and try to get it done by the end of this year.  It's not looking good.  I have 1401 books that need to be reviewed.  With 27 weeks left in the year, that means I have to do on average, 52 books a week.  I'm going to be out of town in October for 3 weeks.  Hmm.  I guess I need to get my ass into gear.

MM Q3 Gang Bang Rules

How it works:

Step 1. - Create two new shelves on your bookshelf. One shelf that contains the books you want us to select from and one shelf to move the books to once they have been chosen for you.

Step 2.. Post in this thread that you want to participate and which shelf you want your books selected from. You will have until Wednesday 6/15 to sign up.

Step 3.. Once everyone is signed up, each participant will select at least one book for everyone else who signed up. You must pick books from the shelf the participant specified they want their books chosen from

Step 4. Send each participant a private message with the name of the book(s) you have chosen for them. Do not post your selections here.

Step 5.. Create a challengers list in this thread (see this thread as an example). Please include the shelf you want your books selected from.

Step 6.. As you read each book on the list, indicate the book has been read by either striking through it, putting the date read, # of stars awarded,…

BDSM Gangbang Challenge Y11Q2 Rules

Please remember the rules:

1. You must sign up by Midnight on April 18th and make your participant list post on that board.

2. You will have from Midnight on April 18th through Midnight April 30th to chose your picks for the other participants. You may make your selections on any basis you like - perhaps you've already read the book and recommend it, or you've heard good things about it, or you think it's a book which that particular participant would like, or the cover/blurb makes you hot and wet. There is no wrong recommendation LOL

You may chose 1, 2, or 3 books. Since this will not be a huge challenge if you only want a picker to select ONE choice please note that in the participants list in your post (this is for all those that like to be told what to do and have their choice taken away- you know who you are!)

3. When you send your picks do so by PM through Goodreads. Do not post your picks on a board. It is strongly recommended to friend all those invol…

April Bloodsucker challenge

For the Month of April, we are to pick a bloodsuckers to read.  Here is an even dozen.   1.  Blood Wyne Completed 4/10/2011 my review 

2. One Foot in the Grave Completed 4/3/2011 my review 

3. At Grave's End Completed 4/4/2011 my review 

4. Destined for an Early Grave Completed 4/5/2011 my review 

5. This Side of the Grave Completed 4/23/2011 my review 

6.Eternal Hunger Completed 4/17/2011 my review 

7. Eat Prey Love Completed 4/8/2011 my review

8. Archangel's Kiss Completed 4/14/2011 my review 

9. Archangel's Consort Completed 4/14/2011 my review
10. Invincible Completed 4/18/2011 my review 


Forbidden BookShelf Challenge

Hosted by my friend, Diana, here's the challenge rules. The challenge comes complete with a fun incentive and multiple challenge levels that should appeal to newbies of the genre, and those of us who've been around the block! Don't act shy, you know who you are!
The questions is... will you get burned or scorched?
Challenge Rules: Pick your ‘heat’ challenge!Books can be novella's, novels, or a combination of the two. They can also be print and/or ebook format.  Challenge runs from January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011You can start the challenge anytime during the year.When you finish your challenge, come back to our "Challenge" page at the top of the blog, leave a comment and tell us who you are, what ‘heat’ level you completed, and if you have a book blog, link your challenge page using Mr. Linky.At the end of the year, we will put all blogs who linked to their completed challenge into a magical little hat (i.e. to be entered into a $20 electr…