O. Hi there…I was just checking out all the ways I could spell out My Book Boyfriend’s name this week, but no matter how I do it he’s still one hawt BDB mother…erm…Brother 😉
Do you remember a few weeks ago that I told you I have four favorites among the Brothers? Well, V is one of those. Yup! I lurved him from the beginning. Not only is he one of the most hellacious Vamps ever…he’s one of the most hellacious DOODS ever. And the relationship he has with Butch?!? Fanfuckingtastic! It helped make V’s book something special to me. I flove any scenes in which both appear. Not that I don’t have mad love for Doc Jane…I do, but it’s just not often that you get 2 buddies that you almost wish…well…I’m glad he ends up with Jane.
In case you haven’t seen it yet there’s a great article written by Dana Schuster about one of my most fave books (series) that has been published in the New York Post…Yup, Christian Grey from the Fifty trilogy by E.L. James is in the news. Awesome!
Today I wanted to discuss and share a little of this and that…some quickie thoughts if u will. Altho I must confess I don’t normally advocate for quickies…sometimes a quickie is just what you need…for the moment 😉
Titles – When I first started doing reviews and other posts one of the hardest things for me to do was come up with a title. I knew I wanted it to be something catchy, and I wanted it to be something that would make people want to read whatever it was. Reviews don’t really lend themselves to that however, unless I want to make it so long it takes up 2 lines…Problem with that is I never liked how it looked at the top of the post. A secondary problem is that it makes the link sooooooooooooo long. I kind of gave up being creative on that, and pretty much just stick with the standard book blogger format, boring tho it may be.
“My greatest thought in living is Heathcliff. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be…Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He’s always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure…but as my own being.” Wuthering Heights is the only novel of Emily Bronte, who died a year after its publication, at the age of thirty. A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven and hell, nature and society, are powerfully juxtaposed. Unique, mystical, with a timeless appeal, it has become a classic of English literature.
Welcome back to the classic novel recommendation of the month. My selection for you this time is “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë.
I’ve always been particularly fascinated by this book, by the impossible and visceral love story between Catherine and Heathcliff, the two characters whom the entire plot revolves around.
Every once in a while I like to share some of my observations with you on various literary related topics. Dood! Did you just notice what a proper sentence from me looks like?!? Whoa!!! Don’t get used to it 😉
So, here we go…
Y’all know how much I love books right?!? Did you just say…”Well duh Tamie?!?” OMG!! Ok, but really it was a rhetorical question. Obviously, I love books or Bookish Temptations wouldn’t exist. Here’s the thing tho…I don’t just love reading books. Nope…I’m all about talking, writing, and discussing them as well. Do you have any idea how happy it makes me when I share a great book with someone and that person feels just as passionate about it as I do?!? It’s like all the best cliches in the world…having ur cake and eating it too, the cherry on top, icing on the cake…
Happy Friday loveys. Annie and I have a story each, for your consideration (I’m in Oscar-mode 😉 ). We are no longer freaky; Annie’s choice is an all human, complete story. I’ve gone with a vamp work in progress I found in a very successful fic dive!
A round peg in a square hole. It’s not always the easiest fit that works the best. Maybe if it’s not hard it’s just not worth it. AU/AH E/B Collab with astilbe13 *DISCLAIMER* We do not own these characters, rather we borrow them for our use.
Butch O’Neal is a fighter by nature. A hard-living ex-homicide cop, he’s the only human ever to be allowed in the inner circle of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. And he wants to go even deeper into the vampire world-to engage in the turf war with the lessers. His heart belongs to a female vampire, Marissa, an aristocratic beauty who’s way out of his league. And if he can’t have her, then at least he can fight side by side with the Brothers.
But fate curses him with the very thing he wants. When Butch sacrifices himself to save a civilian vampire from the slayers, he falls prey to the darkest force in the war. Left for dead, he’s found by a miracle, and the Brotherhood calls on Marissa to bring him back, though even her love may not be enough to save him.
When I first met Butch in Dark Lover, I was afraid he was only going to be around for the first book. The endearing, smartass, gutsy, intelligent cop was too good a character to leave behind. I was a very happy girl when I realized he would be sticking around, living with the Brotherhood no less. I was curious to find out how it would work out though, with him living on the fringes… unable to go back to his human life because of what he knows but not really a part of the Brotherhood either. When Butch and Marissa met in the first book, their instant chemistry was captivating. I was hopeful that their story would lead to a book of their own. I was glad that I didn’t have to wait too long into the series.
More about this gorgeous, badass, Southie ex-cop after the jump…
My Book Boyfriend this week is Bones from the Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost. His real name is Crispin…hmmm…Crispin…at least it’s polysyllabic 🙂
Anyhoo…I gotta give credit for discovering this totally smokin’ hawt Vamp to the person that recommended the books to me in the 1st place…my literary crack dealer…Jag. It’s pretty much a guarantee for me that if she’s floving a series…I will too…Fever, Merry Gentry…Mmmhmm…and this series is no exception. I’m up to book 6 now, and I’m pretty much burning thru ’em every 2-3 days. Did I mention I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump recently?!? Egads, I know. That’s a scary thing for someone like me. In truth, I haven’t totally had my world rocked by a book (except for Fifty Freed) in awhile. But my reading mojo has returned with a vengeance thanks to this series. OK…enuff about me…lets talk about why ur really here…Bones.