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I love fiction. Fantasy, romance, historical. It takes me away from all the things weighing me down and depressing me. Lets me focus on something good and enjoy the trials and triumphs of the characters I'm following.

""What are we supposed to do?" Kalten asked her.
"It's really quite simple, Kalten," Ulath said. "You watch Tynian very closely. As soon as he begins behaving like a butterfly, tell Sparhawk about it. I'll watch you for signs of froggishness. Just as soon as you start trying to catch flies with your tongue, I'll know that you're starting to lose your grip on things.""

The Sapphire Rose, David Eddings

""I can manage, my Lord"
Vanion shook his head. "No Kalten," he disagreed, "I don't think so. I've seen your attempts at spelling before."
"Bad?" Darellon asked him.
"Terrible, my friend. Once he wrote down a six-letter word, and didn't manage to get a single letter right."
"Some words are difficult to spell, Vanion."
"His own name?""

The Sapphire Rose, David Eddings

Wallbanger - Alice Clayton

Let me just start off by saying that I loved this book!  It is the funniest romance I think I have ever read in my life.  It starts off strong and just keeps getting better. 


Caroline is having issues with O, you know the O I'm talking about, and it doesn't help when the first night of moving into her new apartment the wall starts banging so hard a picture falls off and brains her!  What follows is absolute fun.  From Caroline interrupting and confronting her noisy neighbor while wearing a pink baby doll nighty to eventually forming a truce and becoming friends, their banter flows and is packed with innuendo.  


There is also the side story going on of their friends and how they get what they want while not getting what they want and of course Caroline and Simon have to set them on the right track. 


I realize I'm not terribly good at writing reviews as I'm bursting to tell all of the best juicy bits of this book.  But I restrain myself in the hopes that you will read it yourself and find the hilarity, passion and a love that just makes you want to just go and cuddle.  I just finished this book and at the end all I wanted to do was go back to the beginning and enjoy the ride all over again.

My newest frustration.

Every now and again a books cover catches your eye and you just have to read it.  I know this is not how it's supposed to be, don't judge a book by it's cover and all that.  Still you know we all do it.  It does happen that you see a book and it looks so intriguing that you just have to know what is inside.  I myself have found some very good books this way. But I find that there is nothing quite so frustrating as having this happen and then you can't read said book.

I happened upon a cover that caught my eye and I had to know what it was about so I looked it up.  Except that it was in German.  Ok, no problem, I'll just see if there is an English copy.  Nope.  Italian, French and German, that's all I could find.  I do not speak, let alone read, any of these languages.  So here I sit, sad and frustrated by a book beyond my reach.  I suppose I shall just have to continue trying to find and English copy.  That or resort to learning to read German.

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""You know something, Sparhawk," Tel said skeptically, "when I was a boy, I always wanted to become a Church Knight. Now I'm glad I didn't. You people don't make any sense at all."
"It's probably all the praying," Sparhawk told him. "It tends to make a man a little vague.""

The Ruby Knight, David Eddings

""You're playing with time again aren't you?" he accused.
"Of course," she said. "you didn't buy me that kitten you promised you would, so I have to play with something.""

The Ruby Knight, David Eddings

""No," Finn groaned. "Not the Aston. Anything but the Aston. I just got it a month ago. The blood will never come out of the leather seats. Even Sophia won't be able to get it out."
"What do you suggest then, your highness?" I snapped. He pointed.
"Get my Benz. At least it's burgundy inside.""

Spider's Bite, Jennifer Estep

""If I was pining for the pitter patter of little feet, I'd buy a kitten and put slippers on it.""

Feral Sins, Suzanne Wright

""I thought it was more Marx than Mussolini. Did Mussolini even have a moustache?"
"Mussolini, Marx, Stalin, whatever. You look fascist.""

The Ghost Exterminator, Vivi Andrews

""This is an Aston Martin, Gin. You don't run over dead bodies in an Aston Martin.""

Finn, Web of Lies (Jennifer Estep)