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No Glitter Blown

Honest reviews of things that caught my fancy, or not.

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Art in Theory 1900 - 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Paul Wood, Charles Harrison
Male Colors: The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan
Gary P. Leupp
Daughter Am I
Pat Bertram
Sharon Kay Penman
Silver Bullet (Falls Chance Ranch #4)
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The King's Mate - Ashavan Doyon Achy, sweet, trepidacious love.Sam's coffee shop is feeling an economic pinch and in an effort to increase sales he convinces his friend Russ to take part in a chess tournament--winner gets free coffee for the year. Russ has an admirer at the coffee shop who leaves him beautiful notes. Discerning what he can from them he keeps an eye out to determine who is leaving them and is he surprised when he figures it out. Unfortunately, Sam is not happy about the identity of the creator of Russ's love notes. What follows is a sweet story about two men, one in his prime and the other just peaking in the first blush of youth. Both have issues in their pasts that make it difficult for them to be vulnerable again, and it is a gentle journey they take together.Favorite quote:“But I also know if I wait for that elusive readiness… if I wait for it… I’ll never be ready. ~~ A copy was provided to me for a No Glitter Blown review~~Reviewed for Hearts On Fire Reviews