Category Archives: AAR Abi

Tears in Unexpected Places

I’m not an easy crier. So, I never saw a Hallmark ad that made me weep, I am completely dry-eyed at weddings, the only time I cry with joy is when I’m laughing so hard that the pain in my … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Spoils

I flip to the end of books all the time but especially when things are getting exciting. It’s counter-intuitive I’ve been told, to leave the action and head straight for the denouement but I do this all the time, almost … Continue reading

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Let Cheaters Prosper?

On Tuesday, Lynn wrote about some of her favourite romance plots. Among them was “Second Chances” where the hero and heroine get another look at love after something happens to part them. Lynn said that she didn’t care how the … Continue reading

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The Need for Recognition

This past week, I read The Mane Squeeze by Shelly Laurenston. About halfway through the book I realised the heroine’s best friend was black and though she had previously struck me as slightly annoying, I finished the book eagerly anticipating … Continue reading

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Bad Boys – How Bad is too Bad?

So, apparently Chris Brown has a new album out. What? The fact that he isn’t in jail somewhere is hard enough to reconcile, but that his career is still viable? I’m truly shocked. Worse yet, prior to his assaulting Rihanna, … Continue reading

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The Heavy Hero (or Heroine)

I’m nattering on about Drop Dead Diva and romance again. That show is my drug. In this past Sunday’s episode, Jane goes on her first date with a fellow lawyer, Tony. He is really cute, as you can see from … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Friendless Heroine

Drop Dead Diva is a new series on Lifetime which follows the life of an aspiring model called Deb who is killed in an accident but comes back in the body of a successful lawyer called Jane. In episode 1, … Continue reading

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