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Liz Loves Books

I love to read and to talk about books. I review many of the books I read. I do not accept any author/publisher submissions for reviews. I do not read or review ARCs. I do not enter any giveaways or contests. I obtain the books I review by purchasing them at the same price they are offered to the general public at the time of purchase. My reviews are intended for the use of my fellow readers. They are not advertising or promotion. They are not beta reads or constructive criticism or editing or advice to the author. My only obligation to the author is to pay the price charged for the book at the time of purchase. My reviews are sometimes critical and I will not stop posting critical reviews just to spare delicate authors' feelings. I am happy to make new friends, but friend requests from authors or promoters who have few or no books (and/or friends) in common with me and write or promote categories I do not read (especially new adult) will be ignored. I used to read more self-published books. After recent meltdowns by self-published authors, I now only read self-published authors I've previously read or who have been recommended to me by fellow readers I trust. I also used to read young adult/new adult books but rarely do so now.

Love Slave to the Sicilian Billionaire - Jan Bowles This was a little longer and more complex than the first three books in this series and I appreciated that but I'm still not crazy about it. There was too much ghost-of-dead-husband and not enough honest communication in it. Despite the HEA it was mostly depressing to me. And it brought out my claustrophobia. (The hero's home has no exterior windows. The rooms all open onto an atrium but it still creeped me out. And the heroine's home had that aforementioned ghost.) The characters are fairly well written and there were some little surprises to the plot. It's okay but not a book I'll reread.