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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.

The Book that's Lost in the Shuffle

Condition Of Marriage (Silhouette Desire) - Emilie Rose

This is the book I started late last Thursday (the 19th).  I only read a few pages and the next morning the GoodReads debacle had begun.  It is now Friday the 27th and I am still not finished with this poor book.  It's a fluffy little 192 page Silhouette Desire category romance that should have taken me a couple of hours at most to read.  And it's actually pretty good for a Silhouette Desire. It's a friends to lovers story with a lot of angst. I have only been reading little snips of it when I'm on the bus on my way to work.  And now I associate it with GoodReads's mess.  I hope to get it finished and post some sort of short review tonight and then move on to something that has no association with the debacle.