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I'm A Book Shark

Freelance copyeditor to all amazing self-published and independent authors. Check out my editing page for more information. <3 Mickey is the blogger behind I’m A Book Shark. She really wishes there was a better explanation for why she’s a book shark. A new twitter name was needed, and it had to be about her favorite hobby: reading! For whatever reason, sharks also came to mind, and a book shark was born. Besides reading, Mickey is a natural reddish-headed, late-twenties, tattooed, entertainment-of-all-kinds lover, wife of husband, mother of reptiles (and a cat and two puppies, all spoiled), student, employee, boss, and (mostly) raw vegan. Oh yeah, and she likes to blog. www.imabookshark.com

Currently reading

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World
Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
Joseph Bruchac, Kersten Hamilton, Sara Zarr, Mitali Perkins, Mari Mancusi, Stasia Ward Kehoe, Ellen Hopkins, Dave Roman, Don Tate, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Caridad Ferrer, Jessica Lee Anderson, Melissa Walker, Carrie Jones, Charles Benoit, Jo Whittemore, Mariko Tamaki, Jenn
Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares: How to Avoid Unplanned and Unwanted Grammar Errors
Jenny Baranick
Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More
Sara Lundberg
The Edge of Never
J.A. Redmerski
Camouflaged
Selena Laurence
Beyond the Highland Mist (The Highlander Series, Book 1) - Karen Marie Moning Here are the problems I had:
1. This is first and foremost a romance, so I tried to forget that because I like more than just sex, the need and want for sex, and gorgeous sexy bodies having sex.
2. This is set in 16th century Scotland most of the time, so the accents (being read all by an American man) were eh.
3. When the woman decides to stay in Scotland, she forgets all about her cat!
4. They have unnecessary amounts of sex! That's all their relationship is.
5. Somehow this equates to love.
6. This woman wants to stay in a time period where men are dominant, women are subservient, and families have a fighter/husband and mother/wife. She came from the very late 20th century, where she lived on her own (with the exception of a housekeeper) after being scorned by a beautiful asshole.

With all that being said.. I still enjoyed this I guess. Some scenes were pretty hot, but it gets ridiculous after a while. Adam is fae, so that takes care of the supernatural part. But the love part just isn't realistic in the least. And we wonder why women think happily ever after exists..