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I read a variety of genres but tend to favor romantic fiction, whether paranormal, steampunk, or historical. Some dystopian, UF, and even an occasional mystery might make their way onto my reading list. Otherwise, anything that sounds quirky and fun goes! :)


Songs of Submission: Sequence One (Songs of Submission, #1-3)

Songs of Submission: Sequence One (Songs of Submission, #1-3) - C.D. Reiss For this and other reviews please visit Zemfirka Blogs.

Hot, quick, with a touch of BDSM, these books are surprisingly addicting. Trust me; you can’t stop at just one…

I picked up Beg as a quickie, in-between book. Having seen a number of my friends rave about these novellas I had to check out what everyone has been talking about. And then… three novellas later I started to get the idea.

Yes, there is nothing new in a story of a brilliant, beautiful, struggling musician catching an eye and falling for a rich, dark, and handsome hotelier, with a mysterious past and a dash of kink added in. In fact, there are a whole slew of similar novels flooding the bookshelves out there and I purposely tend to avoid them most of the time. So, why read these novellas you ask? Because the writing is actually good, the characters are interesting and well developed, the sex is definitely steamy, and each of these novellas serves as a perfect appetizer into the next.

The first sequence of novellas [consisting of the first three] is a tease in itself, it begins to explore the limits of these characters as they slowly learn of each other and explore the possibility of this new relationship. These stories caught me quite off guard as I breathed through them in mere hours, never thinking that I would enjoy this serialized format of storytelling as much as I did [perhaps it’s simply the fact that I didn’t need to wait for the publication of the next novella to continue]. Nonetheless, Ms. Reiss certainly captured my attention. Beg, Tease, and Submit were just my first foray and I’m looking forward to reading more in the future.

Happy reading!

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