Featured Review: Love, Lust, and Other Complications

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Post by Purely_Poetic » 28 Sep 2014, 12:07

This seems like a great read! I'll have to get it on my way home tonight and dig in! Thank you.

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Post by gali » 29 Sep 2014, 00:22

Purely_Poetic wrote:This seems like a great read! I'll have to get it on my way home tonight and dig in! Thank you.
I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. :)
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by lizj97 » 28 Oct 2014, 17:37

Thanks for the great review. You summed up the book without giving away too much of the story. I will definitely add this to my list of reads based on your review alone. Thanks again for your well rounded review.

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Post by gali » 28 Oct 2014, 22:50

lizj97 wrote:Thanks for the great review. You summed up the book without giving away too much of the story. I will definitely add this to my list of reads based on your review alone. Thanks again for your well rounded review.
Thank you for your kind words. :)
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Post by jsam757 » 14 Dec 2014, 03:17

I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It was pressed upon me by my girlfriend who insisted it wasn't just a book for women or boomers. She was right! "Love, Lust & Other Complications" is a beautifully written novel that deserves to be widely read. Its characters, Sue and Mike, both 60 years old but 'alive and kicking,' collide one early morning on a coastal track. What follows is...what usually follows when a man and a woman get together - laughter and tears! Soon enough, Life is asking them to choose:either to hold on to the riches they each already have and enjoy- independence, freedom, a structured and contented lifestyle; or to leap into the Unknown together, hoping for love. How the choice comes to be made is what this novel is gloriously about. A wonderful and inspiring read!

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Post by gali » 14 Dec 2014, 03:20

jsam757 wrote:I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It was pressed upon me by my girlfriend who insisted it wasn't just a book for women or boomers. She was right! "Love, Lust & Other Complications" is a beautifully written novel that deserves to be widely read. Its characters, Sue and Mike, both 60 years old but 'alive and kicking,' collide one early morning on a coastal track. What follows is...what usually follows when a man and a woman get together - laughter and tears! Soon enough, Life is asking them to choose:either to hold on to the riches they each already have and enjoy- independence, freedom, a structured and contented lifestyle; or to leap into the Unknown together, hoping for love. How the choice comes to be made is what this novel is gloriously about. A wonderful and inspiring read!
I am glad you enjoyed it and agree with you. :)
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Aspen_Reads » 19 Dec 2014, 10:26

This is a great review! I can't wait to read it, it looks really good!
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Post by gali » 19 Dec 2014, 11:42

Aspen_Reads wrote:This is a great review! I can't wait to read it, it looks really good!
Thank you :)
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Post by ejcogan » 13 Feb 2015, 10:04

This really was a great review! I love the idea of reading about a romance between an older couple. It seems like it would be so much more mature. All the romance novels I've ever read were with younger people and at times the thoughts seemed so much more mature than the age represented, especially in the YA genre. I'm looking forward to a refreshing view. Thanks gali!
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Post by gali » 13 Feb 2015, 10:23

ejcogan wrote:This really was a great review! I love the idea of reading about a romance between an older couple. It seems like it would be so much more mature. All the romance novels I've ever read were with younger people and at times the thoughts seemed so much more mature than the age represented, especially in the YA genre. I'm looking forward to a refreshing view. Thanks gali!
Thank you. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. :)
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Post by Acwoolet » 07 Oct 2015, 16:45

Thanks for the review! The book sounds well written and interesting.

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Post by gali » 07 Oct 2015, 21:55

Acwoolet wrote:Thanks for the review! The book sounds well written and interesting.
It is that. :)
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Post by Jausten11 » 28 Oct 2015, 09:19

Well you have made me want to read this book! I enjoy reading your reviews!

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Post by gali » 28 Oct 2015, 14:31

Jausten11 wrote:Well you have made me want to read this book! I enjoy reading your reviews!
Thank you. :)
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Post by KellyS24 » 07 Nov 2015, 11:40

I am a sucker when it comes to great romance books so I appreciate such a well written review and now I look forward to reading it myself as i will add it to my to-read list. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on yet another good book I found to read today and certainly one I most likely would not have found on my own it it were not for this book club and your great review. Well done!!!

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