I know it’s one of the “staples” of many a romance book, but when the hero and heroine have animosity toward one another I just can’t get into it. At least, not that quickly.
So, what made me realize this? You’d think I’d have known since I don’t write those kinds of couples. But no, it came to me as I tried to think why I was having problems getting into the current book I’m reading. It’s a paranormal. With vampires! I figured that’s all I needed. Apparently not. What I need to really enjoy a book is to have the couple at least LIKE each other before they have sex.
Now, I’m reading this book because it was recommended and I will finish it. I just hope the hero and heroine start liking each other soon, or I might not reach my reading goal (gasp!!).
My book signing went well Friday. The surprising part? Well, besides selling 7 (yes, 7!) books? I wasn’t all that nervous. I think Mary was more nervous than I was!
Anyway, here are some pictures of the event:
|My friend Mary in her element!|
|Goodies galore! I sampled waaay too much!|
|Me and my books.|
|The clubhouse was nice and homey, don't you think?|
|"Now, who do I make it out to?"|
I also had a good time at the Madrigal Dinner and managed to get a few shots that didn’t turn out all blurry!
|Me, my daughter, my son, and my hubby!|
|My daughter got lucky to dance with the fool!|
|The Chamber Singers. Way back in 2001-2004, my son|
was one of them!
|My son is bringing in the "plum pudding" and the fool|
is looking to roast his marshmallows!
|The fool did a pretty good job of roasting the marshmallows|
(or my son did a pretty good job at lighting the
I think I’ll have to spend today wrapping my husband’s gifts. He’ll be taking vacation later this week so it would be best if I got it all finished before that. No way could he peek at what I’m wrapping then. Of course, I still have one more thing I want to get him. Guess I better go shopping first. Yeah, I said I was finished. I think I also said “I think.” I always manage to find something else as the big day gets closer. Don’t you?
So, what should sex in a book mean to you? Or are you of the type that don’t want to see ANY sex in a book? Gosh, I hope not. Means you wouldn’t like MINE! J