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julesmarie

The Book High

I've always said I'll read anything, and I really do mean that. Lately M/M romance has had my interest, but fantasy and sci-fi were my first loves and will always hold a special place in my heart. I also love histories and biographies.

Currently reading

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Shakespeare After All
Marjorie Garber
Blood Red Butterfly - Josh Lanyon This was, um, interesting.

First of all, I ADORED the cover! That's probably the main reason this got bumped so far up my tbr list.

As for the book itself, I felt like it couldn't really decide what it wanted to be. It wasn't really a murder mystery, because Ryo was certain from the start who the murderer was. It didn't honestly have much of a yaoi feel to it. And it wasn't a fun, fluffy romance (not that I expected such from Josh Lanyon, but still...) because neither of the characters was sympathetic or even very likable.

When the whole plot devolved into Ryo creepily stalking Kai and protecting him from an even creepier stalker, I rather lost interest.

I liked that the epilogue was after quite a bit of time had passed, that seemed one of the most realistic parts of this story. I'm just not convinced that these two are capable of having a healthy relationship, let alone a HEA.