Avid Reader

Trying this out. I may or may not move from Goodreads.
Rebels and Lovers - Linnea Sinclair I enjoyed this novel, although not as much as its predecessor, Hope's Folly. The 'A' plot was a fun ride. One of Sinclair's strengths has always been her action sequences, and these were no exception.

The 'B' plot--the romance--faltered. Unfortunately, Rebels and Lovers falls into a typical romance trope--the impediments between Makaiden and Devin could have been easily resolved if they'd simply had an honest conversation.

Instead, the middle of the book is padded with dithering on both sides, and the problems, when they do come up, turn out not to be problems after all.

I liked both main characters, but I felt that their romance lagged behind the adventure of the 'A' plot.

Currently reading

The Last Hour of Gann
R. Lee Smith
Progress: 34 %
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
David Allen
Twelve Sharp
Janet Evanovich
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King
The Hidden Family
Charles Stross
Pretties
Scott Westerfeld
How to Write a Damn Good Mystery: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide from Inspiration to Finished Manuscript
James N. Frey
What Angels Fear
C.S. Harris
Miles, Mystery, and Mayhem
Lois McMaster Bujold
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot
Patricia C. Wrede, Caroline Stevermer