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Kinked Sober: An Erotic BDSM Novel of Recovery

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Very good.

This work is thought provoking - and clearly intended as such. Very impressive.

posted by 10220467 on December 3, 2011

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5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Quit after 100 pages.

This work tries desperately hard to sound like sophisticated prose and fails miserably. Mixed metaphors and clanging similes are punctuated by words misused to the point of abuse. Any reader with a passing familiarity with the English language spends more time cringin...
This work tries desperately hard to sound like sophisticated prose and fails miserably. Mixed metaphors and clanging similes are punctuated by words misused to the point of abuse. Any reader with a passing familiarity with the English language spends more time cringing at the awkward attempts at literature than enjoying the book. Lauren L is trying way, way too hard.

For all it's pseudo-style, this book has even less substance. A housewife checks herself into Bravada, which (near as I can tell after 100 pages) is some kind of Betty-Ford-of-Bondage. Fine as far as it goes, but so far Venica has been bounced from one imperious female dom to another. None are particularly interesting. Sex takes a backseat to domineering psychobabble.

The book is free, so I can't complain too much. Anyone looking for good bsdsm reading should look elsewhere. Chris Snow & Ashley Zacharias both offer far better works in the "free" category.

posted by Sam014 on November 3, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2011

    Quit after 100 pages.

    This work tries desperately hard to sound like sophisticated prose and fails miserably. Mixed metaphors and clanging similes are punctuated by words misused to the point of abuse. Any reader with a passing familiarity with the English language spends more time cringing at the awkward attempts at literature than enjoying the book. Lauren L is trying way, way too hard.

    For all it's pseudo-style, this book has even less substance. A housewife checks herself into Bravada, which (near as I can tell after 100 pages) is some kind of Betty-Ford-of-Bondage. Fine as far as it goes, but so far Venica has been bounced from one imperious female dom to another. None are particularly interesting. Sex takes a backseat to domineering psychobabble.

    The book is free, so I can't complain too much. Anyone looking for good bsdsm reading should look elsewhere. Chris Snow & Ashley Zacharias both offer far better works in the "free" category.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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