Surf 'N' Turf: A Romentics Novel (Romentics Novels)

by Scott&Scott | Gay & Lesbian |
ISBN: 1419633031 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Drakeluvr of Hillsboro, Oregon USA on 3/19/2007
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Drakeluvr from Hillsboro, Oregon USA on Monday, March 19, 2007
Who knew the surf of Seaside was the turf of gay gang?
When Southern-boy Blakely and bookstore-owner Robert each escape to the gay resort town for the summer, they find themselves amongst the Queenies and the Meanies - gangs who rule Seaside with a bitchy limp wrist and a leather clad fist. Once the gangs set their sights on the two newcomers, they'll do anything to keep the men from setting their hearts on each other.

Through both tragedy and comedy, these modern-day star-crossed lovers get ready to rumble for true love.

Journal Entry 2 by Drakeluvr from Hillsboro, Oregon USA on Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Ahh, I read this one with the eye of a writer, instead of for recreation. The line of the story was alright - I mean, it would be kind of strange to arrive in a town you have never been in before to be sucked unexpectedly in to a role playing universe gone bad... The characterization was good, but come on... gangs called the Queenies and Meanies? I think Scott & Scott could have done better with that. Also the writing itself left something to be desired with all the fragmented sentences that could have been added into previous ones to make more sense and completed thoughts without having the grammar issues of so many fragments. There were also some typos, but they were less in number. Other than that I really enjoyed it.

Journal Entry 3 by wingjarewing from Port Richey, Florida USA on Monday, April 23, 2007
Exchanged with Drakeluvr tonight for October Dreams. This looks like a fun easy trashy read, thanks for sharing!

Journal Entry 4 by wingjarewing from Port Richey, Florida USA on Tuesday, May 29, 2007
What a fun book! I breezed through this over the weekend. Ok, so it's not great literature, by any means. Yes, Scott & Scott sure could use a good editor. But hell, it was just plain fun... a nice guilty pleasure for a three day weekend! So campy and outlandish, I found myself laughing so much. And yes, I also found myself cheering out loud for Robert and Blakely, especially during the big climax!

Will be passing on to labmomnm in the next few days!

Journal Entry 5 by winglabmomnmwing from Albuquerque, New Mexico USA on Wednesday, May 30, 2007
OK - I *love* camp, so am really looking forward to this! Going to Gillianne after I'm done.

14 July '07 - OK, I'm amazed to say this, but this book wasn't just fluff! I was basically expecting a campy, gay chick-lit...if that makes any sense....but I was pleasantly surprised & enjoyed the book.

Taking to Meet-Up for Gillianne.

Journal Entry 6 by Gillianne from Denver, Colorado USA on Monday, June 02, 2008
I tried to read this...more than once. I've had it for a while. I just couldn't handle it. I guess I reached my lifetime limit on campy romance novels. Too bad, cos this one had potential, since for a change it was a gay romance novel.

I am going to give this back to Jare, who is going to take it to his Gay Pride Bookcrossing booth at Albuquerque's Pride this year. :)

Released 12 yrs ago (6/2/2008 UTC) at -- by post or by hand (ie ring, ray, RABCK, trade) in Denver, Colorado USA

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I'm giving this to a friend, who lives in Albuquerque...but is visiting. He is setting up a Bookcrossing booth at Pride in Albuquerque...and I thought this book would be perfect to be released there! :)

Journal Entry 8 by ZiaBookCrossers from Albuquerque, New Mexico USA on Wednesday, June 04, 2008
Reserved for a Bookcrossing table at Albuquerque Pridefest on June 14, 2008!

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