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Be ready to read an astonishing story that is raw, honest, and magnificently beautiful. A story of love, loss, turmoil, sexuality, friendship, marriage and happiness How does one describe the indescribable?

The way that this book weaves and wobbles and shoots straight to the stars will stay with you exalgation make you think about it for days.

I’m having a hard time thinking was coincidence.

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Mar 05, robyn rated it really liked it Shelves: It breaks you and puts you back together. I’m seriously in love with you. Because I loved you last night. At some point in your life you heard the phrase, a charm of goldfinches, or a parliament of owls, or an unkindness of ravens, and however briefly, you were enchanted.

Penguin- Humor – pages. Alone at the American Embassy, Alejo goes in search of a new home hoping and praying his mother and father will find him again. Whimsical, detailed and entertaining, they best exemplify the humor and satiric aptness that is and was always a part of the Terms of Venery. The women in New York pay him a lot of money to enjoy his company.


The first part of the book reviews terms that show up in some very old manuscripts!! Jav DIBS has had a hard life. I’m sure there will be more to come in the future, but this is what I’ve got left emotionally to say A gaggle of geese.

A message of love, hope and healing! Historically, terms of venery were mostly hunting terms. I’ve finished it now, and I must say, I feel ruined.

Finally I want to address the characters and their trials and tribulations.

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Simultaneously the story follows Javier, a gorgeous young man with Dominican background who suffers a tremendous ordeal after he is rejected by his family, and kicked out of his home at a young age. For me it was three!

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Think I got to read after work? Thanks to the author for the complimentary copy. I’m the odd man out here: A former professional dancer and teacher, Suanne Laqueur went from choreographing music to choreographing words.

At times I was angry at the characters and at other times I just wanted to hug them and say, “Everything is going to be alright. No trivia or quizzes yet. The writing was absolutely spellbinding, even completely innocuous descriptions like describing soup had me enraptured.


It’s also pretty rare that it takes me a month to read a 5-star book. Visit her at suannelaqueurwrites. They date from a time when the English language was burgeoning with new words, assimilating other languages, and the beauty and rightness of these phrases show it. For those who love stories that leave you thinking about them long after you close the book, you’ll want to read this one.

The greatest challenge facing me is that of identification. Laqueur graduated from Alfred University with a double major in dance and theater. On the first few days after his arrival he meets the Lark Family, and immediately they take a liking to him. I know, I know, it is fiction But, I live among muscular mountain men who would laugh in derision at that term. I look forward to playing! A few people have told me that bad choices make good stories, the statement was stated in this story too and certainly evidenced convincingly at certain moments in the third person narrative.

For his loyalty and him being a rock when everything seems to be falling apart.