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Billionaire's Row
Sullivan Wheeler
The Summer I Became a Nerd
Leah Rae Miller
Tattoos & Teacups
Anna Martin
London Falling
Paul Cornell
The Gravedigger's Brawl
Abigail Roux
The Case of the Rising Star: A Derrick Steele Mystery
Zavo
Hunted
Luke Daniels, Kevin Hearne
Sinner's Gin
Rhys Ford
Going Down for the Count
Cage Thunder
Greg Honey
Russ Gregory
Sauntering Vaguely Downward - Nessa L. Warin I received this book free through the Goodreads First Reads program.I really enjoyed this books. Both main characters are interesting, and well drawn. Their romance is sweet and honest without many of the worlds collide clichés that are so common these days. I like the balance of power between the two, and the fact that neither feels the need to dominate the other to prove some sort of "manhood" is a nice change of pace. The supporting characters are colorful, and feel like real people instead of cardboard cuts outs put in to either support or hinder the main character's love. I think the setting was one of my favorite aspects. I've never been to Dragon*Con, but I've been to some anime cons, and I love how well the author manages to capture the thrill of being at a con, and translates that into the character’s connection. It was more than just a backdrop, it was an integral part of the story, and I appreciated that.