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Urbanfae

Michelle Scott, urban fantasy author

I love urban fantasy and paranormal romance! Although I'm not too keen on books that are overly sexy, I don't mind a little heat if it goes along with the story. At the same time, I'll read pretty much anything from classic novels to contemporary fiction.

Currently reading

Shutter Island
Dennis Lehane
Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunn's Guide to Style)
Tim Gunn, Kate Maloney
Oaths of Blood (Ascension #2)
S.M. Reine
My Dead Boyfriend - Barbara Rose This cute story, which is more of a novella than an actual novel, tells the story of a young girl named Allison who gets some very special gifts for her sixteenth birthday: a strange ring from her grandfather, a threatening message from a spirit, and a visit from her dead boyfriend.

The characters are fun. I often found myself smiling at Allison's inner dialogue, and I enjoyed her relationship with her dead brother and her boyfriend. The fairy element was also a hit. This book definitely is different from the vamp/were stories out there.

On the downside, the plot wasn't as developed as I would have liked. At times, the story dragged while at other places, it jumped too quickly. I think the book would have worked better if the author had taken more time with it. Also, although the book was well-proofed overall, there were some significant verb tense errors.

Overall, My Dead Boyfriend is quick, fun read.