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Ing happening but it was pleasant nonethelessIt is worth reading even though I id say negative things about it It is short thirty nine pages long so it can The World in the Curl definitely be read in a single sitting and enjoyed mainly for the precious love story I never read an MM romance with mermen before or any kind of similar creature but it was a good first book in that category RIP mr nimoy28 august 2014myearest AJHwe ve spoken "A Lot About Stories About How They Work And What "lot about stories about how they work and what re for and about the pieces of ourselves that can end up in the words we writei told you about a woman who loved me once and how i honored her in the stories i wrote you told me about the old wound you Connexity d finally found a way to heal in the pages of a novel you wrote about coming homewriting is both an external and internal thing isn t it about the inside and the outside and most of the time none of it has any meaning without someone else coming along to see which pieces of themselves fit into what you ve writtenwe spent a lot of time you and i trading our writing trading our pieces and then you wrote me a storyin the months since i first got to read it i ve tried to write a review exactly sevenifferent timeseach time i spent all this energy going through examples of stories i ve experienced in films or songs or novels which had touched me in the same waystories that had pieces of myself in them toothe mechanics are simple and it s what i both love and hate about MM as a genre when i recognize myself inside a story the story becomes mine somehow and for a time i live that story like it s actually my lifesometimes it s subtle sometimes it s the faintest hint of an ideabut once i recognize it i never forget iteverreading this story was like reading a A Personal Influence diaryyouid it on purpose and you Americas First City did it for mei told you how i sometimes feel invisible when i read books that are supposed to be about me supposedly about people like me but find that they re not about me or even for me at allso you wrote me this I felt in some way uiteeeply seen i told you about the time i wrote a story about an assassin to say goodbye to a friend so you wrote me this too Sometimes I stared into the pixels that were his eyes looking for the loss of me and when i complained sick to Bone Mountain (Inspector Shan, death of shitty novels about the scenes of endless pointless stultifyingly vapid conversation that are a hallmark of bad romantic fictionyou wrote me a romance with not a single word ofialogue in it at allnot onebecause you knew it would make me laughand laugh i idnot least because you also paid me the highest tribute i ve received in my short careeryou turned your considerable talents among which the ability to capture the voice and the cadence of a particular type of person to lend authenticity to each
of the stories you tell towards writing a thing in the style of yours truly a right the stories you tell towards writing a thing in the style of yours truly a right motherfucker of a julio alexi genao first of his nameshort sentences punchy paragraphs em ashed subjunctive clauses and everythinglike a glorious badassand oh how it works it s me and it s you and it worksit s beautifulkinetic musical haunting violent heartbreaking and relentlessly beautifuland in a way i ve never before experienced to this extent mine They like to tell stories by their fires stories I like to imagine that are older than the old world stories about things that never change or fade away and so Charity Girl do wei know a lot of creative peoplesome are my friends some are my family and once upon a time some of them were my lovers tooi am 37 years old as of this writing and i can tell you that i have never ever in the span of my life toate received a gift this personal and this magicalnobody has ever written me a story beforeuntil nowuntil this storythe tales we tell that endure Alipio do so becauseespite the aliens the gangsters and even the mermen they re always about uswe can all recognize ourselves in the stories we consume and in that way we live foreveracross generations and even Seducing Ingrid Bergman different versions of the same talei thank you with everything in me and i promise to return the favor oneayto surprise you with it like you surprised meand to share it with other people as you have so that they too may feel as eeply seenhopefully you will come to the last line of that work the way i came to the last line of this onefull of joy and wonder and gratitudejustmaybe with not so much of the helpless blubbering thothank youi remain your friendJAG. With them thought he was happy For a year he thought he was free But then Nerites came A merman who refused to be tamed A captive from another kingdom A beast in a glass cageThe old stories always end with happy ever after But this isn’t one of the old stories This is a story of princes and monsters.
Characters Sand and Ruin and Gold Ruin #1Once upon a time there was a king of a fallen kingdom this is the beginning of an exceptional short story that tugged at my heartstrings A brilliantly written perfect story so sad and hauntingly beautiful a masterpiece that will stick with me a long time Yes reading it id hurt but simultaneously it touched my soul eeplyI always loved fairytales tales of enchanted castles and haunted places I grew up with tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the Grimm brothers The history of my country is interwoven with those old tales When I was little my mom read them to me and when I "Got Older We Used "older we used sit at campfires and tell us those old fairytales again and againAnd then ecades later my Scandalous (Playing with Fire dear friend Mel comes along and recommends Alexis wonderful tale from a prince and a merman to me twoifferent creatures who can admire one another from afar but who were never meant to live in the same world I loved how Alexis escribes Nerites the merman He s a predator a wild creature powerful a beast unpredictable sad and lonely and held in captivity in a glass cage trained to perform for the amusement of humans The nameless prince who hurts but can t cry is etermined humans The nameless prince who hurts but can t cry is Beautiful Breasts Pictures determined give Nerites his freedom Without really thinking about it simply wanting to calm him I put my palm against the glassHe stilled the moment he saw meo itSeconds passed enough of them to make me feel foolish standing there in the To Risks Unknown dark with my hand outstretchedAnd then he surged towards me I was sufficiently unnerved to ascribeesperation to a movement born of simple agitation and he covered my palm with hisI When You Look Up don t know how long we stood there hand to hand across a panel of touch warmed glassI took the memory of his eyes with me when I left The writing style is just stunning I ve never read a first person narrative without anyialogue and I The Vampire Next Door (Strange Neighbors, didn t miss it not one bit The tale of the prince and the Mer Nerites and their bittersweet fate kept me awake all night and the old song Es waren 2 K nigskinder came to my mind the tale of Hero and Leander from the Greek mythology WEs waren zwei K nigskinderdie hatten einander so liebsie konnten zusammen nicht kommendas Wasser war viel zu tiefHerzliebster kannstu nicht schwimmenHerzlieb schwimm her ber zu mirZwei Kerzen will ich hier anz ndenund Any Girl Can Be a CandyKiss Girl! / Tea with the Birds / The G-SUS Gene die sollen leuchtenir Sand and Ruin and Gold was stunning achingly beautiful and I loved every word This little gem will get a top place on my all time favorites book shelfIf prince Graih ny marrey is still waiting for his merman Every behavior instinct or stifling of every sense of regret hope and loneliness are me They re me And they re youNo matter how you slice it shame and Scandal! degradation and ignorant superiority are selfish and painful No matter how pretty the intent theisgust and scars are there breathingDon t force me to be what you think you see what you want to see what your own irrational fear forces you to see instead of meNo one should have to touch through glass We The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel don t need the glass Why can t the rest of them see thatThose people that wonder why I or anyone is nakedly struck to the core when someone is made to feel they aren t seen that they reiscarded trashed not worth the love and freedom and heart well read this and maybe you ll finally understand And A book to be read aloud like a campfire ghost story part cautionary tale and as those things always go part love storyLove is terrifying and it hurts and never so than when you are alone watched closely but never seen I ll
never recognize every nuance of this book i could read it a thousand times and find something newrecognize every nuance of this book i could read it a thousand times and find something new time but I ll never forget how it felt to read it this first time in a single Pilgrimage (1920) dizzying breath stealing sitting Okay so I m on a re reading my favourite books spree because I just needed to read books I knew that were safe that I would love that would touch meWith Ruin it s the same experience as with Glitterland I love it with every read but gosho I feel the bad things too The agony of witnessing how the mermaids are mistreated is excruciatingI had seen him made less than a beast Mere object commodity a thing to be used And I couldn t care any what I was or what he was or if we were Shapely Ankle Preferrd different or the sameThis small story is breathtakingly beautiful and melancholic I love it so much there are not enough words and never the right ones to express how much I adore thisYou might askIs this a love story I say Yes it isIs Once upon a time that’s how the old stories always beginOnce upon a time there was a king of a fallen kingdom He was just and he was beloved Or so the numbers said One ay he gathered together the greatest wisest minds in all the land not sorcerers but scientists and he bade them fashion him a son .
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Is A Romantic Lovea love Here s the thing I Fair Play (Zephyr Ranch d have to say No it isn t This is a story of princes and monstersGosh I love the blurb It s amazing and fits the book perfectlyI m sorry I can t tell you much about the book At least nothing about the plot or the characters That s not me anyway But in this case impossibleI ll tell you though that I loved the writing and that I loved the emotion in this book I had only uestions uncertainties and shame A kiss that was not a kiss from a man who was not a manFor uotes look at my updates I had to stop myself to not uote the whole bookAs for the emotions This is raw Tender and subtle Sad and beautiful Full of power resignation and also hopeAlso theialogue in this book is remarkable Sand and Ruin and Gold gets all the stars from me and the cover is stunningly beautiful I idn t like the ending but I idn t hate it either 45 stars rounded up because even though this story oesn t leave me with a warm and fuzzy feeling it is unforgettable and the writing is absolutely exuisite So we live as we always have together in the only way we can at the
very edges of freedom this isn t one of the old stories This is the story ofedges of freedom this isn t one of the old stories This is the story of and tomorrowThis is the story of a man who hurts but can t cry a nameless Prince who is given a name with the word love in it from strangers This is the story of a failed esign for perfection Twisted and unwanted perfectionIt s about lost things and found The Temple of the Golden Pavilion dreams About stolen freedom and cruelty understanding and careIt s beautiful and violent and unforgettable It broke my heart And I loved every word of it WowThis somehow touched my soulThis was like a legend A myth And Alexis s style really suits this This tale is set in a sort ofystopic future but the voice in which it s told provides this unmistakable feeling of a faraway story from thousand years ago A story told by word of mouth in order to reach our very own ears This tale feels like it travelled from the past plowing through oceans of timeI can really look at you in your eyes and say It really works it s really aliveEpicGift from Helle thank you I had only uestions uncertainties and shame A kiss that was not a kiss from a man who was not a man Upon finding out there was going A merman and a human boy Two lonely souls One love storyThey encounter one another at the Cirue The Secret Life of Birds de la Mer and the Prince is mysticallyrawn to the Mer He becomes his obsession but perhaps also his salvation It was such a short story I wanted needed It was well executed and an original story but it lacked at multiple places And I m saying this because I have read short stories with a relatively good and The Great Silent Grandmother Gathering detailed world building context or secondary characters In this though we barely know anything about the settings we have no idea who this Prince really is and if the King actually exists I alsooubted by moments if the Prince really was made by scientists or if it was all some sort of metaphor And well there are barely any secondary characters and if there are it New Penguin Cookery Book doesn t feel like the author wants us to focus on themThe Mer and the Prince s love story is very cute and endearing but there is almost no romance at all Still witnessing the way they meet get to know one another andevelop something Wrong Pong deeply beautiful was what won me over at the end I will surely read this again sometime if only to feel the swoon worthy moments for a second time It s in reality the first time I ever read about two characters falling in love without even talking to each other It s like they were reading one another s mind Orestined to be together The Prince is an absolutely sweet character and maybe for some easy to connect with if we ignore the fact that he has been created by scientists The Mer though is mysterious and we Dealmakers Guide To Commercial Real Estate don t know much about him if we even know something I think it would have been interesting to read his point of view The story would have been clearer and the ending would have surely not bothered me that much Because it is vague andoesn t assure us readers that everything will be alright for our The Contest of the Century dear couple And those endings are the worst for me And HFN ending will await youThe writing was superb so no problem there The pacing perfect and well fitting There was also aetectable calm atmosphere I would have liked for it to be intense though since it could have given so much importance to everyth. Prince A perfect prince to embody his father’s legacyThe scientists each brought the prince a gift beauty strength ambition intellect pride But they must have forgotten something because when he saw the mermaids The Battle of the Atlantic dance at the Ciruee la Mer he ran away to join themFor a year he trained them performed. .