I’ve had a copy of Laura Leone’s Fallen from Grace on my bookshelf for a long time. It’s an older library copy, in large print. I’m sure I saw it on the library’s sale shelf and picked it up because of so many rave reviews about it.
I slogged my way through 100 pages (longer than that usual 50 page for a test read because it’s large print and I wanted to be fair), but stick a fork in me because I am done. It’s going on the discard pile (unless someone emails me and says they want it, then I’ll mail it rather than donate it).
The prose is okay. And I appreciate the meta of a genre fiction writer struggling with sales and the publishing industry and recreating her professional reputation. But I just don’t care about either of the characters.
I’ve also skimmed a bunch of Nora Roberts’ single title romantic suspense hard backs. A couple of them are staying but most of them are going. Along with a fair chunk of the backlists of Emma Darcy, Susan Napier, and Robyn Donald.