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My Story
My Story
Price: $9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars All the more current, today, June 30, 2015
This review is from: My Story (Kindle Edition)
I read this book years ago. in fact, I recall reading it twice because I really enjoyed it. However, I think it's a shame that books like this are not brought out in Kindle Prime text-to-speech format. There are a number of books that I would like to read again, but they are not available for Kindle Prime members as free downloads, even though they were purchased is hardcover editions many years ago.


Control
Control
Price: $5.95

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolute power corrupts, absolutely, June 10, 2015
This review is from: Control (Kindle Edition)
A riveting novella about a man who, through a fluke occurrence, experiences the ability to have it all. What he does with this gift is another story that brings up the most serious ethical concerns. If a mere mortal obtains the power to play God, would even God be safe?


Mike versus Michelle
Mike versus Michelle
Price: $3.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Fiction is sometimes stranger than fiction, May 21, 2015
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"Mike versus Michelle," by Sharron Parsons is a novel about a young crossdressing boy whose "en femme" proclivities are accidentally discovered by his mom. As it turns out, this lad's basic motivation for yearning to wear female attire is more a function of fetishistic behavior than it is transsexually-based. It won't give anything away to mention that this youngster also has a peck of emotional issues he is dealing with, not the least of which is an Oedipal-like attraction to his lovely mom.

Mike's need to crossdress and smoke Virginia Slims is purely to copy his mom for the sexual pleasure he derives from these activities. However, the gender variant behavior he is exhibiting is totally misconstrued by Mike’s mother. With her larger-than-life, enabling and probably narcissistic personality, she guides him down the "rabbit hole" where he makes life-changing decisions that are essentially self-destructive. Eventually, after several years of inner turmoil, Mike finally comes to terms with who he has become.

The downside of this book is that at times it seems so far-fetched, one wonders if actually it could be based upon a true story. Or perhaps, it is merely the figment of the mind of a good writer who is just only somewhat knowledgeable about the MTF transition process? Mike receives breast augmentation at age 15? I wonder about this. However, this novel also contains portions that carry such a ring of absolute truth that I found extremely intriguing. Though having to suspend disbelief a bit, this book is both a memorable and entertaining experience.


A walk on the wild side
A walk on the wild side
Price: $2.99

4.0 out of 5 stars When God takes away your lemons, May 6, 2015
A wonderful book describing how the victim of a hate crime deals with horrific results of a senseless attack that sends him plunging down a slippery slope.


His Maidenhood
His Maidenhood
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fine tale of witchcraft and transformation, May 5, 2015
This review is from: His Maidenhood (Kindle Edition)
"His Maidenhood," by Cooper is another excellent novella by an author who specializes in such highly erotic tales. With a fertile imagination, the author has penned a story of witchcraft, chivalry and gender transformation that has what it takes to deeply stimulate the reader's fantasies.
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Special Assignment
Special Assignment
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well-written and current, February 6, 2015
This book is a complex thriller taken right out of the political arena of today's world events. It is also reminiscent of the enthralling books of M. N. Thomas, relative to the forced feminization of individuals at the hands of nefarious others.


He's Stuck as a Schoolgirl: A Novel of Transgender Sugar and Spice
He's Stuck as a Schoolgirl: A Novel of Transgender Sugar and Spice
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars That's what friends are for!, January 27, 2015
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Author Mindi Flyth is a master of the transgender genre. In her latest work, a novella titled "He's Stuck as a Schoolgirl: A Novel of Transgender Sugar and Spice," a magic spell goes awry and an ineffectual young man accidentally transforms himself into a 10 year-old schoolgirl.

Although life as a 27 year-old male wasn't exactly pleasant for Joe, as sweet little Josie he now has to put up with schoolmate bullying and other childhood embarrassments such as being talked to like he was not really a person. While retaining Joe's original personality, the "Josie" personality begins to emerge in our schoolgirl. "Hissy fits" and pre-pubescence are deftly incorporated with prurient male desires. How the author integrates these conflicts is pure art. The whole formula is so tastefully and humorously done that it really works.

Our little heroine does everything in her power to rectify her initial horrible magical mistake and change herself back to her former self. In the process, she comes to some wonderful realizations. The question we are left with is, "Can a little school girl learn to become a happier person than a 27-year-old male who takes little or no responsibility for his life?

This is a good one!


Unpredictable Passion
Unpredictable Passion
by Faith F
Edition: Paperback
Price: $9.99
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4.0 out of 5 stars Sweet book, January 24, 2015
This review is from: Unpredictable Passion (Paperback)
I enjoyed this simple little book, the story of a young transgender woman from Hawaii, dealing with an abusive relationship. In coming to terms with what she needs, she grows quite a bit. One hopes her experience will open the door for better future life choices with men.


A Transgender's Faith
A Transgender's Faith
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3 of 13 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Don't try this at home, January 16, 2015
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I must confess that I can't stop reading Walt Heyer's books no matter how hard I try. Best I can guess my reason for doing so is probably similar to why I can't stop gaping at highway accidents when my traffic lane slowly creeps past them. I'm somehow drawn to the macabre. Author Heyer readily admits to having made a huge mistake by successfully pursuing Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) and spending many years, as he indicates, "masquerading as a woman." There are obviously some unfortunate folks who, like the author, have made very serious mistakes and really messed up their lives by having SRS. I've read a few of these stories and it is clear that their cases are tragic.

In the author's case and as described in "A Transgender's Faith," Mr. Heyer is a man who for about half of his life suffered with what he surmised was a case of debilitating gender dysphoria. So, about 30 years ago, after a few agonizing fits and starts, one of which included getting breast implants, he had a sex change operation and underwent extensive cosmetic surgery to feminize his face. At the time both his emotional and moral state were so askew he never even informed his first wife and children about his plans to feminize himself. The author's obsessive urge to achieve SRS soon plunged him into oblivion. He readily admits that his problem was compounded by the fact that he also had a serious drug and alcohol issue. According to the author, his propensity to escape from reality through substance abuse fueled his thinking and influenced his transition to a female gender role.

At the time of his greatest gender concerns author Heyer indicated he suffered from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder compounded by another serious problem, which today is known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. He believes that the state of his mental health was a major factor in his ill-advised decision to transition. Other areas of blame fall to what he feels was a greedy and inept medical establishment and to the transgender community itself, the later the author feels, greases the path to transition, making it an almost necessary imperative for the gender challenged. In addition to being unduly influenced towards embracing a female gender role by the TG community, the author claims that he was misguided by a self-serving psychiatrist who, as the author learned much later, also had a clandestine substance problem. The unfortunate thing for Mr. Heyer was that his sex change had taken place when one of his female alter-egos was the operative persona.

Taken as a group, these issues beg the question, "Where is the author's personal responsibility in all of this?"

There was now a period of time that the author fluctuated between gender roles, often on a daily basis. His angst finally came to an end when he had a spiritual awakening. At the time the author was also nurturing a friendship with a supportive woman, who later became his second wife. Today, according to the author, he leads an exemplary life as a man, working as a major proponent advocating against what he sees as others making the same tragic mistake that he did.

Because gender identity problems are extremely vexing to those who suffer from them, they obviously can't be taken lightly. In the final analysis, one needs to be really certain that he or she is transitioning for the right reasons. I think that the real answer here is that we, as a society, need to change our narrow thinking about gender issues. Dealing with this issue under the cloak of religion is not the ultimate answer for most people, although it seems to have been for Walt Heyer. This is all about the illness of society and not a person's gender variance, a normal occurrence among all organisms in nature.
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Show Me The Money
Show Me The Money
Price: $5.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice treatment of gender transition, December 20, 2014
This review is from: Show Me The Money (Kindle Edition)
"Show Me the Money" by Richard Carlson is an excellent novel. It's the story of a young person's journey across the gender divide. This is the kind of book that would work well as a screenplay with wonderful character development as Mark transitions to Jennifer with a little help from his/her friends. Because gender transition dramatically affects those close to the person who is changing gender roles, I particularly enjoyed the author's treatment of the gradual acceptance of Jennifer by family and friends. The author demonstrated an excellent and realistic portrayal of the undeniable emergence of Jennifer and how those around her gradually began to accept her for who she was. The only reason for the four stars and not five is the all too abrupt ending almost as though the author just ran out of steam and gave up after writing so many pages. I did enjoy it for what it was, but hopefully, he will pick it up again at a later date.


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