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A Christmas Reprieve
A Christmas Reprieve
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5.0 out of 5 stars A very moving tale!, September 12, 2014
This talented author knows how to touch the heart of the reader and does so magnificiently in this fine novella. In a story that is just slightly reminiscent of Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Carol," Katie Leone pens a modern-day tranformational tale about gender dysphoria, child abuse, grief and loss in her own inimitable gut-wrenching style. As a parent who has lost a child, this reader was particularly impacted and moved to tears by Leone's sensitive and creative effort.


The House on Sackett Street
The House on Sackett Street
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable!, August 19, 2014
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I found "The House on Sackett Street" to be a sexy, well-written little book, although not without its failings. Besides serving as a titillating fantasy, complete with great love-making scenes, about a government operative forced to go underground to the max, there were some glaring weaknesses that this reviewer could not ignore. One of them was a gratuitous rape scene that seemed to serve little purpose other than to point out this special area of vulnerability of women. I know that rape often comes out of nowhere, but this one fell flat, seemed unnecessary and rather missed the mark, I thought. Other weakness included the unabashed willingness of our protagonist's former wife to so readily accept and embrace (pun intended) her erstwhile husband's gender transmogrification. There was also some rather unrealistic forgiveness (co-dependence?) on the part of our changeling's new love interest to move ahead with his new flame, warts (dishonesty?) and all, after the big reveal. And although the "dressing up" and also the "dressing down" scenes were pretty juicy and lusty, I found there were a bit too many of them which created an imbalance with the story line. Yes, it's great to be a woman! I got it! Lastly, what about the children of the first marriage of our former hero? There was nary a mention of any feelings (guilt?) on the part of our newly created heroine about them. I don't mean to complain too much because I did enjoy this book quite a bit. I'm just sayin'...


Phenom (God Bless the Child Book 4)
Phenom (God Bless the Child Book 4)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fastball, strike three!, August 10, 2014
Author Leone has written a novel that provided closure to the "Jenny" series with great insight into the societal stigma that transgender individuals often face. It also dealt brilliantly with issues of trauma, anger and rage while serving as an expose on the dangers of excessive drinking. This, all done in the context of my favorite sport, baseball and my favorite team, the NY Mets. Bravo and kudos to the author for another complete game shutout. Amazing!


Love In Transition
Love In Transition
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars lacking substance, June 27, 2014
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Although this novel is nicely edited, I found it to be a rather shallow book that lacked much punch. Where one reviewer called it "sweet," I thought it was vapid and devoid of depth. There was a bit of sex thrown in toward the end, but even that seemed gratuitous and contrived. I expected more and was rather disappointed.


Painted Ladies: A Jasmine Frame Story
Painted Ladies: A Jasmine Frame Story
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top Notch!, June 26, 2014
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Even if you're not into police thrillers, and I'm generally not, you might want to give this exceptional book a try. I purchased "Painted Ladies" because of the positive remarks and accolades of the reader reviewers that were posted on Amazon. I'm certainly glad that I did. This novel turns out to be a well-written and very exciting transgender detective story. The character of Jasmine, the male-born former cop protagonist in the midst of her transition, was brilliantly "painted" and is an accurate reflection of this book's title. A keen realism evident in the written "brush strokes" of an author who obviously must know a great deal about this subject really makes this work stand out. I really enjoyed this novel!


The Man Who Became 1000 Bimbos
The Man Who Became 1000 Bimbos
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5.0 out of 5 stars Exquisite torture!, June 16, 2014
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If you're looking for a terrific gender-bender novel, you'll find it here! After having published several fine novellas, Mindi Flyth has finally written a full-length, wonderfully erotic, sci-fi thriller that will knock your stockings off. The story, an acid trip thriller set some time in the future, is among the most ingenious I've ever read. I believe it ranks near the works of Clarke, Bradbury, Asimov and Heinlein with a more than titillating blend from the best of Tanya Allan, Katie Leone, M.N. Thomas and Karin Bishop thrown in. Trapped in a virtual world with no escape, Dale Sasha has his mind blown in a thousand different ways as he becomes the unwilling sex object of the fantasy lives of men. It all turns out to be a diabolical Karmic plot that ratchets up to a gripping conclusion. The epilogue, where author Flyth describes how this book came to be, proves to be a touching and fitting end point. Hope to see more books from Flyth soon.


Gifts
Gifts
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Divine justice and collateral damage, June 9, 2014
This review is from: Gifts (Kindle Edition)
This book is comprised of several elements. On one level it's a supernatural story of Karmic retribution and redemption. On another, it's a Faustian tale about what it would be like for a man to live life in the opposite gender, complete with all the rewards and consequenses. The characters are deep and the emotional levels varied and profound. "Gifts" is a memorable tale and a wonderful read.


The Confessions of Alex: a transsexual tale
The Confessions of Alex: a transsexual tale
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4.0 out of 5 stars "On the Road" with Alex, June 3, 2014
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A very readable tale about a young transgender shemale, as the lead character terms herself, in the process of finding her niche in the world. It's a story about acting out sexually, drugging, drinking, over caffenating, nicotining, binge eating, gluttony and general overindulgence. Deceit and violence also weave a thead throughout. Written in a Jack Kerouac or "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" style as an adventure with friends, one wonders what the author's point really is. But this reader found it enjoyable nonetheless. The one thing that comes to mind is "Maybe, let's get this addictive or pre-addictive behavior out of the way, so we can grow up, settle down and begin to savor our life, rather than burn through our precious existence." Yeah, that was probably it!


G11 Colony ( Revised ): Book 3 of the G11 Trilogy
G11 Colony ( Revised ): Book 3 of the G11 Trilogy
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5.0 out of 5 stars All editing problems overcome!, May 30, 2014
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I was waiting with baited breath for this book, the final installment of the "G11 trilogy" to be re-released. The author has obviously corrected any editing flaws that had plagued and annoyed previous reviewers and finished this series with a wonderful, fitting and powerful conclusion. Can Steve eventually find his rightful place in life and become a self-actualized and impactful person to his friends and family? The last book answers this question and does so with a style and grace leading to a suspenseful conclusion. I'm sad it's over, but very grateful for the experience!


G11 Mistaken Idenity: Book 1 of the G11 Trilogy
G11 Mistaken Idenity: Book 1 of the G11 Trilogy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rage against the machine, April 30, 2014
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A well-written and wonderful exploration of gender differences as seen through the eyes of a hapless 14 year-old male-born child who falls victim to a computer system with a mind of its' own. The author has come up with an ingeneous idea and develops it with exceptional realism and wonderful dialogue. Typos or gramatical errors that others have mentioned are few and far between and do not detract from the brilliance and originality of this work.


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