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Just Like That (Book Club)
Sheena, founder and supercool Empress of The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show channel, joins Tara to talk about a fabulous, wonderful, amazing book, Just Like That by Karin Kallmaker. Check it out to hear why Tara thinks it’s one of the best adaptations of Pride and Prejudice ever, who Sheena’s favourite character is, and what makes for a full or half sex scene.
This podcast has spoilers, so be sure to read the book before you check it out.
From the back of the book:
Syrah Ardani tried independence – but the call of the Napa Valley hills and rolling vineyards of her family’s winery have brought her home again. She is content with her ordered world until she learns that her father’s feckless management has put Ardani Vineyards into receivership.
Corporate turnaround specialist Toni Blanchard’s arrival is preceded by tales of her slash-and-burn techniques. Determined to meet this soulless corporate raider head on, Syrah proudly prepares to do battle for her home and family business. Toni has reason to retreat from a high-pressure Manhattan lifestyle, not the least of which is a bitter break up. She’s been told that Syrah Ardani is attractive and single, but Toni never mixes business and pleasure.
Creditors clamor for a quick sale and payment. The beautiful–and hostile–Syrah wants Toni off her land and out of her life. Their clashes smolder with distrust and resentment, but also threaten to light a completely different kind of fire. Most dangerous of all is the one thing Toni can’t control–the way her heart reacts when Syrah looks at her…just like that.
Tara also announces the next book club pick, Hoosier Daddy by Ann McMan and Salem West.
Come talk to Tara, Sheena and the rest of The Lesbian Review crew about these books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our Facebook group, The Lesbian Review Book Club.
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