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    Eleanore Says: Drat, it was bound to happen but I’m still sad it did.  We dropped off the planet.  Sorry about that. Life.  She gets in the way of even…

  • Review: The Chocolate Touch (Laura Florand) »

    Pick up a few morsels of quality chocolate for this seductive and delicious read.

  • More delicious fun! »

    Just how good a chocolatier is The Chocolate Touch’s Dominique Richard? Here’s a taste.

  • The Boys of Summer »

    Who doesn’t love a good baseball romance? Even Jane, who anxiously bides her time until hockey season, is up for a catch.

  • Review: Out of His League (Cathryn Parry) »

    Has Its Moments Catch her if he can… Dr. Elizabeth LaValley’s life works just fine, thank you very much. She’s a successful anesthesiologist, and she’s put the chaos of her youth…

  • Review: The Winning Season (Alison Packard) »

    Eleanore thinks it’s a base hit; Jane thinks it’s a blooping pop fly where the batter doesn’t even get to first.

  • Review: The Story Guy (Mary Ann Rivers) »

    TOP PICK: “I will meet you on Wednesdays at noon in Celebration Park. Kissing only.” Mary Ann Rivers debuts with a soulful and sexy tale of courage, sacrifice, and love.

  • Did You Know We Write Stuff Too? »

    Eleanore Says: When we aren’t busy reading about wonderful wounded heroes we try to find time to write about a few of them.  The “Original Fiction” section has a few…

  • We’re workin’ on it! »

    UPDATE: Jane says: Inch by inch, row by row… (Did anyone else have hippie parents in the ’80s?) Anyway, we’re getting the fonts a little better, but the reviews are…

  • Review: Embattled Minds (J.M. Madden) »

    HAS ITS MOMENTS: When the scarred soldier with the kind eyes brings some security to her life, Ember’s afraid to trust her luck. She’s been self-sufficient for a long time… but Zeke’s wounded soul calls to her.

  • Movie Monday: The Princess Bride »

    Eleanore says: I mean REALLY, was there any other movie we could start with? No. Not here on to-the-pain.com. If you haven’t seen The Princess Bride, then you must go…

  • Saturday Links! »

    What’s been racing through Jane’s brain this week? (Thankfully, this is but a tiny sample.)

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