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The Stud Book by Monica Drake
The Stud Book

passion4animals, February 10, 2014

It is rarely that I read a book twice! I read constantly and have a list of 50 or more 'must reads'. One night, when answering my partner's question of what to read next, I began revisiting different chapters of The Stud Book. Reading the sentences out loud made me laugh or cry or grovel or crawl around the bed before I hit the Portland nail on the head and admitted that I love this book.

Yes. I live in Portland. I love in Portland. I know every single one of the characters living in this book. They are perfectly detailed and I, despite rolling my eyes at one or two, love them all. They are us. They are walking down the street in front on my art gallery and they are walking in, conversing with me on a daily basis, their hearts shattering, opening, shriveling, and transparent.

Monica Drake has nailed it. She has written a book of who we are, why we are, what we think, how we believe, and who we trust with the everlasting core deal that we love. We love in all ways. We love extraordinarily.

And I love this book. It is real and it's damned well written.
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