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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #30 on: August 10, 2009, 10:43:33 am »
Oh. MY. GOD!! I did not see that coming.  :o I mean, I know Changes but.....

I'm at Jim's board all the time but I never go into spoilers.
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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #31 on: August 10, 2009, 11:32:41 am »
Gryphon, Jim confirms it farther down on the page.  Of course, just what that really means is the fodder for the next 100 pages.  I agree...much ado about fantasy.

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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #32 on: August 10, 2009, 12:27:08 pm »
Jim corrects the misquote with real line.
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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #33 on: August 10, 2009, 12:31:08 pm »
Well, it's not exactly urban fantasy and I don't know how easy it might be to get his books (seeing as how he's without a publisher at the moment *sigh*), but Stephen Woodworth's Violet Eyes series was really good. The first one is Through Violet Eyes and always reminded me a little of Minority Report, I don't know why, since people with violet eyes, in this world, can get into contact with the dead, not see the future. :)

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Anyway, other suggestions: Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series shouldn't have graphic sex in it, since it's YA. I only read the first book so far and it's really good (2nd and 3rd are already in my TBR pile ;) ).

Lilith Saintcrow's Strange Angels is another YA, so no sex in there (not that there's much of it in her adult series either), but there might be a slightly higher rate of profanities. ;D
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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #34 on: August 11, 2009, 09:48:50 am »
Don't know if anyone mentioned him yet, but Charles de Lint is my absolute favorite urban fantasy author and he has very little to no sex scenes at all.  He wrote UF well before anyone else really got into it and it's always very graceful and etherial.
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« Reply #35 on: August 11, 2009, 10:14:58 am »
I don't know if that qualifies as UF, but 'The War of the Flowers' by Tad Williams is a book I would definitely recommend.

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« Reply #36 on: August 11, 2009, 11:08:20 am »
I don't know if that qualifies as UF, but 'The War of the Flowers' by Tad Williams is a book I would definitely recommend.

I liked it because it was only one book.  No next books to wait for.  And I would consider it UF. 
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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #37 on: March 03, 2010, 01:55:42 pm »
Just giving this thread a bump.  Anything new lately?  I read Kim Harrison's YA novel Once Dead, Twice Shy.  Okay, but not as good as her (not YA) Hollows series.  I liked Chloe Neil's Firespell.

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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2010, 02:30:33 pm »
Rosemary and Rue and A Local Habitation by Seanan Macguire :D
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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #39 on: April 30, 2010, 01:26:37 pm »
Some YA I've enjoyed lately:  Anything by Maggie Stiefvater, especially Shiver.  Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick was an interesting fallen angel book.

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« Reply #40 on: June 19, 2010, 08:22:26 am »
This is a bit on an older thread, but I thought I'd give my 2 cents.
Gail Carringer does a steampunk/UF series.  The first of the series is Soulless, Changeless came out this past spring and Blameless comes out in the fall.  There is some flirting and a little bit of sex but it's not explicit and it's kind of light and humourous.  Nothing too nasty  :)

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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #41 on: June 19, 2010, 08:25:48 am »
I liked soulless :)


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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #42 on: June 19, 2010, 08:41:36 am »
I liked soulless :)

Changeless is good too, but the crazy, cliff hanger ending made me want to pull out my hair.  Why do Authors do that to us !!


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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #43 on: June 19, 2010, 08:50:16 am »
There is a cliffhanger  :o  uh oh, I will not buy that until the next one is available then.



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Re: Urban fantasy recommendations with no graphic sex, please?
« Reply #44 on: June 19, 2010, 09:44:18 am »
I mentioned in the What Are you Reading Now thread that Changeless had a not very happy ending, but that it was sure to be resolved in Blameless (It better be!!!).  But it's a pretty good book anyway!

 :D I don't write sex scenes in my stuff .... I never get far enough into the story to have it needed!  Or it just isn't needed anyway!