Review: Submit (Songs of Submission #3) by CD Reiss


Title:  Submit
Author: CD Reiss
Publisher/Year: Flip City Media Inc. 5/8/13
Length:  197 pages
Series: Songs of Submission #3


“You’re mine. The minute I told you to spread your legs and you did it, you were mine. When I told you to beg for it and you did, you were mine. When you put your hands behind your back without being told, I owned you. You never had to say a word. You are a natural submissive.”

No. God, no.

My name is Monica, and no matter what Jonathan says, I am not submissive.

My Thoughts

This third installment really was a turning point across so many different things.  what we are dealing with is uncertainty in relationships, specifically between Monica and Jonathan and even Monica and Gabby.  We also have to deal with a death that is potentially a game changer, and really makes some of our favorite characters wonder about what their role in things are.

In this 3rd installment, Kevin gets in Monica’s head a bit.  Because of the uncertainty that Monica has in Jonathan, based on what his ex has said to her, she gives Kevin a chance to talk about things and that’s not healthy at all for her.  what that does though is that it gives him an opening to be back in her life, and i can’t say that i’m not expecting something bad to come of it down the road.

The relationship with Jonathan and Monica though is quite rocky.  He admits to his needs and explains them to Monica in a way that she’s not ok with and walks away from.  It’s tough since you know that deep down she’s aligned with him, but she won’t admit it in her head.

so, we’ll have to wait and see what happens with everyone.  Will Monica Submit as the title implies?  Will monica submit to the demands of a potential record label and what it will mean to her friendship with Gabby? and Will Monica submit to the whims of Kevin.  all good questionsi think – most of which will be answered in this installment and those that aren’t will hopefully be resolved in book 4.

Review: Submit (The Dining Club #7) by Marina Anderson


Title:  Submit
Author:  Marina Anderson
Publisher/Year:  Grand Central Publishing. 10/1/13
Length:  35 Pages
Series: The Dining Club #7


Grace has one more erotic challenge to complete. Once she proves to the Club, and to herself, that she’s truly embraced her new sensuous desires, Grace will ensure her place in the Dining Club-and in David’s heart. But after learning David’s deepest secret, Grace isn’t sure what to believe about their relationship anymore. Does he even want her to succeed? She knows this final challenge won’t be easy, especially with Club members Amber and Andrew still as determined as ever to see her fail.

Now with this final trial, David will push her stamina to its limits-and Grace must submit her body and soul to his every demand. If Grace doesn’t complete the challenge, the Club-and David-will be off-limits to her forever.

My Thoughts

Grace is nearing the end of her challenges and while each week gets harder for her since it’s so far out of her comfort zone, she slowly begins to see that David’s love is growing to a point where he might actually say it.  The question that lies ahead is whether Grace can be what David needs, if that’s what she wants to do, and what will happen.

The obstacle though that still lies in the Dining club too is Amber (and Andrew i suppose).  Amber is afraid of losing David because she’s probably in love with him even though he’s probably not with her.  Andrew also has these growing feelings towards Grace that means that he’s going to try to make her fail so that David will walk away and he can be with her.

The challenge for Table 4 leaves us in a place that’s just as curious as the prior tables.  we see that Grace has to do things that she never thought she’d do, and all the same time, David brings her to the brink of her own passion.

I’m looking forward to the conclusion in the next book.