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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 16, 2018 by Nima in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout by Peter Besson

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout Author: Peter Besson Narrator: Connor Goff Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction Audiobook Source: author I’m probably one of the few people who liked the 1998 movie What Dreams May Come. After reading the description of The Last Checkout, it […]

Review: The One You Can’..

Posted May 30, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren

The One You Can’t Forget Author: Roni Loren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren is the second book in The Ones Who Got Away series following a few of the survivors of a Columbine-type school shooting at the imaginary Lone Acre High School.  The One […]

Review: The Hookup By Erin McC..

Posted May 8, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, romance
Review: The Hookup By Erin McCarthy

The Hookup Author: Erin McCarthy Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Erin McCarthy is not an entirely new author to me.  I have read and enjoyed—some more than others, several of her contributions to anthologies.  So I’m not sure why I haven’t read a full length novel from her before given that she’s […]

Review: A Nantucket Wedding by..

Posted April 9, 2018 by Nima in contemporary, Rating B, reviews, woman's fiction
Review: A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer

A Nantucket Wedding Author: Nancy Thayer Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: A Nantucket Wedding is a story about the family drama that always surrounds large family events like a wedding.  The wedding serves to focus a spotlight on the relationships of key characters.You’d think a book about a wedding would be a […]

Review: Play for Keeps by Magg..

Posted April 3, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Play for Keeps by Maggie Wells

Play for Keeps Author: Maggie Wells Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Play for Keeps, the second book in the Love Games series by Maggie Wells is good, but I did not like it as much as the first book, Love Game, because the relationship between public relations genius Millie Jenkins and basketball […]

Review: Bad Bachelor by Stefan..

Posted March 5, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bad Bachelor by Stefanie London

Bad Bachelor Author: Stefanie London Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I liked Bad Bachelor by Stefanie London much more than I expected to.  Reformed bad boys are a popular, possibly overdone, trope in contemporary romance and it takes skill to do it well.  The difference for me was that I genuinely liked […]

Review: Maybe This Time by Nic..

Posted February 26, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Maybe This Time by Nicole McLaughlin

Maybe This Time Author: Nicole McLaughlin Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Teenagers, almost all of them, go to high school.  It’s unfortunate that Twilight has ruined high school as a setting for too many authors. I confess, when I was introduced to teenage Jen MacKenzie and TJ Laughlin and the two had […]

Review: Highland Conquest by A..

Posted February 19, 2018 by Nima in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Highland Conquest by Alyson McLayne

Highland Conquest Author: Alyson McLayne Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I haven’t read a historical romance in a while so I didn’t go in over-saturated with the genre.  Highland Conquest (originally titled Highland Bride) was a fun read. In fact, it makes me sad I missed the first one in the Sons […]

Review: Love Game by Maggie We..

Posted January 31, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Love Game by Maggie Wells

Love Game Author: Maggie Wells Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I am so the target audience for the this book, I feel like I need to issue a disclaimer upfront.  Love Game, the first book in Maggie Well’s Love Games series takes on love, women’s sports, and broadcasting.  I was a journalism […]

Review: Only You by Addison Fo..

Posted December 20, 2017 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Only You by Addison Fox

Only You Author: Addison Fox Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Only You ties up the love stories of the Brooklyn Brotherhood, three boys from troubled homes adopted by “Mama Lou.”  Each of them has grown up to be respectable, hardworking men.  Each is on a course as different as their personalities, but […]

Review: Forever Yours by Addis..

Posted December 6, 2017 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Forever Yours by Addison Fox

Forever Yours Author: Addison Fox Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Forever Yours is the third installment in the Brooklyn Brotherhood series. The brief novella takes advantage of a lengthy history between Jasmine “Jaz” Shane and Cade Rossi. We were introduced to these characters in the last book Just Once. Jasmine is Detective […]

Review: The Right Kind of Reck..

Posted November 13, 2017 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Right Kind of Reckless by Heather Van Fleet

The Right Kind of Reckless Author: Heather Van Fleet  Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Right Kind of Reckless is book two in the Reckless Hearts series about best friends and ex-Marines Max, Collin, and Gavin. The first book focused on Collin. The Right Kind of Reckless is the love story of […]

Review: Lies Jane Austen Told ..

Posted November 7, 2017 by Nima in contemporary romance, reviews, romance
Review: Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright

Lies Jane Austen Told Me Author: Julie Wright Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: *stands up with a little wave*  Hello, my name is Nima and I am a Hallmark romance movie addict.  I did a little jig and set my DVR when Hallmark announced thirty-three new Christmas movies for the 2017 season.  […]

Review: Scavenger Girl–Seaso..

Posted October 30, 2017 by Nima in paranormal YA, Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Scavenger Girl–Season of Atchem by Jennifer Arntson

Scavenger Girl-Season of Atchem Author: Jennifer Arntson Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Scavenger Girl is the first book in the new young adult series by the same name.  It’s told from the perspective of Una, a seventeen year old girl and member of the lowest caste in a leveled socio-economic system.  This […]

Review: To Fall Among Vultures..

Posted October 18, 2017 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: To Fall Among Vultures by Scott Warren

To Fall Among Vultures Author: Scott Warren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: To Fall Among Vultures is a solid addition to the Union Earth Privateers series.  I found the writing to be equally as good as the first book, Vick’s Vultures, with the same exception that I noted before, that of repetition. […]

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