Category: 3 stars

Review: Bellman & Black b..

Posted November 6, 2013 by Nima in 3 stars, paranormal, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield

Bellman & Black Author: Diane Setterfield  Reviewer: Nima Rating: B, 3 stars What I’m Talking About: Having loved Diane Setterfield’s debut book, The Thirteenth Tale, I waited anxiously for her to give us a second offering.  During that lengthy six year wait, I recommended it to others, reviewed it for book club, and extolled the […]

Review: Captive by A.D. Robert..

Posted October 30, 2013 by B. in 3 stars, erotic romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Captive by A.D. Robertson

Captive Author: A.D. Robertson Reviewer: B. Rating: B, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: The first book in an adult trilogy under the pen-name A.D. Robertson (by YA author Andrea Cremer), Captive is a good beginning for this spinoff to the popular Nightshade series. Sarah is an accomplished “searcher” at the age of twenty-one, and […]

Review: Cold Blooded by Amanda..

Posted October 17, 2013 by Jen in 3 stars, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson

Cold Blooded Author: Amanda Carlson Reviewer: Twimom Rating: B-, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: The third story in the Jessica McClain series picks up immediately after the conclusion of the previous book, Hot Blooded. Jessica, her mate Rourke, and their various pack mates and friends have just survived a nasty encounter with the crazed […]

Review: A Lady’s Secret ..

Posted October 2, 2013 by Ang in 3 stars, historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Lady’s Secret Weapon by Tracey Devlyn

A Lady’s Secret Weapon Author: Tracey Devlyn Reviewer: Ang Rating: B, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: A Lady’s Secret Weapon is the third title in the Nexus series, and I wish I had realized that going into the book. That knowledge would have saved me chapters of frustration because I could have either found […]

Review: Blood Bond by Jeanne C..

Posted September 24, 2013 by Gikany-Una in 3 stars, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Blood Bond by Jeanne C. Stein

Blood Bond Author: Jeanne C. Stein  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B, 3 Stars What We’re Talking About: Blood Bond is the latest installment in the Anna Strong Chronicles, and it seems to be a transitional novel to the next story arc.  Although it is an emotionally charged novel, we felt a bit distanced from […]

Review: The Wife He Always Wan..

Posted September 3, 2013 by Ang in 3 stars, historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Wife He Always Wanted by Cheryl Ann Smith

The Wife He Always Wanted Author: Cheryl Ann Smith Reviewer: Ang Rating: B-, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: I want to like Cheryl Ann Smith’s novels. She steps out of the box and mixes Victorian period romances with decent mysteries. My struggle is that in every book I’ve read of hers one side of […]

Review: Single Wolf Female by ..

Posted August 30, 2013 by Jen in 3 stars, paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Single Wolf Female by Jessica Sims

Single Wolf Female Author: Jessica Sims Reviewer: Twimom227 Rating: B-, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: After her alpha male brother Cash died suddenly, Alice, the alpha female is left trying to hold the Savage pack together. However a pack must have an alpha male and female, and unless Alice finds an alpha mate before […]

Review: Heat Wave by Taryn Kin..

Posted August 26, 2013 by Jen in 3 stars, paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Heat Wave by Taryn Kincaid

Heat Wave Author: Taryn Kincaid Reviewer: Twimom227 Rating: B-, 3 Stars What I’m Talking About: Zena Night, sister of Lily and Dagney (from previous stories), is a succubus who is happy with her life of one-night stands and anytime-she-wants-it sex. But then she encounters Bhyrne Raines, head of the Queen Succubus’s guard, and suddenly she […]

Review: The Thinking Woman’s..

Posted August 8, 2013 by Nima in 3 stars, Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic Author: Emily Croy Barker   Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic…I liked it, but I had some issues.  It isn’t often that I come across a debut author in hardback anymore.  I have to give props to Barker for coming […]

Review: The Darkest Craving by..

Posted July 31, 2013 by Jen in 3 stars, paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Darkest Craving by Gena Showalter

The Darkest Craving Author: Gena Showalter Reviewer: Twimom227 Rating: 3 Stars, B- What I’m Talking About: After being captured and tortured in hell, warrior Kane, keeper of the demon Disaster, was rescued by Josephina, member of the Fae. (Much of this was outlined in the previous book, The Darkest Seduction.) In order to drag his […]

Review: A Spy to Die For by Kr..

Posted July 18, 2013 by Nima in 3 stars, Rating B, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: A Spy to Die For by Kris DeLake

A Spy to Die For Author: Kris DeLake   Release Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Assassins Guild Series #2 ISBN: #978-1402262852 Genre: Sci-fi Romance Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Jack Hunter is a double agent. Skye Jones is a pirate…or is that just a cover? One thing is […]

Review: Viral Nation by Shaunt..

Posted June 30, 2013 by Gikany-Una in 3 stars, paranormal YA, Rating B, YA Literature
Review: Viral Nation by Shaunta Grimes

Viral Nation Author: Shaunta Grimes  Release Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Trade ISBN: #978-0425265130 Genre: Young Adult (Urban Fantasy) Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: After a virus claimed nearly the entire global population, the world changed. The United States splintered into fifty walled cities where the surviving citizens […]

Review: Entwined With You by S..

Posted June 17, 2013 by Vampbard in 3 stars, contemporary romance, Rating B
Review: Entwined With You by Sylvia Day

Entwined With You Author: Sylvia Day   Release Date: June 6, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Trade Crossfire series #3 ISBN: 978-0425263921 Genre: Contemporary Romance Format(s): paperback (368 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publicist About the book: From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn’t resist. I saw […]