Category: contemporary

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 6, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary, Listen Up!, Rating A, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee

Audiobook review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author: Jeff Zentner Narrators: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Source: library I’m not a big young adult reader (hello I’m 40 something), but while finishing my BA in English, I took YA Literature as an elective. The class was geared more to […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 4, 2019 by Jen in contemporary, LGBTQ, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Montana by M.J. Roberts

Audiobook review: Montana Author: M. J. Roberts Narrator:  Greg Boudreaux Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Montana #1 Genre: Contemporary fiction, LGBTQ, m/m, romantic elements Source: Author This first story in the Montana series by new-to-me author M. J. Roberts was a nice surprise. Given that I’ve never had the opportunity to visit there myself, I enjoyed getting to know the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Off Kilter by Hannah Reed

Welcome to our feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Off Kilter Author: Hannah Reed Narrator:  Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Scottish Highlands Mystery #1 Genre: Contemporary, Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Eden Elliot has had a crappy year. Her husband divorced her and her mom died. So best friend, best-selling romance author, Ami […]

Review: Bound To by Sionna Fox

Posted April 25, 2018 by B. in contemporary, erotic romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bound To by Sionna Fox

Bound To Author: Sionna Fox Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Having lived her entire life in a small college town where she never really fit in, Jolene Mae Whitford finally decided to make a fresh start for herself in Boston. But, living nearly rent-free in her former roommate’s spare room, without a […]

Review: Peachy Flippin’ ..

Posted April 11, 2018 by Jen in contemporary, Rating C, reviews, woman's fiction
Review: Peachy Flippin’ Keen by Molly Harper

Peachy Flippin’ Keen Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I’m going to put this out there right up front… I am giving this book a C+, even though I really liked the main charters, and I found the story engrossing and dialogue sharp. But here is why it’s not getting […]

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: Relief Valve by JL Mer..

Review: Relief Valve by JL Merrow

Relief Valve Author: JL Merrow Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Still recovering from the last case he helped solve, as well as trying to settle into his new relationship with Phil Morrison (a private investigator and former bully), psychically-gifted plumber Tom Paretski could really go for some quiet time and a pint […]

Review: Third Rail by Santino ..

Posted November 3, 2017 by B. in contemporary, LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Third Rail by Santino Hassell

Third Rail Author: Santino Hassell Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: 3/10/2018 Edited to Add: Please note, this review was written and posted prior to the occurrences brought to light in recent days (https://goo.gl/Y7WB7F). The book was read and reviewed in good faith and as presented at the time. The posting of this […]

Release Day Review: The Hard W..

Posted March 14, 2017 by Jen in contemporary, erotic romance, Rating A, reviews
Release Day Review: The Hard Way by Annika Martin

The Hard Way Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: NOTE: Although each story in the Taken Hostage by Kinky Bank Robbers is standalone, the romance of the four main characters has developed over the course of the series, with deeply emotional roots and revelations along the way. Additionally, the events […]

Review: By the Numbers by Jen ..

Posted June 21, 2016 by Nima in contemporary, Rating B, reviews, woman's fiction
Review: By the Numbers by Jen Lancaster

By The Numbers Author: Jen Lancaster Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: I was attracted to By the Numbers because I have arrived in the sandwich generation and my older brother is an actuary.  Main character Penny Sinclair is an actuary at the highest fellowship level who’s ready to move on from a […]

Sunday Snippet: Extreme Contro..

Posted February 7, 2016 by Jen in contemporary, erotic romance, Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Extreme Control by Tilly Greene

 About the Book Extreme Control Authors: Tilly Greene Publisher: Self-published Series: Control Duet Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance Released:  January 10, 2016 Snippet Finishing her shower, she donned a robe and went into the kitchen. She scrounged through the multitude of leftovers in the fridge and decided to reheat fried rice with a glass of white wine to drink. […]