Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: The Legacy by Elle Ken..

Posted September 20, 2021 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Legacy by Elle Kennedy

The Legacy Author: Elle Kennedy Reviewer: Nima Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Once upon a time, there was an ordinary, four bedroom off-campus house in Hastings, Massachusetts, a fictional suburb of Boston. In that house lived four roommates. They were teammates on the Briar University championship hockey team. As popular campus icons, they were all confident, […]

Review: On Location by Sarah S..

Posted September 16, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: On Location by Sarah Smith

On Location Author: Sarah Echavarre Smith Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: On Location is a fun, flirty, sexy romance that takes on some real social issues without being too “preachy”. What happens when you met a sweet, hot guy on the subway? You have drinks with him of course and have a great […]

Review: The Love Hypothesis by..

Posted September 15, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Love Hypothesis Author: Ali Hazelwood Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: In order to convince her best friend that she’s over her ex, Olive tells Ahn she’s on a date. But when it looks like Olive will be caught at the biology lab instead of on a date, she grabs the closest […]

Review: A Lot Like Adiós by A..

Posted September 7, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: A Lot Like Adiós by Alexis Daria

A Lot Like Adiós Author: Alexis Daria Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Michelle and Gabe grew up together in the Bronx; however, while Michelle stayed and made a name for herself, Gabe had to escape the trappings of his family and moved to California. Now Gabe owns a successful gym that is […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 23, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev

Audiobook review: Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev Incense and Sensibility is the third standalone romance in the wonderful Rajes series. The story focuses on Yash Raje as he runs for governor of California, opening with an attempt on Yash’s life by a racist. While he has few lingering physical issues, the event shakes the foundation […]

Review: The Dating Playbook by..

Posted August 19, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Dating Playbook by Farrah Rochon

The Dating Playbook Author: Farrah Rochon Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Dating Playbook is the delightful sophomore story in Ms. Rochon’s The Boyfriend Project series. This time around, we follow Taylor, one of the three close friends who bonded over a shared dating mishap (book one). Taylor runs her own fitness […]

Review: Just Not That Into Bil..

Posted August 11, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Just Not That Into Billionaires by Annika Martin

Just Not That Into Billionaires Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Francine is shocked to find out that visa issues may cause her to lose her life long dream of being an international ballerina. She’s even more shocked to find out that she’s been married to her long ago summer crush, […]

Review: Bayou Beauty by Lexi B..

Posted July 26, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Bayou Beauty by Lexi Blake

Bayou Beauty Author: Lexi Blake Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I’ve been waiting for Sylvie Martine’s story in the Butterfly Bayou series. She was the one character that from the beginning I wanted read about. How does a smart, educated 20-something with her whole career in front of her end up as […]

Review: Isn’t It Bromantic? ..

Posted July 12, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Isn’t It Bromantic? by Lyssa Kay Adams

Isn’t It Bromantic? Author: Lyssa Kay Adams Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I’ve really enjoyed Lyssa Kay Adams’ Bromance Book Club series, and I’ve been waiting for Vlad (aka the Russian) to get his own story. He’s been a great secondary character bringing humor to the other guys’ stories. Isn’t It Bromantic? brings […]

Review: It Happened One Summer..

Posted July 8, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey

It Happened One Summer Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I’ll be honest, I did not read the summary for It Happened One Summer, I saw Tessa Bailey’s name and figured it was another installment in her Hot and Hammered series. But as I started reading, I realized the heroine, […]

Review: Very Sincerely Yours b..

Posted June 14, 2021 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey

Very Sincerely Yours Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey was the perfect start to my summer reading. It was sweet and quirky, without sending me into a sugar coma. If you like the movie You’ve Got Mail or are a fan of rom-coms in general, you will enjoy […]

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Posted June 2, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweetest in the Gale by Olivia Dade

Audiobook review: Sweetest in the Gale by Olivia Dade Sweetest in the Gale is a three-story collection of romances from the There’s Something About Marysburg series. Each is a standalone romance, although the first two have direct character ties. I’ve got my thoughts on each: “Sweetest in the Gale”  Widower Griff is concerned about his classroom […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Unwritten by J.R. Gray

Audiobook review: Unwritten by J.R. Gray I began my familiarity with the Unscripted series with Unwritten as a standalone ebook last year, so getting back around to it as an audiobook was an odd, but gratifying experience. Once the audiobooks were released, I was fortunate enough to start from the beginning with Unscripted and Rewritten (Unscripted #1 […]