Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: 10 Signs You Need to G..

Posted January 30, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: 10 Signs You Need to Grovel by Kelly Siskind

10 Signs You Need to Grovel Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Desmond and Sadie were high school sweethearts that had their HEA ripped away due to the sudden uprooting of and need to join WITSEC for Desmond’s family. Losing Sadie and their promising life nearly destroyed Desmond, so even […]

Review: Chick Magnet by Emma B..

Posted January 23, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Chick Magnet by Emma Barry

Chick Magnet Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Nic is a social media influencer, popular for raising chickens. After being publicly dumped and humiliated by her boyfriend, she moved 1,000 miles from California to her Granny’s home town in Yagerstown, VA. Will is a small town vet who is finding […]

#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sw..

Posted January 18, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sweet Tea & Second Chances by Dylan Crush

Sweet Tea & Second Chances Author: Dylan Crush Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Starting Over” This book has been on my TBR since July 13, 2022 when I received it as a freebie. Why I selected it: it’s a second chance romance, a chance to start over. What I’m Talking About: Cassie is apprehensive […]

Review: Glitterland (2023) by ..

Posted January 16, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Glitterland (2023) by Alexis Hall

Glitterland Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: “And, God, I wanted, I wanted. These crumbs of bliss.” Ash Winters has cultivated an impressive résumé so far in his twenty-eight years: beloved son, Oxford alum, successful author… Not to mention being both wealthy and attractive. It would be a golden life, if […]

Review: Designed by Destiny by..

Posted January 12, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Designed by Destiny by Maya Tyler

Designed by Destiny Author: Maya Tyler Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Bethany is an intern at Grey & Company. She’s been invited to attend a huge international convention in Vegas. At the meet and greet, a stranger walks up to her, asks her to play along, and then kisses her. The stranger […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Christma..

Posted December 21, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Christmas Joy by Nancy Naigle

Christmas Joy Author: Nancy Naigle Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge December’s Theme is “Festive” This book has been on my TBR since February 2017 when I got it at a conference. Why I selected it: It’s Christmas What I’m Talking About: Joy is working hard to earn a promotion as the Director of Focus Groups when she gets […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 19, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Pregnant by the Playboy by Jackie Lau

Audiobook review: Pregnant by the Playboy by Jackie Lau Vince Fong is a self-made tech genius who burned out a few years ago and is living an empty life. He is the younger brother of Julian (Mr. Hotshot CEO). Vince is tired of his party-filled life style and wants to find meaning and fulfillment. Marissa is ready […]

Quickie Review: Stranded In A ..

Posted November 28, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Quickie Review: Stranded In A Small Town Christmas by Shannon Stacey

Stranded In A Small Town Christmas Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Stranded in a Small Town Christmas is a delightful, Hallmark-esque, feel-good novella. Billionaire Donovan accidentally leaves his cellphone and wallet on the airplane and has no way of getting to Stowe, VT, where his mother is in the […]

Review: Ship Wrecked by Olivia..

Posted November 22, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade

Ship Wrecked Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Peter has been working consistently in Hollywood for 15 years, and now he’s finally landed his big chance – he’s going to play Cyprian on the huge hit Gods of the Gates. His leading lady, Maria, a newcomer with little television experience, would […]

Review: Once Upon a December b..

Posted November 17, 2022 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Once Upon a December by Amy E. Reichert

Once Upon a December Author: Amy E. Reichert Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Have you ever bitten into the PERFECT Christmas cookie? One with the perfect bite? Not too hard or soft, just the right amount of sweet and spice, a cookie that makes you sigh and say “yes this is Christmas.” […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Faith &#..

Posted November 16, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Faith & Fidelity by Tere Michaels

Faith & Fidelity Author: Tere Michaels Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- #TBRChallenge November’s Theme is “Lies” This book has been on my TBR since February 13, 2017.  Why I selected it: Two men who have to hide their love for one another. It’s more of omission of truth equals the lie. What I’m Talking About: Evan, a detective with […]

Review: Paris Daillencourt Is ..

Posted November 10, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble by Alexis Hall

Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: As a necessary preface to this review, I strongly suggest readers look at the entirety of the author’s Content Warnings (which can be found HERE) before reading this story. “He was really here. He was really doing this. […]

Review: Butt-Dialing the Billi..

Posted November 2, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Butt-Dialing the Billionaire by Annika Martin

Butt-Dialing the Billionaire Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Jaxon Henningsly is the wealthy playboy, race car driving son of uber-successful parents. When his parents die suddenly, he doesn’t mourn their loss (he hadn’t spoken to them in years) and hates that he’s now the heir to their empire. Although he […]