Category: Contemporary Romance

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

Audiobook review: Rewritten by J.R. Gray Quellcrist King and Hale Evans had to fight more than a few battles in order to begin their new life together—Quell’s ex, their disparate levels of celebrity, the complications of being out in Hollywood… All of which were further compounded by Quell’s depression. Now, despite the pressures that fame can […]

Review: What A Guy Wants by Ju..

Posted March 31, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: What A Guy Wants by Judi Fennell

What A Guy Wants Author: Judi Fennell Reviewer: Jen Rating: B-/C+ What I’m Talking About: Beckett, aka Beck, loses the gang’s monthly poker game, so it’s his turn to work for his friend Mac’s Manley Maid Service for a month. Beck grew up in the foster system, no plans, no ambition, but that’s all behind […]

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Posted March 29, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Audiobook review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert Eve Brown, the youngest of the Brown sisters, is scared of failing and believes she will eventually fail at everything she tries. So before things could so south with her latest career path, Eve pulls the plug. Frustrated with what they perceive as a lack of […]

Review: Unintended Target by K..

Posted March 25, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Unintended Target by Katie Reus

Unintended Target Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Reus deliveries another enjoyable novella with the second story in the MacArthur Family series. Unintended Target features Brodie the brother to Daniel, the hero in the first novella, Falling for Irish. Brodie is head of security to Trevor (not really sure what Trevor does […]

Review: The Home They Built by..

Posted March 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Home They Built by Shannon Stacey

The Home They Built Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Finn’s grandmother, Tess, is known for her outrageous schemes, but this one takes the cake. She’s entered (and won) a contest to have her home renovated as part of the TV show called Relic Rehab. The problem: she told the […]

Review: Sandcastle Beach by Je..

Posted March 10, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Sandcastle Beach by Jenny Holiday

Sandcastle Beach Author: Jenny Holiday Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Sandcastle Beach is the third standalone romance story in Ms. Holiday’s Matchmaker Bay series. This time around, the story focuses on lifelong residents, Maya, the owner of the local theatre, and Benjamin Lawson (Law), owner of the local tavern. The pair has […]

Review: Accidentally Engaged b..

Posted March 3, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron

Accidentally Engaged Author: Farah Heron Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Reena Manji, the middle child in a successful real estate development Muslim family, hates her job and gets annoyed with her parents’ unending parade of eligible Muslim men for her to marry. She’s mad at her younger sister who ruined her popular food […]

Review: Falling for Irish by K..

Posted February 25, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Falling for Irish by Katie Reus

Falling for Irish Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Falling for Irish is the first novella in the new MacArthur Family series by Katie Reus. It features a second chance romance between Kathryn Irish and Daniel MacArthur. They dated a few months and then a big misunderstanding broke them up and they’ve not seen […]

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Posted February 24, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love at First by Kate Clayborn

Audiobook review: Love at First by Kate Clayborn Sixteen years ago, on the day his life was forever changed, Will Sterling saw the girl of his dreams, sitting on a balcony chasing away squirrels. Now a twist of fate brings him back to that same run-down building where he meets that girl, now grown woman. But […]

Review: The Knockout Rule by K..

Posted February 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Knockout Rule by Kelly Siskind

The Knockout Rule Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Isla Slade is the daughter of prize-winning heavyweight boxing champ Swinging Graham Slade. Other than knowing she doesn’t approve of boxing, her father has no clue that the sport has deeply scarred Isla, who suffers anxiety around boxing and boxers. Isla is […]

Review: First Comes Like by Al..

Posted February 11, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: First Comes Like by Alisha Rai

First Comes Like Author: Alisha Rai Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Jia Ahmed is a Southern CA based internet influencer sharing makeup and beauty tips. She’s been DM’ing with Dev Dixit, an Indian film star from an influential Bollywood family. He was kind and sweet when she was sick, and after a year […]

Review: Hearts Repaired by Car..

Posted February 10, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Hearts Repaired by Caraway Carter

Hearts Repaired Author: Caraway Carter Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Hearts Repaired, by another new-to-me author, Caraway Carter, is a sweet, sometimes bumpy May-December romance that aims to prove love doesn’t care about the particulars—even a thirty-year age gap—when two people are meant to be. An expansion of an earlier novella (The […]

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Posted January 25, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating DNF
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Enjoy the View by Sarah Morgenthaler

Audiobook review: Enjoy the View by Sarah Morgenthaler Enjoy the View is the third story set in the quaint town of Moose Springs, Alaska. This time around the story focuses on Easton Lockett, the friendly mountain man giant of the town. Trying to help a woman stranded along the side of the road, Easton discovers that […]