Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: Love Game by Maggie We..

Posted January 31, 2018 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Love Game by Maggie Wells

Love Game Author: Maggie Wells Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I am so the target audience for the this book, I feel like I need to issue a disclaimer upfront.  Love Game, the first book in Maggie Well’s Love Games series takes on love, women’s sports, and broadcasting.  I was a journalism […]

Review: The Wedding Date by Ja..

Posted January 29, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

The Wedding Date Author: Jasmine Guillory Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Alexa is on her way to visit her out-of-town sister. Drew is in town for a wedding. The pair get trapped for a short time in an elevator, and they hit if off immediately. While there is definitely mutual desire, both […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 25, 2018 by Una in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Cherish Hard by Nalini Singh

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Hard Play series Cherish Hard Author:  Nalini Singh Narrator:  Justine O’Keef Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Hard Play #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Cherish Hard is the first book in a new contemporary romance series that spins off from Ms. Singh’s […]

Review: Stud by Kelly Siskind

Posted January 24, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Stud by Kelly Siskind

Stud Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Ainsley made a wish on her birthday to change her life for the better and to stop helping powerful, adulterous men cheat on their lovely wives. However, she needs the money she earns from her personal shopping business to help her parents with […]

Review: About That Kiss by Jil..

Posted January 23, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis

About That Kiss Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Kylie and Joe have been flirtatious friends, but when the pair share a passionate kiss, neither can forget the sparks it ignited. But Kylie won’t go after “the wrong guy,” and Joe doesn’t “do relationships.” So they dance around one another, […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 15, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby

Today we have a special #audiobook review. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Man Hands series Author:  Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby Narrator:  Luke Daniels and Erin Mallon Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x and 1.5x Series: Man Hands #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Blunder Woman Productions Brynn’s life sucks. Recently divorced, she left her husband and loveless marriage. […]

Review + Excerpt: Fake Wife by..

Posted January 2, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review + Excerpt: Fake Wife by Stacey Lynn

Fake Wife Author: Stacey Lynn Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: NOTE: I found out after my review was posted that the name of the hero was changed from Sterling to Corbin after the ARCs went out for review. Sorry for any confusion. For seven years, Teagan has followed her boyfriend around the […]

Review: New Hand by L.A. Witt

Posted December 27, 2017 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: New Hand by L.A. Witt

New Hand Author: L.A. Witt Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Having read nearly every Bluewater Bay story since the beginning, I’ve been increasingly anxious lately about the series’ end. Many of the characters introduced in these titles have meant a great deal to me, the glimpses into lives that might be led […]

Review: Only You by Addison Fo..

Posted December 20, 2017 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Only You by Addison Fox

Only You Author: Addison Fox Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Only You ties up the love stories of the Brooklyn Brotherhood, three boys from troubled homes adopted by “Mama Lou.”  Each of them has grown up to be respectable, hardworking men.  Each is on a course as different as their personalities, but […]

Review: Outside the Lines by A..

Posted December 19, 2017 by B. in Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo

Outside The Lines Author: Anna Zabo Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Finding romance—or even the occasional hookup—in a little town like Bluewater Bay has been far more complicated than miniature set designer Ian Meyers would have liked. Meeting a gay man not involved with Wolf’s Landing isn’t all that easy, plus there’s […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 14, 2017 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Illegal Contact Author:  Santino Hassell Narrators: Alexander Cendese + Eric London Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Barons #1 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance, LBGTQ, m/m romance Source: Tantor Audio Star football player Gavin Brawley has a temper which has branded him as the bad boy of the […]