Category: contemporary romance

Review: Too Beautiful to Break..

Posted September 18, 2017 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Too Beautiful to Break by Tessa Bailey

Too Beautiful to Break Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: I’m not crying, you’re crying. That sniffle? Gotta be my allergies. Maybe it’s my present state of mind, but Belmont and Sage’s book got to me. I mean, all of the previous titles in the Romancing the Clarksons saga got […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 14, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Falling From the Sky by Sarina Bowen

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Falling From the Sky Author: Sarina Bowen Narrators: Tanya Eby, Aiden Snow Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Gravity #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Blunder Woman Productions The second story in Ms. Bowen’s Gravity series opens about a year after the conclusion of  Coming in From the Cold, […]

Review: Tripped Out by Lorelei..

Posted September 13, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Tripped Out by Lorelei James

Tripped Out Author: Lorelei James Reviewer: Jen Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: After leaving her well-paying corporate job, Stirling Gradsky took a chance and went into business with her brother. Now they own and operate High Society, a medicinal and recreational marijuana facility. Liam Argent has dedicated his life to understanding the chemical properties […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 7, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Coming in From the Cold by Sarina Bowen

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Coming in From the Cold Author: Sarina Bowen Narrators: Joe Arden, Maxine Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Gravity #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Blunder Woman Productions Willow is stuck in a dream life that was never her dream. Following her then boyfriend to raise chickens on […]

Review: Disorderly Conduct by ..

Posted September 4, 2017 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Disorderly Conduct by Tessa Bailey

Disorderly Conduct Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I love reading book series. It’s honestly one of my favorite things. I get to meet some characters, get to know them, have some sh*t happen, and then it gets fixed (or the author is mean and leaves us hanging…) and they […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 31, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: All or Nothing at All Author: Jennifer Probst Narrators: Madeleine Maby and Sebastian York Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Billionaire Builders #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Simon & Schuster Audio Sydney Greene never stopped loving Tristan Pierce, even when he left their hometown to pursue his dreams in Manhattan. […]

Review: Three Player Game by J..

Posted August 30, 2017 by B. in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, reviews
Review: Three Player Game by Jaime Samms

Three Player Game Author: Jaime Samms Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: While I generally like the Bluewater Bay series, and even though I found the previous story that revolved around these characters (How the Cookie Crumbles, Bluewater Bay #12) to be sweet as well as charming, I was considerably more conflicted about Three […]

Review: Holiday in the Hampton..

Posted August 23, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Holiday in the Hamptons by Sarah Morgan

Holiday in the Hamptons Author: Sarah Morgan Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Fliss and Seth share a history that was left in the past ten years ago. He broke her heart, she broke his, and they walked away from their brief but passionate love. However, now Seth is in Manhattan, working […]

Review: Dirty Deeds By HelenKa..

Posted August 21, 2017 by B. in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Dirty Deeds By HelenKay Dimon

Dirty Deeds Author: HelenKay Dimon Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Cultivating a reputation for having an unflinching ruthlessness towards his competitors, family, and lovers alike has served Alec Drummond well over the years. Forgoing intimacy in favor of sacrificing himself to the recovery and increasing prosperity of his family’s business has likewise […]

Review: Illegal Contact by San..

Posted August 14, 2017 by B. in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell

Illegal Contact 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 […]

Review: Rogue Desire Anthology

Posted August 9, 2017 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Rogue Desire Anthology

Rogue Desire Author: Various Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: I didn’t have time to read all the titles in this collection of stories—but those that I did, did something for my perspective. It isn’t a She Persisted thing anymore, folks. It’s a We Persisted thing. I may have had moments of despair for […]

Review: In His Hands by Adrian..

Posted August 1, 2017 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: In His Hands by Adriana Anders

In His Hands Author: Adriana Anders Reviewer: VampBard Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: When I was reading In His Hands, I felt like I was transported up a lonely mountain and planted in a vineyard. The feel of the vines and the selection process—which to cut and which to leave—reminded me of working with […]

Review + Giveaway: When I Need..

Posted July 24, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, giveaway, Rating A, reviews
Review + Giveaway: When I Need You by Lorelei James

When I Need You Author: Lorelei James Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Life for Rowan Michaels has always been fairly straightforward: first comes her son and second her career. There isn’t room for anything or anyone outside her family. Yet, befriending Jensen Lund makes her realize she is missing something in her […]