Category: contemporary romance

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 6, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating DNF
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dating You / Hating You by Christina Lauren

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews Dating You / Hating You Author: Christina Lauren Narrator:  Shayna Thibodeaux and Deacon Lee Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Simon & Schuster Audio What to say about Dating You / Hating You? I really, really wanted to love […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted June 29, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Buns by Alice Clayton

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Hudson Valley Series Buns Author: Alice Clayton Narrators: Elizabeth Louise with Jason Carpenter Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hudson Valley #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Clara lives for her job, going all around the world, rebranding and restoring resorts to their former glory. Her latest job is […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted June 15, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, New Adult, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Goal by Elle Kennedy

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Goal Author: Elle Kennedy Narrator: Susannah Jones & Andrew Eiden Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Off-Campus #4 Genre: NA Contemporary Romance Source: purchased After the pregnancy bombshell delivered at the end of the previous book, The Goal actually goes back a bit in time and begins when […]

Review + Excerpt: Too Close to..

Posted June 14, 2017 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review + Excerpt: Too Close to Call by Tessa Bailey

From New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey comes TOO CLOSE TO CALL, a novella in her Romancing the Clarksons Series published by 1001 Dark Nights! Grab your copy today! Too Close to Call Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: When we met Kyler Tate in Too Hard to Forget […]

Review + Blog Tour: Mature Con..

Review + Blog Tour: Mature Content by Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell

Mature Content Author: Megan Erickson & 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 […]

Review: Toughest Cowboy in Tex..

Posted June 6, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Toughest Cowboy in Texas by Carolyn Brown

Toughest Cowboy in Texas Author: Carolyn Brown Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Lila Harris and Brody Dawson were teenagers in love, albeit quietly and secretly. But the night he stood her up and she left town was then end of their romance and friendship. Twelve years later, Lila returns to Happy, Texas, […]

Review + Blog Tour: Small Chan..

Posted June 5, 2017 by B. in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, reviews
Review + Blog Tour: Small Change by Roan Parrish

Small Change Author: Roan Parrish Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Having first met Ginger in In the Middle of Somewhere I was very happy to see her get her own story. Small Change follows a parallel timeline, but to say that it is the same narrative from a different perspective would simply […]

Review + Blog Tour: Somehow, S..

Posted June 5, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review + Blog Tour: Somehow, Some Way by Jennifer Probst

Somehow, Some Way Author: Jennifer Probst Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Architect Brady Heart has been a series background character as a partner of Pierce Brothers Construction. In and out of different scenes, I’ve always seen Brady as a nice guy, good friend type of character; however, reading Somehow, Some Way, I […]