Category: contemporary romance

Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Mo..

Posted March 26, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper

Gimme Some Sugar Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Recently widowed Lucy Brewer has returned to her hometown of Lake Sackett, Georgia, with her young son. Hoping to open her own bakery/sweet shop, she’s frustrated that her mother-in-law’s influence is keeping away workers and the health inspector. But she finds […]

Review: A Few Pecans Short of ..

Posted March 19, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Few Pecans Short of a Pie by Molly Harper

A Few Pecans Short of a Pie Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I really enjoyed this follow up to the courtship and romance of Margot and Kyle – the main couple from the first book, Sweet Tea and Sympathy. Told from Margot’s POV, we see how she’s faired since […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 4, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Consumed by You by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Consumed by You Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Fighting Fire #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio I enjoyed Consumed by You more than the previous book, Melt for Him. I enjoy a second chance romance over a romance that started as a one night stand. I think because the […]

Review: Bad Influence by Stefa..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bad Influence by Stefanie London

Bad Influence Author: Stefanie London Reviewer: Nima Rating:  B+ What I’m Talking About: Annie…Annie…Annie…  Annie Maxwell is the name everyone wants to know.  She is the architect of the Bad Bachelor app.  Whole online forums have been dedicated to villifiying her and the monster she created.  She is a wanted woman and has the emails […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

Review: The Good Ones by Jenn ..

Posted February 15, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Good Ones by Jenn McKinlay

The Good Ones Author: Jenn McKinlay Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: The Good Ones is cute, but it’s definitely “fantasy.” I lost count of the number of times I rolled my eyes over the things which I had to suspend my disbelief.  Maisy Kelly, accomplished professor of English literature in North Carolina, […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 13, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Andi Arndt, Shane East Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio The Break-Up Album is about Jane Black, a rockstar who was left by her husband because he finally comes to grip with being gay. This devastates Jane because she is totally in love with […]

Review: Driven by Suzanne Falt..

Posted February 11, 2019 by B. in contemporary romance, lesbian romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, reviews
Review: Driven by Suzanne Falter

Driven Author: Suzanne Falter Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: When I was initially asked about reviewing Driven, I was immediately drawn in by its premise: a well-established, “Woman-Owned, Woman-Powered” auto repair shop fighting for its survival against a vicious new competitor that will stop at nothing to destroy them. Add in some […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 30, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Melt for Him by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Melt for Him Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Fighting Fire #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio Melt for Him is the second book in the Fighting Fire series, and I’m sure the two main characters (or at least one of them) was at least mentioned in the first […]

Review: Flare Up by Shannon St..

Posted January 30, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Flare Up by Shannon Stacey

Flare Up Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Shannon Stacey is always one of my go-to authors for small-town, family-centric, feel-good romances. Her Boston Fire series, although set in a bigger city, has the neighborhood feel and continues to fit the bill with its tight-knit firefighting family. We have met […]