Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: Sweet Little Lies by J..

Posted July 1, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis

Sweet Little Lies Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Having recently moved into her new digs and spending time with the locals at O’Riley’s Bar, Pru Harris realizes she’s got a big thing for Finn, one of the bar’s owners. However, Pru has a huge secret that could put an […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted June 30, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Everywhere and Every Way by Jennifer Probst

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Everywhere and Every Way Author: Jennifer Probst Narrators: Madeleine Maby and Sebastian York Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Billionaire Builders #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Simon & Schuster Audio Caleb Pierce has lived under his father’s thumb, working for the family construction company, biding time until it is his […]

Review: The Billionaire’s Fa..

Posted June 15, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Billionaire’s Favorite Mistake by Jessica Clare

The Billionaire’s Favorite Mistake Author: Jessica Clare Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Greer Chadha-Janssen is the daughter of a multi-millionaire.  That money brings her independence to work at a job she loves, wedding planner extraordinaire. She’s also completely invisible to the love of her life, billionaire Asher Sutton.  They were roommates in […]

Review: Missed Connections by ..

Posted June 6, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Missed Connections by Tamara Mataya

Missed Connections Author: Tamara Mataya Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: The premise promised by the title Missed Connections is a fun one.  Two people shared a connection at some point in real life, but failed for any number of reasons to act on it.  Through the imaginary Missed Connections website featured in […]

Review: Every Bride Has Her Da..

Posted May 24, 2016 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Every Bride Has Her Day by Lynnette Austin

Every Bride Has Her Day Author: Lynnette Austin Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I was a bit hesitant to return to Savannah Georgia with Ms. Austin because I felt the first novel in the Magnolia Bride series was just OK. But Every Bride Has Her Day proved to be a lovely surprise. […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 19, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Rumor Has It Author: Jill Shalvis Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Animal Magnetism #4 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Kate takes care of everyone but herself. She is practically raising her two younger siblings with little help from her dad. She’s had one boyfriend in the […]

Review: Wedding Girl by Stacey..

Posted May 17, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Wedding Girl by Stacey Ballis

Wedding Girl Author: Stacey Ballis Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Wedding Girl is a delightfully indulgent book. All in one, it’s an ode to comfort food, old black and white movies, specifically The Little Shop Around the Corner, and family. The Little Shop Around the Corner (1940) was remade into the 1998 […]

Review: Winning Her Over by Al..

Posted May 16, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Winning Her Over by Alexa Rowan

Winning Her Over Author: Alexa Rowan Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Although Winning Her Over is the first in Alexa Rowan’s new BigLaw Series, it is a stand-alone book. The story is a sweet tale of girl meets boy, boy screws up, boy wins girl back, and everyone lives happily ever after.  […]

Review: The Brick Wall by Step..

Posted May 13, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Brick Wall by Stephanie Julian

The Brick Wall Author: Stephanie Julian Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B/B- What I’m Talking About: Shane “The Brick Wall” Conrad plays goalie for the Reading Redtails hockey club. He’s going though a rough spot and decides to stay in Reading for the Christmas holiday rather than head home to Minnesota to see his family. Even […]

Review: Fly with Me by Chanel ..

Posted May 10, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Fly with Me by Chanel Cleeton

Fly with Me Author: Chanel Cleeton Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Fly With Me, book one in the Wild Aces series, is a lot of what you expect just looking at the cover:  super-hot, confident, smart, fighter pilot finds the love of his life and asks her to risk her heart so […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 5, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rescue My Heart by Jill Shalvis

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Rescue My Heart Author: Jill Shalvis Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.25x + 1.5x Series: Animal Magnetism #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Rescue My Heart follows Adam Connelly, a veteran suffering from PTSD who works as Sunshine’s search and rescue specialist but hasn’t been on […]

Review: Wish upon a Wedding by..

Posted May 4, 2016 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Wish upon a Wedding by LuAnn McLane

Wish upon a Wedding Author: LuAnn McLane Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The premises with Wish upon a Wedding is not new. If you’ve watched the 1987 movie Can’t Buy Me Love or 2003’s Love Don’t Cost A Thing, you know the basic storyline: girl poses as boy’s girlfriend to get solve whatever the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted April 28, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Animal Attraction Author: Jill Shalvis Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Animal Magnetism #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Animal Attraction is the second story in Jill Shavis’s enjoyable Animal Magnetism series. Set in the small town of Sunshine, Idaho, the series focuses on the veterinary practice […]