Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: School Ties by Tamsen ..

Posted September 28, 2016 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: School Ties by Tamsen Parker

School Ties Author: Tamsen Parker Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: When I started reading School Ties by Tamsen Parker, I thought I was going to have to tap out about halfway through. Erin is a math teacher at a private boys’ school. She has the hots for one of her students, but […]

Review: The Goal by Elle Kenne..

Posted September 27, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Goal by Elle Kennedy

The Goal Author: Elle Kennedy Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Everyone who has followed the Off-Campus series knows about the huge bomb dropped at the end of book three, The Score. With the biggest of all spoilers already out there, where did Kennedy have to go?  Everyone already hated Sabrina James; how […]

Review + Excerpt: The Trouble ..

Posted September 26, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review + Excerpt: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

The Trouble with Mistletoe Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Willa Davis, lover of animals, runs a successful pet boutique. She had a rough childhood, in and out of foster care, but she’s turned her life around; seeing the positive in everyone and everything. She believes in second chances, […]

Review: Sunset in Central Park..

Posted September 9, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Sunset in Central Park by Sarah Morgan

Sunset in Central Park Author: Sarah Morgan Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Sunset in Central Park is the second book in Ms. Morgan’s From Manhattan with Love series. The contemporary romances share the lives of three best friends: Paige, Frankie, and Eva, who are making their way in Manhattan after growing […]

Review: Fast Connection by Meg..

Posted September 5, 2016 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Fast Connection by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Fast Connection 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 […]

Review: Lessons in Gravity by ..

Posted August 30, 2016 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Lessons in Gravity by Jessica Peterson

Lessons in Gravity Author: Jessica Peterson Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Everyone deserves love. Everyone. No one can make you feel anything unless you let them. This feeling of empowerment was my take-away from Lessons in Gravity. The second title in Jessica Petersons’s Study Abroad series is packed with even more of […]

Review + Excerpt: Homecoming b..

Posted August 29, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review + Excerpt: Homecoming by Shannon Stacey

Homecoming Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Homecoming begins immediately following the conclusion of the previous book, where we find several of the Stewart Mills residents in the hospital following the aftermath of Coach McDonnell’s apparent heart attack on the football field. While recovering, Coach wants Sam Leavitt, former […]

Review: Spanish Lessons by Jes..

Posted August 24, 2016 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Spanish Lessons by Jessica Peterson

Spanish Lessons Author: Jessica Peterson Reviewer: VampBard Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Spanish Lessons was good read. I finished the other night and needed to let it marinate. Ms. Peterson’s voice was authentic and engaging. Overall, I enjoyed the characters—especially at the end. Part of the reason I didn’t give this title an A […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 18, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Still the One by Jill Shalvis

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Still the One Author: Jill Shalvis Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Animal Magnetism #6 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Picking up the characters and stories started in the previous title, Still the One shares the story and romance of Darcy and AJ. Darcy is the sister […]

Review: Can I See You Again? b..

Posted August 15, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Can I See You Again? by Allison Morgan

Can I See You Again? Author: Allison Morgan Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Can I See You Again? is a good book, but it fell short of the potential to be more. Bree Caxton is a matchmaker based in La Jolla, California.  Her expertise is in reading body language and a wistful […]

Review: Dare to Stay by Jen Mc..

Posted August 12, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Dare to Stay by Jen McLaughlin

Dare to Stay Author: Jen McLaughlin Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Having betrayed his best friend in order to take his position in the Sons of Steel Road gang, Chris was the “bad guy” from the first Sons of Steel Road title, Dare to Run. Dare to Stay opens moments after […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 11, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Cream of the Crop by Alice Clayton

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Cream of the Crop Author: Alice Clayton Narrators: Olivia Song & Deacon Lee Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hudson Valley #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Simon & Schuster Audio Natalie Grayson is the definition of a Manhattan Girl. She loves her island and adores everything about her fast-paced, high […]