Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: Catching Cary by Megan..

Posted April 22, 2014 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: Catching Cary by Megan Slayer

Catching Cary Author: Megan Slayer Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Can a formerly famous singer find real happiness with a younger man he just met who’s trying to escape his past? He just might in this short, sexy read about mistakes and second chances. Stuck in what seems like an eternal holding […]

Review: Wildflower Wedding by ..

Posted April 10, 2014 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Wildflower Wedding by LuAnn McLane

Wildflower Wedding Author: Luann McLane Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Let me start by saying I love Cricket Creek. I love the quaintness of the small town and the southern charm it exudes. I love picking up one of the Cricket Creek novels because I know it will be like going home […]

Review: Penance by Ann Mayburn

Posted March 31, 2014 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Penance by Ann Mayburn

Penance Author: Ann Mayburn  Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I have been eagerly awaiting Penance since finishing its predecessor, Still, last spring, and I’m happy to say that was everything I’d hoped for and more. Beginning with a heartfelt note from the author about the importance of honesty and self-acceptance, Michelle and […]

Review: Hope Ignites by Jaci B..

Posted March 27, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Hope Ignites by Jaci Burton

Hope Ignites Author: Jaci Burton Reviewer: Nima Rating:  B What I’m Talking About: Hope Ignites is the second installment in the Hope Series.  I like small town romances because they are full of unique details and quirky characters that make them relatable and fun.  Like the first story in this series, Hope Flames, the dogs […]

Review: Carolina Man by Virgin..

Posted March 6, 2014 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Carolina Man by Virginia Kantra

Carolina Man Author: Virginia Kantra Reviewer: Ang Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Let me start by saying I really really wanted to like this novel. I completely enjoyed the first two in the series, and after reading the teaser in the back of Carolina Girl, I was anxious to get this book in my […]

Review: What a Woman Wants by ..

Posted March 5, 2014 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: What a Woman Wants by Judi Fennell

What a Woman Wants Author: Judi Fennell Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Judi Fennell introduces readers to the Manley sibling via a short prologue at the start of her newest title, What a Woman Wants. Sister Mary-Alice Catherine (Mac) challenges each of her older siblings: Sean, Bryan, and Liam, to working for […]

Review: Melting the Ice by Jac..

Posted February 12, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Melting the Ice by Jaci Burton

Melting the Ice Author: Jaci Burton Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: As a general rule, Jaci Burton’s books are worth buying just for the covers.  I think they need to generate a Play-by-Play Series calendar.  Her latest installment, Melting the Ice, should be February, not only for Valentine emphasis in the book […]

Review: Be Mine Forever by Mar..

Posted January 28, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Be Mine Forever by Marina Adair

Be Mine Forever Author: Marina Adair Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Author Marina Adair returns to the little hamlet of St. Helena, California, smack in the heart of the Napa Valley’s wine country with Be Mine Forever.  This is book four in the St. Helena series which follows the love lives of […]

Guest Review: Before Jamaica L..

Posted January 10, 2014 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Guest Review: Before Jamaica Lane by Samantha Young

Before Jamaica Lane Author: Samantha Young Reviewer: Guest Review Rating: A Today we welcome back Nena from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly review blog. She brings you today’s Guest Review. What I’m Talking About: Before Jamaica Lane is the third installment in the On Dublin Street Series by Samantha Young. Old and new fans of […]

Review: Hope Flames by Jaci Bu..

Posted January 6, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Hope Flames by Jaci Burton

Hope Flames Author: Jaci Burton  Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Hope Ignites is the first full length novel in the Hope Series. We were first introduced to the little town of Hope, Oklahoma, in author Jaci Burton’s contribution, “Hope Smolders,” to the Hot Summer Nights anthology released in July of 2013.  According […]

Review: Melting Ms Frost by Ka..

Posted December 4, 2013 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Melting Ms Frost by Kat Black

Melting Ms. Frost Author: Kat Black Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Author Kat Black, based in the United Kingdom—not to be  confused with the children’s author of the same name based in Massachusetts—has recently released Melting Ms. Frost, a contemporary romance with very light domination and submission themes.  Unfortunately, the title of […]

Review: The Gypsy Ribbon: Suit..

Posted November 26, 2013 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Gypsy Ribbon: Suit of Wands by Shannon MacLeod

The Gypsy Ribbon: Suit of Wands Author: Shannon MacLeod  Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Shannon MacLeod’s second title in her Arcana Love series, The Gypsy Ribbon, has the perfect blend of romance, humor and tension. Not just sexual tension, either. Get your thoughts out of the gutter! With this title, I’ve started […]

Review: Moonlight Kiss by LuAn..

Posted November 19, 2013 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Moonlight Kiss by LuAnn McLane

Moonlight Kiss Author: LuAnn McLean Reviewer: Ang Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: LuAnn McLean paints a lovely small town picture in Moonlight Kiss. She nails the charm, quirks, nosiness, friendliness, and sense of community you’d experience in a small southern town as you walk the streets of Cricket Creek with Addison and Reid. She fully […]