Category: Contemporary Romance

Review: What a Woman Needs by ..

Posted June 12, 2014 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: What a Woman Needs by Judi Fennell

What a Woman Needs Author: Judi Fennell Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Bryan Manley, youngest of the Manley brothers, is on break from his busy movie career. While home visiting his siblings, he loses bet to his sister and has to work for her maid service for four weeks. His plan […]

Review: It Happened One Weddin..

Posted May 19, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: It Happened One Wedding by Julie James

It Happened One Wedding Author: Julie James Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Investment banker Sidney Sinclair has had her heart ripped out.  She is hurt, angry, and doesn’t especially like men at the moment, but—she needs a date to her little sister’s wedding.  If she doesn’t show up with a date, all […]

Review: Mercy by HelenKay Dimo..

Posted May 7, 2014 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Mercy by HelenKay Dimon

Mercy Author: HelenKay Dimon Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Sizzling romance and an intricate plot put HelenKay Dimon at the top of new-to-me authors for 2014. She’s on my auto buy list, and someone restrain my one-click finger, or I’ll pick up her entire backlist. I was less than 25% done with […]

Review Frisky Business by Tawn..

Posted May 5, 2014 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review Frisky Business by Tawna Fenske

Frisky Business Author: Tawna Fenske Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tawna Fenske is a new author to me.  Frisky Business is her third romantic comedy, and it was well-timed because I needed a good laugh—and a few audible groans.  It’s clear that Fenske has a very naughty sense of humor.  Given the […]

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 […]