Category: Contemporary Romance

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted January 23, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Wanderlust Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Grace Grant & Richard Armitage Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Part Time Lover #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Romance Package (purchased membership) Wanderlust, in the first full-length novel in the Part-Time Lover series by Lauren Blakely.  What happens when an American gal moves to Paris for work, who thinks she will be […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

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Posted January 9, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Audiobook review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand Author:  Christina Lauren Narrators: Shayna Thibodeaux & Deacon Lee Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com Source:  Simon & Schuster Audio My Favorite Half-Night Stand is another wonderful story from the writing team of Christina Lauren. The characters are silly and fun, yet have realistic problems that ground them and make […]

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Posted December 27, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Win by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Win Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #3 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Win is the third (and final… for now!) feel-good romance in the Fireflies series. As I stated in my review of the second book, Love to Believe, these titles are each standalone romances; […]

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Posted December 24, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Believe by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Believe Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #2 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Believe is the second small-town romance in Lisa Ricard Claro’s Fireflies series. While an enjoyable standalone, the main characters met in the first book, when we got to know both the Walker and […]

Review: The Billionaire’..

Posted December 4, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl by Annika Martin

The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl is one of the funniest, sexiest books I’ve read in a while – probably since the last Annika Martin title I devoured. Billionaire CEO/scientist Theo lives in his own world, consumed with his formulas and life-saving […]