Category: Rating A

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed R..

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed Royals by Cordelia Kingsbridge

One-Eyed Royals Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Since their reappearance in Las Vegas, the Seven of Spades has been diligently adding to their kill tally, dispensing their own form of justice, and driving homicide detective Levi Abrams to the edge. Add in the suspicions of his co-workers, a lot […]

Review: Josh and Hazel’s..

Posted September 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is one of the most touching friends-to-lovers stories I’ve enjoyed over the years. Reminiscent of When Harry Met Sally, the story follows Josh and Hazel from the first few times […]

Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilon..

Posted August 27, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

Magic Triumphs Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Magic Triumphs is an emotional read that brings a satisfying end to the Kate Daniels series as we know and love it. It is filled with the typical Kate shenanigans, but it’s so much more. The authors don’t short change long-time fans, […]

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Posted August 24, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Good Boy by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Good Boy Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Tanya Eby Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: WAGs #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Jess Canning is struggling to find her path in life. Planning and hosting her brother Jamie’s wedding to NHL superstar, Ryan Wesley, helped her realize party planning isn’t the job for her. After […]

Review: Highland Betrayal by A..

Posted August 7, 2018 by Nima in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Highland Betrayal by Alyson McLayne

Highland Betrayal Author: Alyson McLayne Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I enjoyed Highland Betrayal every bit as much as McLayne’s last book in the series, Highland Conquest.  This is the third book of five in the Sons of Gregor MacLeod series following the five boys fostered by Gregor MacLeod and raised as […]

Review: Frenchman Street by Su..

Posted August 6, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Frenchman Street by Suzanne Johnson

Frenchman Street Author: Suzanne Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Frenchman Street is the culmination of and fitting end to one of my favorite urban fantasy series, the Sentinels of New Orleans. Although it’s been a couple of years since the previous full-length release, the author does a fabulous job, without info-dumping, […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Us by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Us Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Him #2 Genre: LGBTQ (m/m Romance), Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased After absolutely loving the friends-to-lovers story of Him, I had mixed feelings going into Us. Of course, most of me wanted more of Jamie and Wes, but part of me […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Him by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Him Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Him #1 Genre: LGBTQ (m/m Romance), Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased As teens attending a hockey elite camp each summer in Lake Placid, Ryan (Wes) Wesley and Jamie Canning became the kind of best friends that are forever. However, Wes harbored […]

Review: A Duke by Default by A..

Posted July 31, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Duke by Default is a sweet, simmering, sexy romance staring a reforming socialite and a brooding master sword maker.  For those who read the first title in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, you will see a significant change in […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

Audiobook Review: Adorkable Author: Cookie O’Gorman Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult (Contemporary Romance/Coming of Age) Source: Tantor Audio Adorkable is a delightfully quirky young adult novel; a funny and heartwarming story of best friends to lovers.  I already am looking forward to listening to this novel again. Sally is […]

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Posted July 27, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly

Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion Author: Sheila Connolly Narrator: Emily Durante Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Victorian Village Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at the Mansion is the first in the new Victorian Village Mysteries.  Emily Durante’s narration of Kate’s multiple sleuthing was gripping and fascinating. I really enjoyed this new […]

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Posted July 17, 2018 by Una in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Miss Mechanic by Emma Hart

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Miss Mechanic Author: Emma Hart Narrators: Elizabeth Hart + Alexander Cendese Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Miss Mechanic is another witty and absolutely wonderful standalone romance between two unlikely colleagues.  Though it follows in a similar vein […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise by A.W. Exley

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to…   Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dawn Uxbridge was born with a fragile heart and not expected to make it past her teen years. Now in her twenties, […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Out of..

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Out of Sync by Bronwyn Green

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Out of Sync Author: Bronwyn Green Narrator: Dirk Diamond Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Bound #5 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, LGBTQ m/m Audiobook Source: Author I always enjoy when one of my favorite reads is released in audiobook format. I appreciate “rereading” the book in the more […]