Category: Rating B

Review + Excerpt: Midnight Unt..

Posted October 13, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review + Excerpt: Midnight Untamed by Lara Adrian

Midnight Untamed Author: Lara Adrian Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Ettore “Savage” Selvaggio is a member of the European Order and is about to take out the infamous Breed drug dealer, Massioni, when he sees a woman from his past inside the house he’s set to blow up. Arabella “Bella” Genova […]

Review: Dangerously Charming b..

Posted October 11, 2016 by Vampbard in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Dangerously Charming by Deborah Blake

Dangerously Charming Author: Deborah Blake Reviewer: VampBard Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I must admit, I was pretty excited when I learned Deborah Blake had a new series starting. Fans of her Baba Yaga series will see familiar characters in the Broken Riders novels. However, if you’re new to this world, like me, Ms. […]

Review: Mission: Improper by B..

Posted October 10, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Mission: Improper by Bec McMaster

Mission: Improper Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: In the three years since the rebellion, the queen has instituted reforms that give more power to the humans, Mechs, and non-blue bloods, while diminishing the control of the Echelon. This isn’t sitting well with some, and there have been a […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 6, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hexed Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased Hexed Having lived a somewhat quiet life hiding out in the East Valley/Tempe area of Arizona, Druid Atticus O’Sullivan has become […]

Review: Blood Red Kiss by Kres..

Posted September 30, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Blood Red Kiss by Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, Gena Showalter

Blood Red Kiss Author: Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, Gena Showalter Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The first title in the Blood Red Kiss anthology is a re-release of the first Immortals After Dark (IAD) title, “The Warlord Wants Forever,” which was originally released in 2006, and I read and reviewed in […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 29, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hounded by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hounded Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: contest win Hounded The Iron Druid Chronicles follow the life of a 2,000+ year old Druid named Atticus O’Sullivan (not his given […]

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: Magic Binds by Ilona A..

Posted September 19, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Magic Binds Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Nine books in and the Kate Daniels series continues to be one of the best and most original out there. Magic Binds ushers in some big changes for the series and its characters, while maintaining a level of familiarity that grounds […]

Review: Devils and Details by ..

Posted September 14, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Devils and Details by Devon Monk

Devils and Details Author: Devon Monk Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Devils and Details is the second book in the fascinating world of Ordinary, Oregon.  Though Una and Gikany are a bit split on our rating, suffice to say we both liked it and look forward to more. ****If you […]

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: Unraveled by Jennifer ..

Posted September 2, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Unraveled by Jennifer Estep

Unraveled Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Picking up after the secret-revealing conclusion of the previous book, Bitter Bite, Gin is determined to discover more about the mysterious Hugh Tucker, the Circle, and the extent to which her mom was involved. When Finn receives notice that his recently departed […]

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 […]

Review: Wild Embrace by Nalini..

Posted August 23, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Wild Embrace by Nalini Singh

Wild Embrace Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Wild Embrace is a collection of short stories and novellas that fall at different points of the known Psy-Changeling timeline, most covering one specific point, with “Dorian” spanning several years from his youth to adulthood. Each story is standalone and falls […]