Category: Rating C

Review: The Paris Key by Julie..

Posted September 15, 2015 by Nima in Rating C, reviews, woman's fiction
Review: The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell

The Paris Key Author: Juliet Blackwell Reviewer: Nima Rating: C What I’m Talking About: The Paris Key is aptly named on several levels. I like a good title. In this case it ties together multiple plot points of locksmithing, love, ghosts of the past, and finding a way through to the future.  Main character Genevieve […]

Review: All Wound Up by Jaci B..

Posted August 18, 2015 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: All Wound Up by Jaci Burton

All Wound Up Author: Jaci Burton Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Ok, this is book ten.  Burton successfully does what she’s done the entire series.  All Wound Up continues to deliver what her readers have come to love and expect with this series. More of the same isn’t a bad thing, especially […]

Review: Flight from Death by Y..

Posted July 1, 2015 by Gikany-Una in paranormal romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Flight from Death by Yasmine Galenorn

Flight from Death Author: Yasmine Galenorn Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: C+ What We’re Talking About: Flight from Death is the debut novel in a new spin-off series, Fly by Night, from Yasmine Galenorn.  Although the premise was promising with a fascinating world, it just did not deliver for Gikany and Una. First, we need […]

Review: Bengal’s Quest b..

Posted June 25, 2015 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Bengal’s Quest by Lora Leigh

Bengal’s Quest Author: Lora Leigh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: Note: this book is not a standalone nor a good starting point in the series, as there is a convoluted, confusing overall story arc that has spanned several books. The opening prologue flashback helped me recall key parts of the ongoing […]

Review: Misery’s Way by ..

Posted June 22, 2015 by Jen in Book Spotlight, Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Misery’s Way by J.C. Daniels

Misery’s Way Author: J.C. Daniels Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Frankie is a non-human of unknown origin. She keeps her true nature and identity hidden for fear of being captured, or worse. She’s torn by her dark side, which craves and needs misery and suffering. However, she also has a side […]

Review: Path of the Heretic by..

Posted May 25, 2015 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Path of the Heretic by Ivan Amberlake

Path of the Heretic Author: Ivan Amberlake Reviewer: Una Rating: C What I’m Talking About: The Path of the Heretic is the second novel in the fascinating mythology of the Beholder series.  Though the mythology is intriguing, the story falls flat for me. I tend to prefer novels with character-driven plots. And in order for […]

Review: Cursed by Fire by Dani..

Posted May 19, 2015 by Una in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Cursed by Fire by Danielle Annett

Cursed by Fire Author: Danielle Annett Reviewer: Una Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: I am not sure what to say.  After reading Cursed By Fire, I wonder how a first novel in a series can feel like a transitional novel.  The story had promise but just did not deliver for me. My first trouble […]

Review: Witches Be Burned by S..

Posted May 13, 2015 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Witches Be Burned by Stacey Kennedy

Witches Be Burned Author: Stacey Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Witches Be Burned is the second book in the Magic and Mayhem series, but with two years passed since the release of the first book, personally, I’d forgotten much of what happened. Luckily, Ms. Kennedy does a great job of reminding […]

Review: A Midsummer Night̵..

Posted May 12, 2015 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: A Midsummer Night’s Romp by Katie MacAlister

A Midsummer Night’s Romp Author: Katie MacAlister Reviewer: Nima Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: A Midsummer Night’s Romp is the second installment in the Ainsley Brothers series.  The Ainsley brothers are part of a large crew that have been adopted by Lord and Lady Ainsley.  Set in modern day England, there is no real […]

Review: Matter of Time by Alan..

Posted May 5, 2015 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Matter of Time by Alannah Lynne

Matter of Time Author: Alannah Lynne Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Fifteen years ago, as she was finishing college, Lizbeth Sanders was ready to move on with life and her start her HEA with motor cross racer Logan Steele. Then suddenly one day, Logan walked out of Lizbeth’s life to help […]

Review: Joe Steele by Harry Tu..

Posted April 29, 2015 by Nima in Historical Fiction, Rating C, reviews
Review: Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove

Joe Steele Author: Harry Turtledove Reviewer: Nima Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: Josef Vissarionovich Djugashvili was born in the Soviet Union in 1878.  When he was in his 30s, he took the name Stalin from the Russian for “man of steel.”  What if Joseph Stalin’s parents had immigrated to the United States before he […]

Review: Captive Prince by C.S...

Posted April 28, 2015 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat

Captive Prince Author: C.S. Pacat Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: When I saw that Berkley was rereleasing Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat, an award-winning LGBTQ title, I checked Goodreads and saw glowing reviews. So I picked up the title for review, thinking it was a m/m fantasy romance, but what I […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: D..

Posted March 19, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: Destined for an Early Grave

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Back at the beginning of the year, I started to work on my TBR pile by listening to audiobooks for some high-volume series. One such series that has been on my TBR for a long while is the Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost. I […]

Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Da..

Posted February 10, 2015 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Daniels

Edged Blade Author: J.C. Daniels Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Opening a few months after the conclusion of the previous title, Edged Blade continues with Kit’s recovery from her abduction and torture at the hands of an evil vampire (Blade Song). While the majority of Kit’s journey finding her way back […]