Category: reviews

Review: Kingdom of Exiles by M..

Posted August 15, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym Martineau

Kingdom of Exiles Author: Maxym Martineau Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Kingdom of Exiles is the first book in the new Beast Charmer fantasy-romance series set in a world where Charmers have the ability to tame and control wide-ranging classes of beasts. The author builds the world over the course of the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 8, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Amanda Ronconi, Jason Clarke Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Escape Membership I’ve not read many romances with widowers, but the ones I have, have been so touching, especially when they have children.  Zach is a single dad who lost his wife a couple […]

Review: Desire and the Deep Bl..

Posted August 7, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Desire and the Deep Blue Sea by Olivia Dade

Desire and the Deep Blue Sea Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Callie and her boyfriend broke up just week before they are supposed to be contestants on a reality TV show that would take her to three island resorts. Desperate for a much needed vacation, Callie enlists the help […]

Review: Too Sweet to be Good b..

Posted August 6, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Too Sweet to be Good by K.M. Jackson

Too Sweet to Be Good Author: K.M. Jackson Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Too Sweet To Be Good is author K.M. Jackson’s second offering in her Sugar Lake series. I welcomed the opportunity to visit the tight little lake community that thrives on southern hospitality and gossip. The “outside world” is slowly […]

Review: Sweep of the Blade by ..

Posted July 30, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews

Sweep of the Blade Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Sweep of the Blade is another exciting tale from the Innkeeper Chronicles. Set in the same world as the previous books, the book has a bit different feel than the first three titles. First, the story follows Maud, as opposed […]

Review: Empire of Grass by Tad..

Posted July 29, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Empire of Grass by Tad Williams

Empire of Grass Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Empire of Grass, book two in The Last King of Osten Ard series, begins right where book one, The Witchwood Crown, left off.  Multiple storylines have been put in motion and Empire of Grass takes all of those storylines and escalates […]

Review: All Roads Lead to You ..

Posted July 23, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: All Roads Lead to You by Jennifer Probst

All Roads Lead to You Author: Jennifer Probst Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: All Roads Lead to You features Harper, the youngest of the Bishop siblings. While her sister Ophelia runs the B&B, and Ethan helps where he can with the Inn and farm, Harper works the barns and horses through the rescue […]

Review: Smitten by the Brit by..

Posted July 22, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Smitten by the Brit by Melonie Johnson

Smitten by the Brit Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Bonnie’s life comes crashing down around her when she finds her long-time-never-set-the-date fiancé having sex in their apartment, on her grandmother’s quilt, with another woman. She walks out right then and there, questioning how long things have been falling apart […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

Quickie Review: A Brand New En..

Posted July 17, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Quickie Review: A Brand New Ending by Jennifer Probst

A Brand New Ending Author: Jennifer Probst Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Brilliant! Jennifer Probst grabbed me by the feels with A Brand New Ending!  Kyle and Ophelia’s story is a great second chance romance spanning over ten years. First, young love broken up by the promise of fortune and fame. They […]

Review: 28 Dates by Stacey Lyn..

Posted July 17, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: 28 Dates by Stacey Lynn

28 Dates Author: Stacey Lynn Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Caitlin and Jonas were in a two-year exclusive “friends with benefits” relationship, but when Jonas tells Caitlin he wants more, she lets him walk out the door. Fast-forward six months, Cait and Jonas remain casual friends, and he’s dating Ashley. When her […]

Quickie Review: Marry in Secre..

Posted July 10, 2019 by Ang in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Quickie Review: Marry in Secret by Anne Gracie

Marry in Secret Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Marry in Secret was a fun, fast moving novel. Lady Rose is easily my favorite of the Rutherford sisters, and she does not disappoint in her novel. She is quick-witted, smart, and proves to be both fearsome and soft as the […]

Review: Cowboy in Wolf’s..

Posted July 9, 2019 by Jennifer in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Cowboy in Wolf’s Clothing by Kait Ballenger

Cowboy in Wolf ‘s Clothing  Author: Kait Ballenger  Reviewer: Jennifer Rating:  B+ What I’m Talking About: Cowboy in Wolf’s Clothing is a great follow up to the first book in the Seven Range Shifters series by Kait Ballenger. It has all the things I look for in my paranormal romances, danger, paras of the wolfie […]

Review: Teach Me by Olivia Dad..

Posted July 8, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Teach Me by Olivia Dade

Teach Me Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Teach Me is an absolutely lovely romance about two injured souls who find their way to happiness. The characters are rich and real, and I felt connected to both Rose and Martin right from the start. They are both kind and caring, […]