Category: Reviews

Review: A Shore Thing by Joann..

Posted June 12, 2024 by Jen in Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Shore Thing by Joanna Lowell

A Shore Thing Author: Joanna Lowell Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Spending the summer in St. Ives collecting seaweed samples, Muriel is searching for a special (and specific) painter who can capture the seaweeds’ beauty for her lectures in New York. Kit is that painter; however, he finds himself unable to sketch […]

Review: Six of Hearts
 by L...

Posted June 10, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Six of Hearts
 by L.H. Cosway

Six of Hearts Author: L.H. Cosway Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Twists and truths all tucked up in one man’s illusions on stage and life as he seeks revenge for a dark deed of the past. This was my first encounter with L.H. Cosway’s work, though I’ve seen her stuff many times […]

Review: Mistaken Premise by Ch..

Posted May 29, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Mistaken Premise by Cherith Boardman

Mistaken Premise Author: Cherith Boardman Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: A seemingly class difference romance variation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice turns out to be a darker, more twisting path to love.  Cherith Boardman is a new to me author, and I was intrigued to pick up this book that […]

Review: Sisters in Paradise by..

Posted May 9, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Sisters in Paradise by Carolyn Brown

Sisters in Paradise Author: Carolyn Brown Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Simmons sisters are trickling back home to the old Paradise house and Great-Aunt Bernie decides to take a hand at matchmaking for former Air Force drone operator, Ophelia, and dissatisfied substitute schoolteacher, Tertia. Carolyn Brown writes a fun and […]

The Heiress’s Daughter b..

Posted May 8, 2024 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
The Heiress’s Daughter by Anne Gracie

The Heiress’s Daughter Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: First I have to say I am a BIG fan of Anne Gracie. As a general rule, I really and truly enjoy her books. Her characters are fun, quirky, strong, and overall human. I love that despite the difference in time […]

Review: Six Moons, Seven Gods ..

Posted May 6, 2024 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Six Moons, Seven Gods by Robert A. Walker

Six Moons, Seven Gods Author: Robert A. Walker Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Six Moons, Seven Gods is a delightful tale filled with intrigue, adventure, and humor. Initially reminiscent of Pratchett’s Discworld, the author creates a fantasy world filled with knights and guards, benevolent kings and violent villains, fair maidens and brutish […]

Review: Cheater by Karen Rose

Posted April 25, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Rating B, Reviews, Romantic Suspense
Review: Cheater by Karen Rose

Cheater Author: Karen Rose Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After devouring Cold-Blooded Liar last year where Kit and Sam are introduced, I was eager to see what came next for them and what new case with a gritty, intense tone would be introduced.  Karen Rose has long since become one of […]

Review: Flight of the Scarab b..

Review: Flight of the Scarab by Anne Renwick

Flight of the Scarab Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I always love diving into Anne Renwick’s fascinating Elemental Steampunk world. The author blends science and steampunk technology with an adventurous love story. Flight of the Scarab is no different; however, I this time around, I was overwhelmed by the […]

Review: The Stranger I Wed by ..

Posted April 22, 2024 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Stranger I Wed by Harper St. George

The Stranger I Wed Author: Harper St. George Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: If you’re a fan of contract marriages slowly sizzling with electricity, then pick up The Stranger I Wed by Harper St George. Cora Dove may have just been looking for a way to gain her inheritance and take care of […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Lov..

Posted April 17, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Love, Furballs & Forever by Karen Drew

Love, Furballs & Forever Author: Karen Drew Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ April optional theme: No Place Like Home What I’m Talking About: Juliet burned out in banking and now manages Furs Hill, a no-kill shelter that takes in MANY kittens and cats. She’s being harassed by a money-hungry developer who threatens to take the land […]

Review: The House on Biscayne ..

Posted April 11, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Historical Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The House on Biscayne Bay by Chanel Cleeton

The House on Biscayne Bay Author: Chanel Cleeton Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Foreboding and tragic, a fabulous house by the sea has a history from its first moments. Many claim Marbrisa is cursed when deaths and accidents plague those who come to this ominous place of seeming paradise.  Chanel Cleeton […]