Category: Reviews

Review: 10 Signs You Need to G..

Posted January 30, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: 10 Signs You Need to Grovel by Kelly Siskind

10 Signs You Need to Grovel Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Desmond and Sadie were high school sweethearts that had their HEA ripped away due to the sudden uprooting of and need to join WITSEC for Desmond’s family. Losing Sadie and their promising life nearly destroyed Desmond, so even […]

Review: Chick Magnet by Emma B..

Posted January 23, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Chick Magnet by Emma Barry

Chick Magnet Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Nic is a social media influencer, popular for raising chickens. After being publicly dumped and humiliated by her boyfriend, she moved 1,000 miles from California to her Granny’s home town in Yagerstown, VA. Will is a small town vet who is finding […]

Review: A Love by Design by El..

Posted January 20, 2023 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Love by Design by Elizabeth Everett

A Love by Design Author: Elizabeth Everett Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Let me begin by saying I REALLY REALLY REALLY wanted to love this novel. I thoroughly enjoyed the first two in this series and was super excited to receive this installment, but overall the book fell flat for me. The concept is spot […]

#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sw..

Posted January 18, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sweet Tea & Second Chances by Dylan Crush

Sweet Tea & Second Chances Author: Dylan Crush Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Starting Over” This book has been on my TBR since July 13, 2022 when I received it as a freebie. Why I selected it: it’s a second chance romance, a chance to start over. What I’m Talking About: Cassie is apprehensive […]

Review: Glitterland (2023) by ..

Posted January 16, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Glitterland (2023) by Alexis Hall

Glitterland Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: “And, God, I wanted, I wanted. These crumbs of bliss.” Ash Winters has cultivated an impressive résumé so far in his twenty-eight years: beloved son, Oxford alum, successful author… Not to mention being both wealthy and attractive. It would be a golden life, if […]

Review: Designed by Destiny by..

Posted January 12, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Designed by Destiny by Maya Tyler

Designed by Destiny Author: Maya Tyler Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Bethany is an intern at Grey & Company. She’s been invited to attend a huge international convention in Vegas. At the meet and greet, a stranger walks up to her, asks her to play along, and then kisses her. The stranger […]

Early Review: Magic Tides by I..

Posted January 2, 2023 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Early Review: Magic Tides by Ilona Andrews

Magic Tides Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Kate and family have left Atlanta to give their son Conlan a chance at a quieter, more normal childhood. (It doesn’t appear that anyone from their separate pack came with them.) Rebuilding a castle for their home, they are trying to fit […]

Review: Vortex by Cara Bristol

Posted December 28, 2022 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Vortex by Cara Bristol

Vortex Author: Cara Bristol Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Vortex is the third book in the ongoing story about alien life and colonization on Sajave. Picking up where the second book leaves off, the story follows U.S. President Jodane’s advisor, Tempest Waters, as she tries to stay alive by keeping the president’s construction […]

Book Spotlight: Merging Paths ..

Posted December 22, 2022 by Jen in Reviews
Book Spotlight: Merging Paths by Vince Bailey

Merging Paths by Vince Bailey Curtis retreated deeper into the tamarisk trees and began to take stock of his circumstances as he stripped down to his boxer shorts and hung his soaking clothes on the branches where they would catch the new morning shafts of sunlight. All thoughts over the previous three days had been […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Christma..

Posted December 21, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Christmas Joy by Nancy Naigle

Christmas Joy Author: Nancy Naigle Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge December’s Theme is “Festive” This book has been on my TBR since February 2017 when I got it at a conference. Why I selected it: It’s Christmas What I’m Talking About: Joy is working hard to earn a promotion as the Director of Focus Groups when she gets […]

Review: How to Win a Wallflowe..

Posted December 12, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: How to Win a Wallflower by Samara Parish

How to Win a Wallflower Author: Samara Parish Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Note: While I read the first book in this series, I apparently missed the second title which sets the scene for How to Win a Wallflower (the main female character in this title is related to the couple from […]