Category: Reviews

Review: The Knockout Rule by K..

Posted February 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Knockout Rule by Kelly Siskind

The Knockout Rule Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Isla Slade is the daughter of prize-winning heavyweight boxing champ Swinging Graham Slade. Other than knowing she doesn’t approve of boxing, her father has no clue that the sport has deeply scarred Isla, who suffers anxiety around boxing and boxers. Isla is […]

Review: Wicked All Night by Je..

Posted February 18, 2021 by Jennifer in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Wicked All Night by Jeaniene Frost

Wicked All Night Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: There may be spoilers for books 1 & 2. He snorted. “You’re saying I overreacted in order to protect you? If gods struck hypocrites with lightning bolts, your arse would be on fire right now.” That was the tone for much […]

Review: An Unexpected Earl by ..

Posted February 17, 2021 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: An Unexpected Earl by Anna Harrington

An Unexpected Earl Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I’ve been a fan of Ms. Harrington’s historical romances for a few years now and have been looking forward to reading An Unexpected Earl since finishing the first book in the Lords of the Armory series a year ago. The story picks […]

Review: First Comes Like by Al..

Posted February 11, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: First Comes Like by Alisha Rai

First Comes Like Author: Alisha Rai Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Jia Ahmed is a Southern CA based internet influencer sharing makeup and beauty tips. She’s been DM’ing with Dev Dixit, an Indian film star from an influential Bollywood family. He was kind and sweet when she was sick, and after a year […]

Review: Hearts Repaired by Car..

Posted February 10, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Hearts Repaired by Caraway Carter

Hearts Repaired Author: Caraway Carter Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Hearts Repaired, by another new-to-me author, Caraway Carter, is a sweet, sometimes bumpy May-December romance that aims to prove love doesn’t care about the particulars—even a thirty-year age gap—when two people are meant to be. An expansion of an earlier novella (The […]

Review: Wild Rain by Beverly J..

Posted February 8, 2021 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins

Wild Rain Author: Beverly Jenkins Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Paradise, Wyoming, isn’t like the cities back East. The mostly White residents live in harmony with the few Blacks and other non-White residents, including rancher Spring Lee and her brother, Colton Lee, the town doctor. Spring is an independent woman, owning and […]

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temp..

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temple

Uncharted Author: Alli Temple Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Having been fascinated by tales of women pirates for years (after reading an article about Cheng I Sao), I was very excited to read Uncharted by new-to-me author Alli Temple. Told through the experiences of Lady Georgina (aka “George”), the story begins with a […]

Review: Blood Heir by Ilona An..

Posted January 6, 2021 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews

Blood Heir Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Blood Heir is a whole new story set in a familiar and well-loved world. For those familiar with the Kate Daniels series, Blood Heir begins roughly eight years after the conclusion of Kate’s series. The story is shared from the point-of-view of […]

Review: Thrift Store Trolls by..

Posted December 30, 2020 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Thrift Store Trolls by Shawntelle Madison

Thrift Store Trolls Author: Shawntelle Madison Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Thrift Store Trolls kicks off a new urban fantasy series, which is a spin-off from the Coveted series by Shawntelle Madison. It starts roughly six months after the conclusion of the third Coveted book, Compelled. The new series continues to share […]

Review: When a Rogue Meets His..

Posted December 21, 2020 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: When a Rogue Meets His Match by Elizabeth Hoyt

When a Rogue Meets His Match Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: When the Greycourt children lost their parents years ago, they were left in the care of their horrid uncle, Augustus Greycourt, Duke of Windermere, who himself is childless. Messalina Greycourt plans for the day when she and her […]

Review: Party Favors by Erin M..

Posted December 10, 2020 by Jen in Erotic Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Party Favors by Erin McLellan

Party Favors Author: Erin McLellan Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Though I’ve read two of the four stories in the So Over The Holidays series, I enjoyed them both a good deal. The latest, Party Favors, features Wren Rebello, a flirty, outgoing, and “fun” lingerie designer entrepreneur, and Amanda Ellis, reluctant silver […]