Category: reviews

Review: Once Upon a Wedding An..

Posted June 11, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, reviews
Review: Once Upon a Wedding Anthology

Once Upon a Wedding Authors: see below Reviewer: Jen What I’m Talking About: I picked up Once Upon a Wedding primarily to read K.M. Jackson’s title, but also because I LOVE second chance stories. While I didn’t have time to read all of the stories by this review date, I do plan on finishing the […]

Review: Sisters of Summer̵..

Posted June 10, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Sisters of Summer’s End by Lori Foster

Sisters of Summer’s End Author: Lori Foster Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: There’s just something about a small lake town romance to put you in the mood for summer reading, even if the story is set at the end of the summer season for the characters. In keeping with the style of […]

Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks ..

Posted June 6, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Waiting for Tom Hanks Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Before he was castaway on a deserted island, landed a plane on the Hudson River, or came back safely from a failed trip to the moon, Tom Hanks was the king of the romantic comedy. Anyone who loves the rom-coms […]

Review: Wolf Rain by Nalini Si..

Posted June 5, 2019 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Wolf Rain by Nalini Singh

Wolf Rain Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Although firmly routed in the SnowDancer pack, Alexei is a lone wolf. He keeps his grief deeply locked up – the grief over losing his brother a year ago, and his parents before that, to the disease of “going rogue.” On one […]

Review: The Earl Next Door by ..

Posted June 4, 2019 by Ang in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Earl Next Door by Amelia Grey

The Earl Next Door Author: Amelia Grey Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Earl Next Door is full of feisty characters and lots of chemistry. Lyon and Adeline butt heads from the moment they meet but can’t deny the sparks that ignite between them every time their paths cross. Adeline shows Lyon […]

Review: Ayesha at Last by Uzma..

Posted May 28, 2019 by B. in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Ayesha at Last Author: Uzma Jalaluddin Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Beginning with the highly apt question, “When do you get to be happy?” Ayesha at Last introduces readers to Ayesha Shamsi, a twenty-seven year old Canadian Muslim with the soul of a poet, who has just begun her new life as […]

Review: A Reflection of Shadow..

Posted May 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Reflection of Shadows is another exciting adventure set in Ms. Renwick’s clever steampunk historical London. Building on the foundation set in The Iron Fin, the story further explores the idea of humans exhibiting animal-like traits. This time around Colleen, […]

Review: The Witchwood Crown by..

Posted May 21, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

The Witchwood Crown Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tad Williams is a strong, well-established fantasy author.  In 1988 he published The Dragonbone Chair, the first volume of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn.  He’s the guy George R. R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones, credits with inspiring “…me to write […]

Review: The Yankee Widow by Li..

Posted May 16, 2019 by Ang in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller

The Yankee Widow Author: Linda Lael Miller Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: In my experience most historical fiction is a lot of fiction and a little history thrown in for background, color or general information; such is not the case in The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller. Ms. Miller is a […]

Review: A Prince on Paper by A..

Posted May 15, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

A Prince on Paper Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After living a caged and sheltered life in the name of her father’s love and concern, Nya longs to spread her wings and escape the shadow of her treasonous father. Yet, her time in NYC left her feeling disappointed. Now […]

Review: The Bride Test by Hele..

Posted May 6, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: As a high-functioning autistic adult, Khai Diep thinks he is incapable of emotion and is content in the routine of his life, but his mother feels it is time for him to find a wife. She travels to Viet Nam where […]

Review: Getting Hot with the S..

Posted April 29, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson

Getting Hot with the Scot Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Cassie and her closest friends are finishing up their three-week European vacation, and while she’s been collecting charms for her bracelet, she hasn’t used any of the condoms she packed in hopes of having a hot European affair. That […]