Category: Reviews

Review: Devil and the Deep by ..

Posted September 23, 2020 by Jennifer in Rating B, Reviews, Romantic Suspense
Review: Devil and the Deep by Julie Ann Walker

Devil and the Deep Author: Julie Ann Walker Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: While I had lukewarm feelings about the romance in Hell or High Water, I was totally on board for the romance and couple in Devil and the Deep. I think I’ve put the finger on my issue with the […]

Review: Hell or High Water by ..

Posted September 17, 2020 by Jennifer in Rating C, Reviews, Romantic Suspense
Review: Hell or High Water by Julie Ann Walker

Hell or High Water Author: Julie Ann Walker Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I got an intro into the Deep Six series by way of the short prequel, Hot as Hell. It was a bit of sexy, a bit of suspense leaving me looking forward to reading Hell or High Water the first full-length […]

Review: Tools of Engagement by..

Posted September 16, 2020 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey

Tools of Engagement Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tools of Engagement brings us to the end of Tessa Bailey’s Hot & Hammered series. I’ve enjoyed this short series featuring two sisters and a friend, each getting their HEA. This time around the romance and story focuses on the oldest […]

Review: The Beat Match by Kell..

Posted September 14, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Beat Match by Kelly Siskind

The Beat Match Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Weston Aldrich is a work-a-holic for his father’s pharmaceutical company. Although work conditions are not ideal, he loves helping others and knowing he’s making a difference. At night, Wes becomes Falcon, the elusive and much-sought-after DJ, who lays down the beats […]

Review: Ancient Enemy by Katie..

Posted September 9, 2020 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ancient Enemy by Katie Reus

Ancient Enemy Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Rhys, an Ancient dragon shifter who has been awake and living in the U.S. for about a year, is hunting the witch who murdered his sister hundreds of years ago. He finds help from the most unlikely ally, Dallas, a witch with an […]

Review: How to Catch a Sinful ..

Posted September 3, 2020 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: How to Catch a Sinful Marquess by Amy Rose Bennett

How to Catch a Sinful Marquess Author: Amy Rose Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: How to Catch a Sinful Marquess is a regency retelling of Beauty and the Beast, and it has all the proper elements for a regency retelling: a maiden needing to escape a horrible arranged marriage and a “beast” […]

Review: The Lost Princess Retu..

Posted September 2, 2020 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Lost Princess Returns by Jeffe Kennedy

The Lost Princess Returns Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- The Lost Princess Returns wraps up one of the primary over arching story of the Uncharted Realms series: the conflict between the Tala and Dasnaria. In the previous book, the Thirteen Kingdoms and its allies were able to stop one facet of the attack, […]

Review: Ink & Sigil by Ke..

Posted August 31, 2020 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Ink & Sigil Author: Kevin Hearne Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: As a huge fan of Kevin Hearne’s writing, especially his Iron Druid Chronicles (IDC), I was very excited to get my hands on his new series which kicks off with Ink & Sigil. The story is set in his IDC world, […]

Review: Bayou Baby by Lexi Bla..

Posted August 27, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Bayou Baby by Lexi Blake

Bayou Baby Author: Lexi Blake Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I had some mixed feelings about Lexi Blake’s Bayou Baby, but I liked it overall. I appreciated that it’s a single sitting read. Even though it’s the second in the Butterfly Bayou series, it can absolutely stand on its own. Bayou Baby […]

Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona..

Posted August 21, 2020 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews

Emerald Blaze Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Emerald Blaze picks up with Catalina Baylor’s life six months after conclusion of previous book, Sapphire Flames. She’s been working cases for the detective agency, settling into her role as the Deputy Warden, keeping her House and family safe, and getting over […]

Review: The Mother Code by Car..

Posted August 17, 2020 by Nima in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Mother Code by Carole Stivers

The Mother Code Author: Carole Stivers Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: What if—we fight terrorists holed up in a network of caves, where troops are at a disadvantage, with a bioweapon that will wipe them out instead? What if—that virus is man-made? What if—we discover we can’t control it? This is the setting […]

Review: Want You to Want Me by..

Posted August 6, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Want You to Want Me by Lorelei James

Want You to Want Me Author: Lorelei James Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Gabi (Gabriella Welk) is a former Olympic hockey player who works at Jax’s rink (see previous book, I Want You Back). She has a frenemy relationship with Jax’s brother, Nolan, but they really don’t know one another. When Nolan goes […]

Review: You Had Me at Hola by ..

Posted August 3, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria

You Had Me at Hola Author: Alexis Daria Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: You Had Me at Hola is one of my favorite reads of the summer. Filled with strong Latinx characters, laugh-out-loud humor, and a touching romance, this book should be on your must read list. Jasmine is fairly well-known from […]

Review: Paradise Cove by Jenny..

Posted July 30, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Paradise Cove by Jenny Holiday

Paradise Cove Author: Jenny Holiday Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Dr. Nora Walsh is a newcomer to Moonflower Bay. She moved from Toronto to be the town’s physician for two years, leasing the space and practice from the town’s retired doctor. She’s taking two years away from her life to regroup and reset […]

Review: The Year of the Witchi..

Posted July 23, 2020 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

The Year of the Witching Author: Alexis Henderson Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Born an orphan and an outcast, seventeen-year-old Immanuelle Moore has never known anything outside of Bethel. As the child of a Bethelan mother accused of witchcraft and an Outskirter father who was burned at the stake, she wears the […]