Category: reviews

Review: First Earl I See Tonig..

Posted November 6, 2018 by Ang in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: First Earl I See Tonight by Anna Bennett

First Earl I See Tonight Author: Anna Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I found First Earl I see Tonight to be a lovely diversion on a rainy, cold Saturday. The characters are fun and multi-dimensional, and the settings are well written and easily pictured.  Fiona is strong, sweet, smart and fiercely […]

Review: As Good as the First T..

Posted November 6, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: As Good as the First Time by K.M. Jackson

As Good as the First Time Author: K.M. Jackson Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: As Good as the First Time is the first book in the Sugar Lake Series.  Sugar Lake is one of those wonderful small, southern towns full of quirky characters that are sometimes more fun than the main characters.  […]

Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona ..

Posted November 5, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: For those who enjoy the Hidden Legacy series, Diamond Fire is an entertaining, must-read novella. While the book doesn’t tackle the little surprise the authors left for readers at the end of the Wildfire, they do put to rest the Nevada-Rogan storyline […]

Review: The Proposal by Jasmin..

Posted October 30, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

The Proposal Author: Jasmine Guillory Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After experiencing mixed feelings about Jasmine Guillory’s debut title, The Wedding Date, I wanted to give her sophomore offering, The Proposal, the benefit of the doubt. While overall the writing in The Proposal was tighter and the story flowed better than The […]

Review: Archangel’s Prop..

Posted October 29, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Review: Archangel’s Prophecy by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Prophecy Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Guild Hunter series is one of my favorites, especially when the storyline focuses on primary characters Elena and Raphael, and Archangel’s Prophecy places the angelic couple back on center stage. It’s been about two and a half years since the trip […]

Review: No Sleep Till Doomsday..

Posted October 23, 2018 by Nima in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: No Sleep Till Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton

No Sleep Till Doomsday Author: Laurence MacNaughton Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: No Sleep Till Doomsday is supposedly the last* in the Dru Jasper trilogy.  The book begins with (finally) a real date between main characters Dru, crystal sorceress, and Greyson, super hot gearhead demonically connected to Hellbringer, one of the Four […]

Review: Seduced by a Scot by J..

Posted October 18, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Seduced by a Scot by Julia London

Seduced by a Scot Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Seduced by a Scot is the sixth title in Ms. London’s entertaining Highland Grooms series. Although there is mention of previous characters and activities, the story is very much a standalone romance and enjoyable by its own rights. Readers briefly […]

Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini S..

Posted October 15, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini Singh

Rebel Hard Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Nayna Sharma has spent most of her life trying to keep peace within her family. She is the ultimate good child to her mostly traditional Indian parents because her older sister shamed the family with her personal affairs. Although her sister has […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 10, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fried Chicken & Fangs by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Fried Chicken & Fangs Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio With Fried Chicken & Fangs opening just a couple months after the conclusion of the first book, we discover the town of Honeysuckle Hollow, along with main character Charli, embracing some […]

Review: Kill the Queen by Jenn..

Posted October 9, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep

Kill the Queen Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Kill the Queen is the first book in Ms. Estep’s new Crown of Shards fantasy series. Having read both Ms. Estep’s Elemental Assassin and Black Blade series, I noticed the writing style felt familiar and similar to both, giving this epic […]

Review: Hot Winter Nights by J..

Posted September 26, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Hot Winter Nights by Jill Shalvis

Hot Winter Nights Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Hot Winter Nights is the next installment of Ms. Shalvis’s Heartbreaker Bay series which revolves around a group of friends who live and work in the San Fransisco area. This romance features two familiar characters – Molly, the office manager of […]

Review: Cross Breed by Lora Le..

Posted September 19, 2018 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Cross Breed by Lora Leigh

Cross Breed Author: Lora Leigh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: SPOILER ALERT!!!! If you don’t want to know who Cassie’s mate is then do NOT read my review! As a long-time fan of the Breed series, I’ve been waiting for Cassie’s book since the first whisper of her mate in Dawn’s Awakening. […]

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed R..

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed Royals by Cordelia Kingsbridge

One-Eyed Royals Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Since their reappearance in Las Vegas, the Seven of Spades has been diligently adding to their kill tally, dispensing their own form of justice, and driving homicide detective Levi Abrams to the edge. Add in the suspicions of his co-workers, a lot […]