Category: Reviews

Review: A Dress of Violet Taff..

Posted August 3, 2022 by Ang in Historical Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Dress of Violet Taffeta by Tessa Arlen

A Dress of Violet Taffeta Author: Tessa Arlen Reviewer: Ang Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I want to start by saying I was interested in this book because I am a bit familiar with Lucy, Lady Gordon Duff and her struggle to become a Couture designer in a world where only men were allowed to put […]

Review: Storm Echo by Nalini S..

Posted August 1, 2022 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Storm Echo by Nalini Singh

Storm Echo Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Ivan Mercant, head of the Mercant family security, believes he’s a monster because of the way his brain is wired due to his mother taking the Jax drug while she was pregnant. When on a training exercise, Ivan meets a mysterious shifter, Lei, […]

Review: The Hookup Plan by Far..

Posted July 25, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Hookup Plan by Farrah Rochon

The Hookup Plan Author: Farrah Rochon Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: London Kelley, superstar pediatric surgeon (and one of the three women who became good friends after a live tweet incident outing that they were all dating the same jerk at the same time), is at her 15 year high school reunion […]

Review: A Remarkable Rogue by ..

Posted July 21, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Remarkable Rogue by Anna Harrington

A Remarkable Rogue Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Opening days after the conclusion of A Relentless Rake, A Remarkable Rogue picks up with Alexander Sinclair, Earl of St James, (hero in last book) and Captain Nathaniel Reed continuing their search for the head of the evil Scepter organization. Nate is […]

Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fo..

Posted July 18, 2022 by Nima in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting by Sophie Irwin

A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting Author: Sophie Irwin Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting is exactly what the description says it is: Kitty Talbot needs a fortune. Or rather, she needs a husband who has a fortune. Left with her father’s massive debts, she has only […]

Review: Secrets at Nightfall b..

Posted July 13, 2022 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Secrets at Nightfall by Amanda Bonilla

Secrets at Nightfall Author: Amanda Bonilla Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: **WARNING: this review contains spoilers from previous books** For Darian and the gang it’s been a year between events from the previous book, Shadows at Midnight (2015) but for readers it’s been seven years! And this reader was ready for more Darian, […]

Review: Always Be My Duchess b..

Posted July 11, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard

Always Be My Duchess Author: Amalie Howard Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Always Be My Duchess is a delightful retelling of the 1990 Pretty Woman movie. The story follows Lord Lysander Blackstone, Duke of Montcroix, as he works to accumulate more wealth while dismantling the things his father held dear when he […]

Review: Upgrade by Blake Crouc..

Posted July 6, 2022 by Nima in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Upgrade by Blake Crouch

Upgrade Author: Blake Crouch Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Speculation about the brain’s capacity has long been a topic of science fictions writers. We daily live with differences in intelligence, education, diminishing capacity and disease as we age, and wonder about environmental factors on what our brains are capable of doing. Mayim Bialik […]

Review: Fake It Till You Bake ..

Posted June 27, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Fake It Till You Bake It by Jamie Wesley

Fake It Till You Bake It Author: Jamie Wesley Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Donovan Dell is a successful professional football player for the Knights and the co-owner of Sugar Blitz, a new cupcakery in San Diego. WIth profits declining for the past six weeks, he knows he needs to do something […]

Review: Dead in the Water by J..

Posted June 27, 2022 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Romantic Suspense
Review: Dead in the Water by Julie Ann Walker

Dead in the Water Author: Julie Ann Walker Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Dead in the Water is the 6th book and final book in the Deep Six series by Julie Ann Walker, and my favorite in the series. I believe Doc and Cami’s story is my favorite because it features a second […]

Review: The Unmatchmakers by J..

Posted June 22, 2022 by Jen in Reviews
Review: The Unmatchmakers by Jackie Lau

The Unmatchmakers Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Despite being raised by a single mom who lost faith in marriage and fiercely believes a woman doesn’t need a man, Leora is a hopeless romantic. While she is apprehensive about spending a week with her mom and mom’s best friends, she […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Bringing..

Posted June 15, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Bringing Home the Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon

Bringing Home the Bad Boy Author: Jessica Lemmon Reviewer: Jen Rating: C #TBRChallenge June’s Theme is “After the War” This book has been on my TBR since circa 2015 when I received a copy at a book signing. Why I selected it: I struggled to find a TBR for this theme. The main male character has […]

Review: The Friendship Pact by..

Posted June 13, 2022 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Friendship Pact by Jill Shalvis

The Friendship Pact Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Again, Jill Shalvis brings a funny and heart warming story with her new release, The Friendship Pact, the second book in the Sunrise Cove series. The only connection between books is the sitting so feel free to start here and know you won’t […]

Review: A Lady for a Duke by A..

Posted June 2, 2022 by B. in Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall

A Lady for a Duke Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Though it was the war that tore them apart, Viola Caroll and Justin de Vere, the Duke of Gracewood, have been fighting for their lives since long before Waterloo. Born into a body and societal expectations that were destroying […]