Category: reviews

Review: Josh and Hazel’s..

Posted September 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is one of the most touching friends-to-lovers stories I’ve enjoyed over the years. Reminiscent of When Harry Met Sally, the story follows Josh and Hazel from the first few times […]

Review: Cherish Me by Farrah R..

Posted August 30, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Cherish Me by Farrah Rochon

Cherish Me Author: Farrah Rochon Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: What happens to a happily married couple after nearly twenty years together? Cherish Me takes a hard and realistic look at the troubles couples can face after many years, life, and kids impact a marriage. There is no one big thing that […]

Review: The Breakup by Erin Mc..

Posted August 28, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Breakup by Erin McCarthy

The Breakup Author: Erin McCarthy Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Breakup didn’t feel so much like a second book as it felt like, as Paul Harvey would say, “the rest of the story.”  The Hook Up, book one in the Jordan Brothers series followed Cain Jordan and Sophie Bigelow and there […]

Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilon..

Posted August 27, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

Magic Triumphs Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Magic Triumphs is an emotional read that brings a satisfying end to the Kate Daniels series as we know and love it. It is filled with the typical Kate shenanigans, but it’s so much more. The authors don’t short change long-time fans, […]

Review: Under Control by Shann..

Posted August 22, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Under Control by Shannon Stacey

Under Control Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In a total meet-cute moment, Olivia and Derek are introduced to one another while stuck in an elevator. Although it’s not for a long time, it’s long enough to feel the pull of sexual attraction. On paper, these two are complete opposites, […]

Review: Bad Reputation by Stef..

Posted August 20, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bad Reputation by Stefanie London

Bad Reputation Author: Stefanie London Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Remi Drysdale, and I won’t spoil what “Remi” is short for, comes from the world of ballet.  It is her first love.  When professional and personal scandal ruin her career, she flees her home in Australia for New York City.  She makes […]

Review: Rogue Souls by Chelsea..

Posted August 16, 2018 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Rogue Souls by Chelsea Mueller

Rogue Souls Author: Chelsea Muller Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Rogue Souls is the second title in Ms. Muller’s fascinating and original Soul Charmer series. Picking up after the conclusion of the first book, the story follows Callie Delgado as she delves deeper into the mysterious soul magic thrust upon her by […]

Review: Loving the Wounded War..

Posted August 15, 2018 by B. in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Loving the Wounded Warrior by Adriana Anders

Loving The Wounded Warrior Author: Adriana Anders Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: As a “scrappy young” reporter, O’Neal Jones has taken on her share of unenviable stories. But, her job becomes downright awful when, while covering the environmentally unsound introduction of wild turkeys into a national park in Washington State, she nearly […]

Review: Brave New Earl by Jane..

Posted August 8, 2018 by Ang in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Brave New Earl by Jane Ashford

Brave New Earl Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Jane Ashford writes a lovely story full of charm and wit about how two broken people are able to help each other heal. Benjamin is a widow with a young son unable to find healing after the death of his wife. […]

Review: Highland Betrayal by A..

Posted August 7, 2018 by Nima in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Highland Betrayal by Alyson McLayne

Highland Betrayal Author: Alyson McLayne Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I enjoyed Highland Betrayal every bit as much as McLayne’s last book in the series, Highland Conquest.  This is the third book of five in the Sons of Gregor MacLeod series following the five boys fostered by Gregor MacLeod and raised as […]

Review: Frenchman Street by Su..

Posted August 6, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Frenchman Street by Suzanne Johnson

Frenchman Street Author: Suzanne Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Frenchman Street is the culmination of and fitting end to one of my favorite urban fantasy series, the Sentinels of New Orleans. Although it’s been a couple of years since the previous full-length release, the author does a fabulous job, without info-dumping, […]

Review: A Duke by Default by A..

Posted July 31, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Duke by Default is a sweet, simmering, sexy romance staring a reforming socialite and a brooding master sword maker.  For those who read the first title in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, you will see a significant change in […]

Review: Night Fall by Simon R...

Posted July 26, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Night Fall by Simon R. Green

Night Fall Author: Simon R. Green Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: Night Fall is the bittersweet end to the captivating worlds of the the Nightside, The Secret Histories, and GhostFinders series.  Although we are sad that this is the end to these captivating worlds, it was still one hell of […]

Review: Kill the Farm Boy by K..

Posted July 25, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Kill the Farm Boy by Kevin Hearne + Delilah S. Dawson

Kill the Farm Boy Authors: Kevin Hearne + Delilah S. Dawson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Kill the Farm Boy is a fantastical adventure filled with sarcasm, satire, and silliness. The story follows a band of misfits on their adventures to end the machinations of a not-so-nice chamberlain and his pixie accomplice. […]