Category: Reviews

Review: Delilah Green Doesn..

Posted February 23, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care by Ashley Herring Blake

Delilah Green Doesn’t Care Author: Ashley Herring Blake Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Guilted into returning to her hometown of Bright Falls to photograph her step-sister’s wedding, Delilah Green’s only hope of surviving the ordeal is to focus on the desperately-needed paycheck she’s going to receive for her efforts. And maybe wreak […]

Review: Last Duke Standing by ..

Posted February 17, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Last Duke Standing by Julia London

Last Duke Standing Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- What I’m Talking About: Okay, I’m just going to say this upfront – there was no duke, so I’m not certain why this book is called Last Duke Standing. I mean, main character William is heir to a dukedom, but he’s not a duke and to […]

#TBRChallenge 2022: Wicked and..

Posted February 16, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2022: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean

Audiobook review: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean #TBRChallenge February’s Theme is “Fairy Tale.” This book has been on my TBR since May 19, 2020 when I purchased the audiobook. Why I selected it: It’s a retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairytale. I’ve long wanted to read a Sarah MacLean story and am so glad Wicked […]

Review: The One You Want by Em..

Posted February 15, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The One You Want by Emma Barry

The One You Want Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Millie and Parker both work in Washington DC politics, and they are generally on the same side of the aisle – she represents labor unions and he is on the Democratic Senate Majority Leader’s staff. He is trying to get […]

Review: I’m So (Not) Ove..

Posted February 14, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: I’m So (Not) Over You by Kosoko Jackson

I’m So (Not) Over You Author: Kosoko Jackson Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Having recently earned his degree in journalism and sociology, Kian Andrews is ready to conquer the world. Except for the lack of job prospects. And the massive amount of college loan debt. And the broken heart he’s still trying […]

Review: A Perfect Equation by ..

Posted February 7, 2022 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Perfect Equation by Elizabeth Everett

A Perfect Equation Author: Elizabeth Everett Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I love a well-written smart book, with a great storyline and strong characters; Ms. Everett does a great job with these things. It was true in A Lady’s Formula for Love and it remained true for A Perfect Equation. Letty and Grey […]

Review: Good Neighbors by Step..

Posted February 2, 2022 by Jen in Reviews
Review: Good Neighbors by Stephanie Burgis

Good Neighbors Author: Stephanie Burgis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Good Neighbors is a collection of four shorts that together create an enjoyable story featuring Mia, a witch with an affinity for metal. Mia and her father were driven from their previous village when her abilities were discovered. For the past three […]

Review: If I Never Met You by ..

Posted January 24, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

If I Never Met You Author: Mhairi McFarlane Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Laurie and Dan have been together for 18 years, so when he suddenly decides he wants out of the relationship, Laurie is shocked. Everyone at their law office sees Jamie as the playboy who will do what he wants […]

#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Gir..

Posted January 19, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year by Jackie Lau

A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Quickie.” This book has been on my TBR since February 12, 2021, when I purchased the complete series. Why I selected it: it’s a short story/novella aka a “quickie” and alternate holiday (fitting another challenge). What I’m […]

Review: The Family You Make by..

Posted January 13, 2022 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis

The Family You Make Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Jill Shalvis is back with a new series, Sunrise Cove, and The Family You Make was a satisfying start to a small town setting where the stories will feature friends, family, and love. So basically classic Shalvis. The Family You Make features two […]

Review: Weather Girl by Rachel..

Posted January 6, 2022 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Weather Girl Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Ari Abrams is her job. She loves all things weather and worked hard to become a meteorologist. Russell Barringer is a sports caster who works at the same television station. Weather Girl is the story of their romance and how they […]

Review: Feels Like Christmas b..

Posted December 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Feels Like Christmas by Shannon Stacey

Feels Like Christmas Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Feels Like Christmas is a feel-good holiday insta-love romance set in the delightful Kowalski Family world. It’s been ages since I last visited the Northern Star Lodge, and knowledge of the series isn’t necessary to enjoy the novella.  Nola and Ian discover […]

Review: The Love Con by Seress..

Posted December 20, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Love Con by Seressia Glass

The Love Con Author: Seressia Glass Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Kenya is in the finals for a chance to win $100,000 and work for a major motion picture with her cosplay designs. She surprises herself and everyone else when she announces on live TV that her best friend Cameron is not […]

Review: The Demon Equilibrium ..

Review: The Demon Equilibrium by Cathy Pegau

The Demon Equilibrium Author: Cathy Pegau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Demon Equilibrium is a wonderful new fantasy from Cathy Pegau. She’s created an alternate timeline, historical setting where women of the Order of Saint Teresa wield magic and fight the demon horde, all unknown to the average human. The magic […]