Category: reviews

Review: Devils and Details by ..

Posted September 14, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Devils and Details by Devon Monk

Devils and Details Author: Devon Monk Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Devils and Details is the second book in the fascinating world of Ordinary, Oregon.  Though Una and Gikany are a bit split on our rating, suffice to say we both liked it and look forward to more. ****If you […]

Review: Sunset in Central Park..

Posted September 9, 2016 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Sunset in Central Park by Sarah Morgan

Sunset in Central Park Author: Sarah Morgan Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Sunset in Central Park is the second book in Ms. Morgan’s From Manhattan with Love series. The contemporary romances share the lives of three best friends: Paige, Frankie, and Eva, who are making their way in Manhattan after growing […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal romance, Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wickedly Dangerous by Deborah Blake

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Wickedly Dangerous Author: Deborah Blake Narrator: Romy Nordlinger Audio Speed: 1.25 – 1.5x Series: Baba Yaga #1 Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Romance Source: purchased Barbara Yager is one of the Baba Yaga, a human, nature-witch of sorts. She was summoned to Clearwater County by an elderly Russian […]

Blog Tour + Review: Shatterpro..

Posted September 7, 2016 by B. in LGBTQ, m/m romance, paranormal, Rating A, reviews
Blog Tour + Review: Shatterproof by Xen Sanders

Shatterproof Author: Xen Sanders Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Unique and evocative, I found Shatterproof to be both difficult in many ways, yet important, as well. Rich with imagery—from the brushstrokes of Grey Jean-Marceline’s paintings and water drops forming on Saint’s hands, to descriptions of a cold so deep I felt it […]

Review: Silk Scarves and Seduc..

Posted September 6, 2016 by Vampbard in erotic romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Silk Scarves and Seduction by Shiloh Walker

Silk Scarves and Seduction + One Night with You Author: Shiloh Walker Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Silk Scarves and Seduction: I don’t even know where to start. I guess I’ll lead with: I wanna be Blush. If you’ve ever had a crush on someone but not known how to tell them, this […]

Review: Fast Connection by Meg..

Posted September 5, 2016 by B. in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Fast Connection by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Fast Connection Author: Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: 3/10/2018 Edited to Add: Please note, this review was written and posted prior to the occurrences brought to light in recent days (https://goo.gl/Y7WB7F). The book was read and reviewed in good faith and as presented at the time. The […]

Review: Unraveled by Jennifer ..

Posted September 2, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Unraveled by Jennifer Estep

Unraveled Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Picking up after the secret-revealing conclusion of the previous book, Bitter Bite, Gin is determined to discover more about the mysterious Hugh Tucker, the Circle, and the extent to which her mom was involved. When Finn receives notice that his recently departed […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 1, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Curse of the Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Curse of the Tenth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Charley Davidson #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased After spending the previous book lost in Sleepyhollow with no memories, Charley is back at home and working as a private investigator. Meanwhile, she’s trying […]

Review: Lessons in Gravity by ..

Posted August 30, 2016 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Lessons in Gravity by Jessica Peterson

Lessons in Gravity Author: Jessica Peterson Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Everyone deserves love. Everyone. No one can make you feel anything unless you let them. This feeling of empowerment was my take-away from Lessons in Gravity. The second title in Jessica Petersons’s Study Abroad series is packed with even more of […]

Review + Excerpt: Homecoming b..

Posted August 29, 2016 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review + Excerpt: Homecoming by Shannon Stacey

Homecoming Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Homecoming begins immediately following the conclusion of the previous book, where we find several of the Stewart Mills residents in the hospital following the aftermath of Coach McDonnell’s apparent heart attack on the football field. While recovering, Coach wants Sam Leavitt, former […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 25, 2016 by Jen in erotic romance, Listen Up!, Rating C, Rating D, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: For 100 Days by Lara Adrian

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: For 100 Days Author: Lara Adrian Narrator: Summer Morton Audio Speed: 2x Series: 100 Days #1 Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance Source: Tantor Audio Avery is a starving artist living in New York, scraping by as a bartender for a trendy club. She hasn’t sold anything in a year […]

Review: Spanish Lessons by Jes..

Posted August 24, 2016 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Spanish Lessons by Jessica Peterson

Spanish Lessons Author: Jessica Peterson Reviewer: VampBard Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Spanish Lessons was good read. I finished the other night and needed to let it marinate. Ms. Peterson’s voice was authentic and engaging. Overall, I enjoyed the characters—especially at the end. Part of the reason I didn’t give this title an A […]

Review: Wild Embrace by Nalini..

Posted August 23, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Wild Embrace by Nalini Singh

Wild Embrace Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Wild Embrace is a collection of short stories and novellas that fall at different points of the known Psy-Changeling timeline, most covering one specific point, with “Dorian” spanning several years from his youth to adulthood. Each story is standalone and falls […]