Category: Reviews

#TBRChallenge Review: Shadow B..

Posted March 16, 2022 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
#TBRChallenge Review: Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass

Shadow Blade Author: Seressia Glass Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge March’s Theme is “Grumpy.” This book has been on my TBR since I purchased the Kindle book on March 3, 2020. Why I selected it: I picked it up just to read it, but then discovered the heroine is described as both ornery and cranky, […]

Review: In a New York Minute b..

Posted March 9, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: In a New York Minute by Kate Spencer

In a New York Minute Author: Kate Spencer Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Franny seemed to have it all until the day she is laid off from her job and her dress is caught in subway door. When a handsome stranger gives her his Gucci jacket to cover up, the moment is […]

Review: Kamila Knows Best by F..

Posted March 2, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Kamila Knows Best by Farah Heron

Kamila Knows Best Author: Farah Heron Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Kamila has her life together. She lives and works with her dad, running their own accounting firm; they have a great relationship. She hosts weekly Bollywood movie parties. Her Instagram account featuring her beloved dog is followed by many. She has […]

Review: Hook, Line, and Sinker..

Posted February 28, 2022 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Hook, Line, and Sinker Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I loved everything about Hook, Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey! It pulled on all my romance reader strings, funny, sweet, sexy and heartbreaking at times. Fox and Hannah pick up their story from the first book, It Happened One […]

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 […]