Category: reviews

Review: Of Silk and Steam by B..

Posted February 18, 2015 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating A, reviews, steampunk
Review: Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster

Of Silk and Steam Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: For fans of the marvelous London Steampunk series, this is the book we’ve been waiting for. I strongly recommend to start this series with the first book, as there is a long-running overall story arc that concludes with Of […]

Reviews: The First Kiss + Kiss..

Posted February 17, 2015 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Reviews: The First Kiss + Kiss Me Hello by Grace Burrowes

The First Kiss Kiss Me Hello Author: Grace Burrowes Reviewer: Nima Rating: B and B+ What I’m Talking About: The First Kiss and Kiss Me Hello are the second and third books in the Sweetest Kisses series.  The First Kiss tells the story of two damaged people, concert pianist Vera Waltham and contract attorney James […]

Review: Personal Geography + I..

Posted February 16, 2015 by Vampbard in erotic romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Personal Geography + Intimate Geography by Tamsen Parker

Personal Geography Intimate Geography Author: Tamsen Parker Reviewer: VampBard Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Okay, ladies & gentlemen. These are some seriously smokin’ hot books. However, if you *just* pick up book 1, you’re going to kick yourself, or need to one-click as soon as you finish the first title. I read ‘em back-to-back, […]

Review: Deadeye by William C. ..

Posted February 13, 2015 by Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Deadeye by William C. Dietz

Deadeye Author: William C. Dietz Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I love finding new and interesting mythologies.  Deadeye is the start of what could be a really awesome series.  This futuristic post-apocalyptic detective drama was gripping and intriguing. First off, the world is really interesting.  It’s our world after a terrorist has […]

Review: Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn ..

Posted February 12, 2015 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn Fisher

Echo 8 Author: Sharon Lynn Fisher Reviewer: Nima Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: I made the mistake of starting Echo 8 after ten o’clock at night.  I should know better because I’m familiar with Fisher’s previous books.  Echo 8 grabbed me from the first chapter and took me hostage.  Thankfully it’s not a super […]

Listen Up! Alpha & Omega ..

Posted February 12, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! Alpha & Omega Series, part 1

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook reviews: Alpha & Omega Series Books 0.5-1 After picking up and blazing through the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs on audiobook, someone encouraged me to listen to the spinoff series, Alpha & Omega. I was more than a little frustrated with the Mercy series […]

Review: The Merchant of Death ..

Posted February 11, 2015 by B. in LGBTQ, m/m romance, mystery/suspense, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Merchant of Death by Lisa Henry & J.A. Rock

The Merchant of Death Author: Lisa Henry + J.A. Rock Rating: A- Reviewer: B. What I’m Talking About: Picking up immediately where Two Gentlemen of Altona ended, The Merchant of Death takes us even deeper into Henry’s world, even though Mac still has plenty to worry about, too. After nearly arriving at a temporary, but seemingly […]

Review: Two Gentlemen of Alton..

Posted February 11, 2015 by B. in LGBTQ, m/m romance, mystery/suspense, Rating A, reviews
Review: Two Gentlemen of Altona by Lisa Henry & J.A. Rock

Two Gentlemen of Altona Authors: Lisa Henry + J.A. Rock Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I actually read the second story in this series, The Merchant of Death, before going back and reading Two Gentlemen of Altona because I found Henry and Mac’s situation so intriguing that I needed to know more. Taking […]

Review: Unbound by Sara Humphr..

Posted February 10, 2015 by Gikany-Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Unbound by Sara Humphreys

Unbound Author: Sara Humphreys Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Unbound is a short and sweet novella in the Amoveo series. Zach, a guardian and lion shifter briefly introduced in Unclaimed, has accepted that he will never find his mate.  Therefore to live life to the fullest, he heads to the […]

Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Da..

Posted February 10, 2015 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Daniels

Edged Blade Author: J.C. Daniels Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Opening a few months after the conclusion of the previous title, Edged Blade continues with Kit’s recovery from her abduction and torture at the hands of an evil vampire (Blade Song). While the majority of Kit’s journey finding her way back […]

Review: Jaguar Pride by Terry ..

Posted February 9, 2015 by B. in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Jaguar Pride by Terry Spear

Jaguar Pride Author: Terry Spear Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Although Melissa Overton has worked with other JAG agents before, she never enjoyed her job quite as much as she has since teaming up with her newest partner, Huntley. Her very capable and attractive partner, that is. It’s a shame that they […]

Review: Heir of the Dog by Hai..

Posted February 9, 2015 by Vampbard in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Heir of the Dog by Hailey Edwards

Heir of the Dog Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I don’t know what it is about these Black Dog books. I Eat. Them. Up. With engaging writing, an awesome heroine, and a hint of love story, I’m enthralled each time I open up one of them. I never know […]

Review: Master of Plagues by E..

Review: Master of Plagues by E.L. Tettensor

Master of Plagues Author: E.L. Tettensor Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una have been on pins and needles, anxiously awaiting Master of Plagues.  Ms. Tettensor did not disappoint!  Though this mystery was a bit different from the first, we still enjoyed the mythology, the world, and the twists […]

Listen Up! The Night Huntress ..

Posted February 5, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews
Listen Up! The Night Huntress series

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook reviews: The Night Huntress Series Books 1-3 One thing I love about audiobooks, is the opportunity to finally “read” some of those books that have been on my TRB list for a while now. One such series is The Night Huntress series by Jeaniene […]

Review: Hero by Samantha Young

Posted February 4, 2015 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Hero by Samantha Young

Hero Author: Samantha Young Reviewer: Nena Rating: B What I’m Talking About: If you are familiar with Samantha Young’s writing, you know her writing tends to flows seamlessly at every turn of the page. Contemporary romance readers will appreciate the story telling in this novel, even though the story seems to follow the popular “independent young […]