Category: Reviews

Review: Captive Prince by C.S...

Posted April 28, 2015 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat

Captive Prince Author: C.S. Pacat Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: When I saw that Berkley was rereleasing Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat, an award-winning LGBTQ title, I checked Goodreads and saw glowing reviews. So I picked up the title for review, thinking it was a m/m fantasy romance, but what I […]

Review: Taken by HelenKay Dimo..

Posted April 27, 2015 by Vampbard in Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Taken by HelenKay Dimon

Taken Author: HelenKay Dimon Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Not gonna lie. When I read HelenKay Dimon’s first Holton Woods book, I was clamoring for more of Eli and Wade’s story. Fortunately, Ms. Dimon was given the go-ahead and got this hot little M/M story in our hands. Never read a M/M […]

Review: The Diamond Conspiracy..

Posted April 23, 2015 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Steampunk Fiction
Review: The Diamond Conspiracy by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

The Diamond Conspiracy Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Note: this review mentions events from previous books, therefore may be spoilerish if you haven’t read the earlier titles. Having just barely escaped their adventures in America, Eliza Braun and Wellington Books are heading back home to […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Reviews: ..

Posted April 23, 2015 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews
Listen Up! Audiobook Reviews: Kowalski Family Series 1-2

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Kowalski Family 1 & 2 Author: Shannon Stacey Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kowalski Family #1 & #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: purchased Exclusively Yours (Book #1) I just adore Shannon Stacey’s voice and storytelling. After reading a couple of her stand alone novellas, I was […]

Review: The Wrong Billionaire&..

Posted April 21, 2015 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Wrong Billionaire’s Bed by Jessica Clare

The Wrong Billionaire’s Bed Author: Jessica Clare Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Shhh. The Billionaire Boys Club books are my secret crack. Once I get my hands on one, I can’t put it down! Jessica Clare has created a wonderful secret society of powerful men that have one element missing in their […]

Review: Everything Changes by ..

Posted April 20, 2015 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Everything Changes by Melanie Hansen

Everything Changes Author: Melanie Hansen Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Carey Everett and Jase DeSantis have been best friends for years—through combat training, the tightrope that was DADT, the irrevocable effects of war, and the struggle to adapt and heal after coming home. Nearly inseparable since soon after they met, no one […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: T..

Posted April 16, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: The Mark of the Tala by Jeffe Kennedy

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Mark of the Tala Author: Jeffe Kennedy Narrator: Cris Dukehart Audio Speed: 1x Series: The Twelve Kingdoms #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Source: gift from author Andi never felt like she fit in. She is not as beautiful and kind as her younger sister Amelia, nor as […]

Review: Pirate’s Alley b..

Posted April 15, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Pirate’s Alley by Suzanne Johnson

Pirate’s Alley Author: Suzanne Johnson Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Although barely any time has passed in Ms. Johnson’s thrilling Sentinels of New Orleans series, it’s been about twenty long months since the last book. I was worried that I wouldn’t remember all of the details of the complex and ever-changing […]

Review: Sanguine Mountain by J..

Posted April 15, 2015 by Nima in Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Sanguine Mountain by Jennifer Foxcroft

Sanguine Mountain Author: Jennifer Foxcroft Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Sanguine Mountain’s title suggests a story of vampires and blood.  There is blood, although very little, and there are vampire—bats.  Neither Lestat nor Edward Cullen are sneaking in anyone’s windows.  The only creatures of the night in this tale are actual bats.  […]

Review: The Virgin’s Nig..

Posted April 14, 2015 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Virgin’s Night Out by Shiloh Walker

The Virgin’s Night Out Author: Shiloh Walker Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Gotta be honest. No one. NO ONE. writes tortured heroes like Shiloh Walker. The Virgin’s Night Out is novella-length (another short, Tempt Me, is offered with the e-book purchase, but not reviewed here); when I reached the 60% mark of […]

Blog Tour + Review: Wedding Fa..

Posted April 13, 2015 by B. in Blog Tour, Gay Romance, Giveaway, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Blog Tour + Review: Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino

Wedding Favors Author: Anne Tenino Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Twelve years is a long time to wait for anything, even if you don’t know exactly what it is you’re waiting for, but Lucas Wilder and Gabe Savage have inadvertently been doing that very thing. Despite building different lives filled with experiences […]

Review: Ride to Ruin by Eleri ..

Posted April 10, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance
Review: Ride to Ruin by Eleri Stone

Ride To Ruin Author: Eleri Stone Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Ellie’s mother died in a Reaper attack ten years ago, leaving behind Ellie and her younger sister Lu. Now Ellie is living day-to-day, sharing duties and a bed with Dan, but not all that happy with life. When Ellie finds […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: N..

Posted April 9, 2015 by Una in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: No Matter What by Erin Nicholas

Welcome to our weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: No Matter What Author: Erin Nicholas Narrator: Rebecca Estrella Listening Speed: 1.0x Reviewer: Una No Matter What is the short and sweet story of Jaden and Adam.  Though it was somewhat of a whirlwind romance and a slightly clichéd love story, it was […]

Review: The Enticement by Tara..

Posted April 8, 2015 by Vampbard in Erotic Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Enticement by Tara Sue Me

The Enticement Author: Tara Sue Me Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: So, I did a little backlist binge reading awhile ago. I picked up the first three titles in Tara Sue Me’s Submissive series after reading the first book in her Partners in Play series last year. The Enticement is giving me […]