Category: Reviews

Re-release Review: Moonlight M..

Posted March 4, 2016 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Re-release Review: Moonlight Menage by Stephanie Julian

Moonlight Menage Author: Stephanie Julian Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Lucani Lovers is a six-book steamy paranormal romance series that was re-edited and, in some cases, rewritten, and republished in February 2016. Nic and Duke are brothers in every way except by blood. They work, live, and play together, and […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 3, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Brimstone Deception Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1x + 1.25x Series: SPI #3 Source: Audible/purchased I originally read and reviewed The Brimstone Deception earlier this year. At that time I wrote of the book: Although I did enjoy reading The Brimstone Deception, […]

Review: Fight to the Finish by..

Posted March 2, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Fight to the Finish by Jeanette Murray

Fight to the Finish Author: Jeanette Murray Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Fight to the Finish takes us back into the competitive boxing world of the U.S. Marines.  As book three in Jeanette Murray’s First to Fight series, the characters and environments are already well-established.  It could definitely stand alone, but is […]

Re-release Review: Kiss of Moo..

Posted March 1, 2016 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Re-release Review: Kiss of Moonlight by Stephanie Julian

Kiss of Moonlight Author: Stephanie Julian Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Lucani Lovers is a six-book steamy paranormal romance series that was re-edited and, in some cases, rewritten, and republished in February 2016. Six months ago, wolf shifter Kyle Rossini almost died on a secret assignment for the Lucani King. […]

Review: Midnight Bites by Rach..

Posted March 1, 2016 by Una in Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Midnight Bites by Rachel Caine

Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires Author: Rachel Caine Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: What a treat for Morganville Vampires series fans!  Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires is a wonderful collection of some previously released and brand new short stories in this rich and vibrant world.  I would wholeheartedly […]

Review: Marked in Flesh by Ann..

Posted February 29, 2016 by B. in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop

Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Ever since they encountered The Others, humans have seen them as the monsters who lurked in the dark, and some understood that cooperation—alongside a healthy distance—was beneficial to everyone. Different groups of people, however, became angry in response […]

Review: The Unicorn by Delphin..

Posted February 25, 2016 by Jen in Erotic Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Unicorn by Delphine Dryden

The Unicorn Author: Delphine Dryden Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Mara Tyndall is unhappy, but she tries to fill the void in her life with scenes at Club Onyx and her beautiful ex. Knowing Mara is unhappy, Mistress Amie pushes Mara into trying out a new club, where she may be […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 25, 2016 by Jen in Rating A, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Mercy Thompson Universe Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King + Alexander Cendese Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson, Alpha & Omega Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased Shifting Shadows Shifting Shadows is a multi-story anthology of tales from the world of Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega […]

Review: A Covert Affair by Kat..

Posted February 24, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Military or Suspense Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Covert Affair by Katie Reus

A Covert Affair Author: Katie Reus Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: A Covert Affair is the fifth offering in the Deadly Ops series.  This romantic suspense series follows ultra-secretive NSA operatives as they combat evil (both domestic and foreign) while finding their soulmates along the way.  Gikany and Una overall […]

Review: Strong Signal by Megan..

Review: Strong Signal by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Strong Signal Authors: 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 posting of […]

Review: Fully Ignited by Shann..

Posted February 23, 2016 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Fully Ignited by Shannon Stacey

Fully Ignited Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Following along the heels of the previous two books, Fully Ignited opens about six weeks since Engine 59 lieutenant, Danny, was injured on the job and is still out recovering. Scott Kincaid recognizes the crew misses Danny and has no chemistry […]

Review: You and Only You by Sh..

Posted February 22, 2016 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: You and Only You by Sharon Sala

You and Only You Author: Sharon Sala Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- You and Only You was originally published as the stand-alone book, Curl Up and Dye, released in February 2014. It appears that Sala is going forward with this as the first book in her new Blessings, Georgia series, named after the small town where […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 18, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death Masks by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Dresden Files #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Death Masks Death Masks is my favorite Dresden Files book to date. Bringing together a good mystery, freaky supernatural beings, and all my favorite […]

Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: B..

Posted February 17, 2016 by Jen in Giveaway, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: Bitter Bite by Jennifer Estep

Bitter Bite Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Note: this review contains spoilers from the end of the previous book, Spider’s Trap. Finding out that her foster brother, Finn’s mother is alive after believing she was dead his whole life, Gin debates on how to best share the news […]