Category: Reviews

Review: Dead Simple by Shirley..

Posted January 20, 2015 by Jen in Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Dead Simple by Shirley Wells

Dead Simple Author: Shirley Wells Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Dead Simple is the last Dylan Scott Mystery, which saddens me greatly. So it is appropriate that for his final tale, Dylan heads back to Dawson’s Clough, where the series and his career as a private investigator began. He’s decided to […]

Blog Tour + Review: The Burnt ..

Posted January 16, 2015 by B. in Giveaway, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Blog Tour + Review: The Burnt Toast B&B

The Burnt Toast B&B Author: Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: All Derrick Richards really wants is to get away from the B&B his parents left him (with all the cleaning, washing, and cooking that goes with it) and back to his logging job like a real man […]

Listen Up! The Grendel Affair ..

Posted January 15, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Grendel Affair Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1x Series: SPI Files #1 Makenna Fraser is a newbie at SPI New York and the only seer in the U.S. Although she is human, she has the ability to see […]

Review: Blood Assassin by Alex..

Posted January 14, 2015 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Blood Assassin by Alexandra Ivy

Blood Assassin Author: Alexandra Ivy Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Fane and Serra have known each other for decades, and he has always used his job as an excuse to keep his distance from her advances. As a Sentinel, Fane spent the past decade as a Guardian to Callie Brown, so […]

Review: Dreamer’s Daught..

Posted January 13, 2015 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Dreamer’s Daughter by Lynn Kurland

Dreamer’s Daughter Author: Lynn Kurland Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dreamer’s Daughter is the last novel in the third of three interconnected trilogies, and completes the epic quest of Aisling of Bruadair and Rùnach of Ceangail. But, of all the challenges they’ve faced so far, none may be so great as Aisling’s […]

Review: Hungry Like the Wolf b..

Posted January 12, 2015 by Gikany-Una in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Hungry Like the Wolf by Paige Tyler

Hungry Like the Wolf Author: Paige Tyler Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Hungry Like the Wolf is a promising debut series.  Fans of Paige Tyler’s X-Ops series should enjoy this new SWAT series.  It has an interesting and new werewolf mythology.  The novel slowly unfolds into a compelling but light […]

Review: Billy and the Cloneasa..

Posted January 9, 2015 by Una in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Billy and the Cloneasaurus by Stephen Kozeniewski

Billy and the Cloneasaurus Author: Stephen Kozeniewski Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Billy and the Cloneasaurus is a fascinating satire set within a science fiction story.  The story is gripping, darkly humorous, and interesting, though there are parts that did not sit well with me. I enjoyed how the novel made me […]

Review: Ahead in the Heat by L..

Posted January 8, 2015 by Vampbard in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Ahead in the Heat by Lorelie Brown

Ahead in the Heat Author: Lorelie Brown Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Quickie Review. Warm weather. Rippling ocean water. A man out of his element, and a woman longing to return to hers…even though she didn’t know it. Sean and Annie’s story is one of the sweetest I’ve read in a while. […]

Listen Up! The Re-Read + Burn ..

Posted January 8, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! The Re-Read + Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to the first post of my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… THE RE-READ: For many, to include myself, audiobooks are a learned pleasure. Figuring out how to listen attentively and appreciate the nuances of the narration can take a newbie some time. Listening to a book you’ve read previously […]

Review: Fragmented by Stephani..

Posted January 7, 2015 by Jen in Military or Suspense Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Fragmented by Stephanie Tyler

Fragmented Author: Stephanie Tyler Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Brought into the Section 8 team under unfortunate circumstances, Dr. Drea Timmons decided to stick with the covert ops group to hide from her ex Danny and his motorcycle club, Outlaws Angels. However, after an accident on their last mission, Drea ended […]

Review + Giveaway: Liberty and..

Review + Giveaway: Liberty and Other Stories by Alexis Hall

Liberty and Other Stories Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Liberty and Other Stories is a remarkable telling of the various backgrounds and evolutions of the crew of the Shadowless (Byron Kae’s aethership), who were introduced to us in Prosperity. Through Piccadilly, Mr. Hall gave us expertly delivered teases and […]

Review: For Valentine’s ..

Posted January 2, 2015 by Vampbard in Erotic Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: For Valentine’s by Kat & Stone Bastion

For Valentine’s Author: Kat & Stone Bastion Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Really, this is going to be a wrap-up of the No Weddings series, which needs to be read in order. For Valentine’s is the final title, a novella, in the series. I’ve had the privilege of watching the relationship of […]

Review: Redeeming Raygan by Me..

Posted December 30, 2014 by B. in Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Redeeming Raygan by Megan Slayer

Redeeming Raygan Author: Megan Slayer Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Sent by his publisher to Zero, Ohio after a bitter divorce from his husband, Jamie Grusin just wanted to hide out and get his novel back on track. He certainly wasn’t looking for a relationship when he decided to rent the small […]

Review: Catching a Man by Eliz..

Posted December 30, 2014 by Una in Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Catching a Man by Elizabeth Corrigan

Catching A Man Author: Elizabeth Corrigan Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Catching A Man is the new alternate world detective drama by Elizabeth Corrigan.  After reading two of her previous works, I was intrigued by the premise of this one.  Ms. Corrigan did not disappoint in her new Valeriel Investigations series. This […]