Category: romance

Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilo..

Posted August 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews

Sapphire Flames Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Jumping forward three years from the conclusion of the previous books, Sapphire Flames opens with Catalina turning twenty-one and House Baylor less than a week away from the end of their grace period as a new house. Sapphire Flames is the first […]

Review: Kingdom of Exiles by M..

Posted August 15, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym Martineau

Kingdom of Exiles Author: Maxym Martineau Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Kingdom of Exiles is the first book in the new Beast Charmer fantasy-romance series set in a world where Charmers have the ability to tame and control wide-ranging classes of beasts. The author builds the world over the course of the […]

Review: Sweep of the Blade by ..

Posted July 30, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews

Sweep of the Blade Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Sweep of the Blade is another exciting tale from the Innkeeper Chronicles. Set in the same world as the previous books, the book has a bit different feel than the first three titles. First, the story follows Maud, as opposed […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

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Posted July 11, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Trace of Copper by Anne Renwick

Audiobook review: A Trace of Copper Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.4x Series: Elemental Web World #2.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author A Trace of Copper is a wonderful novella set in the Elemental Web steampunk world. It’s a standalone mystery/romance, and knowledge of the series/world is not needed. The main […]

Review: A Reflection of Shadow..

Posted May 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Reflection of Shadows is another exciting adventure set in Ms. Renwick’s clever steampunk historical London. Building on the foundation set in The Iron Fin, the story further explores the idea of humans exhibiting animal-like traits. This time around Colleen, […]

Listen Up! #Audibook Review + ..

Posted March 28, 2019 by Jen in giveaway, Listen Up!, Rating B, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audibook Review + #Giveaway: The Iron Fin by Anne Renwick

KEEP READING FOR AN AWESOME #AUDIOBOOK GIVEAWAY Audiobook review: The Iron Fin Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #3 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Iron Fin is the third historical/steampunk romance in the wonderful Elemental Web Chronicles. While loosely related to the first two books (same world and a couple overlapping […]

Review: The Matchmaker’s..

Posted February 5, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, romance, woman's fiction
Review: The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli

The Matchmaker’s List Author: Sonya Lalli Reviewer: Jen Rating: B-/C- (see below) What I’m Talking About: I’m just going to come out and say this – while I enjoyed parts of The Matchmaker’s List, I struggled with the review and how to rate the title. I went in expecting a romance and therefore a happily […]

Review: Season of Sorcery Anth..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Season of Sorcery Anthology

Season of Sorcery Anthology Authors: Jennifer Estep, Grace Draven, Amanda Bouchet, Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Winter’s Web: At a local Renaissance Faire, Gin sees danger. Only this time, she isn’t the target. But her fixation with Hugh and the Circle leads her to make mistakes. I like that we […]

Review: Shades of Wicked by Je..

Posted January 10, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating A, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Review: Shades of Wicked by Jeaniene Frost

Shades of Wicked Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Y’all Shades of Wicked, OMG this book is so good.  Ian fans have been begging for his book since he graced the pages of One Foot in the Grave, the second book in the Night Huntress series. I’ve been on the […]

Review: The Arrows of the Hear..

Posted January 3, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Arrows of the Heart by Jeffe Kennedy

The Arrows of the Heart Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: We return once again to the magical world of the Tala and the surrounding Twelve Kingdoms. The Arrows of the Heart picks up the story of Karyn af Hardie, the Dasnarian ex-wife of Kral who gave up her comfortable […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience by A. W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #2 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Day’s Patience is the fantastic sophomore story in the Silent Wings series. Ms. Exley has created a fascinating world set in historic England, filled with unique and fantastical creatures that live among the humans. […]

Review: Archangel’s Prop..

Posted October 29, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Review: Archangel’s Prophecy by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Prophecy Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Guild Hunter series is one of my favorites, especially when the storyline focuses on primary characters Elena and Raphael, and Archangel’s Prophecy places the angelic couple back on center stage. It’s been about two and a half years since the trip […]