Tag: Avon Books

Review: Wicked Bite by Jeanien..

Posted January 13, 2020 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Wicked Bite by Jeaniene Frost

Wicked Bite Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: THERE WILL BE SPOILERS FOR BOOK 1, SHADES OF WICKED, BELOW!! Disclaimer: Ian is a fixture in the world of Frost’s books. From a cheeky one-liner pop in character to a supporting character to now a main character in this newest series. I […]

Review: Love Her or Lose Her b..

Posted January 8, 2020 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey

Love Her or Lose Her Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Love Her or Lose Her is the second book in Tessa Bailey’s Hot & Hammered series. It focuses on Dominic who works for Brick & Morty, the construction company that pulls most of the characters together, and Rosie, who […]

#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

Posted October 31, 2019 by Jen in Conferences
#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

This past weekend, I was super fortunate to attend the first ever KissCon in New England! Sponsored by Avon Publishing and independent book seller, Bank Square Books, KissCon was held on Saturday October 24th at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino, located just south of Norwich, CT. The event featured authors (from left to right): Gordon […]

Review: Wrapped Up in You by J..

Posted September 25, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Wrapped Up in You by Jill Shalvis

Wrapped Up in You Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen & Jennifer Ratings: B-/C+ What I’m Talking About: Ivy has been living in San Francisco for about a year, finally staying in one place and setting down roots. She’s made friends and opened a successful taco truck, but her life is still very solitary and lonely. […]

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: A Prince on Paper by A..

Posted May 15, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

A Prince on Paper Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After living a caged and sheltered life in the name of her father’s love and concern, Nya longs to spread her wings and escape the shadow of her treasonous father. Yet, her time in NYC left her feeling disappointed. Now […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

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: Hot Winter Nights by J..

Posted September 26, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Hot Winter Nights by Jill Shalvis

Hot Winter Nights Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Hot Winter Nights is the next installment of Ms. Shalvis’s Heartbreaker Bay series which revolves around a group of friends who live and work in the San Fransisco area. This romance features two familiar characters – Molly, the office manager of […]

Review: A Duke by Default by A..

Posted July 31, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Duke by Default is a sweet, simmering, sexy romance staring a reforming socialite and a brooding master sword maker.  For those who read the first title in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, you will see a significant change in […]

Review: About That Kiss by Jil..

Posted January 23, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis

About That Kiss Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Kylie and Joe have been flirtatious friends, but when the pair share a passionate kiss, neither can forget the sparks it ignited. But Kylie won’t go after “the wrong guy,” and Joe doesn’t “do relationships.” So they dance around one another, […]

Review: Holiday Wishes by Jill..

Posted November 6, 2017 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis

Holiday Wishes Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: At first, B&B owner Lotti Harford tries to pretend she doesn’t remember her high school sweetheart Sean O’Riley. Aware of the fact she couldn’t keep up the pretense, the pair strike up an easy truce, leading to a renewal of their childhood […]

Review: Chasing Christmas Eve ..

Posted September 26, 2017 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis

Chasing Christmas Eve Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- Colbie Albright is the best-selling author of a hit book series, with a blockbuster movie releasing on Christmas Day. Family and work always come first for Colbie, and she’s hit a wall causing a severe case of writer’s block. Escaping to San Francisco, she finds […]