Tag: Avon Books

Review: Tools of Engagement by..

Posted September 16, 2020 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey

Tools of Engagement Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tools of Engagement brings us to the end of Tessa Bailey’s Hot & Hammered series. I’ve enjoyed this short series featuring two sisters and a friend, each getting their HEA. This time around the romance and story focuses on the oldest […]

Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona..

Posted August 21, 2020 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews

Emerald Blaze Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Emerald Blaze picks up with Catalina Baylor’s life six months after conclusion of previous book, Sapphire Flames. She’s been working cases for the detective agency, settling into her role as the Deputy Warden, keeping her House and family safe, and getting over […]

Review: The Worst Best Man by ..

Posted February 26, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa

The Worst Best Man Author: Mia Sosa Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Three years ago on the morning of her wedding, Lina was left at the altar by her fiancé Andrew, who had his younger brother Max break things off with Lina on his behalf. As a successful wedding planner, this is […]

Review: Rebel by Beverly Jenki..

Posted January 27, 2020 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Rebel by Beverly Jenkins

Rebel Author: Beverly Jenkins Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Val traveled from New York to New Orleans to teach the newly freed Blacks. Dealing with roadblocks including bigotry, lack of funds, and the loss of a school and a place to live, Val is thankful to Drake LeVeq, who saves her from […]

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 […]