Tag: self-published

Review: Desire and the Deep Bl..

Posted August 7, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Desire and the Deep Blue Sea by Olivia Dade

Desire and the Deep Blue Sea Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Callie and her boyfriend broke up just week before they are supposed to be contestants on a reality TV show that would take her to three island resorts. Desperate for a much needed vacation, Callie enlists the help […]

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 […]

Review: Teach Me by Olivia Dad..

Posted July 8, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Teach Me by Olivia Dade

Teach Me Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Teach Me is an absolutely lovely romance about two injured souls who find their way to happiness. The characters are rich and real, and I felt connected to both Rose and Martin right from the start. They are both kind and caring, […]

Review: In Moonlight and Memor..

Posted July 1, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: In Moonlight and Memories Trilogy by Julie Ann Walker

In Moonlight and Memories Trilogy Author: Julie Ann Walker Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In Moonlight and Memories is a story about three best friends over the span of 12 years. Maggie and Luc meet first and become best friends when Maggie really needs someone like Luc in her life. She lost her […]

Review: Darkness Rising by Kat..

Posted June 19, 2019 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Darkness Rising by Katie Reus

Darkness Rising Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: While the last book in the Darkness series, Darkness Rising turns Ms. Reus’s world of shifters and vampires on its head. I did enjoy the direction the author takes the series; however, I didn’t care for how suddenly the entire world changed. […]

Review: Once Upon a Wedding An..

Posted June 11, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, reviews
Review: Once Upon a Wedding Anthology

Once Upon a Wedding Authors: see below Reviewer: Jen What I’m Talking About: I picked up Once Upon a Wedding primarily to read K.M. Jackson’s title, but also because I LOVE second chance stories. While I didn’t have time to read all of the stories by this review date, I do plan on finishing the […]

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, […]

Review: Intention by Ava Harri..

Posted April 8, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Intention by Ava Harrison

Intention Author: Ava Harrison Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Madeline Montgomery is one half the love story Intention by Ava Harrison.  Harrison is another new-to-me author and overall I enjoyed this stand alone in her Legacy series. Madeline has a painful secret, one only she and her doctor know the breadth and […]

Review: The Other Side of Wron..

Posted March 27, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: The Other Side of Wrong by Christi Barth

The Other Side of Wrong Author: Christi Barth Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: The Other Side of Wrong is billed as a stand-alone novella even though it fits into slot #3 in the Bad Decisions series by Christi Barth.  I have not read the books which proceeded this one and am not […]

Review: What a Lord Wants by A..

Posted March 20, 2019 by Jen in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: What a Lord Wants by Anna Harrington

What a Lord Wants Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: In the prologue we get a brief glimpse of the joyous, unhindered Dominick living in Italy as his alter ego, Domenico, perfecting his craft and falling in love. Fast forward ten years later and Dominick is living in London, now […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

Review: Lost Souls by Chelsea ..

Posted February 25, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Lost Souls by Chelsea Mueller

Lost Souls Author: Chelsea Mueller Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Lost Souls is the third book in the Soul Charmer series by Chelsea Mueller and it starts a day or two after the events in Rogue Souls.  I’ve been a big fan of the Soul Charmer series so far, the world building is interesting, the […]