Tag: self-published

#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Gir..

Posted January 19, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year by Jackie Lau

A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Quickie.” This book has been on my TBR since February 12, 2021, when I purchased the complete series. Why I selected it: it’s a short story/novella aka a “quickie” and alternate holiday (fitting another challenge). What I’m […]

Review: Feels Like Christmas b..

Posted December 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Feels Like Christmas by Shannon Stacey

Feels Like Christmas Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Feels Like Christmas is a feel-good holiday insta-love romance set in the delightful Kowalski Family world. It’s been ages since I last visited the Northern Star Lodge, and knowledge of the series isn’t necessary to enjoy the novella.  Nola and Ian discover […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: V..

Posted November 15, 2021 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: Venomous Secrets by Anne Renwick

Audiobook review: A Snowflake at Midnight by Anne Renwick Jack Taggart, the younger brother, the spare, enjoys being a queen’s agent, especially because it keeps him away from his mischievous older brother and meddlesome mother. Cait is a unique woman who is immune to various venoms and poisons, but running tests on herself and working in […]

Review: The Legacy by Elle Ken..

Posted September 20, 2021 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Legacy by Elle Kennedy

The Legacy Author: Elle Kennedy Reviewer: Nima Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Once upon a time, there was an ordinary, four bedroom off-campus house in Hastings, Massachusetts, a fictional suburb of Boston. In that house lived four roommates. They were teammates on the Briar University championship hockey team. As popular campus icons, they were all confident, […]

Review: Just Not That Into Bil..

Posted August 11, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Just Not That Into Billionaires by Annika Martin

Just Not That Into Billionaires Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Francine is shocked to find out that visa issues may cause her to lose her life long dream of being an international ballerina. She’s even more shocked to find out that she’s been married to her long ago summer crush, […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 12, 2021 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sorrowfish by Anne C. Miles

Audiobook review: Sorrowfish by Anne C. Miles Sara Moore is a college student in Kentucky, struggling to finish her senior project and graduate after an accident put her twin in a coma. At night, she dreams of a far-off land with quaint humans and fairytale gnomes. Sara doesn’t understand that her dreams are real, and on […]

Review: The Solstice Countdown..

Posted May 6, 2021 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: The Solstice Countdown by Lisa Shearin

The Solstice Countdown Author: Lisa Shearin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: It’s Christmas time and Mak is taking boyfriend Rake home for the holidays. It’s been over a year since she last visited her hometown of Weird Sisters, in the remote mountains of North Carolina, and it’s the first time she’s ever brought […]

Review: Saving Sienna by Katie..

Posted April 14, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Saving Sienna by Katie Reus

Saving Sienna Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Saving Sienna is the last novella in the MacArthur Family series by Katie Reus and it focuses on the sister Sienna, and Carson, who is the brother to her new sister-in-law from the first novella, Falling for Irish. Sienna is a PI and is […]

Review: What A Guy Wants by Ju..

Posted March 31, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: What A Guy Wants by Judi Fennell

What A Guy Wants Author: Judi Fennell Reviewer: Jen Rating: B-/C+ What I’m Talking About: Beckett, aka Beck, loses the gang’s monthly poker game, so it’s his turn to work for his friend Mac’s Manley Maid Service for a month. Beck grew up in the foster system, no plans, no ambition, but that’s all behind […]

Review: Unintended Target by K..

Posted March 25, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Unintended Target by Katie Reus

Unintended Target Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Reus deliveries another enjoyable novella with the second story in the MacArthur Family series. Unintended Target features Brodie the brother to Daniel, the hero in the first novella, Falling for Irish. Brodie is head of security to Trevor (not really sure what Trevor does […]

Review: Last Strand by Jennife..

Posted March 17, 2021 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Last Strand by Jennifer Estep

Last Strand Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Note: this is the 19th book in an urban fantasy series; my review will contain spoilers from previous titles.  Last Strand opens shortly after the conclusion of the previous book. Gin is searching for the money Fletcher stole from the Circle so […]

Review: Seduced by Darkness by..

Posted March 9, 2021 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Seduced by Darkness by Bec McMaster

Seduced by Darkness Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Seduced by Darkness is a sexy novella from the amazing Dark Court Rising fantasy romance series. Even though the story is set thirteen years before the start of the first book (chronologically making it a prequel), it really should be read after […]