Tag: self-published

Review: Falling for Irish by K..

Posted February 25, 2021 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Falling for Irish by Katie Reus

Falling for Irish Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Falling for Irish is the first novella in the new MacArthur Family series by Katie Reus. It features a second chance romance between Kathryn Irish and Daniel MacArthur. They dated a few months and then a big misunderstanding broke them up and they’ve not seen […]

Review: The Knockout Rule by K..

Posted February 22, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Knockout Rule by Kelly Siskind

The Knockout Rule Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Isla Slade is the daughter of prize-winning heavyweight boxing champ Swinging Graham Slade. Other than knowing she doesn’t approve of boxing, her father has no clue that the sport has deeply scarred Isla, who suffers anxiety around boxing and boxers. Isla is […]

Review: Hearts Repaired by Car..

Posted February 10, 2021 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Hearts Repaired by Caraway Carter

Hearts Repaired Author: Caraway Carter Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Hearts Repaired, by another new-to-me author, Caraway Carter, is a sweet, sometimes bumpy May-December romance that aims to prove love doesn’t care about the particulars—even a thirty-year age gap—when two people are meant to be. An expansion of an earlier novella (The […]

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temp..

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temple

Uncharted Author: Alli Temple Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Having been fascinated by tales of women pirates for years (after reading an article about Cheng I Sao), I was very excited to read Uncharted by new-to-me author Alli Temple. Told through the experiences of Lady Georgina (aka “George”), the story begins with a […]

Review: Party Favors by Erin M..

Posted December 10, 2020 by Jen in Erotic Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Party Favors by Erin McLellan

Party Favors Author: Erin McLellan Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Though I’ve read two of the four stories in the So Over The Holidays series, I enjoyed them both a good deal. The latest, Party Favors, features Wren Rebello, a flirty, outgoing, and “fun” lingerie designer entrepreneur, and Amanda Ellis, reluctant silver […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 3, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: She Wakes in Water by M.K. Gibson

Audiobook review: She Wakes in Water by Author She Wakes in Water is the fabulous sophomore title in Mr. Gibson’s Hammer of Witches urban fantasy series. I was blown away once again by the unique mythology, gritty action, smart storytelling, and interesting characters. The story picks up Aggy’s tale roughly fourteen months after the climactic events […]

Review: Smoke & Ashes by ..

Review: Smoke & Ashes by Alexis Hall

Smoke & Ashes Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Two years have gone by since the last time everything in Kate Kane’s life went to pieces, and things generally seem to be holding steady at the intersection of denial and persistent wallowing. Subsisting on an impressive intake of sex, booze, […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: A..

Posted November 23, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: A Snowflake at Midnight by Anne Renwick

Audiobook review: A Snowflake at Midnight by Anne Renwick Evie is a librarian for the Lister Institute. She enjoys her job, but looks to helm her own project and take on more work. Ash is one of the botanists at Lister and is completely smitten with Evie. They’ve spent hours together working on a research proposal […]

Review: Return Billionaire to ..

Posted October 21, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Return Billionaire to Sender by Annika Martin

Return Billionaire to Sender Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Noelle’s home is slated to come down as part of billionaire Malcolm Blackberg’s block improvement project. Although several of the residents have tried to talk to Malcolm, he won’t see anyone. So Noelle devises a plan to get into his office, […]

Review: The Beat Match by Kell..

Posted September 14, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Beat Match by Kelly Siskind

The Beat Match Author: Kelly Siskind Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Weston Aldrich is a work-a-holic for his father’s pharmaceutical company. Although work conditions are not ideal, he loves helping others and knowing he’s making a difference. At night, Wes becomes Falcon, the elusive and much-sought-after DJ, who lays down the beats […]

Review: Ancient Enemy by Katie..

Posted September 9, 2020 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ancient Enemy by Katie Reus

Ancient Enemy Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Rhys, an Ancient dragon shifter who has been awake and living in the U.S. for about a year, is hunting the witch who murdered his sister hundreds of years ago. He finds help from the most unlikely ally, Dallas, a witch with an […]

Review: The Lost Princess Retu..

Posted September 2, 2020 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Lost Princess Returns by Jeffe Kennedy

The Lost Princess Returns Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- The Lost Princess Returns wraps up one of the primary over arching story of the Uncharted Realms series: the conflict between the Tala and Dasnaria. In the previous book, the Thirteen Kingdoms and its allies were able to stop one facet of the attack, […]