Tag: self-published

Review: Six of Hearts
 by L...

Posted June 10, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Six of Hearts
 by L.H. Cosway

Six of Hearts Author: L.H. Cosway Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Twists and truths all tucked up in one man’s illusions on stage and life as he seeks revenge for a dark deed of the past. This was my first encounter with L.H. Cosway’s work, though I’ve seen her stuff many times […]

Review: Six Moons, Seven Gods ..

Posted May 6, 2024 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Six Moons, Seven Gods by Robert A. Walker

Six Moons, Seven Gods Author: Robert A. Walker Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Six Moons, Seven Gods is a delightful tale filled with intrigue, adventure, and humor. Initially reminiscent of Pratchett’s Discworld, the author creates a fantasy world filled with knights and guards, benevolent kings and violent villains, fair maidens and brutish […]

Review: Flight of the Scarab b..

Review: Flight of the Scarab by Anne Renwick

Flight of the Scarab Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I always love diving into Anne Renwick’s fascinating Elemental Steampunk world. The author blends science and steampunk technology with an adventurous love story. Flight of the Scarab is no different; however, I this time around, I was overwhelmed by the […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Lov..

Posted April 17, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Love, Furballs & Forever by Karen Drew

Love, Furballs & Forever Author: Karen Drew Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ April optional theme: No Place Like Home What I’m Talking About: Juliet burned out in banking and now manages Furs Hill, a no-kill shelter that takes in MANY kittens and cats. She’s being harassed by a money-hungry developer who threatens to take the land […]

Review: Raphael by Alexandra I..

Posted April 8, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Raphael by Alexandra Ivy and Parish by Laura Wright

Raphael / Parish Authors: Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I had read several of both authors’ books by the time their new Bayou Heat partner came out.  I loved the idea of puma shifters hidden away in the Bayou as legend so when the pair of […]

Review: The Sitcom Star by Jac..

Posted March 27, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Sitcom Star by Jackie Lau

The Sitcom Star Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: There is something about Lau’s characters that keeps me coming back for more. They are real, even if they are famous sitcom stars. They have worries and flaws that make their journeys more interesting; making the HEA more rewarding. Adrian and Maddie […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Kis..

Posted March 20, 2024 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Kissed by a Dark Prince by Felicity Heaton

Kissed by a Dark Prince Author: Felicity Heaton Reviewer: Jen Rating: C- March optional theme: Not in Kansas Anymore What I’m Talking About: Olivia works for Archangel, a (secret?) paranormal hunting/research organization. As a researcher, she loves studying new species, so when a mysterious fae/demon is dropped off at her lab, she gets to work […]

Review: Holidays With Jane: Wi..

Posted March 13, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Contemporary Romance, Rating A
Review: Holidays With Jane: Will You Be Mine Anothology

Holidays With Jane: Will You Be Mine? Authors: Rebecca Fleming, Jennifer Becton, Jessica Gray, Nancy Kelley, Melissa Buell, Claudia Grey Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Romance with a capital ‘R’ can be found in these sweeter-than-Valentine-candy contemporary Jane Austen retellings.  This is my fourth visit to the Holidays With Jane series, […]

Review: Longbourn Library by T..

Posted February 19, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Longbourn Library by Trudy Wallis

Longhorn Library Author: Trudy Wallis Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: What if Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice story took a leap forward in time to small town Idaho and the characters were all associated the local library?  Book people mashed with a classic story made for a romp of a RomCom. […]

Review: Only Hard Problems by ..

Posted February 14, 2024 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Only Hard Problems by Jennifer Estep

Only Hard Problems Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Following the exciting events and shocking revelation of the previous book, Only Hard Problems steps away from main characters Kyrion and Vesper and brings readers Zane Zimmer’s POV. Zane is the new leader of the Arrows and is tasked with finding […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: His..

Posted January 17, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: His Grumpy Childhood Friend by Jackie Lau

His Grumpy Childhood Friend Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Five years ago, Charlotte’s nightmare came true: her then boyfriend proposed in public, on the Jumbotron at a Jay’s game. She ran away and swore off dating. Present day, Charlotte decides she is ready to date again, but is worried […]