Tag: standalone

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 8, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sun of a Beach by Mia Sosa

Audiobook review: Sun of a Beach by Mia Sosa Naomi and Donavan both work for the same mens’ magazine and rarely see eye-to-eye. When their boss sends them on a tropical photo shoot, the pair must work together to avert catastrophe. Sun of a Beach is a cute, quick, beach-worthy tale. Because she was hurt by a […]

Review: A Dress of Violet Taff..

Posted August 3, 2022 by Ang in Historical Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Dress of Violet Taffeta by Tessa Arlen

A Dress of Violet Taffeta Author: Tessa Arlen Reviewer: Ang Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I want to start by saying I was interested in this book because I am a bit familiar with Lucy, Lady Gordon Duff and her struggle to become a Couture designer in a world where only men were allowed to put […]

Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fo..

Posted July 18, 2022 by Nima in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting by Sophie Irwin

A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting Author: Sophie Irwin Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting is exactly what the description says it is: Kitty Talbot needs a fortune. Or rather, she needs a husband who has a fortune. Left with her father’s massive debts, she has only […]

Review: Upgrade by Blake Crouc..

Posted July 6, 2022 by Nima in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Upgrade by Blake Crouch

Upgrade Author: Blake Crouch Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Speculation about the brain’s capacity has long been a topic of science fictions writers. We daily live with differences in intelligence, education, diminishing capacity and disease as we age, and wonder about environmental factors on what our brains are capable of doing. Mayim Bialik […]

Review: Fake It Till You Bake ..

Posted June 27, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Fake It Till You Bake It by Jamie Wesley

Fake It Till You Bake It Author: Jamie Wesley Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Donovan Dell is a successful professional football player for the Knights and the co-owner of Sugar Blitz, a new cupcakery in San Diego. WIth profits declining for the past six weeks, he knows he needs to do something […]

Review: The Unmatchmakers by J..

Posted June 22, 2022 by Jen in Reviews
Review: The Unmatchmakers by Jackie Lau

The Unmatchmakers Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Despite being raised by a single mom who lost faith in marriage and fiercely believes a woman doesn’t need a man, Leora is a hopeless romantic. While she is apprehensive about spending a week with her mom and mom’s best friends, she […]

Review: A Lady for a Duke by A..

Posted June 2, 2022 by B. in Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall

A Lady for a Duke Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Though it was the war that tore them apart, Viola Caroll and Justin de Vere, the Duke of Gracewood, have been fighting for their lives since long before Waterloo. Born into a body and societal expectations that were destroying […]

Review: As Seen on TV by Mered..

Posted May 30, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: As Seen on TV by Meredith Schorr

As Seen on TV Author: Meredith Schorr Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Adina grew up and lives in NYC. She and her mom moved there from a small town after her dad died when she was 3. Adina finds herself disenchanted with the big city, romanticizing small town USA after watching too […]

Review: The Matchbreaker Summe..

Posted April 7, 2022 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, YA Literature
Review: The Matchbreaker Summer by Annie Rains

The Matchbreaker Summer Author: Annie Rains Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Paisley is looking forward to being a first-time camp counselor at Camp Starling after attending the camp every summer. But when she gets the news that her mom is selling the beloved camp which holds so many memories of Paisley’s father, […]

Review: Braking Day by Adam Oy..

Posted April 6, 2022 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Braking Day by Adam Oyebanji

Braking Day Author: Adam Oyebanji Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Braking Day, thoughtful debut offering by Adam Oyebanji, begins in the sixth generation of a seven-generation trip through space. The seventh generation are currently infants and toddlers. For genealogical purposes, a generation is typically defined as twenty years. That means that it’s […]

Review: The Wedding Crasher by..

Posted March 30, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Wedding Crasher by Mia Sosa

The Wedding Crasher Author: Mia Sosa Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Solange reluctantly agrees to help her wedding planner cousin with bridal party makeup and regrets it from the start. But what makes it worse is that she overhears the bride-to-be confess her love to a man who isn’t the groom. Even though […]

Review: In a New York Minute b..

Posted March 9, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: In a New York Minute by Kate Spencer

In a New York Minute Author: Kate Spencer Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Franny seemed to have it all until the day she is laid off from her job and her dress is caught in subway door. When a handsome stranger gives her his Gucci jacket to cover up, the moment is […]