Tag: standalone

#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Re..

Posted March 15, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Resolutions by Lucy Eden

Resolutions Author: Lucy Eden Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge March’s Theme is “Baggage” This book has been on my TBR since December 26, 2022, when I received it as a freebie. Why I selected it: I’ve always wanted to read this author and the story sounded appealing. What I’m Talking About: Lucy Eden is one of those […]

Review: Artfully Yours by Joan..

Posted March 2, 2023 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Artfully Yours by Joanna Lowell

Artfully Yours Author: Joanna Lowell Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I will admit, I almost didn’t finish Artfully Yours; the beginning third was a bit slow moving for me. However, my rule is: unless I find something horribly offensive about the book, I have to hit the halfway point before throwing in the towel, and […]

Review: Too Wrong to Be Right ..

Posted March 1, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Too Wrong to Be Right by Melonie Johnson

Too Wrong to Be Right Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Kat’s boyfriend of six months tells her he’s leaving for an audition in Vancouver to be the host of a reality dating show, asks her to watch his pet hedgehog Jojo, then tells her that he’s never coming back. […]

Review: Ana Takes Manhattan by..

Posted February 22, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Fiction, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ana Takes Manhattan by Lissette Decos

Ana Takes Manhattan Author: Lissette Decos Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- What I’m Talking About: Ana Takes Manhattan is all about discovering one’s self, making peace with flaws and mistakes, and figuring out what brings joy. Ana is convinced she knows what she wants in life and feels sorry for herself because she doesn’t have it. […]

Review: Chick Magnet by Emma B..

Posted January 23, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Chick Magnet by Emma Barry

Chick Magnet Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Nic is a social media influencer, popular for raising chickens. After being publicly dumped and humiliated by her boyfriend, she moved 1,000 miles from California to her Granny’s home town in Yagerstown, VA. Will is a small town vet who is finding […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Christma..

Posted December 21, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Christmas Joy by Nancy Naigle

Christmas Joy Author: Nancy Naigle Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge December’s Theme is “Festive” This book has been on my TBR since February 2017 when I got it at a conference. Why I selected it: It’s Christmas What I’m Talking About: Joy is working hard to earn a promotion as the Director of Focus Groups when she gets […]

Review: Ship Wrecked by Olivia..

Posted November 22, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade

Ship Wrecked Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Peter has been working consistently in Hollywood for 15 years, and now he’s finally landed his big chance – he’s going to play Cyprian on the huge hit Gods of the Gates. His leading lady, Maria, a newcomer with little television experience, would […]

Review: Once Upon a December b..

Posted November 17, 2022 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Once Upon a December by Amy E. Reichert

Once Upon a December Author: Amy E. Reichert Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Have you ever bitten into the PERFECT Christmas cookie? One with the perfect bite? Not too hard or soft, just the right amount of sweet and spice, a cookie that makes you sigh and say “yes this is Christmas.” […]

Review: Paris Daillencourt Is ..

Posted November 10, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble by Alexis Hall

Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: As a necessary preface to this review, I strongly suggest readers look at the entirety of the author’s Content Warnings (which can be found HERE) before reading this story. “He was really here. He was really doing this. […]

Review: Butt-Dialing the Billi..

Posted November 2, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Butt-Dialing the Billionaire by Annika Martin

Butt-Dialing the Billionaire Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Jaxon Henningsly is the wealthy playboy, race car driving son of uber-successful parents. When his parents die suddenly, he doesn’t mourn their loss (he hadn’t spoken to them in years) and hates that he’s now the heir to their empire. Although he […]

Review: Wise Gals by Nathalia ..

Posted September 19, 2022 by Ang in Biography, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Wise Gals by Nathalia Holt

Wise Gals Author: Nathalia Holt Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Wise Gals is a very well written, extremely well researched book that covers incredible information about the women who were pivotal to the creation and success of CIA. These are stories that have never been told because they couldn’t be, and the […]

Review: Angelika Frankenstein ..

Review: Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match Author: Sally Thorne Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Sally Thorne has done a great job of retelling Marcy Shelley’s Frankenstein. It was funny, had romance, and had some similarities to Shelley’s story and the story of how Shelley wrote Frankenstein. I dare say Thorne’s depiction of Victor […]