Tag: standalone

Review: A Song for a New Day b..

Posted September 9, 2019 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

Song For A New Day Author: Sarah Pinsker Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I don’t get to read many new-to-me authors these days, but I really enjoyed Song for a New Day, by Sarah Pinsker. The cover alone was enough for me to say, “Yes, please!” Though it easily fits under the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 1, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Only Ever You by CD Reiss

Only Ever You Author:  CD Reiss Narrators: Andi Arndt and Brian Pallino Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  purchased I’m a big fan of CD Reiss and will jump on anything she writes. She can pen both dark/touching stories and fun/light stories, and they are all sexy. Only Ever You was on the lighter side […]

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Posted July 24, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy by Amanda Aksel

My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy Author:  Amanda Aksel Narrator: Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Caffeinated PR Services I was originally drawn to My Two Husbands solely on narrator Erin Mallon, then by the blurb. I mean who would be crazy enough to live with their husband and ex-husband?! […]

Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks ..

Posted June 6, 2019 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Waiting for Tom Hanks Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Before he was castaway on a deserted island, landed a plane on the Hudson River, or came back safely from a failed trip to the moon, Tom Hanks was the king of the romantic comedy. Anyone who loves the rom-coms […]

Review: Ayesha at Last by Uzma..

Posted May 28, 2019 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Ayesha at Last Author: Uzma Jalaluddin Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Beginning with the highly apt question, “When do you get to be happy?” Ayesha at Last introduces readers to Ayesha Shamsi, a twenty-seven year old Canadian Muslim with the soul of a poet, who has just begun her new life as […]

Review: The Yankee Widow by Li..

Posted May 16, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller

The Yankee Widow Author: Linda Lael Miller Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: In my experience most historical fiction is a lot of fiction and a little history thrown in for background, color or general information; such is not the case in The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller. Ms. Miller is a […]

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Posted May 13, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Birthday Suit by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: The Birthday Suit Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York, January Lavoy, Julia Whelan, R.C. Bray, Shane East, Joe Arden, Erin Mallon, Dion Graham, Savannah Peachwood, Jason Clarke, Robin Miles (Full Cast Style) Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Purchased I listened to a couple of short stories about secondary characters in Birthday […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee

Audiobook review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author: Jeff Zentner Narrators: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Source: library I’m not a big young adult reader (hello I’m 40 something), but while finishing my BA in English, I took YA Literature as an elective. The class was geared more to […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

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Posted February 13, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Andi Arndt, Shane East Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio The Break-Up Album is about Jane Black, a rockstar who was left by her husband because he finally comes to grip with being gay. This devastates Jane because she is totally in love with […]

Review: The Matchmaker’s..

Posted February 5, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, Reviews, Romance, Woman's Fiction
Review: The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli

The Matchmaker’s List Author: Sonya Lalli Reviewer: Jen Rating: B-/C- (see below) What I’m Talking About: I’m just going to come out and say this – while I enjoyed parts of The Matchmaker’s List, I struggled with the review and how to rate the title. I went in expecting a romance and therefore a happily […]