Tag: standalone

Review: The Moonglow Sisters b..

Posted March 4, 2020 by Nima in Contemporary Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde

The Moonglow Sisters Author: Lori Wilde Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Madison, Shelley, and Gia Clark grew up under the care of their maternal grandmother who was the proprietor of The Moonglow Inn.  They became known in their small town as The Moonglow Sisters.  Each of them fell into roles in a […]

Review: The Worst Best Man by ..

Posted February 26, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa

The Worst Best Man Author: Mia Sosa Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Three years ago on the morning of her wedding, Lina was left at the altar by her fiancé Andrew, who had his younger brother Max break things off with Lina on his behalf. As a successful wedding planner, this is […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 30, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Will and the Wilds by Charlie N. Holmberg

Audiobook review: The Will and the Wilds Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Narrator: Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Fantasy (New Adult) with romantic elements Source: Brilliance Audio Note: because I listened to the book in audiobook format, I had to guess on the spelling of some of the creatures and names. I apologize for incorrect spellings. The […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

The A.I. Who Loved Me Author: Alyssa Cole Narrators: Regina Hall, Mindy Kaling, Feodor Chin, Therese Plummer, Dina Pearlman, Neil Hellegers, Adenrele Ojo, Kyla Garcia Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased The A.I. Who Loved Me is a wonderful audio-first (only?) new sci-fi romance from Alyssa Cole. The performance features an all-star cast, […]

Review: Twice in a Blue Moon b..

Posted October 30, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren

Twice in a Blue Moon Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jennnifer Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Twice in a Blue Moon is the newest standalone novel by writing duo, Christina Lauren.  It’s a second chance romance between Tate and Sam. They first met on vacation in London, Tate with her grandmother after graduating high school […]

Review: Faker by Sarah Smith

Posted October 8, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Faker by Sarah Smith

Faker Author: Sarah Smith Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: After having a little bit of romance burn out, I turned back to the genre and found a jewel of a novel! Faker is the debut novel by Sarah Smith and I don’t know what she has coming next, but I’m reading it!! […]

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

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 […]