Tag: standalone

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 9, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Audiobook review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand Author:  Christina Lauren Narrators: Shayna Thibodeaux & Deacon Lee Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com Source:  Simon & Schuster Audio My Favorite Half-Night Stand is another wonderful story from the writing team of Christina Lauren. The characters are silly and fun, yet have realistic problems that ground them and make […]

Review: Earl to the Rescue by ..

Posted December 17, 2018 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Earl to the Rescue by Jane Ashford

Earl to the Rescue Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: I wanted to like Earl to the Rescue. The storyline had a ton of potential, but it just never lived up to it. The characters, when they weren’t bland and predictable, were annoying; for example the heroine, Gwendeline constantly refers […]

Review: The Billionaire’..

Posted December 4, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl by Annika Martin

The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl is one of the funniest, sexiest books I’ve read in a while – probably since the last Annika Martin title I devoured. Billionaire CEO/scientist Theo lives in his own world, consumed with his formulas and life-saving […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 14, 2018 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker

Audiobook review: If I Loved You Less Author: Tamsen Parker Narrator: Jill Smith Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, Lesbian Romance Source: Author Until now, the audiobook reviews I’ve done have either been for books I haven’t had the opportunity to read in any other format, or they’ve been spaced far enough away from the earlier review […]

Review: The Proposal by Jasmin..

Posted October 30, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

The Proposal Author: Jasmine Guillory Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After experiencing mixed feelings about Jasmine Guillory’s debut title, The Wedding Date, I wanted to give her sophomore offering, The Proposal, the benefit of the doubt. While overall the writing in The Proposal was tighter and the story flowed better than The […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 13, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Stud in the Stacks by Pippa Grant

Audiobook review: Stud in the Stacks Author:  Pippa Grant Narrators: Karen White & Joe Arden Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Girl Band Books #2; Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Right from the start, I knew I was going to love Stud in the Stacks. The whirl-wind romance begins as we meet Knox, a one-time erotic dancer (had to pay […]

Review: Josh and Hazel’s..

Posted September 10, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is one of the most touching friends-to-lovers stories I’ve enjoyed over the years. Reminiscent of When Harry Met Sally, the story follows Josh and Hazel from the first few times […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Guest Re..

Posted August 29, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Guest Review, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Guest Review: Getaway Girl by Tessa Bailey

Please welcome friend and fellow blogger, Liza, who has today’s review. This review was originally published at Blogging by Liza on August 29, 2018. Audiobook Review: Getaway Girl Author:  Tessa Bailey Narrators: Joe Hempel & Lori Prince Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Narrator (Lori Prince) Somehow Getway Girl is the first book I’ve read/listened to by Tessa Bailey, but it definitely won’t be […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

Audiobook Review: Adorkable Author: Cookie O’Gorman Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult (Contemporary Romance/Coming of Age) Source: Tantor Audio Adorkable is a delightfully quirky young adult novel; a funny and heartwarming story of best friends to lovers.  I already am looking forward to listening to this novel again. Sally is […]