Tag: #TBRChallenge

#TBRChallenge2024 Review: Bedd..

Posted June 19, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge2024 Review: Bedding The Wrong Brother by Virna DePaul (Bananapants!)

Bedding the Wrong Brother Author: Virna DePaul Reviewer: Jen Rating: C- June optional theme: Bananapants! What I’m Talking About: Melina’s last three serious boyfriends dumped her, telling her she wasn’t very good in bed. With her biological clock ticking, Melina’s friends dare her to find a tutor to help her in the sack. And while […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Lov..

Posted April 17, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Love, Furballs & Forever by Karen Drew

Love, Furballs & Forever Author: Karen Drew Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ April optional theme: No Place Like Home What I’m Talking About: Juliet burned out in banking and now manages Furs Hill, a no-kill shelter that takes in MANY kittens and cats. She’s being harassed by a money-hungry developer who threatens to take the land […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Kis..

Posted March 20, 2024 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: Kissed by a Dark Prince by Felicity Heaton

Kissed by a Dark Prince Author: Felicity Heaton Reviewer: Jen Rating: C- March optional theme: Not in Kansas Anymore What I’m Talking About: Olivia works for Archangel, a (secret?) paranormal hunting/research organization. As a researcher, she loves studying new species, so when a mysterious fae/demon is dropped off at her lab, she gets to work […]

#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: His..

Posted January 17, 2024 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2024 Review: His Grumpy Childhood Friend by Jackie Lau

His Grumpy Childhood Friend Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Five years ago, Charlotte’s nightmare came true: her then boyfriend proposed in public, on the Jumbotron at a Jay’s game. She ran away and swore off dating. Present day, Charlotte decides she is ready to date again, but is worried […]

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Mael..

Posted October 18, 2023 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Maelstrom by Cara Bristol

Maelstrom Author: Cara Bristol Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge October’s Theme is “Danger Zone” On TBR since purchased audiobook in March 2023. Why I selected it: Sci-Fi quasi military romance What I’m Talking About: Maelstrom is the fourth and final book in the ongoing story about alien life on and the human colonization of the distant […]

#TBRChallenge2023 #Audiobook R..

Posted September 20, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
#TBRChallenge2023 #Audiobook Review: Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder by Leanne Leeds

#TBRChallenge September’s Theme is “New Author” On TBR since won the audiobook in July 2023. Why I selected it: Leanne Lee is a New-To-Me author.  Audiobook review: Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder by Leanne Leeds Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder shares the story of Ellie, divorce mother of an adult child with mental and medical issues. Ellie […]

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Lowd..

Posted August 16, 2023 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Lowdown Pawn Shop Leprechauns by Shawntelle Madison

Lowdown Pawn Shop Leprechauns Author: Shawntelle Madison Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge August’s Theme is “Tropetastic” – I did not follow the theme On TBR since the author announced the book 2 years ago, preordered and purchased. Why I selected it: It’s been two years since the previous book, and I have wanted to read it […]

#TBRChallenge2023 #Audiobook R..

Posted July 19, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
#TBRChallenge2023 #Audiobook Review: Beauty and the Beefcake by Pippa Grant

#TBRChallenge July’s Theme is “Opposites Attract” On TBR since purchased audiobook in March 2020. Why I selected it: Based on the book description, the two MCs are opposites.  Audiobook review: Beauty and the Beefcake by Pippa Grant Felicity goes from one bad relationship to another, so when her most recent ex makes some threats, her […]

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Scal..

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Scales and Sensibility by Stephanie Burgis

Scales and Sensibility Author: Stephanie Burgis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge April’s Theme is “Unusual Historical” This book has been on my TBR since October 2021, and I’ve owned it since October 17, 2022. It’s an historical with dragons! What I’m Talking About: Elinor and her sisters were orphaned a year ago. No relation would take all three […]

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Reso..

Posted March 15, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge2023 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 […]

#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Swee..

Posted January 18, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBRChallenge2023 Review: Sweet Tea & Second Chances by Dylan Crush

Sweet Tea & Second Chances Author: Dylan Crush Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Starting Over” This book has been on my TBR since July 13, 2022 when I received it as a freebie. Why I selected it: it’s a second chance romance, a chance to start over. What I’m Talking About: Cassie is apprehensive […]

#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 […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Faith &#..

Posted November 16, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Faith & Fidelity by Tere Michaels

Faith & Fidelity Author: Tere Michaels Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- #TBRChallenge November’s Theme is “Lies” This book has been on my TBR since February 13, 2017.  Why I selected it: Two men who have to hide their love for one another. It’s more of omission of truth equals the lie. What I’m Talking About: Evan, a detective with […]