Category: Book Reviews

Review: Down by Contact by Santino Hassell

Review: Down by Contact by Santino Hassell

Down by Contact is the first book that I’ve read by Santino Hassell, but it definitely won’t be my last. Hassell’s highly readable writing style and realistic characters made this is a great read that I flew through. Down by Contact is an m/m, enemies-to-lovers story. New York Barons quarterback Simeon Boudreaux is a fan […]

Posted January 15, 2018
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Review: The Ones Who Got Away by Roni Loren

Review: The Ones Who Got Away by Roni Loren

The Ones Who Got Away by Roni Loren is the first romance novel I’ve ever read that centers around a school shooting. That might sound like an odd combination, but it makes sense when you think about it. The media named them The Ones Who Got Away: survivors of the Long Acre High School shooting, […]

Posted January 7, 2018
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Review: Merry Christmas, Baby by Jill Shalvis

Review: Merry Christmas, Baby by Jill Shalvis

I finished Jill Shalvis’s Lucky Harbor series a while back, but somehow never got around to reading this novella (book #12.5). Merry Christmas, Baby is a follow-up to Chloe and Sawyer’s story from Head Over Heels (book #3). This is a short but sweet story that’s infused with a strong sense of realism past the […]

Posted December 25, 2017
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Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis is a perfect holiday read. It’s a combination of sassy humor, sexy times, and heartfelt moments. Willa Davis is shocked when someone from her past walks into her pet store, South Bark Mutt Shop. Keane Winters stood her up years ago, back in high school. That’s bad enough, […]

Posted December 17, 2017
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Review: Stud Finder by Lauren Blakely

Review: Stud Finder by Lauren Blakely

I’m a big fan of Lauren Blakely’s novels because they’re packed with humor, banter, sexiness, and feels. Whenever I read one of her romantic comedies, I know I can expect that great combination. Sadly, Stud Finder missed the mark for me, in many ways. Dylan is a sexy, tech geek millionaire who’s ready to get […]

Posted November 29, 2017
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Review: Love Me By Christmas by Jaci Burton

Review: Love Me By Christmas by Jaci Burton

Love Me By Christmas by Jaci Burton is a story about heartbreak and second chances. It’s about the complexities of family, grief, and loss. Most importantly, it’s about the healing power of love. Widow Ellie Washington has mourned the sudden death of her husband, John, for the past five years. Ellie was pregnant at the […]

Posted November 24, 2017
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Review: The Roswell Affair by Anne Bordeaux

Review: The Roswell Affair by Anne Bordeaux

The Roswell Affair by Anne Bordeaux is a novella in The Dirty Bits line by Carina Press. These are described as micro-romances that are intended to be read in an hour. That being said, I figured this would be a quick and fun read—I mean, look at the cover, the guy is a blue alien. […]

Posted November 19, 2017
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Review: Wilde in Love by Eloisa James

Review: Wilde in Love by Eloisa James

Wilde in Love by Eloisa James might be the perfect historical romance. Its keen blend of wit, humor, and swoon-worthy moments had me drawing out my reading for as long as possible. I simply didn’t want the book to end. Lord Alaric Wilde has returned to his homeland of England after years away as an […]

Posted November 14, 2017
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Review: Misadventures of a City Girl by Meredith Wild and Chelle Bliss

Review: Misadventures of a City Girl by Meredith Wild and Chelle Bliss

Misadventures of a City Girl by Meredith Wild and Chelle Bliss is the first book in the Misadventures series, which features multiple authors in a project spearheaded by author Meredith Wild. Each book is a standalone story. Makeup artist Madison (Maddie) has just finalized her divorce from her cheating ex. Needing to get away from […]

Posted November 12, 2017
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Review: Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day

Review: Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day

The characters in Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day are reminiscent of those in her Crossfire series: the hero is an alpha male millionaire and the heroine is a sassy, headstrong, and career-minded woman. Like the characters in that series, Gia and Jax have a tumultuous relationship that left me wondering just what keeps them together, other […]

Posted November 5, 2017
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