What Are You Reading? (225)

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Rowena: I'm surprised at how much reading I'm getting done in the month of December. Usually, I'm not reading anything because I'm too busy with Christmas type things or getting blog stuff done before the end of the year but that's not the case this year. This week I finished up the Ivy Years series by Sarina Bowen by reading The Understatement of the Year. It was my first m/m book and I enjoyed the romance between Graham and Rikker. I thought that Graham took his time coming out of the … [Read more...]

Guest Review: Maybe This Christmas by Sarah Morgan

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Jen’s review of Maybe This Christmas (O'Neil Brothers #3) by Sarah Morgan This winter, ex-skiing champion, reformed heartbreaker and single dad Tyler O'Neil has only one mission—making sure his daughter, Jess, has the best Christmas ever. The fact that his best friend, Brenna, is also temporarily moving into his chalet at the overbooked Snow Crystal resort is a delicious distraction he's simply going to have to ignore. Theirs is the one relationship he's never ruined, and he's not about to … [Read more...]

Review: Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

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Rowena's review of Wallbanger (Cocktail #1) by Alice Clayton. The first night after Caroline moves into her fantastic new San Francisco apartment, she realizes she's gaining an intimate knowledge of her new neighbor's nocturnal adventures. Thanks to paper-thin walls and the guy's athletic prowess, she can hear not just his bed banging against the wall but the ecstatic response of what seems (as loud night after loud night goes by) like an endless parade of women. And since Caroline is … [Read more...]

Review: Caged in Winter by Brighton Walsh

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Holly's review of Caged in Winter by Brighton Walsh In this emotional and sexy New Adult debut from Brighton Walsh, the only thing more frightening than commitment is hope…... Aspiring chef Cade Maxwell is immediately, viscerally attracted to Winter Jacobson. But it’s not her mouthwatering curves he’s drawn to—it’s the strange emptiness in her eyes. When Cade saves her from a drunken customer with grabby hands, he’s shocked at her response…... Winter doesn’t need Cade’s help. After a … [Read more...]

Review: The Best Kind of Trouble by Lauren Dane

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Rowena's review of The Best Kind of Trouble (Hurley Boys #1) by Lauren Dane. She has complete control… and he's determined to take it away... A librarian in the small town of Hood River, Natalie Clayton's world is very nearly perfect. After a turbulent childhood and her once-wild ways, life is now under control. But trouble has a way of turning up unexpectedly—especially in the tall, charismatically sexy form of Paddy Hurley…. And Paddy is the kind of trouble that Natalie has a taste … [Read more...]

Guest Review: Love and Leprechauns by Zara Keane

Love and Leprechauns

Tracy’s review of Love and Leprechauns (Ballybeg #3) by Zara Keane. Olivia Gant is determined to escape her abusive husband and build a new life. Only desperation drives her to rent business premises from Jonas O’Mahony, the man who tattooed her behind and broke her heart. Can she maintain a haughty distance? Jonas is a struggling single father. The last person he wants next door is the beautiful-but-infuriating Olivia. A childcare crisis forces him to strike a bargain with her: the lease … [Read more...]

Review: Dangerous Destiny by Melanie & Suzanne Brockmann

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Rowena's review of Dangerous Destiny (Night Sky #.5) by Melanie & Suzanne Brockmann. See how it all begins... In this pulse-pounding prequel to the Night Sky series by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann and her daughter Melanie Brockmann, Skylar has her first brush with Destiny. She's about to meet a boy who will change her life—and a girl who wants to end it. I know her. Know her from inside the dreams. Inside those terrible, murderous, bloody … [Read more...]

Guest Review: To Kiss a Kilted Warrior by Rowan Keats

To Kiss a Kilted Warrior

Tracy’s review of To Kiss a Kilted Warrior (Claimed by the Highlander #3) by Rowan Keats. Shunned by her village, weaver Morag Cameron lives a solitary existence in the woods—until the night she finds a sorely wounded Highlander by the loch. Under her care, the handsome warrior slowly recovers his strength, but his memories have disappeared. Morag is torn. For if she helps him regain his past, she may sacrifice a life with the man she has come to love... Wulf MacCurran wants nothing more … [Read more...]

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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Rowena's review of To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister's … [Read more...]

Monthly Reads: November 2014

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Holly: November was a pretty sad reading month for me. I read 18 books, but most of those were re-reads of Patricia Briggs books. I re-read both the Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega series'.  Of the 18 only 6 were new reads. Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison (re-read) | 4.75 out of 5 Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs (re-read) | 4 out of 5 Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (re-read) | 4 out of 5 Blood Bound by Patrcia Briggs (re-read) | 4 out of 5 Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs (re-read) | 4 out … [Read more...]

Guest Review: One Song Away by Molli Moran

One Song Away

Tracy’s review of One Song Away by Molli Moran. Sophie-Claire Wright’s life is like a bad country song on repeat. She keeps running into her cheating ex, her songwriting career isn't taking off, and her roommate just kicked her out of their apartment. With nothing to lose, she decides to do the one thing she said she’d never do: she moves back home. She left her small Southern town with big dreams, but now she’s going home with empty pockets. Life moves at a slower pace in Sophie’s … [Read more...]