Tag: Holly’s Reviews

Retro-Review/Rant: Away from the Spotlight by Tamara Carlisle

Retro-Review/Rant: Away from the Spotlight by Tamara Carlisle

As part of our 10 year anniversary celebration, we’ll be re-posting old reviews that make us cringe, laugh or sigh all over again. Holly: I recently came across this review while doing some site maintenance. I’d forgotten all about this book. I think I must have blocked it out, because wow. What a bunch of […]

Review: Raised in Fire by K.F. Breene

Review: Raised in Fire by K.F. Breene

Raised in Fire picks up pretty much right where book one, Born in Fire, leaves off. The trilogy should be read in order. Reagan’s job with the Magical Law Enforcement (MLE) has fizzled out (mostly due to her terrible temper and refusal to play by the rules). So when the Seattle MLE asks for help […]

DNF Review: Wired by Julie Garwood

DNF Review: Wired by Julie Garwood

It’s been a lot of years since I read (or tried to read) a Garwood contemporary romantic suspense. I have mad love for her older historicals, but her contemporary voice has never worked for me. I figured I’d give her another try and see if, with some distance from her historicals, I’d feel differently. I […]

Review: So I Married a Sorcerer by Kerrelyn Sparks

Review: So I Married a Sorcerer by Kerrelyn Sparks

So I Married a Sorcerer is the second book in The Embraced series. I skipped book one, How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days, and don’t feel like I missed anything. It stands alone well. Brigitta and her 3 adopted sisters were raised together in a convent on the Isle of Moon after their […]

Review: The Leopard King by Ann Aguirre

Review: The Leopard King by Ann Aguirre

The Leopard King is the first book in Ann Aguirre’s Ars Numina series. Ahh, the angst! The first few chapters of this book were Intense (with a capital I). It lightened up some after that, but overall this was a pretty dark read. I really enjoyed the way the romance and the story arc progressed. […]