Genre: Contemporary Romance

Maybe This Summer by Jennifer Snow

Maybe This Summer by Jennifer Snow

Posted July 31, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 2 Comments

I’m not one to read series out-of-order, but one thing I really like about contemporary romances is you can sample a new to you author’s writing style with a novella without feeling lost by not reading the previous novels. Maybe This Summer by Jennifer Snow is a great introduction to her voice. It was a quick, sexy and romantic appetizer that has me wanting to order from the full menu that is the Colorado Ice series. I love Paige and Owen’s story. They both have a past they are still healing from, both emotionally and physically. I also like the fact that even though the story involves some sports themes it’s not too heavy for someone who knows nothing about hockey. The sports element is just a seasoning on […]


Joint Review: All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst

Joint Review: All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst

Posted July 26, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 4 Comments

        I’ve really enjoyed Jennifer Probst’s Billionaire Builders. Each Pierce brother’s story is better than the last and All or Nothing at All is the best book in the series. I read it in one sitting! I rarely do that but Sydney and Tristan’s story grabbed me by the heart and I could not put it down! I love a contemporary romances that features a hero/heroine getting their long time crush or a second chance romance and All or Nothing at All has both! Sydney and Tristan grew up together but there was a 4 year age difference with him being older. Sydney’s crush on Tristan grew to love over the years but he wasn’t ready for the same level of emotions once they finally acted […]


After You by Erin Nicholas

After You by Erin Nicholas

Posted July 24, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments

           I like Erin Nicholas’ books, so I signed up to be a reviewer for her. After You is the first book they sent me for review. It is from the Sapphire Falls series.   I read Getting Out of Hand  Last week to prepare but have not read the rest of the series. Yet.  The people in the small town were not the same ones in the two books for the most part. There were names I recognized but the main couple from the first book wasn’t even mentioned. (And that’s fine).  I didn’t feel confused having not read the other books, but I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had, and got more emotional connection and perhaps humor […]


Thrifty Thursday: Getting Out of Hand by Erin Nicholas

Thrifty Thursday: Getting Out of Hand by Erin Nicholas

Posted July 20, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 2 Comments

                  The purpose of Thrifty Thursday is to read a book which was free (at some point). Kindle freebie on March 21 , 2016  (currently free as of writing this post) Overall rating 3.85 with 3,265 ratings and 804 reviews   I started reading Erin Nicholas with her new geek romance series, Opposites Attract, and loved it.  Since I wanted to read more of her works, I signed up for her review team. They sent me a book, After You, which is in the world of the Sapphire Falls series.   Since the first in the series was available as a Kindle freebie (and I already had it), I decided to read Getting Out of Hand to introduce me to the […]


Conditioned by Liz Crowe: Review, Excerpt & Giveaway!

Conditioned by Liz Crowe: Review, Excerpt & Giveaway!

Posted July 12, 2017 by Jonetta in Blog Tour, Book Review, Giveaway | 11 Comments

    Review   We met both Melody Rodriguez and Trent Hettinger in the first two books of this series. But, we only knew the basics. She’s Evelyn’s best friend, he dated Evelyn briefly. He’s into BDSM and is a Dom. She’s really good at her jobs and is in a committed relationship with him. Now, their story takes major steps backwards in time to share how they came to be.   One of the unexpected bonuses coming out of this story was getting third party perspectives about the Evelyn/Austin/Ross relationship from the very beginning. I wondered during the first two books how much employees and others knew about them, what they thought and that gets answered. And, more details about Evelyn’s dalliance with Trent […]


Sit…Stay….Beg by Roxanne St. Claire

Sit…Stay….Beg by Roxanne St. Claire

Posted July 10, 2017 by Jonetta in Book Review | 4 Comments

    Garrett Kilcannon turned his love of dogs into a social media phenomenon. However, he then sold his internet based company for a tidy sum, agreeing to work for the buyer. Three months later, he broke his contract and returned home to Bitter Bark, North Carolina and, together with his five siblings, created a now renowned dog rescue and training facility on the family property. He’s reclusive and elusive, refusing any media contact. Now, journalist Jessica Curtis wants to do a television feature on him so she can compete for a new TV broadcasting anchor spot as he’s a major “get.” She’s no stranger to the family as she grew up in Bitter Bark but left as a teen.   I love stories about […]


Deep Burn by Kimberly Kindcaid

Deep Burn by Kimberly Kindcaid

Posted July 7, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments

          I’m a fan of Kimberly Kincaid and some of her other series. Since I enjoy stories about fire fighters, I decided to try this Station Seventeen series. I enjoy the mystery, the technical aspects and the suspense of them. These are romances, of course, as well. I bought the first book, Skin Deep, on sale because I was getting an ARC of this one. Then I realized the Hot Ice anthology I bought for fun had Deep Check in it, which is related.  So by this time, I am comfortable with the group at Station Seventeen. When that happens, the humor is better because you know them and their little quirks. Deep Burn is about Shae, a female firefighter who gives […]


Wild Flower by Abbie Williams

Wild Flower by Abbie Williams

Posted July 5, 2017 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

    Camille Gordon and Mathias Carter are engaged and planning for their October wedding but need to resolve the open mystery surrounding his ancestor, Malcolm Carter. Jilly Miller is pregnant with her second child by Justin, a boy this time, but she’s restless, unsettled and adrift without her sixth sense or “Notions” that portend danger. When Justin’s trouble-making ex-wife shows up again and a mysterious stranger fixates on Jilly, things get a little crazy in Landon, Minnesota.   The story is presented using two points of view, Jilly’s and Camille’s, in alternating chapters. Jilly’s story had a chilling element of suspense as the bold behavior of a stranger is just unnerving. Her reactions were on target but her failure to tell anyone what was […]