Genre: Contemporary Romance

CR Review: When Lightning Strikes by Brenda Novak

Posted August 28, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

When Lightning Strikes by Brenda Novak Book #1 in the Whiskey Creek seriesContemporary RomanceAugust 28th 2012 by Mira  ARC from NetGalley ★★★★ Gail DeMarco left Whiskey Creek, California, to make a name for herself in Los Angeles. Her PR firm has accumulated a roster of A-list clients, including the biggest box office hit of all — sexy and unpredictable Simon O’Neal. But Simon, who’s just been through a turbulent divorce, is so busy self-destructing he won’t listen to anything she says. She drops him from her list — and he retaliates by taking the rest of her clients with him. Desperate to save her company, Gail has to humble herself by making a deal with Simon. The one thing he wants is custody of his son, but […]


Review: Timeless Desire by Gwyn Cready

Review: Timeless Desire by Gwyn Cready

Posted August 5, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 3 Comments

In general, I’m not crazy about time travel stories because the paradoxes end up scrambling my brain. This story doesn’t bother with that kind of nonsense and freed me to just relax and enjoy the action. It’s one of the best I’ve read, though my repertoire is pretty slim. Panna’s pretty adventuresome for a librarian and she was before she became a widow. The one time I felt I needed to stretch of my sensibilities was when she discovered the portal. Panna’s reaction was more “look what I found” instead of being flattened or astounded by it. This distracted me for awhile but once I moved on, I was drawn into the intrigue. Panna discovers Bridgewater almost immediately after entering the portal. He’s leery of […]


CR Review: Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis

Posted July 30, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis Book #6 in the Lucky Harbor seriesContemporary Romance★★★★ Grace never thought she’d be starting her life over from scratch. Losing everything has landed her in Lucky Harbor, working as a dog walker for overwhelmed ER doctor Josh Scott. But the day his nanny fails to show up, Grace goes from caring for Josh’s lovable mutt to caring for his rambunctious son. Soon Grace is playing house with the sexy single dad . . . With so many people depending on him, Josh has no time for anything outside of his clinic and family-until Grace arrives in town. Now this brainy blonde is turning his life inside out and giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “good bedside manner.” Josh […]


CR Review: At Last by Jill Shalvis Book

CR Review: At Last by Jill Shalvis Book

Posted July 26, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

  Amy Michaels, a waitress at the Eat Me diner, has a reputation for being a “tough girl” because she exudes attitude and wears steel-toed boots. She’s only been in Lucky Harbor for about six months and the residents don’t know how really tough her life was before she came to town as Amy keeps everyone at a distance. That includes Matt Bowers, the local forest ranger, who exudes sexiness, has his own past he’d like to leave behind and seems to have his eyes firmly fixed on Amy. She notices and they’ve been doing a quiet dance around this odd attraction for a while. Amy is a tough girl, no question about it, having been on her own since she was sixteen and her […]


CR Review: Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis

Posted July 25, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis Book #4 in the Lucky Harbor SeriesContemporary Romance★★★★ Mallory Quinn has had enough of playing it safe. As a nurse and devoted daughter, she takes care of everyone but herself. And as the local good girl, she’s expected to date Mr. Right. But for once, she’d like to take a risk on Mr. Wrong. And who could be more wrong than Ty Garrison? The mysterious new guy in town has made it clear that he’s only passing through, which suits Mallory just fine. Besides, his lean, hard body and sexy smile will give her plenty to remember once he’s gone . . . For the first time in his life, Ty can’t bear to leave. Helping this sexy seductress-in-training walk on […]


CR Review: Deep Autumn Heat by Elisabeth Barrett

Posted July 9, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

Deep Autumn Heat by Elisabeth Barrett Book #1 in the Star Harbor seriesContemporary RomanceJuly 9th 2012 by Random House Publishing GroupARC from publisher via NetgalleyBUY: Amazon – B&NRATING: ★★★★ In this sexy new Star Harbor romance series, featuring the too-tempting Grayson brothers, a celebrity chef turns up the heat for a local café owner—and things start to sizzle. Lexie Meyers decides there’s nothing sweeter than watching Sebastian Grayson’s perfect, wicked mouth devour her coconut cake. He’s hot, he’s hungry, and he’s sizing her up like she’s the best thing on the menu. But she’s been burned in the past and flings just aren’t her thing. Too bad Sebastian can’t resist a challenge. Worldly, famous, and notorious with the ladies, Seb had planned a weekend of fishing and relaxation with his […]


CR Review: The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts

Posted June 28, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

  The Last Boyfriend  by Nora Roberts  Book #2 in The Inn BoonsBoro seriesBuy: Amazon – B&NRATING: ★★★ Owen Montgomery and Avery MacTavish have been best friends forever. The organizer of the Montgomery clan, Owen runs the family’s construction business with an iron will and an inflexible spreadsheet. His brothers might tease Owen about his compulsive list-making, but everyone knows he played a key role in seeing Inn BoonsBoro opened right on schedule.  From her popular pizzeria right across the street from the inn, Avery MacTavish boasted a front row seat to its amazing renovation—and she found a new appreciation for Owen. She considers Owen her first boyfriend, due to a childhood crush, and a bubblegum ring. But she can’t claim the attraction she feels for […]


Review: About Last Night by Ruthie Knox

Review: About Last Night by Ruthie Knox

Posted June 25, 2012 by Jennifer in Book Review | 3 Comments

Let me tell ya About Last Night, it was freaking hot and entertaining. It’s the first book in a long time that I started and finished in one day. I could not put it down. It starts off fun and flirty. Nev, an US gal living in London rides the subway everyday to work and she sees other regulars and has nicknames for them. One is a sexy guy that looks all business and no fun that she has nicknamed, City. After agreeing to go on a blind date that her friend pretty much blackmails her into, Cath finds herself drunk and alone in the subway station trying to get home after the date does bad. Lucky for her City finds her and helps her […]