Posts Tagged ‘Grade D’

REVIEW: The Art of Trusting a Greek Billionaire by Marian Tee

Sunday, June 29, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of The Art of Trusting a Greek Billionaire by Marian Tee Contemporary Romance published by Jaded Speck Publishing, December 2013 I’m currently going through the 99 cent and free books I grabbed greedily when they first started coming out. With most of them I’m reading a page or two and removing them […]

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DDS REVIEW: Fifth Avenue Trilogy by Maisey Yates, Caitlin Crews, & Kate Hewitt

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 13:00 2 Comments

Tweet Liviania’s review of Fifth Avenue Trilogy by Maisey Yates, Caitlin Crews, & Kate Hewitt Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Jun 14–1 Aug 14 Harlequin Presents’ Fifth Avenue trilogy promises revenge and sex among New York City’s elite.  I initially assumed that this trilogy was Harlequin’s way of getting a little Fifty Shades of […]

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REVIEW: The Masterful Mr. Montague : A Casebook of Barnaby Adair Novel by Stephanie Laurens

Monday, June 16, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Masterful Mr. Montague : A Casebook of Barnaby Adair Novel (Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Book 2) by Stephanie Laurens Historical Mystery Romance published by Avon 29 Apr 14 Normally I can’t resist a historical mystery with a bit of romance thrown in, and because of that I was prepared to […]

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REVIEW: The Bride Says Maybe by Cathy Maxwell

Saturday, May 31, 2014 0:00 1 Comment

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Bride Says Maybe (The Brides of Wishmore, Book 2) by Cathy Maxwell Historical Romance published by Avon 25 Feb 14 I offered to read this book in spite of my misgivings about the first in the series, because I wanted to see the redemption of the bratty Lady Tara at […]

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DDS REVIEW: Hard Feelings Series by Kelsie Leverich

Friday, May 16, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie’s Duckies Do Series review of The Hard Feelings Series by Kelsie Leverich Contemporary Romance published by InterMix This military romance series has its flaws, but the premise has a lot going for it, and the cast of characters is extensive and varied enough that I can see plenty more potential variations on the […]

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REVIEW: Silence of the Wolf by Terry Spear

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Silence of the Wolf (Werewolves, Book 13) by Terry Spear Paranormal Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 04 Mar 14 I’ve read and enjoyed many books by Terry Spear before, but this one did not do anything for me. I know that the paranormal genre lets the author stretch their imagination along with […]

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REVIEW: Where Aspens Quake by Tory Cates

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Where Aspens Quake by Tory Cates Contemporary Romance published by Simon and Schuster Digital Sales 25 Mar 14 From the title to the cover to the blurb of this book, I had high hopes for it being a good emotional read. Once I started reading, however, I had the feeling maybe […]

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REVIEW: Thrown for a Curve by Sugar Jamison

Monday, April 7, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Thrown for a Curve (Perfect Fit Series, Book 2) by Sugar Jamison Contemporary Romance published by St. Martin’s Paperbacks 25 Feb 14 I wanted to like this book, I really did, and it had some good points: mostly in the form of the heroine’s grandmother and their dog in the first […]

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REVIEW: Full-Blood Half-Breed by Cleve Lamison

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 0:08 1 Comment

Tweet Liviania’s review of Full-Blood Half-Breed by Cleve Lamison Fantasy published by Hydra 11 Mar 14 I’ve been watching the Penguin Random House eBook imprints tentatively since the initial furor over the contract terms.  (Which did, apparently, get resolved quickly.)  But I hadn’t dipped my toes in until the blurb of Full-Blood Half-Breed made me […]

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REVIEW: Hard As It Gets by Laura Kaye

Saturday, February 1, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Hard As It Gets (Hard Ink, Book 1) by Laura Kaye Contemporary Military Romance published by Avon 26 Nov 13 The blurb on this one’s a little misleading, since the hero is one of the survivors of a botched mission which led to his and his comrades’ disgrace and dismissal, while […]

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REVIEW: The Holiday Survival Guide by Jane O’Reilly

Sunday, January 19, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of The Holiday Survival Guide by Jane O’Reilly Contemporary Romance novella ebook published by Harlequin Escape 1 Jan 14 This novella is about a man running from his problems and a woman who assuages her own guilt by wrecking other people’s marriages. It does tackle controversial issues like abortion but in a […]

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REVIEW: The Marriage Wager by Jane Ashford

Monday, December 30, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Marriage Wager by Jane Ashford Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 05 Nov 13 I wanted to like this book, and the set-up in the first chapter promises even more than the blurb and the title do (although I do find myself wondering who was looking after the hero’s properties while […]

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REVIEW: The Cupcake Diaries: Spoonful of Christmas by Darlene Panzera

Saturday, December 28, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Cupcake Diaries: Spoonful of Christmas (The Cupcake Diaries Book 4) by Darlene Panzera Contemporary Romance published by Avon Impulse 26 Nov 13 Based on the title, I picked this one up expecting to read a US equivalent of the UK’s Jenny Colgan (whose Meet Me at the Cupcake Café has only […]

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REVIEW: Lady Jenny’s Christmas Portrait by Grace Burrowes

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Lady Jenny’s Christmas Portrait (Windham Series, Book 8) by Grace Burrowes Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 24 Sep 13 It’s taken me a while to decide how to grade this book. On the one hand it’s a historical that most of the time completely immerses me in its world, and a […]

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REVIEW: Unscrupulous by Avery Aster

Friday, November 1, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Unscrupulous (The Manhattanites, Book 2) by Avery Aster Contemporary erotic romance published by Ellora’s Cave 14 Aug 13 As I mentioned when reviewing the previous Manhattanites book, I was drawn to this series by the blurb I was sent, which included an intriguing content warning for ‘just about everything your besties ever told […]

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