Posts Tagged ‘Grade D’

REVIEW: Finding Julia by Desiree Holt

Monday, September 29, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Finding Julia by Desiree Holt Contemporary Romance published by Lyrical Press 29 Sep 14 The blurb for this book really appealed to me, because I rejoice in women being able to escape from a difficult situation to find a second chance at happiness. Sure, Julia does get a second and perhaps even […]

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REVIEW: Chelsea Wives and Their Mistresses by Sarah Bramley

Saturday, September 27, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Chelsea Wives and their Mistresses by Sarah Bramley Contemporary Romance published by Matador 02 July 14 From the title and blurb of this novel, I went in fully prepared for the 21st Century’s answer to those bonkbusters of the late 1980s, with the addition of openly bisexual characters and, given the […]

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REVIEW: Mastered: Ten Tales of Sensual Surrender by Carew, da Costa, Ellis, Harte, Hill, Michaels, Pearce, Ryan, White, Davis & Leeland

Friday, September 5, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Mastered: Ten Tales of Sensual Surrender by Opal Carew, Portia Da Costa, Madelynne Ellis, Marie Harte, Joey Hill, T.J. Michaels, Kate Pearce, Carrie Ann Ryan, Sasha White, Emily Ryan Davis & Jennifer Leeland Erotic Romance  published by Amazon Digital Services 21 Jul 14 So I have to admit that I’m not really a fan of short […]

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REVIEW: The Burlington Manor Affair by Saskia Walker

Sunday, August 10, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet  Wendy the Super Librarian‘s review of The Burlington Manor Affair by Saskia Walker Contemporary erotic romance ebook published by HQN 01 May 14 You can probably chalk it up to reading too many Gothics as an impressionable teenager, but I love a good house story.  I also have a pretty good track record with stories written by Saskia Walker.  Unfortunately while […]

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REVIEW: Lost by Laura K. Curtis

Thursday, August 7, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Lost (Dobbs Hollow Book 2) by Laura K. Curtis Romantic Suspense published by InterMix 30 May 14 Generally I like series in the various mystery-plus-romance subgenres. I like to see the growth of a relationship between the lead characters as they solve each mystery and move on to the next, not […]

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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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