Posts Tagged ‘Grade DNF’

REVIEW: Come To Me Softly by A.L.Jackson

Sunday, November 30, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Come To Me Softly (The Closer to You, Book 3) by A.L. Jackson New Adult Romance published by NAL 24 Jun 14 Apparently this is the continuation of Jared and Aly’s story from an earlier book, a fact that I actually did not realize until I went to grab the covers for the […]

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REVIEW: All Of You by Christina Lee

Sunday, November 23, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of All Of You (Between Breaths, Book 1) by Christina Lee Young Adult Romance published by Intermix 17 Sep 13 I am not a fan of young adult romance, but this book ended up in my TBR pile by accident, so I decided to broaden my horizons and give it a try. […]

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REVIEW: Slow Seduction by Cecilia Tan

Saturday, July 12, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Slow Seduction (Struck by Lightning, Book 2) by Cecilia Tan Erotic Romance published by Forever 29 Jan 14 I have definitely become jaded with this genre since this book did not appeal to me on any level. I joyfully read and reviewed Fifty Shades here at The Pond a couple of […]

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REVIEW: Scandalize Me by Caitlin Crews

Saturday, July 5, 2014 0:00 2 Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Scandalize Me (Fifth Avenue Trilogy, Book 2) by Caitlin Crews Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 1 Jul 14 When I first saw the covers for this trilogy, I wondered if Harlequin was yet again bringing a new look to its flagship Presents/Modern line. When I read the first book, I kind of […]

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REVIEW: Romance Is My Day Job by Patience Bloom

Saturday, May 3, 2014 0:00 2 Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Romance is My Day Job: A Memoir of Finding Love at Last by Patience Bloom Women’s Literature published by Dutton Adult 14 Feb 14 Books are my best friends. I’ve enjoyed reading since I could form letters and comprehend words. While I read other genres, romance is my comfort food which […]

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REVIEW: Under the Jeweled Sky by Alison McQueen

Sunday, April 13, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Under the Jeweled Sky by Alison McQueen Historical Fiction published by Sourcebooks Landmark 21 Jan 14 It’s not often I give up on a book, but in this case I struggled to make the halfway point before deciding that life is too short and precious a thing for me to waste […]

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REVIEW: Princess in the Iron Mask by Victoria Parker

Sunday, June 16, 2013 1:30 2 Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Princess in the Iron Mask by Victoria Parker Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Presents 21 May 13 Like purple prose? This book is for you. While I prefer to give debut authors a lot of leeway, I couldn’t really manage it with this one. I remember what it’s like to get […]

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REVIEW: Tempting Acquisitions by Addison Fox

Thursday, March 14, 2013 0:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Tempting Acquisitions by Addison Fox Contemporary Romance published by Entangled Publishing 7 Jan 13 It’s books like these that make me appreciate a well-written category romance. Because, unfortunately, this isn’t one and it’s reasonably straightforward to see why not.

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REVIEW: Some Recent DNFs by Garbera, Mortimer, & Dunlop

Saturday, February 16, 2013 1:00 No Comments

Tweet DNF (Did Not Finish) is a strange grade. I use it if I’ve read three chapters or more of a book and I’m not feeling it. it might be that I’m not in the mood for that kind of story, or that the story features some of my unfavorite tropes, or that something isn’t […]

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REVIEW: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Monday, November 19, 2012 1:00 3 Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Poison Princess (Arcana Chronicles Book 1) by Kresley Cole Young Adult published by Simon and Schuster 2 Oct 12 Poison Princess is author Kresley Cole’s foray into the Young Adult genre. Having read and enjoyed the author’s adult paranormal series and reading the rave reviews for this book, I picked it […]

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REVIEW: Forbidden by Jacquelyn Frank

Friday, November 16, 2012 1:00 4 Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Forbidden (The World of Nightwalkers, Book 1) by Jacquelyn Frank Paranormal Romance published by Piatkus Books 30 Oct 12 I have been a fan of this author ever since I picked up and read her first NightWalker book. Her imagination and creativity really appeals to me and she’s been an automatic buy for […]

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REVIEW: Up Close and Personal by Maureen Child

Sunday, November 4, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Up Close and Personal by Maureen Child Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 4 Sep 12 So one of my reasons for dumping this one is the name, which won’t bother anyone else unless you happen to be called Connolly too. I found it unnerving to read my name repeated so […]

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REVIEW: All He Ever Wanted by Emily McKay

Saturday, November 3, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review  of All He Ever Wanted by Emily McKay Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 2 Oct 12 I don’t believe the setup on this one. A tyrant on his deathbed tells his two legitimate sons and an illegitimate one that he has a daughter he didn’t know about. If they don’t find […]

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REVIEW: Secret Son, Convenient Wife by Maxine Sullivan

Sunday, October 28, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Secret Son, Convenient Wife by Maxine Sullivan Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 3 May 11 I was a bit taken aback by this one and I have to admit, I didn’t get far. It’s rare that one sentence can stop me reading a book, but in this case, it did. […]

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REVIEW: The Marriage Trap by Jennifer Probst

Saturday, October 13, 2012 1:00 4 Comments

Tweet Laura C’s review of The Marriage Trap by Jennifer Probst Contemporary Romance published by Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) 02 Oct 12 I wish I could tell you a lot about this book, but I can’t because I couldn’t finish it. And I don’t mean, as in some cases, that I couldn’t be bothered […]

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