Posts Tagged ‘May 2012’

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: Letting Go by Sarah McCarty

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 1:00 No Comments

Tweet Wendy the Super Librarian‘s review of Letting Go by Sarah McCarty Erotic romance short story ebook published by Spice Briefs 01 May 12 Letting Go was first released back in 2007 and was actually one of the launch titles for the Spice Briefs line.  In 2012, Harlequin decided to reissue the story with a […]

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DDS REVIEW: The Irish Brides by St. John, Ryan & Griggs

Saturday, October 27, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet Dinca’s Duckies Do Series review of The Irish Brides Trilogy by St. John, Ryan & Griggs Historical Inspirational Romance published by Love Inspired Apr – Jun 12 The story unfolds aboard the ship crossing to America in The Wedding Journey by Cheryl St. John, introducing us to Maeve, and the groundwork is laid for […]

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REVIEW: Relentless Pursuit by Sara Orwig

Thursday, October 25, 2012 1:00 3 Comments

Tweet Wendy the Super Librarian‘s review of Relentless Pursuit (Lone Star Legacy, Book 1) by Sara Orwig Contemporary Romance published by Harlequin Desire 01 May 12 There is nothing on this earth I love more than a well-done, engaging category romance.  I consider it the purest art-form within the romance genre, and nothing makes my heart […]

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REVIEW: A Gentleman Says “I Do” by Amelia Grey

Saturday, August 25, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of  A Gentleman Says “I Do” (Rogues’ Dynasty, Book 5) by Amelia Grey Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 1 May 12 When I was halfway through the first chapter, I realized what this book reminded me of. I sometimes critique stories on a list, and this was definitely the kind I would […]

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REVIEW: Beguiling the Beauty by Sherry Thomas

Friday, August 17, 2012 1:00 1 Comment

Tweet Liviania’s review of Beguiling the Beauty (Fitzhugh Trilogy, Book 1) by Sherry Thomas Historical Romance published by Berkeley Sensation 1 May 12 We suffered through 2011 with no new book by Sherry Thomas, but we’re being repaid for our wait with an entire trilogy in 2012.  (She will also have a novella out in […]

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REVIEW: Along Came a Duke by Elizabeth Boyle

Sunday, July 29, 2012 1:00 1 Comment

Tweet Liviania’s review of Along Came a Duke (Rhymes With Love, Book 1) by Elizabeth Boyle Historical Romance published by Avon 29 May 12 I’m familiar with the name Elizabeth Boyle, but this is the first one of her novels that I’ve read.  I was drawn to it by the Cinderella element.  Heroine Tabitha Timmons […]

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REVIEW: Beautiful Sacrifice by Elizabeth Lowell

Saturday, July 28, 2012 1:00 3 Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Beautiful Sacrifice by Elizabeth Lowell Contemporary Romance published by William Morrow 22 May 12 Ancient Mayan artifacts surface in a drug raid at the US Mexican border near Texas. Celia Reyes Balan, premier antiquity dealer in Houston, is searching for high- end obsdian artifacts that were used by Mayan Royalty for […]

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DDS REVIEW: The Lucky Harbor Chocoholics by Jill Shalvis

Friday, July 27, 2012 1:00 3 Comments

Tweet LauraC’s Duckies Do Series review of the Chocoholics Trilogy of the Lucky Harbor Series by Jill Shalvis Contemporary Romance published by Forever This is the second trilogy in Jill Shalvis’s Lucky Harbor series. In the first book, Lucky in Love, we meet all three of the “chocoholics,” Mallory, Amy and Grace, who bond with […]

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REVIEW: In Defiance of Duty by Caitlin Crews

Saturday, July 21, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of In Defiance of Duty by Caitlin Crews Contemporary Romance published by Mills and Boon Modern 1 May 12 I wanted something different, and I got it. This book stands out above most of the books I’ve read recently, because Crews either dares, or is allowed to, do something different. I’m still […]

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REVIEW: Behind the Castello Doors by Chantelle Shaw

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet LynneC’s review of Behind the Castello Doors by Chantelle Shaw Contemporary Romance published by Mills and Boon 1 May 12 Chantelle Shaw makes a decent attempt at a modern gothic in this story. Only a few technical issues and the heroine, which is more my taste than a fault, stop this from getting top […]

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REVIEW: Against the Sun by Kat Martin

Saturday, July 7, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Against the Sun (Raines of Wind Canyon, Book 6) by Kat Martin Romantic Suspense published by Mira 29 May 12 Against the Sun, sixth in the Raines of Wind Canyon series by Kat Martin, continues to feature the brave men who have served their country in the Special Forces and now […]

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REVIEW: In the Company of Witches by Joey W. Hill

Thursday, June 21, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of In the Company of Witches (Arcane Shot Series, Book 2) by Joey W. Hill Paranormal Romance published by Berkley 1 May 12 Mikhael Roman, “bad boy of all bad boys,” dark guardian of the underworld, chases a thief onto the property of beautiful mesmerizing witch and sex demon Raina. Their first […]

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REVIEW: Under Fire by Catherine Mann

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 1:00 4 Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Under Fire (Elite Force, Book 3) by Catherine Mann Romantic Suspense published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 1 May 12 I am loving this Elite Force series by Catherine Mann. Military mysteries with sexy heroes and intelligent and equally sexy heroines, these stories keep you turning the pages, keep you guessing, and […]

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REVIEW: No Tan Lines by Kate Angell

Monday, June 18, 2012 1:00 No Comments

Tweet Laura C’s review of No Tan Lines (Barefoot William Series, Book 1) by Kate Angell Contemporary Romance published by Kensington 29 May 12 Normally I don’t mind a contemporary romance as light and frothy as a game of beach volleyball next to the roaring surf, but this one feels padded. The conflict between the […]

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