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Daily Zen Doodles - 365 Tangle Creations for Inspiration, Relaxation and Joy

“Daily Zen doodles: 365 Tangle Creations for Inspiration, Relaxation and Mindfulness” by Meera Lee Patel is exactly that, a collection of drawings with accompanying thought-provoking quotes that encourage one to relax and doodle. Ideally, o...

4 Stars

All I Want For Christmas Is You - Coming Home 5.5

This beautiful military romance story gives a brief and poignant glimpse of the struggles and sacrifices inherent in the lives of those who serve in the military. The author provides a vivid snapshot of the breadth of wounds that can be suf...

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Whenever We Touch

This novella is one that is both touching and arousing in a winning combination. The sensitivity with which the author presents the issues that confronts those who care for the brave souls who put their lives on the line provides an emotion...

5 Stars

Rebecca's Lost Journals

“Rebecca’s Lost Journals” by Lisa Renee Jones is a collection of five contemporary erotic novellas that supplement the “Inside Out” series. Most of these were reviewed as stand-alone novellas as they were released, therefore there is a slig...

4 Stars

Midnight Action - A Killer Instincts Novel, #5

This action-packed and erotic tale is a craftily constructed story that slowly reveals the history of a complicated relationship between two emotionally damaged individuals who are well-acquainted with danger and death. The sometimes dismay...

4 Stars
  • Author: Elle Kennedy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

Darling Beast - Maiden Lane, #7

This delightful historical romance features humor, searing intimate scenes, and memorable characters in a fun tale that also gradually reveals a mystery that needs to be solved. The principle that kids and pets ‘steal the show’ is aptly dem...

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What a Woman Gets - A Manley Maids Novel, #3

This sweet and funny contemporary romance provides a reminder that it is important to look beyond the surface and refrain from making judgements without all of the facts. There are some fairly predictable scenarios and it would be nice to g...

4 Stars
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Black Widow - Elemental Assassin, #12

I have always enjoyed the creativity and exciting action featured in these wonderful urban fantasy stories but I confess to having had a little trepidation that things would start getting a little repetitive, especially given the relationsh...

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Blue Mountain - Pack Collection, #1

The unusual circumstances that surround the leadership of this particular shifter pack form a backdrop for an unexpected relationship that forms between an alpha wolf in his own right and the damaged male he claims as his own. The sweetly u...

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  • Author: Cardeno C.
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: The Romance Authors

Unsurpassed - No Rival, #1

This contemporary erotic story is an unexpected combination of heat and angst that makes it a somewhat difficult read for me. There are twists and turns that transform the sensual highs into emotional lows and make it a challenge for me to...

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The Bloodbound - Bloodbound, #1

This exciting and enthralling tale provides a delicious adventure that centers around a strong, opinionated female, and a war-torn land that features both mystical and pragmatic elements. I loved that the action started immediately and cont...

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Time For Kids All Access - Your Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Coolest People, Places and Things!

I think that the most important characteristic of a good children’s book is that it stirs the imagination, and this particular book is an excellent example of such a tome. One cannot help but get enthusiastic about the variety of topics cov...

5 Stars

What I Know For Sure: Audio

I have never been a fan of audiobooks, but admittedly, I have only tried a handful. I was apprehensive about requesting to review this title yet I am a very big fan of the author, who has done so much to create positivity in the world, so I...

5 Stars

Bastion - The Collegium Chronicles #5, A Valdemar Novel

This fantasy story is part of a series which centers around a well-developed world that features arcane beings known as Companions, which look like horses yet have far more exceptional capabilities, not least of which is their ability to co...

4 Stars

Doghouse - A Gin & Tonic Mystery

This fun mystery story does a nice job of gradually unfolding a set of clues that lead the main characters on a convoluted search for the truth. The occasional interjections by the furry members of the cast is a little disconcerting because...

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The Book Blogger Platform - Building Blocks to Author Success 6

This is a nicely presented step-by-step guide that allows one to use either WordPress or Blogger to set up a book blog with a minimum of fuss. The great information presented makes me wish I had read something like this when I started, it w...

4 Stars

Forced Disappearance

This action-packed story provides a thrilling read that combines an exciting mystery with a poignant and thought-provoking glimpse of the dangers that can be present in other countries. The excitement starts with the first page and amazingl...

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Only Enchanting - A Survivors' Club Novel, #4

This historical romance continues the fascinating saga detailed in the delicious series that follows various wounded individuals as they cope with life after war. Each story provides an intriguing look at a particular handicap that must be...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mary Balogh
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet

What to Do with a Bad Boy - The McCauley Brothers, #4

This entertaining story is part of a series yet I had no problem reading it without being familiar with the other books. It is a great combination of sizzle and humor while it gives a view of somewhat atypical characters, given that Del is...

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The Rake's Handbook - The Rake's Handbook, #1

This fun debut novel provides a wonderful mixture of humor and poignancy as two delightfully different individuals cope with the aftermath of grief in their own unique ways. There are interesting conflicts engendered by the opposing perspec...

4 Stars

The Future Falls - Enchantment Emporium, #3

This inventive series combines sly humor, creative twists on elements of fantasy and plenty of earthy allusions. The wide variety of beings which interact, both on a intimate basis and on a more global scale, give rise to both humorous and...

4 Stars

Nightfall

This incredibly intense and edgy story showcases the talents of two fantastic authors weaving the spell that each is adept at, in a story that combines the allure of the sexy cowboy that Desiree Holt excels at describing with the dark and s...

5 Stars

Coloring Animal Mandalas

“Coloring Animal Mandalas” by Wendy Piersall is a beautiful collection of drawings that can be colored. Each drawing is printed on white paper and is comprised of a multitude of repetitive shapes that combine to form all kinds of creatures,...

4 Stars

Forbidden - An Planet Alpha Story

This erotic science-fiction novella gives an entertaining and spicy look at one aspect of alien-human interactions. There are glimpses of an elaborate and regimented society that evidently suffers from a sad deficit of females to bond with...

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  • Author: J.J. Lore
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

Another One Bites the Dust - Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire, #2

It took me a few minutes to stop humming the song conjured by this title and concentrate on this exciting paranormal story but I was quickly drawn into this world that is peopled by charismatic and mysterious beings. Not being familiar with...

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  • Author: Chris Marie Green
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Unbinding - World of the Lupi, #11

This is one of my very favorite paranormal series because it is so densely textured with fantastical beings and melds various pantheons with such grace and dexterity. Understandably, someone new to the series may become a little lost by the...

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  • Author: Eileen Wilks
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Black Spring - Black Wings #7

The one thing that is a hallmark of these creative paranormal stories is that Maddy is fiercely protective of those she cares about and always willing to rush to their defense...whether she has a plan of attack or not...and this story is no...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christina Henry
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Night Unbound - Immortal Guardians, #5

This exciting paranormal tale gives a different perspective of a unique group of beings who are struggling to keep the unsuspecting humans from being overrun by an inimical foe which is growing in numbers and power. There are multiple threa...

4 Stars
  • Author: Dianne Duvall
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Hope Burns - A Hope Novel, #3

This poignant and sensual romance does a great job of highlighting the intricacies of family and love even as it gives glimpses of the wedding of Emma and Luke, who starred in a previous book in the series. It is wonderful seeing the dynami...

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  • Author: Jaci Burton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Jove

Once in a Blue Moon - Beaux Rêve Coven, #1

This delicious paranormal story does a wonderful job of vividly conveying a picturesque area peopled by beings who don’t conform to stereotypical norms. The sensuality that is portrayed enhances an intriguing tale of conflict and a struggle...

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Outing the Quarterback - The Long Pass Chronicles, #1

One can depend on getting a story that combines poignancy, heat and a thought-provoking challenge whenever one reads a story from this author. The delicious combination of carnality and humor leaven the harsh truths that are presented, as s...

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Rebel - The Cat Star Chronicles, #10

Part of the charm of this erotic paranormal series is the unabashed carnality that is highlighted even as the poignant histories of the various characters are revealed. The joy of discovering that a horrific attempt at genocide has failed i...

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Omens - A Cainsville Novel, #1

There are intriguing subtleties in this paranormal tale but it definitely takes its time building to a compelling story. I enjoy this author’s style and have been a big fan of many of her other stories, but I am not as enthralled (yet) by t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Dutton Adult

Night's Honor - A Novel of the Elder Races, #7

It’s always fun to visit the world that contains these various paranormal beings and it was intriguing to see the Vampyre machinations from a different perspective, after the ousting of Carling. The relationship that develops does not quite...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thea Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Sweeter Than Sin - A Secrets & Shadows Novel, #2

This sensual romantic suspense tale continues the saga of a very creepy town that has layers of evil which are gradually being uncovered, especially since more and more secrets are being exposed and someone’s idea of justice is being meted...

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No In Between - Inside Out Series, #4

This intriguing romantic suspense series is gradually revealing the clues to solve a mystery started by a set of journals in a storage container. The tortured relationships that are being eked out are challenged by the constant pressures ex...

4 Stars

How the Scoundrel Seduces - The Duke’s Men, #3

A delicious historical romance that gives more insight into the events that resulted in Dom Manton forming his successful agency, as an investigation into the background of an apparently successful heiress takes place. It was delightful to...

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Ghost Layer - The Ghost Seer Series, #2

This entertaining paranormal tale combines an intriguing mystery that gives new meaning to the term ‘cold case’ with a spine-chilling twist of having a ghost provide many of the pertinent clues. The effervescent ghost labrador, Enzo, does h...

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  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Chains of Darkness - Men in Chains, #2

This somewhat dark and erotic paranormal tale contains creative twists on the idea of bonding and offers a sobering look at the seedy underworld of sex trafficking with a vampiric influence. There are horrific tortures that many of the char...

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Sweet on You - Sweet on a Cowboy, #3

This intriguing look at the behind-the-scenes activity related to the challenging sport of bull riding is both informative and a sobering reminder of the price being paid by both those who serve in the military and those who participate in...

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  • Author: Laura Drake
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Forever

The Escape - A Survivors' Club Novel, #3

This beautiful historical romance continues to demonstrate this author’s ability to present individuals tortured by their experiences who find a way to claw their way to happiness. The intense and heartwrenching after-effects of war has a p...

5 Stars

Stolen Dreams - ParaNormal Detective, #4

This was a wonderfully imaginative way to end the series and provided both poignant scenes and lots of unexpected surprises. It was a little overwhelming trying to remember who some of the players were at first, and I strongly recommend tha...

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Guarded - A Tidewater Novel, #2

This is a cute and often humorous story that blends sensuality and mystery in an enjoyable tale. There are a few too many secondary characters and murky motives but the charming vignettes that abound help alleviate some of the frustration t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mary Behre
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Fatal Exchange - Southern Crimes, #2

This tension-filled tale is full of twists and turns even as it ties in to events from the previous novel in the series. For me, it is a slightly uncomfortable combination of violence and preachiness as the main characters seem to be strugg...

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  • Author: Lisa Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Revell

Active Duty

“Active Duty: Gay Military Erotic Romance” is an anthology of 14 erotic stories edited by Neil Plakcy. The stories explore a gamut of relationships between military men, both before and after the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy was repealed....

4 Stars
  • Author: Neil Plakcy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

November Rain - Fire and Rain, #4

This story provides a look at a m/m relationship that must overcome cultural mores as well as the normal awkwardness experienced by new lovers. It didn’t quite resonate with me, partly because Elias is such a young untutored male who gets a...

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Calvin, Look Out! - A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses

This fun and brightly illustrated book delightfully depicts the challenges of identifying that someone is having vision difficulties and resonates with someone who went through a blurry world for years before the parents discovered I needed...

4 Stars

Edge of Black - A Samantha Owens Novel

This is an entertaining story that does a wonderful job of ramping up the intensity as clues are gradually revealed and possible red herrings are evaluated for pertinency to the case. The multiple threads that are dangled explore interestin...

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  • Author: J. T. Ellison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags:
  • Publisher: MIRA

Cowboy Take Me Away - Rough Riders, #16

This story is a wonderfully erotic and emotional depiction of the man who shaped the lives of the fascinating McKay siblings whose stories have been shared throughout this series. The description of the intense and incandescent relationship...

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Not Quite a Wife - The Lost Lords, Book 6

This is one of those sigh-worthy historical romances that weaves a mesmerizing tale peopled by memorable characters who are honed by intense events. It is difficult to walk that fine line between creating caricatures and realistic persons w...

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