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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

It is amazing to me that so much information can be packed into the single volume known as “The World Almanac”. I find myself getting sidetracked by such things as the history of the National Anthem (and its words), instructions on how to f...

5 Stars

Wait Until Dark - The Night Stalkers

This fast moving and intense military romance once again features the remarkable and charismatic members of the Night Stalkers, that elite force in the U.S. Army’s Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR). The author does his usual impre...

5 Stars

Lady Eve's Indiscretion

A touching and hypnotic historical romance that combines a heartwrenching set of events with a beautifully unfolding love story. The Windham siblings and their respective mates are all intriguingly eccentric and it is wonderful to get glimp...

5 Stars

The Reunited

This contemporary romantic suspense story is an intense exploration of a war being waged both physically and mentally. The mesmerizing connection that forms between an agent in a very specialized segment of the FBI and a woman with her own...

5 Stars

Exposed to You - A One Night of Passion Novel

This was a beautiful and erotic love story that centers around those involved with an intriguing aspect of moviemaking, the special-effects artists in the makeup department. The contrast between the ostensibly artificial world created for t...

5 Stars
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Berkley

Crimson Frost - Mythos Academy, #4

“Crimson Frost” by Jennifer Estep is part of her wonderful young adult fantasy series featuring the Mythos Academy, a very different educational institution located in North Carolina. I always admire the author’s facility to juxtapose norma...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Estep
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

The Silvered

My definition of a 5 star book is one that I am racing to read even as I dread to see the story come to an end, followed by an intense desire to start reading it again to see what I missed during my first mad dash. This definitely fit my cr...

5 Stars

The Runaway Princess

I was delighted by this contemporary romance although I confess that I needed quite a few tissues before I was done. The zany characters who populate this story provide an immensely entertaining backdrop for a beautiful love story between t...

5 Stars

The Billionaire Bad Boys Club

Many erotica stories just seem to be a string of spicy scenes that are very loosely strung together with very little plot. If the reader is lucky, the plot makes some degree of sense and the intimate encounters are well described and entert...

5 Stars
  • Author: Emma Holly
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Emma Holly

A Perfect Trifecta - Delta Heat, Book 3

Wow! A very hot story that will keep away those winter chills as the inventive doms and subs who frequent the same BDSM club continue to explore each other’s limits. There is quite a range of sexual activity explored including sadism and ma...

5 Stars
  • Author: Delilah Devlin
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: BDSM, * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.

Mortal Ties - World of the Lupi Book 9

This is a wonderfully creative paranormal series featuring a well established wolf shifter clan and the being known as its prince, Rule Turner. He has another memorable chapter added with “Mortal Ties”. His gradually flowering romance with...

5 Stars
  • Author: Eileen Wilks
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Berkley

Scorched

“Scorched” is a fantastic romantic suspense read by the talented Laura Griffin. This is a story that starts with a bang and never loses its momentum even as it delves into the emotional and poignant conundrum faced by those impacted by mili...

5 Stars

'Twas the Night After Christmas

“‘Twas the Night After Christmas” is a delightful historical romance by Sabrina Jeffries that poignantly depicts the defining elements that shaped the hedonistic Earl of Devonmont who was used as a foil in the machinations of the Sharpe sib...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sabrina Jeffries
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Lord's Fall - Elder Races, #5

This was another inventive and fantastical blend of reality and fiction. I am bemused by the idea of a dragon texting on a cell phone even as he casually uses his powers to shift or move unseen amongst his fellow beings. The depth of emotio...

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

Ruined By Moonlight - A Whispers of Scandal Novel

This was an erotic historical romance that starts with an intriguing scandal and progresses from there. The two main characters are apparently maneuvered into a compromising position and provide a titillating mystery for Society (and the re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Emma Wildes
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Signet

Brain Quest Grade 2, revised 4th edition - 1,000 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind

This is a collection of fun questions geared toward young minds that will test and educate them on a number of subjects. Seven questions are on each card and the answers are on the next card. One can go through one card at a time or just gr...

5 Stars

Brain Quest Grade 7, revised 4th edition - 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind

This is a thought-provoking collection of questions on a myriad of subjects conveyed in a fun quiz show format. I admit that it has been some time since I was in 7th grade so I am not entirely sure whether all of the questions are at the ap...

5 Stars

An Officer's Duty - Theirs Not to Reason Why, #2

This exciting and entertaining tale is a wonderful combination of science fiction military action and mystical elements such as telekinesis, precognition, pyrokinesis, postcognition and several others. The action is nonstop and there are mu...

5 Stars

Cast in Peril - Chronicles of Elantra

The stories in this series are a wonderful melding of magic and politics involving fantastical and exotic beings. The creativity and imagination that keeps building on a society that contains both dragon beings and various other predators w...

5 Stars

All Seeing Eye

Ms. Thurman has an unerring ability to create defensive, tortured characters who are distilled into sarcastic self-reliant and resilient larger-than-life heroes. The horrific events that form the prickly and snarky Jack make him into yet an...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rob Thurman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Archangel's Storm - A Guild Hunter Novel,#5

“Archangel’s Storm” by Nailini Singh is part of her ‘Guild Hunters’ series and is a fantastic paranormal read. It has a beautiful blend of the ‘otherness’ of angels, archangels and vampires mixed with realistic descriptions of the delicate...

5 Stars
  • Author: Nalini Singh
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Subspace

Wow! A blazingly hot collection of tales that explore the steamy world of BDSM written by six very talented authors. This was a fascinating look at the different aspects of submission seen through the eyes of those who are familiar with the...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Mina Dorian, Elizabeth Coldwell, Justine Elyot, Jan Irving, Desiree Holt, Sierra Cartwright
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: BDSM, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing

Cowboy Bad Boys

“Cowboy Bad Boys” by Randi Alexander is a sizzling combination of ten erotic short stories that display the author’s talent at creating a complete tale within the constraints of a limited number of pages. Each vignette is a very different p...

5 Stars
  • Author: Randi Alexander
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Western
  • Publisher: Randi Alexander

Shine - The Shade Trilogy, #3

“Shine” by Jeri Smith-Ready is the fantastic final chapter in her ‘Shade Trilogy’ series, a young adult series that explores a somewhat chilling reality that has very active ghosts. The series is best appreciated if one starts with the poig...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jeri Smith-Ready
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse

Charmed By His Love - Spellbound Falls Series, #2

“Charmed By His Love” by Janet Chapman is part of her ‘A Spellbound Falls Romance’ series and picks up where “Spellbound Falls” left off. Maximus Oceanus has rearranged the geology according to his specifications but there is still plenty t...

5 Stars
  • Author: Janet Chapman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Silence - Queen of the Dead, #1

“Silence” by Michelle Sagara is a mesmerizing young adult book that is the first in her ‘Queen of the Dead’ series. Emma Hall has had a lot of tragedy in her life, most recently losing her boyfriend, Nathan to a fatal car accident. Getting...

5 Stars
  • Author: Michelle Sagara
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Intruder - Foreigner #13

“Intruder” by C.J. Cherryh is Book 13 in her Foreigner series. Human Bren Cameron is still negotiating the tricky minefield of atevi politics as he tries to convince bitter enemies to set aside their differences and accept a newcomer into t...

5 Stars

Natural Evil

“Natural Evil” by Thea Harrison is a novella that features Major Claudia Hunter, a rare female Green Beret who retired early from the Army, and Wyr Luis Alvaraz, a Peacekeeper with the Elder tribunal. Claudia is speeding across the desert i...

5 Stars

Born to Darkness - Eternal Youth, #1

“Born to Darkness” by Suzanne Brockmann is the wonderful first novel in her ‘Fighting Destiny’ series. It introduces an elite group of individuals with the Obermeyer Institute who have fantastical mental powers and are fighting against an i...

5 Stars
  • Author: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Random House

By a Thread - Elemental Assassin, #6

Gin Blanco is back in “By A Thread”, Jennifer Estep’s next contribution to her exciting Elemental Assassin series. The challenges never seem to stop coming as Gin attempts to return to her life as proprietor of the eatery, the Pork Pit, fol...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Estep
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

SEAL of My Dreams

"SEAL of My Dreams" is the exquisite anthology of romantic stories that is a fundraiser for the Veterans Research Corporation. The tales are written by eighteen well-known and popular authors and focus on the heroes who have trained as SEAL...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Cindy Gerard, Stephanie Tyler, Tara Janzen, Stephanie Bond, Anthology
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Bell Bridge Books

A Discovery of Witches - All Souls Trilogy, #1

A phenomenal work, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness melds magic and science in a beautifully crafted tale.ÿ A fantastical tale that blends a love of scholarship conveyed through erudite references to Oxford University and its weal...

5 Stars
  • Author: Deborah Harkness
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Deceiver - Foreigner #11

"Deceiver" by C.J. Cherryh is the eleventh installment in her `Foreigner' series that details the interaction of human Bren Cameron and the enigmatic and fascinating aliens known as the atevi. The civil war among the atevi has ended with Ta...

5 Stars

The Brisket Book - A Love Story with Recipes

"The BRISKET Book: A Love Story with Recipes" by Stephanie Pierson is indeed that. A love story. Definitely not for the vegetarian, the book features quotes and observations by cooks from all over the country and delves into the background...

5 Stars

Mastiff - The Legend of Beka Cooper #3

"Mastiff" by Tamora Pierce is the final tale in her `Legend of Beka Cooper' trilogy which started with "Terrier" and was continued by "Bloodhound". Sadly, the tale opens with the aftermath of the death of Beka's fiance and she is relieved t...

5 Stars
  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Random House

Lethal

"Lethal" by Sandra Brown is a nonstop rollercoaster ride of suspense complete with abrupt turns and unexpected highs and lows. Widow Honor Gillette is raising her four-year-old daughter Emily to the best of her ability when her life is turn...

5 Stars

Body of Sin - Book 4 in the Otherkin Trilogy

Body of Sin by Eve Silver is the long-awaited and mesmerizing final book in the Otherkin series. Lokan Krayl's murder has been solved, unhappily causing a severe schism in the family between the brothers and their father. Lokan's body has f...

5 Stars
  • Author: Eve Silver
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HQN Books

The Unquiet

The Unquiet is an anthology featuring five remarkable authors who have joined forces yet again to provide yet another enjoyable collection of stories. J.D. Robb's exquisitely fascinating Lieutenant Eve Dallas is presented with yet another m...

5 Stars
  • Authors: J.D. Robb, Mary Blayney, Patricia Gaffney, Ruth Ryan Langan, Mary Kay McComas
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

New York to Dallas - In Death Series

J.D. Robb's latest Lieutenant Eve Dallas saga, New York to Dallas, is a tension-laden, emotionally intense thrill ride of a read. One of the most significant felons of the Lieutenant's early career has escaped from prison and is out to wrea...

5 Stars

The Golden Key

The Golden Key was co-written by three great names in fantasy, Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson and Kate Elliot. Each author brings her inimitable style to blend a sweeping story that mixes elements of sorcery and art to form a backdrop for...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Treachery in Death - #32

Treachery in Death   by J.D. Robb is the latest enthralling entry in her futuristic police series.  Peabody, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’ protege comes into her own and takes the lead on an investigation which results in her being...

5 Stars

Choice of Masters

Choice of Masters by Joey W. Hill is the incredibly spicy tale of Thomas, a chivalrous knight who undergoes rigorous sexual training to help him rescue Lilith, who has been condemned by the wizard Zorac to persist in a state of constant aro...

5 Stars
  • Author: Joey W. Hill
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: BDSM, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Storywitch Press

Dreamfever - Fever Series / MacKayla Lane series #4

Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning picks up after the horrendous events of the previous novel and follows MacKayla Lane (Mac) as she tries to recover herself.  Nobody has ever recovered from being Pri-ya but Mac has resources, allies and...

5 Stars

Bless This Mouse

Bless This Mouse by Lois Lowry follows the exploits of the 220 mice that live in the Saint Bartholomew’s church led by the matriarchal Mouse Mistress Hildegarde.  The lovely tale beautifully llustrated by Eric Rohmann gives a int...

5 Stars

Side Jobs - Stories From the Dresden Files

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher is an enjoyable collection of short stories and novellas featuring the world of Harry Dresden, wizard, and occasional knight-errant.  The tales focus on happenings in Harry’s home base of Chicago and feat...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Sailing to Sarantium - Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic

Guy Gavriel Kay’s series The Sarantine Mosaic begins with the fascinating Sailing to Sarantium , which opens with the expert mosaicist Caius Crispus traveling to Sarantium at the Emperor’s behest.  The problem is that he ha...

5 Stars

Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn introduces a lush new world that is peopled with fascinating characters who are subject to the influence of five basic elements, coru (blood and water), elay (air and soul), hunti (wood and bone), sweela (fir...

5 Stars

The Truth of Valor

Oo-rah!  Torin Kerr may have left the Corps to join her beloved Craig Ryder but she is not going to be content to simply eke out a living as a Civilian Salvage Operator. Just because she has resigned from the Marines doesn’t mean...

5 Stars

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