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WarDance

Many years ago I belonged to a book club. Elizabeth Vaughan's book "Warprize" was selected as it was a fantasy romance and we tried to read all the genres. The consensus on the book by the group was that it was awesome and I was in total ag...

4 Stars

Boss

"Boss" is an intriguing narrative penned by the talented author Tracy Brown. Brown has blessed her audiences with several urban tales. In "Boss", Ms. Brown takes her readers on a road of deception, love, paybacks, heartaches and victory. Th...

4 Stars

Trouble Clef

Even though "Trouble Clef" was a short read, I really enjoyed it. Maya and Kyra both had issues of their own they had to work out. Being in a band is not ideal for everyone but it worked for them until Maya kissed Kyra on stage in front of...

4 Stars

Seized by Seduction - The Protectors, #2

Brenda Jackson's “Seized by Seduction” is appropriately titled. I was held confined to my lounge chair with this delicious page turner from start to finish. As a reader I was seized by the well-crafted plot and characterization of the main...

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Forged in Desire - The Protectors, #1

“Forged in Desire” by Brenda Jackson provides a frightening look at the possible cost for doing one’s civic duty even as it follows a delicious romance that evolves in the face of danger. The slow buildup of a relationship that is formed wh...

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  • Author: Brenda Jackson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: HQN Books

The Alpha's Domination - The Alpha Shifter Collection, #4

"The Alpha's Domination" is the 4th book in the Alpha Shifter Collection by the awesome Sam Crescent. I'm a huge fan of her work, mostly because her characters are real people. (Or half people, as shifters may be) But they all have their fl...

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Mr. Ridley - The Whipping Society Book 1

I'm delighted that Delilah Marvelle has started a new historical romance series, starting with Mr. Ridley, due out on February 28th. The author hinted about her Whipping Society series in her School of Gallantry series and it's finally here...

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There Has to Be a Reason

Dave is in his junior year of college and one day comes across another guy crying in the bathroom. This encounter leads to Dave and Noel becoming friends. Dave is seeing a girl but the relationship is not working for him. As his friendship...

4 Stars

The Rancher Returns - The Westmoreland Legacy

Gavin is everything you would expect a creation of Brenda Jackson's imagination to be. Overpowering, controlling, easy on the eyes but havoc to the heart. His attraction to Layla, was sure to set the roof on fire. Mysterious happenings and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Brenda Jackson
  • Review by: Lashea
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Western
  • Publisher: Harlequin

Hidden Impact - A Safeguard Novel, #1

Piper J. Drake dishes out a delicious adventure with the first book in her “Safeguard” series. From the very first sentence I was hooked. I knew that I was definitely in for an adventure and I wasn’t disappointed at all. I wasn’t even disap...

5 Stars

Her Kind of Man - Edge of Scandal, #3

This is book 3 of 3 in Elle Wright’s “Edge of Scandal” series. Once I started reading “Her Kind of Man” I steadily started to think about how friendship can grow into love. Even though you may have your doubts and not being sure, you have t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Elle Wright
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Forever

Plucking the Pearl - Oyster Harbor Book 1

Pearl and Caleb made for an interesting pair during this book. I wished for dialect of that time period; the way they spoke seemed very modern. I also would have liked to see a bit more romance between the two. There were so many love scene...

3 Stars

Crossing Lines

Nora and Kelli are fascinating and amusing. I love the fact that Nora has Phineas, it reminds me of my brother-in-law because he’s always wanted a pig. Kelli’s relationship with Phineas was just adorable and even amused Nora. When I met the...

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The Revenge Artist - Evelyn Hernandez Book 1

Philip Hoy engagingly depicts the volatile world of high school, where emotions run high and vicious gossip runs amuck. Evelyn Hernandez deals with familiar adolescent issues – first loves, trials with parents and friends, her emerging sexu...

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  • Author: Philip Hoy
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

The Call of a SoulSoul Deep - White Wolf Pack Book 1

While this story sometimes becomes a bit confusing, it is only due to the complexity of the plot and it quickly becomes clear again. A world is developed based on Native American lore but with a paranormal twist. In addition, there is a str...

4 Stars

Fight to Forgive - Letting Go Book #3

This is an enjoyable story about two young men who used to be best friends and then lovers, who have had a major falling out. A few years have gone by but neither man has gotten over the other. Circumstances bring them back together and the...

4 Stars
  • Author: J. Leigh Bailey
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: Carina Press

Cali's Hurricane - Oyster Harbor Book 4

Jonathan Carter is filled with hate for all black people after having a bad childhood experience. It doesn’t help that he is in position to take up the helm of the Klan. The only kink in his plan is the beautiful family cook, Cali Waters. H...

4 Stars
  • Author: Afton Locke
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Diverse Books, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Afton Locke

Mirage

All right. Bonus points for writing a sheikh in the time of corsets and smelling salts and the Little Season. Also bonus points for writing an intrepid code-breaking Egyptian-ologist (is that a word?) heroine. Further bonus points for a smo...

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Bear Prince - Royal Bears Book 1

Hannah is a dancer, just trying to make a living, when a noble prince comes along. He is immediately taken by the humble beauty and wants to get closer to her. When Hannah finds herself in a struggle with a pushy man, Andrei dashes to her r...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Emma Alisyn, Danae Ashe
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: BBW, * Under 45k Words, Diverse Books, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Hard Candies Publishing

Too Good to Be Wrong

Guilt abounds so much in this story no one is happy. At first. It’s a long road but Henry and April are supposed to be together but the timing is all-wrong when they meet. Both are attracted to the other but pesky morals and loyalty get in...

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Forbidden

This book is definitely worth the read. No one does historical romance quite like Beverly Jenkins. Her writing flows flawlessly and she never misses a beat. The plot is engaging and the dialogue between characters is natural. Rhine and Eddy...

5 Stars

His All Night - Edge of Scandal, #2

Jared aka Red and Calisa are a fire that turns wood into ash real quick. You can tell from the beginning of the book that they have a connection and though what they did was wrong considering Calisa was on a date, it was kind of funny and h...

4 Stars

Summer Of The Eagle - Seasons Of Love, #1

I decided to take a leap into the unknown and read this book. I wasn't prepared for this extraordinary journey but I soared. I was fascinated at how Susan Edwards combined these genres together: Historical, Native American, Western and Para...

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Blissful Summer

Exotic locations lead to two heated romances in Blissful Summer. In this book readers get an enjoyable chance to experience love through the eyes of two couples. These books are always fun for me because two is better than one. I have found...

4 Stars
  • Author: Cheris Hodges
  • Review by: Lashea
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Harlequin Kimani

Taking a Chance - The Restoration Series, #3

This is the third book in this series and my favorite so far. I really enjoyed this story. In this episode Elliot is out of rehab and working on putting his life back together. Things are difficult but he's more settled. He's staying with T...

4 Stars
  • Author: A. M. Arthur
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Carina Press

A Most Precious Pearl - Migrations of the Heart

Asa Thomas Caldwell returns from war with his lower leg gone. He is devastated and tired of being in pain. He is on the verge of suicide when Ruby barges in and asks him to do her a favor. She wants her sister with her during her pregnancy....

4 Stars

Made to Love You

Made to Love You is a classic, familiar erotic romance that, despite its minor flaws, is a well-paced and well-conceived story about a couple coming together under very unusual circumstances. Christie, the heroine, is a compassionate and he...

4 Stars

Home by Morning - The Heroes of Heartbreak Creek, #3

I have long awaited this book as I think these are two of the most complex and interesting characters that have shown up in any of the Heartbreak Creek stories. Prudence and Thomas are in a time where there is a great deal of change going o...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kaki Warner
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Diverse Books, Western
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Virtuous Ruby - Migrations of the Heart, #1

Take a step back in time with this historical romance by Piper Huguley. Ruby Bledsoe has seen and been through a lot in her few years. Now she is doing her best to change things. But in walks Adam Morson, a mixed race doctor, which changes...

4 Stars

Break Your Heart

I found Break Your Heart to be a sweet New Adult read dealing with an African American heroine and a Asian American hero. The story line was right on point all the way from the beginning of the read to the end. This is the story of Megan [s...

4 Stars

The Forbidden Man - Edge of Scandal, #1

I liked this book but not as much as I thought I would. I think there could have been a lot better parts. The basis of the story is that Morgan has always had feelings for Sydney aka Syd. But Syd was with Morgan’s brother Den. He didn’t wan...

3 Stars

The Royal Affair - The Palmera Royals, #2

Every little girl loves a fairytale. From a young age we associate love with a handsome prince sweeping his unsuspecting princess off her feet. Well let me tell you The Royal Affair is not one of those tales. Marina is not afraid to speak h...

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After Midnight - Black Phoenix, #1

This wonderfully intense story provides both a deliciously spicy glimpse of larger-than-life individuals and creates a wrenching portrait of the events that have shaped them. I love the way the story gradually unfolds and reveals layers of...

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  • Author: Sarah Grimm
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Sarah Grimm

Her Bodyguard

Bodyguards are hot. A British Bodyguard? Oh yeah. Dav is all that and then some. Confident and deadly, he’s the best at what he does. Whatever he does. I liked his attitude when it came to all things, but especially when it came to his prot...

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Sadie's Surrender - Oyster Harbor, #3

Sadie Johnson feels like she is down on her luck. Her self esteem is low and her opportunities are limited. On top of that, she is attracted to her boss, who is a Klan member. Sadie is convinced there is nothing for her and she wants a new...

4 Stars

Barely Winging It - Kaska Pack, #3

Two couples find their mates and then they are tested by fate as they have to fight to defend pack and family in this exciting paranormal romance. Dultyn has to overcome his past and Havana has to grow up, Nix has to keep his mate as well a...

5 Stars

Busted - Barnes Brothers, #3

It was really great reading this. I love the fact that they are an interracial couple and deal with everyday things. Even though Trey and his brothers are famous they are still people and Shiloh does a great job reminding me of that. Nadine...

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Let's Stay Together

Actress Lauren Short is devastated that her engagement is ripped apart when she finds her finance of several years in a compromising position with two men. She is humiliated and upset. To make matters worse, in the media it seems she was th...

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Pumpkin - Cindermama, #1

Manny Charmayne and Malika Tavares (Pumpkin) seem quite incompatible, but as time goes by Pumpkin and Manny draw closer together like a bee is drawn to honey. However, Pumpkin doesn't believe in fairy tales and she thinks happily-ever-after...

4 Stars

Starlight Cowboy - Beyond Fairytales series, #7

Stephanie Beck delivers a fabulous, fairytale with this sci-fi romantic adventure. Annalina and Shields are fantastic together and it's a good thing they are both so good at their jobs otherwise the heat between them would be definitely mes...

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Love Unlocked

Starting a new life is never easy and for a former art thief and it's even harder for Eve but she makes it look easy, until some crap from her past gets in her way. She is hit for a loop though when the locksmith that comes to her house isn...

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Nights with the Nanny - Romance on the Go

Nights with the Nanny had the potential to be a charming little nugget of a romantic novella. I felt the premise for this story, of a widower falling in love again after tragedy, was what drew me in. Mix in kids and a sassy friend and you'v...

3 Stars

Broken Shadows - The Shadowminds, #3

"Broken Shadows" took a bit for me to get into it, but once I did, I was glad I finished it. "Broken Shadows" is an interesting urban fantasy with lots of potential, but not attractive enough to have me craving to finish the book in one sit...

3 Stars

Radio Silence

The lights and the water are off and the citizens don’t know why. It has made times hard and many people are desperate for just the necessities. Obtaining clean water and fresh food is difficult. Living daily life has become dangerous; ever...

4 Stars

Kindred - An American Love Story

Kindred is a well-paced classic romance that sheds light on the plight of certain groups of Native Americans and Free Blacks during the colonial period. What mainly attracted me to this story were the main characters of the story. Lelaheo,...

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Goddess by Chance - Demi-God Daughters, #2

Arienne Marcos is a demigod who did not meet her mother Athena until she was sixteen years old. Her father, Raymond took care of Arienne all her life. Athena has earned the reputation for her virginity and has made several enemies. However,...

4 Stars

The Perfect Storm - The Blake Boys, #6

J.J. Blake has just gone through a divorce and is sure he will not find love again. In fact, he doesn’t even want to date. Samantha Jane Carson is the private security specialist that works to keep the Blake family and many others safe. Whe...

4 Stars

Goddess of Legend - Demi-God Daughters, #1

I have loved Greek/Roman mythology since I was in high school. The stories were full of lust, intrigue, death, and jealousy. Some of the stories were essentially soap operas of their time, but much classier and heavy on incest. So when I re...

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Rodeo Dreams - Rodeo Dreamers #1

Ride straight to the top of the rodeo circuit—that's June Spotted Elk's dream. Yes, bull-riding is a man's world, but she won't let anyone—not even a sexy, scarred stranger—get in her way. Seasoned bull rider Travis Younkin knows what it's...

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Pull Me Closer - Suits in Pursuit, #1

Pull Me Closer took a long time to get nowhere. The pacing is too drawn out, the plot construction was totally disjointed, and the character development was extremely shallow. Kerrigan’s puerile and somewhat foolish behavior seemed at odds...

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