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The Total Package

It took too long for Dani and Tyson to reunite. During this time I started to lose a little interest, although about four years had passed. I was more interested in them together, than them apart. As far as character development goes, I fel...

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Fools Rush In - The Interstellar Rescue Series Book 3

This book starts off right in the midst of action. The heroine Rayna is fierce and fiery in her cause and her fighting skills. Captain Sam is intrigued but also somewhat exasperated with her antics. I enjoyed the pace of the writing and the...

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The Wolf in the Attic

Paul Kearney does a good job writing this novel from the prospective of an adolescent girl named Anna Francis. I liked the overall style of writing but the plot was very relaxed. I did not feel a rush to find out what was going to happen or...

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His Wolf's Desire

Nothing clashes quite like Jayla Stanton and Brad Dalton in this interracial and paranormal romance. From the very moment they lay eyes on one another, they both hate and are attracted to each other. In fact, within minutes their inner wolv...

4 Stars

Devious Little Lies

Rena Rosetti is tired of sitting by while her husband does her wrong and still remains on top. For ten years she has been a loyal wife to Tony, a top mob boss, but her life has gone upside down. Now she’s finally fed up and decides to chang...

3 Stars

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

The Girl from Summer Hill - A Summer Hill Novel, #1

Jude Deveraux does a fantastic job of pulling readers into her story from the very first page. In “The Girl from Summer Hill,” Chef Casey Reddick is a riot from the first time we meet her. When a huge misunderstanding leads to Casey watchin...

4 Stars

Giving Thanks - Get Inspired with Max

Todd and Jackie Courtney did a wonderful job with this book of inspirational nursery rhymes. The book is hardcover, durable and able to withstand all types of treatment from little children. Each page shows beautiful scenery and the main ch...

5 Stars

Capture of a Heart

Shoraya makes a journey…but she gets wounded. Gavenas finds her, takes her in and nurses her back to health. He likes her from the moment he sees her, but how can they stay together? The overall idea of “Capture of a Heart,” was a good one....

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The Viscount Needs a Wife - Rogue Series, #17

Jo Beverely’s writing style is very enjoyable. I have been reading her books for years. The Viscount Needs a Wife has good parts, but overall I found it to be a slow read. Many pages contain Braydon and Kitty's discussions about what they w...

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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: * Romance: Historical, Diverse Books, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Afton Locke

Lunch! - Comics Squad #2

The “Comics Squad Lunch” book is enjoyable for kids. The illustrations are exciting, captivating and diverse. The stories have different styles of art that make it fun to look at and read. With such different styles of art and writing, ther...

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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: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: BBW, * Under 45k Words, Diverse Books, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Hard Candies Publishing

Forbidden - Rhine Trilogy, #1

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

Shameless - A Bitter Creek Novel, #14

Pippa and her dad leave Australia in a hurry. At first Pippa is glad…she is pregnant and the sly looks and whispered words are flying her way. Nonetheless, they don’t get the warm welcome Pippa is expecting in Wyoming. She isn’t comfortable...

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Killer Curves - Witness to Passion, #2

Sloane Barrett has been having a tough time lately. Her relationship is over; she has been getting disturbing calls and emails. When Sloane meets the mysterious and sexy Ciaran Ross, she is intrigued. However, she won’t let a handsome face...

3 Stars

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

The Guardian

The Guardian is a book that takes us on a trip back to the 1800s. Phyllis Lewis is a cook in Philadelphia where times are tough and she is determined to make a change for African Americans. When a friend is accused of being a runaway slave...

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Murder and Mayhem - M.U.C.I. Files Book 2

May is an infamous vampire killer…but that is not the only supernatural thing about her. She’s a zombie with a weak ankle. When abominations start showing up around town, all leads point to Bartholomew Aelfrith, a hunky vampire who is centu...

4 Stars

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

The Highlander Takes a Bride

Saidh is not like most women of her time. Although she is quite beautiful, she does not consider herself a proper lady. She would rather do most things men do and she sees no sense in hiding it. Greer, the handsome hero is half way in love...

4 Stars

Shifter Magnetism

This book started with an interesting premise. Leila Barclay is a witch and Nic Lobo is a wolf shifter who is a detective, but when they meet they quickly fall for one another. They are not supposed to be together though; humans should be w...

3 Stars
  • Author: Stormie Kent
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: BBW, * Romantic Suspense, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

Cravings - Fierce Hearts, #2

Kennedy is a were-lynx that was being used for experimenting. Now in a new colony with a brother she didn’t know existed, she must learn to trust herself and her new family unit. Asher Monroe keeps her heart racing with anxiety and anticipa...

3 Stars

Once Upon a Playboy - The New Yorker Series, #4

I am a big fan of M.O. Kenyan. Her work is normally well done and leaves the reader coming back for more. I will simply say that this book is missing the usual spark that keeps me intrigued from the very first page. The book was a little co...

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Cherry Lane - Cavanaugh Island, #5

Devon Gilmore has a baby on the way and the father is not a part of their lives. Devon was the other woman without ever knowing it. Stressed and badly in need of a getaway, Devon takes a trip to Cavanaugh Island. There, life is slower and s...

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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

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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Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers - Patterns, Tutorials, Tips, and Advice

This book is a great learning source for anyone interested in sewing, and it’s written simply enough for beginners to understand. With this book you can actually learn about sewing. It explains all there is to know about sewing skirts and d...

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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

Song of Blood & Stone - Earthsinger Chronicles, #1

From the first page of Song of Blood & Stone, I was intrigued. Jasminda is a 19 year old girl who has lost her family and lives alone on a farm. She braves the town’s people who look at her with suspicion and discrimination because of her d...

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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

Daughter of Gods and Shadows - book 1

Daughter of Gods and Shadows has great aspects within the story. However, there is so much going on that it was hard for me to focus on the main character Eden Reid. The story bounces from one character to another without first establishing...

3 Stars

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

Take Control - Alpha Male Incorporated, #3

Raya is hearing a male voice in her head and it is seriously scaring her. However, Thorsten Irizarry is ready to start the bonding process with his mate and that is the only way he knows how. Thorsten is sure once he really pursues Raya he...

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  • Author: Marie Rochelle
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Phaze Books

Jamaican Temptation

Kyra Mays loves the finer things in life and she is certain she likes her men that way too. On vacation in Jamaica, instead of finding a rich man, she has an instant connection with an attractive reggae singer. This book had many good eleme...

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Razed

Zane Barnes is head over heels in love with Keelie Jessup and she can feel the sparks, too. However, Keelie doesn’t want to be left vulnerable and get involved with Zane. Additionally, she thought she had feelings for his younger brother Za...

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One Night Stand - New Yorker, #3

Catelella Ross has been through many trails and it isn’t over. When her husband tells her he wants a divorce, she’s devastated. She’s sure that it’s the end for her. That is until a one night stand comes along. Ethan McCreery is not ready t...

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Tell Me Something Good

Noelle and Tate clash over their opposing ideas of sports, love, and marriage. Normally this wouldn’t matter so much because they host different radio shows. However, their boss is combining part of their show to up their ratings in a last...

4 Stars

Ensnared - Ensnared, #1

Charlie is really outspoken and it’s never been a problem until now. She is abducted from earth to become Rhyker’s mate. And the only way for her to stay safe is for her to keep her mouth shut! Both Charlie and Rhyker doubt she is capable l...

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The Sweet Spot

This is a humorous and cute romance. The writing style was very engaging. From the very first couple of pages, you begin to feel a connection to Amanda and Chase. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who likes romance no...

4 Stars

The Last King - Book 1, Part 1

Emmy as a young girl didn't understand anything about skin color until a girl one day points out that she has very dark skin. From that day, Emmy becomes very self conscious about her looks. As ordinary as she finds herself she doesn't expe...

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Resurrection - Blood of the Lamb: Book Three

I thoroughly enjoyed this book; I felt many different emotions from sadness to joy. Seeing Lazarus and Maryam develop into more mature characters was very refreshing. Lazarus finally redeemed himself from his past behaviors. It was good get...

4 Stars

Pink Neon Dreams

Cecily Brown and Daniel Padilla hit it off immediately when he walks into her new store. They have a lot in common and the attraction is off the charts. The only problem is that Cecily’s ex-husband has been murdered and Daniel is the FBI ag...

3 Stars

Beyond the Velvet Rope - Club Babylon, #1

Thandie Shaw takes a temporary gig down in Miami to promote club Babylon. Club owner Elliot is convinced to hire Thandie although he has a policy to never hire women. Before long, sparks fly and they find themselves entangled in some kind o...

3 Stars

Hold Me in Contempt

Kimberly Kind is a lawyer with her own problems to work out. When she meets King at the bar she engages him in conversation but doesn't let it go too much deeper. Kimberly does not plan on seeing the man again because she does not date outs...

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Until I Saw Your Smile

This was one of the best books I have read in a while. I was eager to get to the final pages and sad when I closed the book. I’ve read a lot of J.J. Murray’s books and this is by far one of my favorites. I was engaged from the very beginnin...

5 Stars

A Man's Promise - The Grangers

The writing and grammar were done very well in A Man's Promise. The problem for me was that there was too much going on. In the 400 pages there were so many characters to focus on. The synopsis leads you to believe that the story is about C...

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  • Author: Brenda Jackson
  • Review by: Beth Hardy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: MIRA

Into the Wilderness - Blood of the Lamb: Book Two

Already on their journey, Maryam, Joseph, Ruth, and Lazarus are determined to find a better place than the home they have escaped from. The only problem is that Joseph is already sick and there seems to be no cure. Ruth is almost always hys...

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Eagle's Heart

Salomeh Jones is a high school teacher with a kind heart. When she realizes one of her students is being mistreated she takes a stand, determined to put a stop to it. She didn't realize she would be coming up against a major crime lord. She...

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