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Spellbinder - Moonshadow Book 2

“Spellbinder” by Thea Harrison is the second book in the ‘Moonshadow’ series. I was mesmerized by the first book in this series and adored the combination of snark and fantasy that permeated it (I still snicker at the idea of ‘no’ gifs), so...

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Lost In You - The Monroes, #3

“Lost in You” by Jules Bennett is a sweet romance that follows the friends-to-lovers progression of Macy and Liam, who each have plenty of issues. This is the final book in the series, so there are several cameos by the other Monroe brother...

4 Stars

The Sweetest Burn - Broken Destiny, #2

“The Sweetest Burn” by Jeaniene Frost was a little confusing to me at first because it’s been so long since I read the first story in the series, so I strongly suggest reading “The Beautiful Ashes” first. I don’t remember the connections be...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jeaniene Frost
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Shattered Spear - The Lost Stars

“Shattered Spear” by Jack Campbell is another great addition to a long-running series spin-off. There have been times when I felt that no progress was being made—either with the society that Iceni and Drakon have taken it upon themselves to...

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The Great Big Boom - Hilo Book 3

“Hilo: The Great Big Boom” by Judd Winick is a fun graphic book for children that is full of creativity and imaginative situations. The friendship between Hilo, D.J., and Gina is beautiful to see, and Hilo’s unexpected attributes and drawba...

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Blade Bound - Chicagoland Vampires, #13

“Blade Bound” is one of those exciting books where (based on past experience with this couple) things just can’t go as smoothly as one hopes. The excitement and happiness that permeates a milestone celebration such as a wedding, even though...

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  • Author: Chloe Neill
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Berkley

Fire and Snow - Carlisle Cops Book 4

“Fire and Snow” by Andrew Grey adds to the lexicon of tales involving the sexy gay cops of Carlisle. Just as in other stories, there are painful histories that have plagued the men who are highlighted in this story, but this story features...

4 Stars
  • Author: Andrew Grey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

LinkedIn In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition)

“LinkedIn in 30 minutes: How to create a rock-solid profile and build connections that matter” by Angela Rose is a clear and straightforward guide to getting started on that particular platform. The author uses screenshots to guide one thro...

4 Stars

Masking for Trouble - A Costume Shop Mystery, #2

“Masking for Trouble” by Diane Vallere is a great view of the challenges of running a costume shop around Halloween. I loved the puns sprinkled throughout the story as well as the imaginative costumes, and found myself chuckling at the name...

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  • Author: Diane Vallere
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Last Good Cowboy - Morgan Ranch, #3

“The Last Good Cowboy” by Kate Pearce is a lovely adult contemporary western romance that gives not only a progress report on some of the Morgan brothers but helps explain some of the family dynamics that have shaped each of them. I like th...

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Rescue Me - Montana Rescue Book #2

“Rescue Me” by Susan May Warren is a mixture of emotional struggles and an exciting look at the dangers and beauties of Montana and its denizens. The story starts on an exciting note and things continue to ramp up both in terms of danger an...

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  • Author: Susan May Warren
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Revell

Lost Mate

“Lost Mate” by Dirk Greyson is an entertaining but all-too-short tale that follows a pair of males who are destined to be mates but whose initial encounter takes place before either has reached maturity. I like the caring and nurturing natu...

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Fire and Ice - Carlisle Cops Book 2

“Fire and Ice” by Andrew Grey is both a touching romance and a heartwrenching look at one of the heinous crimes that can be perpetrated against young innocents by those who are supposed to care and nurture them. Those with triggers should r...

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  • Author: Andrew Grey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Fire and Rain - Carlisle Cops Book 3

“Fire and Rain” by Andrew Grey introduces another element into the series as Officer Kip finds a romantic partner worth fighting for. I love the compassion and concern that the big tough cops in this series demonstrate and I think little Is...

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  • Author: Andrew Grey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

A Peace Divided - Peacekeeper, #2

“A Peace Divided” by Tanya Huff is another exciting story that features the inimitable Torin Kerr. I love the way I am instantly immersed in a world that is both familiar and disconcertingly alien when I open one of these books. It was like...

5 Stars

Diminished - Winter's Wrath Book 2

“Diminished” by Bianca Sommerland gives us a different perspective of the complicated relationships in the band that has clawed its way out of the morass it was in due to the guilt and self-destructive behavior caused by the tragic death of...

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The Undateable - Librarians in Love, #1

“The Undateable” by Sarah Title combines multiple familiar themes into a sweet love story. The modern twist of social media’s impact combined with the stereotypes of librarians plus the challenge of finding someone who will accept you for w...

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  • Author: Sarah Title
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Zebra Shout

Alien Nation - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #14

“Alien Nation” by Gini Koch is another delightful and exciting adventure with First Lady Kitty Katt-Martini and the rest of the larger-than-life folks in her circle. The FLOTUS is learning the ‘power of the paw’ in addition to a few other p...

5 Stars

Wait for Dark - A Bishop/SCU Novel, #5

“Wait for Dark” by Kay Hooper is a wonderfully chilling tale that highlights the remarkable talents of the group of FBI psychics sent by Noah Bishop to investigate a series of unlikely deaths occurring. The combination of eerie evil and fan...

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  • Author: Kay Hooper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Devil's Triangle - A Brit in the FBI Book 4

“The Devil’s Triangle” by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison is a fascinating blend of fact and fiction that brings together the exciting and contrasting folks that last clashed over another astounding heist. The hints of connections to the...

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  • Authors: Catherine Coulter, J. T. Ellison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Enchanting Mandalas - Mini Pads of Color

“Enchanting Mandalas: Mini Pads of Color” from Barron’s is an amazing pad of forty designs on 6”x6” cardstock that will provide a wonderful template to stimulate one’s creativity. At first I was concerned that some of the designs were on bl...

5 Stars

Man Down - Wings of Gold Book 3

“Man Down” by Tracy Tappan is a thrill-filled, suspenseful tale that starts with a description of the intense challenges faced to become a SEAL and ratchets up higher and higher throughout the story. Told through three points of view, this...

5 Stars

Enemies of the State - The Executive Office #1

“Enemies of the State” by Tal Bauer was a wonderful surprise and lived up to the blurb that captured my attention. I was enthralled by the progression of the relationship between Ethan and Jack. The conflict between duties of the office and...

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  • Author: Tal Bauer
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Tal Bauer

Ghost Times Two - A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel, #4

“Ghost Times Two” by Carolyn Hart is a cozy mystery with a twist—the inimitable Bailey Ruth Raeburn, whose afterlife is remarkably busy. Her preoccupation with fashion and predilection for stretching…okay, breaking…the precepts of her role...

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  • Author: Carolyn Hart
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Tempest - Valdemar

“Tempest: All-New Tales of Valdemar” is an anthology edited by Mercedes Lackey. It is so fun being immersed in stories that explore the various aspects of this universe that have been developed over the years. I was particularly fond of the...

4 Stars

Kill Without Shame - Ares Security, #2

“Kill Without Shame” by Alexandra Ivy is an exciting story that centers around Mia Ramon, who has rebuilt her life and has to find a way to cope with the return of Lucas St. Claire, who is determined to protect her from an unspecified threa...

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  • Author: Alexandra Ivy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

A Ghostly Reunion - Ghostly Southern Mysteries, #5

“A Ghostly Reunion” by Tonya Kappes is a fun addition to this series, even more because of the guest-starring role by ebullient author Jade Lee, who fortunately is nothing like the character bearing her name. The uncanny ability to commune...

4 Stars

Cold Reign - Jane Yellowrock, #10

“Cold Reign” by Faith Hunter is an entertaining addition to the collection. The stories in this series are both mind-boggling and a thrill to read, with their fascinating blend of paranormal, fantasy, and mythic elements, not to mention the...

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  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Admiral - An Evagardian Novel, #1

“Admiral” by Sean Danker starts with a mystery that gets more and more intricate as the four beings who awaken together explore their surroundings. The mystery unfolds as they experience it, which gets progressively more frustrating and sus...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sean Danker
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Debut Title, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: ROC

Once Broken Faith - An October Daye Novel, #10

“Once Broken Faith” by Seanan McGuire is an exciting fantasy tale that keeps one on the edge of the seat while marveling at the complexities that seem perfectly logical within the framework of the book. I love the twist on certain staples,...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Magic For Nothing - InCryptid, #6

“Magic for Nothing” by Seanan McGuire is an urban fantasy that will stop and make you think about things you’ve seen that are on the edge of uncanny…and wonder. I enjoy the stories in this series and it was fun getting a closer look at Anti...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Blood Vow - Black Dagger Legacy, #2

“Blood Vow” by J.R. Ward effortlessly immerses the reader in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood and reminds us of the violence and tenuous accord existing between humans and vampires. The wondrous connection between Rhage and his mat...

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  • Author: J.R. Ward
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books

Challenging Spot the Difference - Over 60 Timed Puzzles to Test Your Skills

“Challenging Spot the Difference: Over 60 Timed Puzzles to Test your Skills” was illustrated by Giulia Lombardo, Marc Parchow, Andea Ebert, and Nicolae Negura. This puzzle book consists of pages that have an increasing number of differences...

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Unquiet Land - An Elemental Blessings Novel, #4

“Unquiet Land” by Sharon Shinn artfully returns the reader to the mystical world that is peopled by beings who sometimes have remarkable connections to nature that gives them powers and blessings. It’s been a while since I have read other s...

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The Danger of Desire - The Sinful Suitors, #3

“The Danger of Desire” by Sabrina Jeffries presents a delightful twist on the idea of a woman searching for a way to safeguard her family. I was impressed at Delia’s resourcefulness and determination while enjoying the repartee between her...

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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

Explosive Forces - A K-9 Rescue Novel, #5

“Explosive Forces” by D.D. Ayres is part of the ‘K-9 Rescue’ series. I love stories like this, that start with a single exciting event and then gradually reveal elements that enhance the characters while dropping clues for an unfolding myst...

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Zen Dreams - Pads of Color

“Zen Dreams: Pads of Color” is a pad of nicely thick sheets published by Barron’s that can be colored. Many of the drawings have an Asian flavor, with several depicting Buddha or some variation thereof. There is an intriguing variation of t...

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Hoot & Honk Just Can't Sleep

“Hoot & Honk Just Can’t Sleep” by Leslie Helakoski is a wonderfully whimsical hardcover children’s book that depicts the issues that result from two bird eggs inadvertently switching places after a storm. The vivid drawings are accompanied...

4 Stars

Big Little Hippo

“Big Little Hippo” by Valeri Gorbachev is a beautifully illustrated hardcover children’s book that follows Little Hippo, the youngest hippo in his family, as he works through his dislike for being smaller than everyone he knows. Comparing h...

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Blood Lust - The Sentinels, #3

“Blood Lust” by Alexandra Ivy gives a view of the complicated relationship between Bas and Myst. As events unfold, one gets a better appreciation for the way love changes one’s priorities, which enhances appreciation of two strong character...

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

Silk Stalkings - A Material Witness Mystery, #3

“Silk Stalkings” by Diane Vallere is a fun romp through a small town beset by beauty pageant fever with the complications that come from a murder in its midst. The quirky characters such as Poly, who has to bear the burden of being conceive...

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  • Author: Diane Vallere
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Looking Inside

“Looking Inside” by Beth Kery is a deliciously steamy story that reminds us of the importance of living each day to its fullest. It is remarkable to reconcile the self-effacing and careful woman with the hedonistic vixen who sets out to gra...

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  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them - American Museum of Natural History

“Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them” is a book from the American Museum & Natural History that is adapted from a exhibition curated by Laurel Kendall & Mark A. Norell with Richard Ellis and the Exhibition De...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Dr. Mark A. Norell, Laurel Kendall, Richard Ellis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: Sterling

After the Dark - Killer Instinct, #1

“After the Dark” by Cynthia Eden is an action-packed thrill-ride of a tale that starts with an exciting scene and keeps the tension going for the entire book. I love it when the heroine and hero are equally capable and their partnership is...

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  • Author: Cynthia Eden
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Night and Day - An Eve Duncan Novel, #21

For a brief period of time, I wondered if the Eve Duncan saga was getting a little stale. I wasn’t unhappy that Eve had gotten closure and was going to settle into her happy ever after, but I was going to miss her and all of the intriguing...

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Grave - Queen of the Dead, #3

“Grave” by Michelle Sagara finishes the trilogy in an enthralling and unsettling saga. The eerie concept of afterlife is creatively depicted even as the difficult topics of grief and mourning are explored through different characters. There...

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

The Burning Page - The Invisible Library Novel, #3

“The Burning Page” by Genevieve Cogman is a wonderful whirlwind ride through alternate worlds and risky situations linked by a reverence for the printed word. I love the way elements of history and fictitious characters are tweaked and meld...

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The Invisible Library - The Invisible Library Novel, #1

What bibliophile could resist a story that features Librarians as intrepid explorers and protectors of unique printed works of fiction? I love that there is a special Language that is used for all kinds of remarkable functions and that ther...

4 Stars
  • Author: Genevieve Cogman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Debut Title
  • Publisher: ROC

Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith

“Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith” by Gabrielle Douglas is an autobiography that is inspirational in both secular and religious aspects. The unflinchingly honest look at the young gymnast’s life from her point of view provides tribu...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Biographies & Memoirs
  • Publisher: Zondervan

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