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Maybe I Do - A Whiskey and Weddings Novel, #1

Charlotte is a successful businesswoman who is one of the more sought after wedding photographers in the business. She may be cynical about love but she is the best at capturing it. Dean is a co-owner of a successful bar/brewery along with...

4 Stars

Phoenix - The Peradon Fantasy Series Book 1

Princess Violetta of the flame realm is having difficulty dealing with her mother and brother's death. She's given to rebelling against her father, the King. When she meets Ryore of the Frost kingdom, the fire kingdom's enemy, she falls hea...

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  • Author: Daccari Buchelli
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Buchelli Books

Royal Enchantment - Skeleton Key

Ava, is having a few hard knocks lately. She just purchased a huge Victorian house to renovate, but her business partner is missing and so is their money. She'd really wanted to work on this house, even if her partner seemed against it, the...

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  • Author: Lia Davis
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Fantasy, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: After Glows

The City of Ice - Gates of the World, #2

I did not get an opportunity to read the first book in this series, but I enjoyed this sequel. The Kressind siblings all seem to be in the thick of things at all times. And generally it is because of the choices they make. Trassan has a gre...

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Elisha Mancer - Dark Apostle, #4

With Thomas back on the throne and Bridget thwarted for now, Elisha decides that he must go and stop the Mancers from around the world. They aren't just a problem in London but everywhere in the world. They are in control of some of the mos...

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The Heart of What Was Lost - A Novel of Osten Ard

“The Heart of What Was Lost” is a pretty good epic fantasy. Unfortunately I did not read the first installment, but enjoyed this sequel. It is a very rich world with detailed characters and places. Some of the origin stories and magics’ of...

4 Stars

The Last Machine in the Solar System

"The Last Machine in the Solar System" is a thin book with a long title. Between its pages it does have an interesting story. The story is the autobiography of an android that covers the span of human kind from the present until its demise....

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Elisha Rex - Dark Apostle, #3

Once again Elisha tries to help and ends up in over his head. This time his closest friends Thomas and Rosie (Thomas's wife) have been taken and no one can find them. The city has also been locked by fans of Elisha who are angry at what hap...

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The Good Widow

When the police knock on Jack's door her world is shattered. Her husband died in Hawaii.At first she wonders why he was there. Then she find out more disturbing news. He was there with his mistress. Now her grief is mixed with anger and bet...

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Never Trust a Pirate - Playful Brides, #7

Danielle LaCrosse becomes a ladies maid to a very kind mistress. She's trying her best to pretend to be a skilled ladies maid but she really has not had much experience at it. Plus, the Viscount's brother Cade is wickedly tempting but she b...

4 Stars

The Year of Loving

Sarah's life is a mess. Anything and everything that could go wrong does. Her relationship with her daughters is terrible and getting worse. Her Ex husband is constantly making her life hell, through whatever means necessary. Her best frien...

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Dreamweaver - Dreamwalker, #3

Jessica Drake is one of the last Dream Walkers. Centuries ago, the Shadow began a campaign to eradicate all Dream Walkers and since that time they have continued their search, but somehow Jessica slipped through the cracks. Now that they kn...

4 Stars

Marry Me on Main Street - Cricket Creek, #11

Susan has another chance at love with Danny, but even though a decade has passed she is unsure of whether she can take another chance with him. I like how there are two different love stories in this book. Not only does Susan have to open u...

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  • Author: LuAnn McLane
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Rebel of Clan Kincaid - Highland Warrior, #2

After her sister dies, Tara is sent to her sister's betrothed, Laird Alwyn to marry his son. Her guardian is an awful man and she fears that her new home will not be much better. Which it is. Her betrothed is a callous, drunken spoiled brut...

4 Stars

The Book of Phoenix

“The Book of Phoenix” is an intense read. Phoenix starts out as an innocent, ignorant girl in a woman's body. Although she is well read and intelligent she is content at first to do what she is told, even when it hurts her. When she does go...

4 Stars

In Loving Memory

Although I didn't read the first adventure of Charlie and Shaun, I really enjoyed this time traveling tale. Charlie and Shaun are living their lives as he tries to figure out the present day world when quite suddenly they find themselves in...

4 Stars

The Map of Bones - The Fire Sermon, #2

“The Map of Bones” is the second book in “The Fire Sermon” series. Cass is a very relatable character. Even though she has visions that are debilitating, she is a normal girl who is not only trying to survive her harsh environment but also...

4 Stars

The Lazarus Gate - Lazarus Gate 1

The Lazarus Gate, which is the first book of the Lazarus Gate series, was an interesting read. I liked the mix of historical fiction and sci-fi. It had a great overlying mystery throughout most of the book and some intense scenes, which see...

4 Stars

Written in Fire - The Brilliance Trilogy, #3

I was thrilled when I received the final book in the Brilliance series. Everything was left on a huge cliff-hanger in the last book. This book sped toward an intense final battle with many twists, turns and action. It was fun following Coop...

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The Society of Blood - Obsidian Heart, #2

Alex is a likable guy who is just trying to save his little girl. Along the way, he is trying to take care of another post-abused girl with the help of Clover who is sassy but has to pretend to be a good subservient Victorian wife. The dial...

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The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School

This story was alright. When I began reading it I looked forward to reading a Gothic mystery/horror. It had some elements but was lacking something. I do like YA and hoped this would be a new favorite. On the positive, the characters were a...

3 Stars

The Cave - Wind Cave, #1

Kate has longed to spend some alone time with Percy for years. She spends tons of time with him in the lab and they have been great partners and friends but he has never seen her romantically. She on the other hand cannot stop thinking abou...

5 Stars

Immortal Muse

When I opened the book and it began with Nicolas and Perenelle Flamel, who, I now know, really did exist, I was super interested. Through this book they have really become rich vivid personalities instead of two dimensional. There is such a...

3 Stars

Cannonbridge

What a unique story idea. To have the power to create a being and not just any being but a beloved and powerful man that everyone knows or has met. He has been influential throughout time and has been integral to many of the famously creati...

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Blood Sky - After, #4

This series has been a wonderful ride. Each time one comes out I eagerly grab it up and read it. There is just the right amount of real life mixed with fantasy-horror. It follows our own history and timeline with good detail to geography an...

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God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlepig - The Bobby Dollar Books, #4

As with the other Bobby Dollar books, I enjoyed this bit of humor for the holidays. There are always unique villains within this world and this book follows that same precedent. Full of action and fun as well as sweet sentiment as well. It...

4 Stars

A Succubus' Guide to Gold Digging

Cute. This story is fun and zany. Madison is not the average succubus on a normal day but now that she's lost everything, including her mojo, she is rather clumsy, awkward and a little pathetic. Luca is a gypsy, therefore he can't be truste...

4 Stars

The Marriage Trap - Marriage to a Billionaire, #2

This is a touching, sweet and humorous story. I loved how the two main protagonists acted tough to hide their fears. As the story progressed both of the character grew and changed. Their fake marriage forced them to spend time together and...

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The Marriage Mistake - Marriage to a Billionaire, #3

The Marriage Mistake was everything I hoped it would be: Heartwarming, funny and sexy. Carina has grown into a confident and clever woman since the last installment. Max is powerful, strong and arrogant but in this story the reader gets to...

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Sleeping Late On Judgement Day - Bobby Dollar, #3

I love the Bobby Dollar series. He's not your average angel by far. He may fumble and mess up (like everyone else) but he also does what he thinks is right. He's not altruistic by far--he has his own motives but generally he helps others al...

5 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Falling Sky

This is a good dystopian novel. Ben Gold is a hardened survivor and is a pilot down to his very marrow. If he's not sailing above the ground, he's not himself. At first he seems selfish and closed off. Willing to do nearly anything to survi...

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Broken

Alia is a fun loving woman with a taste for beauty in all of its forms. Art, music, poetry and the human body top her list. She is a fallen angel who seems to flow gracefully and sensually through 1940's Paris. She is enjoying life and love...

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Bellman & Black

The Bellman & Black story begins a little slowly but the characters are built up very nicely. William Bellman is an honestly likeable character who is a bit of a workaholic. There is a dark and gothic feel to many parts of the story and I l...

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House of Wonder

This is a sweet finding-yourself story. Jenna comes home to help her mom and ends up helping herself and her brother. There's mystery and romance within a story of love and acceptance. Even though Jenna has tried to move away from her old l...

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  • Author: Sarah Healy
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

A Better World - The Brilliance Trilogy, #2

The story in A Better World is very intense and in-depth. The characters are all interesting whether they are brilliants or normal humans. Most of them you can sympathize with. The brilliants are all diverse and have varied powers, not only...

4 Stars

The Holiday Home

The Holiday Home is a cute and realistic view of the inner workings of family life as well as the love and struggle between siblings. Readers are in for the trials and expectations of married life and the bonds between children and parents....

4 Stars

A Different Kingdom

I loved the fantasy elements in this story. It reminded me of other epic adventure stories I've read before. Michael Fay is a farm town kid with dreams of an epic quest, knights, fairies and damsels in distress. After he meets Cat he is pul...

4 Stars

Desperate Housewives of Avalon

Nobody does fun, drama, love and naughtiness like goddesses on vacation. I love how each of the ladies on the island are a red hot mess in one way or another and at the same time they are strong independent women. The men…oh, what to say ab...

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The Broken - The Apostles, #1

The story begins slowly and builds up the characters. At first I thought it would be another "who-done-it" mysteries that follow a general outline,but the budding romance between Kate and Hayden adds a little spice and the supporting charac...

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A Long Time Gone

I have to admit that when I first started reading this story, I had trouble empathizing with the women that are driven to leave their children behind, but as I read on the story sucked me into each character's life and struggles. Adelaide s...

4 Stars

The Man Plan

Aw. The two characters in the story are so fun and sweet together. I like that they start as friends and that their friendship grows and gets stronger before they even begin to focus on desire.They have known each other forever and James ha...

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  • Author: Tracy Anne Warren
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Signet

Fair Play

What I really liked about this story was how the author weaved the fictional characters lives into actual historical events. Also, the photos from the era were an interesting touch. The two characters come from completely different worlds a...

4 Stars

Elisha Magus - Dark Apostle, #2

I am really enjoying this series. after reading the first book I was eager to read this one. It did not disappoint. As usually, no matter what Elisha does there are always others who are there to make his life miserable and to try to either...

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The Bride Says Maybe - The Brides of Wishmore

This is a delightful romance that hits home the idea that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Both Breccan and Tara have reputations based on their appearances and rumors about them. He is the supposed “Beast of Aberfeldy” a rough, broodin...

4 Stars

Coldbrook

Coldbrook is chilling and nail biting. Not only are the pages filled with the horror of a zombie apocalypse but it also has a wonderful twist to the event that started it. I loved the scientific explanation with the multiple universes that...

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Sinister

This story will keep you on the edge of your seat. It has suspense, action and romance. The author uses multiple points-of-view to fill out the story and its dynamics, including the mysterious and exceptionally terrifying killer. While she...

4 Stars

Happy Hour In Hell - Bobby Dollar, #2

Hell is portrayed in a very dark, sinister and horrifying light. Each lost soul is brought to life with vivid color and depth. Bobby Dollar struggles with both enemies and his own idea of right and wrong. Although he is an angel, he begins...

5 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Charming - Pax Arcana, #1

John Charming is a tough, gritty hero. His snark and sarcasm are refreshingly real. He may not be the easiest person to get along with but when things get tough, he is the person to have on your side. The supporting characters are unique an...

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  • Author: Elliott James
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Orbit

Secret Santa

Secret Santa is a wonderfully uplifting Christmas anthology book. With each story, as the main character struggles through their own problems, the reader is sucked into the plot. And because of the holiday theme, all the stories have happy,...

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  • Authors: Fern Michaels, Marie Bostwick, Laura Levine, Cindy Myers
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

The Scandal in Kissing an Heir - At the Kingsborough Ball, #2

Both the Lady and the rogue in this story are fun adventurous people. Even though they had great chemistry and sexual tension, I think I enjoyed their conversations and playfulness the most. The relationship is based on trust and genuine ca...

4 Stars

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