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Holiday Wishes - A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella

"Holiday Wishes" is a cute holiday novella, the perfect start to the holiday season! Shalvis returns to Heartbreaker Bay in this story, and as usual does not disappoint. Though part of the series, this story works perfectly well as a stand-...

4 Stars

Christmas in London

"Christmas in London" is a holiday treat! Anita Hughes takes us to London, a perfect setting for holiday merriment. You’re immersed in numerous iconic locations of London - Buckingham Palace, the Christmas displays at Harrods, and more. Eac...

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The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

"The Forgotten Beasts of Eld" is a delightful story, wonderfully woven with poetic prose. Phillip’s has a distinctly lyrical voice and her words flow on the page. Myths and legends come alive, riddles abound, and magic seeps through each wo...

5 Stars

When the Scoundrel Sins - Capturing the Carlisles, #2

"When the Scoundrel Sins" has a unique twist on the idea of the marriage of convenience. Harrington’s characters are interesting and fun, and they find themselves in the most delicious situations. Quinton has both an inexplicable desire for...

4 Stars

Dirty Dancing at Devil's Leap - A Hellcat Canyon Novel, #3

Julie Anne Long’s "Dirty Dancing at Devil’s Leap" is an outright delight! The characters are great, the dialogue is witty, and the plot is fun. This is the first book I’ve read by Julie Anne Long, and her style is catching – I’m excited to...

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Down Home Cowboy - Copper Ridge

I’ve had the pleasure of reading most of the books in Maisey Yates’s Copper Ridge series, and let me tell you, this last installment does not disappoint! I found this book charming, sexy, and deep. The dialogue is funny (as usual), the plot...

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The Boss's Nine-Month Negotiation - One Night With Consequences

"The Boss's Nine-Month Negotiation" has a variety of good romance tropes - unexpected pregnancy, boss as lover, another woman, and a case of amnesia! When combined all together, this story was quite the easy read! I really liked both the ma...

4 Stars

Once a Moretti Wife

Michelle Smart’s “Once a Moretti Wife” is sexy and sharp, with deep characters and heart wrenching drama. I was intrigued by Anna and Stefano’s story from the very first page. Anna wakes up with no memory of the past year, the year in which...

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The Tycoon's Secret Child - Texas Cattleman's Club: Blackmail

Maureen Child brings a twist to the secret baby trope in her story The Tycoon’s Secret Child! The traditional plot – man finds out he’s a father years later – takes on a few different additions in this story. I liked that Wes had to learn h...

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The To-Do List

Sharon Struth’s “The To-Do List” is a story full of many twists and turns. It’s not only a romance, this story has some family drama, mystery, and adventure. The lead, Maggi Harris, has started a new life after catching her husband cheating...

3 Stars

Her One True Love

Rachel Brimble presents a sweet story in “Her One True Love”. The story is a journey for Jane, a young woman trying to heal her broken heart and find fulfilment helping needy children. This new drive and focus adds depth to Jane’s character...

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Cardwell Christmas Crime Scene - Cardwell Cousins, #5

“Cardwell Christmas Crime Scene” is the latest in B.J. Daniel’s Cardwell family series, and the first I’ve read in this series. There is an abundance of characters, and the story follows multiple perspectives. Because of all the perspective...

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A Reluctant Betrothal - The Grantham Girls, #3

Amanda Weaver is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors! “A Reluctant Betrothal”, the third in the Grantham Girls series, is another riveting read! Weaver gives us another wonderful and interesting set of characters. Again, we get a br...

5 Stars

Copping It Sweet - Murphy's Law #5

“Copping It Sweet” by Anna Clifton is an intriguing read! Well-paced, this story has a number of twists and secrets that kept me turning the pages. A number of funny moments keep parts of the book light, but the undercurrent of intrigue and...

4 Stars

Just Kiss Me

“Just Kiss Me” by Rachel Gibson simply radiates with irresistible southern charm! The leads have an interesting history and the start of the novel is sweet, with the just the right amount of glimpses of the past to get a good idea of the ch...

4 Stars

A Common Scandal - The Grantham Girls, #2

The second novel in Amanda Weaver’s Grantham Girls series, "A Common Scandal" was a wonderful follow-up to "A Duchess in Name"! Just as with Andrew and Victoria’s story, I was quickly hooked on the story of Nate and Amelia. Weaver gives us...

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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: YA
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Calling It

Calling It, the debut novel for author Jen Doyle, is a sweet and sexy story with fun characters and charming banter. The sudden yet simmering attraction between the leads starts from the beginning, even though they come from different world...

4 Stars

A Duchess in Name - The Grantham Girls, #1

Amanda Weaver weaves a wonderful story in A Duchess in Name! The novel is quick-paced and a real page-turner! I was quickly hooked on the story of Victoria and Andrew. Weaver gives us both perspectives, which allows us to see the excommunic...

5 Stars

How to Rescue a Rake - Book Club Belles Society, #3

How to Rescue a Rake is the third novel in Jayne Fresina’s Book Club Belles series. This novel takes its lead from Austen’s Persuasion and does a very nice job of playing with it. Fresina may take her inspiration from Persuasion, but her ch...

4 Stars

Red Blooded

Caitlin Sinead’s Red Blooded is a captivating read! An absolute page-turner, I couldn’t put it down! I’m usually not a fan of present-tense first person writing, but I didn’t mind it in this case at all! Sinead takes us through Peyton Arthu...

5 Stars

The Queen's New Year Secret - Princes of Petras

The Queen’s New Year Secret was a quick and engaging read! I flew through it! Tabitha and Kairos are interesting characters with complicated histories. Yates adds flashback scenes to give us a good idea of their history together, which real...

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Line of Fire - Greenway Range, #2

Line of Fire is the second novel in HelenKay Dimon’s Greenway Range series. Unfortunately, Line of Fire does not work very well as a standalone novel. We begin right in the middle of the story between Jason and Molly. Though we get a lot of...

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Marry Me at Christmas - Fool's Gold, #21

Another charming Fool's Gold tale is told in Susan Mallery's Marry Me at Christmas! Mallery sweeps us into the Fool's Gold holiday festivities and as the snow starts to fall, love begins to bloom between Johnny and Madeline. The familiar fa...

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Trouble When You Walked In

Kieran Kramer’s Trouble When You Walked In is a fun, charming, and enjoyable read! Librarian Cissie Rogers would make a great reading buddy! Her constant references to classic literature at the start of the book were a nice and suitable tre...

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Golden

Melinda Michaels’ Golden brings together the world of fairy tales and reality. This YA novel takes an interesting twist on the original fairy tales with a more modern view. The plot moves at a decent pace and I kept waiting for more of the...

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Back to Us - Shore Secrets, #3

I really enjoyed this addition to the Christ Barth’s Shore Secrets series! I was looking forward to reading Ward and Piper’s story since I read All for You and it certainly didn’t disappoint! Ward and Piper have an amazing chemistry that le...

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Powerless - The Hero Agenda, #1

Powerless is a fast-paced, fun, and interesting read! This YA novel engages the idea of the supernatural by exploring a world of heroes and villains through the eyes of the powerless Kenna. Kenna, the daughter of an incredible scientist who...

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Through Fire & Sea

Through Fire and Sea is the start of a series by Nicole Luiken. Intriguing and quick-paced, this first novel jumps between the perspectives the two main characters, Leah and her mirror-self Holly. The plot of this story is engaging, and kep...

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  • Author: Nicole Luiken
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

An Inconvenient Mistress - The Ashford Brothers Series, #3

Caroline Kimberly’s An Inconvenient Mistress is an engaging and sexy historical romance! Isabella North is a feisty and determined young woman intent on protecting her nephew. Captain Phillip Ashford is a sizzling not-quite-a-pirate who is...

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Phantom Traces

All sorts of ghosts grace the pages of Phantom Traces. Not only do we have the ghost haunting the local library, we have the ghosts of relationships past haunting our lead characters. This book started out really strong. The lead character,...

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The Confection Connection

The Confection Connection brings together two former rivals who realize that there is a fine line between love and hate, and creates a story that is sugary sweet. I liked the idea of the plot for this story. A misunderstanding leads to thes...

3 Stars

All for You - Shore Secrets, #2

All For You is the second novel in Christi Barth’s Shore Secrets series, but I’ve read it as a standalone novel. This worked for me, because even though we meet many characters in the book, it doesn’t look like many major plot-points from t...

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One Hot Second - Bitterthorn, Texas

Stacy Gail's One Hot Second is one steamy read! Chandler and Parker have a sizzling chemistry that leaps through the pages. Gail nicely ties in the aspects of Bitterhorn, including some of the sights and settings we have already encountered...

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Where There's a Will - Bitterthorn, Texas, #4

I absolutely loved this addition to the Bitterthorn Texas series! Fiery, sexy, and emotional, the relationship between Coe and Miranda is a riveting read. Where There’s A Will has a nice mixture of moments from heart wrenching to laugh out...

5 Stars

Starting from Scratch - Bitterthorn, Texas

Stacy Gail’s Starting from Scratch is full of sugar and spice and everything nice! I loved this holiday story! It’s quick-paced and emotional, making it quite the page-turner. It’s also sexy and sweet at the same time. The reader feels some...

5 Stars

Ugly Ducklings Finish First - Bitterthorn, Texas

Stacy Gail’s Ugly Ducklings Finish First is a quick-paced contemporary romance that was a fun read. Gail gives us the conventional trope of the nerdy girl from high school, girl genius Payton Pruitt, getting with the popular guy, Wiley “Coy...

4 Stars

On the Naughty List

On the Naughty List is a collection of Christmas short stories, ranging from nice to naughty. These stories are nice quick reads centered around the holiday season, some more festive than others. Lori Foster’s Christmas Bonus gives us a ste...

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  • Authors: Lori Foster, Carly Phillips, Sugar Jamison, Beth Ciotta
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press

The Warrior - Dante Walker, #3

The Warrior, the final novel in Victoria Scott’s Dante Walker trilogy, is a compelling and satisfying finale to the series. Scott maintained the emotional depth with this novel. I felt a mixture of emotions. Grief, shock, joy! This novel re...

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Special Interests - Easy Part, #1

Special Interests is an interesting contemporary novel from author Emma Barry. Barry brings us into a realistic world where politics and romance clash. We get both Parker’s and Millie’s perspectives consistently throughout the novel, which...

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Not the Boss's Baby - The Beaumont Heirs #1

Not The Boss’s Baby is a nice quick read from Sarah M. Anderson. This Harlequin Desire novel has romantic moments, passionate embraces, and interesting main characters. Serena and Chadwick, names I thought were great, are complex characters...

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The Liberator - Dante Walker, #2

The Liberator, the second novel in the Dante Walker series, is another compelling read from Victoria Scott! The Liberator continues from where The Collector leaves off. Dante finds himself allied with his former opposition and is confused a...

4 Stars

The Collector - Dante Walker, #1

Victoria Scott’s The Collector, the first novel in her series featuring bad boy Dante Walker, confronts ideas of good, evil, and what lies between. Scott’s characters are realistic in the sense that they can be tempted to more…troublesome b...

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Everlast - The Chronicles of Nerissette, #1

Andria Buchanan’s "Everlast" is the first book in her series 'The Chronicles of Nerissette' and quickly draws you into this mythical and magical world. The plot of the book starts quickly and you are immediately drawn into the action of the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Andria Buchanan
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, * SF: Fantasy, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Unexpectedly You

Lily Santana has created a charming story set in the quaint town of Bella Del Mar. At first, the struggles between Mitch and Emma seem purely professional, but as the story progresses the depth of their emotional issues gradually comes to l...

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What a Rancher Wants - Texas Cattleman's Club: The Rule Breakers #8

"What a Rancher Wants" is a great read by Sarah M. Anderson! This Harlequin Desire novel, part of 'The Texas Cattleman’s Club: The Missing Mogul' mini-series, is exciting, sweet, and passionate. Gabriela and Chance have great chemistry from...

4 Stars

Dangerous Magic

Alix Rckloff’s historical paranormal tale Dangerous Magic is an interesting story of love, magic, and destiny. Both Rafe and Gwenyth are appealing characters, each with a strong back story. Rickloff switches primarily between the perspectiv...

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The Rancher She Loved - Harlequin American Romance #1456

The premise of Ann Roth’s The Rancher She Loved seemed promising, at first. While Sarah’s search for her biological mother is absorbing, the romance plot seems to lack some depth. Clay has his own interesting backstory, but the histories of...

3 Stars

Rescued by a Ranger - Harlequin American, #1419 - Hill Country Heroes

I enjoyed this novel by Tanya Michaels. I remembered some of the characters from earlier novels, and seeing them was a pleasant surprise. I really felt for Heather’s (Alexandra) plight. She is in a tough position and you can understand why...

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The Relic

Colleen Helme’s sequel to The Flame of Destiny does not disappoint. Callista continues to grow in The Relic and develops into a powerful heroine. Helme’s scenes are full of description and are particularly vivid. She succeeds in drawing out...

4 Stars

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