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Twisted Truths - Blood Brothers, #3

"Twisted Truths" is the third and final book in Rebecca’s Zanetti’s amazing Blood Brothers series. From the beginning, fans have had hints about Denver and Noni’s relationship as he left her because he thought it was safer for her. After wi...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

Leviathan

"Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld is the best Steampunk novel ever. The fact that it’s also Young Adult is an added bonus. In this story, there is an alternate historical moment that started World War 1. One side will fight the war with metal...

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  • Author: Scott Westerfeld
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Steampunk, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Storm Gathering - The Scorpius Syndrome, #4

I could not put down Rebecca Zanetti’s "Storm Gathering", the 4th book in her Scorpius Syndrome series. I can't believe how much love I have for this seriously depressing futuristic series. It's a tough, tough world. The men are strong alph...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: RAZ INK LLC

Lethal Lies - Blood Brothers, #2

"Lethal Lies" is the 2nd book in Rebecca Zanetti’s awesome Blood Brothers series. There are several trademarks to a Zanetti novel; an alpha male, a strong woman, passion with a side of naughty, and a storyline that will keep you up past you...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

Catching Captain Nash - The Dashing Widows Book 6

Catching Captain Nash is the 6th and final story in the Dashing Widows series. Anna Campbell has been holding the best for last as readers finally get to witness the reunion of Morwenna and Robert. During the 5 previous novels, readers have...

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The Devil is French - The Whipping Society Book 2

"The Devil is French" by Delilah Marvelle is the second book in her Whipping Society series. The author is trying something different. Instead of the traditional romance novel that is completed at the end of a single book, Ridley and Jemdan...

4 Stars

Year of Yes - How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

"Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person" by Shonda Rhines is one women’s journey to make positive changes in her life. Shonda is a famous Hollywood TV Writer and Producer for Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and H...

4 Stars

Patient H.M. - A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

What if you found out that a family member was a medical leader in lobotomy surgeries? And even worse, possibly did the operation on a beloved family member? The author, Luke Dittrich, made that discovery, which led him to write Patient H.M...

4 Stars

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas - An Andy Carpenter Novel

As someone who appreciates having cute animals on the book covers, I was the perfect target audience for David Rosenfelt’s "Twelve Dogs of Christmas". Readers can tell the story was written by an animal advocate and talented writer. The mys...

4 Stars
  • Author: David Rosenfelt
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

Walking in Fire - Hawaiian Heroes Book 1

What I loved most about Walking in Fire: Hawaiian Heroes, Book 1 by Cathryn Cade was that the reader truly could feel that they were on vacation in Hawaii. The author was able to bring the sights, smells and local culture of Hawaii to the r...

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  • Author: Cathryn Cade
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Diverse Books, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Windtree Press

Rolling in the Deep - Hawaiian Heroes Book 2

Rolling in the Deep is the second book in Cathryn Cade’s exciting new series about sexy Hawaiian Heroes finding true love while working for a hot tempered goddess. There are many things I am enjoying about this series, from the vacation des...

4 Stars
  • Author: Cathryn Cade
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Windtree Press

Blooming in the Wild - Hawaiian Heroes Book 3

Blooming in the Wild is the third book in Cathryn Cade’s Hawaiian Heroes series. The series’ best elements are the sexy men living in the exotic, romantic setting of Hawaii. As much as I adore the hunky men, it was about time readers got to...

4 Stars
  • Author: Cathryn Cade
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Windtree Press

Charming Sir Charles - Dashing Widows Book 5

"Charming Sir Charles" by Anna Campbell is the fifth book in the wonderful Dashing Widows series. I love Anna’s novellas because they are sweet, charming, and packed with a lot of heart. Since all her characters are so likeable, I was reall...

4 Stars

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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Justice Ascending - The Scorpius Syndrome, #3

To read a Rebecca Zanetti novel, I would sacrifice sleep, miss a meal, and ignore my internet. So I couldn't wait to read part 3 in her Scorpius Syndrome series and even tried to read "Justice Ascending" over a few days to prolong my enjoym...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Gumption Audio Edition - Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

Since I'm a huge fan of the television show Parks and Recreation and his character Ron Swanson, I enjoyed listening to Nick Offerman’s "Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers". It turns out that I co...

4 Stars

Women in Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

When I was walking through my local bookstore, this book, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky, was highlighted on their shelves and jumped right out at me. It’s an absolute treasure. The book is...

4 Stars

Born a Crime - Stories from a South African Childhood

I am on a quest to read more diverse books to widen my knowledge about other life experiences and "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah was suggested to me by my local library. This book goes back and forth between sections. First there is a sectio...

4 Stars

A Match Made in Mistletoe - A Regency Novella

A Match Made in Mistletoe is this year’s Holiday Novella from the talented Anna Campbell. She is one of my favorite historical authors because she writes such charming stories. The heroines are always kind but they also have an inner streng...

4 Stars

Big Magic - Creative Living Beyond Fear

"Big Magic" by Elizabeth Gilbert is a must read for writers and all creative types. Plus I highly recommend her audiobook. With her calming voice, you feel like you went to a therapy session to help break your writer's block and instead of...

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Above the Paw - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #5

Above the Paw by Diane Kelly is the 5th book in the wonderful Paw Enforcement series. There is no doubt that I read any book with adorable dogs on the covers and this series is top on my list of favorites. The Paw Enforcement series follows...

4 Stars

Pursuing Lord Pascal - Dashing Widows Book 4

Pursuing Lord Pascal is the fourth book in Anna’s Campbell’s Dashing Widows series. Lady Mowbray and Lord Pascal are both interesting characters who make a wonderful couple. I loved that Amy had interests outside of being a wife and that Ge...

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Viking Warrior Rebel - Viking Warriors, #2

"Viking Warrior Rebel" is the second book in Asa Maria Bradley's Viking Warrior series. What I love most about this series is that the heroines have their own lives and they are not just arm candy for heroes on their own adventure/quest. Th...

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Shadow Falling - The Scorpius Syndrome, #2

"Shadow Falling" is the second novel in Rebecca Zanetti’s amazing Scorpius Syndrome series. Rebecca Zanetti is the master of layering a great story. These pages are saturated with obstacles standing in the way for our favorite couples; Jax...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Dracula's Secret - Blood Wings, #1

Dracula's Secret is the first book in Linda Mercury's Blood Wings series. I enjoy a good vampire story and this one combines historical context about Vlad (Dracula) while putting a new gender spin on the tale. In this world, humans have a s...

4 Stars

Graduation Day - The Testing, #3

Graduation Day is the third and final book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s always bittersweet when a beloved series comes to an end, especially when you are not ready for such an ending. The events of the third book follow...

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, #1

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith is the first book is my all-time favorite series. Readers are transported to another country which is usually presented in the media as a third world country on the brink of despa...

5 Stars
  • Author: Alexander McCall Smith
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Anchor Books

Against the Paw - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #4

I must confess that I’m a sucker for any novel with a cute dog on the cover so I absolutely love Diane Kelly's Paw Enforcement series. Against the Paw is book #4 and this time Megan Luz and her K-9 partner Brigit are working cases around va...

4 Stars

Independent Study - The Testing, #2

Independent Study is the second book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s my pleasure to report that this is no sophomore slump story. In fact, I enjoyed this storyline better than the first book because there was no time wasted...

4 Stars

The Testing - The Testing, #1

The Testing is the first of three books in a YA Dystopian series by Joelle Charbonneau where a cast of young characters are challenged to stay alive to earn a better position in their society. Just when the survivors think that they are saf...

4 Stars

Mercury Striking - The Scorpius Syndrome, #1

I am so excited that New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Zanetti has started a new series. Unlike her wildly popular romantic suspense Sin Brothers’ series, this time Rebecca has entered the world of Urban Fantasy to cre...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Viking Warrior Rising - Viking Warriors, #1

Viking Warrior Rising by Asa Maria Bradley is a debut novel that breathes fresh air into the over-crowded paranormal romance genre with an exciting tale of modern adventure mixed in with Norse mythology. Vikings are the new Vampires! Leif i...

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Velvet Undercover

Velvet Undercover by Teri Brown is an amazing Young Adult story about an intelligent young British girl who is sent on her first spy mission to Germany during World War II. Her assignment is to help rescue a spy known as Velvet but no one k...

4 Stars
  • Author: Teri Brown
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Like It Never Happened

Like it Never Happened is the debut novel of Emily Adrian who launches into the YA genre with this compelling story surrounding Rebecca Rivers, the girl who finds herself part of the “it” crowd by being cast as the star of the school play....

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  • Author: Emily Adrian
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Dial Books

The Girl on the Train

Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is one of the best debut novels I have ever read and I’m not the only person with this opinion. It has won various awards, numerous accolades, and it’s already been optioned Dreamworks. But Girl on the Tra...

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Forgotten Sins - Sin Brothers, #1

Forgotten Sins is the first book in Rebecca Zanetti’s amazing Sin Brothers series. If you are a fan of Romantic Suspense dramas, the Sin Brothers will become instant favorite reads. It has everything I look for; sexy heroes, heroines that c...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Forever

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You have been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson is a book that addresses a conversation that should be happening amongst people who vent their spleens on social media. With the power of anonymity, people can go online and join mobs to tear d...

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Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison is the second novel in the excellent Honeychurch Hall Mystery series. Since I adored the first book, I was really worried that this book could be a sophomore slump. However Deadly Desire...

4 Stars

Paw Enforcement - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #1

Paw Enforcement is the first book in Diane Kelly’s amazing new K9 series that is full of humor and heart. The story is told in first person with revolving points of view, from the main heroine, her K-9 partner, and the villain. The chapters...

4 Stars

The Duke of Andelot - School of Gallantry, #7

The Duke of Andelot is the seventh book in Delilah Marvelle’s wildly popular School of Gallantry series. I would consider this the origins book to the series because it explains what events took place before the opening of Madame de Maiteno...

4 Stars

Meet Your Baker - A Bakeshop Mystery, #1

Meet your Baker is the scrumptious debut novel by Ellie Alexander, which will delight fans of cozy mysteries with culinary delights. This book checks off most of my required boxes for this type of novel; there is a cast of interesting chara...

4 Stars

Plotting Your Story Arc, Workbook for Fiction Writers, Plotters and Pantsers

Plotting Your Story Arc Workbook for Fiction Writers, Plotters and Pantsers by Nancy Brophy is a hands-on resourceful book for aspiring authors who want help figuring out their characters, understanding external verses internal arcs, and cr...

4 Stars

As You Wish - Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies of all time so I was ecstatic to hear that actor Cary Elwes decided to write a book about his movie experience called As You Wish, Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride. Even t...

4 Stars

Cress - Lunar Chronicles, #3

Cress by Marissa Meyer is the third novel in her Lunar Chronicles, a series that has a legion of devoted fans who adore Marissa’s unique futuristic characters spun from classic fairytales. In this book, instead of being trapped in a tower s...

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Heart Fire - Celta, #12

Heart Fire is the 13th book in the Celta's Heartmates series by Robin D. Owens. I absolutely love her Heartmates series, where the couples create HeartGifts to attract their mates, but I must admit that I didn't realize that we were up to b...

4 Stars
  • Author: Robin D. Owens
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

Crewel - Crewel World, #1

Crewel by Gennifer Albin is the first of three books published in this series. There are a lot of paranormal YA stories out there and to find a unique world is rare so I consider this book a real gem. The story is set in a place called Arra...

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Outlander - Outlander Series, #1

Have you ever fallen in love with a book so much that when you discuss it with your friends, you feel the need to prove that you are the biggest fan? This is what happened with me and this book, Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, when I was in co...

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  • Author: Diana Gabaldon
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Random House

Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is the perfect novel for those who are nostalgic for the 1980’s, even as readers are transported to the year 2044, where most of the world prefers to spend their days in a virtual reality searching for a hid...

4 Stars

Scarlet - Lunar Chronicles, #2

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer is the second story in the amazing Lunar Chronicles, which repackages classic fairytales in futuristic settings. There are two parallel storylines that will entertain readers, the continuing saga of Cinder and Princ...

4 Stars

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Volume 1

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel, Volume 1, is a successful adaption by P. Craig Russell of Neil Gaiman's Newbery Medal-winning novel. Its 200 pages, divided into 5 chapters (with an interlude), where each portion is illustrated by a differ...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, * Supernatural, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

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