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Prime Target

Prime Target is difficult to put in a box. I liked Susa and Damon was a sweetie and the Wefiantoth ended up stealing the show, but I had complicated feels about the story. First off, it's not the first book in a series. I'm not sure which o...

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Echoes of Fire - Mercury Pack Book 4

If you like your heroines snarky, funny, filled with one-line zingers, and happy to rearrange someone's face for them free of charge, Echoes of Fire would probably be right down your alley. Madisyn might look adorable in her shifter form, b...

4 Stars

A Guardian's Hope - The Guardians of Light Book 2

Reminiscent of Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar series, "A Guardian's Hope" was an enjoyable foray into a new world, although I didn't really see a clear tie to Sleeping Beauty. "A Guardian's Hope" can be read as a standalone, but it does start o...

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Sergeant Sexypants - Ponderosa Resort Romantic Comedies Book 3

Cinnamon roll heroes and heroines; you like them, right? If so, brace yourself for an absolute cinnamon fest of squishy wonderful awesomeness. Austin's a cop. One of the good ones, obviously, in that super hot Captain America Eagle Scout to...

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Touch Me Not - Naughty Fairy Tales

"Touch Me Not" is short and hot. I liked Alexei and Mia and the premise, but I felt the execution fell a little short and I had a hard time suspending disbelief. Mia has sensitivity issues so she wants Alexei's help in trying to "reset" her...

3 Stars

Behind the Iron Cross

"Behind the Iron Cross" is a difficult book for me to rate. On the one hand, it's brilliantly executed, with absolutely no punches pulled, and everything falling together in a way that's breathtaking, in both wonderful and awful ways. On th...

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Hell's Belle - Devilish Debutantes Book 3

I'm torn on "Hell's Belle". On one hand, Marcus and Emily are a lot of fun and very sweet together. I'm always a fan of the blunt bluestocking getting her happily ever after with a redeemed rake. Also, Emily wears spectacles, which as a fel...

3 Stars

Wylde - Xi Force Book 3

John and Dove's story is pretty sweet and Wylde was a fun read, but I felt that it fell a little short of the mark for me romance-wise. I'd been looking forward to John's story because he routinely breaks the fourth wall and that's catnip t...

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Archangel's Prophecy - A Guild Hunter Novel, #11

This is a tough one to rate for me, partially because it ends on a cliffhanger. I'm not a fan of cliffhangers at all, and this one was a bit of a doozy. Archangel's Prophecy is also a book you cannot just pick up. There's threads upon threa...

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Hard Sell - 21 Wall Street

I was expecting something slightly different from the blurb than I read and I'm uncertain as to how I feel about that. Matt and Sabrina have History together, which I didn't fully expect from the blurb, and whereas I liked how Lauren Layne...

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Nikolai of Semar - Lords of Magic, #3

This is book three of the series. It does stand alone, although I suspect the series is best enjoyed in order as there are recurring characters who pop up and mention of previous events. I liked Nikolai of Semar. Niko and Aria are sweet tog...

4 Stars

Worlds Collide - Warriors of Risnar, #3

"Worlds Collide" was a mostly-fun romp, Risnar was intriguing and I liked Jape and Velia as characters. That said, it never quite clicked for me. This is definitely a "it's not you, it's me" situation as I found Velia's faith in her fellow...

3 Stars

Last Night With the Earl - The Devils of Dover, #2

"Last Night With the Earl" surprised me in all the good ways. I went in expecting something light-hearted. Haha, rake wanders into the wrong bedroom, artist heroine, shenanigans ensue. Which, there are shenanigans, but not quite of the fluf...

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Gavril of Aquina - Lords of Magic, #1

I enjoyed Shyla and Gavril's story, and I particularly loved Shyla. She's a true heroine, especially with how she fought to do the right thing even at great personal risk. Gavril's journey from a playboy king to the man finally willing to t...

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An Heiress in Disguise - The Royal Family Book 4

I liked "An Heiress in Disguise", but caveat to those who like their historicals more on the side of historically accurate - this is definitely all fun and romping around and historical mores are pretty much tossed out the window as far as...

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Born to Be Wilde - The Wildes of Lindow Castle, #3

I hesitated on this book because the premise seemed so sad, but Eloisa James comes through with a stunning, gorgeous wonder of a story that is going on my reread shelf. The thing about "Born to be Wilde" (and I do adore how Parth was indeed...

5 Stars

Highland Devil - The Murrays Book 22

This might be book twenty-something in the Murray series, if I'm remembering correctly, but it totally functions as a standalone. Hannah Howell's stories tend to be comfort reads for me, and Highland Devil is no exception. Yes, this does me...

4 Stars

Madfall - A Duo of Dragon Shifter Novellas

I'm going to discuss the two stories in "Madfall" separately because they're pretty dissimilar in tone. On one hand I loved that they were dissimilar because it introduced me to different stories that I might not have picked up together oth...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Grace Draven, Dana Marton
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Draven-Marton

Phaze - Xi Force Book 2

This is definitely a second book, but I think it mostly stands alone. There's backstory enough to make the world interesting, but understanding everything isn't necessary to enjoying the book as it is. Although I'm definitely going back and...

4 Stars

Intended Bondmates

Sweet story, albeit a bit brief for my tastes. Lieber created an interesting world, one that isn't quite like any other paranormal romance novel I've seen, and it would have been lovely to see how Runa and Konner's relationship did (or didn...

4 Stars

The Kiss Quotient

I finished "The Kiss Quotient" because I was determined that this review be done on a fully finished book rather than a DNF, however if given my druthers, I would've stopped short less than halfway through. To be clear, I had reservations g...

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  • Author: Helen Hoang
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Debut Title, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Berkley

Too Wilde to Wed - Wildes of Lindow Castle

I was hesitant about this book at first because I'd read the one previous and I thought North a bit too oblivious and stuffy and I wished Diana would simply speak up if the wedding wasn't what she wanted. I'm so pleased to note that North i...

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The Prince - A Devil's Duke Novel, #4

"The Prince" was wonderful, heartbreaking, amazing, and I wished that it was longer still so I could fully see the happily ever after that Libby and Ziyaeddin wrought for themselves. Ashe pulls no punches in this one, by the way. Sodomy and...

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Counter Spike - Innate Wright Book 5

Note: this is book 5 out of a serial; the previous books must be read in order for the story to make sense. For those who read Viola Grace's romances - this is not one of them. There is no romance arc. Why doesn't it surprise me that the he...

4 Stars

Unmasked by the Marquess - The Regency Impostors, #1

"Unmasked by the Marquess" was a wonderful surprise. If you like it when the heroine sets the hero on his ear, calls him to task for being an overbearing, over-privileged aristocrat who knows nothing, and refuses to compromise her true self...

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The Other Lady Vanishes

I wavered between a 3.5 and a 4 for "The Other Lady Vanished" and in the end I bumped it up to 4 because I really do appreciate Adelaide and how resourceful she is and how she really is the leading lady of the show. Jake is cool and all, an...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Quick
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Berkley

Blend and Defend - Innate Wright Book 6

Note: This is the last part of a serialized story. Please start from the beginning and read in order. Also, for those who read Viola Grace's romances - this isn't one. Yay! We're at the end and surprises abound. Ish. Some of the twists were...

4 Stars

Engineering a Plan - Innate Wright Book 4

Note: this is installment 4 of a serial. Should be read in order for maximum understanding and enjoyment. Also, for those accustomed to Viola Grace's romances - this story doesn't have a romance arc. Engineering a Plan might be the weakest...

3 Stars

Kostas's Convenient Bride - Marrying a Tycoon

I wavered between a 3.5 and a 4 for Kosta's Convenient Bride because on one hand I really enjoyed how Kayla took Andreas to task when everything went sideways, but on the other hand I was a bit frustrated by the casual shorthand of using "G...

4 Stars

Hard Wood - The Ash Brothers

Despite being fond of Jenika Snow and her filthy-mouthed heroes and how they fall hard for their heroines, "Hard Wood" left me wanting more and slightly cold. Note: I found that I prefer her independently published titles more. Noah and Mia...

3 Stars

City Strike - Innate Wright Book 3

Note: The Innate Wright books are a serial and must be read in order. Also, for those used to reading Viola Grace's romances - there is no romance in this story. "City Strike" is where the story and the heroines really hit their stride, pun...

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Mine to Hold - Dirty Sexy Space Book 4

I enjoyed "Mine to Hold", but it's not quite a four-star read for me because I felt that it ended very much on a HFN note with what I'd consider a very minor cliffhanger. There is a slight spoiler to follow at the very end for those who nee...

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  • Author: Shona Husk
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Shona Husk

Rescued by the Cyborg - Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance, #5.5

"Rescued by the Cyborg" was sweet and a refreshing departure from the usual fare of cyborg hero and human heroine. I found the Faria (winged beings!) intriguing, and I wanted to learn more about the world Solia and Roarke lived in. I loved...

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Burning Day - Innate Wright Book 1

Note: this is the first installment of a serial. Also for those who are used to Viola Grace's romances - there is no romance thread in this story. The Innate Wright books are difficult for me to rate because I came into them thinking there'...

4 Stars

Break for Home - Innate Wright Book 2

Note: this is the second installment of a serial; definitely not a standalone. Also, there is no romance thread in this story. Break for Home picks up almost immediately where Burning Day drops off. What's done really well is that we have s...

4 Stars

Beautiful Dreamer

I couldn't finish Beautiful Dreamer. The pacing felt slow and clunky because of all the description and backstory. The side-plots would have been interesting, except it felt like the main characters were begrudging their help and plus it fu...

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The Woman Left Behind

From the blurb of "The Woman Left Behind", I thought that this book would focus on what happens after Jina gets left behind and how Ace gets her back -- I'm glad to say that's not the main focus of the book. Not gonna lie, I was worried abo...

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Flight of the White Wolf - White Wolf, #2

I'm a bit conflicted about "Flight of the White Wolf". Note to readers - there's a lot of suspense in this one, but suspense that I wanted to skip rather than suspense that pulled me in. On one hand it's kind of sweet - Gavin and Amelia wor...

3 Stars

A Princess in Theory - Reluctant Royals, #1

Where to begin? So conflicted. I wavered between a four and a four point five all through writing this review. First of all, I adored Ledi. She's amazing and wonderful and kickass and all the good things in life. I loved the humor, like the...

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  • Author: Alyssa Cole
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Avon Books

My Once and Future Duke - The Wagers of Sin

Definitely going on the re-read shelf. I think what struck me most about Jack and Sophie's story is how very unfailingly decent they both are. My Once and Future Duke is a pure comfort read, with an intelligent heroine who doesn't shy away...

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Wicked Attraction - The Protector, #2

Disclaimer and caveat: I would have given this 2.5 stars, but it is the second book in the series. I haven't read the first book, and I feel it might make a definite difference in how I approached this one. There's a lot that I didn't get a...

3 Stars
  • Author: Megan Hart
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Swerve

Headmaster - Lessons from the Rack, #2

"Headmaster" just didn't do it for me; I ended up skimming most of my way through it. It wasn't DNF territory, but it came close. I wasn't convinced of Mariela and Lennox's HEA and how they went about getting it - it felt like they were bar...

3 Stars

Alpha's Challenge - Bad Boy Alphas Book 4

I liked it. Of course I did. How could I not love a snarky sassy fox shifter and how she runs circles around a wolf called Tank? And it's Renee and Lee, which means Alpha's Challenge is funny, sweet, and filled with action of all sorts. Yep...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Renee Rose, Lee Savino
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Burning Desire

Grady Judd - Heartbreakers & Heroes Book 1

What I liked - Charli was kickass and definitely didn't need saving. What didn't work out so well for me: I was hoping for something where Charli and Grady played off each other, where maybe they'd have their fun and have something light-he...

3 Stars

The Werewolf Tycoon's Baby - Howls Romance Book 1

I'm very conflicted about "The Werewolf Tycoon's Baby" because I'm honestly not sure what sort of mindset I'm supposed to read this with. It's clearly a pastiche of the Harlequin line of romance novels. The adjective noun's noun. As such I'...

3 Stars

The Not So Little Merman - Royal Duty Book 1

Keep a firm hold on your ability to fend off disbelief, because you'll need it. "The Not So Little Merman" is very much a cotton-candy story, complete with insta-love mating and the ability to roll with anything on the part of the character...

3 Stars

The Heiress's Deception - Sinful Brides Book 4

I was a bit iffy about whether to pick up "The Heiress's Deception" because I'm not usually a fan of second chance romances that involve betrayal. I'm glad I did though, because Eve and Calum's story is sweet, with two people who both try v...

4 Stars

Sleeping Lord Beattie - The Contrary Fairy Tales Book 1

"Sleeping Lord Beattie" was a bit of a slow burn for me. I wasn't the biggest fan of Emily in the beginning because seriously, what were you thinking, Em? But then Gideon bent all his considerable charisma to charming her and I fell in love...

4 Stars
  • Author: Em Taylor
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romance: Historical, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Em Taylor

Marital Duty

"Marital Duty" sits somewhere between OK and Could Not Finish. I liked the premise, but the execution fell flat - there was barely any buildup before Selina and Evaline started having at it and then suddenly Kingston's all for it and Beaumo...

3 Stars

Dangerously Dark - The Dreamcaster Series Book 3

For the record, Dangerously Dark does indeed standalone despite being the third book in the series. Full disclosure, even though one might notice I've reviewed all three books, I actually started in reverse order. Burright has created an in...

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  • Author: C.J. Burright
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, New Adult & College, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Pronoun

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