recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Romance

Review: Once Upon A Bad Boy

Review: Once Upon A Bad Boy

Once Upon a Bad Boy by Melonie Johnson   In a world drenched in fame and fortune, Sadie has learned the hard way that not all that glitters is … well, gold. Sadie Gold grew up with privilege, not that she had any choice of […]

Review: The Perfect Date

Review: The Perfect Date

The Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada with Holly Lorincz   Angel Gomez is doing her best to make things work. Most of the time, she feels like a complete failure. Between making rent, keeping her growing son in shoes that fit, scraping together enough coins […]

Review: When We Left Cuba

Review: When We Left Cuba

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton   “Tonight, I looked at myself in the mirror, and it occurred to me that perhaps adulthood has come not with a white gown and a view thrust upon me against my wishes, but rather in this moment, […]

Double Review: Seasons of Littleton

Double Review: Seasons of Littleton

Christmas at Edgewood Park & Christmas at Cartwright Manor a pair of novellas, by Shaela Kay   Happy New Year, my loyal readers and bookish enthusiasts! I hope you’ve all had wonderful and memorable holidays with the loved ones you have chosen to spend your […]

Review: Better in the Morning

Review: Better in the Morning

Better in the Morning by Fern Ronay   When Veronica’s own personal Mr. Big took her out that night, she was sure it was THE night. She just knew her handsome boyfriend John was going to drop his hunk of an Italian body down onto […]

Review: Love and Other Words

Review: Love and Other Words

Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren   Macy met him in a closet. Standing precariously on the cusp of an adolescence that was already feeling strained and uncomfortable, Macy Sorenson didn’t want to be where she was at that particular moment in time. The […]

Review: The First Kiss of Spring

Review: The First Kiss of Spring

The First Kiss of Spring by Emily March   In desperate need of a change, Caitlin Timberlake embraces the chance to return to her Colorado roots. As a bridesmaid in the upcoming wedding of an old friend, the petite blonde is sure that this respite […]

Review: The Room on Rue Amélie

Review: The Room on Rue Amélie

The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel   An American in Paris. A Jewish girl coming of age. A brave English RAF pilot. In the beginnings of a war that promises horror brought to one’s doorstep, these three will have their lives intertwined with […]

Recommendation: Every Boy’s Got One

Recommendation: Every Boy’s Got One

Every Boy’s Got One by Meg Cabot   So, what’s your weather like? It’s a question I always like to ask this time of year, as most areas begin their transition from winter into spring. Whether the groundhog saw didn’t see his shadow or decided […]

Recommendation: The Other Boleyn Girl

Recommendation: The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory   Who doesn’t love a retelling? While this one isn’t a fairy tale, as is all the current biblio-rage, it is a clever and gripping twist on a popular historic subject. The Tudor family and their shenanigans have […]