Category Book Reviews by Genre

BOOK REVIEW: Pucked Up by Helena Hunting

Title: Pucked Up Author: Helena Hunting Series: Pucked #2 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance Published: October 25th 2015 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “There are no refunds and no exchanges with love. It comes with flaws and imperfections. It’s raw, unfiltered, and sometimes it isn’t easy. But I’ve found the best things in this life are the […]

BOOK REVIEW: Fisher’s Light by Tara Sivec

Title: Fisher’s Light Author: Tara Sivec Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: March 24th 2015 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Loving you meant loving every part of you, the good and the bad, the easy and the hard.” SYNOPSIS: Fisher, I guess this is it, huh? After fourteen years together, starting a life of our own […]

BOOK REVIEW: Pucked by Helena Hunting

Title: Pucked Author: Helena Hunting Series: Pucked #1 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance Published: May 3rd 2015 by Helena Hunting Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: With a famous NHL player for a step-brother, Violet Hall is well acquainted with the playboy reputation many hockey stars come with. She’s smart enough to steer clear of those hot, […]

BOOK REVIEW: Tender Triumph by Judith McNaught

Title: Tender Truimph Author: Judith McNaught Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 15th 1991 by Pocket Books Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Life can be so good if you let it. But you must trade with life. You give something and you get something, then you give something of yourself again and you receive something […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (AUG ’17): Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas

Before the summer is over, indulge in this toe-curling, butterfly-inducing and classically romantic tale of a country lady and a notorious gambler falling in love in the sweetest way. Kleypas once again shows us how she has mastered the art of leisurely story-telling that could captivate her readers from the first page to the last. […]

BOOK REVIEW: Lost & Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis

Title: Lost & Found Sisters Author: Jill Shalvis Series: Wildstone #1 (stand-alone) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: June 20th 2017 by William Morrow Paperbacks Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “My mom used to say it’s easy to love someone when they’re at their best, loving them at their worst is the true trick.” SYNOPSIS: They say life […]

BOOK REVIEW: I Knew You Were Trouble by Lauren Layne

Title: I Knew You Were Trouble Author: Lauren Layne Series: Oxford #4 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: June 13th 2017 by Loveswept Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “There are plenty of fertile fish in the sea, plenty of women who want to be mamas, but none of them might make you feel the way this girls makes […]

BOOK REVIEW: Shacking Up by Helena Hunting

Title: Shacking Up Author: Helena Hunting Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: May 30th 2017 by Swerve Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Carving our own path rather than blindly following the one that was laid for us takes infinitely more courage.” SYNOPSIS: Ruby Scott is months behind on rent and can’t seem to land a steady […]

BOOK REVIEW: Life As We Know It by J. D. Hollyfield

Title: Life As We Know It Author: J. D. Hollyfield Series: Love Not Included #4 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: November 14th 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Life has not been easy for Penelope Summers. Specifically, the last month, when her high-profile boyfriend dumped her, her indecent exposure record surfaced, and her favorite thing in […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Jul ’17): The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

I’m not really a fan of YA which is obvious in the way I rarely give the genre 4-stars because I can’t connect with the characters and I feel like most have silly plots and characterizations but The Start of Me and You is a bit different. The characters have flaws that are realistic. For […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Unwanted Wife by Natasha Anders

Title: The Unwanted Wife Author: Natasha Anders Series: Unwanted #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: September 26th 2012 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Chemistry was a terrible thing, sometimes it simply sparked between the wrong people” SYNOPSIS: All Alessandro de Lucci wants from his wife is a son but after a year and a half of unhappiness […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Foxe & The Hound by R. S. Grey

Title: The Foxe & The Hound Author: R. S. Grey Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: June 1st 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: When your life is a hot mess at twenty, it’s cute. At twenty-seven…well, not so much. It’s just that my lofty dreams—making it as a real estate agent, paying rent on […]

BOOK REVIEW: Mists of the Serengeti by Leylah Attar

Title: Mists of the Serengeti Author: Leylah Attar Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: January 31st 2017 by Pitch73 Publishing Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Some circles never close, some wounds never heal. Love is like that. It leaves you forever open, forever vulnerable.” SYNOPSIS: Once in Africa, I kissed a king… “And just like that, […]

BOOK REVIEW: Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis

Title: Accidentally on Purpose Author: Jill Shalvis Series: Heartbreaker Bay #3 (stand-alone) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: January 24th 2017 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Elle, you’re always right. It’s your world and we all just live in it.” SYNOPSIS: There’s no such thing as a little in love… Elle Wheaten’s priorities: friends, career, and […]

BOOK REVIEW: London’s Perfect Scoundrel by Suzanne Enoch

Title: London’s Perfect Scoundrel Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: Lessons in Love #2 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: April 29th 2003 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “If you ask for an opinion, expect to receive one, and don’t make fun of it.” SYNOPSIS: A determined young lady vows to give one of London’s infamous […]