Category Contemporary

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: A Husband’s Regret by Natasha Anders

Title: A Husband’s Regret Author: Natasha Anders Series: Unwanted #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 29th 2014 by Montlake Romance Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: Tall and thin, twenty-eight-year-old Bronwyn Palmer has become positively gaunt, a ghost of her former self. That self was?and still is?the wife of a rich, handsome executive with an ocean-view […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Thing About Love by Julie James

Title: The Thing About Love Author: Julie James Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 18th 2017 by Berkley Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army ranger clashed during their training at Quantico, gladly going their separate ways after graduating from […]

BOOK REVIEW: Walk of Shame by Lauren Layne

Title: Walk of Shame Author: Lauren Layne Series: Love Unexpectedly #4 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 18th 2017 by Loveswept Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: Pampered heiress Georgianna Watkins has a party-girl image to maintain, but all the shopping and clubbing is starting to feel a little bit hollow—and a whole lot lonely. Though Georgie […]

BOOK REVIEW: After We Fall by Melanie Harlow

Title: After We Fall Author: Melanie Harlow Series: N/A * (See note below) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: November 28th 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Second chances are not given to make things right, but are given to prove that we could be even better after we fall. Unknown” SYNOPSIS: Jack Valentini isn’t my type. Sexy, […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Apr ’17): Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis

I feel like this is the perfect read for Spring–it’s light, flirty and sweet–much like the playful but warm weather Spring is all about. Hope you have fun as much as I had reading this sixth installment from Shalvis’ popular Lucky Harbor series! Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis Genre: Contemporary Romance “Because if […]

BOOK REVIEW: If You Were Mine by Melanie Harlow

Title: If You Were Mine Author: Melanie Harlow Series: N/A * (See note below) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 28th 2017 Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “I’ve made a thousand mistakes in my life, and I might make a thousand more, but walking away from you won’t be one of them. I don’t deserve you, but […]

BOOK REVIEW: Anything You Can Do by R. S. Grey

Title: Anything You Can Do Author: R. S. Grey Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 2nd 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Lucas Thatcher has always been my enemy. It’s been a decade since I’ve seen him, but our years on opposite coasts were less of a lasting peace and more of a temporary […]

BOOK REVIEW: Beard Science by Penny Reid

Title: Beard Science Author: Penny Reid Series: Winston Brothers #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: October 11th 2016 by Cipher-Naught Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “Stay away from the normals, the small-minded people who fill their brains with small-minded pursuits, who blend in and keep up with the Joneses. Those people will tear you down and make […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Title: The Hating Game Author: Sally Thorne Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: August 9th 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “The trick is to find that one person who can give it back as good as they can take it.” SYNOPSIS: Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome; […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Dec ’16): Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan

I am only halfway through this book but I already love it. And since it’s set during the holiday season, I thought this would be the perfect book to feature for December. A cynic and a hopeless romantic fall in love in this classic tale of romance, a tried and tested formula that any reader […]

BOOK REVIEW: The One Real Thing by Samantha Young

Title: The One Real Thing Author: Samantha Young Series: Hart’s Boardwalk #1 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: September 6th 2016 by Berkley Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “It’s never too late to change the road that you’re on.” SYNOPSIS: Welcome to Hartwell, a quiet seaside escape where uncovering old secrets could lead one woman […]