BOOK REVIEW: Lethal by Sandra Brown

(CASTING INSIDE!) Title: Lethal
Author: Sandra Brown
Series: N/A
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Published: September 20th 2011 by Grand Central Publishing
Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★


BOOK REVIEW: Mean Streak by Sandra Brown

Title: Mean Streak Author: Sandra Brown Series: N/A Genre: Romantic Suspense Published: August 19th 2014 by Grand Central Publishing Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “But owning the pain, running through it, overcoming it, was a matter of self-will and discipline.” SYNOPSIS: Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North […]

BOOK REVIEW: Beard in Mind by Penny Reid

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BOOK OF THE MONTH (Oct ’17): Death Angel by Linda Howard

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BOOK REVIEW: Royally Matched by Emma Chase

Title: Royally Matched Author: Emma Chase Series: Royally #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 21st 2017 by Emma Chase, LLC Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I want to change the world with you at my side, holding your hand. I love you and whatever happens, I promise there won’t be a day that I don’t love […]

BOOK REVIEW: Blue-Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Blue-Eyed Devil Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: The Travises #2  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: March 25th 2008 by St. Martin’s Press Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in […]

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

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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: 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 […]

BOOK REVIEW: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Title: Hunted Author: Meagan Spooner Series: N/A Genre: Fantasy, Fairy tale Retelling, Young Adult Published: March 14th 2017 by HarperTeen Rating: 5/5 stars ★★★★★ “Fairy tales are about lessons. Those who are virtuous and true are rewarded, while those who are wicked and greedy are punished.” SYNOPSIS: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and […]

BOOK REVIEW: Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Devil in Spring Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: The Ravenels #3  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: February 21st 2017 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “There are young women who have goals other than finding a husband.” SYNOPSIS: An eccentric wallflower… Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora Ravenel has different […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Jun ’17): Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn

Historical Romance novels are notorious for having bodice-ripper themes–that innocent heroine and rake of a hero combination–but lo and behold, Julia Quinn, who came and changed the game by having her stories innocently romantic but never lacking the fire. Just Like Heaven is one of my first reads from her and I immediately noticed how […]