Category MY FAVORITE BOOKS

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: 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 […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (May ’17): Lucas by Jay McLean

While it’s not my favorite book from the author, Lucas is close to my heart. I find young love pure and touching and this book in my opinion manifested that. Some may feel this is too angst ridden and I have a few reservations about it too, hence the four stars, but I still think […]

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 OF THE MONTH (Mar ’17): Kiss of Snow by Nalini Singh

I like my books with strong female leads and Kiss of Snow delivered it perfectly. Sienna is one of the strongest female heroines I’ve read about and obviously, one of my favorites. This recommendation is a salute to all amazing women out there. Just as what Lifetime’s Women’s Month station ID says, welcome to Fempire! […]

SERIES REVIEW: Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu

Series Title: Legend Author: Marie Lu Status: Completed Number of Books: 3 Genre: Young Adult Dystopia Series (Average) Rating: 4.33/5 stars ★★★★ LEGEND is a young adult dystopian series set in a future America divided into two countries: the Republic and the Colonies. The story stars two teens–both ‘legends’ in their own rights–named June and […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Feb ’17): More Than Forever by Jay McLean

I have read a lot of romance novels that I deemed “epic” and I have also featured them on the blog. However, there is one I haven’t yet and I can’t really recall why I haven’t gushed all over this one. This novel left a deep impact on me. I did a re-read recently, something […]