Posts Categorized: Contemporary

Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

May 9, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 3

Today we have a guest review from Anu K. You can find her on Twitter. Enjoy! Bullet wounds, torture and oppression aren’t the only things that keep a man—or a woman—from being whole. Debt. Honor. Pain. Solitude. These are things wounded war veteran Adam Wegener knows all about. Love—now, that… Read more »

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Forever’s Promise by Farrah Rochon

Forever’s Promise by Farrah Rochon

May 5, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 8

Today’s guest review comes from Jessica at Read React Review. Enjoy! Forever’s Promise is the fourth book in Rochon’s Bayou Dreams series, set in small town Louisiana. I can’t really judge, but the setting felt authentic, not surprisingly since Rochon is a native of Louisiana. I’m familiar, in personal terms,… Read more »

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Yours Forever by Farrah Rochon

Yours Forever by Farrah Rochon

May 2, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 3

Oh book. We had such a complicated relationship, you and I. Every time I thought we were working it out you tossed me another curve ball. Let’s talk about the good times first, shall we? In Yours Forever Farrah Rochon has created a small town I didn’t automatically hate. Although… Read more »

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My Last Day Without You (2011)

My Last Day Without You (2011)

April 28, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

On a one-day business trip to New York, a German business executive (Ken Duken) falls in love with a singer-songwriter (Nicole Beharie) who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he has never experienced before. Starring: Nicole Beharie, Ken Duken, Reg E. Cathey, Marlene Forte — Reading and I… Read more »

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A Girl From Flint by Treasure Hernandez

A Girl From Flint by Treasure Hernandez

April 18, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 0

A Girl From Flint was fascinating in all the wrong ways but ultimately a completely satisfying read. I don’t understand Urban Books. While they’re shelved in the romance section most of the ones I’ve read have very few romantic elements. As Ridley said on Twitter “EVERY BOOK YOU LIKE WITH… Read more »

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To Tempt a Wilde by Kimberly Kaye Terry

To Tempt a Wilde by Kimberly Kaye Terry

April 7, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

After two years on the run, Althea Hudson may have finally found her safe haven. Who’d have thought it would be in Wyoming, at a sprawling ranch owned by three rugged alpha males? But it’s strapping Nathan Wilde who’s making her heart beat faster… even if the sensual cowboy has… Read more »

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