Posts Categorized: Reviews

Stealing Kisses by Harmony Evans

Stealing Kisses by Harmony Evans

January 20, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 4

As much as I generally like to read Harlequin novels, I haven’t read many from their Kimani line. The Brenda Jacksons I tried felt flat to me and the blurbs for other books never seemed to grab me. Additionally, I kept getting a Christian vibe off the line, and I’m… Read more »

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The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

January 17, 2014 Fantasy, Reviews 0

One of the side-effects of contributing for this blog is that I’ve started to actively seek out POC authors in other genres too. Last autumn, I suggested my local library acquire this trilogy and in December I got a message telling the books were waiting for me.   The Hundred… Read more »

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I’ll Catch You by Farrah Rochon

I’ll Catch You by Farrah Rochon

January 13, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

Rameau’s take on Farrah Rochon lined up with a free promo for I’ll Catch You. Kimani’s haven’t worked for me in the past, but this was a wonderful book. Payton is a former attorney looking to build a new career in sports management. Cedric is an NFL player with an image problem…. Read more »

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New Life by Bonnie Dee

New Life by Bonnie Dee

January 8, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

It was sometime back in spring that I ran across Jessica’s guest review of this book over at Radish Reviews. A romance between a 24-year old brain injured janitor and a brand-new lawyer sounded interesting and, based on Jessica’s comments, it seemed like it might also be a thoughtful take… Read more »

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The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan

The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan

January 6, 2014 Historical, Reviews 0

I am aware Courtney Milan’s The Countess Conspiracy has been heavily reviewed. It’s at the top of everyone’s list for Best Book of 2013. (Save yourself some time, it’s good and you should buy it.) Unlike most I had some issues with The Countess Conspiracy that kept me from declaring… Read more »

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Love Me Not by Reese Ryan

Love Me Not by Reese Ryan

January 3, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 11

I am going to start this off with a mea culpa. I really meant to have this review done for Monday, since I received this as an ARC and that was its release date, but I spent the week off playing video games and didn’t want to stop. So, here… Read more »

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Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

December 30, 2013 Paranormal, Reviews 8

Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that one of these deadbeats is her father—the one responsible for ruining her mother’s life. Then she’s captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is forced into an unholy partnership. In exchange for finding her father, Cat… Read more »

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Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

December 18, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 5

To say my hopes were high for this book might not be totally accurate, but I went into this book with a certain expectation for quality writing and storytelling. I’d read three books so far by Ruth Wind/Barbara Samuel/Barbara O’Neal (pick a name, woman!), all of them telling a multicultural… Read more »

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