Posts Categorized: 4 stars

Advance Review: The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn

Advance Review: The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn

Title: The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet #3) Author: Julia Quinn Publication Date: October 29, 2013 Publisher: Avon Genre: Adult Historical Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Hugh Prentice has never had patience for dramatic females, and if Lady Sarah Pleinsworth has ever been acquainted with the words shy or retiring, she’s long since tossed them out the window. Besides, a reckless duel has left this brilliant mathematician with a ruined leg, and now he could never court a woman like Sarah, much less dream of marrying her. Sarah has never forgiven Hugh for the duel he fought that nearly destroyed her family…. Read more »

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Review: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook

Review: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook

Title: The Iron Duke (The Iron Seas #1) Author: Meljean Brook Publication Date: Oct 5, 2010 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance/Steampunk Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository Source: Purchased After the Iron Duke freed England from Horde control, he instantly became a national hero. Now Rhys Trahaearn has built a merchant empire on the power-and fear-of his name. And when a dead body is dropped from an airship onto his doorstep, bringing Detective Inspector Mina Wentworth into his dangerous world, he intends to make her his next possession. But when Mina uncovers the victim’s identity, she stumbles upon a conspiracy that threatens the lives of everyone in England…. Read more »

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Review: Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren

Review: Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren

Title: Beautiful Bastard (Beautiful Bastard #1) Author: Christina LaurenPublication Date: February 12, 2013Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Adult Contemporary Romance/EroticaFind It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&NSource: Publisher at Comic-Con Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. A Beautiful Bastard. Bennett has returned to Chicago from France to take a vital role in his family’s massive media business. He never expected that the assistant who’d been helping him from abroad was the gorgeous, innocently provocative—completely infuriating—creature he now has to see every day. Despite the rumors, he’s never been one for a workplace hookup. But Chloe’s… Read more »

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Non-Fiction Review: Skirt a Day Sewing by Nicole Smith

Non-Fiction Review: Skirt a Day Sewing by Nicole Smith

Title: Skirt a Day Sewing  Author: Nicole SmithPublication Date: July 2, 2013Publisher: Storey PublishingGenre: Adult Non-Fiction Crafting/SewingFind It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book DepositorySource: Publisher via NetGalley Design a skirt for every day of the week! With these 28 irresistible projects, you’ll learn all the techniques you need to custom-design and sew fabulous skirts that fit you perfectly. Smith shows you how to draft a pattern for a custom fit and then alter that pattern into one of four basic silhouettes: wrap, straight, flared, and high-waisted. Each skirt can then be easily redesigned into seven distinct and delicious looks — one for each day of the week. These projects are suitable for sewists… Read more »

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Review: Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi

Review: Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi

Title: Love Overdue Author: Pamela MorsiPublication Date: Aug 27, 2013Publisher: Harlequin MIRAGenre: Adult Contemporary RomanceFind It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book DepositorySource: Publisher via NetGalley MEET DOROTHY JARROW: DEVOTEDLY UNSEXY LIBRARIANButtoned-up book lover DJ is all sensible shoes, drab skirts and studious glasses. After an ill-advised spring-break-fueled fling left her mortified, she’s committed to her prim and proper look. When she’s hired by a rural library in middle-of-nowhere Kansas, she finally has the lifestyle to match-and she can’t wait to get her admin on. But it’s clear from day one that the small-town library is more interested in circulating rumors than books. DJ has to organize her unloved library, win over oddball… Read more »

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Review: Tiger Magic by Jennifer Ashley

Review: Tiger Magic by Jennifer Ashley

Title: Tiger Magic (Shifters Unbound #3) Author: Jennifer Ashley Publication Date: June 4, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Purchased He was once a captive, but his urges were never caged. Now he’ll release them on a beautiful stranger whose own secret desires are longing to be sated… He doesn’t have a name. He doesn’t have a clan. The humans who held him prisoner for forty years have taken them away. He knew nothing but captivity until nearly a year ago, when he was released into the light. Now Tiger lives in the Austin Shiftertown, where he struggles to belong and… Read more »

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The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz Blog Tour – Review + Q&A

The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz Blog Tour – Review + Q&A

Today we are hosting a stop of The Mistress Blog Tour. I love this series and am super excited to be participating in the tour. Thanks to The Novel Tease for putting together this tour and for including us in it. This is going to be a pretty long post with a review, short Q&A and a giveaway. Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by the other blogs on this tour. Full tour schedule here. The Mistress (The Original Sinners #4)  by Tiffany Reisz Publication date: 30 July 2013 by Harlequin MIRA ISBN 10/13: 0778315703 | 9780778315704 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound AMAZON  … Read more »

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Review: Obsession

Review: Obsession

Obsession (An Arum Novel) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Publication date: 31 May 2013 by Entangled Publishing ISBN 13: 978-1-62266-160-2 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo  Category: Adult Paranormal Romance Keywords: Aliens, romance, Happy Ever After Format:  eBook Source: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: This is a stand alone novel that is an adult spin-off of the Lux Series. He’s arrogant, domineering, and… To. Die. For. Hunter is a ruthless killer. And the Department of Defense has him firmly in their grasp, which usually doesn’t chafe too badly because he gets to kill bad guys. Most of the time he enjoys his… Read more »

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Reivew: The Loneliest Alpha (The MacKellan Alphas #1)

Reivew: The Loneliest Alpha (The MacKellan Alphas #1)

The Loneliest Alpha (The MacKellan Alphas #1) by T.A. Grey Publication date: 15 June 2013 by CreateSpace Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1490405461/978-1490405469 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Kobo Category: Adult Paranormal Romance Keywords: werewolves, romance, mystery, Happy Ever After Format:   eBook Source: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: One look will change their lives forever. Lingerie designer Alicia Clarkson just had to open her stupid mouth. Now thanks to trying to defend a fellow pack mate, Alicia’s been blindfolded, tied up, and carted off to the new alpha of the Oregon pack—Gavin MacKellen. However, the blindfold doesn’t come off so soon as Gavin reveals he’s… Read more »

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The Duchess Hunt – Review

The Duchess Hunt – Review

The Duchess Hunt (House of Trent #1) by Jennifer Haymore Publication date: 25 June 2013 by Forever ISBN 10/13: 1455523399 | 9781455523399Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, childhood sweethearts, siblings, missing personsFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis from Goodreads: Simon Hawkins, duke of Trent, is no stranger to scandal. Rumors and innuendo have darkened the House of Trent for decades, and it has fallen to Simon to restore his tattered family name. He lives by a strict code of honor, but when he is called home to investigate his… Read more »

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