Posts Categorized: 5 stars

The Prince – Review

The Prince – Review

The Prince (The Original Sinners #3) by Tiffany Reisz Publication date: 20 November 2012 by Harlequin MIRA ISBN 10/13: 0778314103 | 9780778314103Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Erotica/RomanceKeywords: Erotica, romance, BDSMFormat: Paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley **This review will contain spoilers for previous books in the series. Do not read if you have not read The Siren and The Mistress and don’t want to be spoiled.Synopsis from Goodreads: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer…preferably in bed. That’s always been Kingsley Edge’s strategy with his associate, the notorious New York dominatrix Nora Sutherlin. But with Nora away… Read more »

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Angels’ Blood – Review

Angels’ Blood – Review

Angels’ Blood (A Guild Hunter Novel) by Nalini Singh Publication date: 3 March 2009 by Berkley ISBN 10/13: 0425226921/978-0425226926 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo | Audible | Book Depository | IndieBound Category: Adult Urban Fantasy Keywords: Angels, Vampires, paranormal romance Format: Paperback, mass market paperback, eBook, audiobook Source: Purchased   Synopsis from GoodReads: Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best- but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, Elena knows failure is not an option—even if the task… Read more »

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Relish: My Life In The Kitchen – Review

Relish: My Life In The Kitchen – Review

Relish: My Life in the Kitchenby Lucy Knisley Publication date: 2 April 2013 by MacMillan/:01First Second ISBN 10/13: 1596436239/978-1596436237 Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iTunes | IndieBound | Book Depository Category: Memoir, Biographical, NonfictionKeywords: Food, Graphic Novel, Memoir, RecipesFormat: Paperback, e-bookSource: Purchased Synopsis from GoodReads: A vibrant, food-themed memoir from beloved indie cartoonist Lucy Knisley. Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and… Read more »

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Winterblaze – Advance Review

Winterblaze – Advance Review

Winterblaze (Darkest London #3) by Kristen Callihan Publication date: 26 Feb 2013 by Grand Central Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1455520799 | 9781455520794Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Paranormal Historical RomanceKeywords: Paranormal, romance, gothic, marriage, historicalFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Link to synopsis *This review may contain spoilers for previous books in the series.* Review: Kristen Callihan has quickly become one of my favorite romance authors. With compelling characters, intricate plots, passionate romance, and the backdrop of a London full of mystery and dangerous creatures, each book in her Darkest London series only seems to get… Read more »

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Moonglow – Review

Moonglow – Review

Moonglow (Darkest London #2) by Kristen Callihan Publication date: 31 July 2012 by Forever ISBN 10/13: 1455508586 | 9781455508587Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Historical Romance/Paranormal SupsenseKeywords: Paranormal, romance, suspense, gothic, London, weresFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook Source: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis: Once the seeds of desire are sown . . . Finally free of her suffocating marriage, widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace the pleasures of life that have long been denied her. Yet her new-found freedom is short lived. A string of unexplained murders has brought danger to Daisy’s door, forcing her to turn to… Read more »

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The Siren – Review

The Siren – Review

The Siren (The Original Sinners #1) by Tiffany Reisz Publication date: 24 July 2012 by Harlequin MIRA ISBN 10/13: 0373605692 | 9780373605699Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Erotica/RomanceKeywords: Erotica, romance, BDSMFormat: Paperback, eBookSource: Library Synopsis: Notorious Nora Sutherlin is famous for her delicious works of erotica, each one more popular with readers than the last. But her latest manuscript is different—more serious, more personal—and she’s sure it’ll be her breakout book…if it ever sees the light of day. Zachary Easton holds Nora’s fate in his well-manicured hands. The demanding British editor agrees to handle the book on one condition: he… Read more »

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The Understory – Review

The Understory – Review

The Understory by Elizabeth Leiknes Publication date: 01 June 2012 by Bancroft Press ISBN 10/13: 1610880498 | 9781610880497Goodreads | Amazon | B&N Category: Adult Contemporary Romance/Literary FictionKeywords: Romance, contemporary, crossoverFormat: Hardcover, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis from Goodreads (edited for length): Story Easton knows the first line of every book, but never the last. She never cries, but she fakes it beautifully. And at night, she escapes from the failure of her own life by breaking into the homes of others, and feeling, for a short while, like a different, better person. But one night, as an uninvited guest in someone’s empty… Read more »

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Lethal Rider – Review

Lethal Rider – Review

Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance #3) by Larissa Ione Publication date: 22 May 2012 by Grand Central Publishing ISBN 10/13: 0446574503 | 9780446574501Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal, romance, apocalypse, pregnancy, siblings, horsemenFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley Synopsis: Thanatos, the most deadly Horseman of the Apocalypse, has endured thousands of years of celibacy to prevent the end of days. But just one night with the wickedly sexy Aegis Guardian, ReganCooper, shatters centuries of resolve. Yet their passion comes with a price. And Thanatos must face a truth more terrifying than an apocalypse-he’s… Read more »

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Nine Rules To Break When Romancing A Rake – Review

Nine Rules To Break When Romancing A Rake – Review

Nine Rules To Break When Romancing A Rake (Love By Numbers #1) by Sarah MacLean Publication date: 30 March 2010 by Avon ISBN 10/13: 0061852058 | 9780061852053Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository | Indiebound Category: Adult Historical RomanceKeywords: Historical, romance, wallflower, rakeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: Library From Goodreads: A lady does not smoke cheroot. She does not ride astride. She does not fence or attend duels. She does not fire a pistol, and she never gambles at a gentlemen’s club. Lady Calpurnia Hartwell has always followed the rules, rules that have left her unmarried—and more than a little unsatisfied. And so… Read more »

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A Tryst With Trouble – Advance Review (#2)

A Tryst With Trouble – Advance Review (#2)

A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett   Publication date: 1 April 2012 (postponed) by Dorchester Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1428516425 | 978-1428516427 Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Category: Adult Romantic Suspense/MysteryKeywords: Mystery, suspense, romance, RegencyFormat: PaperbackSource:  e-ARC received from Netgalley Jacket copy: Dogged for years by painful gossip about his father’s homosexuality, the Marquess of Beningbrough—Ben, to his friends—has protected himself by becoming the ultimate man’s man. Passed over by suitor after suitor in favor of her pretty but vapid younger sister, clever, forthright Lady Barbara Jeffords has reached the disappointing conclusion most men are shallow, boorish clods.  When a philandering footman turns up dead, the two square off:… Read more »

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