Riding Wild – Review

Riding Wild – Review

Riding Wild (Wild Riders #1) by Jaci Burton Publication date: 31 January 2006 by Berkley ISBN 10/13: 0441013813 | 978-0441013814 Category: Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Contemporary, romance, government, motorcyclesFormat: Hardcover, paperback, eBook From goodreads: He’s a Harley-riding ex-thief…she’s a gun-toting ex-socialite. Together they’ll take the ride of a lifetime in this erotic romance from “an undoubted master.”* Mac Canfield was the last man Lily West expected to see again, never mind aim her gun at. But there he was, the bad boy who’d broken her heart years ago-still a thief, hijacking a priceless artifact-and it was all she could do to… Read more »

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Short Story Review: Happily Never After by Jeaniene Frost

Short Story Review: Happily Never After by Jeaniene Frost

Happily Never After (Night Huntress #1.5) by Jeaniene FrostPublication date: 19 July 2011 (first published 28 May 2008) by Harper Collins Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal romance, vampires, mafia, weddingFormat: eBook (Originally appeared in Weddings From Hell anthology) Thuy’s synopsis: Happily Never After is a fun short story set in the Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost. The novella originally appeared in Weddings From Hell anthology but is now available separately as an eBook (price at this time of this review is $1.99). The book takes place between books 1 and 2 of the Cat & Bones series. Bones makes… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (5) – The Crazy Edition

In My Mailbox (5) – The Crazy Edition

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Last weekend I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association (SCIBA) annual Author Feast and Trade Show in Long Beach (thanks, Aly!). Basically booksellers, publishing reps, librarians, teachers and book enthusiasts get together and awesomeness happens. This was my first event like this and I had a great time. The authors were awesome and I got to talk to some really fun… Read more »

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Caught In The Act – Review

Caught In The Act – Review

Caught In The Act (PI & Men To The Rescue #3) by Lori FosterPublication date: 01 September 2001 by HarlequinISBN 10/13: 0441013813 | 978-0441013814 Category: Adult Romantic SuspenseKeywords: Contemporary, realistic, romanceFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook From goodreads: COINCIDENCE? Not. Mick Dawson, undercover cop. He’s got his hands full with a pushy broad who claims she’s just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Except all the perps seem to know everything there is to know about her. Who’re you going to believe? Only one way to find out. Get real close. Lela DeBraye (aka Del Piper), mystery writer. She’s… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (3) – Books To Read During Halloween

Top Ten Tuesday (3) – Books To Read During Halloween

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. If you want to sign up or find more info on this feature, go to the Top Ten Tuesday page.  This week’s topic is Top Ten Books To Read During Halloween. I love, love Halloween though I don’t necessarily have too many scary books in my arsenal. I mean I read about vampires, werewolves and other creatures of the night all the time so maybe I don’t find them that scary anymore? Anyway – believe is a list of books that I… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox (4)

  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Borrowed (my library was seriously rocking this week and I got some great stuff)    Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick – I’ve heard good things about this one and the cover is creeeeepy. Witchlanders by Lena Oakley – Another one I’ve heard really good things about. My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent – I’m a bit late to this series. Looks like it could be awesome. This… Read more »

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Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Anderson – Review

Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Anderson – Review

Lord of the Wolfyn (Royal Book of Shadows #3) by Jessica AndersenPublication date: 18 October 2011 by Harlequin Nocturne ISBN 10/13: 0373618700 | 9780373618705 Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal, romance, vampires, weres, revengeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook (e-ARC received from Netgalley for review) Thuy’s synopsis: Lord of the Wolfyn is the third book in the Royal Book of Shadows series and continues with the sage of the heirs of the royal family of Elden and their quest to find vengeance for their family and save their kingdom from the evil Blood sorcerer. Dayn, the second prince of Elden, finds himself… Read more »

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Lord of Rage – Review

Lord of Rage – Review

Lord of Rage (Royal House of Shadows #2) by Jill Monroe Publication date: 20 September 2011 by Harlequin Nocturne ISBN 10/13: 0373618689 | 9780373618682 Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords:Paranormal, romance, shifters, revengeFormat: Mass market paperback, eBookSource: e-ARC received from Netgalley for review) Thuy’s synopsis: Lord of Rage is the second book in the Royal Book of Shadows series and is the story of Princess Breena, only daughter of the royal family of Elden. Like her brother Nicolai in Lord of the Vampires, Breena is flung from her home when, in an attempt to save her life, her dying parents cast two… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday (2) – Books That Whose Titles Or Covers Made Me Buy It

Top Ten Tuesday (2) – Books That Whose Titles Or Covers Made Me Buy It

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. If you want to sign up or find more info on this feature, go to the Top Ten Tuesday page.  This week’s topic is Top Ten Books That Whose Titles Or Covers Made Me Buy It. Confessions of a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland – The minute I saw this I knew I had to have it. Besides being about zombies, this cover is gorgeous. I love the colors, her expression and basically everything about it.  The Night Circus by… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (3)

In My Mailbox (3)

In My Mailbox is a weekly maeme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Bought   Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – I’ve been dying to read this one. Laini is coming to L.A. in a couple of weeks as well and I hope to go to the signing. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins – I think I’m the only one who hasn’t read Perkins’s Anna and the French Kiss (see Borrowed below), but I knew… Read more »

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