Posts Categorized: review

25 May '17

Awesome dirty talk couldn’t quite save Limited Time Offer (3 Stars)

Awesome dirty talk couldn’t quite save Limited Time Offer (3 Stars)

FTC : I bought this book Quick Scores : Plot – 3/5 Romance – 3/5 Sexy Times – 4/5 Characters – 3/5 Chance of a re-read? – Possibly not…. Hash-Tags #Ball-buster-heroine #smexy #dirty-talking-hero #dialogue-fail #light-read What I liked I bought this as I am a long time fan of Kelly Jamieson. I love her light, contempoary romances and this one was one I’d heard great things about. Alas, it didn’t really work for me. I always love the boss/employee trope and this one had all the marks of a gripping example. She is the high-powered manager tasked to bring the… Keep Reading »

11 May '17

Review Post : I just couldn’t get into Boys and Toys by Cara Lockwood

Review Post : I just couldn’t get into Boys and Toys by Cara Lockwood

FTC : Got it from NetGalley …. I haven’t got any relationship with the author. What I liked : Honestly, I did quite like the authors voice. I would possibly try another one of her books. What I didn’t like :  Full disclosure; I didn’t finish this book. I couldn’t. The characters were just… unlikeable. I didn’t like the fact that Parker treated Liv (a sex toy seller, NOT a prostitute) as if he could buy her (private party? skeezy innuendo? ewwww!).     I didn’t like the fact that he basically blackmailed her into going to his house (alone)… Keep Reading »

03 May '17

Review Post : Shelly Laurenston delivers in this hilariously out-there Viking PNR (5 Stars)

Review Post : Shelly Laurenston delivers in this hilariously out-there Viking PNR (5 Stars)

FTC : I got it from NetGalley. Book-Shelf Hash-Tags :  #Hilarious #Fantasy #MF #Series #Magic #Smexy #PNR #awesome-heroine #autobuy-author #banter #crazy Quick Scores : Plot – 5/5 Romance – 5/5 Sexy Times – 5/5 Characters – 5/5 Chance of a re-read? – High! Whenever I need a smile, Shelly Laurenston is my auto-read. What I liked Shelly Laurenston is one of my favourite authors. The worlds are bizarre, the characters are larger than life and the dialogue always makes me laugh. These characters are loud, brash and totally in your face; I adore them. So, what do I like about… Keep Reading »

26 Apr '17

Review Post : A massive 5 stars for the dark and sexy On the Edge by Ilona Andrews

Review Post : A massive 5 stars for the dark and sexy On the Edge by Ilona Andrews

FTC : I bought this. Book-Shelf Hash-Tags :  #Fantasy #MF #Series #Magic #Smexy #PNR #awesome-heroine #autobuy-author #kids-on-board #banter Quick Scores : Plot – 5/5 Romance – 5/5 Sexy Times – 4/5 Characters – 5/5 Chance of a re-read? – High! With quality writing and fast-paced plot, I know it will become a favourite. What I liked I’ve had this on my kindle for two years and I’ve never read it. I tried a couple of times but I just couldn’t; I wanted this to be a Kate and Curran type book and it truly isn’t. This time, I went in… Keep Reading »

18 Apr '17

Review Post – Learning the Ropes by Kim Dare (3.5 Stars)

Review Post – Learning the Ropes by Kim Dare (3.5 Stars)

FTC : I bought this book  … 🙂 Book-Shelf Hash-Tags :  #BDSM #MM #Inthecloset #Sexclub #Smexy Quick Scores : Plot – 3.5/5 Meet-Cute – 4/5 Romance – 4/5 Sexy Times – 4/5 Characters – 3.5/5 Chance of a re-read? – High! At 90-something pages for a good, solid read, I see this being a good reread! What I liked I love the premise of this book. Floyd was comfortable with his sexuality but boy was he not comfortable with his submissive side. He agrees to being “shown the ropes” only because it’s the only way to save his chances at… Keep Reading »

11 Apr '17

Review Post : Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Review Post : Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

FTC : I got this for an honest review from NetGalley. I requested it because I have a severe and inexplicable obsession with Jill Shalvis. Book-Shelf Hash-Tags :  #GrumpyHero #StrongHeroine #MilitaryMan #ProdigalSon #Smexy #FamilyAngst Quick Scores : Plot – 3.5/5 Meet-Cute – 5/5 Romance – 4.5/5 Sexy Times – 3.5/5 Characters – 4.5/5 Chance of a re-read? – I’ve read it like a million times already. I have issues. What I liked I like Jill Shalvis. The best way I can describe her writing is charming; her books are light, funny and give you that marshmallow feeling at the end…. Keep Reading »

30 May '16

Hot Cover Monday : Forevermore by Kristen Callihan

Hot Cover Monday : Forevermore by Kristen Callihan

Isolated and alone, Sin Evernight is one of the most powerful supernatural creatures in heaven and on earth. As an angel of vengeance, he hunts down the darkest evil, but when his long-lost friend, Layla Starling, needs him, he vows to become her protector. Even though she will be horrified by the man he has become. Now a famous singer and the toast of London, Layla believes that Sin is only here to guard her from rabid fans and ardent suitors. However, the truth is far more sinister. Desperate to avoid losing Layla a second time, Sin will face a… Keep Reading »

19 Apr '16

Review – One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates (3.5 Stars)

Review – One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates (3.5 Stars)

FTC : I got this for an honest review from NetGalley. I requested it because I fricking love the series. Book-Shelf Hash-Tags : #Cowboy #GrumpyHero #BrattyHeroine #OlderMan #Angst #Smexy #ConflictedHero #Hero? Quick Scores : Plot – 3.5/5 Romance – 3/5 Characters – 3/5 Chance of a re-read? – High, but only in the context of a series reread. What I liked I love this series. I’ve read many reviews since reading the book (I always do that; it’s like discussing the book in your head) and I’ve heard many reviewers lament that it isn’t like the others in the series… Keep Reading »

24 Feb '16

Review Post : Unravelled by Lorelei James (5 Stars)

Review Post : Unravelled by Lorelei James (5 Stars)

FTC : I got this from NetGalley Genre-Tags : Fem-Domme, BDSM, Bondage, Alpha-Male, Masochism, kick-ass female, sexy-as-hell, amazing, must-read One Sentence Review : A gripping, sexy BDSM novel that that shows you don’t have to be a bitch to be a Domme and you can be an Alpha sub. Quick Scores Romance – 5/5 Plot – 4.5/5 Heat level – 5/5 What I liked I love Fem-Domme books. Seriously, I think they may be amongst the genre’s I consider my crack. I have to say that this may be up there with one of the best I’ve read. I have always… Keep Reading »

04 Feb '16

Review Post : My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Review Post : My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

FTC : I got this from NetGalley Why I read it : Because Jill Shalvis books make me smile. I read them over and over again and they never fail to capture my emotions. I’m never particularly surprised by the story but it makes no difference; they are my comfort-crack. Genre Tags : Romance, Feel-Good, Grumpy-Hero, strong-heroine, sick-heroine, family, easy-read, smexy, creepy best-friend, Female-friendship, Bro-mance One Sentence Round-Up A feel-good romance featuring a grumpy man and a woman who has been given a second chance at life. Quick Scores Plot – 4/5 Romance – 5/5 Characters – 4/5 Heat Level… Keep Reading »