Tag: Contemporary

Book Blitz: Hart of Mine by Annie Arcane, Excerpt & Giveaway

Posted June 25, 2017 by Minx
Book Blitz: Hart of Mine by Annie Arcane, Excerpt & Giveaway

If you have been a follower of this site for any amount of time then you will have seen other novella’s from this Author. In fact you will have seen a review on every book in this series. I love Ms. Annie Arcane and love this series! I am always happy to promote her in any way that I can! Hmmm, enough fangirling I guess. This series is nothing like […]


Book Blitz: Something Beautiful by Amanda Gernentz Hanson

Posted June 24, 2017 by Minx
Book Blitz: Something Beautiful by Amanda Gernentz Hanson

This story sounded like a good read. Dealing with issues of friendship, depression, and sexuality, it made me wonder how the story was going to play out as the characters world started to change. The reviews that are coming in for this book are very positive. After reading this amazing excerpt I am ready for the full read. What do you think? Something Beautiful by Amanda Gernentz Hanson Published By: Pen […]


Hearts are like Balloons by Candace Robinson

Posted June 23, 2017 by Minx
Hearts are like Balloons by Candace Robinson

In the beginning of Hearts are like Balloons I was enamored from the starts as I learned about May Faulkner’s early memories of her father. It amazed me that the author was able to in one chapter show the emotional bond that May felt for her Father. Absolutely had my heart already tied up in this book by the first chapter. With her father’s sudden passing May tries to focus on […]


The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

Posted June 22, 2017 by Minx
The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

**This story is also titled as “The Summer Seaside Kitchen” with an alternate cover** The Cafe by the Sea is an endearing tale about a woman who is trying to come to her own after a tragedy strikes that created a rift between her family. She was able to push them from her mind until she was faced with going back to her home. Little did she know that returning […]


The Legend by Donna Grant

Posted June 21, 2017 by Minx
The Legend by Donna Grant

The Legend is the third installment of the Sons of Texas series. The storyline from the previous books is that the father’s wife had been brutally murdered years ago and it caused a rift in his family, as his sons blamed him for her death. The sons grew up and each left for some form of military service and didn’t look back. In book one they find out that their […]


Poison and Prejudice by Chelsea Field

Posted June 20, 2017 by Minx
Poison and Prejudice by Chelsea Field

I absolutely adore the Eat, Pray, Die Humorous Mystery series. It feels like my birthday every time a book in this series releases. I always enjoy reading about what is going on with Izzy and her gang. This series installment was no exception. It kept me chuckling and hanging on to see what crazy situation Izzy was going to get herself into again. In Poison and Prejudice, Izzy and all […]


Until it Fades by K.A. Tucker

Posted June 16, 2017 by Minx
Until it Fades by K.A. Tucker

What a wonderful slow-building romance! Until it Fades was such a sweet treat for me. The story slowly unfurls starting with the backstory of Catherine Wright. Then it moves on to the crash that nearly cost Brett his life and dealing with the aftermath that would come with saving a hockey hero. For lovers of romance there are some swoony times which culminates with the sweetest happily ever after. A […]


Cover Reveal: Beautiful Deception by Ember Raine Winters

Posted June 15, 2017 by Minx
Cover Reveal: Beautiful Deception by Ember Raine Winters

Title: Beautiful Deception  (Pride and Honor #3) Author: Ember-Raine Winters Release Date: June 30, 2017 Cover Design: K Creative Designs at Cover Crush Designs Genre: Romantic Suspense     MAC Marcy was mine since the day I met her, we grew up together, we served together, and we were going to be together forever. A misunderstanding ruined that. I never stopped loving her, though, and I will do whatever it […]


Wired by Julie Garwood

Posted June 14, 2017 by Minx
Wired by Julie Garwood

Wired is an action-packed romance filled with suspense, humor, and sexy times. This story is the thirteenth book in the Buchanan-Renard series and from what I can tell each book in this series is a stand-alone. I wanted to read this story because it seemed like it had the right amount of action and romance that I was looking for in a romantic suspense story and I was not disappointed. Allison […]


Cover Reveal: Path of Thieves by Sunniva Dee

Posted June 13, 2017 by Minx
Cover Reveal: Path of Thieves by Sunniva Dee

Path of Thieves by Sunniva Dee Publication Date: June 27, 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Football hero by day and thief by night, Charles “Cugs” McConnely leads a double life in the small town of Newbark, Florida. At sundown, the seventeen-year-old turns burglar, forced into the business by the man who should be teaching him the difference between right and wrong: his father. Cugs is a pro at both games, but […]


Eye on the Prize by Dmytro Holmes

Posted June 12, 2017 by Minx
Eye on the Prize by Dmytro Holmes

*There is an alternate cover to this novel Eye on the Prize was a gritty read that traveled a rollercoaster of highs and lows. The story follows Mikai, a young man with dreams of being the best boxing has to offer. Mikai has risen from the ashes of a terrible childhood with the help of his trainer and father figure Joe. Now with the help of Miles, Joe’s brother, as […]


Never Say Never Again by W.S. Carmichael

Posted June 8, 2017 by Minx
Never Say Never Again by W.S. Carmichael

Never Say Never Again had me from the start. I was one pissed of chica that is, lol. The book opens up with the main character in a bit of a domestic situation with her piece of crap husband. Definitely had my heart pumping with righteous anger. I also absolutely had to know where this story was going. I never expected to love it as much as I did with […]


Kiss Me, Kill You by Larissa C. Hardesty

Posted June 7, 2017 by Minx
Kiss Me, Kill You by Larissa C. Hardesty

I was interested in reading Kiss Me, Kill You because it is a young adult book that involved succubae’s. Succubae are defined as seducers of men through sexual intercourse. How was the author going to use that type of creature but still keep this story for the intended young adult audience? I have to say that in that regards this book is quite successful. There was a definite sexual element […]


Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

Posted June 6, 2017 by Minx
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

As a book reviewer, I am almost always drawn to stories involving bookstores or libraries. When I came across Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore I was of course drawn to it. Adding the murder-mystery just made it even more enticing. Also helps that the cover is very eye catching. What I thought was going to be a cozy mystery turned into a true murder-mystery style story with red herrings, […]


America’s Next Reality Star by Laura Heffernan

Posted June 5, 2017 by Minx
America’s Next Reality Star by Laura Heffernan

I wanted to read America’s Next Reality Star because I was curious to see how convincing the storyline would be. Would it be believable? Would it compare to what I think the process would be like? I can say that I have only ever watched reality shows like Hell’s Kitchen and Face Off. I am not really a connoisseur of reality television but this story was very convincing. I really […]


Blog Tour Review: Beltway Betrayers by Taylor Marsh Blog Tour

Posted June 2, 2017 by Minx
Blog Tour Review: Beltway Betrayers by Taylor Marsh Blog Tour

  ***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.***  Review: Beltway Betrayers is the second installment in The Beltway series. This is the kind of book that can be read as a stand-alone even though it is in a series. The Author provides enough information to give you the backstory information needed in order to enjoy this book. As always reading the series starter would give you […]


Review with Giveaway: Chance at Redemption by Samatha Harris

Posted May 27, 2017 by Minx
Review with Giveaway: Chance at Redemption by Samatha Harris

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: Chance at Redemption is a steamy romance book that illustrates that appearances are not always what they seem and that no one is beyond redemption. I will warn you that the main protagonist starts as a spoiled little rich girl but if you stick with the story you will be rewarded with a steamy romance, great character […]


Smugglers & Scones by Morgan C. Talbot

Posted May 26, 2017 by Minx
Smugglers & Scones by Morgan C. Talbot

Smugglers & Scones was a delightful cozy mystery that was filled with adventure, mystery, and murder most foul. This setting for this story is in a small, quaint town named Seacrest. This town is nestled on a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the coast of Oregon. In this sleepy town is an establishment called the Moorehaven Bed and Breakfast Inn. This inn is unique in that […]


Review: Forgotten by Neven Carr

Posted May 25, 2017 by Minx
Review: Forgotten by Neven Carr

Forgotten was just lovely! It is a superb tale that is intricately woven with details and developed characters. This story takes place over a matter of days but the start of it all stretches back over a decade. Claudia has never really been bothered by her lack of memory from before the age of seven but it quickly becomes apparent that there is something being hidden from her, something that […]


The Watcher by Bella Jewel

Posted May 24, 2017 by Minx
The Watcher by Bella Jewel

Suspense, thrill, and romance? Check, check, check. I loved this story! The Watcher is the kind of book that you read and pray that it never happens to you! The start of this novel had my heart pumping and it did not stop from there! The story is told in the present but there are creepy and suspenseful flashbacks that tell us readers what Marlie suffered through. It is like […]