Tag: NetGalley

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 […]


Blaze by Donna Grant

Posted May 23, 2017 by Minx
Blaze by Donna Grant

Blaze is the eleventh book in the Dark Kings series and this story actually overlaps the same time period that book ten does but these characters are located in London. This is a series that is best read in order. The world building and storyline is amazing but a first-time reader may find the start of the book a little confusing with the storyline essentially picking up in the middle […]


Merely a Marriage by Jo Beverley

Posted May 15, 2017 by Minx
Merely a Marriage by Jo Beverley

Let’s start with what I did like. The cover is beautiful and a bit saucy. Alrighty, now we move on to what did not work for me. The main character, Ariana Boxstall. At the start of this story I was just getting to know her and she was okay. I liked that she was looking out for her family and stood up for what she felt was right. I even […]


Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

Posted May 10, 2017 by Minx
Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

Full Wolf Moon starts off with a gruesome and mysterious attack, death by mauling, that has the investigators stymied. These attacks are nothing like they have ever seen and seem to be occurring in relation with the full moon. At the start these attacks are thought to be caused by a rouge bear or wolf. Mysteriously though, the true culprit can’t seem to be identified. There is just something off […]


Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston

Posted May 5, 2017 by Minx
Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston

Bad to the Bone is a cozy mystery that is pet oriented and the third story in the Bakery & Biscuits Mystery series. This story is written in first person with Carrie Kennersly being the narrator. There is lots of puppy love throughout this story and I mean that literally. With each character in this story there is inevitably a doggy companion. This is a must read for dog lovers! […]


The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

Posted May 3, 2017 by Minx
The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

The time period is set in the 1930’s era of glamorous Hollywood and the location is a small town set outside of Los Angeles, California. The story starts off with Irene on the run from a situation that she did not fully understand. What she did understand was a message from beyond the grave from her employer that implored her to “run.” That was a fantastic way to start out […]


Pipe Dreams by Sarina Bowen

Posted May 1, 2017 by Minx
Pipe Dreams by Sarina Bowen

It is official! I am a huge fan of author Sarina Bowen’s Brooklyn Bruisers series! I love how she is able to blend sports, friendship and romance into a humorous story that hits all the emotional feels. That is pretty spectacular because to be honest I care nothing for sports. 😉 Pipe Dreams is a second chance romance. It is also where we get to learn more about character Lauren […]


True to You by Becky Wade

Posted April 28, 2017 by Minx
True to You by Becky Wade

True to You is the first book in the Bradford Sisters Romance series. This series has a prequel called Then Came You where the background history of the Bradford’s beginnings is explained. It is not a necessary read in order to enjoy this story as the Author does a good job of explaining what you need to know in this book, but if you were interested in reading this series […]


Dating the Undead by Juliet Lyons

Posted April 26, 2017 by Minx
Dating the Undead by Juliet Lyons

Dating the Undead is a romance with plenty of zing! After a brief run in with vampire Logan Byrne on New Year’s Eve, Silver Harris decides that she is sick of dating ordinary guys and wants something different. After all she is the kind of girl to only have one date so she needs plenty of choices. When her step-sister brings up the idea of v-date, a dating service that […]


Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

Posted April 25, 2017 by Minx
Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

It was while reading the Soulwood series that I was introduced to world of Jane Yellowrock. I know now that I was obviously living under a boulder! I knew from reading the Soulwood installments that I wanted to know about this world but I had no idea that I was going to be blown away. This story was everything I wanted and more! Cold Reign is the eleventh book in […]


Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto

Posted April 24, 2017 by Minx
Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto

Exodus ‘95 has the main protagonists searching for a long lost religious relic of significance but this is not a “religious” book. It is actually a thriller that takes you on a ride filled with espionage, murder and betrayal. This is a fast-paced story that will entertain you from start to finish. Claire Williams is an ordinary woman who happens to befriend a lonely old man named Jack. Jack is […]


Review with Excerpt: Dark Alpha’s Lover by Donna Grant

Posted April 18, 2017 by Minx
Review with Excerpt: Dark Alpha’s Lover by Donna Grant

Dark Alpha’s Lover is the fourth book in the Reaper series by Author Donna Grant. I first saw the cover of this book on the author’s website and after viewing the synopsis I knew I had to read it! I had learned about the world that this story is set in via Firestorm, a Dark Kings novel so I knew this would be a good read for me. The entire world […]


A Fire in the Blood by Amanda Ashley

Posted April 17, 2017 by Minx
A Fire in the Blood by Amanda Ashley

A Fire in the Blood was a book that I was sure I was going to love, not just like. I was not in love with Andrei Dinescu’s character at the start of this story. This was mainly due to the fact that he was actually quite deceptive with Tessa. He led her to believe he was a regular man who was interested in dating her. Not that he was […]


Toward a Secret Sky by Heather Maclean

Posted March 30, 2017 by Minx
Toward a Secret Sky by Heather Maclean

Toward a Secret Sky was a like-dislike book for me. What originally excited me about this book was that the main character, Maren Hamilton, was ignorant to the fact that her parents were spies until she was sent her mother’s encrypted journal. Then throw in labyrinths, booby-trapped crypts and romance and I was desperately looking forward to this book! It just did not pan out the way I wanted it […]


Bound by Benedict Jacka

Posted March 29, 2017 by Minx
Bound by Benedict Jacka

Wow! I love that the Alex Verus series is always filled with action and dire situations. Bound starts right where the previous book, Burned, left off and I do so enjoy the title that has been chosen for this book. Alex is absolutely bound by circumstances in this book and there is no wiggle room for the choices he must make. Having already lost everything, there is very little that Alex […]


Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

Posted March 28, 2017 by Minx
Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

While reading Red Sister, I could not help but realize that this story would appeal to fans of Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers and Nevernight by Jay Kristoff. There are similarities in this story to both of these books.  Do not misunderstand though, this novel is its own animal. If I had to narrow down what I felt the similarities were it would be that this story has members of […]


Saving Mercy by Abbie Roads

Posted March 27, 2017 by Minx
Saving Mercy by Abbie Roads

Saving Mercy is the third book that I have read from Author Abbie Roads and she has never failed to shock and awe me with her plots. I swear I almost read this book while having my fingers spread over my eyes at certain points! I know, I know…not possible, but if it was then I would have done it! There is no easing into this story. It just grabs […]


Myths of Mish by Katie Hamstead

Posted March 23, 2017 by Minx
Myths of Mish by Katie Hamstead

I am not usually a fairytale reader but I do enjoy reading the Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles. I love the idea of a story evolving from the ending of a famous fairytale. Even better is that the characters have their struggles from what they endured previously. I am always excited to see where the story goes. 😉 Hansel and Gretel’s tale of horror with the witch in the woods is a […]


A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

Posted March 15, 2017 by Minx
A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

While reading the synopsis, I thought that the character of Miss Gillian Young was going to be sleuthing out clues to her father’s death. Something more along the lines of a female Sherlock Holmes. The investigation was nothing like that. Mostly it is Gillian asking questions to the police and others in hopes of learning something substantial. There is danger that seems to follow her around and the suspense is […]


Wanted and Wired by Vivien Jackson

Posted March 14, 2017 by Minx
Wanted and Wired by Vivien Jackson

This book is everything the synopsis promised and more. It was perfect for me! I love science fiction and the idea of technologically enhanced super humans just hits all my yes buttons. This book is exactly what I would find on the Syfy channel—well maybe waaay late night Syfy channel. It has quite the sexy times throughout the story. So not really “prime time” material but entirely enjoyable to read. […]