Posts By: Lola

Review: My Hero Next Door by Melody Sweet

Review: My Hero Next Door by Melody Sweet

My Hero Next Door (Lyrics of Love #1) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s only confident when she sings. He’s following the beat of his heart. Will a moment of impromptu harmony cue a romantic duet? Ella: Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m not the most self-confident person on the planet. In fact, I’m pretty sure I have, well… none. That’s why I followed David all the way to UChicago. He’s my boyfriend. The one with the meticulous plans for our future. If I just cling tight… Read more »

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Review: Binding Shadows by Jasmine Silvera

Review: Binding Shadows by Jasmine Silvera

Binding Shadows (Tooth & Spell #1) by Jasmine Silvera My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance/ Urban Fantasy Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: There are two rules: find a way to use your magic and never reveal it to anyone. Hunting lost books is more than a job; it’s a way for Barbara to hide her powers in the mundane world of the university library. One misstep and she risks exposure to ruthless necromancers willing to destroy anything supernatural they cannot control. But the prickly new professor in charge of her latest assignment proves more… Read more »

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Sunday Post #389

Sunday Post #389

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This was a pretty decent week, some good and less good moments. My boyfriend had some weird working times again, but luckily only later in the week, so the first half was better. With the later half being a bit more tiring. I had a bit of a… Read more »

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Lola’s Kitchen: Coconut Semolina Cake Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Coconut Semolina Cake Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These posts can be recipe posts, tens list posts about food or recipes or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. This is such an unique recipe, a cake unlike most I’ve eaten before. the texture is quite dense, the flavor is sweet… Read more »

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Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Plot Gardening: Write Faster, Write Smarter (Write Faster, Write Smarter #7) by Chris Fox My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing/ writing Blurb: Learn to Plot without sacrificing Creativity What separates great novels from mediocre ones? Story. Authors that master this vital skill keep their readers up at night, and suffer the deluge of ‘when is the next book coming out’ emails. Whether you are a first time novelist, or a seasoned author Plot Gardening will teach you the fundamentals of storytelling, delivered in a practical way. Through exercises at the end of each chapter you will build your… Read more »

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Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Spartan Heart (Mythos Academy: Colorado #1) by Jennifer Estep narrated by Amanda Dolan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: New school year, same old problems . . . At Mythos Academy, everyone knows exactly who I am: Rory Forseti, Spartan girl and the daughter of Reapers. Even though I fought alongside my cousin Gwen Frost to save the mythological world from Loki and his evil Reapers of Chaos, I’m still the most hated girl at the academy because of all the horrible things my parents did. I had hoped that… Read more »

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Sunday Post #388

Sunday Post #388

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This week started off not so good, but slowly got a bit better. At the start of the week I was tired from not sleeping as well for a few nights and my boyfriend’s weird work hours. Slowly I started feeling better as I got some better sleep…. Read more »

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