Author: Lola

Review: I Dare You by Jordan Ford

Review: I Dare You by Jordan Ford

I Dare You (Barrett Boys #0.5) by Jordan Ford My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A friends to lovers romance… just for you. It’s a stupid dare. Dangerous. Reckless. Just plain mean. But it’s a dare… and Shay can’t say no to it. Shay: Lesson #1: Never play Truth or Dare with your ex-boyfriend’s new squeeze, especially if she happens to be pure evil. Lesson #2: If you are forced to say yes to a dare, remind yourself repeatedly that the haunted house you’re about to break into is not filled […]

Posted August 19, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Time of My Life by Laura Heffernan

Review: Time of My Life by Laura Heffernan

Time of My Life (Oceanic Dreams #2) by Laura Heffernan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemproary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s a poor dance teacher. He’s her rich student. If they can overcome their differences, this could be love. Legend says everyone who boards the Oceanic Aphrodite finds love. Janey’s on the ship to teach dance, not for romance. Then she meets Frank. He’s everything Janey isn’t–refined, classy, rich–but his good looks and charm make him undeniably appealing. Unfortunately, he’s also a passenger, which makes him off-limits. When Janey’s partner can’t perform in the end-of-cruise […]

Posted August 17, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Sunday Post #400

Sunday Post #400

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 is my 400th Sunday Post! How awesome is that? I started doing the Sunday Post feature when I first started blogging, so this means my blog is 400 weeks old now ;). This week was warm. It really was a tough week with how warm it was, […]

Posted August 16, 2020 by Lola in Sunday Post / 19 Comments

Lola’s Kitchen: Crepes Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Crepes 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. I love pancakes and there are so many different ways of making them. While I haven’t successfully managed to bake dutch pancakes, […]

Posted August 14, 2020 by Lola in Lola's Kitchen / 4 Comments

Review: The Gryphon’s Lair by Kelley Armstrong

Review: The Gryphon’s Lair by Kelley Armstrong

The Gryphon’s Lair (Royal Guide to Monster Slaying #2) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Age Category: Middle Grade Type of romance: no romance Blurb: The exciting follow-up book in the fantastical duology for ages 10-14 by NYT bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong. Rowan is now the Royal Monster Hunter, and her twin brother, Rhydd, is destined to be king. But her mother’s cousin Heward is still determined that his children be the ones to inherit the titles, and will stop at nothing to show that Rowan and Rhydd are too immature to properly lead. After the gryphon […]

Posted August 13, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy / 6 Comments

Review: Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elena Johnson

Review: Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elena Johnson

Writing Killer Cover Copy by Elana Johnson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing Blurb: Craft cover copy that will convert browsers into buyers at a higher rate, entice readers to buy and read immediately, and sell more books! Writing killer cover copy is an essential skill for anyone who’s written a book, especially authors running their own self-publishing business. Combined with the cover of a book, it’s the most essential piece in an Indie author’s arsenal that can help increase conversions and sell more books. And the best part? Authors have ultimate control over their cover copy! You […]

Posted August 11, 2020 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 2 Comments

Sunday Post #399

Sunday Post #399

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 was a bit all over the place. It started off great and then got less so. It got super hot here later in the week and it was just hard to get anything done, we don’t have air conditioning here, which is normal here in the […]

Posted August 9, 2020 by Lola in Sunday Post / 19 Comments