Category: Contemporary

Review: The Runaway by Jordan Ford

Review: The Runaway by Jordan Ford

The Runaway (Barrett Boys #1) by Jordan Ford My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: He’s on the hunt for a fresh start. She’s trapped in a nightmare she can’t escape. Can love help them make a break for freedom? Michael: The money was supposed to save me…until it got me shot. You don’t steal from Marlo Sloan. But it led me to her. Annie’s kind. She’s fierce. She’s making me want to be the man my grandpa believed I could be. A Barrett – strong, dependable. A hero. Danger is […]

Posted November 20, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Wrong Direction by Kelly Jensen

Review: Wrong Direction by Kelly Jensen

Wrong Direction by Kelly Jensen My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: It’s Alvaro’s last year of college and he’s on track to graduate at the top of his class. He’s working toward a degree in a field he loves and even managed to score one of the coveted singles in the nicest upperclassmen dorm. There’s only one problem. Daniel. The guy whose single is attached to the other side of the connecting bathroom. The mess Alvaro could maybe ignore. The wet towels, balled up socks, and bottles and bottles of […]

Posted November 10, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 6 Comments

Review: Let’s Connect by Kelly Jensen

Review: Let’s Connect by Kelly Jensen

Let’s Connect by Kelly Jensen My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: A year after his divorce, Daniel Stroman has decided that he’s too young to die—or fuse permanently with his couch. But when he downloads the dating app “Let’s Connect” and starts dating, his success/fail ratio isn’t encouraging until he gets a connection request from Robin. Everything about Robin’s profile is different, from the bright little bird he’s using as an avatar to the long and thoughtful answers he’s written for the standard questions. He’s witty, funny, and easy to talk […]

Posted November 4, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: My Safe Haven by Melody Sweet

Review: My Safe Haven by Melody Sweet

My Safe Haven (Lyrics of Love #12) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s hiding from an abusive ex-boyfriend. He’s a world-famous rock star. Can she overcome her past for the sake of love? Jenna: I thought Los Angeles would be a safe place to hide. It’s miles away from the man who could hurt me. If he ever finds where I am, or how I tricked him, he’ll kill me. I need to keep my head down. Stay invisible. Be safe. But Jace is making that […]

Posted October 23, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Maybe a Mermaid by Josephine Cameron

Review: Maybe a Mermaid by Josephine Cameron

Maybe a Mermaid by Josephine Cameron narrated by Karissa Vacker My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary/ Magical Realism Age Category: Middle Grade Type of romance: no romance Blurb: A summer romp full of mystery, new friends, and maybe a mermaid! Eleven-year-old Anthoni Gillis is not the kind of kid who believes in fairies, unicorns, or even the word maybe. She’s more of a comic-books girl. So when her mom brings her to Thunder Lake for a summer at the Showboat Resort, she doesn’t believe the local rumors about the Boulay Mermaid. Anthoni has bigger fish to fry. She’s always wanted […]

Posted October 9, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review / 2 Comments

Review: My Heart & Soul by Melody Sweet

Review: My Heart & Soul by Melody Sweet

My Heart & Soul (Lyrics of Love #11) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She left without a goodbye. He’s moved on with a new life. When they’re forced on a road trip together, can long-lost lovers rekindle what was broken years before? Charlie: I never thought I’d get to see Nixon again. But there he is. The love of my life. I’ve never gotten over our magical summer together. The moment we took our relationship from friendship to romance. But then I had to leave him. […]

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

Review: My Unexpected Boyfriend by Melody Sweet

Review: My Unexpected Boyfriend by Melody Sweet

My Unexpected Boyfriend (Lyrics of Love #10) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: He finds her opinionated and annoying. She thinks he’s nothing more than a heartless rock star. Can opposites who drive each other crazy find a way to romance? Flick: Felicity needs to loosen up already. Talk about a buzzkill. She drives me crazy with her sharp tongue and quick come backs. I’d love to kiss those snarling lips of hers. Something about the fire in her blue eyes makes me feel things—dangerous things that […]

Posted September 18, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 6 Comments