Posts Categorized: Contemporary

Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. The Semester of Our Discontent (Lila Maclean Mystery #1) by Cynthia Kuhn Blurb: English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale… Read more »

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Review: Hapily Ever Now by Jen Meyers

Review: Hapily Ever Now by Jen Meyers

Happily Ever Now (Happily Ever After #0.5) by Jen Meyers Blurb: Wedding planner Everly Vaughn has three rules for a Happily Ever After: 1. Find a nice guy. 2. Make sure he passes the BFF test. 3. Never—no matter how much you like him—engage the Player (aka Austin, your best friend’s brother). What happens if you don’t follow them? A Happily Ever Now. (Those don’t last.) Too bad Ever doesn’t follow her own rules. My Review: I received a copy in exchange for an honest review What a great introduction to Jen Meyers her new series this is! It’s a… Read more »

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Review: January by Audrey Carlan

Review: January by Audrey Carlan

January (Calendar Girl #1) by Audrey Carlan Blurb: It’s really simple. I needed money. A lot of money. One million dollars to be exact. The amount didn’t matter. All that mattered is that at the end of that price tag held my father’s life. No money. No life. The time limit was one year. On January 1st I had to pay up or my Father was going to be killed. When you’re faced with an ultimatum like this, you do whatever you have to do. And that’s exactly what I did. The job…Exquisite Escorts. My role, serve as high priced… Read more »

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Review: Lost in Chance by Lize Jacobs

Review: Lost in Chance by Lize Jacobs

Lost in Chance by Lize Jacobs Blurb: Recently divorced teacher, Chrisna, is stuck in her small-town life in South Africa. One day, she angrily tells her best friend that she would like to throw her wedding ring off the top of the Eiffel Tower. So her friend gifts her a five-day trip to Paris, for her thirtieth birthday, to do just that. Unsure of whether she would actually be able to do it, she sets off, unprepared for the life-changing adventure, quirky new friend, and romance that await her, as she gets lost in chance. My Review: I received a… Read more »

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Review: Chasing River by K.A. Tucker

Review: Chasing River by K.A. Tucker

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Chasing River (Burying Water #3) by K.A. Tucker Blurb: Armed with two years’ worth of savings and the need to experience life outside the bubble of… Read more »

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Review: Last Chance Christmas by Joanne Rock

Review: Last Chance Christmas by Joanne Rock

Last Chance Christmas by Joanne Rock Blurb: Fashion buyer Shea Walker had a fast track lifestyle until a car accident sidelines her to a painful recovery. Seeking quiet for the holidays, Shea returns to the snowy mountains where she grew up to make peace with her past and spend time with her estranged family. She never expected J.C. Royce–now a hockey star–would return to their hometown, too. Determined to avoid that particular sexy mistake, she’s caught off guard when her first night in town brings them face to face. Seeing Shea practically fall at his feet is gratifying, until J.C…. Read more »

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Review: Longing for Her by Lynn Burke

Review: Longing for Her by Lynn Burke

Longing for Her (Risso Family #2) by Lynn Burke Blurb: Straight-laced Cole Risso has longed for his sister’s bohemian best friend Gwen since he first laid eyes on her as a kid. Now, as future patriarch of the Risso Family, he’s expected to marry well. A free spirit and unconventional daughter of a pot-toking hippie hardly qualifies. When one night of giving into temptation ruins them both for any other, Cole and Gwen are faced with a decision—love the other enough to let them go, or defy family expectations and fight for their hearts’ desires. No matter the decision, their… Read more »

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