Category: Contemporary

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

Review: My Steadfast Knight by Melody Sweet

Review: My Steadfast Knight by Melody Sweet

My Steadfast Knight (Lyrics of Love #9) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s out of her depth trying to raise her orphaned nephew. He’s a child counsellor who just wants to help. Can three strangers from completely different worlds create an unlikely family? Cassie: I can’t do this. I’m twenty-two! I can’t raise a twelve-year-old boy! I didn’t even know Felix existed until a few days ago. I hadn’t seen my sister in years, and then she calls me out of the blue telling me she’s […]

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

Review: My Leap of Faith by Melody Sweet

Review: My Leap of Faith by Melody Sweet

My Leap of Faith (Lyrics of Love #8) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s trying to move on after losing her husband. He’s trying to hide from a tragedy he can’t accept. Can two strangers on a mission of recovery find redemption in each other? Jane: Losing Blake on our wedding day was beyond devastating. Trying to move on with this gaping wound in my heart is like trying to breathe underwater. I can’t do it. But I can’t die either. So, what do I do? […]

Posted August 21, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

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