Posts Categorized: Contemporary

Review: Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Beginnings by Lydia Sherrer

Review: Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Beginnings by Lydia Sherrer

Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Beginnings (The Lily Singer Adventures #1) by Lydia Sherrer Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Saving the world is such a bother when it makes you late for tea. By day, book-loving wizard Lily Singer manages library archives. By night? She sleeps, of course. In between, she studies magic and tries to keep her witch friend Sebastian out of trouble. Much to her displeasure, he finds it anyway and drags her along with him. From unmaking ancient curses to rescuing a town lost in time, Lily and Sebastian fight to avert magical mayhem. Meanwhile, Lily s mysterious… Read more »

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Review: The Royal Trade by Erin Hayes

Review: The Royal Trade by Erin Hayes

The Royal Trade by Erin Hayes Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Cara thought she was living the fairy tale life. After all, she is engaged to the man of her dreams, who just happens to be the prince of an island nation in the Mediterranean. But when he publicly cheats on her, her life is turned upside down and she doesn’t want to come back to reality. Then Eric, her ex-fiancée’s brother and a playboy prince himself, offers her the chance to run away from it all. Because he fell for her first. And he’s going to prove to her that… Read more »

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Review: Speak No Evil by Jordan Ford

Review: Speak No Evil by Jordan Ford

Speak No Evil (Brotherhood #2) by Jordan Ford Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Kade Kingsley is sick of hiding out in the middle of nowhere. He should be having a good time, partying and living it up, not playing bodyguard to his best friend’s runaway witness girlfriend. When he decides to leave the mountainside he’s called home for the last two months, he promises to be careful. He knows the stakes are high, and he knows that the makeshift family he’s leaving behind is counting on him to come back. What he doesn’t count on is getting mugged and left for… Read more »

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Review: Finding Kyler by Siobhan Davis

Review: Finding Kyler by Siobhan Davis

Finding Kyler (The Kennedy Boys #1) by Siobhan Davis Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Two fractured hearts and a forbidden love they can’t deny. You shouldn’t want what you can’t have… Faye Donovan has lost everything. After her parent’s tragic death, she’s whisked away from her home in Ireland when an unknown uncle surfaces as her new guardian. Dropped smack-dab into the All-American dream, Faye should feel grateful. Except living with her wealthy uncle, his fashion-empire-owning wife, and their seven screwed-up sons is quickly turning into a nightmare—especially when certain inappropriate feelings arise. Kyler Kennedy makes her head hurt and her… Read more »

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Review: Where We Were by Kellie Sheridan

Review: Where We Were by Kellie Sheridan

Where we Were (Four of a Kind #0.5) by Kellie Sheridan Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Our entire lives had been shaped around our identity as identical quadruplets. Four sisters, all with the same face, but totally different personalities. We were four of a kind, and there was never a time when we didn’t have each other to lean on. But when our parents announced that we’d been moving away from the city and back to the town where we were born, we could no longer be certain of anything but change. This is where we were. Prequel to Four of… Read more »

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Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

The Trouble with Mistletoe (Heartbreaker Bay #2) by Jill Shalvis Rating: 4 stars Blurb: If she has her way … Willa Davis is wrangling puppies when Keane Winters stalks into her pet shop with frustration in his chocolate-brown eyes and a pink bedazzled cat carrier in his hand. He needs a kitty sitter, stat. But the last thing Willa needs is to rescue a guy who doesn’t even remember her … He’ll get nothing but coal in his stocking. Saddled with his great-aunt’s Feline from Hell, Keane is desperate to leave her in someone else’s capable hands. But in spite… Read more »

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Review: A Cotswold Christmas by Kate Hewitt

Review: A Cotswold Christmas by Kate Hewitt

A Cotswold Christmas (Willoughby Close #0.5) by Kate Hewitt Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Welcome to Wychwood-on-Lea… a not-too-quaint village where frosty evenings, welcoming fires, and second chances will make this a Christmas you’ll never forget. Anna Vere has escaped to the Cotswolds for Christmas to try to heal from her broken engagement and, far worse, her broken dreams. When her reserved room at a bed & breakfast is flooded, she takes up the offer of camping out in Willoughby Close, the converted stables of the nearby manor house… and is taken under the wing of sexy local carpenter Colin Heath…. Read more »

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