Posts Categorized: Contemporary

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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Review: Becoming Rain by K.A. Tucker

Review: Becoming Rain 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. Becoming Rain (Burying Water #2) by K.A. Tucker Blurb: Luke Boone doesn’t know exactly what his uncle Rust is involved in but he wants in on… Read more »

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Review: My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis

Review: My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis

My Kind of Wonderful (Cedar Ridge #2) by Jill Shalvis Blurb: Unexpected and undeniable… Bailey Moore has an agenda: skiing in the Rockies, exploring castles in Europe, ballroom dancing in Argentina. Now that she has a second lease on life, she’s determined not to miss a thing. What she doesn’t realize is that item #1 comes with a six-foot-one ski god hot enough to melt a polar ice cap. She doesn’t want to miss out on him either, but Hudson Kincaid isn’t the type of guy to love and let go. And as gorgeous as Cedar Ridge is, she’s not… Read more »

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Review: Winter Wedding Bells by Karen Rock, Jennifer Snow and Kristin Rolofson

Review: Winter Wedding Bells by Karen Rock, Jennifer Snow and Kristin Rolofson

Winter Wedding Bells by Karen Rock, Jennifer Snow and Kristin Rolofson Blurb: But guests are expecting a Christmas Eve wedding…! What could be more romantic than a Christmas wedding at a ski lodge in Lake Placid? Well, if there actually was a wedding, for one thing! Three stories about getting love right over the holidays by USA TODAY bestselling author Kristine Rolofson and award-winners Karen Rock and Jennifer Snow. The Kiss: A bride runs into her ex…and takes the ultimate gamble! The Wish: An event planner sprains her ankle…and the chef asserts control. The Promise: A maid of honor dodges… Read more »

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