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Review: Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere

Review: Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere

Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ humorous/ motivational Age Category: Type of romance: Blurb: Are you craving something sweet? Something satisfying? Something that will make you laugh and think and feel like you made a new friend? National Bestselling author Diane Vallere brings you a collection of insightful essays designed to entertain. BON-BONS FOR YOUR BRAIN is filled with short, standing-in-line-length essays divvied into categories for fashion & beauty (truffles), goal setting (dark chocolate), creative aspirations (artisan), health (70% pure cacao), things to think about (nougat), and just plain nutty (pistachio). Diane shares… Read more »

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Review: Broken Girl vs Fix-It Boy by Jordan Ford

Review: Broken Girl vs Fix-It Boy by Jordan Ford

Broken Girl vs Fix-It Boy (Forever Love #2) by Jordan Ford My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s closed her heart to protect her family. Can he open it back up to let love bloom? Harper is determined to fill the void left by her late parents. And though handsome Tane stirs her grieving heart, she can’t allow anything to distract her from caring for her younger siblings. But denying her feelings has her headed for a breakdown. Tane longs to sweep Harper off her feet. Though she’s brushed aside… Read more »

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Review: Eff This! Meditation by Liza Kindred

Review: Eff This! Meditation by Liza Kindred

Eff This! Meditation: 108 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for When You’re Feeling Stressed Out, Anxious, or Overwhelmed by Liza Kindred My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self-help Type of romance: no romance Blurb: Eff This Meditation is a Shamata (mindfulness-awareness) practice rooted in radical compassion for self presented in 108 tips, tricks, and ideas. They are all centered on the idea that, as humans, we might not be “finished”; but we are complete. Everything you need to attain enlightenment is already contained within you—and you can use meditation to connect with it. Yes, yes. You already know that you should… Read more »

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Review: Relic of Sorrows by Lindsay Buroker

Review: Relic of Sorrows by Lindsay Buroker

Relic of Sorrows (Fallen Empire #4) by Lindsay Buroker My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Captain Alisa Marchenko finally has a lead on finding her daughter, but her passengers want her to take them on their quest instead. Even though the Star Nomad is her ship, they have power she cannot fight, and she finds herself with no choice but to accept another detour. But the ancient relic they seek has the ability to destroy worlds and is coveted by many. The path leading to it is riddled with competitors and… Read more »

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Review: Valiant Heart by Eliza Sinclair

Review: Valiant Heart by Eliza Sinclair

Valiant Heart (Tanahr Tales #1) by Eliza Sinclair My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Steampunk Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In the Commonwealth of Tanahr, every heart can find a home. Niamh Starsong may be a soldier to her core, but she is also a dreamer who believes in the magic of love. When she encounters Jeron Wright, a kind and gentle priest—at least that is what she assumes—Niamh is torn, struggling to hide from her feelings for a man so wholly out of her reach. Jeron, a talented mechmage and healer, seeks out Niamh’s solemn… Read more »

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Review: The Alchemist and an Amaretto by Annette Marie

Review: The Alchemist and an Amaretto by Annette Marie

The Alchemist and an Amaretto (The Guild Codex: Spellbound #5) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: As a guild bartender, I can handle pretty much anything—mages, sorcerers, witches, the occasional demon. But show me anything family-related and I’d rather run for the hills. It doesn’t even have to be my family. So I have no idea why I thought spending the holidays with Aaron’s mom and pop was a good idea. Meeting his famous parents is already terrifying enough, but I’ve got a bigger problem. Students of his… Read more »

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Review: Tithed to the Dread Lord by Athena Grayson

Review: Tithed to the Dread Lord by Athena Grayson

Tithed to the Dread Lord (Strange Magics #1) by Athena Grayson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The Boneman will have his due… When Niamne is tricked into delivering the yearly Tithe to the Dread Lord, she never expects to be part of the sacrifice. The last necromancer is a creature of terrifying legend, but the reality is more compelling than frightening, and very much a man. Orphios finds better company with the dead than the living. One week of the year he takes the Tithe of goods and treasure and…other… Read more »

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