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Review: A Dance of water and Air by Antonia Aquilante

Review: A Dance of water and Air by Antonia Aquilante

A Dance of Water and Air (Elemental Magicae #1) by Antonia Aquilante My Rating: 2 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Edmund is heir to the throne of Thalassa and a wielder of Water magic. Devoted to his kingdom and his duty to it, Edmund can do nothing but acquiesce to an arranged marriage with the queen of a neighboring kingdom. The marriage and the child it is required to produce will seal an alliance between Thalassa and Aither that is vital to Thalassa’s safety, and far more important than Edmund’s personal… Read more »

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Review: A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong

Review: A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong

A Darkness Absolute (Rockton #2) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Thriller Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: When experienced homicide detective Casey Butler first moved to the secret town of Rockton, she expected a safe haven for people like her, people running from their past misdeeds and past lives. She knew living in Rockton meant living off-the-grid completely: no cell phones, no Internet, no mail, very little electricity, and no way of getting in or out without the town council’s approval. What she didn’t expect is that Rockton comes with its own set of secrets… Read more »

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Review: Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver

Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table (A Kelly Jackson Mystery #3) by Janet Finsilver My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Poisons, prophecies—and a peculiar past . . . When a local woman begins searching for a couple she hasn’t seen since the 1960s, Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast manager Kelly Jackson and the crime-solving group, the “Silver Sentinels,” are quick to help out. They’re also quick to guess that they’re in over their heads after the woman is found dead beside the body of a Greek fortune teller—and a fellow Sentinel… Read more »

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Review: The Dragon Mistress Book 2 by R.A. Steffan

Review: The Dragon Mistress Book 2 by R.A. Steffan

The Dragon Mistress: Book 2 (Dragon Mistress #2) by R.A. Steffan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: Polyamory Blurb: The survival of the last living dragons rests with me and my misfit friends. So… yeah. No pressure. Mind you, this whole thing would be easier if two of our number weren’t hell-bent on killing each other. Rayth and Nyx have both been hiding secrets for a very long time, but now they face a choice. Let go of their ugly pasts, or watch the future burn to the ground. We won’t be able… Read more »

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Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Aurora Blazing (Consortium Rebellion #2) by Jessie Mihalik Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: To save her brother and protect her family’s future, a powerful princess must join forces with a dashing man from her past in this thrilling space adventure, the second novel in the Consortium Rebellion trilogy. As the dutiful daughter of High House von Hasenberg, Bianca set aside her personal feelings and agreed to a political match arranged by her family, only to end up trapped in a loveless, miserable marriage. When… Read more »

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Review: Eclairs, Scares and Haunted Home Repairs by Erin Johnson

Review: Eclairs, Scares and Haunted Home Repairs by Erin Johnson

Eclairs, Scares & Haunted Home Repairs (Spells & Caramels #9) by Erin Johnson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A bakehouse in the making. A dangerous ghost in the tower. Will their welcome to the neighborhood be short-lived? Imogen wants nothing more than to complete her sweet dream. With her adoring fiancé Hank at her side, the witch and her friends dive into renovations for their new home and soon-to-be bakery. But all their efforts seem futile when they wake to find the house eerily ripped apart all over again…… Read more »

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Review: Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer

Review: Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer

Kneaded to Death (A Bread Shop Mystery #1) by Winnie Archer My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Everyone swears by Yeast of Eden, the Mexican bread shop in town. But tonight, the only thing on the menu is la muerte . . . Struggling photographer Ivy Culpepper has lots of soul-searching to do since returning to seaside Santa Linda, California. That is, until the thirty-one-year-old enters a bread making class at Yeast of Eden. Whether it’s the aroma of fresh conchas in the oven, or her instant connection with owner Olaya… Read more »

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