Category: Review

Review: Murder at the Marina by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at the Marina by Janet Finsilver

Murder at the Marina (A Kelly Jackson Mystery #5) by Janet Finsilver My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s got to solve this—or her friends are sunk . . . Kelly Jackson, manager of the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast, is fond of the Doblinsky brothers, Ivan and Rudy, members of the Silver Sentinels, a crew of crime-solving senior citizens in their Northern California seaside hamlet. After she discovers a jewel-encrusted dagger—with what appears to be dried blood on the blade—on their fishing boat, they share their family history with Kelly, […]

Posted June 10, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: My Change of Heart by Melody Sweet

Review: My Change of Heart by Melody Sweet

My Change of Heart (Lyrics of Love #3) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She gave up her dreams for the sake of love. He’s chasing his heart to Broadway. Can two people set on different paths find what they need in each other? Jody: I never thought my life would turn out this way. My big dreams of singing on stage have been shattered by a man who knocked me up, then flicked me off. I’m now a twenty-year-old single mother with no other dream than […]

Posted June 8, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 0 Comments

Review: My Superstar Romance by Melody Sweet

Review: My Superstar Romance by Melody Sweet

My Superstar Romance (Lyrics of Love #2) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s a lowly runner on set. He’s a big-time movie star. Can love blossom under the lights of Hollywood? Morgan: It was the only job I could find after I graduated, so I took it. Travis, my boss, is a narcissist and I’ve never been treated so badly. Why the heck do I stay? Because of Sean. He’s noticed me. He likes me. Sean Jaxon—movie star—wants to date me! It’s kind of surreal, but […]

Posted June 5, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: My Hero Next Door by Melody Sweet

Review: My Hero Next Door by Melody Sweet

My Hero Next Door (Lyrics of Love #1) by Melody Sweet My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s only confident when she sings. He’s following the beat of his heart. Will a moment of impromptu harmony cue a romantic duet? Ella: Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m not the most self-confident person on the planet. In fact, I’m pretty sure I have, well… none. That’s why I followed David all the way to UChicago. He’s my boyfriend. The one with the meticulous plans for our future. If I just cling tight […]

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

Review: Binding Shadows by Jasmine Silvera

Review: Binding Shadows by Jasmine Silvera

Binding Shadows (Tooth & Spell #1) by Jasmine Silvera My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance/ Urban Fantasy Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: There are two rules: find a way to use your magic and never reveal it to anyone. Hunting lost books is more than a job; it’s a way for Barbara to hide her powers in the mundane world of the university library. One misstep and she risks exposure to ruthless necromancers willing to destroy anything supernatural they cannot control. But the prickly new professor in charge of her latest assignment proves more […]

Posted June 1, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 6 Comments

Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Plot Gardening: Write Faster, Write Smarter (Write Faster, Write Smarter #7) by Chris Fox My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing/ writing Blurb: Learn to Plot without sacrificing Creativity What separates great novels from mediocre ones? Story. Authors that master this vital skill keep their readers up at night, and suffer the deluge of ‘when is the next book coming out’ emails. Whether you are a first time novelist, or a seasoned author Plot Gardening will teach you the fundamentals of storytelling, delivered in a practical way. Through exercises at the end of each chapter you will build your […]

Posted May 28, 2020 by Lola in Non-Fiction, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Spartan Heart (Mythos Academy: Colorado #1) by Jennifer Estep narrated by Amanda Dolan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: New school year, same old problems . . . At Mythos Academy, everyone knows exactly who I am: Rory Forseti, Spartan girl and the daughter of Reapers. Even though I fought alongside my cousin Gwen Frost to save the mythological world from Loki and his evil Reapers of Chaos, I’m still the most hated girl at the academy because of all the horrible things my parents did. I had hoped that […]

Posted May 26, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments