Category: Review

Review: Blood Tide by C.J. Matthew

Review: Blood Tide by C.J. Matthew

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. Blood Tide (Dolphin Shore Shifters #1) by C.J. Matthew Blurb: The Santa Barbara Channel holds a closely guarded secret… She had more than just her mission… […]

Posted October 31, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, My To-Be Read List, Review, Romance, Suspense / 14 Comments

Review: I’d Rather be a Witch by Erin Hayes

Review: I’d Rather be a Witch by Erin Hayes

I’d Rather be a Witch by Erin Hayes Blurb: Jordyn wasn’t careful with what she wished for. After making a reckless choice that destroyed her life along with the life of her high school sweetheart, Jordyn fled her small town and became a professional mermaid. Being around water suppresses her earth-based magic, something she desperately needs. Yet Jordyn can’t suppress who she really is — a witch. When she learns that her mother is dying of cancer, she returns home. But it isn’t until people end up dead and everyone points fingers at her that she realizes her past is […]

Posted October 27, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 18 Comments

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Flipped for Murder (Country Store Mysteries #1) by Maddie Day Blurb: In this freshly baked series, author Maddie Day lifts the lid on a small town in southern Indiana, where a newcomer is cooking up a new start–until a murderer muddles the recipe… Nursing a broken heart, Robbie Jordan is trading in her life on the West Coast for the rolling hills of southern Indiana. After paying a visit to her Aunt Adele, she fell in love with the tiny town of South Lick. And when she spots a For Sale sign on a rundown country store, she decides to […]

Posted October 24, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review, Romance / 20 Comments

Review: Ink by Melanie Karsak

Review: Ink by Melanie Karsak

Ink: A Mermaid Romance (Falling in Deep Collection) by Melanie Karsak Burb: A mermaid princess destined to wed a handsome king… It sounds like a fairy tale, but the reality is far murkier. Ink, Princess of the Florida Atlantic mers, is slated to wed the ancient enemy of her tribe, the King of the Gulfs. After years of war that led to countless mer deaths, as well as the genocide of aquatic shapeshifters and the freshwater mers of Florida, Ink’s marriage will bring lasting peace. Or so it seems. Mere hours before she’s supposed to leave the ocean for her […]

Posted October 21, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 16 Comments

Review: Star Wars The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks

Review: Star Wars The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (Star Wars: Novelizations #1) by Terry Brooks Blurb: In barren desert lands and seedy spaceports…in vast underwater cities and in the blackest depths of space…unfolds a tale of good and evil, of myth and magic, of innocence and power. At last the saga that captured the imagination of millions turns back in time to reveal its cloaked origins—the start of a legend—the story of Star Wars. Based on the screenplay by George Lucas, this novel by master storyteller Terry Brooks probes the depths of one of the greatest tales of our time, providing rich detail […]

Posted October 19, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Sci-Fi / 28 Comments

Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Pane and Suffering (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #1) by Cheryl Hollon Blurb; To solve her father’s murder and save the family-owned glass shop, Savannah Webb must shatter a killer’s carefully constructed façade. . . After Savannah’s father dies unexpectedly of a heart attack, she drops everything to return home to St. Petersburg, Florida, to settle his affairs–including the fate of the beloved, family-owned glass shop. Savannah intends to hand over ownership to her father’s trusted assistant and fellow glass expert, Hugh Trevor, but soon discovers the master craftsman also dead of an apparent heart attack. As if the coincidence […]

Posted October 17, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 16 Comments

Review: Scales by Pauline Creeden

Review: Scales by Pauline Creeden

Scales (Falling in Deep Collection) by Pauline Creeden Blurb: Verona is a bottom feeder. She is the one mer in her clan who is considered the ugliest and least intelligent. Growing up with the constant bullying and abuse wasn’t the worst of what her kind had in store for her. At seventeen years old, she must now endure “The Reckoning.” The scales will measure her worth to her clan. Will she endure thirty days as a land-walker to gather information and knowledge to appease her clan and return a valued member? Will she wait three years, until she is twenty, […]

Posted October 13, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 8 Comments