Category: Review

Review: Echoes by Laura Tisdall

Review: Echoes by Laura Tisdall

Echoes by Laura Tisdall Blurb: “There is truth to be shared. Let us begin…” Volatile mathematical genius Mallory Park is living two lives. In one, she is balancing senior year with looking after her little brother and troubled ex-Marine father; in the other, she spends her nights glued to her laptop, breaking into some of the world’s most secure systems as the hacker Echo Six. As part of a corruption-exposing cyber network called the Forum, Mallory is far more at ease among the codes and hidden identities of her online world than she has ever been in the real one, […]

Posted October 7, 2015 by Lola in Contemporary, Mystery, Review / 12 Comments

Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins Blurb: A fatal accident at the circus sparks an insurance investigation that leads John Nieves, a former New York cop, to a list of murder suspects. It seems that The Great Rollo, beloved of millions, had enemies… both at the circus and among his own family. All that is surreal and magical about the circus brings out Nieves’ deepest fears, blinding him to the very real danger that is closer at hand. A bizarre series of revelations and coincidences keep Nieves’ suspicions of the circus people high, even after the actual evidence suggests […]

Posted October 6, 2015 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 16 Comments

Review: Immersed by Katie Hayoz

Review: Immersed by Katie Hayoz

Immersed (Immersed #1) by Katie Hayoz Blurb: What if love turned you into a monster? Forget petticoats and demure female behavior. Melusine Doré prefers armored corsets and knives and slays evil creatures for a living. The grim and gruesome don’t frighten her; she’ll take on a cyclops or a dragon and not even break a sweat. But when her rival, the charismatic Levi Cannon, comes to town, all her buried fears begin to surface. Melusine realizes she is in danger of something much more horrifying than facing blood-thirsty beasts – she’s in danger of falling in love. Because love alone […]

Posted September 29, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance, Steampunk / 14 Comments

Review: Susceptible to Him by Lynn Burke

Review: Susceptible to Him by Lynn Burke

Susceptible to Him (Risso Family #1) by Lynn Burke Blurb: Lia Risso walked in on her fiancé and three other women on Valentine’s Day. Two celibate years later, her roommate creates a profile for Lia on a dating website—without her knowledge—and sets up a date. On Valentine’s Day. Ryan Walsh, a self-made millionaire and libertine, refuses to commit to any one woman. Tossed from foster home to foster home as a child, Ryan is on guard against becoming vulnerable ever again. One dinner…one night of dancing and flirting with the attraction between them, puts both Lia and Ryan in danger […]

Posted September 28, 2015 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 10 Comments

Review: Burying Water by K.A. Tucker

Review: Burying Water 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. Burying Water (Burying Water #1) by K.A. Tucker Blurb: The top-selling, beloved indie author of Ten Tiny Breaths returns with a new romance about a young […]

Posted September 26, 2015 by Lola in Contemporary, My To-Be Read List, Review, Romance, Suspense / 20 Comments

Lola’s Ramblings: Why Do You Review Books?

Lola’s Ramblings: Why Do You Review Books?

Lola’s Rambings is a feature on Lola’s Review where I talk about me or ramble on about a book or non-book related topic. Usually these posts are everything that doesn’t fall under any standard header, like blog tours, book blitzes, cover reveals or reviews. Lola’s Ramblings posts are are personal discussions of a certain topic. Sometimes about book related topics and sometimes about non-book related topics. This feature was previously known as About Me. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. On book blogs it is quite normal to see review posts, but lately I’ve […]

Posted September 24, 2015 by Lola in Lola's Ramblings, Review / 32 Comments

Review: Damned if I Do by Erin Hayes

Review: Damned if I Do by Erin Hayes

Damned if I Do (The Harker Trilogy #1) by Erin Hayes Blurb: They killed my sister and infected me. Now I have to pick up the pieces before I die. I’ve spent the last five months trying to find the bastard who did this. Yet, even with the help of a hot amnesiac vampire named Jude, I’ve had zero luck. Until now. And it could change everything. Even though I grew up in a family that hunted the supernatural, there were still things I didn’t believe in. Now I have to hurry for the slim chance that I could save […]

Posted September 23, 2015 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 18 Comments