Posts Tagged: 2017 New Release Challenge

Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Scandal (Scions of the Star Empire #1) by Athena Grayson Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian with romantic elements Blurb: When a princess who’s no stranger to scandal runs afoul of the secrets of the most powerful cabal on Landfall, even her crown can’t protect her from the consequences. They have anything they want…except a future. Nothing infuriates Princess Ione Ra more than having someone else take control of her reputation from her, and her old nemesis–gossip journalist Jaris Pulne–is poised to do just that with pilfered pics of her caught in a compromising position with her power-couple partner…. Read more »

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Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

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. Empowered: Agent (Empowered #1) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superheroes Blurb: The world says those with superpowers are either heroes or… Read more »

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Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase (The Librarians #2) by Greg Cox Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora’s Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Stories can be powerful. In 1719, Elizabeth Goose of Boston Massachusetts published a collection of rhyming spells as a children’s book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except… Read more »

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Review:  Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Four Puddings and a Funeral by H.Y. Hanna

Four Puddings and a Funeral (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #6) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Blurb: Business is going well at Gemma Rose’s quaint English teashop and she’s delighted about her first big catering job at a local village funeral… until the day ends with a second body and one of the Old Biddies accused of murder! Now the resourceful tearoom sleuth must find out which delicious pudding contained the deadly arsenic—and who might have wanted the wealthy widow dead… But Gemma has other troubles to contend with, from her naughty cat, Muesli, running loose in her… Read more »

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Review: The Royal Pain by Erin Hayes

Review: The Royal Pain by Erin Hayes

The Royal Pain (A Billionaire Prince Romance #2) by Erin Hayes Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Royal romance Blurb: The sequel to Erin Hayes’ hit The Royal Trade: A Billionaire Prince Romance As the crown prince of Dubreva, Phillip lived a life without regrets. Until now. Disgraced and humiliated by his very public break-up with his ex- fiancée, Phillip just wants to move on with his life as quietly as a billionaire prince can. He can’t avoid his duties to his people–but he never expected to be thrown into the path of a beautiful CEO who’s even more famous… Read more »

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Review: Locked Tight by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Locked Tight by Susan Kaye Quinn

Locked Tight (Mindjack Series #4) by Susan Kaye Quinn Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: In a world filled with mindreaders, being a mindjacker is a good way to end up dead. And Zeph is no ordinary jacker. He can break open the toughest minds—or lock the weakest ones—but that just makes him a weapon every jacker Clan wants to control. To keep his family of mindreaders safe, Zeph does what his Clan leader says and tries to shut out the screams—but when jackers are revealed to the world, he has no choice but to hug his kid sister… Read more »

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Review: Magic’s Not Real by J.L. Hendricks

Review: Magic’s Not Real by J.L. Hendricks

Magic’s Not Real: A Voodoo Dolls Story by J.L. Hendricks Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: When magic IS real, what would you do to protect yourself? Jenna and her three adopted sisters, the Voodoo Dolls, run a tourist shop in New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA). They are also The Voodoo Dolls, an indie rock band who don’t believe magic is real. That is until someone tries to kill Jenna using a death curse. Rico and his pack are there when it happens. They decide to protect Jenna and the Dolls, while going after the evil that tried to kill… Read more »

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