Tag: 2020 New Release Challenge

Review: When You Had Power by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: When You Had Power by Susan Kaye Quinn

When You Had Power (Nothing is Promised #1) by Susan Kaye Quinn My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Hopepunk Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: For better, for worse. In sickness and in health. It’s a legal vow of care for families in 2050, a world beset by waves of climate-driven plagues. Power engineer Lucía Ramirez long ago lost her family to one—she’d give anything to take that vow. The Power Islands give humanity a fighting chance, but tending kelp farms and solar lilies is a lonely job. The housing AI found her a family match, saying […]

Posted November 24, 2020 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 0 Comments

Review: A Flock and a Fluke by Hillary Avis

Review: A Flock and a Fluke by Hillary Avis

A Flock and a Fluke (Clucks and Clues Cozy Mysteries #2) by Hillary Avis Narrated by Kitty Hendrix My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The plot chickens… It’s springtime in Honeytree, and Leona’s pullets are finally laying. Customers are flocking to buy her farm-fresh eggs. But during the town’s Easter Egg Scramble, Leona finds more than hidden treasure when she stumbles on the dead body of the pastor’s wife. And the death isn’t a fluke—it was poison. After Leona’s eggs are blamed for delivering the fatal dose, her customers fly the […]

Posted November 23, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: The Runaway by Jordan Ford

Review: The Runaway by Jordan Ford

The Runaway (Barrett Boys #1) by Jordan Ford My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: He’s on the hunt for a fresh start. She’s trapped in a nightmare she can’t escape. Can love help them make a break for freedom? Michael: The money was supposed to save me…until it got me shot. You don’t steal from Marlo Sloan. But it led me to her. Annie’s kind. She’s fierce. She’s making me want to be the man my grandpa believed I could be. A Barrett – strong, dependable. A hero. Danger is […]

Posted November 20, 2020 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Checked In by Teyla Branton

Review: Checked In by Teyla Branton

Checked In (Imprints #8) by Teyla Branton My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Suspense Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A check-in at a bed and breakfast almost turns into a checked-out for Autumn Rain. Autumn Rain hadn’t planned to spend any part of her honeymoon at a bed and breakfast run by her new in-laws, but when her father-in-law comes under suspicion in a man’s sudden disappearance, she and her homicide detective husband are pulled into the investigation. As they search for answers, it becomes clear that someone wanted the missing man out of the picture—and violently […]

Posted November 16, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Romance, Suspense / 2 Comments

Review: Cocktails and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Cocktails and Murder by H.Y. Hanna

Cocktails and Murder (Barefoot Sleuth Cozy Mysteries #3) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Ellie is looking forward to finally enjoying her unexpected vacation in Florida: strolling on the white sand beaches, lounging in luxurious cabanas, and swimming in the sparkling waters of the Gulf… But she’s barely sipped her first mojito before she finds herself sucked into another mystery! This time, Ellie is on the trail of a clever murderer who uses a deadly tiki cocktail to kill and her search for clues takes her aboard a […]

Posted November 2, 2020 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 3 Comments

Review: Delivering Evil for Experts by Annette Marie

Review: Delivering Evil for Experts by Annette Marie

Delivering Evil for Experts (The Guild Codex: Demonized #4) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: I promised to avenge my parents. But their killer is still on the loose, and he’s stolen more than my parents’ lives. Now, as he draws closer to his mysterious goals, he’s poised to destroy what little I have left. I promised to translate an ancient grimoire. But it holds the secrets of my family–and the secret history of demon summoning. I fear its answers as much as I need them. Who was […]

Posted October 20, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Review: The Amethyst Panda by Kay MacLeod

Review: The Amethyst Panda by Kay MacLeod

The Amethyst Panda (Maiyamon #2) by Kay MacLeod My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy/ Gamelit Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Monsters do exist. The humans working to destroy them are way more dangerous. A heartbreaking betrayal cost Sam Wentworth a beloved member of her monster team, and she’s determined it won’t happen again. Humans suck. All Sam wants is to grieve alone with the surviving members of her team, but she has information people will kill for. Now she’s stuck between a delusional girl obsessed with an imaginary monster, an overbearing descendent of the game’s creator, and […]

Posted October 14, 2020 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments