Category: Contemporary

Review: Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

Review: Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: The first openly nonbinary contestant on America’s favourite cooking show falls for their clumsy competitor in this delicious romantic comedy debut! Every recipe needs a little chemistry . . . Recently divorced Dahlia Woodson is ready to reinvent herself and she’s found the perfect opportunity: the hit cooking competition show Chef’s Special. Falling flat on her face on the first day is admittedly not the best start, but Dahlia isn’t going to let it mess up her focus. […]

Posted March 29, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

Blogger Lisa Loves Literature inspired me to do DNF reviews again and group them in one post. I decided to do posts until I have 4 or so DNF reviews, so maybe one every few months. We’ll see. Junker Seven Junker Seven (Twin Suns #1) by Olive J. Kelley Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: A romantic, queer sci-fi epic about changing the galaxy, one girl at a time. Castor Quasar is a junker- a bounty hunter making a living off of collecting and selling valuable scrap. They live a quiet life, bouncing from […]

Posted February 28, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 8 Comments

Review: The Talent Thief by Mike Thayer

Review: The Talent Thief by Mike Thayer

The Talent Thief by Mike Thayer narrated by Kate Coventry My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Contemporary Fiction with a bit of magic Age Category: Middle Grade Blurb: A girl with the ability to borrow other people’s talents must use her powers to find her own spotlight in The Talent Thief, a wish-fulfilling middle-grade novel from Mike Thayer, the author of The Double Life of Danny Day. Tiffany Tudwell is cursed. She once tripped over a backpack and fell face-first into a trashcan. She had pink eye on picture day. One time she tried to hold back a sneeze and farted […]

Posted February 12, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Blizzards & Brews by Alex Danvers

Review: Blizzards & Brews by Alex Danvers

Blizzards & Brews Alex Danvers My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Romance blooms as snowstorms brew. Percy’s coffee stand in the tiny town of Hydrangea Hollow, Idaho never exactly brings in the big bucks. Just enough to float him through. Most of the time. But in the middle of a blizzard, any customer coming by is a shock. Doubly so when he comes up on foot. Triply so when he’s blonde, beefy, and utterly stunning. Since the local motel never has vacancy, it would be irresponsible for Percy not to invite […]

Posted January 24, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Appalachian Awakening by Nance Sparks

Review: Appalachian Awakening by Nance Sparks

Appalachian Awakening Nance Sparks My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: FF Blurb: Facing yet another failed relationship and a full-blown identity crisis after losing her job in a corporate merger, unemployed executive Amber Shaw realizes she hasn’t been happy in a long time. Who is she if not a CEO, and if everything she’s worked for hasn’t made her happy, what will? Inspired after learning about the Appalachian Trail, Amber sets off in hopes of figuring it all out. Leslie Brown lives life on her own terms with nothing to tie her down. […]

Posted January 17, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 6 Comments

Review: Lovelight Farms by B.K. Borison

Review: Lovelight Farms by B.K. Borison

Lovelight Farms (Lovelight #1) by B.K. Borison narrated by Pippa Jayne My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A handsome, freckled data analyst. A messy, optimistic Christmas tree farm owner. A small town with the best hazelnut lattes on the east coast. Lovelight Farms is a sweet and steamy romance, by B. K. Borison, a holiday happily-ever-after for fans of Tessa Bailey and Hannah Grace. In an effort to save the Christmas tree farm she’s loved since she was a child, Stella enters a contest with insta-famous influencer Evelyn St. James. With […]

Posted January 8, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Over a Barrel by Layla Reyne

Review: Over a Barrel by Layla Reyne

Over a Barrel (Table for Two #3) Layla Reyne My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: FF Blurb: Two fierce women who like to show off in the bedroom square off in the boardroom in this steamy holiday sapphic romance from Layla Reyne. Annaliese Rosin is fifty-six and starting over. New city, new job, new scene she’d like to explore with the stunning redhead from her flight home. She just needs to finish one last year-end deal. Should be easy, except her sexy seatmate ends up being the attorney across the table. Carrington Clarke […]

Posted December 22, 2023 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments