Tag: Adult

Review: Chef’s Kiss by T.J. Alexander

Review: Chef’s Kiss by T.J. Alexander

Chef’s Kiss (Chef’s Kiss #1) by T.J. Alexander narrated by Em Grosland My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: A high-strung pastry chef’s professional goals are interrupted by an unexpected career transition and the introduction of her wildly attractive nonbinary kitchen manager in this deliciously fresh and witty queer rom-com. Simone Larkspur is a perfectionist pastry expert with a dream job at The Discerning Chef, a venerable cookbook publisher in New York City. All she wants to do is create the perfect loaf of sourdough and develop recipes, but when The Discerning […]

Posted May 17, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 0 Comments

Review: The Broken Queen by Lidiya Foxglove

Review: The Broken Queen by Lidiya Foxglove

The Broken Queen (Court of the Last Dragon #1) by Lidiya Foxglove My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Born from magic, Atorra is an exquisitely lifelike living doll raised in the house of concubines, soon to be sold off as some man’s toy. Instead, a stranger walks in, with black horns and sharp eyes, radiating magic: the King of Dragons. King Harrai, a man with royal dragon blood, searches for the reincarnation of the dragon queen. He knows Atorra is the one he seeks. But she is not the one he […]

Posted May 15, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: A Mythical Case of Arson by Melissa Erin Jackson

Review: A Mythical Case of Arson by Melissa Erin Jackson

A Mythical Case of Arson (A Mythical Pet Sitting Mystery #1) by Melissa Erin Jackson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Just when she thinks her day can’t get any weirder, she finds a baby dragon … Deandra Hendricks works her fingers to the bone at two jobs to keep her Los Angeles apartment. With a rapidly dwindling savings account, the prospects for her future are bleak. So when her cousin invites her to visit Axia—the hidden, magical hub their grandparents retired to—she agrees. Deandra doesn’t possess a stitch of […]

Posted May 13, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Honey Moon Murder (Honey Bear Cosy Mysteries #3) by Dahlia Donovan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/m Blurb: Honey, Romance, and Danger… As August winds down, George Sheth and Murphy Baird are ready to put months of murder mysteries behind them. They hope for calmer days as they move in together. But it’s all for nought when his pug, Bumble, stumbles on the body of a new bride in the middle of the lane. It’s clear Bumble didn’t kill anyone, but someone did—and they may have set their sights on George. With […]

Posted May 10, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Romance / 1 Comment

Review: Wrenched by Lindsay Buroker

Review: Wrenched by Lindsay Buroker

Wrenched (Legacy of Magic #5) by Lindsay Buroker narrated by Vivienne Leheny My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Matti Puletasi finally has the name of one of the people responsible for her parents’ kidnapping. He’s a powerful billionaire with magical security strong enough to keep out dragons, but she’s determined to get in to question him. Make that interrogate him. Sarrlevi, the elf assassin she’s fallen in love with, would usually help her, but he’s fighting a battle of his own. The wounds he received in their last skirmish aren’t healing, […]

Posted May 8, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

Bogs, Brews and Banshees Bogs, Brews, and Banshees (A Skye O’Shea Paranormal Cozy Mystery #1) by Rowan Dillon Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: She’s looking for a fresh start. But with eerie noises in the night and murder most foul, can she keep from going down for a crime she didn’t commit? Miami, Florida. Skye Brigid O’Shea is desperate for an escape. Losing big in a nasty divorce and taking the fall for a patient’s death, the stressed-out thirty-two-year-old jumps at the chance to move to Ireland after inheriting her grandmother’s B&B. But […]

Posted April 29, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 5 Comments

Review: Tested by Lindsay Buroker

Review: Tested by Lindsay Buroker

Tested (Legacy of Magic #4) by Lindsay Buroker narrated by Vivienne Leheny My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Matti would prefer never to see her vindictive dwarven aunt ever again. All she wants is to find her missing parents. But her aunt is extorting the elven assassin, Sarrlevi. That would be problematic on its own, but he’s become Matti’s biggest ally and the man—the elf—she’s falling in love with. To save her family, Matti must find a way to help Sarrlevi before he strikes the most devastating blow of all. My […]

Posted April 24, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments