Book Review: The Woman in the Veil

Title: The Woman in the Veil Author: Laura Joh Rowland Series: Book 4 Genre: Adult Fiction, Mystery, Historical Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Publisher, Netgalley Review Word Count: Rated: 4/5 stars Notes: I haven’t read any of the first three books, but will likely rectify that … Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Veil

Book Review: Hitting Black Ice

Title: Hitting Black Ice Author: Heloise West Series: Book 1 Genre: Adult Fiction, Romance, LGBT Page Count: 200 Publisher: NineStar Press Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley, Publisher Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 4/5 stars Notes: High action, lots of romance, and plenty of thrills. This is one of those rare Netgalley arcs … Continue reading Book Review: Hitting Black Ice

Book Review: The Duke I Tempted

Title: The Duke I Tempted Author: Scarlett Peckham Series: Book 1 Genre: Adult Fiction, Historical Romance Page Count: 400 Publisher: NYLA Type of Book: Kindle Ebook, Library Loan Received: Ebook Library Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Prepare to grab a box of tissues when reading this book. My poor heart. The writer … Continue reading Book Review: The Duke I Tempted

Book Review: Virgin River

Title: Virgin River Author: Robyn Carr Series: Book 1 Genre: Romance, Adult Fiction Publisher: Page Count: 500 Status: Completed Type of Book: Kindle Ebook Received: Library Loan Rated: 3.5 out of 5 stars Notes: Trigger warnings for detailed pregnancies, abandoned babies, army men returned from war, brief mention of spousal abuse, teens making poor choices, … Continue reading Book Review: Virgin River

Book Review: The Bride Sale

Title: The Bride Sale Author: Candice Hern Series: Standalone Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Mass Market Paperback Received: Library Loan Rated: 4/5 stars Review Word Count: Notes: First half of this book started off strong, and I very much fell in love. And then the plot took a direction … Continue reading Book Review: The Bride Sale

Book Review: Artic Wild

  Title: Artic Wild Author: Annabeth Albert Series: Book 2 Genre: M/M Adult Romance Publisher: Carina Press Page Count: Type of Book: ARC, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 3/5 stars Notes: I was hoping for more outdoorsy survival scenario, not sickeningly sweet romance. Sigh. This was a book that where it said ‘plane crash’ + … Continue reading Book Review: Artic Wild

Paperback Book Review: Stardoc

Title: Stardoc Author: S. L. Viehl Series: Book 1 Genre: Science Fiction, Adult Fiction Publisher: Roc Fantasy Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Paperback Received: Library Loan Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Trigger warnings for rape between alien/human species, harsh language, various illnesses, illegal cloning, and light suggested emotional abuse towards a … Continue reading Paperback Book Review: Stardoc

New Release Review: Arabella and the Traitor of Mars

Title: Arabella and the Traitor of Mars Author: David Levine Series: Book 3 Genre: Science Fiction, Adult Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty/Tor Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Hardback, New Release Received: Library Loan Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Read for the OWLs prompt “Transfiguration-Sprayed Edges or Red Cover” and since I don’t … Continue reading New Release Review: Arabella and the Traitor of Mars

New Release Review: Once and Future

Title: Once and Future Author: Amy Rose Capetta + Cori McCarthy Series: Book 1 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Hatchett Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Hardback, New Release Received: Library Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Read for the “Ancient Runes” category of my O.W.L. Exams/Read-a-Thon, for in Ancient Runes you were … Continue reading New Release Review: Once and Future

Netgalley Review: Penne Dreadful

Title: Penne Dreadful Author: Catherine Burns Series: Book 1 of the Italian Chef Mystery Series Genre: Mystery, Thriller Page Count: 500 Publisher: Sourcebooks Type of Book: Netgalley Read, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: Notes: A wonderful start to a new mystery series that will surely leave readers hungry for more! … Continue reading Netgalley Review: Penne Dreadful