Rocky Mountain Desire by Vivian Arend #Review

Rocky Mountain Desire by Vivian Arend #Review
Posted by Shari on May 4, 2016 / 5 Comments

In Rocky Mountain Desire we wrap back around to Matt Coleman, who we saw with a girlfriend in previous novels. His now ex was a piece of work. Matt truly loved her and wanted to make her happy, going so far to arrange a menage for her. She treated him like shit most of the time. She found her with cheating on him with other men, thus breaking his heart pretty bad. Now he has moved on, but isn’t going to […]

Dare to Take by Carly Phillips #Review

Dare to Take by Carly Phillips #Review
Posted by Shari on May 3, 2016 / 12 Comments

So I am jumping right into a series already 6 books in to get a taste of Carly Phillips’s romances. I was told right off I could read it as a standalone and I could, but I also missed some of the elements of who everyone was and where they fit in the series. Tyler Dare is a middle child of five kids in the Dare family. While a teen, Tyler catches is father with his mistress and has held onto the […]

The Devil You Know by Jo Goodman #Review

The Devil You Know by Jo Goodman #Review
Posted by Sophia Rose on May 3, 2016 / 14 Comments

Clinched it with this latest book!  Jo Goodman is now one of my top western historical romance authors.  Flawed yet engaging characters, western life, a plot varied with intrigue, passion, and humor, and the sort of storytelling that compels the reader to keep turning pages and rooting on the heroes.  I immediately picked this one up when I saw it and I am ever so glad I did. While I didn’t notice anywhere that it was touted as such, this […]

Sign Up! Beach Reads – Stranded with a Book!

Sign Up! Beach Reads – Stranded with a Book!
Posted by Shari on May 2, 2016 / 12 Comments

Event Date Every Saturday from June 4 – August 27, 2016 (If interest exceeds dates, we will open up more!) Sign Up May 2, 2016 – May 31, 2016 (or until all dates are filled). Who Can Sign Up Any romance author. Brand spanking new, seasoned, one book a year or twelve. We want you! Type of Post Show us why your book is worthy to be called a Beach Read! Select a category and fill in the blanks! How to […]

#Interview with Cari Z, author of Where There’s a Will #Giveaway

#Interview with Cari Z, author of Where There’s a Will #Giveaway
Posted by Sophia Rose on May 2, 2016 / 16 Comments

Howdy, Delighted Readers! Bringing you a special guest straight from the Superhero (and Super Villain) World of Panapolis to share a bit about herself and the newest Panapolis action romance, Where There’s a Will.  Say hey to Cari Z!!!! Hi people! *waves, then recalls you can’t see me* Haha, no worries!  This is magical virtual land and we see stuff like that. Love the series and those who read my reviews on the first two books of the series already […]

Where There’s A Will by Cari Z

Where There’s A Will by Cari Z
Posted by Sophia Rose on May 2, 2016 / 6 Comments

After the way things ended in book two, I was eager to keep going in this fantastic series of Superheroes and Supervillains.  I was thrilled to snatch this one up.  It was as action-packed, intriguing, and engaging as ever.  It felt like the finale, but I would be so excited to see more from this series. This was the third book in a series that really needs to be read in order as it builds on the installment before it […]

Mini Blog-Ahead

Mini Blog-Ahead
Posted by Shari on May 1, 2016 / 7 Comments

Details Vacations, Emergencies, Blogger Burn out–they hit us all. And having extra posts scheduled and ready to go can be a life saver! This May join up with dozens of other bloggers for a two week blog binge where we’ll up our number of scheduled posts by 15. Dates: May 1-15 Goal: Increase your number of completed “Scheduled Posts” by 15. Ie. If you start with 15 posts at the end of the two weeks you’ll have 30 posts in […]

Steel & Stone by Annette Marie #DelightedByTheSeries

Steel & Stone by Annette Marie #DelightedByTheSeries
Posted by Sophia Rose on May 1, 2016 / 10 Comments

I went into this one totally blind- no blurb reading, no seeing a previous review, no previous experience with the author’s books. I was offered the chance to read a Young Adult Urban Fantasy and said ‘sure, why not’. Well, let me tell you. This was indeed a YA Urban Fantasy, but hey dilly, it was to rival some of the best adult Urban Fantasy in so many ways. First of all, it was post-apocalyptic. Secondly, it was loaded with […]

The Book Report April 2016

The Book Report April 2016
Posted by Shari on April 30, 2016 / 13 Comments

Welcome to The Book Report where we run down everything that happened in the month and update you on challenges, giveaways, reviews and more! Shari’s Update April is the middle of the birthday marathon in my family. It seems we all like being born in the spring time. Mom’s birthday was two days ago, my brother next week, mine, my son’s, a niece and so on it goes. Throw in there Mother’s Day and the final run on dance competitions. Also, […]

Running With Scissors by L.A. Witt #Review

Running With Scissors by L.A. Witt #Review
Posted by Sophia Rose on April 30, 2016 / 8 Comments

I saw a review on this story and snagged it.  Even though it wouldn’t be one I would grab on my own in the normal scheme of things, there were points made that drew me in.  I enjoy reading about flawed characters who screwed things up royally get a second chance to make good and maybe find happiness and love in the restoration process.  That’s what I got with this rocker who had to learn the hard way how to […]

Guest Author Nicole Helm #Giveaway

Guest Author Nicole Helm #Giveaway
Posted by Sophia Rose on April 29, 2016 / 7 Comments

Howdy, Delighted Readers! We have a first time guest with us today.  Author Nicole Helm writer of the Big Sky Cowboys series.  I had the chance to pose her one question-ish and she sent along a fantastic answer. Also read through to the bottom of the post for a generous giveaway opportunity from the Big Sky series publisher, Sourcebooks Casablanca. Did any scenes have you laughing or crying while you wrote them? Why? Every time I sit down to write […]

DNF Reviews – The uh ohs and oh no’s!

DNF Reviews – The uh ohs and oh no’s!
Posted by Shari on April 29, 2016 / 14 Comments

I know I said it when I read Mastered, the first book in The Enforcers series, that I wouldn’t be reading any more Maya Banks books. Well, Mastered ended in a cliffhanger and I just wanted to see what happened. I mean it ended horribly and in no way was I ready for Evangeline to forgive Drake. And that is exactly what she does and I wanted to puke. The Enforcers think they are giving Drake a wake up call […]

All For Hope by Olivia Hardin #Review

All For Hope by Olivia Hardin #Review
Posted by Sophia Rose on April 28, 2016 / 10 Comments

I read this one as part of the Red Hot Lovers Box Set.  This was a new to me author and I was looking forward to the story after reading the blurb. The story jumps right in with Hope coming late at night to her friend Mark and asking for his help and his discretion.  She needs ready cash to get out of town no questions asked.  Their friendship is something a bit more, but had to stop with friendship […]

Go Long by Joanna Blake #Review

Go Long by Joanna Blake #Review
Posted by Shari on April 27, 2016 / 7 Comments

To be fair, this book actually is several stories but all into one book. I can’t say that is a bonus. It’s the author’s way of getting you to read the main story, but giving you more in hopes you by her books. After I had read the Go Long story, I immediately went back to Amazon and returned it back to Kindle Unlimited and then picked up a book that would cleanse my palette. Belinda Carmichael is a pampered […]

The Burnt Toast B&B by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz #Review

The Burnt Toast B&B by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz #Review
Posted by Sophia Rose on April 27, 2016 / 8 Comments

This one has been sitting on my shelf a while and I have the vague recollection that I thought an opposites attract by a pair of writers might be fun plus I was interested in a book with a trans hero since I don’t see many stories including them.  Better late than never, etc, so I finally picked it up. Now here’s the thing.  I can’t do my usual review.  This is going to turn into a ‘lecture’ no matter […]

Iced by Karen Marie Moning #Review #OldieButGoodie

Iced by Karen Marie Moning #Review #OldieButGoodie
Posted by Sophia Rose on April 26, 2016 / 26 Comments

Explanation: A while back, I had a conversation with Anna @ Herding Cats Burning Soup blog.  It started out with a discussion about how many of our older reads were getting hazy in our minds and that we didn’t even have notes or reviews on them to help jog the memory.  From that was born the idea of doing an occasional (and by that I mean quarterly at most) re-read to catch up with some of those oldies, but goodies.  […]

Rocked by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliott #Review

Rocked by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliott #Review
Posted by Shari on April 25, 2016 / 11 Comments

I was lucky to get this book free when ARe was having their Earth Day sales. Clocking in at 512 pages, this really was a great freebie – more bang for your buck and I mean there is a lot of banging in this one. If you didn’t get it free and you like this review, it’s only $2.99 at Amazon or $3.99 at ARe. I liked this one enough to grab the second book which was only 99¢. I […]

To Be or Not to Be…Read TBR Pile Vote April

To Be or Not to Be…Read TBR Pile Vote April
Posted by Shari on April 24, 2016 / 24 Comments

Each month, I will post up a pair (or more) of books.  I would like you to vote on a choice.  Yes!  You will have the job of telling me what to read from my pile each month.  I welcome your vote no matter what reason you choose (frivolous, serious or otherwise) that particular book and do share your reason in the comments just because I’m nosy.  I will update everyone at the end of the month in my reading […]