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Not Throwing Away My Shot: A Review of “Hamilton’s Battalion” by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan, and Alyssa Cole

I love history. Now, that has not always been the case, but for the last half of my life, I have been History’s Bitch. I listen to history based podcasts like Nerds on History (please come back soon) and The History Chicks and look forward to documentaries on The History Channel. I find all of …

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Christmas in September

The day after Labor Day I woke up to an email from my contacts at St. Martin’s Press, inviting me to review six of their upcoming Christmas books, all of which have release dates in early October. For most people, this would probably be a problem — who wants to think about Christmas before Halloween …

Review of “A Stardance Summer” by Emily March

Title: A Stardance SummerAuthor: Emily MarchISBN: 1250131685Publisher: St. Martin’s PressSeries: Eternity Springs #13Price: $5.98 (Paperback) $7.99 (e-book) $17.13 (Audible)Rating: No Stars Disclaimer: I wrote this review as a part of a Blog Tour, but have since pulled out of it for obvious reasons.  I am not editing the content of the review, so any mentions of the Blog …

Review of “New York, Actually” by Sarah Morgan

Title: New York, ActuallyAuthor: Sarah MorganISBN: 0373804105Publisher: HQN BooksSeries: From Manhattan with Love #4Price: $5.98 (Paperback) $5.99 (e-book) $19.96 (Audible)Rating: 🐶🐶🐶🐶1/2If you follow me on social media, you’ll have seen my posts about this book over the last week.  For the most part, they weren’t very positive — until about 20% into the book, I hated the hero. …

Excerpt Blitz: Duke with Benefits by Manda Collins

“There you are, my dear,” said the Earl of Forsyth with a beaming smile that didn’t quite reach his eyes. Maitland saw at once that Daphne favored him. Her green eyes were the same shade as his, though there were lines of dissipation bracketing the earl’s. And though his expertly cropped blond hair was shot …

Review of “Exposure: A Love Story” by Tracy Ewens

Title: Exposure: A Love StoryAuthor: Tracy EwensISBN: 9780997683844Publisher: Tracy EwensSeries: Love Story #8Price: $11.00 (Paperback) $3.99 (e-book)Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ From the Publisher If only life were as simple as smiling for the camera. After years of braving the Arctic’s frigid temperatures or endless hours tracking the Spirit Bear to capture the perfect shot for National Geographic, Meg Jeffries decides …

Review of “On the Surface” by Kate Willoughby

Title: On the SurfaceAuthor: Kate WilloughbyASIN: B00GKBIQMWPublisher: Carina PressSeries: In the Zone #1Price: $4.99 (e-book) | $12.47 (Audible Audio)Rating: DNF From the Publisher NHL player Tim Hollander lost his temper one time and threw a water bottle at an abusive fan. After “Bottlegate,” he’s traded to the San Diego Barracudas, where he’ll need to keep the …

Review of “The Thing About Love” by Julie James

Title: The Thing About LoveAuthor: Julie JamesISBN: 0425273776Publisher: BerkleySeries: FBI/US Attorney Book #7Price: $10.99 (paperback) $8.99 (e-book) $15.74 (Audible Audio)Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 1/2 From The Publisher Two undercover FBI agents can hide who they are from everyone but each other in the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Suddenly One Summer.After spending six years in Los Angeles—and the …

Blog Tour: Excerpt and Review of “Lord of Chance” by Erica Ridley

Title: Lord of Chance Author: Erica Ridley ISBN: 1943794049 Publisher: Webmotion Series: Rogues to Riches #1 Price: $7.99 (paperback) $3.99 (e-book) $9.97 (Audible Audio) Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  I was recently given the opportunity to take part in a Blog Tour for the newest Erica Ridley novel, Lord of Chance, and as I’ve liked her books in the past, I …

Video of the Day — Ole Blue Eyes

I’m currently reading the first book in Erica Ridley’s Rogues to Riches series, Lord of Chance, and the hero has a bit of a gambling problem.  Let’s be honest and call a spade a spade: he’s got a gambling addiction.  To me it sounds like he started gambling because he was broke, discovered a talent …