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Review of Tempting the Prince by Christi Barth

Title: Tempting the PrinceAuthor: Christi BarthSeries: Sexy Misadventures of Royals #3Publisher: Entangled: AmaraPrice: $3.99 (e-book)Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I first discovered the Sexy Misadventures of Royals series just before the pandemic hit and devoured the first two books, The Princess Problem and Ruling the Princess, and was anxiously awaiting this book as the chemistry between Christian and Mallory jumped …

Review of “The Other Miss Bridgerton” by Julia Quinn

Title: The Other Miss BridgertonAuthor: Julia QuinnSeries: Rokesby #3Publisher: AvonPrice: $6.99 (e-book) $5.77 (mass market paperback) $21.55 (Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 I love Julia Quinn.  A few years ago, I stumbled upon Just Like Heaven in the Howard Beach library; I’d heard of Ms. Quinn before, but hadn’t actually read one of her books.  Immediately after finishing the book, …

Blog Tour: Excerpt and Review of “Kiss Me At Christmas” by Valerie Bowman

Title: Kiss Me At Christmas Author: Valerie BowmanSeries: Playful Brides #10Publisher: St. Martin’s PressPrice: $7.99 (e-book) $5.98 (mass market paperback)Rating: ❄️❄️❄️❄️Christmas Rating: 🎅🎅 1/2 I guess it is that time of year again–it is finally acceptable to listen to Christmas music on repeat!  Yes!  Unfortunately, I read this book in October and was getting a lot of weird …

It’s Not Me; It’s You–A Review of “Shelter in Place” by Nora Roberts

Title: Shelter in PlaceAuthor: Nora RobertsISBN: 1250161592Publisher: St. Martin’s PressPrice: $14.99 (e-book) $16.49 (hardcover) $23.95 (Audible)Rating: ⭐️ Over the last few years, I have found myself reading fewer Nora Roberts novels.  In the past, she was my go-to author, an auto-buy, someone I knew whose work would never disappoint me.  Unfortunately, this is no longer the case.  While …

Review of “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts

Title: Come SundownAuthor: Nora RobertsISBN: 1250123070Publisher: St. Martin’s PressPrice: $14.99 (e-book) $16.49 (hardcover) $23.95 (Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️ I read my first Nora Roberts novel when I was a 16-year-old high school junior.  I remember seeing her books in all of the drug stores long before the fateful day on which I decided to actually buy one but had never …

Review of “Ace of Spades” by Sandra Owens

Title: Ace of SpadesAuthor: Sandra OwensISBN: 9781503948990Publisher: Montlake RomanceSeries: Aces & Eights #3Price: $4.99 (e-book) $9.17 (paperback) Free (Kindle Unlimited)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️I was really excited for this book.  I devoured the entire K2 series a couple of years ago, but somehow I missed the first two books of the Aces and Eights series.  I’d hoped that I’d be able …

The Internet of Things: Review of “Hacking IT” by Kimberly Dean

Title: Hacking ITAuthor: Kimberly DeanISBN: 9781386835561Publisher: Self-publishedSeries: Hackers #1Price: $3.99 (e-book) $9.99 (paperback)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2Have you ever seen the description of a book and known immediately that it was going to be awesome and upon reading it were faced with the possibility that it might actually be better than you originally thought?  For me, that book was Hacking …

Better Late Than Never: Review of “Valentine Kisses” by Ann B. Harrison

Title: Valentine KissesAuthor: Ann B. HarrisonISBN: 9781948342100Publisher: Self PublishedSeries: Moore Sisters #2Price: $3.99 (e-book only)Rating: DNF I am a Food Network addict.  No, seriously.  While typing this, I am watching the newest episode of Worst Cooks in America, where the recruits are learning how to grind their own sausages–and no, that is not a euphemism).  When I …

Fifteen Years Later: Review of “His Sinful Touch” by Candace Camp

Title: His Sinful TouchAuthor: Candace CampISBN: 0373789963Publisher: HQNSeries: Mad Morelands #5Price: $5.98 (Paperback) $5.99 (e-book) $19.96(Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2Most readers remember their first, the first book of their particular genre that they read, whether they enjoyed the book or not.  I have two firsts–the first romance I ever read was a Harlequin Intrigue written by Amanda Stevens.  If you’ve read …

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 …