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Review of “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts

To say I’m a Nora Roberts fangirl would be an understatement. She’s been an auto-buy for me for about 14 years, but to be honest, I’d completely forgotten buying this book.  Her last few haven’t been great and I was actually considering skipping this one when I realized I’d already bought it.  After reading it, …

Review of “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb

Trigger Warning: BID had graphic depictions of rape/gang rape and this review will include an analysis of Rape Culture.  If this is one of your triggers, please click away now. I actually forgot this book was coming out this month, probably because I absolutely hated the last book and felt the need to completely erase anything that …

Review of “A Gentleman’s Game” by Theresa Romain

A Gentleman’s Game is a very different kind of romance novel.  While it takes place firmly within the Regency Period, it is worlds away from any other Regency novel.  First off, the hero is the younger son of a minor aristocrat whose title only goes a few years back (rather than all those Dukes that …

Review of “The Other Daughter” by Lauren Willig

Last week, I started a free trial of Audible.com and decided to use the opportunity to “read” Willig’s standalone novel.  I love her Pink Carnation novels and since this took place in the 1920’s I was ecstatic.  I don’t know if I built it up in my head since I’d waited so long for it, …

New Feature for 2016: Throwback Reviews

Last weekend, ABC Family (yes, I know it is #Freeform now, but I just can’t call it that) aired a “Throwback Weekend” showing movies that were 10 or more years old (Clueless is 21, yikes!).  Personally, I think they were looking for a reason to air High School Musical and took advantage of the fact that …

Review of “I’ll Be There” by Samantha Chase

I did it again.  I read another Samantha Chase and hoped for a different outcome.  I know.  I know.  A lot of people say doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity (just fyi, insanity is a legal term, which is determined based off of …

Review of “Head Over Heels” by Jill Shalvis

After finishing Christmas in Lucky Harbor I had to go back and reread Head Over Heels because it felt unfinished if I stopped with The Sweetest Thing.  I have to say that this was not my favorite book in the series, but after going back I have a new found appreciation for it.  Actually, I think I read …

Review of “The Bollywood Bride” by Sonali Dev

I don’t have much experience with the Indian culture and what I do know wouldn’t fill up a thimble.  (Basically, my knowledge of anything Indian comes from walking around Liberty Avenue along the Brooklyn/Queen border, trying some food at work when my boss decided to go Indian that one time, and accompanying a friend, who …

Review of “Once in a Lifetime” by Jill Shalvis

I wrote this back in July when I first read the book, but somehow, I never posted it on here.  I’ve made a few changes here and there, but otherwise it is exactly as I originally wrote it. The other day, I started reading Jill Shalvis’s most recent book (Once in a Lifetime) and I …

Presents for Book Lovers

It is that time again.  The holiday season.  Christmas movies and books are lining the shelves in all the stores and in a little under three weeks, shoppers will flock to every store imaginable for that perfect present at the perfect price.  In order to avoid the stores, especially the ones that have decided to …