3 Stars · Contemporary · Suspense

Satisfaction by Lexi Blake

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Carly): 3/5 Hero (Brandon): 3/5 Plot: 2/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes but no baby Triggers: none Average score: 3/5 Best Line: “Why don’t you stop pretending to be some prissy historical character?” Worst Line:  Patricia: “He knew he could use you. Now I’m going to use you.”… Continue reading Satisfaction by Lexi Blake

3.5 Star · Contemporary · Suspense

Vines by Brynne Asher

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Addy): 31yrs old Hero (Crew): 34yrs old Plot: 3/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes with baby Triggers: none Average score: 3.5/5 Best Line: “Holy shit. He can make a Laffy Taffy joke sound dirty.” Worst Line: the anal discussion was… Personal Review: An ok romance between two people… Continue reading Vines by Brynne Asher

3 Stars · Contemporary · Suspense

Protector by Michelle Horst

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Riley): 24yrs old Hero (Griffin): 35yrs old? Plot: 3/5 Grovel: not enough Cheating: none HEA: yes with pregnancy Triggers: torture of h (not rape and not by H) Average score: 3/5 Best Line: “Winter is coming” – it had to be this line because… Worst Line: “I can’t survive… Continue reading Protector by Michelle Horst

3.5 Star · Contemporary · Suspense

Dirty by Belle Aurora

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Alejandra): 24yrs old – 3/5 Hero (Julius): age unknown – 3/5 Plot: 4/5 Grovel: I feel cheated out of a well-deserved grovel Cheating: none HEA: yes but part of a series Triggers: domestic violence, h is raped several times (not by H) Average score: 3.5/5 Best Line: “I would… Continue reading Dirty by Belle Aurora

5 Stars · Contemporary · Suspense

Transfer (The Retrieval Duet #2) by Aly Martinez

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Clare): 28yrs old Hero (Heath): 34yrs old Plot: 5/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes with kids Triggers: none Average score: 5/5 Best Line: “For Clare, I’d give.” Worst Line: none Personal Review: This was a great ending with strong characters who got their well-deserved HEAs. Random Ramblings I… Continue reading Transfer (The Retrieval Duet #2) by Aly Martinez

5 Stars · Contemporary · Suspense

Retrieval (The Retrieval Duet #1) by Aly Martinez

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Elisabeth): 31yrs old Hero (Roman): 32yrs old Plot: 5/5 Grovel: yes Cheating: no – both celibate during 2yr separation HEA: cliffhanger – 2 part story Triggers: miscarriages Average score: 5/5 Best Line: “But I’d never, not once, seen Elisabeth with just my eyes. My heart was just as much… Continue reading Retrieval (The Retrieval Duet #1) by Aly Martinez

5 Stars · Contemporary · Suspense

Alluring by Sarah Curtis

Beware of Spoilers! Star Ratings: Heroine (Alexis): 23yrs old – 5/5 Hero (Jack): 30yrs old – 5/5 Plot: 5/5 Grovel: none Cheating: none HEA: yes Triggers: some OW drama Average score: 5/5 Best Line: “A romantic? Maybe. But hopeless? Never. I will always have hope.” Worst Line: “he had seen his fair share of beautiful… Continue reading Alluring by Sarah Curtis