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Book Review: Interception by Eva Haining

Interception by Eva Haining
Interception by Eva Haining
Interception by Eva Haining
Interception by Eva Haining

Title: Interception (Hall of Fame #2)
Author: Eva Haining
Genre: Romantic Comedy
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

It’s always sad when book two is less than book one. I looked forward to this one because Zee was such a significant character in Faith’s book that I figured Zee’s book would be monumental. But it fell short. Sadness.

Zoey Porter and Cooper Danford are flint and kindling; together, they make fire. The two are so steamy they mate like bunnies, and it’s not going against the odds that they find themselves in the family way.

Family way? What am I in the fifties? She’s up the duff. Zee’s knocked up, and Coop’s swimmers are champions.

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Paranormal Romance, Shifter Romance

Book Review: Shifter Claimed by Alexis Calder

Shifter Claimed by Alexis Calder
Shifter Claimed by Alexis Calder
Shifter Claimed by Alexis Calder
Shifter Claimed by Alexis Calder

Title: Shifter Claimed (Royal Mates #1)
Author: Alexis Calder
Genre: Paranormal Romance
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars

Perfunctory. 

That is the word that kept coming to mind while reading Shifter Claimed. There wasn’t an abundance of profundity in the story to fall into it, which is just a shame. I felt like there was a single note I was following, but there was so much left to see of the story that was kept from me. Shifter Claimed didn’t feel to me like it was ready to be published yet.

Skylar is a hunter with the guild. She is a mercenary that brings in lawbreakers that the enforcers don’t have time to look for and seize. She’s Buffy-esque but without the oneliners, part wolf, part human–all badass. She’s trying to do her job when she runs into Elias. A being that, clearly, is more than who he says he is and unwilling to admit to anything. 

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Reverse Harem, Shifter Romance, Supernatural Fiction

Book Review: Her Wolves by G. Bailey

Her Wolves by G Bailey
Her Wolves by G Bailey
Her Wolves by G Bailey
Her Wolves by G Bailey

Title: Her Wolves (Fall Mountain Shifters #1)
Author: G. Bailey
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Shifter Romance, Reverse Harem
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Oh, I had such a hard time with the heroine’s first name. I mean Mairin would not sound nice in my mind no matter how many times or how many accents I said it in, and in the end, I was okay with all the pet names given to her. Mai? Irin? Both better than put together.

Mairin Perdita is a foster wolf in her pack. The Ravensword Pack is a crap factory of tools except for a handful of wolves, and upon her mate reveal ceremony, she finds that it can only worsen. Soon she is forsaken by her true mate and sent to her death.

Good for you, Mairin, the Alpha is a right tosser, and he should have been given a whingy wolf for a mate. You were done well by the sea! Which delivers her to the Fall Mountain Pack. Into the hands of their four Alphas: Henderson, Silas, Ragnar, and Valentine.

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Friends to Lovers Romance, Sports Romance

Book Review: Not My Match by Ilsa Madden-Mills

Not My Match by Ilsa Madden Mills
Not My Match by Ilsa Madden Mills
Not My Match by Ilsa Madden-Mills
Not My Match by Ilsa Madden-Mills

Title: Not My Match (The Game Changers #2)
Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
Genre: Sports Romance
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Oh, I’m such a big fan! IMM! Hearts and doodles. Who does Sports Romance Better?

And let me preface this with the disclaimer there are barely any sports in this–Not My Match is an Ode to Nerd-dom and Physics. I’m talking the Multiverse, anti-matter, CERN, String Theory, purple aliens with sexy tails–wait, she took the tail out–we are saying yes to STEM! And hello, to women in STEM. My kinda book. And Giselle Riley is my book girlfriend!

Devon Walsh, #89, has a crush. Man, is he bad hiding it. Just about anyone looking at him grinding his teeth while other men talk to Giselle can see it written in blood. But nope, Giselle isn’t his type. Too innocent. Too good. Too smart. Too in need of him to help her find the perfect match for her because she can do better than anyone she’s picking out for herself.

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Dark Romance, Reverse Harem

Book Review: Saint by Ruby Vincent

Saint by Ruby Vincent
Saint by Ruby Vincent
Saint by Ruby Vincent
Saint by Ruby Vincent

Title: Saint (Saint and Sinners #1)
Author: Ruby Vincent
Genre: Dark Romance, Reverse Harem
My rating:
5 of 5 stars

First, let me say that my favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. Why does that matter? Because Sinjin Bellisario reminded me of the Mad Hatter and the Tea Party put together. The man is brilliant chaos, and I could eat him up.

Ruby Vincent’s Saint is a bit different from her academy books in that she’s taken a dark path, and I like it. Adeline Redgrave is a struggling chef trying to make it in a crap situation. She can barely make rent, much less pay for the care for her father. When she sees something she shouldn’t, it puts a crinkle in her life that she truly can’t afford.

Cinco City lives and breathes on the sin that feeds and fuels it. The Merchants are another gang who are making a stamp on the underworld until a Bunny witnesses them making a hit. But their leader is sheer wonky unpredictability, and he decides that she can live, but the caveat is she’s theirs.

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Adult Fiction, Adventure, Book Reviews, Sci-fi Fiction, Sci-fi Romance

Book Review: The Segonian by Dianne Duvall

The Segonian by Dianne Duvall
The Segonian by Dianne Duvall
The Segonian by Dianne Duvall
The Segonian by Dianne Duvall

Title: The Segonian (Aldebarian Alliance #2)
Author: Dianne Duvall
Genre: Sci-Fi Romance
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Can you go wrong with a Dianne Duvall novel? In my experience, it hasn’t happened yet. 

The second book in the Aldebarian Alliance series, The Segonian, picks at the point in The Lasaran where they are attacked. And don’t worry, no tension is lost in the continuity. Dianne Duvall quickly gets our hearts pumping. Our girl Eliana is stranded in space with a few hours’ worths of oxygen while her rescue, the Ranasura, is weeks away. Commander Dagon and his crew quickly are falling for the charm of Eliana as they check in with her, sadly knowing that there is no chance they will arrive in time. 

Thank Gathendians for the one positive thing they did was create the virus released on Earth that makes Eliana an Immortal Guardian. The only reason she could survive the weeks in deep space.

‘Hi, I’m Eliana, thank you for saving me.’ – Eliana

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Horror

Book Review: The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel by K.T. Rose

The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel by K.T. Rose
The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel by K.T. Rose
The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel by K.T. Rose
The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel by K.T. Rose

Title: The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel
Author:
K.T. Rose
Genre: Supernatural Horror
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

If you are looking for something in the vein of Darcy Coates you might pick up K.T. Rose’s The Haunting of Gallagher Hotel. Pulling from haunted house lore and pure horror fiction, this book is meant to take the ugly in human beings and punish those sinners ala the highway to hell style.

Riley is just trying to eek by. She’s doing her best to fake it until she makes it as she recovers from her son’s tragic death while dealing with the daily pressure of an overzealous boyfriend bent on commitment. She’s rather shocked to receive a private request to handle an overnight catering request as a server. Riley desperately needs the money.

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Adult Fiction, Book Blitz, Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ+, Rocker Romance

Book Blitz: Starting from Somewhere by Lane Hayes

Starting from Somewhere by Lane Hayes
Starting from Somewhere by Lane Hayes
Starting from Somewhere by Lane Hayes
Starting from Somewhere by Lane Hayes

Title: Staring From Somewhere (Starting From #4)
Author: Lane Hayes
Genre:
Rockstar Romance, LGBTQ+, Opposites Attract, Age Gap
Release Date:
20 November 2020

Summary:

The guitarist and the geek…

Bobby J-

What can I say? I’m a man of many tastes. I know what I like, and I’m not afraid to go for it. And I like the adorable geek from the bar. A lot. He’s smart and sassy…and he doesn’t seem to know or care that I’m in a hot up-and-coming band. However, I just found out he’s the new intern at Scratch Records. Uh-oh, this could get tricky.

Cody-

Confession…I’ve flubbed my mission. My quest is to research cool things and interesting people before I start my job as aerospace analyst—not fall for a rock star. My internship won’t last long if I can’t control this infatuation. Bobby J might look like a bear, but he’s fun and sweet and…oh boy, I think I’m in over my head. But maybe that’s not such a bad thing. After all, you’ve got to start somewhere.

Starting From Somewhere is a MM, bisexual romance with some rock and roll and a little nerdiness! Each book in the Starting From series can be read as a stand-alone.

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Adult Fiction, Book Reviews, Paranormal Romance, Reverse Harem, Romantic Comedy

Book Review: Submission by Elle Lincoln

Submission by Elle Lincoln
Submission by Elle Lincoln

Submission by Elle Lincoln
Submission by Elle Lincoln

Title: Submission (Fated Souls #2)
Author: Elle Lincoln
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Reverse Harem
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

ARGH! And not in a pirate way. I’m so frustrated. What I thought would happen when I read the cliffhanger of Surrender occurred, and I’m not happy about it. I hate delayed gratification. I’m basically a human-cat –we human-cats don’t do that.

Submission introduces mate número cinco. Kade isn’t a full dozen doughnuts, and since Bean can’t help but devour all the doughnuts she sees, she’s a-okay with the whacked-out lycan. But with Kade comes a lesson in how the lycan world really works. That might be more than she is ready for, considering Bean becomes a vampire juice box on the first go. Kade might be crazy, but Sabina must be losing her mind. The Stockholm Syndrome she suffers has her wanting more of the danger that comes with the secrets of her new life.

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