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The CEO’s Christmas Manny (Ariel’s Review)

The CEO’s Christmas Manny (Ariel’s Review)

Title: The CEO’s Christmas Manny Author: Angela McCallister Publisher: Dreamspun Desires Release Date: December 18, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 222 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Beyond the Boardroom Anything but business as usual. Billionaire CEO Nic Price lives for his job. With sales down and grumbling from the board of directors—including Nic’s permanently dissatisfied father—the last…
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Better Not Pout (Ariel’s Review)

Better Not Pout (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Better Not Pout Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: November 12th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 65,000 words (approx) Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Blurb: One hard-nosed military police officer. One overly enthusiastic elf. One poorly timed snowstorm. Is it a recipe for disaster? Or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for holiday romance? Teddy MacNally loves…
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Calculated Magic

Calculated Magic

Title:  Calculated Magic Author:  SJD Peterson Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  October 16, 2018 Genre(s):  Paranormal Page Count:  225 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Never too late for love. Three-hundred-and-fifty-year-old warlock Tikron must find his true love or forfeit his immortality. But if he hasn’t found his ideal mate in all these centuries, the prospects don’t look too bright.…
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The Nerd and the Prince

The Nerd and the Prince

Title:  The Nerd and The Prince Author:  B.G. Thomas Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  September 18, 2018 Genre(s):  Contemporary Romance Page Count:  258 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Prince Charming is the man next door. Small-town business owner Jason Brewster has big dreams: world travel, adventure, and most of all, a passionate romance worthy of a fairy tale. But…
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Mage of Inconvenience (Ariel’s Review)

Mage of Inconvenience (Ariel’s Review)

Title:  Mage of Inconvenience Author:  Parker Foye Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  March 20, 2018 Genre(s):  Paranormal Romance, Urban, Werewolves Page Count:  212 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can they find the magic in a practical union? West is on the run from his werewolf pack, but if he cannot renew his magical defenses, he won’t get far. What…
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Rome and Jules (Ariel’s Review)

Rome and Jules (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Rome and Jules House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #15 Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 6th 2018 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Page Count: 242 pages Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two werewolf households, both alike in dignity…. Rome Siracusa, youngest son of the alpha of the nouveau-riche Siracusa pack, wants to be a faithful son…
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Tracker Hacker (Ariel’s Review)

Tracker Hacker (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger #1) Author: Jeff Adams Publisher: Harmon Ink Press Release Date: October 17, 2017 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense, YA Page Count: 194 pages Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theo Reese is just an average high school student with a passion for hockey and an uncanny talent when it comes to computers… at least on the surface.…
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Dragon’s Hoard (Ariel’s Review)

Dragon’s Hoard (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Dragon’s Hoard House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #5 Author: M.A. Church Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 1st 2017 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Page Count: 234 pages Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: To be loved by a dragon is to be treasured. A hundred years ago, werewolf Alpha Montgomery took a risk driven by desperation—he borrowed money from…
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Off The Beaten Path (Ariel’s Review)

Off The Beaten Path (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Off The Beaten Path Author: Cari Z. Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 18, 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Ward Johannsen’s little girl Ava shifted into a werewolf, she was taken into custody by the feds and shipped off to the nearest pack, all ties between father and daughter severed. Ward burned every bridge he…
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Cataclysmic Shift (Ariel’s Review)

Cataclysmic Shift (Ariel’s Review)

Title:  Cataclysmic Shift Series:  The Aloysius Tales #3 Author:  Tara Lain Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  September 13, 2017 Genre(s):  Urban Fantasy Page Count:  201 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aloysius, the magical black cat and powerful witch’s familiar, isn’t afraid to go into battle to protect his master, but the outcome of the fight turns his feline world…
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Without A Compass

Without A Compass

Title:  Without A Compass Author:  Helen Juliet Publisher:  Self Published Release Date:  August 24, 2017 Genre(s):  Contemporary Romance Page Count:  222 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Riley Anderson isn’t an outdoorsy guy. He’s a desk jockey, office by day and couch by night. So when his family insists on a camping trip for his father’s 50th birthday he’s hardly…
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Taste On My Tongue

Taste On My Tongue

Title:  Taste on my Tongue Author:  Beth Bolden Publisher:  Self Published Release Date:  August 15, 2017 Genre(s):  Contemporary Romance Page Count:  354 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Almost pop-star Landon 9Patton has just turned a corner on the worst two years of his life: dropped by his label and dumped by his ungrateful ex-boyfriend. However, his new agent’s brilliant…
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Coasting (Ariel’s Review)

Coasting (Ariel’s Review)

Title:  Coasting Series:  States of Love – Mississippi Author:  Yvonne Trent Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  August 23, 2017 Genre(s):  Contemporary Romance Page Count:  112 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: What happens when you need something but don’t know what it is? Why not look in a place you never heard of? Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal…
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The Foxling Soldati (Ariel’s Review)

The Foxling Soldati (Ariel’s Review)

Title:  The Foxling Soldati Series: Soldati Hearts #2 Author:  Charlie Cochet Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  August 16, 2017 Genre(s):  Fantasy / Shapeshifters Page Count:  102 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Foxling Toka has served the Soldati king for centuries, and now he attends to the kingdom’s cherished Soldati prince. It’s a position of honor, and as Toka helps…
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