Contemporary

Spellbound (Kirstin’s Review)

Spellbound (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan Book 1) Author: Allie Therin Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: July 29th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Historical Page Count: 243 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: To save Manhattan, they’ll have to save each other first… 1925 New York Arthur Kenzie’s life’s work is protecting the world from the supernatural relics that could destroy it.…
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River Home (Accidental Roots #5)

River Home (Accidental Roots #5)

Title: River Home (Accidental Roots #5) Author: Elle Keaton Publisher: Dirty Dog Press Release Date: February 16, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 258 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: If you don’t know what you want, would you recognize it if you found it? Miguel Ramirez is the definition of pochos; a half-breed-white-washed Mexican–American who doesn’t speak Spanish (also…
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Spring Break (Accidental Roots #3)

Spring Break (Accidental Roots #3)

Title: Spring Break (Accidental Roots #3) Author: Elle Keaton Publisher: Dirty Dog Press Release Date: June 6, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 258 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes a guy needs a break. Carroll Weir got one–but it wasn’t what he expected. All he dreams of is escaping dreary, damp Skagit, WA, for a warmer climate. Instead,…
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Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Ramen Assassin Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 25th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Multicultural Page Count: 216 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and wondering how the hell he ended up back in…
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Princes of the Universe (Kirstin’s Review)

Princes of the Universe (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Princes of the Universe (Crazy Little Thing #1) Author: Serene Franklin Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 19th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 212 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Eli I’m bad at love. I’m bad at many things, but love is so far down the list that it would be funny if it weren’t so tragic.…
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Come Play (Kirstin’s Review)

Come Play (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Come Play: An Erotica Charity Anthology Author: Quin Perin, Sara Dobie Bauer, Luna David, Lynn Van Dorn, Emma Jaye, T.S. McKinney, E.M. Denning, T.M. Chris, A.G. Carothers, K.C. Wells Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 11, 2019 Genre(s): Erotica Page Count: 461 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Watch and Learn if the Coach’s Little Kitten can be…
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Broken Records (Spotlight #1)

Broken Records (Spotlight #1)

Title: Broken Records (Spotlight #1) Author: Lilah Suzanne Publisher: Interlude Press Release Date: December 17th 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 280 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Los Angeles-based stylist Nico Takahashi loves his job—or at least, he used to. Feeling fed up and exhausted from the cutthroat, gossip-fueled business of Hollywood, Nico daydreams about packing it all…
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Close to Home (Kirstin’s Review)

Close to Home (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Close to Home (Sawyer’s Ferry #4) Author: Cate Ashwood Publisher: Cate Ashwood Release Date: June 11th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Witt: I excelled at two things: systems engineering and going completely unnoticed. The engineering took work and determination. The invisibility came naturally. Until one day, the wrong person noticed me. Battered and broken,…
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Embracing His Syn (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Embracing His Syn (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: Embracing His Syn (Nothing Special #2) Author: A.E. Via and Aiden Snow (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: June 4th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sergeant Corbin “Syn” Sydney had dedicated his life to becoming the best detective. So when he heard there was an opening on the…
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Ramen Assassin (Colin’s Review)

Ramen Assassin (Colin’s Review)

Title: Ramen Assassin (Ramen Assassin #1) Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 25, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense, Contemporary Romance Page Count: 216 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ramen Assassin: Book One When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and…
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Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Nine Small Sips (Tales of Bryant #2) Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 108 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life for Isamu Taylor is now a Cinderella story that includes a Manhattan loft, a new position in the hottest LGBT film production company in New York City, and…
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I Wished for You (Kirstin’s Audio review)

I Wished for You (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: I Wished for You Author: Colette Davison and Piers Ryman (Narrator) Publisher: Colette Davison Release Date: June 6th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Three wishes. Seb wants to be happy. Matt wants to find ‘the one.’ Connor wants them. Two drunken kisses. Seb didn’t plan to kiss…
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