Contemporary

Tea

Tea

Title: Tea Author: Matthew J. Metzger Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 7th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 322 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: John only went into the cafe to have a brew and wait out the storm. He didn’t expect to find love at the same time. And it really is love at first sight. Chris…
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Second Hand (Kirstin’s Review)

Second Hand (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Second Hand (Tucker Springs Book 2) Author: Marie Sexton, Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8th, 2019 (Second Edition) Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 174 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Paul Hannon moved to Tucker Springs for his girlfriend, but she’s left him with a house he can’t afford and a pantry full of useless gadgets.…
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Unfamiliar Waters (Kirstin’s Review)

Unfamiliar Waters (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Unfamiliar Waters Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8th, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery, Action and Adventure Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: With the pressures of the job bearing down on him, police officer Garrett Wreckley needs a vacation—in fact, he isn’t given a choice in the matter. Since the water has always…
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Place Setting (Maya’s Review)

Place Setting (Maya’s Review)

Title: Place Setting Author: Claudia Mayrant Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 18, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 70 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cameron Dunlop has lived in the Lowcountry town of Summer Corners, South Carolina, his whole life. He loves his home, but his little town in the Deep South doesn’t offer much in the way…
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Elias

Elias

Title: Elias Author: Erin E. Keller Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: January 5th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 123 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detective Thomas Doyle has been living a lonely, compartmentalized life ever since the death of his life partner, Aiden. He vowed never to let anybody get close to him again — the pain…
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Unfamiliar Waters (Kristin F’s Review)

Unfamiliar Waters (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Unfamiliar Waters Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary; Mystery/Suspense Page Count: ~180 Reviewed by: Kristin F Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.0 stars out of 5 Blurb: With the pressures of the job bearing down on him, police officer Garrett Wreckley needs a vacation—in fact, he isn’t given a choice in the matter. Since the water has always soothed…
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You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) (Lili’s Review)

You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) (Lili’s Review)

Title: You. Forever. Always.(The Underdogs #3) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Acerbi & Villani ltd Release Date: December 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 144 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: —Years of loving in secret. Now the secret’s out.— Mage. Reasonable. Mature. In love with his best friend’s little brother. Dawn. Painfully shy. Crazy talented. An anxious cinnamon…
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The Replacement Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

The Replacement Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Replacement Husband Author: Eliot Grayson Publisher: Smoking Teacup Books Release Date: January 4, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 160 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Goddess-blessed Owen Honeyfield is destined to enjoy perfect good fortune, and the arrival of handsome and eligible Tom Drake in his country town appears to be just the latest manifestation. Tom’s proposal…
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You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) – (Ele’s Review)

You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) – (Ele’s Review)

Title: You. Forever. Always.(The Underdogs #3) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: December 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 144 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: —Years of loving in secret. Now the secret’s out.— Mage. Reasonable. Mature. In love with his best friend’s little brother. Dawn. Painfully shy. Crazy talented. An anxious cinnamon roll in need of…
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Always Forward! Never Straight (Kristin F’s Review)

Always Forward! Never Straight (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Always Forward! Never Straight Author: Charley Descoteaux Publisher: CeeTwo Publications/Self Published Release Date: January 1, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 80 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 2.0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. Baxter Bryan is the nerdy half of BaxCo, a start-up in Portland’s Silicon Forest creating cutting-edge high-tech toys. He’s also a hermit. When…
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Vanilla Clouds (Kirstin’s Audio book review)

Vanilla Clouds (Kirstin’s Audio book review)

Title: Vanilla Clouds Author: Roe Horvat and Vance Bastian (Narrator) Publisher: Roe Horvat Release Date: December 10th 2018 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I could spend days listening to you talk about chocolate.” Sex and chocolate are the two pleasures Michal enjoys most in life. His sex life has…
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One Night In Whisper… (Kirstin’s Review)

One Night In Whisper… (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: One Night In Whisper… Author: K. Sterling Publisher: Bawdy Books Release Date: December 17th, 2018 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 124 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Welcome to Whisper, Virginia. Population: 2. At least, that’s how it feels after Beck Night’s mother, Maggie, passes away. Despite his best efforts, he can’t seem to escape and disentangle his life…
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Ta Weezo’s Blues (Kirstin’s Review)

Ta Weezo’s Blues (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Ta Weezo’s Blues Author: Layla Dorine Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: December 24th, 2018 Genre(s): Romance, Shifter Page Count: 86 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sabre never had any intentions of becoming the teacher’s pet. In fact, most of his school years have been spent trying to avoid attention. The scar that mars his cheek has made…
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Up!

Up!

Title: Up! Author: Al Stewart, Claire Davis Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 22nd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 70 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After a failed attempt at college, Luke lives a quiet existence with his Dad. He recovers from bitter disappointment and gradually life returns to a regular rhythm. Safe and predictable. Every day…
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