Tag Archives: contemporary

Excess Baggage – Book Review

 

Excess Baggage by Laura Barnard
on May 23rd 2017
Pages: 220
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Stuck in a dead-end relationship, Erica Bennett finds herself daydreaming of her first holiday romance. She was fifteen, it was exciting, new and full of possibilities…and Jack Lawson was hot as hell. That kind of thing leaves a mark.

So when her friends suggest a girls holiday to Luna Island, it’s exactly what she needs to take her mind off things. What she doesn’t expect is to spot Jack – a much older, hotter version of him – across the hotel lobby.

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Flamecaster – Book Review

 

Genre: YA | High Fantasy | Romance | Magic | AMAZINGNESSSSSSS
Series:
Shatter Realms #1
Read Count:
1
Published:
April 5th, 2016
Pages:
544 pages
Format:
Paperback
Source:
 ARC from the author at NKYA Fest
Average Rating:
4.14 stars
My Rating:
All the stars!!!

The Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima is honestly, one of my favorite YA High Fantasy reads ever. It’s so… awesome : ) Her ability to string together the best characters and stories and glorious EVERYTHING and … everything that ties in so beautifully with her absolutely stunning, eloquent writing. Cinda, as ever, has me inspired and emotionally wrought.

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Summer at Rose Island – Book Review

 

Summer at Rose Island by Holly Martin

Release date: 13th May 2016
Publisher: Bookouture
Source: Netgalley
Rating: Four out of Five Stars

Synopsis
Fall in love with the gorgeous seaside town of White Cliff Bay this summer and enjoy long sunny days, beautiful beaches and… a little romance.Darcy Davenport is ready for a fresh start. Determined to leave a string of disastrous jobs and relationships behind her, she can’t wait to explore White Cliff Bay and meet the locals.When Darcy swims in the crystal clear waters of the bay, she discovers the charming Rose Island Lighthouse.

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Throwback Thursday: Click Date Repeat – Book Review

 

Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of ARR’s most popular posts. Enjoy!

Click Date Repeat by K. J. Farnham
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age category: Adult
Release Date: 21 August, 2014

 

SYNOPSIS:

These days, finding love online is as commonplace as ordering that coveted sweater. But back in 2003, the whole concept of Internet dating was still quite new, with a stigma attached to it that meant those who were willing to test the waters faced a fair amount of skepticism from friends and family.

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Blown Together – Book Review

 

When love storms in…

Wealth manager Sam Conrad is accustomed to his domineering father ordering him around, especially at the bank where they both work. But when his father demands that Sam manage the inheritance of his bossy ex-fiancée, Sam has finally had enough. He leaves in search of a new life, and attorney Big Roy Bosarge from Mobile, Alabama, agrees to mentor Sam on his quest for direction. Sam didn’t expect to be thrown together with Big Roy’s eccentric and opinionated daughter.

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Justice Delayed – Book Review

 

Justice Delayed by Patricia Bradley

It’s been eighteen years since TV crime reporter Andi Hollister’s sister was murdered. The confessed killer is behind bars, and the execution date is looming. 

But when a letter surfaces stating that the condemned killer didn’t actually do it, Detective Will Kincaide of the Memphis Cold Case Unit will stop at nothing to help Andi get to the bottom of it. After all, this case is personal: the person who confessed to the crime is Will’s cousin.

They have less than a week to find the real killer before the wrong person is executed. But much can be accomplished in that week–including uncovering police corruption, running for your life, and falling in love.

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Hit the Spot – Book Review

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Title: HIT THE SPOT

Author: J. Daniels

Series: Dirty Deeds, #2

On Sale: December 6, 2016

Publisher: Forever

Trade Paperback: $14.99 USD

eBook: $3.99 USD

Is this love or just a game?

Tori Rivera thinks Jamie McCade is rude, arrogant, and worst of all . . . the sexiest man she’s ever laid eyes on. His reputation as a player is almost as legendary as his surfing skills. No matter how her body heats up when he’s around, she’s determined not to be another meaningless hookup.

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Dirty Sexy Sinner – Book Review

 

Dirty Sexy Sinner by Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde

Publication Date: November 8th, 2016
Genre: Contemporary Romance

 

Synopsis:

Are you ready to get in bed with a SINNER?

After a lifetime of lies, deceit and betrayal, Jackson Stone isn’t a man who trusts easily—with women being at the top of the list. Now he’s all about control in every aspect of his life. Especially between the sheets. Hot, mutual pleasure with a woman?

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Fire in You – Book Review

 

Fire in You by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Genre: NA| Contemporary Romance
Series: Wait for You #6
Read Count: 1
Published: November 28, 2016
Pages: 390 pages
Format: ebook
Average Rating: 4.02 stars
My Rating: 3.5 stars

A little backstory… our main characters, Jillian and Brock, grew up together and were essentially inseparable, the best of friends! However, when tragedy strikes, Jillian cuts Brock out of her life and embarks on a miserable, tasteless life where she isn’t really living for six years.

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