Category: Book Review



Book Review & Giveaway: Luna Rising by Selene Castrovilla

Book Review & Giveaway: Luna Rising by Selene Castrovilla
Posted February 7, 2017 by Melissa in Book Review, Giveaway / 23 Comments

Life begins at thirty-eight for Long Island mom and writer Luna Lampanelli, when she kicks her secretly gay husband to the curb. She’s got her freedom, but what she wants is love. Luna knows she doesn’t need a man to exist, but try telling that to her heart. Against the advice of Sunny, her snarky best friend, and Jiminy, the cautioning voice in Luna’s head that just won’t shut up, Luna sets course to find a mate.


Book Review,Excerpt & Giveaway: Accidentally On Purpose (Heartbreaker Bay #3) by Jill Shalvis

Book Review,Excerpt & Giveaway: Accidentally On Purpose  (Heartbreaker Bay #3) by Jill Shalvis
Posted January 31, 2017 by Melissa in Book promo, Book Review, Giveaway / 36 Comments

Elle Wheaten’s priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there’s the muscular wall of stubbornness that’s security expert Archer Hunt—who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. “Feels-Free Zone” that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . .


Book Review: Swear on this Life by Renee Carlino

Book Review: Swear on this Life by Renee Carlino
Posted January 16, 2017 by Melissa in Book Review / 12 Comments

When a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J.Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career and a bumpy long-term relationship, Emiline isn’t thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of a young and gifted writer.


Book Review: Bad Witch aka Boy Meets Witch (The White Cat Chronicles #1) by G.A. Rael

Book Review: Bad Witch aka Boy Meets Witch  (The White Cat Chronicles #1) by G.A. Rael
Posted January 4, 2017 by Melissa in Book Review / 10 Comments

Harper Adams is a witch on the run–from her past as a faith healer turned accidental arsonist, and from the power she’s kept locked away her whole life. She thinks she’s finally found a place she can settle down and call home in the picturesque town of Cold Creek, Vermont, but a mysterious white cat who may or may not be bent on taking the curvaceous witch’s soul has other plans.


Holiday Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

Holiday Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
Posted December 23, 2016 by Melissa in Book Review / 8 Comments

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you’re going to fall in love with MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME: TWELVE HOLIDAY STORIES by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by international bestselling author Stephanie Perkins.


Mini AudioBook Reviews: The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango & Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

Mini AudioBook Reviews:  The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango & Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
Posted December 13, 2016 by Melissa in Book Review / 13 Comments

The page-turning new novel from the internationally bestselling author known for her “conversational writing style and a knack for making readers care about her characters” (The Washington Post) takes us into the homes of an idyllic suburban neighborhood where we discover the burning secrets hiding just below the surface.