Book Event: Beverly Jenkins “Chasing Down a Dream” Book Tour

Hello All! Just this past weekend I had the opportunity to go to The Book Beat, one of my favorite local indie bookstores and see bestselling author Beverly Jenkins in the flesh! I was so excited to see her since I missed her the last time she was there for a book signing .Beverly is […]

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Book Review: “The Way to Game the Walk of Shame” by Jenn P. Nguyen

The Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance, Fiction Page Length: 306 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Taylor Simmons is screwed. Things were hard enough when her single-minded dedication to her studies earned her the reputation of being an Ice Queen, but after getting drunk at a party and waking up next […]

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Book Review: “Just in Case the Raindrops Fall” by Marriel Harrison

“Just in Case the Raindrops Fall” by Marriel Harrison (2017) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: (paperback edition) Synopsis:  Five friends find themselves tangled in a web of deceit when a longtime infatuation grows into a forbidden mid-season romance. Cedric Johnson, the outspoken, sometimes arrogant member of a group of friends, oversteps the boundaries of friendship when […]

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Book Review: “An Extraordinary Union” (Loyal League #1) by Alyssa Cole

An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole (2017) Genre: Fiction, Historical, Romance Page Length: 263 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union […]

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Book Review: “A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev

“A Change of Heart” by Sonali Dev (2016) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 352 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Dr. Nikhil ‘Nic’ Joshi had it all—marriage, career, purpose. Until, while working for Doctors Without Borders in a Mumbai slum, his wife, Jen, discovered a black market organ transplant ring. Before she could expose the truth, […]

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Book Review: “When We Collided” by Emery Lord

“When We Collided” by Emery Lord (2016) Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance Page Length: 352 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis:  Jonah never thought a girl like Vivi would come along. Vivi didn’t know Jonah would light up her world. Neither of them expected a summer like this…a summer that would rewrite their futures. In an unflinching story […]

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Book Review: “Daughters of Jared” by H.B. Moore

“Daughters of Jared” by H.B Moore (2012) Genre: Historical, Romance, Fiction Page Length: 224 pages (electronic edition) Synopsis: From the Book of Ether comes a haunting story of two royal sisters. The elder sister, Ash, will do anything to bring her father, King Jared II, back to the throne. The younger sister, Naiva, only wants to save […]

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Release Day Blitz: “The Memory Painter” by Gwendolyn Womack

The Memory Painter: A Novel of Love and Reincarnation by Gwendolyn Womack Publication Date: July 5, 2016 Picador USA Paperback; 336 Pages ISBN: 978-1250095770 Genre: Historical Fiction/Time Travel/Mystery/Romance Finalist for the 2016 RWA Prism Awards for Best First Book & Best Time Travel/ Steampunk category.     Two lovers who have travelled across time. A […]

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Book Review: “Rebel of The Sands” (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton

“Rebel of The Sands” (Rebel of the Sands #1) by Alwyn Hamilton (2016) Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy, Romance Page Length: 314 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands. Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, […]

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Book Review: “For The Record” by Charlotte Huang

“For The Record” by Charlotte Huang (2015) Genre: YA, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance Page Length: 307 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Chelsea thought she knew what being a rock star was like . . . until she became one. After losing a TV talent show, she slid back into small-town anonymity. But one phone call changed everything   Now […]

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