Posts Categorized: paperback

Review: Best Man for the Bridesmaid (The DeFiore Brothers #2) by Jennifer Faye

Review: Best Man for the Bridesmaid (The DeFiore Brothers #2) by Jennifer Faye

Meh. Best Man for the Bridesmaid is a perfectly fine book. I was just bored or rolling my eyes or bored while rolling my eyes. Best Man for the Bridesmaid isn’t a silly book, per se. It’s just…has silly (but not funny) moments that sorta made me want to cringe…. Read more »

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Review: Gossamer Wing (Steam and Seduction #1) by Delphine Dryden

Review: Gossamer Wing (Steam and Seduction #1) by Delphine Dryden

Welcome back to Clean Up Week at Books, Life & Wine! Today we are getting rid of Gossamer Wing by Delphine Dryden because…well…to be honest, I was bored. So. I have seriously enjoyed a decent handful of Delphine Dryden’s work. In fact, Ms Dryden was my first “real” BDSM focused… Read more »

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Review: Winds of Change (Mage Winds #2, Valdemar #11) by Mercedes Lackey

Review: Winds of Change (Mage Winds #2, Valdemar #11) by Mercedes Lackey

Note: There will be light spoilers for Winds of Fate in this review. Please read Winds of Fate prior to reading this review. The ending of Winds of Fate left the K’Sheyna Vale and its inhabitants in chaos. Darkwind’s father, Starblade, has been freed from Mornelithe Falconsbane’s control but still… Read more »

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Review: Expecting the Earl’s Baby (Summer Weddings #1) by Jessica Gilmore

Review: Expecting the Earl’s Baby (Summer Weddings #1) by Jessica Gilmore

Three “meh” stars I picked up Expecting the Earl’s Baby randomly at my most recent library trip. I haven’t read a lot of HQNs lately so I thought I’d grab a few to try again. Expecting the Earl’s Baby is…rather sweet. There is no on page sex in this not-quite-secret… Read more »

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Review: The Undoing (Call of Crows #2) by Shelly Laurenston

Review: The Undoing (Call of Crows #2) by Shelly Laurenston

Note: This review has spoilers for The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1). Please read The Unleashing prior to reading this review…or don’t say I didn’t warn you! Another winner!! Shelly Laurenston has really reeled me back in with The Undoing. The Undoing is book two in the Call of Crows… Read more »

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Review: By The Sword (Valdemar #9) by Mercedes Lackey

Review: By The Sword (Valdemar #9) by Mercedes Lackey

*Please Note: By the Sword is a stand alone book that can be read out of the Valdemar Universe publication order. By the Sword IS #9 in the Valdemar universe, however, so there is a great deal of history and definitions that are from previous works in series universe. How… Read more »

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Review: The Key of the Keplian (Witch World #27: Secrets of the Witch World #1) by Andre Norton

Review: The Key of the Keplian (Witch World #27: Secrets of the Witch World #1) by Andre Norton

Publishing Note: The Key of the Keplian was originally published by Aspect which was a division of Time Warner Books. Time Warner Books was consumed by Hachette Book Group which merged Aspect into Grand Central Publishing. The Key of the Keplian is no longer in print but can be purchased… Read more »

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Review: The Concrete Jungle (The Laundry Files #1.5) by Charles Stross

Review: The Concrete Jungle (The Laundry Files #1.5) by Charles Stross

Note: The Concrete Jungle is a Hugo Award winning novella included with The Atrocity Archive. I debated with myself as to if I should read this or not. I eventually decided to read The Concrete Jungle and I’m glad I did! I found The Concrete Jungle to be much more… Read more »

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