Posts Categorized: prickly pear heroine

Review: Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi

Review: Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi

This just is not what I expected. I decided to read Love Overdue once I discovered the heroine was a librarian. I’ve always loved books and libraries – only God knows why I am not a librarian now. I’ve even given some thought to going back to school to get… Read more »

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Review: The Heat is On (Out of Uniform #6) by Elle Kennedy

Review: The Heat is On (Out of Uniform #6) by Elle Kennedy

Meh. There was a lot to like about The Heat is On…but there was also a lot I didn’t like. And frankly, I’m going to chalk part of it up as a learning experience. The Heat is On is one of those rare romance books where gender roles are slightly… Read more »

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Review: Gotcha! (Tall, Hot & Texan #1) by Christie Craig

Review: Gotcha! (Tall, Hot & Texan #1) by Christie Craig

Gotcha! is the second Christie Craig book that I’ve read, the first being Divorced, Desperate and Delicious. I enjoyed both Divorced, Desperate and Delicious and Gotcha! – but they are both rather similar books. Both books have a police officer hero and a divorced 30-40 something heroine. Both books have… Read more »

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Review: The Best Kind of Trouble (The Hurley Boys #1) by Lauren Dane

Review: The Best Kind of Trouble (The Hurley Boys #1) by Lauren Dane

I loved this book. LOVED. I can’t put my finger on exactly what touched me so much about The Best Kind of Trouble. Like Mary Poppins, it was practically perfect in every way. The Best Kind of Trouble is a reunited lovers story – the best kind, at that. Natalie… Read more »

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Review: Parlor Games Anthology – Fallen Angel by Jess Michaels

Review: Parlor Games Anthology – Fallen Angel by Jess Michaels

    Meh. Really, really meh. Parlor Games was the third book I read using my Scribd trial. Scribd introduced me to Jess Michaels via the book Everything Forbidden – and suggested this title since I read Everything Forbidden. As of today this book is on sale at Kobo for… Read more »

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Review: Kiss at Your Own Risk (Soulfire #1) by Stephanie Rowe  *spoilers*

Review: Kiss at Your Own Risk (Soulfire #1) by Stephanie Rowe *spoilers*

Kiss at Your Own Risk is the tenth (10) book I’ve read using the Scribd service and the first book in the Soulfire series. This book is currently on sale at Kobo for $5.79. Stephanie Rowe is a new to me (NTM) author that I discovered using the Scribd recommendation… Read more »

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Review: Undeniably Yours (Kowalski Family #2) by Shannon Stacey

Review: Undeniably Yours (Kowalski Family #2) by Shannon Stacey

One-night stand + two percent condom failure rate = happily ever after? Bar owner Kevin Kowalski is used to women throwing their phone numbers at him, but lately he’s more interested in finding a woman to settle down with. A woman like Beth Hansen. If only their first meeting hadn’t… Read more »

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Review: Exclusively Yours (The Kowalski Family #1) by Shannon Stacey

Review: Exclusively Yours (The Kowalski Family #1) by Shannon Stacey

When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive bestselling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job. Joe’s never forgotten the first girl to break his heart, so he’s intrigued to hear Keri’s back in town–and looking… Read more »

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2014 Book Purchases: May

2014 Book Purchases: May

I always start the draft for these monthly book purchase updates at the beginning of the month. It gives me a chance to look back over the previous month and encourage myself to do better throughout the coming month. Update: I went over my book budget by $1.22. That’s not… Read more »

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Review: Alta (Dragon Jousters #2) by Mercedes Lackey *Spoilers*

Review: Alta (Dragon Jousters #2) by Mercedes Lackey *Spoilers*

NOTE: This review will contain spoilers for the first book in this series, Joust. If you haven’t read Joust, please do not read this review unless you are ok with spoilers. This one is cute. I enjoy this book but not as much as Joust. Alta continues the story of… Read more »

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