• Review: A Little April Fools by Haley Monroe

    Gosh. I am such a cover whore. Seriously, have a great cover and a semi-decent blurb...and you probably are already holding my money. This cover/blurb thing I have is a serious weakness. Case in point: A Little Aprils Fools

    A Little Apr...

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  • Growl Anthology Review: Legal Wolf’s Mate (Fabian Garoux #1) by Eve Langlais

    Legal Wolf's Mate is part of the Growl anthology but it can be purchased as a standalone here.

    I was rather excited about Legal Wolf's Mate: the blurb seemed right up my alley so its the only reason I read this anthology. I've not read a l...

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  • Review: Dear Aaron by Mariana Zapata

    Dear Aaron was sweet and lovely, to be honest. Dear Aaron is written in email and messenger format for the majority of the book. And it got to be just a little annoying after some time. But I adored Aaron and I loved Ruby.

    While I really...

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  • Review: And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead by Brooke Bolander

    Ok. So, this is the 2nd short I've read by Brooke Bolander and the 2nd short that I've adored.

    I *think* that I enjoyed "Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies" a little bit more than "And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead" - but only because...

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  • Booze: Veil Pineapple Vodka

    My husband and I recently threw a very large BBQ. When buying alcohol for our BBQs, we always buy both regular and flavored vodkas. This time, our local liquor store only had 1 bottle of Pineapple Cîroc. Instead of leaving (for a better stocked ...

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Review: Shamelessly Taken (Den of Sin #0.5)  by Mel Blue

Review: Shamelessly Taken (Den of Sin #0.5) by Mel Blue

So. Shamelessly Taken is the first story in the Den of Sin series. Shamelessly Taken is a really sweet and quick friends to lovers story set in the backdrop of a specialized hotel that hosts BDSM events and assists clientele with getting love matches. It reminds a lot of the… Read more »

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Review: Branding the Virgin by Alexa Riley (Cowboys & Virgins #1)

Review: Branding the Virgin by Alexa Riley (Cowboys & Virgins #1)

Branding the Virgin is pretty cute but it barely reminds me of Lassoing the Virgin Mail Order Bride – which I appreciate. I want to say that Branding the Virgin has a lot more plot in it than most of the recent AR works which makes me excited! *big grin*… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Love is the Plan the Plan is Death by James Tiptree, Jr. (Alice Sheldon) -Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Love is the Plan the Plan is Death by James Tiptree, Jr. (Alice Sheldon) -Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki)

Love is the Plan the Plan is Death is another of these stories that was MADE by the narration. Stefan Rudnicki stuck his big toe in this one. Seriously. If I were reading this in print, I wouldn’t have finished it. But Stefan Rudnicki gave a performance that left me… Read more »

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Review: Fraternization Rule (Risqué Contracts #3) by Fiona Davenport

Review: Fraternization Rule (Risqué Contracts #3) by Fiona Davenport

I really didn’t care for this one much. I felt that the hero didn’t really give a shit about the heroine – with the exception of wanting to “own” her like a piece of property. He wants her to sacrifice everything for him while HE refuses to sacrifice anything for… Read more »

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Review: Lingus by Mariana Zapata

Review: Lingus by Mariana Zapata

OMG. No words. I loved Lingus. I really did. I loved Tristan and Kat together. I loved how gentle Tristan was with Kat and how gentle Kat was with Tristan. I loved Yoda. And all of the secondary characters, especially Zoey. In some ways, I felt the extreme slowness of… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Great Loneliness by Maria Romasco Moore (Narrated by Judy Young)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Great Loneliness by Maria Romasco Moore (Narrated by Judy Young)

The Great Loneliness is an odd story. There is a lot of unexplained activity, circumstances and science that kinda drove me batty. In The Great Loneliness, it appears that the Earth has had some catastrophe of some kind. Sadly, I don’t know what it [the catastrophe] was but it whittled… Read more »

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Review: Bear Mechanic by Zoe Chant

Review: Bear Mechanic by Zoe Chant

Bear Mechanic was ok. Located via Kindle Unlimited, I thought that Bear Mechanic would be humorous. I mean, with a title like Bear Mechanic and the blurb, I borrowed this one and settled in for some laughs. Sadly, Bear Mechanic takes itself rather seriously – either that or the author… Read more »

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Review: The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean

Review: The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean

Welcome back to Clean Up Week at Books, Life & Wine! Today we’re DNF’ing The Felig Chronicles (The Felig Chronicles #1) by P.J. Dean at 30%. Primary Reason: Unable to get into the story due to telling and not showing. I first met The Felig Chronicles in 2014 after seeing… Read more »

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Review: Contingency Plan (Risqué Contracts #2) by Fiona Davenport

Review: Contingency Plan (Risqué Contracts #2) by Fiona Davenport

Contingency Plan is my favorite book in the Risqué Contracts series. Hands down. Contingency Plan is very much a fantasy romance – and I mean fantasy on a Disney Princess scale. But I still liked it! Especially in comparison to book #3. There’s almost every drop of wish fulfillment going… Read more »

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Review: Dripping by Maddy Roman

Review: Dripping by Maddy Roman

DNF @22% Yeah. This one is soooo far from being my cup of tea. I found it to be disgusting, to be honest. Completely gross and disgusting. Let’s start one why I got rid of this one: -Our Heroine, Janie/Star: Janie is supposedly a top dancer at a prestigious dance… Read more »

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