romance

The Anatomy of Dreams by Chloe Krug Benjamin: Did They Go Too Far?

Fiction
The Anatomy of Dreams

When I choose a novel to read, I’m not always consciously aware of all the elements that go into that selection. When I look back at why I chose The Anatomy of Dreams by Chloe Krug Benjamin; however, it’s clear that it was the subject matter – lucid dreaming. Dreams are pretty amazing things when […]

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Inamorata by Megan Chance: What Price Fame, Fortune, and Immortality?

Fantasy & Supernatural
Inamorata

I was drawn to award-winning author Megan Chance’s newest novel, Inamorata, by its title but also by its book cover with its sepia-toned depiction of Venice. When I read the publisher’s brief description, I knew I wanted to read it. Inamorata is historical fiction filled with intrigue, mystery, the paranormal, and a bit of horror. […]

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The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg: A Dark & Whimsical Tale

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Paper Magician

Charlie Holmberg’s sense of humor shines through when she describes her path to a published novel on her web site and that same snarky sense of humor along with an almost childlike wonder tickles the edges of the pages in her debut novel, The Paper Magician. I picked this novel as an Amazon Prime member […]

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The Moment of Everything by Shelly King: A Novel for Bookaholics

Fiction
The Moment of Everything

We’ve reviewed several novels in the past year that featured bookstores. I just can’t resist them. The Moment of Everything by Shelly King is another one I couldn’t pass up. If you’re a certified bookaholic like I am, you’ll understand why. The interesting twist to this one for me is that it also involves the […]

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Mean Streak by Sandra Brown: Was He Her Captor, Her Rescuer, or Both?

Fiction
Mean Streak

I was surprised to see that I had never reviewed a Sandra Brown novel on this web site – what an oversight! This prolific bestselling mystery and thriller author consistently knocks it out of the park with her novels, so when I got the chance to read an advance copy of Mean Streak I jumped […]

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The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin: Book Review & Giveaway

Cross Cultural
The Fortune Hunter

Is there a little girl out there anywhere who doesn’t want to be a princess at some point in her life? Even when we realize that isn’t going to happen to 99.99% of us, we still on some level wonder what the life of royalty is really like. Bestselling author Daisy Goodwin indulges our curiosity […]

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