Month: September 2016

Book Love (41) The Governess Club: Sara

Book Love (41) The Governess Club: Sara

Posted September 30, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Love / 7 Comments

For fans of Christina Dodd and Elizabeth Boyle. Sweet Sara Collins is one of the founding members of the Governess Club. But she has a secret: She doesn’t love teaching. She’d much prefer to be a vicar’s wife and help the local community. But this quiet mouse doesn’t want to upset her friends, and she resolves to help in whatever ways she can. Nathan Grant is the embodiment of everything that frightens Sara. Which is why she can’t understand why the handsome but reclusive and gruff man is so fascinating to her. When Sara decides it’s time to take a […]

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Quickie Book Review-The Score by Elle Kennedy

Quickie Book Review-The Score by Elle Kennedy

Posted September 28, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 14 Comments

The Score by Elle Kennedy Also in this series: The Deal Series: Off-Campus, #3 on January 1st 1970 Genres: Contemporary Romance, New Adult Pages: 361 Format: eBook Source: Self Purchased     He knows how to score, on and off the ice Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis […]

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Grab It Up: Book Releases For September 27 2016

Grab It Up: Book Releases For September 27 2016

Posted September 27, 2016 by Loverofromance in Grab It Tuesday / 9 Comments

Making The Play by T.J. Kline—Contemporary Romance—Goodreads|Amazon T.J. Kline launches a brand new series with the charming story of a NFL player who finds love when he least expects it… Grant McQuaid has dedicated his entire life to his football career. Now an injury threatens his place on the team and he’s forced to return home to rehabilitate. But when he meets his “biggest fan,” a precocious, blue-eyed, hearing impaired boy named James—and his beautiful mother, Bethany—Grant begins to question whether football is the future he still wants. Bethany Mills has been doing just fine since her husband walked out […]

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Tea and Biscuits Book Discussions: Negative Reviews

Tea and Biscuits Book Discussions: Negative Reviews

Posted September 26, 2016 by Loverofromance in Tea and Biscuits Discussions / 20 Comments

There is much speculation on whether negative reviews should be part of the book blogging community. Now I know for many especially authors, it can be really difficult to read tough reviews that aren’t positive at all especially when they work so hard to put a book together.But I do feel like these can be very important for authors. Now first off, not every book is going to make everyone else happy. Let me give you an example of an author many of you know. Karen Marie Moning. Now her first series, The Highlander one is amazing, and I couldn’t […]

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Lusting For Covers (225) Love Of The Game

Lusting For Covers (225) Love Of The Game

Posted September 25, 2016 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 11 Comments

A sexy sports superstar discovers his body isn’t the only thing that needs healing in this newest Stardust, Texas novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde. With major league good looks and talent, Dallas Gunslingers relief pitcher Axel Richmond was living the good life. Even if the roar of the crowd could never distract him from the loss of his young son. But now with an injured shoulder and his career on the line, Axel is stuck recuperating at a ranch in Stardust, Texas . . . striking out only with his gorgeous physical therapist. Kasha Carlyle has […]

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ARC Book Review-Immortal Nights by Lynsay Sands

ARC Book Review-Immortal Nights by Lynsay Sands

Posted September 25, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 7 Comments

I received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Immortal Nights by Lynsay Sands Also in this series: Single White Vampire, Vampires Are Forever, Love Bites, The Accidental Vampire, A Quick Bite, A Bite to Remember, The Immortal Hunter Series: Argeneau, #24 Published by Avon on September 20th 2016 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Vampires Pages: 384 Format: eARC Source: Avon     In a sizzling new Argeneau novel from New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands, an impulsive rescue pairs a sexy […]

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Book Love (40) Kingbird

Book Love (40) Kingbird

Posted September 23, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Love / 6 Comments

A Coalition Rebellion Short Story What was hidden is now found. It has been a decade since King Dare and the flashbow warrior Dax reunited to protect their world. The Coalition has been driven out, but they have never given up on regaining the jewel that is Trios, and the battle is ongoing. The constant threat of the Coalition is a heavy load to carry, but it is made easier for King Dare and Dax by the presence of their mates, Queen Shaylah and Califa, and brightened immeasurably by their children, Lyon and Shaina. At the urging of the queen, […]

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Book Review-Witchful Thinking by H.P. Mallory

Book Review-Witchful Thinking by H.P. Mallory

Posted September 22, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 7 Comments

I received this book for free from Bantam in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Witchful Thinking (Jolie Wilkins, #3) by H.P. Mallory Also in this series: Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble, Toil and Trouble, Something Witchy This Way Comes Series: Jolie Wilkins, #3 Published by Bantam on February 28th 2012 Pages: 336 Format: eBook Source: Bantam ISBN: 0345531450     Jolie thinks she’s seen it all, but life continues to spring surprises. The latest shocker? She’s just been crowned queen of the underworld. Jolie may possess […]

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Book Review-Fire Bound by Christine Feehan

Book Review-Fire Bound by Christine Feehan

Posted September 22, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 5 Comments

Fire Bound by Christine Feehan Also in this series: Water Bound, Air Bound, Bound Together Series: Sisters Of The Heart #5 Published by Piatkus Books on April 26th 2016 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Psychic Abilities Narrator: Carol Monda Length: 13 Hours and 26 Mins Pages: 400 Format: Audiobook Source: Library ISBN: 0349410321     The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sea Haven novels returns to the circle of the six sisters of the heart, bound by the elements—and to one who possesses the power to inflame the most dangerous passions of all. Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glass […]

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ARC Book Review-Hero In The Highlands by Suzanne Enoch

ARC Book Review-Hero In The Highlands by Suzanne Enoch

Posted September 22, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 9 Comments

I received this book for free from St. Martin’s Paperbacks in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Hero in the Highlands by Suzanne Enoch Also in this series: My One True Highlander Series: No Ordinary Hero, #1 Published by St. Martin’s Paperbacks on October 4th 2016 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era, Scottish Highlands Pages: 384 Format: eARC ISBN: 1250095417     WILD AT HEART Scotland, 1812: He’s ferocious and rugged to the bone, an English soldier more at home on the battlefield than in any Society drawing […]

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ARC Book Review-Leopard’s Fury by Christine Feehan

ARC Book Review-Leopard’s Fury by Christine Feehan

Posted September 20, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 17 Comments

I received this book for free from Jove in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Leopard’s Fury (Leopard People, #9) by Christine Feehan Also in this series: Wild Rain, Wild Fire, Savage Nature, Burning Wild, Cat’s Lair (Leopard People, #7), Wild Cat, Leopard’s Blood Series: Leopard People, #9 Published by Jove on November 8th 2016 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 432 Format: eARC Source: Jove ISBN: 0515156221     A ruthless criminal unleashes his most feral desires in the new Leopard novel from the #1 New York Times […]

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Grab It Up: Book Releases For September 20 2016

Grab It Up: Book Releases For September 20 2016

Posted September 20, 2016 by Loverofromance in Grab It Tuesday / 9 Comments

Magic Binds by Illona Andrews—Urban Fantasy—-Goodreads|Amazon Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she’s faced could have prepared her for this… Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their walk to the altar… Kate’s father, Roland, has kidnapped the demigod Saiman and is slowly bleeding him dry in his never-ending bid for power. A Witch Oracle has predicted that if Kate marries the man she loves, Atlanta will burn and she […]

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Tea and Biscuits Book Discussions: Hardcover Vs. Paperback

Tea and Biscuits Book Discussions: Hardcover Vs. Paperback

Posted September 19, 2016 by Loverofromance in Tea and Biscuits Discussions / 23 Comments

When choosing to read printed books, it can be hard to choose between getting a hardcover and paperback. Usually its the price between them that will determine which one I pick up. There are both pros and cons to using both of these formats, and there is never a right or wrong in what you choose. Because as we are all different and prefer different formats, Hardcovers will work for others while paperback won’t and vice versa. I have always been a fan of both, when I was younger and didn’t have a car, hardcovers were way heavier and bulky […]

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Lusting For Covers (224) The Bewitching Twin

Lusting For Covers (224) The Bewitching Twin

Posted September 18, 2016 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 12 Comments

Jennet Graeme has witnessed terrible tragedy during the many years of strife between the Scots and the English. As Scottish invaders plunder her convent sanctuary, she defiantly resists the blond warrior who claims her as his prize. But his brute strength is overpowering, and Jennet is forced to ride with him through the lawless lands, tending to the wounded, protected and desired by a man she wants to hate but cannot. Sir Hacon Gillard is moved by Jennet’s compassion and mercy. As a loyal knight, he’s pledged fealty to his king’s command even as he loses his heart to this […]

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ARC Book Review-Highland Chieftan by Hannah Howell

ARC Book Review-Highland Chieftan by Hannah Howell

Posted September 17, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 8 Comments

I received this book for free from Kensington Books in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Highland Chieftain by Hannah Howell Also in this series: Highland Guard Series: Murray Family #21 Published by Zebra on September 27th 2016 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish Highlands, Stewart Era Pages: 352 Format: eARC Source: Kensington Books ISBN: 1420135066     The Murrays are back in this thrilling new tale from New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell . . .  Responsible for protecting her younger siblings from their abusive father, Bethoc […]

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Book Review-Creole Fires by Kat Martin

Book Review-Creole Fires by Kat Martin

Posted September 17, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 4 Comments

Creole Fires by Kat Martin Series: Southern #1 Published by Dell on January 4th 1992 Genres: Historical Romance, South Era Pages: 432 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0440208033     The Louisiana sun beat mercilessly on Nicole St. Claire just as fate, too, had been merciless. The once wealthy, flirtatious belle stood on the auction block to be sold as a servant. Her sensual figure disguised, her glorious titian hair disheveled, she looked like a waif, but she was all woman, trembling when she recognized the highest bidder—idol of her childhood dreams, the owner of plantation Belle Chene. A man […]

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Book Review-Sustained by Emma Chase

Book Review-Sustained by Emma Chase

Posted September 16, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 8 Comments

Sustained by Emma Chase Published by Gallery Books on August 25th 2015 Genres: Contemporary Romance Pages: 267 Format: eBook Source: Library ISBN: 1501102079     A knight in tarnished armor is still a knight. When you’re a defense attorney in Washington, DC, you see firsthand how hard life can be, and that sometimes the only way to survive is to be harder. I, Jake Becker, have a reputation for being cold, callous, and intimidating—and that suits me just fine. In fact, it’s necessary when I’m breaking down a witness on the stand. Complications don’t work for me—I’m a “need-to-know” type […]

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Book Love (39) For The First Time

Book Love (39) For The First Time

Posted September 16, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Love / 7 Comments

No love blazes hotter than the one that burns For the First Time Devlin Ryland has returned to London in triumph, acclaimed throughout the city for his courage at Waterloo and selfless rescue of a fellow soldier. But Devlin wants no part of his newfound glory — until he escapes to the country estate of a friend and encounters the one woman for whom he would gladly play the hero: the statuesque beauty Lady Blythe Christian. Unfortunately, the lady who so stirs his passions wants nothing at all to do with England’s heralded champion. The man Devlin saved was Blythe’s […]

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Double The Romance Review: Lord of the Storm and Sky Pirate

Double The Romance Review: Lord of the Storm and Sky Pirate

Lord of the Storm (Coalition Rebellion, #1) by Justine Davis Series: Coalition Rebellion, #1 Published by Topaz on July 1st 1994 Genres: Science Fiction Romance Pages: 384 Format: eBook Source: Self Purchased ISBN: 0451404904     Her every wish is his command. He lives only to serve her desires. A warrior. A sex slave from a conquered world. What will he do to her if she sets him free? Shaylah Graymist, ace fighter pilot for a brutal intergalactic Coalition, is given a slave as a reward for heroism in battle. The incredibly virile slave named Wolf wears a collar which […]

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Book Review-Appealed by Emma Chase

Book Review-Appealed by Emma Chase

Posted September 13, 2016 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 15 Comments

Appealed by Emma Chase Published by Gallery Books on January 19th 2016 Genres: Contemporary Romance Pages: 304 Format: eBook Source: Library     When Brent Mason looks at Kennedy Randolph, he doesn’t see the awkward, sweet girl who grew up next door. He sees a self-assured, stunning woman…who wants to crush the most intimate – and prized – parts of his anatomy beneath the heels of her Christian Louboutins. Brent has never let the loss of his leg in a childhood accident affect his ability to lead a fulfilling life. He sets high goals–and then he reaches them. And now […]

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