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June 2016

Book Review: Heart of Stone by James W. Ziskin

Take one cup historical fiction, mix with two cups murder mystery, throw in a healthy portion of a talented writer like Ziskin,  and you wind up with a hearty portion of suspense led by well-drawn characters.
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Book Review: Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh

Allegiance of Honor is #15 in Nalini Singh’s Psy/Changeling series but was  talked about as the beginning of a new story arc. This felt…different from all the rest of the books. Not bad different or good different – just different! There were so many things I loved about this book though and fans of Singh shouldn’t be disappointed. Continue reading “Book Review: Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh”

Book Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

What the heck did I just read? Seriously! What was that?! Continue reading “Book Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid”

Book Review: Spanish Lessons by Jessica Peterson

This is the first of Peterson’s new New Adult series and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I really enjoyed it for the most part! Set during a semester abroad in Spain, it’s filled with delicious food, dancing, and culture that I loved. Continue reading “Book Review: Spanish Lessons by Jessica Peterson”

Ten Questions with Craig Lancaster

Have you met Edward? No?! Then let me introduce you. Edward is a man in is late 30s with Asperger’s syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Edward is a wonderful, funny man. A fantastic character created by Craig Lancaster. Edward’s creator, Lancaster joins us today for Ten Questions. Continue reading “Ten Questions with Craig Lancaster”

Nalini Singh: Why we love her and a GIVEAWAY!

Are you already a fan of Nalini Singh’s novels? Or maybe you want to find out why you should be? Well let Melinda tell you all about why Nalini Singh is one of her all-time favorite authors–and while you’re at it, enter to win a SIGNED COPY of TANGLE OF NEED given to us by Nalini herself! Continue reading “Nalini Singh: Why we love her and a GIVEAWAY!”

Book Review: If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Green

I’m always interested to see how a male author handles a love story. In If I Forget You, Thomas Christopher Greene made me happy. Continue reading “Book Review: If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Green”

Book Review: Prime Minister by Ainsely Booth

Prime Minister is a book that I *want* to love. The hero is the Prime Minster of Canada, incredibly smart, funny, handsome and is hiding a kinky side from his country. He falls hard for a college intern and tries to navigate introducing kink to her, hiding the relationship from the country, and just a new relationship and being a Prime Minister in general. If that sounds like a lot for one book to conquer that’s because it is! Continue reading “Book Review: Prime Minister by Ainsely Booth”

Book Review: The Girl Who Came Back by Susan Lewis

This story holds one of the creepiest characters I’ve read about in a long time. Continue reading “Book Review: The Girl Who Came Back by Susan Lewis”

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