Tag: adult contemporary romance

Oct 17
{ARC Review+Giveaway} The Right Kind of Guy by Kerri-Leigh Grady @kerrileighgrady

{ARC Review+Giveaway} The Right Kind of Guy by Kerri-Leigh Grady @kerrileighgrady

The Right Kind of Guy is part of the What Happens in Vegas series by Kerri-Leigh Grady. This is book 17 in the series. I read book 16 (Hot on His Heels) and to be honest I didn’t love it. But each of the books are written by different authors and the only common denominator between them is that they all take place in Vegas, so i thought what the heck. Let’s give this one a try. And I am glad I did. The summary sounded amusing, and it was. I liked this one more than the last book in the series, but it was only a pretty good read. It didn’t make me leap for joy, but I did enjoy it. The Right Kind of Guy initially intrigued me because it takes place in a romance writer’s convention and the main character is a decently popular romance author, who doesn’t believe in real life sweep your off your feet romances. I knew right then and there I had to… Read more »

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Jan 23
{Review+Giveaway} The Merchant of Venice Beach by Celia Bonaduce

{Review+Giveaway} The Merchant of Venice Beach by Celia Bonaduce

Welcome to my stop on the The Merchant of Venice Beach blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE The Merchant of Venice Beach by Celia Bonaduce ebook, 230 pages Published August 1st 2013 by eKensington Originals Age Group: Adult Contemporary Romance Series: The Venice Beach #1 The Rollicking Bun—Home of the Epic Scone—is the center of Suzanna Wolf’s life. Part tea shop, part bookstore, part home, it’s everything she’s ever wanted right on the Venice Beach boardwalk, including partnership with her two best friends from high school, Eric and Fernando. But with thirty-three just around the corner, suddenly Suzanna wants something more—something strictly her own. Salsa lessons, especially with a gorgeous instructor, seem like a good start—a harmless secret, and just maybe the start of a fling. But before she knows it, Suzanna is learning steps she never imagined—and dancing her way into confusion. The Merchant of Venice Beach turned out to be totally different than I expect it to be. But in a really good way…. Read more »

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Dec 31
{Review} Mad About Plaid by Kam McKellar

{Review} Mad About Plaid by Kam McKellar

  Mad about Plaid is the first book in the Balmorie novellas series. If you like yummy scots with yummy accents you will love this series! My reviews of books 2 and 3 are coming up in Jan, so stay tuned 🙂 Mad About Plaid by Kam McKellar Kindle Edition, 94 pages Published November 24th 2013 Age Group: Adult Contemporary Romance Series: Balmorie Series #1 Source: ecopy from Author   Summary: n Kam McKellar’s fun, sexy contemporary romance novella set in Scotland, Ian MacLaren—retired U.S. soldier turned Innkeeper is keeping his family legacy going. He and his brothers have moved to Scotland, are farming the land, restoring and renting out cottages, and converting the west wing of the five-hundred year old Balmorie castle into a guest house. The last thing on his mind is love. But tell that to his first visitor… Mad About Plaid, the first in the Balmorie Novellas, is 28,000 words/120 pages. ********** Lucy Walker isn’t a travel writer, but she’s taking her Cousin Riley’s place and going… Read more »

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Feb 28
{Review+Giveaway} Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido

{Review+Giveaway} Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido

Welcome to my stop on the Shuffle Up and Deal blog tour! Be sure to check out the rest of the tour   Shuffle up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido Paperback, 424 pages Published March 17th 2010 by Neon Fiction/CreateSpace  Age Group: Adult Source: ecopy from Author Series: N/A 🙁   Summary:  When Izzy and Nick meet in embarrassing fashion at a Las Vegas poker tournament, Izzy’s secret dreams turn into a public nightmare. But despite her humiliation, she may have finally sparked Nick’s interest in something other than cards. Before long, Nick takes a gamble on Izzy and raises the stakes when he offers to help her sharpen her game. But Izzy’s convinced that Nick is bluffing and will fold his hand after he’s had her on the flop. But a string of outrageous proposition bets and steamy trips on the poker tour, from Los Angeles to Miami, make these two fierce competitors realize that it may be time to put all their chips on the table. Will Izzy and Nick pair up? Or will… Read more »

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