Review #236

I gave Music of the Night, a stand-alone, by Angela J Ford a full 5/5 stars. This Phantom of the Opera mixed with Beauty and the Beast had the perfect balance of romance, magic, songs, urgency, desire and steam, and captivating settings. It also has the most breathtaking covers on the hardcover, under the dustContinue reading “Review #236”

Review #230

So Wake County Public Library purchased Touch of Malice at my request. I’m the first one to read a fresh copy! Unfortunately, at the end I rated this steamy contemporary fantasy as a 3.3/5 stars and here’s my thoughts as reading. Chapter one is all about Persephone’s lingering response from her trauma in the climaxContinue reading “Review #230”

Review #221

I rated The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang a 4.6/5 star. There are two others in this contemporary romance series, but it could also be a standalone since it ended tied up in a neat little bow. I loved that the two points of view switched between the main characters, Stella and Michael (however IContinue reading “Review #221”

Review #217

Title- Neon Gods Author- Katee Robert Series- yes, but the next are a side story of different characters. Rating– 4.75 Genre- erotica, Greek mythology retelling, adult contemporary romance POV- dual – Hades and Persephone Trope- forbidden love Cover– The image was appropriate but I didn’t really understand the term “neon” in the title, it didn’tContinue reading “Review #217”

Review #209

Title- A Ruin of Roses Author- K. F. Breene Series- first in four Rating– 3.8/5 Genre- dark fantasy romance, erotica POV- first person Trope- enemies to lovers Cover– pretty Comps– Hate by Tate James (steamy RH contemporary), A Curse so Dark and Lonely (YA- not steamy) Plot/Blurb- The beast.The creature that stalks the forbidden wood.TheContinue reading “Review #209”

Review #197

Title- A Touch of Ruin Author- Scarlett St. Clair Series- This is the sequel to “A Touch of Darkness” Rating– 3.9/5 Genre- Adult steamy dark fantasy romance POV- third person, past tense Trope- forbidden love Cover– pretty, matches the series well Plot/Blurb- Persephone’s relationship with Hades has gone public and the resulting media storm disruptsContinue reading “Review #197”

Review #138

Title- A Touch of Darkness Author- Scarlett St. Clair Series- Hades X Persephone. The second is “A Touch of Ruin,” The third is “A Touch of Malice,” and the fourth, “A Touch of Chaos.” Rating– 4.4/5 Genre- Dark/steamy fantasy romance POV- third person past tense Trope- gods/goddesses, “the only one without powers,” bad boy, forbiddenContinue reading “Review #138”

Review #92

Title- Table Five Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- steamy romance, mild erotica POV- Third person, past Similar/Comps– Temptation, Crave, Heated Vibe-  passionate, firey, aroused, yikes… not for the faint of heart, spicy Characters– Mae- I love the feminist portrayal regarding sex in our current culture Jamie- HOTTIE! Plot/Blurb- Mae Norris has a plan. Actually, what she hasContinue reading “Review #92”

Review #86

Title- Fix Her Up Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- romcom- steamy POV- third person Trope- best friend’s little sister/big brother’s best friend, athlete, small home town My emotions-  turned on Comments- I’m wondering if all steamy romcoms should have a different type of cover image than sweet romcom covers. In my experience all romcoms have these adorableContinue reading “Review #86”