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”