Review: Head Coach by Lia Riley


May Contain Spoilers

Head Coach is a quick, fun read about a hockey coach and a sports journalist. Neve has been covering the Hellions hockey team, and she is the bane of Tor’s existence. The head coach of the team doesn’t like distractions, and Neve has managed to constantly get under his skin. With his team struggling after one of the retirement of one of his key players and the threat of a team lockout when union negations take a turn for the worst,  he isn’t in a particularly pleasant mood when dealing with the press. When Neve and Tor are caught in a compromising situation, he tries to defuse the situation by letting her sports journalist peers know that he’s rather get naked with a penguin than Neve. Ouch! Not sure that I would be forgiving after a crack like that, and Neve isn’t too sure she can ever forgive him either.

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Review: A Child’s Christmas Wish by Erica Vetsch




May Contain Spoilers

I am so glad that I discovered Erica Vetsch. This is the second Love Inspired Historical I’ve read by her, and I really enjoyed it. At first I wasn’t so caught up in the plot – yet another fire disaster leaves heroine Kate and her elderly relatives in a financial bind, and neighbor Oscar reluctantly offers to put them up at his house until they can figure out what to do. It seems that every western I have read recently in this line has had a fire burn down a house or a barn.

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Review: An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn

Review by Poo Penny

Definitely some spoilers.

Well, who doesn’t love a Cinderella retelling? Especially in the regency era! OK, I don’t know, this is the first one in this setting that I have really read. And there is no prince, just a prince charming. Well, he wasn’t always charming, but most of the time he was alright.

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Review: Twins for the Texas Rancher by Marin Thomas


May Contain Spoilers

I grabbed Twins for the Texas Rancher after the library added two months of Western Romance to their collection. Having read Marin Thomas in the past, I started with the second book in her Cowboys of Stampede, Texas series. I vaguely remember starting the first book, it not holding my attention, and putting it down for another day. This one worked better for me, but mainly because the hero has some different challenges to overcome.

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Review: The Cowboy and the Cop by Christine Wenger



May Contain Spoilers

I just looked at the cover and decided I wanted to read The Cowboy and the Cop. I haven’t read the author previously, and while this didn’t work completely for me, it was entertaining enough that I would read her again. Things kind of fell off the rails during the investigation into the cattle rustling, when there was just too much going on, making the plot hard to swallow.

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Review: Twins for the Billionaire by Sarah M Anderson

May Contain Spoilers

I’ll be honest. The only reason I picked up Twins for the Billionaire is because I like the author’s writing style. That said, I don’t enjoy the billionaire books as much I like reading about cowboys and ranchers, or heck, even the nice, middle-class guy who lives next door. Or the emotionally wrecked rich guy from Tempted by the Cowboy. Eric was so agreeable, so vanilla, that I didn’t find him interesting, or the romance very compelling. When the hero’s mind set is that all problems can be solved by throwing money at them, well, I just don’t find that very engaging.

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