Review & Excerpt: Shot on Gold by Jaci Burton @Berkleyromance


May Contain Spoilers

This is the first Play-by-Play novel that I’ve picked up, and I was interested in it because of the backdrop of the international games. Even I knew that the Winter Olympics were looming when I started reading this, and even though I haven’t watched much of the Games since I was in high school, I still remember with fondness sitting in the family room and cheering on the home team with the family (how we all saw the action on that little screen, I’ll never fully comprehend). Two of my favorite events are represented here – hockey and figure skating. What could go wrong?

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Manga Review: Takane & Hana V 1 by Yuki Shiwasu @shojobeat


May Contain Spoilers

I’ve been on a manga kick lately, so when I saw ShojoBeat’s new series, Takane & Hana, I wanted to give it a go. I didn’t even bother with reading the synopsis (I seem to do that a lot). The cover was cute, I had some time to kill, so I picked it up and gobbled it up.

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Review: The Crown Prince’s Bride by Donna Alward

May Contain Spoilers

Donna Alward is a favorite of mine, so picking this up was a no-brainer. I read The Playboy Prince and the Nanny and enjoyed it, so I was looking forward to reading Raoul’s story. While I didn’t like him as much as younger brother, Diego, he slowly grew on me.  Stephani I liked from the get go, but I wondered why she put of with some of Raoul’s nonsense.

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Review: Baby, I’m Howling for You by Christine Warren


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May Contain Spoilers

I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump, and I was looking for something outside of my usual reading fodder. Baby, I’m Howling for You showed up on Netgalley, and it looked like what I was looking for. I don’t read many shifter romances, but this looked fun, so I clicked the request button.

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Review: Year One by Nora Roberts @StMartinsPress


Spoiler Free!

I went into Year One without really knowing much about it. I haven’t read Nora Roberts in years and years, except for a re-read of Irish Thoroughbred that didn’t go well, but the premise of Year One piqued my interest. I was curious to see how Roberts handled the end of the world, and post-apocalyptic titles are right up my alley. Especially if there are zombies. There were none here, but the paranormal elements were fun anyway.

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Review: Once Upon a Texas Christmas by Winnie Griggs


May Contain Spoilers

Somehow this is the first book by Winnie Griggs I have read. Not sure how I missed her books in the past, since I have been trying to read the Love Inspired Historicals as they are released every month. All the better for me; this is the tenth and final book in the Texas Grooms series, and now that I’ve discovered it, I will be checking out more of the series from the library.

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