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Tempted (Pregnancy & Passion, #3)
Holy shit. Y'all, this is bad. This is the gold medal winner of the Bad Romance Novel Olympics. The platonic ideal of bad. It is so bad I enjoyed ever ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
Ghost in the Machine (Cybershock)
This is another case where I wish I could give half stars as well - Ghost in the Machine is a solid 3.5, but not quite enough to make 4 stars for me.

Jan 10, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
By His Majesty's Grace (The Three Graces, #1)
It's been a very long time since I enjoyed a medieval-set romance. It's difficult for an author to create a world that doesn't ring completely false, ...more
May 04, 2011
May 04, 2011
A Lady's Lesson in Scandal
Sometimes I feel like Meredith Duran can read my mind. It's as if, every so often she senses my unholy frustration with wallpaper historicals, with he ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
The Black Hawk (Spymasters, #4)
Joanna Bourne, unfortunately, seems to be one of those well-loved romance novelists who, for whatever reason, leaves me cold. Since "The Black Hawk" w ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
One Good Reason
**spoiler alert** This is a really difficult book for me to grade. The problem is that there's a great romance in here, but there's also some issues t ...more
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
A Lady Awakened (Blackshear Family, #1)
My lord, what a debut! Cecilia Grant has written the romance novel I've been waiting for - a story of friends to lovers with characters that actually ...more
Dec 25, 2011
Dec 25, 2011
**spoiler alert** I wish Goodreads had a half-star rating so I could give this 3.5 stars, because this was one of those books that I tore through late ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
Maybe This Time
Wanted: One slightly eccentric but creative ex-wife to provide child-care, therapy, and ghost-busting services for two children who refuse to leave on ...more
not set
Mar 16, 2011
The Blades of the Rose Bundle: Warrior, Scoundrel, Rebel, & Stranger
I ended up sort of all over the place on these four books. I loathed Warrior, mostly enjoyed Scoundrel, was iffy on Rebel, and am not looking likely t ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 03, 2011
Good Girls Don't (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #1)
At last, at long last, another Victoria Dahl contemporary. Good contemps have been hard to come by lately, with a bizarre trend of alphahole hero beha ...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Bad Boys Do (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #2)
Sometimes, when you really love a book, it's incredibly difficult to actually formulate a review for it. Do I summarize the plot and try and say WHY i ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
The Soldier (Duke's Obsession, #2) (Windham, #2)
**spoiler alert** I wanted to like "The Soldier" so much more than I actually did. It has the potential to be a much stronger story, but alas, there's ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)
I can't finish this book. I have tried my very best, but it's become the Platonic ideal of everything that is wrong with the majority of romance novel ...more
May 27, 2011
May 27, 2011
To Seduce a Sinner (Legend of the Four Soldiers, #2)
If you’d spent years living for revenge, what would it take to get you to let that go? The Serpent Prince poses that dilemma to one Viscount Simon Idd ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2011
Written on Your Skin
Good science this is a fucking incredible romance. Phin and Mina's journey together grabs you by the heartstrings from the very beginning and won't le ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2011
Duke of Midnight (Maiden Lane, #6)
I think this is probably my last gasp with the Maiden Lane series. I picked this up with its predecessor, otherwise I probably wouldn't have gotten ar ...more
May 10, 2014
May 10, 2014
Yours to Keep (Kowalski Family, #3)
This came SO close to being a four star read for me, which is rare with some of the truly awful contemporary romances being published these days.

Jun 10, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
Snowball in Hell (Doyle and Spain, #1)
Well, now I get why everyone has been losing their shit over Josh Lanyon. I picked up a copy of Snowball in Hell from NetGalley, and proceeded to be g ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Dangerous Lord, Innocent Governess (Belston & Friends, #2)
There is a line in a Tori Amos song that goes "You sign Prince of Darkness, try Squire of Dimness" that describes this book perfectly. The Dangerous L ...more
May 10, 2011
May 27, 2011
Warrior (The Blades of the Rose, #1)
Good science this was a bad book. I couldn't get in to the characters, the world-building bored me to tears, the dialogue was dull, and there's someth ...more
not set
Feb 03, 2011
Christmas Eve At Friday Harbor
I'm not going to lie - this is schlocky as hell. As it turns out, I was in the mood for something along those lines, and this suited it perfectly. The ...more
not set
Jan 27, 2011
Shadowfever (Fever, #5)
not set
Jan 27, 2011
Bound by Your Touch
not set
Jan 27, 2011
The Duke of Shadows
not set
Jan 27, 2011
The Serpent Prince (Princes Trilogy, #3)
not set
Jan 27, 2011
Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, #2)
not set
Jan 26, 2011
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