January 2015 Must Haves

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Contemporary Romance Fantasy Historical Romance Paranormal Romance SciFi Romance Urban Fantasy Western Romance Contemporary Romance Trust No One by Jayne Ann Krentz – Jan 6th (Putnam Adult) t’s no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. The bottle is a terrifying–and deliberate–reminder […]

Review – Off Campus by Amy Jo Cousins

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Review: Off Campus by Amy Jo Cousins Publisher: Samhain Publish Date: December 30, 2014 Reviewed by: Heller How I got this book: E-Arc from Publisher Bend or Break #1 “Everyone’s got secrets. Some are just harder to hide. With his father’s ponzi scheme assets frozen, Tom Worthington believes finishing college is impossible unless he can […]

E’s Best of 2014

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I don’t think I have done my “Best of” lists the same way twice. This year in an attempt to be somewhat organized I actually started keeping track from the first of 2014 for reads which were standouts for positive reasons. As the year continued I found outside of review reading, my rereading was much […]

Review – Keeping the Cookies by Briana Lawrence

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Review: Keeping the Cookies by Briana Lawrence Publisher: Dreamspinner Publish Date: December 10, 2014 Reviewed by: Heller How I got this book: E-Arc from Publisher “Ty prepares for the holiday season by kicking out his cheating boyfriend and consoling himself with chocolate and cold Chinese food. Unfortunately, rent and bills force him to grab a […]

Review – Late Bloomer by Bru Baker

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Review: Late Bloomer by Bru Baker Publisher: Dreamspinner Publish Date: December 10, 2014 Reviewed by: Heller How I got this book: E-Arc from Publisher “If not for his family and his Christmas tree farm, David Rochester would be a recluse. And Erik Shriver wouldn’t know a quiet moment if it smacked him in the face. […]

Joint Review – Gunpowder Alchemy (The Gunpowder Chronicles #1) by Jeannie Lin

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Publisher: Berkley Intermix Publish Date: Out now Reviewed by: E & Marlene How we got this book: ARC from the publisher via Netgalley In 1842, the gunpowder might of China’s Qing Dynasty fell to Britain’s steam engines. Furious, the Emperor ordered the death of his engineers—and killed China’s best chance of fighting back… Since her […]

Review – The Holiday Hoax by Skylar M. Cates

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Review: The Holiday Hoax by Skylar M. Cates Publisher: Dreamspinner Publish Date: December 12, 2014 Reviewed by: Heller How I got this book: E-Arc from Publisher “I’m Evan Goodman, budding actor, future star, college freshman. Oh, and let’s not forget—recently dumped. If only my family wasn’t expecting to meet my new boyfriend over the holiday […]

Review Part 3: Celebrate! 2014 Advent Calendar by Various

Review Part 3: Celebrate! 2014 Advent Calendar by Various Publisher: Dreamspinner Publish Date: December 1, 2014 Reviewed by: Heller How I got this book: E-Arc from Publisher “Buone Feste, Felices Fiestas, Frohe Feiertage, Joyeuses Fêtes, Happy Holidays! The end-of-the-year holidays bring celebrations of all kinds, and romance is at an all-time high. Take a trip […]