Category: Book Review

Book Review – Against All Odds by Jezz de Silva

Posted January 17, 2018 by Geybie in Book Review / 38 Comments
Book Review – Against All Odds by Jezz de Silva

AGAINST ALL ODDS by Jezz de Silva Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Outbreak Hearts #1 (standalone) Published on: September 18, 2017 Pages: 322 POV: Third Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 5 STARS! Buy on Amazon Against All Odds is, hands down, one of my TOP reads I have ever read. Not only it brings out all the emotions in me, it also inspires and puts a new perspective on me as to how to see and live life. It is a powerful, amazing story about love, hope, and life. It covers the problems I believe everyone can relate to. Jezz de Silva is a new author I am very grateful for […]

Book Review – Uncharted by Julie Johnson

Posted January 13, 2018 by Geybie in Book Review / 16 Comments
Book Review – Uncharted by Julie Johnson

Uncharted by Julie Johnson Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Standalone Published on: January 10, 2018 Pages: 241 POV: First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 3 STARS Buy on Amazon Uncharted is a standalone contemporary romance by Julie Johnson and my first book by the author. It follows the journey of our seventeen (soon-to-be eighteen) year old heroine named Violet Anderson; a teenage girl who has a dream of living the life of adventure, meaning to gather experiences outside of her small town. A job offer to South Pacific for the summer as an Au Pair (nanny) for a wealthy family is her way out to live her dream. Everything seems […]

Book Review – Thrive (Guardian Protection #2) by Aly Martinez

Posted January 10, 2018 by Geybie in Book Review / 37 Comments
Book Review – Thrive (Guardian Protection #2) by Aly Martinez

Thrive by Aly Martinez Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Guardian Protection #2 (standalone) Published on: January 11, 2018 Pages: 324 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Publisher Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Thrive is a heart-breaking, emotional, second-chance romance written beautifully by Aly Martinez, the author who has become one of my top favorites after devouring and falling in love with the Darkest Sunrise duet. Thrive is the second book in The Guardian Protection series. While it is highly advised that readers should start the first book before diving into this book, Thrive works as a standalone. Seventeen years ago, the nineteen-year-old Mira York met the twenty-three-year-old Jeremy Lark. Their once innocent […]

Book Review – Three Blind Dates (Dating by Numbers #1) by Meghan Quinn

Posted January 6, 2018 by Geybie in Book Review / 16 Comments
Book Review – Three Blind Dates (Dating by Numbers #1) by Meghan Quinn

Three Blind Dates by Meghan Quinn Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Dating by Numbers #1 (standalone) Published on: January 4, 2018 Pages: 386 POV: First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon I started 2018 by reading Three Blind Dates by Meghan Quinn, a standalone, romantic comedy book from the author who was new to me. To say I regret why I didn’t grab Meghan Quinn’s books sooner is an understatement. She is an extraordinary storyteller with a number of remarkably sounding titles under her belt. Those who are familiar with her work might be delighted when I say she is one of the authors you need […]

Book Review – The Bitterroot Inn (Jamison Valley #5) by Devney Perry

Posted January 3, 2018 by Geybie in Book Review / 46 Comments
Book Review – The Bitterroot Inn (Jamison Valley #5) by Devney Perry

The Bitterroot Inn by Devney Perry Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Jamison Valley #5 (standalone) Published on: January 16, 2018 Pages: 300 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Publisher Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon The Bitterroot Inn is the amazing Devney Perry’s fifth and final book in the Jamison Valley series. After devouring each of the books (The Coppersmith Farmhouse, The Clover Chapel, The Lucky Heart, and The Outpost) in this small-town contemporary series and falling in love with all the characters, I ended The Bitterroot Inn with a smile on my face and warm heart. Although it is a part of the Jamison Valley series and best to be read in order […]

Book Review – The Scotch King Series by Penelope Sky

Posted December 27, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 21 Comments
Book Review – The Scotch King Series by Penelope Sky

The Scotch King Series by Penelope Sky Genres: Adult, Dark, Contemporary Romance Series: The Scotch King Trilogy Published on: December 19, 2017 Pages: The Scotch King (346), The Scotch Queen (400), The Scotch Royals (434) POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon The Scotch series is a three-book series (The Scotch King, The Scotch Queen, The Scotch Royals) by Penelope Sky, whose writing I fell in love with when I encountered her Buttons series. As a proud and faithful reader of dark romance, I have been a huge fan of this kind of story despite some of them being similar in terms of the plot and […]

Book Review – The Hookup by Kristen Ashley

Posted December 21, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 46 Comments
Book Review – The Hookup by Kristen Ashley

The Hookup by Kristen Ashley Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Series: Moonlight and Motor Oil series #1 (standalone) Published on: December 19, 2017 Pages: 358 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Purchased Rating: 5 STARS Buy on Amazon For someone who has read almost all of Kristen Ashley’s books thoroughly, I can proudly and honestly say this is one of the best she has ever written. I have enjoyed some of her books, liked some, loved some, and was head-over-heels in love with some, and The Hookup was undoubtedly one of the ones I fell in love with. It is a standalone, full of the awesomeness we’ve loved from Kristen Ashley, which is […]

Book Review – El Diablo (The Devil #1) by M. Robinson

Posted December 16, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 24 Comments
Book Review – El Diablo (The Devil #1) by M. Robinson

Genres: Adult, Dark Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: August 30, 2016 Pages: 418 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 5 STARS Buy on Amazon As a reader with unsatiable needs for dark, suspense romances, El Diablo is, hands down, one of the best I have ever read in my entire life and, without a doubt, one of my top favorite reads of 2017. The only regret I had was the fact that I just discovered this brilliant author after years of book searching that contained the ‘wow’ factors, all of which this book had. My applause to M. Robbinson for creating this amazing, standalone book! El Diablo by […]

Book Review – Roomies by Christina Lauren

Posted December 14, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 46 Comments
Book Review – Roomies by Christina Lauren

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: December 5, 2017 Pages: 368 POV: First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon “I’ve never met anyone who loved my playing enough to want to put a ring on it.” Roomies is the latest masterpiece by the amazingly talented authors, Christina and Lauren. It is a complete standalone written beautifully by the duo from the heroine point of view. I had my fair share of likes and dislikes but the story managed to have me turning the pages until the end. Christina and Lauren took me on a journey through our heroine’s, Holland, experience who was an aspiring author. […]

Book Review – Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby

Posted December 5, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 29 Comments
Book Review – Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: December 11, 2017 Pages: 240 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Publisher (ARC) Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Man Hands is a standalone book written beautifully by the duo Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby. This book follows the story of a newly divorced woman named Brynn who has had a difficult time adjusting to her new single life after her seven years of unhappy marriage ended a few weeks ago. To top it off, her divorce has caused her losing her job as a college professor; therefore, blogging and cooking have been all she has since been doing. With her best friends’ […]

Book Review – Dirty Scoundrel by Jessica Clare

Posted November 25, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 9 Comments
Book Review – Dirty Scoundrel by Jessica Clare

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: November 21, 2017 Pages: 222 POV: Dual First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon It has been a while since the last time I enjoyed any Billionaire books and I missed it, so I chose Dirty Scoundrel. I have been curious about Jessica Clare’s books since they have been recommended to me many times. Overall, I enjoyed this book but before we get into it further, let me tell you what the story is about. The story: Seven years ago, Natalie and Clay were high school sweethearts who were madly in love with each other which made Clay […]

Book Review – Collared by Nicole Williams

Posted November 22, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 18 Comments
Book Review – Collared by Nicole Williams

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: March 22, 2016 Pages: 364 POV: First Point of View Source: Purchase Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon The moment I read the blurb, it is enough for me to one-click this book. My curiosity and excitement were high along with the expectation which I rarely felt over a book. Collared by Nicole Williams had me right from the first page and left its mark which I would always remember. The story: Jade Childs had everything any seventeen-year-olds could ask for. She had loving, protective parents, two siblings who loved her (and vice versa) and a handsome, loyal boyfriend, Torrin, who adored and worshipped her. […]

Book Review – On The Way To You by Kandi Steiner

Posted November 18, 2017 by Geybie in Book Review / 23 Comments
Book Review – On The Way To You by Kandi Steiner

Genres: New Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: November 16, 2017 Pages: 340 POV: Dual First Point of View (mostly from the heroine) Source: Purchase Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon On The Way To You by Kandi Steiner is a powerful, unputdownable story. It has been a while since the last time I read a love story that is more than romance. I highly recommend this book for fans of romance or books about life in general. Everyone should read this amazing, standalone book. You don’t have to read the following. All I ask is, please, READ IT. The story: Twenty-year-old Cooper has only had one dream since […]