Tag Archives: romance novels

[Book Review] Midtown Masters by Cara McKenna (+ Giveaway)

Title: Midtown Masters (Sins in the City #3) Author: Cara McKenna (Twitter) Rating: Recommended Genre/Category: Contemporary Romance, Erotica, Queer Romance, Queer Fiction Release Date: February 21, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group: Intermix Pre-Order Here: AMAZON (KINDLE)  | BARNES & NOBLE Note: … Continue reading

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Condescension, Crosstalk, and why Connie Willis’ Misunderstanding of the Romance Genre is a Deal Breaker for Me

When I first heard about Connie Willis’ book Crosstalk, it sounded like a bunch of fun. I put it on my wishlist and dropped a bunch of hints that I’d be open to reviewing it even if I had to … Continue reading

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[Book Review] That Potent Alchemy by Tess Bowery

Title: That Potent Alchemy Author: Tess Bowery (Twitter) Rating: Highly Recommended Genre/Category:  Historical Romance, Regency, Erotic, Queer, Entertainment, Release Date: October 4, 2016 Publisher: Seamchecker Ent. Order Here: AMAZON (KINDLE) | BARNES AND NOBLE Note: I received a free copy … Continue reading

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Small Spoilery Stitch Review: Tracey Livesay’s “Love on My Mind”

Title: Love on My Mind Author: Tracey Livesay Rating: Could Be Better Genre/Category: Contemporary, Romance, Geeks/Nerds, Autism, Interracial Romance Release Date: 7/12/2016 Publisher: Avon (Impulse Imprint) Order Here: AMAZON (KINDLE)  There’s a lot to love about Tracy Livesay’s Avon Impulse debut book Love … Continue reading

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Love Hate – My Contentious Relationship With Contemporary Romance

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of contemporary romance – both the erotic and non-erotic kind. I’ll admit it: contemporary romance is my thing. Somehow, I fell for the genre despite being utterly uninterested in romance in my day-to-day life. … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Archangel’s Enigma by Nalini Singh

Rating: Highly Recommended Release Date: September 2015 At this point in my life, I’d read just about anything from Nalini Singh. Archangel’s Enigma, the eighth full book in her Guild Hunter series, simply solidifies that desire. This book is just … Continue reading

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[Rant]Too Many Alpha Male Assholes

Content warnings for mentions of sexual assault/”so-called-seduction” and generally awful behavior from these main characters Why is it that in many romance novels, the word ‘alpha’ is often synonymous with ‘asshole’? I don’t know why we’re getting this influx of … Continue reading

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