Category: Adult Contemporary

Up In Flames, by Nicole Williams 7

Up In Flames, by Nicole Williams

Rating: Overview One smokejumper with a dark past. One small town girl with a bright future. One summer that will forever change them both. They’re going . . . UP IN FLAMES Elle’s life couldn’t possibly get any more small town. She was raised in the same home as the two generations before her were, her family owns the iconic downtown cafe, and she’s been dating the pastor’s son since she was allowed to go on her first date at sixteen. Cole’s life couldn’t possibly get any larger. He’s tried. Roaming from town to town for the past three summers...

A Song for Julia, by Charles Sheehan-Miles 4

A Song for Julia, by Charles Sheehan-Miles

Rating: Overview Everyone should have something to rebel against. Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Six years later, he’s still at odds with his father, a Boston cop, and doesn’t ever speak to his mother. The only relationship that really matters is with his younger brother, but watching out for Sean can be a full-time job. The one thing Crank wants in life is to be left the hell alone to write his music and drive his band to success. Julia Thompson left a...

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens 5

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens

Rating: Overview For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender, and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together—Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university—everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Feeling lonely, confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source—a local rock star named Kellan Kyle. At first, he’s purely a friend she can lean on, but as her loneliness grows, so does their relationship. And then one night...

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton 10

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton

Rating: Overview The scorching tale of one girl, two brothers and a love triangle…that’s not. Olivia Townsend is nothing special. She’s just a girl working her way through college so she can return home to help her father run his business. She’s determined not to be the second woman in his life to abandon him, even if it means putting her own life on hold. To Olivia, it’s clear what she must do. Plain and simple. Black and white. But clear becomes complicated when she meets Cash and Nash Davenport. They’re brothers. Twins. Cash is everything she’s always wanted in...

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story) 4

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story)

Rating: Overview The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur, or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. Their world is turned upside down when Hitler’s armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad. Yet there is light in the darkness. Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army. Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious...

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton 2

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton

Rating: Overview Wallbanger is an instant classic, with plenty of laugh out loud moments and riveting characters–highly recommended! –NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer Probst Hilarious, romantic, and compulsively readable, WALLBANGER delivers the perfect blend of sex, romance, and baked goods. –Ruthie Knox, best-selling author of About Last Night” Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a KitchenAid mixer, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great...

The Edge of Never, J.A. Redmerski 5

The Edge of Never, J.A. Redmerski

Rating: Overview Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted something more in life than following the same repetitive patterns and growing old with the same repetitive life story. And she thought that her life was going in the right direction until everything fell apart. Determined not to dwell on the negative and push forward, Camryn is set to move in with her best friend and plans to start a new job. But after an unexpected night at the hottest club in downtown North Carolina, she makes the ultimate decision to leave the only...

Fall From Grace & Saving Grace (Mad World Series) by Christina Zolendz 2

Fall From Grace & Saving Grace (Mad World Series) by Christina Zolendz

Rating: Fall From Grace and Saving Grace by Christina Zolendz    I am reviewing these two stories together because I read them back to back and they fit really well together. Christina Zolendz is frickin hilarious! In the second chapter she describes our hottie, Shane by saying he has a coochie award winning smile. Love that line! She makes up wonderful words like fuckasstard. Loved that one too. This is a story about a lost soul searching for her angel and she has been searching the earth for him for eternity. This story is written so well. Sometimes stories with...

Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan 4

Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan

Rating:   Overview ***Warning*** (This book contains several aspects of the uglier side of life.) Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life is the day you were born and the day you find out why”. I don’t remember the day I was born but I remember the day I found out why. His name was Deuce. He was my “why”. And this is our story. It is not a pretty one. But it’s ours… Foxy & Duece Abby’s Review 5 awesome stars I found out about this after another blog had a picture of Charlie Hunnam,...