REVIEW: THE CHOSEN by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15)

REVIEW: THE CHOSEN by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15)

Dorsey’s Review *** WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS!!*** 3.5 Deceitful Chosen Stars!! Sooooo…..I’m going to break this down by storylines (and there are many) as I did with the last couple of books. Layla and Xcor I was waiting what seems like forever for their story, whether you like them or not, or you just wanted to be done with them, we waited a loooooong time!! Xcor, admittedly was not good guy, we find out that he suffered as a young boy, teen, and young adult and then throw in the Blood Letter finding and claiming him as his son, those experiences hardened him, and I have to say as much […]

Posted September 5, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review Rewind: Star Crossed (Battered Hearts #2) by Kele Moon

Review Rewind: Star Crossed (Battered Hearts #2) by Kele Moon

Karla’s Review 5 Spicy Stars!! O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?? He’s in this book, and he’s SCRUMPTIOUS!! I was captivated from beginning to end! My fan nearly blew up!! Yes, it was hot, hot, hot, but Jules and Romeo’s chemistry and the overall story is what made this read such a treat!! Romeo and Juliet you say?! Maybe you’re rolling your eyes and snickering…well don’t because it worked and it worked VERY WELL!! I never once winced over the choice of names and when Romeo uses Jules’ given name…Juliet…YOU WILL MELT!! “I’m not your enemy.” Romeo lifted his gaze to hers and studied her beautiful face under the bright […]

Posted September 1, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments

REVIEW: Double Trouble (Wallflowers Series #2) by C.P. Smith

REVIEW: Double Trouble (Wallflowers Series #2) by C.P. Smith

Dorsey’s Review 4.5 Fun & Sexy Stars!! This is the second book in C.P. Smith Wallflowers series and if you (like myself) LOVE alpha’s, this is a must read author!! I absolutely love and adore every single character in this series (along with all her other books/series). The Wallflowers are fantastically loyal friends and make you wish you were part of their little trio. This story is so much than a love story, it’s a story of love, friendship, family, and camaraderie. I must say I absolutely love and adore (Calla’s) Aunties, I’m so glad they were included in this book. This is Bo and Sienna’s book, who both have heartbreaking backgrounds […]

Posted August 28, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 13 Comments

Flashback Friday: What I Didn’t Say by Keary Taylor

Flashback Friday: What I Didn’t Say by Keary Taylor

Karla’s Review 4.5 Stars! Tragic, yet wonderful! Some of these YA books have such an emotional impact, and in this case, it has to do with the fact that it’s told from Jake’s point-of-view. So, as he’s experiencing these life changing events, you feel them right along with him. You are not an outsider looking in, you become Jake! It was downright overwhelming, bowled me over. Jake has liked Samantha since his freshman year, but the two of them have only flirted and skirted around their attraction for one another, but never acted upon it. However, he notices at the start of their senior year that she has become somewhat distant. […]

Posted August 25, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Lost Rider (Coming Home #1) by Harper Sloan

Review: Lost Rider (Coming Home #1) by Harper Sloan

Crista’s Review 4 Stars! The first romance novel I ever read was written by Diana Palmer and featured one of her typical brooding cowboy heroes.  I’ll always have a fondness for her and her heroes.  When I saw that this book was recommended for fans of Diana Palmer, I jumped at the chance to read and review it. Lost Rider is just the kind of book that I love.  It features a heroine who’s been in love with the hero her entire life.  I love books where the main couple knew one another from the time they were teens.  It also features a wounded cowboy, both physically and emotionally. If you […]

Posted August 23, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

REVIEW: COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts

REVIEW: COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts

Dorsey’s Review 3 Stars!! The book takes place on the Bodine Dude Ranch and Resort which is a very large spread Montana and is part Dude Ranch and part Luxury Spa & Event Center. Twenty-five years prior, Alice Bodine the rebel of the family and youngest daughter ran off to Hollywood. Things didn’t go as planned for Alice in Hollywood and she decides to return home. Sadly, Alice never makes home…and what happens to her will shock readers as pieces of her story play out in the book. The resort is now run primarily by Alice’s niece, Bodine, and the ranch by Bodine’s brother Chace. Her parents, older sister Maureen, grandmother, great-grandmother, […]

Posted August 21, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments

Flashback Friday & Re-Release: With Good Behavior (Conduct #1) by Jennifer Lane

Flashback Friday & Re-Release: With Good Behavior (Conduct #1) by Jennifer Lane

Re-Release reviews of a favorite book with one of my most adored heroes. Get lost in this sweet romance, a great beach read, pool read, couch read…wherever, and for only $0.99, worth every penny!! Karla’s Review -2011 4.5 Stars! With Good Behavior is an extremely well-written engaging book. It has one of the sweetest heroes I’ve ever encountered, Grant Madsen. He’s honorable, charming, emotional, and so sexy. He meets the delightful Sophie while visiting his parole officer. She’s a complete stranger to him and yet he offers her comfort in his arms. He had me at that first hug. As the two of them get to know one another, they tell […]

Posted August 18, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 3 Comments

Review: Madly (New York #2) by Ruthie Knox

Review: Madly (New York #2) by Ruthie Knox

Crista’s Review 3 Stars! Madly by Ruthie Knox is the second book in her New York Trilogy.  Truly was released August 2014 and it was a long time waiting for this installment.  Completely is the third and final book of the series and its release date has been pushed back a few times.  It is scheduled to release in late September 2017.  Ruthie Knox is one of my favorite romance authors and she’s also a very nice person.  After an absence from publishing, she is back, and that is a blessing! Unfortunately, I am sad to say that Madly left something to be desired.  This is the story of Allie Fredericks […]

Posted August 16, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: The Coppersmith Farmhouse (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Review: The Coppersmith Farmhouse  (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Dorsey’s Review 4.5 Alpha Loving Stars!! I was blown away by this new authors debut book!! It had everything I love to read about, it’s reminiscent of a Kristen Ashley or a C.P. Smith book, but, Devney Perry definitely has her own style and voice which was fabulous. I’m so excited to have another author to follow and look forward to!! Georgia “Gigi” is a nurse and single mother to adorable four year Rowen “Roe”, who inherits a farmhouse in Montana from Ben, a former patient and pseudo grandparent to Roe. After losing her mother and then Ben, she decides to start over and moves from Seattle to the farmhouse for a […]

Posted August 14, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Spellbinder (Moonshadow #2) by Thea Harrison

REVIEW: Spellbinder (Moonshadow #2) by Thea Harrison

Dorsey’s Review   4.5 Spellbinding Stars!!! I was completely spellbound by Morgan’s story! Although Morgan was a villain in previous books we soon learn appearances can be deceiving and all is not as it seems. Morgan is bound by a spell linking him to the evil Light Fae Queen Isabeau, so that he must obey any and all direct orders she gives him. For hundreds of years he has lived without freedom. With only his hate and desire for revenge keeping him strong and sane. When we first see Morgan in this book he is a very stoic and no longer holds much hope and certainly no happiness, but when an […]

Posted August 12, 2017 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 2 Comments