Tag: NetGalley

Romance Nicely Done! Forever With You by Beverley Kendall Spoiler Book Review

Romance Nicely Done! Forever With You by Beverley Kendall Spoiler Book Review

I received this book for free from the Author via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   WOW! What a way to handle a romance that would normally raise eyebrows! Forever With You hit me in all the right places. That is, this book really, REALLY draws close to home so I may be a little bit biased here. Before I can review this book, I want to let you know that there WILL BE SPOILERS here. I feel that with the central plot, I won’t […]

• Posted November 23, 2017 • 1 Comment

How to Increase Your Netgalley Health

How to Increase Your Netgalley Health

Let’s talk about anything bookish! For those of us who review books, we are very familiar with Netgalley. What struck me one day was a conversation I had with one of my friends who said that her Netgalley feedback ration was soooo low, and how could she raise it higher? On Netgalley, the suggested feedback ration is 80% or higher. This means that you get a higher chance of getting approved when you request galleys. This also means that you have sent reviews/feedback on the books that you have requested. My current Netgalley feedback ratio is 86%. But it wasn’t always that way! […]

• Posted October 16, 2017 • 12 Comments

Second Chance Romance, Blackmail, and a Counterfeiter, Oh my! The Pleasures of Passion by Sabrina Jeffries Book Review

Second Chance Romance, Blackmail, and a Counterfeiter, Oh my! The Pleasures of Passion by Sabrina Jeffries Book Review

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Well, would you look at that! I actually enjoyed The Pleasures of Passion! And to be honest, I wasn’t such a fan of this series. That is something since I absolutely ADORE Sabrina Jeffries! But this series has been ho-hum for me from the start. Sure, I enjoyed the first book, The Art of Sinning, but the next […]

• Posted May 19, 2017 • 2 Comments

Oh, the feels! Baron by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

Oh, the feels! Baron by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I honestly wasn’t too sure about this book going into this book. I was a little underwhelmed by Magnate, book 1 in the Knickerbocker Club series. Fortunately, I didn’t listen to my misgivings and gave Baron a shot and OMG I was blown away! I loved Will and Ava so much, their chemistry just […]

• Posted October 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

The Art of Sinning by Sabrina Jeffries | Book Review

The Art of Sinning by Sabrina Jeffries | Book Review

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS The Art of Sinning starts the Sinful Suitors series by Sabrina Jeffries and it features the rake/American painter Jeremy Keane, the almost husband of Lady Zoe in How the Scoundrel Seduces (The Duke’s Men #3).  Jeremy Keane spots Lady Yvette Barlow and thinks that she is HIS muse.  He finally convinces Yvette’s brother to paint her portrait (as a cover for the true reason he wants […]

• Posted June 10, 2015 • 0 Comments

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen [Book Review]

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen [Book Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen is the first book in the Covent Garden Cubs series and I was blown away!  This book has all the things I LOVE about historical romance!  We have a street-smart heroine and a stickler-for-propriety Earl and what do we get?  An explosive romance and a fun read! What I liked: This story is sort of like Pygmalion […]

• Posted May 27, 2015 • 5 Comments

No Gentleman for Georgina by Jess Michaels | Book Review

No Gentleman for Georgina by Jess Michaels | Book Review

I received this book for free from the Author via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS Georgina Hickson is a lady who has been following the rules of the ton.  Seeing her friends marry for love also made her wish for more and she has been trying to hide her feelings for Paul Abbot, a manager of a notorious club.  Wanting to experience more freedom, she asks Paul for help.  That is when the sparks fly. I was a little underwhelmed with this […]

• Posted May 16, 2015 • 0 Comments

The Harlot Countess by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

The Harlot Countess by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS The Harlot Countess by Joanna Shupe was the first book in the Wicked Deceptions series that I read, although it is book number 2.  As with historical romance series, you can enjoy this book without reading the first one, The Courtesan Duchess. The heroine of The Harlot Countess is a widow and was married to someone old enough to be her father after a scandal on her coming […]

• Posted May 12, 2015 • 0 Comments

The Courtesan Duchess by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

The Courtesan Duchess by Joanna Shupe | Book Review + Giveaway

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS The Courtesan Duchess is the first book in the Wicked Deceptions series by Joanna Shupe and I give it 3 hearts.  No, don’t get me wrong!  I really enjoyed the story and I loved the uniqueness of it BUT I was just bummed by the last half of the book that this ALMOST became a DNF for me. The Courtesan Duchess is about Julia, the Duchess […]

• Posted April 23, 2015 • 0 Comments