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Review: Captivating Bridge – Michelle Mankin

Review: Captivating Bridge – Michelle Mankin

Captivating Bridge broke my heart into a thousand pieces, and it even did it more than once! War… so lost and sad and lonely, and Shaina, equally lost, but strong and full of love. The two of them together could have either completely tanked or become stronger than a diamond! I started reading Captivating Bridge ready to hate War and not really enjoy his story all that much. He was volatile in the earlier stories in the Tempest series, and I thought he acted like a jerk more often than not – both with his band-mates and with his girlfriend and the groupies. In this story, though, he was ready to just let go and not try to fight another […]

Posted 16 February, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 14 Comments
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Review: Irresistible Refrain – Michelle Mankin

Review: Irresistible Refrain – Michelle Mankin

Irresistible Refrain is an irresistible story of a broken girl and the boy she’s loved since she was little. Music, a fast-paced life and the fact that she’s with his best friend instead of him made this so compelling! Lace was so very lost, and being back in the Tempest tour bus didn’t really change any of that. Even as she had been away from the band for a long time, she picked up her relationship with War as soon as she came back, even if Bryan was looking at her differently than usual at this time. Irresistible Refrain showed the ugly side of the music industry, especially when it came to War and Lace. Drug-use, not taking care of […]

Posted 1 February, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 13 Comments
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Review: Hearts and Flour – Tara Lain

Review: Hearts and Flour – Tara Lain

Hearts and Flour is a sweet and sexy story, with so many food-quotes I’m still trying to count them all 🙂 Micah and Quentin happen to meet each other at a un-Valentine party for single people… while Micah has always known he’s gay, there is something about one of the girls at the party that really touches him, and he understand why when he realizes Quentin sometimes likes to dress like a girl. They have a very hot and heavy encounter, and they both want more. However, Micah just got out of a very toxic relationship, and Quentin isn’t exactly out of the closet yet – neither as gay, nor as a man who enjoys women’s clothing and make-up every […]

Posted 29 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 9 Comments
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Review: Rock Chick Revolution – Kristen Ashley

Review: Rock Chick Revolution – Kristen Ashley

Righteous! Ren and Ally were total awesomeness, Rock Chick Revolution was definitely the best of the best in this series! My Rock Chick Revolution review: Ren is my favorite male character in this whole series, and he’s not even officially one of the hot bunch! A guy who is tough, macho and alpha is all good and well, however, when he is able to have his woman’s back 100%, even when the work she does is not something he’d want her to do; he becomes something more than alpha, he becomes a super-alpha, one that can melt your heart, and one who truly deserves his heroine! Rock Chick Revolution showed how strong the feelings between Ren and Ally were, partly […]

Posted 25 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 25 Comments
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Review: Back in Black – Lori Foster

Review: Back in Black – Lori Foster

Back in Black is filled with hot fighters, strong-willed women, romance and quite a bit of action. Back in Black was like time-travel for me, as I have read all Foster’s Ultimate stories, and the SBC Fighters series include some characters that show up there as well. Gillian and Drew were both great characters, and I loved the chemistry between them. However, there was another couple that started their romance as well, Brett and Audrey, and the fact that I had to follow two couples instead of just one made me feel like I didn’t really get fully invested in either of them. Don’t take me wrong – all four characters were great, and I enjoyed their interactions as well […]

Posted 20 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 17 Comments
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Review: Enticing Interlude – Michelle Mankin

Review: Enticing Interlude – Michelle Mankin

Enticing Interlude was definitely enticing, and if not for the way Bridget reacted when a stranger (to her) told her lies about Justin, I’d have given this 5 stars – but that just frustrated me too much! Enticing Interlude is Justin’s story, as he takes over as lead vocalist in Tempest after War leaves the band behind in a fit. At first, it’s hard for Justin to find his place, especially because Bryan is weary of him and the connection he has to Lace. When Lace’s friend from rehab, Bridget, arrives with her young son, however, Justin is completely taken with both of them. And he finally understands that having one-night-stands with groupies will never make him happy. Bridget has […]

Posted 18 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 19 Comments
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Review: Sweep in Peace – Ilona Andrews

Review: Sweep in Peace – Ilona Andrews

Andrews did it again! Sweep in Peace took me on a wild ride, and I stayed up until almost 3:30 am to finish reading about Dina and Gertrude Hunt. Sweep in Peace is just as well done and filled with adventure as the first Innkeeper Chronicles was! There is so much going on, and Dina will do everything she can to save her inn, Gertrude Hunt. When an arbitrator shows up to tell her he needs an inn to host some peace talks between three rival species on the planet Nexus, she knows it’s very dangerous, especially when she realizes that all the other Innkeepers told him no. She really needs money, though, and her inn really needs more visitors […]

Posted 14 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 24 Comments
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Review: Dirty English – Ilsa Madden-Mills

Review: Dirty English – Ilsa Madden-Mills

Dirty English is dark and gritty, beautiful and hopeful, and has some very interesting and complex characters. I have to admit I cried, because Elizabeth had truly been through hell, but then, so had Declan – even if that was a different kind of hell. From the beginning of Dirty English, I knew I was going to enjoy this story! The prologue made me cry – Elizabeth’s hell was very personal, and also something that was shared against her will with several people. However, once the first chapter opened, and she was in college, moving in to her new apartment, next to a guy who had old classics in a box by his door, I just knew it was my […]

Posted 13 January, 2016 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 20 Comments
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Review: Too Hot to Handle – Victoria Dahl

Review: Too Hot to Handle – Victoria Dahl

Too Hot to Handle is a complex story of finding oneself, realizing all of one’s potentials and possibly finding love along the way as well. I briefly got to meet Merry in Close Enough to Touch, and I was instantly curious about her. A strong woman, but one who has been put down more often than not, Merry has changed jobs many times, but she is set on making it in Jackson. Both because her best friend Grace lives there now, and because she’s gotten the dream-job in restoring a ghost town just outside of Jackson. Too Hot to Handle shows a lot of the changes Merry goes through, and some of those changes are in part thanks to her […]

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Review: Rock Chick Regret – Kristen Ashley

Review: Rock Chick Regret – Kristen Ashley

Sadie broke my heart, but she was very good at putting it back together again with her strength and love, and this made Rock Chick Regret a strong and heartfelt story. My Rock Chick Regret review: I have no idea how Sadie was able to not only survive everything she went through, but actually still feel strong, confident and sure of herself the way she did! Rock Chick Regret brings even more darkness to the main female character than the prior books in the series, and I think it needs a trigger warning, because Sadie was abused, kidnapped and raped – even if that did not happen ‘on screen’ it is discussed quite a lot, as is the injures inflicted […]

Posted 21 December, 2015 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 10 Comments
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