Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione {Stephanie’s Review}

Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione was picked for our August COYER book club and I was leading the discussion. I also never completed the series and I’d like to. It was an easy choice to pick up this book. The plot of Pleasure Unbound never stops. There is always something happening. It has also been a long time since I’ve read a proper romance and […]

Mother Knows Best by Serena Valentino {Stephanie’s Review}

I’m in a cross stitch Facebook group and Mother Knows Best by Serena Valentino was the group read for August. I’ve also read The Beast Within and thought it was an interesting perspective. I honestly didn’t love the plot of Mother Knows Best. I’ve never seen the movie Tangled so I didn’t really know what to expect. Perhaps not having seen Tangled before reading set […]

September 2020 Nostalgia Reviews {Stephanie’s Review}

Oof. This one hits a lot differently in 2020. I very much doubt it would be published the same way today. Stacey has a big crush on her college aged math teacher. Reading this book was a lot of second hand embarrassment. Eventually Stacey figured it out. This review is purposely short because….YIKES. I really like this one…until the end. Wandering around a well maintained […]

Seconds to Live by Melinda Leigh {Stephanie’s Review}

Anne from Books of My Heart buddy read Seconds to Live by Melinda Leigh with me in July. We wanted to finish out the series. Honestly I’ll continue to read Leigh’s work. I really enjoyed the pacing and the twists and turns that popped up. Normally I’m fairly good at seeing the villain in the story. Leigh got me with this one. I went for […]