Aussie outback romance meets Italian sexy

Review of The Sunnyvale Girls by Fiona Palmer Last year, I read and loved Fiona Palmer’s The Sunburnt Country, so when Penguin asked me to read Palmer’s latest book, The Sunnyvale Girls, I jumped at the chance. For those of you not familiar with Palmer’s work, she is the Queen of Australian Outback […]



Something Missing by Hazel Robinson

    Blog Tour: Something Missing by Hazel Robinson Posted by Sandra Selvas Villatoro Today “Something Missing” comes out and I’m going to give you TWO excerpts of the book, hoping you will pick this up! Excerpt 1: Susan breathed in deeply; even now the emotions were raw. “A long time ago he was […]

Love does not always come as planned 2

  Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I read “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” in three hours or less. It was such a cute, sweet, honest and entertaining read. After I finished it, all I wanted to […]



Best selling author, Marie Lavender talks to The Writers’ Shack

Marie Lavender writes romances of all kinds: historical romance, contemporary, paranormal and romantic suspense. She has a few time travel/reincarnation romances in progress.  She has written mysteries and literary fiction as well.  Marie has been writing since she was a kid.  She used to entertain herself and her family with […]

Book Review: Her Older Man by Lorraine Sears

Title: Her Older Man Author: Lorraine Sears Genre: Short story, Romance   Blurb:  Jane is heartbroken when her older lover, Mac, leaves her; he can’t live with people constantly judging him over their age difference. They say love conquers all, but can it bridge a twenty-five year age gap? Short […]

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Book review: September Ends by Hunter S Jones

By Lucy Pireel   Title: September Ends Author: Hunter S Jones and an anonymous English poet Genre: Contemporary romance Standalone or series: Standalone         Blurb:   Sometimes when you believe it’s the end, it’s only the beginning. A secret betrayal with no time for revenge. The mystery […]

Book Review: Jenna’s Journey by Julie Ryan

Title: Jenna’s Journey Author: Julie Ryan Genre: Romance/Mystery Series or Standalone: Standalone Blurb:  When Jenna decides on a whim to go to Greece, she’s trying to escape her failing marriage. Will Greg let her go so easily though? Can she make a new future for herself and how did she get involved in an […]



Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu 2

By Ashlyn Shore     Title: Legend Author: Marie Lu ( Genre(s): Romance/Dystopian POV: First person with two main characters alternating chapters, present tense Series or Single: Book One in the Legend Trilogy       Blurb: June Iparis, the Republic’s most prized prodigy and first to ever score perfect on […]

Interview: Sarah J Pepper on Her New Book, Twisted Games

By Riley Banks      Sarah J Pepper writes dark, paranormal teen romance. She lives in South Dakota with her real-life prince charming. At a young age, she fell for paranormal books and now incorporates that genre with romance that thrives in the hearts of us all. When she’s not storytelling, […]

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Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Review by Ashlyn Shore Title: The Elite Author: Kiera Cass Genre: Romance/Dystopian Series or standalone: Book 2 in The Selection Trilogy   Blurb: On day one, thirty-five girls arrived at the palace, in hopes of marrying the dreamy Prince Maxon and earning the crown of Illéa. Now, only The Elite remain, […]