Category: ESR: 6


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A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal by Meredith Duran {Amanda’s Review}

A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal by Meredith Duran {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 17 March, 2014 by Amanda / 16 Comments

It was good… but not great. A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal by Meredith Duran Genre: historical romance Format: paperback from the library Read: 1/6/2014 Meredith Duran | @meredithduran | Facebook A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal on Goodreads Synopsis In gritty, working-class London, she does what she must to survive… When Nell Whitby breaks into an […]

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Someone Like You by Susan Mallery {Amanda’s Review}

Someone Like You by Susan Mallery {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 18 September, 2013 by Amanda / 8 Comments

Lacked depth, but was still enjoyable Thoughts on Someone Like You It’s been a long time since I picked up a contemporary romance, but my mood said contemporary and contemporary I got. I was particularly intrigued by the Mafia dons and angry exes. HECK YES DRAMA. But what could have been gritty drama was relatively harmless, making […]

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Flat Water Tuesday by Ron Irwin {Chris’s Audiobook Review}

Flat Water Tuesday by Ron Irwin {Chris’s Audiobook Review}

Posted 4 September, 2013 by Amanda / 1 Comment

Thoughts on Flat Water Tuesday I was looking forward to discovering what this book was all about. Flat Water Tuesday is such a poetic yet mysterious title for a book. Almost immediately things happen that cast an ominous shadow throughout the book. I started to listen, and even thought I did not know what was going […]

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Of Poseidon by Anna Banks {Amanda’s Audiobook + Revisit Review}

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks {Amanda’s Audiobook + Revisit Review}

Posted 14 August, 2013 by Amanda / 13 Comments

Mixed feelings, but want book 2. Thoughts on Of Poseidon Audiobook specific: Of Poseidon is definitely one of the better audiobooks I’ve listened to, narrator-wise. Each character had its own distinct voice. Normally I’m not a fan of cross-gender voices (because they just sound odd), but Rebecca Gibel was fantastic. I honestly think that, had I […]

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Heart of Darkness by Lauren Dane {Amanda’s Review}

Heart of Darkness by Lauren Dane {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 7 August, 2013 by Amanda / 8 Comments

Intriguing world, but romance lacked…something. My Thoughts on Heart of Darkness When I read romance novels–whether they’re paranormal or contemporary or historical or WHATEVER–I live for the tension between characters. That build up, that fight against the attraction, the explosiveness of finally giving in. The romance itself is the main plot arc. But that wasn’t […]