Review: Carry Me Home by Lia Riley

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Carry Me Home by Lia Riley (Off the Map #3.1) New Adult Novella Released: May 5, 2015 Reviewed by Mandi This is the first I’ve read of Lia Riley and this series – I assume Tanner and Sunny have had page time in previous books but I didn’t feel cheated or left out of their […]

Review: Under the Lights by Shannon Stacey


Under the Lights by Shannon Stacey (Boys of Fall #1) Contemporary Romance Released: May 26, 2015 Berkley Reviewed by Mandi Chase Sanders was a high school football star who went on to leave his hometown of Stewart Mills,  move to New Jersey and start a life working in construction and having a serious girlfriend. But […]

Wicked Wednesday: Filthy Dirty Alpha by Grace Morgan

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I own Second Circle, the hottest underground sex club in Texas. And ashard as it is, pun intended, I’ve learned better than to fuck with the playthings at my club. It only leads to trouble. But being twenty-seven, well-hung, and a millionaire, coupled with a brand of kink that makes most romance novels look like […]

Review: Behind the Mask by Carolyn Crane

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Behind the Mask by Carolyn Crane (The Associates #4) Released: May 19, 2015 Romantic Suspense Self Published Reviewed by Mandi I love, love, love this action-packed romantic suspense series. This one is a little darker and I liked it a lot. Zelda is a former CIA agent who now helps run The Associates, another secret […]

DNF Round-Up


  Sheena: Ashes (The Divided Kingdom #1) by Sophie Morgan The blurb suggested a cool, new  fantasy/paranormal romance.  Instead, “Ashes” was a cacophony of unorganized frenetic words being blasted at me.  Hello! This is the inaugural book in the series.  World build dammit!  Don’t act as if this is book 7 of the series – who ARE these characters??  […]

Review: Rescuing the Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon

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Rescuing the Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon (Second Chance #2) Contemporary Romance May 26, 2015 Forever Reviewed by Helyce Favorite Quote:  “I didn’t tell you his story to resurrect your demons,” she said before he’d taken a single step.  “Just thought you should know that someone sees you.  Even if it is a little late, […]

Vivian Arend Giveaway!


It took a hell of a lot of fast-talking and more than a few speeding tickets before Mitch Thompson convinced Constable Anna Coleman to take him for a ride. Only now that she’s loosened off her stiff RCMP uniform, it’s not nearly enough. Their secret sexual escapades are mind-blowing, but Mitch wants more than her […]

Smex Scene Sunday


  Beck: Army major, home after seven years overseas. No one to greet him upon his arrival except for the lieutenant’s daughter assigned to drive him home. He has kept his virginity to respect his previous girlfriend, but a year ago she mailed him a letter to let him know she found someone else. “Little […]

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week at Smexy… B review – Love and Shamrocks by Zara Keane (contemporary/tori) B- review – Flirting with Scandal by Chanal Cleeton (contemporary/mandi) C review – Ripped by Edie Harris (suspense/mandi) C review – Secrets and Bow Ties by Lou Harper (m/m/ mandi) C review – One Night by AJ Pine (new adult/mandi) D […]