Weekly Wrap-Up

This week at Smexy… B+ review – Last Hit: Reloaded by Jen Frederick and Jessica Clare (suspense/tori) B+ review – Once Upon a Rose by Laura Florand (contemporary/mandi) B review – Trade Me by Courtney Milan (contemporary/may) B review – The Originals: The Rise by Julie Plec (paranormal/sheena) B review – Beyond Limits by Laura […]

Smexy’s Top Ten – January 30th


10. Super Bowl plans? I’m going to my SIL’s Parent’s house. They  have a verra nice bar and tv set-up. I still need to plan my appetizer!   9. Harlequin has announced a new partnership with the Professional Bull Riders (PBR). For the partnership, Harlequin will publish four novels within the new Harlequin series line, […]

Review: Risking It All by Tessa Bailey


Risking It All by Tessa Bailey (Crossing the Line #1) Contemporary Romance Released: January 27, 2015 Entangled Reviewed by Mandi I was really happy to see that this book is a full length, unlike the category length this author sometimes publishes. We get to spend more time with the hero and heroine and really learn […]


The winners of a signed copy of Risking it All by Tessa Bailey are: Elaine G AmandaS Sophia D All winners have been emailed. Thanks to Tessa Bailey for hosting the giveaway!

Review: Beyond Limits by Laura Griffin

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Beyond Limits by Laura Griffin (Tracers #8) Released: January 27, 2015 Romantic Suspense Pocket Books Reviewed by Mandi Laura Griffin can write really good suspense. In previous books I’ve read, her bad guys are BAD. Her heroes and heroines are smart and the books are always action-packed. My one complaint has always been the lack […]

Win Tickets to Fifty Shades of Grey on Today Event!


Today I have two tickets to give away for a screening of Fifty Shades of Grey with the Today Show on Friday, February 6th. The screening will take place in NYC at the Ziegfield Theater at 7:30am. Cast and filmmakers will be in attendance. I’m going to select a winner on Saturday morning. The winner […]

Review: Once Upon a Rose by Laura Florand


Once Upon a Rose by Laura Florand (La Vie en Roses #1) Released: January 2015 Contemporary Romance Self Published Reviewed by Mandi Favorite Quote: He bent his head to her ear. “Unzip your dress.” She shivered. “Oh, God, if you growl like that…” “Unzip it,” he growled.  Oh that growl – I think I could […]

Review: The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy by Julia Quinn


The Secrets Of Sir Richard Kenworthy (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #4) by Julia Quinn Historical Romance 384 pages January 27, 2015 Avon Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote: “Did you really think she was going to smile and say, ‘As you wish, Sir?’ “ Sir Richard Kenworthy needs to marry quickly and doesn’t have the time nor inclination […]

Review: Last Hit: Reloaded by Jen Frederick and Jessica Claire

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Last Hit: Reloaded (Hitman, #2.5) by Jen Frederick and Jessica Clare Romance contemporary/Suspense Novella, 134 Pages Intermix January 20, 2015 Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote: “It is good for the world you have a kind heart. Because If you asked I would burn it down.”  Last Hit: Reloaded is a sexy, smoking HAWT, and sweet […]

Review: Falling Away by Penelope Douglas


Falling Away (Fall Away, #3) by Penelope Douglas New Adult/Romance Contemporary Paperback, 429 Pages January 6, 2015 NAL Trade Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote: ‘These violent delights have violent ends.’ Jaxon is the guy she’s supposed to avoid. K.C. is the girl he won’t let get away…. K.C. Carter has always followed the rules—until this […]