Review: Break Your Heart by Rhonda Helms

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Break Your Heart by Rhonda Helms  New Adult Romance Released: July 28, 2015 Kensington Reviewed by Mandi This book came unsolicited in my mail box and it is a teacher/student romance so I thought I’d try it. It also features an African-American heroine and an Asian-American hero and I love that the author chose to […]

Review: Him by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

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Him by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy Released: July 28, 2015 M/M Contemporary Romance Self Published Reviewed by Mandi Favorite Quote: My weakness is him. I adore Sarina Bowen’s Ivy Years new adult hockey romance series. And I adore Elle Kennedy’s Off-Campus new adult hockey romance series. So when I heard they were writing a m/m […]

Review: Taking the Heat by Victoria Dahl

Taking the Heat by Victoria Dahl (Jackson: Girls’ Night Out #3) Release: July 28, 2015 Contemporary Romance Harlequin Reviewed by Mandi Veronica had big dreams and ambitions and moved from Jackson Hole, Wyoming to New York city to pursue her dreams of writing. But the city was not what she expected. She feels isolated, disconnected […]

Our 2015 Favorites So Far…

We are halfway through 2015 and we thought we would pause and talk about the books that have stood out so far this year. Tori’s Top Picks (so far) for 2015 The Ones We Trust by Kimberly Belle-A through provoking and bittersweet story that speaks of grief, loyalty, and trust when a young woman tries […]

Smex Scene Sunday

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Hero: Gabe. Good guy. Librarian. Bearded. Rock climber. Skilled with his tongue. Heroine: Veronica. Advice columnist. Decides to try new things. Enjoys a martini or two. Learns how to climb rocks and Gabe.   “This is one of my favorite things to do in the world,” he said. “You’re not gonna let me have my fun?” […]

Weekly Wrap-Up

This week at Smexy… A- review – Focus on Me by Megan Erickson (mandi) B+ review – Luminous by AE Ash (mandi) B review – Playing with Trouble by Chanel Cleeton (mandi) B review – King of Hearts by LH Cosway (tori) B review – Truth or Beard by Penny Reid (may) C+ review – […]

Smexy’s Top Ten – July 24

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10. Just in case you find yourself barraged with pointless questions this weekend. You know how to respond. 9. VERY pretty new cover from Jennifer Estep, Bright Blaze of Magic. And another gorgeous cover! Full Exposure by Amy Jo Cousins.   8. First let me say I don’t have this app so I have no […]

Review: Playing With Trouble by Chanel Cleeton

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Playing With Trouble by Chanel Cleeton (Capitol Confessions #2) Released: July 21, 2015 Contemporary Romance Intermix Reviewed by Mandi Favorite Quote: He was an asshole, but he was definitely a hot asshole. I recently read the first book in this series (books are stand alone) and I enjoyed the author’s voice a lot. I picked […]

Winners!

The three winners of Luminous by AE Ash are: Michelle Erin Burns alh Big thanks to the Book Smugglers for hosting the giveaway.

Review: Focus On Me by Megan Erickson

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Focus on Me by Megan Erickson (In Focus #2) Released: July 21, 2015 M/M Contemporary Romance Intermix Reviewed by Mandi Earlier this year I read Trust the Focus, a m/m road trip romance and adored it. When I heard that Megan Erickson planned more books in this series, with a focus on road trip romance, […]