Weekly Wrap-Up

This week at Smexy… B review – A Place Called Harmony by Jodi Thomas (contemporary/tori) B review – Merciless Ride by Chelsea Camaron (contemporary/tori) B review – Alex by Sawyer Bennett (contemporary/mandi) B review – Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt (historical/mandi) B review – If He’s Daring by Hannah Howell (historical/tori) B/C review – Christmas […]

Smexy’s Top Ten – October 17th


10. Does the word Humpkin fill anyone else with joy? I now have Hapenis and Humpkin. My life is complete.   9. Karen Marie Moning showed up at JR Ward’s book signing last week. Would have been FUN to go to. Thankfully, Liza as always has a wonderful recap of events on her blog. Highlights: […]

Review: If He’s Daring by Hannah Howell


If He’s Daring by (Wherlocke, #6) Hannah Howell Historical Romance/Paranormal October 7, 2014 Harlequin, MIRA Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote: Cursing softly, he finally admitted to himself that he wanted to be her hero. Sir Orion Wherlocke has spent most of his adult life avoiding commitment and marriage. A confirmed bachelor, his childhood and various […]

Review: Raising the Rent by JL Merrow

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Raising The Rent by JL Merrow M/M Romance (Novella-99 pages) October 14, 2014 Samhain Reviewed by Helyce From Goodreads: Life as a rent boy is not a long-term career goal for Nathan, who’s determined to get an education. But when he turns up for his first day at college he’s horrified to find his English […]

Nothing Personal: Jaci Burton Celebrates National Boss’s Day *Giveaway*


“National Boss Day began in 1958 when Patricia Bays Haroski, then an employee at State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Ill., registered the holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Haroski chose Oct. 16, her father’s birthday, as the date for National Boss Day because she felt he was an exemplary boss.” Facts about National Boss Day   Nothing Personal Synopsis […]

Review: Christmas Brides Anthology


Christmas Brides by Suzanne Enoch, Alexandra Hawkins, Elizabeth Essex, and Valerie Bowman Released: September 30, 2014 Historical Romance St. Martin’s Reviewed by May This quartet is more a collection of stories about quick romances that happen around Christmas than it is about the holiday season. So if you like whirlwind historical romances but not holiday themed […]

Review: Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt


Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt (Maiden Lane #7) Historical Romance Released: October 14, 2014 Grand Central Reviewed by Mandi For those who like this series but are getting tired of the Ghost of St. Giles plot, this book is a refreshing change. I loved the Ghost of St. Giles when he was first introduced but […]

Review: Alex by Sawyer Bennett


Alex by Sawyer Bennett (Cold Fury #1) Released: October 14, 2014 Contemporary Romance Loveswept Reviewed by Mandi If the idea of a super grumpy, jerky (yet redeemable) hockey hero excites you, than Alex Crossman is the hero and the book for you. Alex is a star professional hockey player for the Cold Fury, except – […]

Review: Tempting the CEO by Angela Claire


Tempting the CEO by Angela Claire Contemporary Romance Released: September 29, 2014 Entangled: Brazen Reviewed by Sheena Favorite Quote:  “Thanks for the warning.  If coming every time I barely touch you is not doing anything for you, you’re awfully responsive…” Angie O’Hare is a fearless and take no prisoners attorney currently charged with securing the […]

Review: Merciless Ride by Chelsea Camaron


Merciless Ride (The Hellions Ride, #3) by  Chelsea Camaron Romance Suspense/MC E book October 10, 2014 Self Published Reviewed by Tori Favorite Quote:“Mercy is no friend of mine.” Tessa Harlow can’t seem to catch a break. Working a dead-end job with a small child and disabled mother to support, she feels like she’s one step […]