Tag: Romance

Mini Reviews: Golden Compass, Scammed, Lore

Mini Reviews: Golden Compass, Scammed, Lore
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

I had seen the movie already, so I almost didn’t pick this book up. And while reading, I kept thinking that I was wasting my time because it was basically exactly how I remembered the movie (I’ll get to that misconception in a minute!). I did enjoy it for the most part, though! The writing style was really juvenile – this feels a lot more like MG than YA – but the story itself is good. I confess that I […]

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DNF Review: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward

DNF Review: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Honestly, this is a “it’s not you, it’s me” situation. I used to read Paranormal Romance a lot in my early 20’s, and I just plain got sick of it. After a while, it all reads EXACTLY THE SAME. Super sexy, single Mary Sue – a virgin too, eye roll – in her mid 20’s (what 25 year old has NEVER HAD AN ORGASM? I mean I’m sure it happens occasionally but why is it EVERY SINGLE PR EVER?!) meets […]

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Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Okay, so this book was pretty hit-or-miss for me. I didn’t like it in the beginning – the MC was royally pissing me off – then the middle was really good, but the ending got rocky again. The Faire was by far the best part and where this book shines. The nerd in me loved the setting, it made me miss Ren Faire! So, the beginning. I honestly hated Emily. She was petulant and childish, and sorry but she was fucking stupid. […]

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Mini Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Mini Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

I confess I may have waited a bit too long to write this review. I’ve already forgotten a lot of the book >.< I’m not the biggest contemporary fan, but every once in a while I need a cute and fluffy book to give me a break from the fantasy I usually stick to. And this one totally worked! It was adorable, and I enjoyed the banter between the main characters. I am also a fan of the enemies-to-lovers trope! […]

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Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 3, 2020 | 3 Comments

In the beginning, I was on the fence about reading this book. I had actually picked it up once, wasn’t feeling it, and moved on to something else for a while before coming back to it. The French-esque setting (but not actually France?) and social themes had a historical feel, which I hate, and I was struggling. I didn’t care about anything and it was slow going. When Lou and Reid met, everything changed. From the moment that Lou sets […]

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ARC Review: 10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston

ARC Review: 10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a fan of contemporary and I rarely read it. Actually, this was my first contemporary romance all year, oops. I needed a break from my High Fantasy rut (and reading slump) and this was just the book for it since it’s set at Christmastime! It’s not something I’d usually have looked twice at, but Disney sent me a copy a while back, and then it showed up in my suggestions when I […]

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