Category Archives: contemporary

Review: The Milestone Tapes by Ashley Mackler-Paternostro

Categories: 4 butterflies, bewitching book tours, book tour, contemporary, drama, RBR, review
The Milestone Tapesby Ashley Mackler-Paternostro;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished March 13th 2012 (first published January 1st 2012)Source: review copyJenna Chamberland never wanted anything more than to be a wife and mother. That is, until she realized that her life was ending after a three-year battle against breast cancer. Now, all she really wants is more time.With 4,320 hours left to live, Jenna worries for her loved ones and what she knows awaits them on the other side: Gabe will have to make the slip from husband to widower, left alone Read more [...]

Review: A Light on the Veranda by Ciji Ware

Categories: 3 butterflies, Ciji Ware, contemporary, ghosts, historical, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, re-published, review, romance
A Light on the Verandaby Ciji WareEditions: paperback, ebookPublished March 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published 2001)Source: netgalleyYears after leaving the South, Daphne Duvallon returns to Natchez, Mississippi, for her brother's wedding. But she has a rendezvous with destiny, meeting Simon Hopkins, a nature photographer with a dark side of his own. Daphne finally knows what she wants--until the shadows from another life threaten to destroy her only real chance at happiness.~ Goodreads BlurbThis was really cool to read! Different, Read more [...]

Review: But I Love Him by Amanda Grace (Mandy Hubbard)

Categories: 4 butterflies, abuse, Amanda Grace, contemporary, drama, Mandy Hubbard, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, ya
But I Love Himby Amanda Grace (Mandy Hubbard);Editions; paperback, ebookPublished May 8th 2011 by Flux (first published May 1st 2011)Source: own copyAnn was a smiling straight-A student and track star. But after she meets Connor, it all changes. She surrenders everything to be with him, and by graduation, her life has become a dangerous high-wire act. One mistake could trigger Connor's rage, a senseless storm of cruel words and violence damaging everything--and everyone--in its path.~ Goodreads BlurbJesus freaking Christ! I went through 2 boxes Read more [...]

Review: Time Out by Jill Shalvis

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, contemporary, Jill Shalvis, netgalley, RBR, review, sports
Time Out (Harlequin Blaze)by Jill Shalvis;Editions: Paperback, 224 pages, EbookExpected publication: February 21st 2012 by HarlequinSource: egalley from NetGalleySign up for recreational adult programs now!Class: How to Drive Him CrazyInstructional program for women unexpectedly facing the totally dishy guy from their past. Everyone Welcome!NHL coach Mark Diego’s plan to spend his off-season volunteering in his hometown goes awry when he learns that not only is he coaching teenage girls, but that the program is coordinated by energetic (and five Read more [...]

Review: Blue by Lou Aronica

Categories: 4 butterflies, book tour, contemporary, family drama, fantasy, pump up your book, RBR, review, ya
  Blueby Lou Aronica;Editions: Paperback 400 pages, ebookPublished January 8th 2011 by The Fiction Studio (first published December 3rd 2010)Source: review copyChris Astor is a man in his early forties who is going through the toughest stretch of his life. Becky is Chris's fourteen-year-old daughter, a girl who overcame enormous challenges to become a vibrant, vital young woman - and now faces her greatest obstacle yet. Miea is the young queen of a fantasy land that Becky and Chris created when Becky was little, a fantasy land that has developed Read more [...]

Review: All That Matters by Youseph Tanha

Categories: 2 butterflies, contemporary, RBR, review, some romance, Youseph Tanha
    All That Mattersby Youseph Tanha;Published July 27th 2011 by Youseph Tanha ; Kindle EditionSource: review copyEthan Wright is just like any other high school kid that is one day lucky enough to meet the girl of his dreams. Throughout the course of high school the young couple learn to cope with incredibly difficult odds to discover all that matters.- Goodreads blurbThis was the kind of plot that I'd totally be into. Pretty straightforward, dramatic, full of feeling. The story would have been really up my alley, except for some reason it didn't Read more [...]