Category Archives: contemporary

Review: Running Wide Open by Lisa Nowak @Lisa_Nowak

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, bildungsroman, contemporary, RBR, review, ya
    Running Wide OpenLisa Nowak; Kindle EditionPublished June 5th 2011 by Webfoot Publishing (first published January 5th 2011)Cody Everett has a temper as hot as the flashpoint of racing fuel, and it's landed him at his uncle's trailer, a last-chance home before military school. But how can he take the guy seriously when he calls himself Race, eats Twinkies for breakfast, and pals around with rednecks who drive in circles every Saturday night?What Cody doesn't expect is for the arrangement to work. Or for Race to become the friend and mentor Read more [...]

Review: Heart of Glass by Christy Hayes

Categories: 5 butterflies, Christy Hayes, contemporary, RBR, review, romance
     Heart of GlassChristy Hayes; Kindle EditionPublished June 2nd 2011 by Christy HayesWhen magazine writer Kate Donovan is assigned to profile the building and architectural firm of her first and only love, she heads back to the South Carolina Low Country to face the demons she left behind. Nothing about Danny Flannery's life is what Kate thought it would be, and as the truth is revealed she longs for a big fat do-over.Danny's made a success of his building firm but is hesitant to participate in a flashy magazine spread. He's dead-set against Read more [...]

Review: This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen

Categories: 5 butterflies, chick-lit, contemporary, review, romance, ROMR, Sarah Dessen, ya
   This LullabySarah Dessen; Penguin USA, Inc. 2009“When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem like Mr. Right. For some reason, however, Remy just can’t seem to shake him. Could it be that Remy’s starting to understand what those love songs are all about?” - Goodreads on This LullabyHere we have it Read more [...]