2019 Challenges

2019 Reading Challenges Summary

I participated in five reading challenges, including the Goodreads Reading Challenge. I’m excited that I achieved my goals in all of them!     I had a goal of reading 150 books and actually read 156     I participated at the Marathoner level (50+ audiobooks) and actually posted reviews here for 82    … Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenges Summary

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker

Piper Calloway is the daughter of a powerful real estate mogul and is working for him, being groomed to one day take the reins. She’s a VP and is not only out to prove herself to her father but also to hold her own in the male dominated environment while maintaining her own sense of… Continue reading Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

Gavin Scott is the second baseman for the Nashville Legends pro baseball team and his marriage is in trouble. He recently discovered that his wife Thea has faked having orgasms with him, all but one, and he didn’t handle it well. Not realizing this was just a symptom of bigger problems, Gavin’s reaction was the… Continue reading The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

Audiobook, Historical Romance

The Hunter by Kerrigan Byrne

Christopher Argent is an assassin for hire who also works for Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More. He’s well known for his effectiveness and also has the reputation of having ice running through his veins. When he receives an assignment through a solicitor to take the life of Millie LeCour, a well known theater… Continue reading The Hunter by Kerrigan Byrne

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

Word of caution...this series has a continuing story arc and is intended to be read in order. Fallon Swift, The One, and the rest of her family and community at New Hope are continuing their strikes against Raiders, Purity Warriors and the corrupt government officials who are waging war against magickals and keeping the world… Continue reading The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts

Audiobook, Blog Tour, Contemporary Romance, Holiday

Harlequin’s Holiday Blog Tour: A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan

Maggie and Nick White raised their two daughters, Katie and Rosie, at Honeysuckle Cottage, in Oxford, England. Katie is an ER trauma physician and Rosie recently left for Harvard in a fully-funded doctoral program. Unknown to their daughters, Maggie and Nick are near divorce having been separated for the last six months. When Rosie calls… Continue reading Harlequin’s Holiday Blog Tour: A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen

This is another series I read with a group on Goodreads and finished earlier this year. This book series was developed into the television series Rizzoli & Isles that aired on TNT starring Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander. The books are much grittier than the television show, however.This is also the last book released to… Continue reading I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Jules Larsen, a 20-something who’s just lost her job and cheating boyfriend, thinks her luck is turning around when she’s hired as an apartment sitter in Manhattan’s historic and iconic Bartholomew. She’s being paid an incredible amount of money to essentially live in luxury and gaze out at Central Park from her new home. But,… Continue reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Audiobook, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy

Blog Tour & #Giveaway : Where Winter Finds You by J. R. Ward

Trez Latimer is a Shadow who not long ago sacrificed everything to mate with Selena, a Chosen. When she later died, a part of him did, too. His brother and those in his life who care for him worry that he’s lost his will to live and are concerned that he’ll take matters in his… Continue reading Blog Tour & #Giveaway : Where Winter Finds You by J. R. Ward

Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Killing Fear by Allison Brennan

The Lucy Kincaid series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups and we determined, because of character crossovers, we needed to first read her earlier series in publication order. Theodore Glenn is handsome, charming and a stone cold serial killer. He was so arrogant that he defended himself at his… Continue reading Killing Fear by Allison Brennan