REVIEW: HOLLYWOOD ON TAP (OR A MODERN SCENARIO IN WHICH I CANNOT SUSPEND DISBELIEF)

REVIEW: HOLLYWOOD ON TAP (OR A MODERN SCENARIO IN WHICH I CANNOT SUSPEND DISBELIEF)

I think contemporary romance is just not my thing, y’all.

I joined NetGalley recently and decided to change up my ARC requests a bit. I thought I’d try a modern romance, specifically the second book in Avery Flynn’s Sweet Salvation Brewery series, Hollywood on Tap. It has all the trappings of a potentially wonderful romance. Buttoned-up, Type-A Natalie Sweet and her sisters have recently inherited a brewery in their small mid-western hometown and she’s tasked with making it financially solvent. Her biggest problem is brewmaster Sean O’Dell and his resistance to her suggested business changes. Sean’s made a life for himself in Salvation and hidden his past as a hot Hollywood actor, but the growing attraction he feels for Natalie threatens to reveal his secrets. (more…)

REVIEW: MOONLIGHT ON MY MIND BY JENNIFER MCQUISTON

REVIEW: MOONLIGHT ON MY MIND BY JENNIFER MCQUISTON

Jennifer McQuiston is a new-to-me author, and despite this being the third book in her Second Sons series, it’s the first one I’ve picked up thanks to a free copy from the awesome Avon Addicts program.

Mistakenly implicated in the shooting death of his older brother (the future Earl of Haversham), Patrick Channing has spent the past year rebuilding his life / hiding out in the Scottish town of Moraig. He has his two schoolboy besties, a fledgling veterinary practice, and a three-legged dog named Gemmy. What more could a fugitive want? (more…)