Category: Book Review

Book Review – Crow (Boston Underworld #1) by A. Zavarelli

Posted May 24, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 37 Comments
Book Review – Crow (Boston Underworld #1) by A. Zavarelli

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: February 8, 2016 Pages: 314 POV: first dual POV Source: purchased Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Guys, I LOVED this book so much! I highly recommend it. How I’ve just recently heard of this book (and the series) is still a mystery to me! What is the story about? Mackenzie Wilder has always had a tough life. After being an orphan when she was thirteen years old, she’s been living in different foster homes and most of the time on the street. It’s made her become a strong woman at twenty-two unlike any other girls her age. She understands how tough and dangerous life can be and is prepared for the worst. Along with her friends, they’ve struggled to survive in a city ruled by syndicates. Mackenzie loves her friends and will do everything for them since they’ve been […]

Book Review – The Queen and The Cure (The Bird and The Sword Chronicles #2) by Amy Harmon

Posted May 21, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 19 Comments
Book Review – The Queen and The Cure (The Bird and The Sword Chronicles #2) by Amy Harmon

Genres: Young Adult, Adult, Fantasy Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: May 9, 2017 Pages: 342 POV: third POV Source: Purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon The Queen and The Cure is a part of a series but can be read as a complete standalone written exquisitely by Amy Harmon. While you won’t have a problem reading this without devouring the first book, it will be best to read The Bird and The Sword before jumping in this story. Both follow the different couple in interconnected stories. What is the story about? This book follows Kjell of Jeru which is a gifted soldier as a healer, a warrior and the older brother of Tiras, the king of Jeru. He is a cold man who trusts nobody but himself. Everyone fears him and avoids him whenever they can. In a mission to hunt and kill the Volgar (a bird creature […]

Book Review – Claim & Protect (Haven Brotherhood #3) by Rhenna Morgan

Posted May 18, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 30 Comments
Book Review – Claim & Protect (Haven Brotherhood #3) by Rhenna Morgan

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: June 12, 2017 Pages: 416 POV: third POV Source: Publisher via NetGalley Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon I loved this story! I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Claim & Protect given the fact that Rhenna Morgan is a completely new author to me and it is written in the point of view I sometimes did not enjoy. This book is a part of a series but can be read as a complete standalone. What is the story about? This story follows a woman named Natalie who is recently divorced and trying to get back on her feet by working in a bar as a waitress. She had been a nurse before she married her ex-husband but had to give up her career to meet his expectations as a good wife. With a son and a mother depending […]

Book Review – Corrupt (Devil’s Night #1) by Penelope Douglas

Posted May 12, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 21 Comments
Book Review – Corrupt (Devil’s Night #1) by Penelope Douglas

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: November 15, 2015 Pages: 461 POV: dual first POV Source: purchased Rating: 3 STARS Buy on Amazon Corrupt is a New Adult erotic, dark romance written by Penelope Douglas. It is the first book of the Devil’s Night series but can be read as a complete standalone since each book follows different couple. What is the story about? This story follows a nineteen-year-old girl named Rika who comes from a rich family and lives among rich people her entire life. Unknown to anybody she is actually lonely and dreaming of running away from the life she has been living. Her mother has been suffering a depression after losing her father and the only family she has is the Crist family. She doesn’t have many friends other than two boys she was growing up with: her ex-boyfriend Trevor, and his brother […]

Book Review – The Gravity of Us (Elements #4) by Brittainy C. Cherry

Posted May 8, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 36 Comments
Book Review – The Gravity of Us (Elements #4) by Brittainy C. Cherry

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: April 13, 2017 Pages: 271 POV: dual first POV Source: purchased Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon The Gravity of Us is the fourth book in the Elements series written beautifully by Brittainy Cherry and can be read as a complete standalone. What is the story about? The story follows Lucille Palmer (Lucy) who is a strong, kind, free-spirited, emotional, loyal young woman who loves everyone with all her heart and never hides her emotions. She is the kind of woman that every human wants to be around. However, it is not a case with her oldest sister, Lyric. Since their mother passed away, Lyric and Lucy’s relationship has not been like it used to be; they have rarely had any communication and the very few times they’ve had were not the kind that Lucy has always wanted with her […]

Book Review – Mister Romance by Leisa Rayven

Posted May 5, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 32 Comments
Book Review – Mister Romance by Leisa Rayven

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: April 30, 2017 Pages: 317 POV: first POV Source: gifted Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon Mister Romance by is a great, unique, at times hilarious love story between two characters that cannot be more different that is beautifully written by Leisa Rayven. It is a part of a series, which the following books will be announced later, but can be read as a complete standalone. What is the story about? “We all need fantasies now and then. Sometimes believing our lives can be different is the only thing that keeps us going.” Eden is a strong, intelligent, career driven woman who has a dream to become a great journalist. Although she loves where she works, she does not love her job. In order to prove herself to be worthy of a great career. When her sister tells her about a new information about the […]

Book Review – Before I Ever Met You by Karina Halle

Posted April 29, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 39 Comments
Book Review – Before I Ever Met You by Karina Halle

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: April 24, 2017 POV: Dual first POV Source: gifted Rating: 5 STARS Buy on Amazon Wow, what a fantastic love story! Before I Ever Met You is a complete standalone book by Karina Halle. This book is totally different from the most books I’ve read by this author and, hands down, one of the best books I’ve ever read so far. Before I explain in detail what I LOVED about this story, let me tell you what the story is about. What is the story about? Jackie Phillips is a twenty-five-year-old, single mother with a seven-year-old son who has just recently been back to her hometown in Vancouver after breaking up with her longtime boyfriend and the father of her son. As a young, single mother without a degree, she barely makes ends meet despite having been working two jobs. Determined to give her son […]

Book Review – Say I’m Yours (Return To Me #3) by Corinne Michaels

Posted April 26, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 37 Comments
Book Review – Say I’m Yours (Return To Me #3) by Corinne Michaels

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: March 27, 2017 Pages: 310 Source: Purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Say I’m Yours is the third book in Return to Me Series by Corinne Michaels. The series is about second chances and each book can be read as a standalone. I loved The Consolation Duet and had since been obsessed with her writing, which was the reasons I decided to read this book. What is the story about? Trent Hennington is the oldest brother in the Hennington family. While two of his younger brothers, Zack and Wyatt, have settled down, he still could not bring himself to start a family even though he has been in a long relationship with the girl who is the love of his life, Grace. He loves her with all of his beings but his fear of commitment is bigger than […]

Book Review – The Coppersmith Farmhouse (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Posted April 22, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 22 Comments
Book Review – The Coppersmith Farmhouse (Jamison Valley #1) by Devney Perry

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: March 9, 2017 Pages: 374 Source: Purchased Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon What a stunning story. The Coppersmith Farmhouse is an amazing debut book by Devney Perry. It is the first book in the Jamison Valley series but can be read as a complete standalone. Before I talk specifically about this book, I want to thank the author for writing such a beautiful story. I cannot wait to read her next works. What is the story about? One old farmhouse brought them together. It could also tear them apart. After losing the only person who cared for her and her daughter, Georgia moves into a small town to start a new life. She has inherited a beautiful farmhouse from Ben after he passed away and has been instructed by him to move there. Ben was an elder she […]

Book Review – Damnable Grace (Hades Hangmen #5) by Tillie Cole

Posted April 18, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 25 Comments
Book Review – Damnable Grace (Hades Hangmen #5) by Tillie Cole

Genres: Adult, Dark, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: April 16, 2017 Pages: 465 Source: Publisher Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon I’ve read all the books in the Hades Hangmen series and enjoyed most of them. Each book gets better and this book is one of my favorites in the series. Even though Damnable Grace is part of a series, you can read this as a complete standalone. It will definitely be better if you read them in order since each story is interconnected. What is the story about? Even the broken, through love, can find grace. Sister Phebe has been groomed since childhood to please men sexually in New Zion. Since she is great at her job, she then becomes the Head of the Sacred Sisters of New Zion and is taken by Meister, the leader of the Aryan Brotherhood. Meister is obsessed with her […]

Book Review – Sins Duet (Black Hearts & Dirty Souls) by Karina Halle

Posted April 15, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 23 Comments
Book Review – Sins Duet (Black Hearts & Dirty Souls) by Karina Halle

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense Standalone/Series: Series Published on: Book 1 (February 18, 2017), Book 2 (March 20, 2017) Pages: Book 1 (314), Book 2 (300) Source: purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon:  Black Hearts (book 1) Dirty Souls (book 2) I was planning to write separated reviews for each of the books in this series, but I think it would not be fair to review a book without its conclusion, so I read them without skipping, thus, it made me understand the story as a whole. What is the story about? Violet McQueen is a daughter of Camden McQueen and Ellie McQueen who are the main characters in The Artists trilogy. Even though she had had a happy family and a quite normal, happy life, she has never felt that she belongs to anywhere and everyone does understand her. It changes when she meets a mysterious young man […]