Book Review – Egomaniac by Vi Keeland

Posted January 26, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 7 Comments
Book Review – Egomaniac by Vi Keeland

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: January 14, 2017 Pages: 289 Source: Purchased Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon This book is exactly what I was in the mood for. It is hilarious and refreshing at the same time, with a great combination of comedy, a little angst and plenty of emotional touches toward the end. It made me smile, laugh and in an emotional state that I always wanted to experience in reading a love story. What is the story about? It is about a single, workaholic man and woman that seem to not have a thing in common. He is a successfully divorced attorney, she is a marriage counselor. He is a realist, she is an idealist. He doesn’t believe in serious relationships and marriages, she believes in romance and marriages. But one thing they have in common, aside from their physical attraction to each other, they both always make each other laugh and they both enjoy each other company. Have I said I laugh and smile most of the time? Yep. This story had grabbed me from the […]

Book Review – Under Locke by Mariana Zapata

Posted January 25, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 3 Comments
Book Review – Under Locke by Mariana Zapata

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: January 19, 2014 Pages: 497 Source: Purchased Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon My first introduction to Mariana Zapata’s writing was through The Wall of Winnipeg and Me. Later at the end of last month, I devoured her Wait For Me and Kulti, and I was again hooked. I’d fallen head over heels in love with her writing, characters, and stories. That is the reason I decided to read her previous books, started with Under Locke. Guys, she is amazing!!! I got the same feelings. A lot of people can write, but Mariana Zapata CAN WRITE and an amazing story-teller. What is the story about? It follows the journey of a girl named Iris who has to move from Florida to Austin because she is broke. Her step-brother offers her a job at his best friend’s tattoo shop. The problem is that his step-brother and her new boss are the members of a Motorcycle Club where his father was once a member of and the kind of place her mother had not wanted her to be part of […]

Favorite List of Standalone Romance Books

Posted January 23, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite List / 1 Comment
Favorite List of Standalone Romance Books

The books in this list have been carefully selected by me. Some of them are the ones I had read way before I started blogging, therefore, I haven’t reviewed them yet. Moreover, this is an ongoing list. I will add new favorites I’ve read, so please keep checking back. A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover The Fault In Our Stars by John Green The Life Intended by Kristin Harmel The Empty Jar by M. Leighton Fighting Redemption by Kate McCarthy Fisher’s Light by Tara Sivec The Last Hour (Thompson Sisters #4) by Charles Sheehan-Miles Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre Making Faces by Amy Harmon Come Back To Me by Mila Gray Stinger by Mia Sheridan Wanderlust by Skye Warren Comfort Food by Kitty Thomas The Paper Swan by Leylah Attar Take Me With You by Nina G. Jones Stranger by Megan Hart Damaged Goods by Lauren Gallagher On The Island by Tracey Garvis Graves Loving Mr. Daniels by Brittainy C. Cherry How to Kill A Rock Star by Tiffanie […]

Favorite Series – Sinners On Tour Series by Olivia Cunning

Posted January 23, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite Series / 1 Comment
Favorite Series – Sinners On Tour Series by Olivia Cunning

This series is one of my favorite rock star romance books that I highly recommend. Each book in this series can be read standalone because it follows different couple story, but the stories are interconnected. About Book 1: Five stunning guys, one hot woman, and a feverish romance… For him, life is all music and no play… When Brian Sinclair, lead songwriter, and guitarist of the hottest metal band on the scene, loses his creative spark, it will take nights of downright sinful passion to release his pent-up genius… She’s the one to call the tune… When sexy psychologist Myrna Evans goes on tour with the Sinners, every boy in the band tries to seduce her. But Brian is the only one she wants to get her hands on… Then the two lovers’ wildly shocking behavior sparks the whole band to new heights of glory… and sin. Backstage Pass (Book 1) Rock Hard (Book 2) Hot Ticket (Book 3) Wicked Beat (Book 4) Double Time (Book 5) Sinners at The Altar (Book 6) Take Me to Paradise (Book 7) Almost Paradise (Book 8) […]

Favorite Series – Collide Series by Gail McHugh

Posted January 21, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite Series / 2 Comments
Favorite Series – Collide Series by Gail McHugh

I highly recommend this series for those who are in the mood for love triangle, angsty romance books. This series has to be read in order since each book is not standalone. But first, please prepare yourself, ok, ok, I’ve warned you. 😉 About Book 1: A missed first encounter… Colliding with a second chance… On the heels of graduating college and trying to cope with her mother’s death, Emily Cooper moves to New York City for a fresh start. While harboring secrets of his own, Dillon Parker takes care of Emily through her grief. Knowing he can’t live without her by his side, he’s sweet, thoughtful, and everything Emily has ever wanted in a man. Until she meets Gavin Blake—a rich and notorious playboy who is dangerously sexy and charming as hell. Emily tries to deny the instant connection she feels, but Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome is not inclined to let go so easily. Recovering from his own painful past, Gavin will stop at nothing to win Emily over. This unexpected encounter compels Emily to question her decisions, […]

Book Review – It’s You (It’s You #2) by Katy Regnery

Posted January 19, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 2 Comments
Book Review – It’s You (It’s You #2) by Katy Regnery

Genres: Adult, Paranormal Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: January 17, 2017 Pages: 258 Source: Purchased Rating: 3 STARS Buy on Amazon This book follows the story from the earlier book, that’s why we need to read the previous book (book 1) before jumping into this one. I grabbed this book right after it was published because I couldn’t wait to see what would happen to Darcy and Jack. You can read my review of the previous book here. So, what about it? I might be in the minority here. I didn’t enjoy this book as much as I did the previous book. The previous one was not perfect, I did have some problems with it, but this one had taken it to another level and I could not ignore it. Let me elaborate the factors that made me turn off first before I explained what I loved about this story. First, I still could not connect with Darcy, which is the heroine. It was hard to even finish this book because of her. I find that her reaction was too much and she was kind […]

Favorite Series – Love in English Series by Karina Halle

Posted January 19, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite Series / 1 Comment
Favorite Series – Love in English Series by Karina Halle

This series is one of my ALL-TIME FAVORITE angsty romance books. I highly recommend this story for those who love angsty, love triangle romance, especially if you are in the mood for this kind of theme. 😉 This series has to be read in order, not standalone, since it follows the same characters. About Book 1: He’s thirty-eight. I’m twenty-three.  He speaks Spanish. I speak English. He lives in Spain. I live in Canada. He dresses in thousand-dollar suits. I’m covered in tattoos. He’s married and has a five-year old daughter. I’m single and can’t commit to anyone or anything. Until now. Because when they say you can’t choose who you fall in love with, boy ain’t that the f*#king truth. To a restless dreamer like Vera Miles, it sounded like the experience of a lifetime. Instead of spending her summer interning for her astronomy major, she would fly to Spain where she’d spend a few weeks teaching conversational English to businessmen and women, all while enjoying free room and board at an isolated resort. But while Vera expected to […]

Favorite List of Love Triangle, Angsty Romance Books

Posted January 18, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite List / 2 Comments
Favorite List of Love Triangle, Angsty Romance Books

The books in this list have been carefully selected by me. Some of them are the ones I had read way before I started blogging, therefore, I haven’t reviewed them yet. Moreover, this is an ongoing list. I will add new favorites I’ve read, so please keep checking back. Thoughtless Series by S.C. Stephens  Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover The Storm Series by Samantha Towle Love Me With Lies Series by Tarryn Fisher Arsen (A Broken Love Story) by Mia Asher Collide Series by Gail McHugh True Love Story by Willow Aster Undeniable (Undeniable #1) by Madeline Sheehan — the whole series is full of angst as well. Click here to read the series reading order. 53 Letters For My Lover by Leylah Attar In The Stillness by Andrea Randall A Delicate Truth by Zoe McKnight Love In English Series by Karina Halle One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid             

Favorite Series – The Artists Trilogy by Karina Halle

Posted January 17, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Favorite Series / 0 Comments
Favorite Series – The Artists Trilogy by Karina Halle

This is one of my favorite beautiful, heart-wrenching love stories that I highly recommend to all adult contemporary book lovers. The books in this series have to be read in order since they follow the same characters. About Book 1: Ellie Watt is used to starting over. The daughter of a grifting team, Ellie spent her childhood being used as a pawn in her parents’ latest scam. Now she’s much older, wiser and ready to give her con artist life a rest. But returning to the dry desert town of Palm Valley, California means one more temptation than she bargained for – Camden McQueen. Once known as the high school weirdo, Camden is bigger and badder than the boy he used to be and a talented tattoo artist with his own thriving business. Ellie’s counting on Camden still being in love with her but what she’s not counting on is how easily unrequited love can turn into obsession over time. When Camden discovers Ellie’s plan to con him, he makes her a deal she doesn’t dare refuse, but her freedom […]

Book Review – It’s You (It’s You #1) by Katy Regnery

Posted January 15, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 1 Comment
Book Review – It’s You (It’s You #1) by Katy Regnery

Genres: Adult, Paranormal Romance Standalone/Series: Series Published on: January 3, 2017 Pages: 246 Source: Purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon This book was the first paranormal book that I read after more than a year reading full of contemporary romance books. It marked my comeback to my paranormal root which had been the genre that made me fall in love with reading novels in the first place. Thanks to Twilight. You know what? I enjoyed it. After devouring contemporary romance for a long time, I think it’s time for me to try another genre. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into when I picked up this book since I believed my taste has completely changed. It took a miracle to make me enjoy a paranormal story again. What made me love this story? It is pure romance, which is MY THING. It made me go back to the year when I’d first discovered Twilight saga and fell head over heels in love with the series. The story is completely different with Twilight, obviously, but the feel was kind of the same. Kind […]