AWRW Book Review: Her Favorite Honeymoon, by Author Barbara Lohr #ContemporaryRomance

Hard to keep your head on straight in Italy. Even harder to keep your heart. The wedding might be off, but the honeymoon? No way will Amy forfeit the week in Tuscany. Travel Chums pairs her up with Mallory. But Amy expects a woman, and the man from Savannah doesn’t expect her surprise. From Rapallo […]

AWRW Book Review: Beast, by Ella James

FROM HOLLYWOOD ROYALTY At twenty-one years old, third-generation movie star Cal Hammond was on top of the world. He had more money than God and more women than any man could need. But when a night of debauchery ends in tragedy, he forfeits a life of luxury for a ten-year prison sentence at La Rosa, […]

AWRW Way Back Wednesday Book Review: Rigor Amortis, A Dark Erotic Anthology #ZombieErotica

Way Back Wednesday is a Book Meme created by A Well Read Woman with the aim to write mini book reviews on books read in the past, that left a lasting impression. You know what kind of books I am talking about… The ones that you have read multiple times, and they still bring you […]

AWRW #BOOK BLAST! Billionaire Untamed, The Billionaire’s Obsession -Tate- by Author J.S. Scott

Lara Bailey isn’t in Rocky Springs for the hot springs, the resort activities or the fabulous skiing. She has come to Colorado for one reason and one reason only: to find and get close to Marcus Colter, the eldest Colter brother. Unfortunately, trouble finds her in the form of Tate Colter rather than Marcus. The youngest Colter brother is […]

AWRW Book Review: Precise (Pulling Me Under 0.5) A Novella by Rebecca Berto

    Precise, (Pulling Me Under 0.5) A Novella Katie is a wife, a caring best friend, and the one person her mother, Rochelle, hates more than anyone. No one sees the darkness lurking just under the surface of their mother-daughter relationship, instead viewing Rochelle as misunderstood. That she has so much love for her […]

AWRW Book Review: Lore: Tales of Myths & Legends Retold #Anthology #Fantasy

A collection of six folklore retellings that will twist your mind and claim your heart. SHIMMER: A heartbroken boy rescues a mermaid… but is it too late to save her? BETWEEN is about a girl, a genie, and a ton of bad decisions. SUNSET MOON: Eloise doesn’t believe in Native American magic–until the dreamcatcher spiders […]

AWRW Book Review: Between Worlds (Cemetery Tours II), by Jacqueline E. Smith

“Someone always dies. Someone is always left behind. Someone is always caught between worlds.”   Title: Cemetery Tours Author: Jacqueline E. Smith Paperback, 252 pages Published July 1st 2014 by Wind Trail Publishing (first published June 28th 2014) Genres: Paranormal, New Adult, Romance Series: Cemetery ToursMichael Sinclair is coming to terms with his new-found pseudo-celebrity […]

AWRW December Reading Roundup: Reading Is Snow Much Fun

December was a flurry of books, reviews, blogger awards and even an author interview here at AWRW blog. And what a better way to enjoy the winter, than stay inside with a good book! Because after all, reading is snow much fun! 😉 Here is my monthly recap of December happenings at AWRW Blog: December […]

AWRW Book Review: Mazie Baby, by Julie Frayn

When Mazie Reynolds was a young girl, she believed monsters lived under her bed. Now a grown, married woman, she discovers one sleeps in her bed. Mazie schemes to save herself and her daughter. Her plan will work, if she can out-maneuver the monster who is a master of manipulation and control. She’s got one thing […]

AWRW Book Review: Please, by Hazel Hughes

Small-town romance writer Elizabeth Holmes’ novels may be hot, but her love life is tepid at best. What else can you expect after fourteen years of marriage to a man whose idea of adventure is ordering a new dish at the Hunan Palace? Then she meets Sebastian Faulkner. Panther-lean with rock-star swagger and bedroom eyes, […]

AWRW Book Review: Quintal’s Quandary, by Nadine Christian

Is a disaster looming on the horizon? Unflappable, Jen Quintal will divert it. She’s a fixer. Confident and fearless, nothing fazes her and no issue is unsolvable. Until now. When her best friend Felix drops a bombshell and issues her a shocking ultimatum, Jen is rocked to the core. With secrets unveiled and heartbreak on the […]

AWRW Character Interview! Miriam, from No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith

After reading No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith, I wanted to get to know the central character, Miriam, better by interviewing her. 🙂 Set in Afghanistan, British-born Miriam finds her marriage to her Afghan doctor husband heading towards crisis. She has to journey into her past to understand how unresolved issues are damaging her […]

AWRW Book Review: The Zodiac Collector, by Laura Diamond

For almost-16 year-old Anne Devans, the annual Renaissance Faire means three things—her dad spending weeks in the smithy, her bipolar mom doing some manic costume making, and another ruined birthday for her and her twin sister, Mary. This year, Anne wants things to be different, and she’s going to do things her way. On the […]

AWRW Book Review: The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit, by Graham Joyce

Critically acclaimed author Graham Joyce returns with a sexy, suspenseful,and slightly supernatural novel set 1976 England during the hottest summer in living memory, in a seaside resort where the past still haunts the present. David, a college student, takes a summer job at a run-down family resort in a dying English resort town. This is […]

AWRW Book Blitz + Giveaway! The Fantasy Portal, 4 Book Bundle, by Rasheedah Prioleau, Colby R. Rice, DaVaun Sanders, and Brandon Hill

 BOOK BLITZ! BOOK BLITZ! BOOK BLITZ! Welcome everyone! I am excited to introduce to you, The Fantasy Portal, a four book bundle, by Authors Brandon Hill, Colby R. Rice, DaVaun Sanders, and a personal favorite Author of mine, Rasheedah Prioleau! If you’re itching for wild rides with vampire clans, otherworldly heroes, gunrunning alchemists, and ghost hunters, […]

AWRW Book Review: Lost In Us, [Lost Series] by Layla Hagen

Serena has learned to live with her past, locking her secrets and nightmares deep inside her. But when her boyfriend of six years abruptly leaves her, she’s catapulted back into pain, nursing a broken heart. When indulging in mountains of chocolate doesn’t work, Serena decides the best way to deal with her shattered heart is […]

AWRW Book Review: Lost, a Novella by Layla Hagen

Whatever might help him forget his past and numb the pain, James has tried it all: booze, car races, fights, and then some. Especially women. College offers plenty of opportunities for everything. . . Especially when you have a trust fund to spend. Serena spirals deeper and deeper into a hurricane of pain. But no […]

Book Blitz PLUS Excerpt: Beast II, A Contemporary Erotic Fairy Tale by BestSelling Author Ella James

This is an erotic fairy tale inspired by Beauty & The Beast Yes or no? What will she do? Can Annabelle redeem Beast with her heart intact, or will her time at La Rosa Prison ruin her? Find out who Beast really is in the dark, erotic retelling of Beauty & The Beast. Excerpt  “You […]

AWRW Book Review: Heartbreaker (Love Series II), by Ariana Miller

“Sometimes, it takes an unexpected stroke of fortune to find your heart’s desire. And, it could just take a miracle to keep her.” Heartbreaker is the stirring new adult novel by Ariana Miller that tells the story of two souls who are immediately drawn to each other. Just as suddenly, however, they are threatened with […]

AWRW Book Review: His Girl Friday, by Ellen March

Sally Friday is a mess. Not only is she tortured by self-doubt, but she is also clumsy and has no fashion sense. However, these qualities are exactly what her boss is counting on when she sends her to spy on reclusive millionaire playboy, Roman Daniels. Sally, normally an office clerk for the gossip magazine, Normandy, […]

AWRW Presents: Top Ten Women’s Fiction Novels, a Feature of ‘Top Ten Tuesday’, Hosted by the Broke & Bookish

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join!   If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a Women’s Fiction […]

AWRW Book Review: Copper Ravens, Book II of The Copper Legacy Series, by Jennifer Allis Provost

  Sara should be happy. She has what every girl wants: a man who loves her, a beautiful home, and wealth beyond imagining. She rescued her brother from the Peacekeepers, destroyed the Iron Queen, and doesn’t have to go to her boring job any more. And yet… Sara still doesn’t know if her father is […]

AWRW Book Review: Here, by Ella James

Milo Mitchell’s life used to be charmed, but that was before her family dissolved, she went a little crazy, and her best friends started acting more like strangers. Spending Saturday morning in a treehouse with a stun gun for company and a herd of deer for friends is the only exciting thing in her life…until […]

AWRW Book Review: When They Weren’t Looking, by Zoe York

She’s not looking for love… A girl can have just one night of fun, right? After years in a spirit-breaking former marriage, Evie needed to get her groove back. Cutting loose in the big city with no strings attached—no matter how cute her one night stand guy might be. Besides, she’ll never see him again […]

AWRW Book Review: From Fairies and Creatures of the Night, Guard Me, An Anthology by Emily de Courcy

In this collection of short stories, enter a world where a young woman paints the future, for a terrible price, and an automaton comes to life; where wizards roam the night, ice pixies invade every Yuletide and a vampire meets Death on a rainy night. Here, a musician plays cards with a fairy king in […]

AWRW Book Review: Inanimate Objects, by Kendra L. Saunders

Inanimate Objects is a dark and glittering novel of artists and magicians, muses and immortals. At the heart of the story is Leonidas Bondi, a charismatic young artist who falls under the watchful gaze of Matilda August. Matilda has been a patron to the stars for hundreds of years, but this fickle muse is more […]

The Sunday Post: Hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer

Welcome everyone! The Sunday Post is a meme I found online, hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer!  It is a chance to share your bookish news, such as what books you may have bought or received to review, or what books you have read, etc. This week I have LOTS to share with you all. […]

AWRW Presents: Freebie Friday!

Welcome Bookworms! I apologize for not hosting a Freebie Friday in awhile… I promise to make it up to all of you by showcasing several free books from popular genres that you may be interested in! So, let’s get started! 1.) Amethyst, by Heather Bowhay  (Young Adult, Urban Fantasy) College-bound Lexi Adams leads no ordinary […]

“Quote Me” Thursday: Hosted by Daily Mayo

Hello everyone!  Brenda over at Daily Mayo came up with a neat idea to feature your favorite quotes on your blog every Thursday. With so many great quotes to choose from, it was difficult to narrow it down to just one! I chose a funny quote from Start Me Up, by Romance Author Victoria Dahl. “That werewolf […]

AWRW Book Review: Her Summer with the Marine, by Susan Meier

Their competition has never been so irresistible… The last person Ellie McDermott wanted to run into after returning to her hometown is Finn Donovan, her high school nemesis and the guy she crossed the line from enemies to lovers with one night years ago. Now ex-military, tattooed, and still sexy as hell, Finn is a […]

Crimes Inspired By Fiction: Do Horror and Mystery Writers have a Moral Obligation to their Readers?

  Is it possible that someone who was already intent on committing a crime could learn tips and tricks from a novel to aide them in said crime? If so, do horror and mystery writers have a moral responsibility to their readers, to NOT provide an accurate textbook, if you will, on how to kill […]

AWRW: The Friday 56

This is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are as follows: 1.) Grab a book, any book. 2.)Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader. 3.)Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. 4.)Post it. 5.)Add your URL post in the link on Freda’s most recent […]

AWRW Book Review: Discovering Daniel, by Nadine Christian

When a shocking memory surfaces that Ava McCoy can’t understand, she looks for answers. With her parents and her Uncle Sam trying to convince her that she is only chasing dreams, she is determined to prove that they are wrong, the vision too vivid in her mind to be anything but truth. When her investigation […]

AWRW Book Review: Wilde Chase, (Wilde Brothers Book I), by Susan Hayes

Police Officer Ben Wilde is married to his work, and he wants a divorce. A third generation cop, he knows the price his career demands, but he still hopes for more out of life than taking down criminals and late nights with his canine partner, Chase.  Veterinarian Kelly Towers loves all animals, but she has […]

GIVEAWAY!!! The Journal of Vincent du Maurier, by K.P. Ambroziak

Welcome everyone! Author K.P. Ambroziak has generously offered to give away a digital copy of her book The Journal of Vincent du Maurier, to one lucky winner! The contest will run from 6/23- 6-30, and you can enter every day if you wish! Up on the Esja, just north of the capital city that used […]

AWRW Interview with Award Winning Author, Poet, and Journalist Mary Smith!

Today I have the privilege of interviewing author, poet, and journalist Mary Smith. Mary Smith has written No More Mulberries, and Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women, as well as Thousands Pass Here Every day, which is a full length poetry collection. Having spent time in Afghanistan herself, she is able […]

AWRW Book Review: Once Broken, Book I of The Dove Creek Chronicles, by Author H. Anne Henry

Remi Jean Hart lives in Dove Creek, a town where legends come to life. A town where a supernatural crossroads settled itself, many years ago. A group of people formed a militia to protect themselves, and the blissfully ignorant residents. The residents go about normally with their lives, as Remi and a group of people named […]

Guest Blog Post: When I Knew It Was All Worthwhile, by Urban Fantasy Author Jennifer Allis Provost

Welcome everyone! I asked Urban Fantasy Author Jennifer Allis Provost about the moment in her career as an Author, that made it worthwhile to her. This was her response. 🙂 When I Knew It Was All Worthwhile It’s true that all professions have their ups and downs, but being a writer is nothing short of […]

Happy Book Birthday! Copper Ravens (Copper Legacy Book II) by Jennifer Allis Provost

Please join me in wishing a very happy book birthday to Copper Ravens, Book Two of The Copper Legacy, by Author Jennifer Allis Provost!!!  Sara should be happy.   She has what every girl wants: a man who loves her, a beautiful home, and wealth beyond imagining. She rescued her brother from the Peacekeepers, destroyed the […]

AWRW Interview: Historical Erotic Romance Author Faye Hall!

 I had the privilege of interviewing historical erotic romance fiction Author Faye Hall, just in time for her newest release, “She’s A lot Like You”. Faye Hall is contracted with Red Sage Publishing Company. Faye was kind enough to provide a book excerpt to her latest release, She’s A Lot Like You, which can be […]