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 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: 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: Harlot at the Homestead, by Molly Ann Wishlade

Sometimes retribution finds it’s own way but sometimes it needs a helping hand. When Catherine Montgomery shows up at Kenan Duggan’s homestead, she expects him to be surprised. She’s been gone two years and she’s devastated to hear that her former fiancé was forced to give her up for dead. Catherine never stopped thinking about Kenan […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AWRW Book Review: A Very Good Life, by Author Lynn Steward *PLUS GIVEAWAY*

Book Review: A Very Good Life, by Author Lynn Steward “We know what a determined woman can accomplish, don’t we? -She would need to be focused. It was almost 1975, International Woman’s Year. If she wanted to live up to the expectations of women like Nina Bramen, she would have to rise to the occasion.”–A […]

Book Review: No More Mulberries, by Mary Smith

No More Mulberries, by Author Mary Smith Book Review: Scottish born Margaret, now Miriam, can’t milk a goat but she can birth a baby and educate not only patients, but young students too. When her Afghan husband tells her she is no longer to teach as it may damage not only her, but his reputation […]

Stacking The Shelves Saturday

Welcome all! I began my week with Mailbox Monday, but wasn’t able to locate the creator of the Meme. But don’t fret, I have found another meme that is remarkably similar titled ‘Stacking The Shelves Saturday’, created by Team Tynga’s Reviews. So in order to give credit where credit is due, I will be using this […]

Book Review: The Girls of Tonsil Lake, by Liz Flaherty

“I thought of how little some things had changed since Tonsil Lake. We still sat in the kitchen in our nightclothes, still dreamed of the perfect man -whether we’d had him and lost him, still had him, or were sort of hoping -and we still got zits.” The Girls of Tonsil Lake, by Liz Flaherty, […]

Book Review: The Kelpie, by T.J. Wooldridge

I loved T.J. Wooldridge’s take on the Scottish water horse myth. Although this is a middle grade novel, I found myself wrapped up in it, eager to turn the next page. The Kelpie, by T.J. Wooldridge is a winner! Heather and Joe –Prince Joseph to be exact, set out on an adventure to discover why […]

A Well Read Woman Presents: Freebie Friday!

  Welcome all! This Freebie Friday I am highlighting two romance books that are FREE today on Amazon Kindle! Download these titles to your Kindle now, because these deals won’t last! Happy reading!   FREE ON AMAZON KINDLE! The Tycoon’s Make-Believe Fiancee It’s wonderful to be engaged! Or at least it would be if he […]

Talk Wordy To Me Wednesday: My Interview with Award-Winning Women’s Fiction Author Theresa Rizzo + Giveaway!

Recently, I had the honor of interviewing award-winning author, Theresa Rizzo. We discussed her latest book, Just Destiny, and her career as a writer. You can win a copy of Just Destiny here, via a rafflecopter giveaway that I am sponsoring! Hi Theresa, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us, what books have […]

Book Review: A Long Thaw, by Katie O’Rourke

“Looks like it’s going to be a long thaw.” Abby has always had a safety net, unlike her cousin Juliet, who has an absent father and a drunk mother who depends on her financially. Abby is her cousin’s keeper and protector. Not that Juliet can’t protect herself… Juliet is tough, in many aspects of her […]

Blog Stop: Just Destiny, by Theresa Rizzo Book Review + GIVEAWAY!

“I believe we all have our own path to travel. Sometimes we make false starts and detours, but we have this internal compass that knows our true path. We just have to listen to it.” Jenny Harrison is the proud and loving wife/step-mother to her humanitarian Doctor husband, and his two teenage children Alex, and […]

Book Review: In Retrospect, by Ellen Larson

“You have to be willing to die to change history…” It’s the 24th century, and Merit Rafi, a forensic Retrospecter, has been given the task to identify the murderer of Zane, a worthy general/hero, by going back in time. She came to Rasaka to strengthen the bonds between the Oku’s and the Raskan’s, through education […]

Book Review: Saved By The Spell, by Casey Keen

“Sometimes following your destiny, isn’t all it’s cracked up to be…” Anna, a prisoner of her own courage, and of Micah, wakes up under an entrapment spell, replaying the events in her mind of that fateful night. Her eagerness, (and/ or stupidity), has landed her and everyone she loves into trouble, and now Micah has […]

Book Review: I’ll Be Damned, (Book I of the Anna Wolfe Series), by Author Casey Keen

Anna Wolfe owns the local coffee shop, Deja Brew, and surrounds herself with family and friends who love and support her. On the outside, you could say she lives a normal life… But if you take a closer look, you would see her life consists of all things magic, which would be alright if Lucifer’s […]

Book Review: Trying Too Hard, by Molly Ann Wishlade

“T’es la plus belle dame pour moi!” Henri, a handsome French rugby player, meets Catrin, an intern assigned to him in order to get him British sponsorship. Told to “take good care of Henri,” she sure does… and they begin a passionate love affair. But lust is dangerous, and the wave she is riding may […]

Book Review: The Divorced Not Dead Workshop, by CeCe Osgood

After the company she is working for downsizes and lays Dorsey Bing off, she decides to go with her brainchild idea of focusing on, and creating a dating workshop. If she puts all her energy into creating a dating workshop for divorcees, she can take her mind off her crappy love and work life. With […]

Book Review: Indiscretion, by Dahlia Savage

Elisa’s husband Ryan is a work-a-holic. He frequently gets called off on business trips, and 2 hour conference calls. So when Elisa notices a man checking her out from the balcony at the fancy Vegas hotel she is staying at ALONE, it feels great to be noticed. Unfortunately for Elisa, soon enough she will get […]

Book Review: A Witch Before Dying, by Heather Blake

“When there’s a witch, there’s a way…” Darcy, a witch with the power of granting wishes, is hired by Elodie Keaton to clean up her missing mother’s home. What Darcy wasn’t expecting to find was the body of Elodie’s dead mother, under a pile of rubbish. Fortunately for Elodie, Darcy does possess a certain ability […]

Book Review: Body Double, by Alane Hudson

“His eyes welled, and his heart threatened to bubble over. God, he loved her. This was the woman he had to find a way to be with, no matter what…” When Andrea Lindholm loses her job, it sets off a string of events that she could have never imagined happening. She expected to be interviewed […]

Book Review: Angels At The Table, by Debbie Macomber

Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy are at it again, and this time they have an apprentice angel under their wings, Will to help lend a heavenly hand to the humans down below. On New Years Eve, they meddle in the affairs of Lucie and Aren, a couple who seemingly are meant to be. Unfortunately, the Angels’ […]

Blog Tour! Book Review & Excerpt: American Specter, by Rasheedah Prioleau

This book is one of a kind! Rasheedah Prioleau really breathed life into the paranormal romance genre. Not that it is strictly a paranormal romance, because there are so many layers to this story. It is part paranormal, part romance, and part murder mystery. Specter Georgia is a high class American ghost town… literally. The […]

Fantasy Friday! Book Review: A Perpetual Mimicry, by K.P. Ambroziak

  “What would you give, my friend, to regain your star?”  I wish I could see inside the mind of K.P. Ambroziak. I love the stories and characters she creates. She is an AMAZING author. A Perpetual Mimicry rendered me speechless. The story is dark and twisted, and oh so interesting. An absolutely unique tale! Banished […]

Talk Wordy to Me Wednesday: The Tattered Quilt by Wanda E. Brunstetter, Book Review & Discussion

The Tattered Quilt, an Amish fiction by Wanda E. Brunstetter, finds Emma Yoder Miller teaching yet another quilting class with a new group of individuals who are all in need of ‘repair’ themselves. Selma, Jan’s, (from the previous story), neighbor, is a grouchy busybody who thinks she knows it all about quilting. Terry, also Jan’s […]

Book Review: Cemetery Tours, by Jacqueline Smith

Michael Sinclair lives a quiet, single, unassuming life, working for a library and um, well… seeing ghosts. Michael may be a medium but he doesn’t take advantage of his special ability. For he feels nothing good comes from interfering in the affairs of the dead. That is until Gavin and his cute sister Kate move […]

Book Review: Timeless Love, by Ariana Miller

** spoiler alert ** Oh my… AMAZING! The ending hit me like a ton of bricks. My eyes welled up and chills ran down my spine. It was totally and completely unexpected, and suddenly it all made sense… Timeless Love, by Ariana Miller is a story about two very different people with common ideals who […]

A Well Read Woman Blog Giveaway: Enter to Win! “Quintal’s Return”, by Nadine Christian

Welcome all! Author Nadine Christian has generously offered to give away E-Books to three very lucky winners! Last week a lucky reader won Remembering Love. This giveaway is for the first book in the Bounty’s Retreat series, Quintal’s Return! The Rafflecopter contest starts tonight, 12/27/2013 at 12 am, and ends 01/03/2014! I HIGHLY recommend this […]

Book Review: Death, Snow, and Mistletoe

I never do this but I read other reader’s reviews before writing my own. What I read from other readers didn’t surprise me, and I’m glad I’m not the only person who was utterly confused by this story. I borrowed Death, Snow, and Mistletoe from my local library to get in the Christmas spirit. This […]

Book Review: Gabriel’s Angel, by Nora Roberts

“I believe the time in the mountains helped Gabe get back his art. And I believe you and the baby helped him get back his heart…” Laura is pregnant and on the run from her deceased husband’s family, when she is found stranded on the side of a snowy Colorado road. A moody artist named […]

April’s Christmas Reading Challenge

April’s Christmas Reading Challenge!       I have challenged myself to read & review these three Christmas reads on top of my solicited book reviews! 🙂  Wish me luck!       1.) Review for Gabriel’s Angel: https://aprillwood.wordpress.com/2013/12/19/book-review-gabriels-angel-by-nora-roberts/       2.) Review for Death, Snow, and Mistletoe https://aprillwood.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/book-review-death-snow-and-mistletoe/    3.) Review for There’s Something About Christmas: […]

Island Romance E-Book Giveaway! “Remembering Love”, by Nadine Christian

Welcome all! Author Nadine Christian has generously offered to give away three of her books, (in E-Book form) and we will be starting with “Remembering Love”. Warm up with an excellent island romance! The contest starts tonight 12/17/2013 at 12 am EST and ends 12/24/2013. One winner will be announced in a week! Good luck! http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/fe1ae10/ “When all is lost, […]

My Interview with Romance Author Nadine Christian

Welcome all! Today I am interviewing Romance Author Nadine Christian! I recently reviewed her island romances “Remembering Love”, “Home Again, Home Again”, and “Quintal’s Return”, all of which I am crazy for and HIGHLY recommend. It was great to escape from the cold weather currently in New England into the remote tropical Island that is […]