Peacock Flock Review #26 – If I Stay

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  If I Stay Author: Sunni Overend Length: ~ 262 pages Genre: Romance Heat level: Clean Stars: 4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Book Summary: On a day that started like any other,Mia had everything: a loving family, a gorgeous, admiring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music and full of choices. In an instant, almost all of that is taken from … Read More

A Writer’s House

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Although I admit that there are many other voracious readers out there whose houses are overflowing with books just like mine is, I’m sure every writer out there can relate to my current dilemma. Books are overtaking my house. I love it, but it is a bit of an organizational nightmare. In fact, the last time we moved when my … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #25 – March

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March Author: Sunni Overend Length: ~ 300 pages Genre: Romance Heat level: Moderate – for details highlight between parentheses (Some explicit terms in foreplay, but jumps over the full ‘scenes’) Stars: 3 Enjoyable Purple Stars   Book Summary: A creative wunderkind who once topped the country’s most prestigious fashion school, Apple March is now languishing behind a retail counter. When fate … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #24 – Wings

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Wings  Author: Aprilynne Pike Length: ~ 290 pages Genre: Paranormal Romance Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3 Enjoyable Purple Stars  Book Summary: Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words.Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings.In … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #23 – The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back

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The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back  Author: Sariah Wilson Length: ~ 224 pages Genre: Romance Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3 Enjoyable Purple Stars  Book Summary: Everyone knows how all those fairy tales go. The princess gets beautiful, nabs her prince, falls instantly in love, lives happily ever after and leaves her evil stepsisters in the dust. But what happens when you’re … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #22 – Stitch

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Stitch  Author: Samantha Durante Length: ~ 314 pages Genre: Romance/Dystopian Heat level: Clean   Stars: 4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Book Summary: Her heart races, her muscles coil, and every impulse in Alessa’s body screams at her to run… but yet she’s powerless to move. Still struggling to find her footing after the sudden death of her parents, the last thing college … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #21 – Bitnapped

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Bitnapped  Author: J. T. Carroll Length: ~ 137 pages Genre: Suspense Heat level: Clean   Stars: 2.5 Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: Kelly graduated from MIT, but it wasn’t enough to secure her dream job in this economy. Instead, she labors as an intern at a software company. On the way to work one morning, Kelly interrupts a masked man who … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #20 – Falling For Your Madness

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Falling For Your Madness  Author: Katharine Grubb Length: ~ 250 pages Genre: Romance Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3.5 Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: Eccentric literature professor David approaches Laura for a counter-cultural, rule-filled relationship filled with poetry, flowers and bottom-less cups of tea. He makes it very clear to her that they are just friends. If she wants to be … Read More

Review Update: Don’t Waste My Time or Yours

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After all the illnesses and blog hiatuses and chunks of time eaten up by my pregnancy, I finally tackled catching up on my book review requests. It has taken me a huge amount of time to catch up. Wow. 100+ emails. I really need to stay on top of this stuff more. Thankfully I am now back at the forefront … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #19 – Matched

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Matched  Author: Ally Condie Length: ~ 369 pages Genre: Dystopian Heat level: Clean   Stars: 4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Book Summary: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is … Read More