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This Chick Read: Grin and Beard It (Winston Brothers #2) by Penny Reid

I fell in love with the Winston brothers while reading Truth or Beard, the first book in this series. These boys have southern charm, southern names, and an aw shucks intelligence that reels you in. Oh and they all have beards. Hence the clever titles of their books. Grin and Beard it is the story of Jethro and how he falls for Sienna Diaz, a movie star who he has never seen nor heard of, dropped into his small town to film a movie. Jethro, who is a park ranger by trade, helps Sienna, a damsel in distress, lost on the way to her film shoot. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Grin and Beard It (Winston Brothers #2) by Penny Reid”

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This Chick Read: Island of Glass (Guardians Trilogy #3) by Nora Roberts

The third and final installment of the Guardians Trilogy series, Island of Glass resolves the search for the three stars and saving the world from an evil goddess. After the charm of the second couple in Bay of Sighs, we were left with Doyle and Riley my least favorite Nora Roberts couple, I think of all time.  In the previous two books, these two characters did not get along. Unlike Ani and Sawyer, who were totally charming, Doyle and Riley took stoic and brooding to a new level. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Island of Glass (Guardians Trilogy #3) by Nora Roberts”

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This Chick Read: Duke of Pleasure (Maiden Lane #11) by Elizabeth Hoyt

Duke of Pleasure continues the story of the Ghost of St. Giles, a pseudonym used by the heroes of the previous eleven books in the Maiden Lane series. The Ghost is a do gooder, who protects against the unsavory element in St. Giles, a fictional ‘hood in the projects of 18th century London. This time the Ghost is a young woman, disguised as a boy named Alf. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Duke of Pleasure (Maiden Lane #11) by Elizabeth Hoyt”

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This Chick Read: The Crown of Embers ( The Girl of Fire and Thorns #2) by Rae Carson

Elisa is back at court, Queen, and still the Chosen one. Her first battle was won, yet it seems that the war is not over. With her husband dead, it is left up to her to be a strong leader, but she still has the insecurities she showed us in the first novel. She always compares herself to her sister, Elodia, who is a strong leader. Elisa strives to be, yet let’s herself get misled by her quorum of leaders. Continue reading “This Chick Read: The Crown of Embers ( The Girl of Fire and Thorns #2) by Rae Carson”

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Blog Tour #Giveaway and Review! This Chick Read: Some Kind of Magic by Mary Ann Marlowe

I signed up to be a part of the early review tour for Some Kind of Magic based entirely on the cute cover of this book.  Yep, pretty superficial, but check out this cover. Cute, right?


Then, I looked up the book and read the excerpt below: Continue reading “Blog Tour #Giveaway and Review! This Chick Read: Some Kind of Magic by Mary Ann Marlowe”

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This Chick Read: The Burning Page ( Invisible Library #3) by Genevieve Cogman

In the Masked City, Irene saves Kai from a high Chaos world, having to abandon her role as Librarian to do so. At the start of The Burning Page Irene is on probation and given the lowest level of book recovering jobs because of that decision. She and Kai on one of those jobs in another world finds the door to the Library booby trapped and discover that Library doors all over the universe are being destroyed, and Librarians along with them. Continue reading “This Chick Read: The Burning Page ( Invisible Library #3) by Genevieve Cogman”

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This Chick Read: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell #2) by Deanna Raybourn

Set in Victorian London, Veronica Speedwell is asked by the Princess Louisa to investigate a murder that her friend, Miles Ramsforth, is about to be hanged for. Veronica and her friend Stoker reluctantly agree, and we are launched into an investigation that, as with the first novel, reveals even more about their own backgrounds. Continue reading “This Chick Read: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell #2) by Deanna Raybourn”

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This Chick Read: One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles #3) by Ilona Andrews

Dina DeMille, Innkeeper of the interplanetary B&B Gertrude Hunt, received an emergency communication from her sister Maud who is in trouble and needs rescuing from a hole in the wall planet. She asks two of her friends, Arland from the House of Krahr, and Sean a somewhat scary werewolf  for help. Continue reading “This Chick Read: One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles #3) by Ilona Andrews”

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This Chick Read: When by Victoria Laurie

Victoria Laurie writes a fascinating Young Adult mystery about Maddie Fynn. A girl who has been able to see the death dates of everyone around her since she was a child. Haunted by the fact that she knew the date of her own father’s death, yet wasn’t able to keep him from being killed, she lives a haunted life. A loner, but for her best friend, she goes through high school life being an outcaste. Continue reading “This Chick Read: When by Victoria Laurie”

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This Chick Read: Breath of Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles #2) by Amanda Bouchet

Amanda Bouchet weaves an intricate story where Greek Gods are not myths but are revered and worshipped. Cat “Catalia” Fisa doesn’t see herself as a hero, even though she is distantly related to a God. From the moment Griffin locked eyes on her, he knew Cat was destined to change the world. Continue reading “This Chick Read: Breath of Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles #2) by Amanda Bouchet”