Dec 05, 2016
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Romance

chipped
IR Book Review  |  

CHIPPED BLACK NAIL POLISH paints an authentic picture of puppy love

By Nicholas Tanek

3.0

IR Rating

CHIPPED BLACK NAIL POLISH drops us into the mind of the angst-ridden Nicholas, who gets caught up in the whirlwind of an older woman and lands deep in the heart of 1989 counterculture, where the chief exports are sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.

dark-touch
IR Book Review  |  

A young woman earmarked as trailer trash has mysterious powers in DARK TOUCH

By E.J. Powell

4.5

IR Rating

A young woman’s underwhelming life suddenly heads in another direction when she not only meets the love of her life but also discovers that she has incredible powers.

chasing
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Delicious erotic action in CHASING WREN’S TALE

By J.A. Fales

3.5

IR Rating

An immortal berserker werewolf hooks up with a nymph/yoga instructor– but will an old blood debt make him kill her instead?

pretty
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PRETTY BROKEN GIRL

By Jeana E. Mann

4.0

IR Rating

PRETTY BROKEN GIRL is romantic office erotica with emotional depth if not an entirely original plot.

the-color
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THE COLOR OF LOVE, a slightly over-the-top rom-com

By Ty Mitchell

2.0

IR Rating

The story of a struggling artist and a Hollywood talent agent who fall into a relationship based on ulterior motives, but find themselves developing feelings for one another.

smith
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Smith (The Beckett Boys)

By Olivia Chase

3.0

IR Rating

Aubrey moves to a new town in a new state when things with her ex-boyfriend turn abusive. When she lays her eyes on sexy bartender, Smith Beckett, she knows she’s in for trouble, and pleasure beyond her wildest dreams.

CASTLES
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Southern secrets, scandal and murder in: PAPER CASTLES

By Terri Lee

5.0

IR Rating

While early 1960s Georgia is rocked by the stirrings of change and tragedy, a socialite’s high profile life collapses when her husband is found murdered in this gripping contemporary romance.

IVY
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Sensuality and sexuality as a young teen becomes a woman in: GODDESS OF IVY TRILOGY (Books 1-3)

By Carol Madison

4.0

IR Rating

A naïve teenager grows into a woman, emotionally and sexually, in this poignant coming-of-age erotic trilogy.

LOVES
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Time travel through hypnosis to heal the heart in: LOVES OF OUR LIVES

By A.C. Chenier

4.0

IR Rating

A woman sets out on a journey of past life regression therapy to cope with the loss of a friend in this touching historical fiction romance.

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A young couple fights betrayal and the passage of time to rekindle their love: IN THIS LIFE

By Christine Brae

3.0

IR Rating

A young couple tries to recapture the romance of their first encounter after years apart and secrets discovered in this sweet and stirring literary romance.

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A witch, a wolf-shifting man and others looking for love in: PRIMROSE AND THE WOLF

By J.A. Fales

3.0

IR Rating

Life for one uniquely powerful, immortal witch turns into a topsy-turvy family matter when an ex-lover, wolf-shifter shows up on the witch’s doorstep seeking help in this lively paranormal romance.

FORGET
IR Book Review  |  

An unforgettable story about two inspiring trauma victims in: MAKE ME FORGET

By Patricia Strefling

4.0

IR Rating

MAKE ME FORGET is the inspirational story of two trauma survivors whose individual experiences and shared journeys toward recovery show that time, truly heals all wounds.

STARSTRUCK
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Lost in love and space in: STARSTRUCK

By Ryn Shell

4.0

IR Rating

An epic love story, STARSTRUCK traverses all of the genre’s tropes while maintaining a relationship it’s impossible not to love.

Crossing
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Doomsday disaster threatens the power of love in: CROSSING IN TIME

By DL Orton

3.0

IR Rating

When an ordinary couple seems to be the key to saving humanity, they both must separately travel across space and time to see whether or not their love truly can stand the test of the ultimate distance in a suspenseful and unpredictable ride.

LESSONPLANS
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Opposites attract as two teachers help each other learn more about themselves in LESSON PLANS

By Holly Pepe

4.0

IR Rating

A neurotic English teacher who is used to structure and rigid organization in her classroom has to face her worst nightmare: pairing up with a much more laid back special education teacher for team teaching for the entire school year in this charming love story.

LOVESTORIES
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Different vignettes spotlight friendships and relationships in: LOVE STORIES

By Prajwalit

2.5

IR Rating

Set in India, five separate vignettes detail out episodes for characters of different ages, occupations, and family backgrounds as they grapple with finding , and holding onto, love.

SONG
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Music and steamy seductions in: THE SONG THAT SEDUCED PARIS (The Bel Homme Quartet: Book One)

By Cindy Irish

3.0

IR Rating

Readers lamenting the loss of Jackie Collins, take heart: Cindy Irish’s Bel Homme Quartet is here to fill the void, beginning with the sizzling THE SONG THAT SEDUCED PARIS.

LettingMyselfGo
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A woman pieces herself together in: LETTING MYSELF GO

By Brooke Newton

3.5

IR Rating

Elaine Ryan finds herself lost, overweight and miserable with what her life has become.

Dancing
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COME DANCING’s memorable heroine and witty writing are the cornerstones of this novel.

By Leslie Wells

4.0

IR Rating

COME DANCING is the story of a lovable young book publisher’s assistant who finds herself thrust into a world she never expected when she falls into a whirlwind romance with the guitarist of a famous rock band.

Depravity
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A classic tale combined with supernatural romance and fantasy in: DEPRAVITY: A BEASTLY TALE

By MJ Haag

3.5

IR Rating

A heroine in a world filled with captivating secrets. This enchanting setting harkens back to the original fairy tale while still punctuated with colorful and thrilling twists.

WishedAway
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Love is rebuilt after devastation in: WISHED AWAY

By S.P. Cervantes

4.0

IR Rating

WISHED AWAY follows a heroine whose entire world is ripped away in a single moment and has to learn how to rebuild and love again.

Laguna
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Sun, surf and sizzle on and off camera in LAGUNA NIGHTS

By Kaira Rouda

2.5

IR Rating

Former high school sweethearts and ex-reality TV stars are reunited in Laguna Beach, CA.
When Madison starred in the reality TV show “Laguna Nights” as a teenager, the whole world got to watch as her boyfriend Josh cheated on her.

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Lotus

By Kay W. Smith

4.0

IR Rating

An engaging and fast-paced look at the hard choices a woman faces, LOTUS by Kirstin Smith marries a strong protagonist with keen observations on loss and love.

Lana
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Lana Fray and the Grand Plan

By Maren Higbee

4.0

IR Rating

LANA FRAY AND THE GRAND PLAN follows a month in the life of a headstrong and witty reality TV producer in Los Angeles as she carries forward an eccentric plan to find the man of her dreams.