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Book Reviews

** Buy The Red Bikini today! Amazon * B&N * GoodReads ** I was blown away by Ms. Christopher’s debut novel, The Red Bikini. A woman who was suddenly divorced her husband, was taking a break in beautiful “Sandy Cove” (Southern Californian’s will recognize this town!) at her sister’s place, and while she is taking some time […]


Review: The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn

by Kristi on October 29, 2013 · 0 comments

Julia Quinn is one of my favorite authors. My favorite book, of course, is Romancing Mr. Bridgerton. I adored that book and didn’t think that anything could compare but then she came out with Ten Things I Love About You and I laughed and laughed and did a happy sigh at the end. It wasn’t […]


My Favorite Books of 2012 Plus Bonus Books

by Kristi on December 26, 2012 · 0 comments

In 2012, my New Year’s resolutions were to cook a turkey (by myself – not that hard, but still!) and to log every single book I read in 2012 in I achieved both! Woohoo. I set a goal to read 250 books in 2012 and around July, I was on track to hit 300 but I […]


Yep, call me book crazy. I think anyone who knows me at all, or has visited this site, already knows that though. Earlier this year I was selected to be an “Avon Addict” which meant I got early access to amazing books, the ability to chat with other book lovers, and a community of awesome […]


Avon Romance Publishing Party

by Kristi on July 30, 2012 · 0 comments

Mastro’s. Newport Beach. Dry ice martinis. This was the setting of the Avon Romance Publishing party. I walked in and was immediately welcomed SO warmly by Jessie, and they brought me to Pam. Seriously, they were so nice and amazing to me. It was reiterated several times how 8,000 people applied to be Avon Addicts […]


New Book Dance – Brockmann

by Kristi on March 19, 2012 · 1 comment

I am rereading Hunger Games for the upcoming movie (SQUEE!) and hopefully I should be done by tomorrow because the new Suzanne Brockmann comes out! It looks fantastic and the reviews look great too. Yipee!    

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Quick Book Rec’s

by Kristi on March 18, 2012 · 2 comments

My friend Melissa from my online book club did a post of her favorite reads recently. Since we are in the same book club and all the members tend to gravitate to whatever is being posted about… I have recently read ALL of these books and they are ALL fantastic! The Significance and DarkFever series […]


Somehow the gods were smiling upon me and gave me the opportunity to read two super amazing ARCs this month. The one I’m talking about today is Archangel’s Blade by Nalini Singh. The 4th book in the Guild Hunter’s series changes to feature Dmitri, Archangel Raphael’s 2nd-in-command at the angel towers. While the 3 previous books were all […]


I was thrilled when I saw Pam from Avon post on Facebook asking if anyone was interested in previewing the new Stephanie Laurens book. Um, yes! She is one of my ‘Must Read’ authors and up in my special bookcase so I would love to get my grubby hands on that ebook! Especially a full […]


March Madness – Round 2

by Kristi on March 18, 2011 · 1 comment

You know those crazy people who freak out about those basketball games during March Madness? Yea, I have NO idea what those crazies are talking about. But DABWAHA, now that is a different story! Ok, ok, I’m crazy addicted to romance novels and my favorite bloggers put up DABWAHA every March Madness and we do […]

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A Lot Like Love: Julie James

by Kristi on February 21, 2011 · 1 comment

Huzzah! I can not WAIT for this book to come out. You may remember (okay, you won’t) my fabulous review of Just the Sexiest Man Alive but I adored her first book, her second, third, and I can’t wait for her next book to come out. These are contemporary romances and they are funny, touching, […]

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Some Fabulous Romance Reads

by Kristi on December 4, 2010 · 0 comments

Just a quick note on what I have read in the past few weeks. I keep going on and off reading books because I have so much going on but when I start a book, and it turns good… I always have to finish it! Courtney Milan – Trial by Desire This is Courtney Milan’s […]


New Books to Read

by Kristi on August 7, 2010 · 2 comments

You would think I wouldn’t need any new books to read. I have at least 40 books in my TBR pile that I should pick up and read, I’m constantly getting library book notices from items I have on hold, and yet all these new fabulous books are coming out on a MONTHLY BASIS that […]


A Visit to RomCom in Denver, CO

by Kristi on July 14, 2010 · 1 comment

Last weekend was a super late birthday present from the husband to me. A trip to Denver for the first RomCon! What’s RomCon, you ask? Why just the new Romantic Convention for readers to meet all their A list authors! I was super excited to find out that Julia Quinn, Nalini Singh, Julie James, Susan […]

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Historical Novels on Borders True Romance

by Kristi on March 28, 2010 · 0 comments

I’m posting over at the Borders True Romance blog regarding my love for historical novels. Go take a look!