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Review: The Wicked Confessions of Lady Cecelia Stanton – Viveka Portman

Review: The Wicked Confessions of Lady Cecelia Stanton – Viveka Portman

*I received a free ARC of The Wicked Confessions of Lady Cecelia Stanton from Harlequin Enterprises Australia via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* The Wicked Confessions  of Lady Cecelia Stanton is a deliciously scandalous tale, and it was even more so because it is set in regency England! This hot little number shows that both the lady and the lord have a knack for finding sexual pleasure where they can. Of course, Cecelia starts out as the perfect newly-wed virgin, and she actually thinks her new husband broke her the first time they had sex. And even if that makes me mean, I have to admit it did make me smile a little. The good thing for Cecelia, […]

Posted 31 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 10 Comments
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Review: Layers Deep – Lacey Silks

Review: Layers Deep – Lacey Silks

*I received a free ARC of Layers Deep from MyLit Publishing via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Layers Deep is a quick read, filled with many sexy scenes, as well as an entertaining story and fun characters. It is still a little bit difficult for me to review, because in some of the very moments when I should have stayed glued to my kindle, I was kind of jarred out of the moment. Allie is more or less analyzing every single touch Tristan puts on her body when they are going at it – and instead of getting me all fired up, it kind of distracted me. I kept thinking it couldn’t be all that great if she […]

Posted 30 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 8 Comments
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Reveiw: Bonjour Cherie – Robin Thomas

Reveiw: Bonjour Cherie – Robin Thomas

*I received a free ARC of Bonjour Cherie from Harlequin Enterprises Australia via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Bonjour Cherie is a contemporary romance set in Australia, about Beth, who is obsessed with all things French. She is taking French-classes while working at her local super-market so she can save up for her epic trip to France. She is also kind of obsessed with her French teacher, even after the very hunky Zach arrives in class one evening – and he seems to only have eyes for her. Sadly, I really didn’t like Beth at all! She is judgmental, a little arrogant, and really has no idea what to do with her life. I can get being in […]

Posted 27 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 10 Comments
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Review: Long Simmering Spring (Star Harbor #3) – Elisabeth Barrett

Review: Long Simmering Spring (Star Harbor #3) – Elisabeth Barrett

*I received a free ARC of Long Simmering Spring from Random House Publishing / Loveswept via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Long Simmering Spring has a very slow pace, which works perfect for the story within. Both Jule and Cole are afraid to start something new, they are content with working hard and playing little. Until they meet up in the park by chance, and that incredible chemistry between them flares up again. As always, Star Harbor is a great place for a visit, and the characters are so well done and multi-layered. For the first part of Long Simmering Spring, I really loved Cole and how he was slowly seducing Julie, but then, he did a complete […]

Posted 26 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 6 Comments
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Review: Chained (Roman Holiday #1) – Ruthie Knox

Review: Chained (Roman Holiday #1) – Ruthie Knox

*I received a free ARC of Chained from Random House Publishing Group / Loveswept via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Chained is the first part of a e-book series and it certainly has a lot of humor! And a little bit of creepiness, as well as a heroine who doesn’t think things through and a distanced hero. Ashley has chained herself to a palm-tree to stop Roman and his firm from demolishing the only place she’s been happy. She wants to keep her grand-ma’s little rental place on the beach in the Keys, even if her grand-ma sold everything to Roman, specifically saying nothing could happen to it while she was still alive, and that Ashley should not […]

Posted 24 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 9 Comments
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Review: Blaze of Winter (Star Harbor #2) – Elisabeth Barrett

Review: Blaze of Winter (Star Harbor #2) – Elisabeth Barrett

*I received a free ARC of Blaze of Winter from Random House Publishing via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Blaze of Winter was a treat! I was so happy to be back in Star Harbor, with characters I already knew, and with some new ones as well. I got my fill of the town, the characters, more mystery and quite a lot of romance. And those Grayson brothers are so hot and utterly male! I have to admit that I prefer Theo from Seb, though, even if I enjoyed Seb more in Blaze of Winter than in Deep Autumn Heat. Avery is a really great female character, she is so complex, both strong and weak, confident and not. […]

Posted 23 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 12 Comments
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Review: What the Bride didn’t Know – Kelly Hunter

Review: What the Bride didn’t Know – Kelly Hunter

*I received a free ARC of What the Bride didn’t Know from Harlequin KISS via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* What the Bride didn’t Know is a sweet and action-filled contemporary romance novel. There is the friends-to-lovers part that I love so much, and Lena, the heroine, also loses her memory for a while, making assumptions that takes both her and Trig towards some fun situations. After Lena was shot, her whole life changed, and she is not happy about not being able to do all the things she used to do. She is bitter and very demanding of her friends and family, but she is also extremely hard on herself. At the very start of What the […]

Posted 20 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 15 Comments
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Review: What She Didn’t Know (Vapid Vixens #1) – I. Ronik

Review: What She Didn’t Know (Vapid Vixens #1) – I. Ronik

*I received a free ARC of What She Didn’t Know from I. Ronik Literature via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* What She Didn’t’ Know is the perfect erotic romance parody! I am still howling with laughter, and I am going to have a very hard time choosing which quotes to share for this one – I’d rather just tell you all that if you enjoy erotica, this parody will have you laugh harder than a book has in ages.  I actually have six pages of highlights from only 36 pages of story! What She Didn’t Know is filled with most of the clichés romances and erotica sometimes abound with, and it made for hilarious reading. Cassie has been […]

Posted 19 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 17 Comments
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Review: The Professional: Part One (The Game Maker #1) – Kresley Cole

Review: The Professional: Part One (The Game Maker #1) – Kresley Cole

*I received a free ARC of The Professional from Pocket Star via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* The Professional is a scorching hot short story about Natalie, who has been searching for her biological parents with the help of a private investigator in Russia for the past few years, without letting her adoptive mother know about it at all. A PhD student with several jobs to make ends meet, Natalie is a pretty serious girl, until that one night in a bar, where a dangerous-looking man comes in and sits down not far from her. For the first time ever, her manalyzer isn’t working the way it usually does, and she walks up to him to say hello. […]

Posted 18 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 19 Comments
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Review: Close to You (Downside Ghosts #5.5) – Stacia Kane

Review: Close to You (Downside Ghosts #5.5) – Stacia Kane

*I received a free ARC of Close to You from St. Martin’s Press via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Close to You is a short story, filled with both action and romance, and of course, I got my long-awaited Chess and Terrible fix! I am always happy when I get to spend a little time with my favorite UF couple. There is always so much happening around those two! And even in this very short story, a lot of things happen that they have to deal with very quickly. The Downside speak in Close to You is just as well done as it is in all of the books in this series, and I can always both ‘see’ […]

Posted 17 December, 2013 by Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews in Reviews / 25 Comments
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