Posts Categorized: Bad Romance

Aug 05
Review: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Review: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

I feel deceived by Doon.  I was captivated by the gorgeous cover and the synopsis, but it soon became apparent that this story is little more than a cheesy NA-ish romance wrapped up in a pretty package.  Even if you enjoy NA, you might find yourself cringing over some of this writing: “‘Verranica, I’ve verra few choices that are mine.  But this’ – he grabbed my arm, his eyes drilling into mine as he crushed my body against his –… Read more »


Apr 18
Review: Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker

Review: Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker

I think this book takes the award for most ridiculous and jaw-droppingly insulting twist I’ve ever read.  But let me back up for a moment.  I don’t read a lot of New Adult, primarily because the female main characters are typically weak and insipid, and the men are often boorish, creepy stalkers.  But when I read the synopsis for Ten Tiny Breaths, I thought it would bring something new to the table.  I was wrong.  Very wrong. For something a… Read more »


Mar 14
Review: Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

Review: Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

My main problem with Article 5 was the very premise upon which it was based.  And without that basic building block of the story in place, everything else falls apart.  The dystopian society portrayed in Article 5 didn’t seem very believable.  What is the purpose of society reverting to a Puritanical moral code?  Who benefits?  In dystopian books, there should be some acceptable rationale behind a radical societal and governmental change.  I didn’t get that from Article 5.  It seemed… Read more »