Posts Categorized: Melodrama

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 »


May 02
Review: Truth or Dare by Ella Monroe

Review: Truth or Dare by Ella Monroe

One of the things I (and most people) love about books is the ability to escape into a world one would never experience otherwise.  In the case of Truth or Dare, that world is the upper echelon of the DC political elite.  What I expected was high-stakes political bargaining, conspiracies, and power plays.  What I got was not much different than the afternoon soap opera.  There were lots of Big Issues: date rape, drugs, eating disorders, classism, infidelity, stalking, and… Read more »