Category Archives: Romance

Simple Wishes by Lisa Dale

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 374 pages, 2009 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Looking for a light read to check out during my exam week…we’ll see how choosing a novel over textbooks pans out in a few weeks. Synopsis: Adele Martin didn’t have a happy childhood, but at least she always had the thought of […]

Treasure Hunting by JB McDonald

Reviewed by L.D.Y. E-book, 81 pages, 2008 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: Sometimes a girl just needs a romance story. And let’s face it, that cover and any site named Book Brothel just belong together. Synopsis: Meg is hunting through the jungles of South America looking for ancient runes and treasures when one of her […]

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 631 pages, 2008 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: I’ve never considered myself a ‘sci-fi reader,’ but before Harry Potter, I never considered myself a reader who would be into children’s books about wizarding school, so I knew I had to take a chance when Stephenie Meyer and J.K. Rowling were compared […]

How to Ruin Your Love Life by Ben Stein

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 116 pages, 2003 Rating: 7/10 Reason for Reading: I saw it when I was browsing the shelves at the library, and picked it up because I’ve been enjoying the television game show Win Ben Stein’s Money the past few months. There’s nothing better than people that have brains crammed to bursting […]

Full Blast by Janet Evanovich

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 344 pages, 2004 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: Getting in my Evanovich fix while I wait to get my hands on Ten Big Ones. Synopsis: Jamie Swift, editor of a small-town newspaper, discovers that a series of murders being committed seem to be linked to the personals section she’s recently […]

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 661 pages, 2001 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: It’s just consistantly come up as a ‘must-read’ over the past few years, so I finally hopped on the bandwagon. Synopsis: The Other Boleyn Girl is set in sixteenth century England, where King Henry is growing weary as his wife, Queen Katherine, has […]

Girls Night by Stef Ann Holm

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 377 pages, 2002 Rating: 7/10 Reason for Reading: Harlequin sent me this one for filling out a survey, and who am I to turn down a free book? Synopsis: When Jillene McDermott’s husband died, he left her with two pre-teen daughters and a coffee shop business that he never told […]

Full Tilt by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 342 pages, 2002 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: The Evanovich factor. Synopsis: Millionaire Max, cousin of Nick in Full House, rolls into a quiet town (in a talking car, no less) in South Carolina, looking to help his brother-in-law Frankie run a campaign for mayor, and to check up on […]

Full House by Janet Evanovich

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 334 pages, 2002 Rating: 5/10 Reason for Reading: Hoping for some of the humour in Evanvich’s Stephanie Plum series. Synopsis: Single mom Billie decides to take polo lessons while her kids are on vacation with their father, and finds herself being taught by rich playboy Nick. She’s attracted, but there’s […]