THE THING ABOUT LOVE by Julie James 30 MAY, 2017 Title: The Thing About Love Author: Julie James Series: Stand-alone Pages: 384 pages Publisher: Berkley Release Date: 18 Apr 2017 ISBN-10: 9780425273777 If you like contemporary romance and you haven’t read Julie James yet, WTF are you waiting for? James has storytelling, especially romance, down to an artform. Her books are fun, sexy, full of great dialogue, and above all two characters that come together in the most perfectly unpredictable ways. Her latest book, The Thing About Love, is no different. The book opens up in a tragic scene, where the main character John...Read More
The name and genre this book is listed in do not give it justice. The cover, name, and everything else lead you to believe this is gonna be another one of those explicit erotica contemporary romances that are really nothing more than a bunch of sex scenes and little plot. But, this book is nothing of the sort. I was surprised that it is classified within erotica, because I would have thought this would be a straight up romance. Yes, it’s hot – but there is a whole lot more going on than just sexy time.
The “Hot Billionaire” trend is not fading, and I do have to admit that I like them, but when they get formulaic they do tend to chafe and get repetitive. The Rule Maker was as formulaic as they get. Insert romantic part here, insert quirky scene here. I did find some of the interactions quite entertaining but the overall feel of a cookie-cutter billionaire romance had me losing interest once they hooked up.Read More
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Madame X was a surprise hit for me last year, and the second book, Exposed, left me waiting excitedly for the final book in the trilogy, Exiled. I want to say it was everything I expected, and while parts of it did have what I’d been hoping for in a conclusion, overall it was predictable and I’m embarrassed to say I skimmed over quite a bit. I guess you could say that I have mixed feelings about Exiled, and as a result, the trilogy as a whole.Read More