Book Review: Ready & Willing by Selena Blake

Book Review: Ready & Willing by Selena Blake

We are all so used to the novels about shifters: beautiful animals in secret, gorgeous humans in public.  Of course, reading is entertainment and beautiful people who can be a wolf or tiger or bear in a moment is entertaining. But, the overt human sides of the characters are rarely apparent, even in romances.  Ready & Willing by Selena Blake brings that difference.  Meet Ava, smart mouthed, middle child of the alpha of the WhitePaw pack. Convinced that she would… Read more »

Authors After Dark Author Spotlight and Interview with Delilah S. Dawson

For this Authors After Dark Author Spotlight I have snagged Delilah S. Dawson!   I am extremely excited to welcome her to Booked & Loaded and had a fantastic time writing this interview.     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~Booked & Loaded Interviews Delilah S. Dawson~ Annie: For those who have not read Wicked As They Come (shame on you!!!) can you sum it up? Delilah: Steampunk paranormal romance adventure with a dark carnival feel and murderous bunnies! Annie:  In Wicked As They… Read more »

Novella Review – The Mysterious Madam Morpho by Delilah S. Dawson

~Review~ The Mysterious Madam Morpho by Delilah S. Dawson is a short story taking place after Wicked As They Come ends.  Now, if you have not read Wicked As They Come I really think you should.  I reviewed it HERE earlier this year.  Since that time I have been foaming at the mouth to get my hands on another book to take me back to the world of Sang.  I enjoyed that this novella felt very natural and not a… Read more »

Audio Book Review – Hammered by Kevin Hearne

Review: In Hammered, Atticus is bound by his word to take Leif Helgarson to Asgard to kill the Norse thunder god, Thor.  I have reviewed the first two books in this series and loved them both.  However, I feel that Hammered fell a little short.  Hammered is the 3rd book in the Iron Druid Chronicles and typically by this time you are learning more about the relationships being made as well a long term conflict showing its self.  In Hammered, most of… Read more »

Erotic Novella Review – Mile Below Peep Show by Nishi Serrano

**This is an over 18 review** Novella Review: Mile Below Peep Show by Nishi Serrano is a erotic steampunk novella that takes place an underwater fantasy ship.  In the beginning I thought I was going to hate it.  There were a few cheesy moments that might have made my eyes roll, but suddenly I was captivated.   I was absorbed into the alluring and naughty happenings taking place in Mile Below Peep Show.   With much roll playing and creative… Read more »

Book Tour for Absolution by Susannah Sandlin with Interview and Giveaway

I am truly honored to get to kick off the Susannah Sandlin Absolution Book Tour hosted by Bewitching Book Tours! *cue music*   I have previously reviewed both Absolution and Redemption and loved them both.  (click on the titles to read my full reviews and blurbs) Susannah Sandlin is graciously doing a tour wide giveaway that includes: 1 Kindle Paper White (or $100 U.S. gift card to Amazon, B&N, or Book Depository winner’s choice) 5 signed print or audio copies of Absolution winner’s… Read more »