YA Romantic Fantasy
March 27, 2017

Genre: YA Romantic Fantasy You’ll like this if you like: Stories Where Imperfections Become Strengths, an Unexpected Love Interest, or Addictive YA Novels. Cleanliness: It’s mentioned that Eliyana (the protagonist) was born outside of wedlock. Eliyana kisses two guys in the story—each once. But… for good reason (at least the second time). In fact, the reasons…

Medieval Time Travel Romance War of Roses
November 28, 2016

Genre: Medieval Time Travel Romance You’ll like this if you like: Time Travel, Enemy Turned Lover Stories, or Second-Chance Stories. Cleanliness: After the hero and heroine are married (Oh, yeah. Predictable Spoiler Alert!) they make love several times, but the scenes are breezed over. It might be uncomfortable for some readers. Hero Type: Semi-Virtuous Hero At…

Out of Times Series YA Dystopian
October 31, 2016

Genre: YA Dystopian You’ll like this if you like: An Inspiring Romance (#goals), Flawed, Lovable, Heroes, or Resurrection of Favorite Characters. Cleanliness: N/A. I mean, they kiss… twice. Hero Type: Virtuous Hero Favorite Profound Quote: “Learn to be a follower… It makes you a better leader.” Favorite Descriptive Quote: “Her voice is dark, as though…

YA Fantasy Epic Medieval Jill Williamson
October 10, 2016

Genre: YA Fantasy You’ll like this if you like: A Classic Fantasy Adventure, a Girl Disguised as a Boy, Romance, or Telepathy. Cleanliness: The evil prince threatens to make a girl Achan likes into his mistress. Vrell, as you’ll later learn, has to bathe and go to the bathroom in privacy, since she’d a girl….

YA Medieval
October 3, 2016

Genre: YA Medieval You’ll like this if you like: Robin Hood, Tough Heroines, or a Knight in Shining Armor. Cleanliness: The heroine is kissed several times by the hero. At one point, they sleep together on a bench, but nothing happens. The villain of the story summons a Warlock to help him. Hero type: Alpha/Virtuous Hero…

YA Fantasy Rome Romance
September 19, 2016

Genre: YA Fantasy   You’ll like this if you like: Rome, Supernatural Elements, Plot Twists, and Compassionate Warrior-Type Heroes.   Cleanliness: At one point, Laia has premarital sex. It’s completely skipped over. There’s a lot of supernatural involvement, with one type of creature sometimes referred to as “demons.”   Hero Type: Virtuous Hero   Favorite Profound…

Book Review- An Ember in the Ashes
September 5, 2016

Genre: YA Fantasy   You’ll like this if you like: Rome, a Compassionate, Yet Deadly Warrior-Hero, a Relatable Protagonist, Or Realistic Characters.   Cleanliness: For starters, this book is pretty dark. It does involve some super natural creatures. All of them so far seem to be evil, except for the Augurs, who I’m not entirely…

Book Review- Baron of Blackwood
August 29, 2016

Genre: Medieval Romance You’ll like this if you like: Heroines that Aren’t Afraid to Draw a Dagger on Someone, a Strong, Protective Hero, Murders and Mysteries. Cleanliness: There’s no premarital sex or graphic sex of any sort, and this is a Christian author, so I would call this clean. Halfway through the book, the hero and…

Clean Pirate Romance
August 1, 2016

Genre: Pirate Romance You’ll like this if you like: Gorgeous Prose, Eloquent Descriptions, an Exciting Plot, and Pirates. Hero Type: Virtuous Hero Hope runs away from her home, hiding aboard a ship in order to be with Lord Falkland, the man who has professed his love for her. Apparently, he has a wife that he…

Pirate Romance
June 13, 2016

Genre: Pirate Romance You’ll like this if you like: Poetic, Vivid Description, Stories of Hope and Healing, Passionate, Sweet Romance, Unforgettable Characters, or Engaging Plots that Keep You on Your Toes. Cleanliness: Charity, the heroine, posses as Elias’s wife during their first voyage, but aside from sleeping in the room together, nothing happens between them….