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Historicals set in the Regency period are listed as European Historicals.
Regency Romances are listed as Regencies.

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New Staff Reviews

Grade Title Author Book Type Sensuality Published Reviewed Reviewer
B+ First Comes Love Emily Giffin Wom Fict Subtle 06/2016 06/25/2016 Shannon
D+ The Marriage Ultimatum Charlotte O'Shay Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/25/2016 LinnieGayl
A A Gentleman Never Tells Eloisa James Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/24/2016 Kristen
C+ His Heart's Revenge Jenny Holiday Contemporary Romance Warm 06/2016 06/24/2016 E.B. Wittmann
A- Dating the Guy Upstairs Amanda Ashby Contemp Subtle 06/2016 06/23/2016 LinnieGayl
B The Outcast's Redemption Sarah Mallory Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/23/2016 Caz
A Downtown Devil Cara McKenna Erotica Burning 06/2016 06/22/2016 Haley
C+ Beauty and the Highland Beast Lecia Cornwall Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/22/2016 Caz
A- Too Hot to Handel Sheri Cobb South Hist Myst Kisses 07/2016 06/21/2016 Melanie
C- Unbuttoning the Innocent Miss Bronwyn Scott Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/21/2016 Caz
C Her Highland Rogue Violetta Rand Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/20/2016 Lisa F.
B Only You Denise Grover Swank Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/20/2016 LinnieGayl
C+ Spells of Blood and Kin Claire Humphrey Urb Fant N/A 06/2016 06/19/2016 Sidney
B+ Deep Dark Laura Griffin Rom Susp Warm 06/2016 06/19/2016 Heather S
A- Paper Princess Erin Watt YA Kisses 04/2016 06/18/2016 E.B. Wittmann
C+ The Harder He Falls Lynda Aicher Male/Male Warm 06/2016 06/18/2016 BJ Jansen
B+ The Pirate of Fathoms Deep Megan Derr Male/Male Fantasy Warm 06/2016 06/17/2016 Melanie
B The All-Star Antes Up Nancy Herkness Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/17/2016 Sara Elliott
B+ AUDIO REVIEW: Mister O Lauren Blakely Contemporary Romance Hot 04/2016 06/16/2016 Caz
C Against the Rules A.R. Barley BDSM Hot 06/2016 06/16/2016 BJ Jansen
B Crossing the Line Audra North Sports Romance Warm 06/2016 06/15/2016 Maria Rose
B- Closer to Sin Elizabeth Squire Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 06/15/2016 Caz
D Heat It Up Stina Lindenblatt Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/14/2016 E.B. Wittmann
B+ Allegiance of Honor Nalini Singh Paranormal Warm 2016 06/14/2016 Maggie
B- Wicked Burn Rebecca Zanetti Paranormal Warm 06/2016 06/13/2016 Maria Rose
D- Master of Disguise Liz Phelps Contemp Subtle 04/2016 06/13/2016 Sara Elliott
C- I Thee Wed Celeste Bradley Regency Warm 05/2016 06/12/2016 Mary
C Fan the Flames Katie Ruggle Rom Susp Warm 06/2016 06/12/2016 Heather S
B- The Champion of Barésh Susan Grant SF Rom Warm 06/2016 06/11/2016 Caroline
B+ Chase Me Laura Florand Contemp Warm 04/2016 06/11/2016 Mandy S.
A Bittersweet Sarina Bowen Contemp Warm   06/10/2016 Maria Rose
D- Amber Smoke Kristin Cast Paranormal Kisses 06/2015 06/10/2016 Shannon
A Stuck-Up Suit Vi Keeland/Penelope Ward Contemp Warm 04/2016 06/10/2016 Alexandra
A- The Girl Who Came Back Susan Lewis Mystery N/A 07/2016 06/09/2016 Shannon
D Glove of Satin Glove of Bone Rachel White F/F Romance Warm 06/2016 06/09/2016 Melanie F.
B- The Fifth Avenue Artists Society Joy Callaway Hist Fict Kisses 06/2016 06/08/2016 LinnieGayl
B+ For the Win Sara Rider Sports Romance Warm 2016 06/08/2016 Kristen
B+ Idol Kristen Callihan Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/07/2016 E.B. Wittmann
D Shut Out: A Bayard Hockey Novel Kelly Jamieson Contemporary Romance Warm 06/2016 06/07/2016 Jenna
A You Know Me Well Nina LaCour/David Levithan LGBTQ Kisses 06/2016 06/06/2016 BJ Jansen
B- Scandal at the Midsummer Ball Marguerite Kaye/Bronwyn Scott Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 06/06/2016 Caz
A- The Master Kresley Cole Contemp Hot 02/2016 06/05/2016 Alexandra
C Fight to Forgive J. Leigh Bailey Male/Male Romance Warm 04/2016 06/05/2016 Melanie
B The Pages of the Mind Jeffe Kennedy Fant Rom Warm 06/2016 06/04/2016 Maggie
A- The Wicked Duke Madeline Hunter Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/04/2016 Mary
C Lana and the Laird Sabrina York Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/03/2016 Sara Elliott
B The Rule Book Jennifer Blackwood Contemp Warm 05/2016 06/03/2016 Heather S
A- When We Were Sisters Emilie Richards Wom Fict Subtle 06/2016 06/02/2016 Shannon
C+ Chasing the Heiress Rachael Miles Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/02/2016 Caz
A- Under the Surface Anne Calhoun Rom Susp Warm 06/2016 06/01/2016 Maria Rose
A- Sleepless in Manhattan Sarah Morgan Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/01/2016 LinnieGayl
B Gambled Away Anthology Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/31/2016 E.B. Wittmann
A- Duke of Sin Elizabeth Hoyt Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/31/2016 Mary
B Hot in Hellcat Canyon Julie Anne Long Contemp Warm 06/2016 05/30/2016 Mary
D His Wicked Wish Olivia Drake Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/30/2016 Lisa F.
B A Common Scandal Amanda Weaver Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/29/2016 Caz
C By Break of Day M.L. Buchman Military Romance Warm 02/2016 05/29/2016 Melanie
C To Love a Thief Jane Beckenham Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 05/28/2016 Sara Elliott
C The Shark Mary Burton Rom Susp Warm 05/2016 05/28/2016 Maggie
A Marrying Winterborne Lisa Kleypas Regency Warm 05/2016 05/27/2016 Dabney
B- Beneath the Waves Ali Vali F/F Romance N/A 05/2016 05/27/2016 Melanie F.
B+ The Many Sins of Cris de Feaux Louise Allen Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/27/2016 Caz
B Return to Jacaranda Avenue Kerrie Paterson Contemp Warm 05/2016 05/26/2016 Kristen
B- A Front Page Affair Radha Vatsal Hist Myst N/A 05/2016 05/26/2016 Sidney
B- Mr. and Mr. Smith HelenKay Dimon Male/Male Warm 06/2016 05/25/2016 BJ Jansen
B+ Fight to the Finish Jeanette Murray Military Romance Warm 03/2016 05/25/2016 Melanie
C Charmingly Yours Liz Talley Contemp Warm 06/2016 05/24/2016 LinnieGayl
C Flight Patterns Karen White Wom Fict Subtle 05/2016 05/24/2016 Maggie
B An Exquisite Marriage Darcie Wilde Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 05/23/2016 Lisa F.
B+ Wolf, en Garde A.F. Henley Paranormal Romance Warm 05/2016 05/23/2016 BJ Jansen
D Shanahan's Revenge Julie Mac Col Rom Warm 05/2016 05/22/2016 Kristen
D The Counterfeit Marriage Joan Wolf Hist Rom Subtle 02/1908 05/22/2016 Keira Soleore
C The Master of Strathburn Amy Rose Bennett Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 05/20/2016 Sidney
B Love, Alabama Susan Sands Contemp Subtle 03/2016 05/20/2016 LinnieGayl
A- The Devil You Know Jo Goodman Amer Hist Warm 05/2016 05/20/2016 Keira Soleore
B+ The Duke of Olympia Meets His
Match
Juliana Gray Historical Mystery Kisses 05/2016 05/19/2016 Caz
A Lords of Misrule Stella Riley Historical Fiction Subtle 05/2016 05/19/2016 Caz
A- Too Hot to Handle Tessa Bailey Contemp Hot 05/2016 05/18/2016 Melanie
B Home is a Fire Jordan Nasser Male/Male Warm 05/2015 05/18/2016 Ulysses Dietz
B Heart Breaker Erin McCarthy Contemp Hot 05/2016 05/17/2016 Kristen
C Good Girl Lauren Layne Contemp Warm 05/2016 05/17/2016 E.B. Wittmann
A- A Pressing Engagement Anna Lee Huber Hist Myst Kisses 05/2016 05/17/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Cold Evidence Rachel Grant Rom Susp Hot 02/2016 05/16/2016 Rike
C+ The Woman in Blue Elly Griffiths Mystery N/A 05/2016 05/16/2016 LinnieGayl
C+ Stumptown Spirits E.J. Russell Urban Fantasy Warm 05/2016 05/15/2016 BJ Jansen
A- Broken Nicola Haken Male/Male Warm 03/2016 05/15/2016 BJ Jansen
A- Barely Breathing Pamela Clare Contemp Warm 05/2016 05/14/2016 Maria Rose
D Don't You Cry Mary Kubica Psychological Thriller Subtle 05/2016 05/14/2016 Maggie
B Risk Aware Amelia Gormley Contemporary, BDSM Hot 04/2016 05/13/2016 BJ Jansen
C+ Return of the Runaway Sarah Mallory Eur Hist Warm 04/2016 05/13/2016 Rike
A- Evernight Kristen Callihan Para Hist Warm 09/2014 05/12/2016 Caz
B+ Eidolon Grace Draven Fant Fict Warm 04/2016 05/12/2016 Maggie
B Leveling the Field Megan Erickson Contemp Burning 05/2016 05/12/2016 Haley

New Desert Isle Keeper Reviews

Grade Title Author Book Type Sensuality Published Reviewed Reviewer
A A Gentleman Never Tells Eloisa James Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/24/2016 Kristen
A- Dating the Guy Upstairs Amanda Ashby Contemp Subtle 06/2016 06/23/2016 LinnieGayl
A Downtown Devil Cara McKenna Erotica Burning 06/2016 06/22/2016 Haley
A- Too Hot to Handel Sheri Cobb South Hist Myst Kisses 07/2016 06/21/2016 Melanie
A- Paper Princess Erin Watt YA Kisses 04/2016 06/18/2016 E.B. Wittmann
A Bittersweet Sarina Bowen Contemp Warm   06/10/2016 Maria Rose
A Stuck-Up Suit Vi Keeland/Penelope Ward Contemp Warm 04/2016 06/10/2016 Alexandra
A- The Girl Who Came Back Susan Lewis Mystery N/A 07/2016 06/09/2016 Shannon
A You Know Me Well Nina LaCour/David Levithan LGBTQ Kisses 06/2016 06/06/2016 BJ Jansen
A- The Master Kresley Cole Contemp Hot 02/2016 06/05/2016 Alexandra
A- The Wicked Duke Madeline Hunter Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 06/04/2016 Mary
A- When We Were Sisters Emilie Richards Wom Fict Subtle 06/2016 06/02/2016 Shannon
A- Under the Surface Anne Calhoun Rom Susp Warm 06/2016 06/01/2016 Maria Rose
A- Sleepless in Manhattan Sarah Morgan Contemp Warm 06/2016 06/01/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Duke of Sin Elizabeth Hoyt Hist Rom Warm 06/2016 05/31/2016 Mary
A Marrying Winterborne Lisa Kleypas Regency Warm 05/2016 05/27/2016 Dabney
A- The Devil You Know Jo Goodman Amer Hist Warm 05/2016 05/20/2016 Keira Soleore
A Lords of Misrule Stella Riley Historical Fiction Subtle 05/2016 05/19/2016 Caz
A- Too Hot to Handle Tessa Bailey Contemp Hot 05/2016 05/18/2016 Melanie
A- A Pressing Engagement Anna Lee Huber Hist Myst Kisses 05/2016 05/17/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Cold Evidence Rachel Grant Rom Susp Hot 02/2016 05/16/2016 Rike
A- Broken Nicola Haken Male/Male Warm 03/2016 05/15/2016 BJ Jansen
A- Barely Breathing Pamela Clare Contemp Warm 05/2016 05/14/2016 Maria Rose
A- Evernight Kristen Callihan Para Hist Warm 09/2014 05/12/2016 Caz

 

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