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Historicals set in the Regency period are listed as European Historicals.
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New Staff Reviews

Grade Title Author Book Type Sensuality Published Reviewed Reviewer
B+ Bounty Kristen Ashley Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/22/2016 Mary
C- Thrown Down Tessa Bailey Contemporary Romance Hot 04/2016 04/20/2016 E.B. Wittmann
D How the Duke Was Won Lenora Bell Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 04/30/2016 Caz
A- The Siren's Dance Amber Belldene Paranormal Warm 05/2016 05/01/2016 Maria Rose
C+ The Viscount Needs a Wife Jo Beverley Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/03/2016 Caz
B Morning Star Pierce Brown Science Fiction N/A 02/2016 04/30/2016 Sidney
B+ Daniel's True Desire Grace Burrowes Hist Rom Warm 11/2015 04/17/2016 Caz
C In Bed With the Duke Annie Burrows Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/18/2016 Caz
B The Siren Keira Cass YA Kisses 02/2016 03/24/2016 Caroline
A A Gentleman's Position K.J. Charles Historical Romance Warm 04/2016 04/06/2016 BJ Jansen
C- I Dream of Dragons Ashlyn Chase Paranormal Warm 04/2016 04/16/2016 Sara Elliott
B Love Walks In Samantha Chase Contemp Subtle 04/2016 04/07/2016 LinnieGayl
B+ Fool Me Once Harlan Coben Suspense N/A 04/2016 04/02/2016 Shannon
A- Playing With Fire Avery Cockburn Male/Male Hot 02/2016 04/21/2016 Ulysses Dietz
B- Worth It All Claudia Connor Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/15/2016 Heather S
A- Edge of Obsession Megan Crane Viking Hot 01/2016 04/01/2016 Dabney
C Finding Fraser K.C. Dyer Contemp Subtle 03/2016 04/20/2016 Kristen
B+ No One Knows J.T. Ellison Suspense Warm 04/2016 03/23/2016 Maggie
C Unicorn Tracks Julia Ember Fantasy Romance Subtle 04/2016 04/28/2016 Melanie F.
C+ Mad About the Marquess Elizabeth Essex Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/05/2016 Caz
B- Mad for Love Elizabeth Essex Hist Rom Kisses 04/2016 04/04/2016 Caz
A Jane Steele Lyndsay Faye Hist Fict Kisses 04/2016 03/21/2016 Melanie
B Let It Breathe Tawna Fenske Contemp Warm 03/2016 03/17/2016 LinnieGayl
B The Impostor Queen Sarah Fine YA Kisses 01/2016 03/29/2016 Caroline
C+ Behind a Lady's Smile Jane Goodger Hist Rom Warm 08/2015 05/01/2016 Melanie
C- Falling for Autumn Sherelle Greene Contemp Warm 04/2016 03/28/2016 LinnieGayl
C- The Trouble With Scotland Patience Griffin Contemp Subtle   04/04/2016 LinnieGayl
B- Lilac Girls Martha Hall Kelly Hist Fict Subtle 04/2016 03/31/2016 Maggie
B- Getting it Back Elizabeth Harmon Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/01/2016 Caroline
C+ You Can't Always Get the Marquess
You Want
Alexandra Hawkins Eur Hist Warm 04/2016 04/24/2016 Melanie
A The Earl Takes All Lorraine Heath Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 04/28/2016 Caz
B- She Tempts the Duke Lorraine Heath Historical Romance Warm 02/2016 04/09/2016 Caz
C- Pass Interference Desiree Holt Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/13/2016 Heather S
D- Be Careful What You Witch For Thomas Hoobler YA N/A 01/2016 04/29/2016 Melanie
B+ Used Bijou Hunter Motorcycle Romance Warm 06/2014 04/14/2016 Maggie
B- Icing Kelly Jamieson Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/22/2016 Alexandra
B+ The Study of Seduction Sabrina Jeffries Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 03/22/2016 Caz
C+ The Cybernetic Tea Shop Meredith Katz SF Kisses 03/2016 04/03/2016 Melanie F.
B The Widow and the Sheikh Marguerite Kaye Hist Rom Warm 03/2016 03/21/2016 Maggie
A- Take Me Home Tonight Erika Kelly New Adult Hot 04/2016 04/05/2016 Kristen
A Undecided Julianna Keyes New Adult Warm 04/2016 04/28/2016 E.B. Wittmann
B+ The Murder of Mary Russell Laurie R. King Hist Myst N/A 04/2016 04/07/2016 Melanie
B Selfie Amy Lane Male/Male Hot 04/2016 04/23/2016 BJ Jansen
A The Imperial Radch series Ann Leckie SF Subtle   04/20/2016 Caroline
B+ Temptations of a Wallflower Eva Leigh Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 04/25/2016 Caz
B+ Six Degrees of Scandal Caroline Linden Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 03/28/2016 Caz
C The Honorable Officer Philippa Lodge Hist Rom Subtle 04/2016 04/08/2016 Caz
C+ Suddenly in Love Julia London Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/02/2016 LinnieGayl
C+ "I Do"... Take Two! Merline Lovelace Contemp Warm 03/2016 03/22/2016 LinnieGayl
C Best of My Love Susan Mallery Contemp Warm 05/2016 04/26/2016 LinnieGayl
B+ The One You Really Want Jill Mansell Chick Lit Kisses 04/2016 04/08/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Her Best Worst Mistake Sarah Mayberry Contemp Warm 05/2012 04/01/2016 Caz
D+ A Murder in Time Julie McElwain Mystery N/A 04/2016 04/17/2016 Sidney
B- Crosstown Crush Cara McKenna Ero Rom Burning 09/2015 04/14/2016 Haley
C Lust is the Thorn Jen McLaughlin New Adult Hot 04/2016 04/23/2016 Caroline
A- The Glittering Court Richelle Mead Fantasy Romance Subtle 04/2016 04/10/2016 Shannon
C+ A Scandalous Proposal Kasey Michaels Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/10/2016 Mary
B Beauty and the Rake Erica Monroe Hist Rom Warm 04/2015 04/12/2016 Caz
C Change of Heart Jennifer Moore Contemp Kisses 04/2016 04/16/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Midnight at Tiffany's Sarah Morgan Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/18/2016 LinnieGayl
C+ A Prize Beyond Jewels Carole Mortimer Category Romance Warm 02/2014 04/01/2016 Lynn
B Dumplin' Julie Murphy YA Kisses 09/2015 04/26/2016 Haley
B- Secrets of a Soprano Miranda Neville Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/15/2016 Caz
A- Asking for It Louise O'Neill YA N/A 04/2016 03/30/2016 Emily Hussey
B+ Offensive Behavior Ainslie Paton Contemporary Romance Burning 04/2016 04/29/2016 Caroline
C+ The One That Got Away A.J. Pine Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/27/2016 Maria Rose
B 'Til Death Do Us Part Amanda Quick Eur Hist Warm 04/2016 04/19/2016 Lynn
B Because of Miss Bridgerton Julia Quinn Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 03/26/2016 Caz
B- Last Doll Standing Cara Reinard Suspense N/A 04/2016 04/10/2016 Shannon
A The Mésalliance Stella Riley Historical Romance Subtle 03/2016 03/19/2016 Caz
A- The Wedding Pact Katee Robert Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/21/2016 Alexandra
B- The Obsession Nora Roberts Rom Susp Warm 04/2016 04/13/2016 Shannon
A+ Carry On Rainbow Rowell YA Kisses 10/2015 03/19/2016 Haley
C+ Hold Your Breath Katie Ruggle Contemp Warm 04/2016 03/30/2016 Maggie
C+ Luck Is No Lady Amy Sandas Hist Rom Warm 04/2016 04/06/2016 Caz
A- Rock N Soul Lauren Sattersby Paranormal Warm 01/2016 03/26/2016 BJ Jansen
B+ Magnate Joanna Shupe Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 04/27/2016 Caz
B The Summer Before the War Helen Simonson Wom Fict Subtle 04/2016 03/25/2016 Maggie
A- Rock Redemption Nalini Singh Contemp Warm 10/2015 03/23/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Cottonwood R. Lee Smith SF Rom Hot 02/2013 04/24/2016 Mandy S.
B+ Lost Among the Living Simone St. James Hist Myst Subtle 04/2016 04/01/2016 LinnieGayl
B+ A Fighting Chance Shannon Stacey Contemp Warm 02/2016 03/18/2016 Alexandra
B+ Fully Ignited Shannon Stacey Contemp Warm 02/2016 03/18/2016 Alexandra
D Phoenix Reborn J.D. Tyler Paranormal Warm 03/2016 03/17/2016 Melanie
B+ Patchwork Paradise Indra Vaughn Contemporary Romance Warm 04/2016 03/31/2016 BJ Jansen
F Soul to Keep Rebekah Weatherspoon Paranormal Hot 03/2016 03/24/2016 Shannon
A- The Slow Burn of Silence Loreth Anne White Rom Susp Hot 06/2014 04/09/2016 Dabney
C Second Skin Alex Whitehall Sci-Fi/Trans Romance Kisses 04/2016 04/12/2016 BJ Jansen
B+ Klub Kids Johnny Williams Romantic Fiction Warm 03/2016 04/25/2016 BJ Jansen
A His Fateful Heap of Days John Wiltshire Contemporary Romance Warm 04/2016 04/19/2016 BJ Jansen

New Desert Isle Keeper Reviews

Grade Title Author Book Type Sensuality Published Reviewed Reviewer
A- The Siren's Dance Amber Belldene Paranormal Warm 05/2016 05/01/2016 Maria Rose
A A Gentleman's Position K.J. Charles Historical Romance Warm 04/2016 04/06/2016 BJ Jansen
A- Playing With Fire Avery Cockburn Male/Male Hot 02/2016 04/21/2016 Ulysses Dietz
A- Edge of Obsession Megan Crane Viking Hot 01/2016 04/01/2016 Dabney
A Jane Steele Lyndsay Faye Hist Fict Kisses 04/2016 03/21/2016 Melanie
A The Earl Takes All Lorraine Heath Hist Rom Warm 05/2016 04/28/2016 Caz
A- Take Me Home Tonight Erika Kelly New Adult Hot 04/2016 04/05/2016 Kristen
A Undecided Julianna Keyes New Adult Warm 04/2016 04/28/2016 E.B. Wittmann
A The Imperial Radch series Ann Leckie SF Subtle   04/20/2016 Caroline
A- Her Best Worst Mistake Sarah Mayberry Contemp Warm 05/2012 04/01/2016 Caz
A- The Glittering Court Richelle Mead Fantasy Romance Subtle 04/2016 04/10/2016 Shannon
A- Midnight at Tiffany's Sarah Morgan Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/18/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Asking for It Louise O'Neill YA N/A 04/2016 03/30/2016 Emily Hussey
A The Mésalliance Stella Riley Historical Romance Subtle 03/2016 03/19/2016 Caz
A- The Wedding Pact Katee Robert Contemp Warm 04/2016 04/21/2016 Alexandra
A+ Carry On Rainbow Rowell YA Kisses 10/2015 03/19/2016 Haley
A- Rock N Soul Lauren Sattersby Paranormal Warm 01/2016 03/26/2016 BJ Jansen
A- Rock Redemption Nalini Singh Contemp Warm 10/2015 03/23/2016 LinnieGayl
A- Cottonwood R. Lee Smith SF Rom Hot 02/2013 04/24/2016 Mandy S.
A- The Slow Burn of Silence Loreth Anne White Rom Susp Hot 06/2014 04/09/2016 Dabney
A His Fateful Heap of Days John Wiltshire Contemporary Romance Warm 04/2016 04/19/2016 BJ Jansen

 

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