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Time for change

We have decided that, from January 2019, we will only be posting reviews for those books which we have rated either 5 stars or Stellar 5 stars. These will be the books that we can wholeheartedly recommend and ones we would want to re-read or listen to again.

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Due to time constraints, Wendy and I will now only be reviewing books that we have personally chosen to read.

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I know some readers like plenty of steam in their romances like me. Whereas others prefer something less explicit. My ratings indicate the level of sensuality in each book reviewed.


Very explicit and frequent sex scenes. Might contain BDSM, or other non-vanilla sexual content. Most likely an erotic romance.


Explicit sex scenes and language between hero and heroine, but not as frequent as in erotica/erotic romance.

*I like plenty of steam and so the majority of books I read fall into this category.*


Contains sex scenes but they aren’t particularly explicit. Focuses on sexual tension and emotional development of the relationship between hero and heroine.


Sex is alluded to or occurs off page.


No direct references to sex and certainly no sex scenes, but the book still contains a romance.

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When I set up this blog, I omitted to provide information regarding my review ratings and so I’m rectifying that omission now. Better late than never!

The majority of the books I review have been either purchased by me, were freebies from Amazon or were won in competitions. Very occasionally, I do accept free books from specific authors in return for an honest review. I read purely for pleasure and so all my reviews are totally subjective and my ratings reflect how the books made me feel and how much I enjoyed them.

I do not review any books with less than 3 stars.

Stellar 5 stars

Awesome. In a class by itself.

5 stars

Fantastic. Loved it.

4.5 stars

Compelling. A good page turner.

4 stars

A very good read

3.5 stars

Enjoyable. A pleasant read.

3 stars

Just okay. Could have been better.

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