Romance

String the Cranberries by Kim Troike (Book Review #66)

String the cranberries is a short story written about Brandon and Leia. It is a love story and written as a Christmas Novella. Brandon is a 25-year-old bachelor that happens to hear of an advertisement asking for help at a farm from, his friend Sam. Brandon asks Sam’s advice as he trusts him and takes a step towards applying for the position. Brandon travels to Wyoming. As he arrives, he meets Tracey, a hardworking man that keeps to himself. He takes Brandon []

Into the vines by Kim Troike (Book Review #67)

This story is a beautiful contemporary take on what love is and means. It also touches on self-discovery and soul-searching. Brie is this courageous, strong woman facing everything that is thrown at her. Daniela is a nurse finding her purpose and looks up to Brie. Olivier is a rescue pilot saving stranded people. From the beginning of the story, the reader is captured into this dramatic ordeal. I liked that very much. The heroine of the story is also not just the []

Vanished by Danielle Steel (Book Review #68)

This story begins with such a beautiful love encounter. Marielle and Charles fall in love and elope to get married. Marielle’s parents do not approve of Charles’s way of living. Although rich, he does not act like a responsible man or a family oriented kind of guy. Tragedy strikes for this two picturesque couple and causes them to separate. Marielle remarries and even though this time around it is more for comfort and support rather than love. It seems like they both []

Angles – Part I by Erin Lockwood (Book Review #72)

  The story of Angles is a captivating tale about a girl named Caralee. She has a loyal group of friends and one best friend, Teddy who looks out for her all the times. He gets married at the beginning of the story to a lovely girl named Anne. Although the triangle at first looks like he has feelings for Cara and it is going to be a troublesome trio, the story takes on a new drama twist with the appearance of []

Eating Ice Cream in Armageddon by Gabriel Bacopa (Book Review #49)

  There is a lot to cover in this book even though it consisted of three completely different short stories. The first story is about Robert, a great professor of Philosophy in the 21st center and his teaching at the Yale University. He isn’t the most punctual teacher. However, he never misses a class. One day his strike ends, and he misses one session. The school sends a patient that suffers from hebephrenic schizophrenia in his place. The students being unaware of []

Sirens Wave by J. A. Hazel (Book Review #52)

Love stories are timeless, and for centuries we have adored reading, watching, and retelling these tales. Sirens Wave is just that and a little more. I am actually surprised that this book has not received its worth of publicity. It really is a gem. Two unlikely people with completely different personalities meet in the most improbable ways and wrestle through this voyage of self-discovery and love for one another throughout this book. The style of writing is unique and the way the []

Dennis and Greer by Molly Gould (Book Review #303)

Dennis and Greer is a nonfiction love story. It contains a collection of love letters and journals saved between two college students during the Vietnam Era. The story is very heartfelt and beautiful making it feel like it is a fictional story. The horrors of war and how these two lovers encounter it is truly amazing. The letters are found fifty years after and what transpires is a strikingly real novel, making the reader ponder after it is over. The story is set []