Either professional or amateur musician.

Off Limits by Vanessa North

Off Limits by Vanessa North is a rich girl/poor girl, celebrity romance (which we all know are two of my jams!) Nat is amped after performing with her punk band, Vertical Smile, when she meets Rebecca, a gorgeous and obviously wealthy blonde. Their immediate chemistry leads to an off-the-charts makeout session that appears to be heading somewhere promising, until Rebecca asks Nat to join her at a fundraiser and Nat

Fall to Pieces: Honkytonk Angels Book 1 by Paisley Smith

Fall to Pieces: Honkytonk Angels Book 1 by Paisley Smith is an erotic romance that is just right when you’re in the mood for a little bit of naughty. Actually, in this case, a whole lot of naughty. Polly Purefoy is an up and coming singer trying to hit it big in Nashville. Her fresh take on rockabilly music catches the eye of Mallory Hayes. Mallory is a record producer

Wayworn Lovers by Gun Brooke: Book Review

Wayworn Lovers by Gun Brooke has a bunch of my favourite things in one place: it’s an age gap, rich girl/poor girl, opposites attract, workplace romance with an ice queen. It also brings back some of my favourite characters from Brooke’s previous romances, even though it’s a standalone story. Giselle Bonnaire is a renowned and talented composer who doesn’t leave the house because her anxiety disorder comes with an extra

Forbidden Melody by Magnolia Robbins: Book Review

Forbidden Melody by Magnolia Robbins begins with Emma Harvey, an exceptionally gifted pianist and daughter to a renowned jazz musician, trying out for a place at the prestigious Bard Music Conservatory for her graduate studies. Her talent shines brightly and catches the attention of one of the professors sitting on the panel, Juliet Hamilton. Juliet herself is prodigy violinist and first chair in the New York Philharmonic. It’s only when

In Development by Rachel Spangler: Book Review

In Development by Rachel Spangler has so many of my favourite things that it makes me wonder if she got a hold of the “Tara’s jams” list. It’s a celebrity romance (check) between an actor and a pop star (check aaaaand check). It has a fake relationship (check), and an opposites attract pairing (check) with an ice queen (check) and a boi next door (which I didn’t even know was

Love’s Melody Lost by Radclyffe

Love’s Melody Lost by Radclyffe is one of the first books by this prolific author and it holds up so well that it’s no wonder why so many people still love it. Anna Reid accepts a position as a housekeeper at an estate in Cape Cod only to show up and realize the job is much more than she’d bargained for. Instead of simply managing the house at Yardley Manor,

Perfect Rhythm by Jae

Perfect Rhythm by Jae is a wonderful story that provides a beautiful representation for the asexual community. Even if you don’t know or don’t understand what Asexual is, it illustrates that even two people who identify differently in their sexuality can find common ground and build a loving, passionate relationship. Leontyne “Leo” Blake sings about love to millions of fans every night. Personally, she has lost all belief that love

Love Is Not Nothing by Lee Winter

Love Is Not Nothing by Lee Winter is a short follow up to Requiem For Immortals. It’s a snapshot into the life of Natalya and Alison a few years after Requiem For Immortals ends. It answers the questions that plagued fans of the original book like Can you really tame an ice queen assassin enough to make her a viable life partner? Would her love for Alison win over her

Mother Of Souls by Heather Rose Jones

Mother Of Souls by Heather Rose Jones is the story of, Serafina, a woman who comes to Alpennia to hone her Mystical skills and answer some personal questions. She can see Mysteries (magic) brighter and more vividly than anyone else and yet she cannot perform any. When someone else creates a Mystery then she sees vibrant waves of colour but her own performance doesn’t stir a thing. When a letter

Unforgettable by Karin Kallmaker

Unforgettable by Karin Kallmaker is a story of Loretta “Rett” Jamison. Rett has built a successful singing career and a repertoire filled with romantic ballads and hot jazz. But her girlfriend/manager Trisha is no longer faithful and Rett wonders if she ever was. A dramatic break up leaves Rett less devastated than she should be and instead opens the possibilities for a better career and a new romance with a