Tuesday, January 13, 2015

ARC Review: Alphas Prefer Curves: A Curvy Girl Romance BBW Anthology (Volume One) by Michelle Fox, Erika Masten, Milly Taiden, Harper Ashe, Aubrey Rose, Catherine Vale, Marian Tee, Danielle Duncan, Eliza Gayle, Jordan Bell, Liliana Rhodes, Malia Mallory, Olivia Rigal, Alexx Andria

Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 Stars

Dangerous Protector by Milly Taiden
4 out of 5 Stars

  • so many twists and turns
  • hope the sheriff gets thrown in prison
  • such a sad and twisted personal history
  • if the husband left because of the half-sister what was she doing in town with the half-brother?

A Prowl on the Wild Side by Erika Masten
4 out of 5 Stars

  • score one for the sexy, confident heroine
  • interested in more from this series
  • the shifter restrictions and story line are intriguing
  • sad they might not get a full HEA

Bear Biker Love by Harper Ashe
4 out of 5 Stars

  • feisty heroine, sweet hero
  • sad his clan was annihilated
  • glad the Hunters came under scrutiny
  • hoping for a sequel about their lives in Colorado

Bear the Heat by Catherine Vale
4 out of 5 Stars

  • like the group/clan
  • can't wait for Damien and his rogues to be brought to justice
  • I would feel a little more bad for Damien if he hadn't abused his people
  • the father was evil and deserved his fate, glad her mom is moving on

Heartbitten by Aubrey Rose
4 out of 5 Stars

  • poor Robb
  • like the description: "dark curiosity"
  • wonder if she's related to Eliza?
  • glad he found love and hope they find a cure
  • eventually, I expect her to turn

Distracting the Billionaire's Son by Jordan Bell
5 out of 5 Stars

  • feel bad for Jonah
  • Silvers' are trying so hard to make the celebration nice for her
  • Jonah's dad needs to quit trying to control everyone

The Billionaire's Curvy Guide by Danielle Duncan
4 out of 5 Stars

  • The hero is full of himself
  • good for the heroine, sticking up for herself
  • hero's persistence pays off but he's ruthless when it comes to getting his way
  • he's trying to be a good guy and nice but doesn't quite hit the mark, comes off as a clueless jerk

Soldier by Liliana Rhodes
5 out of 5 Stars

  • glad someone was looking out for Gia
  • love the hero's attitude, protective and soft towards her
  • good thing Gia is open-minded

Something True by Malia Mallory
5 out of 5 Stars

  • strong, compassionate heroine
  • bad boy hero changes his ways although he's really a sweetheart under the bad boy persona
  • he needs to stop running from his past
  • able to keep up with her daily life while still incorporating romantic gestures

Heart Racer by Marian Tee
5 out of 5 Stars

  • Greek playboy meets his match in a spitfire/shrew
  • Love Elvira's snark
  • heroine has some amazing inner strength
  • he really messed up with this deception
  • winning her back isn't going to be easy or pretty
  • glad Sab got his second chance
  • emotional read

Jade by Olivia Rigal
5 out of 5 Stars

  • interesting first meeting
  • love that her brains and lack of social skills don't intimidate him
  • feel bad for them when they have their miscommunication
  • wonder at the age gap between Oliver and Jade
  • so many issues to resolve, glad most of them are settled
  • looking forward to more, hopefully stories about his mom and daughter

Kings of Asphalt by Alexx Andria
4 out of 5 Stars

  • bad boys with hearts of gold
  • stubborn heroine
  • not really sympathetic to the villain, prison is not for the weak and you knew it was a possibility when you were part of an illegal operation

Kane by Eliza Gayle
4 out of 5 Stars

  • definitely read Lucas first
  • Malcolm is going to be a problem
  • She should be able to get vengeance against the council member who had her mom murdered
  • overall story line is unresolved

Recommendation: Fun reads, some I've read before and some new ones for me.

Posted: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1158435900