2014 – The Halfpoint

2014 has been a “happening” year for the world so far. We started off with a “polar vortex,” and things have only gotten more complex from there. The Winter Olympics occurred in Sochi this year in February, causing excitement and turbulent emotions at once. Continue reading

Julie James vs. Jennifer Probst – Version 2014

The two greatest contemporary romance writers of this generation, Julie James and Jennifer Probst, each released a new book this year, and I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t been salivating over the two. Thankfully, the wait was over about a week ago, and I spent last weekend in bliss, reading both these new releases instead of studying for the AP Biology test. Do I regret it? Not. One. Bit.

Then, as I was reading both books, I realized that not everything was exactly what I expected. Some things were disappointments, and some things were even better than I’d expected. I had a favorite in mind, but after reading, it turned out that the other book was the better read. One thing is for sure: the authors sure did surprise me. Both were great reads, but I’m here to help you determine which author is the “Best Contemporary Romance Writer of 2014.” Every year past, the winner has been Julie James – with her engaging, sexy FBI reads – but who will outshine the other this time? I don’t know, but the question is: are you ready to find out? Continue reading