E-Originals from Dimon, Justiss, and Swank | Xpress Reviews


Dimon’s new covert series starts with a bang, readers will be pulled into the lives of Justiss’s sensual characters, for contemporary romance fans, especially those who can’t stop watching home improvement and/or wedding shows

E-Originals from Arend, Carew, Goodman, and Jayne | Xpress Reviews


A fitting conclusion to Arend’s family series, softer erotica from Carew might not fit all readers, genuine chemistry ferments in Goodman’s latest, a military warrior is finally coming all the way home in Jayne’s Seducing the Bachelor

E-Original Romances from Carter, Cornwall, and Wells | Xpress Reviews


Readers who enjoyed Carter’s Vengeful Love will not be disappointed in this sequel; readers will fall in love with Fia’s courage and Dair’s honor in this historical from Cornwall; Wells is skilled at creating empathetic characters who go through personal growth and triumph in the end

E-Originals from Albert, Ballance, and Barnard | Xpress Reviews


Gay gaming and romance blend again for Albert, Ballance’s fans will find three-dimensional characters and sassy dialog in her latest series offering, Barnard has another winner with her next “Blue” title

Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, April 15, 2016

multilingual access

An overview of the state of academic publishing and library ebook initiatives; a scholarly contribution to library literature that addresses challenges in enabling access to digital collections for multilingual users; a well-researched handbook that provides strong encouragement to librarians and library students to learn more about copyright; a thoughtful look at an ­emerging issue affecting libraries in the age of print-on-demand technologies and the growing number of ebook publishing platforms

E-Originals from Archer, Lorret (with a Star), and Kay | Xpress Reviews


Traditional boy-meets-girl tale marries the culinary fascination with food trucks; Lorret turns a conventional premise into one with plenty of promise and anticipation; a great choice for anyone looking for suspense and a steamy romance

E-Originals from Byrne, Di Lorenzo, and Lynn, with a “Vengeful” Debut | Xpress Reviews


The strong language fits the intense world Byrne creates; the cliff-hanger ending of Carter’s debut will leave readers begging for the sequel; Di Lorenzo’s characterizations are strong enough to overcome the slight silliness of the setup

E-Originals from Arthur, Dover, and Harmon | Xpress Reviews


Arthur blends timely social issues into the background to flesh out her plot, one need not to be football fan to fall head over heels for Dover’s spunky contemporary romance, Harmon’s romance is for skate-lovers as well as those who enjoy watching from the sidelines

E-Originals from Austin, Burke & Jensen, Gray, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews


An excellent second offering in the series from Austin; more “Chaos” from Burke & Jensen; a baseball debut featuring a library director; Gray plot is basic, with slow-burn erotic love scenes; Michaels’s debut is all romance readers could hope for

E-Originals from Barth, Boyett-Campo, Harris, and Weaver | Xpress Reviews


Series opener features funny, human characters that sustain interest; a bordello for women causes some unusual attachments; a bucket list gets a workout in this fast-paced Nashville story; readers will be immediately invested in Weaver’s “Scandal”