Category: Amy Matayo

First Line Friday (week 187): The Reunion

First Line Friday (week 187): The Reunion

Posted March 27, 2020 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Reunion by Amy Matayo! and the first line is… I […]


Book Review (and Giveaway Info!): Christmas at Gate 18 by Amy Matayo

Book Review (and Giveaway Info!): Christmas at Gate 18 by Amy Matayo

Posted November 18, 2017 / 10 Comments

Supermodel Rory Gray just wants to go home. After wrapping up a three-day high-fashion photo shoot overseas, she’s exhausted and ready for the holiday. A holiday that involves Hollywood parties, air-kissing the industry elite, and a whole lot of fakeness…but whatever. Once she gets through that torture, she’ll head to […]


Book Review: The Whys Have It by Amy Matayo

Book Review: The Whys Have It by Amy Matayo

Posted July 10, 2017 / 12 Comments

“His music holds the heart of America…but his soul holds a terrible secret.” Chart topping pop musician Cory Minor has it all—fame, money, more women at his disposal than time to spend on them. He’s living the life most American men only dream of. Until an ordinary concert in Springfield […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Contemporary Romance Authors New to Me in 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Contemporary Romance Authors New to Me in 2016

Posted December 6, 2016 / 50 Comments

  Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday, inspired by the folks at The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s suggested topic is “Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016”. But as usual I’m tweaking it a bit and narrowing the scope to “Contemporary Romance […]


Author Interview: Amy Matayo

Author Interview: Amy Matayo

Posted October 13, 2016 / 4 Comments

I recently discovered the delightful Amy Matayo. I had heard about her books for a while – people telling me I simply MUST read Sway or The End of the World, to name two examples. But… I really think I’m going to need to quit my “real” job in order […]


First Line Friday (Week 27): The Thirteenth Chance

First Line Friday (Week 27): The Thirteenth Chance

Posted October 7, 2016 / 22 Comments

It’s FRIDAY!! This week. A week of Mondays. So glad for Friday to finally be here! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is The Thirteenth Chance by Amy Matayo. (Check […]


Book Review: The Thirteenth Chance by Amy Matayo

Book Review: The Thirteenth Chance by Amy Matayo

Posted October 6, 2016 / 13 Comments

Baseball star Will Vandergriff knows any number of women who would happily pretend to be his girlfriend. In a last-ditch effort to restore his good standing with his team’s higher-ups, he enlists the help of his neurotic, goody-goody neighbor. Schoolteacher Olivia Pratt might be a bit quirky and a bit […]