Category: Own Voices

Review: Stripped by Zoey Castile

Review: Stripped by Zoey Castile

Fans of Magic Mike XXL, come forth! This is the book for you. Stripped by Zoey Castile is sexy, sweet, and basically everything I look for in a romance novel. Robyn Flores has been stuck in a rut for months. A fifth grade teacher by day, she once dreamed of becoming a writer—but gave up […]

Posted August 26, 2018
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Review: Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau

Review: Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau

I am utterly charmed by Grumpy Fake Boyfriend. Romantic comedy + Own Voices author + grumpy, reclusive hero + confident Asian heroine? Yes to all of the above! 😍 Naomi Kwan needs a fake boyfriend, stat. She‘s been invited to a holiday beach weekend, but all the other attendees are couples…including her jerk of an […]

Posted August 14, 2018
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Review: So Sweet by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Review: So Sweet by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Where to begin? 😖 I see this author recommended a lot and I enjoyed her novella Fit. So Sweet sounded like a light, fluffy read—but it didn’t really turn out to be that. It’s heavy on the smut for sure, but without much substance or emotion to back it up. Kayla has been laid off […]

Posted August 5, 2018
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Review: Trade Me by Courtney Milan

Review: Trade Me by Courtney Milan

I wanted to love Trade Me so much but it just did not work for me. 😖 The writing itself is fine, but I found the story boring and struggled to pay attention throughout the book. Long story short: Blake is rich (son of a tech mogul), Tina is poor, they know each other from […]

Posted August 3, 2018
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Review: Cowboy Karma by Mia Hopkins

Review: Cowboy Karma by Mia Hopkins

Cowboy Karma is book #4 in the Cowboy Cocktail series by Mia Hopkins. Although characters from previous books appear, each book can easily be read as a standalone. I adored book #3, Cowboy Player, and Cowboy Karma just slid into place right next to it. I love these books so much. Surgical nurse Harmony Santos […]

Posted October 16, 2016
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Review: Cowboy Player by Mia Hopkins

Review: Cowboy Player by Mia Hopkins

I love this book so, so, so much. Cowboy Player is book #3 in Mia Hopkins’s Cowboy Cocktail series, but it can be read as a standalone. This was my first time reading anything by Mia Hopkins–I haven’t read books #1 and #2, but I had no trouble following the story. However, I plan on […]

Posted June 28, 2016
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Review: In His Corner by Vina Arno

Review: In His Corner by Vina Arno

They call him “The Juggernaut.” At age 22, Tommy Raines is an Olympic gold-winning middleweight boxer. He’s got a promising career ahead of him and has sworn off women while he focuses on his training and preparations for turning pro. Then he meets Dr. Siena Carr. When Tommy walks into Siena’s emergency room in need of stitches, […]

Posted April 24, 2016
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