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Review: Big Bad Cowboy by Carly Bloom

Review: Big Bad Cowboy by Carly Bloom

Whoever originally called Big Bad Cowboy by Carly Bloom a kinky version of You’ve Got Mail—you’re a genius and 100% correct! My ears perked up right away and shot this book straight to the top of my TBR because You’ve Got Mail is one of my favorite rom-coms ever. Big Bad Cowboy is the first […]

Posted October 28, 2018
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Review: Mentor by Opal Carew, Avery Aster, and Jayne Rylon

Review: Mentor by Opal Carew, Avery Aster, and Jayne Rylon

Mentor is book #4 in the Penthouse Pleasures series, but can be read as a standalone. Oh how I wanted to love Mentor, but unfortunately this one missed the mark for me. Most of the book felt so random, like the authors were throwing the erotic romance kitchen sink at the plot. Elle works in […]

Posted August 22, 2018
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Review: The Chateau by Tiffany Reisz

Review: The Chateau by Tiffany Reisz

First, I need to mention that this book is the one that finally ended my romance slump. My last romance review was back at the end of January—about 4.5 months ago! I’ve DNFed so many books these past few months, I can’t even tell you how many. I should also start by saying that although […]

Posted June 3, 2018
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Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

Review: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis is a perfect holiday read. It’s a combination of sassy humor, sexy times, and heartfelt moments. Willa Davis is shocked when someone from her past walks into her pet store, South Bark Mutt Shop. Keane Winters stood her up years ago, back in high school. That’s bad enough, […]

Posted December 17, 2017
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Review: Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day

Review: Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day

The characters in Afterburn/Aftershock by Sylvia Day are reminiscent of those in her Crossfire series: the hero is an alpha male millionaire and the heroine is a sassy, headstrong, and career-minded woman. Like the characters in that series, Gia and Jax have a tumultuous relationship that left me wondering just what keeps them together, other […]

Posted November 5, 2017
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Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Review: When I Found You by Kate James

I received a copy of this book from the Orange County Chapter of RWA’s Book Buyer’s Best Contest, for which I was a first round judge. When I Found You by Kate James is packed with action, but unfortunately that wasn’t enough to hold my attention. The romance itself felt underdeveloped, so once love happens, […]

Posted October 29, 2017
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Review: Count on a Cowboy by Patricia Thayer

Review: Count on a Cowboy by Patricia Thayer

I received a copy of this book from the Orange County Chapter of RWA’s Book Buyer’s Best Contest, for which I was a first round judge. Count on a Cowboy by Patricia Thayer is part of Harlequin’s American Romance line, which falls under the Home and Family category. This isn’t the type of book I […]

Posted October 23, 2017
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Review: Most of All You by Mia Sheridan

Review: Most of All You by Mia Sheridan

Most of All You by Mia Sheridan is perfection. In this deeply emotional story, two broken people find each other—find love—and find themselves. The main characters, Crystal and Gabriel, are best revealed slowly, so I’ve chosen to be intentionally vague in this review. Suffice it to say that I was both surprised and captivated by […]

Posted October 11, 2017
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Review: Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre

Review: Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre

Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre explores some of my favorite tropes: opposites attract, enemies to lovers, and country mouse/city mouse. It’s a definite slow burn romance and for me, the progression of the relationship dragged a bit before hitting warp speed at the end. However, the author’s writing style made me want to keep reading. […]

Posted September 19, 2017
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