⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ SO GOOD

Okay... WOW. This started enticingly sweet then slowly shifted into an engrossingly addictive read that had me staying up late to devour it. It’s my first from the author - and I’ll definitely be back for more. Which is kind of surprising given the number of things in the story that could’ve gone oh so... Continue Reading →

EXCERPT from Fortuity by Jewel E. Ann

This was such a beautifully written book! It's my first from the author, and I will definitely be back for more. It's funny and emotional, mixing light moments with shots of angst for maximum impact. If you're looking for a read that subtle, sexy, and will move you - that's Fortuity. I've got my full... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday

June is a busy, busy month for new releases - in the best of ways! Lots of new romances are coming your way soon, with so many great books to choose from. Here's a look at the books releasing in the next week - I'll have reviews coming for several of them! June 4: Cheesy... Continue Reading →

New Month, New Freebies and Deals

I love the first of the month because it brings a whole new selection of deals! I’ve collected well over 100 free or cheap Kindle books from romance authors I’ve read or been meaning to try – most are less than $1! Try out some new-to-you authors for cheap or fill up your Kindle with... Continue Reading →

NOW AVAILABLE: More Cocky Hero Club Titles

The second wave of Cocky Hero Club titles based off of Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward's beloved Cocky Bastard series are here, and there are some intriguing releases among them! If you haven't checked out any of the Cocky Hero Club books yet, they're all written by up-and-coming authors who were inspired by the original... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️ Romance fail

I'm going to call this one women's fiction, because if it's a romance then... it's an epic fail. I don't normally offer up spoilers, but if I had known (and this is the spoiler, guys) that our hero would sleep with another woman 75% of the way into the book, I wouldn't have wasted my... Continue Reading →

Best of May 2020

May was an OUTSTANDING month for romance! I'm pretty sure I rated more books as 5 stars in May than I did in April and March combined. So it was extremely difficult to narrow down my top picks this month - and I'm not complaining! There were so many excellent books that I highly recommend,... Continue Reading →

Last Minute Freebies and Deals

It's the end of the month, and that means there's going to be a whole new batch of freebies and deals coming on Monday! If you haven't snatched up the current deals, be sure to add them to your Kindle while you can. This list should tide you over until the new deals come out... Continue Reading →

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: May 29th

What a week!!! After a quiet holiday weekend, this week was PACKED with new announcements and exciting releases. I can't even tell you how many books I added to my TBR, and some great new reads came out. And next week.... is bursting at the seams with new books! This spring is filled with SO... Continue Reading →

EXCERPT from Jock Blocked by Pippa Grant

Jock Blocked was one of my absolute favorite books of the month (complete list coming this weekend!). It was such a light, smile-inducing read with all of the quirky humor that Pippa Grant has perfected. If you haven't read it yet, now's the time! It's free with Kindle Unlimited and the perfect weekend read. I've... Continue Reading →

COVER REVEAL: In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren

A holiday romance from a beloved team of authors? Can't wait! This Christmas romance sounds like exactly what I want from a wintery read. It's a play on familiar Christmas themes, executed by two very talented authors. Take a peek at the blurb below - In a Holidaze releases October 6th! BLURB: Love Actually meets Groundhog Day in... Continue Reading →

COVER REVEAL: The Rivals by Vi Keeland

What a cover! I love this striking cover from Vi Keeland, and the premise has definitely got me interested. Sounds like this is going to be one sexy, complicated romance, and I'm curious where it all leads. Take a peek at the blurb below - The Rivals releases July 13th! Title: The Rivals Author: Vi... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ An angsty ride

That cliffhanger! I am so ready to read the conclusion to this angsty, new adult trilogy because this couple has me hooked. Piper Lawson's writing is excellent (as always), so she's got me rooting for Annie and Tyler despite the complicated nature of their relationship. It's angsty and engrossing, with tension and plenty of drama.... Continue Reading →

COVER REVEAL: Faked by Karla Sorensen

I love this cover, and the blurb sounds SO GOOD. Bad boy/good girl, possible mistaken identity? Yes, please! Get all the details about Faked below - it releases June 16th. BLURB: Every action has a consequence, and Claire Ward knows it. And yet, even knowing that her decision to swap places with her identical twin... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday

While this week is relatively quiet for new releases because of the holiday weekend, that is not the case next week! There are lots of exciting new books coming your way soon, including a couple that are releasing towards just in time for this weekend. Take a peek at all of the books coming your... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Light and easy

What an adorably sweet romance! This one is light and playful throughout, with great chemistry and a touch of steam. It's got a nice small town feel and characters you can root for, pairing a woman who has been planning her wedding for years with a guy who can't picture himself ever having one. There's... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Deals and Steals

New week, new deals!!! There continue to be a ton of great freebies and deals out there on Kindle books, so get clicking and load up your eReader! These low/no price books are the perfect way to try out new-to-you authors without breaking the bank. They’re sorted into four lists – freebies, 99 cents, $1.99... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Too sweet for me

This was a solid read - it just wasn't a good fit for me. I always see Carolyn Brown's books on the bestseller lists, so it seemed like the right time to check one out. The writing itself is strong, the characters are interesting, and there are little bits of humor thrown into the story.... Continue Reading →

15 Protective, Loving Romance Heroes

Some of these heroes might be a little rough around the edges, but they are all GREAT guys deep down. They're loving and protective without being over the top, and they make worthy partners for their heroines. From the military heroes to the all-around good guys, each of these heroes has something about them that... Continue Reading →

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: May 22nd

This was another busy release week, with so many great new books (as well as a couple of misses). I read a few 5-star reads from trusted favorites, tried out a few new-to-me authors, and filled up my TBR with lots of exciting upcoming releases. If you read my Teaser Tuesday post (found here), you... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Problematic past

I always enjoy Nadia Lee’s light and fun rom coms, but… this definitely wasn’t my favorite. There’s just something about the backstory that rubbed me the wrong way, and I really couldn’t get past it (more on that in a minute). It’s still a cute read with some fun enemies to lovers bickering, a sweet... Continue Reading →

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: June Releases

There are SO MANY new romance novels coming your way in the month of June!!! It can be incredibly difficult to keep track of all of the new releases each month, so I've put together a calendar to help you manage your TBR. The following books are the ones that are on my radar -... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Complex and angsty

Such a compelling second chance romance! I'll be the first to admit that second chance romances are often difficult for me because there are always questions about the relationship that pull me out of the story, but this was written so well that it was engrossing, complex, and interesting throughout. The heroine is not my... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday

Today is a big, BIG release day, so there will be lots of book reviews coming your way in the next few days! There are also a couple of rom coms releasing later in the week that will keep your Memorial Day weekend light and fun. Looking ahead to next week, there are an interesting... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️ Falls flat

This one sits solidly between 2 and 3 stars for me. It definitely had potential and there was nothing explicitly "wrong" with it, but there just wasn't enough to compel me to keep reading. It's got some great food descriptions that will make you hungry, characters who are interesting but share no real chemistry, and... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Deals and Steals

New week, new deals!!! There continue to be a ton of great freebies and deals out there on Kindle books, so get clicking and load up your eReader! These low/no price books are the perfect way to try out new-to-you authors without breaking the bank. They’re sorted into three lists – freebies, 99 cents to... Continue Reading →

⭐️⭐️ Kinda confusing

A lackluster storyline paired with a writing style that features more "tell" than "show," this falls flat. This couple is already together (kinda? sort of?) when the book begins, so the reader misses out on them falling for each other, and in turn misses out on the chance to fall for the characters. It's all... Continue Reading →

COVER REVEAL: Surrender by Rachel Van Dyken

Check out that cover!!! We're already getting one release from Rachel Van Dyken this month (Ruthless Princess), and now there's another one coming your way on June 23rd! Surrender is a forbidden romance set in the Seaside Pictures world, and it sounds like it's going to be one complicated love story. Though I've read (and... Continue Reading →

Featured Freebies & Deals

My Deals and Steals list (found here) is one of the most popular posts each week, so I thought I'd take a minute to talk about a few of the deals that are available right now (and by that I mean, as of the moment I'm writing this, because we all know they change frequently!).... Continue Reading →

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: May 15th

So this never happens. If you've been following my reviews for awhile, you probably know that I give out as many 3-star ratings as I do 5-star (possibly more), and that there aren't usually more than one or two in a week. This week... well it was FANTASTIC. There were so many great releases that... Continue Reading →

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