// Book Review // Temporary Wife Temptation by: Jayci Lee #TemporaryWifeTemptation #BookReview

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Temporary Wife Temptation by: Jayci Lee
Published February 4, 2020 by Harlequin Desire
Romance/Contemporary

Much more than he bargained for…

“You want me to find you a wife?”

“No. I want you to be my wife.”

Garrett Song is this close to taking the reins of his family’s LA fashion empire…until the Song matriarch insists he marry her handpicked bride first. To block her matchmaking, he recruits Natalie Sobol to pose as his wife. She needs a fake spouse as badly as he does. But when passion burns down their chaste agreement, the flames could destroy them all… Continue reading “// Book Review // Temporary Wife Temptation by: Jayci Lee #TemporaryWifeTemptation #BookReview”

// Audio Book Review // The Unhoneymooners by: Christina Lauren #Romance #ChristinaLauren #BookReview

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The Unhoneymooners by: Christina Lauren
Published May 14, 2019 by Gallery Books
Romance/Women’s Lit/Fiction

Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Ami, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag) and she’s managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a series of Internet contests (double gag). Worst of all, she’s forcing Olive to spend the day with her sworn enemy, Ethan, who just happens to be the best man.

Olive braces herself to get through 24 hours of wedding hell before she can return to her comfortable, unlucky life. But when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning from eating bad shellfish, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan. And now there’s an all-expenses-paid honeymoon in Hawaii up for grabs.

Putting their mutual hatred aside for the sake of a free vacation, Olive and Ethan head for paradise, determined to avoid each other at all costs. But when Olive runs into her future boss, the little white lie she tells him is suddenly at risk to become a whole lot bigger. She and Ethan now have to pretend to be loving newlyweds, and her luck seems worse than ever. But the weird thing is that she doesn’t mind playing pretend. In fact, she feels kind of… lucky. Continue reading “// Audio Book Review // The Unhoneymooners by: Christina Lauren #Romance #ChristinaLauren #BookReview”

// Holiday Book Tour // Book Review: A Wedding in December by: Sarah Morgan #BookReview #HolidayReads

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A Wedding in December by: Sarah Morgan
Published October 31, 2019 by HQN Books
Women’s Fiction/Holiday Romance

In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie’s whirlwind Christmas wedding. First to arrive are the bride’s parents, Maggie and Nick. Their daughter’s marriage is a milestone they are determined to celebrate wholeheartedly, but they are hiding a huge secret of their own: they are on the brink of divorce. After living apart for the last six months, the last thing they need is to be trapped together in an irresistibly romantic winter wonderland.

Rosie’s older sister, Katie, is also dreading the wedding. Worried that impulsive, sweet-hearted Rosie is making a mistake, Katie is determined to save her sister from herself! If only the irritatingly good-looking best man, Jordan, would stop interfering with her plans…

Bride-to-be Rosie loves her fiancé but is having serious second thoughts. Except everyone has arrived—how can she tell them she’s not sure? As the big day gets closer, and emotions run even higher, this is one White family Christmas none of them will ever forget! Continue reading “// Holiday Book Tour // Book Review: A Wedding in December by: Sarah Morgan #BookReview #HolidayReads”

// Romance & Women’s Fiction Blog Tour // Book Review // The Princess Plan by: Julia London #BookReview #Romance

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The Princess Plan by: Julia London
Publish Date November 26, 2019 by HQN Books
Romance/Historical Fiction

Princes have pomp and glory—not crushes on commoners.

Nothing gets the tongues of London’s high society wagging like a good scandal. And when the personal secretary of the visiting Prince Sebastian of Alucia is found murdered, it’s all anyone can talk about, including Eliza Tricklebank. Her unapologetic gossip gazette has benefited from an anonymous tip about the crime, prompting Sebastian to take an interest in playing detective—and an even greater interest in Eliza.

With a trade deal on the line and mounting pressure to secure a noble bride, there’s nothing more salacious than a prince dallying with a commoner. Sebastian finds Eliza’s contrary manner as frustrating as it is seductive, but they’ll have to work together if they’re going to catch the culprit. And when things heat up behind closed doors, it’s the prince who’ll have to decide what comes first—his country or his heart. Continue reading “// Romance & Women’s Fiction Blog Tour // Book Review // The Princess Plan by: Julia London #BookReview #Romance”

// ARC Review // Finding Forever: A 1970s Love Story by: Anthony Sciarratta #BookReview #ARC

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Finding Forever: A 1970s Love Story by: Anthony Sciarratta
Publish Date November 5, 2019 by Post Hill Press
Romance/Fiction

In 1970s New York, a neurotic Italian-American man is inspired to write a novel about his love affair with a quirky Broadway actress who inspires him to pursue his life-long dream.

Michael Coniglio is at his wit’s end. His girlfriend, Angela, announces in front of the local coffee shop crowd that she has a new lover. The emotional fallout leads him to lose his office job, giving his boss the long-awaited excuse to fire him. Michael goes home to his parents looking for support and professes his childhood dream only for his father to remind Michael that he will never amount to anything.

Just as Michael is about to give up on life, he meets a woman who changes everything. The chatty and quirky Elvira Vaughn brings flavor to his world. The innocent, bright eyed, artsy young woman ran from an abusive home to become a Broadway actress in crime-riddled New York City. Suffering from the depression of her past, the now thirty-year-old looks to a higher power for an answer. Can Michael and Elvira overcome the demons of their past and find their way into each other’s hearts? Continue reading “// ARC Review // Finding Forever: A 1970s Love Story by: Anthony Sciarratta #BookReview #ARC”

// Book Review // Turn the Paige by: Roseanne Beck #BookReview

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Turn the Paige by: Roseanne Beck
Published August 8, 2018
Romance/Contemporary

Paige has everything she thinks she wants.

Nick might be the one thing she really needs.

Sometimes the best dreams are the ones you didn’t know you had.

Dr. Paige Ellis has worked hard to make her dreams come true. But somewhere along the way, she lost something important–herself.

Luckily, her dead grandmother is still looking out for her.

When Paige returns home to fulfill her Nana’s last request, she comes face-to-face with an annoying blast from her past. Not only does Nick Collins know just which buttons to push to make Paige crazy, but he also might be the one thing Paige has convinced herself she doesn’t need.

Can Nana and Nick persuade an overachieving workaholic that love might be the best medicine after all? Continue reading “// Book Review // Turn the Paige by: Roseanne Beck #BookReview”

// Book Review // Crazy for a Geek Girl by: Nicolette Dane

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Crazy for a Geek Girl by: Nicolette Dane
Published January 16, 2016 by Dane Publishing
Romance/LGBT

A stressful job in finance and investing has made it impossible for Netty to have any semblance of a functional love life. The long hours are taking their toll and as a huge new project falls in her lap, Netty is just about at her wit’s end. Late one Friday night at work, however, life brightens when a knock on her office door unveils adorably geeky Henrietta, her company’s computer consultant.

Henry — computer geek, gamer, sweetheart — takes Netty on a ride that makes her question her notions of life and love, work and play, and acceptance of herself and others. Always the pretty popular girl, Netty finds herself irrevocably changing as she gets intimate with nerdy Henry, prompting her to wonder whether the path she’s been on has actually been the right one for her.

Will Netty be able to shrug off the negativity around her relationship at work, navigate the conflict of interest in getting involved with her company’s consultant, and finally start living true to herself? Or will this lesbian love affair end like all the rest? Continue reading “// Book Review // Crazy for a Geek Girl by: Nicolette Dane”