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Wildest Dreams by Robyn Carr

<i>Wildest Dreams </i> by Robyn Carr

  Robyn Carr is an author known for gentle romances set in small towns where people who were broken find wholeness. Wildest Dreams, the latest in her series set in Thunder Point, is no exception. Blake and Lin Su are our couple in this one – but other familiar characters play featured roles as well. Carr […]

Crazy Thing Called Love by Mol...

<i>Crazy Thing Called Love</i> by Molly O’Keefe

  I was totally swept up in this story. Trope alert: this is second-chance love at its best. Maddy and Billy were married lifetimes ago when they were both young and living in Pittsburgh. Billy was drafted into the NHL quickly into their marriage and decided that his free pass to puck bunnies was more […]

Can’t Hurry Love by Moll...

<i>Can’t Hurry Love</i> by Molly O’Keefe

  In the first book set at Crooked Creek, we meet Victoria and Eli. I like to say up front if this is a stand-alone type of book or not and this is one that straddles. I think you can enjoy this as a stand alone – I don’t think any of the details are […]

Between the Sheets by Molly O&...

<i>Between the Sheets</i> by Molly O’Keefe

  Between the Sheets was recommended to me by a social worker friend a few months ago. We were talking about how diseases which affect the elderly are rarely written about in romance novels, because so few of them deal with that population. She explained she was at a conference on alternative methods of care […]

Animal Attraction by Jill Shal...

<i>Animal Attraction</i> by Jill Shalvis

The second book set in Sunshine, Idaho, Animal Attraction is a delight. In typical Shalvis fashion, the characters pop off the page and sweep you along with them. And as animals in novels is one of my favorite tropes, the fact that this one is set in a vet’s office is just a sweet bonus for […]

Can’t Buy Me Love by Mol...

<i>Can’t Buy Me Love</i> by Molly O’Keefe

  Okay, so this book took me a little bit to orient myself. That’s not a bad thing, just often unexpected romance novels. I’m not used to having to sort out who the heroine is and who the hero is and in this one, it took a little bit. Of course, had I read the […]

Falling Under by Lauren Dane

<i>Falling Under</i> by Lauren Dane

  So this is my first Dane book but I’ve clearly heard of her before. One reviewer I read complained she used “too much vulgarity” (i.e., she calls vaginas ‘pussies’ and while it’s not my favorite, I’m not sure I’d complain about it…) but overall, the reception of Dane in the romance community appears strong. […]

Even the Score by Kate Meader

<i>Even the Score</i> by Kate Meader

  Even the Score is the first in Meader’s new Tall, Dark and Texan series and is about Tess and Hunter. These two have a complicated history – Tess broke up Hunter’s wedding to her best friend several years ago. When they meet again by happenstance, it turns out that he’s found a way for her to […]

Simply Irresistible by Jill Sh...

<i>Simply Irresistible</i> by Jill Shalvis

  Simply Irresistible is our introduction to Lucky Harbor, a sleepy coastal town in Washington State. One of my favorite series, Lucky Harbor can be read out of order – the series is really a set of four trilogies following friends or families – but I’d recommend starting at the beginning so you can let Shalvis […]

Brown-Eyed Girl by Lisa Kleypa...

<i>Brown-Eyed Girl</i> by Lisa Kleypas

  Brown Eyed Girl is the fourth novel in Kleypas’s Travis family series. This one centers on Joe, the final brother to find his match in the rambling family of wealthy but down to earth Texans. Joe’s happy ever after comes in the form of Avery, a wedding planner extraordinaire with a serious guard up […]