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Tanner by Sarah Mayberry

<i>Tanner</i> by Sarah Mayberry

We all have those authors that are insta-clicks, don’t we. If you’re a contemporary romance reader and Sarah Mayberry isn’t one of yours, I’ll admit to being confused. I have at least liked, if not loved/adored/drooled over, everything she’s written and Tanner is no exception. The kick-off of a new series, we leave Mayberry’s normal stomping […]

Crazy For You by Rachel Lacey

<i>Crazy For You</i> by Rachel Lacey

Best friend’s little sister trope klaxon! If that is your booknip, pile on in for this newest in Rachel Lacey’s Risking It All series. Crazy For You is the story of Emma and Ryan. Emma’s had a thing for Ryan since she knew what ‘things’ were but two things stopped her. One, he’s a bad boy and she’s […]

Run to You by Rachel Lacey

<i>Run to You</i> by Rachel Lacey

Ethan Hunter (a 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist in swimming, so there’s a visual for you) is trying to open Off the Grid Adventures with his two best mates who he has known since they were in foster care. Besides those two lads, his family is his Gram, his mother’s mother, who adopted him in his […]

Must Love Wieners by Casey Gri...

<i>Must Love Wieners</i> by Casey Griffin

Yes, the puns are no joke. Yes, the title is a touch OTT. SBTB covered this issue way better than I ever could (prepare for snort laughing), so let’s just get that out of the way now. Because y’all, this book is delightful. A touch frustrating at times, but overall delightful. Piper is an aspiring […]

Dirty Work Anthology

<i>Dirty Work</i> Anthology

Amanda Heger, Harper St. George, and Tara Wyatt have teamed up to give us a romance anthology about dudes who work with their hands for a living. Blue collar, working class, call it what you want, but you shall find no billionaires herein. As with every anthology, I resonated with some of the stories more […]

Royal Games by Sariah Wilson

<i>Royal Games</i> by Sariah Wilson

Royal Games is the latest installment in Wilson’s ‘Royals of Monterra’ series and, y’all, I thought it would be complete trope-nip to me. Royalty? Check, as this one deals with Prince Rafe. Hollywood? Check, as our hero and heroine met on a reality TV program. Small towns? Check, as all the action takes place in the […]

Something More Than This by Ba...

<i>Something More Than This</i> by Barbie Bohrman

Something More Than This is both a friends-to-lovers story (which is my catnip) and a love triangle (which I am more averse to, traditionally). Katy is a sports writer with a great knowledge of the team she covers and a great best friend in her boss and mentor, Dylan. She’s in a really good groove […]

Snowflakes on Silver Cove by H...

<i>Snowflakes on Silver Cove</i> by Holly Martin

You know those books that feel like you’ve been doing life with these people for a while? Where you are a fly on a wall into a fully realized world and when you leave the book you wish the author would text you every once and a while to let you know how the characters […]

Jingle Bell Harbor by Tracy Br...

<i>Jingle Bell Harbor</i> by Tracy Brogan

Jingle Bell Harbor was a delightful little holiday romance that I’d recommend to anyone who enjoys contemporary stories set in small towns and second-chance romances. It avoids the things that drive me nuts about novellas (no real pacing, limited character development, sex without context) and allowed me to just enjoy getting to know these folks. […]

Some Girls Do by Amy Andrews

<i>Some Girls Do</i> by Amy Andrews

Some Girls Do is a story of forbidden love and finding home, both in location and in a person. Lacy and Cooper first meet as a hot and satisfying one night stand in a bar in Melbourne. Not having any idea who the other person is, the find out quickly they already had a connection. […]

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