Year: 2019

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Review: Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn Kensington Books 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ From start to finish this book just BLEW ME AWAY. The emotional depth. The learning to be brave and the raw honesty. The connection and INTIMACY… an intimacy that starts long before anyone’s clothes come off. (But don’t worry. Clothes do come off !) Love Lettering […]

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Review: This Earl of Mine by Kate Bateman

This Earl of Mine by Kate BatemanSt. Martin’s 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This was my very first Kate Bateman book! Will definitely be reading more from her. I picked up a few wiffs of some old school historical romance elements in this book and that was pretty fun. For example, Georgie runs off to Newgate to pick […]

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Review: Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey

Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey Avon, 2020 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Holy feelings. Big, chest-seizing feelings. I tell you what, the older I get the more profoundly I experience a well done Marriage-in-Trouble romance. I loved this book…but ouch. It did hurt. I mean, don’t panic! It’s a Tessa Bailey romance. Everything works out (duh) […]

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We’re Dunzo: Managing Social Anxiety in a “Cancel Culture”

Anxiety is fun because you get to replay each of your interactions with other people and experience shame and regret over and over again until you die. Me I told myself I would use this space to untangle myself when I start to spin out. And I’ve been spinning out a little lately. So in […]

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Review: The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller St. Martins, 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Gilded Age NYC romance meets Ghost Hunters meets…HGTV! The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller absolutely bedazzled me. This book is quintessentially THE ROMANCE you want to read this fall. Snuggle up under a luxurious blanket and read it with a warm […]

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Review: Holiday by Candlelight by Laurel Greer

Holiday by Candlelight by Laurel Greer ⭐⭐⭐ I didn’t NOT like this book. I liked it. But…I thought it was going to be a holiday romance. Hanukkah and Christmas are technically happening but it has very little to do with the actual story. So that was a big distraction for me. The cover literally features […]

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Lush Money by Angelina M. Lopez

 Lush Money by Angelina M. Lopez Carina Press, 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I had a hard time rating this book. Ultimately though I decided, based on the fantastic writing and the fact that it’s HOTTER THAN BLAZES…four stars. . Like I said, Angelina M. Lopez is a fabulous writer and this book is one hell of a […]

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Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher Berkley, 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ *banjo intro* There’s a new wind blowin’ like I’ve never known, I’m breathin’ deeper than I’ve ever done…* Sorry. I have that Keith Urban song stuck in my head now because I just  finished Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher, […]

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Review: Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia HibbertAvon, 2019 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert knocked my proverbial socks off. What an absolutely endearing, sexy, thought-provoking book! This is my first TH book but I’m now desperate to read her backlist. Her voice is funny and smart and deeply emotional. And, American […]

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How Romance Novels Carried Me Through Infertility: Take 2

If you google my name you might find an article called Trashy Romance Novels Kind of Saved My Marriage. So I need you to find this post too. Why, yes. There is definitely a story here. Okay. A little over a year ago I sat down and wrote about how romance novels carried me through secondary […]

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