Review

Review: Virginia and the Vagabond by Skyler Frey (2020)

Time Traveler’s Network, Book 1

Heat Factor: Three short sex scenes with a few details

Character Chemistry: Instalove based on shared trauma

Plot: Downton Abbey, but with time travelers

Overall: So much drama

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Review: Spice and Smoke by Suleikha Snyder (2012)

Bollywood Confidential, Book 1

Heat Factor: Based on the blurb, I was honestly expecting more sex (or kinkier sex?) than there was. There is definitely sex, but no group activities. 

Character Chemistry: Lots of sexual attraction

Plot: More like three short stories than one cohesive novella

Overall: In an author’s note to the current edition, Snyder refers to this book as “banana-pants” and she is not wrong.

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Review: Hickville Crossroads by Mary Karlik (2020)

Hickville High, Book #4

Heat Factor: Innocent little high school kisses

Character Chemistry: This person looks into my eyes and I get all the tingles. I am not doing relationships right now. But the tingles…

Plot: Scottish actor embeds in rural Texas high school to understand his next role better, accidentally falls for local girl

Overall: It’s YA, so I shouldn’t, but I want to rant.

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Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey (2019)

Heat Factor: Like…warm? Closed door.

Character Chemistry: It’s a fun sort of chemistry. He’s totally into her and she’s totally obtuse. 

Plot: Rom-com plot. Obvi. 

Overall: A little fluff that also speaks to me as a smut scholar

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Recommended Read, Review

Review: Acting on Impulse by Mia Sosa (2017)

Love on Cue, Book 1

Heat Factor: Sex is hot, respectful, and realistic

Character Chemistry: Excellent

Plot: He’s an actor. She wants to avoid the spotlight. Can these two make it work?

Overall: Such a fun read!

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