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Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole (2019)

Heat Factor: Hot A.I. countertop sex

Character Chemistry: He’s programmed to trust her, and she’s got a heart of gold, so it’s kind of inevitable

Plot: Girl meets A.I. next door

Overall: Whaaaaaat

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Anthology Review: Daughters of a Nation: A Black Suffragette Historical Romance Anthology (2016)

Heat Factor: 1 story kisses only, 2 stories low heat, 1 story moderate heat

Character Chemistry: Ranges from “You guys still have some stuff to work out” to “Soulmates, obviously.” 

Plot: Thematically cohesive. Plus, I learned some history, which is always a bonus! 

Overall: Uneven, particularly in tone

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Anthology Review: Hamilton’s Battalion (2017)

Heat Factor: Somewhat variable, nothing terribly explicit

Character Chemistry: All over the map

Plot: Eliza Hamilton is collecting stories about her husband, and our protagonists are all somehow involved

Overall: As a basis for linking stories, this was a little odd

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Review: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole (2018)

Heat Factor: Subtle due to historical context and euphemistic in the sexy bits

Character Chemistry: I’m not sure their want for each other exceeds their need for each other

Plot: Emotionally constipated woman finds polar opposite for true love

Overall: Too short for the necessary emotional development of the story

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Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (2019)

A Reluctant Royals Novella

Heat Factor: Steamy

Character Chemistry: I was sold on the insta-love

Plot: Former lovers run into each other on the train and spend the day together

Overall: Light, charming, and sexy

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