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Review: Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev (2019)

The Rajes, Book 1

Heat Factor: Longing glances and orgasmic food

Character Chemistry: Spot on

Plot: Gender swapped Pride and Prejudice, but without the desperate marriage plot

Overall: I. LOVED. IT.

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Review: Rafe: A Buff Male Nanny by Rebekah Weatherspoon (2018)

Loose Ends, Book 1

Heat Factor: Thinking about sex, talking about sex, having sex. Sexytimes abound!

Character Chemistry: You can’t help but have chemistry with Rafe, because he is the Perfect Man

Plot: My nanny is so hot! Let’s do this!

Overall: It’s sexy and smart and political and I wish I loved it more than I did

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Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole (2019)

Reluctant Royals, Book # 3

Heat Factor: Toasty warm and playful, too

Character Chemistry: The more I get to know you, the more I adore your hidden gem qualities

Plot: Let’s have a fake engagement and we both get something

Overall: With multiple opportunities for stupid misunderstanding angst, it was soooooo satisfying to read an adult relationship

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Review: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole (2017)

The Loyal League, Book 1

Heat Factor: HOT

Character Chemistry: Immediate attraction plus innate distrust

Plot: A lot happens – they are spies! – but it doesn’t distract from the love story

Overall: An excellent romance, with a bonus lesson on how to be a good ally.

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Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (2013)

Crazy Rich Asians, Book 1

Heat Factor: Nothing sexy, but a few scenes of spectacular vulgarity

Character Chemistry: We are told there is chemistry, but we aren’t shown it.

Plot: The trappings of a classic romantic arc covered in couture and diamonds

Overall: Do not let the movie marketing fool you. This is not really a romance.

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