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Review: Suddenly Squirrel by Elva Birch (2023)

Suddenly Shifters, Book #5

Heat Factor: Gary was more forward than I expected

Character Chemistry: Suddenly don’t hate each other, suddenly sex…It all happens pretty suddenly

Plot: Gary feels unwell one night and wakes up able to shift into a squirrel. When he goes to the library for answers, he gets some help from his neighbor, Marie, who is super grumpy.

Overall: The amount of musical theater tune references in this book is really something

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Review: Husband Material by Megumu Minami (2021)

Original novel by Emma Goldrick (1996)

Heat Factor:

Character Chemistry: What even is consent?

Plot: Anything I say will make it sound significantly less bananas than it actually was

Overall: There is basically nothing okay about any of this and I enjoyed myself hugely

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Review: Midnight Duet by Jen Comfort (2023)

Heat Factor: Coming like a fire tornado

Character Chemistry: They are so hot for each other and it’s fabulous

Plot: Gender-swapped Phantom of the Opera, with an HEA for the Phantom

Overall: I am utterly delighted

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Review: The Dragon Prince’s Magic by Elva Birch (2022)

Royal Dragons of Alaska, Book #5

Reviews of previous books in the Royal Dragons of Alaska series: Book #1, Book #2, Book #3, Book #4

Heat Factor: They’re in bed before 30%, but it’s not detailed

Character Chemistry: She jumps in feet first, and he does, too, but he’s not at first convinced it’s real 

Plot: Katy is…hired… to teach the children rescued by the palace, but the Compact actually wants Katy to be Raval’s mate. And then the children disappear.

Overall: This book was fabulous

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Review: Before Dawn by Laura F. Murphy (2022)

Heat Factor: It’s closed door, so although the subject matter is really gritty and juicy, you won’t find descriptions of heat here.

Character Chemistry: Max and Smith’s relationship is very steady and tender, which is good for Max considering how intense every other aspect of her life is.

Plot: Max is in a 6 year relationship with a married man who is 14 years her senior. Literally her entire life falls apart, and throughout the fall out and all the repair work, her friend Smith slowly turns into someone really special.

Overall: This is a really intense, smut-adjacent book about a woman going through just the absolute worst life has to offer, but at least she’s got a loving family and a hot boyfriend.

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