Recommended Read, Review

Review: More than Neighbors by Shannon Stacey (2020)

Blackberry Bay, Book 1

Heat Factor: It’s a little more heart-centered than…pants-centered

Character Chemistry: The chemistry and connection is obvious from the first page with these two

Plot: Meredith is a wealthy widowed mother who moves back home to Blackberry Bay with her young daughter to start over. Cam has been living in his newly discovered (and deceased) birth grandmother’s lake house and is uncovering his origins when he starts to enjoy being drawn closer to his neighbor and her daughter.

Overall: This book was a cover to cover hit. Real characters, great setting, magnetic chemistry, and perfect pace.

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Series Review

Series Review: Arden St. Ives Trilogy by Alexis Hall (2017)

Heat Factor: Frequent and with lots of kink

Character Chemistry: SO ANGSTY

Plot: New Adult figures out how to Adult in context of relationship with emotionally complicated Billionaire. 

Overall:

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Review: His Secretary’s Nine-Month Notice by Cathy Williams (2020)

Heat Factor: She’s a virgin with a magic vagina, folks

Character Chemistry: I’m not at all convinced because I had no insight into their relationship

Plot: Not what you’d expect

Overall: I was bored.

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Review

Review: Etched in Stone by Liv Arnold (2020)

Invested in You, Book #1

Heat Factor:

Character Chemistry: The meet cute was a great setup, but it didn’t pull through for the story.

Plot: Overblown

Overall: I was constantly cringing.

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Recommended Read, Review

Review: The Ultimate Pi Day Party by Jackie Lau (2019)

Baldwin Village, Book 1

Heat Factor: This pie is piping hot

Character Chemistry: Lau nails that giddy/awkward feeling right when you meet someone new

Plot: He hires her to cater a nerd party

Overall: Breezy and low angst – and I never thought I’d say this, but maybe there should be more angst than there is?

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