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Review: A Taste of Sage by Yaffa S. Santos (2020)

Heat Factor: There’s a fire in this kitchen

Character Chemistry: He’s a manipulative douchenozzle

Plot: It went some unexpected places

Overall: I was so excited about the premise, but the execution was disappointing

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Review: Salt + Stilettos by Janet Walden-West (2020)

South Beach Romance, #1

Heat Factor: SPICY, SPICY, SPICY, but don’t worry because the hero is a tall drink of cold water.

Character Chemistry: These guys are opposites in a lot of ways but it’s all complimentary if you know what I mean…

Plot: A PR specialist struggling with PTSD from a stalker and kidnapping agrees to take on a very, very delicious cinnamon roll of a professional chef as he works to open his first restaurant. Sexy Chef Will creates the sexiest of safe spaces for Brett, who in turn takes a man who wants to hide and helps him shine just the way he is. (SIGH…)

Overall: This book just did something to me–it was sexy, sweet, vulnerable, funny, sassy. I felt things.

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Review: The Sweetest Thing by Deborah Fletcher Mello (2014)

Just Desserts, Book 1

Heat Factor: This bedroom door is wiiiiiiiide open

Character Chemistry: We are told they are friends, and then shown that they are compatible in the sack

Plot: Woman inherits bakery from her estranged father, falls for the baker (who is sort of her adoptive brother? Let’s not focus on that part)

Overall: Great sense of place, hot sex, middling romance

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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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