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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: Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas (2017)

The Ravenels, Book 3

Review of The Ravenels Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: They’re a little wild

Character Chemistry: They way they work together on their relationship is wonderful

Plot: Pair of young people inadvertently find themselves in a compromising position and…

Overall: There are a few moments in this book that are heart-stoppingly wonderful

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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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Review: Some Like It Scandalous by Maya Rodale (2019)

Gilded Age Girls Club, Book 2

Heat Factor: Their first kiss is distinctly underwhelming, but don’t worry! It gets much better.

Character Chemistry: Completely believable, as enemies and as friends and as lovers

Plot: Our parents want us to get married, so let’s have a fake engagement to get them off our backs! Seems like a solid plan.

Overall: Fun AND fabulous AND feminist! Definitely worth reading.

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