Recommended Read, Review

Review: The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite (2019)

Feminine Pursuits, Book 1

Heat Factor: Seeing stars. Literally and figuratively. 

Character Chemistry: These two have a wonderful, supportive relationship.

Plot: Lady Scientist sets out to prove herself. Other scientists dismissive, but she finds a supportive Patroness and also True Love. 

Overall: Pretty darn great.

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Review: Being Hospitable by Meka James (2019)

Desert Rose Hook-Ups, Book 1

Heat Factor: Masturbation → shower sex → light BDSM

Character Chemistry: More focus on sex than deep emotional connection

Plot: “I need to stop fantasizing about my friend’s little sister!” / “Why won’t my brother’s friend go for my seduction already?!?”

Overall: If you want something short and steamy without any annoying alpha males or unnecessary conflict, this hits the spot

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Review: Mangos and Mistletoe by Adriana Herrera (2019)

Heat Factor: It’s not a long story, but there’s plenty of time for some smokin’ sexytimes

Character Chemistry: They’ve got the hots for each other

Plot: All the drama of a baking competition

Overall: Fun holiday novella

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Review: Most Ardently by Susan Mesler-Evans (2019)

Heat Factor: Secondary characters have sex off stage

Character Chemistry: Meh

Plot: Pride and Prejudice, but lesbian

Overall: There are some definite high points, but the Elisa / Darcy relationship leaves something to be desired.

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Review: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole (2018)

Heat Factor: Subtle due to historical context and euphemistic in the sexy bits

Character Chemistry: I’m not sure their want for each other exceeds their need for each other

Plot: Emotionally constipated woman finds polar opposite for true love

Overall: Too short for the necessary emotional development of the story

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