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Review: Some Like it Plaid by Angela Quarles (2019)

Heat Factor: It’s cold in Iron Age Scotland in February. Gotta do something to keep warm!

Character Chemistry: Him: “I need a woman so my village doesn’t die out. You’ll do.” Her: “Look at those yummy biceps! Did you say something?”

Plot: Druid magic sends Connall to San Francisco, where he places a Craigslist ad for a wife. Ashley answers because her current life suuuucks and ends up in 2nd century Scotland.

Overall: This book is ridiculous and I was utterly tickled.

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Review: Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon (2015)

Ice Planet Barbarians, Book 1

Heat Factor: Let’s melt this ice!

Character Chemistry: We will be together because my parasite wills it! Slash, for a fated mates story, they have a super-cute we-are-confused-by-each-other dynamic. 

Plot: Human woman abducted by evil aliens, dumped on a frozen planet, meets a sexy blue alien who definitely wants to bone her. 

Overall: Perfect escapism

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Review: An Heiress to Remember by Maya Rodale (2020)

Gilded Age Girls’ Club, Book 3

Review of Gilded Age Girls’ Club, Book 2

Heat Factor: They may think they’re each meeting fire with fire but really they’re just one big sexy inferno

Character Chemistry: I wanted them to get there so, so badly and audibly said “YES!” when they did.

Plot: Two unstoppable titans of business come head to head across the street from one another — he, the self-made man determined to destroy her family’s business and she, the wiser, stronger, natural-born leader of her family’s empire. 

Overall: If you want to walk away from a steamy romance standing taller and looking deeply satisfied, you should definitely read this.

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Review: Swing Batter Swing by Zaida Polanco (2018)

Heat Factor: Very very hot. There’s some Mile-High Club stuff that happens. 

Character Chemistry: Flirty.

Plot: Boss and assistant fight their desire for each other. And then give in to it.  

Overall: I enjoyed myself immensely.

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Review: Intercepted by Alexa Martin (2018)

Playbook, Book 1

Heat Factor: Not all closed door, but not burning down the house either

Character Chemistry: When both parties are crying during the hard parts of the relationship, I am here for it!

Plot: Woman needs to figure herself out without men getting in the way. But what happens when one man is kind of perfect?

Overall: I need more!

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Review: Getting Schooled by Christina C. Jones (2016)

The Wright Brothers, Book 1

Heat Factor: It’s fiery. It’s a slow, steady fire.

Character Chemistry: Sincerely one of the best enemies-to-lovers I’ve read.

Plot: When Reese runs into Jason in the hallway at their university, they immediately set each other off…in more ways than one. AND THEY LOVE IT.

Overall: This book is so deliciously prickly and sexy.

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Review: Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (2019)

Heat Factor: Hawt

Character Chemistry: They click immediately.

Plot: A double wager at cross-purposes.

Overall: It was fun, but not riveting.

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