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Review: Strength Check by Katherine McIntyre (2021)

Dungeons and Dating, Book #1

Heat Factor: It’s a pretty slow burn

Character Chemistry: Despite meeting at a very inopportune time, the chemistry is immediate and comfortable.

Plot: Roxie has opened a board game cafe with her two best friends and been painfully ejected from her last relationship when she meets her new roommate, Mel. And Mel has just essentially fled to Cali for a new job after breaking up yet again with her ex boyfriend. But they both have an easy and immediate bond with an undercurrent of rawr.

Overall: It had its slow parts, but the romance was certainly satisfying.

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Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston (2017)

Once Upon a Con, Book #1

Heat Factor: Extremely chaste

Character Chemistry: They’re so texty texty cute. In person…¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Plot: Cinderella + You’ve Got Mail + fandoms

Overall: I’m not sure the “Aww” outweighs my rage at nearly every single character’s behavior

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Review: Make Your Move by Laura Heffernan (2019)

Gamer Girls, Book 3

Review of Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: Sealed with a kiss

Character Chemistry: Nothing special, though our hero is extremely respectful

Plot: I am developing a crush on my roommate! Also, my job is toxic.

Overall: A nice enough read

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Review: Against the Rules by Laura Heffernan (2019)

The Gamer Girls, Book #2

Review of The Gamer Girls, Book #1

Heat Factor: Some slow burning, all closed door action

Character Chemistry: Jealous and yearning glances are very convincing

Plot: Just as angsty as you’d expect

Overall: Heffernan writes heroes I want to marry and heroines I want to slap

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Review: She’s Got Game by Laura Heffernan (2019)

The Gamer Girls, Book #1

Heat Factor: Totally closed door (but she has 17 orgasms…)

Character Chemistry: She’s absolutely terrible to him and he keeps coming back

Plot: Gamer romance at a gamer tournament

Overall: The heroine was obnoxious, but it was still a good read

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