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Review: The She-Hulk Diaries by Marta Acosta (2013)

Heat Factor: Mostly in flashbacks and implied by nerdy song lyrics

Character Chemistry: They don’t interact all that much

Plot: She-Hulk’s mild-mannered alter-ego keeps a diary about her love life, or lack thereof

Overall: A fun read, but not really a good romance

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Review: Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas (2019)

The Ravenels, Book 5

Reviews of previous books in the series: Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4

Heat Factor: It’s a slow warmup, but when it gets going, it really goes

Character Chemistry: It acts like hate to love, but it’s really just getting to know and like what you see in another person

Plot: Does she hate him? Is he not good enough for her? Does she face a threat? So many options here

Overall: I was looking forward to this one, and I was not disappointed

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Review: Say No to the Duke by Eloisa James (2019)

The Wildes of Lindow Castle, Book 4

Heat Factor: There is an involved encounter after promises and declarations are made

Character Chemistry: Bickering besties

Plot: Not a great trope, further reading works us out of some of the trope traps

Overall: A fun read, but not inspiring the post-read glow of older EJ novels

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Review: Royally Screwed by Emma Chase (2016)

Royally, Book #1

Heat Factor: They’re thinking about sex or having sex for at least half the book.

Character Chemistry: Let’s bone while we can!

Plot: Royal gotta marry like only a royal can

Overall: For a book titled “Royally Screwed,” I was favorably impressed.

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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: The 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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