Recommended Read, Review

Review: Her Pretend Christmas Date by Jackie Lau (2020)

Cider Bar Sisters, Book 2.5

Review of Cider Bar Sisters Book 1, Book 2

Heat Factor: There’s only one (twin) bed!

Character Chemistry: I, like Julie, would very much like to be the one person who gets to see the uptight man with his tie off and his top button unbuttoned. Oh la la!

Plot: Younger sister with irregular job feels like a disappointment to her parents and lies to them about a man with whom she had a terrible date but whom they would love. So she ends up inviting him to Christmas, of course!

Overall: Well now I want to have a romantic ice skating date and a baking competition

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Recommended Read, Review

Review: A Match Made for Thanksgiving by Jackie Lau (2019)

Holidays with the Wongs, Book 1

Heat Factor: It starts with a pretty hot one-night stand, but it’s also not heavily detailed

Character Chemistry: “I really kind of wish I hadn’t let that one-night stand just be a one-night stand.”

Plot: Two adults have one-night stand. Oops! Same two adults are set up on dates with different people at a family Thanksgiving dinner. 

Overall: Totally warm fuzzy cute fun

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Series Review

Series Review: Vorge Crew 1-4 by Laurann Dohner (2018)

Heat Factor: Quantity varies but it’s always magnificently explicit

Character Chemistry: Super insta

Plot: Humans getting into weird situations (mostly requiring rescue) with a bunch of aliens

Overall: Satisfying sci-fi smut fluff

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Review

Review: A Little Light Mischief by Cat Sebastian (2019)

A Turner Series Novella

Heat Factor: Marshmallow toasting levels

Character Chemistry: Molly is just what Alice needs

Plot: Disgraced vicar’s daughter grows spine, learns art of blackmail

Overall: Good build up, abrupt resolution

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Review

Review: Angels, Demons, and Designer Shoes by Sandra Sookoo (2020)

Heat Factor: They talk about it a lot, but don’t follow through until the end

Character Chemistry: Lust + Loneliness 

Plot: She almost dies and asks for divine intervention, but she didn’t read the fine print, so a demon shows up, giving her a 30-day reprieve 

Overall: Ridiculous

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