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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: Home Field Advantage by Liz Lincoln (2019)

Milwaukee Dragons, Book 3

Heat Factor: Epic Sex Marathon kicks up the heat dramatically at the 60% mark.

Character Chemistry: They separately have identical parallel reactions to basically everything.

Plot: She broke his heart years ago. Now they have to work together. 

Overall: Some pacing issues, but I was rooting for the protagonists. 

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Review: Promised Land by Rose Lerner (2018)

Heat Factor: It’s more angsty than hot 

Character Chemistry: I’m not sure I bought the resolution of past wrongs

Plot: Wife fakes death to escape marriage, runs into husband at Yorktown

Overall: It was interesting and well composed, but I did not buy the rekindled relationship 

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Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (2019)

A Reluctant Royals Novella

Heat Factor: Steamy

Character Chemistry: I was sold on the insta-love

Plot: Former lovers run into each other on the train and spend the day together

Overall: Light, charming, and sexy

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