Review

Review: Muffin Top by Avery Flynn (2018)

The Hartigans, Book 2

Review of The Hartigans, Book 1

Heat Factor: “Let’s act out our fantasies in the car” kind of hot

Character Chemistry: Insta-clicked…even though they’ve known each other for a while

Plot: Let’s all avoid our emotional baggage until it blows up in our faces

Overall: Hmm

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Review: A Change in Tide by Freya Barker (2020)

Northern Lights, Book #1

Heat Factor: There is a good deal of self-love happening before the loving each other happens 

Character Chemistry: Overall good, but she played some games with him that I didn’t like

Plot: Woman decides she wants to figure out how to push past her PTSD agoraphobia anxiety for the life she wants. Man decides to focus on family after his hockey career is ended.

Overall: Everything is just fine.

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Review: Break the Rules by Roxie Noir (2019)

Loveless Brothers, Book #3

Heat Factor: Back scratches give it all away

Character Chemistry: Yep. Yes. 

Plot: Best friend’s sibling with a temporary timeline twist. Also tree murders. 

Overall: This contemporary romance leveled up

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Review: Paradise Cove by Jenny Holiday (2020)

Matchmaker Bay, Book 2

Heat Factor: The perfect amount of spice – that sweet spot where there’s enough sex so it’s sexy, but not so much sex that it’s erotic romance

Character Chemistry: I absolutely believe that Jake and Nora are best friends. 

Plot: Big City Doctor moves to Small Town, Befriends Local Hermit. With Benefits. But also, this is a story about grief and finding love where you least expect it and letting yourself feel.

Overall: I am an emotional mess and I loved every minute of it.

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Review: A Royal Second Chance Summer by Viv Royce (2020)

Little Shops on Heart Street, Book #3

Heat Factor: It’s warm

Character Chemistry: They both seem more interested in themselves than in each other, honestly

Plot: Prince goes looking for priceless lost heirloom in the United States and ends up in a small-town antique dealer’s shop looking for help. Small-town shop owner agrees to help but has her own secrets.

Overall: I just couldn’t buy into this one–the characters seemed to kind of bump along and I never believed they’d really be happy in the end.

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