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Review: Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert (2020)

True Colors, Book #1

Heat Factor: Feels like closed door, even though it’s technically not

Character Chemistry: These two felt super wholesome and super young

Plot: New adults road trip to a gaming convention tournament. ONLY ONE CAN WIN.

Overall: These young men made me feel a little old with all their, “What am I going to do with my life!?” crises.

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Review: Hickville Crossroads by Mary Karlik (2020)

Hickville High, Book #4

Heat Factor: Innocent little high school kisses

Character Chemistry: This person looks into my eyes and I get all the tingles. I am not doing relationships right now. But the tingles…

Plot: Scottish actor embeds in rural Texas high school to understand his next role better, accidentally falls for local girl

Overall: It’s YA, so I shouldn’t, but I want to rant.

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Review: The Restart by Nicole Falls (2020)

New Beginnings, Book 2

Heat Factor: “…if I were reading into my countenance on a purely superficial level I’d attribute it to getting stellar pipe as the sun rose…”

Character Chemistry: When you know what you want, you know what you want. 

Plot: Shocked by a personal loss, a young woman decides to shake things up. The man she made a marriage pact with during a vacation years ago lets her know he’d like to collect.

Overall: I was looking for a soccer romance, and this is not that, but it was totally sweet.

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Review: An Alaskan Christmas by Jennifer Snow (2019)

Wild River, Book #1

Heat Factor: Not closed door, but not light-the-snowsuit-on-fire either

Character Chemistry: Pretty sure Reed could have chemistry with anyone

Plot: How can a Very Important Person make a vacation romance work?

Overall: It is a Christmas book, but it also has depth

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Review: Promise Me Nothing by Jillian Liota (2019)

Hermosa Beach, Book #1

Heat Factor: Hot tub sex!

Character Chemistry: Yearning and burning. 

Plot: Girl with nothing to lose moves across the country to visit a brother she’s never met, falls for his friend – but things are not quite what they seem. 

Overall: I loathed the hero.

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