Worth Fighting For
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Review: Worth Fighting For – Wendy Qualls

Trigger warnings: racism, homophobia, transphobia I think this could easily have turned into an after school special sort of book.  After all, we’ve got a gay black special ed teacher who’s just back from volunteering in Haiti, a closeted widower, and a trans tween girl with autism, all set in a rich, white Southern neighborhood.  However, what we end up…

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Perfect Day
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Review: Perfect Day – Sally Malcolm

Trigger warnings: homophobia (including one character playfully call another a “dirty fag”) Second-chance romances are one of my favorite tropes, and since this book is a loose retelling of Persuasion, this was right up my alley  It’s told from both main characters’ third-person POVs, and alternating between the past and present.  I especially liked this aspect, as it helped show just…

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Dater's Handbook
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Review: Dater’s Handbook – Cara Lockwood

Trigger warnings: I will be completely honest – while I haven’t seen the Hallmark movie this is based on, I picked this up because Megan Markle’s on the cover and it was released the same week as her famous wedding.  After reading the book, I think I’ll definitely check out this movie the next time I’m in the mood for…

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Love You
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Review: Love You – Stacy Finz

This is the third – and last – book in the Garner Brothers series, and I was looking forward to finishing out the series.  There was a pretty large chunk about this book’s hero, Win, in the second Garner Brothers book, Want You, that mostly dealt with his relationship with Brittany.  I was annoyed by him in that book, but…

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Reporting In
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Review: Reporting In – Vanessa North

Wow, I haven’t read anything by Vanessa North before, but I definitely need to change that!  In my mind, this novella perfectly fulfills what I look to the Dirty Bits line for – steamy read that introduces me to a new author.  It’s also the first m/m one I’ve read in this line, and I’m definitely hoping for more LGBT…

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