Stolen Desire
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Review: Stolen Desire – Robin Lovett

This whole series – set on an alien sex planet – has been absolutely and delightfully bananapants, and this book is no different. It’s the third in the series, and while I think you’d miss out on some backstory, this could be read as a standalone if you’re just looking for some blue alien sexy times. “I have a rebellion…

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The Affair of the Mysterious Letter
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Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter – Alexis Hall

Content warnings: While I can’t say I’m terribly familiar with the original source material, I’m a pretty big fan of Sherlock Holmes adaptations. While my favorite so far has been the excellent The Tea Master and the Detective, this Lovecraftian take might just knock it out of that spot. It’s utterly weird and completely queer and I really can’t recommend it…

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Ice Cream Lover
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Review: Ice Cream Lover – Jackie Lau

Content warnings: There’s three things I’ve learned to expect from a Jackie Lau book. First off, there’s going to be delicious food, whether it’s Tim Horton’s donuts, dim sum, or durian ice cream (ok, that last one might be debatable!). Second, there’s going to be lots of humor, often very wacky humor. Third, there’s always an exploration of some serious…

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Just Past Two
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Review: Just Past Two – Elia Winters

Content warnings: Wow, this was a super kinky fan-yourself-off type of book. I’ve read some pretty kinky stuff before, but I have to admit that this particular insight into polyamory was a new one for me! While the first book was also about a polyamorous couple, they were in a closed triad, something I’ve read about before (uh, extensively, thanks,…

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Last Tango in Cyberspace
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Review: Last Tango in Cyberspace – Steven Kotler

Content warnings: While I went in expecting a cyberpunk, this is definitely more on the thriller end of the spectrum and almost anti-cyberpunk. It’s set in the near future, so while some things are strange, most are familiar. The author also notes that most of the things referenced in the book are things that are either possible now or likely…

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Wrong Bed, Right Girl
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Review: Wrong Bed, Right Girl – Rebecca Brooks

I loved the first book in this series, and was so excited to read this one.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t what I was expecting. Talia was in the last book – she’s the heroine’s roommate and BFF and the hero’s sister.  At the start of this book, she’s just sublet the apartment of a ballerina friend who’s had to leave suddenly…

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Safe Passage
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Review: Safe Passage – Rachel Ford

Contenting warnings: I’m a sucker for scifi romance, and when I saw this had lesbian space pirates taking on a big heist, well, I couldn’t wait to read it. And for the most part, it definitely lived up to my expectations. Kay’s had a bit of a run of bad luck and bad choices lately, with the latest leaving her…

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A Prince on Paper
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Review: A Prince on Paper – Alyssa Cole

I say this every time one of Ms. Cole’s books comes out, but I think she is hands-down today’s best romance writer.  This book, like all of her others, absolutely ripped my heart out and then made me cry happy tears, so, yeah, be ready for the feels! It’s a bit enemies-to-lovers, a bit forced proximity, and a bit fake…

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Getting Hot with the Scot
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Review: Getting Hot with the Scot – Melonie Johnson

Content warnings: I’m not a big fan of Scottish or highlander romances, but the cover was so gorgeous and the blurb so intriguing that I had to read it.  While I had some issues with it, overall this is a light, funny, and enjoyable read. While wandering off on a tour of a Scottish castle, Cassie stumbles upon a man…

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Every Last Breath
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Review: Every Last Breath – Juno Rushdan

Content warnings: This is simultaneously an angsty second chance romance and a fast-paced thriller, and, oh boy, did that work for me! “Why?” After all this time of playing dead and pretending she didn’t exist—­nine years of not giving two shits about her. “What do you want in return?” He cupped her neck with a familiar and fierce tenderness, bringing…

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