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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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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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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Play It Again
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Review: Play It Again – Aidan Wayne

Content warnings: What an utterly adorable book!  It’s mushy and sweet, both low heat and low angst, and it’s nice and short. Dovid is a minor Youtube celebrity.  As a blind man, he documents the lives of himself and, to a lesser degree, his twin sister Rachel, as well as restaurant reviews (which includes accessibility as well as the usual…

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Thrown to the Wolves
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Review: Thrown to the Wolves – Charlie Adhara

OK, so you’ve probably heard me squee about this series before.  For me, it’s the perfect mix of paranormal romance, mystery, humor and angst.  This is the third is the series (and can’t be read as a standalone), and if you’ve been following along, the first book introduced Cooper and Park as a couple, the second book covered Cooper’s family…

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Off the Ice
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Review: Off the Ice – Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn

I’m a hockey fan, so of course I jumped on the chance to review this reissued m/m hockey romance.  This is billed as a “hot for teacher” romance, but that’s not quite the whole story. “As you know, it’s a subject near to my own academic interests, but it might be a little off from the scope of the course.”…

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