Song of Blood & Stone
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Review: Song of Blood & Stone – L. Penelope

Trigger warnings: OK, first, can we just take a moment and squee over that gorgeous cover? I first read this book back when it came out with a traditional big publisher in 2018 and liked it, and I’m rereading the series in preparation for the third book. It’s interesting to revisit this book, especially knowing more than I did then.…

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The Wolf at Bay
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Review: The Wolf at Bay – Charlie Adhara

Imagine my surprise when, while rereading the Big Bad Wolf series in preparation for the fourth book, I realized I’d never actually officially reviewed the second one. So, I’ve updated my personal notes from my first read through and added on some additional insights. Oh, Charlie Adhara, how is this only your second book???  If you may recall, I fangirled…

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The Best Man Problem
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Review: The Best Man Problem – Mariah Ankenman

Yay for a romance with a fun forced proximity trope (they even get snowed in!). While this is the second in a series, I didn’t read the first book and thought it worked perfectly fine as a standalone. Things are awkward for Lilly when it turns out her one-night-stand is the best man of the next wedding she’s planning –…

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Wolf Gone Wild
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Review: Wolf Gone Wild – Juliette Cross

What a pretty cover, and the blurb caught my eye immediately. A wolf who can’t shift? A witch who could possibly break the curse? That sounded like some great forced-proximity goodness, and indeed it is, all packaged up in a sort of light paranormal rom-com! Also, there’s a zombie cat. Evie is nerdy, loves comics and especially Star Wars, and…

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Love in the Stacks
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Review: Love in the Stacks – Delilah Peters

Even though I’m happily wallowing in Halloween-themed romances, given my general love for the Dirty Bits line and romances featuring librarians, I happily snatched this Christmas novella up. There’s a Christmas party, complete with one of those annoying gift games, ugly Christmas sweaters, and then, as the piece de resistance, the main couple gets snowed in at the library. I’m…

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Bewitching You
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Review: Bewitching You – Katana Collins

Content warnings: I’m in a Halloween novella mood, and this sweet and sexy Kindle Unlimited option hit the spot. It’s got the ex-boyfriend’s friend trope, half a dozen cats, and plenty of that Halloween atmosphere I was looking for. Kandi Kornne (I know, right?) holds a pumpkin decorating fundraiser every year at her candy store in quaint Maple Grove. This…

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Aurora Blazing
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Review: Aurora Blazing – Jessie Mihalik

Content warnings: I am pretty much ride-or-die for kickass space princesses. Give me a broken relearning-how-to-be-kickass space princess, plus the whole princess/bodyguard dynamic? My love knows no bounds. This was pretty much one of my most anticipated reads for 2019 and I am so happy that it did not disappoint! While this is the second in a series, you could…

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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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