Why Set a Romance in the 80's? A Guest Post by Karen Grey

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Guest Post posted in guest post

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Confession: I've never read a romance set in the 1980's. It's always seemed too recent to be historical and too historical to be modern. But here we are in 2020 and 1980 is forty years past.

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Review: Bottle Rocket, by Erin McLellan

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2020 9:34:25 AM / by Suzanne posted in review

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If you're looking for a book in which two people who split up as teens are reunited 13 years later for a week of lots of "no-strings" sex, this is the book for you. As you might expect, the no-strings thing doesn't work. Darn those feelings.

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Review: Bait N' Witch, by Abigail Owen

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne posted in review

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I've been seeking paranormal romance with lighter plots and not so much murder and suspense, so I've gladly sailed through each of Abigail Owen's re-issued Brimstone, Inc. novellas. The first pairs a demigod and a nymph, the second matches up two alpha werewolves and the third hooks up a witch and the warlock/coven official looking for her. Heads-up: all three are connected and I'm not sure they'd work as stand-alones.

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Floral Faves: Romance Covers Andrea Loves

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Andrea posted in list

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Summer in South Africa is ending; pouring rain has started to creep between days with blue skies. Even when it's sunny outside, these days it always kinda feels like the skies are grey. And at least once a day, I remember that I was supposed to be in Seoul, Korea right now for cherry blossom season, and then my heart aches even more. So! I’ve compiled a list of books that bring the much-needed spring blooming feeling with their covers.

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Review: 40-Love, by Olivia Dade

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2020 9:35:00 AM / by Melanie posted in review

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Before I start this review, let me just share one thing about myself. I’m not particularly fond of many sports but I have been a dedicated fan of tennis for most of my life. I know the game, I know how to keep score, I know a forehand from a backhand and a dropshot from a volley. A few years ago, when sports romances were all the rage, I was a bit sad about the lack of tennis romances. So, dear reader, you can well imagine my utter joy when one of my favorite authors announced a book featuring a tennis instructor hero.

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Review: Alpha Night, by Nalini Singh

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Ana Coqui posted in review

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Ethan Night is a psychically damaged Arrow, walking a knife’s edge, worried about being used as a weapon by those who long abused him, disconnected from the squad that rescued him, unsure that he is safe to be around others and his world so gray he isn’t sure he should even try.

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Review: Blaze: A Superhero Romance, by Christa Tomlinson

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 8, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Dylan St. Jaymes posted in review

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I’m a fan of both comics and romance, so when I heard about Blaze I knew I had to pick it up. Finding out that both of the MC’s were Black men and the story incorporated kink were added bonuses.There’s a lot about this book I liked and a few things I didn’t, but overall it was a fun read.

Danny Griffin is a talented artist with a sunny disposition, an uncanny ability to attract trouble and a desire to explore his submissive tendencies. It’s the latter that sends him down a dark street and into the path of three knife wielding attackers. Luckily for Danny, and unluckily for them, St. Louis superhero Blaze is out patrolling and rescues Danny from certain doom. There’s an instant chemistry and attraction between the two and even though Blaze sends Danny safely on his way, he can’t let go and engineers a way to see him again by buying Danny a membership to the kink club he belongs to.

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Review: The Tourist Attraction, by Sarah Morgenthaler

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 4, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne posted in review

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Tourist meets townie in this grumpy one + sunshine one romance. Zoey's on the trip of a lifetime - two weeks in Moose Springs, Alaska. Graham's making his living there off of being the grumpy proprietor of one of those can't-miss tourist stops. If you recall the restaurants where guests are literally paying to be insulted? Think that, but toned down a bit. Sarah Morgenthaler's writing is funny, her characters are likeable and the whole book is as escapist as the vacation Zoey's embarked on.

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Review: Camp, by L.C. Rosen

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 2, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Andrea posted in review

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Reading this book really felt like being on camp. Lockdown had just been enforced when I received an advance review copy, so the days were strange and stressful, but the experience of climbing into bed to see what Randy and his (Incredible! Amazing!) friends were up to brought me so much joy.
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Top Off Your TBR: June 2020 Edition

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne posted in coming up,

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While not as intense a book release month as May, June is still packed with new books! Let's read some of them!

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