The Playboy Prince and the Nanny | Donna Alward | Book Review

The Playboy Prince and the Nanny is a sweet romance that almost has a fairy tale feel to it. I would definitely call this an “escape novel”. The writing, the location, and romance all allow the reader to step away from their real life for a short period of time. Prince Diego is always makingContinue reading “The Playboy Prince and the Nanny | Donna Alward | Book Review”

The Girl He Knows | Kristi Rose | Book Review

The Girl He Knows is the second book in the No Strings Attached series by Kristi Rose. I had not read the previous book in the series The Girl He Needs but, I did not feel like I was missing very much. I could easily tell how the characters were connected to each other andContinue reading “The Girl He Knows | Kristi Rose | Book Review”

Win Me Over | Nicole Michaels | Book Review

Win Me Over is the second book in the Hearts and Crafts series by Nicole Michaels. I have not read the first book in the series (Start Me Up) but, did not get the feel like I was missing anything. Set in a small town, the air of this book is filled with the warmthContinue reading “Win Me Over | Nicole Michaels | Book Review”

The Edge of You | Theresa DaLayne | Book Review

The Edge of You by Theresa DaLayne is a New Adult novel that was released in 2014. Originally, I had requested this one from Netgalley because I hadn’t read very many New Adult books at the time (still haven’t honestly). I also liked the idea of a book with the setting of Alaska. I neverContinue reading “The Edge of You | Theresa DaLayne | Book Review”

That Wedding | Jillian Dodd | Book Review

Warning: There are some spoilers in this review so do not go any further if you do not wish to be spoiled! That Wedding by Jillian Dodd continues the small town friendship of Jadyn (JJ), Phillip, and Danny from That Boy. In this follow up, Jadyn and Phillip are planning their wedding; and what shouldContinue reading “That Wedding | Jillian Dodd | Book Review”

That’s What HE Said Thursday

That’s What He Said Thursday is hosted by Chapter Break. I thought it would be fun to participate using one of my most recent reads Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn. Meg Mackworth’s hand-lettering skill has made her famous as the Planner of Park Slope, designing beautiful custom journals for New York City’s elite. She hasContinue reading “That’s What HE Said Thursday”

Stay Gold | Tobly McSmith | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith? I was looking for a new audiobook to listen to and Stay Gold caught my attention. I am always looking to be diverse with my reading choices and had thought that this would a sweet LGBTQ contemporary romance. Honestly, I really was expecting a sweet,Continue reading “Stay Gold | Tobly McSmith | Audiobook Review”

Written In The Stars | Alexandria Bellefleur | Book Review

I picked up Written In The Stars by Alexandria Bellefleau at my local library because the cover caught my attention. Isn’t is pretty? And then I read the premise and had a feeling that I would quickly be hooked. It had two of my favorite things: opposites attract and psuedo-dating, and of course the factContinue reading “Written In The Stars | Alexandria Bellefleur | Book Review”

Take A Hint Dani Brown | Talia Hibbert | Book Review

Last year I read Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert and loved it. So, when I found Take A Hint, Dani Brown at my local library, I jumped on the opportunity to read it. And I absolutely LOVED it! This book had some of my favorite things – a fake dating troupe, strongContinue reading “Take A Hint Dani Brown | Talia Hibbert | Book Review”

Paris Is Always A Good Idea | Jenn McKinlay | Book Review

Paris is Always a Good Idea by Jenn McKinlay follows Chelsea Martin as she tries to re-find the fun and fancy free woman she once was before life got in the way. I picked up this story because I liked the cover and was excited to read about a woman re-finding her happiness and redefiningContinue reading “Paris Is Always A Good Idea | Jenn McKinlay | Book Review”

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