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6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review

The cover of 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) makes it look like it is going to be a sweet easy read. In reality, it is anything but easy. The main characters are each working through some difficult situations and are constantly finding themselves crossing paths. This becomes even more trueContinue reading “6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review”

Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review

Three Cowboys and a Baby is the first book in a new series by Kate Pearce. It is a sweet contemporary romance that was inspired by the late 80’s movie Three Men and a Baby. It features three handsome former Marines turned cowboys who are living on a family ranch together. One day a formerContinue reading “Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review”

Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review

Something Old, Something New is a new sweet small town romance that I absolutely adored. Brent Nicholson was the star quarterback in high school with plans of going pro. Unfortunately due to a career ending injury this dream never came to fruition. Since then his life has been one failure after another. He comes backContinue reading “Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review”

Midnight Duet | Jen Comfort | Book Review

Midnight Duet is a wild and melodramatic ride that I enjoyed from beginning to it. The two main characters are from two completely different worlds. One is a former Broadway starlet and the other is the lead singer in a German hair metal band. Both are sarcastic and filled with fire. When they meet, theirContinue reading “Midnight Duet | Jen Comfort | Book Review”

Season of Love | Helena Greer | Book Review

Season of Love was not exactly what I expected it to be. From the premise I was expecting a hate-love Sapphic relationship between two characters who were still trying to figure themselves out individually. Unfortunately for me, there was just way too much telling involved with their relationship. I was never allowed to actually feelContinue reading “Season of Love | Helena Greer | Book Review”

You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince | Timothy Janovsky | Book Review

You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince is a new holiday romance written by Timothy Janovsky. It follows the story of wealthy Matthew Prince who is suddenly cut off by his parents and forced to move in with his grandparents in the middle of no where. Once there, he encounters Hector Martinez and the two immediatelyContinue reading “You’re A Mean One, Matthew Prince | Timothy Janovsky | Book Review”

The Holiday Trap | Roan Parrish | Book Review

The Holiday Trap is a holiday adventure for sure. It all begins in New Orleans when Greta has been volunteered to participate in a dating auction which is an old holiday tradition from her hometown. At the same time in Maine, Truman is dropping off a gift at his boyfriends house only to discover thatContinue reading “The Holiday Trap | Roan Parrish | Book Review”

The Christmas Spirit | Debbie Macomber | Book Review

When I think of holiday reasons, there is one author that always comes to my mind and that is Debbie Macomber. She is known for her sweet Christmas stories and her 2022 release The Christmas Spirit continues this tradition. In this story, the premise is set up by a grandmother who is telling a storyContinue reading “The Christmas Spirit | Debbie Macomber | Book Review”

All I Want For Christmas | Maggie Knox | Book Review

All I Want For Christmas is a new holiday romance written by writing duo Karma Brown and Marissa Stapley (Maggie Knox). This is their second book together but the first that I have read. In this story, there is enemies-to-lovers, sunshine-and-grump, and a fake relationship. I usually enjoy these troupes when they are written well.Continue reading “All I Want For Christmas | Maggie Knox | Book Review”

Once Upon A Royal Christmas | Teri Wilson | Book Review

Once Upon A Royal Christmas is an adorable holiday romance which would make for the perfect Hallmark movie. It has everything to make your heart smile. A fake princess. An ill-tempered prince. A winter wonderland filled with magic and holiday surprises. Gracie Clark is Princess Snowflake. No she is not an actual royal princess butContinue reading “Once Upon A Royal Christmas | Teri Wilson | Book Review”

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