My Kind Of Christmas | Janet Dailey | Book Review

My Kind Of Christmas is the first book in The Christmas Tree Ranch series. It is not a thought provoking book but it is a good story to help get you in the holiday spirit. The main character Travis is an ex-cop who has spent time in prison for accidental manslaughter. Now he is releasedContinue reading “My Kind Of Christmas | Janet Dailey | Book Review”

The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review

The Christmas House is a story about choices and how they influence your life and the lives around you. It is also a story about generations and how traits are passed down without anyone fully noticing. And a story of how resilence is built as life experiences hit you or change you. Throw in theContinue reading “The Christmas House | Victoria James | Book Review”

Bad Habit | Charleigh Rose | Book Review

Bad Habit is the first book in the Bad Love series. I discovered this book through TikTok where the author made a brief snippet which caught my attention. It sounded like a bad boy type of story which I do enjoy from time to time especially if it is well written. So, I delved headContinue reading “Bad Habit | Charleigh Rose | Book Review”

How To Marry Keanu Reeves In 90 Days | K.M. Jackson | Book Review

We all have that celebrity that we have idolized and would be devastated if something happened to. In the case of Bethany Lu, this celebrity is Keanu Reeves, and when she sees a news blurb that he is getting married her heart drops in her chest. She cannot believe this is happening and becomes obsessedContinue reading “How To Marry Keanu Reeves In 90 Days | K.M. Jackson | Book Review”

The Mistletoe Pact | Jo Lovett | Book Review

The Mistletoe Pact is the story of two people who make an innocent pact that if neither of them is married by age 30, they will marry each other. It is a story of unsolved emotions, hidden feelings, and several “almost” moments. It is also a story that involves two people who have basically knownContinue reading “The Mistletoe Pact | Jo Lovett | Book Review”

People We Meet On Vacation | Emily Henry | Book Review

People We Meet On Vacation is the second book I’ve read by Emily Henry and she is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. She takes you on a ride with her characters from beginning to end. In this one, she uses one of my favorite troupes friends to lovers and creates so many goodContinue reading “People We Meet On Vacation | Emily Henry | Book Review”

Never Fall For Your Fiancée | Virginia Heath | Book Review

Never Fall For Your Fiancée is a new historical romance written by Virginia Heath. It is the first in a new series The Merriwell Series. Actually it is a romantic comedy and it is so funny. The storyline and characters kept me entertained from beginning to end. There were two things that drew me toContinue reading “Never Fall For Your Fiancée | Virginia Heath | Book Review”

The Love Hypothesis | Ali Hazelwood| Book Review

The Love Hypothesis is an absolute delight! I was reading the majority of it whole at work and was grateful that my face mask was on hiding the gigantic grin on my face. I fell hard for these characters, their dynamic, and how everything unfolded. It was just so well done. The Love Hypothesis isContinue reading “The Love Hypothesis | Ali Hazelwood| Book Review”

Just Haven’t Met You Yet | Sophie Cousens | Book Review

Just Haven’t Met You Yet follows journalist Laura Le Quesne as she researches her parents love story while searching for her own happily ever after. The research is being for Love Life magazine which Laura works for a “how did you meet” columnist. The magazine is struggling and needs a story that will pop. LauraContinue reading “Just Haven’t Met You Yet | Sophie Cousens | Book Review”

The Twelve Days Of Snowball | Kristen McKanaugh | Book Review

The Twelve Days Of Christmas follow up companion to Snowball’s Christmas. This time the adorable feline has her eye set on a new pair: Sophie and Daniel. Previously Snowball had despair for Daniel for interfering in her match making. This time though she sees the possible connection between him and the new bed and breakfastContinue reading “The Twelve Days Of Snowball | Kristen McKanaugh | Book Review”

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