RomeAntically Challenged

RATING: ★★★☆☆TITLE: RomeAntically Challenged (When in Rome, book 1)AUTHOR: Marina AdairRELEASE DATE: July 28, 2020SETTING: Rome, Rhode IslandPUBLISHER: Kensington BooksGENRE(S): Adult Contemporary Romance Thank you to Kensington Books for my gifted ARC of this title. BLURB Marina Adair’s Romeantically Challenged is a humorous and heartening take on Three Men and a Baby meets 27 Dresses,Continue reading “RomeAntically Challenged”

You Had Me at Hola

RATING: ★★★☆☆TITLE: You Had Me at HolaAUTHOR: Alexis DariaRELEASE DATE: August 4, 2020SETTING: New YorkPUBLISHER: HarperCollins / AvonGENRE(S): Contemporary Romance, RomCom Thank you to NetGalley and Avon Books for my DRC of this book in exchange for my honest review. BLURB Leading Ladies do not end up on tabloid covers. After a messy public breakup,Continue reading “You Had Me at Hola”

Girl, Serpent, Thorn

rating: ★★★★☆title: Girl, Serpent, Thornauthor: Melissa Bashardoustrelease date: July 7, 2020publisher: Flatiron Booksgenres: ya fantasy, ya LGBT, magic, fairy tales, retellings Thank you to NetGalley and Flatiron Books for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous toContinue reading “Girl, Serpent, Thorn”

If We Ever Meet Again

rating: ★★★★★title: If We Ever Meet Again (If Love Duet, 1)author: Ana Huangrelease date: June 30, 2020setting: Chinapublisher: independently publishedgenres: contemporary college romance Thank you so much to Ana Huang for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. Blurb One year, two opposites, and a love that will blindside and, ultimately, shatter them. She’sContinue reading “If We Ever Meet Again”

The Extraordinaries

➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳➳ rating: ★★★★★title: The Extraordinaries (The Extraordinaries, book 1)author: T.J. Klunerelease date: July 14, 2020setting: Nova Citypublisher: Tor Teengenres: urban fantasy, lgbtq, young adult, super heroes, humor, mental health Thank you to NetGalley and TorTeen for my copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. This was phenomenal. Living in a world withContinue reading “The Extraordinaries”

midwest boys

rating: ★★★★☆title: #MNGirlauthor: A.M. Brooksrelease date: May 8, 2020setting: New York + Minnesotagenres: contemporary romance, romantic suspense, enemies to lovers I received a digital arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. There were things I loved about this book and things that I didn’t like, but that is just the way itContinue reading “midwest boys”

“May the worst date win.”

rating: ★★★★☆title: How to Quit Your Crushauthor: Amy Fellner Dominyrelease date: May 4, 2020setting: Arizonapublisher: Entangled Teengenres: contemporary ya romance I received a digital arc of this book in exchange for my honest review. This book blew me away. I wasn’t expecting to love it so much! This was a little tale of opposites attractingContinue reading ““May the worst date win.””

Angelview Academy, sign me up… please!

rating: ★★★★★ title: Malice author: E.M. Snow release date: TBD setting: California, private high school genres: contemporary new adult romance, bully romance This series… I just can’t! While this book infuriated me to no end, I absolutely loved it! Every single minute. The love/hate/hate relationship between Mallory and Saint was insane! He really and trulyContinue reading “Angelview Academy, sign me up… please!”

Get back on the ice! Surprise, we’re pregnant!

rating: ★★★☆☆ title: Heartless King (Kings of Rittenhouse #5) author: Maya Hughes release date: 4/23/2020 genres: contemporary romance, sports romance, new adult, accidental pregnancy This wasn’t my favorite Maya Hughes. And I believe that it was simply on a personal level. I liked the story in all its different aspects, but something felt a littleContinue reading “Get back on the ice! Surprise, we’re pregnant!”

bullying in the digital world is a poison

rating: ★★★★★title: The Burningauthor: Laura Batesrelease date: March 7, 2020setting: Scotlandpublisher: Sourcebooks Firegenres: contemporary ya, abuse/mental health I received a digital arc of this title from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. It has been a while since I have read a standalone novel that has pulled me in from the very beginning andContinue reading “bullying in the digital world is a poison”