Book Review: The Ex Talk

The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Shay Goldstein has always wanted to be on radio. Never mind that she doesn't have a voice for radio. She's determined to make it on the air. She's put in the time (ten years), she's the producer of a talk show, and she's got a plan. Until her nemesis … Continue reading Book Review: The Ex Talk

Book Review: How to Catch a Queen

How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Shanti has always had one dream in life: become a queen. So when she finally achieves this goal by marrying the king of the isolated kingdom of Njaza, she should be elated. But Njaza is a kingdom where queens last only four-months, and her king is … Continue reading Book Review: How to Catch a Queen

Two Mini Romance Reviews

I have read a lot of romance books this year, and one of the things I've noticed is that there is a distinct difference between white protagonists and BIPOC protagonists. Where the white heroines tend to be twenty-to-young-thirty-somethings having a mid-life crisis and trying to find themselves in their mediocrity (and tend to spend the … Continue reading Two Mini Romance Reviews

Book Review: The Switch

The Switch by Beth O'Leary ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Eileen is tired of being alone and 79 after her no-good husband walked out on her after decades of marriage. Leena is burnt out from her job after a particularly horrific anxiety attack during the presentation of the month. Sent on two months of vacation pay to rest her … Continue reading Book Review: The Switch

Book Review: I’ll Be the One

I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Skye is tired of the fat girl stereotypes. She's tired on the limits imposed upon fat people because of their size. She an incredibly talented singer and dancer, and she's going to prove it to the world (and her mother). When she nails the singing and dancing portions of … Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Be the One

Book Review: Real Men Knit

Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 The Strong brothers rally to continue the family knitting shop after the sudden death of their beloved foster mother, Mama Joy, but run into complications. They've all got their own commitments, aside from Jesse, who's reputation is for running after women, not running a business. But the boys … Continue reading Book Review: Real Men Knit

Book Review: You Deserve Each Other

You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Naomi and Nicholas are the perfect couple. Their social media is pristine. They never fight. They are getting married in three months in an all-out wedding. And Naomi wants out. She's sick of Nicholas, sick of his family, sick of pretending everything is perfect when it was … Continue reading Book Review: You Deserve Each Other

Book Review: One to Watch

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 TW: Fat shaming, fatphobia, internet bullying As a plus-sized blogger, Bea has worked hard to cultivate her brand and love her bodyโ€”and she shamelessly loves Bachelor knock-off Main Squeeze. When her blog post criticizing the show's lack of diversity in every way goes unexpectedly viral, Bea is shocked and alarmed when … Continue reading Book Review: One to Watch

Book Review: Party of Two

Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Olivia Monroe has zero intentions of dating anyone, particularly not someone as high profile as a US senator. She's got a new firm to launch, a new city to get used to, and a car to (eventually) purchase. Yet there's something about Max Powell that makes her knees … Continue reading Book Review: Party of Two

A Royal Double Review! The Royal We and The Heir Affair

You should all know that I'm trash for royal romances by now. If not, then read below for the book that started it all for me (okay, not really, but it solidified it and made me accept my flaws in all their glory): The Royal We. After reading book 2 (I doubt there will be … Continue reading A Royal Double Review! The Royal We and The Heir Affair