Book Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Eve Brown is going nowhere. After a disastrous attempt at planning a wedding for a bridezilla (where it actually went fairly well save for the bridezilla and Eve's freeing of very expensive, very starved doves), Eve is ready for a new start. Take fourteen or fifteen. … Continue reading Book Review: Act Your Age, Eve Brown

Book Review: Much Ado About You

Much Ado About You by Samantha Young ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 After being passed over for promotion (again), stood up by her flirt of four weeks and feeling like her life has taken a left turn and missed a few key markers, Evie Starling is ready for a break. When she sees an advertisement for a vacation rental … Continue reading Book Review: Much Ado About You

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

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: 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: Girl Gone Viral

Girl Gone Viral by Alisha Rai ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Trigger Warning: Emotionally abusive parent, internet doxxing, PTSD Reclusive former-model Katrina King's world goes from low-key lusting after her longterm bodyguard to being the second half of a viral live-tweet relationshipโ€”a relationship that was completely made up. Terrified of being outed, Katrina flees into the country with Jas, … Continue reading Book Review: Girl Gone Viral

Book Review: Well Met

Well Met by Jen DeLuca ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 All's faire in love and war... After a disastrous breakup, Emily has been helping her sister and niece recover from a horrific car accident. Her sister is recovering, but Emily never anticipated that it would mean that her summer would be spent as a bar wench at the local … Continue reading Book Review: Well Met

Book Review: A Princess in Theory

A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Nadeli is super busyโ€”and super over this shit. Between grad school, her misogynistic lab supervisor, multiple jobs and a lack of sleep, she's ready to be on her way. So the emails she's been receiving telling her that she's the betrothed of some African prince? She's over … Continue reading Book Review: A Princess in Theory