Book Review: The Twelfth Date by Stella Starling

The Twelfth Date Author: Stella StarlingSeries: #boyfriendsbybLoved, book 2Publisher: Stella Starling (November 30, 2018)Kindle edition, 358 pagesGoodreads     |     Amazon (Kindle Unlimited) SummaryFriends with benefits? Best Christmas present ever. Nicky Masters is a hot mess and he knows it. After all, every boyfriend he’s ever had has told him so, and—since they usually follow it up with some version of, “too much work, not worth the effort”—avoiding boyfriends altogether sounds just about perfect. The only problem? The part about Nicky secretly yearning for things like true love and a happily ever after… something that scoring a job at bLoved, the gay … Continue reading Book Review: The Twelfth Date by Stella Starling

Discussion: Holiday Romance ~ Movies

The other day I posted about Holiday Romance ~ Books and I promised that a post would be coming to talk about movies – this is that post! I sadly haven’t been able to watch as many Christmas romances as I normally do since I’ve been working my normal day job as well working part time about 16 hours a week at Bath & Body Works in the evenings and weekends. Between two jobs and trying to keep up on reading and my blog, there just hasn’t been much time for movies. I know, it kind of makes me want … Continue reading Discussion: Holiday Romance ~ Movies

Mini Reviews: Once Upon a Bride & Merrily Ever After by Jenny Holiday

Once Upon a Bride Author: Jenny HolidaySeries: Bridesmaids Behaving Badly, book 0.5Publisher: Jenny Holiday (October 9, 2018)Goodreads     |     AmazonUSA Today bestselling author Jenny Holiday’s hilarious prequel to her acclaimed Bridesmaids Behaving Badly series!Jay Smith likes to be in control. His every choice, every move, is made with his carefully planned future in mind. Sure, some people think that’s boring. But Jay knows who he is, and he makes no apologies for it. So when the lobby in his accounting firm needs a makeover, Jay takes charge—and quickly determines he needs a designer. What he does not need is … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Once Upon a Bride & Merrily Ever After by Jenny Holiday

Book Review: Mistletoe Kisses by Marnie Blue

Mistletoe Kisses Author: Marnie BluePublisher: Entangled: Lovestruck (October 22, 2018)Kindle edition, 150 pagesGoodreads     |     AmazonSummaryFor Officer Justin Weaver, Christmas is the most hideous time of the year. To improve his “holiday cheer,” he’s been put on Officer Kringle duty, collecting toys for the Ho-Ho-Patrol.It’s a week in holiday hell.Worse, it comes with an elf—his little sister’s gorgeous best friend—but Lilly Maddox isn’t so little anymore. And as an annoyingly festive reporter looking to make her mark, she’s there to document his every move.Justin’s always had a thing for Lilly, but he refuses to go there with her. Ever. … Continue reading Book Review: Mistletoe Kisses by Marnie Blue

Book Review: Better Not Pout by Annabeth Albert

Better Not Pout Author: Annabeth AlbertPublisher: Carina Press (November 1, 2018)Kindle edition, 288 pagesGoodreads     Amazon SummaryOne hard-nosed military police officer.One overly enthusiastic elf.One poorly timed snowstorm.Is it a recipe for disaster? Or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for holiday romance?Teddy MacNally loves Christmas and everything that goes along with it. When he plays an elf for his charity’s events, he never expects to be paired with a Scrooge masquerading as Santa Claus. His new mission: make the holiday-hating soldier believe he was born to say ho-ho-ho.Sergeant Major Nicholas Nowicki doesn’t do Santa, but he’s army to his blood. When his CO … Continue reading Book Review: Better Not Pout by Annabeth Albert

Book Review: Deck the Halls with Love (The Lost Lords of Pembrook #2.5) by Lorraine Heath

Book Review: Deck the Halls with Love (The Lost Lords of Pembrook #2.5) by Lorraine Heath Rating: 3.5 Stars Published December 18th 2012 by Avon Impulse Summary: Christmas is a time for miracles … and second chances at love. In her dazzling first Season, Lady Meredith Hargreaves gave her heart to Alistair Wakefield, the Marquess of Chetwyn, only to have it shattered when he proposed to another. And now that he’s free to pursue her? It matters little, because she’s on her way to the altar, heartbreak be damned.Chetwyn once set aside his dreams in favor of duty and honor. … Continue reading Book Review: Deck the Halls with Love (The Lost Lords of Pembrook #2.5) by Lorraine Heath

Book Review: I Will: A Christmas Novella (Capitol Theatre #2.5) by Lisa Kleypas

Book Review: I Will: A Christmas Novella (Capitol Theatre #2.5) by Lisa Kleypas Rating: 3.5 Stars   Published December 13th 2016 by Avon Impulse (first published October 11th 2016) Summary: Andrew, Lord Drake, has been cut out of his father’s will because of his dissolute manner of living. To be reinstated, Andrew decides to pretend that he has changed his wicked ways. As part of his plan, he wants to convince his father that he is courting a respectable woman with the intention of marrying her. The problem is, he doesn’t know any decent women, except for his friend’s spinster … Continue reading Book Review: I Will: A Christmas Novella (Capitol Theatre #2.5) by Lisa Kleypas