Book Review: Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne

Second First Impressions Author: Sally ThornePublisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (April 13, 2021)Paperback, 352 pagesRomance, Adult Contemporary RomanceGoodreads Summary Distraction (n): an extreme agitation of the mind or emotions. Ruthie Midona has worked the front desk at the Providence Luxury Retirement Villa for six years, dedicating her entire adult life to caring for the Villa’s residents, …

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Book Review: A Sign of Affection Vol. 1 by Suu Morishita

A Sign of Affection Author: Suu MorishitaSeries: A Sign of Affection, Vol. 1Publisher: Kodansha (February 2, 2021)Paperback, 176 pagesComics and Graphic Novels, Manga, RomanceGoodreads Summary Yuki is a typical college student in all ways but one: She's hard of hearing. A chance encounter on a train leads to a serious crush...but will he give her …

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Book Review: Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales

Perfect on Paper Author: Sophie GonzalesPublisher: Wednesday Books (March 9, 2021)Hardcover, 304 pagesGenre, Sub-genresGoodreads Summary Her advice, spot on. Her love life, way off. Darcy Phillips:• Can give you the solution to any of your relationship woes―for a fee.• Uses her power for good. Most of the time.• Really cannot stand Alexander Brougham.• Has maybe …

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Book Review: Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

Honey Girl Author: Morgan RogersPublisher: Park Row (February 23, 2021)Paperback, 304 pagesGenre, Sub-genresGoodreads Summary With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls’ trip to Vegas to celebrate. She’s a straight A, work-through-the-summer certified high achiever. She is not the kind of person who goes to Vegas and …

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Book Review: Sandcastle Beach by Jenny Holiday

Sandcastle Beach Author: Jenny HolidaySeries: Matchmaker Bay, book 3Publisher: Forever (March 9, 2021)Mass Market Paperback, 409 pages (includes bonus story Once Upon A Bride)Romance, Adult Contemporary RomanceGoodreads Summary Maya Mehta will do anything to save her tiny, beloved community theater. Put on musicals she hates? Check. Hire an arrogant former-pop-star-turned-actor? Done. But what Maya really needs to …

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Cover Reveal: The Girl Band Series by Pippa Grant

Series: The Girl Band SeriesAuthor: Pippa GrantGenre: Romantic ComedyCover Design: Najla Qamber Mr. McHottie Photo: Wander Aguiar The best enemies make the best lovers...There are three things I hate: Bratwurst in any form, my neighbors boinking like farm animals at 3 AM, and Chase Jett.Mostly I hate Chase Jett. It's been ten years since he took …

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Book Blitz: The First Man by Alex Kelly (Excerpt, Giveaway)

The First Man Author: Alex KellySeries: From Connemara With Love, book 2Publication date: February 25th 2021Genres: Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, RomanceGoodreads / Amazon ShaneDo you want to know what it means to live like me? It means being forced not to look at him, not to touch him, not to be left alone in the same …

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Blog Tour: Fandom Hearts by Cathy Yardley (Excerpt)

Today we have the blog tour of Cathy Yardley’s Level Up & One True Pairing!Check out this gorgeous romance and be sure to get your copy today! Level Up Author: Cathy YardleyAmazon • Barnes & Noble • iTunes • Kobo • Goodreads SummaryGeeky introvert Tessa Rodriguez will do whatever it takes to get promoted to …

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Discussion: Romance Novel Sub-Genres

It's February, which means the first half of the month was filled with think-pieces on the romance genre - usually articles requiring very little actual thought. Since what seems to come to mind when non-romance readers think of genre romance is a cheesy clinch cover with a shirtless Fabio clutching a scantily clad buxom lady, …

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Book Review: Waiting for a Scot Like You by Eva Leigh

Waiting for a Scot Like You Author: Eva LeighSeries: Union of the Rakes, book 3Publisher: Avon (February 23, 2021)Mass Market Paperback, 368 pagesRomance, Adult Historical Romance (Regency)Goodreads Summary Summary Review ★★★★★ I don't usually take notes while reading but there were SO MANY things I wanted to shout excitedly about that I dig out a …

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