Category: Contemporary Romance

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 3, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Stuck with You by Ali Hazelwood

Audiobook review: Stuck with You by Ali Hazelwood Stuck with You is the second of Ms. Hazelwood’s STEMinist romance novellas. This time around, the story focuses on Sadie, a civil engineer for a small green firm. Three weeks ago, she had a meet-cute with Erik, and after twenty-four hours wondered if she may be falling in […]

Review: Kamila Knows Best by F..

Posted March 2, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Kamila Knows Best by Farah Heron

Kamila Knows Best Author: Farah Heron Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Kamila has her life together. She lives and works with her dad, running their own accounting firm; they have a great relationship. She hosts weekly Bollywood movie parties. Her Instagram account featuring her beloved dog is followed by many. She has […]

Review: Hook, Line, and Sinker..

Posted February 28, 2022 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Hook, Line, and Sinker Author: Tessa Bailey Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I loved everything about Hook, Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey! It pulled on all my romance reader strings, funny, sweet, sexy and heartbreaking at times. Fox and Hannah pick up their story from the first book, It Happened One […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 24, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sealed with a Kiss by Erin Nicholas

Audiobook review: Sealed with a Kiss by Erin Nicholas Naomi loves her small hometown on the Louisiana bayou. She also has fallen in love with Donavan Foster, the sexy wildlife rescuer who’s been in town filming for the internet. When a hurricane hits and the pair are trapped together, Naomi finally gets the courage to act on […]

Review: Delilah Green Doesn..

Posted February 23, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: Delilah Green Doesn’t Care by Ashley Herring Blake

Delilah Green Doesn’t Care Author: Ashley Herring Blake Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Guilted into returning to her hometown of Bright Falls to photograph her step-sister’s wedding, Delilah Green’s only hope of surviving the ordeal is to focus on the desperately-needed paycheck she’s going to receive for her efforts. And maybe wreak […]

#TBRChallenge 2022: Wicked and..

Posted February 16, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2022: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean

Audiobook review: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean #TBRChallenge February’s Theme is “Fairy Tale.” This book has been on my TBR since May 19, 2020 when I purchased the audiobook. Why I selected it: It’s a retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairytale. I’ve long wanted to read a Sarah MacLean story and am so glad Wicked […]

Review: The One You Want by Em..

Posted February 15, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The One You Want by Emma Barry

The One You Want Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Millie and Parker both work in Washington DC politics, and they are generally on the same side of the aisle – she represents labor unions and he is on the Democratic Senate Majority Leader’s staff. He is trying to get […]

Review: I’m So (Not) Ove..

Posted February 14, 2022 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews
Review: I’m So (Not) Over You by Kosoko Jackson

I’m So (Not) Over You Author: Kosoko Jackson Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Having recently earned his degree in journalism and sociology, Kian Andrews is ready to conquer the world. Except for the lack of job prospects. And the massive amount of college loan debt. And the broken heart he’s still trying […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 3, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood

Audiobook review: Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood After absolutely loving The Love Hypothesis last year, I jumped at the chance to review the first book in Ms. Hazelwood’s new audiobook STEMinist novella series. While unrelated to last year’s story, Under One Roof is very similar in storytelling and feel. We discover at the beginning of the […]

Review: If I Never Met You by ..

Posted January 24, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

If I Never Met You Author: Mhairi McFarlane Reviewer: Jen Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: Laurie and Dan have been together for 18 years, so when he suddenly decides he wants out of the relationship, Laurie is shocked. Everyone at their law office sees Jamie as the playboy who will do what he wants […]

#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Gir..

Posted January 19, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
#TBRChallenge 2022: A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year by Jackie Lau

A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year Author: Jackie Lau Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Quickie.” This book has been on my TBR since February 12, 2021, when I purchased the complete series. Why I selected it: it’s a short story/novella aka a “quickie” and alternate holiday (fitting another challenge). What I’m […]

Review: The Family You Make by..

Posted January 13, 2022 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis

The Family You Make Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Jill Shalvis is back with a new series, Sunrise Cove, and The Family You Make was a satisfying start to a small town setting where the stories will feature friends, family, and love. So basically classic Shalvis. The Family You Make features two […]

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Posted January 12, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Wedding Setup by Sonali Dev

Audiobook review: The Wedding Setup by Sonali Dev The Wedding Setup is a wonderful standalone, second chance romance. Since her big brother died seven years ago, Ayesha feels that she must live to make her mother happy. This means she had to give up the love of her life, Emmitt. On the day before Ayesha’s best friend’s […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 10, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Every Beat of My Heart by Bella Andre

Audiobook review: Every Beat of My Heart by Bella Andre Zach and Heather and Ryan and Vicki found love in previous Sullivan series novels. Every Beat of My Heart brings listeners a pair of HEAs for the couples as they both decide to wed on the same day. The story is marketed as the happy ever […]

Review: Weather Girl by Rachel..

Posted January 6, 2022 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Weather Girl Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Ari Abrams is her job. She loves all things weather and worked hard to become a meteorologist. Russell Barringer is a sports caster who works at the same television station. Weather Girl is the story of their romance and how they […]