Review #110

Title- The Soulmate Equation Author- Christina Lauren Rating– 4/5Genre- contemporary romance POV- third person past tense Trope- forced together, fake relationship, kind of enemies to lovers, workplace environment Similar Books/Comps- If I Never Met You, The Love Hypothesis Cover– very pretty but with the trends these days, I assumed it was women’s fiction My emotions-Continue reading “Review #110”

Review #108

Title- People We Meet on Vacation Author- Emily Henry Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person, present tense from heroine’s POV only Trope- friends to lovers Similar Books/Comps- Unhoneymooners Cover– (this is one of the first books for a while that I wish had a different title. It was somewhat relevant at the end,Continue reading “Review #108”

Review #105

Title- The Unhoneymooners Author- Christina Lauren Rating– 5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person Trope- If you like “fake relationships,” “forced to be together,” and “enemies to lovers” than this is a great book for you. Cover- I don’t like bright colors since they clash with my natural/neutral décor at home. I wouldn’t buy thisContinue reading “Review #105”

Review #102

Title- Fumbled Author- Alexa Martin Rating– 4/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person, present tense. So I definitely prefer romcoms in first person compared to third person writing.  Trope- second chance Similar Books/Comps– Ten Rules for Faking It My emotions-  calm Comments- This is #2 in a series, which I didn’t know, so it canContinue reading “Review #102”

Review #99

Title- Boy Toy Author-Nicola Marsh Rating– 3/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- third person, past tense Trope- arranged marriage, off-limits, younger man, career vs. love My emotions-  calm Comments- I love reading about a variety of cultures. From the very first chapter I was surrounded by Kushi’s fragrant aromas from the kitchen, Samira’s hesitancies about anotherContinue reading “Review #99”

Review #91

Title- This Time Next Year Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary romance POV- Third person, past tense Trope- cute baker/chef Similar Books/Comps– One Day in December, the two Lives of Lydia Bird. My emotions-  Calm, content, satisfied Characters– It’s hard to write a novel where the antagonist is the self, so Sophie Cousens did a great jobContinue reading “Review #91”

Review #86

Title- Fix Her Up Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- romcom- steamy POV- third person Trope- best friend’s little sister/big brother’s best friend, athlete, small home town My emotions-  turned on Comments- I’m wondering if all steamy romcoms should have a different type of cover image than sweet romcom covers. In my experience all romcoms have these adorableContinue reading “Review #86”

Review #85

Title- The Trouble With Hating You Rating– 3/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- alternating two POV, first person past tense Trope- arranged marriage, forced to work together, “bickering to lovers” Characters– Liya- successful biochemical engineer, takeout enthusiast, and happily single woman. Jay- gorgeous, charming, lawer All the overbearing mothers, fathers, and well-wishing aunties who won’t mindContinue reading “Review #85”

Review #36

Title- Only When It’s Us Rating– 5/5Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- First person, present tense Trope- Irritated to Lovers, Slow Burn Similar Books/Comps– The Off-Limits Rule My emotions-  pleasantly surprised at the build up of sexual tension! Characters– I loved this stubborn couple and was extremely happy with their character arc compared to most books. TheContinue reading “Review #36”

Review #34

Title- Simmer Down Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- First person, present tense Trope- Enemies to Lovers Similar Books/Comps– Loathed at First Sight, Snapped My emotions-  Hungry, Eager, Optimistic Characters– The English hottie, Callum, makes the food truck competition a more sizzling while the main heroine, Nikki, was definitely stuck in her ways and afraidContinue reading “Review #34”