Review #57

Title- Hate Rating– 3/5 Genre- Erotica. Reverse Harem. Romance Trope- I love bad boys but this one seemed to cross a line into the bully-trope. Similar Books/Comps– Cruel King, Savage My emotions-   I felt yucky multiple times about the mixing between arousal and rejection. Characters– I like a strong female lead who isn’t afraidContinue reading “Review #57”

Review #56

Title- Little Fires Everywhere Rating– 5/5 Genre- Women’s Fiction, Literary Fiction POV- Third person, past tense Trope- Family drama, suburbia, adoption, secrets, high standards/perfectionism, teen pregnancy, favoritism Comps– The Last Thing He Told Me, Where the Crawdads Sing My emotions-  Captivated Characters– Elena- perfectionist mother of a suburbia family Mia Warren- free-spirited mother Plot/Blurb- InContinue reading “Review #56”

Review #54

Title- Beach Read Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- First person, past tense. Trope- Frustrated/argumentative to Lovers Similar/Comps– People We Meet on Vacation (On my TBR), The Unhoneymooners (On my TBR) My emotions-  cozy, comfortable, settled, calming, heart wrenchingly perfect Characters– I appreciated that Gus was the more “insecure” one of the couple instead ofContinue reading “Review #54”

Review #52

Title- The Kindest Lie Book of the Month Selection Rating– 3/5 Genre- Contemporary, Women’s Fiction POV- Third person, past tense Trope- Racism, Motherhood, Family dynamics/relationships, Society- based topics Similar Books/Comps– The Push, Trust, How the One Armed Sister Sweeps Her House Emotions– Ah, Ruth’s grandma drove me crazy! Characters– Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated BlackContinue reading “Review #52”

Review #47

Title- The Dating Plan Rating– 5/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance (Book of the Month Selection) POV- Third person, past tense Trope- Happily Ever After, Fake marriage Similar/Comps– Accidentally Engaged, The Singles Table My emotions-  pick-me up, feel-good, cozy, sweet, calm, happy, no brainer Characters– Daisy-super endearing and I kind of just wanted to be her forContinue reading “Review #47”

Review #40

Title- My Sister’s Keeper Rating– 5/5 Genre- YA Contemporary POV- First person, present tense Trope- Family drama, parenthood, sibling love, controversial topics, coming of age Similar Books/Comps– The House We Grew Up In My emotions-  Ugly cry, heartbreaker, unforgettable Plot/Blurb- Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she hasContinue reading “Review #40”

Review #39

Title- Paris is Always a Good Idea Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance POV- First person, past tense Trope- Irritated/frustrated to lovers Similar Books/Comps– This book makes me think of Eat, Pray, Love. My emotions- comfortable, heart-felt,wanted to slap her silly and wake up, lol Characters– I’m in love with the main character’s name & onlyContinue reading “Review #39”

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”