Review #231

I gave Stolen by the Shadow King by Alisha Klapheke a 4.3/5 stars. This fabulous enemies to lovers was the first of a fantasy romance series. I’m unsure if it’ll be a duology or longer. The next is called Rise of the Fire Queen, available for preorder. There are other books related to this oneContinue reading “Review #231”

Review #224

I gave this romance a 3.9/5 star rating and it could technically fit into a few subcategories like historical fiction or fantasy romance. In the first chapter we learned of Charlotte, a troublemaker and thief who dislikes pirates & idolizes Jane Austen and of course arrogant her nemesis, Irish pirate, Captain O’Riley who was alreadyContinue reading “Review #224”

Review #167

Title- If I Never Met You Author- Mhairi McFarlane Series- standalone Rating– 3.7/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- third person, past tense Trope- fake dating, office relationship Cover– representative of the genre Comps– It felt like a mix between “The Dating Plan” and “The Hating Game.” Plot/Blurb- When her partner of over a decade suddenly endsContinue reading “Review #167”

Review #141

Title- Kisses and Croissants Author- Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau Series- standalone Rating– 3.9/5Genre- YA contemporary romance- clean POV- first person, present tense Trope- coming of age, parent who doesn’t understand me, finding a path in life Steam level- 0/5 Cover– Ballet is a huge deal with her story, yet I didn’t expect that from the cover Comps–Continue reading “Review #141”

Review #133

Title- TimeKeeper Author- Tara Sim Series- The sequel is “Chainbreaker,” and the third is “Firestarter.” Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- Historical fiction mixed with whimsical fantasy POV- third person, past tense, mostly in Danny’s POV but there were a few random, short inserts from secondary characters Trope- MM romance, forbidden love Steam level- 1/5 Cover– The coverContinue reading “Review #133”

Review #124

First review of 2022!!!!! Title- The Hating Game Author- Sally Thorne Series- standalone- turned into a movie Rating– 5/5 Genre- contemporary romance POV- first person, present tense, one POV Trope- office romance, happily ever after Steam level- 2/5 spice Cover– cute, fits the genre Plot/Blurb- Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a personContinue reading “Review #124”

Review #120

Title- Red, White and Royal Blue Author- Casey McQuiston Rating– 3/5 Genre- contemporary romcom Trope- royalty, MM, enemies to lovers Cover– cute, not my favorite, but shows the genre My emotions-  neutral Comments while reading- Page 64- I started to get a bit bored with the politics talk, media strategies & such Page 90-I couldContinue reading “Review #120”

Review #118

Title- Ugly Love Author- Colleen Hoover Rating– 4/5 Genre- contemporary, tragedy, romance, women’s fiction POV- switches current time for Tate to 6 years ago for Miles Trope- closed-off hero, past trauma, brother’s best friend Similar Books/Comps- The only thing I can compare it to is the only other book that made me cry this yearContinue reading “Review #118”

Review #115

Title- Much Ado About You Author- Samantha Young Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary romance POV- first person, past tense Trope- friends to lovers, abroad Similar Books/Comps- People We Meet on Vacation, Friend(shipped) Steam level- 2/5(0- no sex, 5- erotica) Cover– Average- it clearly shows the genre, but I don’t like the colors. An image of ShadowContinue reading “Review #115”