• Romance

    Hooked – Emily McIntire

    4/5 Stars. In this dark romance novel by Emily McIntire, Hooked isn’t your average re-telling of a fairytale. Following James (aka Hook) and Wendy, this novel will sweep you off your feet and twist your imagination into dark, delectable places. The sheltered, caring, heroine in the story, Wendy, is desperate to fly free after spending years under the wing of her successful father. After her mother’s passing, Wendy and her younger brother had to deal with years of absent parenting. Moving to a new town, working a new job and making new friends while still raising her brother almost entirely alone, Wendy is ready for a fresh start. When her…

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    Sweet Oblivion – Alexa Padgett

    3.4/5 Stars. That’s why I’d connected with her so seamlessly. That’s why I felt best in her presence. She was my other half.” In the first book of the Oblivion series by Alexa Padgett, Sweet Oblivion tells a romantic story about Nash and Aya, two lost souls who understand lost personally. When they meet at five years old, something clicks. Aya never forgets Nash, the boy who saved her from the ocean and told her he’d be a superstar one day. When Aya is supposed to transfer to Nash’s school in high school, they form an internet friendship and learn to know each other better than anyone else. As they…

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    No Vacancy – Stephanie Rose

    4/5 Stars. “This is the good kind of chaos, Caterina.” In this steamy insta-love romance by Stephanie Rose, No Vacancy follows a Caterina and Joe, two hard working people who have a hard time putting their work lives aside to do anything that might make them happy in their personal lives. When Caterina comes home from work early to find her boyfriend of two years on her brand new couch with a different woman, she packs up her bags and leaves Brooklyn to start her vacation early. Driving to the shore, Caterina checks into a motel with spotty wifi and college kids everywhere. Luckily there’s a restaurant across the road…

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    You’ll Think of Me – Lucia Franco

    4.5/5 Stars. “There was no one else, Livy. No one got what you got.” In this small town novel by Lucia Franco, You’ll Think of Me follows Luke Jackson, a country singer, and Olivia King, a doctor, who fell in love at a young age. Their passionate relationship is strong enough to ignite a fire, but when Livy accepts a scholarship to a medical school in New York City, Luke decides he can’t handle the distance. If he can’t have all of Livy, he doesn’t want any of her. Nine years later, Livy is done with med school and moves back to Georgia practicing medicine in Savannah while Luke has…

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    Hush Hush & Say Yes – Lucia Franco

    5/5 stars. In this award winning novel by Lucia Franco, Hush Hush follows Aubrey Abrams, a college student who struggles to afford day to day life. When her parents died, her Grammy took her in and raised her, and now Aubrey is on a mission to take back her life and care for Grammy the way that she deserves. When Aubrey’s bestie and roommate, Natalie, offers her a once in a lifetime opportunity that comes with quick cash, Aubrey puts aside her hesitations and does what she needs to do to support herself. With this new job comes a new set of rules: Don’t get attached to clients and don’t…

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    Off Balance – Lucia Franco

    5/5 stars. Absence did not make the heart grow fonder. It made the heart ache for something that might never be.” -Lucia Franco, Dismount. In this 5 book series by Lucia Franco–Balance, Execution, Release, Twist and Dismount—Off Balance follows sixteen year old, Adrianna Rossi and her couch, Konstantin Kournakova (Kova) as they struggle to find balance between attraction and professionalism. Their relationship, while forbidden and taboo, is not predatory in any sense. I’ll go further with that after my quick break down. In book one, Adrianna turns seventeen fairly early on and begins working in Kova’s gym, World Cup, so that she can test Elite. Adrianna’s goal is to make…

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    A Photo Finish – Elsie Silver!

    A Photo Finish, an all-new emotional and angst-filled standalone romance from Elsie Silver, is available now! I’ve seen every square inch of Violet Eaton’s delectable body and she has no idea who I am.Until now. What happened between us online, in our chats, was meant to stay anonymous and in the past.Until it didn’t. It’s a small world, but Ruby Creek is even smaller. When I move to the tiny town, thegrumpy facade I’ve created slips when we’re forced to live under the same roof.Every flush of her cheeks, every time her eyes flare with heat, every time she begs menot to stop, the ice I’ve encased myself in melts.…

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    A Photo Finish – Elsie Silver

    5/5 Stars. “I realize she might be everything. The light at the end of the dark tunnel. The sunshine my dark existence so desperately needs.” A Photo Finish by @AuthorElsieSilver is the second novel in the Gold Rush Ranch series following Off to the Races and the novella, Out of the Gate. Following Violet, who we’ve met in Off to the Races, and Cole, Vaughn’s veteran older brother, this romance novel did not disappoint. When Cole moves to the ranch for work, he runs into Violet, someone who he’s known over the internet for a long time. With a growing attraction and an even deeper emotional connection, Cole and Violet…

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    Mr. Masters – TL Swan

    4/5 Stars. “Well, that was unexpected.” In this spicy age gap romance by TL Swan, we follow Brielle, a 26 year old from Australia living in London on a work visa in her journey to discover herself. After landing a nanny job with a Mrs. Julian Masters, our strong heroine, Brielle, finds out that Masters isn’t a Mrs. at all. Now living in a stanger’s home to watch his children despite her lack of experience and knowledge, Brielle is struggling to stay afloat. Widower Julian Masters seems to have it all together. With a toxic attitude and a hard-to-handle daughter, a happy future isn’t attainable. No amount of girls and…