• Romance

    For His Own Protection – Shae Coon

    4.5/5 Stars. For His Own Protection is the third book in the Marron House series following Lizzy Marron, a badass ex-cop who took a job working for her brother, Caleb Marron, at M.H.S, the security company that he runs. When M.H.S is hired by the mother of Ethan Kendry, a successful night-club owner, after his safety is threatened, Lizzy takes on her first official job. While trying to keep Ethan safe, Lizzy and Ethan butt heads despite their unspoken attraction to one another. When they finally allow their feelings to take over, the couple doesn’t anticipate the hardships that follow them. In this captivating work by Shae Coon, an independent,…

  • Romance

    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…

  • Romance

    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…

  • Romance

    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…

  • Romance

    Shooting Stars – Lissanne Jones

    4.5/5 Stars In this captivating novel by Lissanne Jones, we follow Em and Jase, two best friends who met in foster case as children. Years later, both of the friends are highly successful. Years later, they’re still only friends with nothing else happening between the two of them until one day, something changed that changes the course of their relationship forever. In this stunning work of art, heart strings are pulled and emotions are higher than ever before. Instantly while reading this novel, I was captivated by Jase and Em. Each individual backstory, alone with their story together was beautifully written. Their friendship was one that is enviable, and the…

  • Romance

    Misconduct – Penelope Douglas

    5/5 Stars “Damaged people were survivors, and they survived because they always put themselves first. Self-preservation demanded it.” In this steamy romance, Easton Bradbury, a former tennis player, becomes a history teacher at a local private school in New Orleans. With a past that she wants to forget about, she focuses on becoming the best teacher she can be. After meeting Tyler Marek, the father of one of her students, it’s easy for Easton to realize why his son isn’t doing well in her class. Tyler, while a successful business man, has no clue how to raise a teenage boy. Easton and Tyler battle on her teaching methods, ultimately getting…

  • Contemporary,  Romance

    Always Been You – Lily Miller

    5/5 Stars. This stunning debut novel by authors, Lily and Miller, follows Olivia and Parker as they find their way back together after years of separation. Breaking up at eighteen, Olivia and Parker followed opposite paths that led them anywhere but together for years. Olivia opened a flower shop with her best friend Ellie while Parker worked for his father and their company opening managing hotels along the east coast. When Parker’s mom walks into Bloom, Olivia and Ellie’s flower shop, wanting their help designing arrangements for her anniversary party, Olivia can’t say no. With the party approaching, Olivia’s fear of running into Parker after all these years grows stronger,…

  • Contemporary,  Romance

    Out of the Gate & Off to the Races – Elsie Silver

    5/5 Stars “Two broken people, damaged by the ones meant to love them the most, finding solace in each other’s arms.” Elsie Silver, Off to the Races. Starting with Out of the Gate by Elsie Silver, this novella follows Ada and Dermot as they struggle with their undeniable attraction to each other. Ada’s ten years younger than Dermot, who’s known her since she was a little girl. Their love is forbidden, terrifying, and completely wild. Will they work out their differences and find a way to make it work? I loved this novella. Elsie Silver has a way with words that is so elegant in its simplicity, this story bleeds…

  • Contemporary,  Romance

    Confess – Colleen Hoover

    4/5 Stars “It’s amazing how much distance one truth can create between two people.” OMG! In this contemporary romance novel by Colleen Hoover, Confess follows Auburn Reed in her attempt to take control of her life. At a young age, Auburn’s entire world collapsed around her, and her losses haven’t stopped since. Now, at 21, she’s on a mission to take back control and take back what’s most important to her. The start of her journey includes a job search and leads her into an art studio in Dallas, where she meets Owen Gentry, the mysterious artist, who might just have the power to complicate her situation further. With an…

  • Romance

    Ugly Love – Colleen Hoover

    5/5 Stars “Ugly love becomes you. Consumes you. Makes you hate it all. Makes you realize that all the beautiful parts aren’t even worth it. Without the beautiful, you’ll never risk feeling the ugly. So you give it all up. You give it all up. You never want love again, no matter what kind it is, because no type of love will ever be worth living through the ugly love again.”  When Tate Collins moves into her brother’s apartment building, she meets Miles Archer, the airplane pilot across the hall. They aren’t friends, and they definitely aren’t in love, but there’s a mutual attraction between them that leads to a…