• Romance

    Vow of Hell – Clara Elroy

    4/5 Stars. In this second City of Stars noel by Clara Elroy, Vow of Hell follows Saint and Aria in an arranged marriage. Where Saint, a former NFL player, is no stranger to the playboy lifestyle, Aria is reserved while she focuses on her career as a fashion influencer. With a rivalry between their company brands, and completely different lifestyles, Saint and Aria battle in their new forced relationship. Even with an agreement between them, the two struggle to find stay in the lines of healthy boundaries. Will they sacrifice their integrities and make the arrangement work? Y’all are about to find out. I was captivated by this book from…

  • Romance

    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…

  • 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…

  • Contemporary,  Romance

    Vicious – L.J. Shen

    4/5 Stars “Be wise. Let your heart lead the way. And when you find someone who’s worth it—never let them go.” In this dark romance novel by L.J. Shen, Vicious follows Emilia and Vicious, two people from entirely different worlds who are crash each others worlds to pieces. Emilia’s attracted to Vicious but knows he’s just that– Vicious. Vicious, with a hard exterior and a hunger for hurting those around him, bullies Emilia like it’s his job, and when he forces her out of the state after they graduate high school, they never speak again. That is, until they meet again in New York at 28 years old. Ten years…

  • 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

    Playing with Fire – L.J. Shen

    4/5 Stars “The worst day of your life gave me the best version of you.” In this New Adult Romance, A damaged boy on the path to destruction and a scarred girl with no path collide, walking into flames together. Grace Shaw is a college student working at a food truck with a past that she hides every day despite its unavoidable side affects. West St. Claire is a well-known bad boy who drives a motorcycle and fights in underground rings. West pushes his way into Grace’s every day life, causing her to second guess the feelings she’s acquiring for him. It’s hard for her to trust her feelings when…