• Romance

    Hold On to Me – Lucia Franco

    5/5 Stars. Alyssa Winters is used to temporary. With an absentee father and a mother with a habit of packing up and moving them from town to town, attachments were always too complicated. When Alyssa and her mother, Lauren, land in South Fort, Lauren insists this is the last move they’ll make, assuring Alyssa that she wants what’s best for her daughter. When Alyssa meets John Jackson and his friends, Ford and Jace, she wants to pull back. She doesn’t want to grow attached to her new friends, but they make it hard for her. Especially John, who she has an unspoken chemistry with. With the boys showing her a…

  • Romance

    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…

  • Romance

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…