[Review] Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas

Title: Birthday Girl
Author: Penelope Douglas
Release Date: April 15th 2018

He took me in when I had nowhere else to go.

He doesn’t use me, hurt me, or forget about me. He doesn’t treat me like I’m nothing, take me for granted, or make me feel unsafe.

He remembers me, laughs with me, and looks at me. He listens to me, protects me, and sees me. I can feel his eyes on me over the breakfast table, and my heart pumps so hard when I hear him pull in the driveway after work.

I have to stop this. It can’t happen.
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[Review] The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

Title: The Wall of Winnipeg and Me
Author: Mariana Zapata
Publication Date: February 28th 2016

Vanessa Mazur knows she’s doing the right thing. She shouldn’t feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary.
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[Review] The Deal by Elle Kennedy

Title: The Deal (Off-Campus #1)
Author: Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: February 24th 2015

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice… even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date. Continue reading

[Review] The Wingman by Natasha Anders

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Title: The Wingman
Author: Natasha Anders
Publisher: Montlake Romance
Publication Date: March 7, 2017

She was supposed to be his one-night distraction. But their attraction is undeniable.

Introverted Daisy McGregor is used to being a wallflower, but what she lacks in style, she makes up for with an acerbic wit, a passion for life, and a deep devotion to her family. So she’ll suffer through her sister Dahlia’s bachelorette party and accept the cloud of pity for going stag to the wedding. Continue reading

[Review] Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher

Title: Not the Girl You Marry
Author: Andie J. Christopher
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: November 12, 2019

Jack Nolan is a gentleman, a journalist, and unlucky in love. His viral success has pigeon-holed him as the how-to guy for a buzzy, internet media company instead of covering hard-hitting politics. Fed up with his fluffy articles and the app-based dating scene as well, he strikes a deal with his boss to write a final piece de resistance: How to Lose a Girl. Easier said than done when the girl he meets is Hannah Mayfield, and he’s not sure he wants her to dump him. Continue reading

[Review] The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez

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*Warning: spoilers for The Friend Zone*

Title: The Happy Ever After Playlist
Author: Abby Jimenez
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: April 14, 2020

From the USA Today bestselling author of The Friend Zone comes an adorable and fresh romantic comedy about one trouble-making dog who brings together two perfect strangers. Continue reading

[Review] Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey

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Title: Love Her or Lose Her (Hot & Hammered #2)
Author: Tessa Bailey
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: January 14, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey returns with a unique, sexy romantic comedy about a young married couple whose rocky relationship needs a serious renovation…  Continue reading

2020 Romance Master List

Hey everyone! I know last year I grouped all the books I was anticipating for 2019 in one list but for 2020 I decided to do a list dedicated to romance. This list features all the contemporary romance I’m anticipating next year and I will continue adding to it as book announcements are made and covers are revealed! Continue reading

[Review]: The (Half) Truth by Leddy Harper

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Title: The (Half) Truth
Author: Leddy Harper
Publisher: Montlake Romance
Publication Date: February 19, 2019

From bestselling author Leddy Harper comes a sizzling romance about an aspiring young chef who may discover that the perfect recipe for love involves all accidental ingredients…

Tatum Alexander is so close to realizing her dream of becoming a sous chef she can taste it, but working at her ex-fiancé’s restaurant with his new girlfriend was never in her career plan. To save face and prove she’s moved on, Tatum cooks up a lie that she’s in a relationship with her best friend’s superhot cousin. There’s just one problem: Jason only recently moved to town, and he has no idea they’re already “dating.” Continue reading

[Review] The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory

Title: The Wedding Party
Author: Jasmine Guillory
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: July 16, 2019

Maddie and Theo have two things in common:

1. Alexa is their best friend

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