Oh, how I wanted to love this book. I had high hopes for Berkley’s first F/F romance and the buzz around this book before release was high. While the start was strong, the middle dragged, and the ending felt rushed. What could have been a sweet, sexy romance fell flat.
I said in a previous post that Sierra Simone is quickly becoming my go to author for erotica but my issues with the last series of hers that I read almost stopped me from picking this book up. It is the first book in a series that is still being published so I decided to take my chances. Like the first book in the “New Camelot Trilogy,” this book is a great start…I just hope the quality continues.
What a refreshing romance this was! Most hetero romance novels center on the female characters and spend little time on the male characters. This book takes what we think about romances and flips it around. I was really charmed by this book and can’t wait to read the rest of this series.
This was a book club pick and read like one. Some interesting characters and situations that led to a fairly good discussion about our thoughts. I liked the overall story and the writing and would recommend this book to someone looking for a light, family drama.
I have been meaning to read a Mia Sosa book for a while, so when her newest was released I decided to give it a try. This felt like a movie romantic comedy and had some genuine funny moments that had me laughing out loud. However, the romance itself was just so-so and I found myself wanting more.
I picked this book up because it fit one of my reading challenge prompts (a book translated from an Asian language) and because the cover caught my eye. Never let anyone tell you that covers don’t matter. This was a fairly quick read and felt more like various vignettes than a novel but there was a uniqueness to the story that I enjoyed.
Whoa boy, this book series. Sierra Simone has become my go-to for well-written erotica and this book didn’t disappoint if you are looking for something very, very sexy. If you are looking for a super dramatic, smut filled romance, look no further. However, by book 3, I was beginning to tire of all the sex and needed some more story. I would recommend this series but didn’t feel the need for it to go on as long as it did.
I read a lot of romances last year and one of the most enjoyable was Tessa Bailey’s “Fix Her Up.” So I was really excited to read her next book in the Hot & Hammered series “Love Her or Lose Her.” Bailey’s books are always fun with minimal angst and are good for a quick read.
Jasmine Guillory could write books as part of the “Wedding Date” series for the rest of her life and I would read every single one. They are just fun, quick, enjoyable romances with great in-depth characters and happily ever afters. This is the third in the series and I think I loved this one the most.
I am on a romance reading kick right now due to my reading group studying the genre so I was looking forward to reading this book based on the good reviews and the description: a romance set in a bookstore with literacy references and romance heroes straight from novels. However, this book really didn’t live up to my expectations despite it having some really good characters and being pretty well written.