R E V I E W ➠ Home to You by Kaylee Ryan & Lacey Black




Sebastian
You always remember your first love. You also never forget the day she left.
Moving on from losing Haven was hard, but I was young, with my whole life ahead of me. A life that saw a marriage, the birth of my daughter, and then a divorce. Co-parenting isn’t easy, but not much in life is, right? I have a job I love as a high school math teacher and football coach, and raising Chloe keeps me plenty busy. Life is good. I’m content. Settled. Predictable.
Until one day, I look up and come face to face with the one that got away. Haven Decker.
Haven
You always remember the day you break your own heart. You also never forget the man you left behind.
I was young and thought I needed more than life in the small town I grew up in. I walked away from the love of my life for a chance at a career most only ever dream of. I focused on putting one foot in front of the other, creating a life I thought I wanted. It turns out the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. When an injury and a cheating boyfriend bring my world to a halt, one phone call has me packing up and heading back to the one place I never thought I would return to.
I knew I would run into him, but I don’t know if I’m ready to face him. Sebastian Hall.

RELEASE DATE: March 9, 2021

Not my first read by the ladies, and I do love these two together, I don’t even read any blurbs when they have sign up’s I just simply sign up. IBSTA-CLICK ladies!

This is a novella, so pretty quick read and a sweet second-chance one at that. The heroine broke her own heart along with the hero’s when she left to pursue her life dream. A dream she now is not sure was ever worth it, even though she did get to live it out, being back in her small town of Hope, Idaho (I live in ID so it’s always fun to read about my little state) makes her realize a few things. One of them being her first love, her first everything, Sebastian. He comes with a cute little bundle of joy, the sweetest little girl. But, when a opportunity is presented, will she stay and more importantly will Sebastian let her leave?

Very sweet read, lots of punch for a short 8 chapter novella!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Novella
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R E V I E W ➠ Return to Us by Corinne Michaels


(Willow Creek Valley #1)


At eighteen, I walked away from Willow Creek Valley for good.
I was young, scared, and stupid, and it cost me the love of my life— Grayson Parkerson.
Fourteen years later, a crash sends me back home to recover.
Back to where we met, fell in love, and planned a future.
The one he’s now living as a single dad to his daughter.
Working at The Park Inn together gives us a chance to reconnect, and seeing him with his little girl makes me long for the days when he was mine. One look in his gorgeous blue-green eyes, and it’s like I never left. One kiss, and my world is upside down. One night together, and I know without a doubt, in his arms is where I belong.
I’m not the girl I was—intimidated by his wealthy family and desperate to escape our small town. I can imagine a new life for us here
But he’s learned to guard his heart, and trust won’t come easily
How can I convince him to give first love a second chance?

RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2021

Not my first read by the author, and I have read enough to where I am familiar with the author’s writing style. But she testing me on this NEW series, I really think she was trying to ANGST kill us all!

Corinne really knows how to throw down a good second-chance! This had a lot going on and I loved each page. But I do have to say that there were a few times I was not a fan of the heroine (you’ll see) but that’s because I just wanted her to JUST BE WITH HIM hehe but only a brief few times. That said I enjoyed this small town second-chance where the heroine leaves for other reasons than to explore the world and the hero didn’t know what he did wrong for her to just leave him. Forward many years and add the cutest little girl and you’ll have a fun but heart wrenching adventure. Everything pulls at your heart strings, the ANGST is very high and as much as I enjoyed it it drove me crazy, which only made me read faster.

The heroine comes back to heal, but not only from her physical wounds. The hero wasn’t expecting to run into her again. Their second-chance may have gone backwards, and pawed with obstacles…mostly it was their mind and heart not aligning, miss-communication, hurt and so much love. Lot’s of action and surprises at the end that will keep you on your toes, I really am trying not too give too much out because as much as I want to tell you just even a little of what happened it will ruin it. Dive in you won’t regret it!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book 1 in Series
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R E V I E W ➠ Until Cece by K.D. ROBICHAUX




“Never lose yourself while trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.”
 Advice I heard over the years while acquaintances had gone through breakups and divorce, but I never thought I’d one day be applying it to myself.
 The past decade spent being the perfect stay-at-home mom and doting housewife, I never pictured my husband coming home from work one night and admitting to having an affair.
 But without him and my place at home, who am I?
 With no college or work experience to speak of, what will I do?
 Step One: Call in reinforcements—my sister Mia.
 Step Two: Find a job to support me and my three little girls.
 Step Three: Start finding myself again.
 “The fastest way to get over someone is to get under someone else.”
 More advice I side-eyed over the years. My ex is the only man I’ve ever been with. The thought of being with someone else is both terrifying and… exciting.
 But that man should most definitely, a hundred percent certainly not be my savior, my real-life hero, my boss who took a chance on me at my all-time low.
 Rebounds are bad news. Everyone knows that.
 But Winston doesn’t feel like a rebound.
 He feels like home. He makes me feel things I’ve never even imagined before.
 It feels like our timing is just… off.
 Especially when I realize the ultra-delicious chef and bar-owner dad has baggage of his own.

Until Cece is part of the Aurora Rose Reynolds’ s Happily Ever Alpha World. If you loved Until Talon, then you will want to read Until Cece.

RELEASE DATE: February 19, 2020

I’m not even sure where to begin because I just want to say it all at once. Little background Until Cece is in association with Until Talon which happens to be a top favorite,  I say top because all of Auroras books are my favorite. That said, Cece is Mia’s Sister and ever since i read Until Talon I have been dying over and going Cece and Winston would get their story. It’s an unusual one because we already get so much of them in Until Talon. I want to touch on the fact that the story line lines up perfectly, and i couldn’t read fast enough to see what will happen. 

Cece is a mother of 3, devoted wife of 10 years… when her husband just blurs out that he slept with someone else, it comes to a shock to get but not get husband Mike. Unfortunately she has been making excuses in her life for Mike because well 3 kids is a lot to handle in a daily base. She was a homemaker and when everything fell apart, she had to start over at her age. 

Winston, oh where do I start with this hunk of AMAZINGness. I loved Winston from Until Talon and I knew he would be the knight in shinning armor that i imagined.  He’s been living with a problem if your will for many years now with no end in sight. When he meets Cece it’s love at first sight for sure. These two truly belong together, and I loved their interactions in every page. 

Cece going through a separation/divorce and Winston trying to do his best not to lose it all even though he wants to buy Cece would never allow that… there’s so much I want to give out but won’t. It’s quiet a rude with taking. The stolen looks, the chemistry, the first kiss, the need, passion, the swoon, the kids…everything flowed so well together. I highly recommend reading Until Talon then diving into this, I am so happy that this turned out to be SO AMAZING l was I hoping would be. This is the second time I’ve read K.D. Robichaux in relations to the Aurora world and I LOVE now both!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2021 MUST READ
Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Part of HEA World Aurora Rose Reynolds
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R E V I E W ➠ Still Standing by Kristen Ashley


(Wild West MC #1)


When Clara Delany walks into the Aces High Motorcycle Club’s hangout, she’s hit rock bottom. She’s hiding her car from the repo man, she has less than two dollars in her bank account and the only employment she can get is delivering messages for a criminal.
All because of a man. Therefore, she’s sworn off them.
And then she meets West “Buck” Hardy, president of the Aces High MC.
Buck also meets her, and the minute he does, he makes it clear (to everyone but Clara) that they’re starting something. Since Clara doesn’t get that message, she decides to leave Buck and sort out her life in order to come back to him clean.
She’s not gone but hours before life hits Clara with another blow. Which means Buck and his boys have to ride in and save the day. After that, Buck makes no bones about where they stand.
But does he?
Welcome to the first novel in the Wild West MC series which will tell the stories of the brothers of the Aces High MC, the Resurrection MC, and the Chaos MC…and the women who love them.

RELEASE DATE: February 2, 2021

Not my first read by the author, and I AM A HUGE HUGE HUGE FAN of Kristen Ashley, so yes I have read and re-read all her books over the years and YES they still feel new to me each time! So whoever asked for this style enough or WHATever got her to write this, BEWARE: THIS IS A OG KA (Original Kristen Ashley) and Beware in the best way possible because if you missed her MC romance, ooooh boy you’re in for a ride because I don’t even know myself how to express my review without giving it all to you but I will do my best!

I want to start with saying that this is a deja vu of Motorcycle Man Tyra and Kane (if you haven’t read that yet you won’t get it but basically it happens to be one of my absolute favorite books!) So the ladies whoa re big fans and have read her books you’re in for a beautiful treat. It actually took me back to the good ol’ days but also gave it something new. Even though it reminded me a lot of that book, it was new in it’s own and I will happily say that a couple past characters make an appearance. Let’s get into it.

Buck and Clara, what a duo, we have Buck who is the head of Aces High Motorcycle Club and Clara who is a woman who came form nothing, trying to make ends meets. Their actual meet started off right away, when Clara walks into Buck’s club to deliver a message. That’s when the fun starts because Buck is equally sharp and smart like Tack and this really brought back the butterfly-in-tummy feels. Like I said it jumps right into, it’s an adventure from the beginning to the end. Buck is a man’s man, single dad, fucked up past, fucked up present but a man who acts on his emotions. Clara is a woman that had it amazing, had someone amazing, until the day she did not. Shy, vulnerable but so strong librarian-looking woman meets tough biker boss. Where there is a Club there are club parties and there are bunnies, I am not going to get into that except to say that I was super super mad at Buck for a little while in the book that’s all I am saying (and will add that not everything is as it seems) I loved it all, the angst, the action, the ROMANCE it was really really sweet because nothing to me is sweeter than a MC’s romance!

*I want to touch on triggers because to me they may not have been significant but I know there is a lot of hurt in the world and some of the scenes and actions taken may be triggers for someone. If you’ve never read KA this’ll be a little shocking if you’re not in the understanding of the style and type. But if you’ve read KA well this also might be a little shocking slightly, you’ll definitely be defensive for the heroine. With understanding and reasoning but I was a’ taken back just a little.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2021 MUST READ
Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: Abuse/Kidnapping
Standalone/Series: Book 1 in Series
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ The Invitation by Vi Keeland




The first time I met Hudson Rothschild was at a wedding. I’d received an unexpected invitation to one of the swankiest venues in the city.
Hudson was a groomsman and quite possibly the most gorgeous man I’d ever laid eyes on. He asked me to dance, and our chemistry was off the charts.
I knew it wasn’t a good idea to get involved with him, considering the wedding I was at. But our connection was intense, and I was having a great time.
Though the fun came to a screeching halt when Hudson figured out I wasn’t who I’d said I was. You see, that unexpected invitation I received? Well, it hadn’t actually been addressed to me—it was sent to my ex-roommate who’d bounced a check for two months’ rent and moved out in the middle of the night. I figured she owed me an expensive night out, but I guess, technically, I was crashing the wedding.
Once caught, I couldn’t get out of there fast enough. As I bolted for the door, I might’ve plucked a few bottles of expensive champagne off the tables I passed, all while the gorgeous, angry groomsman was hot on my tail.
Outside, I jumped into a taxi. My heart ricocheted against my ribs as we drove down the block—but at least I’d escaped unscathed.
Or so I thought.
Until I realized I’d left my cell phone behind at the table.
Take one guess who found it?
This is the crazy story of how Hudson Rothschild and I met. But trust me, it’s only the tip of the iceberg.

RELEASE DATE: January 18, 2020

Not my first read by the author, she is a top 10 favorite and one of my early reads back in the day when I started reading romance. And yes I have read all of her books! This slow burn was worth the wait!

I don’t want to give out too much after realizing what the Blurb gives out, but will say that that is just the beginning. Stella is in a pickle, so a wedding crash is nor would ever be on her radar but her best friend has other plans. Live a little, it’ll be fun they said. Well when your lies get caught and you realize that the person who caught you is the Bride’s brother, things get interesting.
-Stella is a unique heroine, I won’t lie I fell in love with her form the beginning and just loved her. She was unique, quirky, out there, different, sweet soooo sweet. Her little stories, her little hobby, her profession…it just fit so well with her and I loved it. I especially loved her little chocolates she carried around to give out because it can make people happy even for a little.
-Hudson: I had a bone to pick with him for a little then when I found out why I forgave him but was still holding a small grudge against him. When he met Stella at the wedding before the lie and all the truth coming out, they had a moment, a really sweet moment and that’s when I fell in love with them both. He was not only handsome, sexy, smart and just a man who was burned in the worst way, common, but still painful. He did not harbor any hate, he really focused his life on other important things.

That said, I really want to emphasize that this is a SLOW BURN and the moments of sexy scenes are about 90% sizzling and sweet. There isn’t a lot of it but worth the wait. This is more of a story that flows so well together and is beautiful. Every detail, every scene…just plain beautiful. This is my 2nd 2021 MUST READ list item!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2021 MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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R E V I E W ➠ Only One Night by Natasha Madison


(Only One #3)


Manning
As captain of the Dallas Oilers, I was their leader on and off the ice. From the outside, it looked like I had the perfect life.
I didn’t.
I was married to a woman who refused to give me a divorce. All she wanted was the status title, and all I wanted was to be set free.
It was supposed to be just another event, except it took a turn I didn’t see coming.
Evelyn
Attending my best friend’s bachelorette party isn’t something I was looking forward to.
But it’s strange what a couple of glasses of wine will do.
It was one night, and I thought I would never see him again.
Especially not coming face-to-face with him and his wife while picking up my nephew from hockey practice
All it takes is one kiss, one touch, one chance, and only one night.

RELEASE DATE: January 5, 2020

Not my first read by the author and I have read almost every single book of hers. Love her style and I really love this SERIES! This one was different in the best ways possible.

I don’t want to give too much but I really really enjoyed this one! I was skeptical for a mil-sec because this hero is still married and I wasn’t sure how this was going to go. I was surprised to see that the hero was down-to-earth honest sweet handsome and truly someone I would fall in love with right away! Which I did, heck I fell in love with the heroine too, they fit so well together, when they met it was kind of fate, same place right time, their night spend was sexy and exciting! What came after was a true and true fight but one worth it!

What I loved about this aside that it’s a series so the side characters and previous ones are always fun to read about, but the hero was just honest and upfront, and the heroine was a mix of sweet, strong and vulnerable…she moved back to kind of start over and one night changed everything for her. These two truly go through a fight for their relationship. I loved watching it all unfold, beware of the EVIL B WIFE I mean she was horrible! Highly recommend this series!!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2020 MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book 3 in Series
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R E V I E W ➠ This Much Is True by Tia Louise




A smart and sexy romance about a grumpy single dad on a mission of revenge, and the girl he can’t leave behind by USA Today bestselling author Tia Louise.

Hope
I blame the alcohol.
I lost my restaurant business, was forced to sell my dad’s cherished 1967 Chevy Impala, and I got a little drunk.
Now I’m waking up with the hottest, angriest guy I’ve ever seen, speeding down the highway like a bat out of hell.
Ice-blue eyes hit mine with stomach-clenching force…
And he swerves onto the shoulder, ready to kick me out.
Needless to say, our romance doesn’t start out sweet
J.R
Two years ago, I hugged my little boy goodbye and told him I’d be right back.
Next thing I knew, I was arrested and sent to prison for a crime I didn’t commit.
Until they let me out early…
Now I’m headed home to confront the man who put me away.
A lie put me behind bars, and I’m ready to find the truth.
I don’t have time for a sexy girl with pale blonde hair and bright blue eyes stowed away on the backseat of my new car.
My mission is to get my son back and clear my name.
Love is not on the agenda.
It never is, though, is it?

(THIS MUCH IS TRUE is a single-dad, opposites attract, stand-alone romance. No cheating. No cliffhangers.)

RELEASE DATE: December 14, 2020

Not my first read by the author, and I have read plenty to know the author’s writing style. I will say about this one right off the bat: it’s based in 2020 and that is a huge turn off for me. Personal preference, I really dislike reading about 2020 the pandemic and all that, because I want to escape from it not be in it. So that was a little no no for me, luckily it didn’t dive into it too much but enough for me to cringe because I truly dislike 2020 hehe!

Aside form that it was a very sweet and fast pace book. The hero get’s out of prison for being wrongfully convicted, well only he knows the real truth…and the way the hero and heroine meet is very unconventional and right off the bat they dive into an adventure. I loved the hero, the grumpy, the determination…the sexy. The heroine, hehe I feel for her, with the times as is it plus with her luck and loosing everything like most people have because of the pandemic…her luck might turn around. But she is still thinking that her ‘luck’ might have been the adventure and reason meeting JR. I really enjoyed the love between JR and Hope!

The reason I gave this book a 5 star and not a 4.5 like I originally intended is because I really appreciate Tia’s writing skills, truly smooth words!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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R E V I E W ➠ Holiday With You by Claudia Burgoa and Grahame Claire




Audrey’s boss gave her one objective—head to the small town of Winter Valley, and acquire that bed and breakfast the company has had their eye on forever. A big sale like this could change her career . . . and she’s the only one who could convince the owner to make the deal.
On her way, she crashes into the truck of sexy, unavailable, single Dad Colin Bradford. The repairs won’t be done until Christmas Eve, so she’s stuck in Winter Valley until her car is fixed.
There’s something magical about being in a small town at Christmas. Life is slower than her hectic job in the city. She finds herself falling for Winter Valley . . . and for Colin.
Though acquiring that bed and breakfast is much harder than she planned . . .
Amidst all the hot chocolate, snowflakes, and silent nights, Audrey has a choice to make. Could Colin end up being her Christmas miracle? 

RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2020

This cute book got me all in the spirit, and wanting snow, light and hot coco… along with wearing a onesie.
This is a story of a woman out to do a job, but the universe had other plans. While she is there for a job, it proves to be a lot tougher than she thought. And her boss riding her isn’t helping, the heroines loves her job just not her bitch of a boss. when she slides off the road into the most gorgeous man alive, of course it’ll be when she is wearing a unicorn onesie. Because why not.

The hero cosmetic believe his eyes when he got it off his damaged truck and saw a gorgeous…unicorn? While Audrey isn’t a usual to fit into their small town, she warms herself into everyone’s hearts… including his and his daughters. yes did I Mentone the hero is a handsome, hardworking single dad..mmmmhm! That said, when they have a little fun together, lives get blurred and well a secret comes out that threatens everything. Now it’s up to Aubrey to decide, will she run back, move on or fight? When was the last time someone fought for her?! 
this sweet story comes with lots if fun adventures, yummy food and well little bit of a fast pace love…and an adorable little girl. I did kind of predict and figure it out not too long into the story, and I didn’t feel a build up for either the relationship or high peek of the plot. Still enjoyed it all and glad I had the chance to review.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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R E V I E W ➠ Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow


(Bellamy Creek #2)


He’s my brother’s best friend
The hot single dad next door
And one accidental sext later, my massive crush on him is no longer a secret
It’s my own damn fault. I’m thirty years old, for heaven’s sake. I’m a kindergarten teacher and a (reasonably) responsible adult. I should know better than to get tipsy and draft a fake text listing all the dirty things I wish Officer Cole Mitchell would do to me
I wasn’t supposed to hit send
He wasn’t supposed to see it
And he definitely wasn’t supposed to text back telling me to go on . .
Because after that, things escalate quickly
Cole is everything I’ve ever wanted. He’s sexy and protective. A devoted father to his little girl. A dedicated cop the whole town adores. The kind of guy you can trust to keep his hands to himself, even when you’re desperately hoping he won’t
I’m not the girl he thought he’d end up with, but after all this time, I might finally get the chance to say the words I’ve always dreamed of . . . make me yours.

RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2020

Not my first read by the author, she is a favorite and I have loved all her books thus far! This series UGH i couldn’t wait for more, meaning I have read book 1!

I want to say that I really had high hopes ad expectations for this book because of the first one. And I am always honest in my review’s good or the not so good. That said, sadly the only reason this god a 4.5 is because I love and respect Melanie. Hear me out, up until 60% I was cruising on the love boat, excitement, the chase, the game, the pain, ALL. THE. FEELINGS. then somehow it just all went WEIRD for me. That’s the only way I can describe it, few scenes felt repeated, the FEEL of the whole relationship just felt off, the heroine turned into a ‘love sick puppy’ kind of love but a little too much. Just felt off, maybe it’s just me and I wasn’t going with the flow or off, but I was in a good mood reading loved it, then it just got WEIRD. Just didn’t feel right on the conclusion part and the resolution as well for me. I appreciate all the words because it was well written, little predictable story line but enjoyable. It got me off of the good and that’s why you are reading this going, oh this is mostly the not so good but let me tell you bout the good.

The starting relationship of hero and heroine was sweet, they have known one another for most of their life. Cole and Cheyenne really are true friends, and well Cheyenne has had a huge crush on Cole from teenage years but Cole lived on, married, had a baby and then lost the love of his life. Which really scarred him, his daughter thought she is the sweetest and cutest you’ll love her! Their over all feel is best friends little sister can’t go there and secret crush still but I can’t make him want me. It was really emotional, i felt everything for Cheyenne and well let me warn you about the sexy scenes in a good way, haha fantastic! Cole by the way is the Single-Dad Police Officer, I will say that I kind of missed maybe seeing about his work, it doesn’t go into detail at all, just that he is a police officer that’s about it. Over all I enjoyed the book.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book 2 in Series
Type: All Tags on top of this page!
Recommended: ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Grip by Lacey Black




Mack
I live to race. It’s in my blood—the smell of dirt and gasoline, the fast cars, the screaming fans. I was the king of a small track in Missouri with the world at my fingertips. I even had the girl, until a call came from the infamous Colton Donavan. I had a choice to make: my dream or the woman I loved. I couldn’t have both.
When an unexpected surprise shows up on my doorstep in the form of a baby, there’s only one woman I trust enough to help me. Lena Stanley, the one I left behind. But being in close proximity to her reminds me of what we used to have, and what I still want. Her.
Lena
The day he walked away to chase his dream was the hardest day of my life, but I powered through. I could never ask Mack to choose between me and the opportunity of a lifetime.
That’s why I pushed him toward the latter, despite the heartache it caused.
Now, he needs my help. The problem is it’s hard to keep old feelings buried. Despite my best efforts, our connection is too powerful to deny. However, as our short time together draws to a close, I have another difficult choice to make. Only this time, I’m not just walking away from him, but his son too.

RELEASE DATE: October 15, 2020

Not my first rea dby the author, but since this is part of the KB World I wasn’t really sure what to expect to be honest.

Mack and Lena are part of the DRIVEN WORLD by K. Bromberg and I do love this author’s style and have read a lot of her books, after reading the blurb I knew I needed to read this! This was beautiful, emotional, real, sweet, angsty and FULL OF HEART! This is a second chance romance I want to re read over again. This story will have lots of curves, banter, sweet adorable babies, mystery that will have you turning the pages faster to see the truth. Absolutely loved both characters even the side of course but these two, were just so beautiful together.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
Type: All Tags on top of this page!
Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Happily Letter After by Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward




My love story all started with a letter.
Only it wasn’t from the man I’d eventually fall in love with. It was from his daughter.  A sweet little girl named Birdie Maxwell who’d written to the magazine that I worked for.
You see, once a year, my employer fulfilled a few wishes for readers. Only that column didn’t start up again for months.
So I fulfilled some of her wishes myself. It was harmless…so I thought. Until one day I took things too far.
While anonymously granting yet another of Birdie’s wishes, I got a look at her father. Her devastatingly handsome, single dad father. 
I should have stopped playing fairy godmother then. I should have left well enough alone. But I just couldn’t help myself.  I had a connection to this girl. One that had me acting irrationally.
Like showing up on their doorstep.

RELEASE DATE: October 20, 2020

But I wouldn’t mind climbing that man like a tree.

-Sadie

Not my first read by the author’s and by gosh this one took my heart! It gripped me from the beginning, kept me on the whole time. I read slower because I didn’t want it to end. It was heart wrenching and beautiful, with some twists that will make you go OOh. Loved every page of this!

I will not dive too much into this but give you the grist because this experience is worth taking. The heroine Sadie is w magazine journalist with various columns that she takes care of and writes. The hero is a business owner of a successful restaurant. These two aren’t who you will fall in love first with, Birdie is who will capture your heart, then you get thrown into a side dog business, little white lies, big dogs, butterflies, letters and mystery! The way the hero and heroine actually meet is unconventional but fun, the mystery behind everything will pull at your heartstrings. The outcome of the story line will have you gasping because ugh I can’t say too much but I was surprised and happy and excited and nervous all in one. It’s beautifully put together with so much heart!

I would HIGHLY recommend this read!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2020 MUS TREAD!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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R E V I E W ➠ Every Sweet Regret by Lexi


(Orchid Valley #2)


For as long as I can remember, Kace Matthews has been my brother’s best friend and my not-so-secret crush. But I knew nothing would ever happen between us. The successful single dad doesn’t fall for the hot mess party girl. Kace + Stella exists in the doodles in my high school notebooks and in my dreams. Never in real life.
Until he finds me on a hookup app and starts flirting shamelessly.
It turns out high school Stella was not prepared for Kace Matthews. Adult Stella isn’t much better, but I manage to break down the walls to show Kace the real me—not just the life-of-the-party exterior, but the vulnerable pieces I hide from the world. Combine that with the combustible chemistry we have in real life, and I’m a goner.
Too bad it takes me so long to realize Kace doesn’t know I’m the girl he’s been falling for online. Telling him the truth now that he knows my secrets could mean losing everything, and that’s one regret that could break me.

RELEASE DATE: October 13, 2020

Not my first read by the author and I have not read any of the other books in the series.

Stella Jacob and Kace Matthews were explosive in a not so great way. Messy and complicated is how I would call these two. I won’t lie but I didn’t LOVE the heroine. Stella is the best friends little sister, a wild child, party out there girl that really doesn’t chance too much. Kace is a man that is going through a lot, divorced, single dad, and truly going through a lot personally too. These two together were just I don’t know how to exactly express it but it was a little like water/oil.

There really is a lot that goes on here. Side characters, secrets, flirting, mystery, ex’s, family and friends…but here is the kicker Kace has a huge dilemma…chose the woman that he has been talking to online that is a great listener, sweet and gives great advice or the woman he has been secretly wanting for a long time but a bit of a wild card. What comes of this is a lot of Kace trying to find himself and Stella being messy but still deep down is a woman looking to belong. Great story, keeps you engaged and lot’s of adventure. I was going back and forth between 4 or 4.5 stars, in the end because of the ending I chose 4.5!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book 2 in Series
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R E V I E W ➠ Edge of Tomorrow by Freya Barker


(Arrow’s Edge MC #3)


Solitude and motor oil meets soul food and wariness
I’m a grease-stained enigma.
A watcher, a protector, an ex-con, and a mechanic.
My name is Brick.
I’m old enough to know good things come to those who wait, and hungry enough to go after what I want.
I am a proud independent.
A nurturer, a cook, a casualty, and a grandparent.
My name is Lisa.
I’m cautious enough to keep my distance, and too wise to let a chance at love pass me by.
We seem unmatched—in race, in history, in lifestyle—but when tragedy leaves a baby in our care and a target on our backs, we discover the strength of family.
Unified.

RELEASE DATE: September 21, 2020

Not my first read by the author, I actually she’s been one of my secret hidden I LOVE her books author. I honestly have not read any books by her that I did not like, something about her writing style just appeals to me.

So the hero and heroine here are in their late 40’s meaning they are also grandparents. So the hero is a rough MC who is 50 and has had his share of life, the one daughter he does have he lost contact with many years ago. Two years is how long this man has waited to make his move only to be send into hyper speed of romance when the time does come. The heroine, she is super sweet, loving and smart. Taking care of her childs children, raising them since they were little enough…she doesn’t have time for anything else. She likes her job being the cook at the MC and that’s that. WRONG! She didn’t know what she was missing until that kiss. Since this is a MC you know you will get action, mystery, suspense, danger, dark..but what’s beautiful about this si the love between the hero and heroine, it’s not over the top no, but by gosh it’s so sweet makes you melt. Something about a big strong MC man to melt your heart when he calls you SUGAR!

Absolutely recommend her books to anyone that loves older characters, old school love, romance, passion, dirty sex but in the best way possible and just plain REAL!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: Death
Standalone/Series: Book 3 in Series
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R E V I E W ➠ Penthouse Prince by Kendall Ryan




A delicious new single dad standalone romance from New York Times bestseller Kendall Ryan!
Lexington Dane was my brother’s best friend growing up.
We did everything together.
He taught me how to throw a punch, how to change a tire…and he taught me how to kiss. I fell hard and fast, and gave him all my firsts.
I promised I’d wait for him…
But I’m done waiting, because he went off to college and never came back. He took his fancy business degree and moved to New York City, where he promptly became a real estate mogul—turning every penthouse and apartment project he touched into gold.
It’s been ten years, and now he’s back and needs a favor…someone to watch his little girl. That’s right, the cocky penthouse prince and heartbreaker extraordinaire Lexington is back with an adorable two-year-old daughter. Guess who he wants to watch her?
I’ve never been able to say no to him. I might agree to be the nanny for his precious little angel, but there’s no way in hell I’m falling for her hot-as-sin daddy.

RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2020

Not my first read by the author, and I have read a lot of her books and love her writing style. This one was sweet, sexy and just so SEXY! The hero was every single-dad dream you can think of.

I love Kendall’s Hero’s but this one was super extra. Not only a single dad but handsome and so alpha in a sweet way, the way he melts for his daughter melts your heart. And when the heroine came in the picture it was odd at first because she stood her ground but I guess I would give in too if it was this hero. Their normal Nanny/Employer relationship blurs when the hero realizes what he missed out on by leaving the heroine so many years ago. Hiding back then from the brother and then leaving her the way he did, he truly is remorseful and it’s super sweet. I just swooned left and right with him. When they did get together it was so magical and sexy, everything they did was on point and again SWOONED all over the place. HIGHLY RECOMMEND this!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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R E V I E W ➠ Faithless by Megan Green




When life gives you lemons…
You better shield your eyes, because you’re about to get sprayed right in the face.
The day my wife sat me down and told me she wanted a divorce, I was certain things couldn’t possibly get any worse. Forty-eight hours later, I’d find out just how wrong I was.
Now, instead of being a divorced father of two, I’m a widower, left trying to pick up the pieces of my wife’s affair.
The last person I should turn to for help?
My wife’s estranged sister, Kate.
Kate is everything Felicity wasn’t. And no matter how wrong I know it is, I can’t help the attraction that sparks between us.
Felicity destroyed my faith in love. Will her sister be able to restore it?

Faithless is an emotional new standalone romance set in Corinne Michael’s bestselling Salvation Society world.

RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2020

NEW to me author and books! I was drawn to this by the blurb and of course the cover is pretty awesome too!

This one was SUPER emotional and the angst, pain but so sweet at times and romantic. The hero Shane is actually married in this, his wife not only tells him that she wants a divorce but also leaving him for another man. The worse part of all this isn’t so much the pain from that but the pain from losing her all together, from a car accident. I was a mess with all this. All the questions he had will forever be left unanswered. The heroine is the estranged sister of his dead wife, Kate. I can’t explain how I felt about her, it was a 50/50 something I couldn’t fully connect with her. Needless to say these two were very REAL and the events, something that you will keep reading faster to find out what happens.

Courage, faith, loss, grieve, second-chance and passion in all the senses. I would warn you that this is SLOW BURN and a painful one at that. Single Dad / Widower trying to figure out how to love again, how to give his heart.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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