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Adult Contemporary Romance

The Perfect Dress 

By Carolyn Brown

In the small town of Celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, flame-haired, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, she’s found her niche: a custom wedding-dress boutique catering to big brides-to-be with big dreams. Taking the plunge alongside her two best friends, she’s proud they’ve turned The Perfect Dress into a perfect success.

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REVIEWS! - MYSTERY THRILLERS

Mystery Thriller Reviews

A Crime Thriller and a Middle-Grade Mystery

I started a new job and what is more mysterious and thrilling than starting a new job? Reading a couple mystery thrillers! So this week, I have a crime thriller and a middle-grade mystery to review for you!

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Adult Contemporary Romance

The Promise of Us
(Sanctuary Sound #2)

By Jamie Beck

Claire McKenna knows about loss. The bullet wound that ended her promising professional tennis career drove her to make a quiet life for herself working with fabric samples, chatting with her book group, and spending time with her parents in her sleepy coastal Connecticut hometown. Then there was the boyfriend who dumped her to pursue her adventurous childhood friend…

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REVIEWS! - ROMANCE

Romance Reviews

Contemporary, New Adult College, Romantic Comedy
and a Women’s Fiction Rom-Com

Spring has sprung and Romance is in the air! With this weeks reviews you’ll find the following: some swoony, some funny, and some just short of the mark, but all are romances (in some essence of the word.)

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Contemporary Sports Romance

Risky Play
(Red Card #1)

By Rachel Van Dyken

What else can a virgin do when she’s ditched at the altar? Seattle heiress Mackenzie Dupont is treating herself to a single-girl honeymoon in Mexico and a desire to relinquish her innocence to a gorgeous one-night stand. Fake names. True pleasure. But when she wakes up alone, Mackenzie realizes just how much anger is left in her broken heart…

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REVIEW! - YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

After last week’s Teen Romance Reviews, I kind of got sucked into the Young Adult genre — and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that!

So this week I have some more teen stories, and while not all of them are classified as “romances,” they all do have a little bit of teenage love in the air, on the field, and under the water. 😉

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Faking Forever
(First Wives #4)

By Catherine Bybee

Shannon Wentworth’s biological clock is ticking, and she isn’t going to let her single status keep her from having a baby. When her wedding-photography business takes her to Mexico, she has every intention of finding a willing baby daddy to help her out. Until the bride goes AWOL, leaving Shannon to coddle the arrogant fiancé who has accused her of sabotaging his wedding…

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REVIEWS! - TEEN ROMANCE

TEEN ROMANCE REVIEWS

Valentine’s Day was last month and I made sure to partake in all the romance reeds that I could get my hands on! If love is still in the air for you, then here are a few of the Teen Romances I read last month.

Just a heads-up: you’ll need a box of tissues, your gay best friend, your big-girl (or big-boy) pants ready to speak-up, and your iTunes subscription handy for this list of must reads!

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REVIEWS! - MYSTERY THRILLERS

Mystery & Thriller Reviews

This week’s review is all about the chase, the questions, and the anticipation of what will happen next with Mystery and Thrillers!

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The (Half) Truth 

By Leddy Harper

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…

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SPOTLIGHT!

The Blackfish Prophecy
(Terra Incognita and the Great Transition #1)

By Rachel Clark

Best friends Terra and Tiluk live alongside the wild orcas of Washington State. On the other side of the continent, Miles wallows in anger and self-pity fueled by his parents' divorce. In a moment of harrowing fate, their lives converge when Miles witnesses a captive orca brutally kill his trainer at a marine amusement park…

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REVIEW! - Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

This week’s book reviews is a smattering of different genres, everything from a historical mystery to a musical memoir and a women’s fiction satire!

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REVIEW!

Born Scared

By Kevin Brooks

Elliot is terrified of almost everything.

From the moment he was born, his life has been governed by acute fear. The only thing that keeps his terrors in check are the pills that he takes every day…

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After the Fire 

By Will Hill

The things I've seen are burned into me, like scars that refuse to fade.

Before, she lived inside the fence. Before, she was never allowed to leave the property, never allowed to talk to Outsiders, never allowed to speak her mind. Because Father John controlled everything—and Father John liked rules. Disobeying Father John came with terrible consequences.

But there are lies behind Father John's words. Outside, there are different truths.

Then came the fire.

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SPOTLIGHT!

Bolshevik Legacy: The Intrasyn Conspiracy

By Cana Bundy

The year is 2007. The architect of the collapse of Soviet Russia, Yorbachev, and his protégé Pushkin’s, international trading conglomerate, Intrasyn, has grown with revenues in billions of dollars. Intrasyn’s members are now in positions of influence in Russia’s, Ukarain’s and Belarussian’s armed forces and the administration…

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The Artist and the Soldier

By Angelle Petta

Two young men come of age and fall in love, set against the backdrop of true events in World War II

It’s 1938. Bastian Fisher and Max Amsel meet at an American-Nazi camp, Siegfried. Neither have any idea what to do with their blooming, confusing feelings for one another. Before they can begin to understand, the pair is yanked apart and forced in opposite directions…

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