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Turning Back by Katia Rose: Book Review

Turning Back by Katia Rose is a small town, toaster oven romance set in a tiny town in beautiful British Columbia. She loves her sisters dearly, but Trish Rivers has

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Observations on the Danger of Female Curiosity by Suzanne Moss: Book Review

Observations on the Danger of Female Curiosity by Suzanne Moss is a historical, coming-of-age romance set in the late 1750’s about living up to expectations while wanting the dream of

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Impulse Buy by Jae: Book Review

Impulse Buy by Jae is a short story set in the universe of Bachelorette Number Twelve, it’s sweet and fun, and it gives readers a chance to catch up with

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Tempting Olivia by Clare Ashton: Book Review

Tempting Olivia by Clare Ashton is a somewhat slow burn thawing of an ice queen divorce lawyer by a nearly burned out A-List actress. Family lawyer Olivia Sachdeva is head

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Lullaby by Cécile Guillot: Book Review

Lullaby by Cécile Guillot is a short story about love and abuse, and the many forms which they can take. The story follows Hazel Bloom, a sheltered young woman from

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Art of the Chase by Jennifer Giacalone: Book Review

Art of the Chase by Jennifer Giacalone is a second chance, enemies to lovers, romantic suspense. It has the most wonderful chemistry between the main characters and a thrilling mystery

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Through the Storms by Rita Potter: Book Review

From our review: “This book blew me away, pun intended, with great descriptions of what the deadly storms are capable of, and the two great romances.”

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Don’t Circle Or by Kellan McKnight: Book Review

From our review: “Don’t Circle Or deals with emotional topics that could make the story dark, but McKnight uses slices of humor to break up the heaviness. I appreciated these little quips and bits of sarcasm sprinkled throughout.”

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Rescuing Hearts by Ruby Scott: Book Review

From our review: “Rescuing Hearts was so much more than I initially thought it was going to be, and I honestly loved every second. I was hooked from the first chapter”

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The Rossetti Diaries by Kathleen Williams Renk: Book Review

From our review: “The novel does an excellent job at painting the inner worlds of female artists in a conservative, heteronormative society of Victorian England.”

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