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๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“ & New Release: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ 5 Stars to “Montana Cowboy Promise” Wyatt Brothers of Montana #5 ~ by Author Jane Porter, Genre: Contemporary Romance is Available Now!

Montana Cowboy Promise
Wyatt Brothers of Montana #5

By https://www.facebook.com/authorjaneporterAuthor Jane Porter

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance #SecretMarriage

Purchase: Montana Cowboy Promise

My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

Release Date: March 29th 2022

Read: March 19th 2022. *Review copy provided my Tule Publishing Group

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The Series on Goodreads: Wyatt Brothers of Montana

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Synopsis:

Three and a half years ago, Tommy Wyatt was in Las Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo. He had only one thing on his mindโ€”winning another national championshipโ€”until he met a beautiful young med student who changed his life.

Blake Eden is in the last few months of her general practice residency, interviewing for jobs and eager to move forward. But before she can seize her future, she needs to settle some things from her pastโ€”like bringing closure to her impulsive marriage to rodeo champion Tommy Wyatt.

When Blake shows up at the Salinas Rodeo demanding Tommy sign their divorce papers, Tommy makes it clear he isnโ€™t interested in signing anything. When he married Blake, he meant his vows. Now Tommy has one week to convince his secret wife theyโ€™re meant to be together.

My ๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

I think Montana Cowboy Promise might be my favorite book in this series. Wait! Actually, I know it is. Of all the Wyatt brothers Tommy is my favorite and has been since book one. Tommy is the brother with the biggest heart. He always believed in love and just knew that there was a soulmate out there for him. And when he meets her three years prior to where this story begins, he knows without a doubt that Blake is the one. An impulsive marriage after a few days of knowing each other is the most real thing in his life. Tommy loves his career in rodeo, he is loyal and loving to his family but there is something about Blake that brings out more. 

I wonโ€™t go into the reason why Tommy and Blake were separated for a few years. That particular resolution develops as the story moves on in a perfect, steady pace. Their rode to forever-after is not simple. There are obstacles in the way that are not easy to hurdle over. But don’t worry because Tommy Wyatt is a determined, head-over-heels in love cowboy and he won’t give up without a fight.

Montana Cowboy Promise is an emotional novel written with sensitivity and believability. The main characters are stubborn but likable. I admit to being a bit frustrated with Blake until all is revealed. There are so many love-at-first sight novels that are quite cheesy and unrealistic. However, in my opinion, this author did a wonderful job at making me believe, without a doubt, in Tommy and Blake’s relationship. I was invested and engaged from the first words.

If you haven’t read the rest of the series, no worries because this book can stand on its own. I do however recommend this series highly.

While I received an advanced reading copy of this book, you are reading my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Blog Tour: “Lucky Ducky” by Author Kameron Claire is #AvailableNow ~ Series: Get Lucky ~ #ContemporaryRomance

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What happens when you stumble back to your room after a night out at the pub to find someone sleeping in your bed?
Heโ€™s an unemployed tour guide.
Sheโ€™s on her dream vacation.
What starts as a disaster turns into the adventure of their lifetime, but what happens when the trip is over and they have an ocean between them?


ITโ€™S TIME TO GET LUCKY!

Join nine of your favorite romance authors as we celebrate green rivers, green beer, and gold coins. Whether they meet at a parade, pub crawl, or on the emerald isle itself, our heroes and heroines will find themselves Getting Lucky this March.
Each Short and Steamy story promises a Happily Ever-After with plenty of Shamrocks and Pots of Gold waiting at the end of the Rainbow.

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USA Today Bestselling Author Kameron Claire loves building worlds where heroes and heroines push, pull, and fight their way to the love and happiness they deserve.ย She writes full length and short, steamy romance with an emphasis on strong female charactersโ€”often in male-dominated rolesโ€”and the alpha men who know how to love and support kick-ass, take-charge women.

While she may not need him to save her, she wants him to love, support, and most of all, RAVISH her.

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NEW RELEASE ~ “The Potter” by author Kristy Marie is #AvailableNow ~ #ContemporaryRomance @authorkristym ~ *My Review below the post ๐Ÿ‘‡

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๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„, ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐˜†, ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฝ๐˜† ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ, ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ, ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ, ๐—ž๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜† ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ, ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ! ๐ŸŒบ

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๐•Š๐•š๐•˜๐•Ÿ๐•–๐•• โ„™๐•’๐•ก๐•–๐•ฃ๐•“๐•’๐•”๐•œ๐•คโ†’ย 

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๐”ธ๐•ฆ๐••๐•š๐•“๐•๐•–โ†’ย 

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๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐จ๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ๐ฉ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ฏ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ซ!” –๐€๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ, ๐†๐จ๐จ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ ๐‘๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ

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๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐จ๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ:

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๐ŸŒบ Patient/ Doctor/ Office Relationship

๐ŸŒบ Broody/ Damaged/ A-Hole Hero

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๐ŸŒบ Grumpy/ Sunshine Dynamic

๐ŸŒบ Hot Plastic Surgeon/ Snarky Southern Belle

๐ŸŒบ Hilarious Banter

๐ŸŒบ Sexy Side Characters (A trio of brothers who are also plastic surgeons. Yes, please!)

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A brilliant surgeon.ย 

A master sculptor.ย 

The media touted Dr. Potter as a savior dressed in a crisp suit.ย 

I think heโ€™s a vicious madman of jerk-sized proportions.ย 

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Only Dr. Potter can give me what I need.

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But he refused, leaving me to take matters into my own hands by accepting a job as his partnerโ€™s new secretary.

Dr. Potter canโ€™t turn down my case forever.

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Angry.ย 

With a venomous warningโ€ฆ One I failed to heed.

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My Review:

Holy wow! This book was fantastic! I am not surprised either. This author has consistently written amazing novels. The Potter is the first book in this series of plastic surgeon brothers. The characters are mature, complex, intense, imperfect and emotionally driven. I am not going into details because that would ruin the book for you. A large part of my reading enjoyment was because I was engaged in trying to unravel the plot as the book went along. In addition, this is the first in the series and we are introduced to several characters who we will learn more about in the coming books. I am absolutely excited to read them!

Vance and Halle
These are two very different people. And I loved that about them. The author wrote Vance and Halle flawed and determined. I admit my heart hurt for both of their individual stories. Two emotionally broken characters that needed each other to heal. There are so many aspects of The Potter that engaged me and I wish I can explain that but as I said, I won’t ruin the plot for you. I will promise an amazingly intense, emotional, intimate, engaging novel that I highly recommend.

While I received an advanced reading copy of this novel, my review is honest and unbiased and I thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

BOOK SALE!!! ~ “One Kind Word” by Author Christine DePetrillo, Contemporary Romance ~ Released April 29th 2021

Title: One Kind Word
Series: One Kind Deed Series
Author: Christine DePetrillo
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 29, 2021




Marco Vieira serves his customers at Cups Cafรฉ with a smile even though heโ€™d rather be working on his novel. Recently, however, heโ€™s having more success making specialty BLT sandwiches for the citizens of Maplehaven than adding any words to his manuscript. Heโ€™s tried all the tricks to get over writerโ€™s block, but nothing seems to work. He canโ€™t find any inspirationโ€”in writing or in relationships. His friends have all found their soul mates, but heโ€™s still staring at the blank pages of his love life.

Shaina Windsor needs money. If she doesnโ€™t get some cash soon, her very sick twin sister, Heather, isnโ€™t going to survive. Shaina has to find a way to afford medical treatment for Heather before she loses her only living relativeโ€”and her best friend. Out of funds and nearly homeless due to their late Aunt Pattyโ€™s financial debts, the sisters arrive in Maplehaven in a rusty RV, hoping for a miracle.

When Shaina eyes Cups Cafรฉ as a potential source of money, she decides desperate times call for desperate measures. What she doesnโ€™t expect is to play the role of hero when she discovers Marco is still inside the cafรฉ after hours and in trouble. Her next move could mean life or death for both of them.

Is one kind word enough to write a happy ending?




Marco ushered Shaina and Bones out to his SUV. Once he got behind the wheel and started the engine, he angled toward Shaina.
โ€œSo, do you totally hate Jorden and Diana?โ€ he asked.
โ€œOh my God. They are the worst. I donโ€™t know how you can stand them.โ€
โ€œYeah, I figured. Awful. The both of them.โ€
Shaina rested her hand on his forearm as he prepared to back out of his friendsโ€™ driveway so he paused. โ€œYouโ€™re the worst too.โ€
โ€œOf course. Iโ€™m absolutely horrible. You definitely shouldnโ€™t come home with me.” Having someone to joke around with like this was fun.
โ€œTotally should not kiss you either. Not at all.โ€
โ€œUgh. Youโ€™d have to be out of your mind to suggest kissing me.โ€ He eased down the driveway and had to remind himself not to push the accelerator all the way to the floor. This talk about kissing made him want to get home as soon as possible.
โ€œFor some reason though,โ€ Shaina began, โ€œall I can think about is kissing you.โ€
Happy he wasnโ€™t the only one, Marco said, โ€œWell, I suppose I can allow it so you can get it out of your system.โ€
โ€œHow kind of you.โ€ Shaina laughed and leaned forward.
Marco didnโ€™t waste any time meeting her halfway. He had to remind himself to keep his foot on the brake as his lips met hers, but she was careful to not let the kiss get out of control. A quick tangle of their tongues then Bones joined in. One minute he had Shainaโ€™s soft lips on his and the next a wet dog tongue sloshed across his beard.
Shaina pulled away with a giggle.
Marco didnโ€™t find it quite so funny. โ€œListen, Bones, we need some rules here when Daddyโ€™s kissing someone else.โ€
Shaina kissed Bones between the eyes then gently nudged the dog back a bit to drop another quick kiss on Marcoโ€™s nose. โ€œGet us out of here.โ€ Her voice was breathless and the sexiest thing heโ€™d heard.
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Marco tugged on her hand. โ€œCโ€™mon. Sunday dinner awaits.โ€
Shaina had a split second to run for the door. To bolt out of the cute, little living room. To end this before it started.
But she didnโ€™t.
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Opening the container of food Marco had given her, Shaina took a deep inhale, reveling over the heavenly fragrance of pepperoni and cheese. She lifted the spinach pie and turned it around, admiring it as one would a work of art in a gallery.
Such composition. Such form. Such beauty.
Much like the man who had given it to her.
She couldnโ€™t deny that Marcoโ€™s image was burned into her memory. She hadnโ€™t seen a man like him inโ€ฆ inโ€ฆ well, sheโ€™d never seen a man like him. Not in real life anyway. When theyโ€™d lived with Aunt Patty, theyโ€™d had a television and sheโ€™d seen handsome actors. At the gas station, sheโ€™d paged through those magazines that had all the Hollywood news and drooled over assorted famous hunks. Not once had she ever been in the actual presence of a super attractive male though.
Until tonight.


Christine DePetrillo can often be found hugging trees, conversing with dragonflies, and walking barefoot through sun-warmed soil. She finds joy in listening to the wind, bathing in moonlight, and breathing in the fragrances of things that bloom. If she had her way, the sky would be the only roof over her head.
Her love of nature seeps into every story she tells. As does her obsession with bearded mountain men who build, often smell like sawdust, and know how to cherish the women they love. Today she writes tales meant to make you laugh, maybe make you sweat, and definitely make you believe in the power of love.
She lives in Rhode Island and occasionally Vermont with her pack–a husband, a cat, and a big, black German Shepherd who defends her fiercely from all evils.
Visit her and sign up for her newsletter at www.christinedepetrillo.weebly.com anytime.


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๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: 4 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ ~ “My Christmas Wish” Compass Cove #4, by Author Jeannie Moon, Genre/Trope: Contemporary, Christmas, second chance, small town Romance is Available Now!

My Christmas Wish
Compass Cove #4

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Author Jeannie Moon

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #SmalltownRomance #Secondchanceromance

Purchase: My Christmas Wish

My Rating: 4

Cover: 4

Publication: November 3rd 2021

Read: November 6th 2021 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing

Add to Goodreads: My Christmas Wish

The Series on Goodreads: Compass Cove

The author on Goodreads: Jeannie Moon

Synopsis:

Itโ€™s Christmastime in Compass Cove and love is in the airโ€ฆ

With her well-connected Long Island family, an exciting job as a London art dealer, and a brilliant, attentive boyfriend, Natalie Millerโ€™s life was golden. Until it wasnโ€™t. No one knows about the anxiety that drives her, the loyalty forcing her to make impossible choices, or the secrets consuming her. Now back in Compass Cove, Natalie is fielding questions from her family about what brought her home and longs for the lifeโ€”and the loveโ€”she left behind.

University professor and aristocrat James Phillips prides himself on understanding people, so it mystifies him when the love of his life leaves Londonโ€”and himโ€”without explanation. When an opportunity to work at a small college in Natalieโ€™s backyard arises, James jumps at the chance to move across the pond, willing to do whatever it takes to win back the heart of the woman he loves.

Can the magic of Compass Cove at the most wonderful time of the year help James and Natalie find their way back to each other?

My ๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: 4 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

Sweet story. Loved the characters and the town of Compass Cove. Christmas described in this quaint little village was beautiful and the lore of the town and its past was original and engaging. I have not yet read the previous books in this series but having met the couples here in My Christmas Wish,. I’m looking forward to it. 

James and Natalie were a believable couple. I felt the chemistry and the love they had for each other. Despite the obstacles they faced, James was determined to get to the bottom of why Natalie left him so abruptly. I admit that the first chapters are a bit slow and as a result, I put this book down a couple of times. But once it started to move along at a steadier pace with a more engaging story, I could not put it down. 

There is a bit of angst, a lot of secondary character involvement, humor and a sweet, endearing ending. I definitely recommend this book to those who not just love romance but also small town holiday influence.

While I received an advance reading copy ofย My Christmas Wish,ย this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Recently Released: “Christmas at the Rockin’ K” by Author Shirley Penick, Genre/Trope: Contemporary Holiday Romance is Available Now!

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The Kipling family has returned for a Christmas celebration.

Brenda Stratton is shocked and, in truth, a little appalled that she and her roommate have been invited by their mentors to spend Winter break at a cattle ranch in the mountains of Colorado. Why would a family they donโ€™t know invite them to spend Christmas with them? People just donโ€™t do that, at least not in her experience.

Thomas Blackhawk has been asked by his employer to escort, and work with, a bunch of engineers coming in for three weeks to see if they can discover what is causing the contamination of a stream in the northern pasture. Theyโ€™ve only got a few months to get the problem cleaned up before the spring thaw.

Brenda and Thomas take one look at each other and the heat roars. Sheโ€™s too young for him and sheโ€™s only on the ranch for a few weeks. They need to ignore the flair of attraction and lust, if they know whatโ€™s good for them.

Apparently they do not care whatโ€™s good for them.
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What does a geeky math nerd know about writing romance?
Thatโ€™s a darn good question. As a former techy Iโ€™ve done everything from computer programming to international trainer. Prior to college I had lots of different jobs and activities that were so diverse, I was an anomaly.
None of that qualifies me for writing novels. But I have some darn good stories to tell and a lot of imagination.
I have lived in Colorado, Hawaii and currently Washington. Going from two states with 340 days of sun to a state with 340 days of clouds, I had to do something to perk me up. And thatโ€™s when I started this new adventure called author. Joining the Romance Writers of America and two local chapters, helped me learn the craft quickly and has been a ton of fun.
My family consists of two grown children, their spouses, two adorable grand-daughters, and one grand dog. My favorite activity is playing with my grand-daughters!
When the girls canโ€™t play with their amazing grand-mother, my interests are reading and writing, yay! I started reading at a young age with the Nancy Drew mysteries and have continued to be an avid reader my whole life. My favorite reading material is romance in most of the genres, but occasionally other stories creep into my to-be-read pile, I donโ€™t kick them out.
Some of the strange jobs I have held are a carnation growerโ€™s worker, a trap club puller, a pizza hut waitress, a software engineer, an international trainer, and a business program manager. I took welding, drafting and upholstery in high school, a long time ago when girls didnโ€™t take those classes, so I have an eclectic bunch of knowledge and experience.
And for something really unusualโ€ฆ I once had a racoon as a pet.

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๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: 4 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ to “My Sister’s Flirty Friend” The Greene Family Book 4 by author Piper Rayne, Genre/Trope: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy, Release Date: November 2nd 2021

My Sister’s Flirty Friend
The Greene Family #4

By
Author Piper Rayne

Purchase: My Sister’s Flirty Friend

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #RomanticComedy #SingleFather #SmalltownRomance

My Rating: 4

POV: First-person dual perspectives

Cover: 5

Publication: November 2nd 2021

Read: October 29th 2021. *Review copy provided by Wildfire Marketing Solutions

Add to Goodreads: My Sister’s Flirty Friend

Check out the series: The Greene Family Series

Check out the Author: Piper Rayne

Synopsis:

I broke the cardinal rule and slept with my sisterโ€™s best friend.

Granted, Iโ€™d just found out that I was now a single father to a three-year-old little girl and was low on willpower.

It should also be noted that thereโ€™s been sexual tension between us for years. Thereโ€™s no way it would be a surprise if anyone in our small town found out. That is if we were telling people, which weโ€™re not.

Weโ€™re in agreement to keep our affair a secret, especially since neither one of us do relationships.

Youโ€™ve probably figured it out already, but things didnโ€™t go as planned.

My Review: 4 Stars

Oh, how I love the Greene Family! From the first book, I was invested in each character’s happily-ever-after. My Sister’s Flirty Friend is Jed and Molly’s story. To be honest, from the beginning, both these characters were not my favorites. I felt no connection to them. I truly can’t put my finger on one reason why since there were a few. Unfortunately, while I enjoyed the book as a whole, it felt rushed and I was disappointed in how Jed and Molly are moving into their future. That said, my disappointment is based on my preferences; what I look for in a perfect read. I don’t want to say anything that will spoil this story for you. If you have been Jed’s number one fan from the beginning, then I believe you will love this book. 

Truthfully, what I loved most about Jed and Molly’s book was Emilia. She, along with the rest of the Greene family assured I would enjoy this latest addition to the Greene Family. So, while I had some issues with the book, I did enjoy revisiting with the Greene Family. And of course, Ethel and Dori’s matchmaking antics are always fun.

As always, I look forward to the next book in the series. If you haven’t read any of this author duo’s book, I suggest you give them a try. Their other family series featuring the Baileys is amazing and a great series to binge.

While I received an advanced reading copy ofย My Sister’s Flirty Friend,this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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๐Ÿ“REVIEW๐Ÿ“: 4 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ to “Wrapped Up in Christmas Hope” by Author Janice Lynn ~ Genre: Christmas Romance, Release Date: October 26th 2021

WRAPPED UP IN CHRISTMAS HOPE

By

Author Janice Lynn

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #SmalltownRomance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #HallmarkRomance

Purchase: Wrapped Up in Christmas Hope

My Rating: 4

Cover: 4

POV: Third-person alternating perspective

Publication: October 26th 2021

Read: September 17th 2021. *Review copy provided by NetGalley via Hallmark Publishing

Add to Goodreads: Wrapped Up in Christmas Hope

Other Books in the series: Wrapped Up in Christmas & Wrapped Up in Christmas Joy

Visit the Author on Goodreads: Janice Lynn

Synopsis:

Heโ€™s willing to risk his life to save others.
Is she willing to risk her heart on him?

ย 


Morganโ€™s late husband was a daredevilโ€ฆand now sheโ€™s a widowed single mom. All she wants now is to set up a stable life for herself and her son in the small town of Pine Hill, Kentucky.

Andrewโ€™s a firefighter who thrives on the rush of saving others. His secret dream is to become a smokejumper and fight raging wildfires across the country. But itโ€™ll mean leaving his hometown and the people who rely on him.

Morgan and Andrew are drawn together as they both volunteer to make quilts for veterans at the local quilt shop. Morganโ€™s son looks up to Andrew, and Morgan canโ€™t help but notice how good Andrew is with him. Meanwhile, Andrewโ€™s torn between his ambition and his growing attraction to Morgan. They both have choices to make about their futureโ€ฆand about each other.ย 

My ๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

I enjoyed this book so much that after I finished reading it, I purchased the previous two books in the series. I enjoyed those books as well. Give me a warmhearted, all-the-feels, emotional Christmas romance set in a small town and you’ll find me first in line. I know I’ve said this in so many of my reviews but I’ll say it again….Christmas doesn’t last long enough for me to read all the holiday romances released for the season so I start reading them in September. There are so many wonderful Christmas romances available, it’s impossible to read all the ones I want in one season. But I try anyway.

Wrapped Up in Christmas Hope was the first book I read from this author. The story has a good reading pace and a slow development of the H/h relationship. When you meet the two protagonists in this book you’ll understand why they each were so careful with protecting their hearts. Hence the reason for keeping a distance. Or at least trying to.

Both Andrew and Morgan were strong characters and while I liked them both, Morgan was a touch standoffish at first. I couldn’t blame her for that, though.

The premise of the story is one that I found interesting however, because of the angsty plot, I wasn’t able to predict what would happen in the end. The ending was good although, I wished there was an epilogue. I wanted to see for myself how things worked out. I hope I’ll get a glimpse of their lives when/if there is another book in the series. And I can promise you that I will be looking out for that in the future.

While I received an advanced reading copy ofย Wrapped Up in Christmas Hope,ย this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: 5 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ to “The Closer” by Author Kristy Marie, Genre: Romantic Comedy, Release Date: October 14th 2021

THE CLOSER

By
Author Kristy Marie

Genre/Trope: #ContemporaryRomance #RomanticComedy #FakeMarriage

Purchase: The Closer

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My Rating: 5

Cover: 5

POV: First-person alternating perspectives

Kindle: 276 pages

Publication: October 14th 2021

Read: October 11th 2021 *Review copy provided by Wordsmith Publicity

Add to Goodreads: The Closer

The Author on Goodreads: Kristy Marie

Synopsis:

What happens when you strike a deal with baseball’s most talented pitcher? You slip a plastic ring on his finger and say, “I do.”  
Quirky meets broody in this laugh-out-loud, romantic comedy from bestselling author, Kristy Marie.

The tattoo down his forearm reads: My power is perfected in weakness.
It inspires bad decisions in everyone who crosses his path.
Not me though, Iโ€™ve made worse decisions before breakfast.
Marrying baseball phenom Cooper Lexington for his health insuranceโ€ฆ doesnโ€™t even rank Top 5.
But I canโ€™t afford to lose this marriage by falling in love.
You see, I made a promise to myselfโ€”one I plan on keepingโ€ฆ even if it ruins us.

The Closer is a full-length stand-alone romantic comedy. It features crossover characters from the bestselling novel, IOU.

My ๐Ÿ“Review๐Ÿ“: 5 ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ

I really wish I can give this book more than five stars. While I read so many books that I truly enjoy, The Closer was extra special. Unique and original with characters that are flawed but so, so lovable. Cooper is unsurprisingly sitting at the top of my book boyfriend list. McKinley’s character traits unravel as you read on. At the beginning, I didn’t think I would love her as much as I eventually did. She is something else! She makes you wonder what it would be like to be in her shoes. Mac is strong and independent to a fault. But she was no match for Cooper and his determination to be her hero, even if she ended up being his. 

There is so much to love about this book. The writing is perfect in every way. The pace is pretty fast and you will be at the end before you know it. I wanted more. You will cry and be frustrated. You will probably be mad at some point as well. But the best emotion you will experience is laughter. Not only from Mac and Cooper but Pops will have you in stitches. And let’s not get started with that amazing epilogue. 

If you only consider one book recommendation from me, this is the book you must read! I promise you won’t be disappointed. This author has gotten better with every book she has written and I anticipate what she’ll write next with eagerness.

While I was given an advanced reading copy of this book, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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