Category Archives: Contemporary

Contemporary romances, written in recent times

A White Picket Fence – Laura Branchflower

 

 It’s very difficult to review a book like this! It’s wonderfully complicated, with greatly flawed characters and a magnificent plot.  Or I should say plots, because even though there’s a main plot that tugs at your heart, other side plots … Continue reading

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Corrupt – Jessica Prince

 

 This book was not very convincing for me. Garret and Gwen went from a fighting relation to a sex relation and then to a love relation too fast. I had a hard time seeing what made them fall in love, … Continue reading

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Hollywood Scandal – Louise Bay

 

 This is the classic trope of a Hollywood actor who goes to an itty bitty town in Maine to film a movie and finds that the natives don’t know him.  He’s ecstatic because he can do his running with no … Continue reading

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Lucas – Sawyer Bennett

 

 Luc Fournier is Marc Fournier’s “little” brother, and he has just joined the Cold Fury hockey team.  He’s happy, single, and loving the life of a hot and famous hockey player.  He’s a little disgusted at seeing his brother and … Continue reading

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Locked In – Anne Chastain

 

 This book made me cry!  It’s about a couple who lost their way.  They had two lovely kids but their communication went to zero.  Life, kids, work, school, kids activities, all conspired to eliminate the couple time that is so … Continue reading

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When I Saw You – Laura Branchflower

 

 I LOVED this book! The author sent me this book to read and review and I’m very grateful for the opportunity. It’s totally the kind of book I like! It has a great love story with some intrigue. It’s not … Continue reading

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Free – Riley Edwards

 

 Another happy instance where an author sends me a yummy book to read and enjoy, and later review.  This one is a thriller and I was thrilled to read it LOL. Shane and Lily had crappy childhoods and crappy parents. … Continue reading

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The Real Thing – Melissa Foster

 

 In the beginning, I thought:  Not my kind of book, it feels like an old-fashioned romance novel. The author is using the trope of fake engagement, which the woman accepts, but then she’s complaining all the time. She is on … Continue reading

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Wild Card – Karina Halle

 

 Six years ago, Rachel left town swearing she would never return.  She had been wanting to leave for many years, and had only been waiting for Shane to decide to leave with her.  One night, they had a big fight … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Cut – JR Ward

 

  I started to read this book yesterday morning and finished reading around midnight.  This is, having prepared lunch and worked with landscaping and doing a load of laundry.  But in between chores, I would return to my book, feverishly … Continue reading

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