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❈ Huge thanks to Simon & Schuster for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review ❈ Title: Starry Eyes Author: Jenn Bennett Release Date: April 4th 2018 Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Content Warning: Suicide reference, D-slur, Lesbophobia Synopsis: Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon …

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Title: Ivan Author: Kit Rocha Release Date: March 28th 2018 Category: Adult Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Content Warning: Depression Synopsis: As the sheltered princess of Sector One, Maricela’s life is defined by duty: to her people and to her family. Her wealth and influence have allowed her to build a better world, but they come with …

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Title: Start Here Edited by: Ronald S. Lim and Brigitte Bautista. Featuring short stories by: Agay Llanera, H. Bentham, Ella Banta, Danice Sison, Yeyet Soriano, Barbie Barbieto, Katt Briones, Bobbi Moran, Motzie Dapul, and Brigitte Bautista.  Release Date: January 27, 2018 Book Cover Design: Dani Hernandez Additional Photography: Alexandra Urrea & Chachic Fernandez SYNOPSIS: There’s …

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❈ Huge thanks to First To Read for providing me with a galley ❈ Title: The Wedding Date Author: Jasmine Guillory Release Date: January 30th, 2018 Category: Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn’t normally do. …

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❈ Huge thanks to HarperCollins for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review ❈   Title: Like Water Author: Rebecca Podos Release Date: October 17th, 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary, Romance Content Warning: Illness, D slur, some Homophobia Synopsis: In Savannah Espinoza’s small New Mexico hometown, kids either flee after graduation or …

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Title: Alex, Approximately Author: Jenn Bennett Release Date: April 4th 2017 Publisher: Simon Pulse Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Content Warning: Guns, Death, Past Stalking, PTSD Synopsis: Pitched as a teen version of You’ve Got Mail, Alex, Approximately follows Bailey “Mink” Rydell, who is developing a crush on her online film geek friend “Alex”. Soon after Alex invites …

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❈ Huge thanks to HarperCollins for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review ❈   Title: Hate to Want You (Forbidden Hearts #1) Author: Alisha Rai Release Date: July 25th, 2017 Category: Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Content Warning: Depression, Suicide ideation Synopsis: One night. No one will know. That was the deal. Every …

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❈ Huge thanks to the author for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review ❈ Title: Remedial Rocket Science: A Romantic Comedy Author: Susannah Nix Release Date: August 21st 2017 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Content Warning: Past Suicide Synopsis: College student Melody Gage is craving a night of no-strings fun …

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A love that neither can deny… Title: The Day of the Duchess (Scandal & Scoundrel #3) Author: Sarah MacLean Publication Date: June 27, 2017 Publisher: Avon Books Synopsis: The one woman he will never forget… Malcolm Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, has lived the last three years in self-imposed solitude, paying the price for a mistake he can never …

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Title: Wild Beauty Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Release Date: October 3rd 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Magical Realism Pages: 320 Synopsis: For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, …

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