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Breathe in. Breathe out. Okay. Let’s fucking talk about Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean aka the first installment of The Bareknuckle Bastards aka the series I’m going to be thinking about long after it’s over. I can’t ever recall being as pumped about a Historical Romance series as I am for The Bareknuckle Bastards. Sarah …

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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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