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The Governess Game is my favorite Governess Romance of all time. Tessa Dare took a trope I don’t normally gravitate towards and made it golden. The second installment of Girl Meets Duke is Tessa Dare at her best with charming supporting characters, an easy to root for couple, and multiple funerals for someone’s doll ― which is much …

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A Duke by Default will undoubtably remain the Romance that hit me the hardest of the year. My love for A Princess in Theory, the Reluctant Royals series opener, is no secret. But, A Duke by Default forever cemented a place in my heart on a more personal level because of the heroine, Portia Hobbs. If you like …

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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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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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