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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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Title: The Girl With the Make-Believe Husband (Rokesbys #2) Author: Julia Quinn Publication Date: May 30th 2017 Category: Adult Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 384 Synopsis: With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses …

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Title: Talk Sweetly to Me (Brothers Sinister #4.5) Author: Courtney Milan Publication Date: August 18th 2014 Category: Adult Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 109 Synopsis: Nobody knows who Miss Rose Sweetly is, and she prefers it that way. She’s a shy, mathematically-minded shopkeeper’s daughter who dreams of the stars. Women like her only ever come to attention through …

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❈ Huge thanks to Berkley Publishing Group for providing me with an ARC❈ Title: Merely a Marriage Author: Jo Beverley Release Date: May 30th 2017 Category: Adult Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 384 Synopsis: As England mourns the death of Princess Charlotte, Lady Ariana Boxstall has another succession in mind. Her brother, Norris, is a strapping young man, but he’s also happily …

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Title: I Believe In a Thing Called Love Author: Maurene Goo Release Date: May 30th 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary, Romance Pages: 336 Synopsis: Desi Lee believes anything is possible if you have a plan. That’s how she became student body president. Varsity soccer star. And it’s how she’ll get into Stanford. But—she’s never had a boyfriend. In fact, she’s …

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❈ I received an ARC of The Love Interest from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group in exchange for a review ❈ Title: The Love Interest Author: Cale Dietrich Publication Date: May 16th 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Thriller, LGBT Pages: 384 Synopsis: There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people …

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