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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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❈ 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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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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❈ Huge thanks to Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review❈ Title: Saints and Misfits Author: S.K. Ali Release Date: June 13th 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Pages: 338 Content Warning: Attempted Rape Synopsis: How much can you tell about a person just by looking at them? Janna Yusuf knows …

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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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