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Book Review: Bring Me Back by B. A. Paris

Bring Me Back held none of the intensity of Paris’ debut novel and unfortunately was a disappointment. Continue reading “Book Review: Bring Me Back by B. A. Paris”

Book Review: House of Belonging by Andrea Thome

House of Belonging, the third and final book in Thome’s Walland series, left me with a feeling that there was unfinished business. Continue reading “Book Review: House of Belonging by Andrea Thome”

Book Review: Your Heart Will Grow by Chace Verity

This author’s voice is so original and I can’t quite find the words to say what I love so much about it. Her books are both cute and touching but this book also dealt with some more heavy aspects in a very deft and even-handed manner that I truly loved. Continue reading “Book Review: Your Heart Will Grow by Chace Verity”

Book Review: All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire

Both Elliott Youngblood and Catherine Calhoun feel like outcasts and find an easy friendship with each other because of that. But when Catherine needs him most, Elliott is forced to leave town. When he finally returns, he and Catherine are different people. Catherine hasn’t forgiven Elliott for abandoning her, but he’s determined to win back her friendship and her heart. Continue reading “Book Review: All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire”

Book Review: Speakeasy by Sarina Bowen

This is book #5 in Sarina Bowen’s True North series and can be read as a standalone. For better understanding of the characters and more nuance obviously reading the rest of the books is good but I don’t feel that you’d be lost at all with this one, which I’m sure is intentional on the author’s part. Continue reading “Book Review: Speakeasy by Sarina Bowen”

Book Review: Making Up by Lucy Parker

Right away let me say how much I am in love with this cover! The lighting on it is breathtaking and highlights the couple so beautifully. It also give a vague vibe of the setting very well – which is London in a Cirque du Soleil type show. Which is something Parker does so well, create incredibly unique settings that I don’t read much and I really appreciate that! Continue reading “Book Review: Making Up by Lucy Parker”

Book Review: To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury

Like a plate of the most delicious food you could imagine, I devoured To the Moon and Back. Continue reading “Book Review: To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury”

Book Review: Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau

This book has an amazing synopsis and set up. I mean the title says it all – Grumpy Fake Boyfriend! I was really all in before I even got to the book. I love grumpy heroes, as long as they are jackasses. And fake boyfriends? Also in! And here the fake boyfriend is the brother’s best friend! It’s like romance trope heaven…and there were a lot of really great aspects to this book. But I didn’t feel like it all came together in the end. Continue reading “Book Review: Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau”

Book Review: You, Me, & Her by Tanya Chris

This book has so many things going for it but unfortunately just didn’t work for me over all.

The good: I enjoy triad books and ultimately that’s what this book is. Three people navigating relationships. I really liked Joshua’s character and the setting of a play which was a lot of fun.

The not-so-good: What I couldn’t get around was Nate’s cavalier attitude of how he’s treated people he dated in the past. While it wasn’t exactly cheating because they weren’t in committed relationships it was in this gray area and Nate seems to not care at all about their feelings about that.

I also didn’t particularly love some of the way Nate came to terms with being bisexual. It came off as being homophobic – by the end there was a clear evolution, but it wasn’t great at first. Although, that may have been the point. While I am clearly not a straight man, gay man, or bisexual man, the way Nate treated his previous partners and the people around him just did not work for me.

Rating: 3 Stars

Reviewer: Melinda

Title: You, Me, & Her

Author: Tanya Chris

Release Date: May 15th, 2018

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