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Recent Reads (March 2020)

Here’s what I’ve been up to! In case you can’t read the text on the image, we have… A Princess in Theory, by Alyssa Cole Follow Me To Ground, by Sue Rainsford The Proposal, by Jasmine Guillory Their Runaway Bride, by Vanessa Vale Strange Love, by Ann Aguirre If you tap the image, it will …

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An Old Favorite: Dead Until Dark

Throughout the 2000s, I was madly in love with vampire fiction. I mostly steered clear of romance at the time and concentrated on urban fantasy or contemporary fantasy. Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse books were among my favorites. I would mark the release dates on my calendar and clear my schedule on those days so I …

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Movie Review: Mr. Right

Not sure how I missed this one–it came out in 2015. But when I saw the thumbnail with Anna Kendrick’s face, I knew I had to watch it! First off, I expected a romantic comedy because A) Anna Kendrick and B) the title, Mr. Right. However, this is NOT a romantic comedy. This is a …

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An Ode to Legacies

Legacies was one of those shows that I added to my Netflix queue and ignored for several weeks. One afternoon during my lunch break, I decided I was tired of scrolling past it. Just a few minutes I would watch, and then, I hoped, I wouldn’t like it and could remove it from the queue. …

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Our Favorite Tropes

One of the greatest things about the romance genre (other than the swoony feels, the witty banter, the steamy sexytimes, and the happily-ever-afters) is the vast number of tropes we get to enjoy. With everything from enemies-to-lovers, to secret babies, to May-December romances, and more, there is something for everyone! I recently polled the people …

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Recent Reads

Every so often I like to round up my favorite recent reads and shout to the world about them. Here’s a selection of favorites from the past couple of months— And a typed-out list: Circe, by Madeline Miller. Historical fantasy. The Risk, by Elle Kennedy. Contemporary sports romance. Nine Perfect Strangers, by Liane Moriarty. Thriller/mystery. …

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