Book Review: People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

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Publish date: May 11, 2021 by Berkley
Category: Romance, Rom-Com

People We Meet on Vacation is now available!
Get your orders in with your local bookstores!

From the author of Beach Read (my 2020 Book of the Summer) comes my 2021 Book of the Summer: People We Meet on Vacation!

Before I jump in I know its been a hot minute since I’ve graced my small corner of the internet with my presence…you know a new baby, the pandemic, a new job and then another new job I’ve been a bit preoccupied. I hope everyone is safe and healthy: I’m sending you all positive vibes. Thank you for sticking around xo

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Book Review: The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

“Relationships are a lot like houses: without a good foundation, they’ll crumble.

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Publish date: March 24, 2020 by Gallery Books
Category: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary Romance, Women’s Fiction, Chick-lit

If you can’t tell by now, rom-coms are my jam. They can be silly, over-the-top, happily ever after overload, sugary sweet, delicious, delectable…oh wait, I think I may be talking about dessert now ha!

Writing duo Christina Lauren’s new one The Honey-Don’t List did not disappoint. True to form, it included witty banter, page-turning character chemistry, and a leading man that you will want to be your book boyfriend. They really do know how to write a male lead.Read More »

Book Review: The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez

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Publish date: April 14, 2020 by Forever
Category: Contemporary Romance, Women’s Fiction, Chick lit


<— This is how I feel about this book. I have been holding this review in, waiting for pub day and I am EXPLODING with excitement that its finally out in the world!

5 STAR HERO:
It was the perfect rom-com that snapped me out of my reading rut. I DNF’d the 3 books I picked up before this…my rut was on a serious downward spiral, but I digress. I read it in ONE DAY by alternating between audio and book; both of which I loved.

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I’m Back!

I can’t believe its been just over 3 months since I last posted a review. Saturday Nite Reader Junior and I have had a lot of couch time that included more TV than reading – oops – BUT, I did manage to finish 1 physical book and 12 audiobooks. Audiobooks were my jam…and yes, I count them as books “read.”

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Audiobook Review: Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

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Publish date: September 4, 2018 by Gallery Books
Length: 7 hours and 16 minutes, narrated by Jayme Mattler & Todd Haberkorn
Category: Rom-Com, Chick-lit

My current reading mood = light, feel good, summer vibes. I just want to read books you would enjoy poolside, lakeside, or oceanside even if I am just reading from the couch.

Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is my 2nd Christina Lauren book and I’m totally here for it. It was super fun, quirky, and the quick read I needed.
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Book Review: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald

Did a book’s ending ever make it hard to fairly rate the book? I am not saying that the ending was terrible, its just that…well, I just didn’t like it. Which stinks because up until the 95% mark of this book I thought it was rather fun. I was whipping through the ending because I wanted to finish and then BAM, that “twist.”

It was a fun story; classic chick-lit, light read that is easy to whip through. I liked some characters, I hated some characters (which you were supposed to).  But obviously meh about the ending.

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Published: February 13, 2019 by Bookouture
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Book Review: The Start of Something Wonderful by Jane Lambert

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Published: January 5, 2018 by HQ Digital
Purchase: Amazon, Barnes & Noble both Kindle & Nook editions are $2.99
Category: Rom-Com, Chick-Lit

At age 40, Emily breaks up with her long time love, Nigel, and takes it as an opportunity to re-evaluate her life. She dreamed of becoming an actress, so become an actress she will do. I enjoyed how the story is one of reclaiming your life, at any age. Read More »

Lighthearted Rom-Com would make a great stocking stuffer

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It Had to be You: A funny romance that will make you laugh out loud by Keris Stainton
Kindle, 222 pages
Preorder on Amazon for $2.99!  hello $2.99…you have NO reason not to buy this!
Expected publication: December 6, 2017 by Bookouture
Extra bonus: read along with my personally curated book inspired img_8553playlist  

This book is super cute and I loved the author’s love of classic rom-com’s and pop culture; it came through multiple times amongst the characters dialogue. She created likeable characters that flowed well within the story. I felt like they would be really fun friends: I want to be their roommate too!Read More »