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The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

the voting booth

3 stars (release date 7-7-2020)

This is a quick and easy read about two 18-year-olds trying to vote for the first time in the general election. Set during a 24 hour time period, the two teenagers discuss such weighty topics as voter suppression, voter apathy, being black in america, white privilege, grief, interracial couples and other tough issues. Continue reading “The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert”

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London

one to watch

3.5 stars (release date July 7, 2020)

What happens when a plus-size fashion blogger takes on the lack of body diversity on tv by becoming the bachelorette on the reality tv show Main Squeeze? Will she succumb to the allure of instant fame and instant romance, or will she stick to her guns and not fall in love like she planned? Find out on the next installment of this often-used romance device that has become increasingly popular lately. Continue reading “One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London”

Betting on Sin by Maria Ann Green

Betting on Sin

1 star

I don’t give many one star ratings, but this contemporary romance set during the taping of a Bachelorette-type dating show is a hot mess. The premise of the book is not original and it’s poorly written. Continue reading “Betting on Sin by Maria Ann Green”

The Orchid Throne (Forgotten Empires #1) by Jeffe Kennedy

the orchid throne

3 stars

This was an ok first book in a promising fantasy book series. The book is marketed as a “Fantasy Romance”, which is a new one for me. Continue reading “The Orchid Throne (Forgotten Empires #1) by Jeffe Kennedy”

When You Wish Upon a Rogue (Debutante Diaries #3) by Anna Bennett

when you when you wish upon star

3 stars

This was a cute, but predictable, fluffy romance that brings together a young socialite and a grief-stricken Earl. It’s the third book in the series, but the first one that I’ve read and can be read as a stand-alone. Continue reading “When You Wish Upon a Rogue (Debutante Diaries #3) by Anna Bennett”

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

the jane austen society

3 stars

This is a good, quiet historical fiction that follows the stories of several people in a small English town just after the Second World War that are drawn together by their love of Jane Austen novels. Continue reading “The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner”

Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert

get a life, chloe brown

4.5 stars

This is an adorable, witty and steamy romantic comedy that you won’t want to put down. Continue reading “Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert”

Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle #2) by C.L. Polk

stormsong

4 stars

This is the second book in the Kingston Cycle series. I loved the first book, Witchmark, and was very excited when I was given the opportunity to read and review this one. (You can read my review for Witchmark here: https://nerdgirllovesbooks.com/2018/0…. Continue reading “Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle #2) by C.L. Polk”

Met Her Match by Jude Deveraux

met her match

4 stars

A fun, entertaining modern romance. Continue reading “Met Her Match by Jude Deveraux”

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