#FallIntoRomBingo Recs: Part One

So Jenica and I didn’t totally plan through our reading bingo board, otherwise I would have had recommendation posts up and ready to go much earlier! But considering I don’t think anyone participating actually plans to stick to their TBR (if they even made one), I figure it’s still helpful to share some recommendations to help get your bingo on.

Row One (left to right): makes you hungry, pining, Black love, non-Regency historical, set in another world
Row Two: somewhere you’ve never been, hockey romance, older heroine, librarian/bookseller MC, banter
Row Three: new to you author, royalty, HEA, series following a big family, crafts or puzzles
Row Four: a beautiful outfit, grumpy & sunshine, STEM heroine, twitter rec, rainy
Row Five: punny title, quintessential fall activity, pet(s), plus-sized heroine on the cover, romance author writing in a different genre

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Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2020

While there are definitely less things to look forward to than usual, fortunately there are still a ton of great books slated to come out this summer! Keep reading to see what romances I’m most excited to get my hands on in the coming months. Continue reading

Let’s Talk: Authors Revisiting Old Series (Yes, I’m Talking About Midnight Sun)

In case you’ve been living under a rock, Stephenie Meyer recently announced the publication of Midnight Sun, her much hyped retelling of Twilight from Edward’s point of view. And while the internet is freaking out in anticipation, I…could not care less. Continue reading

Reading by Series vs Trope

This is a problem that I think is largely unique to romance, but do you tend to read more in order of a series, or skip around based on the trope you like? Growing up I had favorite authors from whom I’d read anything, but when looking into new books, I didn’t worry at all about the book being part of a series, and instead read whichever one sounded most interesting to me. Continue reading

When Old Meets New: For the Roses and Hold Me

I’m back with another pair of reviews for my When Old Meets New reading project with Jenica at Firewhiskey Reader! The historicals we’ve been reading have gone steadily downhill, to the point where neither of us was able to finish For the Roses by Julie Garwood. Fortunately Hold Me by Courtney Milan is excellent, which saved this round from being a complete disaster!

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