The Bridge Kingdom (The Bridge Kingdom #1) By Danielle L. Jensen [Review]

The Bridge Kingdom (The Bridge Kingdom series, #1)RELEASE DATE: August 13th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Danielle L. Jensen
GENRE:
     New-Adult,  Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Context Literary Agency, LLC
SUMMARY:

What if you fell in love with the one person you’d sworn to destroy?

Lara has only one thought for her husband on their wedding day: I will bring your kingdom to its knees. A princess trained from childhood to be a lethal spy, Lara knows that the Bridge Kingdom represents both legendary evil – and legendary promise. The only route through a storm-ravaged world, the Bridge Kingdom controls all trade and travel between lands, allowing its ruler to enrich himself and deprive his enemies, including Lara’s homeland. Continue reading

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Maybe This Time By Kasie West [Review]

Maybe This TimeRELEASE DATE: July 09th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Kasie West
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,   Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Point
SUMMARY:

One year. Nine events. Nine chances to . . . fall in love?

Weddings. Funerals. Barbecues. New Year’s Eve parties. Name the occasion, and Sophie Evans will be there. Well, she has to be there. Sophie works for the local florist, so she can be found at every big event in her small hometown, arranging bouquets and managing family dramas.

Enter Andrew Hart. The son of the fancy new chef in town, Andrew is suddenly required to attend all the same events as Sophie. Entitled, arrogant, preppy Andrew. Sophie just wants to get her job done and finish up her sketches so she can apply to design school. But every time she turns around, there is Andrew, getting in her way and making her life more complicated. Until one day she wonders if maybe complicated isn’t so bad after all . . .

Told over the course of one year and following Sophie from event to event, this delightful novel from master of romantic comedy Kasie West shows how love can blossom in unexpected places.

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MY REV (Copy)

Kasie West’s books are either a hit or miss for me and I’m happy to say that this was a hit for me. Maybe This Time is a stand-alone YA enemies to lovers story. I wanted to give it a shot because i’m a huge fan of enemies to lovers stories. I actually didn’t expect to like it but I really did. This one was a bit less mushy than her other books. Although I’ve enjoyed it, it isn’t without its faults. The characters were pretty fun and I really liked the small town setting.

Sophie is ambitious and dreams of attending fashion designing school in New York. She works at a local florist in her small town and arranges flowers and bouquets in local events. I’ve mixed thoughts about the heroine. She was a bit judgy in the beginning which really annoyed me but It doesn’t mean that I hate her because I really enjoyed her character development. Andrew Hart is a charming guy whose dad is a famous chef. I honestly didn’t find him arrogant as the blurb specified. Sophie was pretty rude to him at the beginning just because he stole a single flower. She doesn’t like him because he’s the son of a famous chef and he’s from a big city. Every time they meet in the events they clashed with each other and I loved their banters. The romance was definitely a slow burn. The reason for the hate between them was cliched but I did enjoy watching them get closer with each event.

The plot was fun and entertaining filled with right amount of  family drama, friendship, and romance. I quite enjoyed Sophie’s relationship with her little brother and her mother. Andrew’s relationship with his father was also a great addition. He’s not completely bad but I honestly found him outright rude and arrogant. I think no one can stand him. The story was easy to predict but it was still a fun ride. The writing was amazing. The book was written in Sophie’s POV but I personally prefer dual POV’s in my romance. The small town setting was pretty good and the secondary characters were nice.

Overall, it was a good read! I would recommend this book if you’re into sweet enemies to lovers story. It’s just a light and fun read!

MY RATING:

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[4/5 Stars]


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Fortuna Sworn (Fortuna Sworn #1) By K.J. Sutton [Review]

Fortuna SwornRELEASE DATE: June 26th 2019
AUTHOR:
K.J. Sutton
GENRE:
    New-Adult, Fantasy, Fae, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Once Upon a Time Books, LLC
SUMMARY:

We were meant to be seductive. We were designed to lure humans in.

Fortuna Sworn is the last of her kind.

Her brother disappeared two years ago, leaving her with no family or species to speak of. She hides among humans, spending her days working at a bar and her nights searching for him. The bleak pattern goes on and on… until she catches the eye of a powerful faerie. Continue reading

War (The Four Horsemen #2) By Laura Thalassa [Review]

War (The Four Horsemen, #2)RELEASE DATE: July 10th 2019
AUTHOR:
Laura Thalassa
GENRE:
    New-Adult, Dystopia, Fantasy, Mythology, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Lavabrook Publishing, LLC
SUMMARY:

The day Jerusalem falls, Miriam Elmahdy knows her life is over. Houses are burning, the streets run red with blood, and a traitorous army is massacring every last resident. There is no surviving this, especially not once Miriam catches the eye of War himself. But when the massive and terrifying horseman corners Miriam, he calls her his wife, and instead of killing her, he takes her back to his camp. Continue reading

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me By Mariana Zapata [Review]

The Wall of Winnipeg and MeRELEASE DATE: February 28th 2016 
AUTHOR:
Mariana Zapata
GENRE:
    New-Adult, Contemporary, Sports, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Mariana Zapata
SUMMARY:

Vanessa Mazur knows she’s doing the right thing. She shouldn’t feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary.

But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she’s beyond shocked. Continue reading

Savaged By Mia Sheridan [Review]

SavagedRELEASE DATE: May 27th 2019
AUTHOR:
Mia Sheridan
GENRE:
    Adult, Contemporary, Mystery, Suspense, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Independently Published 
SUMMARY:

When wilderness guide, Harper Ward, is summoned to the small town sheriff’s office in Helena Springs, Montana, to provide assistance on a case, she is shocked to find that their only suspect in the double murder investigation is a man described as a savage.

But the longer she watches the man known only as Lucas, on the station surveillance camera, the more intrigued she becomes. He certainly looks primitive with his unkempt appearance and animal skin attire, but she also sees intelligence in his eyes, sensitivity in his expression. Who is he? And how is it possible that he’s lived alone in the forest since he was a small child? Continue reading

Red, White & Royal Blue By Casey McQuiston [Mini-Review]

Red, White & Royal BlueRELEASE DATE: May 14th 2019
AUTHOR:
Casey McQuiston 
GENRE:
    New-Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ, romance.
PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Griffin  
SUMMARY:

First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius granddaughter, they’re the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. International socialite duties do have downsides—namely, when photos of a confrontation with his longtime nemesis Prince Henry at a royal wedding leak to the tabloids and threaten American/British relations. Continue reading

Don’t Date Rosa Santos By Nina Moreno [Review]

Don't Date Rosa SantosRELEASE DATE: May 14th 2019
AUTHOR:
Nina Moreno
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, family, romance.
PUBLISHER:   Disney Hyperion
SUMMARY:

Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea—at least, that’s what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you’re a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a beloved healer and pillar of their community, and her mother, an artist who crashes in and out of her life like a hurricane. Between Port Coral, the quirky South Florida town they call home, and Cuba, the island her abuela refuses to talk about.

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Dual Reviews: Touch (Selfish Myths #1) By Natalia Jaster | Clouded By Envy By Candace Robinshon

Touch (Selfish Myths, #1)RELEASE DATE: May 24th 2018
AUTHOR:
Natalia Jaster
GENRE:
    New-Adult, Paranormal, Retellings, Mythology, Romance.
PUBLISHER:   Natalia Jaster
SUMMARY:

Could you sacrifice the person you love to save your world? 

Love is an immortal bad girl. With a mischievous smirk and a strike of her arrow, she pins human hearts together.But Love has never loved. Not until she wreaks havoc in a frostbitten forest, hunting for the perfect mortal amusement.
Yet Andrew isn’t an easy target. Continue reading

Call It What You Want By Brigid Kemmerer [Review]

Call It What You WantRELEASE DATE: June 25th 2019
AUTHOR:
Brigid Kemmerer
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER:   Bloomsbury YA
SUMMARY:

When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah. Even worse, his father’s failed suicide attempt leaves Rob and his mother responsible for his care.

Everyone thinks of Maegan as a typical overachiever, but she has a secret of her own after the pressure got to her last year. And when her sister comes home from college pregnant, keeping it from her parents might be more than she can handle. Continue reading