Rainy Day Friends by Jill Shalvis is the second full-length novel in her Wildstone stories, and it delivered all the humor, warm, and swoons I have come to expect in a Shalvis novel. Rainy Day Friends one tugged at my heartstrings, made me laugh and feel right at home. I want a job at the family-run Capriotti Winery. Heck, I want to be adopted by them.
Chocolate, French pastries, language, and the city of love… Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely was a decedent contemporary romance filled with character growth, friendship, and love.
True to You by Jennifer Ryan is the second book in the romantic suspense series Montana Heat. The tale features DEA Special Agent Dawson King as he goes undercover to takedown, Iceman, a notorious drug dealer. Things get complicated when King gets close to the drug lord’s daughter Cara Potter. Suspenseful and well-paced Ryan delivered a heartwarming romance that swept me away.
ARM CANDY by Jessica Lemmon is a standalone contemporary romance in the Real Love series. This sizzling hot romance with its wicked banter and snark will soon have you swooning and experiencing all the feels.
A single mom, a little boy who dresses up like a super hero, and a rescue dog and his partner made EVERY LITTLE KISS by Marina Adair a sweet and heartwarming listen. I read the first novel, but when I saw that Renee Raudman narrated the Sequoia Lake series, I switched to audio. I am so glad that I did. It added a nice touch, and I thoroughly enjoyed this story.
ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL by Jennifer Probst is the third book in the Billionaire Builders series which features three estranged brothers brought together by the terms of their father’s will. I listened to the first two books but was sent a physical copy of this book, and it sounded perfect for a beach read.
THE THING ABOUT LOVE by Julie James delivered a “haters to lovers” FBI undercover romance. The tale filled with banter, snark, and heat, also delivered an equally balanced case that left me smiling. Friends, family, and agents added to this delicious romance making me yearn to return to this Chicago field office.
The Wild Aces series by Chanel Cleeton has been one I have thoroughly enjoyed. On Broken Wings, the third book in this series shares Easy’s story. I knew going into this tale it might require truffles. As predicted I cried like a baby, even as I smiled. Come meet, Alex “Easy” Rogers your next book boyfriend
Shut Up and Kiss Me is the second novel in the Lost Boys series by Jessica Lemmon. The romance was delivered in dual narratives and provided a breath of fresh air to the New Adult genre. With its likable characters, low angst and feel-good story Shut Up and Kiss Me delivered the perfect escape.
The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis is the second book in the Heartbreaker Bay series. A fickle cat and a sexy carpenter shake up Willa Davis’s holiday. Jill Shalvis will make you giggle, sigh and swoon when we learn if Christmas wishes come true.