Publisher: Berkley Books

ARC Review: The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

Posted October 22, 2018 by Madalyn / 14 Comments
ARC Review: The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

After reading and loving Jasmine Guillory’s The Wedding Date last year, I was thrilled to get my hands on an ARC of her follow-up, The Proposal. And it did not disappoint! It had all of the things I loved about TWD, with a fun new premise and endearing new characters. The Proposal begins with our main character, Nik, being proposed to unexpectedly in front of 45,000 people on the Jumbotron at Dodgers Stadium– a nightmare for most people, but especially so when Nik has only dated this guy for five months and is most certainly not in love with him. Enter our hero, Carlos (who you might remember from The Wedding Date!), who manages to rescue Nik from the camera […]

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ARC Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Posted June 7, 2018 by Madalyn / 4 Comments
ARC Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

 How do you write a coherent review for a book that was endlessly more delightful than you could ever have hoped? The Kiss Quotient is an example of a book that perfectly delivers on an excellent premise (and an amazing cover, let’s be honest). The characters are what make this romance stand out. Stella, our heroine, is an econometrician who hires a male escort, Michael, to teach her the ins and outs of dating. I always love romances with STEM heroines! Stella unashamedly loves math, mathematical puzzles, and her job– I love that she’s unapologetic in the things she’s passionate about. Plus, Stella is autistic, and this representation is #ownvoices. I loved reading from the perspective of a neurodivergent main […]

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Review: I See You by Clare Mackintosh | #ARCAugust

Posted August 17, 2017 by Madalyn / 2 Comments
Review: I See You by Clare Mackintosh | #ARCAugust

 I See You is definitely one of the better thrillers I’ve read in a while. I don’t know why it took me so long to get around to this book, but I’m so glad I finally did, because I forgot how much I love mystery/thrillers! I don’t think I can say much without this review getting spoilery, so I’ll just focus on what the book did well and what I think it could improve on. This book primarily follows a woman named Zoe Walker, who lives in London and who, one day on her commute, sees a photo of herself in a classified ad in the newspaper for a website called FindTheOne.com. She begins monitoring the classifieds section and soon […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen

Posted December 21, 2016 by Christy / 3 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR. christy’s waiting on why i’m waiting Read that summary, it sounds freaking amazing and just like my type of read! What book are you waiting on this week?

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