The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon. Forever. 2020. This is book one in a new series centering three women who become friends after the live tweeting of a bad date leads to them realizing that they have been all duped by the same guy and confronting him together in public. The beginning of this book … Continue reading Review of The Boyfriend Project
This is a week long readathon going on 2/7/20-2/14-20! It was created by @minareadss and @LucieReads and is right up my alley, as it's romance focused. Here is my TBR for the challenges. I've got several options for each, because I'm a mood reader and that helps me. About half of these are ones I … Continue reading My TBR for #BlackLoveAThon
I want to participate in a few year-long reading challenges in 2020 and the romance book bingo created by Mx M Reads (#RomBkBingo) is one of them! I generally list 4 options for each, so I have choices. This helps me as both a mood reader and as someone whose disability flares impact their reading … Continue reading My 2020 Romance Book Bingo TBR!
Blackathon is a month long readathon hosted by Jesse from Bowties & Books and Lauryn of TheNovelLush. There are reading challenges, Instagram challenges, and Twitter movie watch-a-long, all of the information can be found on their Twitter or in this video. The reading challenges are split into SFF and Contemporary teams, and I'm going to concentrate on the contemporary team … Continue reading My #Blackathon TBR
Wolf Rain by Nalini Singh. Berkeley. 2019. Content Warnings for review: Discussion of ableism and internalized ableism. Discussion of trauma and torture. Note: I do not recommend this book to disabled readers, and recommend particular caution to neurodivergent readers, especially readers with mental illness. So, I finally read my first Psy-Changeling novel. I've read and … Continue reading Review of Wolf Rain
Every New Year by Katrina Jackson. 2019. & Grand Theft N.Y.E, by Katrina Jackson. 2019. Katrina Jackson has given romance readers not one but two New Years romances to close out 2019 and they are both wonderful! Every New Year is an angsty friends to lovers billionaire romance full of pining and heat, and I … Continue reading Double Review: Every New Year and Grand Theft N.Y.E.
Eight Kisses: Eight All-New Tales of Holiday Romance (anthology) edited by Mindy Klasky and Lori Anne Bailey. Peabridge Press 2019. I enjoyed this collection of Chanukah romances! It's a strong collection, with only one story that didn't work for me and many that I really enjoyed. The vast majority of the stories were contemporary, but … Continue reading Review of Eight Kisses
Xeni: A Marriage of Inconvenience by Rebekah Weatherspoon. 2019. I loved this book to pieces. It's one of my favorite romances I've read in 2019, so full of humor, heat and heart, and it just lifted my day up. This is book two in the Loose Ends series, where Weatherspoon gives romances to secondary characters … Continue reading Review of Xeni: A Marriage of Inconvenience
Not Your Backup by CB Lee. Interlude Press. 2019. Content Warnings for review: discusses internalized aro spec and ace spec antagonism Note: I'm reviewing this in conjunction with Purple day for #PrideLibrary19. This book was part of my #PrideLibrary19 TBR and I'm reviewing it on Purple day because it has a gorgeous purple cover! Here is … Continue reading Review of Not Your Backup
I thought I’d do a recommendation list for day 6, which focuses on green covers. All the books on this list are queer; I tried to have a bit of a cross-section, identity-wise. This list definitely shows my bias towards contemporary queer fiction, esp romance, but also includes historical romance, speculative fiction, YA fiction, litfic, … Continue reading #PrideLibrary19 Day 6: Green books