Review of The Bride Test

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang. Berkeley. 2019. Read by Emily Woo Zeller. Content Warning for review: Review discusses ableism and internalized ableism within the structure and content of the story, at length. Review discusses sexual and romantic coercion and manipulation at length, and references the general pressure towards compliance that many autistic folks are … Continue reading Review of The Bride Test

Review of Love Spells for the End of the World

Love Spells for the End of the World: A Magical Small Town Romance by Alys Murray. 2019. This is a fun Halloween romp. There are some holiday romances that do a rather light touch with the holiday feels, but this book really leans into the Halloweenness in a way I definitely appreciated. It totally put … Continue reading Review of Love Spells for the End of the World

Fave Valentine’s Day Themed Romances 2019

This post lists my favorite Valentine's Day-themed romances I read since last Valentine's Day's list. I tried 30 romances to get to this list! These recs definitely show my bias towards contemporary romance, but there are romsusp and paranormal romances included as well. I link to reviews where I have written them; and also where … Continue reading Fave Valentine’s Day Themed Romances 2019