A Place in the Sun by R.S. Grey – Review

A Place in the Sun RS GreyA Place in the Sun by R.S. Grey
Publisher: R.S. Grey
Publication Date: October 24, 2016
Genres: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 348
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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2/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
When her mother’s incessant matchmaking hits an all-time high, Georgie Archibald does what any sensible woman would do: she flees the country.

Seeking refuge in the picturesque seaside village of Vernazza, Italy, Georgie’s only plan is to lie low, gorge herself on gelato, and let the wine and waves wash her troubles away… that is until she wakes up in a bed that belongs to the most romantic-looking man she’s ever seen.
Gianluca.
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It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover – Review

It Ends With Us Colleen HooverIt Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: August 2, 2016
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Women’s Fiction, Romance* (I’m going to put this here, but I wouldn’t normally classify it as such. I explain more in my review below.)
Pages: 367
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
4/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
SOMETIMES THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU IS THE ONE WHO HURTS YOU THE MOST

Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up – she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Continue reading

Pasta Wars by Elisa Lorello -Review

 

Pasta Wars Elisa LorelloPasta Wars by Elisa Lorello
Publisher: Adaptive Books
Publication Date: May 3, 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Women’s Fiction, Foodie
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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3/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
Slim, successful, and soon to marry the man of her dreams, Katie Cravens is leading the life she always wanted. As the face and CEO of Pasta Pronto, a Carbs for the Calorie-Conscious line of frozen food, Katie chooses to live life like one of her Continue reading

Truly, Madly by Heather Webber – Review

Truly Madly Heather WebberTruly, Madly by Heather Webber
Series: Lucy Valentine #1
Publisher: St. Martin’s
Publication Date: February 2, 2010
Genres: Mystery, Paranormal, Cozy, Women’s Fiction
Pages: 305
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Source: Purchased
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4/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
Lucy Valentine is as smart as can be, as single as you can get, and so not qualified to run a matchmaking service. But when her parents temporarily step down from the family business, Valentine, Inc., it’s Lucy’s turn to step up and help out—in the name of love.

Plus, her rent is due.

Here’s the problem: Lucy doesn’t have the knack for matchmaking. According to family legend, Continue reading

Next to You by Daisy Prescott – Review

Next To You Daisy PrescottNext to You by Daisy Prescott
Publication Date: July 6, 2016
Publisher: Daisy Prescott
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Romantic Comedy
Pages: 205
Format: Ebook
Source: Purchased
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4/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
“If you want to date me, all you need to do is say the word. I’d never let you go.”

I added Sage to my rugby club’s annual list of women who are off limits thinking I could protect her from the gorillas I play with. Aspen’s a small town in the off season when the dating pool shrinks to the size of a Continue reading

Forever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid – Review

Forever Interrupted Taylor Jenkins ReidForever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Publication Date: July 9, 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Women’s Fiction
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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5/5 Stars

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Synopsis:
Have you ever heard of supernovas? They shine brighter than anything else in the sky and then fade out really quickly, a short burst of extraordinary energy. I like to think you and Ben were like that . . . in that short time, you had more passion than some people have in a lifetime.

Elsie Porter is an average twentysomething and yet what happens to her is anything but ordinary. On a rainy New Year’s Day, she heads out to pick up a pizza for one. She isn’t expecting to see anyone else in the shop, much less the adorable and charming Ben Ross. Their chemistry is instant

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Beard Science by Penny Reid – Review

 

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Series: Winston Brothers #3
Publisher: Cipher-Naught
Publication Date: October 11th, 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Romantic Comedy
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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5/5 Stars

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Make a deal with the devil and you might get what you want, but will it be what you need?

Jennifer Sylvester wants one thing, and that one thing is NOT to be Tennessee’s reigning Banana Cake Queen. Ever the perpetual good Continue reading

Meet the Blogger

Hello! My name is Kari and I am addicted to reading. I’ve been a book lover all my life and wanted to share that love with others.

So you might be thinking, there are so many blogs already, why start one? I know, I know. The blogging world is over-saturated with about every type of blog you can think of. But you know what, that’s okay. One of the reasons I wanted to start this blog, is because I have found that some people can be judgmental about certain genres. I have especially noticed this in the past couple of years since my taste in books has evolved, grown, and changed.

I find this judgment occurs particularly when referring to the young adult or romance genres. For some reason, some people think if you are past the age of 20 and still enjoy reading young adult novels, than you are not “intellectual” enough. That pertains to Continue reading