By Tqwana B. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Romance takes a bit of a back seat in this final installment in Alyssa Cole’s Loyal League series. And that is not a bad thing. It is the slowest of slow burns, focused more on the individuals loving themselves while gradually falling for each other. The … Continue reading REVIEW: AN UNCONDITIONAL FREEDOM by Alyssa Cole
By Tqwana B. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can finally break out the Christmas Playlist, and my favorite part of the season – holiday romances! Okay, second favorite, because presents! *Sings It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year* We’re just going to pretend that I didn’t start decorating 2 weeks ago… My list … Continue reading Give Love on Christmas Day…with Book Recs!
By Tqwana B. Valentine’s Day is next week, so every media outlet is trotting out their hot take on romance novel ‘guilty pleasures.’ Guilty? Excuse me?? ‘Tis the season, I guess. Many, if not all, will probably be snarky, condescending, and dismissive in tone. God forbid that positive, women-centered literature should be taken seriously. It’s … Continue reading How Romance Novels Helped Save Me
By Tqwana B. 5 out of 5 stars ★★★★★ ::SLIGHTLY SPOILERY:: Is doing the wrong thing okay if it’s for the right reasons? Is having sympathy for the devil a real possibility? The Lucky Ones will leave you with these questions in mind. The same eerie, mysterious atmosphere as The Headmaster and The Night Mark, … Continue reading REVIEW: THE LUCKY ONES by Tiffany Reisz
By Tqwana B. 3 out of 5 stars ★★★☆☆ The Bittersweet Bride is a fitting title for the romance that unfolds in this novel. It is full of conflict to get to that HEA. Maybe a little too much conflict. There’s the heroine Theo vs. the hero Ewan’s family over ownership of her home Tradenwood. … Continue reading REVIEW: THE BITTERSWEET BRIDE by Vanessa Riley