Review: “The Honey-Don’t List” by Christina Lauren

Happy Monday, friends! (Can a Monday be happy anymore? Was it ever happy? Anyway.) I’m back after a small holiday hiatus! In an attempt to try to get as close to my Goodreads reading goal (100 books!) as possible, I decided it to pick up new adult romances, which I usually read so quickly. So over the weekend, I borrowed this book from the library and managed to finish it. Shocker, I know. I didn’t think I’d do it.

Content warning: verbal abuse, gaslighting

This review may contain *spoilers.*

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ARC Review: “Temporary Wife Temptation” by Jayci Lee

A huge thank you to Harlequin Romance for giving me a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I can’t quite remember when I first picked up a Harlequin romance novel. I remember seeing them on my aunt’s bookshelf when I was younger, but just looking at the covers made me really embarrassed. (Hello, yes, I was an innocent child.) But with this wave of new adult romance, I’m very much into reading the romance novels that interest so of course I had a keen eye on this book!

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ARC Review: “The Widow of Rose House” by Diana Biller

It’s been a while, friends! And I’m so sorry for that. September has been a busy month at work and along with some personal things happening lately, my blog has been on the back burner. However, I am here! And I’m ready to tell you how much I loved The Widow of Rose House!

huge thanks to St. Martin’s Griffin for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

Content warning: flashbacks of physical abuse

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I Started Reading NA Romance… (+ Mini Reviews)

Hi, friends! I’m writing up this blog post because it really hits my fancy. While I’m still devouring YA to no end (seriously, I am still waiting on Sorcery of Thorns as an audiobook from my library. Does this mean I should read my physical copy? LOL), I’ve dove into a fair amount of NA (New Adult) romance these past few weeks.

I turned 30 this year, and while I continually adore YA, my pull to NA lately made me wonder why. Not that I need to justify what I’m reading, but I think it comes down to me not finding these books when I was younger. I think back then I simply didn’t know where to look or how to go about looking (and hello, religion, for twisting my thoughts about certain things).

Anyway, I want to share the recent NA books I’ve been reading and supply some (very small) reviews for them.

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Review: “Comeback: A K-pop Novel” by Lyn Ashwood & Rachel Rose

A huge thank you to the authors for reaching out and offering me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book.

I have to admit I’m not deep into the K-pop scene. Maybe if I were younger and BTS (lol) had come around then like they are now, then perhaps yes. I had my moments when I was in high school though. Yet being Korean made me want to review this book and give it honest criticism as the book is written by two white women.

Content warning(s): depression, grief, mentions of suicide, death of a loved one

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