THE SWEETEST OBLIVION (Made #1) by DANIELLE LORI

‘Whiskey and flame. Sleepless nights. Tattooed skin, white t-shirts, and rough hands. Love and lust and happiness. He was everything.’

Forbidden romance
Intense sexual tension
Angst aplenty
Suspense
Danger
Passion
A Mafia Anti-hero
Sizzling hot chemistry and a dangerous attraction! 

Gritty, passionate, suspenseful, and utterly compelling, The Sweetest Oblivion it all! With a slow burn that was on point! We always say a slow burn makes that passionate fire even more intense and hotter when it finally takes hold. We loved this book, and we just know this will be one wickedly addictive series!

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THE SWEETEST OBLIVION (Made #1) by DANIELLE LORI

A LONG WAY BACK (Unfinished Business #2) by BARBARA ELSBORG

5 resounding stars!!!

‘Happiness was being in each other’s arms. Happiness was a hand held, a kiss given, a smile shared, a joke told.’

Barbara Elsborg is without question our -go-to Author- when we are in the mood for an MM romance, not only is she a magnificent and unique storyteller, her passion, vivid imagery, and the way she makes us truly feel every emotion, is second to none. A Long Way Back is a testament to this and once again she wowed us! To be able to weave humour into a devastating storyline and create characters with such depth that we feel a part of them, is utterly astounding.

We can sit here for hours and wax lyrical on why and how much we love Barbara Elsborg’s writing. She makes us laugh, she makes us cry and she has us completely compelled every single time we pick up a new book by her. When we say that there really isn’t many Authors like her for making us feel so emotionally invested in mm romance, it’s because of how much we love and stand by her work.

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A LONG WAY BACK (Unfinished Business #2) by BARBARA ELSBORG

LIKE YOU LOVE ME (Honey Creek #1) by ADRIANA LOCKE

‘I was finally right where I wanted to be – on the precipice of acquiring everything I ever wanted.
So why does it feel like I’m about to lose something in the process? And why does that hurt so damn much?’

Sweet, swoony and a little saucy. If you’re looking to escape into low angst, friends to lovers marriage of convenience romance with a small-town setting, then Like You Love Me, the first book in the Honey Creek series by Adriana Locke might be just the ticket to make your heart flutter.

Set in Honey Creek, Tennessee we meet an array of quirky characters, including Holden's sweet Pap with his corny jokes. We were caught up in the small-town gossip and tall tales and look forward to Sophie’s supportive sister Liv’s story and her protective womanising brother, Jobe’s story. We do love small-town romance and the townsfolk of Honey Creek have stolen our hearts!

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LIKE YOU LOVE ME (Honey Creek #1) by ADRIANA LOCKE

ONLY ONCE by ASHLEY MUNOZ

“Honey, the best kind of love story happens when we don’t feel lovable, when we feel ugly and bruised, like the reject of the pile. That’s when that shit sneaks up and bites the hell out of you.”

Only Once by Ashley Munoz is a beautiful and emotional second chance romance which we read from cover to cover, in one sitting. It had so many elements which we love in our romance. A single parent with two gorgeous kiddies, hot movie star, and angst…a lot of ANGST! As our first taste of this Author’s stories, it was wonderful, our hearts were fully invested in the ups and downs of Bexley and Ryan’s soul mate love.

So, if you are a reader like us who loves a lot of angst and swoon-worthy romances, Only Once is absolutely for you! Great chemistry, wonderful characters and the heat was scorching when it really counted. A journey of love, heartbreak, forgiveness, and redemption, it certainly ticked all the boxes for us and we will definitely be reading more from Ashley Munoz.

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ONLY ONCE by ASHLEY MUNOZ

THE THINGS WE LEAVE UNFINISHED by REBECCA YARROS

An epic and beautifully emotional love story within a love story. Be sure to add this book to your TBR'S!

"That’s the kind of love that stories are written about, Georgia. The kind that makes people believe it has to be out there for them, too."

There's a saying - 'write what you know' and when it comes to military stories with pure heart-driven emotion, Rebecca Yarros really knows how to put her heart and soul into her stories. Something which is evident in The Things We Leave Unfinished - an emotional and exquisitely told love story within a love story. Faultlessly shifting her worlds between the horrors of WWII and present time. This is a book that was made to be brought to life with its spectacular imagery - this book needs to be made into a movie!  

The flow from past to present was effortless. The emotion gripping from start to finish -  our hearts feeling as though they'd just been in the middle of a battle. Insane chemistry, sublime writing, a beautiful legacy and heartfelt memories, searing love, painful loss and twists that sent us reeling. All these elements added up to one beautifully moving and unforgettable read.

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THE THINGS WE LEAVE UNFINISHED by REBECCA YARROS

MUCH ADO ABOUT YOU by SAMANTHA YOUNG

‘He looked at me like a guy who wanted everything. It was seductive, compelling, and despite all my concerns about how a relationship might derail me from working out my future plans, I couldn’t deny myself him anymore.’

Much Ado About You by Samantha Young is the most wonderful feel-good romance. It had us transported to a sleepy village on the English coast. We could smell the salty sea air, and the fish and chips dinners, whilst we read with a perma-smile on our faces. Really, it doesn’t get better than a bookworm heroine leaving her life in Chicago behind, flying cross the pond and renting a book shop, all the while falling in love with a bearded luscious farmer. No question about it, the picturesque and vividly written setting was a whole character just on its own.

Much Ado About You was just what we needed; a real comfort read indulgence. We didn’t just fall in love with Evie and Roane; we fell in love with the village, the people living there and the beautiful setting. We felt like we knew everyone who lived there and had our own bar stool in The Anchor pub, ordering ‘our usual’ and settling in for the evening for the daily craic. We really do hope there’s more to come from the good people of Alnster!

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MUCH ADO ABOUT YOU by SAMANTHA YOUNG

STILL STANDING (Wild West Series MC #1) by KRISTEN ASHLEY

“Let me deal with the cloud. You need to know, I’ll tell you. Until then, darlin’, my meaning in life is, you live in the sunshine.”

This wild ride was packed with drama and heat. It had us chuckling out loud and Buck had us swooning all over the pages. Kristen Ashley has a knack for writing those yummy-licious and manly, but unapologetic heroes, the men with a capital M in every way that counts. West “Buck” Hardy, president of the Aces High MC certainly makes no excuses for who he is and how he goes about taking what he wants. As always the brotherhood and loyalty shone brightly as did the protection and the fierce way these bikers love. This series is EXCITING and we can’t wait for more, and to all of you who re-read KA of old as much as we do. you will fall in luuuurveeeee!!!

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STILL STANDING (Wild West Series MC #1) by KRISTEN ASHLEY

WRECKED PALACE (Wrecked #3) by CATHERINE COWLES

‘We barely knew each other; had only kissed. Yet somehow, it felt as if I’d known Griffin for a lifetime. That he could see inside every nook and cranny of my soul. And with that knowledge and vision came the potential for devastating hurt….’

Wrecked Palace is a story of betrayal, loss, love and family. With  Griffin Lockwood, Caelyn O’Connor and the ‘tiny terrors’ completely stealing our hearts. This really was a story of sacrifice and immeasurable love. The children Will, Mia and Ava entertained us and seized our heart - Griffin and Caelyn captivated us with their selflessness and giving souls and their moving love story.

Watching the trust, friendship and relationship develop between Griffin, who had lost everything when his family died under tragic circumstances when he was very young develop was written with so much care and devotion to the characters, we couldn’t help but fall in love and become invested in their story. At times on the edge of our seat, other times with tears in our eyes and an ache in our hearts, we were equally swooning and smiling.

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WRECKED PALACE (Wrecked #3) by CATHERINE COWLES

THE INVITATION by VI KEELAND

LIVE EARLY!! Be prepared to SWOON!!

“Do you feel scared right now?” he whispered.
“More than ever.”
He smiled. “Good.”

Oh swoooooon, The Invitation by Vi Keeland was just pure soulmate romance entwined in second chances, heartbreak, and angst. We loved the storyline, it was cheeky, emotional, and beautiful, with a hero who was to die for, pure lusciousness. Hudson…. sigh Hudson will steal your heart with his romantic ways, his wonderful bond with his daughter and the emotions he wears on his sleeves when revelations shake the ground beneath him. This story is one of fate guiding love, perseverance and overcoming lies and deception as well as making your dreams come true.

If you love strong characters, a slow-burn swoony romance and for your emotions to be tested in heartbreak and angst, then The Invitation is definitely for you. Vi Keeland wrote a wonderful soulmate love which kept us reading from the first page to the last with a smile on our face, an extra beat in our pulse and a tear in our eye. 

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THE INVITATION by VI KEELAND

A VERY FRIENDLY VALENTINE’S DAY by KAYLEY LORING

Another winner from Kayley Loring! Check out our Review and Exclusive Excerpt! Be quick and grab this fabulously fun and flirty read for only 99c/77p!

'There's the flash of awareness, the darkness and the nothingness, and then there's just Birdie, calling me home.'

Well, weren't we just eagerly anticipating this book! After falling head over heels in love with A Very Bossy Christmas (one of our Top reads of 2020). We were suitably teased with Declan's brother, Hollywood actor Eddie's friendship with Birdie Beckett, the Archivist for the Getty, in and couldn't wait for this book! Once again, we've fallen in love with a Kayley Loring romance. A Very Friendly Valentine's Day, was a sweet, sexy, and very funny friends to lover's rom-com. A hot Hollywood actor and a beautiful, sweet nerdy girl. Talk about swoon, and we loved it!

There was so much to love about this story. The train trip provided the perfect vehicle (pardon the pun) for their relationship, the text messages between Eddie and Birdie were an absolute hoot, as was the banter between Eddie and his brother Declan and their Irish cousins. The comedic timing blended beautifully with the romance of the story and the passion provided many Kindle fanning moments.

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A VERY FRIENDLY VALENTINE’S DAY by KAYLEY LORING