Contemporary Romance

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Make Me Fall

In this delightful book from Sara Rider, Nora is having trouble adjusting to her new life as a chemistry professor at a small college in Washington State. Newly divorced and far away from everyone she knows, she’s having trouble making friends and decides to join a bookclub full of hateful women o ...

D
A Gift from Tiffany's

Melissa Hill’s A Gift from Tiffany’s begins when Ethan Greene buys a beautiful diamond ring at Tiffany’s for Vanessa, his girlfriend. At the same time, Gary Knowles, picking up a pair of cufflinks for himself, realizes he’s forgotten to get his girlfriend Rachel a Christmas present. So he bu ...

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Love in Catalina Cove

Brenda Jackson opens a brand-new series set in Louisiana with Love in Catalina Cove. Vashti Alcindor has escaped her three year old marriage to Scott Zimmons – a marriage that in Vashti’s opinion lasted two years too long, given Scott is a compulsive liar who’s been cheating on her for ages ...

B
Beautiful Sinner

The Devil's Rock series deals with inmates of the federal prison system or their family members on the outside, and is now on its fifth instalment. Each can be read as a standalone romance though there are connections between the characters across the different books. In the previous novel, Beautifu ...

B+
Got it Bad

Christi Barth wraps up her Bad Boys Gone Good series with Got it Bad, the third story about three brothers who've ended up in a witness protection program. You'd benefit from reading the first two books in order to obtain a more thorough background of how they got from big city Chicago to small town ...

B
Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane

Ex-marine, ex-alcoholic, sniper and former undercover California cop Aiden Mannion, whose homeland security job at the Port Authority has resulted in a gunshot wound to his leg and the death of his partner, is the walking wounded in multiple ways.  Off on a holiday season fishing trip/convalescence ...

B-
Not Quite Over You

I found myself pleasantly surprised by Not Quite Over You. In the first few chapters, I was convinced it might go from a little too sweet to outright ridiculous, but Ms. Mallery reined it in and delivered a book I can ultimately recommend, provided you’re in the mood for something light and frothy ...

B
As Good as the First Time

K.M. Jackson’s latest romance, As Good as the First Time, features a driven, practical heroine conquering past hurts when she returns to the small town where she had her young heart broken. Naturally, the boy who left her among the walking wounded has grown into a handsome, heroic single dad and w ...

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Double Play

In Double Play, the third book in Maggie Wells' Love Games series, Professor Avery Preston wants a baby, not a relationship, so she turns to a sperm bank. But a data leak at the clinic reveals that her baby’s father is not only someone she knows, but someone she knows intimately: Dominic Mann, ba ...

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Game Changer

A sweet, light, frothy romance, Rachel Reid’s Game Changer starts with the chance meeting of a counter-worker and a hockey player, and follows the relationship that blossoms into love, sex, and a Cinderella comeback season. Kip Grady, smoothie maker extraordinaire, juggles a job working at the ...