Fantasy Romance

B+
Raven Unveiled

Grace Draven has come to be one of my favorite authors since I discovered her book Radiance in 2015. While that will remain as my favorite of her books, Raven Unveiled is another strong offering from the author. While it's technically a standalone, I would definitely recommend reading the other book ...

B+
A Curse of Queens

In A Curse of Queens, book four in Amanda Bouchet's Kingmaker Chronicles, series leads Cat and Griffin make way for Jo and Flynn’s romance to play out, and take on more of a supporting role - though their trials and tribulations make up a large part of this story. The three kingdoms of Thalyria ...

B+
The Stubborn Accomplice

H.L. Day’s The Reluctant Companion was a lot of fun, one of those easy, breezy reads that charmed and intrigued me while its two opposites-attract protagonists stumbled their way into fulfilling a quest and bickered their way into something that might just be love. Book two, The Stubborn Accomplic ...

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The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches do not have a regular meeting place, nor a regular meeting time. They come together in summery gardens, in cozy tea rooms, and in far-flung lands. This is how young Mika Moon was raised. She’s the junior to the group’s flock of senior witches - Aga ...

B-
A Strange and Stubborn Endurance

A Strange and Stubborn Endurance is an enjoyable fantasy romance novel in which an arranged marriage provides the spark for murder, intrigue and political shenanigans. The worldbuilding is solid, with well-developed and detailed societal customs and hierarchies, the protagonists are likeable and the ...

B+
The Reluctant Companion

The first book in a new series by H.L. Day, The Reluctant Companion is a light-hearted fantasy adventure featuring an opposites-attract romance between a snarky farm boy and a handsome charmer who team up – reluctantly, as the title suggests – to undertake a quest, and fall for each other along ...

B+
When a Princess Proposes

When a Princess Proposes is fun, frolicsome, and an easy-breezy read for those who like fantasy romances. Once upon a time, there was a world called Arlen, and in Arlen there were five kingdoms.  Any child born during a spring or autumn lunar-solar eclipse event called The Embrace is automatical ...

B+
Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf is a deliciously sexy take on Little Red Riding Hood that held up pretty well for me. There’s a mansion overlooking the Maine woods and its owner, Wolf Trevelyan, is pretty much the local bogeyman. Rumor has it he killed his first wife on their wedding night, and he’s stayed s ...

B+
A Marvellous Light

Freya Marske’s inventive and impressive début, A Marvellous Light, is an enchanting blend of magic, mystery and romance set in England in 1908, in which a newly-appointed civil servant finds himself suddenly part of a mysterious and fantastical world of deadly curses, spells and secrets.   It ...

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Once More Upon a Time

Once More Upon a Time is a completely captivating, charming and comedic fairy tale novella about what happens after you find what is supposed to be your happily ever after. Imelda is one of the twelve dancing princesses. Contrary to popular belief, she and her sisters had good cause to wear their ...