Reviews by Kristen Donnelly

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Wyoming Cowboy Justice

Grady and Laurel are the Romeo and Juliet of Bent, Wyoming. With each of their respective families caught in a generations-long feud, the two must put aside embedded prejudices to solve a crime. Told in alternating PoVs, Wyoming Cowboy Justice is a tale of two people who have to figure out who they ...

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Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

The writing duo known as Christina Lauren follows up their blockbuster Roomies with Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating, the story of two twentysomethings who vow not to fall in love. Frazzled elementary school teacher and once upon a time wild child Hazel Camille Bradford’s life is a mess o ...

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What I’ve Done

Haley Powell wakes up covered in blood, with no memory of how she got where she is, where the blood came from, or why the boy she likes is lying dead just outside the door. Is the blood all his? Hers? Both? Why is she there? What happened? She’s mentally fuzzy because she’s missed her medication ...

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Brave New Earl

In Brave New Earl, the kick off to a new series, Jane Ashford introduces us to Benjamin Romilly, the Earl of Furness, and Miss Jean Saunders. Benjamin is a widower who has reacted to his wife’s death by cutting himself off entirely from others - definitely emotionally and very nearly physically. T ...

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Pieces of Her

I’d like to show you what I looked like as I read this book. No joke. Y’all, this thing is something else. Set between 2018 and 1986, Pieces of Her is a tale of a mother who would go to any lengths to protect her daughter, a daughter who chafes under her father’s authoritarian rule, ...

C
Bad Reputation

Angst ahoy in Bad Reputation, the latest installment in Stefanie London’s Bad Bachelors series, which revolves around a dating app that rates - you guessed it - bachelors. This book is about Wes Evans, the son of Broadway royalty who is just trying to get his first solo-produced show off the groun ...

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Down With Love

In Down with Love, Charlie Love and Max Henderson are at two opposite ends of the wedding industry. Charlie is a wedding planner, and a damn good one, and Max is a divorce attorney, and a damn good one. They meet when Max’s brother hires Charlie for his wedding and they hate each other immediately ...

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The Governess Game

In The Governess Game, Tessa Dare’s newest installment in her Girl Meets Duke series, Alexandra Mountbatten needs a job. This is convenient because Chase Reynaud needs a governess for his two nieces, who have driven off all acceptable candidates with their various antics. Chase is a duke’s heir, ...

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Bishop

In this kickoff to a new series, Sawyer Bennett introduces us to the NHL’s newest expansion team, the Arizona Vengeance. Owned by a billionaire and coached by a legend, this team is poised to shake-up the league. One of the leaders of said team is co-captain Bishop Scott. Looking to blow off some ...

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Imprisoned by the Greek's Ring

There is a special skill in writing a Harlequin Presents novel. I’ve read enough bad ones to know when there is a diamond in the rough, and everything by Caitlin Crews is exactly that. So soapy it’ll slide off your Kindle, but never tipping into eye-rolling ridiculousness, and boasting grounded ...