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Reading has become such a huge part of my life as an adult. I love the escape, but I also try to take something from each story for myself. I am a lover of words. I love dialogue. I love a slow burn and a happy ever after.

Favorite Authors: Garrett Leigh, Amy Lane, Mary Calmes, Lane Hayes, T.J. Klune, Roan Parrish, N.R. Walker, Cara Dee, Anyta Sunday

Spellbound (Kirstin’s Review)

Spellbound (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan Book 1) Author: Allie Therin Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: July 29th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Historical Page Count: 243 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: To save Manhattan, they’ll have to save each other first… 1925 New York Arthur Kenzie’s life’s work is protecting the world from the supernatural relics that could destroy it.…
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Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Ramen Assassin Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 25th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Multicultural Page Count: 216 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and wondering how the hell he ended up back in…
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Princes of the Universe (Kirstin’s Review)

Princes of the Universe (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Princes of the Universe (Crazy Little Thing #1) Author: Serene Franklin Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 19th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 212 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Eli I’m bad at love. I’m bad at many things, but love is so far down the list that it would be funny if it weren’t so tragic.…
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Come Play (Kirstin’s Review)

Come Play (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Come Play: An Erotica Charity Anthology Author: Quin Perin, Sara Dobie Bauer, Luna David, Lynn Van Dorn, Emma Jaye, T.S. McKinney, E.M. Denning, T.M. Chris, A.G. Carothers, K.C. Wells Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 11, 2019 Genre(s): Erotica Page Count: 461 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Watch and Learn if the Coach’s Little Kitten can be…
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Close to Home (Kirstin’s Review)

Close to Home (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Close to Home (Sawyer’s Ferry #4) Author: Cate Ashwood Publisher: Cate Ashwood Release Date: June 11th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Witt: I excelled at two things: systems engineering and going completely unnoticed. The engineering took work and determination. The invisibility came naturally. Until one day, the wrong person noticed me. Battered and broken,…
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Embracing His Syn (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Embracing His Syn (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: Embracing His Syn: Nothing Special Series, Book 2 Author: A.E. Via and Aiden Snow (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: June 4th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sergeant Corbin “Syn” Sydney had dedicated his life to becoming the best detective. So when he heard there was an…
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Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Nine Small Sips (Tales of Bryant #2) Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 108 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life for Isamu Taylor is now a Cinderella story that includes a Manhattan loft, a new position in the hottest LGBT film production company in New York City, and…
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I Wished for You (Kirstin’s Audio review)

I Wished for You (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: I Wished for You Author: Colette Davison and Piers Ryman (Narrator) Publisher: Colette Davison Release Date: June 6th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Three wishes. Seb wants to be happy. Matt wants to find ‘the one.’ Connor wants them. Two drunken kisses. Seb didn’t plan to kiss…
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On Shaky Ground (Kirstin’s Review)

On Shaky Ground (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: On Shaky Ground Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 14th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Short read Page Count: 83 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Martin Graham built his business from the ground up with hard work and intuition. Due to a degenerative eye disease, he’s learned to rely on his other senses to feel out…
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The Cat Burglar (Kirstin’s Review)

The Cat Burglar (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Cat Burglar (Agents of C.L.A.W. #3) Author: Jane Wallace-Knight Publisher: Siren-BookStrand, Inc. Release Date: June 4th 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Mystery Word Count: 40,540 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cat burglar, and cheetah shifter, Kit Rutherford was used to doing things alone. Seeing himself as a modern day Robin Hood, stealing from the corrupt to feed…
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Tortilla Pie (Kirstin’s Review)

Tortilla Pie (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Tortilla Pie: A Recipe for Romance Author: Rick R. Reed Publisher: RCubed Books Release Date: May 28th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Short read Page Count: 32 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Anderson, homeless on the streets of Seattle, first spies Josh, a volunteer at TeenCare, he immediately falls for him, even though TeenCare forbids client/volunteer interaction. Anderson…
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Raze (Kirstin’s Review)

Raze (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Raze Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 316 pages Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes the walls we build to save ourselves have to come tumbling down. For the last ten years, Huey has built his life around his sobriety. If that means he doesn’t…
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