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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

Nothing Special (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Nothing Special (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: Nothing Special: Nothing Special Series, Book 1 Author: A.E. Via and Aiden Snow (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: May 14th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detective Cashel “Cash” Godfrey is big, tattooed, and angry so people typically keep their distance. He’s fresh out of the police…
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Prince of Killers (Kirstin’s Review)

Prince of Killers (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Prince of Killers: A Fog City Novel Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Layla Reyne Release Date: June 10th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Suspense Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: No indiscriminate killing. No collateral damage. No unvetted targets. These are the rules Hawes Madigan lives by. Rules that make being Fog City’s Prince of Killers bearable. Soon,…
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Kiss Me Again (Kirstin’s Review)

Kiss Me Again (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Kiss Me Again Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: June 7th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 227 pages Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tree surgeon Aidan Drummond is content with his own company. He works alone, and lives alone, and it doesn’t occur to him to want anything else until a life-changing accident lands…
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Trial & Error (Kirstin’s Review)

Trial & Error (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Trial & Error: Trials of Love Book One Author: D.K. Sutton Publisher: D.K. Sutton Release Date: June 1st, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 201 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Jake Taylor finds himself in the middle of a custody battle with his soon-to-be ex-wife, he realizes he already knows one of her hotshot city lawyers. Intimately.…
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The Scarecrow & George C (Kirstin’s Review)

The Scarecrow & George C (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Scarecrow & George C Author: Mia Kerick Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: June 3rd, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: High school senior Van Liss is barely human. He thinks of himself as a scarecrow—ragged and unnerving, stuck, and destined to spend his life cold and alone. If he ever had…
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The Reluctant Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

The Reluctant Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Reluctant Husband (Goddess-Blessed Book 2) Author: Eliot Grayson Publisher: Smoking Teacup Books Release Date: June 7th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Regency Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Disowned, disgraced, and with nowhere to turn, Tom Drake is willing to barter anything — even himself — for a reprieve from starvation and despair. Years spent lying to protect his…
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The Haunted Bedchamber (Kirstin’s Review)

The Haunted Bedchamber (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Haunted Bedchamber: A Gothic Paranormal Romance (Read by Candlelight Book 4) Author: Gillian St. Kevern Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 1st, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Gothic Page Count: 136 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Wiremu’s not come halfway across the world to be stopped by a ghost. Summoned from New Zealand by his tyrannical grandfather, Wiremu…
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Arctic Wild (Kirstin’s Review)

Arctic Wild (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Arctic Wild: An Alaska Romance (Frozen Hearts Book 2) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: June 3rd, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 400 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When a plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness, the best place to land is in the arms of a younger man… Hotshot attorney Reuben Graham has finally…
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String Boys (Kirstin’s Review)

String Boys (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: String Boys Author: Amy Lane Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 28th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, New Adult Page Count: 350 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seth Arnold learned at an early age that two things in life could make his soul soar—his violin and Kelly Cruz. In Seth’s uncertain childhood, the kindness of the Cruz family, especially…
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The Color of Summer (Kirstin’s Review)

The Color of Summer (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Color of Summer Author: Anna Martin Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 28th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 240 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tattoo artist Max Marshall races into his hometown of Sweetwater, West Virginia—and is promptly pulled over for speeding. Max’s luck isn’t all bad, though, because he recognizes the deputy, Tyler Reed, Max’s…
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The Hate You Drink (Kirstin’s Review)

The Hate You Drink (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Hate You Drink Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: BlueHeart Press Release Date: May 22nd, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 295 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Erik Keston, son of the Keston Real Estate empire, knows what it takes to be successful. Despite his inherent wealth, he holds his own. He works hard, he’s grounded, he’s brilliant. He’s…
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Adam Only (Kirstin’s Review)

Adam Only (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Adam Only (Those Other Books Book 2) Author: Roe Horvat Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: May 30th, 2019 Genre(s): Erotica, Romance Page Count: 128 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: On stage, Adam lets his passion drive him. All his secret desires, everything nasty, dirty, and beautiful flows freely through him, for once in harmony. His soul…
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Fire and Agate (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Fire and Agate (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: Fire and Agate Author: Andrew Grey and Greg Tremblay (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 18th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Carlisle Deputies Novel When Chris Anducci is moved off jail duty and into the sheriff’s office, he doesn’t expect his first assignment to be…
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