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Lili

I’m a thirty-something Colombian who loves to get lost in a good ol’ Romance.

My favorite tropes are:

-Best friends to lovers
-May/December
-Hurt/comfort/healing
-Opposites attract
-Humor (as long as it’s not slapstick type comedy)

My favorites authors are:

-Lane Hayes
-Santino Hassell
-Kade Boehme
-TJ Klune
-Heidi Cullinan
-NR Walker
-Eli Easton
-Amy Lane
-Keira Andrews
-Nick Pageant
-Annabeth Albert
-Jay Northcote
-Riley Hart/Nyrae Dawn
-Melanie Hansen
-Megan Erickson

Some of my all time favorites stories are:

-The Five Boroughs Series by Santino Hassell
-Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan
-BOATK Series by TJ Klune (anything he writes actually)
-Let’s Hear It For The Boy by TA Webb
-A Kind of Truth by Lane Hayes
-Cyberlove Series by Santino Hassell & Megan Erickson

**Also: HEA a must!

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2016 NetGalley Challenge 80% Professional Reader 2015 Challenge Participant

Desperately Seeking Santa by Eli Easton

Desperately Seeking Santa by Eli Easton

Title: Desperately Seeking Santa Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Self published Release Date: November 22nd 2017 Genre(s): New Adult, Contemporary Romance Page Count: 225 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Journalism student Gabe Martin gets his first professional assignment—to write about a Christmas charity dinner that benefits a children’s home. It sounds like a total snooze-fest until Gabe learns…
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Citywide (Five Boroughs #6)

Citywide (Five Boroughs #6)

Title: Citywide (Five Boroughs, #6) Author: Santino Hassell Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: November 13th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 370 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Anthology can be read as a standalone A record-breaking heatwave engulfs the Five Boroughs, and emotions run as hot as the temperatures. In Rerouted, Chris Mendez is trying to live…
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Reawaken (Under My Skin #2)

Reawaken (Under My Skin #2)

Title: Reawaken (Under My Skin #2) Author: Christina Lee Publisher: Self published Release Date: November 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 232 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Losing his adoring husband shattered Tristan Rogers’s world. For the past few years, he’s been going through the motions, running their dog grooming business while hiding the loneliness he…
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Autoboyography by Christina Lauren (Quickie Review)

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren (Quickie Review)

Title: Autoboyography Author: Christina Lauren Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: September 12th 2017 Genre(s): Young Adult Page Count: 416 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Three years ago, Tanner Scott’s family relocated from California to Utah, a move that nudged the bisexual teen temporarily back into the closet. Now, with one semester of…
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Out (Lili’s Review)

Out (Lili’s Review)

Title: Out Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 19th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 299 apges Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I guess I always figured coming out was something you did for friends and family, and maybe it is, but it’s personal too, you know? The person I was last night is new.…
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Off the Ice (Lili’s Review)

Off the Ice (Lili’s Review)

Title: Off the Ice (Hat Trick, #1) Author: Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 30th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Sports Romance Page Count: 275 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Tristan Holt is nothing if not pragmatic. Despite a flourishing career as a defenseman for the Atlanta Venom, Tristan knows he can’t play hockey…
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Leaning Into Touch (Lili’s Review)

Leaning Into Touch (Lili’s Review)

Title: Leaning Into Touch (Leaning Into Stories, #3) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 5th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 235 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Josh Sheehan is unlucky in love and now… newly unemployed. He’s not sure what to do next, but he’s sure he should give up on romance. Especially after…
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Tender with a Twist (Lili’s Review)

Tender with a Twist (Lili’s Review)

Title: Tender with a Twist (Rainbow Cove #2) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 264 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: One kinky wood carver. One younger chef looking to try new things. A series of lessons that bring both men more than they bargained for… Curtis Hunt has…
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Five Dares (Lili’s Review)

Five Dares (Lili’s Review)

Title: Five Dares Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 2nd 2017 Genre(s): New Adult Page Count: 245 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Andy Tyler has been the class daredevil since middle school. Over the years, he’s convinced his best friend, Jake Masterson, to perform some dangerous-looking stunts with him. But the dare they attempt…
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Living Out Loud (Lili’s Review)

Living Out Loud (Lili’s Review)

Title: Living Out Loud Author: Nyrae Dawn and Christina Lee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: September 8th 2017 Genre(s): New Adult, Contemporary Page Count: 3654 kindle locations Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ben Emerson has lived by his minister father’s rules most of his life. Born into an ultra-conservative church community, he’s finally brave enough to break free…
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Leaning Into Always (Lili’s Review)

Leaning Into Always (Lili’s Review)

Title: Leaning Into Always (Leaning Into Stories, #1.5) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self published Release Date: September 5th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 100 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life is good for Eric Schuster. He owns a highly successful tech company, has a great group of buddies, and he’s about to marry the man of…
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Yanni’s Story (Spencer Cohen, #4)

Yanni’s Story (Spencer Cohen, #4)

Title: Yanni’s Story (Spencer Cohen, #4) Author: by N.R. Walker Publisher: Self Published Release Date: August 27, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 120,000 words Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 2.9 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Yanni Tomaras is kicked out of his family home, his parents’ final words are religious insults and an order to never return. Homeless and desperate, he’s lured…
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Family Man (Lili’s Review)

Family Man (Lili’s Review)

Title: Family Man (2nd Edition) Author: Heidi Cullinan and Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 11th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 206 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes family chooses you. At forty, Vincent “Vinnie” Fierro is still afraid to admit he might be gay—even to himself. It’ll be a problem for his big,…
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The Long and Winding Road (Lili’s Review)

The Long and Winding Road (Lili’s Review)

Title: The Long and Winding Road (Bear, Otter, and the Kid #4) Author: by T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 9th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 346 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Family is not always defined by blood. It’s defined by those who make us whole—those who make us who we are. And…
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