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Sexy Romances with scary kinks for Halloween
It’s almost Halloween, and the season of spooky comes to an end. I’m going to miss it, but thankfully, there are sexy books to indulge...
October 29, 2021
10 Great Age-Gap Romance Novels
Age-gap romances are a whole category of their own inside the romance genre. I can either eat them up like candy or sneak a peek...
August 23, 2021
Review: Captive in the Underworld by Lianyu Tan
Once in a while, I crave dark romance. Not often, mind. It’s a sudden thirst, and one or two books later it’s already sated. I...
January 14, 2021
Fairy Tale Retellings: King Thrushbeard
King Who? Whenever someone asked me what my favorite fairy tale was, I would answer “King Thrushbeard.” It’s a lesser known little tale that has...
December 16, 2020
Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole
Alyssa Cole’s A Prince on Paper is the third full length novel in her Reluctant Royals series. I loved A Princess in Theory. I loved,...
May 16, 2019
Review: Can’t Escape Love by Alyssa Cole
Can’t Escape Love is a novella in Alyssa Cole’s Reluctant Royals series. It follows Reggie, twin sister of A Duke by Default heroine Portia. Reggie...
May 10, 2019
The Handmaiden: Pornography, Gaslighting, and Uncle Bluebeard
The first time I read Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, I was struck by its beautiful prose. The novel’s adaptation The Handmaiden (2016) achieves something similar...
April 17, 2019
Roadhouse Blues by Malin James
This is a reaction to reading Roadhouse Blues by Malin James, not a review, and as such, it’s messy and as much about myself as...
July 11, 2017
Cupcakes and Bees
This will be a bit of a all-over-the-place kinda post. There will be some legal talk about beekeeping, sinful baking, and some book review quickies....
February 26, 2017
Tiny Beautiful Things: Love Letter to a book that thoroughly gutted me
This isn’t a review. Rather, it’s a love letter to Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed, and also an overdue Thank-You-note. Two years ago, one...
September 15, 2016