Tag: 4.5 stars
Painted Devils (2023)
Margaret Owen. 4.5 stars. (9781250191908). Vanja accidentally creates a cult and a god. Emeric shows up to investigate to only then be claimed as a virgin sacrifice.
Georgie, All Along (2023)
Kate Clayborn. 4.5 stars (9781496737298). After losing her job, Georgie returns home to help a friend but also embarks on accomplishing a bucket list she created when she was younger.
Spells for Forgetting (2022)
Adrienne Young. 4.5 stars (9780593358511). August returns to the island he grew up to bury his mother’s ashes and where he was accused but never charged of murder.
Romance Interlude 3.2
Mini Reviews: The Tyrant Alpha’s Rejected Mate (2021), Stone Cold Notes (2021), More Than Lies (2018), and Royal Elite 1-3 (2019-2020)
The Casanova (2021)
T.L. Swan. 4.5 stars. (B08X472VK3). Elliot and Kate despise each other but feelings start to change when he spies a women in a red net ball dress at work.
Anne of Manhattan (2021)
Brina Starler, 4.5 stars, (9780063020740). A modern retelling of Anne of Green Gables that focuses on Anne in graduate school and Gilbert’s reappearance in her life.
A Thousand Steps into Night (2022)
Traci Chee. 4.5 stars. (9780358469988). After being cursed by a demon, Miuko must seek help to maintain her humanity before she becomes a demon.
The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea (2022)
Axie Oh. 4.5 stars. (9781250780867). To save her brother and his beloved, Mina sacrifices herself to the Sea God.
Romance Interlude 3.1
Mini Reviews: Before Girl (2018); Runaway Groom (2018); Break Up With Him, For Me (2021)
The Bone Shard Emperor (2021)
Andrew Stewart. 4.5 stars. (9780356514994). Lin scrambles to strengthen the relationship between the throne and the islands as an army of constructs threaten her rule.