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Articles / March 5, 2020

Fake Bride Wanted Fake Bride Wanted by Holly Rayner is 99c at Amazon! This is a contemporary romance released last week and seems to be bursting with catnip. Royalty! Fake relationships! Characters with history! It has a 4.1-star rating on Goodreads and has really positive reviews. Julian Meijer is a man who has everything—almost. A billionaire bachelor, and the youngest, hottest member of a long line of Dutch nobility, there’s just one thing that eludes him: the Meijer Ruby, a priceless family heirloom that’s been lost for generations. After a tip-off leads him to the vaults of an ancient bank, Julian thinks his quest for the ring is over, but a revelation stops him in his tracks: in order to inherit it, he must use it to propose to his future bride! Shelby Bright has loved Julian since their schooldays together, but the two haven’t spoken in fifteen years. When a new job role lands her working at his company, she’s hoping only that he’ll remember who she is. Little does she know, he has much bigger plans in store for her! It’s not long before Julian presents his offer: a sham marriage, in exchange for a cash sum large enough to…

Big Girl Pill by KD Williamson
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Articles / March 5, 2020

A- Big Girl Pill by KD Williamson December 3, 2019 · Dirt Road Books Contemporary RomanceLGBTQIARomance CW: Homophobia, racism, toxic family, disordered eating Big Girl Pill is the first book I’ve picked up in a long time where I didn’t bother to read the blurb before diving in. Even though the cover doesn’t do it for me, I wasn’t concerned because I’ve enjoyed KD Williamson’s other books (she’s most known for a series where she pairs up doctors and police officers, which is like catnip for many an f/f romance reader). Happily, Big Girl Pill lived up to all my expectations and then some. In addition to delivering a satisfying romance, it does an excellent job of showing that you don’t have to keep toxic people in your life, no matter who they are. Maya had had a massive crush on her best friend in college. Everything came crashing down two years ago after the single time they’d slept together, when Nina’s harsh words the following day poisoned their friendship. Maya kept up a superficial connection with Nina after college because they’d meant too much to each other before the incident for Maya to end it altogether, and now she’s…