Battle Royal gave me everything I could want – giggles, slow-burn steam, a cat and cakes along with a bit of ugly crying because it broke my heart just a little but the ending more than made up for that.
A Lowcountry Bride is a heartwarming own voices story with likable and relatable characters. It’s about unexpected loss, grieving and taking steps to heal and still having the strength to pursue your dreams.
If you enjoy witty banter, strong competent women, slow burn, fake marriage, oops there’s only one bed romances, How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole is for you.
While promoted as a romance, Happy Endings, Thien-Kim Lam’s debut is also about strong women supporting each other, sex positivity, and what gentrification does to small, minority-owned businesses.
First Comes Like is the third book in Alisha Rai’s Modern Love series. It focuses on Beauty expert and influencer Jia Ahmed.
Emerald Blaze is the fifth book in the Hidden Legacies series. It focuses on the middle sister of the Baylor family, Catalina.
Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade gave me all of the feels and soothed my nerd girl soul in ways that I didn’t realize it was hurting.
How to Catch a Queen is the first book in a new contemporary romance series, Runaway Royals, by Alyssa Cole. A companion to her Reluctant Royals series, the new series shares the same African setting, engaging writing style and steamy tone.