Undine Reads

Reviews Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Tag: body positive

November 1, 2021

A Certain Appeal by Vanessa King

This is a fast-paced, super cute retelling that’s just as much about finding or rediscovering your confidence, battling the self-defeating demons in your head as it is about meet-cutes and HEAs.

October 28, 2021

The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams

THE FASTEST WAY TO FALL by Denise Williams is a diverse contemporary romance. Warning that this isn’t your typical lighthearted romcom – characters deal with eating disorders and drug addiction. But the author handles these serious topics with a lot of skill and sensitivity plus weaves in lots of humor and steam.

August 2, 2021

If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy

If the Shoe Fits features a fashion-conscious, plus-size woman who calls out the industry for its lack of options for plus size women and is determined to find happiness and success.

June 8, 2021

Deadly Delights

Deadly Delights, the second book in the A Bookish Baker Mystery by Laura Jensen Walker, is a solid entry. Mystery writer, cancer survivor, and dog mom Teddie St. John enters her small town’s baking contest. Only to have the head judge turn up dead – bludgeoned with Teddie’s heirloom rolling pin.

February 1, 2021

Killer Content

Killer Content is the first in a new cozy mystery series. Odessa from a small Louisiana town is catsitting for the summer in her aunt’s swanky NYC apartment. To earn money, Odessa is a server at Untapped Books & Café, a Brooklyn bookstore, and cafe.

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