Undine Reads

Reviews Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Tag: contemporary

May 17, 2021

Happy Endings by Thien-Kim Lam

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.

April 28, 2021

For Batter or Worse by Jenn McKinlay

For Batter or Worse is the 13th enter in Jenn McKinlay’s oh so bingeable cozy Cupcake Bakery Mystery series. The cupcake crew has a lot on their plate – Angie and Tate have a baby on the way, Mel and Joe are just days away from getting married, and Oz is settling into his job as the pastry chef at an exclusive resort while planning the cupcakes for Mel and Joe’s wedding reception.

April 21, 2021

Dial A for Aunties

Dial A for Aunties is an absolute delight – dark humor, reunited lovers, and family ties. It deserves all of the stars.

April 5, 2021

Deadly Editions by Paige Shelton

If you’re looking for a cozy mystery that’s a gentle read with a likable amateur sleuth and bookshop adventures, this is the perfect series. There’s even a bookshop dog for extra cuteness.

March 30, 2021

Fresh Brewed Murder

Fresh Brewed Murder is the first book in a new culinary mystery series. Set in Portland, featuring coffee culture with an engaging amateur sleuth, Fresh Brewed Murder is an exciting modern cozy.

March 22, 2021

Serna Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli

erena Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli is an own voices story told from two points of view. Serena is successful and feels fulfilled except that her friends are all at different stages of their lives – focusing on relationships and children. Serena doesn’t want those.

March 16, 2021

The Dating Plan

The Dating Plan by Sara Desai is a faux to real romance starring the smart and quirky Daisy from The Marriage Game.

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