Publisher: NAL Trade

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Jun 03
{Review} Two of Hearts by @Christina_Lee04 @SignetEclipse

{Review} Two of Hearts by @Christina_Lee04 @SignetEclipse

Two of Hearts is a standalone new adult romance by Christina Lee. I have read, and totally loved, a handful of books in Christina Lee’s new adult Between Breaths series. This book had a different vibe to it. It works great as a standalone as well. I really enjoyed this second chance romance between Shane and Dakota, and I loved the insight it gave me into the Native American and reservation culture. That is not a culture that I have explored much before, and it was cool to see it incorporated in this new adult contemporary. Dakota’s father ran a successful casino in her community, so when he died the casino fell to her and her mother. The problem is that her mother is 100% dutch and Dakota is 50% dutch. Some members of the Native American community saw this as a betrayal of sorts and had an issue with “an outsider” running such a profitable community business. I thought this was an interesting point of drama and strife in… Read more »

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Dec 08
{Review} When We Met by @ALJacksonauthor @MollySMcAdams @AuthorTiffany King @Christina_Lee04 @BerkleyRomance

{Review} When We Met by @ALJacksonauthor @MollySMcAdams @AuthorTiffany King @Christina_Lee04 @BerkleyRomance

Yes! Thank you New Adult gods for more anthology books like When We Met! This is my very favorite kind of anthology. When we met is an anthology that follows 4 college roommates. Each of the stories is the story of how one of the ladies met their great guy. And the stories happen sequentially. So, for example, the third story is Courtney’s tale, and in it you will find reference to Misha and her guy, Darren as well as Indy and her beau Kier. Each of the roommates kind of dance around in the background of their friends stories and I love watching different authors simultaneously create their own story and characters, while working flawlessly with other authors stories and weaving them into the background of their story. It makes reading anthologies so much more fun, in my opinion. Instead of a collection of sometimes disjointed feeling stories, the common household creates a bond and theme for the book. I don’t even know that I can pick a favorite story…. Read more »

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