Slow Burn


Summary of Book: When Calla gets a phone call that she’s needed in Alaska, a place she hasn’t been in for twenty plus years, to spend time with her ailing father whom she hasn’t spoken to in ten plus years, she makes the travel but she has no idea that not only will she be […]

Kiss My Cupcake by Helena Hunting

Summary of Book: As two neighborhood shop owners battle for business, they prove opposites attract in this deliciously hilarious rom-com Kiss My Cupcake made me laugh out loud more times than I can count. This is the type of book that I have been dying for because not only is it hilarious but it’s food-themed […]

Heat Stroke by Tessa Bailey

Summary of Book: Marcus “Diesel” O’Shaughnessy is a brash, oversized CrossFit enthusiast while Jamie Prince is a private school teacher with an extremely low tolerance for bullshit. They have three things in common; they’re both lifeguards for the summer, cannot stay away from each other, and both of them have secrets they’re determined to keep. […]

Bring You Back by Malynda Schlegel

Summary of Book: After suffering a great loss, Camille goes back to her hometown of Bellsby with the intent of regaining everything she let go when she left. But picking up where she left off feels impossible when her friends are holding grudges against her for leaving and the only boy she’s ever loved is […]

Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey

Summary of Book: Perfect Bethany Castle wants to take a step away from staging and try her hand at flipping a house from scratch. When no one takes her seriously and a local television show comes to her to film her renovation against her brother’s renovation, Wes, a Texas man with a wicked tongue, volunteers […]

Mixed Match by Mia Heintzelman

Summary of Book: Sophia Kent used to be a badass knife-wielding chef. Nowadays, she’s lucky if she can remember to put on a bra. Between the move to Portland and unpacking boxes, she’s glad there’s only one name on the title. Unfortunately, at the door there’s a gorgeous messenger with a document claiming she’s not […]

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

SUMMARY OF BOOK: Mink and Alex meet in a chat room for movie buffs. Through months of chat exchanges, both are convinced they are destined to be together; if they ever meet. Bailey and Porter meet while working in a museum and instantly hate each other. The only destiny they have is hating each other for […]

An Everyday Hero by Laura Trentham

Summary of Book: After Greer is assigned a veteran to help, she’s not surprised Emmett Lawson, the town’s golden boy, followed his family’s legacy. What leaves her shocked is the shell of a man who believes he doesn’t deserve anyone’s help. A breakthrough with Ally reminds Greer that no one is worth giving up on. […]

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

Summary of Book: Zorie and Lennon are former best friends turned enemies all due to a huge misunderstanding. Once they’re trapped in the wilderness (literally) they begin to unravel what really happened between them and how to fix it. This was an enchanting, friends-to-enemies-to-lovers, story about two lost star mates finding their way back to […]

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett

Summary of Book: When Daniel finds out there is a real-life mystery going on at his place of employment he connects with mystery lover Birdie to not only solve the mystery but to get a second chance that they both want but can’t seem to make happen. This is my third book from Jenn Bennett […]

Bringing Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts #1) by Emma Scott

Summary of Book: She fell for Connor because of his beautiful words of poetry. Something still felt off, but she listened to his words and fell anyway. So, what happens when she finds out that it wasn’t Connor’s words but his bestfriend, Weston’s? The only reason why this isn’t a five star rating is because […]

Hands Down by Mariana Zapata

Summary of Book: Bianca and Zac were childhood bestfriends and meant to be in each others lives forever until one huge misunderstanding tore them apart. Now, ten years later, they come colliding back into each others lives and Zac isn’t letting her get away again. This is one of those books where the second you […]

House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Summary of Book: When Bryce’s bestfriend is brutally murdered, she pairs up with a badass angel to help find the creature responsible for ruining not only Bryce’s life, but many others. “Through love, all is possible.” I’ve read every single one of Sarah J. Maas’s books more than once and House of Earth and Blood […]

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Summary of Book: Skylar and Josh are brought together by working at the Paradise—a quirky motel off California’s Highway 99. Despite their differences, their shared isolation turns into an unexpected friendship and, soon, something deeper. Compelling and ultimately hopeful, this is a powerful examination of love, loss, and resilience Ah, this is one of those […]

Sinner’s Creed by Kim Jones

Summary of Book: After years of fated encounters between Saylor and Dirk, it’s time they both act. Dirk decides that while he has to go travel for his motorcycle club, he’s taking Saylor with him. In the past, she would have declined but this time she’s ready for the ride. Just when the darkness in […]

The Opposite of You by Rachel Higginson

Summary of Book: Vera comes back home with the mindset of using her expensive culinary degree by opening up a food truck catering to late-night drunk crowds. Across the way is Killian Quinn, a Michelin Star chef, who has every food critic in the city wrapped around his too-large fingers. But he’s also pretentious and […]

Jack & Jill Series by Jewel E. Ann

Summary of Books: Four Caskets.Two Bodies.It all started with a boy and a girl—their tragic love story is shared through the eyes of the enemy. Every word fades dreams and shatters memories as life slips away. Jillian needs a Knight, Jessica needs a miracle, and together they need a savior. This is just… pure perfection. […]

Star Crossed by Kele Moon

Summary of Book: Romeo Wellings is a heavyweight UFC fighter with a criminal past and deep family ties to the Italian Mafia. Jules Conner is the only lawyer. a volunteer Sheriff’s deputy, and co-owner of a successful MMA training center.  After a steamy, one-night stand with his sworn enemy twins sister, Romeo faces the fight […]

Ghost (Boston Underworld 3) by A. Zavarelli

Summary of Book: Talia is ‘saved’ by Alexei, a member of the Russian mafia. In all transparency, Alexei doesn’t ‘save’ Talia, he takes her from one capture to another, himself. “There is nothing without you. Tomorrow, I take you home. And I will make you mine all over again. Every day, for the rest of […]

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Summary of Book: When Lily meets a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true. But when questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan — her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her […]

Wait For It by Mariana Zapata

“You can’t always wait for someone else to do the right thing when you can do it yourself.” This is a typical Zapata slow-burn that wiggles it’s way into your heart. It’s different in one way which is that this deals with grief. A lot of grief. So much grief that it almost supersedes the […]

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey

Summary of Book: Travis Ford was major league baseball’s hottest rookie when an injury ended his career. Now he’s flipping houses to keep busy and trying to forget his glory days. But he can’t even cross the street without someone recapping his greatest hits. Or making a joke about his… bat. And then there’s Georgie, […]

Rhythm, Chord, and Malykhin by Mariana Zapata

Summary of Book: When Gaby Barreto’s twin brother invites her to go on tour as his band’s merch girl, she isn’t exactly screaming at the top of her lungs with joy but with nothing else lined up, she accepts the invite. She’s expecting long nights, crazy moments and a lot of drama. What she isn’t […]

Lingus by Mariana Zapata

Summary of Book: When twenty-five-year-old Kat is dragged to a porn convention by her best friend, she’s both embarrassed and nervous. The last thing she ever expected was to meet someone who makes her laugh like no other. This is a story about acceptance and friendship, and a love born out of the most unexpected […]

Dear Aaron by Mariana Zapata

Summary of book: Ruby Santos begins to write a marine overseas, not expecting anything other than conversing and sending a little piece of home to said marine. What she didn’t expect was to fall in love her pen pal. “You’re mine, RC. That’s not changing.” This book is an interesting one. It’s mostly in email […]

From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata

Summary of book: Jasmine Santos as spent her entire life competing in figure skating. As her time to achieve her ultimate goal is slowly closing, an offer of a lifetime pops up in the form of an arrogant idiot she’s spent the last decade dreaming about pushing in the way of a moving bus, Jasmine […]

Throne of Glass Series by Sarah J. Maas

“You could rattle the stars,” she whispered. “You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.”— Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)) If someone asks me to name my favorite book or series, this comes out of my before any […]

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

Summary of book: Vanessa Mazur goes from being an assistant to NFL player Aiden Graves to being married to him in order to keep his citizenship. This is only a business relationship that they both intend on keeping that way but soon feelings become involved and she’s’ faced with one of the biggest decisions of […]