The Glamour Thieves by Don Allmon January 2018 #TBRChallenge

The Glamour Thieves by Don Allmon

I took a little hiatus from TBR Challenge last year. An unintentional one since I did actually sign up in 2017. But then I decided I might try to write a book. Ha. Ha ha. Anyway I’m back now! And the first book of the TBR Challenge year was a great one. I picked up

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A Convenient Wedding by Lucy Gordon

A Convenient Wedding by Lucy Gordon

I do a lot of used romance buying in thrift stores. I actually have a couple of amazing used bookstores in my area, but it’s always wonderfully serendipitous to arrive at a Goodwill the same day someone has off-loaded their complete collection of 1970s Harlequins. Or, in this case, a random Harlequin Romance from 2002

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School Ties by Tamsen Parker with Pot Roast

School Ties Pot Roast

Let’s go on a little trip all the way back to 2014. I had just started Cooking Up Romance and joined Twitter when I discovered a brand new, unpublished writer named Tamsen Parker talking about her “technical virgin hero”. Now, I love me a virgin hero and the technical part was too intriguing not to

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2016 TBR Challenge: The Siren’s Touch by Amber Belldene

The Siren's Touch with a cookie and teapot.

Ghost romance? Yeah, I wasn’t so sure either. But in The Siren’s Touch I was pleasantly surprised to find an unexpectedly twisty, intriguing and ultimately satisfying read. I have enjoyed Amber Belldene’s books in the past so I knew the writing would be good, but well, the heroine is a ghost. Now, either that grabs

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