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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2017 Highly Anticipated Releases

2017 Highly Anticipated Releases

  Last week I posted about my best reads of 2016. This week I thought I’d share a few books that I am VERY excited about reading in 2017. Some of these are part of on-going series so I’ll link both Goodreads, pre-order details where available and a link to the first book of the

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Best of 2016

Cooking Up Romance 2016 Best Reads

Last January, I set out to read 100 books off my TBR pile. And guess what? I did it! I still have 662 on it, but whatever, let’s just ignore that. I also read a ton of aliens, shifters and cyborgs, none of which actually made it onto this list because I think if I

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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 I had just started Cooking Up Romance and joined Twitter when I discovered a brand new, unpublished writer named Tamsen Parker talking about her “technical virgin hero”.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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Misfits Thai Chicken Burgers & Chili-Lime Potato Wedges 2016 TBR Challenge

For TBR Challenge this month I am sooo cheating. Well, sort of. I had intended to read The Sleeping Night by Barbara Samuel, but I completely forgot about the deadline (note to self: add a one week reminder to my TBR Challenge calendar). But Misfits by Garrett Leigh, the book I’m reviewing today, also qualifies.

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