October 22, 2021

Authors of Color

TITLE: Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: January 12th, 2021 by Simon Schuster Format: audiobook & kindle edition (9 hrs and 31 mins; 287 pages) Genre: Historical Fiction Narrator: Robin Miles Blurb: This harrowing story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia. Born on a plantation...
TITLE: Life's Too Short by Abby Jimenez My rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: April 6th 2021 by Forever Format: audiobook & kindle edition (9 hrs and 6 mins; 384 pages) Genre: Contemporary Romance Narrator: Christine Lakin & Zachary Webber Blurb: Vanessa lives life on her own terms — one day at a time, every day to its fullest. She isn’t willing to waste...
TITLE: Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Format: 384 pages (Paperback) Narrated by: Elizabeth Hart, Jeremy York Published: July 21st, 2020 by Berkley Genre: Contemporary Romance Blurb: Reena Manji doesn’t love her career, her single status, and most of all, her family inserting themselves into every detail of her life. But when caring for her precious sourdough starters, Reena can drown...
TITLE: Forget Me Not by Q.B. Tyler My rating: ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Format: Audiobook ~ 8 hrs and 47 mins (Kindle: 254 pages) Narrated by: Elizabeth Hart, Jeremy York Published: July 21st, 2020 by Berkley Genre: Contemporary Romance Blurb: What do you do when the love of your life forgets? Not the good times. Not the love. Not the passion. But the pain and heartbreak and betrayal. He doesn’t remember that he broke my...
Title: Her Wicked Marquess by Stacy Reid My rating: 4 of 5 stars Release Date: December 29, 2020 by Entangled Amara via Netgalley Format: e-ARC (300 pages) Genre: Historical Romance Blurb: Miss Maryann FitzWilliam is too witty and bookish for her own good. No gentleman of the ton will marry her, so her parents arrange for her to wed a man old enough to...
TITLE: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: August 20, 2020 by Scholastic Format: E-book (336 pages) Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Romance Blurb:Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get...
Surviving the Break by C.P. Harris Release Date: October 6th 2020 Format: e-Arc (296 pages) Genre: Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance Blurb: Max doesn’t do repeats, and he definitely doesn’t do commitments. Months after a hot encounter with a smooth-talking stranger in a bar room bathroom, Max comes face to face with the same sexy doctor during the unveiling of the...
TITLE: When the Earl Met His Match by Stacy Reid My rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: September 18, 2020 Format: e-ARC (249 Pages) Genre: Historical Romance Blurb: When Hugh Winthrop, the future Earl of Albury, decides to advertise for a wife in the London paper, he never expected an anonymous response from a woman who matches him wit for wit. Their back-and-forth...
Title: Here to Stay by Adriana Herrera My rating: 5 of 5 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: Carina Press (August 25, 2020) Format: E-arc Blurb: Starting over is more about who you’re with than where you live… Julia del Mar Ortiz is not having the best year. She moved to Dallas with her boyfriend, who ended up ditching her and running back to New York after...
The Marriage Game by Sara Desai My rating:❤️❤️❤️❤️ Format: ARC~Kindle Edition (304 pages) Published:  June 9th, 2020 by Berkley Genre: Contemporary Romance My Rating: 4.5 stars Blurb: A high stakes wager pits an aspiring entrepreneur against a ruthless CEO in this sexy romantic comedy. After her life falls apart, recruitment consultant Layla Patel returns home to her family in San Francisco. But in the eyes of her...

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