Friday Fun Reviews: “The Accidental Senator” by Laura Heffernan

For those who've been reading my reviews, you'll probably notice the tone of this one is different than my usual review. It's funny! That's probably due to being on some of the same social media networks as Laura Heffernan, author of The Accidental Senator. She's a snarky, funny woman, and when I read this novel,…

Friday Fun Reviews: “How to Fail at Flirting” by Denise Williams

This review is one I wrote for BookTrib.com and is featured on its front page carousel. (I'm not going to lie, I'm darn proud of that!) And for ONCE, my Friday Fun review is for a book that is NEWLY RELEASED! How to Fail at Flirting by Denise Williams is a great holiday present for…

Fan Love for Jennifer Weiner and “Big Summer”

Episode 2 of Nerdy Romantics Podcast is all about Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner. I have loved Jennifer's books since Good in Bed which is now over 20 years ago. In this episode I talk about: Backstory of how I became a Jennifer Weiner fan (Hint: it's all about body positivity and being plus-sized and…

Friday Fun Review: “Stay With Me Forever” by Farrah Rochon

Stay with Me Forever by Farrah Rochon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stay with Me Forever is the 6th stand-alone in the Bayou Dreams series. The series is connected by where the characters live: in Louisiana. This novel's setting is fictional small town Gauthier, near New Orleans.The PremisePaxton Jones was the nerdy poor girl…

Friday Fun Review: "A Lesson in Thorns" by Sierra Simone

A Lesson in Thorns by Sierra Simone My rating: 4 of 5 stars What can I say about this book? I think this about sums it up.I'm usually full of emotive adjectives and helpful info, but right now? Nope. My mouth is just hanging open like a kid who just found out they were going…

Friday Fun Review: “The Unhoneymooners” by Christina Lauren

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Premise Olive, the unlucky-in-life twin, prepares for her sister Ami’s—luckiest girl in the world—wedding, in which the best man is the groom’s brother Ethan. And boy, does he hate Olive! Turns out Olive’s luck begins to change, when everyone gets food poisoning at…

BONUS Friday Fun Review: “Fix Her Up” by Tessa Bailey

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey My rating: 4 of 5 stars Some background on why I read this now: I’ve been drafting my latest #romanticcomedy which now includes a racy scene for me as an author. The cover has been done for a couple of months now, and it came out looking illustrated, and…