Romance · SciFi

Winter’s Orbit

Anything advertised as romance in space is likely to get an immediate add onto my "TBR" list. And this spectacular mix of my two favorite escapist genres was the perfect addition to my "vacay reads" packing stack. So, one binge-read experience later (because once I picked this one up, I absolutely was not able to put it back… Continue reading Winter’s Orbit

Contemporary Literature · Romance

Love & Other Disasters

So apparently cooking/baking shows are a new trend in romance settings (ok, maybe this one and Rosalie Palmer Takes the Cake are just two books, not the start of a new wave of reality food tv romances, but still...) and I'm not not here for it. While I don't really watch a lot of reality food tv IRL, I do… Continue reading Love & Other Disasters

Contemporary Literature · Romance

The Charm Offensive

I might be one of the only people who hasn't/doesn't watch the Bachelor/Bachelorette series. Maybe that's an exaggeration, but it definitely feels like that sometimes. So I wasn't originally all that interested in this particular romance, set within the filming/production world of a reality dating show. But then I saw review after review talking about how… Continue reading The Charm Offensive

Graphic/Illustrated · Historical Fiction · Young Adult

The Prince and the Dressmaker

As you may have noticed, I have been getting really into (mostly queer) graphic novels. On a Sunbeam and The Magic Fish were two favorites from last year. I'm finding that I am enjoying the quick, low key escapism of the stories and being swept into the illustrations. Plus, they are great quick reads if I'm short on time… Continue reading The Prince and the Dressmaker