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April 2021 #TBRChallenge Review! SOMEONE TO WED by Mary Balogh (Westcotts #3)

It’s #TBRChallenge time! Once again feel I need to justify my choice for the monthly prompt. April’s is “old school,” and I’m guessing most people wouldn’t consider a 2017 book from a series that still has a book coming out later this year to be “old school”–but hear me out 😉 Mary Balogh’s books just feel old fashioned to me. Her writing style and her characters have a gentle, easy vibe (even when things get angsty–and they do!) that I don’t often associate with a lot of the historical romances I read today. When I was scouring my TBR pile…

2021 #TBRChallenge for February (New-to-You Author) LOVE LETTERING by Kate Clayborn

Yes, I know it’s not still February. But I finished this one in February, I swear! You can check my Goodreads page for confirmation 😉 Meg Mackworth’s hand-lettering skill has made her famous as the Planner of Park Slope, designing beautiful custom journals for New York City’s elite. She has another skill too: reading signs that other people miss. Like the time she sat across from Reid Sutherland and his gorgeous fiancée, and knew their upcoming marriage was doomed to fail. Weaving a secret word into their wedding program was a little unprofessional, but she was sure no one else…

2021 #TBRChallenge for January (Comfort Read) ALWAYS THE LAST TO KNOW by Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is one of my OG romance authors. When I consciously decided to read mostly romance for the rest of my life (because my real life sucked enough at the time that I felt ZERO need to read books that might leave me sad or uncertain at the end–I required guaranteed HEAs in some aspect of my life, please) I found a used copy of one of her books–at the used book sale at the library I now am in charge of, maybe?–and proceeded to binge read her entire backlist ASAP. She became a go-to author, and when I…

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