Ready to spice up your life with the ultimate sapphic holiday romance? Cochrun’s sophomore novel follows down-on-her-luck Ellie Oliver as she enters into an engagement of convenience with her landlord, only to find out that his sister is the mysterious woman she fell for the Christmas before. Featuring plenty of queer found family, and a healthy dose of meddling grandmothers, this book is sure to bring the holiday cheer.
-Reviewed by Bailyn
It’s fair to say that Eve Brown crashed into Jacob’s life. And I mean that literally. She literally hit him with her car the first day they met. But from there? Eve and Jacob fall in love as they realize they’re actually not that different from one another. Hibbert has truly hit her stride here, making Eve my favorite of the Brown sisters and this book my favorite of the trilogy!
-Reviewed by Olivia
Fans of Casey McQuiston and Ruth Reichl: rejoice! T.J. Alexander’s new culinary romance is ready to be devoured. When uptight pastry chef Simone’s boss demands that she make cooking videos alongside boisterous nonbinary home brewer Ray, Simone sees a recipe for disaster…but could Ray be the much-needed sugar to her cinnamon? Enjoy this sweet and occasionally spicy read with a snack close at hand.
-Reviewed by Milo
This book hurt my poor, little heart in the best kind of way! With every turn of the page, I grew more in love with Dev and Charlie's kindness and charm. Alison Cochrun addresses topics such as depression, asexuality, demisexuality, and OCD in such a way that you're ultimately left with a resounding aura of compassion. If you're a fan of Red, White & Royal Blue and you need a little hope, READ THIS BOOK!
-Reviewed by Nathaniel
When I'm looking for a cozy, transportive read, I always come back to The Beautiful Ones. This book is Bridgerton with telepathy; the lively heroine leaps off the pages, and you'll fall right into Moreno-Garcia's atmospheric world. With a plot that is equal parts exciting and gentle, fans of The Night Circus should look no further for their next favorite!
-Reviewed by Ava
What a gorgeous, sexy book! Akwaeke Emezi can write beautifully in any genre, and here they take on Romance. Feyi lost the love of her life in a car accident 5 years ago and finally feels like she can move on with her life and her art career. At the insistence of her best friend, she’s getting out into the dating scene again and meets the perfect guy — too bad she can’t ignore her attraction to his father.
-Reviewed by Stephanie