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Melody's Christmas (Heartwarming Holidays Sweet Romance Book 1) by Id Johnson, Lauren Yearsley Morgan

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Two years after the death of her father, Melody has a hard time dealing with Christmas music. She meets a little boy named Michael and his father, Reid. Michael heals her heart and Reid helps her find the music again. This is wonderful tale of healing and love, and the magic of children.

A Bluestocking for the Wicked Duke: A Historical Regency Romance Book by Henrietta Harding

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Unfortunately, this is a sort of Romeo and Juliet. The Wicked Duke is the father of Juliet, our Lady Joane. The Bluestocking is actually Emma, Lady Joane's friend. William, the son of another Duke, is our Romeo. The Wicked Duke is evil and plans to dispose of the only heir of the other Duke. William decided to take revenge on the Wicked Duke by way of his daughter, only he falls in love with her. The story is not as compelling as it should be and sometimes I got bored with the writing, especially when Lord James affair with Emily is added into the mix. It sometimes took away from the story.

Just One Weekend: A Billionaire Romance (The Ironwood Billionaire Series Book 5) by Ellie Danes

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What a dangerous thing to do! And when everyone around her recognizes the billionaire, she still doesn't believe him! The story was fun, but unbelievable and a whole lot of stupid over a teenage boy who are a whole of stupid!

The Dangers of Love: Mail Order Bride (Marrying a Marshal Book 2) by Natalie Dean

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This is strange, but well-written story. What is strange is this German woman who comes to America is being abused by her sponsor, but in the end she is not so accommodating of the abuse. Of course, it probably helps that she meets a handsome Marshal on the train traveling to Dry Gulch. Greta is a willful woman and even though she doesn't know how to survive, she decides that living with an abusive man is not going to happen. Greta is very likeable and Simon is going to have his hands full.

The Viscount's Rose (Farthingale #5) by Meara Platt

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I loved this story. There is intrigue, romance and a little spice. Apparently, the Farthingale women are beautiful and Rose is no exception. This story has it all, an evil countess and her minions, spies, treason, and murder, crazy family members and our own Bond, Viscount Julian Emory. This story is fun filled and action-packed with our own naive and eccentric Rose Farthingale.

The famous billionaire by Katie Quinn

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This is set in Amish Country for an actor to spend two weeks method acting for a movie. What he gets is a woman who is a pariah in her own community and how she deals with the pain. He loses his arrogance after he meets Hannah. A woman who takes care of her four siblings alone because the community has shunned her. This story is well-written and takes in the life of the Amish. This book is not favorable towards some of the Amish ways, and shows how shunning someone is not following God's path for us.

Arthur's Mate (Bears of Valor Lake Book 1) by Lisa Daniels

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This story was interesting, and the author did a good job of informing us of her shifter world without taking away from the story. I was disappointed in the ending, because it took away from the character of Arthur. Emma is a victim of bullying, but Arthur helps her stand up for herself. This makes me believe Emily will grow in character, now that she has taken initiative in her life.

Marrying a Country Star (Marrying Nashiville Book 1) by Emma Evans

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This story says something that I always suspected about shows like the Bachelor. The shows are scripted until the unexpected happens. What happens between Cassandra and Jonathan, doesn't happen in real life and if it does it's because the girl is just plain naive. The story is harsh at parts, but then Cassandra finally gets a dose of reality. I find Jonathan a fake character from the start, and never liked him. It's hard to like someone that arrogant and so willing to do something so wrong as to fix the show as to who the winner is.

To Trust a Bear (Lumberjack Bears Book 3) by Emilia Hartley

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I'm really liking this series. The author is building her shifter world with a lot of substance. I'm finally beginning to see what these shifters have had to go through and why they are the way they are. We understand now why Morgan is the always the laid back bear because he has always been mated to Emma, even when Emma gave him his walking papers. Emma is kind of brainwashed by her father, but being away from the den opens Emma's eyes to the truth. These stories are well written with a few flaws, but overall the story is very good.