True Confessions | What I Read in Public vs. What I Read in Private

June Wrap Up

Alright, it’s time for a little truth in this post. I’m going to disclose the good, the bad, and the trashy about what I actually read.

We read a LOT of fantasy and YA. We love it, but that is a lot of storylines running through your head and can be emotionally taxing. So we read “palette cleansers” to get over them.

When I say “palette cleanser” I mean a trashy book.

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The Kiss Quotient | Book Review

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By: Helen Hoang

Standalone | 336 Pages | Pub. 2018

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The Kiss Quotient at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: She runs the world
  • Dude: We are also obsessed with him
  • Steaminess: Sweaty hands…

  • Emotional: I swear those aren’t tears…no really

Pairs Well With:

The French Kiss

  • 1 bottle Champagne, Prosecco, or Moscato wine
  • 1 package raspberries
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1/2 lemon
  • vodka

 

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Truth or Beard (I Finally Read the Winston Series) | Mini Review

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By: Penny Reid

Winston Brothers #1 | 390 Pages | Pub. 2015

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Truth or Beard at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Sexy Gandalf is my spirit animal
  • Dude: He can climb in my window anytime
  • Steaminess: Abandoned cabins CAN be sexy
  • Hilarity: I snorted

Pairs Well With

Cherry Pie

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces amaretto
  • 1 1/2 ounces grenadine
  • Club soda

Beware. Spoilers are coming…

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo | Spoiler-Free Book Review

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By: Taylor Jenkins Reid

Standalone | 388 Pages | Pub. 2017

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: She gets what she wants
  • Steaminess: like walking in Houston humidity
  • Timeliness: Right for our political climate
  • Emotional: Sobs into wine

Pairs Well With

Dry Martini

  • 2 ½ oz. gin
  • ½ oz. dry vermouth
  • 1 dash orange bitters

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Dangerous Exes | Spoiler-Free ARC Review

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By: Rachel Van Dyken

Liars, Inc. #2 | 318 Pages | October 30, 2018

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Dangerous Exes at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: Highlighter Queen
  • Dude: I’d let him spy on me
  • Steaminess: Touchdown!!
  • Hilarity: Tears streaming down my face

Pairs Well With

Red Wine

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