2021: #18 – The Duchess Deal (Tessa Dare)

Of course, this book starts with a ridiculous premise. The Duke of Ashbury, a man scarred inside (by rejection) and outside (by war), proposes marriage to the first acceptable woman who crosses his path. He really has no interest in marriage, but needs to produce an heir and believes that no woman of standing will have him. Emma, the seamstress who created his ex-fiancé’s wedding

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2021: #13 – In a Holidaze (Christina Lauren)

This was a fun Christmas romance that was surprisingly relatable considered the main character gets stuck in a time loop where she relives her Christmas vacation multiple times. Maelyn (in her mid-20s) has spent every Christmas in a cabin in Utah with her (now-divorced) parents, her younger brother, and a few of her parents’ friends and their families, including Theo, who is her age, and

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