2021: #70 – It Happened One Summer (Tessa Bailey)

Piper is a spoiled rich girl whose response to getting unceremoniously dumped by her boyfriend of a few weeks at a party is to break into a hotel’s rooftop pool deck and throw an even bigger party. When she gets busted and affects one of her stepfather’s entertainment deals, he gives her an ultimatum. She must go to the Pacific Northwest and spend 3 months

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2021: #66 – Sweet Revenge (Nora Roberts)

I enjoyed this simply because it’s Nora Roberts and it involves a heist or two. It’s a book that doesn’t age well. The main character, Adrianne, grows up the child of a Middle-Eastern king and his American actress wife in a fictional, very religiously-strict Middle Eastern country. The attitudes put forward about Islam are very outdated and over-the-top. But Adrianne is an interesting character. She

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2021: #63 – Forever Amber (Kathleen Winsor)

“And look how you got here. ‘All rising to great places is by a winding stair.’ Have you ever heard that?” Referring to Amber’s journey as a winding stair is a bit of an understatement. This nearly 1000 page book covers approximately 10 years of her life, and yet I feel like it wasn’t enough. Through her multiple marriages, multiple children, and multiple sexual partners,

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