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Review: Just Another Love Song by Kerry Winfrey

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Two high school sweethearts get a second chance at their perfect ending in this charming new romance by Kerry Winfrey, author of Very Sincerely Yours.

Once upon a time, Sandy Macintosh thought she would have her happily ever after with her high school sweetheart, Hank Tillman. Sandy wanted to be an artist, Hank was the only boy in town who seemed destined for bigger things, and they both had dreams to escape town together. But when Sandy’s plans fell through, she stayed in their small town in Ohio while Hank went off to Boston to follow his dreams to be a musician, with the promise to stay together. Only that plan fell through, too.

Fifteen years later, Sandy runs a successful greenhouse while helping her parents with their bed and breakfast. Everything is perfect…until Hank rolls back into town, now a famous alt-country singer with a son in tow. She’s happy with the life she’s built by herself, but seeing Hank makes her think about what might have been. There aren’t enough cliché love songs in the world to convince Sandy to give Hank another chance, but when the two of them get thrown together to help organize the town’s annual street fair, she wonders if there could be a new beginning for them or if what they had is just a tired old song of the past.

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MY REVIEW

High School sweethearts getting a second chance at love? Sign me up, please! Just Another Love Song is a charming, second-chance romance filled with hope and all the feels I was searching for.

High school sweethearts Sandy and Hank, thought nothing could rock them. Both had big dreams for a better life and leaving their small town behind. But, when Sandy’s plans fall through, she ends up getting left behind. Fifteen years later, Sandy’s life is perfect, until Hank comes back into town. And while she’s happy with the life she built, Hank coming back into town stirs up memories she’d rather forget…

Just Another Love Song is a fun and entertaining read. It’s filled with small-town vibes, charming characters, and entertaining dialogue. This story is well written and it’s easy to get swept up in. Before you know it, you’ve devoured it in just a few short hours. And after reading a ton of heavy books lately, this lighthearted second chance romance was just what the doctor ordered for this reader.

If you’re looking for a feel-good romance, you won’t want to miss Just Another Love Song. Just Another Love Song is the perfect summer read. I hope you get swept up in this story just as I have.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Release Blitz with Review: Garnet Flats by Devney Perry

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Release Blitz with Review: Garnet Flats by Devney Perry

Garnet Flats by Devney Perry is now live!

Talia Eden loved Foster Madden for one year, two months and eleven days. It was on day 438 that her love died. The day he chose to marry her best friend. The day she vowed never to think of Foster again.

Until years later when he has the audacity to show up in her small hometown of Quincy, begging for her help.

The ink on his divorce papers is barely dry, yet he comes armed with apologies and promises. She knows it’s all a ploy. Foster is the king of games and secrets. But he’s got delusions the size of Montana if he thinks she’ll help him train for a world championship fight.

Except Talia has forgotten exactly what made Foster famous. The man has dedicated his life to victory. He’s steadfast. He’s determined. And he won’t stop fighting until he’s won her heart.

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MY REVIEW

Devney Perry is one of those auto-read authors for me, so when I saw that she had a new book coming out, it was a total no-brainer. I’m going to be 100% honest with you and tell you that I did not read the synopsis for this book before diving in. In fact, the first time I laid eyes on it was when I was including it in my review. Needless to say, I went into this story 100% blind and I’m glad that I did. There is so much more to this story than meets the eye and boy did it ever consume me.

Garnet Flats is the third book in the Edens series and it follows the story of Talia and Foster. Talia and Foster had one of those epic romances, ones that were written in the stars; until a series of unfortunate circumstances turned their worlds upside down. Now, seven years later, Foster has his sights set on Quincy, Montana, and winning back the only woman he’s ever loved. He knows it won’t be easy and is prepared to go the distance and fight for the woman he loves.

Garnet Flats captivated me from the very first page. From the first moment when Talia laid eyes on Foster after all those years, I knew I was a goner. So, I did what any romance lover would do. I settled in and let myself become completely immersed in their story. Without spoiling anything, I can tell you that Talia and Foster’s story is not what it seems. There is a lot of gray area in this story and the journey is 100% worth it.

If you were faced with an impossible situation, what would you do to protect those you love or care about? Filled with angst and regrets, secrets and revelations, Garnet Flats is everything you could possibly want in a second-chance romance. The characters are real and their flaws made them easy to connect with and fall hopelessly in love with.

Garnet Flats is an instant hit for this reader and I can’t wait to see what this author has in store for us next!

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Meet Devney 


Devney is a USA Today bestselling author who lives in Washington with her husband and two sons. Born and raised in Montana, she loves writing books set in her treasured home state. After working in the technology industry for nearly a decade, she abandoned conference calls and project schedules to enjoy a slower pace at home with her family. Writing one book, let alone many, was not something she ever expected to do. But now that she’s discovered her true passion for writing romance, she has no plans to ever stop.

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Review: These Twisted Bonds (These Hollow Vows #2) by Lexi Ryan

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Review: These Twisted Bonds (These Hollow Vows #2) by Lexi Ryan

In this thrilling conclusion to These Hollow Vows—the sexy, action-packed fantasy by New York Times best-selling author Lexi Ryan that started it all—Brie finds herself caught between two princes and two destinies while the future of the fae realm hangs in the balance.

After Abriella’s sister was sold to the fae, she thought life couldn’t get any worse. But when she suddenly finds herself caught in a web of lies of her own making ­- loving two princes and trusting neither – things are not quite as clear as she once thought.

As civil war wages in the Court of Darkness, Brie finds herself unable to choose a side. How can she know where she stands when she doesn’t even know herself anymore? In this darkly romantic thrill ride, the more Faerie is torn apart from the inside, the clearer it becomes that prophecies don’t lie and Brie has a role to play in the fate of this magical realm – whether she likes it or not. 

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“Once upon a time, there was a little girl with blazing red hair who was destined to save a kingdom.”

These Twisted Bonds is the heart-pounding and thrilling conclusion to These Hollow Vows. Picking up right where These Hollow Vows left off, These Twisted Bonds will take you on a thrilling and unforgettable journey that will keep you on your toes right until the very end.

These Twisted Bonds captivated me from the very first page. I was completely obsessed and consumed by this story. I had to know what would happen next, how things would play out in the Fae realm, and who would finally win Abriella’s heart.

Now, I will say, I’m not usually the biggest fan of love triangles but found myself hopelessly obsessed with this one. Just when I thought I had chosen a side, something would happen to leave me wondering if the person I picked was the right one, and let me tell you, I couldn’t have been happier with the outcome.

The only issue I had with this book was that I did feel that the ending was a bit rushed. Everything seemed to wrap up really quickly and after everything these characters endured, I would have liked to have the conflict/fight play out a little bit longer. Like really make these characters earn their happily ever after. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely loved this story and the characters, the ending just left me needing more.

Overall, I thought These Twisted Bonds was a fantastic read. This story completely consumed me and wild horses couldn’t make me put it down. I loved the world this author has created and all of the characters we met along the way. I loved getting swept up in Finn, Abriella, and Sebastian. The twists and turns kept me on my toes and I had the best time trying to figure out what would happen next.

These Twisted Bonds is a story of love, friendships, and the bonds that tie us together. It’s a story of duty and loyalty. A story about making hard decisions and sacrifices. A story that will tie you up in knots and keep you begging for more.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Release Blitz with Review: The Godparent Trap by Rachel Van Dyken

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Release Blitz with Review: The Godparent Trap by Rachel Van Dyken

The Godparent Trap by Rachel Van Dyken is now live!

Life’s Too Short meets The Unhoneymooners in this sparkling, steamy, and swoon-worthy novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken, in which two sworn enemies must share house, home—and maybe their hearts—when they become co-parents after a sudden loss.

Colby’s living her best life: as a popular food blogger, she gets to fulfill her dreams of exploring the globe. But her world comes crashing down when a tragic accident leaves her co-guardian of her best friend’s two adorable children. Not only does she need to put down roots—fast—but she’ll be sharing custody with the one man she can’t stand sharing a continent with, let alone a house. 

Accountant-extraordinaire Rip values rules and plans. But when he loses his sister and his best friend and becomes an insta-guardian all in one night, Rip sees his organized life imploding. What he really doesn’t need is his sister’s irresponsible, flighty—albeit kind and gorgeous—best friend making it worse.

Rip doesn’t trust Colby to take their new responsibilities seriously, while Colby can’t believe Rip thinks children will thrive under his rigid control. Yet soon Rip and Colby discover they need each other more than they hate each other. Could it be possible that following their hearts is just what their new little family needs?

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MY REVIEW

“I’m here. I can be your mess. I can be the chaos that you need.”

“You’re like a fucking hurricane–a chaotic beautiful mess of waves and wind, powerful, daunting, and any guy–especially ones like Banks–would risk his life during the storm just to see if he can survive it.”

From the moment I read the synopsis for The Godparent Trap, I knew I had to read this book and let me tell you, I was not disappointed. Rachel Van Dyken delivered a heart-warming and emotional romantic comedy that gave me all the feels and had me believing in happily ever afters…

The Godparent Trap follows the story of Colby and Rip. Colby is living her best life while exploring the world and writing for a blog. Her life comes to a crashing halt when she’s named coguardian of her best friend’s children. She has no clue what she’s doing and to make matters worse, she’s got to figure it all out with her nemesis and best friend’s brother, Rip. Rip is a man who likes order and rules. The last thing he wants is a life filled with chaos. With no choice but to work together, Colby and Rip will soon find that the unexpected is just what they’ve been waiting for.

As one of my most anticipated reads, The Godparent Trap hit me with all the feels and is easily one of my top reads for 2022. This story is heartbreaking at times and will take your emotions on one heck of a ride. The chemistry between Colby and Rip is palpable and bleeds right off the pages. They hit all the marks with their opposites attract, grumpy/sunshine, enemies to lovers romance. And I honestly couldn’t get enough.

The Godparent Trap is a story of loss and grief. A story of learning to let go and just go with the flow. A story of finding peace and balance amongst all the chaos. Of an instant family and finding love in the most unexpected place. This story was well-written and thoroughly entertaining. I laughed. I teared up. I swooned. I fell completely in love with the chaotic mess and I never wanted it to end.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Meet Rachel

Rachel Van Dyken is the #1 New York Times Bestselling, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 90 books ranging from contemporary romance to paranormal. With over four million copies sold, she’s been featured in Forbes, US Weekly, and USA Today. Her books have been translated in more than 15 countries. She was one of the first romance authors to have a Kindle in Motion book through Amazon publishing and continues to strive to be on the cutting edge of the reader experience. She keeps her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, adorable sons, naked cat, and two dogs. For more information about her books and upcoming events, visit www.RachelVanDykenauthor.com

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Review: Returning Home by Kelly Elliott

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Review: Returning Home by Kelly Elliott

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Seasiders,

News on the docks is Adelaide Bradley is back in Seaside, and rumor has it she’s here to stay! (No ring was spotted on her finger, I might add!) After eight long years of living in the big city and working for Massachusetts General, she has decided to return to the shores. One can only imagine how thrilled Barbara and Keegan are to have their oldest daughter back.

But it makes you wonder if Adelaide will continue to peruse her nursing career or is she here to help at her family’s restaurant, The Seaside Grill.

A little seagull has planted in my ear that Gannon Wilson is taking the news rather well, considering Adelaide broke his heart all those years ago. I did notice Gannon has been working more than usual, piloting that precious cargo through our ship channel. Maybe he is picking up extra hours to purchase a piece of jewelry, considering he was seen in Reef Jewelers only days ago.

We’re rooting for the two of them to reunite at least as friends. Everyone knows the former homecoming king and queen had a bright future ahead of them until…well…that’s another story for another issue, Seasiders!

Fair winds and following seas! 

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MY REVIEW

Returning Home is the first book in the Seaside Chronicles series and is a sweet and satisfying return-to-hometown romance. Get ready to experience small-town romance as only Kelly Elliott can do it. With steamy romance, small-town feels, and light drama, Returning Home is sure to find its place in heart of romance lovers.

Losing your first love is never easy. Addie and Gannon met in their freshman year of high school and knew that the love they shared was one for the books. Not wanting to give up on their dreams, Addie and Gannon decide to break up and decide if it’s meant to be, they’ll find their way back to each other.

Addie and Gannon’s story was one for the books. I loved how genuine their feelings were for one another and how their love withstood the time they were apart. From the first time you meet Addie and Gannon, you could tell they were meant to be together. I loved seeing them grow and pursue their careers and ultimately find their way back to where they were meant to be.

Now no love story is 100% perfect, and Gannon and Addie did have some light drama and small-town gossip to contend with, but they didn’t let the drama take over and destroy their love.

In the end, Returning Home was just the sweet romance that I was hoping it would be. It gave me all the small-town and swoony feels I was looking for. Not to mention, it perfectly sets up the next book in the Seaside Chronicles series. I for one can not wait to find out what happens next.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede

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Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede

Three weddings. Three funerals. Alessa’s gift from the gods is supposed to magnify a partner’s magic, not kill every suitor she touches.

Now, with only weeks left until a hungry swarm of demons devours everything on her island home, Alessa is running out of time to find a partner and stop the invasion. When a powerful priest convinces the faithful that killing Alessa is the island’s only hope, her own soldiers try to assassinate her.

Desperate to survive, Alessa hires Dante, a cynical outcast marked as a killer, to become her personal bodyguard. But as rebellion explodes outside the gates, Dante’s dark secrets may be the biggest betrayal. He holds the key to her survival and her heart, but is he the one person who can help her master her gift or destroy her once and for all?

Emily Thiede’s exciting fantasy debut, This Vicious Grace, will keep readers turning the pages until the devastating conclusion and leave them primed for more!

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Three weddings and three funerals-Alessa’s gift is supposed to save the world but ends up killing every suitor she touches. With only weeks left to save her island home, time is running out for Alessa to not only find a suitor but stop the invasion. Alessa’s task is anything but easy, and when a powerful priest casts doubt among the faithful, Alessa quickly discovers that not everyone is on her side. Desperate to survive, Alessa seeks help from Dante, an outcast who has been marked as a killer. Will Dante be able to help Alessa or will his secrets destroy everything? There’s only one way to find out….

What an exciting ride! This Vicious Grace is a little slow to start, but don’t let that discourage you. This book has fantastic world-building and a plot that will leave you on your toes.

Alessa is strong, yet determined to live up to the expectations the gods have set before her. Her mission: find an acceptable suitor, harness his power, and save their island community. Sounds easy enough, except everyone she touches ends up dead. After an attempt on her life, Alessa doesn’t know who she can trust, and that’s how she finds herself with the mysterious Dante. Dante could care less about Alessa’s agenda, but for reasons he can’t quite understand, he takes Alessa up on her offer. Together, these two make quite the unexpected pairing. Their chemistry leaped off the pages and had me dying to know what would happen next.

This Vicious Grace is a heart-pounding and refreshing fantasy novel that will keep you glued to the pages. This story is filled with magic, mystery, and intrigue. At times, I wondered how this could possibly be a debut novel, as the words just flew off the pages and consumed me. I fell in love with the characters and am absolutely dying to find out what happens next. This story took me by surprise in the best way and I look forward to checking out more from this author in the future.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Review: The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

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Review: The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

A disillusioned millennial ghostwriter who, quite literally, has some ghosts of her own, has to find her way back home in this sparkling adult debut from national bestselling author Ashley Poston.

Florence Day is the ghostwriter for one of the most prolific romance authors in the industry, and she has a problem—after a terrible breakup, she no longer believes in love. It’s as good as dead.

When her new editor, a too-handsome mountain of a man, won’t give her an extension on her book deadline, Florence prepares to kiss her career goodbye. But then she gets a phone call she never wanted to receive, and she must return home for the first time in a decade to help her family bury her beloved father.

For ten years, she’s run from the town that never understood her, and even though she misses the sound of a warm Southern night and her eccentric, loving family and their funeral parlor, she can’t bring herself to stay. Even with her father gone, it feels like nothing in this town has changed. And she hates it.

Until she finds a ghost standing at the funeral parlor’s front door, just as broad and infuriatingly handsome as ever, and he’s just as confused about why he’s there as she is.

Romance is most certainly dead . . . but so is her new editor, and his unfinished business will have her second-guessing everything she’s ever known about love stories.

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The Dead Romantics is a thrilling and exciting novel by author Ashley Poston. I didn’t see this book coming and it hit me with all the feels.

When we first meet up with Florence Day, we discover that she is a ghostwriter for one of the top romance authors in the industry. Unfortunately for Florence, she’s had writer’s block ever since her last breakup. Now with her script due, she has no idea what to do but ask for an extension. Sounds easy enough until her sexy new editor refuses. Florence has no choice but to bang out a manuscript no matter how awful it might be. Everything is going to plan until one phone call turns her entire world upside down…

The Dead Romantics is a quirky and well-written story. I was sucked in and intrigued from the very first page. I thought the plot was fun and unique. I loved the paranormal aspects of the story and how much they added to it. I enjoyed the characters and all the different dynamics they brought to the table.

There is so much more to The Dead Romantics than meets the eye. It’s a unique love story filled with humor, family dynamics, and dealing with grief. This book was highly entertaining and I devoured it in just a single sitting. In the end, I thought this book was a really fun read and had a wonderful time getting swept up in this story.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

Release Blitz with Review: Skin Deep by Bella Di Corte

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Harrison:

Life in three steps: Go to college. Get a job. Marry the girl of my dreams.

I went to college, then got a job with one of New York’s most notorious gangsters.

The girl? I lost her to a man who didn’t deserve her.

So when one of Italy’s most famous women made me a proposition to help me win her back, I couldn’t refuse her offer.

Georgina “Gigi” Dolce wasn’t the shallow Italian principessa I took her for, though—and she was out to wreck my well-laid plans.

Gigi:

Harrison Ryan thought he had me all figured out.

Because the world called me “beautiful,” he assumed I only ran skin deep. But he had no idea who I was beneath the surface.

How I craved to be loved by someone loyal and unwavering like him. How far I would go to claim that love for my own.

And when I wanted something, I considered it mine.

I wanted him.

MY REVIEW

Skin Deep follows the story of Gigi and Harrison. When we first meet up with Harrison, he’s a man with a plan. Go to college, get a job, and marry the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately for Harrison, the girl of his dreams found herself with a man that didn’t deserve her. So, when Gigi comes up with a plan to help him win his girl back, he’d be stupid to refuse….

Overall, I thought this book was an ok read. I was intrigued by the plot and was curious to see how it would all come together. The chemistry between Harrison and Gigi was instant and definitely steamed up the pages. All that being said, I won’t lie, it did take me a little while to really get into the story. Things just didn’t click for me as quickly as I had hoped they would, in fact, I found myself putting this book down quite a few times. However, I’m glad I stuck with it and kept reading. The more I read, the more I had to see Gigi and Harrison’s story play out. And in the end, I was happy to have kept reading.

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Review: Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

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Review: Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

Evvie Drake Starts Over meets Beach Read in this heartwarming and hilarious novel about a divorced romance channel screenwriter whose script about her marriage’s collapse just might help her reclaim her life and find love.

Nora’s life is about to get a rewrite…

Nora Hamilton knows the formula for love better than anyone. As a romance channel screenwriter, it’s her job. But when her too-good-to work husband leaves her and their two kids, Nora turns her marriage’s collapse into cash and writes the best script of her life. No one is more surprised than her when it’s picked up for the big screen and set to film on location at her 100-year-old-home. When former Sexiest Man Alive, Leo Vance, is cast as her ne’er do well husband Nora’s life will never be the same.

The morning after shooting wraps and the crew leaves, Nora finds Leo on her porch with a half-empty bottle of tequila and a proposition. He’ll pay a thousand dollars a day to stay for a week. The extra seven grand would give Nora breathing room, but it’s the need in his eyes that makes her say yes. Seven days: it’s the blink of an eye or an eternity depending on how you look at it. Enough time to fall in love. Enough time to break your heart.

Filled with warmth, wit, and wisdom, Nora Goes Off Scriptis the best kind of love story–the real kind where love is complicated by work, kids, and the emotional baggage that comes with life. For Nora and Leo, this kind of love is bigger than the big screen.

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Nora Goes Off Script is a fun and entertaining love story filled with all the delicious banter and humor that is sure to hook readers and leave them swooning.

When we first meet up with Nora, she’s recently divorced and has written her best story yet…the story of her life. No one is more surprised than Nora when her script gets picked up for a movie and Hollywood Heartthrob, Leo Vance, gets cast as her former love. The moment Nora meets Leo she knows her life will never be the same…

Nora Goes Off Script is the perfect summer read. It pulls you in instantly and leaves you utterly captivated. Nora and Leo are real and flawed. Their story is written with great emotion and will make you feel as though you’re experiencing the words on the pages right along with the characters. The slow-burning romance between Nora and Leo was absolute perfection. Neither one of them was perfect and made plenty of mistakes along the way to their happily ever after. But it was those mistakes and misunderstandings that drew me in and left me wanting more.

Nora Goes Off Script is the type of book that just makes you feel good. I finished this book a few days ago and it’s still on my mind. Yes, it’s got drama and its share of angst, but it’s so perfectly balanced. You can’t help but find yourself invested in this story and of course Nora and Leo.

In the end, Nora Goes Off Script took me by surprise in the best possible way. If you’re looking for a heartwarming, feel-good romance, you won’t want to miss Nora Goes Off Script. I hope you will fall head over heels for this story as I have. I can’t wait to check out more from this author in the future.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Review: Places We’ve Never Been by Kasie West

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Review: Places We’ve Never Been by Kasie West

A sweet and swoony contemporary Young Adult novel about a cross-country family road trip that puts one girl and her childhood best friend on an unexpected road to romance!

Norah hasn’t seen her childhood best friend, Skyler, in years. When he first moved away, they’d talk all the time, but lately their relationship has been reduced to liking each other’s Instagram posts. That’s why Norah can’t wait for the joint RV road trip their families have planned for the summer.

But when Skyler finally arrives, he seems…like he’d rather be anywhere else. Hurt and confused, Norah reacts in kind. Suddenly, her oldest friendship is on the rocks.

An unexpected summer spent driving across the country leads both Norah and Skyler down new roads and to new discoveries. Before long, they are, once again, seeing each other in a different light. Can their friendship-turned-rivalry turn into something more?

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It’s been quite some time since I’ve picked up a Kasie West novel and I’m happy to report that she didn’t disappoint. Places We’ve Never Been is a captivating Young Adult romance that is sure to steal readers’ hearts no matter their age.

When we first meet up with Norah, she’s excited to embark on a road trip adventure of a lifetime. Not only will she be reunited with her best friend, but she’ll also be interviewing with her dream college. However, her excitement is dimmed when she discovers that her bestie, Skyler, has changed into someone she doesn’t recognize. As their summer trip moves along will these former besties be able to mend fences and possibly see one another in a different light? There’s only one way to find out….

Places We’ve Never Been is exactly what I’ve been searching for when it comes to Young Adult reads. This story is well-written and entertaining. It deals with real-world issues and how time changes everyone and everything. I really dug the enemies to lovers vibe between Skyler and Norah. I couldn’t wait to find out what happened to these two and if they’d ever find their way back to one another.

If I had to make one complaint about this story is that I thought the conflicts were resolved a little too easily. I still had some things that I wanted to see play out, but sadly didn’t get to see. Don’t get me wrong, I’m extremely happy with how this story ends, I guess I was just left more when it came to the whole picture.

Overall, Places We’ve Never Been is a wonderful and entertaining story of young love, friendships, and family. This book was filled with all of the sweet and swoon-worthy moments that I’ve come to love and enjoy from this author. And in the end, this book reminded me of just how special Young Adult books can be.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*