Connect Five Friday – Romance Novels


It’s time once again for Connect Five Friday, hosted at Book Date by Kathryn – the meme where we share five book/reading things that connect in some way.

Sunday is Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air.  Thought I’d share 5 romance novels I have borrowed from the library and have yet to read (Book blurbs by Goodreads)

 (Any recommendations on what to read first, what are your favourites???)

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Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn. A new author to me, but have seen some interesting reviews.

Meg Mackworth’s hand-lettering skill has made her famous as the Planner of Park Slope, designing beautiful custom journals for New York City’s elite. She has another skill too: reading signs that other people miss. Like the time she sat across from Reid Sutherland and his gorgeous fiancée, and knew their upcoming marriage was doomed to fail. Weaving a secret word into their wedding program was a little unprofessional, but she was sure no one else would spot it. She hadn’t counted on sharp-eyed, pattern-obsessed Reid . . .”

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Can’t Help Falling by Cara Bastone. I read the first book in this series and enjoyed it.

Serafine St. Romain doesn’t need her psychic powers to know she’s no longer in Tyler Leshuski’s good graces. True, she did tear him to pieces when he asked her out, accusing him of being shallow and selfish. Despite the energy crackling between them, the gorgeous sports writer is a no-strings, no-kids kind of guy. And Serafine, raised in the foster system, intends to be a foster parent herself. She won’t compromise that dream, even for a man as annoyingly appealing as Tyler.”


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Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams, I loved the first 2 books in the series – couldn’t wait to finally get this one.

Alexis Carlisle and her cat café, ToeBeans, have shot to fame after she came forward as a victim of a celebrity chef’s sexual harassment. When a new customer approaches to confide in her, the last thing Alexis expects is for the woman to claim they’re sisters. Unsure what to do, Alexis turns to the only man she trusts—her best friend, Noah Logan.”

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Wild at Heart by K.A. Tucker. Another book where I thoroughly enjoyed the first book. Waited a while for this one as well.

From the internationally best-selling author of The Simple Wild comes the continuation of a woman’s journey to Alaska and a life she never imagined for herself.   
Calla Fletcher returns to Toronto a different person, struggling to find direction and still very much in love with the rugged bush pilot she left behind. When Jonah arrives on her doorstep with a proposition she can’t dismiss, she takes the leap and rushes back to Alaska to begin their exciting future together.”

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Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park. A new author to me, but enemies to lovers always a fun trope.

Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with challenges: an insufferable CEO; sexist male coworkers; and an infuriating—yet distractingly handsome—intern, Nolan MacKenzie, aka “the guy who got hired because his uncle is the boss.”   
Just when Melody thinks she’s made the worst career move of her life, her luck changes.



8 thoughts on “Connect Five Friday – Romance Novels

  1. Love Lettering is a book I really want to read. Loathe At First Sight sounds fun too! I have been wanting to try Lyssa Kay Adams’s series and am glad you enjoy it. I bet all these will be good. I hope you enjoy them, Bev!

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