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Handle With Care (Chase Care Book 1) by R.L. Dunn – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Handle With Care (Chase Care Book 1)Handle With Care by R.L. Dunn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book in the Chase Care series and is 520 pages in length. This story follows Dr. Hunter Montgomery and Dr. Selma Bryant. Dr. Montgomery lost his partner and then becomes the Chief Medical Officer. Who knew the past would come crashing back in. Dr. Bryant served in the Army and then ends up in Dr. Montgomery’s OR. Dr. Bryant leaves to help render care at an African refugee camp, but can she run far enough away from Dr. Montgomery?

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Falling Home (Buckeye Falls Book 1) by Libby Kay – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Falling HomeFalling Home by Libby Kay
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story takes place in Buckeye Falls, Ohio. Ginny returns to her hometown from New York to help her dad. All she wants to do is help her dad and not partake in any holiday anything. She ends up getting roped into helping with a Christmas jubilee where her ex is also a planner. Ugh, the last thing she wanted to do was to have anything to do with him. Max, her ex, still loves her. Can he be a part of her life again?

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Falling Home (Buckeye Falls Book 1) by Libby Kay – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Falling HomeFalling Home by Libby Kay
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story takes place in Buckeye Falls, Ohio. Ginny returns to her hometown from New York to help her dad. All she wants to do is help her dad and not partake in any holiday anything. She ends up getting roped into helping with a Christmas jubilee where her ex is also a planner. Ugh, the last thing she wanted to do was to have anything to do with him. Max, her ex, still loves her. Can he be a part of her life again?

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After She Became a Lady by Wareeze Woodson – Review By Heidi Schoolman

After She Became a LadyAfter She Became a Lady by Wareeze Woodson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Lord Robert and Lady Laurel and is 274 pages in length. Shortly after marriage, Lord Robert is called away to the war in Spain. While he is gone, strange things start to happen. Lady Laurel must share the roll of Lady with Lord Robert’s sister and that does not go over well. As Laurel was only 17, she must grow up very fast in her new role. Now with her husband off at war, she is now alone. What will happen when he returns? Will he be the same?

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I Love You Today (Trading Heartbeats Trilogy Book 2) by Julie Navickas – Review by Heidi Schoolman

I Love You Today (The Trading Heartbeats Trilogy Book 2)I Love You Today by Julie Navickas
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is book 2 of 2 in The Trading Heartbeats Trilogy and is 287 pages in length. Austin fell in love with Mavis, but she was not meant to be his. He leaves for Chicago in hopes of leaving the heartache behind. There he meets Casey. She is everything he is not and that is exactly what he needs. But a promotion would send him back home – does he pick the job or the girl?

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A Christmas to Remember by 5 Prince Publishing – Review by Heidi Schoolman

A Christmas to Remember: An Anthology from 5 Prince PublishingA Christmas to Remember: An Anthology from 5 Prince Publishing by Bernadette Marie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book consists of 7 HEA Christmas stories by Bernadette Marie, Ann Swann, Amy Gale, S.J. Reisner Jessica Mehring, Emily Bybee, and Emersyn Kane. What a great collection! Each story has its own characters and are unique to each author. This is one of those books where you will need to settle down in front of the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and immerse yourself into these stories for the evening. I love reading these types of books that have multiple stories in them. If you are looking for a reason to get into the holiday spirit, look no farther!

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A Christmas to Remember by 5 Prince Publishing – Review by Heidi Schoolman

A Christmas to Remember: An Anthology from 5 Prince PublishingA Christmas to Remember: An Anthology from 5 Prince Publishing by Bernadette Marie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book consists of 7 HEA Christmas stories by Bernadette Marie, Ann Swann, Amy Gale, S.J. Reisner Jessica Mehring, Emily Bybee, and Emersyn Kane. What a great collection! Each story has its own characters and are unique to each author. This is one of those books where you will need to settle down in front of the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and immerse yourself into these stories for the evening. I love reading these types of books that have multiple stories in them. If you are looking for a reason to get into the holiday spirit, look no farther!

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Cooked: The Chef Blows Her Lid by Cari Schaeffer – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Cooked: The Chef Blows Her LidCooked: The Chef Blows Her Lid by Cari Schaeffer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Olivia is a young chef that enjoys cooking for people. She had everything anyone could ever want. Then she finds out her husband is cheating on her. She leaves and gets a job in a small restaurant as a bartender. She intends to save her money and open her own restaurant. This was a fun, little story that keeps you entwined in it.

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Cooked: The Chef Blows Her Lid by Cari Schaeffer – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Cooked: The Chef Blows Her LidCooked: The Chef Blows Her Lid by Cari Schaeffer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Olivia is a young chef that enjoys cooking for people. She had everything anyone could ever want. Then she finds out her husband is cheating on her. She leaves and gets a job in a small restaurant as a bartender. She intends to save her money and open her own restaurant. This was a fun, little story that keeps you entwined in it.

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Breathe Underwater by Anise Storm & Taylor L. Ray – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Breathe UnderwaterBreathe Underwater by Anise Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story is 503 pages long and follows Evelyn and Damian. They have a past together. Evelyn worked hard to move on. Damian did also. Until one day she comes back into his life. The problem is, he is with the mafia and if he is not careful, he could end up dead and so could she. Can they stay apart and live with that decision or can they come together and be safe at the same time?

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Sessrúmnir (Antipodes Series Book 5) by T.S. Simons – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Sessrumnir (Antipodes #5)Sessrumnir by T.S. Simons
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is such a great series! The author did a fantastic job of making the characters seem so real. There is a little bit of everything in this series, so that alone makes it a must read for anyone. With everything that has happened, they are trying to look to the future and create a new normal. It has been six years since Caim has ended. Children are being attacked and they must now come together to save their family. Now is the time to end this once and for all.

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Jake (Billionaire Blind Dates Book 1) by Toni Denise – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Jake (Billionaire Blind Dates Book 1)Jake by Toni Denise
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book in the Billionaire Blind Dates series. This story follows Jake and Lauren. Jake was tired of women seeing him only for his money. There happens to be a new blind dating service so him and his friends sign up. Everything is done using an app and the dinner dates are done a very dimly lit room. Lauren cannot stand rich men because all the ones she has encountered has treated them as if they should bow down to them. She ends up being roped into a blind date – with Jake. Sparks fly immediately, but what will happen when she finds out who he really is?

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I’m Not Your Difference (Fitz Series Book 4) by Theresa Sederholt – Review by Heidi Schoolman

I'm Not Your Difference (Fitz, #4)I’m Not Your Difference by Theresa Sederholt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the fourth book in the Fitz series. This story follows Andy and Stephen, two homosexual males who have a past. Andy is the single father of Stella. Andy has Parkinson’s disease and his adopted daughter is deaf. Stephen did not want to raise Stella and top it off with Andy’s disease, it was too overwhelming for him, so he left. Stephen and Andy agree to meet. Andy just wanted closure, but clearly Stephen’s heart has not moved on. Now he must find a way to get them back. Now they are dealing with a serial killer – of gay men. Such an emotional read but a really, really good one too!

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Ashes of Sin and Stardust (AnchorX) by Lindsay Murray – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Ashes of Sin and StardustAshes of Sin and Stardust by Lindsay Murray
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Reuben and Alice and is 1,139 pages in length. Reuben has been looking for his one and only almost all his life. But when he finds her, she is not at all what he thought she would be. Alice is done with men. When Reuben walks into her life, all bets are off. Both have their past demons. But can they handle each other?

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Key to His Heart by Kristina Beck – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Key To His HeartKey To His Heart by Kristina Beck
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a romance novel and is 354 pages in length. This story follows Katrina and TJ. Katrina is a pregnant and divorced artist who has just recently moved to a small town. TJ is a high school teacher that used to play pro football and has moved back to his hometown. Katrina is just looking for a new start and TJ is looking for forever. This was such a sweet read.

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Body Checked (Astoria Bay Thunder Book 2) by CJ Cartwright – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Body Checked (Astoria Bay Thunder #2)Body Checked by C.J. Cartwright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the second book in the Astoria Bay Thunder series and is 237 pages in length. Who doesn’t love a good frenemies to lovers story? This story follows Bridger and Tia. Tia meets Bridger while helping on a photo shoot. You can already feel the sparks pop but there is no way she wants anything to do with him. Bridger needs to get his act together before his lifestyle brings him crumbling down. Will Tia take down her wall enough to let Bridger in?

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Burned by Fire (Firehouse 13 Book 4) by Danielle Jacks – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Burned by Fire (Firehouse 13, #4)Burned by Fire by Danielle Jacks
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story is 129 pages in length and follows Sol, a recently retired fire fighter, and Ember, a new fire fighter. Ember has always had a crush on Sol but never explored it due to him being her mentor. Sol was injured and was forced to retire and is dealing with that in a bad way. Now that he is retired, she decides it is about time to explore those feelings. But will her career get in the way?

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As Close to Perfect by Maria Jane – Review by Heidi Schoolman

As Close to PerfectAs Close to Perfect by Maria Jane
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Bree and is 354 pages in length. Bree’s heart has been broken one too many times. Now she has developed a “no dating jocks” rule along with a slew of other rules she has made up to avoid heart break again. She meets Nate. Although he is hot, he fits the description of exactly what she needs to avoid. Then she meets Steven. He seems to be exactly what she is looking for. She stays friends with Nate while she dates other guys, only to find herself seeing Nate for the someone she is actually looking for. This poor girl had been through the wringer with guys, so it is easy to see why she has her rules, but ultimately, her rules kept her from Nate.

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Collateral Damage (Mafia Elite Series Book 6) by Amy McKinley – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance (Mafia Elite Book 6)Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the sixth book in the series and is 202 pages in length. This story follows Trey and Hailey. Trey is a surgeon but also works for the mafia. He has liked Hailey from the first moment he laid eyes on her but walked away because it was not the right time. Someone kidnapped Hailey and now he will do anything to get her back. This book screams chemistry!

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The Fighter (An Underground Bad Boys Romance Book 3) by India Kells – Review by Heidi Schoolman

The Fighter (An Underground Bad Boys Romance, #3)The Fighter by India Kells
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Juliet and Jonathan and is 171 pages in length. Juliet and Ten go way back – from when her parents left her. To make some extra money, Ten enters the cage fighting ring and ends up in a bit of trouble. Jonathan had given Ten some pointers which resulted in some serious issues and now Juliet and Ten have no where to go. Jonathan decides to let them stay with him – and que the chemistry – between all three of them! Who ends up with who?

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The Cruiser (The Hustlers Trilogy Book 1) by Rowan Rossler – Review by Heidi Schoolman

The Cruiser (The Hustlers Trilogy, #1)The Cruiser by Rowan Rossler
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Morgan and Vandana and is 284 pages in length. Morgan is a hot yacht designer and Vandana works in public relations. Morgan is trying to get a Saudi prince as a new client and needs Vandana’s help. Morgan wants her to join him on a yacht off the coast of Monaco for 10 days. Vandana needs the distraction from her cheating husband. Morgan is a very wealthy player. What could go wrong?!

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Until There Was You by G. Colgrove – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Until there was youUntil there was you by G. Colgrove
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Jeremy and Regan and is 402 pages in length. All Regan wants to do is get out of her town. Jeremy needs to show his dad that he can run the family business. What happens is they end up being a distraction to each other. Regan wants leave and Jeremy wants to run the business. Did Cupid just throw a wrench in their plans? I loved the different POV’s from the characters as it gives more insight into them.

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Forbidden Love: Book 1 of the Forbidden Duet by KM Lowe – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Forbidden Love - Book 1 of The Forbidden DuetForbidden Love – Book 1 of The Forbidden Duet by K.M. Lowe
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Clark and Kally. All she wanted was Clark. But now, that seems so far out of reach. Kally just turned 18 and the life she was hoping for diminished instead. Clark managed to get away from his family and all he wanted was a life with Kally. Clark’s father is not about to let him walk away.

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Reunion in the Outback (Welcome to Bunya Junction Book 4) by Nicole Flockton – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Reunion in the Outback (Welcome to Bunya Junction, #4)Reunion in the Outback by Nicole Flockton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the fourth book in the Welcome to Bunya Junction and is 212 pages in length. This story follows Michael and Yolanda. These two are married and are high school sweethearts. After getting married, they moved to the big city to start a new life together. But now, years later, Yolanda takes their daughter and leaves and heads back home to be around her family. Michael is not going to give up so easily. Turns out, they both have secrets. But are they secrets that they can confide in each other and overcome?

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Bottom of the Chains (Grimm Wolves MC Book 2) by D.M. Earl – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Bottom of the Chains (Grimm Wolves MC #2)Bottom of the Chains by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a romantic motorcycle club novel and is 130 pages in length. This is the second book in the series and follows the Grimm Wolves prospect, Bullet. He grew up in foster care and he felt he found his belonging with the Grimm Wolves. He meets Clementine, who is studying to be a nurse. Bullet is trying to make something of himself in the club without letting his brothers down again. Clementine has her eye on the future. The chemistry is white hot with these two and Bullet feels Clementine is just what he needs.

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Checking Boxes by Magdoline Ward – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Checking BoxesChecking Boxes by Magdoline Ward
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story follows Ian and Grace and is 329 pages in length. Holy cow!! When Grace needs to move, she responds to a room mate wanted ad. Rent free and all she had to do is cook for him on his dime. Too good to be true? Maybe – maybe not (insert shoulder shrug). He is hot, but she seriously does want to get involved right now. Yet the chemistry between them is too much to ignore. But what will come falling out of the closet when the door is opened?

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(UN)Loved (Mixed Emotions Series) by Katy Hunter – Review by Heidi Schoolman

(Un)Loved (Mixed Emotions, #1)(Un)Loved by Katy Hunter
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book in the series and is 209 pages in length. This story follows Gil and Sophie. I must admit, I did kind of like Gil’s family LOL. These two just finished working on a movie together and Sophie is in desperate need of some R&R. Gil suggests going with his family to their farm in France. Gil seems to have commitment issues and Sophie is going to try to rectify that. But that Llama though!

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The Billionaire’s Slave by Stacy-Deanne – Review by Heidi Schoolman

The Billionaire's Slave by Stacy-DeanneThe Billionaire’s Slave by Stacy-Deanne by Stacy-Deanne
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This novel is 165 pages in length and follows Leon and Penny. It is the 1800’s in South Carolina and Leon likes Penny. The only problem is, Penny is a slave. So, he devises a plan on how to obtain her. He plans to buy her, teach her, and then take her for himself. But Penny is the one that ends up teaching him. A terrific historical romance novel!

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Doctor D’s Orderly Affair (Doctors of Eastport General) by C.A. King – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Doctor D's Orderly AffairDoctor D’s Orderly Affair by C.A. King
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a super-hot novel that is 104 pages in length. Dr. Danielson is about as hot as they get. He is everything a woman would want. Emily is an ER nurse and loves kids. Dr. D is a pediatrician – and although the kids love him, so does everyone else. Emily knows of Dr. D and his reputation, but will she be able to have the will power to not get involved? This book has it all – hot, steamy, funny, and one you will want to read again and again.

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Power Play (Astoria Bay Thunder Book 1) by CJ Cartwright – Review by Heidi Schoolman

Power Play (Astoria Bay Thunder #1)Power Play by C.J. Cartwright
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book in the Astoria Bay Thunder series and is 261 pages in length. Levi is the Captain of the Astoria Bay Thunder hockey team and Brynn is new in town looking for a new start. She ends up winning tickets to the hockey game. Although she does not care for hockey, she decides to go anyway. To say it was a shock seeing someone from her past is an understatement. She has been asked to do the photo shoot for the hockey team. Can her past love become her future?

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