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I am Lover of romance, who indulges in the romantic adventures of literature

My name is Renee, and I am the host of this site. I am a 34 year old woman, on the prowl for her mate, searching out the best of books, exploring the wilds of the imagination and delving into the heart of a beautiful love story.

 

Weekly Recap (Week 1): New Changes to Kick Off The New Year

by | Jan 2, 2022 | Uncategorized | 7 comments

This post was originally inspired by Sunday Post Meme that is hosted by @CaffeinatedReader  It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.  See rules here: Sunday Post Meme 

Happenings in Week 1 of 2022

This week has been a whirlwind of happenings and it’s so crazy to think about what has been happening here. Well it happened, we are officially done with the year 2021 and it was such a strange year. I think due to it being the second year of covid, and the vaccine being brought it, it was a year of unsure feelings. It’s like this adjustment year of transitioning slowly back to a life of normalcy. I have high hopes for this year though and have some fun things planned. So for this week any of the books that I happened to read were in the year of 2022. As many of you know I took a two-week break from both reading and blogging. Now normally the last week of the year I take a break from reading just as a way to refresh and renew and I normally have family events happening so this just allows me time and a break from it. However, even though I wasn’t reading I was SUPER busy. I have a NEW DESIGN!!! I hope you all love it as I do. But it was a ton of work to get it changed to look like this and has a whole different feel to it now. So feel free to explore around and let me know what you think.

Books Read and Posts Released in the Week of December 26-January 1

Book Review-Highland Wolf by Lynsay Sands

Book Review-You Can Run by Rebecca Zanetti

December 2021 Recap

Audio Book Review-Better Not Pout by Annabeth Albert

Bringing in the New Year with a Bang

Audio Book Review- A Princess by Christmas by Julia London

Book Review-Death by Laura Thalassa

Current Reads

Book Releases to Look Forward to

Its a low release week so not too many (more comprehensive list will be posted tuesday)

The Girl In The Mist by Kristen Ashley—Goodreads

Tempt Me If You Dare by Alyssa Clark-Goodreads

Secrets We Hunt by Dana Isaly- Goodreads

Favorite Book of the Week

FIVE STARS

New Additions at A&R

Fall by Kristen Callihan-Contemporary Romance

Rhythm Chord and Malykhin by Mariana Zapata-Contemporary Romance

The Bookworm’s Guide to Faking It by Emma Hart-Romantic Comedy

My Darling Duke by Stacy Reid-Historical Romance

so tell me how has your first week in the year been going? Did you have any favorite reads of 2021? any book you are looking forward to in 2022? let me know in the comments below!

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Hello everyone! I first want to apologize as my site has been down since Sunday evening. Working with hosting can be a pain sometimes. So what happened is my hosting (which I am with Bluehost) but they did an upgrade on my plan, and then when my monthly payment was...

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  1. Deanna (A Novel Glimpse)

    Your new design is pretty! I love that you took time off to recharge. I need to do that soon. Happy 2022!

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  2. Rachel

    Nice new look! It has been a busy few weeks for me as well. I’m super excited for the new surprise Kristen Ashley coming out on Tuesday! Hope we both love it, Renee! Happy New Year!

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  3. Samantha

    The new look is great! Happy new year!

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  4. Sam@WLABB

    The site looks great! Definitely hoping for more normalcy, but it seems like one step forward and two steps back all the time with this thing. Here’s to better things!

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  5. Tanya @ Girl Plus Books

    Great new design. That Sophie Lark duet is all the rage on BookTube. People are loving those!

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  6. Jen

    Love the new look and fonts. So pretty and elegant and sexy! I’m working on being more in the now for 2022 and adding some meditation to my week. I hope that will help me stay in the present and not worrying about what is to come.

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  7. Michele H

    Loving the new web design! It fits with the Romance theme nicely <3 Glad you had some time to recharge and gear up for 2022! After a rough end to 2021 at work, I’m trying to shake off the bad energy and think positive for the new year.

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