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    Aria Wyatt’s Afterglow ARC Review

    Thank you to Aria Wyatt, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Afterglow, the tenth story in the Busy Bean series. Read all my World of True North reviews here. Time for the final World of True North book!! “I’m a numbers girl. Or at least I thought I was, until my formula fell apart. Back home in Vermont, with my dream on hiatus, I’m working at the Busy Bean and taking online classes. As long as I keep my focus, I’ll be back in New York City next semester. Hopefully. When Declan O’Shaughnessy storms into the café, all muscles and tattoos,…

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    Alexa Gregory’s Footnote ARC Review

    Thank you to Alexa Gregory, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Footnote, the ninth story in the Busy Bean series. Read all my World of True North reviews here. “A moving second-chance romance where hope can turn history into a footnote. Sasha Covey needs a rewrite. Or a really big eraser. Her past doesn’t belong in the life she’s trying to rebuild. Her future—and her recovery—depend on a fresh start. Moving to Colebury seems like the perfect test until Penley Brooks waltzes into the Busy Bean. The handsome veterinarian is just as charming as when she fell for him a decade…

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    R.L. Kenderson’s Sidetracked ARC Review

    Thank you to R.L. Kenderson, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Sidetracked, the seventh story in the Busy Bean series. Read all my World of True North reviews here. “Sometimes, not knowing where you’re going will lead you to where you need to be.” CHARLI My workplace eliminated my position the same month my relationship ended. With nothing keeping me in Richmond, Virginia, I get in my car and head northeast, unsure of where I’ll end up. Until I walk into The Busy Bean Café. With the Help Wanted sign and the quote on the wall meant for me, I know…

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    Delancey Stewart’s Fireproof ARC Review

    Thank you to Delancey Stewart, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Unforgettable, the sixteenth story in the Vino and Veritas series. Read all my World of True North reviews here. “The newest barista at the Busy Bean is about to steam the place up… Former Marine Mason Rye can make a cappuccino with military precision, but he finds it much harder to serve up a smile. It’s not that he doesn’t like people. But he knows from experience that once you let someone in, it hurts like hell when you lose them. And Mason’s lost too many people already. So it’s…

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    Teralyn Mitchell’s Doubletalk ARC Review

    Thank you to Teralyn Mitchell, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Doubletalk, the sixth story in the Busy Bean series. It is time now for not just the last batch of Busy Bean books. Today’s drops are the last books in the World of True North World. “Basketball has always been his one love, until now... Zeke Armstrong never imagined he’d be back in Vermont, but here he is, living in Colebury and trying to rehab an injury that could mean an early retirement from pro basketball. Running into his former classmate, Mallory Barrett, shouldn’t be…

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    Antoni Porowski’s Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner ARC Review

    Thank you to NetGalley and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the advance reader copy of Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner. This cookbook releases on September 14th! I requested this book on NetGalley for two reasons. Firstly, for the chance to review a cookbook for the first time. And most importantly I wanted to support Antoni, whom I love. I was late to the Queer Eye phenomenon but during the pandemic, it provided so much comfort. It is such a heartwarming show and I love Antoni’s presence on it. I am also biased because I love supporting a fellow Canadian. “Antoni Porowski shares 80 of his favorite weeknight recipes to help fans make…

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    Sierra Simone’s Saint ARC Review

    Thank you to Sierra Simone and the team at Candi Kane PR for the advance reader copy of Saint, the third story in the Priest series. I was so incredibly excited to receive this ARC! I have been a huge fan of this series for years. I read Priest back in 2018 when I discovered Sierra Simone. I loved both Priest and Sinner, so I was incredibly excited for Aiden Bell’s story. I love that we are getting an M/M romance too! Check out the Goodreads synopsis… “I can’t have Elijah Iverson. I can’t have him because he’s my older brother’s best friend. I can’t have him because I broke his heart five…

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    Stephanie Rose’s Safeguard ARC Review

    Thank you to Stephanie Rose, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Stronghold, the ninth story in the Speakeasy Taproom series. Read all of my World of True North reviews here. Check out the Goodreads synopsis… “Jilted. Living in a glorified closet. The world’s worst bar waitress. I just need to keep a roof over my head and make tuition payments until I can finish graduate school. Then my real life will start. But right now, long nights at the Speakeasy have me burning the candle at both ends and the wax melting all over my fingers. When a bar manager offers me…

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    Wendy S. Marcus’ Stargazer ARC Review

    Thank you to Wendy S. Marcus, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Stargazer the eighth story in the Speakeasy Taproom series. Read all of my World of True North reviews here. Check out the Goodreads synopsis… “Randall Dickson is coping. Sort of. An upcoming medical eval, one that could end his military career, has him stressed and making bad choices. So when a concerned friend issues a strongly-worded “invitation” to Vermont, R.D. is all in for a change of scenery, a temporary job as a bartender, and the opportunity to shake himself out of his self-destructive routine. Then he sets eyes on…

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    Christine DePetrillo’s Starlight ARC Review

    Thank you to Christine DePetrillo, Sarina Bowen, Jenn Gaffney and the rest of the World of True North team for the advance reader copy of Starlight, the seventh story in the Speakeasy Taproom series. Read all of my World of True North reviews here. Check out the Goodreads synopsis… “He doesn’t trust women. She only trusts dogs. Why can’t they keep their paws off each other? Darren Reade builds stone walls in Vermont–and around his heart. Women don’t stick around, so it’s better to put up No Trespassing signs and focus on raising his adopted son. Darren is willing to do whatever it takes to help the boy cope with his mother’s death. But doing it alone…

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