HEA Hypothesis: Feminism in Off Her Game by Zoe Forward

Hello, book buddy! This blog post is part of a series called HEA Hypothesis, in which I do close readings of romance novels to figure out what makes them work, and you can find more here: HEA Hypothesis archives. This week’s post is focused on Off Her Game by Zoe Forward. Mr. West loves videoContinue reading “HEA Hypothesis: Feminism in Off Her Game by Zoe Forward”

HEA Hypothesis: Sacrificed to the Dragon by Jessie Donovan

Hey, book buddy! Good to see you here on my blog. This post is part of a series called HEA Hypothesis, in which I try to dissect and analyze why different scenes in romance novels work well. You can see past post here. For the sake of clarity, I have formatted the conversations between TristanContinue reading “HEA Hypothesis: Sacrificed to the Dragon by Jessie Donovan”

Friday Feature: Favorite Words I Read This Week

Originally posted on Close Reading Romance:
Photo by?Susan Holt Simpson?on?Unsplash Anyone who follows me over on Twitter has watched me yell in excitement about Scarlett Peckham’s The Lord I Left for the better part of a week. I savored this book slowly (until the end when I couldn’t stop myself) and enjoyed so much about…

Four Love Letters: Arron to Rhodie (Winning Back the Duke)

This is part of a Valentine’s Day bonus for my fans! Hope you have fun imagining with me how our heroes would celebrate the holiday…which one’s your favorite? Leave me a comment! You can also download these letters as a PDF at the bottom of the page. Enjoy, book buddies!  Though Arron never sent thisContinue reading “Four Love Letters: Arron to Rhodie (Winning Back the Duke)”

Four Love Letters: Saint to Brooke (Taking Down the King)

This is part of a Valentine’s Day bonus for my fans! Hope you have fun imagining with me how our heroes would celebrate the holiday…which one’s your favorite? Leave me a comment! You can also download these letters as a PDF at the bottom of the page. Enjoy, book buddies!  Haven’t read Taking Down theContinue reading “Four Love Letters: Saint to Brooke (Taking Down the King)”