December 2020 Wrap Up

Check out my December Wrap Up video here or keep reading!

Total Books Read: 38
Currently Reading: 1
Rereads: 0
Buddy reads: 0
Readathons: 1 – Smutathon
ARCs: 1

STAR RATING BREAKDOWN

1 Stars: 0
2 Stars: 1
3 Stars: 4
4 Stars: 10
5 Stars: 15
All-Time Favorites: 8

GENRE BREAKDOWN

NA: 5
Adult: 32
YA: 3
Contemporary: 28
Paranormal: 1
Historical: 2
Sci-fi: 3
Fantasy: 3
Nonfiction: 1
Non-romance: 2
Graphic novel/Manga: 0

FORMAT

Audio: 22
Ebook: 14
Physical: 1

REPRESENTATION

Books with Diverse Characters and/or Authors: 12

BOOKS READ FROM LEAST FAVORITE TO FAVORITE

2 Stars
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#38 Kissing the Coronavirus by MJ Edwards – a ridiculous 16 page novella in which a scientist hooks up with, you guessed it, the Coronavirus. Yes, he is green.

3 Stars


#37 The Naughty List by Ellie Mae Macgregor
– a super short Christmas novella in which the heroine hooks up with bearded lumberjack buff Santa.
#36 Tempting Dusty by Helen Hardt – a childhood friends-to-lovers cowboy romance with bull riding.
#35 The Black Fox (The Dirty Heroes Collection #1) by Brianna Hale – a super taboo Zorro retelling (stepfather/stepdaughter romance)
#34 Before I Ever Met You by Karina Halle – Age gap, father’s work friend romance.

4 Stars

#33 Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett – YA Contemporary second chance romance with a Sherlock Holmes fan heroine who is trying to solve a mystery with her coworker/hero.
#32 Fans Only by B. Love – friends-to-lovers steamy novella where two friends decide to start a Fans Only account.
#31 Teach Me (There’s Something About Marysburg #1) by Olivia Dade – workplace grumpy/sunshine single dad romance between two teachers.
#30 Gifting Me to His Best Friend (A Touch of Taboo #2) by Katee Robert – holiday menage novella where a couple invites the husband’s best friend into their relationship.
#29 Within These Walls (Walls #1) by JL Berg – emotional novella where the heroine has been in and out of the hospital with a heart condition and the grieving bad boy hero works at the hospital.
#28 Treasure of the Abyss (The Kraken #1) by Tiffany Roberts – alien romance with tentacles.
#27 Same Time Next Year by Jenna Bennett – super short novella about a couple who meets in the same connecting hotel rooms on the same day every year.
#26 My Big Fat Fake Wedding by Lauren Landish – childhood frienemies to lovers marriage of convenience romcom.
#25 Breaking Gravity (Fall Back #2) by Autumn Grey – forbidden professor/student relationship where both are talented cellists.
#24 Slammer by Tabatha Vargo – non-romance novella about a prison nurse who falls for a dangerous prisoner.

5 Stars

#23 Barbarian’s Touch (Ice Planet Barbarians #7) by Ruby Dixon – beloved blue alien romance
#22 Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo – YA contemporary written in verse about two girls who find out they have the same father after he dies
#21 The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury – Aladdin retelling where the genie is female and the romance is between her and Aladdin
#20 Hoops Holiday (Hoops #2.5) by Kennedy Ryan – Short emotional holiday novella with between a sports reporter and a retired basketball player with an adorable meetcute
#19 Three Women by Lisa Taddeo – nonfiction following three different women: one who had a relationship with her teacher in high school, one who is cheating on her husband, and one is a swinger
#18 Xeni (Loose Ends #2) by Rebekah Weatherspoon – marriage of convenience for an inheritance
#17 His Beauty by Jack Harbon – brutal taboo Beauty and the Beast retelling where the Beast stays a beast and never turns human
#16 The Takeover (The Miles High Club #2) by TL Swan – romcom romance between a single mom widow heroine who owns a drowning communications company and the owner of a large communications company who wants to take it over
#15 The Stopover (The Miles High #1) by TL Swan – romcom about a woman gets upgraded to first class and has a one night stand with the hero who sits next to her, then a year later is hired at his company
#14 See Me After Class by Meghan Quinn – romcom between a outside-the-box teacher and a by-the-rules teacher
#13 The Setup by Meghan Quinn – new adult college sports romance where the hero and heroine are reluctantly set up by their parents
#12 That Second Chance (Getting lucky #1) by Meghan Quinn – small town romcom between a new-to-town woman and volunteer fire fighter with a love curse
#11 The Redemption (Filthy Rich Americans #4) by Nikki Sloane – addictive, super taboo, steamy romance with a bunch of rich people being ridiculous, but, like, still really good
#10 The Deception (Filthy Rich Americans #3) by Nikki Sloane – “”
#9 The Obsession (Filthy Rich Americans #2) by Nikki Sloane – “”

All-Time Fav

#8 Husky by Jessa Kane – short, steamy novella with a romance between a woman who recruits a husky bartender to model her clothes
#7 King Sized by Jessa Kane – short, steamy novella with a forbidden romance between a husky, submissive bodyguard and new queen
#6 The Rakess (Society of Sirens #1) by Scarlett Peckham – feminist historical romance between a woman who has made the best of being “ruined” and a widower single dad

Top 5

#5 Long Live the Beautiful Hearts (Beautiful Hearts #2) by Emma Scott – part two of a fantastic, emotional love triangle new adult romance
#4 The Initiation (Filthy Rich Americans #1) by Nikki Sloane – addictive, super taboo, steamy romance with a bunch of rich people being ridiculous, but, like, still really good
#3 Bring Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts #1) by Emma Scott – part one of a fantastic, emotional love triangle new adult romance
#2 Ever After Always (Bergman Brothers #3) by Chloe Liese – emotional marriage in distress with fantastic anxiety rep
#1 Always Only You (Bergman Brothers #2) by Chloe Liese – cinnamon roll hockey player virgin hero and a sassy autistic heroine with RA

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