Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating

» 4 September, 2018 » 4 stars, ARC Reviews, Reviews » 0 comments

Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating

Christina Lauren delivered another feel-good love story that will leave you warm your hearts. This time, it’s between a free-spirited, no filter Hazel and a stoic, no-nonsense Josh. Josh and Hazel met each other in college. And Josh witnessed firsthand some of Hazel’s penchant for outlandish behavior. Hazel’s crush on Josh remains unrequited. They reconnected again through Emma, who happens to be Hazel’s best friend and co-worker. This time, they’re older but one thing remains true, at least for Hazel, Josh Im is still her unattainable ideal, and as much as she’d love Josh to see as more than a friend, Hazel is content. She also wants Josh happy. So when Josh’s long term relationship ended, Hazel volunteered to guide Josh back into the dating world. It become very clearly quite immediately that Hazel would steal everyone’s heart in this book. She’s zany and without any filter whatsoever, and I […]

Review: Envy by Dylan Allen

» 15 June, 2018 » DNF Reviews, Reviews » 0 comments

Review: Envy by Dylan Allen

I’ve seen this book all over my feed and since I’m a sucker for friends-to-lovers/second chance romance, I decided to pick this up. It became apparent early on that this might be a dud. For one, there were so many things happening to the characters. This is a very plot driven book. So much so that all the characters did was to react to every single thing that’s happened to them. It would’ve probably worked more if the things that happened made sense but sometimes they don’t. That whole “beard” thing came out of nowhere like why? There are some plot points that happened in this book that I didn’t particularly care for but I have no problem with. Unfortunately, it wasn’t done well here. The characters also fell flat to me. I mean, Graham and Apollo both possess a cadre of standard NA character tropes: – dead parents -neglectful parents -sick […]