Review: 4⭐ Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

Review: 4⭐ Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Long review: Spoiler Alert
Author: Olivia Dade, 2020
Disclaimer: ARC via Edelweiss, links affiliate

Content/Trigger warning(s): fatphobia and toxic family, both of which are addressed and dismantled in this book. The below review will touch broadly on these topics, and I’ll flag before I delve into anything specific.

This book is an homage to fat girls and fanfic and hero worship and, also, Jaime Lannister and Brienne of Tarth’s scuppered romantic arc. But it’s mostly the first thing.

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Review: 4⭐ Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins

Review: 4⭐ Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Long review: Destiny’s Captive
Author: Beverly Jenkins, 2020
Disclaimer: links are affiliate

The below contains very minor spoilers (like, ‘in this scene she did this’, kind of spoiler, not ‘Darth is Luke’s dad’ level spoiler).

Content/Trigger warning(s): rape (off-page historic, but it’s a detailed recount), PTSD, abduction, abuse

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Review: No Offense by Meg Cabot

Review: No Offense by Meg Cabot

Image: 1 star

Long review: No Offense
Author: Meg Cabot, 2020
Digital Review Copy courtesy of the publisher

The below contains minor spoilers (like, ‘in this scene she did this’, kind of spoiler, not ‘Darth is Luke’s dad’ level spoiler).

Content warning: this review has general reference to police crime and brutality, no specifics.

Where to start with this one.

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Review: 1⭐Bridal Bootcamp

Review: 1⭐Bridal Bootcamp

Rating: 1.5 out of 5.

Long review: Bridal Bootcamp
Author: Meg Cabot, 2019
Stars: 1.5

The below contains medium-level spoilers (like, ‘in this scene she did this’, kind of spoiler, not ‘Darth is Luke’s dad’ level spoiler).

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know I’m a huge Meg Cabot fan; have been since I was in Year 9 (8th grade).

I was a Meg Cabot message board member way back, and I even wrote fan fiction for my favourite of her books. I spent all my pocket money on her new releases; I could quote beloved passages from memory; THE WORKS.

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Review: The Hating Game

Review: The Hating Game

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Long review: The Hating Game
Author: Sally Thorne, 2016
Stars: 4

I posted a shorter review on my Instagram, @feminist_romance. But this is the full hairy take.

Have you ever been entirely put off something because so many people recommend it to you? It’s a perverse kind of hipster instinct that makes me rebel whenever too many people tell me to do something.

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