Saturday, April 9, 2022

The Secret by Max Monroe


Mr. Hot Professor, the man I’m determined to resist, is challenging me to a competition—a playful, secret game, so to speak—where the winner takes all.

The Secret, an all-new hot as sin romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Max Monroe, is available now!

Dear Fellow Bookworms,

I need your help.

I, Rachel Rose, am in quite the pickle with a hot-as-sin English Lit professor by the name of Ty Winslow, and I don’t know how to get out of it.

Let me break it down for you:

Girl meets Guy.

Girl gives Guy her underwear on a dare but nothing else identifying (like her name or number) because she plans to never see Guy again.

But Girl does see Guy again, in a very professional setting, where she is to be the Teaching Assistant to his Professor for an entire semester.

Girl would like to ignore all events of the past, but Guy is a whole list of tempting things that are hard to resist. (See below:)

#1: Insanely attractive.
#2: The most fun a girl could ever have.
#3: Successful and intelligent.
#4: He can quote Walt Whitman at the drop of a hat—which I’m sure you know is a dangerous thing for a literature-lover.
#5: Smooth with a capital S. He could charm the panties off a woman WITHOUT the help of a dare.

And now, Mr. Hot Professor, the man I’m determined to resist, is challenging me to a competition—a playful, secret game, so to speak—where the winner takes all.

My plan? Play the game long enough to win—long enough to walk away with the upper hand—without doing something stupid like falling in love.

It’s possible . . . right?

If you have any advice, please reach out to me soon—before it’s too late.


I loved this book. I need you to know that first and that I'm not just saying that because I got an advance copy. I have also loved the other books in this series, The Bet and The Pact. Those Winslow brothers are just... wonderful. This book was fun and despite the fact that I do not like forbidden type romance books, this didn't feel forbidden. It helped that Rachel wasn't his student so there wasn't a weird age gap. Ty was super loveable and I was rooting for things to work out (as all good romance novels do). The humor in this one made it even better. I can't wait for Remy's book, The Redo to come out in July! I've been waiting to read more about him since Winnie Winslow & Wes's book (Scoring the Billionaire) and Charlotte & Nick's (Dr. NEURO). They're not required to read but give a little more insight into the Winslow family.

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About Max Monroe
A duo of romance authors team up under the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling pseudonym Max Monroe to bring you sexy, laugh-out-loud reads.

Max Monroe is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of more than ten contemporary romance titles. Favorite writing partners and long time friends, Max and Monroe strive to live and write all the fun, sexy swoon so often missing from their Facebook newsfeed. Sarcastic by nature, their two writing souls feel like they’ve found their other half. This is their most favorite adventure thus far. ​

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Happy New Year!

I realize now that it is almost February and I haven't posted anything in a LONG TIME! I have no defense for this other than I was doing podcast stuff and having to much fun reading books to stop to write about them when I was done. Is this why #booktok is such a big thing now? To be honest it would be quicker to give a quick video review than to put the time into writing a response of why I did or didn't like what I read. Maybe someday. But for now you can check out all of the 228 books I read in 2021 here: 

Or check out my 2022 books here:

I read some interesting books in 2021, including romance novels that included blue aliens, dragon shifters, the devil and demons (those one felt weird but were well written), and mafia men, on top of the usual contemporary romance I go for. I can't specifically say I had any favorites, but I did read a lot of books by Jessica Gadziala, Sophie Lark, Ruby Dixon, and others.

One set of books I liked right at the end of the year were The Ares Trials by Eliza Raine. It was a fun play on mythology. I had read The Hades Trials right before that and felt it dragged on a bit, but The Areas Trials was a great read all the way through and recommend both if you like romance with mythology thrown in. 

Kati Wilde also has some good books in The Dead Lands series if you like the idea of barbarians that are respectful towards women (I was a fan).

Have you read any books you think I would like? Recommend them in the comments!