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Books On Sale

Kindle Daily Deals, Loretta Chase, & More

Books on Sale: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang & More

RECOMMENDED: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang is $1.99! This is part of today’s Kindle Daily Deals. I loved this book so much and gave it an A-:

The Bride Test is so beautiful and Hoang was right when she said it was impossible not to love Esme. She’s tenacious and battles against her fear of failure, of judgement, and of her own self-doubt, to become this confident and self-assured woman. This Bride Test has only solidified my love for Hoang’s romances; they are truly a gift to the genre.

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Books On Sale

Tessa Bailey, Sci-Fi, & More

Books on Sale: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang & More

RECOMMENDED: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang is $1.99! This is a Kindle Daily Deal. I’m jealous of those who get to read this for the first time. We had a wonderful guest squee of this and it was my favorite read of 2018:

I truly loved this book. Loved. It made me feel like a champagne bubble – all fizzy and light. When I think of all the magical feelings romance gives its readers, I will forever think of this book.

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Links: Events, Dedications, & More

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Happy Wednesday! How are you all today? Both Sarah and I are in a bit of a funk and insist there is something more than humidity in the air today. Are you also feeling it too? On the bright side, I did a wild thing the other day. I read! Until 2am! I can’t remember the last time that happened. … I’ve been having a rough few weeks and Carrie has been sending my funny … Continue reading Links: Events, Dedications, & More

Books On Sale

Historical Romance, Assistants, & More

Books on Sale: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang & More

RECOMMENDED: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang is $1.99! Hoang’s debut is also on sale. I loved this book so much and gave it an A-:

The Bride Test is so beautiful and Hoang was right when she said it was impossible not to love Esme. She’s tenacious and battles against her fear of failure, of judgement, and of her own self-doubt, to become this confident and self-assured woman. This Bride Test has only solidified my love for Hoang’s romances; they are truly a gift to the genre.

Continue reading →

Books On Sale

Even More $2.99 Romance Sales!

Books on Sale: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang & More

RECOMMENDED: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang is $2.99! I’m jealous of those who get to read this for the first time. We had a wonderful guest squee of this and it was my favorite read of 2018:

I truly loved this book. Loved. It made me feel like a champagne bubble – all fizzy and light. When I think of all the magical feelings romance gives its readers, I will forever think of this book.

Continue reading →

Books On Sale

Pride & Prejudice, a Mystery, and More

Books on Sale: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang & More

RECOMMENDED: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang is $1.99! I’m not sure this has ever been on sale, so grab this one while you can. We had a wonderful guest squee of this and it was my favorite read of 2018:

I truly loved this book. Loved. It made me feel like a champagne bubble – all fizzy and light. When I think of all the magical feelings romance gives its readers, I will forever think of this book.

Continue reading →

Best of 2019 Reviews, Part Two!

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NB: This week, we’re taking a look back at 2019. We’ve got a week of best-of posts to share, with reviews, cover snark, sales, and more. We hope you enjoy revisiting our archives, and most of all, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday and a happy new year – with all the very best of reading. … We have arrived to the official top five! Are you ready? I’ll give you a few … Continue reading Best of 2019 Reviews, Part Two!

Links: Mantras, Helen Hoang, & More

Workspace with computer, journal, books, coffee, and glasses.

Happy Hump Day! Can you believe it’s the last Wednesday in September? I cannot, but then we’re on to October and I am so ready. As someone who loves fall and likes to get spooky, it’s my time to shine. … A few of us at SBTB HQ have been squeeing over Gideon the Ninth, and we enjoyed this deep dive into the cover art for the book. … If you love teacher characters in romance, … Continue reading Links: Mantras, Helen Hoang, & More

Book Review

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Bride Test

The Bride Test is very much a Cinderella story. It’s tender and so flippin’ sweet. As a book that I was really looking forward to since finishing The Kiss Quotient, it didn’t disappoint. Granted, there were more things that might bug some readers, but I loved this one even more than The Kiss Quotient. I didn’t even think that was possible. Khai Diep is the cousin of The Kiss Quotient’s hero and he has a … Continue reading The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

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May’s New Releases

It’s time to talk new releases for May! I don’t know about you, but I feel like it’s been ages since we talking about upcoming books. May is going to be particularly rough on my own wallet, though here are a few more titles you may be anticipating: Gay royal romance alert: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston . Lesbian royal romance alert: Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins . Middlegame by Seanan McGuire is a new standalone … Continue reading May’s New Releases

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Best of 2018: Our Personal Faves

NB: This week, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite and our most popular pieces of writing this year. We’ve got a week of best-of posts to share, with reviews, cover snark, sales, and more. We hope you enjoy revisiting our archives, and most of all, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday and a happy new year – with all the very best of reading. … Though we’ve listed what … Continue reading Best of 2018: Our Personal Faves

Best of 2018 Reviews, Part Two!

Smart Bitches Best of 2018 graphic - a stack of books against a sparkly lit background and at the bottom it says thanks for reading with us!

NB: This week, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite and our most popular pieces of writing this year. We’ve got a week of best-of posts to share, with reviews, cover snark, sales, and more. We hope you enjoy revisiting our archives, and most of all, we wish you and yours a wonderful holiday and a happy new year – with all the very best of reading. … We’re onto the final … Continue reading Best of 2018 Reviews, Part Two!