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Ana and Chris
Ana and Chris love books, baseball, travel and our families
Interests: Baseball, Comicbooks, romance novels, traveling
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As Hurricane Florence leaves its sodden mark on the Carolinas, I feel the anniversary of Maria creeping closer. From the hurricane graphics, to tuning into listen to facebook-live weather report by Ada Monzon, it all brings me back to the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Coqui in Winterfell
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79. Free Fall by Emma Barry & G.Tuner. (M/F, HistRom).1-night stand with consequences. Two near strangers, newly married, space race. LOVED this book. She is a vibrant firecracker, with no clue how to be a wife. He is reserved & desperately trying to avoid feelings #bkbrk — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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66. The Governess Game by Tessa Dare (eARC, 8/28) Dare delights! Witty wordplay, challenging charges & resistant romantics. Deftly portrays the pains of racism, abandonment, guilt, grief & PTSD while finding sweet & rich HEAs for her MCs. 💞💫 #bkbrk https://t.co/ykmJghSs3J — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui) July 29, 2018 I find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
I have two mini-reviews over at Love in Panels today. Check out what I had to say about Kristen Ashley's Wild Like the Wind and The Protector by HelenKay Dimon. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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In the past month I have spent a lot of time with audio-books, in fact I listened to books each day. Walking around the neighborhood, digging out weeds in the yard, and listening during long drives, books have been keeping me company. I have been listening to a mix of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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64. Destiny’s Surrender: Billie, a sex worker flees SF a thug tries to steal her son. She goes to the only place she knows he will be safe, his father’s family ranch, unwittingly interrupting his engagement party! Resentment & mistrust must overcome for their HEA. #bkbrk — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Today I am over at Love in Panels with my review of Duke by Default, the second book in Alyssa Cole's delightful Reluctant Royal's series. Stop over there to read it! 42. Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole Portia upends Tavish’s life when she arrives as his Scottish Armory to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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When his temporary post-prison living arrangements fall apart, Salvador Rosas need a cheap place to crash, quick. Chinita, an old lady from the neighborhood lets him crash in her garage for $200 and the labor of cleaning it out. Chinita's granddaughter Vanessa, loses her mind when she finds out, but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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I loved this book and you should absolutely grab this book before the sequel, A Treason of Truths comes out this fall! Read my review over at Love in Panels! Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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This past weekend #readRchat, a monthly romance reader focused twitter chat, asked us to name of our Mid-year Favorites. These are mine: Favorite Books A/1 Hurts to Love You by Alisha Rai, Ivan by Kit Rocha and Her Perfect Affair by Priscilla Oliveras ( and bonus: Duke by Default by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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When I heard that Ilona Andrews was writing a book for Hugh, I was mystified. In the Kate Daniels novels Hugh was the brutal, remorseless Warlord for Roland, who cut a brutal path through Atlanta, killing many of Kate's near and dear friends and allies. He is not a heroic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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48. Therese Beharrie ‘s Suprise Baby, Second Chance (eARC, 8/7) forced-proximity, SAfrican-set m/f. Rosa left their seemingly happy marriage without a word & their near reconciliation has consequences.Strong emotional conflict as they face their anxieties https://t.co/BbUvioLYKK — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui) June 23, 2018 Rosa walked away from what Aaron thought... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
38. Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs (audio: Lorelei King) I’d originally skipped this one because none of my libraries had it. But it was fantastic, & I understand why Silence Fallen felt like a let down to some Great relationship/pack/family dynamics #bkbrk — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui) April 28, 2018 The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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23. Ocean Light by Singh (eARC, June 18)Jumped the gun reading this but it was a break-glass-in-case-of-emergency kinda of week! I loved it. Bowen meets his mate at the worst moment of his life. They might only have days but it can’t be denied. #bkbrk #rombklove :underwater city — Ana... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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44. Shadow of Doubt by Linda Poitvien. (ARC, 5/10) RomSuspense. Started out promising but too much of the emotional conflict was the MCs arguing if it was too risky for the RCMP heroine to keep helping the framed DEA agent hero on the run. #ttr #bkbrk https://t.co/0rfLpBBgLs — Ana Coqui... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
I accepted Suzanne's invitation to join the Love in Panels Review team. I will be reviewing one or two books a month for them. Ever since RT announced that it will be closing, I've been trying to figure out it I wanted to join another group venture or just write... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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43. The Cybernetic Tea Shop by Meredith Katz. #RomBkLove rec D17 STEM.(f/f ace)Globe-trotting AI-mechanic Clara falls for Sal, a Tea-shop running robot, one of the last of her kind.Emotional story about grief, trust, routines & new beginnings. #ttr #bkbrk https://t.co/z27avygN0v — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui) June 3, 2018 Clara is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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37. Rome’s Chance by Joanna Wylde. 2nd chance-ish Dental Hygienist heroine, hero is not going to miss his moment. My night was weirdly emotional/drama filled offline tonight, so I don’t have a lot of perspective but it held my interest when I really needed the distraction. — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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39. Peter Darling by Austin Chant Peter returns to Neverland after spending 10 years living as Wendy again for the sake of his family. But Neverland is not the same or too much the same.The romance was beautiful, gentle & exhilarating. Just fabulous. https://t.co/ZLkdeU3cvO — Ana Coqui (@anacoqui) April 29,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Dear #Rombklove, thanks to all of you, For showing up and sharing the books you love. Finding fellow readers & celebrating the incredible diversity of Romance is what this month was about for us. I hope you keep using the #RomBkLove tag to share your love for books you discovered... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Reader: Is this book a Romance? Seller: I think so R: No I mean is it ROMANCE S: *waggles eyebrows* yeahhhhh mm hmmm R: *rolls eyes* No, how does it END? pic.twitter.com/AxccIRVeFd — Susannah Reilly (@shrewandsnail) May 30, 2018 IT MIGHT ROMANTIC AND/OR ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS BUT IT ISN’T ROMANCE IF... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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It sometimes feels that everyone talks about the same books and authors, yet Romancelandia is larger and more diverse than any top ten or best-seller list can capture and many wonderful books and excellent authors fail to get the notice and attention they deserve. This month we’ve had an opportunity... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Nix from Scorching Reviews is back with a list of her favorite Ménage and Polyam romances. It was a battle but she got her list down to just 15. Check out her fabulous recs and share your recommendations with us! #RombkLove Day 29 : Ménage and Polyam Romance https://t.co/mKIwCZH9PL pic.twitter.com/tG5KwogWbJ... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Kini's back for her third and final post for RomBkLove with a list of her favorite romances where unrequited pining and longing define the story. Why do these stories appeal to Kini? Why do they appeal to you? @kinilei1 is hosting today’s #RomBklove: Unrequited. She loves stories of longing where... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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The fantastic Meka is back to tell us about why she re-reads and describing all the different kinds of re-reading she does. She also invited the #RomBkLove team to share their experiences with re-reading at the end of the post: What do you get when you put a mood reader,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books