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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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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 yesterday 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 3 days ago 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
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Chachic loves discovering new authors and has a load to share with you about why she loves them and who here newest discoveries have been. Today, I'm hosting #RomBkLove Day 26: New-To-Me Authors. For the purpose of this discussion, let's go with authors you've discovered and loved in the past... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Jen is back with a post about just what makes a Steamy reads STEAMY: It was hard to define what makes a book steamy, rather than sexy, intense, or erotic. Do you agree with Jen's definition of Steamy? On the 25th Day of #RomBkLove, my followers said to me: Let's... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Please welcome Shantastic! @bardsong to #RomBkLove. I've been following Shannon on twitter for a long time and I always enjoy her recommendations. When Calla Lily had to step away, Shannon offered to step in with her own list of recommendations, because as disabled (blind) romance reader, she had acquired a... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Kat, Rudi and Gabby, The BookThingo Team have put together a podcast about the books that brought them in Romance. I hope you love listening to their stories and checking their shownotes for all the details: PODCAST EP58: We’re hosting #RomBkLove! @rudi_bee, Gabby & I share our first forays into... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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One of my favorite things about #RomBkLove is reading about why people love certain tropes, especially if those tropes are ones that I didn't understand or care for. Kini absolutely adores Secret Baby romances and has a top-notch list of recommendations to share on her Romance Romp Podcast Website. Why... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Robin Bradford, @Tuphlos, Collection Queen and Romance Librarian of the Year for RWA in 2016, is reviving her blog today to share why she love Angst-filled Romance and share. Find her post and recs here: Angsty about Angst Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Joy is back today to talk about Memorable Sex Scenes. This topic was first hosted by Jen Porter who hosted the Sexy edition of #Rombklove last July! I can’t wait to see what scenes have left and impression for good or bad reasons for all of you! Thank you Ana... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books