REVIEW: Elementary Romantic Calculus (Chemistry Lessons Book 6) – Suzannah Nix

© Susannah Nix

Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com

Rating: 4 out of 5.

What is it?
Elementary Romantic Calculus is Book 6 of stand alone books in the Chemistry Lessons series

Release Date:
May 18, 2021

My Brief Thoughts:
Elementary Romantic Calculus has a lot of bright spots in it about learning to accept yourself for yourself, and not pushing yourself to fit into the mold of others. Mia has to find herself, and break free of her father’s expectations once and for all, if she’s to let herself be happy with her life. It’s something we all face, but she has to do it while also accepting that she isn’t going to be able to follow her life plan. Do I think she could have done at least the latter part more graciously? Of course, she was downright snobby about her outlook on Crowder, and even Josh, at first.

This book also felt different to me than the others in the series, and I think it was more of a set up for the new series than it was truly a standalone book like the others – though it was nice to see Brooke pop up in this one, even if it was brief!

I liked this book. I can’t say I LOVED it like I can the others.

I give it 3.5 stars, rounded up to 4 for because it’s good enough to not round down.

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Author’s Blurb:
Mia has had her whole life mapped out since she was 18. She’s supposed to follow up her math PhD with a research postdoc, but her 20-year tenure plan takes a surprise deviation when she’s forced to settle for a temporary teaching job at a small-town university.

It’s not easy adapting to rural life when you’re an inveterate city girl, but Mia tries to make the best of it until she can get the heck out of Podunk—er, Crowder, Texas. Things finally start to look up after a run-in with some terrifying local wildlife sends her careening into the arms of a sexy goat farmer/cheesemaker.

Mia finds herself unexpectedly drawn to Josh’s gruff cowboy charms, especially after she learns what lies behind the thick walls he’s built around his heart. The deeper their connection grows, the more Crowder starts to feel like home.

But Mia can’t afford to stay. Not unless she’s willing to give up on her dream—or trade it in for a new one.

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REVIEW: Mad About Ewe (Common Threads Book 1) – Suzannah Nix

© Susannah Nix

Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com

Author Blurb:
# of Pages (per Amazon): 325

Dawn Botstein is doing just fine after her divorce, thank you very much.

She’s got her yarn store to run, her house to herself for the first time in her life, and no use for men anymore. That is until the hottie silver fox who walks into her store turns out to be her old high school crush—the guy who rejected her 30 years ago.

No way is she going to lose her head over him this time, no matter how well he wears that salt-and-pepper lumberjack beard. Okay, so he’s the opposite of her ex in every way, and his attention gives her a thrill she thought she’d never feel again. She’s not risking her heart again.

Mike Pilota is having a mid-life crisis.

Only instead of buying a red sports car he can’t afford and dressing like a 25-year-old who’s time-traveled from the 1990s, he quit his job after his second divorce to move closer to his recently widowed mother.

He didn’t expect to run into Dawn again, but as soon as he lays eyes on her he’s utterly smitten. So he sets out to make up for past mistakes and prove he can be the kind of man she deserves.

But is it too late for second chances? Or will these two lonely hearts find a way back to each other?

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Review: Experimental Marine Biology (Chemistry Lessons #5) – Suzannah Nix

© Susannah Nix

Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com

Author Blurb:
# of Pages (per Amazon): TBA

“Just friends” is all Brooke and Dylan have ever been. (Except for that one night in high school, but they don’t talk about that.) Growing up, he was her protector. Her confidante. The one guy she could always trust.

Now she’s a marine biologist working toward her PhD in California, and he’s an underwear model in New York. Dylan’s only in town for a few days, crashing on Brooke’s couch and repaying the favor by acting as her date to a friend’s wedding.

It was totally an accident she saw him naked.

After that, “just friends” goes out the window in favor of friends with benefits.

It’s all going great…until it isn’t.

Dylan’s got a ticket back to New York at the end of the week, and Brooke may have accidentally broken his heart. Can they navigate these uncharted relationship waters? Or has she tanked her oldest friendship?

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