Nobody’s Baby But Mine, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

nobodysbabybutmineTitle:  Nobody’s Baby But Mine

Author: Phillips, Susan Elizabeth (Author’s Website)

Genre: Romance

Bibliographic: William Morrow Paperbacks, 400 pages, Paperback List Price $12.99, Mass Market Paperback $7.99, Audiobook List Price $35.93, ISBNs 9780380782345, 9780060894702, 9780062004666, 9780062107008, 9780783881973, 9780061793219, 9780066212203, 9780749937775

Publication Date: February 1, 1997

Rating: ★★★☆☆/♥♥♥♥♡ (The rating scale is here).

Appeal Factors: Funny, steamy, engaging

Why I picked it up: A podcast I listen to said it was really funny.

S.I.A.S.: Physicist Jane Darlington desperately wants to have a baby, but doesn’t want it to be brilliant like her, so she sets out to find a stupid man.

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Taking the Heat, by Victoria Dahl

takingtheheatTitle: Taking the Heat

Author: Dahl, Victoria (Author’s Website)

Genre: Contemporary romance

Bibliographic: HQN Books, 379 pages, Mass Market Paperback List Price $7.99, Audiobook List Price $27.99, ISBNs 9780373779703, 9781460384022

Publication Date: July 28, 2015

Rating: ★★★★☆/♥♥♡♡♡ (The rating scale is here).

Appeal Factors: Racy humor, steamy, banter-filled, engaging

Why I picked it up: The sexy librarian stereotype really gets on my nerves sometimes, so it was nice to see a sexy male librarian.

S.I.A.S.: Gabe is only in town for a year, but his romance with Veronica may be more serious than he planned.

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