Devil In Winter ❄️ Book Review

My content warnings:

  • Hospital scenes/hospitalization
  • Cheating 

My biases:

  • Can’t stand overt, blatant, and obvious rudeness

Devil In Winter by lisa Kleypas 

#3 in Wallowing 

Read: September 26, 2021

Star Rating (of 5): ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Enjoyment πŸ€—: πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

  • Very quotable πŸ‘πŸ½ 
  • ❀️ all the friendships

Heat πŸ”₯ : πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  • Memorable
  • Non-vanilla πŸ˜‚

Intensity (1 to 100): 70%

  • Still figuring how I’ll do this πŸ˜‚ Meant to show darkness

Predictable? (Predictability): πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ some parts Y, some parts N

Content warnings: Death of a loved one πŸ₯°, physical abuse

Prevalent Tropes: Wallflower, Marriage of convenience, Caretaking

Tropes I like! 😍

  1. Caregiving/sick bed
  2. Fake Dating 
  3. Friends to lovers
  4. Found family
  5. Single parent
  6. Bodyguard 
  7. Marriage of convenience 
  8. Disability rep
  9. Forced proximity 
  10. Wallflower 
  11. Bookish heroine
  12. Only 1 bed πŸ›
  13. Teaching 🏫 
  14. Roadtrip Romance 

How it’s used…

Evie, a wallflower with Annabelle and Lillian, enters a marriage of convenience with Sebastian St. Vincent 

Smutty times πŸ˜‹:

  • Morning romp
  • 20: Lose the bet πŸ˜…
    • With some education too 😏
  • 21: Sharing a bed, for once 😏 

3-word Summary: Not to (be) expected

Representation: πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

POV: 3rd person dual

Thoughts πŸ’­:

  • Choices made in desperation 😱 
  • Stepping up πŸ‘πŸ½
  • Loving without condition

Movie/show rec: πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

I love doing book reviews!

Published by Listen with Precious

Filipino-American πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Stroke survivor πŸ‘πŸ½ @preciousmoments1128 UC Berkeley alum UNH alum RN @preciousmoments1128 ❀️ HR 🎧 audio listener! πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦½

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