ROMANCE

Right Beside You

Dafina: Kensington. Sept. 2019. 304p. ISBN 9781496715845. $20; ebk. ISBN 9781496715852. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
COPY ISBN
Felicia Hawkins has her life in order with a successful career and a wealth of family and friends to fill out her independent lifestyle. Yet with the holidays looming, she feels more alone than ever, spending her days pining away for her coworker, a widowed single father. Richard Grimes is endlessly busy chasing around his twin teenage daughters but still finds time to cherish his friendship with Felicia. In a plot full of twists, miscommunications, and misunderstandings, the two eventually face the conundrum: Is taking their relationship a step further work the risk?
VERDICT Monroe (“God” series) presents a tender, charming holiday romance that addresses serious issues such as loneliness, single parenting, and being attracted to a coworker. Perfect for fans of heartwarming holiday reads à la Fern Michaels and ReShonda Tate Billingsley.

Be the first reader to comment.

Comment Policy:
  • Be respectful, and do not attack the author, people mentioned in the article, or other commenters. Take on the idea, not the messenger.
  • Don't use obscene, profane, or vulgar language.
  • Stay on point. Comments that stray from the topic at hand may be deleted.
  • Comments may be republished in print, online, or other forms of media.
  • If you see something objectionable, please let us know. Once a comment has been flagged, a staff member will investigate.


RELATED 

Get connected. Join our global community of more than 200,000 librarians and educators.