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Crime and Periodicals

(Green Valley Library #2)

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  2,098 ratings  ·  347 reviews
In Green Valley, Tennessee everybody knows everybody, but nobody knows Sabrina Logan.
Sabrina has been hiding in plain sight for years. Living her life inside of books, dutifully helping her family, and hoping no one will notice her. So far? Mission accomplished!
Yet when sexy—and distrustful—sheriff, Wyatt Monroe returns to town with his daughters, he definitely notices the
Kindle Edition, 264 pages
Published November 5th 2019
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Anna lost in stories *A*
first reread (may 2020)

I decided to reread this book before diving into the new one about Wyatt's brother... and it was just as sweet and adorable as I remembered it from my first time reading... maybe even a bit better, cause this time I listened to the audiobook version *sighs and swoons* not gonna lie, Chris Brinkley murmuring the word "darlin" straight into my ear made me swoon every fucking time :) for more coherent thoughts keep on reading to find my original review, but I still wholeheart
5 Sweet Stars

To say Sabrina Logan doesn’t get out much would be a huge understatement. Just because she was born and raised in Green Valley doesn’t mean she’s comfortable, you know, being in Green Valley. If we’re getting down to it, Sabrina isn’t really comfortable anywhere except her family’s ranch and her job at the library.

I was a shy hermit, prone to fits of anxiety. I was a hot mess of insecurity and doubt, wrapped up in a cozy blanket of fear.

I hate to say it, but her self assessment
Oct 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Compare to the first book, Crime and Periodicals is more subdue. With so much sweetness. I love the sweetness. It is not OTT. Sabriba abd Wyatt just perfect for each other.

Their whisper words are so romantic. Just like sitting on the bed of the truck watching the moonlight. So pretty and peaceful. The chemistry between then is sweet, slow and hot. It is so sweet watching them together.

I love it!

4 stars
DJ Sakata
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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By now I was pretty sure that every time I looked directly at him my IQ lowered because I could not think of one stinking word to say to him. I opened my mouth anyway though, just in case the flirt fairy decided to bless me with a witty anecdote or some charming repartee. Nope. That was a big fat nothing coming out of my mouth.

I was beginning to develop suspicions that he was as nice as he was hot. And that made him just like a unicorn. A total keeper.

I made myself laugh at the
Jun 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This was one of my favorites in the Smartypants Romance series so far with Sabrina, a shy heroine with extreme social anxiety who is raising her sister’s children after her death (with the help of her father), Wyatt, a police officer hero raising two little girls on his own, lots of great Green Valley cameos and just so many good family moments. I’m a sucker for daddies with their daughters and some of those scenes were my favorites!

There’s also some drama with exes, some custody issues, and I
Smartypants Romance
Aug 03, 2019 marked it as to-read

We are excited to announce the wonderful Author Nora Everly's book for Smartypants Romance. 'Crime and Periodicals' is a full-length contemporary romantic comedy, can be read as a standalone, and is book# 2 in the Green Valley Library series!

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Nora Everly continues the Green Valley Library series with Crime and Periodicals, an utterly sweet confection and lovely addition to Penny Reid’s Green Valley World.

After one too many deaths in her family, Sabrina Logan has devoted her life to taking care of her family while retreating into her books. She’s extremely shy and anxious but she’s no hermit. She hides in plain sight as an assistant librarian and has thus far managed to evade all notice except for the newly relocated Sheriff Hottie Mc
Nov 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
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4.25 stars!

This was my first Nora Everly book, and I just love it when an author surprises me. As always, it feels so good to be back in Penny’s world of Green Valley, and these authors nail that particular writing. Very well done! I’m a sucker for a single parent romance, and in this book it gave me that x2! You have to read the book to find out all those details because this girl doesn’t like to give anything away.

What happens when a shy librarian who just happens to be a virgin, and a handso
SB*needs low angst books*
Sabrina Logan is a librarian assistant and painfully shy after some tragedies in her life. It doesn't stop her from helping to take care of her late sisters children. Her young nephew Harry is autistic and is having a bad day at school. When she is heading home with him he has a meltdown and she has to pull over to help him calm down. Her friend and police deputy Jackson comes with his partner Wyatt Monroe and say that Wyatt will drive them where they need to go.

Wyatt Monroe is a divorced, sing
*The Angry Reader*
A sweet person and another sweet person fall in love. They cry. It was not that much fun for me. I liked the heroine’s issues. And her family. But Yeesh.

Katie Ashley
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Crime and Periodicals is one of those novels you could totally see as a Hallmark movie. It's heart-warming and uplifting in its portrayal of two selfless individuals who life hasn't always been very kind. At the same time, it packs the angst and romance along with a delicious smidge of steam. Besides the two strong leads, you get a colorful cast of side characters who add to the novel's appreciation and beauty. There's also some familiar Green Valley faces whose appearance will make you swoon an ...more
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Crime and Periodicals by Nora Everly

5* review by Emerald Book Reviews

‘“You attach your memories to books.  I want to read all of them - every one of your favourites.  Then you can tell me all the reasons why you love them.”

“Wyatt,” she softly murmured.

“Sabrina, I mean it.  Everything I find out about you, I like.  I’m lucky I met you that day. It will always be my favourite traffic stop.”’

Believe me, “Crime and Periodicals” embraces so many more swoon-worthy , butterfly-inducing lines, just like
Caitlin Reads
Aug 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
What would Sienna Diaz do?

This book is another winner in the Smartypants Romance world. Crime and Periodicals is my first introduction to Nora Everly and I really enjoyed her writing. Sabrina is a VERY shy librarian trying to break out of her shell and start to experience the world. Wyatt is a swoon worthy sheriff and a sexy single dad. Their worlds collide when Sabrina is pulled over on the side of the road tending to her autistic and adorable nephew when Wyatt comes to her rescue. There is an
Lana (Bibliomedico)
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" My Heart was overflowing. I had so much love to give - the fear that had held it back for so long was gone. I couldn't wait to see what the future would bring "

Beautiful and meaningful story.
A sweet love story a
Sheena ☆ Oh, the Sheenanigans!

Another one bites the dust! Despite what it looks like, I am trying to give these installments of this series a fair shot but I'm just not feeling this. "Crime and Periodicals" was effy and I'm sure the only character I had a liking to was Harry. I mean how can you not like him?! Otherwise everything else fell under the same category as the early releases. Wyatt and Sabrina weren't much to rave about and due to the lame nature of the plot, I had ended skimming more than actual
Jacqueline Francis
Aug 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is AMAZING! I didn’t want it to end. I absolutely loved the heroine. She is so relatable—confident but shy in social situations. And the hero? Be still my heart. Who wouldn’t love a hot sheriff single dad?

The romance was so sweet and the pair were a match made in heaven. The suspense was slight but still made me want to keep on reading. I love everything about this book. If you like sweet talking heroes and shy, socially awkward heroines, READ THIS BOOK!

I received an advanced copy in
This was a cute story!

There was nothing really going on. I think I would love it better if I had a connection with our main characters.

Crime and Periodicals is a cute book. It has a very Hallmark Movie type of story, and while that might be appealing to a lot of readers (absolutely no shade guys, if you like very sweet books, go for it) it was just too light for me.

What I really enjoyed about this book is that it details situations and differences in a very warm and accepting way. For example, Sabrina is a 27 year old librarian that is a virgin and suffers from extreme social anxiety, but that's ok. People accept that. She also
Anne Wright
This is the first book I've read by this author, and I love it! This is one of the Spartypants Romance novels, written in the existing world of Green Valley created by Penny Reid - part of the Pennyverse. The characters and the story are wonderfully written; I loved library assistant Sabrina, and Sheriff Deputy Wyatt. Divorced Wyatt has two of the cutest little girls, and has returned to Green Valley to raise them with help from his mom, and support from his brothers. Sabrina is terribly shy, an ...more
Nora Everly
Oct 04, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)

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Oct 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing, I’m not sure where to start...I absolutely, totally, 100% LOVED this book. Sabrina is possibly one of my favorite characters ever. Her awkwardness is so relatable and endearing. I loved that we got to see her grow and participate in the world, and not just observe it (I’m so guilty of doing the same). Her love for her niece & nephews is so strong you can just feel it coming off the pages. And Wyatt....I love him. He is so swoon worthy. Like Sabrina, you can feel his love for his daugh ...more
Spoilers ahead,3.5*

Painfully shy h and her deputy sheriff
The romance was cute enough but the kids made this book for me and Harry in particular I loved so much!

h was a virgin
H hadn't been with anyone since his divorce from his cheating ex
Single parent H
h was in the process of adopting her deceased sister's son
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good , and impressive from a new author !
Jessica Alcazar
I loved everything about Sabrina Logan! Not only was this a romance journey, but also a journey of self-discover and empowerment for Sabrina and this author represented her strengths and weaknesses beautifully and unfolded her growth realistically with a hint of humor that just settled in my heart and made me smile! There wasn’t a single page of this book I did not enjoy!

So #funfact: This is actually maybe my second book in the Penny Reid World and honestly, I do not know what I was thinking not
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Holy swoony sweetness batman!!!!
Nov 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thank you Social Butterfly and the author for a complimentary copy. I voluntarily reviewed this book. All opinions expressed are my own.

Crime And Periodicals
Green Valley Public Library #2
By: Nora Everly

*REVIEW* 📚📚📚📚
Crime And Periodicals brings readers back to the Green Valley Public Library in the Smartypants World/Pennyverse. Sabrina is an extremely shy librarian. She is an introvert to the point of nearly crippling anxiety, for example, she won't look people in the eye and doesn't go out of
M.  [storme reads a lot]
This one is so cute. I’m really enjoying this series. Yes, I’m reading these before the Winston Brothers. But I think it’ll be just fine. This one is very fluffy and sweet. Sabrina is a virgin with social anxiety. She loves books. Wyatt is the handsome sheriff with two daughters. And Sabrina is raising her nephew. So, yeah there’s going to be a happily after ever. It didn’t have much happening with the story, just events like daily life. I wish there had been more substance to the plot, but I st ...more
3.5/5 stars

This was such a sweet romance. I think this is my favourite book that I’ve read from Smartypants romance so far, although it still isn’t a new fave for me. I felt like this book felt very short and I wish certain plot points (which I was loving) were drawn out. I really liked Sabrina and Wyatt, the kids and the side characters but because I felt like the book was too short, I never grew to love any of these aspects. Except maybe the kids, I actually adored the kids.
Oct 29, 2019 marked it as nope-nope-nope  ·  review of another edition
First a 20 yr celibate heroine and now a virgin! This series sucks!
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2019

I had a hard time getting into this book because not much happened in it, and i also didn't really like how insta-love this was. What i enjoyed tho was the relationship they both had with the kids, it was cute
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Nora Everly is a lifelong bookworm. She started reading the good stuff once she was tall enough to sneak the romance novels off the top of her mother’s bookshelf and it has been non-stop ever since.
Once upon a time she was a substitute teacher and an educational assistant. Now, she’s a writer and stay at home mom to two small humans

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