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Monopoly (n.) 1) the exclusive possession, control, or exercise of something. 2) a classic board game with all the answers to Harper Sloane’s problems.

If Harper Sloane has learned anything, it’s that you can’t throw money at a problem. So, when she learns the beloved game store she owns with her sister and best friend is struggling, instead of mortgaging her pride and grabbing the pile of uncashed checks from her absentee father, she rolls up her sleeves and enters the city’s Monopoly tournament to save Love & Games.

Declan Wilde is a handsome, new-in-town doctor looking to set his karma straight. When he pays for Harper’s coffee, she’s horrified. She quickly repays her debt—with interest—to prove she doesn’t need his charity. But when Declan turns up at Love & Games to enter the tournament, refusing his business isn’t an option.

Forced to see each other at every practice, the tension starts to feel like a challenge beyond the game board. As they go over strategies for play, is their rivalry still just enemies playing games, or has it turned into something more?

248 pages, Kindle Edition

Published April 6, 2023

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Mia Heintzelman

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177 reviews14 followers
January 20, 2023
Well pals I’m back at it with these ARC reviews! This time I’m recapping the upcoming rivals to lovers romance between a board-game store owner Harper and ENT Dr, Declan that’s trying to find himself. Monopolove by Mia Heintzleman is hitting stores and shelves April 6th 2022, and I’m here today giving you a little early review ahead of its release!

Spoilers ahead, if you’re ready for it: let’s go.
I’d like to thank Mia for the advance copy, spoiler type thoughts below are my own enjoy!

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331 reviews2 followers
April 6, 2023
A board game enthusiast and a doctor trying to find his feet fall in love in this latest release from Mia Heintzelman.

When Harper Sloane’s board game-centric store hits financial trouble, the last thing she wants to do is go to her father for money. He has a history of leaving and of trying to patch relationships with money instead of with time spent together. She has to find another solution.

Declan Wilde is in town cleaning up his deceased grandfather’s bungalow. Putting himself back together after the dissolution of a long-term relationship, he’s on the fence as to whether he should sell the home and head back to Las Vegas or put down roots in San Diego.

A chance encounter between Harper and Declan at a coffee shop does not go smoothly, but the flier for the local Monopoly tournament Declan picked up along with his coffee that day leads the two to be thrown together again and again. As it turns out, in a bid to save the business, Harper's store is the tournament sponsor and is hosting the practice sessions.

Perhaps they can remedy that rough first impression.

The board game focus is such a fun spin. The chemistry between Harper and Declan is palpable. The relationship rebuilding—both romantic and familial—is uplifting. The love for The Cutting Edge warmed my elder millennial heart. And the grand gesture put a goofy grin on my face.

I look forward to seeing what comes next in this series.

I received an advance copy from the author. All review opinions are my own.
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Author 25 books80 followers
January 24, 2023
I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this book and it was the perfect, heartwarming antidote to a chilly January cold front.

Harper is my favorite kind of heroine: ambitious, creative, self-aware but still managing to get in her own way. On the flipside Declan is humble, sexy, and pulled-together - but no so together than he doesn't slip up occasionally. I loved their slow burn, their organic camaraderie, and how honest and upfront they were about their feelings, both good and bad.

Both MCs grapple with the complexity of their relationships with their parents, and Harper's fraught connection with her dad was captured so beautifully and sensitively. The author somehow manages to balance these nuanced characters with the lively, banter-fueled, and hilarious backdrop of a Monopoly tournament, which was super fun! I also think I learned some tricks for the next time I take on my 7-year-old.

This book is full of heart and tons of fun. I'm excited to see who'll get their HEA next!
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311 reviews9 followers
February 22, 2023
I think the plot was creative, but the execution was lacking a bit for me. There was a lot going on, so it felt rushed. I really wanted to like it more. Longer RTC. 3.5 Stars.
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88 reviews2 followers
January 13, 2023
Clever and heartfelt romance that will have you falling in love with these characters. I had so much fun with Harper and Declan and love the concept of this story. I even enjoyed the chapter titles. Very well done and well written book. Can't wait for the rest in the series! :D
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1,123 reviews13 followers
April 8, 2023
I received this arc of Monopolove in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in Mia Heintzelman’s new series, Love & Games. This was a clever idea for a book - centering the story around the board game Monopoly. Mia introduced the reader to a group of fun characters that I can see providing stories for the series. Book one features Harper Sloane. She and her sister Rox and their best friend Nadia own a game store with a large selection of board games. Also, Rox and Harper live together. Harper’s passion is Monopoly.

As the book opens, Harper heads to a coffee shop to get coffee for herself and Rox as they are out at home. She can’t get the app to work and she discovers she has no cash to pay with. As she has caused a back up, the guy in line behind her, Declan Wilde, gives her $10 to buy her coffee. She doesn’t want to accept it and he finally tells her his email so she can repay him later. She notices that he has a flyer for an upcoming Monopoly tournament. Harper quickly repays Declan with interest via the app.

Declan is in San Diego to fix up his beloved grandpa’s house to sell. He is a doctor in Las Vegas. He is recovering from a break up with his long term girlfriend and has contemplated moving to San Diego and living in the house as it has so many happy memories from his visits with his grandpa. His best friend Murphy has asked him to join his ENT practice. However he worries about leaving his mom alone in Vegas where she also lives.

Harper learns their store is in financial trouble. Rox wants to ask their wealthy dad to help them so they don’t lose the store. Harper is not wanting to accept anything from her dad. So the three partners come up with ideas to try to save the store on their own. They sign on as sponsors for the annual Monopoly tournament, with practices in their store, hoping to bring in business. Declan had played Monopoly with his grandpa and decides to sign up. When he gets to the store he learns that his buddy Murph’s sister is a partner along with Harper. Declan and Harper are initially not happy to be thrown together. However they end up playing at the practice and start talking. Then she offers to help paint his house. Both state that they don’t want a relationship but the chemistry appears to be there.

Harper and Declan have lots of baggage from their pasts. Harper is avoiding her dad who she has unresolved issues with. Declan has the history with his ex and guilt over not being there for his grandpa at the end. Both share a love for the game of Monopoly. He hasn’t decided whether to stay in San Diego or go back to Las Vegas. This leaves a lot of angst with Harper. She has developed feelings for Declan but doesn’t know what the future holds. He also has feelings for her. There is a lot of suspense as to what will happen to the couple as well as the future of the store. I enjoyed the interactions between Harper and Declan as well as between her and her two partners and her family. I see the possible pairings for future books in the characters we have met on the first book. I am excited to read the next book. Mia has created a great series that I highly recommend.
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2,464 reviews7 followers
April 6, 2023
I received an ARC from the author and am voluntarily posting a review. All opinions are my own.
Monopolove is the first in the fun new Love & Games series my Mia Heintzelman, following romantic board game themed adventures at the titular Love & Games store. There’s a lot of charm to this first installment, especially with the execution of the board-game tournament premise. With board games all but seeming like a thing of the past these days for the most part, I love the way this story focuses on that medium to bring people from the community together..even with the expected drama…both in and outside the game! And I love how Heintzelman committed to the Monopoly theme, including the game-inspired chapter titles and fun lingo.
Harper and Declan are both intriguing characters. Harper is very relatable in terms of the financial issues she and the store are dealing with. The root of her issues, in her eyes, is her absent father, who is now preparing to enter his third marriage, and prefers to throw money at problems instead of working on them…including his relationship with her. But even if that relationship is dysfunctional, I like that she does have a good relationship with her half-sister, Rox, one of the people Harper co-owns the store with.
Declan also has his own baggage, as he’s running from an ex, and is at a bit of a crossroads in his own life. He also has complex family relationships, which make him staying in town rather unlikely (especially at first), but he has a solid friendship with his best friend, Murph, who I also liked.
I generally really liked these two together. They get over their initial bad first impressions of each other quickly, and while there are some bumps in the road, their communication skills are much better than the standard romance couple. The “breakup” was a bit silly, but not something I find overly devastating, and they did work it out in the end. And even if I’m a little tired of the “I’m just in town to settle my family’s business, and then I’m leaving” trope, this one didn’t annoy me as much as it sometimes does.
This is a fun series starter, and I can’t wait to see what’s next. If you enjoy lighthearted contemporary romances and lots of board game references, I’d recommend checking this one out!
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46 reviews1 follower
April 3, 2023
I received an ARC for this in exchange for an honest review.

This book made me want to play Monopoly again after so many years of not playing it. You either had a love/hate relationship with the game or you were just deeply traumatized after games that lasted for hours and ended with someone crying or throwing a tantrum. Thankfully, that's not my experience with reading "Monopolove" by Mia Heintzelman. I've read MH's books before this and honestly, I don't remember a lot of it except for maybe the plot device (and eventually trope) since it was mentioned in this book. No one should take this reaction personally because most of the time, books I rate 3 stars are average books for me, ergo I won't remember anything about them unless someone refreshes my memory of the book lol. I'm guessing there's a high chance that it will be the same for this book. I'm not saying that it's bad per se, but I'm also not saying that it's great, and I'm also not saying that I didn't enjoy reading it, because I did. It's your typical feel-good romance novel. Which, I guess is the goal of a romance novel lol.

Some specific stuff about the book, I felt that everything went so well so fast at the beginning of the book in terms of Harper and Declan's relationship, and then everything went sour so fast. All of that happened within the first 60% of the book. I'm like, ok sure let's see where this goes. And then the last 40% of the book went by so fast, almost in a blink. I felt like there should be more grovelling lol even though it wasn't necessary in their case. But we love a man who pathetically grovels, am I right? They actually have pretty decent communication skills in regard to their relationship. It only went downhill for that one scene but after that, they fixed their problem in no time. Both parties forgave each other so fast and honestly, I don't mind because it's literally just a minor misunderstanding. I don't know, the pacing seemed off to me but also not? I really don't know. And I also honestly don't know if I wanted more or less Monopoly.

Overall, it was cute, fun, and nostalgic.
April 4, 2023
This book is just like the title suggests: a romance novel about the game Monopoly and it was so cute!

Each chapter had a different title to go along with the Monopoly theme and it was so fun!

The story follows Harper, owner of Love & Games, and Declan, an unassuming pay-it-forward doctor whose first run in with Harper is less than ideal. In the end though, it makes for a good game (story).

Harper, Rox (Harper’s half-sister) and Nadi run the board game store, Love & Games. The problem is is that they are at risk of losing everything due to an electrical problem caused by a freak storm. Harper has always felt like a problem that her dad, who is currently engaged to future wife number four, and that he just throws money at her instead of spending quality time with her.

Declan is running away from an ex in Vegas and re-storing his Pops old house in order to sell it. His best friend, Murphy, is trying to convince him to move to San Diego and work with him.

This story had lots of fun game-related jokes, twists (IYKYK) and turns, but ends up happy. Will Harper reconnect with her dad and his new wife? Will Declan and Harper weather the storm, game rivalry and lack of trust? Will Harper and Declan beat the “Jailbirds” in the yearly Monopoly tournament held each year?

I highly recommend this book to anyone who is loves:
🎲 found family
🎲 rivals to lovers
🎲 cinnamon roll hero (trust me, he’s a sweetheart)
🎲 witty banter
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465 reviews12 followers
April 7, 2023
Thank you to the author for an advance copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

This book is just about everything a romance reading, game playing person would love to read about. Well, it is for me, at least! Books about board games are not something you find too often, and now I'm hoping that more will hit the shelves!

I absolutely loved the chance meeting between Harper, who runs a board game store with her sister and friend, and Declan, who is in town to fix up his late grandfather's home. Little did they know that their paths would soon cross again.

Harper and Declan were such a great couple. I truly enjoyed their chemistry and both of their stories. Both characters are dealing with a lot in their lives, personally and professionally. But when they can overcome those issues, great things can happen.

Though I'm not sure I caught the reasoning behind each, it was fun to see each chapter with a different title relating to the game of Monopoly. Just a fun little touch by the author to make the story that much more lovely.

Overall, there was one plot line (time apart) that I wish wasn't a part of this story, but this is a HEA romance after all. That made me happy! This is book one in a new series with each story highlighting a different board game. I can't wait to see what's next up for these characters!
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2,060 reviews13 followers
April 16, 2023
I am really loving the concept of romances centered around board games most of us grew up with. Harper Solane and her friends business is in financial trouble. Instead of going to her father for help, Harper comes up with several ideal to help them get out of their financial bind. On New years day, she runs out to grab a cup of coffee, and is unable to pay, until Dr. Declan helps her out. Harper is insistant on paying him back, and refuses to let it go. Declan later on picks up a flyer regarding the Monopoly tournament, and comes to find out, it's happening at Harper's store. Starting off as rivals, will they stay that way, or will it turn into something more.

This was such an enjoyable read. It contained several of my favorite themes, drama, romance and fun games. I loved Harper's strength and stubbornness. I can see myself in her, especially when it comes time to ask for help (and that's how we're so much alike, we both have a problem with doing that. ) This story was such a fun read that I did not want to end. I loved the growth of the characters, especially Harper. This author is one of those that I will always keep in my reading rotation. I can't wait for the next books in this series.

I received a copy of the book via the author and am voluntarily leaving an honest review of my own thoughts and opinions.
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740 reviews43 followers
April 1, 2023
This was a fun read. What I appreciated this most was the way games (board games and, in some cases video games) connected people to each other. I mean, I never thought about strategy when playing Monopoly, but now I can totally see it. With that aside, poor Harper and Declan had a lot of work to do both kinda dealing with failed relationships seeping into their current situationship. Hello, can we talk about how renovating the house together kinda help break down their emotional walls 🥹. I wasn't even mad at the breakup (not a spoiler because this a romance) because it felt like ok yeah I would want space after this. Also it felt like it was at the right place in the book. Hear me out...there was enough time to confront the insecurities and work through things so a lot of groveling imo wasn't needed.

All in all, everyone needs friends like Nadia (social butterfly and the glue of the group) and Rox (sister and goal oriented). Murph was a wet towel but came through for Declan when it counted.

Thank you to the author/publisher for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review.

CN: estate planning after a death, breakup, parent in hospital, financial instability due to business debt, strained relationship with parent
3,189 reviews11 followers
March 31, 2023
Monopolove (Love & Games Book 1) by Mia Heintzelman is the first romance I have read that takes place around a Monopoly game. Thinking about it the first around any board game for that matter. No matter the circumstances this is a fun story of grumpy meets polite. I truly liked that the grumpy is the female lead character which is a changeup from the usual.

Harper Sloane is trying to save the business of her sister’s, friend, and herself, Game and Love. She is one serious, pull yourself-up-by-your- bootstraps kind of character. As you read her family and their past is reveal clearly explaining how she can to be this way. Still the character is tightly wound. Enter Declan Wilde a good guy but he catches Harper’s grumpiness more than once. Then the Monopoly games begin. Chemistry that will not be ignored, banter that is sassy, two characters who need to trust that love is for them, and you have a fabulous story. Plan to enjoy Harper and Declan’s story while learning a thing or two about Monopoly.

An ARC of the book was given to me by Tule Publishing which I voluntarily chose to read and reviewed. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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187 reviews5 followers
January 30, 2023
Thank you so much Mia Heintzelman for the ARC – Monopolove is a sweet and charming novel about a board game store owner Harper whose store is facing some financial difficulties. So Harper and her sister and best friend – co-owners of the store – decide to sponsor a big Monopoly tournament. Harper is going to take part in the tournament and so is Declan, in town for a few weeks to sell his grandfather’s house, whose first meeting with Harper in a coffee shop does not go well at all. Harper and Declan have mutual friends and they keep bumping into each other and eventually they become friends. Both of them are afraid to open up and especially Harper has a hard time trusting that people will stay in her life, due to what happened with her parents when she was young. I loved both Harper and Declan and it was great to see the story evolve from both points of view – and their banter and all the Monopoly references were top-notch! Can’t wait to read the next book in the Love and Games series!
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927 reviews23 followers
February 2, 2023
I didn’t want this book to end.

This is the first book by this author that I have read and I can honestly say, it won’t be my last. I loved how she created characters that I instantly wanted to know more about and a story line that kept my turning the pages all the way to the very end. Then, I wasn’t ready for it to end.

Harper and Declan are total opposites and rivals at the beginning of the book. But they quickly fall for each other when they team up for a Monopoly tournament at Harper’s game shop, Love & Games. The main connection that Harper and Declan have is their love for Monopoly. This theme is carried out throughout the story. There is also so much more to this book and I really can’t tell you without giving away too many spoilers. Let’s just round it up to a fun, emotional and exciting rom-com. I can’t wait to read the next installment in this book series.

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28 reviews2 followers
March 25, 2023
The author sent me an ARC copy for an honest review. And honestly...its a cute book!

I requested an ARC because I loved the author's last book I ARC read. This one has a totally different feel than the last. Though, I still enjoyed it.

With this book, I love both Harper and Declan's characters. The compliment each other well. Their romance plot is cute. And it was fun watching the MCs go from these two people who don't necessarily understand each other to falling in love and starting a life...which is what you want at the end of any romance book, right? A happily ever after?

Their meet cute immediately shows the characters for what they really are. Harper has a hard time taking a hand out and Declan can't help but to help someone in distress.

For what it is, a rom-com centered around a board-game tournament with plenty of 90s movies references (um, hello, 1992 Cutting Edge is one of my all time favorites)... I enjoyed it! If you're looking for an easy read that will for sure put a smile on your face, then pick up Monopolove.

I'm excited to see where she takes the rest of the game series.
This entire review has been hidden because of spoilers.
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37 reviews1 follower
April 8, 2023
I have never played Monopoly so I enjoyed learning about it in the book. It was fun to read about a business that focuses on board games and how the owners are passionate about it. I liked Harper’s and Declan’s meet cute and thought it was unique. It was interesting to see how they made an impact on each other despite their different POVs of how that moment went for each of them. I do wish their rivalry was more about the Monopoly game, since when arguing they kept referring to certain moments that made them somewhat “enemies.” I was happy when they finally trusted each other and listened to their hearts. They have a strong connection and there were many cute moments. They really care about each other even though their priorities were different at some point. It was also nice to see how they each addressed their issues with their parents. It was a good balance between Harper and Declan supporting each other and also making their own decisions. I look forward to the next book!
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31 reviews
March 6, 2023
I love a story that’s full of banter and Monopolove really delivered. Harper and Declan’s chemistry is undeniable from their first meeting and this slow burn HEA is such a fun read. I really enjoyed the time spent learning about Harper’s friends and family especially as those relationships hugely impacted her story with Declan.

A trio of strong women running a gaming store and navigating the complexities of small business ownership felt like a fresh and different backdrop for this romcom. Both Declan and Harper had past issues that tested their relationship, but ultimately these gaming partners find their way through and “pass go” together.

Thanks to the author for the ARC! I’m really looking forward to book 2 coming later this year! Monopolove is available April 6th - get it preordered asap! 4.5 ⭐️
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Author 4 books47 followers
April 3, 2023
Review: When Mia announced her trad-pub debut series, I was so excited just based on the concept alone. A store that sells games where the founders and owners are obsessed with certain games and have all the fun in the world while falling in love? Sign me the heck up for this magic!

The first book, Monopolove is an absolute joy. Everything from Harper’s personality and obsession with Monopoly to her relationship with her sister and their co-owner, her struggles and journey to make something of herself and obviously her connection with Declan. Let me just start by saying that I didn’t know that there were Monopoly competitions and conventions and gatherings like what’s in the book. If this isn’t real, it needs to be, because holy smokes, I was so involved in all of the fun ways in which everyone was trying to beat and one-up the other! Personally, I’m not a fan of Monopoly because it stresses me out, but the idea of it being something that people get excited and competitive about just blows my mind. In all the best ways.

I loved that the need to win at Monopoly is what brings Harper and Declan together, because watching that relationship develop was a treat. Mia plays the rivals to lovers really well into the story with Harper and Declan duking it out to be the best and win all of the money and be crowned the best for the world to see. I loved their banter and the constant back and forth. I definitely liked that Declan fell first and crawled his way to make Harper see him the way he sees her.

I also loved the little side plots with the renovating of Declan’s grandfather’s house and the struggle to keep her store afloat, it all slipped into the story quite well and had me rooting for these characters the whole way through.

Thanks to Mia for the ARC. ‘Monopolove’ releases April 6th, so make sure you get your copy right now! Disclaimer: Mia and I are friends and mutuals on Instagram.
April 6, 2023
This is Harper and Hot Doc Declan, and they will keep you reading, laughing and fussing at the book. Declan, in an effort to "pay it forward" to the stressed Harper on New Years Day finds himself in a "frenemies" situation that leads to more than these two could have bargained for. Their love for Monopoly puts them on a competitive common ground. With Love and Games - Harper's shared business with Sis and Bestie barely floating and Declan fixing up his Pop's house to sell and head back to his old life...will the now "non enemies" fall deeper or fall apart?

"I once told Murph I hope to find someone who loves classic board games and amusement parks just as much as a good book, movie or gallery. The funny thing is this game helped me find the woman who still holds my heart." Swoon Declan...swoon.
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382 reviews1 follower
April 4, 2023
This is definitely a rival to lovers set up for this romance. What makes it different than others is that it’s set around a tournament for monopoly. Harper owns a boardgame shop with her sister, which is in financial trouble. Declan is a Doctor who has recently moved to town.Harper and Declan’s first meeting doesn’t go so well and she is shocked to find that he is entering the tournaments as well. Both characters have parental issues of they need to deal with before they move forward in their life. I like the banter and the story was intriguing to me , and how monopoly was used as a backdrop for the story not only did I learn some tricks for the next time I play Monopoly I thoroughly enjoyed the romance
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33 reviews4 followers
April 7, 2023
Very appreciative to have received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Harper is a lover of all things Monopoly, which is probably why she opened a board game store with her sister and best friend. When she learns the store is in desperate need, she joins the Monopoly tournament with a $1,000 prize. In the midst of crisis, mr wrong (or Right) walked into her store entered the tournament, and challenged her. Declan, the visiting Dr from Vegas may be the only man in the world who matches her love for the game. Will the pair's love for the game roll into love for one another or will they end up behind bars alone? I know, but you have to read to find out. link in stories😉
Love always,
643 reviews2 followers
April 13, 2023
Love and games turn into true love!

Declan and Harper find their love for the game of monopoly and getting past their romantic hang ups lands them in a space where until they put away the confusion, insecurity, and past regrets, they cannot get to their happily ever after! Who knew that game board lovers could forge such loving between them and the game to end up having the love relationship of their lives and being happier than any of their past relationships could have ever made them. I so enjoyed Declan and Harper's story and all of the secondary characters that played an intricate role in helping them to put misgivings aside and give their love a chance! Mia, I can hardly wait for Murph and Rox's story at least I hope the love interest for Murphy is Roxanne in Trivialized Pursuits! Great job Mia, a really really great job!
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64 reviews1 follower
January 24, 2023
*Free eARC from author disclaimer*

Monopolove is absolutely charming. As an avid board gamer myself, it was so fun to read a book about the classics and shed a light on a hobby that doesn't get enough love. And speaking of love...Harper and Declan forever! I loved the competition between the two from the start and the underlying, simmering sexual tension was *chef's kiss*. I love that Harper is a realistic main character and I related to her difficulty letting people in, as I think many people do. The supporting characters were fun and I look forward to hopefully seeing a love story for Rox, too! If you're on the fence about this one, just buy it! You won't be disappointed.
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Author 1 book8 followers
April 17, 2023
Loving the Game!

What a cute story! I have to admit, Harper had me confused in the beginning. The way she turned on someone who was kind enough to buy her coffee had me side-eyeing her.

Love and Games is a gaming store that is experiencing some financial problems. Two sisters and a best friend are trying their best to save their beloved shop. Harper has a lot pride that gets in the way of potentially I saving the shop and her relationship with Declan.

Both Declan and Harper have some pain to work through. Their relationship grows around Monopoly which is cute and endearing. Overall, a great story that I highly recommend.
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Author 27 books27 followers
April 26, 2023
Three things:

- Ms. Harper Sloane sure irked me with all her jumping the gun, overreacting, overthinking stuff. I mean, my goodness.
- That comedy club scene was one of the most hilarious ones I've read in a while and I'm legit still chuckling thinking about it.
- Not sure why the women were acting like Declan did anything that wrong where he needed to grovel for forgiveness. I thought he was justified in how upset he got, especially since Harper was still making weak justifications even when she knew she was wrong.

I enjoyed this. Looking forward to book two in the series.
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1,667 reviews6 followers
March 6, 2023
Monopoly lovers-get your board out and get ready for a game of love and competition. The game of Monopoly, a business in need of money, and a pair falling in love. Competitors join forces to play a game of strategy, miscalculations, and love. Cute, cute story.
I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
1,243 reviews4 followers
April 7, 2023
The thing that drew me to this book was the title. I loved the play on words. Let me tell you that the title matched the story! I was drawn into Harper and Declan story. It was not the smoothest romance or love story but it was well worth the read. I would highly recommend. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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