Blog Tour – Review of THE FALLBACK by Mariah Dietz


Hello loves and welcome to my blog tour stop for THE FALLBACK by Mariah Dietz. Today, I have my entire review to share with you. Happy Reading!


Published: January 10, 2019

Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance

Format: Ebook




Breaking up is hard to do.
It’s even harder when you’re not expecting it.
Brooke Jensen is a planner. Not only in her personal life but also professionally as one of the most sought after event planners in Chicago.
But, when the ideal life she built for herself, complete with handsome, long-term boyfriend and perfect apartment crumbles, she realizes there are some things you just can’t plan for.
While trying to start anew from her best friend’s guest room and discovering the best doughnuts in the city, an idea sparks to life when she meets Levi. He’s intriguing, funny, and shockingly good-looking, and what had been a few stray thoughts becomes a new passion for Brooke, a blog detailing learning how to be single. The project introduces Brooke to new people and experiences, and keeps returning her back to Levi.
But, Brooke learns kismet may have been wrong when she learns Levi is the last person she should be interested in.
Falling for the wrong guy once has Brooke hesitant to start a new relationship, but Levi is quickly proving that The Fallback might be even better.


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Charming and fun with the perfect dose humor, heart and so much happy

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This was the first book I read by this author and I’m positively certain it won’t be my last. The Fallback by Mariah Dietz was a quick read with plenty of heartwarming and humorous moments.

I really liked the writing and the pacing of the story even if some parts were kind of slow. The plot, while a bit predictable at times, was delightful and amusing. Now, I didn’t completely fell head over heels in love with this book, but I had some amazingly good giggles, laughs, and a dorky smile stuck on my face while reading. There were a few twists that caught me off guard and that kept things really interesting. Of course there were some serious moments and I liked the emotional depth, but what I loved the most about was how Dietz was still able to keep the storyline funny, light and sweet. Sometimes, you don’t really need all that heaviness, outrageously complicated drama, and endless tears and heartache for a story to be intriguing, entertaining, and enjoyable. Not that I don’t love those cause I do… I really do, but sometimes humor and lovable characters are just what my heart needs and this book definitely had those.

The characters were well-developed and I adored them so much. I thought they were likable, interesting, and realistic. They had their own strengths and weaknesses, but overall, they were a really great cast. Brooke was relatable and I loved her determination and work ethic. Levi was charming and sweet.  But, Felicity… Felicity stole my heart hands down no questions no doubts whatsover. I absolutely loved all the scenes with her in it and was having some major best friend crush on her. She was spunky, honest, kind, supportive, and had such a good heart. Everyone needs a best friend like her. I know I’m a romance addict and I did like the romance, but I LOVED the friendship between Brooke and Felicity. Oh and Brooke’s Grammy was so adorable and Catherine surprised me in the end.

As I’ve already mentioned, I did enjoy the romance and rooted for Brooke and Levi to have their HEA. I thought their chemistry was deliciously fun and I liked the development of their relationship. However, the slow burn was just a tad bit too slow for my taste. There were some swoony flirtations, but I needed a just little more tease and spice. Maybe if Levi’s POV was included, then that might have made things more juicy and fun. I personally really love multiple POVs and I was dying to know what was going on in Levi’s head. That being said, things did eventually heat up and the ending was just too darn precious and cute.

Overall, I had fun reading this book. Charmingly predictable, funny, and adorable, The Fallback left had the perfect dose of humor, heart and so much happy. Not only was it romantic, but also inspiring, affecting, and a wonderful story about LOVE — love between family and friends, love for what you do in life, love for the person you want to spend your life with, and most importantly love for yourself.

Go check this book out. I’m sure you’ll be charmed and entertained just as I was!

I received an advance reader copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts, swoons, smiles, and giggles are my own.




Mariah Dietz lives with her husband and three sons, who are the axis of her crazy and wonderful world in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mariah grew up in a tiny town outside of Portland, Oregon, where she spent most of her time immersed in the pages of books that she both read and created.

She has a love for all things that include her family, good coffee, books, traveling, and dark chocolate. She’s also obsessed with Christmas ornaments and all things Disney.


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Blog Tour – Review Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith

blogtourHello fellow swoonies and welcome to my Blog Tour stop for Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith hosted by Xpresso Book Tours. Today, I have my review to share with you and a giveaway at the end. This book was so much fun to read with a cute and swoony book boyfriend I can’t wait for you to meet.


Match Me If You Can
Tiana Smith
Published by: Swoon Reads
Publication date: January 8th 2019
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Mia’s best friend Robyn is known for her matchmaking skills, which is perfect, because homecoming is just around the corner. But Robyn refuses to set Mia up with the guy of her dreams, which forces Mia to take matters into her own hands. She uses Robyn’s matchmaking service to make sure popular Vince Demetrius falls for her.

Vince asks her out, but Mia doesn’t count on Logan, the persistent school newspaper photographer who seems to like her out of the blue. Now she has to choose between Vince – the guy she knows is right for her – and Logan, who insists that she give him a chance. And she needs to make sure Robyn doesn’t find out that Mia’s been matchmaking behind her back.

Mia has two weeks before homecoming. Can she fix the mess she made or will she have to kiss her perfect match goodbye forever?


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mythoughtsDeliciously Fun, Charmingly Entertaining and Wonderfully Addictive 


This book was such a charmingly entertaining read! Lighthearted and fluffy, Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith had plenty of giggles, swoons, butterflies, fun drama and all the warm fuzzies that kept me flipping through the pages.

I love heartwarming YA rom-coms and this one most definitely did not disappoint. The writing was crisp and easy to read. The plot was incredibly fun, amusing, and engaging. Although a few things were quite predictable, there were some fun twists that completely surprised me. There was never a dull moment and I always wanted to know what would happen next. The characters were realistic and likable and even if they were a bit frustrating at times, you can’t help but fall in love with them anyway. The romance was sweet and swoony. I LOVEDDDD the tension and chemistry between Logan and Mia and thought their interactions were just the cutest. This truly was an enjoyable read  and it made me feel light and just so darn happy.

Before I wrap up my review, I just want to say thanks to Tiana for giving me a new book boyfriend to swoon over. I was instantly smitten with Logan and rooted for him so hard. He’s thoughtful, honest, artistic, considerate and cute. I loved his sense of humor and his sweet sensitive side. He totally gave me the feels. Not to mention his relationship with his sister was absolutely endearing.

Deliciously fun and wonderfully addictive, Match Me If You Can was an absolute delight to read and I savored every moment until the very last page. As a debut author, Tiana Smith proved that she knows how to bring on the FEELS and she did it amazingly. She created an adorably charming, funny, and sweet story that had me glued to the pages. I’ll definitely be keeping a lookout for Smith’s future novels and cannot wait to see what she comes out with next.

If you’re looking for a fluffy feel good YA contemporary story with lovable characters and sweet romance, then this book is the perfect match for you.

I received an advance reader copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts, swoons, giggles, and opinion are my own.



Tiana Smith is a copywriter turned novelist who grew up in the Wild West of Montana. When she isn’t writing, she’s chasing after her ninja boy, reading, or binging the Disney Channel. She’d love to be fluent in sign language, but for now she gets by with awkward hand gestures and even more awkward French. She has double degrees in Honors and English from Westminster College but wants to go back to school to be a lion tamer.


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Hope you enjoyed reading my review and take a chance on this fun YA rom-com.

Have a great day loves!sincerelykjologo