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Olivia Dade

Author of Spoiler Alert

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Works by Olivia Dade

Spoiler Alert (2020) 856 copies
All the Feels (2021) 438 copies
Ship Wrecked (2022) 213 copies
Teach Me (2019) 130 copies
At First Spite (2024) 88 copies
40-Love (2020) 80 copies
Sweetest in the Gale (2020) 48 copies
My Reckless Valentine (2016) 28 copies
Tiny House, Big Love (2019) 25 copies
Driven to Distraction (2017) 24 copies
Broken Resolutions (2015) 21 copies
Mayday (2016) 16 copies
Ready to Fall (2016) 15 copies
Hidden Hearts (2017) 10 copies

Associated Works

He's Come Undone (2020) — Contributor — 26 copies
Rogue Affair (2017) — Contributor — 15 copies
Rogue Acts (2018) — Contributor — 10 copies


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Sarah Younger (Nancy Yost Literary)



Olivia Dade is back to being my favourite author. I felt so seen in this story about a woman who switches jobs every few years because she gets bored. She feels like a failure now that she's in her 30s, which is something I felt like before I committed to theatre. I also felt for her counterpart who lost his childhood in raising his brother and doesn't know how to stop being in that position. (It took my sister saying to me outright "you're not responsible for us" for me to get there.) Add in the trademark Dade humour and I'm so there.

I also love how in both these characters we see traits that aren't common in romance (although thankfully more so now). There's so much I loved I can't categorize it all. I love this new world she has created and I guessed who'd be the focus of the next book. Cannot wait!
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mktoronto | 3 other reviews | Apr 4, 2024 |
When Athena Greydon bought the Spite House in the small town of Harlot's Bay, she intended to gift it to her fiance as a wedding present so that he could finally knock it down and expand his townhouse. But then said fiance dumped her two weeks before the wedding and Athena had no choice but to move in since she'd sunk every last penny of her savings into the down payment. Now the Spite House is living up to its name as she's next door to her ex-fiance, and even worse, across the alley from her ex-fiance's brother Dr. Matthew Vine, who played a major role in convincing her fiance to end the engagement. And now Athena keeps bumping into Matthew everywhere and while she'd planned to spite and despise him until the end of time, he keeps on doing the kindest things...

I think I can officially be labelled an Olivia Dade fan now. This newest romance is an utter delight. Both Athena and Matthew are wonderfully crafted characters who have flaws and baggage but whom you can't help but root for. The community Dade creates in Harlot's Bay is also charming as heck, with plenty of supporting characters who are quirky but endlessly entertaining. The steam level here isn't as high as some of Dade's other novels, as Athena and Matthew's romance is a slow burn enemies to lovers. However, to tide you over there are several sections when characters listen to monster erotica audiobooks (largely used for comedic effect - most effectively). My only caveat is that (as mentioned in Dade's content awareness note at the beginning of the book) there are some pretty vivid descriptions of a character dealing with depression, so keep that in mind when picking it up. An excellent contemporary romance that I highly recommend.
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MickyFine | 3 other reviews | Mar 9, 2024 |
I just love Alex’s story. I think this could have been about 50 - 100 pages shorter to tighten up the plot, but i really enjoyed this read. Pegging does make a reappearance
s_carr | 23 other reviews | Feb 25, 2024 |
I really liked this book. I love the inclusion of fanfic, fandoms, internet friendships and body acceptance. Fanfic and fandoms were not looked down upon, rather just as communities that exist and consist of many kinds of folks.
s_carr | 58 other reviews | Feb 25, 2024 |



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