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Blog Tour #bookreview Mine to Five by Tara September @rararesources

Hello Dear readers hope you are doing good. Today’s review is of a Contemporary Romance, holiday title Mine to Five by Tara September; she is a new to me author and the blog tour is organized by Rachel’s Random Resources.

The story sounded fun when I signed up for the blog tour and it sure did not disappoint; with that I wish you Happy Reading and Discovering new stories and authors.


Title Mine to Five

Author Tara September

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Holiday

Tour Dates: 23rd – 29th October 2020

Publication Date: November 2019

​Working beyond nine to five and barely getting by, Melanie Thomas is eager to celebrate the impending holiday season and to toast the start of her dream marketing job over drinks with her boyfriend. Unfortunately, he has different plans—like seeing other women. 

​Indulging in a pity party with tequila, Melanie confides in a sexy stranger at the bar. It’s almost Christmas. One night of letting go won’t hurt anything, right? Turns out it just might—when the stranger is her new boss. Determined to succeed at her job, Melanie won’t be scared away. This is her chance, even if her hot boss has her feeling all merry and bright and wishing for a less-than-professional relationship.

​Matthew Ryans is burned out and on thin ice at the company he helped build unless he gets his head back in the game. Yet his head, both upper and lower, are quickly becoming obsessed with his new assistant. Still, he can’t seem to fully begrudge Melanie’s distracting presence and the Christmas joy she brings with it.

Especially considering that her enthusiasm has him reenergized. For once, he is longing for Mondays, but with his heart and job on the line, he can’t risk blurring the lines no matter how strong the lure of holiday mistletoe is.  

​Will their holiday passion be able to fuel mutual career success, or will it only get in their way in the New Year?

My Thoughts

Mine to Five is Melanie and Matthew’s story. Their 1st meeting is somewhat non traditional but what happens next sees them work together, become friends and fall in love.

A beautiful relationship is build by the lead characters as opposed to what could have been a disaster. It showed the maturity and positivity in the characters.

Mine to Five is a light hearted, sweet and easy read. There’s no over the top drama in the story but it did feel like a good old romantic chicklit, which was refreshing to read.


Tara September is a multi-award-winning contemporary romance author living in Southwest Florida. Blogger and former PR executive for The Walt Disney Company, Tara holds a Master’s degree in journalism & communications from New York University. For over a decade, Tara has penned a popular lifestyle, travel and parenting blog at

​An avid romance reader though, she has been daydreaming about being an author since she was a kid. Dozens of bad dates and adventures later, she still finds it impossible that she met her husband on a NYC subway. They now have identical twin boys and four cats underfoot/on her laptop/everywhere. Fueled by an IV of green tea and an outrageous stock of champagne, she’s finally writing the happily ever after tales she’s been dreaming about.​

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Reviewed by Bee

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