Can’t Wait for … Anchored Hearts by Priscilla Oliveras

Sure, some people swear by not judging books by their covers. However, I’m a sucker for a flashy cover and, every once in a while, I find a book with a cover that seemingly encapsulates everything I want to read. All I can do is dive on in, whether or not the story behind the art is worth the ink it’s printed with. Fortunately, this week, I stumbled across a perfect cover with a story I think will match. Bright, bold yellow with pink flamingos covering an island paradise, a Cuban restaurant, and a second chance romance? That’s what I need right now. I can’t wait.

Today I’m waiting for…

From the publisher:

Sparkling with humor, romance, Latinx culture, and the unique island energy of Key West, Florida, the acclaimed Keys to Love Series by USA Today bestselling author Priscilla Oliveras is the perfect summer read. Sparks fly for a second time when award-winning photographer and prodigal son Alejandro ends up back home, forced to face the familia–and the girl he left behind–for the first time in years. Can these two Key West natives learn to put away old hurts and embrace a new future under the tropical sun?

Award-winning photographer Alejandro Miranda hasn’t been home to Key West in years–not since he left to explore broader horizons with his papi’s warning echoing in his ears. He wouldn’t be heading there now if it wasn’t for an injury requiring months of recuperation. The drama of a prodigal son returning to his familia is bad enough, but coming home to the island paradise also means coming face to face with the girl he left behind–the one who was supposed to be by his side all along…

Anamaría Navarro was shattered when Alejandro took off without her. Traveling the world was their plan, not just his. But after her father’s heart attack, there was no way she could leave–not even for the man she loved. Now ensconced in the family trade as a firefighter and paramedic, with a side hustle as a personal trainer, Anamaría is dismayed that just the sight of Alejandro is enough to rekindle the flame she’s worked years to put out. And as motherly meddling pushes them together, the heat of their attraction only climbs higher. Can they learn to trust again, before the Key West sun sets on their chance at happiness?

Title: Anchored Hearts
Series: Keys to Love #2
Author: Priscilla Oliveras
Publisher: Zebra
Expected Publication: April 27, 2021
Classification: Romance

Oliveras’s Website | Goodreads

Note: Can’t Wait Wednesday is a feature hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, so be sure to check out her weekly post to find other participants. Fair warning: don’t be surprised if you come away with an expanded TBR pile.


  1. Agreed on the cover part! Even if we try so hard to not judge a book by its cover, we still can’t resist! I seriously can’t resist a good illustrated cutesy cover. The cover for this one is just amazing and this went into my TBR both because of the cover and the description! This is an amazing pick!

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