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Review of “Any Duchess Will Do” by Tessa Dare

Any Duchess Will Do is the third book I have read by Tessa Dare and might just be my favorite book that she has written.  It follows Griff Duke of Halsford and Pauline, a serving girl from Sussex, who he brings into his home to help get his mother off of his back.  In return, …

Babies, Babies, Babies

In an earlier post, I posed the question, “Why do romance novels assume that a baby = HEA (Happily Ever After)?”  To me and to many other women like me, babies are not the be all and end all.  I, personally, do not need a baby to feel complete, but so many romance novels use …

What I’m Reading Now

Anyone that has known me since I was a kid knows that I absolutely hated reading.  None of the books that I was assigned to read at school were very interesting–at times they were so boring that I literally fell asleep while reading them (why, hello A Separate Peace–8th grade summer reading), so it came as …