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Review of “The Other Miss Bridgerton” by Julia Quinn

Title: The Other Miss BridgertonAuthor: Julia QuinnSeries: Rokesby #3Publisher: AvonPrice: $6.99 (e-book) $5.77 (mass market paperback) $21.55 (Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 I love Julia Quinn.  A few years ago, I stumbled upon Just Like Heaven in the Howard Beach library; I’d heard of Ms. Quinn before, but hadn’t actually read one of her books.  Immediately after finishing the book, …

Blog Tour: Excerpt and Review of “Kiss Me At Christmas” by Valerie Bowman

Title: Kiss Me At Christmas Author: Valerie BowmanSeries: Playful Brides #10Publisher: St. Martin’s PressPrice: $7.99 (e-book) $5.98 (mass market paperback)Rating: ❄️❄️❄️❄️Christmas Rating: 🎅🎅 1/2 I guess it is that time of year again–it is finally acceptable to listen to Christmas music on repeat!  Yes!  Unfortunately, I read this book in October and was getting a lot of weird …

Fifteen Years Later: Review of “His Sinful Touch” by Candace Camp

Title: His Sinful TouchAuthor: Candace CampISBN: 0373789963Publisher: HQNSeries: Mad Morelands #5Price: $5.98 (Paperback) $5.99 (e-book) $19.96(Audible)Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2Most readers remember their first, the first book of their particular genre that they read, whether they enjoyed the book or not.  I have two firsts–the first romance I ever read was a Harlequin Intrigue written by Amanda Stevens.  If you’ve read …

Not Throwing Away My Shot: A Review of “Hamilton’s Battalion” by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan, and Alyssa Cole

I love history. Now, that has not always been the case, but for the last half of my life, I have been History’s Bitch. I listen to history based podcasts like Nerds on History (please come back soon) and The History Chicks and look forward to documentaries on The History Channel. I find all of …

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year–Christmas in September

The day after Labor Day I woke up to an email from my contacts at St. Martin’s Press, inviting me to review six of their upcoming Christmas books, all of which have release dates in early October. For most people, this would probably be a problem — who wants to think about Christmas before Halloween …

Excerpt Blitz: Duke with Benefits by Manda Collins

“There you are, my dear,” said the Earl of Forsyth with a beaming smile that didn’t quite reach his eyes. Maitland saw at once that Daphne favored him. Her green eyes were the same shade as his, though there were lines of dissipation bracketing the earl’s. And though his expertly cropped blond hair was shot …

Blog Tour: Excerpt and Review of “Lord of Chance” by Erica Ridley

Title: Lord of Chance Author: Erica Ridley ISBN: 1943794049 Publisher: Webmotion Series: Rogues to Riches #1 Price: $7.99 (paperback) $3.99 (e-book) $9.97 (Audible Audio) Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  I was recently given the opportunity to take part in a Blog Tour for the newest Erica Ridley novel, Lord of Chance, and as I’ve liked her books in the past, I …

A Lady’s Code of Misconduct — Blog Tour Schedule

FROM THE USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOOL ME TWICE, THE 2015 RITA AWARD WINNER FOR HISTORICAL ROMANCE AND LUCK BE A LADY, AN RT BOOK REVIEWS NOMINEE FOR BEST BOOK OF 2015 HISTORICAL NOVEL A LADY’S CODE OF MISCONDUCT Fifth in the Rules for the Reckless Series By Meredith Duran Pocket Books Publication Date: February 28, 2017 ISBN: 9781501139024 Price: $7.99 Praise for A …

I’m Back…Again

I know, I’ve said this before, and I’ve meant it every single time.  When I wrote that last post about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, I had not meant for it to be the last, but literally the next day, I started on what would end up being almost half a year of being tired …

Review of “Love and Other Scandals” by Caroline Linden

After I found out I had a bit of extra book spending money thanks to the Apple Settlement last week, I took a look at my wishlist (i.e. my “Want to Read” shelf on Goodreads) and immediately zeroed in on Love and Other Scandals by Caroline Linden.  I’d heard quite a bit about the Scandal Series …