How the Scoundrel Seduces

I managed to read 11 chapters or 186 pages of this before I couldn’t stand it any longer!! It was so so so awful!! I swore I had read another book in this series–I did have an arc floating around my house of “What the Duke Desires” before I moved and now I’m guessing the … Continue reading

Not Quite a Wife (Lost Lords, #6)

I am one of those people that if I start a series I usually have to finish it and in the romance genre this can get you in lots of trouble with some pretty terrible books potentially mixed in with some pretty good ones.  Which brings us volume six (of seven) in Mary Jo Putney’s … Continue reading

A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal

When I first began reading romances my co-worker BJ gave me a list of her of her favorite authors-both historical and contemporary and Meredith Duran was on that list.  I was reading my first Duran at that time That Scandalous Summer, having been seduced by the pretty cover (I know, I know, I’m a cover … Continue reading

Compromised by Kate Noble

This is a story full of familiar tropes-two sisters-one beautiful and one bookish. Both in love with two men and both of them unsuitable. This book fit right in with my year of fun reading–light and fluffy and made me ready to read another Kate Noble immediately–which I did! Beautiful Evangeline and bookish Abagail are … Continue reading

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl is the second book by Rainbow Rowell I’ve read this year. Every time I sell another copy of her first YA novel my first Rainbow Rowell , I get so excited because I loved it so much. When I finished it I made special shelf talkers for it (and I have to make three … Continue reading

The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand

The Year of Shadows is the story of Olivia and her father, the maestro of a failing orchestra and the year after her mother leaves the family. Oh–and the ghosts! When The Maestro sells the family home and moves his elderly mother and Olivia into the backstage area of the music hall it turns out … Continue reading