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A Heroine in Disguise! Sins of a Wicked Duke by Sophie Jordan [Book Review]

A Heroine in Disguise! Sins of a Wicked Duke by Sophie Jordan [Book Review]

  I seriously had deja vu when I was readingย Sins of a Wicked Duke!ย This is a Sophie Jordan backlist book and I swear I have read it before! Well, I think I read this years ago because I couldn’t exactly remember the plot, but while I was reading it, I felt that I read it before! I really love the premise – a spinster who is not of the aristocracy was fired from another job because she refused the advances of her employers’ son only to meet a rake who propositions her for the same thing! She doesn’t bite but […]

โ€ข Posted July 25, 2019 โ€ข 4 Comments โ€ข

This Book Did Not Deliver. The Scoundrel in Her Bed by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

This Book Did Not Deliver. The Scoundrel in Her Bed by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. I readย The Scoundrel in Her Bedย in December and this was actually one of my most anticipated reads of last year. In fact, I was ecstatic that I received an eARC of this book because I love this series. Unfortunately, this wasn’t a favorite and it turned out into a dud. Don’t get me wrong, this book is written well. Not only that, Lorraine Heath is one of my favorite authors and I thoroughly […]

โ€ข Posted March 1, 2019 โ€ข 0 Comments โ€ข

West is my new Book Boyfriend! Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

West is my new Book Boyfriend! Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   There is a reason why Lisa Kleypas is called the Queen of Historical Romance (in my romance circle, at least) and this book basically sums it up! Devil’s Daughter is everything I hoped of and more! In fact, it’s better than the other books in this series and actually reminded me of the older Lisa Kleypas books! Let’s start with the hero. Lisa Kleypas heroes are one of my favorite heroes – […]

โ€ข Posted February 22, 2019 โ€ข 15 Comments โ€ข

What an Explosive Debut! The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty [Audiobook Review]

What an Explosive Debut! The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty [Audiobook Review]

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   When Avon asked if anyone would be interested in reviewing The Kingdom of Copper, I decided to request it know that it was book 2. I was planning to get book 1 myself until I received m book mail and discovered that they included all two books. Let me tell you, requesting this book was NOT a mistake! The City of Brass was not something that I expected but it really surprised […]

โ€ข Posted February 7, 2019 โ€ข 6 Comments โ€ข

Heartwarming and Emotional! How the Dukes Stole Christmas by Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan & Joanna Shupe [ARC Review]

Heartwarming and Emotional! How the Dukes Stole Christmas by Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan & Joanna Shupe [ARC Review]

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review? ย Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I normally avoid novellas like the plague but when I found out that 4 of my favorite authors were releasing How the Dukes Stole Christmas anthology, I could not resist! How the Dukes Stole Christmas is a heartwarming Christmas anthology that is loosely connected to each other by shortbread cookies and features Dukes that are total Grinches! Coincidentally, […]

โ€ข Posted October 15, 2018 โ€ข 8 Comments โ€ข

Blew me away! When a Duke Loves a Woman by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review + Giveaway]

Blew me away! When a Duke Loves a Woman by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the excerpt? ย Click to jump to the Review? โ€œWhat are you doing?โ€ โ€œAs I intend to be here through the night, I decided to get comfortable.โ€ The slow unknotting and unwinding of his neckcloth was next. Then he began rolling up the sleeves of his shirt. Sheโ€™d seen him naked. Why was it the baring of only his forearms was so much more provocative? […]

โ€ข Posted August 24, 2018 โ€ข 6 Comments โ€ข

I wanted more! The Duke Buys a Bride by Sophie Jordan [ARC Review]

I wanted more! The Duke Buys a Bride by Sophie Jordan [ARC Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review? ย Click to jump to the Skinny Review.   The Duke Buys His Bride was an interesting read for me, but it honestly didnโ€™t blow me away. Unfortunately, I have been reading a lot of contemporary romances in the last few months and I am just not loving historical romance at the moment. THE HORROR, I know! The Duke Buys a Bride […]

โ€ข Posted July 26, 2018 โ€ข 2 Comments โ€ข

Hello Stranger by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

Hello Stranger by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review? ย Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I don’t know how to start reviewing Hello Stranger! I have been waiting for this book for OVER A YEAR now and I thought I would be blown away! I wasn’t but that doesn’t mean I didn’t enjoy it!ย Hello Strangerย was an interesting read! Lisa Kleypas is one of my favorite authors and I am absolutely […]

โ€ข Posted March 2, 2018 โ€ข 11 Comments โ€ข

The Underbelly of London | Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

The Underbelly of London | Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review? ย Click to jump to the Skinny Review.   Lorraine Heath is one of my favoriteย historical romance authors (as evidenced by her being my most read author in 2017) and she did not disappoint!ย Beyond Scandal and Desireย is the first book in her newest seriesย Sins for All Seasonsย and what an amazing story it is! Theย Sins forย All Seasonsย series is about six illegitimate babies who […]

โ€ข Posted January 5, 2018 โ€ข 2 Comments โ€ข