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Read-A-Long: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Read-A-Long: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I am so excited to join theΒ Stalking Jack the Ripper Read-a-Thon! And as luck would have it, I have author Kerri Maniscalco here sharing her thoughts on the first 4 chapters! I was initially intrigued by this book when I saw the name: Jack the Ripper. It’s no secret that I am love everything macabre (like I absolutely love true crime scene shows) and of course, Jack the Ripper! So now, I am super excited to read SJTR for the first time during the read-a-thonΒ event! Chapters 1-4 One of my favorite notes about STALKING JACK THE RIPPER […]

β€’ Posted October 18, 2016 β€’ 4 Comments β€’

Not Another Roman Holiday | Chasing Lady Amelia by Maya Rodale | Book Review

Not Another Roman Holiday | Chasing Lady Amelia by Maya Rodale | Book 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? Β Click to jump to the Skinny Review. After the AMAZINGNESS that was Lady Bridget’s Diary, I was impatiently waiting for Chasing Lady Amelia to come out.Β  When I finally got my egalley, I was ECSTATIC! I know the intro sounds so positive but to be honest, I didn’t love this book at all.Β  I mean, after Lady Bridget’s that I […]

β€’ Posted August 11, 2016 β€’ 2 Comments β€’

A wife unable to tell the difference between her husband who she loves from his twin?  Just, NO! | The Earl Takes All by Lorraine Heath | Audiobook Review

A wife unable to tell the difference between her husband who she loves from his twin? Just, NO! | The Earl Takes All by Lorraine Heath | Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review? Β Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I honestly don’t know what to say here.Β  I mean, I ABSOLUTELY LOVE LORRAINE HEATH and I wanted to love this book so much BUT…..!!! Here’s the deal, how can a wife NOT tell the difference between her husband and his twin.Β  A TWIN THAT SHE HATES?! I am fortunate to know TWO sets of TWINS and I CAN tell them apart!Β  I swear!Β  The first set, I’m pretty close to, the other not much, but we had two sets of twins in our level and […]

β€’ Posted August 4, 2016 β€’ 4 Comments β€’

In Which I Still Don’t Fall in Love with St. Vincent | Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas | Book Review

In Which I Still Don’t Fall in Love with St. Vincent | Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas | Book Review

Don’t want to read the whole review? Β Click to jump to the Skinny Review. If you are a romance reader and you have been living under a rock, you wouldn’t know that Lisa Kleypas is writing another Wallflowers book!Β  Okay, it’s not technically a Wallflowers book, but the newest hero in the new Ravenels series is none other than Evie and Sebastian’s son, Gabriel in Devil in Spring! Woot! Now, you may be wondering why I am talking about the Ravenels series when this is supposed to be a Devil in Winter review.Β  Well, the reason being is that I […]

β€’ Posted July 13, 2016 β€’ 8 Comments β€’

A Charming Second Chance Romance  Β·  A Gentleman Never Tells by Eloisa James  Β·  Review + Giveaway

A Charming Second Chance Romance Β· A Gentleman Never Tells by Eloisa James Β· 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 whole review? Β Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Full disclosure. Β I haven’t readΒ theΒ Essex Sisters series yet and I think this may change! Β I was absolutely CHARMED byΒ A Gentleman Never Tells! Picture this: a shy widow BUT she’s a VIRGIN! Our honorable hero: who has some groveling to do because of slights he did when he was younger. What do we have? […]

β€’ Posted July 6, 2016 β€’ 4 Comments β€’

Temptations of a Wallflower by Eva Leigh | Book Review + Giveaway

Temptations of a Wallflower by Eva Leigh | Book 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? Β Click to jump to the Review? Now it was her turn to laugh. β€œI’m hardly enviable, Mr. Cleland.” His expression shifted to thoughtfulness. β€œI wonder why you might say that.” β€œI have…everything a woman could want,” she acknowledged, matching her stride to his. β€œSuch as?” β€œWealth, position. If there’s a material thing that I desire, I simply have to ask, and it’s […]

β€’ Posted May 4, 2016 β€’ 9 Comments β€’

Fortune Favors the Wicked by Theresa Romain | Book Review + Giveaway

Fortune Favors the Wicked by Theresa Romain | Book Review + Giveaway

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley 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? Β Click to jump to the Review? β€œHe wore a cloak with a hood coverin’ his face,” the serving girl held forth to an eager group of listeners. β€œBut I looked beneath the hood and saw his eyes. They were demon eyes, red as fire!” Behind her veil, Charlotte’s mouth curved. She could not help but roll her eyesβ€”which were nondemon features, closer […]

β€’ Posted April 6, 2016 β€’ 3 Comments β€’

Ruined by Jess Michaels | Book Review

Ruined by Jess Michaels | Book Review

I received this book for free from the Author via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS Don’t want to read the whole review? Β Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Ruined is the fourth book inΒ The Wicked Woodley’s series and Claire’s story! Β When I readΒ Forbidden,Β I have been curious about Claire. Β Where did she go? Β What happened to her? Β What drove her away? Β Well, these questions are finally answered! Where did she go? I’m not going to be spilling any beans here, but […]

β€’ Posted March 30, 2016 β€’ 0 Comments β€’

Guest Post: Top 5 Favorite Historical Romances by Charis Michaels + Giveaway

Guest Post: Top 5 Favorite Historical Romances by Charis Michaels + Giveaway

Hi, everyone! Β I am excited to have author Charis Michaels talk about her top 5 favorite historical romances! Β Now, I know you love your lists, so here is Charis! Charis Michaels’ Top 5 Favorite Historical Romances Oh, I do love a good Top Five. I could probably go all night naming top-five lists.Β  Top-five favorite films.Β  Top-five favorite television shows.Β  Top-five television episodes.Β  Favorite foods (don’t get me started).Β  Shops.Β  Websites.Β  The list of lists goes on and on. But I especially love talking about my top-five favorite historical romances.Β  Few conversations better indicate what resonates with me as a […]

β€’ Posted March 2, 2016 β€’ 2 Comments β€’