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Make Me Read It, Crystal #1: Sweetest Mistake by Candis Terry Audiobook Review

Make Me Read It, Crystal #1: Sweetest Mistake by Candis Terry Audiobook Review

A bookish challenge by Crystal @ Crystal Blogs Books & Ezrah @ I Heart Romance & YA A collaboration challenge where Crystal recs contemporary romances to Ezrah & Ezrah recs Historical Romance to Crystal Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Sweetest Mistake is the first Candis Terry book that I read, courtesy of Crystal. Unfortunately, the first book in the series wasn’t available at the library in audiobook format so I went with the second book. It also helped that this is a second chance friends to lovers romance. And I absolutely […]

• Posted March 4, 2017 • 0 Comments

My Fair Duchess by Megan Frampton Book Review + Giveaway

My Fair Duchess by Megan Frampton 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?  Click to jump to the Review. 1845, Lady Sophia’s Drawing Room “There’s only one solution,” Lady Sophia said, passing the letter to Archie as he felt his stomach drop. And his carefully ordered life teeter on the verge of change. “You’ll have to go to London to sort my goddaughter out.” She embellished her point by squeezing her tiny dog Truffles, who […]

• Posted March 3, 2017 • 3 Comments

Insta-love at its WORST! The Fairest of Them All by Cathy Maxwell Audiobook Review

Insta-love at its WORST! The Fairest of Them All by Cathy Maxwell Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I honestly don’t know where to start reviewing The Fairest of Them All. To say that I was disappointed is an understatement. I am INFURIATED. Okay, I’d like to explain why my feelings are this… harsh. I absolutely HATE insta-love! Sure, there are books that can do this well, but this was NOT it! There is just too much insta-love in this book that I cannot… ARRGHH!! Sigh. Another reason why I am extremely disappointed is because The Fairest of Them All made my books pubbed in 2016 […]

• Posted February 10, 2017 • 4 Comments

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund | Book Review

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund | Book Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. It took me a while (well years, really) to finally read this. I first For Darkness Shows the Stars a little after it came out and I was blown away by the awesome cover! I mean, LOOK AT THAT COVER! And the title is GENIUS! Anyway, fast forward to three months ago when I had some time to finally be inspired to read it. I think my mood just fit! I was FINALLY able to finish it! So, just as an aside, I haven’t READ or even […]

• Posted October 7, 2016 • 4 Comments

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?  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.  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.  I mean, after Lady Bridget’s that I […]

• Posted August 11, 2016 • 2 Comments

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?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I honestly don’t know what to say here.  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.  A TWIN THAT SHE HATES?! I am fortunate to know TWO sets of TWINS and I CAN tell them apart!  I swear!  The first set, I’m pretty close to, the other not much, but we had two sets of twins in our level and […]

• Posted August 4, 2016 • 4 Comments

The Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior by Megan Frampton | Book Review + Giveaway

The Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior by Megan Frampton | Book Review + Giveaway

My Thoughts Warning: This review may contain spoilers A refreshing take on the rake/governess trope! The Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior by Megan Frampton is the first book in the Dukes Behaving Badly series.  This charming love story centers on Miss Lily Russell and Marcus, the Duke of Rutherford.  When the Duke finds out that he was a father to an illegitimate daughter whose mother has died, he immediately hires a governess to take care of her.  Lily, who is managing a governess-for-hire business along with two of her best friends, decides that having the Duke’s business will greatly help […]

• Posted December 6, 2014 • 0 Comments

What a Wallflower Wants by Maya Rodale | Book Review + Giveaway

What a Wallflower Wants by Maya Rodale | Book Review + Giveaway

MY THOUGHTS Warning: This review may contain spoilers What a Wallflower Wants by Maya Rodale is the third book in her Bad Boys and Wallflowers series and features Prudence, the third lady in the trio of best friends. I’m a little bit torn by this book.  And although I liked the writing and the style, I found it hard to relate and like Prudence.  I also didn’t like the abduction scene and how it came about.  I just felt that it was too… uhmm frivolous or something. I really felt for Prudence, though since she was sexually assaulted by someone […]

• Posted November 7, 2014 • 0 Comments

The Earl’s Mistress by Liz Carlisle | Book Review

The Earl’s Mistress by Liz Carlisle | Book Review

My Thoughts “A little bit shocking!” Isabella Aldridge is in dire straights.  After being let go from her latest post, she is having problems landing a new one, owing to the fact that she is very pretty.  Her last interview did not go very well when she was propositioned by the Earl of Hepplewood to be his mistress instead of his governess.  Spitting mad, she refuses the offer, no matter that she still has two siblings to raise and to protect from her lecherous cousin.  Still desperate, she rethinks the mistress situation and asks help from her former employer, who […]

• Posted September 7, 2014 • 0 Comments