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Carney's House Party (Deep Valley, #1)
4.22
**spoiler alert** "You didn't ask me to marry you, and I just wanted to say . . ." she stopped and swallowed for it sounded ridiculous. It had sounded ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Princess in Training (The Princess Diaries, #6)
3.67
Until the last few pages of the book, I was going to give this one star for the simple reason that I just did not like it. At all.

Some of my complaint
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Jun 09, 2012
Jun 09, 2012
 
Your Scandalous Ways (Fallen Women, #1)
3.69
This is a book about two people who are good at their jobs (which is deceiving people/playing a part) and have been hurt in the past. Who then jump in ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
The Perfect Rake (The Merridew Sisters, #1)
3.92
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this A LOT. I wavered on the rating because there were moments when it could've been three stars and moments when it could ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
Beguiling the Beauty (Fitzhugh Trilogy, #1)
3.80
I really, really liked this one. I enjoy the way the author writes, and I really enjoy how her stories have a slightly different feel from the majorit ...more
Jun 04, 2012
May 04, 2012
 
Article 5 (Article 5, #1)
3.79
**spoiler alert** I am of two minds about this. On the one hand, there are some definite flaws in this; on the other, it does have potential and I'm i ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
 
One Night in London (The Truth About the Duke #1)
3.88
Okay, so I feel a little weird giving a book that I mostly enjoyed a 2 star rating, and I admit up front that it's probably not the most fair reflecti ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
 
Naughty and Nice: A Holiday Romance Collection
3.70
Blaming this on Jess even though it's only a little bit her fault.

Holiday Sparks by Shannon Stacey - 3.5/5 stars

Very enjoyable but too short. I would
...more
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
 
The Awakening (Darkest Powers, #2)
4.16
3.5 - 4, rounding up.

Still enjoying this! I really appreciate that the focus is on the world and the action and not on the romance. There are moments
...more
Nov 17, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
 
All He Ever Desired (Kowalski Family, #5)
4.08
Okay, so I wasn't quite as into this relationship as I was Sean/Emma and Mitch/Paige, but this was still pretty damn fun. Also, I spent the majority o ...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
 
The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons, #2)
4.19
I am aware that I should have gone to bed hours ago. I regret nothing.

I reallllly love this world, and the family, and the characters. I didn't like t
...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
When the Duchess Said Yes (Wylder Sisters, #2)
3.57
I really wanted to like this book, but it was apparent from the very beginning that it was just not working for me. It's a shame because the premise i ...more
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
 
Midnight Scandals
3.59
I really, really enjoyed the first two stories in this anthology and only wish they had been longer because I think there was a little more to them th ...more
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
 
The Guy Next Door (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #0.5; Donovan Brothers Brewery, #0.5)
3.75
**spoiler alert** So, the entire reason I got this was for the prequel to the Donovan Brothers Brewery trilogy, and that was excellent. I read that la ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Princess Mia (The Princess Diaries, #9)
3.80
Okay, so I actually ended up liking this one. I still hold that the first 50-80 pages of this are 1-2 star worthy, but by the end, Mia is (mostly) tol ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Sweet Deception (Veiled Seduction, #2)
3.90
3.5 - 4 stars, rounding up.

I liked this! Not as much as I liked the first one, but it was definitely an enjoyable read. I think the relationship devel
...more
Aug 25, 2012
Aug 19, 2012
 
The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister, #0.5)
3.91
While I wouldn't say I loved this, I definitely did like it and it was interesting and compelling enough to pique my interest in the series. I'm looki ...more
May 20, 2012
May 12, 2012
 
To Wed a Wicked Earl (Devine & Friends, #2)
3.97
I did enjoy this, but as a story it was just a little bit lacking in consistency and flow. There's a lot of skipping ahead at the beginning, missing t ...more
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
 
Sweet Enemy (Veiled Seduction, #1)
3.94
4.5 stars

I just really, really enjoyed this. Independent bluestocking heroine who just wants to find out the truth so she can go back to her quiet cou
...more
Aug 19, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
The Girl Who Came Home: A Titanic Novel
3.77
My reaction to this, primarily, is based on how strange it was reading this mix of fiction-but-not-really. It was an easy read and a nice enough story ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Too Good to Be True
3.91
Okay, so this was kind of a Sophie Kinsella reading experience for me. I was wildly uncomfortable for the first 3/4+ of the book, but I ended up likin ...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 02, 2012
 
The Summer of You (The Blue Raven #2)
3.84
Mostly this was just disappointing.

I had high hopes for Byrne and Lady Jane's story, but I needed this to be more Byrne and Lady Jane going after the
...more
Jun 08, 2012
May 28, 2012
 
The Marriage Bargain (Marriage to a Billionaire, #1)
3.82
Review to come when I'm not on my phone. I may still downgrade this to one star for the baseball stuff.

It's been long enough since I finished this tha
...more
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
 
When You Wish Upon a Duke (Wylder Sisters, #1)
3.52
This was cute. It's a pretty simple story of an arranged marriage that's mostly focused on the relationship, which I did like a lot -- and I wouldn't ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
 
Lord Perfect  (Carsington Brothers, #3)
3.99
This may be my favorite of the series. Not only did we get a great couple and a fun story, but we had guest appearances by Rupert and Daphne, excellen ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
 
Holding the Dream (Dream Trilogy #2)
3.99
3.5 stars again.

I liked this a lot, but at the same time I wanted to like the romance more than I did. I don't know why I didn't. I am having a weird
...more
Mar 15, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
Yours to Keep (Kowalski Family, #3)
4.09
HEE.

Okay, so I was just going to read for twenty minutes, and then I was just going to read until the first family gathering, and then, well, I was at
...more
Nov 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
Romancing the Holiday (Kent Brothers, #3; Holloway, #3)
3.88
We'll Be Home for Christmas by HelenKay Dimon - 4/5 stars

I enjoyed this one a lot! It was absolutely too short and the resolution was really rushed, w
...more
Dec 04, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
 
Glory in Death (In Death, #2)
4.22
3.5 stars, really. That may be kind of harsh, but while I definitely ended up enjoying it, I had some mixed feelings about this one.

I was neither here
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Jul 21, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
Lucky in Love (Lucky Harbor, #4)
4.23
Okay, mixed feelings, but overall I enjoyed this.

On the relationship front, I ended up enjoying Ty/Mallory a lot, and that's saying something because
...more
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 03, 2012
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