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Potent Pleasures (Pleasures, #1)
OK, from the date and comments I've read about this book, I'm going to assume this was one of Eloisa James' first attempts at a romance novel. So I ca ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
A Fool Again (Duchess Quartet, #1.5)
So... I guess this story takes place long before "Much Ado About You", because Lucius Felton plays a role in it -- as a suitor, no less! I might have ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Much Ado About You (Essex Sisters, #1)
Oh thank you, Goodreads! I've found another favorite author! One of the recommendation lists lead me to Eloise James and to this book...

I so loved th
Oct 18, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Down These Strange Streets
This anthology contains a lot of other stories, but the only one I read was the Lord John Grey story, "Lord John and the Plague of Zombies", by Diana ...more
Dec 16, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
A Fatal Waltz (Lady Emily, #3)
I was on the edge of my seat reading this book... And I blush to say that I didn't give Colin as much faith as Lady Emily did! The Countess had me see ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Tears of Pearl (Lady Emily, #4)
**spoiler alert** Oh my... what a bittersweet book! I'm anxious to get to #5 to see how we go from here. Will Lady Emily ever be able to conceive, bea ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
In Bed with the Devil (Scoundrels of St. James, #1)
Despite the racy title, this book is my idea of a nearly perfect romance: nuanced characters, interesting plot, chemistry that's not *just* lust/desir ...more
Oct 20, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Charming the Shrew (The Legacy of MacLeod, #1)
Pleasantly surprising... this isn't your average 'highlander' romance. Well-written, full of characters with multi-dimensions, this book isn't just ab ...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, #2)
I've seen many negative reviews about this book on this site... I'm surprised! Yes, there are elements in the book that Outlander fans could say, "bee ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
Minx (The Splendid Trilogy, #3)
I enjoyed many facets of this book, but I can't say that I enjoyed the book as a whole. The quirky, funny, witty, falling-in-love parts were almost ov ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
This Rough Magic
3.5 stars

I enjoyed this book a lot, but it's been awhile since I've read Mary Stewart, and I'm just sort of getting back to reading some of her books.
Dec 03, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
A Wild Pursuit (Duchess Quartet, #3)
**spoiler alert** This book was very satisfying for me, primarily because of Sebastian and Esme. I wondered how the author would get round all the sti ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
The House On The Strand
3-3.5 stars

I'm a bit torn on this book... I admit that the only Daphne du Maurier I'd read was "Rebecca". But the idea of a du Maurier novel that incl
Nov 09, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Undomestic Goddess
In addition to "Twenties Girl", this might be my FAVORITE Sophie Kinsella book!

Perhaps I related too much to the stressed-out, over-worked, give-it-al
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Lord and Lady Spy (Lord and Lady Spy, #1)
Fun read, but... the book reads a lot like a TV series. Smythe and Smythe, huh? If it weren't for the front cover, it's too easy to picture Brad Pitt ...more
Dec 11, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Nemesis (Miss Marple, #12)
Even though I thought I'd read every Agatha Christie book that existed, I discovered that I had never read "Nemesis".

While I enjoyed the book, I foun
Nov 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Revealed (The Blue Raven, #1)
Great book - nice introduction into what (I hope) will be spy series that keeps Marcus and Phillipa in play.

When I first picked up the book, it seemed
Nov 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Emily and Colin’s Wedding: A Tears of Pearl Prequel Story  (Lady Emily, #3.5)
So happy that Ms. Alexander gave us this treat! I was so disappointed that we weren't able to attend Emily and Colin's wedding... until this marvelous ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
What a treat! A rare heroine who is truly goodness and grace... unafraid to try to help those around her and right injustice. "Arabella" is innocent, ...more
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
Remember Me?
2-2.5 stars

Fun book... but I didn't enjoy it as much as "Twenties Girl" or "Shopaholic". I was looking for more of a connection between the main chara
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
These Old Shades (Alastair, #1)
Not my favorite book by Ms. Heyer... Difficult to write my thoughts about the book. I could only skim it, because most of the book was, frankly, borin ...more
Sep 30, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
A Dark And Stormy Night (Dorothy Martin, #10)
Dorothy and Alan spend a weekend in the country at Dorothy's friends Tom & Lynn's invitation. But they encounter a lot of tension between the gues ...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
The Devil of Kilmartin (Kilmartin Glen, #1)
I resisted Lauren Wittig books because, IMO, Highland romances tend to be a bit schlocky. Since reading Diana G's Outlander series, I tend to hold all ...more
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
A Falcon for a Queen
2-2.5 stars

It's tough to categorize this book. The cover says that it's a gothic novel set in the Scottish Highlands. If "gothic" means Way Too Long,
Dec 29, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Baltimore Blues (Tess Monaghan #1)
**spoiler alert** For me, this is a tough book to review. I liked it, and I might have really liked it... I just can't quite decide which. The story w ...more
Nov 27, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Secret Mistress (Mistress Trilogy #3)
3.5+ stars

Very tame for a Mary Balogh book - don't let the title fool you! Yes, Lady Angelina becomes a "secret mistress", but not until she's engaged
Dec 15, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
To Catch an Heiress (Agents of the Crown, #1)
Ah... this book was so delightful! A laugh-out-loud book with some drama, some mystery, a few spies, a heart-stopping Hero, and a spunky Heroine who i ...more
Nov 07, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
Charming the Highlander (Highlander, #1)
The description of this book (even the paragraph here at Goodreads) is misleading... Yes, Grace is a rocket scientist. Yes, she meets Grey, transporte ...more
Nov 14, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
Dangerous to Know (Lady Emily, #5)
I can't get enough of the Lady Emily series! And I only have 1 book to go to be caught up and breathlessly waiting the next book... oh, how I hate tha ...more
Nov 11, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
A Crimson Warning (Lady Emily, #6)
3.5-4 stars

I read this book so quickly, I'm going to have to read it again. I say that, because I wasn't particularly impressed with this book, and I
Dec 02, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
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