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One Good Earl Deserves a Lover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #2)
4.08
Sarah MacLean, I don't know how you will transcend such a masterpiece.

This was truly your best work yet. I couldn't get enough. I'm tempted to start i...more
Jul 05, 2013
Jul 05, 2013
 
Enchanting Pleasures (Pleasures, #3)
3.83
This is, by my standards, a 2.5

I found this James' novel to ebb and flow. There were great swaths of story where I just felt bored to tears- specifica...more
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
 
How to Dance with a Duke (Ugly Ducklings, #1)
3.64
Maybe this is a 3.5 Sometimes it sucks to be forced to be so clear-cut with the rating.

Anywho, this was my debut to Manda Collins and I wasn't disappo...more
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
 
Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3)
4.27
The best of Lisa Kleypas to date, at least for me.

Whenever I get sentimental, I go back to visit shy, uncertain Evie as she struggles to find salvatio...more
not set
Aug 15, 2012
 
Love With the Proper Husband (Effingtons, #6)
3.84
I'd say this is a 3.5 (I'd also like to say that I loathe goodreads' inability to have us give half stars.)

Anywho- I've read a fair amount of Victoria...more
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
 
Blame It on Bath (The Truth About the Duke, #2)
3.85
This was a delightful and uplifting read after the maudlin one I just finished.

Blame it on Bath was my first Caroline Linden book and within 40 pages...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
 
Until There Was You
4.00
The earth has shifted beneath my feet. Kristan Higgins has changed my view on contemporary romance!

As a fellow CTRWA, it is absolutely tragic for me t...more
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
If You Give A Girl A Viscount (Impossible Bachelors, #4)
3.51
This is more like 4.75 out of 5. Probably the best Kieran Kramer book I read to date.

I don't know what it was about this story but I found it utterly...more
Apr 28, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
 
Wind Chime Point (Ocean Breeze, #2)
3.98
This is my first Sheryl Woods read. I get them periodically as gifts and have stack 10 books high but have never been really motivated to try her out;...more
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
 
Secret Desires of a Gentleman (Girl Bachelors, #3)
3.83
LLG, you soothe my soul.

Let me preface this review with saying that this is actually a 4.5 rating and Goodreads if you are reading this, please consid...more
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
Taken By The Laird (Regency Flings, #2)
3.72
I was very much torn while reading this book.

I found it to be incredibly entertaining and easy reading-wise which is always a plus. I couldn't help bu...more
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 08, 2013
 
A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet #2)
3.82
JQ has done it again! As let down as I was by Marcus and Honoria's story last spring, I have to admit that I picked this book up gingerly when it came...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
 
How to Capture a Countess (The Duchess Diaries, #1)
3.98
This was yet another delightful book from Karen Hawkins.

I had forgotten how much I adore historical romance novels since the past few months have been...more
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
 
The Wicked Ways of a Duke (Girl Bachelors, #2)
3.63
Apparently I've an addiction for LLG.

It was rather convenient to finish Miranda and Philip's book then delve through my TBR piles to luckily find anot...more
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
 
Spell of the Highlander (Highlander, #7)
4.28
It's hard to choose a favorite Highlander- they're just all so dreamy.

However, I find Cian and Jessica's story particularly scrumptious. Perhaps becau...more
Sep 06, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
 
The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After
4.11
JQ is absolutely marvelous. The best thing a romance reader can ask for after a happily-ever-after is more of the happily-ever-after and JQ delivers i...more
Oct 03, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
 
Passions of a Wicked Earl (London's Greatest Lovers, #1)
3.86
Lorraine Heath, so delighted to meet you.

You were a pleasant surprise! Not only did I begin this book with no expectations, I was dreading the chance...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
Seducing an Angel (Huxtable Quintet, #4)
3.75
Mary Balogh really did it for me in this book.

I have only read one other in this family series but am very much looking forward to going backward to...more
Apr 28, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
 
Thief of Shadows (Maiden Lane, #4)
4.10
This was a 3.5 rating.

I've been very pleased with Hoyt in the past. This one didn't necessarily disappoint, but it didn't mind-blow either.

Winter Make...more
Apr 16, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
 
Just One of the Guys
3.94
This book left me speechless.

My first foray into Kristan Higgins was astoundingly epic. Until there was You rocked my socks. I could not have been mor...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #3)
3.90
Another JQ success for the bookshelf!

I must give her credit because this book had quite a different feel from the style and structure I am used to by...more
Jan 02, 2014
Dec 30, 2013
 
Trouble at the Wedding (Abandoned at the Altar, #3)
3.75
LLG is a surprisingly good author and I am happy that I listen to fellow romance authors (aka- JQ) when they make recommendations.

This one, I feel, wa...more
Apr 05, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Love and Other Scandals (Scandals, #1)
3.85
Another lovely addition to add to my Caroline Linden collection! She certainly has found a niche and sticks to it.

Joan Bennett is not your average deb...more
Nov 04, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
The Abduction of Julia (Rogues, #1)
3.82
Maybe a 3.5

Hawkins is a default author for me. Every time I walk into a bookstore or library, you can bet I am looking (after J. Quinn, James, and Kl...more
Jun 06, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
Stranger in My Arms
3.77
This has been one of my most favorite Lisa Kleypas books. Ever.

Larissa Hawksworth has the shock of her life when the solicitor of the estate announces...more
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
A Season to Be Sinful (Grantham, #1)
3.69
This book was my debut to Jo Goodman and it wasn't half bad.

I was particularly charmed by the cast of characters (although they had their faults) but...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
 
The Devil in Disguise (Regency Rogues, #1)
3.39
First Stefanie Sloane book and I'm pretty pleased. She was a recommendation from my favorite romance author (JQ) and so it only seemed fitting to give...more
Dec 16, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Scandalous Desires (Maiden Lane, #3)
4.13
Another delightful read by Hoyt! I've been blessed to find this author as I find her work such a pleasure to read!

Hoyt isn't necessarily the most crea...more
May 29, 2012
May 19, 2012
 
A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, #2)
4.15
Oh Tessa Dare, where have you been?

I should have known upon picking up this book that it was going to be good- JQ's praise is right on the cover. And...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
 
A Lady Awakened (Blackshear Family, #1)
3.73
This is perhaps more closely rated 2.5 in my eyes but only because Cecilia Grant was able to slightly redeem the story towards the end.

The fact that I...more
Nov 27, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
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