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Pride and Prejudice
4.24
it was amazing
“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to ...more
Apr 20, 2016
Apr 20, 2016
 
The Duchess War (Brothers Sinister, #1)
3.82
liked it
"Her gaze met Robert's. Her eyes grew big and round. She didn't scream; she didn't gasp. She didn't twitch so much as an inch. She simply fixed him wi ...more
Apr 23, 2015
Apr 23, 2015
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.12
it was amazing
It took me one night to read this book. I have been floundering lately with what I have been reading but this book was marvelous. I can now understand ...more
Mar 2009
Mar 21, 2009
 
The Precious One
3.88
really liked it
I am so excited. Marisa de los Santos has written a new book and it will be out in March 2015. HarperCollins was kind enough to share The Precious One ...more
Oct 05, 2014
Oct 05, 2014
 
Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart (Love By Numbers, #3)
4.05
liked it
"The girl was common and impossible and everything he could not stomach in a female.
But she was fascinating.
She had been since the first moment he'd m
...more
May 09, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister, #0.5)
3.86
liked it
”I’ve never met him, of course. But he has the blackest of reputations. He was a pugilist before he took over the duke’s affairs, and from what I’ve h ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Jun 20, 2015
 
Can't Stand the Heat (Recipe for Love #1)
3.62
liked it
"The dress was nice. Servicable. The shoes were a decadent indulgence. Red satin with black lace overlay, peep toe and wickedly sharp heel. Every time ...more
Apr 2015
Mar 31, 2015
 
Falling Into Bed with a Duke (The Hellions of Havisham, #1)
3.92
liked it
“I just wish a gentleman could see you for your true worth, something that has nothing at all to do with your dowry.”

When writing my review of another
...more
Jun 26, 2015
Jun 27, 2015
 
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
4.01
really liked it
I was given a copy of this book in May 2013, pre-publication. I looked it over and decided it was not for me. This novel became popular at my local li ...more
Oct 18, 2014
Oct 18, 2014
 
Whiskey Island
4.05
really liked it
Women's fiction is not romance. There are "formulas" for both types of books, but they should not be lumped together. Romances ultimately are about lo ...more
Aug 03, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
A Lady's Secret (Malloren, #8)
3.80
liked it
Apparently I have not read anything by Jo Beverley since I started keeping track here four years ago. It is about time to rectify this. Those books th ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
Midnight Sun (Sinclair Sisters Trilogy, #1)
3.92
liked it
I really should vow to start series in the beginning. Once again I read the second book first and had to go back to pick up the first volume. It doesn ...more
Jul 26, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
 
The Brazen Bride (Black Cobra Quartet, #3)
3.85
liked it
Whether for good or bad, I read some other reviews before writing my own. I guess I am not a purist when it comes to romance novels. As long as I get ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Unfinished Clue
3.84
liked it
Georgette Heyer has long been on my to-be-read list. People have told me that she is the mistress of the romance novel and that I should try her Regen ...more
Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
 
Mad About the Major
3.83
liked it
"For he was doing what no other man had ever dared—breaching the high, proper walls that were her due as an heiress and the pampered daughter of a duk ...more
May 15, 2015
Jun 02, 2015
 
The Chocolate Kiss (Amour et Chocolat, #2)
3.88
liked it
“A warm voice, not loud but so rich in life that it filled the entire shop, wrapped itself around Magalie and held her, making her strain with startle ...more
Sep 27, 2015
Sep 27, 2015
 
Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels, #3)
4.12
liked it
“She was not classic English perfection, but she was some sort of perfection and, being neither blind nor ignorant, Lord Dai generally recognized qual ...more
Oct 09, 2015
Oct 11, 2015
 
Breathing Room
3.86
liked it
In nearly every respect she was an orderly woman, the exception being a slightly uneven right thumbnail. ...(N)ibbling at its edges remained the only ...more
Mar 25, 2015
Mar 29, 2015
 
The Wanderer (Thunder Point, #1)
3.95
liked it
It has been almost two years since I read Angel's Peak by Carr. I had totally forgotten anything about that novel. I remember it as a light, humorous, ...more
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
My American Duchess (Desperate Duchesses)
3.88
liked it
I will add a quote when the books is published.

I suspect that many historians roll their eyes when it comes to historical romance novels. The odds of
...more
Nov 13, 2015
Nov 16, 2015
 
Dear Enemy
3.84
liked it
Project Gutenberg strikes again. Once I had reread Daddy Long-Legs, I figured I might as well go back to find the sequel. Unfortunately, Dear Enemy di ...more
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
3.87
really liked it
I am so delighted that my book group decided to read this book. I wasn't sure that I was interested in a romance between an old crusty Englishman and ...more
May 07, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
Four Nights With the Duke (Desperate Duchesses by the Numbers, #2; Desperate Duchesses, #8)
3.92
liked it
"But I have always been courteous. I have never behaved like a lunatic, not until I met you."

Maybe this is one of the reasons that I like romances. Me
...more
Jan 2015
Jan 09, 2015
 
Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City, #1)
3.96
liked it
An excellent romance that kept me up in the middle of the night. There was some slang I didn't recognize, but that wasn't important. This novel starte ...more
Dec 17, 2016
Dec 17, 2016
 
Almost a Lady (Almost, #3)
3.40
liked it
I like Feather as an author. She knows that romance readers are looking for a particular storyline, but she is willing to use the romance genre to tel ...more
Aug 26, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
The Duke of Shadows
4.06
liked it
Another romance from the NPR list. First novel I have read by Duran. I would definitely consider another one. I had no trouble falling into this story ...more
Jan 03, 2016
Jan 03, 2016
 
Desert Heat
4.00
liked it
It has been a long time since I read a book by Kat Martin. I don't usually read suspense romances, but I enjoyed the mystery as well as the romance.

Th
...more
Jul 2017
Jul 03, 2017
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.98
really liked it
I have had this book on my to-read list fora very long time. I even started it and then lost the copy I was given. Found it the day before our beach t ...more
Jul 30, 2012
Sep 30, 2011
 
Christmas Angel (Company of Rogues, #3)
3.82
liked it
I seem to be averaging two romances a month. My mom would be horrified. She does not read for escape, she reads for learning, for improving her mind. ...more
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 13, 2013
 
Cutting Loose (Sisterhood Diaries, #1)
3.82
liked it
Starting with the first book in a romance series is unusual for me. Usually, I browse the library shelves looking for either a historical or contempor ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
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