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Black Sheep
3.98
really liked it
This is Georgette Heyer at her best... delightful, witty, fast-paced, and laugh-out-loud! In fact, it's almost a satirical look at Regency England and ...more
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
The Bridal Season (Bridal Stories, #1)
3.79
liked it
3-3.5 stars

Fun read... light, witty, banter with a twist of Cockney, musical actresses, acrobats, and con men. Oh, and a delicious, honorable gentlema
...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Only With a Highlander (Highlander, #5)
4.31
liked it
3.5 stars

We skip ahead from Book 4 (Robbie's story) to Winter's story... We know from Book 1 that Daar (Pendaar) needed to bring Greyland MacKeage for
...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
 
Cream Puff Murder (Hannah Swensen, #11)
3.78
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I read this book after I read "Plum Pudding Murder", so I knew I'd missed something with Mike... I wasn't surprised by the revelatio ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Rose Cottage
3.48
liked it
I never read this Mary Stewart book -- probably because I read most of her books when I was in grade school or middle school, and this book came out l ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
Trouble In The Town Hall (Dorothy Martin, #2)
3.68
it was ok
2.5 stars...

A decent story - I rated it lower because there's not much mystery here. The Dorothy Martin series is very tame, laid-back, and slow. Whil
...more
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
The Perils of Pleasure (Pennyroyal Green, #1)
3.71
really liked it
A much more complex book than its title... layered characters, involved plots, twists & turns... I truly enjoyed this book! I admit that there was ...more
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
 
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home
3.17
it was ok
This book, like it's author, doesn't know what it wants to be when it grows up.

It's definitely laugh-out-loud funny, but the kind of LOL that almost m
...more
Sep 15, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.11
really liked it
Wow... I knew this wasn't an easy story. I had some expectation of sordid and terror. Little did I know!

Sometimes I wonder why we're drawn to stories
...more
Nov 23, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
 
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)
4.20
really liked it
This might well be my favorite of the series... Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington are delightful and a seemingly incompatible match. I loved ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Past Imperfect
3.53
liked it
Julian Fellowes' "Past Imperfect" is like a trip back in time... into a world that was before my time... a world beyond my scope and country (English ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
 
How to Marry a Marquis (Agents of the Crown, #2)
4.01
really liked it
I'm so enjoying this series by Julia Quinn! It rivals The Bridgerton series as my favorite among her works.

In this book, we're reacquainted with James
...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
A Fool Again (Duchess Quartet, #1.5)
3.48
really liked it
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)
3.82
really liked it
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
...more
Oct 18, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
 
A Fatal Waltz (Lady Emily, #3)
3.90
really liked it
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
 
Down These Strange Streets
3.74
really liked it
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
 
Tears of Pearl (Lady Emily, #4)
3.70
really liked it
**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
 
Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, #2)
4.19
really liked it
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
 
Charming the Shrew (The Legacy of MacLeod, #1)
3.71
really liked it
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
 
In Bed with the Devil (Scoundrels of St. James, #1)
4.03
it was amazing
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
 
This Rough Magic
4.02
liked it
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.
...more
Dec 03, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
 
A Wild Pursuit (Duchess Quartet, #3)
3.77
really liked it
**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
3.86
liked it
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
...more
Nov 09, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
 
Lord and Lady Spy (Lord and Lady Spy, #1)
3.76
liked it
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)
3.84
liked it
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
...more
Nov 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
 
Revealed (The Blue Raven, #1)
3.79
really liked it
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
...more
Nov 13, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
 
Remember Me?
3.76
it was ok
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
...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
Emily and Colin’s Wedding (Lady Emily, #3.5)
3.66
really liked it
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
 
These Old Shades (Alastair, #1)
4.06
it was ok
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)
3.76
liked it
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
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