Book Review

The Exception of an Earl

The Exception of an Earl The Valiant Love Regency Romance Deborah Wilson Kindle, Jan 2020 689 pages Historical Romance KU for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 The cover is a complete disaster! All that pink, including the dress the young woman is unfortunately wearing. And the awful hairstyle. She’s not even a terribly attractive woman. What… Continue reading The Exception of an Earl

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Forever My Duke

Forever My Duke Unlikely Duchesses Olivia Drake St. Martin’s Press, Dec 31, 2019 384 pages Historical romance Author’s rep via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 The cover doesn’t particularly appeal to me. It seems to lack the richness that we have come to expect from top-notch romances lately. The background simply fades in spite of its bright yellow… Continue reading Forever My Duke

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Highland Jewel

Highland Jewel A Royal Highlander Novel #2 May McGoldrick St. Martin’s Press, Sep 23, 2019 313 pages Historical romance Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 stars The cover isn’t anywhere near as exciting as the book itself is. What drew me to the book is the author’s name. I’ve always liked Ms. McGoldrick’s books and this… Continue reading Highland Jewel

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Rowan’s Lady

Rowan’s Lady The Clan Graham series Suzan Tisdale Kindle, Oct 2013 292 pages Historical Romance KU for Kindle app ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The is our unlucky-in-love Lady Arline, who has dreamt of Rowan for 7 years. The background colors of yellows and reds with a touch of purples set off the portrait picture very well and make… Continue reading Rowan’s Lady

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The Duke is But a Dream

The Duke is But a Dream Debutante Diaries #2 Anna Bennett St. Martin’s Press, Jul 2019 317 pages, Kindle Historical romance NetGalley ⭐⭐🌙 The cover is lovely! The cool grayed blue of the background makes it airy and open. The archway in the background is a nice touch as well. But the piece de resistance… Continue reading The Duke is But a Dream

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Rogue Most Wanted

Rogue Most Wanted The Cavensham Heiresses #5 Janna MacGregor St. Martin’s Pub, Jun 2019 380 pages, ebook, paperback Historical Romance ✭✭✭✭ eARC from NetGalley The cover is beautiful with the romantic couple dancing on that fabulous golden yellow background. It glows. I thought it was one of the better romance covers I saw this spring.… Continue reading Rogue Most Wanted

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The Earl Next Door

The Earl Next Door First Comes Love #1 Amelia Grey St. Martin’s Press, May 2019 300 pages, Kindle, Paperback, Audible, Audio CD Historical Romance, Romance Provided by NetGalley ✫✫✫✫⭑ The cover shows a lovely couple sparkling in the evening light. The background and the woman’s gown are richly colored, but for some reason, the picture… Continue reading The Earl Next Door

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The Dashing Debutante

The Dashing Debutante Alissa Baxter Belgrave House, Sep 2010 270 pages, Kindle, paperback Historical Romance (formulaic) Purchased ✭✭✭✭ The cover is suitable for the formulaic historical romance inside. And the story is indeed formulaic. The gorgeous, bluestocking, diamond-of-the-first-water debutante (Alexandra) catches the handsome, self-proclaimed bachelor Duke (Robert, Duke of Stanford) by just being herself, of… Continue reading The Dashing Debutante

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Irresistible

Irresistible The Three Horsemen #3 Mary Balogh Berkley Publishing, Oct 2007 386 pages, ebook, paperback, hardcover Historical Romance ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is typical of historical romance and this series. It shows a lovely lady dressed in period clothing against the backdrop of a garden. The simplicity of it helps to make it so eye-catching and… Continue reading Irresistible

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The Patchwork Bride

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   The Patchwork Bride A Novel Sandra Dallas St. Martin’s Press Release date June 5, 2018 304 pages, Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook Historical Romance, Women’s Lit, Fiction ✭✭✭✭✭ ARC provided by publisher, NetGalley The cover is simple and lovely. So suitable for this heartwarming story and its many moments that pull… Continue reading The Patchwork Bride