Book Review

The Princess and the Rogue

The Princess and the Rogue Bow Street Bachelors #3 Kate Bateman St. Martin’s Press, Dec 2020, 334 pages Historical Romance, Regency Provided by Pub via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is the third book in this series, and it looks to me as if the printer is running out of ink for the covers. The backgrounds are… Continue reading The Princess and the Rogue

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All We Left Behind

All We Left Behind Danielle R. Graham One More Chapter/HarperCollins Publishers, Jan 2020, 255 pages Romantic Historical Novel, Debut Historical Novel Provided by Pub via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is very appealing, yet confusing. It is supposed to be from Hayden’s perspective, I would think, as he’s the one who would be looking back at… Continue reading All We Left Behind

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Secret Nights With a Cowboy

Secret Nights With a Cowboy Kittredge Ranch #1 Caitlin Crews St. Martins Press, Dec 2020, 394 pages Hometown Cowboy Romance Provided by Pub via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Whoever that cover model is, I hope they paid him VERY WELL, because he’s what’s going to sell this book. He’s steamy! And the photographer did a perfect job… Continue reading Secret Nights With a Cowboy

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Ten Rules for Faking It

Ten Rules for Faking It Sophie Sullivan St. Martin’s Griffin, Dec 2020, 320 pages Contemporary Rom-Com Provided by Pub via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ These illustrated covers are here to stay, I guess, so I will have to get used to them. I will say, the title of the book is typically the main event on these… Continue reading Ten Rules for Faking It

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Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective

Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective Paul Martineau J. Paul Getty Museum, Oct 2020, 256 pages Art: photography retrospective, Biography Provided by Pub via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover put me in mind of Georgia O’Keefe. Looking at some of Ms. Cunningham’s photographs will do that. The same type of organic form caught at the height of its… Continue reading Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective

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Incandescence

Incandescence Shadowlight Book 1 Elena Leman Kindle, 377 pages Release date Nov 9, 2020 Fantasy ARC Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Stars What a surprise! This fantasy was such a delight! The plotline was light and dark, with nice twists. The characters were so interesting and very individualistic. Our heroine, Orobella, is an interplanetary collector… Continue reading Incandescence

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Looking for a Cowboy

Looking for a Cowboy Heart of Texas #5 Donna Grant St. Martins Press, Oct 2020 368 pages Contemporary Cowboy Romance Provided by Pub and NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Stars Triggers: Fetal abduction, Child trafficking for illegal adoptions The cover is attractive. It’s a photograph rather than a painting or drawing. I’m not sure how I feel… Continue reading Looking for a Cowboy

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The Call from the Wenlands

The Call from the Wenlands A Kaira Renn Novel #4 R.A. Lindo Pub Sep 10, 2020 277 pages YA Fantasy Author via BookFunnel 5-Stars The cover is another stunner. I took a real close up look at it and the artwork is marvelous. Kudos to the artist. I also took a moment to look back… Continue reading The Call from the Wenlands

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Passing Fancies

Passing Fancies A Julia Kydd Novel Marlowe Benn Lake Union Pub, Jun 2020 327 pages Historical Cozy Provided by Author via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐🌙 3.5 Stars The cover coordinates with the previous one, which was black and gold and looked similar. I love the stylized flapper, so elegant for this series. The story is historical, as… Continue reading Passing Fancies

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To Catch an Earl

To Catch an Earl The Bow Street Bachelors #2 Kate Bateman St. Martin’s Press, Jun 2020 330 pages Historical Romance Provided by Rep via NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 Stars The cover is striking with the royal crimson of the woman’s gown and the purple of the bedding. The two dark-haired figures are rather striking as well.… Continue reading To Catch an Earl