recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Romance

Review: Carnegie’s Maid

Review: Carnegie’s Maid

Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict    Arriving on the pungent and crowded dock after a tumultuous voyage across the sea, Clara Kelley was happy to finally see the land she’d dreamed so much of. An immigrant from Ireland to America, she came to this new […]

Review: Prince in Disguise

Review: Prince in Disguise

Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm   “You’re Dusty’s sister?” For the entirety of Dylan’s life, she’s been firmly ensconced in Dusty’s perfume-ridden shadow. And it’s not even that she begrudges her sister the spotlight; Dusty is far better suited for the glitz and […]

Review: Roomies

Review: Roomies

Roomies by Christina Lauren When Holland Bakker made her weekly (and completely out of her way) trek down to the subway station that evening, she certainly wasn’t expecting to leave with a broken arm. All she’d wanted to do was catch another surreptitious glance at […]

Review: Renata (Forbidden Love)

Review: Renata (Forbidden Love)

Renata (Forbidden Love) by Jay Morati   Perfect strangers . . . or something more? Carmine can’t seem to get the pretty brunette bank teller out of his head. The woman’s cheery smile and graceful movements have cemented a place of near worship inside of […]

Recommendation: Girl Online

Recommendation: Girl Online

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg ” And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we’re something we’re not. “ ** This particular blog post is being hosted by my 14-year old daughter. Any and all […]

Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Say No To Joe? by Lori Foster ” ‘Yes, Joe.” Then she smiled. “Saying yes to Joe Winston — it has to be one of the smartest things I’ve ever done.’ “ About ten years ago I was living in a small town that was […]

Recommendation: The Flame And The Flower

Recommendation: The Flame And The Flower

The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss “I have no intention of spending the night in a chair and leaving you the bed.” Credited as being the first “bodice-ripping romance novel” and a modern historical romance, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’s The Flame and the […]

Review: The Endless Autumn

Review: The Endless Autumn

The Endless Autumn by Annabelle Knight ” Either way, it didn’t matter to her anymore, she felt a new lease of life burn inside her; a thirst for excitement swelled within as she contemplated all the possibilities that lay before her. “ To the outside […]

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella As I sat down to make my recommendation today, I was having a hard time. One goal with this year’s blog is to not repeat authors. That is already proving to be difficult; as I have weekly combed through […]

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Scoundrel In Disguise by Shaela Kay “ Sarah waved her hand impatiently in the air. ‘There is no such thing. None of the men I have discouraged are truly in love with me, and I am not in love with any of them.’ Amused, Rex […]