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A Gentleman’s Game by Theresa Romain {Amanda’s Review}

A Gentleman’s Game by Theresa Romain {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 2 February, 2016 by Amanda / 4 Comments

Will need more Theresa Romain soon. Thoughts on A Gentleman’s Game Theresa Romain is a new-to-me author, but one whose name isn’t completely unfamiliar. And although this was my first Theresa Romain historical romance, it certainly won’t be my last. A Gentleman’s Game was slow to start, but once it gained speed and traction, it […]

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Beauty and the Spy by Julie Anne Long {Amanda’s Review}

Beauty and the Spy by Julie Anne Long {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 18 January, 2016 by Amanda / 10 Comments

More JAL is a good thing. Thoughts on Beauty and the Spy After finishing the Pennyroyal Green series, I needed more Julie Anne Long. NEEDED! And as soon as I finished Beauty and the Spy, I needed more Holt Sisters Trilogy, too. Because that’s just how Julie Anne Long writes. It’s addictive and it’s awesome […]

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The Legend of Lyon Redmond by Julie Anne Long {Amanda’s Review}

The Legend of Lyon Redmond by Julie Anne Long {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 11 January, 2016 by Amanda / 4 Comments

Finally, the Lyon and Olivia romance! Thoughts on The Legend of Lyon Redmond Once I started the Pennyroyal Green series, it didn’t take me long to become curious about the Lyon-Olivia romance, and I’m sure I wasn’t alone in that curiosity. It’s a thread that runs throughout nearly every book in the series, especially given […]

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How to Rescue a Rake by Jayne Fresina {Amanda’s Review}

How to Rescue a Rake by Jayne Fresina {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 5 January, 2016 by Amanda / 6 Comments

Love watching Diana blossom into herself. Thoughts on How to Rescue a Rake When I stumbled across the latest Jayne Fresina book on NetGalley, I knew I had to have it. I’ve read all the previous Book Club Belles Society books (including the novella) and one of her previous series, Sydney Dovedale. I was reasonably […]

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Bout of Books 15 is upon us!

Bout of Books 15 is upon us!

Posted 2 January, 2016 by Amanda / 5 Comments

Tell me, my dear blog reader. Do you like to read books? Or graphic novels? Or listen to audiobooks? Were you planning to read any time between the 4th and the 10th of January? Do you like connecting with other people who love books as much as you do? If you answered “Yes” to these […]

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An Unexpected Gentleman by Alissa Johnson {Amanda’s Review}

An Unexpected Gentleman by Alissa Johnson {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 14 December, 2015 by Amanda / 10 Comments

A well-woven story from Alissa Johnson Thoughts on An Unexpected Gentleman Alissa Johnson needs a little more love from historical romance fans, I think. She finds the perfect balance with misinterpretations of characters’ motivations and emotions, so that you never want to shake the characters for not talking to each other. Or rather, if they […]