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Sad Historical Romance 101 is over?

Sad Historical Romance 101 is over?

Posted 1 May, 2015 by Amanda / 6 Comments

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE. We had so much fun with our #histrom101 chat on Tuesday that we decided we simply had to DO IT AGAIN. So mark your calendars for Tuesday, July 28th at 9pm EST. Because that’s when we’re going to chat MOAR HISTORICAL ROMANCE. Don’t forget to keep track of all your […]

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Splendid by Julia Quinn {Amanda’s Review}

Splendid by Julia Quinn {Amanda’s Review}

Posted 28 April, 2015 by Amanda / 8 Comments

It’s the first Julia Quinn book! My Thoughts on Splendid As a writer, I found Splendid to be absolutely fascinating in terms of author development. (Or rather, seeing where JQ started.) Because… this early JQ book has little in common with some of my favorite JQ series, like the Bridgertons and Smythe-Smith. Splendid is like […]

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My Favorite Historical Romance Side Characters

My Favorite Historical Romance Side Characters

Posted 27 April, 2015 by Amanda / 8 Comments

1. LADY DANBURY! from Julia Quinn, multiple series I don’t think you understand how awesome Lady Danbury is. I’m tempted to leave her as my only favorite side character because she’s that awesome. Lady Danbury uses her age and station to frighten the majority of the ton and it’s SO. MUCH. FUN. to watch her in action. […]

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My Favorite Moments in Historical Romance

My Favorite Moments in Historical Romance

Posted 24 April, 2015 by Amanda / 8 Comments

This was more difficult than I anticipated. There aren’t a lot of them. They’re all Julia Quinn. I’m not sorry for it. Honestly, some of the best parts of historical romance involve the characters getting their HEA… and that’s too spoilery for me. So you get these instead! 1. Bridgerton antics from the Bridgerton series by Julia […]

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My Favorite Historical Romance Couples

My Favorite Historical Romance Couples

Posted 20 April, 2015 by Amanda / 8 Comments

So if you’ve been paying attention to my posts over the past month, some of these probably won’t surprise you. 1. Penelope and Colin from Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn BECAUSE. THAT’S WHY. You really should have expected this choice by now. “In three days,” he continued, “I will be your husband. I will […]

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My Favorite Historical Romance Heroines

My Favorite Historical Romance Heroines

Posted 17 April, 2015 by Amanda / 6 Comments

I won’t lie: while many swoon over the hero, the heroine often makes (or breaks) a historical romance for me. They have the most to lose, usually, and the farthest to go to achieve happiness. There’s a definite pattern in my favorite histrom heroines, but I shan’t apologize for it. 1. Penelope Featherington from Romancing […]