Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh

**** 4.5 stars: Often you find characters with flaws, but rarely do they have physical deformities. We loved Someone to Wed for its realness and depth of character.   Recommended readers: If you like Mary Balogh If you want a real historical romance If you like imperfect characters with depth Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Known for her historical romances … Continue reading Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh

A Strange Scottish Shore by Juliana Gray

**** 4.5 stars: A Strange Scottish Shore has a captivating plot and surprisingly-complex characters – with an Outlander-esque feel, this is a must-read!   Recommended readers: If you like Juliana Gray or Diana Gabaldon If you want a good mix of great characters, historical time travel and more If you like Outlander Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: … Continue reading A Strange Scottish Shore by Juliana Gray

Once a Rebel by Mary Jo Putney

**** 3.5 stars: While lacking some passion, Once a Rebel will weave fiction and factual events of the Revolutionary War. Enjoy!   Recommended readers: If you like Mary Jo Putney If you like a mix of English and American historical fiction If you like rekindled love stories Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: After escaping – albeit not … Continue reading Once a Rebel by Mary Jo Putney

Lie Down in Roses by Heather Graham

**** 4.5 stars: Loved it and probably stayed up all night reading and developing real feelings for fictional people. This Middle-Ages romantic drama will keep you up all night reading. Another great Heather Graham historical romance.   Recommended readers: If you like Heather Graham If you want an action-packed historical read If you like Middle Age period fiction Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot … Continue reading Lie Down in Roses by Heather Graham

Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Available now: MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner ****4/5 stars Happy 4th of July from The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster who defied the Japanese in World War II Recommended readers: History Buffs World War II buffs Spy novel fans Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: What’s better than a World War II spy novel with a enigmatic woman at the center? … Continue reading Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Lord of Lies Amy Sands

Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A fun, adventurous historical romance from Amy Sandas. Recommended readers: If you like Historical Romance If you like a character with spunk Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When Portia Chadwick’s sister is kidnapped, she finds the best spy for the job: Nightshade. Only there’s something intriguing … Continue reading Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

Addicted to the Duke

*** 3/5: Liked it, through and through Addicted to the Duke is a bold and passionate adventure from England to the Mediterranean. Recommended readers: If you like historical romances and sailing the seas If you like some serious passion Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Who can resist a sailing Duke? Only Alexander Bracken, Duke of Bedford, has … Continue reading Addicted to the Duke

blue heaven black night heather graham

Blue Heaven, Black Night by Heather Graham

**** 4.5 stars: Loved it and probably stayed up all night reading and developing real feelings for fictional people. This Middle-Ages romantic drama will keep you up all night reading. Recommended readers: If you like Heather Graham If you want an action-packed historical read If you like Middle Age period fiction Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: The … Continue reading Blue Heaven, Black Night by Heather Graham

The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A must-read for any Jane Eyre fan, Mr. Rochester gives us another perspective of the classic novel. Recommended readers: If you like women’s fiction and family drama If you want a slow and steady read that spans generations If you like Michelle Gable Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 5/5 overall REVIEW … Continue reading The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable