Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush You would never guess this novel came from a renouned children’s author. It’s dark. And real. Recommended readers: If you loved The Wrinkle in Time and want to be surprised by the famous author’s other works If you like slow reading storytelling with too-real character Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot … Continue reading Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker

*** 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 Jane Eyre If you want a slow and steady historical read Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: A classic for the ages, Jane Eyre by … Continue reading Mr. Rochester by Sarah Shoemaker

The Dangerous Billionaire

Available now: The Dangerous Billionaire by Jackie Ashenden ***3/5 stars-liked it Okay, I admit it.  I pick out a book for its evocative cover. Recommended readers: If you like adventurous romance If you want a mindless, escapist read Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: The Dangerous Billionaire was exactly what the doctor ordered. It’s a great read for one of those days … Continue reading The Dangerous Billionaire

Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean

Available now: A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner ***3/5 stars-liked it A supernatural historical mystery from the bestselling author of Secrets of a Charmed Life. Recommended readers: fans of the historical and present-day mystery revealed in dueling chapters fans of supernatural mystery Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: This plot and character-driven page turner follows the fate … Continue reading Review: A Bridge Across the Ocean

Available Now: Girl in Disguise

Available now: Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister ***3/5 stars-liked it “Someone has to be first…” From the author of The Magician’s Lie, a novel about the first female Pinkerton agent. Recommended readers: If you like a strong female character, and if you like real figures in your historical fiction, this novel is for you. Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: … Continue reading Available Now: Girl in Disguise

Review: The Patriots by Sana Krasikov

Available now: The Patriots by Sana Krasikov ****4/5 stars-loved it A multi-generational Russian-American-expat saga told in three parts, from pre- soviet Russia to post. Recommended readers: If you are a fan of historical fiction, and a devotee of the bleak Russian novel, this one is for you. Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: At the heart of the debut … Continue reading Review: The Patriots by Sana Krasikov

A Lady’s Code of Misconduct: Blog Tour

Books for Her is one of the first stops in A Lady’s Code of Misconduct blog tour- and we are honored and thrilled! If you read our review of Fool Me Twice, you’ll know that Meredith Duran is one of our favorites and made our Top 10 Historical Romance Authors List.  After getting a digital copy this weekend, we jumped right in (already taking every … Continue reading A Lady’s Code of Misconduct: Blog Tour

Review: No Man’s Land

Available now: No Man’s Land by Simon Tolkien ***3/5 stars-liked it Okay, I admit it.  I pick out a book for its evocative, eye catching cover. Recommended readers: If you like historical fiction of the Great War, this one is for you. Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: No Man’s Land traces the journey of an orphaned boy from impoverished … Continue reading Review: No Man’s Land

Mogul by Joanna Shupe

Available Jan. 31: Mogul by Joanna Shupe ****3.5/5 stars- loved it Mogul is another great Gilded Age historical romance. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of not-your-typical setting: Gilded Age if you like Candace Camp, Jane Feather and others and if you like a super-quick read Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Two star-crossed lovers have fought themselves for years to … Continue reading Mogul by Joanna Shupe