Available Today: I’ll See You in Paris

Available February 9th: I’ll See You in Paris by Michelle Gable ****3.5/5 stars- Really liked it Because even a book about an English Duchess holed up in a countryside mansion comes down to Paris, right? Recommended readers: Fans of a mother-daughter saga fans of witty banter novels and fans of the parallel story convention Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR … Continue reading Available Today: I’ll See You in Paris

Enraptured by Candace Camp

Available January 19: Enraptured (Secrets of the Loch Book 3) ***3/5 stars- liked it Enraptured captures the beauty and mystery of a Highland estate. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of Historical Highland Romance if you like Candace Camp, Jane Feather and others and if like a little mystery with your romance Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When Violet … Continue reading Enraptured by Candace Camp

A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley

Available now: A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley ****4/5 stars- loved it A Desperate Fortune has the makings of an award-winner: Romance, mystery, intrigue and personal pain Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of a multi-genre book, if you like Jojo Moyes (especially her contemporary novels) and if you like dual storylines (past and present). Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR … Continue reading A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley

Named of the Dragon by Susanna Kearsley

Available October 2015: Named of the Dragon ***3.5/5 stars- liked to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. Wuthering Heights with a contemporary feel and romance, you’ll love Named of the Dragon for its multi-genre appeal. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of a multi-genre book, if you like Jojo Moyes (especially her contemporary novels) and if you bemoan a contemporary romance as lacking … Continue reading Named of the Dragon by Susanna Kearsley

Review: The Piano Man Project

Available Now: The Piano Man Project  ****3/5 stars- Liked it When you’re in the market for a man who’s good with his hands… Recommended readers: lovers of the anti-hero bad boy fans of quirky romance Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall Steaminess: 3 of 5  (see our scale here) REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: The unlikely- named Honeysuckle Jones has a failing retirement home … Continue reading Review: The Piano Man Project

Available Now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

Available now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach by Jam Jenoff ***2.5/5 stars- it was ok Fleeing from Italy to New York at the dawn of World War II, a young Jewish emigrant falls in with– and for– an Irish Catholic family. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of WWII fiction and romance Here’s my Rankings: 2.5/5 for characters 2.5/5 for plot 2.5/5 overall Steaminess: 2 of 5  (see our … Continue reading Available Now: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

Jojo Moyes Review: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Available now: The Last Letter From Your Lover ***3.5/5 stars- liked to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. Jojo Moyes proves once again that she is the master of the devastating love affair. Recommended readers: If you’re a fan of romantic historical fiction, if you’re a fan of Jojo Moyes and the dual/parallel storyline, and if you bemoan the lost art of … Continue reading Jojo Moyes Review: The Last Letter From Your Lover

Available April 28th: Drawn to Life

Available April 28th: Drawn to Life by Elisabeth Wagner **2/5 stars- not for me If you’ve ever wanted to quit everything and backpack through Europe…. Recommended readers: If you like chic lit, if you were a European backpacker in your last life, and if you like to try international writers, this one is for you. Here’s my Rankings: 2/5 for characters 2/5 for plot 2/5 overall REVIEW … Continue reading Available April 28th: Drawn to Life