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Book Review: When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James

This review contains minimal spoilers. I had in fact seen this cover many a time, and never picked it up. The main reason was that the description sounded like a historical romance, but the cover depicted a lady with a lion. I've become somewhat disillusioned of beauty and the beast retellings over the years. For… Continue reading Book Review: When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James

Review: Romance

Book Review: The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James

You know that feeling when you love a book so much that even though you only meant to read a chapter before you went to sleep, you got hooked and couldn't stop and next thing you knew it was 3am and you couldn't bear to put it down because you were so engrossed? This book.… Continue reading Book Review: The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James

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Book Review: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James

This review contains minimal spoilers. This is a historical-ish Cinderella retelling. If you've seen the movie Ever After, it's like that, except it's a book. This version's Cinderella (whose name is Katherine, Kate for short) is angry, and has become adept at managing her anger. Kate's stepmother has squandered the fortune of Kate's father's estate on… Continue reading Book Review: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James

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Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

This review is as spoiler-free as I can make it. However, as it is impossible to discuss this story without giving away the progression of the first sections of the story, I highly recommend simply picking up the book and starting to read. Summary Lazlo is a nobody—an orphan and librarian who has only one… Continue reading Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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Book Review: Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things by Breannalyn May Pearce

***I received a free ebook in exchange for a fair and honest review.*** The following review contains spoilers through the first quarter of the book. Summary "Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things" by Breannalyn May Pearce is a love story, and a bit of a coming of age story. Christabella and her big brother, Gabriel,… Continue reading Book Review: Amidst Honeysuckle, Promises and Forbidden Things by Breannalyn May Pearce

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Book Review: Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais

Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais is a regency romance about a young woman who is eligible for marriage, but knows that her appeal will far pale in comparison to that of her stuck-up younger sister Tessa. Nevertheless, Brynnde's personality ends up outshining Tessa's beauty, winning friendships as well as love. This was a delightful read.… Continue reading Book Review: Brynnde by M. Pepper Langlinais