Category Historical Romance

BOOK OF THE MONTH (AUG ’17): Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas

Before the summer is over, indulge in this toe-curling, butterfly-inducing and classically romantic tale of a country lady and a notorious gambler falling in love in the sweetest way. Kleypas once again shows us how she has mastered the art of leisurely story-telling that could captivate her readers from the first page to the last. […]

BOOK REVIEW: London’s Perfect Scoundrel by Suzanne Enoch

Title: London’s Perfect Scoundrel Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: Lessons in Love #2 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: April 29th 2003 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “If you ask for an opinion, expect to receive one, and don’t make fun of it.” SYNOPSIS: A determined young lady vows to give one of London’s infamous […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Rake by Suzanne Enoch

Title: The Rake Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: Lessons in Love #1 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: August 1st 2003 by Thorndike Press Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Three determined young ladies vow to give three of London’s worst rakes their comeuppance ― but when these rogues turn the tables, who truly learns a lesson […]

BOOK REVIEW: Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Devil in Spring Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: The Ravenels #3  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: February 21st 2017 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “There are young women who have goals other than finding a husband.” SYNOPSIS: An eccentric wallflower… Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora Ravenel has different […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Jun ’17): Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn

Historical Romance novels are notorious for having bodice-ripper themes–that innocent heroine and rake of a hero combination–but lo and behold, Julia Quinn, who came and changed the game by having her stories innocently romantic but never lacking the fire. Just Like Heaven is one of my first reads from her and I immediately noticed how […]

BOOK REVIEW: Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Secrets of a Summer Night Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: Wallflowers #1  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: November 28th 2006 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I’m coming to believe that there are two kinds of people… those who choose to be masters of their own fate and those who wait in chairs […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn

Title: The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever Author: Julia Quinn Series: Bevelstoke #1  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: June 26th 2007 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★   “Society is capricious and rewards the bad as often as the good. But it never rewards the quiet.” SYNOPSIS: 2 March 1810 . . […]

BOOK REVIEW: Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey

Title: Gentle Rogue Author: Johanna Lindsey Series: Malory-Anderson Family #3 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: March 29th 2005 by Avon (first published December 1990) Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Heartsick and desperate to return home to America, Georgina Anderson boards the Maiden Anne disguised as a cabin boy, never dreaming she’ll be forced into […]

SERIES REVIEW: The Hathaways by Lisa Kleypas

Series Title: The Hathaways Author: Lisa Kleypas Status: Completed Number of Books:5 (All books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Series Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★   The Hathaways series features charming heroines and dashing heroes with quirks that make them unique and lovable. It’s a feel good read filled with heartwarming family relationship and banters. Poppy’s […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Sep ’15): The Prize by Julie Garwood

I know it’s late, forgive me! I have been busy with a lot of things but anyway…… Nothing beats a good historical romance. If I ever wanted one, Julie Garwood is my go-to author. She writes wonderful heroines and amazing heroes (I prefer her highland lairds by the way). The Prize will give you a […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH: The Bride by Julie Garwood

April is when everything around you starts to look and feel better. The flowers bloom, the sun shines brightly, the cold weather slowly passes and you feel an unexplainable bliss in your heart. April just brings back such positive vibes within us after a cold, hard winter. April is Spring and Spring is love! And […]

BOOK REVIEW: Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare

Title: Say Yes to the Marquess Author: Tessa Dare Series: Castles Ever After #2 Genre: Historical Romance Published: Published December 30th 2014 by Avon  Romance Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “At some point, while you were roaming the globe, making treaties and dividing the spoils of war, I quietly declared my own independence. I am the […]

BOOK REVIEW: A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught

Title: A Kingdom of Dreams Author: Judith McNaught Genre: Historical Romance Published: July 2003, Pocket Books (first published 1989) Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ BLURB: Abducted from her convent school, headstrong Scottish beauty Jennifer Merrick does not easily surrender to Royce Westmoreland, Duke of Claymore. Known as “The Wolf”; his very name strikes terror in the […]

SERIES REVIEW: Crown’s Spies by Julie Garwood

Series Title: Crown’s Spies Series Author: Julie Garwood Genre: Historical Romance Series Rating: 5/5 stars ★★★★★ Book 1: The Lion’s Lady “Sir, which one is Princess Christina?” Andrew asked Lyon, just as Rhone started in choking on his laughter. Rhone has obviously been watching Christina, too. “Sir?” “The blond-headed one,” Lyon muttered, shaking his head. […]

Book Review: When Hearts Dare Series (1-2)

ARC provided by Kensington Books in exchange for a review. Celine by Kathleen Bittner Roth “The last thing she needed was  a glimpse of tenderness in am man who was most likely the most dangerous person she had ever met.” ☘☘☘ There’s something about historical romance that makes you believe in love again even though […]