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 […]

Title: Hunted Author: Meagan Spooner Series: N/A Genre: Fantasy, Fairy tale Retelling, Young Adult Published: March 14th 2017 by HarperTeen Rating: 5/5 stars ★★★★★ “Fairy tales are about lessons. Those who are virtuous and true are rewarded, while those who are wicked and greedy are punished.” SYNOPSIS: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Title: A Husband’s Regret Author: Natasha Anders Series: Unwanted #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 29th 2014 by Montlake Romance Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: Tall and thin, twenty-eight-year-old Bronwyn Palmer has become positively gaunt, a ghost of her former self. That self was?and still is?the wife of a rich, handsome executive with an ocean-view […]

Title: The Thing About Love Author: Julie James Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 18th 2017 by Berkley Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army ranger clashed during their training at Quantico, gladly going their separate ways after graduating from […]

Title: Shadow Lover Author: Anne Stuart Series: N/A Genre: Romantic Suspense Published: March 1st 1999 by Onyx Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: woman holds vigil over her wealthy, dying step-mother. Tensions — already high with greedy relatives appearing to claim their inheritances — are further strained by the appearance of the dying woman’s long-lost son, […]

While it’s not my favorite book from the author, Lucas is close to my heart. I find young love pure and touching and this book in my opinion manifested that. Some may feel this is too angst ridden and I have a few reservations about it too, hence the four stars, but I still think […]

Title: Walk of Shame Author: Lauren Layne Series: Love Unexpectedly #4 Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: April 18th 2017 by Loveswept Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: Pampered heiress Georgianna Watkins has a party-girl image to maintain, but all the shopping and clubbing is starting to feel a little bit hollow—and a whole lot lonely. Though Georgie […]

Title: After We Fall Author: Melanie Harlow Series: N/A * (See note below) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: November 28th 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Second chances are not given to make things right, but are given to prove that we could be even better after we fall. Unknown” SYNOPSIS: Jack Valentini isn’t my type. Sexy, […]

I feel like this is the perfect read for Spring–it’s light, flirty and sweet–much like the playful but warm weather Spring is all about. Hope you have fun as much as I had reading this sixth installment from Shalvis’ popular Lucky Harbor series! Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis Genre: Contemporary Romance “Because if […]

Title: If You Were Mine Author: Melanie Harlow Series: N/A * (See note below) Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 28th 2017 Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “I’ve made a thousand mistakes in my life, and I might make a thousand more, but walking away from you won’t be one of them. I don’t deserve you, but […]

Title: Anything You Can Do Author: R. S. Grey Series: N/A Genre: Contemporary Romance Published: February 2nd 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Lucas Thatcher has always been my enemy. It’s been a decade since I’ve seen him, but our years on opposite coasts were less of a lasting peace and more of a temporary […]

Title: Encore Author: Tara Kelly Series: Amplified #2 Genre: Young Adult Published: November 28th 2016 by Entangled Publishing Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: I lied my way into a band, humiliated them on stage, and got my heart broken by the bassist. Now…we’re on tour together. Of course my dad, who I haven’t seen since […]

I like my books with strong female leads and Kiss of Snow delivered it perfectly. Sienna is one of the strongest female heroines I’ve read about and obviously, one of my favorites. This recommendation is a salute to all amazing women out there. Just as what Lifetime’s Women’s Month station ID says, welcome to Fempire! […]