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An Eight-Book Review? (Eight is My Favorite Number!)

In this review, I’ll be featuring eight books I recently read for review* – and, of course, reviewing them! These reviews will also be posted on Amazon, Goodreads, and, if possible, NetGalley. These reviews are gonna be in a bit of a different style than my previous one, just talking about what I thought about […]

Excuse Me, You Got Some Feminism in My Regency Romance

EDIT: I will shortly be posting an update post that is actually meant to be taken seriously, but this is largely a joke post. 🙂 Today I’m here to talk to you about a somewhat controversial topic that annoys the bejeezus out of me — feminism in historical romances. Specifically, because I see it most […]

5 Reasons You Should Read A Return of Devotion by Kristi Ann Hunter

Hey y’all! Today I’ve got a review of A Return of Devotion by Kristi Ann Hunter … only with a twist. It’s not written in typical review format—instead, I’m writing it as “reasons you should read it” + some further thoughts. There’s also a vlog + some updates about my vlog at the end of […]

A Defense of Honor by Kristi Ann Hunter

I LOVED Kristi Ann Hunter’s A Defense of Honor! But before I get into my ranting, fangirling review (I’m trying to keep it minimal, don’t worry), I’ll talk briefly about … CAMP NANO BEING OVER! Guess what? I went over my goal of 60,000 at 76,441! (Just so you know, ~30K of those were Before […]

Miss Serena’s Secret by Carolyn Miller (+ The Reveries Reader Group!)

Today we have a review of one of the most confusing books I have ever read, Miss Serena’s Secret. I loved it and hated it and loved it. However, I’ve attempted to organize my thoughts in time to post this review on the US release day! Huzzah! Now before we go any further, let me […]

The Innkeeper’s Daughter by Michelle Griep

Title: The Innkeeper’s Daughter Author: Michelle Griep Genre: Christian Historical Romance Era: Regency (1808) Setting: Dover, England Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Source: from Netgalley (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 3/5 stars The Innkeeper’s Daughter by Michelle Griep Dover, England, 1808: Officer Alexander Moore goes undercover as a gambling gentleman to expose a high-stakes […]

The Weaver’s Daughter by Sarah E. Ladd

Title: The Weaver’s Daughter Author: Sarah E. Ladd Genre: Christian Historical Romance Era: Regency Setting: mid-England countryside Publisher: Thomas Nelson Source: from Netgalley (in exchange for an honest review) Overall Rating: 3/5 stars The Weaver’s Daughter by Sarah E. Ladd Loyalty has been at the heart of the Dearborne family for as long as Kate […]

A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

After thinking it over for a while, I decided to review A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter in a slightly different way. In honor of the Miranda/Marsh letters, this review will be in epistolary style. First, a brief introduction the subject material: Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs […]

The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen

~ The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen ~ Miss Mariah Aubrey, banished after a scandal, hides herself away in a long-abandoned gatehouse on the far edge of a distant relative’s estate. There, she supports herself and her loyal servant the only way she knows how–by writing novels in secret. Captain Matthew Bryant, returning […]

Review: The Painter’s Daughter

The Painter’s Daughter by Julie Klassen   Title: The Painter’s Daughter Author: Julie Klassen Genre: Historical fiction Subgenres/Keywords: Historical romance, romance, Regency era, Regency romance, adult fiction, England, Regency England. Age-Range: Adult (young adult if you’re as smart as me 😉 ) Summary Sophie Dupont, daughter of a portrait painter, assists her father in his […]

Short Story Contest

I’ve decided to write a short story for Homeschooled Authors’ Short Story Contest. If you’re an author and love Jane Austen, you should definitely enter your story into this competition! The deadline is May 31th 2016. 🙂 What am I going to be writing? Well, I’m not giving you all the details, but it will […]

Book Review: The Silent Governess

The Silent Governess by Julie Klassen Believing herself guilty of a crime, Olivia Keene flees her home, eventually stumbling upon a grand estate where an elaborate celebration is in progress. But all is not as joyous as it seems. Lord Bradley has just learned a terrible secret, which, if exposed, will change his life forever. […]