Honey Girl

I’d seen this book around but hadn’t really planned on picking it up until I saw it listed on a Best Romances of the Year list. I was intrigued by the premise. Grace wakes up after an uncharacteristically drunk night […]


After reading the first few pages of this book, I wasn’t sure if I was going to go on. The main character is talking about her wealthy upbringing and how she always assumed elegant surroundings were normal. Who really needs […]

The Extraordinaries Series

The Extraordinaries Series   This is an unusual series.  It uses the tropes of Regency Romance but places them in a world where some people have Talents.  I would describe these more as historical fantasies with romantic plots. In Burning […]

A Modest Independence

AMAZON | BARNES AND NOBLE | ITUNES | KOBO I loved the first book in this series that is centered around four men who lived in the same brutal orphanage as children.  One went into the Army.  One became a lawyer.  One is living with the […]

Romance Reviews

Alyssa Cole is an autobuy author for me for both her contemporary and historical romances.  This is book 2 of her contemporary Reluctant Royals series. Do you have to read the first book to read this one? Not really as […]

Unfit to Print

I read this book immediately after A Gentleman Never Keeps Score.  The two fit together nicely because they share the theme of sexual abuse/exploitation of teenage boys due to poverty. Gil is a bastard child of a rich family.  When […]

A Princess in Theory

I don’t generally read contemporary romance but people have been raving about this book.  I’ve also liked Alyssa Cole’s historical romances so I decided to give it a try.  I’m glad I did. I laughed out loud to see that […]