Wallflower Most Wanted | Manda Collins | Book Review

Wallflower Most Wanted is the third book in the Studies in Scandal series by Manda Collins. This one features young artistic scholar Sophia Hastings, who is one of the heiresses that inherited Lady Celeste Beauchamp’s estate. She overhears a conversation which makes her believe that another artist is in danger and she makes it herContinue reading “Wallflower Most Wanted | Manda Collins | Book Review”

Bombshell | Sarah MacLean | Book Review

Bombshell is the first book in Sarah MacLean’s new Hell’s Belles series and it is dynamite! If this one was any indication, I’m going to love this whole series. It was so much fun and filled with dynamic characters, hot chemistry, delicious longing, and just a touch of scandal. It is one hell of aContinue reading “Bombshell | Sarah MacLean | Book Review”

The Royal Correspondent | Alexandra Joel | Book Review

The Royal Correspondent is a historical fiction story set in the 1960s. It follows the main character Blaise Hill as she tries to find her way as a journalist in a male dominated world. Unfortunately before she can get a full start on her career path, she finds herself in the wrong place at theContinue reading “The Royal Correspondent | Alexandra Joel | Book Review”

Duke With Benefits | Manda Collins | Book Review

Duke With Benefits is the second book in the Studies in Scandal series by Manda Collins. This one feature a classic strangers/friends to lovers troupe within the historical romance genre. You do not need to read the first book in the series to understand what is going on here. Daphne Forsyth is a mathematical geniusContinue reading “Duke With Benefits | Manda Collins | Book Review”

Ready Set Rogue | Manda Collins | Book Review

Ready Set Rogue is the first book in Manda Collins series Studies in Scandal. It features young scholar Miss Ivy Wareham who has inherited Lady Celeste Beauchamp’s estate. She is one of four other bluestocking scholars who have randomly inherited this estate. Lady Celeste’s nephew Quill Beauchamp is skeptical of the bluestockings and their inheritanceContinue reading “Ready Set Rogue | Manda Collins | Book Review”

Mistletoe, Mischief, and the Marquis | Amelia Grey | Book Review

Mistletoe, Mischief, and the Marquis is another one of Amelia Grey’s Christmas novellas. This one is part of her The Heirs’ Club of Scoundrels series. I have read two of the books within this series (The Duke and Miss Christmas and Wedding Night With The Earl) but, I do not feel like you need toContinue reading “Mistletoe, Mischief, and the Marquis | Amelia Grey | Book Review”

The Unforgettable Hero | Valerie Bowman | Book Review

The Unforgettable Hero is a historical romance novella and part of Valerie Bowman’s Playful Brides series. I have previously read and reviewed two of the books in this series (The Untamed Earl and The Legendary Lord) which I enjoyed. This novella gives you a small peak into this world which I found enjoyable and easyContinue reading “The Unforgettable Hero | Valerie Bowman | Book Review”

It’s All About The Duke | Amelia Grey | Book Review

I had received It’s All About The Duke as an ARC to review from St. Martin’s Press prior to its publication in 2018. I did not get the opportunity to read it at that time due to other commitments. Flash forward to 2021 when I’m working on catching up on my Netgalley backlog and IContinue reading “It’s All About The Duke | Amelia Grey | Book Review”

The Legendary Lord | Valerie Bowman | Book Review

The Legendary Lord by Valerie Bowman is the sixth book in the Playful Brides series. I had previously read The Untamed Earl in this series and had enjoyed it so I was looking forward to this one too. Plus, the cover art for this one is pretty stunning, isn’t it? The Legendary Lord follows theContinue reading “The Legendary Lord | Valerie Bowman | Book Review”

A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem | Manda Collins | Book Review

A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem by Manda Collins appealed to me as a reader of historical romances. Especially romances set in the Victorian period. This time there was also a mystery wrapped within the pages of the romance which was equally compelling for me. The main character of A Lady’s Guide to MischiefContinue reading “A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem | Manda Collins | Book Review”

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