Review: Desires of a Perfect Lady 2

Desires of a Perfect Lady Author: Victoria Alexander Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: March 30, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061449482 Retail: $7.99 384 pages A Secret list of the Desires of Lady Olivia Rathbourne 1) Disregard convention 2) Follow my heart 3) Bed the Earl of Wyldewood A decade ago, Olivia had expected to marry the Earl of […]

A minor rant 27

Nothing gets my goat more than purchasing a book after seeing a wonderful cover and reading the back cover blurb, then getting it home and realizing I already own this book. I feel like I’ve been swindled. It’s an author I’m familiar with and it’s a new cover and a new back cover blurb, but […]

Review: Hot Westmoreland Nights 9

Hot Westmoreland Nights Author: Brenda Jackson Publisher: Harlequin/Silhouette Desire Pub. Date: March 1, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0373730131 Retail: $4.75 192 pages If you can’t stand the heat . . . He knew better than to lust after the hired help. But Ramsey Westmoreland’s new cook was just so delectable . . . it was enough to […]

What do you want in your romance novel 19

What do I want in my romance novel? I’d like to say it’s enough that I get a pleasant escape from the realities of life–a lovely diversion where two people who love each other passionately get their HEA. I’d like to say that’s what I want in my romance books. Apparently, it’s not that simple. […]

Review: Tempting Fortune 3

Tempting Fortune Author: Jo Beverley Publisher: Everlyn Pub. Date: March 1, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1849670036 Retail: £6.99 347 pages The Stakes Portia St. Claire’s brother has gambled and lost, throwing her into the power of ruthless men. Their price for his life is her virtue, to be auctioned off in London’s most notorious brothel… The Bidder […]

Review: Live to Tell 4

Live to Tell Author: Wendy Corsi Staub Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061895067 Retail: $7.99 400 pages Secrets can scandalize … In a lovely suburban town just north of New York City, the gossip mill runs more efficiently than the commuter train line. And in every impeccably decorated house, they’re talking about […]

And the winners are…and other contests 12

The winner of Sarah MacLean’s Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake is… Renee And the winners of Tessa Dare’s Goddess of the Hunt are … Karyn Gerrard Cheryl C. And because the winner of Christie Kelley’s Something Scandalous already won a copy of her book, the new winner is… Deb Ladies, please email […]

Nine Rules is making the LISTS–NYT and USA Today! 54

You know what I love? I love it when wonderful things happens to books I adore. I love it when wonderful things happen to really nice people.:D In case you missed the very exciting news, The Season’s April Feature Interviewee, Sarah MacLean, is celebrating. This week she discovered (as did we all) that her second […]

Anticipation & Giveaway 33

I currently have a bunch of books on my must-buy list the moment they hit the streets. By all accounts, I should be the type of person to pre-order to ensure nothing goes awry on release day. I’m too impatient for that. I’d rather hit my favourite bookstore on release day and cart my long […]

Review: Secrets of a Scandalous Bride 3

Secrets of a Scandalous Bride Author: Sophia Nash Publisher: Avon / HarperCollins Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061493300 Retail: $7.99 384 pages Elizabeth Ashburton lives behind a charming, happy façade in an effort to forget her former life. But when she is forced to confront the devil from her past, her friends in the […]