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1. The Way of Kings I’ve read the Mistborn series and Elantris and Warbreaker from Sanderson and my husband devours every book of his. So when my husband, very much a non reader tells me to read a book – I take it seriously and so far his recs haven’t disappointed. And neither has this …

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Ronald is unlucky in love and orders a mail-order bride. Dorothy is running away and has a secret. Who holds the high card? Love is the ultimate high stakes game that none were expecting to play.♥️This is my first book by Frank but I’ve seen other Western books by her. By the names of some …

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This is a wonderful collection of Regency Christmas novellas. Hope, miracles and love can transform anyone but it seems especially magical at Christmas. Each of these authors are well versed in the Regency world. -Lord Blakely’s Gift by Anneka Walker – Ivy’s father refuses to visit his mother and his ancestral home because of a …

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I read this book last year in May, when it released, but am doing a blog post about it! 1) Because I love this book so much and 2) Going back and looking at my review just doesn’t do it justice! Here is my review from May 2019 “I LOVED this book! It was so …

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Praise for “Otherwise Engaged” About the Author Joanna Barker was born and raised in northern California. She discovered her love for historical fiction after visiting England as an eleven-year-old, and subsequently read every Jane Austen book she could get her hands on. After graduating with a degree in English, she worked as an acquisitions editor …

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Happy Release to this book! It came out yesterday, September 1st, 2020. I read Alva’s first book and while these are loosely connected, it can be read as a stand alone.👩🏼‍⚕️ Audrey is a midwife that practices with home births. She meets the hot but arrogant young doctor, Ammon, and it’s instant loathing.👨‍⚕️ Ammon is …

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So funny story – last week my family went to the coast and met up with my brother-in-law’s family. My boys were excited to play with their cousins that they hadn’t seen in forever (thanks Coronavirus) and I knew the perfect books to bring for a picture! My bro and sis-in-law looked at me like …

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To celebrate Book Lovers day today I did a few rainbow bookstacks from two of my favorite publishers. Both of these publishers produce quality work that is also clean wholesome romance. The first book in the Proper Romance line is “Edenbrooke” and from then I found the Jonquil family books by Sarah M. Eden published …

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I love when books inspire me to paint! I love the Jonquil Family series with Philip as the oldest son to lead them (Regency) and this new series about the Jonquil parents (we love Mater but never got to know the father). This new era – Georgian takes place in the 1780s and was so …

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Andalin is basically forced to leave her father, her only family, to live with the infamous Dark Rider. His mask is the least of her misgivings when so many stories of his reputation plagued her mind. Ellis is grieving for the loss of his family and believes making Andalin his ward to help but she …

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