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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 knew this had a Hallmarky feel to it but this was so much more! The characters felt real and had a lot of depth that most Hallmark movies miss (I haven’t read their books that they’re now publishing to know if that’s different).☃️Mark, known as the small hometown hero, can’t keep living life. He …

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This was a great story. I loved learning about the different Victorian parlor games they played and the history with the royal family. Hastings did a great job making it seem real and authentic. The characters were fantastic and I kinda want my husband to call me “liebling” which means darling or sweetheart.🎄George and Drina …

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Ghosts + Hidden Treasure + Sally Britton writing = super fun book!👻Louisa and her mother are destitute and must sell their townhouse. Her mother will stay with a friend and send Louisa to Northumberland in the middle of nowhere to stay with her great aunt.👻Harbottle is near the Scottish border and you can hardly call …

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Happy release to this book! I love marriage of convenience/ arranged marriage tropes and seeing the couple get to know each other and the obstacles they need to overcome and boy howdy did these two have a lot to overcome!🥂Phineas has been a disappointment to his father in almost every way and while his father …

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About the Book: About the Author: I unfortunately didn’t grow up loving Anne. I never read “Anne of Green Gables” until last year! But I fell fast in love with it and knew Anne was a bosom friend I would’ve loved as a kid. I love her now as an adult ☺️🌸When I heard there …

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I love anything by Laura Beers and so excited for a matchmaker series!☕️Katherine is one of the best matchmakers for the ton. She believes that everyone should marry for love and only secures love matches. There is too much heartache in life already, and she is still grieving from her own, to marry for anything …

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I loved Meyer’s “Lunar Chronicles” and went to a book signing last year where she talked about this book and I was hooked!🐢If I were to narrow this book down to one word it’s “snark” Meyer’s humor is on point in this YA Romance.🐢Prudence is unfortunately partnered with Quint as lab partners. It’s been a …

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This was such a fun Christmas read.🎄It starts with the River Thames frozen over and Selina is at the Frost Fair with her mother. She sneaks away to find Noah, her secret fiancé, but an old childhood friend finds her and Noah together.🎄Selina doesn’t want Edmund to tell her mother about Noah so they strike …

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This is a sweet novella. I love books by Laura Beers and this is a perfect Christmas read.☃️Jane, the widow, is tired of being alone and miserable. She decides to throw a house party at Christmas time and plays a little matchmaker but finds her heart is beating faster around a certain gentleman. She swore …

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