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This was a fun idea for a book- like a Regency Bachelor show plus secret identity/goose girl and forbidden love. Great romance and characters. Tillie was once a lady but with her father in prison, she goes down the society ladder and is a lady’s maid. This drop of station could be worse. She gets …

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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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Loved the book “The Invention of Sophie Carter”. It was described as a Victorian “Parent Trap” with identical twins switching places. 😁⏱ Sophie and Mariah Carter are orphaned twins living off the kindness -scratch that- ness of others. They were put to work at a young age and never had much affection except for each …

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This book was really slow to get into, the two main characters, Fletcher and Elizabeth, are both dread penny authors which are serial novels, coming out one chapter at a time in a magazine or newspaper or sold for a penny. And it switches between their POV as well as reading their dreadfuls. It was …

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Sally has done it again! I was seriously in a reading funk and not much could keep my interest (world ending pandemic stress just keeping my spirits down) but this book rescued me from the depths of despair 😩 😅💌 Phoebe and her friends from finishing school have vowed to marry for love. They have …

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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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