Tag Archives: romance

Under A Painted Sky – Should Historical Novels Use Racial Slurs Which Are Accurate For The Time Period?

Book Review : Under A Painted Sky By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But … Continue reading

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Possession – Romance and Victorian Poetry

Book Review : Possession By A.S Byatt Spoiler Alert! Summary Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives … Continue reading

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The Shape of Mercy – Do Women’s Experiences Transcend Time?

Book Review : The Shape of Mercy By Susan Meissner Spoiler Alert! Summary Leaving a life of privilege to strike out on her own, Lauren Durough breaks with convention and her family’s expectations by choosing a state college over Stanford and earning … Continue reading

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Trouble In Paradise – A Texas Romance, Bigger Than Life

Book Review : Trouble In Paradise By Carolyn Brown Kindle Edition Spoiler Alert! Summary After her divorce, best-selling romance author, Mary Jane Marsh Simmons decided to move all seven of her girls out of the big city and back home … Continue reading

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The King’s Traitor – Do You Think You Know The Ending? And Everything In-Between?

Book Review : The King’s Traitor The Kingfountain Series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Against all odds, Owen Kiskaddon grew from frightened boy to confident youth to trusted officer in the court of Kingfountain—and watched its regent, Severn Argentine, grow ever … Continue reading

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A Change of Fortune vs First Impressions – And a Question of Plagiarism

Book Review : A Change of Fortune vs First Impressions By Jen Turano vs Elizabeth Johns e-book Spoiler Alert! Summary A Change of Fortune Lady Eliza Sumner is on a mission. Her fortune was the last thing she had left after … Continue reading

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“The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane” -A New Take On The Witches Of Salem

Book Review : The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane By Katherine Howe Spoiler Alert! Summary Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale … Continue reading

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