GEORGANA’S SECRET BLOG TOUR

Today is my stop on the GEORGANA’S SECRET BLOG TOUR

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Join the virtual blog tour of GEORGANA’S SECRET (Proper Romance Regency), Arlem Hawks’ highly acclaimed debut historical romance novel January 11  February 14, 2021. 

Over forty-five popular blogs specializing in historical romance, inspirational fiction, and Austenesque fiction will join in the celebration of its release with excerpts, spotlights, and reviews of this new Regency-eranovel set aboard a Royal Naval ship. 

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Title: Georgana’s Secret (Proper Romance Regency)

• Author: Arlem Hawks

• Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Inspirational Fiction

• Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing (January 12, 2021)

• Length: (320) pages

• Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1629727929

• eBook ASIN: B08Q5MW1SG

• Audiobook ASIN: B08RLRZ65Q

• Tour Dates: January 11 – February 14, 2021

BOOK DESCRIPTION:

A Regency romance on the high seas. Two hearts yearning to find a safe harbor, and possibly, a lasting love.

As a young girl, Georgana Woodall dreamed of beautiful dresses, fancy balls, and falling in love. However, when her mother dies, she cannot face a future under the guardianship of her abusive grandmother and instead chooses to join her father on his ship disguised as his cabin boy, “George.”

Lieutenant Dominic Peyton has no time in his life for love, not with his dedication to His Majesty’s Royal Navy claiming his full attention. While trying to adjust to a new crew, he strives to be an exemplary officer and leader. When he sees the captain’s cabin boy being harassed by the crew, he immediately puts a stop to it and takes the “boy” under his wing. After discovering a number of clues, Dominic deduces that George is really a woman. Knowing that revealing the cabin boy’s secret would put her in serious danger from the rowdy crew, Dominic keeps silent and hides his growing affection for her.

Georgana is quickly losing her heart to Dominic’s compassion and care but is convinced nothing can come of her affection. She cannot continue to live her life on the sea, and having already missed too many seasons in London, her chances of being welcomed back into polite society and finding a suitable husband are quickly slipping away.

ADVANCE PRAISE:

“Hawks crafts a spellbinding tale featuring rich characters and raw emotions set against the atmospheric backdrop of sea life in all its danger and beauty. Georgana is a tough protagonist holding her own in a world dominated by men, while Peyton’s charm and sensitivity marks him as a true gentleman. A hidden identity, flirtation, and treachery make for a rousing tale to captivate lovers of historical romances.”— Publishers Weekly

“This tale felt sweepingly cinematic at times and was both action-packed and heart-wrenching with an immersive narrative.”— Katie Jackson, RegencyProofreading.com

Arlem Hawks wove a magnificent tale of adventure and deception and delivered a happy ever after that was as unconventional as the rest of the story. With so many stories of romance out there, it is refreshing when one comes along that is very different than the stories that I am used to. A little adventure always livens things up fabulously.”— Emily Flynn, Reading with Emily

“Fans of sweet love stories as well as readers who fondly remember those marvelous old traditional Signet Regencies will quickly succumb to the siren song of Hawk’s expertly crafted novel, which delivers the perfect blend of Jane Austen-smart romance and Patrick O’Brian flavored seafaring adventure. Teen romance readers will cheer on the plucky heroine as she finds the courage to forge her own path in life and love.”— Booklist, starred review


This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.

This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers


Thank to Shadow Mountain Publishing, for my gifted book

Georgana’s Secret is a standalone high seas romance that is set to the Regency Period. A delightful stunning debut by the author Arlem Hawks.

Set in 1811 as the Napoleonic Wars were raging, Great Britain and France fought for European supremacy.

Navy captain’s daughter Georgana Woodall suffered under the hands her paternal grandmother, when her father is away at sea. On a return trip home Captain Woodall becomes aware of the abuse being inflicted on his young daughter. He takes thing into own hands and disguises his daughter Georgiana, as a cabin boy named George.

Aboard the HMS Deborah, a ship in the English Royal Navy, Georgana has an adventurous time keeping her identity secret. Being aboard the three hundred man ship for three years she is crosses paths with Lieutenant Dominic Peyton. Dominic Peyton reaches out to help young George in helping him self defense from the bullying of the other cabin boys.

When a friendship develops and Georgana soon looses her heart to Dominic. This comes with all kinds of complications that causes for some heightened tension. A moving and delightful book, one the captured my whole heart. Right from the start, with young Georgiana suffering the horrific abuse dealt out by her grandmother. To the her trials and struggles she has to overcome aboard an English Navy’s ship. All the while keeping her identity well guarded.

The sigh factor along with the pitch perfect dialogue had me transported into this beautiful book. The author has created an engaging and courageous heroine, and her highly accomplished writing ensures you will be captivated right from the beginning.I found this story to be entertaining, well thought out, perfectly paced, exciting.An unforgettable story told through a brilliant narrative. The atmospheric imagery, along with intricate details, makes this a treasure amongst the many books in the Regency genre. A riveting adventure, along with the perfect amount of romance makes this a book a treasure on my bookshelf.

Georgana’s Secret by Arlem Hawks is the perfectly sweet high seas regency that features the Twelfth Night trope

I highly recommend getting your hands on a copy

AUTHOR BIO:

Arlem Hawks began making up stories before she could write. Living all over the Western United States and traveling around the world gave her a love of cultures and people and the stories they have to tell. With her travels came an interest in history, especially the history of her English heritage. When she isn’t writing, Arlem is baking her characters’ favorite foods, sewing Regency dresses, learning how to play the tin whistle, and water coloring. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two children. Having previously published four historical romance novellas, Georgana’s Secret is her debut novel.

 

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Jan 11My Jane Austen Book ClubExcerpt

Jan 11Austenprose — A Jane Austen BlogReview 

Jan 12Wishful EndingsReview

Jan 12Lu Reviews BooksReview 

Jan 13Lady with a QuillReview

Jan 13Timeless NovelsReview

Jan 14Reading is My SuperpowerReview

Jan 14The Bibliophile FilesReview 

Jan 15Randi Loves 2 ReadReview

Jan 16The Christian Fiction GirlExcerpt

Jan 17Nurse BookieReview

Jan 18The Silver Petticoat ReviewReview

Jan 18Heidi ReadsReview 

Jan 19BookfooleryReview

Jan 20Captivated ReadingReview 

Jan 21Greenish BookshelfReview

Jan 21Bookworm LisaReview

Jan 22Among the Reads Review

Jan 23Gwedalyn’s BooksReview

Jan 24My Bookish BlissReview

Jan 25Wishful EndingsExcerpt

Jan 25Christian Chick’s ThoughtsReview 

Jan 26Relz ReviewzReview

Jan 27The Lit BitchReview

Jan 28Reading with EmilyReview 

Jan 29Books, Teacups & ReviewsReview 

Jan 30A Darn Good ReadReview

Jan 31From Pemberley to MiltonSpotlight

Jan 31Impressions in InkReview

Feb 01Austenesque ReviewsReview

Feb 02Laura’s ReviewsReview

Feb 03Literary Time OutReview

Feb 04Chicks, Rogues & ScandalsExcerpt

Feb 05The Bluestocking Review

Feb 05Library of Clean ReadsReview

Feb 06The Caffeinated BibliophileSpotlight

Feb 07So Little Time…Spotlight

Feb 08The ReadathonReview

Feb 09The Book Diva ReadsExcerpt

Feb 09Books and Socks RockReview 

Feb 10Our Book ConfessionsReview 

Feb 10Encouraging Words from the Tea QueenSpotlight

Feb 11Rosanne E. LortzReview

Feb 11Jorie Loves a StoryReview

Feb 12Fire & IceExcerpt

Feb 13Cup of Tea with that Book, PleaseReview

Feb 14Book Confessions of an Ex-ballerinaReview

 

 

 

GENTLEMAN JIM Blog Tour + Review +Excerpt

Hello lovelies,

Thank you so much for joining me today. I am featuring a wonderful swoon worthy Historical Romance. Today is my stop on the virtual blog tour of GENTLEMAN JIM; A TALE OF ROMANCE AND REVENGE, Mimi Matthews’s newest historical romance novel.

I want to thank the author Mimi Matthews @MimiMatthewsEsq. for sending me a gorgeous print copy

This extensive tour runs between November 9 through December 6, 2020. 

Forty-five popular blogs specializing in historical fiction, historical romance, and Austenesque fiction will join in the celebration of its release with exclusive excerpts, interviews, spotlights, orreviews of this new Regency-era novel set in Somerset, England.

Author: Mimi Matthews

Genre: General Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Regency Romance

Publisher: Perfectly Proper Press (November 10, 2020)

Format: Trade paperback and eBook (376) pages

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Wealthy squire’s daughter Margaret Honeywell was always meant to marry her neighbor, Frederick Burton-Smythe, but it’s bastard-born Nicholas Seaton who has her heart. Raised alongside her on her father’s estate, Nick is the rumored son of notorious highwayman Gentleman Jim. When Fred frames him for theft, Nick escapes into the night, vowing to find his legendary sire. But Nick never returns. A decade later, he’s long been presumed dead.

He Wouldn’t Forgive…

After years spent on the continent, John Beresford, Viscount St. Clare has finally come home to England. Tall, blond, and dangerous, he’s on a mission to restore his family’s honor. If he can mete out a bit of revenge along the way, so much the better. But he hasn’t reckoned for Maggie Honeywell. She’s bold and beautiful–and entirely convinced he’s someone else.

As danger closes in, St. Clare is torn between love and vengeance. Will he sacrifice one to gain other? Or, with a little daring, will he find a way to have them both?

 

ADVANCE PRAISE:

“Full to the brim of a passionate spirit that almost bursts from the pages…This is Mimi Matthews on Caffeine…This will charge your brain and light your heart…I freaking LOVE this book.” —Rachel McMillan, author of The London Restoration

“Equally passionate and powerful…Mimi Matthews proves once again that she is a master of historical fiction in Gentleman Jim. Readers’ Favorite

“I have loved each and every one of Mimi’s novels. This one, especially, deserves ALL THE STARS and a place on my favorites list!… A thrilling Regency adventure that’s one-part hope, one-part daring, and one-part hopelessly romantic.” The Green Mockingbird

“Just when you think Mimi Mathew’s books are already perfection, she writes another one that is more amazing than all the rest. Gentleman Jim is action-packed, romantic, and nail-bitingly suspenseful.” —Probably at the Library

 

This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers

This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed are my own.

This was a captivating clean, passionate romance. By far my favorite of all of Matthews book. I know that I say that every time I read and review one of her latest novels. When It seems that her writing is top notch, she goes and ups the bar.

This by far the most passionate of her books. The plot line keeps you interested and the wonderful characters so delightful, that you read straight through. The sigh factor and the pitch perfect dialogue will ultimately transport you the beguiling Regency Era. The writing as always with Matthews is seamless and non stop pacing keeps turning those pages.

Head strong Margaret Honeywell has grown up with Nicholas Seaton. Nicholas is said to be the illegitimate son of the Notorious Gentleman Jim. Nicholas works in the stable as groom in Beasley Park, owned by Margaret’s father Squire Honeywell.

As the two advance in age the sparks fly, even though there is definitely a class difference. Margaret does really care about social doctrine, with heart in her hands she drawn to Nicholas. In a series of events the two become separated, and then the story really takes off. With woven suggestions of The Count of Monte Cristo.

Mimi Matthew has created another delightful tale. this books has it all, with forbidden romance, mystery and suspense.

If you enjoy reading regency depicted time frames, and swoon worthy romance, this a must buy for you.

Quotes

“Miss Honeywell, if you don’t stop fidgeting with your gloves and look at me, I shall be compelled to take your hand and hold it in mine.”

“Do you think I deserve you? That I deserve any of this? You’re mine! And tomorrow, my love, we’re going to take that special license Lord Allendale procured and you and I are going to get married!”

GENTLEMAN JIM: EXCERPT #3 for Gwendalyn’s Books for Nov 21, 2020

St. Clare watched her awhile longer, and then, in a gentler tone than he’d used thus far, said, “Rest easy, Miss Honeywell. Much as he may deserve it, I don’t intend to kill Mr. Burton-Smythe at dawn. It’s a capital offense, you know, and having spent the better part of my life on the continent, I have no immediate desire to return there.”

Hope surged in Maggie’s breast. “You’ll call off the duel?”

“Ah. No. That, I’m afraid, I cannot do. But I give you my word of honor that Mr. Burton-Smythe will not die at my hand.”

Maggie had a poor opinion of a gentleman’s word of honor. Even so, she knew better than to call it into question. A gentleman could be quite touchy on the subject. She supposed that St. Clare’s assurances would have to satisfy her. “Thank you, my lord. I’m very much obliged to you.”

“Indeed you are,” he murmured. “One might even say that you’re in my debt.”

Bessie gave a sharp intake of breath.

Maggie cast a fleeting glance in her maid’s direction before turning her attention back to the viscount. “In your debt? For sparing Mr. Burton-Smythe, do you mean? But you said you had no intention of killing him in the first place.”

“So I did. And at the moment, that’s very true. At dawn, however…” He shrugged. “Who’s to say? Your Mr. Burton-Smythe can be devilish provoking.”

“Of that I’m well aware, but I don’t see how—”

“There’s a good chance he’ll say something to annoy me.”

Her brows drew together. “He very well might.”

“And when he does, the impulse to put a bullet in his brain may be too great to resist.”

Maggie heard another gasp from Bessie. And no wonder. A gentleman shouldn’t speak of duels at all in the presence of a lady, let alone be so lost to decency as to mention firing a bullet into someone’s brain.

Perhaps St. Clare was trying to put her out of countenance?

If so, he was in for a disappointment. As a girl, Maggie had frequently heard her father threatening to blow this or that person’s brains out, or to tear them limb from limb. Indeed, she recalled making similar threats a time or two herself. The Honeywells were known for their bluster.

“If he offends you in some way, can you not simply ignore him?” she asked. “It’s what I try to do.”

St. Clare leaned back in his leather chair and crossed his legs. The firelight reflected in the mirror-polished finish of his Hessians and glittered in the golden threads of his hair. He was the picture of an aristocratic gentleman at his ease.

Maggie wasn’t fooled one bit.

His light-colored pantaloons clung to long, powerfully made legs, and his dark blue coat appeared to have been molded to his broad shoulders. The elegant sprawl he affected was an illusion. St. Clare was no more relaxed than a lion waiting to spring upon its prey.

“In other circumstances,” he replied, “perhaps I could. But during an affair of honor a man’s blood is running high. Even the most placid sort of gentleman often finds himself unable to refrain from violence when a pistol is in his hand. And I am not a placid sort of gentleman. In truth, I have a bit of a temper.”

“As do I, my lord. What does that signify? Unless… Are you saying that your conduct at dawn hinges on whether or not Mr. Burton-Smythe can refrain from irritating you?” She was incredulous. “If that is so, then he’s as good as dead. I have come here for nothing.”

“Not necessarily. I believe, with the right inducement, I may be able to restrain myself.”

“Inducement?”

“It strikes me, Miss Honeywell, that if I’m to do this great favor for you, the least you might do in return is to grant me a forfeit of some kind.”

Bessie gave a puff of indignation. “Miss Margaret,” she warned under her breath.

“It’s all right, Bessie,” Maggie said, still looking at St. Clare. If he hadn’t reminded her so much of Nicholas Seaton, she might have been insulted. As it was, she could only be intrigued. “What sort of forfeit?”

“You’ve asked me to spare a man’s life. A man whom I dislike excessively. The comparable forfeit for such a service would be great indeed. Far greater than anything a gentleman would ever ask of a lady. I propose instead, three more moderately sized forfeits to be collected at the time of my choosing.”

“Miss Margaret!” Bessie hissed.

“Hush, Bessie. I ask again, my lord, what sort of forfeits?”

St. Clare gave her a crooked smile. “I don’t know yet, but it will be nothing untoward, I assure you.”

The sight of St. Clare’s smile was like a lightning bolt straight through Maggie’s heart. For a moment she couldn’t breathe. She’d seen that same crooked smile thousands of times before. It worked on her in a powerful way. St. Clare wasn’t Nicholas Seaton, she knew it, but to once again be the recipient of that smile and that stormy gray gaze, Maggie thought she would agree to practically anything in the world. “All right, then. I accept your terms.”

Chapter Three, pp. 47-50

 

AUTHOR BIO:

USA Today bestselling author Mimi Matthews writes both historical nonfiction and award-winning proper Victorian romances. Her novels have received starred reviews in Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus, and her articles have been featured on the Victorian Web, the Journal of Victorian Culture, and in syndication at BUST Magazine. In her other life, Mimi is an attorney. She resides in California with her family, which includes a retired Andalusian dressage horse, a Sheltie, and two Siamese cats. Her next romance, The Siren of Sussex, will be out in 2022 from Berkley/Penguin Random House.


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Nov 23 Fiction Aficionado (Review)

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Nov 25 The Caffeinated Bibliophile (Review)

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Nov 27 Among the Reads (Review)

Nov 28 Chicks, Rogues and Scandals (Review)

Nov 29 Book Bustle (Review)

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Dec 03 From Pemberley to Milton (Review)

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The Gentleman and the Thief: Proper Romance Victorian

Hello, Lovelies

Today I have the huge pleasure to be apart of today’s blog tour for; The Gentleman and the Thief: Proper Romance Victorian by the very talented author, Sarah M. Eden.

This is Book 2 in The Dread Penny Society.

I absolutely adore Shadow Mountain Publishers. Proper Romance line.

 

The Gentleman and the Thief: Proper Romance Victorian

 Author: Sarah M. Eden

 Series: Book 2 in The Dread Penny Society

 Genre: Historical Mystery/Suspense, Victorian Romance, Inspirational Fiction

 Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing (November 3, 2020)

Length: (368) pages

 

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A standalone novel in The Dread Penny Society set in 1865 London brimming with secrets, scandal, suspense, and romance.

From the moment Hollis Darby meets Ana Newport, he’s smitten. Even though he’s from a wealthy, established family and she isn’t, he wishes he could have a life with her by his side. But Hollis has a secret: the deep coffers that have kept his family afloat for generations are bare, so he supports himself by writing penny dreadfuls under a pseudonym. If not for the income from his novels, he would be broke.

Ana Newport also has a secret. Though she once had a place in society thanks to her father’s successful business, bankruptcy and scandal reduced his fortune to nothing more than a crumbling townhouse. So Ana teaches music during the day, and at night she assumes the identity of the “Phantom Fox.” She breaks into the homes of the wealthy to reclaim trinkets and treasures she feels were unjustly stolen from her family when they were struggling.

When Hollis’s brother needs to hire a music tutor for his daughter, Hollis recommends Ana, giving him a chance to spend time with her. Ana needs the income and is eager for the opportunity to get to know the enigmatic gentleman. What neither of them expects is how difficult it will be to keep their respective secrets from each other.

When a spree of robberies rocks the city, Ana and Hollis join forces to solve the crimes, discovering that working together deepens the affection between them. After all, who better to save the day than a gentleman and a thief?

Praise

 “The real joy in Eden’s follow-up to The Lady and the Highwayman (2019) is the furthering of the overarching crime story and the work of the Dread Penny Society as Hollis and Ana pursue a chaste romance. Eden excels at exploring the realities of Victorian life and class differences. Once again, chapters of penny dreadfuls written by the characters are interspersed throughout, with Hollis’ story about a school for ghosts offering particular delight. Fans of Eden’s smart series will be thrilled and impatient for the next installment.”— Booklist, starred review

 “Every time I thought my racing heart just couldn’t take the suspense anymore, I’d turn the page and smile.”— Bookconfessions

“Eden writes it well, so thoroughly researched that you’re transported and in Victoria England. Great suspense and romance.”— Leslie, Books and Socks Rock

“Undeniably clever, suspenseful, well-researched, and deftly written…”— Katie Jackson, com

“Charming, suggestive, and featuring rich historical details, The Gentleman and the Thief has the elements of a gritty, juicy penny dreadful.”— Foreword Reviews

Don’t miss the other books in The Dread Penny Society series . . .

Book One

Book Three

Coming August 2021

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This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.

This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers.

This is the second installment in the captivatingThe Dread Penny Society, by the very talented author Sarah M. Eden.

The Dread Penny Society, otherwise known as DPS. Do what they can to uplift the poor and the misfortunate by squeezing money out of the gentry. Most of them come from gutter and no the meaning of destitution. But not all, some have been thrown down on the social ladder.

Hollis Darby’s family came from old money, alas he and his brother has suffered the financial consequences of his long departed scoundrel of a father. A member of the upper crust of society who secretly writes penny dreadfuls, Lafayette Jones to be precise, to support himself.

Ana Newport, a sweet natured music teacher who is a cleaver and has a secret agenda. Anna’s family has suffered a reversal of fortunes. She moonlights as a thief to steal back every momento taken from her family after they lost their fortune due to a shady business partner.

This is a stunning proper romance that set in the criminal underworld of Victorian England. Hollis and Anna both have secrets that they don’t want revealed. They do what they can to keep them hidden, but when certain situations demand honesty. They will find alliances within each other, as their friendship deepens.

This book has a wonderful mystery and a touch of suspense kept me mesmerized. The sigh factor and the pitch perfect dialogue will transport to Victorian England.

Richly detailed, the authors seamless writing and fully developed, fleshed out characters make for a delightful reading experience. Sarah M. Eden is an exceptional author, she doesn’t have to use overly done romance to drive her storyline.

Her writing is with great precision and depth. She is a master at setting the characters own personal struggles with that of society’s conflicts. Her sub characters are three dimensional and add to so much to the plot line. The romance was everything thing that I wanted in a proper regency romance. The class differential is well represented and it’s depiction was well executed.

I have to say I am smitten with the The Dread Penny Society.            I really looking forward to reading more in this enjoyable and heartwarming series.

Have a wonderful day 

 

Sarah M. Eden is a USA Today best-selling author of witty and charming historical romances, including 2019’s Foreword Reviews INDIE Awards Gold Winner for Romance, The Lady and the Highwayman, and 2020 Holt Medallion finalist, Healing Hearts. She is a two-time “Best of State” Gold Medal winner for fiction and a three-time Whitney Award winner. Combining her obsession with history and her affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting deep characters and heartfelt romances set against rich historical backdrops. She holds a bachelor’s degree in research and happily spends hours perusing the reference shelves of her local library.

 

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Austenprose—A Jane Austen Blog (Review)

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Nov 04Heidi Reads (Review)

Nov 04Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen (Spotlight)

Nov 05Library of Clean Reads (Review)

Nov 06Relz Reviewz (Review)

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Nov 08The Christian Fiction Girl (Review)

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Nov 11Christian Chick’s Thoughts(Review)

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Nov 14The Book Diva’s Reads (Spotlight)

Nov 15My Jane Austen Book Club (Excerpt)

Nov 16Gwendalyn’s Books (Review)

Nov 17Book Bustle (Review)

Nov 18Jorie Loves a Story (Review)

Nov 18An Historian About Town (Review)

Nov 19Lu’s Reviews (Review)

Nov 20Reading with Emily (Review)

Nov 20Books and Socks Rock (Review)

Nov 21Bringing Up Books (Review)

Nov 21Bookish Rantings (Review)

Nov 22The Bibliophile Files (Review)

Nov 23Impressions in Ink (Review)

Nov 23A Bookish Way of Life (Review)

Nov 24Bookfoolery (Review)

Nov 24Wishful Endings (Excerpt)

Nov 25Chicks, Rogues and Scandals (Review)

Nov 25Joy of Reading (Review)

Nov 26From Pemberley to Milton (Excerpt)

Nov 27Fire and Ice (Review)

Nov 27Austenesque Reviews (Review)

Nov 28Impressions in Ink (Review)

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