Genre: Historical Romance

Average Rating: 4.19


The Enemies of Versailles by Sally Christie – Review and Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed Sally Christie’s historical retellings of France’s King Louis XV and the women who shaped his life. The first two installments, The Sisters of Versailles and The Rivals of Versailles, led us through the king’s middle-aged years where he was first with the Mailly Nesle sisters and then Marquise de Pompadour.  In The […]

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The Daredevil Snared by Stephanie Laurens – Book Tour Review and Giveaway

  The Adventurers’ Quartet has been a great series to read, and I thoroughly enjoyed the first book, The Lady’s Command, and the third installment, The Daredevil Snared was just as much fun to read. Even though I didn’t read the second book, A Buccaneer at Heart, I had no trouble getting up to speed […]

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Blog Tour Review and Giveaway – June by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Family secrets, great personal sacrifices, powerful friendships, dangerous enemies, and old world Hollywood encroaching on small town Ohio make up June, a novel told in dual timelines. Hopping back and forth between 2015 and 1955, June tells the story of Cassie Danvers as she mourns the loss of her very private grandmother–the only family that […]

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The Rivals of Versailles by Sally Christie – Blog Tour and Review

I really liked and enjoyed Sally Christie’s fictional telling of France’s King Louis XV’s first mistresses, the Nesle sisters Louise, then Pauline followed by Marie-Anne, then briefly Diane, in The Sisters of Versailles (my review here). The intrigues of French court and how easily this King could be manipulated and lead by women to do […]

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Review: Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal

Pushy:  Can I just start this review out with a WOW!?!  I didn’t think we could get down to a deeper level with Vincent and Jane after Without A Summer and then BAM!  Valour and Vanity just floored me!  After the last book, where the focus was shifted onto the dynamic of Jane and Vincent’s work and Jane’s relationship with Melody, […]

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