Book Review

Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology

STORY: Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Madame Rochambeaux’s Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings… “Something Old” Julia Quinn’s prologue introduces her… Continue reading Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology

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‘The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy’ by Julia Quinn

STORY: Sir Richard Kenworthy has less than a month to find a bride. He knows he can't be too picky, but when he sees Iris Smythe-Smith hiding behind her cello at her family's infamous musicale, he thinks he might have struck gold. She's the type of girl you don't notice until the second—or third—look, but there's… Continue reading ‘The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy’ by Julia Quinn

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‘The Sum of All Kisses’ by Julia Quinn

STORY: He thinks she's an annoying know-it-all... Hugh Prentice has never had patience for dramatic females, and if Lady Sarah Pleinsworth has ever been acquainted with the words shy or retiring, she's long since tossed them out the window. Besides, a reckless duel has left this brilliant mathematician with a ruined leg, and now he could… Continue reading ‘The Sum of All Kisses’ by Julia Quinn

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‘The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After’ by Julia Quinn

STORY: Once upon a time, a historical romance author created a family . . . But not just any family. Eight brothers and sisters, assorted in-laws, sons and daughters, nieces and nephews (not to mention an overweight corgi) plus an irrepressible matriarch who's a match for any of them . . . These are the Bridgertons:… Continue reading ‘The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After’ by Julia Quinn

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‘The Lady Most Willing: A Novel in Three Parts’ by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James & Connie Brockway

STORY: At the behest of three of the most talented historical romance authors writing today, you are cordially invited to a ball. No, a party. No . . . a kidnapping. Taran Ferguson, laird of his clan, is determined that his ancient (if not so honorable) birthright be secured before he dies. When both his… Continue reading ‘The Lady Most Willing: A Novel in Three Parts’ by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James & Connie Brockway

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‘A Night Like This’ by Julia Quinn

STORY: Anne Wynter might not be who she says she is . . . But she's managing quite well as a governess to three highborn young ladies. Her job can be a challenge—in a single week she finds herself hiding in a closet full of tubas, playing an evil queen in a play that might… Continue reading ‘A Night Like This’ by Julia Quinn

RRAH Book Review

RRAH August reviews

Well, now with my son's wedding behind us, I'm relieved all went with a minor hitch (DJ never showed up, but replacement did from another firm 30 minutes into the wedding reception) and the newlyweds are now back from their Honeymoon to enjoy life together. I've also had some time to turn some of my… Continue reading RRAH August reviews