Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie (Of Love and War #1)

The Specs: HOPE AT DAWN (Of Love and War, Bk 1) by Stacy Henrie, 2014, Forever (an imprint of Grand Central Publishing), $8.00/C$9.00, pb. 384pp, 978-1-455-59880-9 Livy Campbell is the daughter of an all-American family; with two brothers fighting overseas, she desperately wants to help her family and accepts the first job she’s offered, as [...]


The Pursuit of Mary Bennet by Pamela Mingle

With warmth, wit, and infinite charm Pamela Mingle brings to the page Pride and Prejudice's reserved and awkward Mary Bennet and proves that there is always room for another Austen spin-off when it's this good. For most of her life Mary Bennet has been an object of ridicule. With a notable absence of the social [...]

Undressing Mr. Darcy by Karen Doornebos

Summary: Vanessa Roberts, a PR queen, has the envious task of shepherding around Julian Chancellor, a Mr. Darcy lookalike, at multiple JASNA conferences and finds herself growing more and more distracted by his multiple charms, but he's an old-fashioned kind of guy, and she's purely 21st-c. tech. The two are just not compatible.  Then there's [...]

A Match Made in Texas: A Novella Collection (Archer Brothers #2.5)

Heaven help the residents of Dry Gulch, Texas when one of their own decides to play matchmaker! This sweet collection of western romances brings in well-established authors Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy and Carol Cox and newer-to-the-genre Regina Jennings, each penning stories about cowboys, widows and town folk who find love. Neill is “A Cowboy Unmatched” [...]

Everbound by Brodi Ashton (Everneath #2)

Nikki Beckett could only watch as her boyfriend, Jack, sacrificed himself to save her, taking her place in the Tunnels of the Everneath for eternity — a debt that should’ve been hers. She’s living a borrowed life, and she doesn’t know what to do with the guilt. And every night Jack appears in her dreams, [...]

The One by Kiera Cass (The Selection #3)

The Selection changed the lives of thirty-five girls forever. And now, the time has come for one winner to be chosen. America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown—or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the competition approaches its end and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America [...]

The Goddess Inheritance by Aimee Carter (Goddess Test #3)

Love or life. Henry or their child. The end of her family or the end of the world. Kate must choose. During nine months of captivity, Kate Winters has survived a jealous goddess, a vengeful Titan and a pregnancy she never asked for. Now the Queen of the Gods wants her unborn child, and Kate [...]

Glamorous Illusions by Lisa Tawn Bergren (Grand Tour #1)

Cora Diehl, a Montana girl bred for farm life, is given the opportunity of a lifetime when she discovers she is the illegitimate daughter of a powerful, wealthy man, who has been watching over her quietly in the background all her life. When Cora joins her half-siblings on a Grand European Tour, she will discover [...]

Much Ado About Jack by Christy English (Shakespeare in Love #3)

Angelique Beauchamp, ship owner and spirited widow, is the talk of the ton, dallying with whomever she pleases. Previously abandoned, Angelique vows never to be love’s fool again, but when she meets the handsome naval captain, James Montgomery, her resolve will be tested. The sparks that fly ignite a torrid, brief liaison that leave James [...]

The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry

I've been meaning to read this for well over a year now.  Each time I see the cover of the girl holding the beautiful, magical flower, I've thought "hmm, maybe later." Then finally, that day came.  While this novel is firmly rooted in YA fantasy (with some of the usual characteristics), I would classify it [...]