Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger (Devil Wears Prada #2)

"The sequel you’ve been waiting for: the follow-up to the sensational #1 bestseller The Devil Wears Prada. Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis [...]

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Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni (Angelology #2)

Ten years after the Times Square incident, Verlaine has become a lethal angelologist, a hunter, but is haunted by his lost love, Evangeline. A chance encounter before Evangeline is kidnapped leaves Verlaine with an exquisite clue to a mystery touching upon the Romanov Dynasty and the seeds of ancient civilization. While he pursues Evangeline’s captors, [...]

The Typewriter Girl by Alison Atlee

This book was an interesting foray into the construction period of a pleasure resort during the Victorian Era. If you strip away the beautiful setting, you are left with the story of two people who should not, cannot, love one another. One thing that makes Mr. John Jones so irresistible is his accent.  John is [...]

A Little Night Magic by Lucy March (NodAway Falls #1)

Can Olivia find the courage and self-control to harness her power to protect those she loves and maybe, just maybe, find a little of true love in her own life? My Thoughts:  A hero/ine (orphan) discovering their magical talents and family background may be a common trope (Harry Potter anyone?) but I did enjoy this version of the [...]

When In Doubt, Add Butter by Beth Harbison

This is my first time reading Beth Harbison and I was delighted to receive an advance reader's copy from St. Martin's Press (thank you!). Also thanks to St. Martin's Press for helping me celebrate my 20th book read and reviewed this year by insisting that my favorite dessert, cupcakes with buttercream frosting, appear on the [...]

My Jane Austen Summer by Cindy Jones

My Jane Austen Summer is about the internal struggle of a young woman dealing with a lot of life changes in a short amount of time and the anger under the surface she fails to deal with. The author creates a mutual empathy for the protagonist, Lily, by causing that same anger at the indignity [...]

A Weekend With Mr. Darcy by Victoria Connelly (Austen Addicts #1)

This was a delightful confection of a novel!  I absolutely adored my Weekend With Mr. Darcy. This feel-good cozy chick lit read is the perfect accompaniment for a girl's night in.  I was left envious of all the Janeites out there who attend the annual Regency conferences and balls as a result of reading this [...]

Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale (Austenland #2)

Trying to compare Midnight in Austenland to its original, Austenland, is like attempting to formulate one of those tests you take in high school, the kind that ask you to compare apples and oranges. Midnight in Austenland is to Northanger Abbey as Austenland is to Pride and Prejudice. That is, they are very different books [...]

Definitely Not Mr. Darcy by Karen Doornebos

Due to the flagging American economy, business for expensive invitations, cards and letters with the letterpress art has dwindled and Chloe is now facing losing her business. This comes at the worst possible time when she learns her former husband is re-marrying and is now in a stable place to sue for greater custody of their [...]