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Take a Hint, Dani Brown (The Brown Sisters #2) by Talia Hibbert

take a hint, dani brown

4 stars (release date June 23, 2020)

This is the second book in The Brown Sisters series (but it can be read as a stand-alone) and it is another fun, flirty, sexy contemporary romance book by Talia Hibbert. I love her writing, and the Brown sisters are fierce women that you want as your friend. Continue reading “Take a Hint, Dani Brown (The Brown Sisters #2) by Talia Hibbert”

Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi

rebel spy

2.5 stars

This is an ok historical fiction about the mysterious Agent 355 – the famous “lady” spy who passes information to George Washington’s Culper spy ring. Continue reading “Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi”

Broken Veil (Harbinger #5) by Jeff Wheeler

broken veil

4 stars

This is a satisfying ending to a good YA Fantasy series. Most of the storylines are wrapped up, and there is a juicy cliffhanger that is surely a hint for a new series. Continue reading “Broken Veil (Harbinger #5) by Jeff Wheeler”

The Obsidian Tower (Rooks and Ruin #1) by Melissa Caruso

the obsidian tower

4 stars

This is a very good first book in a new fantasy series about magic, loneliness, vengeance and power. Clocking in at 448 pages, it slowly builds tension and intrigue before exploding to a satisfying cliffhanger. Continue reading “The Obsidian Tower (Rooks and Ruin #1) by Melissa Caruso”

The Fiery Crown (Forgotten Empires #2) by Jeffe Kennedy

the fiery crown

3 stars

This is the second book in a fun fantasy series that combines magic, wizards, sword fighting, and evil emperors. Conri and Lia form a fragile alliance to take down Anure, but still have a long way to go in communicating with each other besides falling into bed. They experience a small amount of character development, but almost no other character in the book does. Continue reading “The Fiery Crown (Forgotten Empires #2) by Jeffe Kennedy”

The Orchid Throne (Forgotten Empires #1) by Jeffe Kennedy

the orchid throne

3 stars

This was an ok first book in a promising fantasy book series. The book is marketed as a “Fantasy Romance”, which is a new one for me. Continue reading “The Orchid Throne (Forgotten Empires #1) by Jeffe Kennedy”

The Fire in the Glass by Jacquelyn Benson

The fire in the glass

4 stars

This was a very good historical fiction fantasy book set in 1914 London about a young girl that has visions of the future but is powerless to do anything to prevent the tragedies she sees. The book immediately captured my attention and I wound up reading it in one sitting. Continue reading “The Fire in the Glass by Jacquelyn Benson”

When You Wish Upon a Rogue (Debutante Diaries #3) by Anna Bennett

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3 stars

This was a cute, but predictable, fluffy romance that brings together a young socialite and a grief-stricken Earl. It’s the third book in the series, but the first one that I’ve read and can be read as a stand-alone. Continue reading “When You Wish Upon a Rogue (Debutante Diaries #3) by Anna Bennett”

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

the jane austen society

3 stars

This is a good, quiet historical fiction that follows the stories of several people in a small English town just after the Second World War that are drawn together by their love of Jane Austen novels. Continue reading “The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner”

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