Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb

Even in the blackest hours remember that a new dawn is racing towards you.   Evie Elliott says goodbye to her brother Will and their childhood friend Thomas Harding as they depart to the war. No one expected it to last long, and the friends declared to spend next Christmas together in Paris. Walking under the…

12 Books of Christmas

Ta-dah! Here is my 12 Books of Christmas reading challenge or in other words my December TBR. This is a pretty huge amount of books to read in one month for me, but luckily they are romance and easy to read. So, I’ve gone through the Christmas Goodreads lists and picked twelve books that sound so…

Review: When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin

When Tides Turn is the third and the last book in Waves of Freedom series. What was it about that woman that turned the tides of his will as surely as the moon? Quintessa Beaumont is tired of being seen as nothing but a pretty face. Time to time even her closest friends treat her…

My Top 10 Auto-Buy Authors

I guess everyone has a list of those authors they automatically buy without even look at the description. I know I do. Those authors have proven to me multiple times that I’m going to enjoy everything that is written by them. And with no exceptions, I get each and every book they publish. So, being…

Review: The Letter by Kathryn Hughes

“They’re just weeds, love, they don’t belong anywhere.’ Her granddaughter stuck out her bottom lip and furrowed her brow. ‘That doesn’t seem very nice. Everything belongs somewhere.” 1973 When Tina married Rick, she thought she was the luckiest girl in the world, but as soon as the wedding ceremony was over, she realized how blind…

Fall TBR

  Fall is here! My favorite season. Obviously, every season is special in its own way but fall stands out from the crown for me. There is something so very charming and romantic about the color change and the fresh crispy air, misty mornings and warm spicy drinks, harvest and new beginnings. I always feel…

Review: The Misbegotten by Katherine Webb

The life of a small English town is not always as monotonous and dull as you may expect. Moreover, the people are not who they pretend to be. Rachel is an educated young woman, working as a governess. She lost her family years ago and when a handsome businessman declares his love and asks her…

Review: The Unseen by Katherine Webb

  1911 Cat Morley is sent to the country to work as a maid in Vicar Canning’s house. Cat is independent, free-spirited, former suffragette is having a difficult time to adjust to her life in the village. She is a shadow of her own self, haunted by the guilt of letting her best friend Tess…

Review: The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

Rose is a typist at the New York police station in the mid-1920’s. She grew up in an orphanage and was raised to be modest and not to draw attention to herself. As Rose describes herself, she is just average and lacks self-confidence. She is lonely and doesn’t befriend with other colleagues. When a new…

Review: My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

Being born in a poor Irish family in 1860s New York, Axie Muldoon’s life turns to be more than uneasy. Living with her mother, little sister and an abusive uncle in a one-room apartment is not easy. When Axie’s mother gives birth to another baby, taking care of her older children seem impossible. They are…

Review: The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich

Let me just say that I wish this novel was longer! Three hundred pages are not enough for this amazingness. Hannah is a Jewess, a midwife, and a wife living in the 16th century Venice. Her husband was captured and sold into slavery on Malta. When he realized that nobody is going to save him,…

Review: Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory

Margaret is Tudor Princess and the sister to Arthur King of England, Henry, and Mary. She knows well her duty and ready to play her role. In order to sustain peace between England and Scotland, Margaret must marry James King of Scotland, a man she never even seen before. Leaving her country, her brothers, little…