Posts Tagged: AW

My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas

My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas

August 12, 2014 Historical, Reviews 3

My Beautiful Enemy is a book possibly better without it’s prequel. The Hidden Blade was so exceptional that My Beautiful Enemy is left with shoes it can’t fill. Yet My Beautiful Enemy is an excellent story on it’s own merits. Catherine Blade is the heroine of her own life. She’s capable,… Read more »

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The Hidden Blade by Sherry Thomas

The Hidden Blade by Sherry Thomas

July 29, 2014 Historical, Reviews 1

Strictly speaking, The Hidden Blade is not a romance. Sherry Thomas has put out the world’s longest prologue and I couldn’t be happier about it. If I’d had My Beautiful Enemy I’d have started reading it the second I finished The Hidden Blade. (Since it was 4:20 in the morning mistakes… Read more »

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The Jade Temptress by Jeannie Lin

The Jade Temptress by Jeannie Lin

February 3, 2014 Historical, Reviews 0

The Jade Temptress technically has a March release date. I’ve stopped advance reviewing because people find it annoying, but Harlequin has a history of early release in it’s e-store and I wanted to talk about something I liked for a change. We’ll keep it spoiler free. A few pages in to The… Read more »

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Short Soup by Coleen Kwan

Short Soup by Coleen Kwan

December 4, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 3

No hard sell was needed to get me to pick up this novella. I adore the friends-to-lovers trope to begin with and an Asian hero and heroine in an Australian story written by an Asian author? Yes, please. This is exactly the kind of book I want to see more… Read more »

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The Sinful Art of Revenge by Maya Blake

The Sinful Art of Revenge by Maya Blake

October 28, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 7

I have a complicated relationship with Harlequin Presents. On the one hand, they’re a seductive fantasy, like a contemporary fairy tale. They take place in a world where wealth and privilege have made it so the only challenges left to the characters are the interpersonal. Everything external drops away to… Read more »

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My Fair Concubine by Jeannie Lin

My Fair Concubine by Jeannie Lin

September 27, 2013 Historical, Reviews 0

The Nobleman Who Turned a Tea Girl Into a Princess… Yan Ling tries hard to be servile—it’s what’s expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle. Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit—until he realizes she’s the answer to his… Read more »

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