Month: December 2013

2013 End of Year Book Survey

2013 End of Year Book Survey

Posted December 31, 2013 by Loverofromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

End of Year Survey hosted by Page Turner and this sounded perfect to do at the end of the year!! 1. Best Book You Read In 2013? (If you have to cheat — you can break it down by genre if you want or 2013 release vs. backlist) Historical Romance- Paranormal- Contemporary  Fantasy  Steampunk  Science Fiction  2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?  The blurb made this seem like a book I would love, but it ended up being a DNF. Very disappointing. 3. Most surprising (in a good way!) book […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (19) Top Ten Books I Read in 2013!

Top Ten Tuesday (19) Top Ten Books I Read in 2013!

Posted December 31, 2013 by Loverofromance in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme was created and hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week there will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All you have to do is link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post AND add your name to the Linky widget so that everyone can check out other bloggers lists! If you don’t have a blog, just post your answers as a comment. Have fun with […]

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Book Review-Untamed

Book Review-Untamed

Posted December 31, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Untamed by Elizabeth Lowell Also in this series: Forbidden Series: Medieval Series #1 Published by Avon on March 1st 1993 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era Pages: 416 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0380769530     A hero of the crusades, Dominic le Sabre has returned to Scotland in glory and triumph to claim his reward: the beautiful Saxon bride awarded to him as conqueror king. But Lady Margaret of Blackthorne cannot yield to the bold Norman invader. The beloved daughter of a sacred tribe of Celtic mystics, she fears an ancient curse that could bring further turmoil to her battle-scarred […]

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ARC Book Review-What The Groom Wants

ARC Book Review-What The Groom Wants

Posted December 30, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

What the Groom Wants by Jade Lee Also in this series: Wedded in Sin Series: Bridal Favors #4 Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on February 4th 2014 Genres: Historical Romance Pages: 409 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1402283784     An honest love… Radley Lyncott has been in love with Wendy Drew as long as he can remember. When he went to sea, she was too young to court. Now that he’s returned to take up his Welsh title, he is appalled to find that debt has ruined the Drew family, and—even worse—Wendy is being courted by another man. Or a […]

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Its Monday! What Are You Reading? (59)

Its Monday! What Are You Reading? (59)

Posted December 30, 2013 by Loverofromance in Its Monday / 0 Comments

This is a great weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. We simply post what we finished reading over the the last week, what we plan on reading this week, etc . What I Read This Past Week What The Groom Wants-Review Coming SoonHighlander’s Temptation-My Review What A Wicked Earl Wants-My Review Wulfe Untamed-My Review What Happens At Christmas-My Review Lunar Heat-My Review Twas The Night After Christmas My Review What The Duke Desires-My Review Currently Reading What is Up Next  

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Book Review-A Highlander’s Temptation

Book Review-A Highlander’s Temptation

Posted December 30, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

A Highlander’s Temptation by Sue-Ellen Welfonder Series: Mackenzie-Welfonder #7 Published by Forever on October 1st 2009 Genres: Historical Romance, Medieval Era Pages: 375 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 0446195308     Darroc MacConacher spends sleepless nights dreaming of a raven-haired beauty who makes him ache with desire. Then his dream comes true: the lady with her lush curves and fair skin appears shipwrecked on his shores. Darroc is immediately drawn to her strength and beauty, and from the moment she lays eyes on this powerful, broad-shouldered warrior, Lady Arabella MacKenzie knows she’ll never want another man. But theirs is a […]

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Book Review-What A Wicked Earl Wants

Book Review-What A Wicked Earl Wants

Posted December 29, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

What a Wicked Earl Wants by Vicky Dreiling Also in this series: What a Reckless Rogue Needs, What a Devilish Duke Desires Series: The Sinful Scoundrels #1 Published by Forever on May 28th 2013 Genres: Historical Romance Pages: 408 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 1455522872     WILL A RAKE’S WICKED WAYS Andrew Carrington, Earl of Bellingham, believes in being a gentleman, whether it’s fishing a soggy stranger out of the Thames or assisting a fetching lady into his bed. If the stranger becomes a friend and the lady a mistress, all the better. He certainly welcomes the opportunity to […]

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Lusting For Covers (98) Once Upon A Kiss

Lusting For Covers (98) Once Upon A Kiss

Posted December 29, 2013 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 0 Comments

Lusting for Covers is a meme found on TBQ so come and join in on this fun meme!!! 1- Take the graphic (left) to use on your post. Remember to give credit to the original host (TBQ). 2- Choose your own book cover that you’ve fallen in “lust” with in the past week. It can be new, old, a reprint, or even a book that is not yet out– it’s all up to you! If you find a cover that catches your eye, then showcase it on your blog, and let others see the pretty covers out there. 3- Copy […]

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ARC Book Review-Wulfe Untamed

ARC Book Review-Wulfe Untamed

Posted December 29, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Wulfe Untamed Feral Warriors (8) Pamela Palmer Avon Books E Book Published January 28 2014 384 Pages Shifter Romance ISBN: 9780062107558 Authors Website   They are called Feral Warriors—an elite band of immortals who can change shape at will. Sworn to rid the world of evil, consumed by sorcery and seduction, their wild natures are primed for release… The most enigmatic and tortured of the Feral Warriors, Wulfe is haunted by the quiet beauty of a human woman who no longer remembers him. Once a captive of both the Mage and the Ferals, Natalie stole a piece of his heart […]

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Book Review-What Happens At Christmas

Book Review-What Happens At Christmas

Posted December 28, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

What Happens At Christmas Millworth Manor (1) Victoria Alexander Kensington Books Hardback Published November 2012 396 Pages Regency Historical Romance ISBN: 978-0-7582-5568-6 Authors Website Synopsis A blazing fire, an English country house…and the ultimate game of charades. In this charming holiday novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Alexander, a beautiful widow finds her plan for a Christmas proposal going perfectly awry… Camille, Lady Lydingham, knows precisely what she wants for Christmas—an official engagement to a handsome, dashing prince. Her very proper suitor expects a proper English family and the perfect Dickensian Christmas, which leaves the lovely widow […]

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On My Wishlist (61)

On My Wishlist (61)

Posted December 28, 2013 by Loverofromance in On My Wishlist / 0 Comments

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It’s where I list all the books I desperately want but haven’t actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. Her quest for adventure is equaled only by her passionWith her sword for protection, Lady Kenna Lennox of Scotland defies social convention and reopens her family’s ancient distillery. This feat of wit and daring captures the attention of the sadistic Lord Walter — the Englishman who nearly destroyed her beloved older sister, a man who is determined to bring Lady Lennox […]

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ARC Book Review-Lunar Heat

ARC Book Review-Lunar Heat

Posted December 28, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Lunar Heat by Susan Kearney Series: Heat #1 Published by Bell Bridge Books on November 4th 2013 Genres: Science Fiction Romance Pages: 262 Format: Paperback Source: Library ISBN: 161194371X     A future that’s out of this world. A seduction that’s out of control. Wealthy, reclusive celebrity, Shara Weston, hides from her countless fans on a private asteroid in Earth’s orbit, but that doesn’t stop captivating alien Cade Archer from crash-landing into her life. Cade’s on a mission to free his people from cruel enslavement by opening a portal from his planet to Earth, but a powerful enemy has followed […]

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Throwback Thursday (10) My Favorite Bride

Throwback Thursday (10) My Favorite Bride

Posted December 26, 2013 by Loverofromance in Throwback Thursday / 0 Comments

Throwback Thursday is a new meme hosted by Buried Under Romance and Love Saves The World, and since I just love Historical Romance I decided to participate.   What Is Throwback Thursday?Traditionally, Throwback Thursday celebrates nostalgia, asking participants to post a personal photo or image from their past–usually from 5 to 10 years ago. There are a lot of book blogs that also do a book related Throwback Thursday. Here Are The Rules:1. It must be posted on a Thursday.2. It must be a historical romance novel published before October 3, 2008 When Miss Samantha Prendregast arrives at Devil’s Fell […]

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Short Book Review-Twas The Night After Christmas

Short Book Review-Twas The Night After Christmas

Posted December 25, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

‘Twas the Night after Christmas by Sabrina Jeffries Also in this series: The Truth About Lord Stoneville, What the Duke Desires, When the Rogue Returns, How the Scoundrel Seduces, If the Viscount Falls Series: The Hellions of Halstead Hall #6, The Duke’s Men #0.5 Published by Gallery Books on October 30th 2012 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era, Holiday Romance Pages: 368 ISBN: 1451642466     Pierce Waverly, the Earl of Devonmont, has been estranged from his mother for most of his life. When his mother’s new companion, Mrs. Camilla Stuart, writes to tell him that his mother is seriously ill, […]

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Book Review-What The Duke Desires

Book Review-What The Duke Desires

Posted December 25, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

What the Duke Desires by Sabrina Jeffries Also in this series: ‘Twas the Night after Christmas, When the Rogue Returns, How the Scoundrel Seduces, If the Viscount Falls Series: The Duke’s Men #1 Published by Pocket Books on June 18th 2013 Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era Pages: 416 ISBN: 145169346X     Maximilian Cale, the Duke of Lyons, long ago buried his grief for his missing elder brother, Peter, who was presumed dead after being kidnapped. When a mysterious note arrives from Tristan Bonnaud asserting that the Duke’s brother is alive, it leads Max straight to the winsome Lisette Bonnaud, […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (18) Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing Me!!

Top Ten Tuesday (18) Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing Me!!

Posted December 24, 2013 by Loverofromance in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme was created and hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week there will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All you have to do is link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post AND add your name to the Linky widget so that everyone can check out other bloggers lists! If you don’t have a blog, just post your answers as a comment. Have fun with […]

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Its Monday! What Are You Reading? (58)

Its Monday! What Are You Reading? (58)

Posted December 23, 2013 by Loverofromance in Its Monday / 0 Comments

This is a great weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. We simply post what we finished reading over the the last week, what we plan on reading this week, etc . Books I Read This Past Week A SEAL Wolf Christmas-My ReviewUnleashed-My Review Aden-My Review The Bride Says No-My Review Romancing The Duke-My Review One Heart To Win-My Review Fury Of Fire My Review Currently Reading  Up Next   

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Quickie Book Review-A SEAL Wolf Christmas

Quickie Book Review-A SEAL Wolf Christmas

Posted December 22, 2013 by Loverofromance in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

A SEAL Wolf Christmas Heart of the Wolf (12) Terry Spear Sourcebooks Casablanca Paperback Published September 2013 311 Pages Shifter Romance ISBN: 9781402284083 Authors Website Synopsis Navy SEAL Bjornolf Jorgenson and undercover operative Anna Johnson have a rocky beginning at their first meeting all to do with pantyhose and tying her to a bed after some heavy-duty sparring, and him declaring she has mighty fine killer knees. Christmas is coming but thoughts of sugar plum fairies and kissing under the mistletoe isn’t something these two gray werewolves have in mind when they’re tasked to be the newlyweds preparing for Christmas […]

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Lusting For Covers (97) Viking’s Prize

Lusting For Covers (97) Viking’s Prize

Posted December 22, 2013 by Loverofromance in Lusting For Covers / 0 Comments

Lusting for Covers is a meme found on TBQ so come and join in on this fun meme!!! 1- Take the graphic (left) to use on your post. Remember to give credit to the original host (TBQ). 2- Choose your own book cover that you’ve fallen in “lust” with in the past week. It can be new, old, a reprint, or even a book that is not yet out– it’s all up to you! If you find a cover that catches your eye, then showcase it on your blog, and let others see the pretty covers out there. 3- Copy […]

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