• Historical Romance Book Review

    The Female Correspondent

    My Review: It’s easy to forget how the regency romance label has evolved over the years to dime a dozen erotic romance novels. I’ve been wary of the regency and historical romance genres as of late due to many of the stories just feeling so out of place for their respective time periods. I had no such issues with this book and it was actually pretty refreshing. The Female Correspondent is a squeaky clean romance novel about a young woman, Beatrice Debord, who is more interested in botany than she is in marriage. Nobody takes her work seriously due to her gender, which leads her to pose as a man…

  • Historical Romance Book Review

    What To Do With A Duke

    My Review: When it comes to historical romance, I look for one of two things: a steamy and compelling love story or a light and fluffy clean romance. What I demand from all historical romances is for both the romance and the setting to be believable. When I went into this book, with the cute cover and hints at a curse, I figured this one might fall on the fluffy side of the spectrum – the cat on the cover may have influenced this assumption. I was sadly mistaken, and I wonder sometimes if my standards are too high. But can you understand at all how fleeting a woman’s existence…