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A Folly of Youth by Amy D’Orazio #AmyD'Orazio #QuillsandQuartos #KindleUnlimited @sophiarose1816

A Folly of Youth by Amy D’Orazio #AmyD'Orazio  #QuillsandQuartos #KindleUnlimited @sophiarose1816

One naïve choice can and does change the course of one gently-bred girl’s life forcing her to take the long, painful road to lasting happiness and romance.  Over the years, Amy D’Orazio has dazzled me with her intriguing story setups, plot twists, and colorful characters and A Folly of Youth was no exception. A Folly […]

Posted July 26, 2023 by Sophia in Book Review / 14 Comments

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal @MaryRobinette @torbooks @sophiarose1816

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal @MaryRobinette @torbooks @sophiarose1816

Illusion magic is an understood reality in the Glamourist Histories set in Jane Austen’s England.  Two sisters are rivals in love and in talent among their English country society in Mary Robinette Kowal’s debut effort. Shades of Milk and Honey introduces the reader to a world where illusion magic colors all aspects of Regency life […]

Posted June 18, 2023 by Sophia in Book Review / 14 Comments

Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla by Lauren Willig @laurenwillig @BerkleyPub @sophiarose1816

Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla by Lauren Willig @laurenwillig @BerkleyPub @sophiarose1816

English society has turned Gwendolyn Reid’s gothic story into a sensation and a new arrival has them whispering behind their fans that there is a vampire haunting the aristocracy.  When a dead body is found with puncture wounds in the neck, the latest Pink Carnation heroine finds herself solving a murder mystery next to the […]

Posted December 28, 2022 by Sophia in Book Review / 14 Comments

Never Inconstant by Lyndsay Constable #LyndsayConstable #KindleUnlimited @sophiarose1816

Never Inconstant by Lyndsay Constable #LyndsayConstable #KindleUnlimited @sophiarose1816

Was anyone else ever curious about those eight years spent apart for Jane Austen’s second chance romance pair in Persuasion?  Or maybe what happened next for them and the other characters?  How about their time before the big break up?  A new to me author, Lyndsay Constable answers all those questions with her heartwarming, reflective […]

Posted November 23, 2022 by Sophia in Book Review / 12 Comments