Author: Ang

Review: Wise Gals by Nathalia ..

Posted September 19, 2022 by Ang in Biography, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Wise Gals by Nathalia Holt

Wise Gals Author: Nathalia Holt Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Wise Gals is a very well written, extremely well researched book that covers incredible information about the women who were pivotal to the creation and success of CIA. These are stories that have never been told because they couldn’t be, and the […]

Review: The Rake’s Daugh..

Posted August 29, 2022 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Rake’s Daughter by Anne Gracie

The Rake’s Daughter Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Rake’s Daughter felt like a blend of several well know stories; enjoy Pride & Prejudiced? You’ll get touches of that here. Love Cinderella? You’ll get touches of her too. Shakespeare? Yep him too. Maybe that’s why I struggled a bit with […]

Review: A Dress of Violet Taff..

Posted August 3, 2022 by Ang in Historical Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Dress of Violet Taffeta by Tessa Arlen

A Dress of Violet Taffeta Author: Tessa Arlen Reviewer: Ang Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: I want to start by saying I was interested in this book because I am a bit familiar with Lucy, Lady Gordon Duff and her struggle to become a Couture designer in a world where only men were allowed to put […]

Review: The Mad Girls of New Y..

Posted May 2, 2022 by Ang in Historical Fiction, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Mad Girls of New York by Maya Rodale

The Mad Girls of New York Author: Maya Rodale Reviewer: Ang Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: This novel was quite the journey for me, and like every journey it had ups and downs. The characters are strongly written, the settings are gut-wrenchingly realistic, and once I was invested in the story it was gripping, […]

Review: A Perfect Equation by ..

Posted February 7, 2022 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Perfect Equation by Elizabeth Everett

A Perfect Equation Author: Elizabeth Everett Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I love a well-written smart book, with a great storyline and strong characters; Ms. Everett does a great job with these things. It was true in A Lady’s Formula for Love and it remained true for A Perfect Equation. Letty and Grey […]

Review: A Reckless Match by Ka..

Posted October 4, 2021 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: A Reckless Match by Kate Bateman

A Reckless Match Author: Kate Bateman Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: If you are familiar with the Hatfields & McCoy feud or any other legend involving two families at war over who-knows-why-anymore-that’s-just-the-way-it’s-always-been, you will enjoy A Reckless Match. It is a charming retelling with plenty of chemistry, lots of humor, and enough twists […]

Review: The Scoundrel’s ..

Posted August 18, 2021 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Scoundrel’s Daughter by Anne Gracie

The Scoundrel’s Daughter Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Based on the title of this story, The Scoundrel’s Daughter is a tale about Lucy and the blackmail arrangement her father makes with Alice, and that would be correct. However, the title could also easily be changed to Lady Charlton’s Rebirth […]

Review: The Devil and the Heir..

Posted June 30, 2021 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Devil and the Heiress by Harper St. George

The Devil and the Heiress Author: Harper St. George Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Devil and the Heiress is a sweet, chemistry-filled, witty, fast-moving story of self discovery and redemption. The characters are strong, passionate, beautifully nuanced, flawed individuals with the desire to be loved, even if they don’t realize it at […]

Review: Very Sincerely Yours b..

Posted June 14, 2021 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey

Very Sincerely Yours Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey was the perfect start to my summer reading. It was sweet and quirky, without sending me into a sugar coma. If you like the movie You’ve Got Mail or are a fan of rom-coms in general, you will enjoy […]

Review: A Lady’s Formula..

Posted March 5, 2021 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: A Lady’s Formula for Love by Elizabeth Everett

A Lady’s Formula for Love Author: Elizabeth Everett Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Lady’s Formula for Love is overall fiercely modern, engaging, and wonderfully witty. Not unlike Bridgerton in the romance and self discovery areas of the story, it was fun to read about women skirting the ton, busying themselves with things they […]

Review: How to Catch a Sinful ..

Posted September 3, 2020 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: How to Catch a Sinful Marquess by Amy Rose Bennett

How to Catch a Sinful Marquess Author: Amy Rose Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: How to Catch a Sinful Marquess is a regency retelling of Beauty and the Beast, and it has all the proper elements for a regency retelling: a maiden needing to escape a horrible arranged marriage and a “beast” […]

Review: Rough Creek by Kaki Wa..

Posted July 7, 2020 by Ang in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Rough Creek by Kaki Warner

Rough Creek Author: Kaki Warner Reviewer: Ang Rating: C- What I’m Talking About: I would like to start by saying I am a big fan of Kaki Warner. I have been reading her historical fiction for years and if you look at past reviews you will see overall I really enjoy them. Ms. Warner tends […]

Review: When You Wish Upon a R..

Posted June 8, 2020 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: When You Wish Upon a Rogue by Anna Bennett

When You Wish Upon a Rogue Author: Anna Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: When You Wish Upon a Rogue is a sweet without being sappy and addresses the topics of grief, loss, independence, and loyalty without getting preachy or too self-righteous. Sophie is a strong heroine who has been trained her […]

Review: Marry in Scarlet by An..

Posted May 28, 2020 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Marry in Scarlet by Anne Gracie

Marry in Scarlet Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Let me start by saying I really enjoy Anne Gracie’s books, and I have been reviewing them for a while now. I started with the Chance Sisters series, which are completely enchanting and fun, and feature characters that are easily in […]