Author: Sophia Rose

Review: Jane Austen’s Li..

Posted June 13, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Non-Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Jane Austen’s Little Book of Wisdom

Jane Austen’s Little Book of Wisdom Author: Jane Austen, compiled by Andrea Kirk Assaf Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: “Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say), I shall have no check to my genius from beginning to end.” Excerpt from personal […]

Review: Six of Hearts
 by L...

Posted June 10, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Six of Hearts
 by L.H. Cosway

Six of Hearts Author: L.H. Cosway Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Twists and truths all tucked up in one man’s illusions on stage and life as he seeks revenge for a dark deed of the past. This was my first encounter with L.H. Cosway’s work, though I’ve seen her stuff many times […]

Sophia Rose’s 2024 Readi..

Posted June 6, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reading Challenge
Sophia Rose’s 2024 Reading Challenges Update: May

This year I am participating in TEN Reading Challenges.  I read 24 books for May. Here is my monthly update and year-to-date totals: Note: I have a Goodreads shelf for each challenge, and if you would like to see the books, please “follow” or “friend” me on Goodreads. Austenesque Lovers TBR Hosted by Sophia on […]

Review: Mistaken Premise by Ch..

Posted May 29, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Mistaken Premise by Cherith Boardman

Mistaken Premise Author: Cherith Boardman Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: A seemingly class difference romance variation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice turns out to be a darker, more twisting path to love.  Cherith Boardman is a new to me author, and I was intrigued to pick up this book that […]

Sophia Rose’s 2024 Readi..

Posted May 2, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reading Challenge
Sophia Rose’s 2024 Reading Challenges Update: April

This year I am participating in TEN Reading Challenges.  I read 24 books for April. Here is my monthly update and year-to-date totals: Note: I have a Goodreads shelf for each challenge, and if you would like to see the books, please “follow” or “friend” me on Goodreads. Austenesque Lovers TBR Hosted by Sophia on […]

Review: Cheater by Karen Rose

Posted April 25, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Rating B, Reviews, Romantic Suspense
Review: Cheater by Karen Rose

Cheater Author: Karen Rose Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After devouring Cold-Blooded Liar last year where Kit and Sam are introduced, I was eager to see what came next for them and what new case with a gritty, intense tone would be introduced.  Karen Rose has long since become one of […]

Review: The House on Biscayne ..

Posted April 11, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Historical Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The House on Biscayne Bay by Chanel Cleeton

The House on Biscayne Bay Author: Chanel Cleeton Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Foreboding and tragic, a fabulous house by the sea has a history from its first moments. Many claim Marbrisa is cursed when deaths and accidents plague those who come to this ominous place of seeming paradise.  Chanel Cleeton […]

Review: Raphael by Alexandra I..

Posted April 8, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: Raphael by Alexandra Ivy and Parish by Laura Wright

Raphael / Parish Authors: Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B What I’m Talking About: I had read several of both authors’ books by the time their new Bayou Heat partner came out.  I loved the idea of puma shifters hidden away in the Bayou as legend so when the pair of […]

Sophia Rose’s 2024 Readi..

Posted April 4, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reading Challenge
Sophia Rose’s 2024 Reading Challenges Update: March

This year I am participating in TEN Reading Challenges. Here is my monthly update and year-to-date totals. Note: I have a Goodreads shelf for each challenge, and if you would like to see the books, please “follow” or “friend” me on Goodreads. Austenesque Lovers TBR Hosted by Sophia on GoodReads Rules: Anything to do with […]

Review: Meadow Falls by Caroly..

Posted March 28, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Meadow Falls by Carolyn Brown

Meadow Falls Author: Carolyn Brown Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: After the death of her last living relative, a woman in her mid-thirties realizes for the first time that she is free of her father’s stifling expectations and is free to be herself.  What will she do with her life now? […]

Review: A More Agreeable Man b..

Posted March 14, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Reviews
Review: A More Agreeable Man by Jan Ashton

A More Agreeable Man Author: Jan Ashton Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice gets an interesting twist when, instead of innocent girl Georgiana Darcy getting tangled with the rakish Wickham in Ramsgate while on holiday, sweet, trusting Jane Bennet comes home engaged to the smooth talking charmer. […]

Review: Holidays With Jane: Wi..

Posted March 13, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Contemporary Romance, Rating A
Review: Holidays With Jane: Will You Be Mine Anothology

Holidays With Jane: Will You Be Mine? Authors: Rebecca Fleming, Jennifer Becton, Jessica Gray, Nancy Kelley, Melissa Buell, Claudia Grey Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Romance with a capital ‘R’ can be found in these sweeter-than-Valentine-candy contemporary Jane Austen retellings.  This is my fourth visit to the Holidays With Jane series, […]