Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers #1) by Lisa Kleypas

[rating=2] Secrets of a Summer Night was my first Lisa Kleypas romance, and I was SO looking forward to it. Regency is my preferred era, but a good Victorian can tempt me, and I’d heard that Kleypas incorporated a lot of period detail into her writing. Add an alpha male hero, and all seemed promising. […]

Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

[rating=5] Minerva Dobbs might be my favorite romance heroine, and I do not type those words lightly. Sure, she has flaws, but her dialogue is to die for and she contains facets of all of my best friends in their best moments. At regular intervals, ‘Bet Me’ delivers scenes that –in real life– would end […]