Author: Amanda

Review: Winter of Solace by Kathryn Le Veque

Review: Winter of Solace by Kathryn Le Veque

This story is everything I love in a historical romance. We have knights, a classic “damsel in distress” trope, and a very obvious, black-and-white villain. It was exactly the escape I needed during a big ol’ social uprising. Give me ALL the strong, broody knights and ALL the “happily ever after”s. Immediately. Caius d’Avignon is […]

Posted July 3, 2020 by Amanda in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Trouble with Wolves by Danielle Annett

Review: Trouble with Wolves by Danielle Annett

I found this book to be…frustrating but good overall. I wanted it to be excellent and it does have some good qualities, but I’ve read better in this genre.  Melinda Chogan, Lindy to most, is the daughter of the Alpha wolf of a race of shapeshifting paranormals living in the backwoods of Canada. Her pack […]

Posted June 15, 2020 by Amanda in Reviews / 1 Comment
Novel Flicks: Jane Eyre (2011)

Novel Flicks: Jane Eyre (2011)

Jane Eyre (2011)Directed By: Cary Joji FukunagaScreenplay: Moira BuffiniStarring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, & Judi DenchRating: Adapted from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he’s hiding a terrible secret. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, every now and then you […]

Posted June 13, 2020 by Amanda in Features / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Audio Review: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Life is divided into sections. There was the time you were a child, a time you were a teenager, a time you were an adult. Then your adult life is sectioned off into marriage, parenthood, career, retirement, the time you travel, the time you were with that one person, those years you were depressed, and […]

Posted June 1, 2020 by Amanda in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Dark King by C.N. Crawford

Review: Dark King by C.N. Crawford

This book dives into plot really quickly with a fast pace. Aenor Dahut, displaced and disgraced princess of the fae island of Ys is captured by the god of the sea and the Ankou (a servant of Death), Lyr. We’re immediately thrown into the intrigues of the Court of the Sea. Someone drowned Aenor’s home […]

Posted February 27, 2020 by Amanda in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: Mischief and Mistletoe by Tanya Anne Crosby

Review: Mischief and Mistletoe by Tanya Anne Crosby

This title lives up to its…title… I LOVE , and this is right in line with her historical romances – and set in the cold 1800’s around Christmas. Emma Peters has been engaged for a long time to the Duke of Willyngham, Lucien Morgan, even though they haven’t seen each other in three years. He […]

Posted December 19, 2019 by Amanda in Reviews / 0 Comments
Audio Review: Christmas in Silver Bell Falls

Audio Review: Christmas in Silver Bell Falls

You know how sometimes you read a book and it turns out to be kind of a perfect storm of Christmas-y-ness? That’s this story. All over. The house. Melanie Harper and Christmas have never gotten on well. Once her mother left at Christmastime, it seemed that every year she and her dad tried to make […]

Posted December 16, 2019 by Amanda in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: A Lake House Holiday by Megan Squires

Review: A Lake House Holiday by Megan Squires

“Everything is beautiful and I love all of you.” That’s how I feel after reading this little sweetie of a book. Have I told you lately how much I love a feel-good romance novel? Have I told you how much I love Christmas novels? Have I toooooold you lately……that I love you??? Actually, yes I […]

Posted December 4, 2019 by Amanda in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black

Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black

YOU GOT SOME NERVE HOLLY. Destroying my inner peace like that…in one fell swoop, this book got me turnt. Imma need you to pay for some personal leave so I can figure out how to live my life after finishing this book. And again with the chapter title page illustrations – cute little bits of […]

Posted November 15, 2019 by Amanda in Reviews / 4 Comments