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New Release! MR. DARCY’S KISS by Krista Lakes

Title: Mr. Darcy’s Kiss Author: Krista Lakes Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: December 26, 2017 Blurb: Rich. British. Hot as hell. Elizabeth Bennett has never appreciated any of these traits in a man. So when Mr. Darcy, billionaire British playboy and GQ’s Bachelor of the Year, meets her at a function, she’s surprised at how attracted she is to him. That is until he puts his foot in his big, arrogant mouth. The slap that she gave him got her thrown out of the biggest fundraiser of the year, but the mark she left on Mr. Darcy won’t leave his…

A Conversation with Natasha Farrant, Author of THE SECRET DIARY OF LYDIA BENNET

Welcome, Natasha! What 5 things should readers know about you? I talk to my cat more than to any human being. I am addicted to strong black coffee. I am never happier than by the sea. I am proud to busting of my two amazing, strong, independent thinking teenage daughters. I am a European. Fantastic!   Tell us all about your main characters—who are they? What makes them tick? Most importantly, what one thing would they need if stranded on a desert isle? 😉 Headstrong Lydia is the youngest sister of five, bored to death living in the country, dreaming…

New Release (Audiobook) Review! ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld (The Austen Project #4–a P&P retelling)

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld   Synopsis: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets…

Pre-Release Review and Giveaway! LADY BRIDGET’S DIARY by Maya Rodale (Keeping Up with the Cavendishes #1)

Enter to Win a Print Copy of LADY BRIDGET’S DIARY and a $25.00 eGift Card to Choice Book Seller LADY BRIDGET’S DIARY Keeping Up with the Cavendishes #1 Maya Rodale Releasing February 23rd, 2016 Avon Books In the first hilarious entry in her brand new series, USA Today bestselling author Maya Rodale re-invents a love story we all know and cherish. Lord Darcy is the epitome of perfect… Lord Darcy is the quintessential Englishman: wealthy, titled, impossibly proper and horrified that a pack of Americans have inherited one of England’s most respected dukedoms. But his manners, his infamous self-restraint and better…

Audiobook Review: THE SECRET DIARIES OF LIZZIE BENNET by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick

Lizzie’s “secret” diary written during the timeline of the videos! Squee!   I might be a teensy bit obsessed with Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. The number of times I’ve read the book can’t be counted–I’ve got it in paperback (three copies, I think? No, wait–four. We have the LBD version too), hardcover (twice, at least), digital (two copies? three? not sure), and on audio (again, twice. Not sure why). I’ve owned two copies of the 1995 BBC classic on DVD (two words: COLIN FIRTH), and one of the Keira Knightley one (it’s definitely not the most true-to-the-original version, but…

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