Tara: Hello! It’s me, once again crashing one of Shana’s reviews (thank goodness she loves me). I was SO excited when I found out she was reading My Heart’s in the Highlands, because I’d just finished and was desperate to talk to someone about it. This book is BANANAS and kind of messy, but I was into it. Shana: Meanwhile, I was quietly squeeing to myself, with no one to talk to about how ridiculous … Continue reading My Heart’s in the Highlands by Amy Hoff
The Highlander is a wackadoodle crazysauce “historical” romance. You can totally judge this book by its cover, which features a kilt, a partially unbuttoned shirt, a dress from the antebellum South, and the kind of sunset you only get after nuclear weapons have been discharged. I loved it to bits. The book has an extremely high squick factor, especially in the first two chapters. The prologue involves a disposable sex worker being disposed of. (Hello, … Continue reading The Highlander by Kerrigan Byrne
Sarah: Recently, Freebird had a really interesting homework assignment. He had to list the things that influenced him from most to least – things like parents, friends, the internet, etc. Then Hubby and I had to do the assignment, too, and list the things that influenced us when we were his age. Of course, when he and I were kids, there was no internet. Both of us listed “books” as the thing that influenced us most When … Continue reading Our Romance Influences
Black Raven’s Lady by Kathleen Harrington is $1.99! This is the third and final book in the Highland Lairds Trilogy. The heroine boards a ship under “false pretenses” and at first, I was hoping these pretenses were that she was posing as a boy because I’m a sucker for that trope, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. While the book can be read as a standalone, many readers have said they enjoyed it more after reading the other two books in the trilogy. Is anyone else familiar with these books?