Category: Ex Libris Romance


Ex Libris Romance (53)

Ex Libris Romance (53)

  Ok, listen. You are going to want to roll your eyes and ignore this book because of the ridiculous title. (Why, Harlequin, WHY??)  You shouldn’t, though, because this book was such an amazing find. Its about a 9/11 widow who cannot move on and an introverted art appraiser who is trying to convince herself […]

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Ex Libris Romance (52)

Ex Libris Romance (52)

Call Me Maybe was a different kind of NA romance, but that is not a bad thing at all. The virtual meet cute was a very interesting way for these meet these two characters and it allowed them the space to get to know each other before meeting in person.  Clementine’s wealth, which she tried […]

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Ex Libris Romance (51)

Ex Libris Romance (51)

I really loved this one!  We see a lot of 19th century Scottish romance and a lot of pre-Culloden Highlander romance, but Sutherland’s Secret takes place in the time immediately following Culloden when it was very dangerous to identify with the Highlander way of life.  To compound that danger, we have Eleanor, who is English, […]

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Ex Libris Romance (49)

Ex Libris Romance (49)

One thing I love about Sarah MacLean’s books are the heroines, who are always the right combination of romantic and unconventional for their time.  Sophie is not exception.  Her impulsive decision to leave town by hiding in a carriage that she thought was going back to her neighborhood.   King was an interesting character as […]

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Ex Libris Romance (48)

Ex Libris Romance (48)

Bailey has lived through a very serious illness so her enjoy life while you can approach is in direct contrast to Hudson’s dedication to all of the commitments in his life.  Their relationship has sparks from the start and Hud’s protectiveness is a great foil to Bailey’s determination to be independent.  Throw in her meddling […]

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Ex Libris Romance (46)

Ex Libris Romance (46)

No one writes feminist romance like Victoria Dahl…I mean, no one.  I am not a big erotica reader, but this book really blew me away.  It combined a very emotional story with some blazingly hot sexy times.  I loved Jessica, who did what she had to do to survive, and while she regretted how much […]

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Ex Libris Romance (45)

Ex Libris Romance (45)

I really should just say – It’s a Lisa Kleypas book, do you really need me to convince you?  However, if you haven’t read anything by one of my very favorite romance authors, let me tell you that you are missing out.  Cold Hearted Rake is the first book in a new series and this […]

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Ex Libris Romance (44)

Ex Libris Romance (44)

The Wrong Bride was a pretty fun mistaken identity story.  I always love the enemies to friends to romance pattern, which is sort of the romance pattern, and The Wrong Bride pulled it off pretty well.  It’s the first in a new series centering around arranged marriages in the Scottish Highlands.  I thought that the […]

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Ex Libris Romance (43)

Ex Libris Romance (43)

Ever since we met Zoe a few books ago, I have been dying for her story, so All I Want was a book that I was highly anticipating!  Beneath Zoe’s drive to keep everything going; the house, her career, her siblings, is her deep need to be loved and appreciated.  She has had to take […]

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