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Discovering Georgette Heyer and Giveaway

It wasn’t long after I started blogging that I discovered my love for historical fiction. This lead me to learn about Sourcebooks, a publisher that not only showcases new historical fiction, but reprints older work as well. Had I not come into contact with my friends at Sourcebooks, I am not sure if I would […]

#352 ~ Sylvester or the Wicked Uncle

Sylvester or The Wicked Uncle by Georgette Heyer Published by: Sourcebooks Published on: April 1, 2011 Page Count: 400 Genre: Regency Romance My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for review Available Formats: Paperback and eBook My Review Sylvester, the bachelor Duke of Salford, became the guardian of his young nephew when […]

#148 ~ False Colours

False Colours by Georgette Heyer When I was first offered the opportunity to read and review some of Georgette Heyer’s Regency romances, I had a hard time selecting between The Reluctant Widow and False Colours. I chose The Reluctant Widow, but bought False Colours with my first Christmas gift card.  Now, I am thankful that […]

Historical Fiction Lovers March Selection

This month, the Historical Fiction Lovers book club is reading False Colours, one of the Georgette Heyer books that Sourcebooks – love them! – has republished recently.   You can click on the book title to buy it through Amazon.com (it’s available for the Kindle, too), or check the book out at your local library. Once […]

Mailbox Monday ~ 3.2.09

I’m sorry to be late this week, but I spent a good part of yesterday compiling the entries for my Bookmark It contest for Bookroom Reviews’ Book Giveaway Carnival.  I didn’t even have time to enter any contests myself.  It’s a good problem to have, though.   If you haven’t entered my contest, please do.  […]

#132 ~ The Conqueror

The Conqueror by Georgette Heyer The Conqueror tells the story of William the Conqueror, from his bastard birth, to his life as the Duke of Normandy, and finally to his triumphant rise to the throne of England. Given the circumstances of William’s life and the political climate of both Normandy and England in the 11th […]

SantaThing

Thanks to a fun post written by Fyrefly, I found out about SantaThing, a wonderful Secret Santa type of book exchange facilitated by LibraryThing.  I received my SantaThing books yesterday and I’m so exicted!  I got Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer and The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman.  I am loving Georgette Heyer these days […]

We’re All Sick and/or Tired

Hello everyone.  I haven’t been very prolific in my blogging or my commenting this month because ever since Thanksgiving one or more of us have been sick.  Danny has been sick since Thanksgiving.  Allison has had a cold/congestion last week that kept Danny and I up a couple of hours a night for a few […]

#128 ~ The Reluctant Widow

The Reluctant Widow by Georgette Heyer Elinor Rochdale, the daughter of a disgraced member of the aristocracy, is headed by coach to a rural village where she has been offered a position as a governess for a wealthy family.  She is bored to tears by working as a governess, but since her father’s suicide, she […]

The Sunday Salon ~ Savoring Reading

Happy Sunday, everyone!  I hope that this post finds you fat and happy after a relaxing Thanksgiving weekend.  Thanksgiving was fun this year because both girls had an understanding of what it is about and actually wanted to watch the parade with us Thursday morning.  This also promises to be a fun Christmas as well.  […]