Tag: historical romance

First Line Friday (week 290): Fascination

First Line Friday (week 290): Fascination

Posted May 19, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Fascination – the new 1950s sweet southern romance by Jo Huddleston! and the first line is… […]


Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Posted May 19, 2022 / 3 Comments

THE PERFECT MAIL-ORDER BRIDE by Regina Scott SERIES: Frontier Matches #1 GENRE: Historical/Western Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Edwards and Williams RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2022 PAGES: 211 Close to perfection Ada Williamson lived her whole life in the shadow of her charismatic, capricious sister. But when the beautiful Melinda […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Posted May 12, 2022 / 4 Comments

THE VISCOUNT’S LADY NOVELIST by Alissa Baxter SERIES: The Linfield Ladies #2 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Vinspire RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2022 PAGES: 253 Harriet Linfield is a lady novelist who has been disillusioned by love. She sets out to write more realistic tales about the emotion […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Posted May 10, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with bookish characters and what a fun topic that is! It’s also a neverending one haha so I limited myself to releases within the last year or we would be here for about five posts worth of content. Be they […]


First Line Friday (week 288): When the Day Comes

First Line Friday (week 288): When the Day Comes

Posted May 5, 2022 / 11 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of When the Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer, one of my most anticipated books of 2022! and […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Historical Fiction

Posted May 5, 2022 / 13 Comments

Has everyone recovered from the sheer volume of yesterday’s list of contemporary new releases? I have just barely gotten my strength back 😉 I tell ya, these Mid 2022 New Releases have my bookish heart positively twitterpated!! Are you ready for a look at Mid 2022 Historical New Releases (May-August). […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Umbrellas on the Cover

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Umbrellas on the Cover

Posted April 26, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘books with ____ on the cover’. I picked my topic last night because of spring and ‘April showers’, and it turned out to be a rainy day here in the Atlanta metro area so my topic became serendipitous lol. So, without […]



First Line Friday (week 286): The Marquis’s Pursuit

First Line Friday (week 286): The Marquis’s Pursuit

Posted April 21, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Marquis’s Pursuit by Lorri Dudley, the newest book in one of my fave series! and […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & Ever Constant

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & Ever Constant

Posted April 13, 2022 / 25 Comments

Please join me in welcoming another of my very fave people back to the blog! The marvelous Kimberley Woodhouse is here today to chat about the first book she ever loved & her new historical romance with Tracie Peterson – Ever Constant! EVER CONSTANT by Tracie Peterson & Kimberley Woodhouse […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Debutante’s Code

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Debutante’s Code

Posted April 12, 2022 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming one of my very fave people back to the blog! The fabulous Erica Vetsch is here today to chat about the challenges involved in writing a mystery like The Debutante’s Code, the first book in her new Thorndike & Swann Regency Mysteries! THE DEBUTANTE’S CODE […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Claiming Her Legacy by Linda Goodnight

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Claiming Her Legacy by Linda Goodnight

Posted April 7, 2022 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Claiming Her Legacy by Linda Goodnight, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! CLAIMING HER LEGACY by Linda Goodnight GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Harlequin Love Inspired Trade RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2022 PAGES: 368 With her family’s legacy on the […]


Guest Post: Linda Weaver Clarke & A Lady of Refinement

Guest Post: Linda Weaver Clarke & A Lady of Refinement

Posted April 3, 2022 / 2 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Linda Weaver Clarke back to the blog today to chat about her new historical romance, Lady of Refinement! A LADY OF REFINEMENT by Linda Weaver Clarke SERIES: Women of Courage GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance RELEASE DATE: December 30, 2021 PAGES: 172 Reading is Serenity’s favorite […]


First Line Friday (week 283): Enchanting the Heiress

First Line Friday (week 283): Enchanting the Heiress

Posted March 31, 2022 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Enchanting the Heiress by Kristi Ann Hunter. I am woefully behind on my KAH reading, and […]


Cover Reveal (and a Guest Post!): The Cairo Curse by Pepper Basham

Cover Reveal (and a Guest Post!): The Cairo Curse by Pepper Basham

Posted March 31, 2022 / 33 Comments

I’m so excited today to bring you the cover reveal for The Cairo Curse by Pepper Basham, releasing February 2023 from Barbour! And the fabulous Pepper Basham herself is here today to chat about being a cover enthusiast!! SEQUEL TO THE MISTLETOE COUNTESS GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction […]