MondayBook Recommendation

Title: Polite SocietyAuthor: Mahesh RaoPublication Date: August 17, 2018Synopsis: Beautiful, clever, and very slightly bored, Ania Khurana has Delhi wrapped around her finger. When Ania finds love for her spinster aunt, she realizes her potential as a force for good. For her next match, Ania sets her sights on Dimple: her newest, sweetest, and, sure, poorest … Continue reading MondayBook Recommendation

Monday Book Recommendation – Jane and Prudence

Title: Jane and PrudenceAuthor: Barbara PymPublication Date: September 1, 1999Synopsis: If Jane Cleveland and Prudence Bates seem an unlikely pair to be walking together at an Oxford reunion, neither of them are aware of it. They couldn't be more different: Jane is a rather incompetent vicar's wife, who always looks as if she is about to feed … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendation – Jane and Prudence

Book Recommendation – The Regency Years

Title: The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes ModernAuthor: Robert MorrisonPublication Date: April 30th 2019Synopsis: The Victorians are often credited with ushering in our current era, yet the seeds of change were planted in the years before. The Regency (1811–1820) began when the profligate Prince of Wales—the future king George IV—replaced his insane father, … Continue reading Book Recommendation – The Regency Years

Flash Back Friday

This post was originally shared on May 30, 2014It was a book recommendation for The Duke's Obsession by Frances FowlkesDescription London 1818An American Heiress Who Must Swallow Her Pride Miss Daphne Farrington despises three things: England's dreary weather, the grimy streets of London, and most especially the English aristocracy. Despite her misgivings, she must persuade the very … Continue reading Flash Back Friday

Book Recommendation – A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder

Title: A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder(Countess of Harleigh Mystery #1)Author: Dianne FreemanPublication Date: June 26, 2018Synopsis: In this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the pleasures—and scandalous pitfalls—of a London social season . . . Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, enjoys more freedom as … Continue reading Book Recommendation – A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder

Monday Book Recommendation – Pride, Prejudice, and Personal Statments

Title: Pride, Prejudice, and Personal StatmentsAuthor: Mary PagonesPublication Date: October 2018Synopsis: "A fresh, (not-so) Clueless teen's-eye view of college admissions!" Rosewood South high school senior and Jane Austen superfan Elisa "Liss" Tennant just wants to study literature at a small liberal arts college. But as difficult as securing a marriage to a man with a large fortune … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendation – Pride, Prejudice, and Personal Statments

Book Recommendation – Master and Commander

Title: Master and Commander(Aubrey & Maturin #1)Author: Patrick O'BrianSynopsis: 1800s. Britain's Nelson leads Navy against Napoleon's France. Captain Jack Aubrey, newly promoted to old, slow HMS Sophie, is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. Aided by friend and skilled ship surgeon Stephen Maturin, Aubrey and crew win clashes, finally … Continue reading Book Recommendation – Master and Commander

Monday Book Recommendation – Master and Commander

Title: Master and CommanderAuthor: Patrick O'BrianSynopsis: 1800s. Britain's Nelson leads Navy against Napoleon's France. Captain Jack Aubrey, newly promoted to old, slow HMS Sophie, is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. Aided by friend and skilled ship surgeon Stephen Maturin, Aubrey and crew win clashes, finally hopelessly outmatched by … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendation – Master and Commander