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Like Romance Novels? Want to find your next great read? Or maybe you just want to hear one person's opinion on if they liked the book or not. Join Heidi. Heidi doesn't hold back. Heidi expects Romance Novel's to be great books and she expects authors to create compelling characters. Hear her thoughts! This is a podcast to discuss romance books and give a review and rating. It is to help romance book readers find a next great read or new author to explore. Each podcast is broken into two sect ...
 
In this podiobook: Lucy Albert is not your ordinary maladjusted suburban adolescent. Born into the era of the Black Plague in medieval Italy, Lucy is chosen as a mate by the sinister vampire Sebastianus against her will. Struggling to survive in a modern world she cannot identify with, Lucy isn't looking for attention. Welcome to Forever Fifteen, where a lonely girl seeks refuge in a world awash in everyday brutality, a world where only blood and death can sate her hunger. Journey into Lucy' ...
 
Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, a short volume, published by Sheldon & Co., NY in 1871, is Mark Twain's third book. It consists of two stories - First Romance, which had originally appeared in The Express in 1870, and A Burlesque Autobiography (bearing no relationship to Twain's actual life), which first appeared in Twain's Memoranda contributions to the Galaxy. Rather, the content consists of a few short stories of fictional characters who are supposedly part of Tw ...
 
Medieval England in the 12th century. The evil Prince John rules England in place of his brother, the noble Richard the Lionheart, who is being held in an Austrian prison by Duke Leopold of Austria, while returning from one of his Crusades. Under the avaricious and Machiavellian John, the Norman aristocrats are in constant conflict with the native Saxon people. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is set in these turbulent times. The eponymous hero, Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the son of a Saxon nobleman has ...
 
He is a divinely handsome young man, valiant and fiercely loyal to his uncle who adopted and nurtured him from the time he was an abandoned orphan. She is the ethereally beautiful princess of a faraway country, betrothed to the middle-aged uncle. They meet when the young man is sent as an emissary to her country to bring her back for the grand wedding. On board the ship, the two fall tragically in love. Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bedier is a retelling of an ancient legend which has been po ...
 
A Room With a View opens with Two Englishwomen touring Europe. The older one is poor, bossy, old fashioned and a great upholder of what is “proper.” The younger one is less certain of herself, but holds within her the makings of a passionate, emotional and independent woman. In Florence they are allotted a room overlooking a dull courtyard, whereas they had specifically asked for a “view.” A fellow guest offers them his own rooms which offer wonderful vistas of the Arno. The older woman inst ...
 
This second collection of essays by Mark Twain is a good example of the diversity of subject matter about which he wrote. As with the essays in Volume 1, many first appeared alone, in magazines or newspapers, before being printed as chapters of his larger works, while others were taken from larger works and reprinted in collections of essays. On top of being prolific, Mark Twain was a very successful marketer of his works. Volume 2 contains the following works: 1.) "A Curious Experience" - 1 ...
 
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Heidi wanted to continue exploring Kathryn Le Veque's books and chose this book that was a USA Today bestseller, RONE finalist for 2018, Book Excellence Award Winner for Romance 2018, and Kindle Book Review Finalist for 2018. Le Veque is a master at medieval romance and Heidi is enjoying joining her in the medieval time period, even if she is wonde…
 
In the mystery debut novel The Mountains Wild by Sarah Stewart Taylor Heidi shares that she felt the romance story in this book was superior to the mystery story. The romance moved her emotionally in ways her desiccated heart rarely allows. This book is told in flashbacks. Twenty years ago Maggie's cousin goes missing in Ireland. While there, Maggi…
 
This podcast is the first of two books that Heidi is reviewing by this author. Kathryn Le Veque is the Queen of medieval romance and in this tale she provides a love between rival clans that can barely get off the ground when the hero's village is burned to the ground. To get his revenge against the heroine's clan he goes off to learn how to fight …
 
Heidi reviews a paranormal romance series Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter. She specifically read two books in this series for the podcast, Book 8 The Darkest Surrender, and Book 13 The Darkest Promise but she discusses the overarching elements of this series. Heidi also discusses how she does her ranking system of 1-10. Part I - A spoiler…
 
Heidi reviews the contemporary romance Managed by Kristen Callihan. This book is the second in the VIP series by the author. Heidi has found a new favorite author and will be reading her other series and the other books in the VIP series. The hero Gabriel has kept himself as an outsider, even among his very close friends. Our bubbly heroine Sophie …
 
Heidi reviews the contemporary romance On Dublin Street. This is her second novel with this author and Heidi finds her novels fun and fast paced and they focus on the present day chemistry between the hero and heroine with not a ton of plot other than these two getting together. This is a great beach or plane book that will have keep you turning th…
 
This lush and intense fantasy romance features Yvenne, an intelligent and courageous heroine that Heidi really rooted for and wanted a happy ending for. However, this romance also features Marrek, the "hero". The uneasy truce that has settled on the land is on pins and needles as the death of the King and Queen of Parsathe, and Marrek's parents, st…
 
The Rakess is a refreshing historical romance that pushes the boundaries for the categories that women are meant to be in during this time period. Seraphina Arden, our heroine, takes what she wants and fights for women’s rights for education and equal treatment. She is strong, she is not without her flaws, and she is relatable. Our hero, Adam Ander…
 
Heidi reviews a paranormal romance Rhapsodic The Bargainer Book 1 by Laura Thalassa. Heidi explores this author (her first time reading her) and explains what she liked and didn't like about this book. This book involves a romance between a Fae King and a Siren! Come and check it out if you are a paranormal romance reader! Each podcast is broken in…
 
Heidi reads the first in the Vampire series Deep in Your Veins by Suzanne Wright titled Here Be Sexist Vampires. Even if you don't like paranormal romances, come listen to Heidi skewer the hero in this podcast for his misogynistic ways. This book has one of the best heroines that Heidi has read in awhile, she is strong, sure of herself, and takes n…
 
Wow this was a tough book to review. Heidi knows she read this book back 20 years ago, and while maybe she didn't love it, she didn't hate it with the flames of eternal fire she does today. This book was written in the late 70's early 80's and released in 1985. It has not aged well. Come and find out why this book scores really low on the Heidi sca…
 
This week Heidi reviews one of her favorite books from the past year - The Hating Game by Sally Thorne. Does this book get the elusive PERFECT TEN on the Heidi rating scale? The Hating Game is a contemporary romance with two fantastic characters, a great workplace setting, and a witty, effervescent, style. It is a hate to love romance which Heidi i…
 
Heidi reviews a new spin off from Paige Tyler off of her popular SWAT Special Wolf Alpha Team paranormal series about Werewolves. This is a Military adventure paranormal romance and the start of a new STAT series (Special Threat Operations Team). Heidi explores this author (her first time reading her) and explains what she liked and didn't like abo…
 
In this bonus episode Heidi deviates from her book reviews to discuss why she stopped reading JR Ward after reading her 12th book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Heidi has some strong opinions on how she went from love to hate with this series. Heidi mentions before a comment that there will be a slight spoiler mentioned but otherwise this …
 
Heidi read this book a month ago when it came out, and she wasn't initially going to do a podcast about it. She discusses whether this really is a "romance". But due to some recent podcasts about this book, Heidi felt she would do a bonus episode discussing her thoughts. Each podcast is broken into two sections, separated by a music interlude to le…
 
Heidi reviews a new book from a new author! The book is touted as Bridget Jones Diary meets Crazy Rich Asians - does Heidi think so? Heidi also discusses why she was late to drop this podcast - her original book selected for review The One Who Stays by Toni Blake, just wasn't her cup of tea and she couldn't finish it. She tells you why in minutes 0…
 
Heidi reviews this New York Times Bestseller from 1989! Does it stand the test of time? Is this book still good after 30 years? Come and find out! Each podcast is broken into two sections, separated by a music interlude to let you know when Part II - The Pivot Point has started. Part I - A spoiler free review of the book to help you discover if you…
 
Heidi gives an overview of the book Fumbled by Alexa Martin, the second book the Playbook Series by Alexa Martin. Each podcast is broken into two sections, separated by a music interlude to let you know when Part II - The Pivot Point has started. Part I - A spoiler free review of the book to help you discover if you want to read the book or not. Pa…
 
This introductory podcast gives you information on the podcast host, Heidi, as well as an introduction into what the podcast is going to be about. If you love romance books - this is the place to be! Heidi will be reviewing and rating a different romance novel each podcast. In this introductory podcast Heidi describes the different kinds of romance…
 
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