Travis Family series

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Brown-Eyed Girl

It has been a long wait for Lisa Kleypas fans who have been anxious to read about Joe Travis and his story. As with any Kleypas book, Brown-Eyed Girl is well written, but it falls a little short in this reader’s opinion when compared to the other books in the Travis family series. I had to sit bac ...

A
The Luckiest Lady in London

I’m a huge fan of Sherry Thomas’ writing, and of the way she injects a degree of grit and realism into a genre that is so often seen through rose-colored lenses and softened around the edges. Her characters are, for the most part, rich, titled and good-looking, but it’s what’s underneath the ...

B
Smooth Talking Stranger

I've liked every Lisa Kleypas book I've ever read, and even loved some of them, but somehow I don't manage to keep current with her books. Until Smooth Talking Stranger, I hadn't even tried one of her contemporaries. I suppose I'm saving them all for a rainy day (like Dreaming of You which I've neve ...

B+
Blue-Eyed Devil

It’s rare that I purchase a new release hardback and even rarer if I am at the bookstore looking to buy it on the day of its release. But after the pure delight I experienced while reading Sugar Daddy, Lisa Kleypas’s first foray into contemporary writing, I was eager for more and especially intr ...

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Sugar Daddy

I bow to no one in my love of Lisa Kleypas’ historical romances. I love her style, her characters, and her wonderful sense of time and place, so when she announced her move to the contemporary arena, I’ll admit I shuddered. When I got an ARC of Sugar Daddy at work, I opened it with some trepidat ...