posts by Jayne S:
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general? Post away.
With his heart on the line will it be fight…or flight? Dr. Court Armstrong is running from the past, a flight that takes him straight to the doorstep of a Ghanaian hospital and Nurse Maggie Everett. Working with firebrand Maggie is a challenge Court relishes every second of, but he’s ... more >
Dear Ms. Mayberry, Why am I reading this older book of yours? There’s a story behind this and I’m going to tell it to you. You see, Jane usually gets all the printed arcs submitted to DA and then she divvies them up and mails them out to us. Sometimes ... more >
Emma (1996 A&E TV) Genre: Novel adaptation/Romance/Regency Period Grade: B I was reluctant to watch this adaptation mainly due to the fact that I’m not a great Kate Beckinsale fan. Something about her struck me as distant, controlling and snobby. But my curiosity overcame me and I finally took the ... more >
Dear Ms. Smith, I read this book years ago based on reviews and posts at the regency listserv and I loved it. I will say, however, that it’s not going to be for everyone. To begin with, you made it first person and secondly, it’s fairly realistic in it’s portrayal ... more >
“Deserted by her husband because she couldn’t have children, Catherine Holben has thrown herself into her job counseling pregnant teens. Catherine is still recovering from the pain of her divorce, but her life is changed forever when she makes a purchase in a quaint curio shop. She meets handsome, hardworking ... more >