Cinderella

Review: The Temporary Wife by Mary Balogh

Review: The Temporary Wife by Mary Baloghby Keira G

Hero: To say that the Marquess of Staunton does not have a good relationship with his father is an understatement. When summoned to return home after eight years of separation, he decides to thwart his father’s matrimonial plans by finding his own wife first. He wants to embarrass and wound and decides the lowest he […]

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Review: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, Book 3) by Julia Quinn

Review: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, Book 3) by Julia Quinnby Keira G

Heroine: Sophie Beckett might be the daughter of an earl, but she’s not legitimate. She’s lived as an unpaid maid to her stepmother and stepsisters since her father passed away. One evening, she dared to sneak into Lady Bridgerton′s masquerade ball and found “Prince Charming.” As charming as he may be, Sophie know not even […]

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Story Tropes: Rags to Riches

Story Tropes: Rags to Richesby Guest Blogger

Guest blog by Katherine Givens, author of In Her Dreams One of my favorite romance tropes is the rags to riches story. I’m not talking about the traditional Cinderella story with talking mice and a pumpkin turned carriage. I’m talking about a hero who went from a street urchin dwelling in the streets of St. […]

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The Cinderella Trope

 The Cinderella Tropeby Guest Blogger

Guest blog by Aubrey Rose, author of Me, Cinderella? Hi everyone, my name is Aubrey Rose and I just finished my first new adult novel, Me, Cinderella?. The story is about a young woman who longs to visit her mother’s grave in Hungary and ends up finding love along the way. Both of the main […]

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Review: Operation Cinderella by Hope Tarr

Review: Operation Cinderella by Hope Tarrby Sandra Scholes

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Synopsis: Manhattan is the setting for this urban fairytale, and let’s face it, we’ve seen plenty of these novels on the bookshelves recently, as much as there are TV series and movies. Fairy tales seem to be the bread and butter of fiction these days. Macie Graham, a magazine editor is […]

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Gold-Digger or Gravedigger?

Gold-Digger or Gravedigger?by Guest Blogger

Guest blog by Wendy Holden, author of Marrying Up I’m a big fan of gold-diggers, which is why I’ve got one as the main character in my new novel. Girls who use what they’ve got to get what they want have always had a bad press, but this seems to me unfair. Until the twentieth […]

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Review: Bewitching by Jill Barnett

Review: Bewitching by Jill Barnettby Keira G

There are a bunch of novels by Jill Barnett that are being released specifically for ebook format this year and Bewitching was one of them. I found out later after accepting a review copy that Bewitching is considered one of the all time best romances written and I can certainly see why. It’s the story […]

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Movie Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella Starring Brandy Norwood and Paolo Montalban

Movie Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella Starring Brandy Norwood and Paolo Montalbanby Keira G

I love Cinderella. I don’t really know anybody who doesn’t adore this type of character. Her story is one of rags to riches; poor in money but rich in love. Take her story, a timeless classic, and add Rodgers and Hammerstein to the mix and you have a hit musical. I love all versions of […]

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