Hello Book Lovers! I’m filling in for Anna while she’s buried in wedding preparations. After burning through many must reads last week, I’m bound-and-determined to get a little sleep. But publishers just keep on releasing more books! Time to add to our never-ending TBR piles. Up this week….
Stella: What the Bride Wore by Jade Lee.
Grant Benton, Earl of Crowle, finally has the funds he always pretended to have, and what he wants now is a woman. That woman is Lady Irene Knopp, who spends her days helping debutantes plan their weddings. A recent widow, Irene longs for love again, but she’s afraid to risk her heart, especially to the notorious Grant Benton.
I just read my very first Jade Lee story, Winning a Bride, the #2.5 novella in her Bridal Favors series. It was lovely. I loved the fesity, unorthodox heroine and the wonderfully tortured hero, so I’m excited and can’t …
Format read: ebook copy provided by publisher through NetGalley
Series: Book #1 in the Shakespeare in Love series
Release Date: 6 November 2012
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Number of pages: 352 pages
Formats available: ebook, paperback
Purchasing Info: Goodreads, Author’s Website, Amazon, Kindle, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository US, Book Depository UK
How To Tame A Willful Wife:
1. Forbid her from riding astride
2. Hide her dueling sword
3. Burn all her breeches and buy her silk drawers
4. Frisk her for hidden daggers
5. Don’t get distracted while frisking her for hidden daggers…
Anthony Carrington, Earl of Ravensbrook, expects a biddable bride. A man of fiery passion tempered by the rigors of war into steely self-control, he demands obedience from his troops and his future wife. Regardless of how fetching she looks in breeches.
Promised to the Earl of Plump Pockets by her impoverished father, Caroline Montague is no simpering miss. She rides a war …
Today you are treated to a very unique express interview I conducted with Christy English, author of the lovely How to Tame a Willful Wife, a Regency retelling of Shakespeare’s classic (and much beloved) Taming of the Shrew. This interview is a 20 seconds, elevator ride interview, so read on to get a first glimpse of the story, the inspiration behind it as well as Christy’s take on Shakespeare retellings and their appeal.
Stella: Hi Christy, welcome to Book Lovers Inc! Congratulations on the release of How to Tame a Willful Wife, the 1st book in your new Shakespeare in Love historical romance series published by Sourcebooks!
Christy: Thank you so much for hosting me. I am excited to talk about my novel in relation to my favorite playwright.
Stella: How to Tame a Willful Wife is described as a Regency retelling of the famous and beloved The Taming of the Shrew. Why did you …