Oct 032018


Hi friends! Flo came and took September away from us here in the Carolinas and now I feel a month behind! LOL! Although, I do like the feeling of starting a new month – it feels like a good time to get organized and reset a little….and leave the past month behind!

Aside from running from a hurricane and restoring our lives, jobs, and town back to normal after the storm, the highlights of September include: the three evacu-cation days we spent in Winston-Salem.

It would have been awesome if we evacuated to England, but funnily enough we found this bit of England right at our hotel in Winston-Salem!! Continue reading »

Oct 012018

Bowie, Baggage, and Bad Relationships

Rating:  5 out of 5 stars

Source: Gift from Author

Sometimes when you are a fan of a particular author’s writing and style, you will read anything they write – even if it is from a genre you don’t typically read. 😉

As the title suggests this is a modern-day love story and in the world we live in now that is not always pretty, easy, and most likely far from perfect. Alice and Will are complex, they carry scars, and are hesitant to put themselves out there – either because they’ve been hurt badly before or because they don’t believe love is real. But after a series of tense encounters and failed matchmaking attempts, Alice and Will tentatively try just being friends. Continue reading »

Sep 302018

Guess what we are doing again, announcing some lucky winners!?!  Woot woot!

I’d like to start by thanking the lovely Syrie James for the amazing opportunity to read her latest romance releases. I adored both Runaway Heiress and Summer of Scandal – I am really happy to hear how many people are interested in reading these books as well!

In addition, thank you all for the wonderful responses to our Blogiversary post!! I am bowled over! It was so lovely of everyone to share their kind words and enjoyment of Austenesque Reviews. And I thoroughly appreciate all the kind wishes and friendly messages of support.  More than you know!  Thank you so very much dear friends, authors, and readers!  I sincerely hope to continue this blog for many more years to come!! <3 🙂

A special thank you to the lovely ladies at Ivory PaigeLiterary Book Gifts, and Northanger Soapworks who so kindly offered some promo codes and helped make my Blogiversary all the more special!  I’m so very grateful for their support!

Without further ado… the randomly selected winners are… Continue reading »