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The Vagaries of Us is a book blog offering book reviews, book recommendations, bookish memes and discussion posts, focusing on the Romance and Young Adult genres. Anything book related is fair game here!

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Cover Reveal – Paranormal Encounters by Deborah J. Hughes

Cover Reveal – Paranormal Encounters by Deborah J. Hughes

Pre-Order Link - Amazon - Paranormal Encounters (Tess Schafer-Medium Book 8)   About the Author Deborah J Hughes Since living several of her childhood years in a haunted house, Deborah has been interested in the paranormal. After all, she wanted to understand just...

Kiss of the Royal Blog Tour – Review – Giveaway

Kiss of the Royal Blog Tour – Review – Giveaway

Kiss of the Royal is a YA fiction novel by author Lindsey Duga. The story follows Ivy- a seventeen-year-old girl with unparalleled magic that can be bestowed upon others in the form of a kiss. In this richly imaginative world filled with dark forces such as goblins, dwarves, dragons, witches, and wraiths, a society of noble princes and princesses known as the Royals are sworn to protect the three kingdoms from evil.

Author Interview with Erin Watt about One Small Thing

Author Interview with Erin Watt about One Small Thing

Hello readers! Welcome to New York Times bestselling author-duo Erin Watt! I had the amazing opportunity to have a chat with Elle Kennedy and Jen Frederick to talk about their newly released novel "One Small Thing".  I  am a huge fan of Erin Watt so I am totally...

One Small Thing by Erin Watt – Review

One Small Thing by Erin Watt – Review

One Small Thing is a standalone novel by New York Times bestselling author-duo Erin Watt. The story follows Beth, a high school student who-for the past three years-has been sheltered and monitored closely by her parents after the sudden, tragic death of her older sister. However, her desire to finally break free from their over-protectiveness leads her to a party where she runs into another high school student- Chase.

Six Reverse Harem Books You Must Read

Six Reverse Harem Books You Must Read

I was recently introduced to the exhilarating and steamy world of reverse harem books …and let me tell you, this subgenre is one that I will definitely revisit again…and again… It takes an extraordinarily strong, fierce, and passionate heroine to maintain...

Why Romance Novels are Literally the BEST

Why Romance Novels are Literally the BEST

From a young age I was captivated by love and romance- I was the girl who was enraptured with films like The Princess Bride and Beauty and the Beast, and later- Pride and Prejudice and Titanic (though the ending on this last one made me realize how much I prefer...

Cover Reveal: Reckless Attraction by J. J. Knight

Cover Reveal: Reckless Attraction by J. J. Knight

Reckless Attraction J.J. Knight Publication date: July 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance I wish this were the usual love story. Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love. They live happily ever after. But it’s not. In this one, I find the most awesome girl. Chloe....

A Review of Jockblocked by Jen Frederick

A Review of Jockblocked by Jen Frederick

Jockblocked is the second novel in the Gridiron series by USA Today bestselling author Jen Frederick. The story follows Lucy Washington, a college junior who works at a coffee shop, spends a great deal of time practicing for a mock trial, and steadfastly avoids jocks- especially the football players.

Cover Reveal – Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel

Cover Reveal – Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel

Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel Genre: YA Paranormal Release Date: September 4th 2018 Entangled Teen Summary: “Beauty and the beast like you’ve never imagined!” —New York Times bestselling author Pintip Dunn KEEPER OF THE BEES is a tale of two teens who are both...

Review : Smart Tass by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff

Review : Smart Tass by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff

Smart Tass is the first novel in the OHellNo series by New York Times bestselling author Mimi Jean Pamfiloff. The story follows Tass, a young college student who throws herself into her academics, and Hunter Johnson, a football player with a long history of driving Tass nuts.

Review: Until Midnight by Erin Bedford

Review: Until Midnight by Erin Bedford

Until Midnight is the first novel in The Crimson Fold series by USA Today bestselling author Erin Bedford. This novel is a whimsical, dark retelling of a dystopian Cinderella. The story follows Clarabelle, a seventeen-year old girl whose father has recently married a widow with two daughters.

Q & A with Hannah Lynn: Author of Amendments

Q & A with Hannah Lynn: Author of Amendments

  Hello readers! Welcome to author Hannah Lynn! I had the opportunity to ask her a few questions about herself and about her re-released novel Amendments. I thought her answers were wonderful and I know you will think the same!   Q & A Do you plan your books or let...

Along With You Book Blitz Tour and Giveaway

Along With You Book Blitz Tour and Giveaway

  Along with You Michelle Areaux Publication date: April 6th 2018 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult A wonderfully raw new novel by author Michelle Areaux that takes you on an emotional journey as you laugh, cry, and fall in love with the difficult side of...

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Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey DugaOne Small Thing by Erin WattJockblocked by Jen FrederickSmart Tass by Mimi Jean PamfiloffUntil Midnight by Erin BedfordTo Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra ChristoPestilence by Laura ThalassaRacer by Katy Evans

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