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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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A Review of Waking Olivia by Elizabeth O’Rourke

A Review of Waking Olivia by Elizabeth O’Rourke

Waking Olivia is a romance novel written by author Elizabeth O’Rourke. The story follows Olivia Finnegan, a college track star who transfers to a new school and joins a team led by a handsome, enigmatic coach- Will Langstrom. While Olivia struggles with past trauma,...

In the Assassin’s Arms by Katherine Hastings: A Review

In the Assassin’s Arms by Katherine Hastings: A Review

Review of In the Assassin's Arms   In the Assassin’s Arms is the first novel in the Dagger of Desire series by author Katherine Hastings. The story follows childhood friends, Charlotte Cornewall and John Douglas. The tragic death of Charlotte’s father sends her...

Author Interview with Katherine Hastings

Author Interview with Katherine Hastings

I had the opportunity to ask some questions with Katherine Hastings, the author of recently released novel In the Assassin's Arms. Enjoy!   Please tell us a little about your upcoming novel In the Assassin’s Arms: In the Assassin’s Arms is a historical romance novel...

The Right Fit Blog Tour – Review – Giveaway

The Right Fit Blog Tour – Review – Giveaway

Author Bio: Daphne Dubois writes contemporary romance and believes the right book at the right time can make all the difference. When she's not putting her characters in compromising positions (ahem), she works as a registered nurse. A member of the Writer's...

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.

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Waking Olivia by Elizabeth O'RoarkIn the Assassin's Arms by Katherine HastingsKiss 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 Christo

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