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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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Reverse Harem Books You Must Read, Some for Free

Reverse Harem Books You Must Read, Some for Free

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...

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...

To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo Review: A Little Mermaid Retelling

To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo Review: A Little Mermaid Retelling

To Kill a Kingdom is a YA fantasy novel by author Alexandra Christo. The story follows Lira- a seventeen-year old siren who is infamously known as the Prince’s bane due to her morbid task of ripping the hearts out of prince’s every time she ages a year- and Prince Elian, a young man who have notoriously earned a reputation as a siren killer.

A Review of Pestilence by Laura Thalassa

A Review of Pestilence by Laura Thalassa

Pestilence is the first novel in the Four Horsemen series by Laura Thalassa. The story follows Sara Burn, a young woman who literally draws the “short straw” and must stay behind when her town evacuates due to the impending arrival of the horseman known as Pestilence.

Book Blitz – Love Me Only – Excerpt

Book Blitz – Love Me Only – Excerpt

A haunting past. A specific set of rules. One man determined to break them.

Chase Anniston has a haunting past full of drug abuse and heartbreak, and now as a recovered heroin addict, she’s focused on keeping her life and career on track. The way she does it? She’s formed a set of rules to keep her safe from the two things she deems trouble – men and drugs:

Review: Racer by Katy Evans

Review: Racer by Katy Evans

Racer is a contemporary standalone novel by New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans. The story follows Lana, a twenty-two-year-old woman who is trying to keep the family business of racing professionally afloat. Unfortunately, without finding a driver for their team, the HW Racing Team may not see another season.

10 Children’s Books to Add to Your Library

10 Children’s Books to Add to Your Library

One of my favorite parts about being a parent is having the perfect excuse to visit the children’s section of a bookstore. While stepping down the romance and YA section makes me light up with joy, stepping into the children’s section tugs at that part of me that still believes in magic and adventure.

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