[KINDLE] ✽ When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2) ❁ Eloisa James – Raovathaiphong.info

When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2) This is the Historical Romance for those who are bored with the standard or the norm Different type of hero, and a great heroine I loved the story..up til the endthe ending ruined it for me.The opening scene of this book is hysterical Our heroine Linnet has just been ruined Why is this funny There were a couple factors in her being shunned from the ton but the biggie was her new gown It s this fabulous new frilly ballgownthat makes her look pregnant Combine that with her absolutel This is the Historical Romance for those who are bored with the standard or the norm Different type of hero, and a great heroine I loved the story..up til the endthe ending ruined it for me.The opening scene of this book is hysterical Our heroine Linnet has just been ruined Why is this funny There were a couple factors in her being shunned from the ton but the biggie was her new gown It s this fabulous new frilly ballgownthat makes her look pregnant Combine that with her absolutely gorgeous face, her large bosom, her mother s reputation, and being seen kissing a prince, she s ruined Her father and her aunt felt it was her beauty She got it from her mother, Rosalyn, who was never faithfulor discreetI ve been a model of chastity this season In fact, through my entire life Her father frowned It s just that there s something about you You look naughty, her My goal was to read as many Beauty and Beast retellings as possible before I went to see the new movie However, with all the book club reads and personal reads I was able to only read two I read Beauty by Robin McKinley and this book I looked up available Beauty and the Beast stories at the my library and this book popped up, so I thought, why not This book was nothing like the original story of Beauty and the Beast Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is beautiful, so she is called beauty every onc My goal was to read as many Beauty and Beast retellings as possible before I went to see the new movie However, with all the book club reads and personal reads I was able to only read two I read Beauty by Robin McKinley and this book I looked up available Beauty and the Beast stories at the my library and this book popped up, so I thought, why not This book was nothing like the original story of Beauty and the Beast Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is beautiful, so she is called beauty every once in a while However, rumors start that she is pregnant with the prince s baby so she becomes an unwanted woman Her father agrees to have her married off to Piers Yelverton Piers Yelverton, Earl of Marchant, When Beauty Tamed the Beast was an okay read for me I enjoyed the audio version but I didn t really care much for the hero or heroine There was just something about both of them that was off putting to me I didn t connect to them and in turn didn t connect to their love story It wasn t a bad r Just what the doctor ordered I m a big fan of historical romance novels, but admittedly the genre can become a bit tedious due to storylines and characters who are confined to the particular roles and behaviors of their era I ve read just about every kind of historical romance, from those of the light and fluffy variety to those that leave my emotions in a tattered mess Well, I m happy to say that When Beauty Tamed the Beast struck a perfect balance of both, and was an absolute pleasure to rea Just what the doctor ordered I m a big fan of historical romance novels, but admittedly the genre can become a bit tedious due to storylines and characters who are confined to the particular roles and behaviors of their era I ve read just about every kind of historical romance, from those of the light and fluffy variety to those that leave my emotions in a t I am so clearly on the Eloisa James kick.People complained that this series is not historically accurate It s called Fairy tales That s a clue This was so much fun Light, funny, witty, it s a story of a beautiful girl who, through unfortunate circumstances, is unable to find a suitable match Her only hope of matrimony is being married to the Earl of Marcha If you like Dr House in TV, you ll probably enjoy this book too The hero is exactly like House, the same aching leg and dry wit that drives some people insane and some women like flies to honey I belong to the second group because honestly I think there is nothing sexier than a man with brains, provided that he s not only using his wits to laugh at others, but also to laugh at himself.I also liked the heroine a lot Linnet was as sarcastic and intelligent as House Piers himself, thus resultin If you like Dr House in TV, you ll probably enjoy this book too The hero is exactly like House, the same aching leg and dry wit that drives some people insane and some women like flies to honey I belong to the second group because honestly I think there is nothing sexier than a man with brains, provided that he s not only using his wits to laugh at others, but also Loosely based on the traditional plot line, When Beauty Tamed the Beast is a quirky and fanciful version with a likeable society belle heroine and a cynical nobleman doctor hero as protagonists and a remote country estate in Regency era Wales as backdrop James s writing was smooth and engaging as ever 5 stars Historical RomanceAfter reading three books by Eloisa James that left me less than wowed, I was wary about reading another one But the premise for this sounded great and all the rave reviews convinced me to give it a try Boy oh boy, I m so glad that I did because it s fabulousand yes, it wowed me I loved it Sarcastic, snarky humor, witty banter, and snappy dialogue Check A feisty, funny, intelligent, lovable heroine with razor sharp wit who gives just as good as she gets Check 5 stars Historical RomanceAfter reading three books by Eloisa James that left me less than wowed, I was wary about reading another one But the premise for this sounded great and all the rave reviews convinced me to give it a try Boy oh boy, I m so glad that I did because it s fabulousand yes, it wowed me I loved it Sarcastic, snarky humor, witty banter, and snappy dialogue Check A feisty, funny, intelligent, lovable heroine with razor sharp wit who gives just as good as she gets Check A crass, crotchety, cranky, self centered, borderline mean, disabled, brilliant doctor hero who somehow manages to be likeable, amusing, and even sexy, despite his insufferably rude, general pain in the ass demeanor Check A refreshing, unusual storyline, even though it s a retelling of a class fairytale and borrows from the TV show House M.D Check Satisfying secondary characters Check Nice, unique setting Check The scenes in the pool and guardhouse were sensual and steamy Some sad, touching moments th Once upon a time looks at calendar not to long ago A reviewer named Rane picked up the second in a fairy tale series Rane enjoyed the first book in the series, and looked forward to next, and thankfully wasn t disappointed or shed tears in her little reviewer corner.or write her displeasure in this review saved her keyboard from the heartache of pounding keys And with joy Rane was able to bestowstars along with others on this great little tale Rane, a true lover of the story of Once upon a time looks at calendar not to long ago A reviewer named Rane picked up the second in a fairy tale series Rane enjoyed the first book in Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne Is A Beauty Naturally, She S Betrothed To A Beast.Piers Yelverton, Earl Of Marchant, Lives In A Castle In Wales Where, It Is Rud, His Bad Temper Flays Everyone He Crosses And Rumor Also Has It That A Wound Has Left The Earl Immune To The Charms Of Any Woman.Linnet Is Not Just Any Woman.She Is Than Merely Lovely Her Wit And Charm Brought A Prince To His Knees She Estimates The Earl Will Fall Madly In Love In Just Two Weeks.Yet Linnet Has No Idea Of The Danger Posed To Her Own Heart By A Man Who May Never Love Her In Return.If She Decides To Be Very Wicked Indeed What Price Will She Pay For Taming His Wild Heart


About the Author: Eloisa James

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers Her novels have been published to great acclaim A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa s very first book that she found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar later People Magazine raved that romance writing does not get much better than this Her novels have repeat New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers Her novels have been published to great acclaim A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa s very first book that she found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar later People Magazine raved that romance writing does not get much better than this Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best seller lists.After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.Phil from Oxford University, a Ph.D from Yale and eventually became a Shakespeare professor, publishing an academic book with Oxford University Press Currently she is an associate professor and head of the Creative Writing program at Fordham University in New York City Her double life is a source of fascination to the media and her readers In her professorial guise, she s written a New York Times op ed defending romance, as well as articles published everywhere from women s magazines such as More to writers journals such as the Romance Writers ReportEloisaon her double life When I m not writing novels, I m a Shakespeare professor It s rather like having two lives The other day I bought a delicious pink suit to tape a television segment on romance I ll never wear that suit to teach in, nor even to give a paper at the Shakespeare Association of America conference It s like being Superman, with power suits for both lives Yet the literature professor in me certainly plays into my romances The Taming of the Duke April 2006 has obvious Shakespearean resonances, as do many of my novels I often weave early modern poetry into my work the same novel might contain bits of Catullus, Shakespeare and anonymous bawdy ballads from the 16th century.When I rip off my power suit, whether it s academic or romantic, underneath is the rather tired, chocolate stained sweatshirt of a mom Just as I use Shakespeare in my romances, I almost always employ my experiences as a mother When I wrote about a miscarriage in Midnight Pleasures, I used my own fears of premature birth when the little girl in Fool For Love threw up and threw up, I described my own daughter, who had that unsavory habit for well over her first year of life.So I m a writer, a professor, a mother and a wife My husband Alessandro is Italian, born in Florence We spend the lazy summer months with his mother and sister in Italy It always strikes me as a huge irony that as a romance writer I find myself married to a knight, a cavaliere, as you say in Italian.OnethingI m a friend I have girlfriends who are writers and girlfriends who are Shakespeare professors And I have girlfriends who are romance readers In fact, we have something of a community going on my website Please stop by and join the conversation on my readers pages


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