Tag Archives: romance

Leap Year Bride

Happy Leap Day, everyone!  Since I feel a book about a leap year should be read on a leap year, I could either have read Leap Year Bride now or not have had another chance until 2016.  Published in 1932, … Continue reading

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One Girl Found

Finally!  Here it is, the book that may have taken me longer to read than it did for Mr. Andrews to write.  I wonder if he too got caught on chapter eighteen for four months.  Somehow I doubt it. But … Continue reading

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Three Girls Lost

One of my favorite vintage romance plot lines I collect is, “small town girl moves to big city.”  I prefer my novels to have a heroine who moves to a big city to pursue a career such as dancer, artist, … Continue reading

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No Such Girl

I’m not really sure why it took me so long to purchase and read No Such Girl by Vida Hurst.  It’s perfect really, the complete epitome of what I collect.  It was published in 1932, is one of Grosset and … Continue reading

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Six Days

I have decided:  a literary blog that aims to celebrate 1920s and early 1930s romance novels simply must cover Elinor Glyn.  To neglect Elinor Glyn would be criminal.  I plan to remedy this blog’s lack of Glyn with Six Days, … Continue reading

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Playgirls in Love

As this past semester ended, all I could think about is what I’d rather be reading.  Playgirls in Love by May Christie was at the top of that list.  It’s got everything one could ever want in a 1932 romance:  an … Continue reading

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Rehearsal for Love

“It was like fourteen mornings after.” Back in undergrad, one of my favorite local events was the Tompkins County Friends of the Library Book Sale.  It’s held twice yearly in a massive warehouse, and there is usually a line to get … Continue reading

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