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THIS BOOK WAS SO GOOD I M OBSESSEDDDDDDOkayAs you may remember I had been sent a link to an e galley for To Have and To Hoax late last year and almost assed it up because I had never read a historical romance before Long story short I icked it up on a whim devoured it in a day and have since went back to read different The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans passages over and over againWhen I found out that this book was being written Irowled the author s social media ages and NetGalleyEdelweiss for the day that I would be able to reuest this baby BY SOME MAGIC I was approved right away and got down to businessWhat I found was that I now completely swear by Martha Waters I will read literally anything she uts out and you can uote me on that I mean come on Not only do I love her writing and characters and stories but she is ALSO a librarian At this oint we re basically kindred spirits lolBut in all honesty this book was justso so good I really thought that not much could top her first book but this one truly did While that one featured a second chance romance where the couple basically layed a game with one another to get the other to notice again and that sort of thing can be really appealingit can also be kind of frustrating We as the reader are getting both sides of their stories so we KNOW that they love each other still and we KNOW that what they re doing is so silly and ointless but until they both come to terms with that we re just at the mercy of them getting their heads out of their assesTHIS ONE THOUGHahhhhhenemies to lovers This trope will forever hold a special lace in my heart As we saw in To Have and to Hoax Diana the young widow who is close friends with Violet has bet Jeremy Maruess of Willingham and James s good friend 100 Times of Bede pounds that he will get married within a year The two have forever been at odds always at each others throats with a uick witticism or jab to be thrown into what could easily have been a civil conversationOne day Jeremy comes to call on Diana with a most embarrassing issue After sleeping with a married man s wife he had been accused of certain shortcomings within the bedroom androposes that Diana with her no bullshit attitude and the fact that she s a widow might help him figure out if there was any truth to the woman s angry words She reluctantly agrees seeing as that might open the door for her to future lovers and maybe The Catechism of the Council of Trent partly because she MAY have always thought him to be extremely attractive It all goes down during a country housearty that Jeremy has every yearBetween their STEAMY AS HELL encounters Diana trying to set him up with one Lady Helen who seems deplorable but alsomaybe isn t us learning about the true Jeremy and Dianathere was no lacking in ANYTHING It was funny it was emotional it was hot it gave me butterflies I loved every single City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York page sentence andaragraph of this book and am now The Runaway Prophet Jonah Study Guide 1998 pining for Marthalease tell me that we get an EmilyxBelfry book a SophiexWest book
And Maybe Even One For maybe even one for I ll all eyes and ears lol 100% would recommend Huge thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for a change to read this eARC in exchange for an honest review For of my reviews Književna groupie 2: Strovaljivanje please visit I am ready to sell my kidney for this beauty The first book was amazing and how a romance novel should be done and I can t wait for this 1 To Have and to Hoax instagram blog goodreads Edit 1027 The ARC gods read Atria marketing team have answered myrayers rays to all the ARC gods I don t know about y all but between the andemic and the upcoming US election I just can t emotionally handle anything other than romance novels that make me feel a bit emo And lucky for me Martha Waters upcoming release To Love and to Loathe is cuuuuute AF and easily satisfies my never ending uest for tension filled enemies to lovers storiesI thoroughly enjoyed Martha Waters debut novel To Have and to Hoax such excellent dialogue and I feel like To Love and to Loathe really built on that momentum This novel was crisper and cleaner and both Diana and Jeremy were such wonderfully complex characters with truly complicated struggles Their agitation and banter was just so well done and this book also had a few fun twists I didn t see coming I ve got the feelsThere was touch of slightly absurd messiness with some of the inevitable conflicts towards the end of the book but overall this one was a fun ride I can t wait to see what Martha Waters Davids Sling publishes next PLEASE TELL ME THAT IT S EMILY AND BELFRY DEAR GOD Only a fool could find anything to loathe about this bookWhat we have here is droll and scrumptious It sure chocolate y goodness for the soul It s full of all
fluffy scintillating two jabs you need from a historical romance featuring two bantering idiots who have been at odds who have been dancing around each other on tiptoes Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. David Shields pecking at each other like two teasing mules facing off in society s trenches for years and years I am telling you that you will not regret a single moment you spend sparring or swooning with Diana and Jeremy Together they crackle Together they vibrate with Darcy and Elizabeth enemies to lovers energy They fire witticisms at each other s heads from the get go scandalizing their family and friends appalling innocent onlookers embroiling themselves deeper and deeper into a ring of unmistakable attraction the longer they know each other Thelot kick. The author of the “hilariousjoyful elegant” Publishers Weekly starred review To Have and to Hoax returns with an effervescent charming and swoon worthy novel about a man and woman who never agree on anything until they agree to a no strings attached affair in this Regency era rompThe widowed Diana Lady Templeton and Jeremy Maruess of Willingham are infamous among English high society as much for their sharp tongued bickering as their flirtation One evening an argument at a ball turns into a serious wager Jeremy will marry within the year or Diana will forfeit one hundred ounds So shortly after. S off when they cross Just Destiny paths at a society event and Diana the widowed Lady Templeton makes a one hundredound wager that Jeremy the Maruess of Willingham will be married within a year Naturally sparks of disagreement fly between them She says he will be caught and shackled by a wife soon He ever content to indulge in rakish whims and bachelorhood says never not in a million yearsNot long after this however Jeremy receives an unflattering critiue of his Paradise Run prowess in the bedroom from a married lady with whom he had been having an affair Troubled unmoored by this heroposes a liaison to Diana knowing her to be unscrupulous in honesty figuring it to be the best way to get at the root of said critiue s validity He needs ractice as well as reassurance and she agrees in the hopes that an affair with a well known rake will open the throughway to her for future lovers The fact that they find each other attractive is notwithstanding So they shake hands Declaring their arrangement will last for the duration of his house arty in the country which just so happens to be two weeks But what starts out as a No Strings Frenemies With Benefits arrangement soon heavies once they realize they might actually like each otherand for a lot than their sharp tongues Simply Help Me, Jacques Cousteau put their romance is steamy well developed AND entertaining Though this book technically falls under a historical romance header there s also a contemporary sensibility about it that makes it feel fresh Fun Familiar Hell even a little risu And I cannot get over how well it all worksInside there s a mishmash oferiodromcom tropes with a twist There are situations so ribald you ll be clapping a hand over your mouth to swallow back your giggles There s ribbing as well as revelation expectation as well as surprise And there s an ensemble of wonderful characters around the main Dignity Rising 1: Gefesselte Seelen pairing who add to thelot tapestry like The Dowager Marchioness of Willingham who is admired and feared almost in eual measure Like Lady Helen a desperate husband hunter who may be than she seems Like Violet James Emily Penvale and Belfry many of whom still have their own stories to tell Or so I m hoping fingers crossedThere s so much to love here so much to trill about that I m zipping myself up in my Mia Thermopolis alter ego to drown you all in shut up shut UP exclamations until you heed the words coming out of my mouth and dash I mean immediately to The Book of Mordred procure yourself a to read copy so you canrostrate yourself amid this delectable uproariously amusing story as soon as it comes out I m serious you need it in your lives Shelve it now I said Right now right nowMany thanks to Atria Books Isabel DaSilva and NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for my reviewBOOK BLOG 35 rounded upTo Love and to Loathe is the follow up to Martha Waters debut To Have and to Hoax It features all the same cast of characters but focuses on the relationship between the young wealthy widow Dianathe fluffy scintillating
AND JEREMY A SECOND SON WHO INHERITED HIS TITLEJeremy a second son who inherited his title the tragic death of his older brother Diana is the younger sister of Jeremy s Eton friend and they ve always an underlying attraction each masked with teasing disdain for each otherJeremy has a reputation as a rake and wastrel my favorite but his last mistress informed him he was actually terrible in bed He approached Diana for a mutually beneficial affair over the course of his house Oracle R12 Applications DBA Field Guide party He would get her honest feedback about his bedsport and ideally a confidence boost She would signal to the ton she was open to an affair as an independent widow Now I love a good housearty trope and this one had all the good stuff Wie war das noch? Schulwissen, neu aufpoliert picnic dalliances hide and seek dalliances horseback riding dalliances So many opportunities for vacation dalliancesI ll be honest that I didn t even finish the first book in this series because there was so much meanness andettiness and useless manipulation between the main characters in that one This book didn t dwell in that ettiness as much However social manipulation wtf scheming and general immature behavior do run rampant through most of the book It all resolves itself in the end with somewhat interesting twists But it had an EmmaCluelessYA feel about it All of the drama and conflict is self inflicted and insular in the way highschool drama can be Compared to the first book I found this one easier to stick with to see the characters finally mature enough to have honest conversations with each other So if you liked the first in this series you will definitely like this one If like me you hated the
main characters in the first book I d say give thischaracters in the first book I d say give this a try There was a lot to like here This is cure to my bleeding soul and dark sulking mood It s not chicken soup but it s definitely uite lovely refreshing brightening vaccine to rejuvenate me All we need is now to read this kind of sweet swoon smart entertaining books to energize us utting genuine smile to our faces motivating us to get through our moody grumpy natures grumpy already became my first name after surviving through 2020 and I m counting my days to get rid of that bitch A brief introduction to the story Widowed Lady Templeton cannot help her nonstop banters with Jeremy Maruess of Willingham He always knows how to ush her buttons which results with fiery arguments throwing meaningful insults sizzling growing intimacy Both of their reputatio. Just before a fortnight long house arty at Elderwild Jeremy’s country estate Diana is shocked when Jeremy appears at her home with a very different kind of Gods Callgirl proposition After his latest mistress unfavorably criticized his skills in the bedroom Jeremy is looking for reassurance so he has gone to the only woman he trusts to be totally truthful He suggests that they embark on a brief affair while at the housearty Jeremy can receive an honest critiue of his bedroom skills and widowed Diana can use the gossip to signal to other gentlemen that she is interested in taking a lover Diana thinks taking. .
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Ns at the stake They re already infamous among English high society Considering they re living in the 19th century they have less freedom and live under ressure of their inner circle Jeremy s grandmother wants him elope in one year but Jeremy already lost his confidence at unfortunate attempt with her mistress who relentlessly criticizes his skills on bed He needs some ractice actually he needs someone who can be straightforward telling him the ugly truth about his sexual talent That should be only Lady Templeton who can be honest to his face So he suggests her with offer frenemies with benefits kind of valuable one which could help with both of their love life roblems He offers her no strings attached very tempting encounter to test his skills And in return when the gossip wheels start spinning Lady Templeton could signal the charming gentlemen her openness to take a lover It starts like a game they both win till their hearts souls and minds are at stake There are some unexpected twists that truly surprise you and some unnecessary angst boils your blood So far I enjoyed both of the characters Their nonstop laugh out loud bickering Renoir pant melting chemistry in bed their intimacy stole my heart I can honestly say I loved this book than the first installment and I highly recommend the readers who need urgent recovery from darkening moods This book checked all the boxes for my ideal historical romance and enjoyable romcom criterions So Iroudly recommend this book to all die hard romance fans Special thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for sending me this review copy of this lovely book in exchange my honest opinions Being called an idiot by Diana was better than any of Lady Helen s flattery or indeed any other compliment he d ever received On my blog Rep lesbian characterThere s nothing uite like Nebular Sammelband 5 - Galaxis in Panik picking up a book you know you re going to love for whatever reason I knew going into To Love and To Loathe that I was going to enjoy it given how much I loved To Have and To Hoax It follows two of the characters I desperately wanted to see of after the first book and develops their relationship excellentlyAs with the first book Martha Waters is adept at showing you two admittedly flawed individuals overcoming theirride and starting a relationship Diana and Jeremy ostensibly hate each other although most of that hate is like banter and a desire to Nightwing: On the Razor's Edge provoke the other When Jeremy is informed that his sexualrowess let s say is leaving something to be desired he makes a deal with Diana they embark on an affair to give Jeremy the reassurance he is not bad in bed and to give Diana a certain desirability among other gentlemen However there is the added complication of a wager made beforehand regarding the chances of Jeremy marrying before the year is outThe best thing about this book is the dynamic between Diana and Jeremy They spend a lot of the book just snarking at each other trying to convince themselves they do actually hate the other but the tension between them is tangible And that s what makes this a great romance novelGenuinely I think the
Only Part That Ipart that I t enjoy was the third act break up which was so stupid I still don t uite understand exactly how it came about and how I was supposed to believe in it Honestly if it hadn t happened I would have rated this book higher because who really needs a misunderstanding based break up that only barely fits with the characterisations of the individuals involved Okay that sounds harsh But it s a Bakunin: The Creative Passion peteeveBut if you enjoyed To Have and to Hoax or if you re just looking for a good histrom novel then I would highly recommend this one oh yes oh yes yes yes after the ettiness of To Have and to
Hoax I Am Very Ready For ThisI am very ready for this Love and to Loathe is an enemies to lovers regency romance filled with witty banter Martha Waters characters are complex and clever never leaving a dull moment in the read The story centers around Diana Lady Templeton and Jeremy Maruess of Willingham To say that they don t get along would be an understatement They have always ushed each other s buttons and enjoy seeing the other suirm So no one expected them to ever be cordial let alone enter into a friends with benefits type of relationshipDiana is a widow who now wants to live a life of independence She is an intelligent woman and is uick on her feet She has never seen eye to eye with Jeremy So when he asks her to be in a friends with benefits relationship she is both taken aback and intrigued Jeremy is confident cocky and a Martha's Chickens and the Pirates playboy He is known for having many mistresses so when he hears a complaint about his skills in the bedroom he looks for Diana She isrobably the only woman who is immune to his charm and will be honest with him Jeremy and Diana agree to have a mutual relationship that is beneficial to them both Jeremy can sharpen his skills in the bedroom and Diana can finally be in a relationship where she isn t always judged because of her widow status Jeremy and Diana have so much sexual tension It s so fun to see their relationship change and grow as they spend time together Their witty banter is one of my favorite The Necromancer, or The Tale of the Black Forest parts of the bookI give To Love and to Loathe 4 stars It s hilarious clever and steamy I thought this was a good romance will some great banter If you love the enemies to lovers trope I would highly recommend this story. Him up on his counterroposal can only help her win her wager With her in the bedroom and Jeremy’s marriage minded grandmother the formidable Dowager Marchioness of Willingham helping to find suitable matches among the eligible ladies at Elderwild Diana is confident her victory is assured But while they’re focused on winning wagers they stand to lose their own hearts With Martha Waters’s signature “cheeky charm and wonderfully wry wit” Booklist starred review To Love and to Loathe is another clever and delightful historical rom com that is Amstel Girl: Playing With Destiny perfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Evie Du.