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Butterfly Swords (Harlequin Historical) - Community Reviews back

by Jeannie Lin
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Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it 5 years ago
I don't read a lot of romance/erotica because they tend to be so unbelievable in their plots that I end up laughing at the absurdity. Well, this one was no different. In 8th century China, a woman with sword abilities would have been frowned upon. But it could have been cool, like Mulan. Instead we ...
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 6 years ago
Oh how I wanted to love this story, but I didn't. To be honest this was all I wanted to type for my review, and really there is nothing else that needs to be said. However, I will list what is becoming the very usual and oh so common issues with romance books I have been reading lately. (Someone get...
Bugetta Reads Too Much
Bugetta Reads Too Much rated it 6 years ago
3.5* I wanted to like this book more than I actually did and I can't figure out what the problem was. I liked the h/h, the setting was really cool -- it was great to read a historical romance not set in England during the Regency, but it wasn't one of those books I just had to keep reading. Maybe...
T. L. Morganfield
T. L. Morganfield rated it 7 years ago
Loved, loved, loved this book. I loved Lin's My Fair Concubine, but this one blew that one away on so many levels. The heroine has to be one of my favorite of everything I read so far, self-sufficient and tough and yet still feminine and relate-able. I also really loved the hero, which I wasn't expe...
Miss of Arc
Miss of Arc rated it 7 years ago
It took me longer than I expected to finish this book. I really wanted to be able to give it a great review and support romances with Asian characters and settings, but the writing style of this one didn't really pull me in. In particular, the heroine immediately lusts after the hero (and vice versa...
Aly's Miscellany
Aly's Miscellany rated it 8 years ago
Miamoa rated it 8 years ago
3½ Stars
In The Mood For LOVE
In The Mood For LOVE rated it 8 years ago
I really loved this until the last 50 pages where some of the hero's/heroine's decisions started not to make much sense for me. Still, a very nice book and so much different from other romances.There is another book that deals with the relationship between a Chinese and a foreigner, that's not pure ...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 8 years ago
Really enjoyed this one. Most historicals are set in different places, not Asia.
heidenkind rated it 8 years ago
I loved the setting, but everything else felt formulaic.
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