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Book Review of Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgerton, Bk 4)

Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgerton, Bk 4)
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgerton, Bk 4)
Author: Julia Quinn
Genre: Romance
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1

The talented Ms. Quinn has produced another winner in her Bridgerton series. This book, as the others in the series, is lively and witty and written in a charming, frothy style that is convincingly period without being inaccesible. This was the perfect summer read -- the plot was entertaining and light, the characters likeable, interesting, and real.

And let me take a moment to congratulate Ms. Quinn on her choice of heroine -- the unpopular wallflower, Penelope Featherington. It was heartening to read a romance in which the heroine is not a great beauty, but rather a shy girl who tends to be either ignored or laughed at by her peers. The author gave Penelope real depth of character in this book, and made her someone the reader honestly cares about. I was cheering her on as I read.

And finally, the mystery of Lady Whistledown's identity is revealed! I thought I had figured out who it was, but I was completely mistaken -- and delighted to be so.

A lovely story, and a lovely book.

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