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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia uinn comes the first novel in her beloved Regency set series featuring the charming powerful Bridgerton family Look for BRIDGERTON coming soon to NetflixIn the ballrooms and drawing rooms of Regency London rules abound From their earliest days children of aristocrats learn how to address an earl and curtsey before a prince while other dictates of the ton are unspoken yet universally understood A proper duke should be imperious and aloof A young marriageable why would you ruin a perfectly good romance with a rape scene just because it was a guy doesn’t mean it’s not rapehoping the creators of the netflix adaptation uh change that Laid for the Grade 3 yet universally understood A proper duke should be imperious and aloof A Plague Harvest young marriageable why would How Not to F*** Them Up you ruin a perfectly good romance with a rape scene just because it was a guy doesn’t mean it’s not rapehoping the creators of the netflix adaptation uh change that

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D he intends to shun both marriage and society just as his callous father shunned Simon throughout his painful childhood Yet an encounter with his best friend’s sister offers another option If Daphne agrees to a fake courtship Simon can deter the mamas who parade their daughters before him Daphne meanwhile will see her prospects and her reputation soarThe plan works like a charm at first But amid the glittering gossipy cut throat world of London’s elite there is only one certaintyLove ignores every rul 45 Simon makes my heart stutter Stars The Duke and I has been on my TBR list for years but I just never got around to reading it Now I can't believe I waited so long I wasn't two chapters into this book before I knew two things for sure 1 I loved the Bridgertons and 2 Julia uinn would be a new favorite author This book grabbed me right out the gate It captivated my heart and I fell in love with this big loud but sweet family This book was cute at times sad and had me laughing out loud times than I can count Simon totally broke my heart It bled for the way his dad was to him and for all he had to suffer because of it Simon was damaged but he was still a great guy Daphne was funny sassy and very independent I loved that she was honest and didn't play games when it came to how she felt Simon and Daphne were very sweet together They had a strong connection from their first meeting I loved them as a couple They weren't perfect they messed up did things that hurt the other but in real life love is messy and people are imperfect Simon and Daphne's missteps made them human and relatable I loved Daphne's whole family Her older 3 brothers really had a cute protective roll in this book I can't wait to read their books too I also loved her mom The whole family was very cute and endearing Overall a great read and I think Julia uinn has herself a new fan girl Artemisia Gentileschi years but I just never got around to reading it Now I can't believe I waited so long I wasn't two chapters into this book before I knew two things for sure 1 I loved the Bridgertons and 2 Julia uinn would be a new favorite author This book grabbed me right out the gate It captivated my heart and I fell in love with this big loud but sweet family This book was cute at times sad and had me laughing out loud times than I can count Simon totally broke my heart It bled for the way his dad was to him and for all he had to suffer because of it Simon was damaged but he was still a great guy Daphne was funny sassy and very independent I loved that she was honest and didn't play games when it came to how she felt Simon and Daphne were very sweet together They had a strong connection from their first meeting I loved them as a couple They weren't perfect they messed up did things that hurt the other but in real life love is messy and people are imperfect Simon and Daphne's missteps made them human and relatable I loved Daphne's whole family Her older 3 brothers really had a cute protective roll in this book I can't wait to read their books too I also loved her mom The whole family was very cute and endearing Overall a great read and I think Julia uinn has herself a new fan girl

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Lady should be amiablebut not too amiableDaphne Bridgerton has always failed at the latter The fourth of eight siblings in her close knit family she has formed friendships with the most eligible young men in London Everyone likes Daphne for her kindness and wit But no one truly desires her She is simply too deuced honest for that too unwilling to play the romantic games that captivate gentlemenAmiability is not a characteristic shared by Simon Basset Duke of Hastings Recently returned to England from abroa “Can there be any greater challenge to London’s Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke?” Well my Mama refused to find me a duke even though she is desperate to see me settled down apparently I am a spinster at the ripe age of 24 In fact she laughed at the idea and then started her stop reading start living lectures while arranging to introduce me to the Lady of the Caramel's son who is rich young and availableI think available is her most important uality Me well I ignored her as per usual and started spinning following the notes of an imaginary melody pretending I was dancing with a handsome sexy and mysterious duke or prince I'm not pickyBecause that's The Duke and I's major effect; daydreaming “There were rules among friends commandments really and the most important one was Thou Shalt Not Lust After Thy Friend's Sister” But Simon Basset couldn't help it Daphne Bridgerton haunted his dreams evoking dark fantasies that could not see daylight There was something about her something that made him forget who he was and what he was she was the perfect match for him She challenged him But he had taken an oath and he was determined to keep it No matter how much he wanted herDaphne Bridgerton was not a popular debutante She was witty perhaps too witty for her own good and gentle but not the kind of woman that would inspire poems and make men go crazy over her But Simon Basset was different He made her heart race and her body burn and when he proposed an arrangement that would benefit them both Daphne could not refuse But she also couldn't stop hoping that one day this wonderful man would become hers body and soul That she would tear down the walls he was building for years “When you smile it takes up half your face''Simon' she exclaimed 'That sounds horrible''It's enchanting''Distorted''Desirable” I've been dreaming of balls and gowns since I was a little girl I still close my eyes and place myself in fairytales and a part of me whispers that I was born in the wrong century Julia uinn satisfied every girly fantasy I've ever had and then some She had a Jane Austen vibe but added sizzling tension steam to make you drool and a not so gentle gentleman imagine a dirtier Mr Darcy with many issues but always eager to please a woman It was deliciousThe Duke and I was a light entertaining and uttetly addicting novel Every time I turned its pages a brand new old world opened before my eyes sucking me into a society that demanded of women good manners and healthy heirs but gave them nothing in return a London shocked but mesmerized by Lady Whistledown’s gossip papers ballrooms full of Ambitious Mamas that became the nightmare of every eligible bachelor and a loud family whose banters cracked me up I must admit there were times I wanted to punch Simon for being so stubborn guided by the hatred towards his father but I also ached for his difficult childhood and the lack of love and acceptance that marked him But Daphne knew that she could cure him and fight his demons I admired her for her persistance and devotion and I could empathize with her Simon and Daphne were an explosive couple that warmed my heart and my cheeks “The world seemed somehow different when one was lying down Darker dangerous And in that moment as he slowly closed the distance between them he became her entire world” In this world I was a debutante An innocent girl seduced by a devilishly handsome duke A woman determined to fight for the man she lovedAnd I savoured every single moment

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