Wrap-Up: December

The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1)The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons, #2)An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, #3)Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)To Sir Phillip, With Love (Bridgertons, #5)When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6)It's in His Kiss (Bridgertons, #7)On the Way to the Wedding (Bridgertons, #8)

Fiction: 8
Non-fiction: 0
Short stories: 0
Graphic novels: 0
Total: 8
Page count: 2 992
Average rating: 3.03

3 Favourite Covers:

  • They’re all literally the same

3 Favourite Books:

  • The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons)
  • It’s In His Kiss (Bridgertons)
  • An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons)

3 Favourite Characters :

  • Kate Sheffield (Bridgertons)
  • Penelope Featherington (Bridgertons)
  • Hyacinth Bridgerton (Bridgertons)

3 Favourite Relationships (Romantic):

  • Anthony Bridgerton & Kate Sheffield (Bridgertons)
  • Colin Bridgerton & Penelope Featherington (Bridgertons)
  • Hyacinth Bridgerton & Gareth St. Clair (Bridgertons)

3 Favourite Relationships (Platonic):

  • The Bridgertons (Bridgertons)
  • Eloise Bridgerton & Penelope Featherington (Bridgertons)
  • Kate Sheffield & The Mallet of Death (Bridgertons)
To Be Brief…

The Bridgertons series #1-8: Look, you don’t need to tell me these books won’t go down in history as some kind of literary masterpieces, I’m absolutely aware and actually lost count of how many times I cringed at one thing or another. The characters make some extremely dubious (and sometimes very problematic *cough* Daphne *cough*) life choices, and let’s be real: this series is full of entitled assholes. However, I may or may not have been working full time on my final thesis for vet school for the last 3+ months (I’ll be a real vet soon!), and these books may or may not have been exactly what my poor, mangled brain needed to heal. Under these circumstances, Bridgertons might as well be the best goddamn thing I’ve ever read. In my opinion, the second one is obviously The Best™ (sorry, I don’t make the rules), but I honestly had so much fun reading them all (except for the first one; why did you have to do that Julia Quinn??). The Bridgerton family dynamic is fantastic, and while I can’t quite make myself give these books a higher rating, I do recommend them if you’re into historical romance and don’t mind the occasional silliness. You don’t necessarily need to read every book in the series (or in the right order for that matter), but I do think you’ll form a better attachment to the characters if  you do (TW rape for the first one, though). 1.75-3.5/5 stars

“A man with charm is an entertaining thing, and a man with looks is, ofcourse, a sight to behold, but a man with honor – ah, he is the one, dear reader, to which young ladies should flock.”



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