Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Season by Sarah Maclean

Characters: 19/20
Setting: 10/10
Plot: 19/20
Originality: 17/20
Writing: 19/20
Recommendation: 10/10
Overall: 94/100 or A
Alexandra Stafford is seventeen in the 19th Century. She is just about to start her first Season. Alex doesn't really want to attend the Balls and other event in all there ritzy and glorious decoration. Neither do her brothers, Will, Nick, and Kit that are being forced to attend with their younger sister by their mother, Duchess of Worthington. Alex doesn't believe that she can find a husband that will allow her to have her own freedom and be intelligent.
Alex starts having feelings for the newly titled as the Earl of Blackmoor... also known as her childhood friend and neighbor, Gavin. As, Alex and her two best friends, Ella and Vivi uncover a mystery surrounding the Earl of Blackmoor and the former one. They believe something else is going on.
I loved this book. It was amazing and it was hard to put down. The setting was really well done. Maclean creates strong female characters with Alex, Ella, Vivi. They each had various personality. I liked Alex's three brothers and Gavin as well. Gavin will make you wish that you were in the book. The humor in this book was also there and it made me laugh... a lot. The mystery wasn't overdone or too little, but perfect. It had a lot of suspense that will have you turning pages, even though that the ending is kind of predictable. I can not say how much I recommend this book. Just go read it as soon as possible. I know that you will love it. I also can't wait for Sarah Maclean's next book, since this was such a wonderful debut.
Peace out, Sarah.


  1. I've heard some great things about this book! I'll have to check it out!!

  2. this book is sitting on my nightstand and I can't wait to read it. all the reviews have been great

  3. I can't wait to read this one--I won a copy and I'm super-excited to start! I love a good historical fiction/mystery!

  4. fantastic review! i NEED to read this book now. anything old fashioned and i'm game.

  5. I have this one and you made me want to grab it and read it right now! I'll move it up in the pile!


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