Sunday, April 10, 2011

Book Review ~ The Art of Romance

Some of you may be familiar with Kaye Dacus, but for those who aren't, here's a little information about this talented author.

Humor, Hope, and Happily Ever Afters! Kaye Dacus is the author of humorous, hope-filled contemporary and historical romances with Barbour Publishing and Harvest House Publishers. She holds a Master of Arts in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, is a former Vice President of American Christian Fiction Writers, and currently serves as President of Middle Tennessee Christian Writers. She loves action movies and British costume dramas; and when she’s not writing, she enjoys knitting scarves and “lap blankets” (she’s a master of the straight-line knit and purl stitches!). Kaye lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and even though she writes romance novels, she is not afraid to admit that she’s never been kissed. For more information you can visit Kaye at http://www.http// .

My Review

Kaye Dacus' The Art of Romance is....well...romantic!

She has written such a sweet novel with well developed characters.
You have to love the grandmother's. They are meddling and competitve but so adorable!

Caylor is a strong and strikingly generous female lead. I love how she interacts with her grandmother and has such a great sense of family. Her faith seems such a natural extension of who she is, it is never in-your-face, but prominent all the same. Dylan is rich in depth and sincerity. He's made a serious error in judgment and his brothers have such an unconditional love for him. He could easily have dismissed his brothers advice and suggestions but he showed great strength by being willing to admit his errors and seek counseling.The imagery used in this book is phenomenal. Kaye paints such realistic pictures with her words that I had no trouble visualizing anything in this book.

As for the ending...well my heart melted!

This is Book Two in The Matchmaker Series. I highly recommend this book to all readers of contemporary fiction. The Art of Romance releases on May 2, 2011 so I don't want to give away the plot but suffice it to say...Get this book!
You can pre-order at Amazon, Christian Book Distributors (CBD), and for a sneak peek inside go to Barbour Publishing

5 stars for absolutely wonderful!

I received this advanced reader copy book galley from Barbour Publishing via NetGalley for free in exchange for my honest review.


  1. Sounds awesome. I've read some of her other books and they were wonderful! :O)


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