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Books Read January-February 2009

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (February 2--Comments)

A Warrior's Heart by Margaret Moore (January)

Antonides' Forbidden Wife by Anne McAllister (January)

Bought for the Sicilian Billionaire's Bed by Sharon Kendrick (January)

Claimed by the Rogue Billionaire by Trish Wylie (January)

Cordero's Forced Bride by Kate Walker (January)

Count Maxime's Virgin by Susan Stephens (January)

Dangerous Lover by Lisa Marie Rice (February 18--Comments)

Dangerous Secrets by Lisa Marie Rice (February 25--Comments)

Dead After Dark by Kenyon, Ward, Squires, & Love (January)

Desert Prince, Defiant Virgin by Kim Lawrence (February)

Evermore by Alyson Noel (February 6--Comments)

Evernight by Claudia Gray (February 13--Comments)

Half-assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir by Jennette Fulda (January)

His Captive Lady by Anne Gracie (January)

His Lady Mistress by Elizabeth Rolls (February)

Kiss Me Deadly by Michele Hauf (February)

Kiss of a Demon King by Kresley Cole (January, February 1--Comments)

Like No Other Lover by Julie Anne Long (January)

Mediterranean Boss, Convenient Mistress by Kathryn Ross (February)

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles (February 26--Comments)

Price of Passion by Susan Napier (February)

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult (January)

The Billionaire Boss's Innocent Bride by Lindsay Armstrong (February)

The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide by J.R. Ward (January 27--Comments)

The Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper (Febrary 16--Comments)

The Greek's Forced Bride by Michelle Reid (January)

The Joy of Funerals by Alix Strauss (January 5--Comments)

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (January 19 & 21--Comments)

The Ruthless Magnate's Virgin Mistress by Lynne Graham (January)

The Sheikh's Virgin Princess by Sarah Morgan (January)

The Warlord's Bride by Margaret Moore (January)


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