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If you could sum up A Lady of Many Charms and Other Stories in three words, what would they be?
Light fantasy romances.
What did you like best about this story?
The first story, "A Lady of Many Charms", was an interesting take on historical romance. The main character, Daphne, kept my interest. I liked that she was more grounded than anyone else. Perry was mostly interesting, but was not quite as developed as a character.
"Ellie Loves Josh" was my least favorite of the stories. Perhaps I'm too far removed from being a teenager now. I think this story might appeal most to angsty teenage girls. Keep in mind that I like romances, but this romance felt too forced.
"The Valentine Raffle" reminded me slightly of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell, though it was much more cheerful overall. The premise of the story was quickly explained, and I really felt for the main character and his intended. This was my favorite story of the three.
Did the narration match the pace of the story?
Mostly, since it was narrated by the author. There were a few missteps here and there, but they generally didn't detract from the stories.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?