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IF IT'S IN HIS HEART ... IT'S IN HIS KISSMEET OUR HERO...Gareth St. Clair is in a bind. His father, who detests him, is determined to beggar the St. Clair estates and ruin his inheritance. Gareth's sole bequest is an old family diary, which may or may not contain the secrets of his past... and the key to his future. The problem is—it's written in Italian, of which Gareth sIF IT'S IN HIS HEART ... IT'S IN HIS KISSMEET OUR HERO...Gareth St. Clair is in a bind. His father, who detests him, is determined to beggar the St. Clair estates and ruin his inheritance. Gareth's sole bequest is an old family diary, which may or may not contain the secrets of his past... and the key to his future. The problem is—it's written in Italian, of which Gareth speaks not a word.MEET OUR HEROINE ...All the ton agreed: there was no one quite like Hyacinth Bridgerton. She's fiendishly smart, devilishly outspoken, and according to Gareth, probably best in small doses. But there's something about her—something charming and vexing—that grabs him and won't quite let go...MEET POOR MR. MOZART...Or don't. But rest assured, he's spinning in his grave when Gareth and Hyacinth cross paths at the annual—and annually discordant—Smythe-Smith musicale. To Hyacinth, Gareth's every word seems a dare, and she offers to translate his diary, even though her Italian is slightly less than perfect. But as they delve into the mysterious text, they discover that the answers they seek lie not in the diary, but in each other ... and that there is nothing as simple—or as complicated—as a single, perfect kiss....

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It's In His Kiss Reviews

  • Jiana
    2019-02-03 12:34

    4.5Amazing news everyone: I am finally out of my 2 week slump. All thanks to this book. I just sat yesterday binging the last 250 pages in one sitting that I didn't realize I was up late at night for it. Did I care? No. The book was wonderful and it got me out of my slump which was literally putting me in hell, okay. Time to celebrate. I'm a huge fan of Julia Quinn's Bridgerton series. I have been slowly reading through those books for 5 years. Yes, you read that right. I was taking my time with them. And now that I only have one book left out of this series, it actually makes me want to cry because I'm pretty attached to this family and the characters. I'm so in love with it and I'm 0% ready to let it go. Hyacinth Bridgerton was a fantastic heroine. She was adorable, out-spoken and so lovely! I loved her relationship development with Gareth, who by the way, is gorgeous and so swoon-worthy. They're adorable together. So much banter and so much cuteness. Whenever I'm in a need of a good dose of romance, I always go for historical romance. The romance here was just what I needed!“I am asking you to marry me because I love you,” he said, “because I cannot imagine living my life without you. I want to see your face in the morning, and then at night, and a hundred times in between. I want to grow old with you, I want to laugh with you, and I want to sigh to my friends about how managing you are, all the while secretly knowing I am the luckiest man in town.”“What?” she demanded.He shrugged. “A man’s got to keep up appearances. I’ll be universally detested if everyone realizes how perfect you are.”What's so amazing about this series is how funny it is. I found myself laughing out loud yesterday at how hilarious it was. I especially love the scenes that involve the family or the siblings getting together and Hyacinth and her brother, Gregory's friendship was super funny and I can't wait to read Gregory's story i.e. the last book (cue my tears). I just love how tight this family is. It warms my heart.I highly recommend this series if you are a fan of historical romance!

  • Ally
    2019-02-13 13:36

    Gareth yes!Series:Yes - one more and I'm done in Bridgertonville. Sniff. Sexy times: Couple of tame moments. No one is getting their freak on but there is plenty of of "Gareth more". Plan on reading more by the author: Yup - got to finish the series, don't I?Synopsis: This is Hyacinth's tale, oh she of the talented tongue which wields wordplay sharper than any sword. And because it's H's tale it's filled with witty, witty banter. Now H is fast approaching the shelf because she can outsmart nearly any idiot of the ton and just runs those silly boys off. Enter Gareth who comes from the supposed loins of an arsehole of a father who is basically beggaring the barony (omg alliteration!). G gets a hint of secret jewels from his grandmother and he and H are off and running. Cue Lady Danbury (sp?) - and lord knows we all have lots of love for that woman and her cane. Wield it, woman, wield it! (Wield apparently being my word of the night.) Add in a side of Gregory that makes me quake in anticipation of the next book, and folks, we have an adventure and a love story so let's get it on. Heroine: Hyacinth. The brilliant. The beautiful. The wielder of sarcasm. The quick of wit. The brave. The adorable. The loving. Hero: Oh Gareth, yes. Yes. Yes. Equally brilliant. Equally witty. Equally wielding the sword of sarcasm. High-sterical. This is my kind of hero. Why it did or didn't work for me: So, you get that this worked, right? I mean what was there not to work? It's a book filled with wonderful sarcasm, funny lines, quotes abound and a love story this is absolute perfection. Be still my heart. Gareth is my new Keating. (Becca, if you read this review, you know who I mean!)Signed, I'm sure I don't know

  • UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
    2019-02-12 13:08

    Thank heavens for Spring Cleaning!A year or so ago I began reading Julia Quinn’s Bridgertonseries and after devouring the first six books back to back, I set them aside and moved on to something else. Well here I am a year later and in the spirit of “Spring Cleaning,” I decided I’d catch up on those books that were just sitting on my shelves collecting dust, and that included the final two Bridgerton books.Gareth St. Clair is in a bind – that’s what the cover blurb tells us. Though I must admit, the first time I read that I was sure it said, ‘Gareth St. Clair is blind,’ so imagine my confusion when his eyesight seemed perfectly fine to me. It’s not that I was wishing him any harm or ill will, but I was all ready to embrace him as a vulnerable hero who needed someone to shine brightly in his lonely, dark world. Well, clearly, it’s my eyesight that is lacking. Where was I? Oh, yes… Gareth St. Clair is in a bind, and they aren’t kidding! His mother, brother and paternal grandmother are all long since deceased, and his father hates him. He has only one person who loves him, and who he loves in return – his grandmother, the one and only Lady Danbury – who really did steal the show. Despite Gareth’s perfect eyesight, I really did adore him, and he truly was vulnerable, but in ways that aren’t quite so apparent.Hyacinth Bridgerton is such a funny young woman. Sweet, smart, outspoken… I really loved her character. And there was something else about her that just seemed so honest, and so real. I loved how she accepted her imperfect self, and in fact, embraced it!It’s In His Kiss was such a wonderful story. The glaring contrast between Hyacinth Bridgerton’s life and family, and that of Gareth St. Clair, made this at times heartwarming as well as heartbreaking, but leave it to the Bridgertons to look beyond titles and peerage, to see the worth of the person within, and embrace him. This was one of those books that’s the perfect combination of lighthearted and serious, and was an absolute delight to read.

  • Cristina•●♥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ♥●•
    2019-02-07 11:20

    4.5 delighted stars ❤️"Eu daria tudo para ter mais uma pessoa por quem pudesse dar a minha vida."*“I would give the world to have one more person for whom I would lay down my life,”- Gareth St.Clair* * * Hyacinth percebeu que algumas coisas realmente surgiam como um relâmpago. Havia coisas que uma pessoa simplesmente sabia, sem ser capaz de as explicar. Porque naquele momento soube que se ia casar com aquele homem.Ninguém mais valeria a pena."* "Hyacinth realized that some things did come in a flash. And there were some things one simply knew without possessing the ability to explain them.Because in that moment she knew that she was going to marry this man."No one else would do.”(Hyacinth Bridgerton)* * *"Quero que saibas que se eu pudesse, dar-te-ia o mundo."*“I did want you to know that if I could, I would give you the world.”- Gareth St.Clair

  • Rane
    2019-01-25 18:14

    As the youngest of the very lively Bridgerton clan, Hyacinth has had to stand out and make herself heard. Coming across a overly outspoken and willing to outwit anyone, Hyacinth is starting to see there may be more to her mundane life and herself when in walks someone who not only can outwit her but can render her speechless! Gareth St.Clair and his father have been at odds for many years after he became the heir after his brother’s sudden death. Knowing out of sheer spite his father would ruin his inheritance,then he’s given an old diary that holds many secrets in its pages, but it’s written in Italian, which he doesn’t speak.When Gareth finds himself thrown together with Hyacinth who happens to speak Italian, they find the answers they seek don’t lie with in the diary but with each other their love.. A simple and fun read, Hyacinth being the youngest really needed to stand out from the others of her family. She could be very charming and down right funny, but more often then not become annoying. She did show a great amount of maturity toward the end, but I also felt her always needing to be right or have the last word kinda rubbed me the wrong way.Gareth was a good lead, trying to be the spiteful son after his father’s harsh treatment of him. He was the one whom I felt grew up in the book. Finally coming to terms with himself and his past. The book breezed on by, both leads were good, but they weren’t memorable, they didn’t really pull me into their story. They were a cute couple, with a good steam level but nothing that really sparked my interest in either.The story was fun and had it’s witty moments, and if someone wanted a quick read this would be your book. The book is very predicable from start to finish, with no real surprises in between. The one happy surprise I did find, was a guest appearance of the infamous book Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron, which made another (bigger) appearance in another of JQ’s books. That book is still so bad it’s down right funny.Overall: a quick read, and something to pass the time with. Nothing heavy, or memorable, but simple and fun.

  • Candace
    2019-02-02 17:25

    Gareth St. Clair is in a predicament. His father hates him and is determined to ruin and begger the St. Clair estate and properties. His only living family member who loves him is his maternal grandmother, Lady Agatha Danbury. Picture his surprise when his brother willed his paternal grandmother's (Isabella Marinzeli St. Clair) diary. The only problem is it's written in Italian. Enter Hyacinth Bridgerton, the youngest Bridgerton daughter. Her mother, Violet, is at her wit's end trying to get this daughter to marry. Hyacinth is smart, sarcastic, and out-spoken. She wants to marry, but marry for love. Hyacinth reads to Lady Danbury ever Tuesday. When Gareth brings the diary to Lady Danbury for help finding a trustworthy translator, they discover that Hyacinth speaks and reads some Italian. He decides to have her translate the diary. This brings Gareth and Hyacinth into close association and their attraction sparks. Between their sarcasm and wit, the banter is funny and delightful. Hyacinth discovers a secret which might get Gareth out of a bind. Can they find the secret without Gareth's father finding out? What other secrets will Isabella's diary reveal?I love the Bridgerton family. There are eight children, each with their own story. I have enjoyed the stories and I look forward to reading the last book, Gregory's story. The characters are well-rounded and personable. This reader became wrapped up in their lives. It's nice having the Bridgerton siblings show up in the story. The plot and subplots are predictable; however, they keeps the reader turning pages to solve the mysterious secrets and reach the happily-ever-after. There are two epilogues, which is original for this story. Steamy love scenes are present in this novel.

  • Eastofoz
    2019-02-21 18:31

    Hmm, didn’t really like this Bridgerton story. I was looking forward to a real firecracker of a heroine with Hyacinth Bridgerton, but I thought her character was watered down compared to how she was described in the previous novels as this very independent minded I go my own way kind of heroine. She reminded me of Colin in that the character was somewhat of a letdown once their story was told.Hyacinth ends up meeting Gareth St Clair at the annual Smythe-Smith musicale, a Bridgerton staple event (where the reader knows they’re going to get a good laugh or two) and things start off well. She offers to help him translate an old Italian diary that’s been in his family for years because he doesn’t want to give it to anyone in case his father gets his hands on it. The story starts off well enough but then it just fizzles into what you know is going to be one of those annoying “adventures” where there’s less focus on the romance. Even the steam is on the dullish side.I’m not a fan of silly caper romances and this one went too far with that particular theme turning it into something dumb when Quinn usually does something smart with her novels. The relationship between Hyacinth and Gareth was mediocre at best and they often felt like friends instead of lovers. Some of the other members of the Bridgerton clan show up from previous books giving the series the familiarity that readers look for and there were also more parts with Gregory that were hilarious –that kind of brother and sister non-stop jabbing. Lady Danbury also has a more prominent role in the story and she’s a riot with her sharp tongue. As usual Quinn’s writing style is top notch but I thought the story itself didn’t come together as well as her other ones. It was missing some pizzazz to set it apart from the typical romance novel.If you liked the first two stories in the Bridgerton series you’ll likely enjoy this one because they’re along the same tone. I preferred the more original/different ones in between. It has it's good parts giving it a weak 4 star rating but it's not as good as Julia Quinn normally can do.

  • ♥Sam ♥ ~S2~Im made of awesomness
    2019-02-03 13:34

    http://shamelessromancereviews.blogsp... Meet our HeroLady Danbury's grandson is none other than the nortorious Gareth St. Clair. Although it proberly wasnt entirely his fault that he gained such a wicked reputation. There were plenty of other men who behaved with equal lack of propriety and more than a few who were as handsome as sin, but Gareth St. Clair was the only one who manged to combine the two with such success. Meet our HerioneHyacinth Bridgerton. The youngest and the last Bridgerton daughter to remain unwed. At twenty two she is smart, out spoken and according to the ton - proberly best in small doses.IT'S IN HIS KISS is a delightful romp for Gareth and Hyacinth. It's filled with many witty and sassy moments and the wonderful bantering that has become Julia Quinn's trademark. Lady Danbury is an amazing character, we get to see alot more of her in this novel -- she is a classic character with a dry sense of humor. You can't help but love her. The only down side of the story is that I was a little confused by the ending in the epilogue. There is an uncertain event that is pivotal to the mystery and readers are left ... well, dangling. Whatever the meaning of the ending is, it has created quite a stir in everyone I have spoken to.IT'S IN HIS KISS is the seventh novel featuring the Bridgerton family -- the last son, Gregory, is the star of the next book.

  • Maria_Love_For_Books
    2019-02-08 15:07

    “Gareth, yes? Or Gareth, no?”“Gareth, more” !!!!!!!I LOVED this book! Hyacinth is definitely a unique young woman and this story was exactly what I was expecting to read!Let’s be honest… Every man is scared of Hyacinth. She’s too honest for her own good and even more stubborn. She doesn’t settle on the second best choice and she prefers to be friends with the most terrifying woman in London who is like a grandmother to her. I liked the way she was acting because she’s genuine. She knows that she has her faults and she accepts the reality. That’s why I believe that she’s one of the most interesting characters in this series.Gareth… What can I say about him? I adore him! He’s a notorious rake and a perfect match for Hyacinth. Everyone thinks that he just wants to have fun and seduce young women but that’s not true. It’s obvious that he’s sad because with the exception of his grandmother, he hasn’t anyone else to care about or care for him. He’s really smart and I was glad to see that at the end he realized what was truly important for him!A great story in an amazing series!

  • Amanda
    2019-02-23 11:11

    After crying my way through When He Was Wicked, I was more than grateful for the easy laughs and fun hijinks of It’s in His Kiss. Hyacinth was a marvelous heroine, full of wit and mirth. And just like I’ve said many times before, the entire Bridgerton family were what made the book special. I’m still dying over Anthony’s reaction to Gareth asking him for Hyacinth’s hand in marriage.Surprisingly though, I was not as invested in Hyacinth and Gareth’s romance as I expected to be. I did believe that they had made a connection and shared a lot of enjoyable moments together, such as all their banterings and any scene they had with Gareth’s grandmother, Lady Danbury. It just never read as love to me.My biggest gripe was the way Gareth purposely set out to seduce Hyacinth for the sole reason that even if/when she found out about his technical illegitimacy, she’d still have to marry him and in effect, took the choice away from her. It was quite the douchey move even though I don’t think Gareth meant to be cruel, he still should have told her the truth instead. Love is honesty. But he did scale a wall for her, TWICE, so he was not without his charms I suppose.Overall, this was an enjoyable read but after the highs of Francesca’s book, it didn’t quite measure up to my expectations.

  • Linds
    2019-02-02 16:30

    Hyacinth and Gareth's story, the seventh in the Bridgerton series.This book had a lot of potential, but it never really got off the ground. The book opens with a lot of promise. The hero Gareth is 18 and has never been given any affection, direction, or approval from his father. His mother has been dead since he was a small child. His father then informs him that he is not really his son, and that his mother had an affair with an unknown man. From this point on Gareth and his father are officially estranged. The book starts ten years later, Gareth and his father are still avoid each other but Gareth is now heir to the title since his older brother died.The Good: Gareth was a very likeable hero. A bit tormented, handsome, witty, and fun. Hyacinth is likewise. Lady Danbury, a recurring character in the series has a big supporting role.The Bad: I think the main problem is that I never really believe Gareth is in love with Hyacinth. It's obvious that he LIKES her a lot but it never gets to the point where you feel like he needs her. In a romance this is a big problem. Also there is a large subplot about a hidden diamond necklace that I didn't care at all about.Of the Bridgerton series I think this is the weakest one. Read it if you are reading the whole series in order, but as a stand alone Julia Quinn book she has much better choices out there.

  • laurooou
    2019-02-14 10:31

    *** Reread 3rd May 2017 ***I adore Julia Quinn and her Bridgerton series. Her characters are so endearing and I love how she alters her writing style to fit each one of her female characters <3This last book in the Bridgerton series is one of my favorite. It tells the story of Hyacinth, the youngest Bridgerton. She's the only one that had to grow up without ever knowing her father. As such, she's been sheltered & spoiled by her mom and family to compensate for the absence of her father. And this... gives her a very interesting personality !Then there's Gareth, your typical "rake". Known for not getting along with his dad... Not interested in the least in getting married...And that's when Lady Dandbury (Gareth's grandmother) comes in :D She's probably the least liked character in the ton because of her tendency to always speak her mind (I personally adore her !!!). Watching Lady D. playing matchmaker is hilarious ! I loved the overall intrigue with the translation of Isabella's diary/the search for jewels/the revelations about the St Clair's family etc... I am still hoping that JQ will write the full story of Violet and Edmund...

  • Kübra Yağmur
    2019-01-30 14:18

    "Teslim oluyorum Bayan Bridgerton."Hyacinth mutlu bir şekilde içini çekti. "En sevdiğim dört kelime." Bridgerton'ların en çatlaklar sıralamasında iyi bir yer edinmiş ailenin küçük ama haylaz kızı, Hyacinth'in kitabını okumak eğlenceliydi. Ama en heyecanlı yanı, Gareth'ın benim her laf sokuşuna bayıldığım Leydi Danbury'nin torunu olmasıydı. Ya bu yaşlı hatun tam bir şeytan, hem de bastonlu olanından...Leydi D sabırsızca, "Hangi torunum mu?" diye tekrarladı. "Hangisi mi? Tabii ki en sevdiğim torunum."Genç kız yaşadığı şoku saklamaya gereği görmedi. "Bay St. Clair bu akşam geliyor mu?" "Biliyorum, biliyorum... Ben de inanmakta zorlanıyorum. Cennetten gelecek bir işaret olarak çatıya düşecek bir yıldırım bekliyorum her an." Ayrıca Hyacinth, geleceğin Leydi D'si olma yolunda emin adımlarla ilerliyor. :)

  • Mei
    2019-02-22 14:24

    I'm so glad that I read Hyacinth's story for last because if I had read Gregory's the ending of the series would have left me with bad taste in my mouth. This way instead I regained my love for this series!Hyacinth and Gareth are perfect for each other! Hyacinth is fantastic with her quick wit and her intelligence. She's afraid of nothing! Her plain speaking was a joy to read!Gareth is great too. I loved how Hyacinth make him crazy! LOLAnd what to say about Lady D? WOW, just WOW! Her and Hyacinth meetings were highly entertaining! I laugh out loud!A great, fun, truly enjoyable book!

  • Ana
    2019-02-12 16:06

    Eu adoro, ADORO a Hyacinth (apesar de não saber dizer o nome dela)!! Este é sem dúvida o meu favorito da série, e ainda gostei mais desta segunda vez (a 1ª foi em inglês).Os Bridgerton são todos muito bem humorados, mas esta, por ser a irmã mais nova ou não, é hilariante!Cenas de emocionar e cenas de rir à gargalhada! Já disse que adoro a Hyacinth?? =)

  • Laure
    2019-02-10 16:07

    Still loving the saucy banter! A lot of fun.

  • Caroline Yamashita
    2019-02-22 11:16

    Oi gente!!!Falar dos Bridgertons é muito fácil. Poderia só colocar que a série é perfeita, e é uma ótima entrada para o mundo maravilhoso dos romances históricos. É a família mais engraçada de Londres, e eu sinceramente, se estivesse naquela época gostaria de fazer parte da família. Mas não é só isso, Julia Quinn relata com muita sutileza o contexto social da época.Falando de um modo grosseiro, ela escreve como era a vida das mulheres do século 19. Como os pais exerciam uma pressão psicológica e até mesmo uma força física e brutal para que as moças casadoiras escolhessem com esmero um marido. Na verdade, o esmero que digo, geralmente seria buscar o marido que ganhasse mais, que pudesse dar uma vida confortável e cheia de futilidades a suas esposas, e que as tornasse o centro das atenções e fizessem inveja as outras mulheres da alta sociedade. Porém, com a família Bridgerton é diferente. Violet, a mãe Bridgerton, ou a Lady Bridgerton, trata com muito carinho seus filhos, e deixa bem claro que só quer a felicidade deles. Mesmo que ela veja primeiro tudo o que acontece e mexe alguns pauzinhos para que seus filhos escolhas o futuro que sempre “desejaram”.Hyacinth é a última moça solteira da casa, e aos 22 anos e em sua terceira temporada, sabe que sua situação não é nada boa. Apesar de ter recebido seis propostas de casamento desde a sua apresentação, ninguém foi digno de receber atenção por parte dela. Ela sabe que não é uma moça fácil de lidar, e os homens daquela época tinham medo que suas mulheres fossem mais inteligentes que eles, e uma mulher esperta e sagaz como Hyacinth, amedrontavam e espantavam todo e qualquer possível pretendente. – O que, diga-se de passagem, ela achava ótimo, porque também não é qualquer homem sonso que ela gostaria como marido!Leia Mais em Cantinho da Caro!

  • Tempo de Ler
    2019-02-01 11:18

    Estamos a ficar a ficar sem Bridgertons!!! *pânico*Aquele Beijo está sem dúvida entre os melhores livros desta série; Gareth e Hyacinth - a nossa audaz, inteligente e perspicaz Hyacinth - formam o par perfeito, algo que todos os que os observam concluem logo ao início, mas que os próprios parecem não reparar. «E eu sei(...) que muitas vezes amar-me dá muito trabalho.»A descoberta do diário da avó de Gareth acaba por aproximar ambos já que, estando escrito em italiano, Gareth precisa da ajuda de Hyacinth na tradução. Enquanto Hyacinth se lança numa verdadeira caça ao tesouro, depois de descobrir através do diário que Isabella tinha escondido algumas jóias, Gareth mantêm a esperança que nestas páginas possa estar também a identidade do seu verdadeiro pai.O destaque dado a Lady Danbury - a idosa com a língua mais viperina da sociedade britânica, que não está disposta a poupar ninguém aos seus comentários corrosivos - é um dos meus pontos preferidos do livro.«Algo importante está sempre prestes a acontecer, minha querida. E se não está, a menina faria bem em agir como se estivesse. Vai aproveitar mais a vida se o fizer.»Tal como o neto, cuja terrível reputação serve para mascarar um bom coração, Lady D. parece esconder-se por detrás do seu mau feitio. Os diálogos entre Hyacinth e Gareth, ou até mesmo entre Hyacinth e Lady D., são muito prazerosos de acompanhar e a diferença entre a família de Hyacinth, tão numerosa e unida, e a família de Gareth, que não conta com o apoio e amor de mais ninguém a não ser da avó, faz-nos gostar ainda mais deste protagonista e torcer para que a verdade, quando vier à tona, não impeça o romance...

  • Titinha Scaeiro
    2019-02-24 13:24

    Não consegui dar menos... Opinião:""Aquele Beijo" será o livro que me ficará na memória, uma memória bem vincada no que diz respeito a esta série da Julia Quinn, e tudo por causa dos protagonistas, são simplesmente fantásticos e não consigo não gostar dos dois, não lhes apontamos algo menos bom no decorrer do livro. Simplesmente foi tudo perfeito, a meu ver!A benjamim da família Bridgerton, Hyacinth uma mulher que poucos homens a entendem e que a conseguem acompanhar! Sinceramente não sei o que dizer dela, para sentir a personagem, tudo o que ela é, só mesmo lendo o livro, é uma mulher difícil mas que se torna tão engraçada por ter consciência disso, muito dona de si e que está habituada a fazer tudo à sua maneira mesmo para aquela época, será que o seu par no livro, terá capacidade para se adaptar à sua personalidade? Será?!Gareth, como eu gosto dele, ficará como o protagonista que mais gosto da série Bridgerton... Procuro, procuro e não lhe encontro defeito, claro que fez algo no decorrer do livro, que ele pensa que o faz por uma razão mas é por outra mas vendo a essência da personagem, não consigo "levar a mal" esse deslize. E ele podia ser a pior pessoa à face da terra mas não é... é... é... É ler! Adoro-o!Bem! Só falta mais um livro para dizer adeus a esta família, estou a ficar triste. Só espero que as Edições ASA não se esqueçam da Julia Quinn, ela tem mais livros... Por favor!Em 5*, dei 5... Porque não podia dar mais!Boas leituras!"

  • Ashley
    2019-02-15 10:21

    Forgot I finished this last week. It does bother me slightly that I skipped the last book, and that this is the first one in the series I've listened to the audiobook, but ah well. OCD be damned. This was probably my favorite in the series since #2. It was very emotional in a way that got to me. Loved Gareth and Hyacinth, loved them even more together. And I liked the way Quinn finally pays off all the time she's spent building up Lady Danbury.

  • Vera
    2019-02-07 14:28

    adoro a Hyacinth

  • LiliMarcus
    2019-02-12 15:12

    Oh my God!!! I so love Hyacinth ever since she was mention in the previous book. She's like the younger version of Eloise but I love her more... And she and Gareth are just matched. No doubt about, no question should be asked. They're for each other. :):)And Jesus Christ....Anthony's cameo...I still love him after all these years. *dreamy sigh*And let's not forget Gregory. Dang it... his banters with Eloise are just so hilarious, I was laughing so hard.I'm so sad I'm in the last book next in the series. But it's okay, I will never forget these Bridgertons lot.

  • Suzie Quint
    2019-01-25 10:20

    With the last couple of historical romances I tried to read not doing it for me, I'd just about decided to limit my historical authors to Meredith Duran & Courtney Milan with an occasional Eloisa James thrown in, however this was a delightful story with a charming, unusual heroine. She was too smart for her own good, fearless, and enchanting. I love how the hero was smart enough to keep up with her and how he humored her when she went off on tangents, but mostly I loved how he connived to compromise her so she wouldn't be able to break their engagement if certain things about him came to light before he could get her to the altar. I'm not sure how much my appreciation of this book lies in the snippets that start each chapter and scene break but I know I looked forward to them. So much of the author's humor showed up in these, and her tongue-in-cheek commentary tickled me. Bits like: Thirty seconds later. It doesn't take very long to cross a ballroom, after all.And my favorite which comes right after the heroine's brother has been teasing her that her future children will all have lisps: One hour later, Gareth is about to learn what it means to belong to a large family.For better or worthe.OPTIONAL SOAPBOX RANT:My one complaint, which annoys me more and more with ever deflowering scene I read in historicals and seems to be shared by every romance author out there, is the lack of understanding of a woman's anatomy. Let's just say that if the man doesn't encounter the hymen until he's nearing the end of his thrust, then he's got a teeny weeny. Dear Author, take note: The hymen is visible to the naked eye. It's not deeply buried. A finger or a tampon are fully capable of removing this barrier. With the internet's research capabilities, why is this repeatedly gotten wrong by so many authors? Since this is such a widespread error, I don't hold it against Ms. Quinn personally, but with all the extensive research historical authors do, I'm just completely stymied by why they continue to perpetuate this inaccuracy.

  • Nisha
    2019-02-23 13:34

    Maybe because Hyacinth had felt like a child for so long, I was not as thrilled about reading her story. I honestly wanted a HR that would be somewhat amusing. I was lucky enough to get some of that because Hyacinth interacted with lady Danbury, a matron known for her especially candid personality and was vying for attention from Lady Danbury's grandson, Gareth St. Claire.Gareth's sob story is typical, emotionally abandoned by his “father”, her finds out that he in not truly his father's son and goes on his own rampage of living his life in a sort of disgrace. Lucky, his maternal grandmother, Lady Danbury is there for him by way of family. Hyacinth, last of 8, with the candid demeanor unsightly for a marriagable woman in the ton, gains some attraction from this intelligent man and in turn, is entralled by the one man that she has not managed to manage. The greatest problem is that neither character was really that gripping. Their interactions were amusing and had the advantage to keep readers in a sort of entertained state, but neither Hyacinth or Gareth were able to make an emotional impact, at least to me. I found it also disturbing that the plot device to keep the pair together was a diary that harbored the secrets of Gareth's family, written in Italian, and a one-sided (Hyacinth's side) search for missing family jewels. It was kinda...dumb.Gareth's thought process was not flattering for him or toward Hyacinth. Or maybe the real possibility of scandal that awaited Julia Quinn's couples was completely absent in this book. Whatever it was, it was unmemorable and nice only to enjoy the novel conversations that only JQ could produce. Otherwise, its merely filler during a nice boring summer weekend.

  • Gillian Berry
    2019-02-01 15:27

    I absolutely LOVED this book (minus one huuuuge caveat) and found it to be a total treat. I love Julia Quinn's humor, and I've loved Hyacinth since her first appearance all the way back in The Duke and I at age ten. I also loved how consistent Julia's characters have become, and for all this was a fun adventure romp kind of story, it was also very much about Hyacinth and Gareth and their dynamic and their characters. I love the way they challenge each other, especially since Hyacinth, MY QUEEN, is a very challenging person to say the least.Maybe it was because I'd been warned that Hyacinth wasn't very Hyacinth-y or likeable in this (totally didn't get that) or that this book just wasn't up to snuff, so my expectations were lowered, but I really did love this. Lady Danbury is always a welcome addition, and like I said, I was howling with laughing throughout the whole thing. It's completely hilarious and Bridgerton-y and wonderful. It's a total banter fest.Now, for that caveat. (view spoiler)[ When Gareth seduces her with the full purpose of compromising her so she can't cry off their engagement (hide spoiler)] WTF, Julia? You just can't help yourself. You MUST throw in one problematic element. LET THE PEOPLE LIVE, JULIA

  • Ana Luisa Henriques
    2019-01-29 18:24

    Maravilhoso, deliciosamente maravilhoso é o que este livro é.A sagacidade de Hyacinth, da velha senhora que importuna todas as pessoas com a bengala e as suas tiradas mordazes e directas e... bem, os Bridgerton, uma mãe que nos mostra mais um bocadinho da história dela, um irmão mais velho visto por outros olhos e um irmão mais novo que tem passado um bocadinho ao lado nos outros livros mas que, por ser próximo em idade de Hyacinth, é o mais próximo dela e por isso aparece um pouco... e o pouco que conhecemos é um óptimo aperitivo para o próximo e último livro da saga.A história das jóias é um pormenor brilhante até ao fim, o espírito de Hyacinth encanta e um tema mais profundo, ter pai/ não ter e a falta que um pai ou um bom pai fazem... Como sempre, Julia Quinn não deixa de colocar temas mais sérios e profundos nos seus romances.

  • Nameeta Rao
    2019-02-20 11:11

    It was so weird seeing Hyacinth all grown up and having her own love story. I did find it a little hard to connect to her though. But Gareth had me swooning over him :). I really enjoyed their interactions and I loved the bits with Lady Danbury. Overall a very enjoyable read.3.5 stars

  • Sandra
    2019-02-24 17:25

    I love you Julia Quinn!!

  • İlkim
    2019-01-28 10:11

    Bu yorumu Kitap Esintisi sayfasında bulabilirsiniz. Öpüşünde Saklı benim aslında dört gözle beklediğim kitaplardan biriydi. Çünkü Bridgerton kardeşlerden Hyacinth favorim olmaya aday bir kardeş. Sivri dili, kimseden sakınmaması ve mizah anlayışı onu benim gözümde süper bir karakter yapıyor. Ayrıca Lady Danbury ile takılması da onun bu özelliklerinin gelişmesinde büyük bir etken. Yalnız serinin tamamını düşünürsek kitaplar ilerledikçe kurgunun biraz düştüğünü söylersek yalan olmaz.Kitabın erkek karakteri, babası tarafından yıllarca hor görülmüş, önemsenmemiş ve aşağılanmış bir karakter: Gareth St. Clair. Gareth evin küçük oğlu, bir de abisi var. Babasıyla ilişkileri, babasının onu para için bir kızla evlendirmeye çalışmasıyla tamamen kopmuş, birbirlerine ne zaman bir yerde rastlasalar öfke ile birbirlerini süzüyorlar. Ayrıca Gareth, babasının kendi öz babası olmadığını da babası sandığı adamdan öğreniyor. Babası bunu bir tehdit ögesi olarak kullanmaktan da çekinmiyor. Gareth evin haylaz oğlu rolüne bürünüyor, kadınlarla yatıp kalkıyor. Ama abisi ölüp veliahtlığı ona bıraktığında sosyetedeki genç kızlar ve anneleri arasında bir anda ünleniyor.Gareth Lady Danbury’nin torunu olduğu için Hyacinth ile karşılaşmamaları mümkün değil. İlk karşılaşmaları her sene düzenli olarak gidip kulak zevklerini mahvettikleri o meşhur çalgıcı kız kardeşlerin gösterisinde oluyor. Lady D.nin zorla çağırdığı Gareth’ten Hyacinth anında etkileniyor. Gareth’ın zekasına ve cazibesine kapıldığını inkar etmek istese de bir süre sonra bundan vazgeçiyor. Gareth’ın da Hyacinth’e karşı boş olmadığı bir gerçek. Onun sivri dilinden ve zevkinden hoşlanıyor, her ne kadar kızın sosyetedeki ünü iyi olmasa da Gareth bu yüzden onu ilginç buluyor.İlişkileri karşılıklı atışma havasında gitse de Gareth’ın bir gün babasıyla karşılaşıp tartışması üzerine Gareth, Hyacinth ile evlenmek istediğini fark ediyor. Soluğu hemen Anthony’nin yanında alan Gareth dileğini bildirdiğinde Anthony’den bir oh çıktığını işitiyor. Burası benim bir hayli komik bulduğum bir yer, ailede Hyacinth’i evlendirmeyi düşünmeyen kimse yok ve bu davranış da gayet iyi bir özet oluyor :D Kitapta Hyacinth ve Gareth’ın, Gareth’ın diğer büyükannesinin günlüğünü çözmeleri de anlatılıyor. İtalyancası tek düze olan Hyacinth günlüğü okudukça büyük annenin bir yerlere gizlediği saklı bir hazinesi olduğunu anlıyor. Birkaç kere eve gizlice girip arıyorlar ve hiçbir şey bulamıyorlar. Bu gizem kitap boyunca tam olarak çözülmüyor. Sonucu sadece epilogda anlıyorsunuz ki o da hem komik hem de acıklı :D Ama asıl bu kitabın devamı niteliğindeki “The Epilogue II” kısmını okumak gerekiyor. Kitapta aralarına soğuk rüzgarların girdiği bir kısım var ki Gareth’ın her şeyi düzeltmesi için kendini Hyacinth’e vermesi gerekiyor. İkisinin de birbirlerini kaybetmek istememelerini anlamaları geç de olsa gerçekleşecek ve işin en komik kısmı olarak – bir nevi karma da diyebiliriz – Hyacinth’in kendi gibi bir kızı olacak. Bu minik kızın annesini deli etmesini okumak için hemen kitabı almanızı öneriyorum :D

  • Carla *Jen7waters*
    2019-02-09 12:06

    I say, Julia Quinn must have made a deal with the devil, because, AGAIN: such a great book this is, and cute too, actually, it’s probably the cutest one in the series. I’m still to read the last one, so I can’t be 100% sure of that statement, but yeah, I’m almost certain Hyacinth and Gareth will win the Cutest Book in the Series Award.So, this is Hyacinth's book, the youngest Bridgerton of her generation, and I’m quite sure she’s also the youngest heroine yet in the series, being only 22; she is kind of a younger version of her sister Eloise from To Sir Phillip With Love, for they have much in common besides the last name and the hair color: they can’t neither be still, nor quiet for too long. Hy is also very intelligent, witty, and sharp-tongued – in sum, she is in possession of pretty much all of the marriage-unfriendly qualities, so, naturally, she is still unmarried. But you know, her mother is called Violet Bridgerton, and one of her closest friends is Lady Danbury, who happens to have an unmarried, good-looking, beloved grandson – meaning: Hyacinth has her days as a single woman counted.Julia Quinn is quintessential, and It’s In His Kiss is no exception to that rule, but there is a difference between this seventh book and the previous ones *methinks*, the angst levels of both hero and heroine aren’t as high as they are in all of the other ones, and I’m even exaggerating, for Hyacinth isn’t ansgty at all, she’s just a happy, intense, adorable young lady - with a heart of gold. I love how she visits Lady Danbury every week because she wants and likes to, and they aren’t even related. I’ve always had a soft spot for this character, and it was really the cherry on top of the cake to see our heroine being nice to her. Gareth does have something in his life that brings him down at times, but he is a cheerful guy by nature, and as so, does not waste that much time sulking in dark corners because of it.The mystery regarding the jewels was fun to read about (I <3 Victorian spies) and the end was just too cute for words.And now there’s only Gregory’s book left! NOOOOOOOO!! My the It’s In His Kiss cast:Imogen Poots as HyacinthhhhI’m not completely happy with my choice, but alas, I had to pick someone.and Alex Pettyfer as GarethhhhI know! Choosing Pettyfer for the role of an extremely handsome blond guy is the biggest cliché, but his was the face I usually saw during my reading as Gareth's, especially when Hyacinth mentioned his smile. Let’s face it, Pettyfer has a dashing smile…