I love Isabel Allende's writing. Island Beneath the Sea is one of the few books I've read twice. Allende excels at historical fiction, but in her latest book Maya's Notebook, she moves into present day with a young protagonist. ∙ Abandoned ...―
I've quite enjoyed previous books of Cecilia Ahern. I picked up her latest North American release The Time of My Life without even a glance at what it was about. ∙ "Dear Lucy Silchester, ∙ You have an appointment for Monday, May 30,...―
A Horse for Angel by Sarah Lean ∙ My rating: 4 of 5 stars ∙ Nell is being brought up alone by her mother after her father ran off to the United States when she was a small child. She feels like her mother sends her to lots of after...―
The Guilty One is Scottish author Lisa Ballantyne's debut novel. ∙ Ballantyne's premise is based on headlines we're all seen in newspapers - horrible, inexplicable crimes - children murdering children. ∙ Solicitor Daniel Hunter is...―
Otter Chaos! by Michael Broad ∙ My rating: 4 of 5 stars ∙ I really enjoyed sharing this with my son at bedtimes. Its a simple story about the conflict between 2 otters that dates back to their youth so that they still hate each other...―
Journalist Christopher Stewart first heard of the lost White City on the Mosquito Coast in the Honduras while reporting on the country's drug trade. It piqued his interest and he continued to investigate for his own curiosity. And then curiosity...―
I read Elizabeth Hayne's debut novel, Into the Darkest Corner, last summer and really enjoyed it. (my review) I was quite eager to sink my teeth into her next book - Dark Tide. Haynes returns with another suspenseful tale of a woman in peril....―
In my recent blog post about the amazing new book Geek Girl you may remember that I mentioned some of my favourite books when I was a teenager being the 'Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging' series by Louise Rennison. Written in the form of ...―
I only 'discovered' ∙ Deborah Crombie last year when I read No Mark Upon Her. (my review - I loved it) I have been eagerly awaiting the next entry in her Duncan Kincaid/ Gemma James series. The Sound of Broken Glass (#15) releases today....―
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For the most part, I enjoy clean, healthy eating. I try to stay away from frozen foods and ...
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