Category: Book review

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

January 17, 2018 Book review 6 ★★★★

I could just give you one reason to read this book.  Basically because it’s a great read.  But I really want to you to read it, so I’m throwing 5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan at you.  Because more is more, right? First Line of  That Girl by Kate… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

January 12, 2018 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 4 ★★★★

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I never wrote a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book. All in 140 characters or less!  These are 3 contemporaries, all with twists that gave me those delicious jaw-dropping moments.  *************************************************************************************** Our Little… Read more »

Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

December 21, 2017 Book review 3 ★★½

I’m sad to say that I’m very conflicted about Pointe by Brandy Colbert.  The cover lured me in, the blurb had me racing to the till to pay for the book, but then I started reading.  And it all shot downhill from there.  I didn’t get the black-swan-like ballet book… Read more »

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

December 15, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★

When Woman of State by Simon Berthon popped into my mailbox, I was excited about the Belfast/Dublin/London settings.  But I knew this book would be an experiment for me as I don’t normally read political thrillers. First Line of Woman of State by Simon Berthon “The movement needs your help.” My Thoughts… Read more »

Bookish Christmas Memories

Bookish Christmas Memories

December 8, 2017 Book review 3

Indulge me!  This post is all about me wallowing in nostalgic memories.  But if Christmas isn’t a time for nostalgia, then I don’t know when is.  I’m letting my brain wander down memory lane, and pretty typical for me, that lane leads directly to my bookshelves.  And all the way… Read more »

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

November 20, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★½

Class by Jenny Colgan is a fast, fun, frivolous read that stirred up nostalgic feels for all the boarding school books of my childhood.  And just to clear up any confusion, they were originally published under the pen name Jane Beaton, but later under the author’s real name – Jenny Colgan…. Read more »