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Blog Tour: A Modern Family by  Helga Flatland

Blog Tour: A Modern Family by Helga Flatland

June 8, 2019 Book review 0 ★★★★

I’m excited to join today’s blog tour with a book that floored me with originality, thought-provoking ideas, and an intriguing family to navigate the roadmap of life with.  That book is A Modern Family by Helga Flatland. Thanks to Orenda Books for letting me participate in this blog tour, and for… Read more »

Blog Tour: The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant

Blog Tour: The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant

December 11, 2018 Book review 0 ★★★★

This Grinch loved a Christmas book.  Then again I think The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant will win over lots of hearts this Christmas with its idyllic location and appealing characters. My Thoughts on The Christmas Wish by Tilly Tennant It was so heartwarming that my heart has blisters! Which… 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 »

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

August 22, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

I flat-out loved this book!  I savour books about friendship, and I adored how this book focused on the sisterhood theme, with no major romances thrown into steal the limelight.  Friendship deserves the spotlight and I’m so glad that it was centre stage in Girlhood by Cat Clarke. First Line… Read more »

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

June 8, 2017 Book review 33 ★★★½

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins is book that dividing my Goodreads friends into 2 camps.  Team-loving-it, and Team-abandoning-it-quickly.  And I relate to both! Thoughts on Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Yes all the points of view confused and annoyed me, but it’s worth paddling on through the various perspectives…. Read more »