Book Review: The Book Ninja

Plot: Frankie Rose is desperate for love. Or a relationship. Or just a date with a semi-normal person. It’s not that she hasn’t tried – Frankie is the queen of online dating. But she has had enough.Deciding to embark on the ultimate dating experiment, inspired by her job at The Little Brunswick Bookshop, Frankie places her hope in herContinue reading “Book Review: The Book Ninja”

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Book Review: You, Me and Other Things

Plot: A witty, coming-of-age, romantic comedy about friendship, unrequited love and betrayal. Declan’s a tad annoyed; not only has the love of his life run off with ‘Superman’ but she’s also unwittingly caused his current hostage status. ‘You, Me and Other Stuff,’ is about Sarah Quinn and Declan Murphy and the other stuff that getsContinue reading “Book Review: You, Me and Other Things”

BookClub Reads: Pet Sematary

Plot: The road in front of Dr. Louis Creed’s rural Maine home frequently claims the lives of neighborhood pets. Louis has recently moved from Chicago to Ludlow with his wife Rachel, their children and pet cat. Near their house, local children have created a cemetery for the dogs and cats killed by the steady streamContinue reading “BookClub Reads: Pet Sematary”

ARC Book Review: The Broken Canvas: Good Woman Gone Bad

Plot: Natasha Bishop has come a long way from painting pictures of landscapes in her Caribbean homeland to being a successful Hollywood Screen writer. Fame and popularity however do not fit the mold of the life that Natasha yearns for and though she finds solace and sincerity with her swooning younger boyfriend Andrew Kingston, sheContinue reading “ARC Book Review: The Broken Canvas: Good Woman Gone Bad”

Book Review: Riders

Plot: Set against the glorious Cotswold countryside and the playgrounds of the world, Jilly Cooper’s Rutshire Chronicles, Riders, Rivals, Polo, The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous, Appassionata and Score!, offer an intoxicating blend of skulduggery, swooning romance, sexual adventure and hilarious high jinks. Riders, the first and steamiest in the series, takes the lid offContinue reading “Book Review: Riders”

Book Review: Five Years From Now

Plot: What if you met the right person at the wrong time? Nell and Van meet as children when their parents fall in love, but soon they are forced worlds apart. Five years later, they find each other.  Their bond is rekindled and new feelings take hold, but once again they must separate. For the next two decades, fate bringsContinue reading “Book Review: Five Years From Now”

Book Review: She must be mad

Plot: She Must be Mad explores coming-of-age: the pain and beauty of love, the relief and the agony of turning from girl to woman, the isolation of an untethered mind and the power and subjugation of the body. Charly captures the formative experiences of today’s young women from the poignant to the prosaic in writing thatContinue reading “Book Review: She must be mad”

Book Review: The Bookshop

Plot: In 1959 Florence Green, a kindhearted widow with a small inheritance, risks everything to open a bookshop – the only bookshop – in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town’s less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her neighbors’ lives,Continue reading “Book Review: The Bookshop”

Book Review: The Wild Woman’s Guide to Travelling the World

Plot: Objectively, Sophie is a success: she’s got a coveted job at a top consulting firm, a Manhattan apartment, and a passport full of stamps. It isn’t quite what she dreamed of when she was a teenager dog-earing pages in exotic travel guides, but it’s secure. Then her best friend bails just hours after theyContinue reading “Book Review: The Wild Woman’s Guide to Travelling the World”

Book Review: Saturday

Plot: Henry Perowne is a contented man — a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his day off. He is as at ease here as he is in the operating room. OutsideContinue reading “Book Review: Saturday”

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