Adult, book review

Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey (Review)

Rosie and Dominic Vega are the perfect couple: high school sweethearts, best friends, madly in love. Well, they used to be anyway. Now Rosie’s lucky to get a caveman grunt from the ex-soldier every time she walks in the door. Dom is faithful and a great provider, but the man she fell in love with ten years ago is nowhere to be found. When her girlfriends encourage Rosie to demand more out of life and pursue her dream of opening a restaurant, she decides to demand more out of love, too. Three words: marriage boot camp… Read More Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey (Review)

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Calendar Girls (January 2020): New Beginnings: Favourite First Book in a New Series

Welcome to my first Calendar Girls Books post of 2020! And for those of you who missed it, there have been some updates made to this blog event. You can read all about the updates here. The theme for this month (as chosen by voters on Twitter) is New Beginnings: Favourite First Book in a… Read More Calendar Girls (January 2020): New Beginnings: Favourite First Book in a New Series

Adult, book review

Fight or Flight by Samantha Young (Review)

The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn’t hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava’s ever had. And that’s all it was–until Caleb shows up on her doorstep… Read More Fight or Flight by Samantha Young (Review)

book review, children's, nonfiction

The Maine Coon’s Haiku by Michael J. Rosen & Lee Anthony White (Review)

Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon. Set against Lee White’s graceful illustrations, with intriguing facts about each of twenty breeds at the end, this charming haiku collection for lovers of America’s most popular house pet provides the purr-fect book to curl up with… Read More The Maine Coon’s Haiku by Michael J. Rosen & Lee Anthony White (Review)

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Monthly Wrap-Up (December 2019)

Welcome to my monthly wrap-up post for December 2019! I still haven’t come to terms with how quickly 2019 passed me by. What were your favourite December reads and which books are you looking forward to in 2020? If you missed my past updates/other monthly wrap-up posts, you can find them all here. 

Adult, book review

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (Review)

Jack Nolan is a gentleman, a journalist, and unlucky in love. His viral success has pigeon-holed him as the how-to guy for a buzzy, internet media company instead of covering hard-hitting politics. Fed up with his fluffy articles and the app-based dating scene as well, he strikes a deal with his boss to write a final piece de resistance: How to Lose a Girl. Easier said than done when the girl he meets is Hannah Mayfield, and he’s not sure he wants her to dump him… Read More Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (Review)

book review, young adult

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Review)

He will be destruction of the crown and the ruination of the throne. Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold onto. Jude learned this lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power. Now as the exiled mortal Queen of Faerie, Jude is powerless and left reeling from Cardan’s betrayal. She bides her time determined to reclaim everything he took from her. Opportunity arrives in the form of her deceptive twin sister, Taryn, whose mortal life is in peril… Read More The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (Review)