Book Review: Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella

I have read many Sophie Kinsella books in the past and have loved them. I’ve Got Your Number is probably one of my all time favourite Women’s Fiction books. Sophie Kinsella has a wit to her voice that I have yet to find anywhere else. That said, tough, I was reluctant to pick up Surprise Me for…

Book Review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

Before I get stuck into writing this review, I want to thank Jenny Oliver for sending me a copy of The House We Called Home ahead of publication. It arrived on the perfect day and made an already magical weekend even more special. So thank you! (The dog has forgiven me, btw.) 🙂 What The House We Called…

No Spend March

Are you sitting down? You should be because I have a confession to make: I am a book addict. Shocker, isn’t it? They really don’t make them better than me. I’ve known it for a while, but re-organizing my bookshelves the other day made it painfully obvious. The sad thing is, I seem to hoard…

Bookshelf Organization

Imagine a neatly organized bookshelf. Every book is in its place. You know where everything goes and life is good. Your bookshelf organization is on point and you’re sure that nothing could go wrong. But a few months and a million purchases later, you are standing in front of said bookshelf exasperated. Every nook is…

5 Must Read Women’s Fiction Authors

I am a real advocate for a good women’s fiction novel, with emphasis on the good. Over the years, I’ve read countless books centered around strong female leads. And while some of them were really good, others left me skipping page after page. Which is why, I want to give you a list of my top…

Book Review: The Life List by Lori Nelson Spielman

“As I go to close the door behind us, I look up at the sky. A crack of lightning cuts a swath through the murky heavens. If my mother were here, she’d pat my hand and tell me there would be another sky. I’d tell her I like this one, storm clouds and all.”  lovely…

Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”  The book for young adults deals with 16 years old Hazel Grace who is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. It follows her around as she goes to her Support Group and meets Augustus Waters, who has lost…

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