(Review): Up in Flames by Abbi Glines

For anyone who has read any of Abbi Glines’ Rosemary Beach series, you would be familiar with Nan. She’s tried to ruin many relationships and is generally a bit of a spoilt brat. She may be privileged in terms of material goods but when it comes to love and relationships – she’s seriously lacking. She …

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(Book Review): Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Combining highland warriors with romance and time travel, Outlander is a historical novel not quite like any other. Recently adapted for TV by Starz, Outlander has gained even more fans as more and more people want to read about Claire and Jamie’s unique love story. It’s no secret I have a soft spot for kilt …

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(The Next Generation of Vampire Warriors): Blood Kiss by JR Ward

With the Lessening Society waging war against the vampire society, it’s time for the Black Dagger Brotherhood (BDB) to start training a new generation of warriors. And for the first time in history they are opening their doors to more than just well-bred males. Paradise wants more from her life than needlepoint and being told …

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(A Southern Family Saga… and a whole lot of Whiskey): The Bourbon Kings by JR Ward

As a JR Ward fan I was looking forward to her newest series. I’ve read her Black Dagger Brotherhood (which I’m slightly obsessed with) and Fallen Angels series as well as some of the contemporary Harlequin novels she published under the name Jessica Bird. I was hoping her newest Bourbon Kings series was going to …

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(Review): The Complete Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm

I think most people are probably somewhat familiar with the Brothers Grimm. Jacob and Wilhem were German academics who are best known for the fairy tales they published in the early 1800’s. Their works which have base in myth, folklore, and legends and have been adapted by countless people for hundreds of years. But I wonder …

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(The Bachelor in Novel form): Love Elimination by Sarah Gates

When one of the contestants drops out just before shooting begins for Love Elimination, the next hottest dating show, Anna finds herself in an interesting situation. Her producer sister needs the perfect girl next door for the show and is willing to offer Anna the one thing she needs – money to start up her …

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(Glitzy world of High Fashion): Handbags and Gladrags by Maggie Alderson

The novel opens with an email from Emily’s lover in their secret code planning a rendezvous. It’s not until a few chapters later that we find out Emily is in fact married. And from there on the entire novel became extremely predictable. I don’t think there were any events from that point onwards that even …

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(Lone Wolf No More): Wolf’s Mate by Chantal Fernando

I have been loving Chantal Fernando’s Wind Dragon series so far. When I was at a bookstore last month I had a bit of a difficult decision to make. Should I buy the next one I am up to in the series (Rake’s Redemption, Wind Dragons #4) or do I skip ahead and read about one …

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(The Brotherhood is Back in Black!): The Beast by J.R. Ward

I would consider myself to be a huge JR Ward fan. Since I first discovered the Black Dagger Brotherhood (and devouring the first six books in a week!), I’ve been a devoted reader and I anxiously look forward to each new instalment. Whereas the first eleven or so books in this series were mostly devoted …

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Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat Prey Love Made Me Do It is a compilation of almost fifty stories by people who did more than just imagine what it would be like to live like Elizabeth Gilbert (EG). They used the memoir as inspiration and after reading Eat Pray Love (EPL) took steps to change their lives. I liked the concept …

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