Book reviews

Aussie Book Review: Tea House in the Lime Trees by Elizabeth Martin

Tea House in the Lime Trees by Elizabeth Martin Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Boolarang Press, May 2014  Synopsis- Coffeeholic Claire, blissfully in love, answers an ad for her dream job – as a travelling companion to Italy; the home of food, culture, art, fashion and of course, COFFEE. But her plans unravel quickly.… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Tea House in the Lime Trees by Elizabeth Martin

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Book Review: Temptation Island by Victoria Fox

 Victoria Fox- Temptation Island  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy courtesy of DCPRmedia  Publisher- MIRA/ Harlequin  Publication date- June 2012  Synopsis- Welcome to Paradise. Only the rich are invited...only the strongest survive. But is it heaven on earth or a devil s playground? Fame. Money. Success. Lori wants them Aurora is being destroyed by them, and… Continue reading Book Review: Temptation Island by Victoria Fox

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Book Review: The Jane Austen Marriage Manual by Kim Izzo

 Kim Izzo- The Jane Austen Marriage Manual  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Hachette/ Hodder  Publication date- 1st April 2012  Synopsis- A sparkling first novel in which a Jane Austen devotee decides to find out if she can, indeed, marry for money Katherine Shaw is happy with her life. She has supportive friends, a glamorous… Continue reading Book Review: The Jane Austen Marriage Manual by Kim Izzo

Challenges, General chit chat

New Year Reading Resolution 2011

I vow to challenge my reading repertoire in the year 2011 by choosing books by new authors, classics I’ve always wanted to read, literary award winners or those short listed and new genres! As my day job tends to be mentally and emotionally draining, I do tend to drift towards novels considered light reading- lots… Continue reading New Year Reading Resolution 2011

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Book Review- Handbags and Gladrags

Maggie Alderson- Handbags and Gladrags (2004) Emily Pointer is a fashion stylist who leads a celebrity lifestyle. From fashion shows in Milan to designer clothes and an enviable husband, Emily seems to have it all. But underneath all the glamour and superficiality, she struggles with some deep dark secrets. Then one night she meets hunky… Continue reading Book Review- Handbags and Gladrags