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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. I only take part every other week, alternating with Teaser Tuesday. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here.   Top Ten Books That Surprised Me Below is my list of books that surprised me either in a good or bad way. I’ve tried to avoid spoilers, but I have mentioned that some […]


Book Review: Hippy Chick by Louise Harwood

Book Review: Hippy Chick by Louise Harwood

Title: Hippy Chick Author: Louise Harwood Publisher: Pan Publishing Release date: July 2007 Genre:  Adult contemporary romance No.pages: 357 My rating:  Synopsis Come on in, the water’s lovely . . . Ibiza: paradise for the clubbers, hedonists and sun-seekers, but for Honey Ballantyne it is the only home she has ever known. With the responsibility of running a hotel on her shoulders, and two hippy-dippy parents whose idea of a hard day’s work is a yoga class without their clothes on, Honey feels trapped. When her first love, Edouard, returns to the island from London and truths about her parents start to unravel, Honey […]


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Posted 3rd July 2017 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: ,

Waiting on Wednesday (8) Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

Waiting on Wednesday (8) Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I can’t wait for: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin- 25th Oct 2012 How far would you go for love, beauty, and jealousy? When Nicole Castro, the most beautiful girl in her wealthy New Jersey high school, is splashed with acid on the left side of her perfect face, the whole world takes notice. But quiet loner Jay Nazarro does more than that–he decides to find out who did it. Jay understands how it feels to be […]


Redesign a Book Cover Blogfest: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

Redesign a Book Cover Blogfest: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

Today I’m taking part in Brenda Drake’s Redesign a Book Cover Blogfest Contest. I think the blogfest was an awesome idea and I was really excited to take part as I love playing around with Photoshop and I enjoy making my own mock book covers for my WiPs (see here). I must say the prizes for this contest are exceptional, thanks so much to Cassandra Marshall for her very generous contribution of a professional cover art design- how exciting?! For my entry I decided to redesign the book cover for Audrey Niffenegger’s novel Her Fearful Symmetry, which I’ve just finished […]